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Flo Rida vs. Lil Nas X: What Pop Music Tells You About Stocks

What can you learn about the coming stock market trends by tracking popular music styles? A lot! Watch the co-editor of our monthly Financial Forecast examine pop music hits over time and show you the...

Flo Rida vs. Lil Nas X: What Pop Music Tells You About Stocks

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Flo Rider vs. Lil Nas X: What Pop Music Tells You About Stocks What can you learn about the coming stock market trends by tracking popular music styles? A lot! Watch the co-editor of our monthly Financial Forecast examine pop music hits over time and show you the implications for investors....
00:39 2019-09-07

Zac Brown tells haters to 'f--- off' after CMT Music Awards win Zac Brown, of the country band of with the same name, had a strong message for his haters when his group won video of the year at the CMT Music Awards....
04:39 2019-06-06

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Asheville, Nort......
05:00 2019-05-27

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The service currently has approximately 32 million subscri...
15:52 2019-07-12

Amazon Music comes to select Garmin music-enabled sports watches Garmin has been expanding music support on its various sports watches and now is the first wearable company to roll out support for Amazon Music. Amazon Prime subscribers can now enjoy music on their GPS sports watch for no additional cost....
15:52 2019-08-21

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and Spotify on every front, it does some things those s...
17:26 2019-07-19

YouTube and Universal Music are teaming up to remaster 1,000 classic music videos We all love revisiting classic music videos from time to time, but it's safe to say that many older clips don't hold up quite as well as they should – largely due to being made for TV viewing in the standard definition era.YouTube and Universal Music Group (UMG) apparently feel the ...
04:52 2019-06-20

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In The Saddle Again.” Among other classics picked up ...
03:52 2019-05-31

'His music was a gift to us all': Music industry mourns The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek "He was always as generous as could be with his time and care," band Weezer wrote of its former producer, Ric Ocasek. The Cars frontman died Sunday.        ...
21:39 2019-09-16

YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with single speakers, and others that could use a bit of an upgrade too. Many videos from major artists wi......
18:52 2019-06-19

New Apple Music and YouTube Music playlists might keep you listening for longer As music streaming services battle it out for more audience share, one of the key weapons in the fight are recommended playlists – those auto-generated lists of tracks that save you the trouble of picking your own songs, and introduce you to new artists.In order to better compete with Spotify...
23:13 2019-08-26

'His music was a gift to us all': Music industry mourns The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek "He was always as generous as could be with his time and care," band Weezer wrote of its former producer, Ric Ocasek. The Cars frontman died Sunday.        ...
15:52 2019-09-16

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming services for you to choose from out there, the only two...
23:13 2019-06-05

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as rising oil prices boost energy stocks Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Tuesday, as higher oil prices aided the energy sector, in the backdrop of optimism in global financial markets over signs of stimulus in the Chinese economy....
16:26 2019-06-11

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as gold powers gains in material stocks Canada's main stock index rose at the open on Monday led by materials companies as gold prices hit a more than one-week peak and trade tensions between the United States and China boosted appetite for safe-heaven assets....
16:39 2019-05-27

MIDEAST STOCKS-Weighed down by bank stocks, Saudi market dips after U.S. rate cut Saudi Arabian equities declined on Sunday, weighed down by banking shares, in line with major markets on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates, which was followed by rate cuts by most Gulf central banks. "...
23:00 2019-08-04

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks dip after jobs report tempers rate cut expectations U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
22:26 2019-07-05

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher as technology stocks gain U.S. stocks opened higher on Thursday, lifted by technology stocks, extending a rally from the prior session that was powered by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comments that bolstered the case for an interest rate cut this month....
16:52 2019-07-11

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens slightly lower as energy stocks drag Canada's main stock index opened slightly lower on Thursday, dragged down by shares of energy stocks as oil prices eased and material stocks took a hit from a dip in gold prices....
21:13 2019-07-04

CANADA STOCKS-TSX eyes sixth day of gains on boost from mining stocks Mining stocks drove Canada's main stock index to a seven-week high on Thursday as gold prices surged following a more dovish than expected stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve....
16:52 2019-06-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-U.S. stocks end lower on concerns about bank earnings, trade Wall Street stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening profits, while comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on trade also weighed on investor sentiment....
22:52 2019-07-16

CANADA STOCKS-TSX heads lower as gold dip hits materials stocks Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, as falling gold prices dragged down materials stocks and a strong rebound in U.S. job growth in June drove investors to pare bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
20:52 2019-07-05

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Broadcom warning hits tech stocks U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, weighed down by technology stocks, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Donald Trump's trade war crystallized in slashed sales forecast from chipmaker Broadcom....
17:52 2019-06-14

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks pressured by banks, Industries Qatar lifts Doha Saudi shares ended lower on Sunday, hit by weakness in banking stocks, while the Qatari index snapped a three-day losing streak as Industries Qatar's rebounded after steep declines on its first-half results. The Saudi index eased by 0.3%, with Saudi British Bank dropping about 1.3% and Samba Fin...
16:26 2019-08-18

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX rise; Argentine stocks scale record high Latin American stocks and currencies surged on Tuesday with a dovish boost from the European Central Bank and positive headlines from the U.S.-China trade tensions boosting sentiment. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks jumped 2%, while its index of regional currencies rose for the first time ...
22:26 2019-06-18

Asia stocks fall to two-week low as hopes fade for big Fed rate cut, tech stocks drag Asian stocks fell to their lowest levels in two and a half weeks on Tuesday as hopes dwindled for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve at the end of the month, while technology companies were pulled lower by Apple Inc's overnight slump....
06:39 2019-07-09

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher as energy stocks gain Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday on gains in energy shares, but those of the world's largest marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp sank after its co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the company....
16:52 2019-07-03

European stocks lower on geopolitical tensions; oil and gas stocks jump 3% European stocks traded lower Monday morning as investors digested an escalation of tensions in the Middle East following an attack on Saudi oil production....
09:39 2019-09-16

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges lower as oil, weed stocks drag Canada's main stock exchange edged lower on Thursday, failing to get a boost from a rally in global stock markets as a drop in oil prices hit energy stocks and weed stocks declined....
21:13 2019-07-04

CANADA STOCKS-Material, healthcare stocks pull TSX higher Canada's main stock index rose on Monday boosted by the healthcare sector and material stocks as gold prices hit a more than one-week peak and U.S.-China trade tensions curbed risk appetite....
16:39 2019-05-27

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as energy stocks drag Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Tuesday, following two straight sessions of gains, as energy shares mirrored a drop in oil prices on persisting concerns over demand....
16:13 2019-08-20

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls at open as energy stocks drop Canada's main stock index opened lower on Tuesday, weighed down by energy shares and miner Turquoise Hill Resources that fell after reporting second-quarter production numbers....
16:52 2019-07-16

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St climbs as energy stocks advance U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on supply disruption concerns following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
22:13 2019-06-13

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slides as energy stocks hit by oil price slump Canada's main stock index dropped for a second day on Thursday, as prices of crude, one of the country's major exports, tumbled and pressured energy stocks....
17:26 2019-05-23

CANADA STOCKS-TSX higher on gains in defensive stocks Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday led by gains in defensive shares, while those of the world's largest weed producer Canopy Growth slipped after its co-chief executive officer said he was fired from the company....
16:52 2019-07-03

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
18:39 2019-06-05

The best music of 2019 so far Just six months into a great year in music, we’ve seen strange, galactic records from R&B innovators Solange and Flying Lotus. In the crowded field of hip-hop, emerging talents like Denzel Curry, Little Simz, and Zelooperz have separated from the pack—not to mention Tierra Whack, whose five sing...
15:13 2019-06-22

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Others are perfectly content with their weekly Spotify Discover playlist. But if you need more ways to find music, here are some ideas, taken from Twitter users, my colleagues at Lifehacker’s pu...
01:52 2019-08-17

What is Amazon Music Unlimited? If you’re looking for unlimited, ad-free music across devices and you’re already an Amazon customer, it could be time to check out the online shopping giant’s Music Unlimited service, which challenges Apple Music, Spotify and YouTube Music head-on with aggressively priced subscr...
16:26 2019-09-17

Which Music Streaming Service Should You Use? There are tons of music streaming services you can pick from right now (including a brand-new HD service from Amazon). They work on whatever smartphone you own, usually support streaming to speakers through Airplay or Google Cast, and typically come with premium-tier plans that let you stream music ...
05:39 2019-09-18

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed determined to destroy through an addiction to pills....
13:26 2019-08-16

Dolby wants you to experience music in a new way Dolby's high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.  ...
16:39 2019-09-02

Which is the best music streaming service for you? [Image Credit: Burst/Pexels]There was a time when there was only one or two music streaming services to choose from – or you could just be cheap and rely on YouTube. But when it comes to music streaming these days, we're spoilt by the number of options on offer. What makes it even m...
20:52 2019-08-02

Music to Apple's Ears Apple’s AirPods met with no small amount of derision when they first hit the market three years ago. Now the company is laughing all the way to the bank as sales of wearables and accessories surged 48% in the fiscal third quarter....
17:26 2019-08-01

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just follow the music....
22:13 2019-07-02

This is what MacOS 10.15 music and TV apps could look like We've heard iTunes' closure could be imminent, as Apple splits the platform's content into a few different newer apps – and now we could know what iTunes' replacement apps look like.Exclusive screenshots shared with 9to5Mac show the interface of Apple's new music and ...
13:52 2019-06-02

Go-go music, gentrification collide in DC Fans of go-go music in a historically black neighborhood in Washington, D.C. say changing demographics and gentrification are threating the pulsating sounds that have echoed across their streets for years. (May 30)        ...
11:52 2019-05-30

Why do gyms play such loud music? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhy do gyms play music so loudly? It’s like being in a nightclub. Even when wearing headphones to listen to one’s own music, it is impossible to b...
00:13 2019-06-19

How to Share Your Music in macOS Catalina When macOS Catalina finally drops, you’re going to notice a number of big changes. One of the more memorable ones is Apple’s grand transformation of iTunes into standalone Music, Video, and Podcast apps. We love the move, but it does lead to a few questions, like “How do you share media around your ...
23:26 2019-08-21

Five of the best fitness and music festivals in the UK for 2019 Begone boozy festivals, these events follow a trend for healthy holidays by adding running and fitness into a mix that also includes live music and DJsThe beaches, tidal islands, woodlands and coastal paths of the Gower will play host to this music and running festival, now in its third year. The ma...
15:52 2019-05-22

What classical music and Rammstein have in common The German shock rockers might seem stylistically light years away from classical music — but only at first glance. Take a closer look, and listen, and you'll hear intrinsic similarities, says DW's Rick Fulker....
05:52 2019-08-06

Sheila E. still drumming up new music and hot collabs Sheila E. might be known for “The Glamorous Life,” but the star percussionist and singer has battled her share of setbacks — including physical injuries. “Last tour, I sprained my ankle and messed up my Achilles as well a year and a half ago, and it just got better a month ag...
02:39 2019-06-21

Taylor Swift Says She Will Rerecord Her Old Music. Here’s How. The singer and songwriter could gain control by creating new master recordings of material that has been sold. It’s a drastic but not unheard-of move....
15:39 2019-08-22

Toy giant Hasbro might be getting into the music industry Is Hasbro really getting into gangsta rap? That’s the question on Wall Street, as the toy giant that owns My Little Pony and Mr. Potato Head disclosed on Monday a surprise, incidental acquisition of Death Row Records. Death Row — which was founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, Dr. Dre and The D.O.C.— was ...
04:52 2019-08-27

New music from Lindsay Lohan is exactly what we deserve Over the past few years, whenever we’ve come across Lindsay Lohan news it was usually accompanied with a bit of a WTF element—mainly because she was doing things like handing out unsolicited legal advice or defending Trump or accosting homeless Russian people on the street. So this latest revelation...
03:13 2019-06-04

After Decades of Music, Tanglewood Talks With its first major building project in 25 years at its summer home in the Berkshires, the Boston Symphony places a bet on the booming lecture business....
17:39 2019-07-31

Translating proteins into music, and back Want to create a brand new type of protein that might have useful properties? No problem. Just hum a few bars. In a surprising marriage of science and art, researchers at MIT have developed a system for converting the molecular structures of proteins, the basic building blocks of all living being...
20:39 2019-06-27

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous as they were colorful. After all, how many other ...
05:13 2019-06-07

The 30 best films about music, chosen by musicians Anna Calvi, Neil Tennant, Nadine Shah, Wayne Coyne, Nitin Sawhney and Anna Meredith pick their top five music moviesMovies about musicians, whether biopics, fictions or documentaries, are a fixture in cinema, but judging by the flurry of activity over the past 12 months – with acclaimed films about ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
15:13 2019-05-24

Why Fans Think Adele Is About to Release New Music Rumor has it! Adele fans are speculating that their favorite singer is about to drop new music, as soon as TOMORROW! It's been four years since the Grammy winner released an album,......
03:26 2019-06-21

Apple Music FINALLY gets a web interface Almost four years after its launch, Apple has finally launched a web player for its streaming service,Apple Music. The web version is currently in beta and available to everyone across the world. This isn’t yet a stable release, but it does include almost all of the service’s features. You can acces...
08:00 2019-09-06

NCT 127 is "Superhuman" in their captivating new music video Immediately after wrapping up their first North American tour, which included stops at Good Morning America and The Late Late Show With James Corden, K-pop group NCT 127 hasn’t wasted any time releasing their fourth mini album, We Are Superhuman (which you may remember us mentioning during our new m...
23:13 2019-05-24

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks for all the main games and many of its spin-offs are now available for your listening pleasure....
00:26 2019-06-07

Man says he killed teen for listening to rap music Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
19:13 2019-07-08

Is this our first glimpse of macOS 10.15’s Music and TV apps? We expect Apple to officially show off macOS 10.15 – the upcoming version of its operating system for Mac and MacBook computers – at its WWDC 2019 event on June 3, and screenshots have emerged that appear to show off the new Music and TV apps that are being rumored to debut with the up...
12:13 2019-05-30

At the Schumannfest, it's about Clara — and other women in music Wife, mother of eight, pianist, musical adviser, concert manager, composer: Clara Schumann is in the spotlight at Bonn's Schumannfest — along with other female composers and performers....
10:39 2019-06-03

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
15:26 2019-05-23

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and even off-kilter composition can still throw you off your game. Focus@Will is created with a simple purpose: to block out interferences and keep you ho...
15:13 2019-07-08

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Existing Aussie Prime members who have never tried Amazon's Music Unlimited service before can sign up now and get four months of tunes for just $0.99...
07:52 2019-07-04

Not OK, computer: how it feels to have your music leaked When Radiohead were held to ransom by hackers, they shrugged and put 18 hours of unheard material online for free. But for other artists, having music leaked can be devastating In 1997, Radiohead imagined a future in which technological dependency and out-of-control consumerism had merged to form a ...
10:13 2019-06-17

Why Tencent Music Is Stuck With the Same Old Song China’s largest online music company will struggle to change its tune. Buying a stake in Universal won’t help Tencent solve one of its more-serious problems....
13:39 2019-08-13

AMD tells all about its $449 Radeon RX 5700 XT GPU After unveiling its first 7-nanometer "Navi" GPUs a few weeks ago at Computex, the Radeon RX 5000 series, AMD finally gave us more details at E3. Its first cards from the new "RDNA" family will be the $449 Radeon RX 5700 XT, which will take on NVIDIA......
02:39 2019-06-11

OnePlus tells us why its camera is not where it wants to be OnePlus phones are known for their performance, speed, and fast charging — but not the picture quality of its cameras. That’s why the company decided to go all out and rectify this by putting three cameras on the back of its latest flagship: the OnePlus 7 Pro. The phone manufacturer boasted a lot ab...
20:52 2019-08-02

My partner tells other men that she loves them I found torrid messages between her and two other men, including a nude full-frontal of one of them. She dismisses it as a joke – but can I trust her?After a lifetime apart from my college darling, we reconnected by chance and picked up again, each of us divorced with grown children. I thought we we...
00:52 2019-09-21

Brutal dating app tells you exactly how hot you are How hot are you, exactly? A dating app wants its users to know precisely how dateable they are in the eyes of fellow swipers — by evaluating them on the strength of their photos, then informing users of how hot they are on a scale from 1 to 5. The transparent — and perhaps harsh......
01:00 2019-06-20

Former J&R Music location at 25 Park Row prowling for a tenant Just a home-run hit from the site of the World Trade Center, the former J&R Music location at 25 Park Row is finally ready for a new tenant and can be set up as just a retail location — or include upper-floor offices. The base of the new 50-story luxury residential condominium tower includes a......
11:39 2019-09-18

‘Yesterday’ proves The Beatles’ music is as timeless as ever Paul is dead! In director Danny Boyle’s clever new comedy, “Yesterday,” that famous hoax is actually sorta true. A man wakes up after a bike accident during a blackout to discover a world where all submarines are gray, blackbirds sing in the afternoon and all you need is cash — The Beatles never hap...
19:00 2019-06-27

For Ken Burns, 'Country Music' Is the Song of America In a new PBS series, the director of “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and other documentaries, portrays America’s development through the lens of country music....
19:13 2019-09-11

Best soundbars for TV shows, movies and music in 2019 As TV displays get slimmer and slimmer, their built-in speakers tend to be lacking. Let's face it, even the best Samsung TV could use an external speaker system – and that's why we've round up the very best soundbars on the market in one handy guide.If you admire the slim aesth...
11:39 2019-08-07

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
20:26 2019-06-19

UK drill rappers OFB: 'No one helps us round here. Music is the only way' One of the collective is the son of Mark Duggan, whose death sparked the 2011 London riots. But the drill trio OFB are trying to move the genre beyond the violence for which it has been demonisedAt the nucleus of the Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham, north London, is a road that local young peopl...
18:39 2019-09-06

You Won't Need A Phone To Use The Porsche Taycan's Apple Music Most new cars these days have some form of smartphone connectivity, whether it’s Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, but no one has figured out how to actually embed that operating system into their vehicle. Until now, at least. Porsche is including Apple Music in the all-electric Taycan so its drivers c...
16:39 2019-08-20

How Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ used music to terrify audiences As horror flicks go, this one starts slowly: Woman steals money, checks into motel, steps into shower. Cue violins — and let the slashing begin! It’s hard to imagine Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” without Bernard Herrmann’s hair-raising score. The American Film Institute agreed, rating it fourth (behin...
03:13 2019-09-12

The Best Classical Music Streaming Service Is Idagio Listening to classical music is a bit different from listening to modern pop music. The music is built differently—most recordings aren’t performed by their composers, and there’s rarely one definitive recording of a piece. Multiple works are often released on the same album. Track titles are very l...
18:13 2019-06-28

The Music Executive Behind the Country-Rap Hit 'Old Town Road' The unconventional pairing of rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest example of the genre-blurring, streaming-focused approach of Ron Perry, the 40-year-old head of Columbia Records....
14:52 2019-05-31

2019 Oro Valley Music Festival has been canceled The fourth annual Oro Valley Music Festival was held at Naranja Park. ORO VALLEY, Ariz. –The largest outdoor festival in southern Arizona has been canceled. On Tuesday, Oro Valley Music Festival posted a statement on their Facebook page saying there will be no festival this year. “In the interests o...
03:52 2019-06-07

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
03:52 2019-06-07

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and the Spice Girls....
18:13 2019-06-19

Best laptop for DJs 2019: The best laptops for music production Using the best laptop for music production packed right next to your headphones is crucial, if you’re a musician or a professional DJ. You’ll required one of the best processors – not to mention, plenty of fast RAM – as these will allow the best laptop for music productio...
20:26 2019-09-12

Everyone is in Taylor Swift's new music video for "You Need To Calm Down" Last Friday Taylor Swift dropped her newest single “You Need To Calm Down,” an upbeat wag of the finger at anonymous online hate and the toxic obsession with other people’s lives—in particular, those within the LGBTQ+ community. Since then, Swift released a number of teasers hinting towards a star-s...
20:13 2019-06-17

How to Stream Apple Music to Your Chromecast From Android Here’s an exciting development that most folks (myself included) probably never thought would happen: You can now stream Apple Music directly to Google Chromecast from an Android device....
23:13 2019-08-29

The best CD ripper 2019: back up your whole music library A CD ripper is an essential tool for archiving your music library. If you rip tracks from CDs using Windows Explorer (or any other regular media player), the quality of those files will never be as good as the original discs due to errors when data is read, and compression when it’s encoded.I...
18:39 2019-06-19

Porsche Taycan will come with a standalone Apple Music app Porsche Taycan owners will be able to play their Apple Music collection directly through the vehicle's touchscreen display. According to TechCrunch, the automaker has teamed up with Cupertino to integrate Apple Music into the upcoming electric vehicl......
11:00 2019-08-20

Streaming dominates the music industry's revenue The music industry is on the upswing, and the RIAA has services like Spotify and Apple Music to thank. Adoption has steadily increased, and they accounted for 80 percent of the revenue from the first half of 2019. Despite these record-breaking number......
16:13 2019-09-07

Tencent Deal Music to Vivendi's Ears---for Now A potential deal to sell a stake in Universal Music Group to Tencent is better for the Paris-listed conglomerate’s paper valuation than its cash returns....
21:26 2019-08-06

Apple Music student trials now last for six months Apple has revealed its back-to-school promotions for this year, and they include a much longer trial period for students who want to try out its music subscription service. Eligible college students can now enjoy Apple Music for six months instead of......
15:13 2019-07-10

Nicki Minaj Says She's Retiring From Music to "Have My Family" Has the queen's reign come to an end? Nicki Minaj took to Twitter on Thursday to share an important announcement with her fans. "I've decided to retire and have my......
01:26 2019-09-06

Rheingau Music Festival: 'We are totally independent' In a country with a highly subsidized culture scene, Germany's Rheingau Music Festival stands out — it doesn't depend on public funding. The managing director explains how that works....
19:00 2019-06-21

Charlie Daniels says he's not a big fan of new country music: 'I can't tell one song from another' Charlie Daniels of the Charlie Daniels Band performed for the "Fox & Friends" All-American Summer Concert Series on Friday, and gave his opinion on some of the new country music hitting the charts. ...
18:52 2019-06-21

The Tron: Legacy Soundtrack Still Has The Best Driving Music It’s been almost a decade since Tron: Legacy came out. Whether or not you consider is a colossal failure of movie-making, you also cannot deny it had a kick-ass soundtrack. You don’t even need to see the movie if you haven’t yet. Just download the score and start driving to it....
00:39 2019-09-03

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last year. A......
20:00 2019-07-12

I Am Very Into These Rad Retrofuturistic Synthwave Music Videos With Cars Today I learned there is a whole genre of YouTube videos which are just cool car scenes from shows and films with techno/electro/synthwavey-sounding music laid over them. I am 100 percent here for it....
18:39 2019-06-15

Women dominate at MTV Video Music Awards Taylor Swift, Missy Elliott and Ariana Grande have taken home major honors at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. Swift won the top accolade for her gay rights anthem, "You Need to Calm Down."...
17:13 2019-08-27

How to record vocals for music and spoken word Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There are different schools of thought when it comes to getting your vocals perfect for any project. The easiest way, surely, is building a million-dollar studio ...
03:00 2019-07-23

Roxodus music festival cancelled, organizers say The event, which boasted a lineup with Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Nickelback, Lynyrd Skynyrd, announced the cancellation of the four-day show on Wednesday morning. ...
14:26 2019-07-03

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
13:01 2019-07-09

How to Control Videos and Music from Chrome’s Toolbar While Chrome has let users mute audio in individual tabs for some time, Google is currently testing a new media control feature in the browser’s latest Canary build. When enabled, users can play, pause, and skip/rewind audio and video content directly from the browser’s toolbar—incredibly convenient...
21:39 2019-07-08

I Keep Quitting Dragon Quest XI Thanks To Its Atrocious Music Ever since my friend and Kotaku comrade in arms Tim Rogers reviewed Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age last year with glowing praise, I’ve been trying desperately to play it. The combat is snappy, the world is gorgeous, and the prospect of a sweeping story excites me. But every time I play, I...
21:00 2019-08-30

Why Can't I Hear the Vocals When Playing Music on My Phone? We have a fun one in this week’s Tech 911 column. It’s such a weird issue at first glance, that I won’t even tee it up with a lofty introduction. I’ll let Lifehacker reader Natalie explain—and, yes, she called the subject line of her email “YouTube Audio Witchcraft.” That’s how quirky this one is....
16:52 2019-06-07

Rihanna, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles and More: Where's the New Music? The music gods have been kind to us in 2019. The year already saw the return of legends like Missy Elliott, who dropped her first collection of new songs in a staggering 14 years this......
20:39 2019-09-10

The Ultimate List of Work and Study Music I can’t work in silence. And if I’m working with words—which is most of the time—I can’t work while playing typical pop, rock, or hip-hop. So I collect instrumental and foreign-language music on a scale better measured by weeks than by hours. Here are some of my greatest sources of background music ...
10:00 2019-08-27

Porsche to stream Apple Music into all-new Taycan EV Porsche and Apple believe music streaming is the next advancement for in-car entertainment. The luxury automaker and tech giant are teaming up to allow drivers of the all-new, all-electric Porsche Taycan to stream Apple Music directly into the car....
02:00 2019-08-20

How YACHT fed their old music to the machine and got a killer new album The band YACHT, named for a mysterious sign seen in Portland around the turn of the century. [credit: YACHT / Google I/O 2019 ] The dance punk band YACHT has always felt like a somewhat tech...
16:39 2019-08-31

The iPhone 11 could play music on two pairs of AirPods at once The days of sharing AirPods buds between you and a friend could be coming to an end: a new rumor suggests the iPhone 11 will have the ability to beam audio to two Bluetooth devices at the same time.Respected Apple blog Macotakara has the story, via sources in the Asian supply chain, suggesting that ...
01:00 2019-05-28

Country music fans erupt for Lil Nas X at CMA Fest NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An hour before Lil Nas X made his debut on the CMA Fest stage, fans were already chanting for “Old Town Road.” The 20-year-old rapper came out in a sparkly orange denim suit and white cowboy hat and boots to sing the viral hit on Saturday night in Nashville for te...
23:13 2019-06-10

Apple Music Is In Your Browser Now Because Services Are King Ahead of Apple’s big event next week a new beta has popped up at the URL https://beta.music.apple.com. The beta gives you access to Apple Music, the rebranded, music-focused element of the entity formally known as iTunes.Read more......
02:39 2019-09-06

How Kacey Musgraves Followed Her Arrow to Become a Music Superstar When Kacey Musgraves stepped foot on the Nashville Star stage, she was hoping for a major music break. Perhaps judges Randy Owen, Anastasia Brown and Blake Shelton would see something in......
17:26 2019-08-21

Spotify's new feature allows users to listen to music together Spotify is bringing new features to its mobile app almost on a weekly basis, although not all are important to mention. However, the upcoming improvement Spotify users are expected to get in the coming days seems quite interesting.Jane Wong, a technology blogger who likes to uncover unreleased featu...
22:39 2019-05-31

Nicki Minaj: ‘I’ve decided to retire’ from music NBC NEWS – Grammy-nominated artist Nicki Minaj sent fans into a tailspin Thursday after she announced that she would be retiring. Minaj, 36, claimed on her Twitter account she was planning to retire in order to start a family, all amid the backdrop of fan speculation Minaj is pregnant. “...
03:00 2019-09-06

How 'La Di Da Di,' a B-Side From 1985, Became One of Music's Most-Sampled Songs The Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh collaboration has grown into an unlikely well of inspiration for hundreds of musicians, with samples appearing in about 1,000 tracks and counting....
16:52 2019-05-22

How Music Stars Became Fashion's Most Bankable Collaborators You can now stream Rihanna's music via Spotify, dress in her Fenty tailored denim, buy her cosmetics at Harvey Nichols and sleep in her Savage x Fenty pyjamas...
09:13 2019-05-29

In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata Has music streaming ignored aficionados of Mozart and Beethoven? Two new services, Idagio and Primephonic, address the needs of the genre’s discerning listeners....
01:26 2019-06-24

Oversharing: how Napster nearly killed the music industry Twenty years ago, the idea of free music was so compelling that up to 80m users downloaded Napster and broke the law. The aftershocks are still being felt todayJune 1999, and the music industry is rolling in cash. Bloated by the vast profits of the CD business, which reached a high of £30.6bn that y...
15:13 2019-05-31

Is jazz music now the sound of British youth? Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre....
05:52 2019-08-17

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Universal Music Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal, the world’s largest music company, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global record industry....
01:26 2019-08-07

Listening to Music Before Getting Anesthesia Can Help You Stay Calm A dose of music might be enough to calm your worries before certain medical procedures. According to a new study out this week, patients who listened to music before having anesthesia injected into them had their level of anxiety lowered as much as those who took a mild sedative.Read more......
23:39 2019-07-19

YouTube Music app will soon let you automatically download up to 500 songs Google has given YouTube Music's Offline Mixtape feature a huge overhaul, enabling it to download up to 500 tracks for offline listening rather than the current 100.The new feature is called Smart Downloads, according to Android Central, and will automatically download tracks based on your list...
12:13 2019-06-28

Spotify’s next big feature could let you and your friends listen to music together Spotify is reportedly working on a new feature that would be the digital equivalent of you and a friend sharing the same headphones to listen to music together. It’s already possible, of course, for users of the streaming music giant to keep up with what their friends are listening to and stoc...
04:00 2019-06-01

Read This: Were the mid-2000s the "deleted years" of music? For many of us who grew up reading the internet’s first cultural retrospective essays, some might feel strange seeing that era itself finally age into its own evaluations. Particularly when, recalling that 2002-2010-ish musical timespan, we can’t for the life us remember or necessarily even access ...
23:26 2019-09-05

4 decades later, 'Rapper's Delight' is still inspiring music Many consider "Rapper's Delight," released by Englewood's Sugar Hill Records in September 1979 as the Big Bang of hip-hop.        ...
12:26 2019-09-17

Apple Is Pulling the Plug on iTunes. So What Happens to All Your Music? iTunes? More like ByeTunes. Apple is retiring the Mac version of its nearly 20-year-old music listening and library app, the company announced Monday at WWDC, its annual conference for software developers. With the upcoming version of MacOS, called Catalina, iTunes will be replaced with three separa...
17:52 2019-06-04

Apple is shutting down iTunes—here's what will happen to your music Apple announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference that it's shutting down iTunes, its 18-year-old digital media software. In its place, users will get three individual, dedicated apps for music, podcasts and TV....
07:26 2019-06-05

Create a Music Playlist for a Loved One With Dementia Watching a loved one decline from dementia can be an awful, isolating and hopeless experience. But even while a patient loses cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering and reasoning—they may remain connected to their love of music....
23:26 2019-06-20

Ken Burns on the love and loss of 'Country Music' Ken Burns, the renowned documentarian known for bringing American history to vivid life, debuts his latest effort on Sunday, "Country Music." The ambitious yet intimate eight-part PBS series chronicles one of the country's indigenous and most beloved musical genres....
06:00 2019-09-14

Nintendo seems to be striking its music off YouTube, and that sucks After apparently resolving its troubled relationship with YouTubers, Nintendo‘s now coming down on those who upload music from its games. At least two popular channels have been hit, and if this starts a trend, there aren’t a lot of alternatives for listening to this music. The channels GilvaSunner ...
01:26 2019-08-15

Judge: Woodstock music festival can license its name to pot A judge says the owners of the Woodstock music festival name can license it to create a marijuana brand marking the 50th anniversary of the famed gathering....
18:26 2019-07-31

Only Beyoncé Could Pull Off This Music Video Location Beyoncé continues to set the bar for music video locations. The star, who unforgettably shot her and Jay-Z's "Apes--t" video at the Louvre in Paris, was spotted on......
22:13 2019-07-11

Jay-Z has made five times more money from booze than music This week, Forbes declared that Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire—to be precise, he has “accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion,” thanks to a “steadily growing kingdom [that is] expansive, encompassing liquor, art, real estate (homes in Los Angeles, the ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Why It Still Matters Which Music Streaming Service You Sign Up For Take a look at the music streaming services of the moment and you’d be forgiven for not seeing any major differences: They all offer access to around 50 million tracks on demand, they all give you recommended mixes of music, they all let you sync tunes to your phone for offline listening, and so on....
23:26 2019-06-04

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According to Music Business Worldwide, Apple also noted that Beat......
23:26 2019-06-27

How the Grand Ole Opry put country music (and Nashville) on the map The live concert broadcast helped define Nashville as "Music City, U.S.A.," and the Opry name has become near-synonymous with country music.        ...
18:26 2019-08-29

From Beyoncé to Bob Dylan, why music docs are all over our screens They’re in the cinema and on streaming services. Fans love them, as do record labels – because they bring in extra salesWhen the rock star PJ Harvey let visitors to London’s Somerset House watch her recording her next album through the smoked panels of some one-way glass in 2015, it seemed a rare ch...
13:52 2019-07-21

Deal: Get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for less than $1 Ahead of the Prime Day deals coming on 15 and 16 July, Amazon is running a promotion on its music streaming service. Unlike many of the previous promotions, this one seems to be available worldwide, so no matter where you live, you should be able to get it if you want to try out Amazon Music Unlimit...
18:13 2019-06-28

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ages...
18:39 2019-07-06

Amazon Music Streaming Goes High-Definition Amazon is introducing a high-resolution version of its music service, making it the first major subscription-streaming player to offer digital sound quality at CD quality or better....
21:13 2019-09-17

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
11:52 2019-05-23

NYPD tells the Big Apple it’s too hot for crime It’s too hot for crime — at least, that’s what the NYPD is hoping for. “Sunday has been canceled. Stay indoors, nothing to see here. Really, we got this,” the department tweeted out Sunday. The NYPD seems to have taken a cue from their colleagues in New England, who asked res...
23:13 2019-07-21

Hazard tells Real he's 'not a Galactico' Eden Hazard says he is "not a Galactico, but I'll try to be" as he was officially presented as a Real Madrid player in front of a reported 50,000 fans at the Bernabeu....
23:13 2019-06-14

I believe Huawei is independent, executive tells UK MPs John Suffolk says Chinese requirement to cooperate with spy agencies does not applyHuawei is not obliged to compromise its products in order to comply with China’s intelligence law, a senior executive at the company has told MPs at a UK parliamentary hearing.John Suffolk, the telecoms firm’s global ...
00:00 2019-06-11

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donald Trump said he was open to meeting....
18:00 2019-08-28

U.S. tells Europe: Choose between us and Iran The U.S. special represenative for Iran defined the choice as European officials met in Vienna to discuss the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal before Tehran breaches it....
15:26 2019-06-28

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in enthusiasm for astrology apps, 10 August). No! It rem...
23:52 2019-08-13

Sorry, but we don't need you, USA Basketball tells Carmelo Anthony USA Basketball rebuffed Melo’s interest in playing for countryAnthony remains free agent after tumultuous 16th NBA seasonThree-time Olympic gold medalist Carmelo Anthony expressed interest in playing for the under-strength United States team at next month’s Fiba World Cup, but was turned away by USA...
21:26 2019-08-08

How a Fractured Stock Market Tells You What's Next A fractured market is an unhealthy market. This group of market leaders turned down well before the main indexes' ongoing jump in volatility. Review this chart and commentary......
23:52 2019-08-06

Sorry and thank you a contrite Medvedev tells New York Russia's Daniil Medvedev put the bad blood between him and the U.S. Open crowd behind him on Tuesday, apologising to fans and thanking them after having encouraged them to boo him earlier in the tournament following his erratic on-court behaviour....
01:13 2019-09-04

Trump Tells Teens Constitution Gives Him "Right To Do Whatever I Want" US President Donald Trump believes the Constitution gives him a wide breadth of power. That's the message he delivered - not for the first time - on Tuesday while addressing a crowd of teenagers and......
06:26 2019-07-24

Greenland tells Trump: 'We're not for sale' The government of Greenland says its territory is not for sale following reports that US President Donald Trump was looking into purchasing the massive, ice-covered island....
16:13 2019-08-16

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
08:52 2019-08-27

China tells US: Hands off Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting between top officials from the US and Taiwan....
10:52 2019-05-28

Watch: AOC tells radicalized youth 'you're not more of a man with a gun Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called on Americans to "love bigger" and welcomed potential mass shooters back from the depths of racism and radicalization....
02:00 2019-08-08

Korg launches a line of DIY music gear with a $100 synth Korg may have showed off a prototype back at Super Booth in May, but now the NTS-1 synth is official. The $100 DIY instrument is part of the company's Nu:Tekt line, a series that will "focus on DIY instruments, effects and utilities." The company alr......
08:00 2019-09-04

Pandora's Voice Mode is your personal music assistant Pandora is rolling out Voice Mode to all users today. While you may have used Pandora voice controls on smart products like Amazon Alexa or Google Home, the new feature takes voice commands to the next level. It's meant to be more like a personal ass......
19:26 2019-07-23

Country Music Crosses the Pond in Wild Rose Country music may have flowered in the U.S., but its roots–including fiddle tunes and ballads from the British Isles, many of them songs about lost loves and premature death–lie on the other side of an ocean. That’s why the premise of the sweet and thorny U.K.-produced comedy-drama...
16:13 2019-06-20

Jay-Z's Roc Nation and NFL join forces for music and social justice Jay-Z's Roc Nation and the NFL announced Tuesday that they have entered into a multiyear partnership "to enhance the NFL's live game experiences and to amplify the league's social justice efforts," according to NFL.com....
13:00 2019-08-14

Majority of Americans get down and dirty to this type of music when cleaning A survey of 2,000 Americans found that 66 percent listen to music while they clean -- with top genres found to be hip-hop/rap (58 percent), blues (51 percent) and rock (47 percent)....
20:39 2019-09-05

Carole & Tuesday Is A Must-Watch Anime With The Catchiest Music Early on in Carole & Tuesday, runaway rich girl Tuesday and orphan Carole drag bloated bags of laundry to a laundromat on a terraformed Mars. Inside, watching the machines spin, the broke aspiring musicians begin tapping on the ground and drumming on their plastic stools. Round and round, the da...
23:26 2019-09-03

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 2019 keynote, although some of the major updates coming to iPhone and Mac have already leaked. Earlier ...
22:13 2019-05-29

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better product than alternatives. That said, Amazon, of all com...
08:13 2019-07-13

Apple Music Gets Real-Time Lyrics Feature With iOS 13 Apple Music has received a new real-time lyrics feature with the new iOS 13 update. The feature will also arrive on Apple TV and the Android version of the app soon....
14:52 2019-09-20

Tech We’re Using: Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to compact discs....
15:00 2019-05-21

Recommended Reading: The music streaming payday won't go to artists The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much will change in terms of where all the money goes......
00:39 2019-06-09

LiveXLive streams live music festivals around the world for only $19.99 Thankfully, there's LiveXLive, an all-in-one platform with an emphasis on the live music experience. With LiveXLive, members have access to livestreams from more than 35 global music festivals all year long....
16:26 2019-06-19

Muro is a retro-style cylinder music box you control with an app The light twinkle of an old-fashioned cylinder music box evokes many things: nostalgia, childhood memories, sometimes even horror (they are a trope in scary movie soundtracks). Most music boxes play one tune, but with the Muro Box, which exhibited at Computex this week, you can use an app to pick di...
18:13 2019-05-31

Organelle M is a portable and endlessly hackable music ‘computer’ Critter & Guitari has been pumping out interesting musical devices since at least 2008. But a few years ago the company streamlined its selection of instruments to focus on two products: the ETC video synthesizer and the Organelle music com......
20:13 2019-07-16

When it comes to music rights, Taylor Swift is the norm, not the exception Taylor Swift may feel that she's been burned, but she's far from the only one. The conflict between artists and commerce is an ancient one, and superstars such as Paul McCartney and Prince have felt its sting....
02:52 2019-07-02

Apple introduces real-time lyrics to Music With the release of iOS13, Apple's added a fun new feature to Music: time-synced lyrics. The updated lyrics experience presents real-time synced song words that animate along with the music as they're being sung, rapped or spoken, no matter how mumbl......
03:26 2019-09-20

Tencent in Talks to Buy Stake in Universal Music Group Chinese internet giant Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, one of the world’s largest music labels, from Vivendi—a deal that would value the stake at $3.36 billion....
10:39 2019-08-06

Karaoke is coming to Teslas, and a music streaming service could be on the way If super-tough arcade games and driving sims aren't enough to keep you busy while your car is charging, Tesla has announced even more goodies for its dashboard toy box.In a tweet, the company's CEO Elon Musk said that a "fun, little music tool" will be coming to drivers' dashboards so...
12:52 2019-07-01

Apple Music may replace iTunes at WWDC 2019 Apple could be retiring its iconic music software next week, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The report came out on Friday – just three days ahead of Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote – and it gives some key details on the Cupertino-based company’s plan to bring th...
23:39 2019-05-31

NYC’s coolest museums are open late for cocktails, music and more Why not enjoy your next night out with a side of art? Museums are getting down after hours this summer with live music, dance, movies and themed cocktails. Here’s where the fun is. Coop-tails Every Thursday this summer at 5 p.m., the Cooper Hewitt closes its doors — then opens its terrace and garden...
08:52 2019-07-19

Does Listening to Music Stimulate Creative Thinking, or Stifle It? Listening to music while you work “significantly impairs” creativity. That was the conclusion of a study published earlier this year in the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology that examined the effect of different types of background music on creative problem solving. For the study, UK ...
15:26 2019-07-16

Could Sony's AI music-maker beat drummers at their own game? Finding a drummer to join your garage band can be a real chore, but happily for budding musicians everywhere there's a new, and rather clever, beat-maker in town – and you won't have to pay them any royalties...Sony has created an artificial intelligence system that's capable o...
14:26 2019-08-06

YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets from AXS, expanding on earlier deals with Ticketmaster and Eventbrite. Watch official music videos fro......
19:39 2019-06-04

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
01:39 2019-07-22

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of a few months....
23:26 2019-08-13

Vivendi talks Universal with Tencent to tap music revival Vivendi is in talks to sell up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) to Tencent, valuing its prized asset at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look outside their core regions to expand in a recovering global music market....
21:26 2019-08-06

This Mercedes will turn off your music if it doesn’t match the mood I’ve been waiting to drive a car that prefers the band Wilco.I queued up that artist on a recent test of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 53 and was happy to find that the vehicle liked my taste in music. While driving this elegant and stately sedan, I found a new feature called Energizing Comfort ...
15:13 2019-05-30

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unification in 1861 and served as the first capital, un...
08:39 2019-07-03

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind Sweden’s bid to host the 2026 Games, a week...
14:13 2019-06-17

Descendants 3 Sneak Peek: It's Good to Be Bad in New Music Video Hey, did you hear? It's now good to be bad. That's the vibe we're getting from our exclusive look behind-the-scenes of Descendants 3's new music video for the song......
20:13 2019-05-30

How to Get Free Music Streaming Subscriptions From Your Mobile Carrier One of the few perks you might be able to get with your cell phone subscription is free access to paid-for versions of Spotify, Apple Music, and other services—typically offered alongside a carrier’s unlimited data plans. Sure, these plans are usually the most expensive a carrier offers, but getting...
21:26 2019-08-06

Garmin adds Amazon Music to its fitness watches After adding support for Spotify last October, Garmin is expanding the music streaming services its wearables support to include Amazon Music. What's more, this time around the company is doing a broader rollout. Not only is Amazon Music available on......
04:13 2019-08-22

Chance The Rapper and more new music we can’t wait to hear in July Although July is often a quiet month for new music, hip-hop won’t be following suit over the next few weeks: New albums from Chance The Rapper, Maxo Kream, Big K.R.I.T., Kool Keith, and Westside Gunn are on their way, not to mention any surprise releases that are sure to arise. Elsewhere, some of ou...
16:39 2019-07-01

Amazon Prime Student Members Can Get Music Unlimited for $.99 If you’re a college student with an Amazon Prime Student account, now you can add Amazon Music Unlimited to that membership for an additional $.99 a month....
21:26 2019-08-06

Taylor Swift Is "Grossed Out" That Scooter Braun Will Now Own Her Music Celebrity music manager Scooter Braun, who famously reps Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, is set to soon own Taylor Swift's entire music catalogue. Swift says in a scathing Tumblr......
02:13 2019-07-01

Brooklyn Academy of Music Commissions Four New Works of Public Art Teresita Fernández, Leo Villareal and Hank Willis Thomas will create the site-specific installations as part of BAM’s Robert W. Wilson Public Art Initiative....
16:00 2019-08-06

Everything You Missed in Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Music Video Taylor Swift has released her star-studded "You Need to Calm Down" music video...and we're breaking down all of her hidden clues! On Monday morning, the Grammy winner debuted......
20:13 2019-06-17

MTV, Save the Music launch grant named after J Dilla MTV and the Save the Music nonprofit organization have launched a grant named after the J Dilla, the highly influential rapper-producer who died in 2006...
01:52 2019-08-30

Gamers Prepare to Play Music-Festival Stage Music and videogames will converge at the new Metarama festival in Las Vegas this fall, the latest confluence of two industries looking to bank off the booming live-entertainment business....
18:39 2019-06-19

Beyoncé’s music director on Emmy nod : ‘It feels good’ In true Beyoncé fashion, when her music director learned he earned an Emmy nomination for “HOMECOMING: A Film by Beyoncé,” he was too busy to celebrate — because he was focused on producing the superstar’s next album...
08:39 2019-08-28

Comcast is bringing Amazon Music to Xfinity X1 and Flex Amazon Music might be coming to a TV near you soon. Comcast is bringing the music streaming service to Xfinity X1 over the next few weeks. It says it's the first time you'll be able to access Amazon Music on a TV via a pay-TV provider. You can say "A......
00:26 2019-06-21

Come on Apple, make it easier to browse artists in the Music app I loved the iPod. Hell, I think it’s the greatest gadget ever. And while I’d love for Apple to release a new version, it’s never going to happen. So, I’m stuck listening to my MP3s on my iPhone‘s Music app. Generally, this isn’t too bad. The thing is, it lacks a pretty basic feature, one that exists...
01:39 2019-08-23

Ricky Wilson: There are people waiting to be annoyed by our music Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson has spoken out about the pressures of fame, saying that while he would not complain about his life it can sometimes be "impossible" to ignore the negative aspects....
18:13 2019-07-31

A Music Video by Marvin Gaye's Son Resurfaced On Twitter and... WTF Is Going On? The late, great Marvin Gaye once sang that he “heard it through the grapevine.” Little did I know I’d be expressing the same sentiment…about his son’s music video from 6 years ago....
21:13 2019-09-17

Four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99/99p is the best Prime Day deal yet The Prime Day deals are almost here and to celebrate Amazon is offering a fantastic one that's exclusively for Prime members. For a limited time, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. This music service normally costs costs $7.99/£...
21:52 2019-07-07

This headphone bundle deal will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
03:26 2019-08-17

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under intense scrutiny as Nintendo appears to be ramping up efforts to prevent the illicit distribution of its music....
00:13 2019-08-15

How a funky Harlem music fest became the ‘Black Woodstock’ When Freddie Stone, Sly’s brother, played the Harlem Cultural Festival as guitarist and co-founder of Sly and the Family Stone in the summer of 1969, it was not yet known as the “Black Woodstock,” as it would be christened in later years. “We didn’t know that it was going to turn out to be the......
12:39 2019-08-16

Björk made music’s first “VR pop album”—she opens up about its heartbreak Enlarge / Björk's metamorphosis within VR already looks trippy enough as a sample image. It'll blow your mind in VR. (credit: Björk) "I often feel like some sort of [technology] bridge," singer, songwriter, artist, and producer Björk tells me over the telephone from her home in Iceland. "I'm there...
16:26 2019-09-13

Amazon Music to Keep on Rockin' With High-Definition Streaming Amazon is introducing a high-resolution version of its music service, making it the first major subscription-streaming player to offer digital sound quality at CD quality or better....
19:13 2019-09-17

Jay-Z, John Fogerty pull out of Woodstock 50 music festival Rap superstar Jay-Z has pulled out of the troubled Woodstock 50 music festival that is supposed to take place next month, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
17:39 2019-07-31

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped collar and fiery plumage. The Avengers have fought the...
08:00 2019-05-24

Watch: Missy Elliott Invented Music Videos OK, OK, OK, that pesky little thing called “history” in the real world says the first music video was filmed in a Thomas Edison studio in 1895 and was called the “Dickson Experimental Sound Film.” But, Melissa Arnette “Missy” Elliott elevated them, OK?!...
22:00 2019-08-23

How Music Festivals Became a Massive Business in the 50 Years Since Woodstock Sleeping in a tent for days to catch a glimpse of Beyoncé making history at Coachella. Crowding into a park for a surprise performance that turns out to be Dolly Parton at the Newport Folk Festival. As music festivals have taken off in popularity, these kids of experiences have become a key f...
23:00 2019-08-14

Richard Ashcroft: Grime has 'rewritten the blueprint' for music Richard Ashcroft has spoken about his love of grime music, saying acts in the genre have "rewritten the blueprint" for UK music in the last few years....
20:39 2019-05-24

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in the video for Camp America, the debut single from...
18:39 2019-06-27

John Cohen, Champion of Old-Time Music, Is Dead at 87 As a founder of the New Lost City Ramblers and as a photographer, filmmaker and musicologist, he devoted his life to the traditional music of the rural South....
23:13 2019-09-17

Black Artists Built Country Music—And Then It Left Them Behind Over the past few months, a contentious debate has raged over whether Lil Nas X, whose single “Old Town Road” spent a record 19 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 this summer, is a country artist. But for the filmmaker Ken Burns, the answer is clear. “The fact somebody has walked in...
00:00 2019-09-12

Cardi B gets naked in violent music video for ‘Press’ Cardi B keeps claiming she doesn’t need more “Press, press, press, press, press” — but her raunchy new music video all but guarantees her wish is not our command. The ultra-dark clip for the “Money” rapper’s latest single, “Press,” dropped Wednesday o...
19:00 2019-06-27

Spotify Buys SoundBetter, a Music Production Marketplace SoundBetter will become part of the Spotify for Artists feature, which provides insights, profile management and promotion tools to artists and their teams, the Swedish company said....
17:52 2019-09-12

Iranian children are dancing to pop music, and the government is furious A dance challenge by a U.S.-based Iranian singer has raised suspicions among Iran’s ultraconservatives, who said they have identified a new “political plot” by an “enemy” who is “trying different ways to create anxiety among the people.”...
06:39 2019-05-23

Tribeca loft where music legends recorded lists for $7M An apartment steeped in musical history at Tribeca’s American Thread Building is on the market for $7 million. The listing was first reported by 6sqft. Part of the sprawling 3,800-square-foot unit, at 260 Broadway, was once the Duplex Sound Studio, and owned by Brazilian composer and Grammy-winning ...
06:13 2019-05-23

Music exec arrested for sexually assaulting another neighbor A music executive busted Sunday for sexually assaulting a neighbor in Battery Park City and stealing her panties — was slapped in cuffs again Friday for an earlier crime against her roommate. Adam Lublin, 43, was first arraigned Monday in Manhattan Criminal Court on the original case then freed on b...
01:13 2019-09-21

Woodstock 50 music festival called off due to 'unforeseen setbacks' The troubled Woodstock 50 anniversary music festival planned for August was officially canceled on Wednesday, with organizers blaming a series of "unforeseen setbacks."...
22:26 2019-07-31

Amazon Music takes on Tidal with Hi-Res Audio streaming Amazon has announced that its bringing Hi-Res Audio to its music streaming platform, Amazon Music Unlimited. Called Amazon Music HD, the new streaming tier will give audiophiles and casual music fans alike access to "the highest quality streaming audio available", according to the tech giant.Ov...
16:26 2019-09-17

Ken Burns shows there’d be no ‘Country Music’ without these humble icons Country Music | Sunday-Wednesday, 8 p.m., PBS Country music is three chords and the truth, said Harlan Howard, one of the genre’s songwriters interviewed in Ken Burns’ new documentary. Four episodes, spanning the 1920s to the mid-1960s, air this week (the remainder will be broadcast the week of Sept...
13:13 2019-09-14

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event....
03:39 2019-06-11

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking the famed 1969 "peace and music" festival....
00:39 2019-06-11

5 ways Ric Ocasek changed the pop-rock music world Ric Ocasek was the perfect rock star for outcasts, misfits and geeks. Ocasek died of heart disease this past weekend, at age 75. His longtime partner Paulina Porizkova discovered he had died in his Gramercy Park townhouse while bringing him his morning coffee. As the leader of hit-making group the ...
11:26 2019-09-17

'Hitman 2' music-themed update weaponizes a violin Hitman 2 has had its share of unusual updates and events, but its latest may be particularly appealing if you're music-minded. IO Interactive has outlined a July roadmap with a string of music-themed activities, most notably the "I'm With the Band"......
01:13 2019-07-04

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly common part of the promotional process for big music releases – but many users do not realise they are paying for that access with their personal data, a r...
15:26 2019-06-28

The MixtapE! Presents Halsey, Drake and More New Music Musts New music Fridays are a thrilling, yet daunting prospect for any music lover. It's essentially a weekly holiday where fan-favorite artists and fresh faces alike drop their latest......
05:39 2019-09-14

This Subaru WRX Plays Initial D Eurobeat Music When You Step on the Gas Japanese car enthusiast and apparent technophile Stan LeJay has a Subaru GC8 with a few tuner mods, but the most interesting by far is his home-made infotainment system that cranks Initial D Eurobeat music when the throttle opens up. Hilarity ensues....
16:26 2019-06-28

YouTube stops counting ad views in its top music charts YouTube is boosting the integrity of its music charts. The video giant will no longer count ad views toward rankings on the YouTube Music Charts, instead relying solely on "organic" views like direct links, embeds, searches and the Trending section.......
20:00 2019-09-13

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music tend to be more intelligent. Study author Elena Race...
00:13 2019-05-23

Music publishers double claims against Peloton to $300 million Music publishers who sued Peloton for copyright infringement in March are now doubling their demand for damages to $300 million, claiming they’ve discovered another 1,200 songs that the high-tech exercise bike maker used without permission. Publishers such as Downtown Music, Big Deal Music and Round...
22:52 2019-09-13

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-like experience at the cinema....
17:26 2019-05-22

Lollapalooza 2019: Best photos from inside the music festival Lollapalooza 2019 runs Aug. 1-4 in Chicago's Grant Park and features headliners including Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots and Ariana Grande.        ...
18:00 2019-08-02

International music festival sends message of peace at DMZ The DMZ Peace Train Music Festival brought international and local musicians to Cheorwon, South Korea for three days of music and entertainment in the shadow of the demilitarized zone border area with North Korea....
22:00 2019-06-10

Watch the Never-Made Music Video for Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ Editor’s note: The Root was a media sponsor of this year’s Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference event and panel discussion exploring the marriage of art and activism....
02:52 2019-09-14

Music Publishers Allege Peloton Used More Songs Without Permission A group of music publishers alleges Peloton’s workout video-streaming service used more than twice as many songs without permission as they had previously claimed, and they are seeking more than $300 million in damages....
03:39 2019-09-14

The power woman of classical music: Clara Schumann Two centuries after her birth, the composer, critic, impresario, pianist, celebrity, mother and Robert Schumann's wife — and not necessarily in that order — is recognized as a 19th century power woman....
18:52 2019-09-13

Veterans remember 9/11 through night of music, comedy and performances TUCSON, AZ – The 9/11 “Never Forgotten” event will be taking place on Tuesday at the Fox Tucson Theatre located at 17 W. Congress St. It will be a night filled with music, comedy and inspiration with special guest performances from The Manhattan Dolls, Country singer and Navy Veteran, Rowdy Jo...
01:52 2019-09-11

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
01:00 2019-06-15

Apple Music, Spotify Tap Live Events to Stand Out Streaming services are using listening data to invite hard-core fans to free, private concerts by Taylor Swift, Tyler the Creator and other pop stars to stand out and connect with fans more directly....
14:00 2019-07-10

Apple will soon kill off iTunes and, with it, an entire era of music history Enlarge / The new Apple Podcasts app for Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) SAN JOSE, Calif.—As part of a slate of upcoming software updates, Apple will close the door on one of its most iconic pieces of software: iTunes. The company will split the application up into multiple, more-focused apps on the Ma...
22:52 2019-06-03

Bad Bunny, Khalid to perform on Apple Music’s ‘Up Next’ tour NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music is taking its “Up Next” program and playlist on the road. The streaming service announced Monday that a live series featuring artists from its playlist and program for breakthrough acts, from Bad Bunny to Khalid, will perform on the “Up Next Live” ...
16:52 2019-07-01

Elvis on the Opry: 'Country Music' looks back on his rough gig He's probably the most famous person to ever perform on Grand Ole Opry — but Elvis Presley was not a big hit with the audience that night.        ...
01:39 2019-09-21

Final Fantasy soundtracks come to Spotify and Apple Music Square Enix might have just convinced a ton of Final Fantasy fans to spend their hard-earned Gil on music streaming services. The game developer, with no prior announcement, has just made the soundtracks of almost every Final Fantasy game available f......
15:39 2019-06-06

CMT Music Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List Get your cowboy hats and boots ready, because the 2019 CMT Music Awards are here. This year's show is set to be one of the biggest nights of music for 2019, with plenty of......
17:13 2019-06-05

Zimdancehall: The Music That Moves Zimbabwe’s Uneasy Streets The distant descendant of reggae is the dominant sound of the streets and tells a story about the African country since the fall of longtime despot, Robert Mugabe....
12:26 2019-09-07

Humming "Despacito" In Saudi Heartland Where Music Was Taboo The taxi driver's question was barely audible. Prodded to repeat it a few times, he mustered enough courage to raise his voice and ask if he could play music....
14:39 2019-08-11

SiriusXM lets you customize music stations with Pandora SiriusXM will finally let some subscribers create personalized music stations with Pandora, nearly six months after it acquired the streaming music company. The company today announced a slew of upgrades, including access to customized music stations......
00:26 2019-07-11

Goldman CEO David Solomon to DJ at Tomorrowland music festival Goldman Sachs honcho David Solomon has scored a slot to DJ at Tomorrowland — a decadent European dance-music festival known for its undulating throngs of naked, sweaty, drug-fueled revelers. Solomon — who took the CEO job at Goldman last October from longtime boss Lloyd Blankfein — moonlights as a p...
22:26 2019-06-14

Where's my Apple Music and your other WWDC questions answered Apple unveiled iOS13 software for the iPhone, MacOS Catalina, watchOS 6 for the Apple Watch and a new iPadOS for the iPad. What it will mean for you.        ...
12:26 2019-06-06

My Spotify was hacked – but at least I got to hear some new music | Coco Kahn Chance has often delivered my greatest pleasuresA few weeks ago I discovered my Spotify account had been hacked. The breach happened a while ago, but I realised only when I found my playlists – meticulous track listings crystallised over many years and holding many memories – had been erased. This w...
18:39 2019-09-06

Music Revenue Surges on Streaming Subscription Growth Revenue from recorded music in the U.S. rose 18% to $5.4 billion in the first half of the year, driven by growth in subscriptions to streaming services....
09:39 2019-09-06

China’s Tencent in talks to buy 10% of Universal Music Group Chinese tech company Tencent is in talks with French media conglomerate Vivendi to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, whose artists include Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, U2 and the Rolling Stones...
02:13 2019-08-07

Apple Music comes to browsers today with a beta web player Apple Music is making its debut in browsers today as Apple continues to untangle its media services from the confines of iTunes. If you're a subscriber, you can check out the public beta of the web player by signing in with your Apple ID....
23:00 2019-09-05

Garmin Forerunner 245 and 245 Music launched in India starting at Rs 29,990 Garmin has launched two new smartwatches in India -- Forerunner 245 and Forerunner 245 Music. Both the wearables are for devoted runners as they come with advanced features like incident prediction, race prediction along with training dedicated to running. Garmin Forerunner 245 series price and avai...
16:52 2019-06-10

3 killed in helicopter crash near Arkansas music festival Authorities say three people were killed and one was injured when a sightseeing helicopter crashed near a music festival in the Ozark Mountains in western Arkansas...
19:13 2019-06-03

OMG! OK, It's Happening: Rihanna Reportedly Registered New Music With Her Publisher We’ve expressed this sentiment more than once, but it needs to be repeated: Rihanna has successfully executed the best troll in modern music....
18:13 2019-08-19

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 16 years, and hammering a nail in the coffin of that messy, neglected software. Ru......
02:13 2019-06-04

50th anniversary of Woodstock music festival celebrated Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed this week at a concert in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
23:52 2019-08-17

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom. But instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion....
21:13 2019-06-11

SESAC sells $560 mln in bonds backed by music royalties SESAC, whose clients include Adele, Bob Dylan and Neil Diamond, on Friday priced a two-part $560 million bond offering backed by music royalties and licensing agreements, according to a source familiar with the deal....
20:39 2019-08-02

Music lovers on Twitter are debating what band’s 3rd album was their best As the saying goes, you have your whole life to make your first album, and then about a year to make your second one, thus accounting for the dreaded “sophomore slump.” The third album, then, is a crucial litmus test, one when many artists hit their stride and prove if they’re really in it for the l...
22:39 2019-08-14

Outrage over Arizona man who killed teen for listening to rap music A white Arizona man is accused of stabbing a black 17-year-old for listening to rap music in a cold-blooded murder that is now provoking outrage online in response to the suspect’s mental illness defense. Michael Adams, 27, was charged with the first-degree premeditated murder of Elijah Al-Ami...
22:39 2019-07-08

Sources: James Dolan "Liked" The Music Round At Trivia James Dolan—man around town, Knicks owner, and bluesman who militantly patrols his own audience—was spotted playing trivia at a barbecue restaurant in Manhattan on Tuesday. Having only recognized J.D. after the contest started, our tipster lamented a missed opportunity to name their trivia crew “Sel...
18:00 2019-08-07

Bjorn Again kick off music at sun-drenched Glastonbury Festival Abba-tribute act Bjorn Again opened Glastonbury Festival's famous Pyramid Stage in hot sunshine as organizers encouraged festival goers to put on sunscreen and drink plenty of water....
22:52 2019-06-28

'Like Bach in music': Alfred Hitchcock's towering influence The British director was born 120 years ago, and his films have hardly aged. Three Hitchcock experts explain why the master of suspense remains one of the most influential filmmakers ever....
20:52 2019-08-13

'So flawed and problematic': why the term 'world music' is dead Artists, record labels and even this month’s Womad festival agree that the term is outdated. Is there a better way to market music from across the globe?Ask most musicians what genre they play and you’ll likely get a prickly response. As one well-known, and slightly tipsy, jazz musician once told me...
13:39 2019-07-24

Ed Sheeran is UK's most-played artist of 2018 despite not releasing any music Ed Sheeran tops chart for second year running, with Britons making up nine of top 10 most-played artistsEd Sheeran was the most-played artist in the UK in 2018, topping the chart for the second year running despite not releasing any new music last year.Sheeran finished ahead of Calvin Harris, who ca...
17:26 2019-06-10

Chance the Rapper’s first two mixtapes hit Apple Music and Spotify Before Chance the Rapper released his 2016 streaming-only album Coloring Book, he shared his first two mixtapes, 10day and Acid Rap, for free on SoundCloud. They've lived there since 2012 and 2013, respectively, but as of today, they're available on......
02:00 2019-06-29

A History of Every Unforgettable Moment From the MTV Video Music Awards For as much as things change, they also stay the same. Exhibit A: the MTV Video Music Awards. Since the inaugural ceremony in 1984, the event has garnered a reputation as Hollywood's......
17:52 2019-08-24

Snapchat is Spotify's latest music-sharing option Spotify addicts can soon share what tunes or podcasts they're listening to with their Snapchat friends. Through the share menu on songs, albums, playlists, artist profiles and podcasts, you'll be able to post whatever's grabbing your attention to Sna......
06:52 2019-09-10

Carrie Underwood wins big at 2019 CMT Music Awards Carrie Underwood was the star of Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards, taking home top honors -- Video of the Year for her song "Cry Pretty" and Female Video of the Year for "Love Wins."...
23:52 2019-06-06

NBA tells teams that coaches’ challenges are coming The NBA told teams on Friday that coaches may challenge one call per game next season, provided the measure gets expected approval from the board of governors. According to the memo, coaches will be allowed to challenge a called foul, an out-of-bounds violation, goaltending violation or basket inter...
18:39 2019-06-28

UK tells ships to stay out of Iranian waters British officials are warning the nation's ships against sailing through the Straits of Hormuz because of threats from Iran, amid Western efforts to provide escorts for the ships that do attempt the passage....
21:13 2019-07-22

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
14:33 2019-05-21

Brexit: Deliver or politically die, Farage tells PM The withdrawal agreement is not Brexit, says Nigel Farage, and warns the PM his party will fight any attempt to sign up to even a reworked version of it....
17:39 2019-08-27

Biden tells voters 'don't vote for me' if they're concerned about his age Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to dismiss voters concerned about his age, telling them not to vote for him in the 2020 Democratic primary race....
08:39 2019-08-25

May tells Putin to end all 'hostile' activity that threatens UK Russia's "irresponsible and destabilising activity" must stop before normal diplomatic relations can resume, Theresa May has told Vladimir Putin in a frosty face-to-face encounter....
18:13 2019-06-28

‘It’s hot where you’re going’: Church tells thieves to keep stolen air conditioner Thieves may have gotten away with an air conditioner from an Ohio church — but one day, they’ll take heat for their actions, the congregation’s pastor says. The burglars lifted the brand new AC unit — worth $3,500 — from the Akron Alliance Fellowship Church about three weeks...
00:26 2019-09-21

| We do not choose our sexuality, Owens tells Folau Israel Folau and others who post "opinions of hate" aimed at homosexuals should understand that people cannot choose their sexuality, referee Nigel Owens says....
07:39 2019-06-14

Windows 10 now tells you if May 2019 Update is blocked for your PC Windows 10 May 2019 Update is seemingly rolling out pretty slowly in its initial stages – with Microsoft being understandably cautious and keen not to repeat any October 2018 Update-style nightmare – and perhaps as a result of this, Microsoft has decided to notify users when their PC i...
13:26 2019-06-21

Dad tells police he looked away briefly before son drowned DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The father of a 6-year-old boy who drowned in a Florida wave pool told investigators he thought his son had gotten out of the water and was looking for him at a nearby playground. Lamar Farrell says Kaiden Lawson was playing at Daytona Lagoon with his 9-year-old brother on Satu...
23:26 2019-08-06

KLM tells breastfeeding women they may be asked to cover up Airline provokes outcry with response after woman says she was asked to cover herself with a blanketThe Dutch airline KLM is facing a storm of protest after warning that women who breastfeed their babies on its flights may be asked to cover up to avoid offending other passengers.The company’s policy...
21:00 2019-07-17

Tanzania tells WHO it has no Ebola cases - statement Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organization said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-09-19

What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran While America's military is by no means threatened in the long term by Iran, instances like the downing of the drone show that Tehran can sometimes have an outsized effect with narrowly-focused efforts, and is an adversary certainly capable of keeping its opponents off balance....
19:13 2019-06-27

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to its “Why am I seeing this ad?” and Ad Preferences tools with an aim to bring users greater transparency and control. First off, the “Why am I seeing t...
11:52 2019-07-12

Kit Harrington tells ‘Game of Thrones’ haters that they ‘can go f–k themselves’ After eight years, eight seasons, and an endless amount of bloodshed, plotting, and backstabbing, Game of Thrones finally came to an end last night. As was to be expected given some of the fan reactions from the previous few episodes of season 8, the series finale was largely viewed as lackluster at...
17:26 2019-05-21

Lamborghini driver doing 131 mph tells cops he was ‘just showing off’ A bro pulled over for doing 131 mph in a Lamborghini admitted he was “just showing off,” according to cops. Officers in Newark, Ohio, could not hide their frustration at the 23-year-old who treated the I-77 like a race track in the early hours Wednesday, according to bodycam video obtain...
20:26 2019-09-12

The robot that cleans floors and tells jokes More than 100 fully autonomous cleaning robots are coming to Singapore this year, made by local manufacturer Lionsbot. Ella's job is cleaning the floors at the National Gallery....
03:39 2019-09-18

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical' With loot boxes receiving heavy scrutiny lately, EA has come up with a novel explanation for what the controversial game mechanic should be considered perfectly legal. Appearing before the UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee,......
00:26 2019-06-21

Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings.Pelosi met with Nadler (D-N.Y.) and several other top Democrats ...
08:52 2019-06-06

EU tells Britain: There will be no renegotiation of Brexit deal The European Union will not renegotiate the Brexit deal that Prime Minister Theresa May agreed, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday, as concerns grew that a successor to May could trigger a confrontation with the bloc....
19:39 2019-05-28

Kit Harington tells ‘Game of Thrones’ haters to ‘go f–k themselves’ Kit Harington saw your criticism of the “Game of Thrones” finale coming — and he’s got a little message for you. The actor who made Jon Snow an indelible piece of pop culture history admits to feeling “quite defiant” in the face of relentless fan backlash about the HBO ...
18:26 2019-05-21

Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to ‘get in trouble’ WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis urged graduates of Framingham State University in Massachusetts to “get in trouble” and to “build bridges, not walls.” The Georgia Democrat, a veteran of the 1960s civil rights movement, was the keynote speaker Sunday at the school...
23:00 2019-05-26

Trump Tells D-Day Veterans They’re ‘Among Very Greatest Americans’ (COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France) — President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion that changed the fortunes of World War II, saying they “are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trum...
13:52 2019-06-06

‘You Need to Do Better for Everyone,’ Megan Rapinoe Tells President Trump Soccer star Megan Rapinoe urged President Donald Trump “to do better for everyone,” criticizing his Make America Great Again message for “excluding people,” as she spoke out in an interview days after her team’s record-breaking victory in the 2019 Women’s World Cu...
16:26 2019-07-10

What an urban spaceman tells us about the human condition An unusual astronaut is at the centre of a new exhibition of art and scientific artefacts designed to make us think about everything from our personal lives to the fate of humanity itself“It’s hard to think of a greater challenge to our future health than environmental breakdown,” says Clare Barlow,...
15:00 2019-09-01

US Tells India It Is Considering Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters,......
04:39 2019-06-20

If a Doctor Only Tells You to Lose Weight, Consider a Second Opinion It’s no secret that doctors sometimes can’t look past body weight when seeing larger patients. If you think your real health problems are being ignored, it’s worth seeking a second opinion....
19:52 2019-08-13

'Keep these plants open,' UAW chief tells GM brass UAW President Gary Jones warned Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that the company's increasing use of temporary workers would be a major issue in contract negotiations. ...
17:52 2019-07-17

China tells Canada of 'consequences' of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China....
13:52 2019-05-31

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons....
16:13 2019-05-21

'Ready and willing' to do a Brexit deal, Britain tells EU Britain is "ready and willing" to do a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels renegotiates the agreement, a senior government source said on Tuesday, denying that a no-deal Brexit was Prime Minister Boris Johnson's central plan....
19:00 2019-08-06

China tells Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US BEIJING (AP) — China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China. Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang’s comments Friday came after U.S. Vice Presi...
12:01 2019-05-31

What Boris Johnson’s filthy car tells us about the aspiring PM Photographs of his Toyota are a still life of slovenliness, but are the cartons, crumbs and crumpled clothes a sign of a muddled mind?It might prove to be the most relatable thing about the Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson. The photographs of his messy car – as shambolic as its owner – will be ...
17:52 2019-06-19

Last name first, first name last: Japan minister tells foreign media to get it right Taro Kono – or is it Kono Taro? – says journalists should treat Japanese politicians the same as their Chinese or South Korean equivalentsJapan’s foreign minister will ask international media organisations to use the family name first when writing Japanese names – as is customary in the Japanese lan...
10:13 2019-05-22

No thanks, we're not for sale, aghast Greenland tells Trump Danish politicians dismiss US president’s apparent interest in island as ‘hopefully a joke’Donald Trump may have expressed an interest in acquiring Greenland for the US, but Denmark thinks the idea is frankly insane and Greenlanders have pointed out their home is not actually for sale.According to t...
00:13 2019-08-17

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in US elections President Donald Trump's comments appeared to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during the 2016 elections....
08:52 2019-06-28

Trump tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to where they came from President Donald Trump said Sunday that progressive Democratic congresswomen should return to the countries where they came from in a series of tweets that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi labelled "xenophobic."...
21:26 2019-07-14

Ron Howard tells Pavarotti’s ‘bittersweet’ story in new doc NEW YORK (AP) — Ron Howard says he hopes his new documentary about opera icon Luciano Pavarotti will introduce the singer to a young generation that never got to hear him before his death in 2007. Howard, Oscar-winning director of “A Beautiful Mind,” sees the Italian tenor’s life a...
20:13 2019-06-04

Spotify rolling out parental controls to match Apple Music Spotify announced that it is updating its Family Plans to allow parents greater control over what music and podcasts their kids can access. Read More...
16:39 2019-08-19

Tyler Childers: 'In country music, nobody is thinking about how to move people' With John Prine and Willie Nelson among his fans and awards to his name, the Kentucky songwriter is a rising star of country – but he’s dismayed by its fixation on beer and pickup trucksAfter finishing his 2017 album Purgatory, Tyler Childers was talking to his producer, Sturgill Simpson. “He said: ...
11:00 2019-08-02

Amazon offers students Music Unlimited for 99 cents per month Amazon is offering Prime Student subscribers a solid deal on a Music Unlimited plan. Members can gain access to the music streaming service for an extra 99 cents per month. Students who don't have a Prime Student plan can opt for a six-month trial, a......
12:26 2019-08-07

Russell Dickerson reveals his CMT Music Awards red carpet routine Russell Dickerson will soon be attending the 2019 CMT Music Awards, but before the country music singer-songwriter heads to Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, he's sharing his red carpet routine with Fox News....
14:01 2019-06-05

Music producer guilty of sexually abusing singer in Mexico A music producer accused of sexually abusing a young singer in Mexico -- whom he represented and mentored for several years -- has been found guilty of rape and human trafficking....
07:26 2019-08-17

This Sony and Sennheiser headphone bundle will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

All bands on deck: aboard the Belle and Sebastian Med and music cruise Tempted by dolphins, flamingos, golden twilights and great bands, 2,000 fans signed up for the Boaty Weekender, some even coming from New Zealand. We join them in the hot-tub‘Dolphins!” yells Stuart Murdoch, springing across the top deck of the Norwegian Pearl. A pod has been spotted cresting the te...
15:00 2019-08-16

How to use Amazon Prime Music Unlimited to listen to millions of songs Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Amazon The Amazon Prime membership c...
23:39 2019-06-09

UK music festival canceled at last minute amid storm warning Organizers have canceled a major British music festival hours before gates were due to open because a storm has been forecast to slam into its coastal site...
14:26 2019-08-07

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a completely different route and turned to... motors......
20:52 2019-06-13

Just about every Final Fantasy soundtrack is now streaming on Spotify and Apple Music So far, 2019 has been a pretty good year for fans of the Final Fantasy franchise. First, we were finally given a real look at the long-anticipated Final Fantasy VII remake, which sounds like it may actually come out sometime in the near future. Now, thanks to some benevolent copyright holders at Squ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Rap Music Ditches Dollars for the Cash App Mobile Payment System For decades, rappers have made hard currency a big part of rap music and videos. Now the artists are name-checking a mobile-payments method; ‘Hit me on my Cash App.’...
21:13 2019-08-09

In photos: Woodstock turns 50: A look back at the legendary music festival Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed August 16 to 19, 2019, at a concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
20:26 2019-08-19

Conservationists say music festival could endanger London's skylarks Conservationists claim a festival featuring some of the biggest names in pop music could endanger one of London's last surviving colonies of skylarks....
16:52 2019-08-13

My My My! It's Troye Sivan's Birthday and We Can't Stop Watching His Best Music Videos PSA: Troye Sivan turns 24 years old today and he's already done more than us mere mortals have done with many more years. In 23 years thus far, the birthday boy has managed to dabble......
18:52 2019-06-05

Farewell then, iTunes, and thanks for saving the music industry from itself | John Naughton Apple’s announcement that it is to close the software is a reminder of its role in reconciling music and the internetLast Monday, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the company’s head of software engineering, Craig Federighi, announced that it was terminating iTunes. In one way, the only su...
10:26 2019-06-09

CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan to perform Carrie Underwood is the queen of the CMT Music Awards with the most wins in the show's history: 18. And she could take home more trophies Wednesday night....
18:00 2019-06-05

NFL partners with Jay-Z company Roc Nation to advise on music, social activism The NFL and Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rapper and businessman Jay-Z, have partnered to collaborate on social activism and music.       ...
02:13 2019-08-14

CMT Music Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Country music lovers, this is your night! We're just hours away from the 2019 CMT Music Awards where your favorite singers will come together at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena to......
00:52 2019-06-06

Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan to perform at CMT Music Awards Carrie Underwood is the queen of the CMT Music Awards with the most wins in the show’s history: 18. And she could take home more trophies Wednesday night. Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” is nominated for the top prize — video of the year — while her clip for “Love Wins” ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular songs are rip-offs....
01:13 2019-08-05

Happy Birthday, Kacey Musgraves! Vote For Her Best Music Video Yeehaw! It's Kacey Musgraves' birthday! The musician, who turns 31 today, has been a household name in country music for years but the artist cemented her cross-genre popularity......
17:26 2019-08-21

Streaming music may make cases like Katy Perry’s more common A Christian rapper who won nearly $3 million in a lawsuit over Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” used his song’s millions of plays on YouTube and Spotify as evidence that Perry and her team may have heard it and then stole it...
19:13 2019-08-03

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weekend since 1992 and typically attracts about 20,000 p...
11:39 2019-06-08

Chinese firm in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group One of the winners of a potential $3.36 billion deal for a stake in Universal Music Group is Vincent Bollore, who controls the French conglomerate that owns the music giant. On Tuesday, it was reported that Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings is in talks to buy a 10 percent stake in Universal —...
12:00 2019-08-07

Ariana Grande's "Boyfriend" Music Video and Lyrics Decoded Ariana Grande's new song "Boyfriend" is finally here! After teasing the tune on social media, the 26-year-old singer dropped the instant hit and its corresponding music video......
20:52 2019-08-02

From Tool to Taylor Swift, here’s the new music coming to your ears in August July was a slow month for music, but the otherwise sluggish month of August is looking positively lively with new releases. Rap collective and self-proclaimed “boy band” Brockhampton has promised its new album, Ginger, will be out in August, as has Lana Del Rey, whose Norman Fucking Rockwell will co...
23:13 2019-08-02

Radiohead Defies Hackers, Releases Trove of Stolen Music Radiohead on Tuesday released an 18-hour trove of private recordings from their 1997 album "OK Computer" after getting hacked by someone seeking a ransom of $150,000 for the music....
12:52 2019-06-12

Waze adds easy access to YouTube Music while you drive You'd think Google would have raced to make YouTube Music controls available inside Waze, but not so -- numerous third-party services got there first. At last, though, there's some harmony. Waze has added YouTube Music integration that brings playb......
04:13 2019-08-22

Hang in there, #BTSArmy: The K-pop group is taking an extended break from music K-pop superstar group BTS is taking an extended break to “enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s, albeit briefly."        ...
16:39 2019-08-12

Bebe Rexha Slams Male Music Exec "Who Said I Am Too Old to Be Sexy" Bebe Rexha is on a mission for her next birthday. As the star famously sings, "I'm done with the drinking, I'm done with the smoking, I'm done with the playing, I'm......
22:13 2019-08-12

Spotify's latest playlist combines music and news for your commute It's no secret Spotify wants to know more about what you do in your car, and today the company is officially debuting a new playlist for your commute. "Your Daily Drive" is the first playlist on the service to combine podcasts and music, with the goa......
14:26 2019-06-12

Galax, Virginia: Sights and sounds of the roots music hotspot A great deal of classic American music, traditional country, bluegrass and Americana, sprang from the “old time” sounds of the Southern mountains.       ...
02:00 2019-08-13

Spotify offering a new music and news playlist that could take the place of radio When radio swept the nation on the 1930s, it essentially became the country’s first mass medium. Listeners soon became addicted to hearing whatever was on the other end, be it a comedy show, a suspense program, or a farm report. But as other media have risen in popularity (notably television), radio...
05:39 2019-06-13

Amazon Music HD is supposed to sound better than Spotify — but it depends on how you listen Amazon launched new Music HD, which promises CD-quality music that's better than services such as Spotify. So I tried to see if I could tell the difference....
00:26 2019-09-18

Apple Music now works in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and other browsers Apple's subscription music service is now available through modern web browsers, expanding platform support past iOS, macOS, Android, and Windows apps.Read More...
08:26 2019-09-06

Miley Cyrus Goes Underwater For Emotional "Slide Away" Music Video Miley Cyrus is giving us all the feels with the "Slide Away" music video. As if people weren't already sobbing enough already, the singer is taking things up a notch with her......
21:26 2019-09-06

Free 'Celeste' update adds 100 levels and 40 minutes of music A free Celeste update will bring more than 100 new levels and 40 minutes of additional music to the charming platformer September 9th. It'll bring the total number of stages to more than 800. Creator Matt Thorson announced the "Chapter 9: Farewell" a......
22:39 2019-09-06

Fall music preview: Madonna, Global Citizen Festival and more The boroughs are alive with the sound of music in the coming months. Here are The Post’s picks for concerts and album releases to check out this fall: Madonna “Madame X” tour, Howard Gilman Opera House, BAM. Sept. 17 to Oct. 12 A residency is just about the only thing that Madonna hasn’t...
03:39 2019-09-07

Hurdy Gurdy Man: Rock Star of the Medieval Music Scene The hurdy gurdy is a musical instrument, or more precisely, a string instrument, that traces its origin to the Middle Ages of Europe. The hurdy gurdy was initially used to play sacred music, before being adapted to play popular and folk music. ...
21:39 2019-07-10

An Arizona Teenager Was Fatally Stabbed. The Suspect Blames Rap Music. Michael Paul Adams, 27, killed Elijah Al-Amin, 17, last week, the police said. Mr. Adams said the rap music the teenager had been playing made him feel “unsafe.”...
16:52 2019-07-10

All these years later, The Sound Of Music remains one of the world's favorite things Studio executives probably lie awake at night, wishing something like The Sound Of Music would fall into their laps. There was plenty of reason to think the movie might be a success. It had a star, Julie Andrews, who’d just broken out with Mary Poppins, a tremendous hit. She’d won an Oscar for it, t...
13:13 2019-06-28

NYC 7-Elevens blasted classical music to deter homeless — who loved it New York’s music-loving homeless won’t Bach down. City 7-Elevens have been blasting classical music at people hanging around outside the stores, part of a national effort by the chain to disperse vagrants. But all that cacophony had no effect in New York. “It didn’t work,” said the manager of the 7-...
02:26 2019-09-08

Skai Jackson really can't escape Lil Nas X in the futuristic "Panini" music video The year is 2079 A.O.T.R. (After “Old Town Road.”) Our neon-piped cyberpunk existence comes equipped with dancing robots, extremely responsive Ubers, and a whole lot of Lil Nas X endorsements. Oh, and there’s also cutting edge jet pack technology to aid in escaping street harassment, because those a...
23:26 2019-09-05

McCormick's concept grill plays music based on what you're cooking As someone who won't turn down an invite to a barbecue, the one thing missing in my life is a grill. That's the part about living in New York City that saddens me. So, when McCormick invited me to check out its new concept grill, the SUMR HITS 5000,......
00:26 2019-06-21

Amazon Music coming to Comcast's Xfinity X1 and Flex services Comcast has just confirmed it has come to an agreement with Amazon for the distribution of its music streaming service through its Xfinity X1 set-top box. The move is not a total surprise considering Comcast added Amazon Prime Video to the X1 series early this year.According to Variety, Amazon Music...
23:26 2019-06-20

CHEAP: Bring CDs back with $200 off Bose’s Wave music system IV Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! CDs have a bad rep. While vinyl and even cassettes have gone through a bit of a revival, very few people give a single, solitary fuck about CDs. Which is a massive shame. CDs are a great format. They’re hardy, ea...
16:39 2019-09-01

Amazon Music adds lossless streaming tier to its service Amazon on Tuesday unveiled a new high-quality tier to its music streaming service — making it the first major streamer to dive into CD-quality audio. The upgraded service, called Amazon Music HD, can be tacked onto existing Amazon Music subscriptions for an additional $5 a month. The service costs f...
19:39 2019-09-17

Opinion: The YouTube Music Middle East Launch was very, very confusing. It’s 6:15PM on a suitably uncomfortable Monday evening. Septembers are always the most fun times to go out in Dubai, because the weather always leaves you wondering; it’s neither uncomfortably hot, nor cold, but it’s not the kind of hot about which you’re used to complain...
13:39 2019-09-11

Amazon Music HD offers lossless streaming starting at $12.99 per month Amazon is launching a new tier for its Music subscription service that will offer high quality, lossless audio streams and downloads, the company has announced. With Amazon Music HD, as the plan is called, Amazon says people are going to have access......
18:26 2019-09-17

How music guru Rick Rubin transformed from NYU rap brat to Zen master Back in his 1980s New York heyday, record producer Rick Rubin was an unapologetically bratty loudmouth. To those who saw him at the time, he’s barely recognizable in the new Showtime documentary “Shangri-La.” Named for Rubin’s recording studio above Zuma Beach in Malibu, Calif., the series, premieri...
05:00 2019-07-12

Animated 'Addams Family' to feature new music by Christina Aguilera The soundtrack to the animated movie "The Addams Family" will feature original songs by Christina Aguilera, Migos, Karol G, Rock Mafia and Snoop Dogg, MGM announced,...
14:00 2019-09-11

The band X Ambassadors created a music video for the visually impaired For people who are blind or visually impaired, listening to a music video is often just like listening to the track. The band X Ambassadors wants to change that. They've teamed up with Microsoft to create an "audio-only music video" that's meant to a......
18:39 2019-09-04

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
21:39 2019-06-20

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': The cultural 'Rub' that sparked an American sound "Country Music" begins with a cultural rub, the rise of the Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers, and the launch of Nashville's own Grand Ole Opry.        ...
22:00 2019-09-16

'Country Music' registers on lower scale of Ken Burns documentaries Ken Burns' PBS documentaries are always classy affairs, linking a single topic to the vast rubric of American history. Still, there are greater and lesser works within that filmography, and "Country Music" -- an eight-part, 16-hour epic about a lot more than done-me-wrong songs -- distinctly falls i...
15:00 2019-09-16

Music festival will no longer charge white people more for tickets A Detroit music festival has dropped its controversial plan to charge white concertgoers twice as much as people of color — saying it was for the “safety of the community” following a furious backlash. The AfroFuture Fest sparked outrage with its ticketing model for the Aug. 3 event that...
17:00 2019-07-08

Outrage after music festival charges half for people of color A Detroit music festival has sparked outrage by offering half-price tickets to “people of color” — with at least one biracial artist pulling out in protest. The AfroFuture Fest has early-bird ticket prices of $10 for POC (“people of color”) while anyone else has to pay ...
23:26 2019-07-07

Turkish rappers call on citizens to speak up with music video #Susamam has had more than 20 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians' message to their fellow citizens: "Don't remain silent!" The ruling AKP party in Turkey feels provoked; the Turkish press has also admonished DW....
02:52 2019-09-13

‘Country Music’ uncovers stars’ surprising backstories, scandals Country music has always been known for its relatable tales of love and loss set against backdrops of hometowns, dive bars and winding roads. But it’s not only the songs that are filled with stories — it’s the singers and songwriters, too. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and his team spent 8½ ...
04:26 2019-09-13

Beatport's streaming service for DJs sends music directly to decks DJs are used to lugging their music around on vinyl and less back-breaking external drives, but they soon might not need to bring much of anything for their next gig. Beatport recently introduced its $15 per month Link service that streams tracks dir......
11:52 2019-05-23

Sheryl Crow: All my original music destroyed in 'apocalyptic' fire Sheryl Crow has confirmed the master tapes of her hit albums Tuesday Night Music Club and The Globe Sessions were among those destroyed in a fire 11 years ago....
22:00 2019-06-27

Joao Gilberto, pioneer of bossa nova music, dead at 88 With his unique playing style and modern jazz influences, Gilberto created the beat that defined bossa nova, helping launch the genre with his song “Bim-Bom.”...
03:39 2019-07-07

Apple Music hits more than 60 million subscribers, trailing Spotify Apple Inc on Thursday confirmed than the company's streaming music service has more than 60 million subscribers, trailing rival Spotify Technology SA's 100 million premium subscribers....
00:26 2019-06-28

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion of his palate. “You know, there’s a lot of anime an...
19:00 2019-05-24

It'll take more than roses to win over iyla in her mind-bending music video, "Flowers" When a relationship is especially rocky, gifts can only get you so far. Burgeoning pop/R&B singer iyla is really not interested in empty apologies and thoughtless gestures in the music video for “Flowers,” her latest release off of her 2018 debut EP, War + Raindrops. Iyla gorges on chocolates, c...
00:13 2019-09-11

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
23:13 2019-07-08

Apple Music grows to over 60 million monthly users worldwide Apple Music and Spotify continue to compete for world domination, as both music streaming services claim they have many millions of subscribers. Up until now, Spotify was the supreme ruler with more than 100 million subscribers worldwide reported two months ago.Before that, Apple said it has amassed...
11:26 2019-06-28

Somebody translated fussy Wikipedia edits into soothing ambient music According to Wikipedia’s (current) page on Wikipedia:Statistics, there are 1.8 edits made per second by its worldwide volunteer editors. There’s close to 6 million articles on the English Wikipedia alone, and the free web resource sees an average of 577 new articles appear per day. That’s insanity, ...
02:00 2019-09-10

Ex-convict charged with stabbing Arizona teen to death over rap music A newly released ex-convict who stabbed a teenager to death at an Arizona convenience store on Independence Day, later telling police he had felt threatened by the boy's rap music, was charged with first-degree murder on Tuesday....
06:26 2019-07-10

Artists Sue Universal Music Group Over Losses in 2008 Fire Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle and the estates of Tom Petty and Tupac Shakur say UMG failed to protect recordings and must share money from insurance and legal claims....
04:39 2019-06-22

Vivian Perlis, Oral Historian of American Music, Dies at 91 She was the founding director of a Yale project that preserved the voices of Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland and many more. It has been called “incomparable.”...
00:00 2019-07-10

YouTube Changes How It Counts Views for Record-Breaking Music Videos YouTube is introducing a major change to its music chart system after discovering that artists and labels were using growth hacks to inflate how many people were watching their videos....
21:52 2019-09-14

Man fatally stabs teenager listening to rap because he felt ‘threatened’ by music Michael Adams of Arizona allegedly stabbed Elijah al-Amin, 17, in the neck because he said hip-hop music made him feel ‘unsafe’An Arizona man has told authorities that he stabbed a teen to death because he felt “threatened” by the 17-year-old’s hip-hop music.Michael Adams, 27, was charged with first...
23:00 2019-07-09

Elite Beat Agents Is About Saving The World With Music And Dance The world is in ruin, relationships are in tatters, and dreams are being crushed. How to help all these people? According to Elite Beat Agents, it’s through the power of love- er, music....
22:00 2019-06-23

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
14:00 2019-05-22

Before there was an Apple iPod, there was Sony Walkman. 40 years of music on the move If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, it wasn't in your phone. You likely did it with a Sony Walkman. The original debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
17:26 2019-07-01

Inside Taylor Swift's Music Battle: A Breakdown of What She's Fighting For and Why Taylor Swift is fighting for control over her record-breaking album catalog. The Grammy winner, who released six albums under label Big Machine Records before her contract expired, took......
21:39 2019-07-02

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile music-......
11:39 2019-09-19

MTV Video Music Awards 2019: Weirdest, Wildest and Best Moments The biggest stars in the music industry gathered in Newark, New Jersey Monday night for the MTV Video Music Awards, because someone decided to make everyone from Taylor Swift to Shawn Mendes to Missy Elliott, Cardi B, Marc Jacobs and Queen Latifah navigate New Jersey Transit to the Prudential Center...
10:00 2019-08-27

Nicki Minaj to headline music festival in Saudi Arabia Saudi government accused of hypocrisy for requiring women attending to wear full-length robe Nicki Minaj will perform in Saudi Arabia, it was announced on Wednesday, as the ultraconservative kingdom sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment.The female rapper is known for her outlandish, provoca...
16:39 2019-07-03

Jim Croce: The night the music died in Louisiana on Sept. 20, 1973 Rock star Jim Croce and five others died in a plane crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana after a concert on Sept. 20, 1973.        ...
22:00 2019-09-18

Bonn's Schumannfest: Pianist Danae Dörken on the power of music Hailed as one of the rising stars of her generation, the 27-year-old German-Greek pianist is also a festival organizer. She tells DW why artistry fulfills an essential function in people's lives....
17:13 2019-06-17

Women dominate 2019 Americana Music Awards nominations Lori McKenna, Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples and Kacey Musgraves are among the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards nominees.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Early Prime Day deal: get 4 months of Amazon Music Unlimited for $0.99 / 99p While Prime Day 2019 is still weeks away, Amazon is offering a rare promotion right now exclusively for Prime members. Starting today, you can get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 in the US or 99p in the UK. The music streaming service normally costs $7.99/£7.99 per month, s...
01:26 2019-06-30

Your Guide to the References in Taylor Swift’s ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Music Video As promised, Taylor Swift released her music video for her new song “You Need to Calm Down” off of her upcoming seventh album Lover on Monday morning, premiering on Good Morning America. Also as promised, the literally sugar-sweet video (plenty of cake) is filled with celebrity cameos fr...
00:26 2019-06-18

Garmin Forerunner 245 Music review: New features, better price, few sacrifices Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Runners have a lot to be excited about when it comes to Garmin's revamped family of Forerunner smartwatches. Now starting at $199, the Forerunner family contains six devices that should serve all levels of runner—from novice to expert. The $299 Forerunner 245 ...
15:26 2019-05-21

China's ByteDance ventures into AI-generated music with Jukedeck deal China's ByteDance is venturing into artificial-intelligence (AI) generated music, hiring the staff of a London-based start-up after buying some of its intellectual property assets, according to LinkedIn posts and a person with knowledge of the matter....
11:13 2019-07-24

Chance The Rapper is contributing new music to the Steven Universe movie Music has always been a central element of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe—unsurprising, given that it’s the brainchild of beloved animation songwriter Rebecca Sugar. In the past, the show has treated fans to songs about personal strength, ice cream kitty cats, and the joys of seeing a giant woman...
01:00 2019-06-14

Is Woodstock 50 the Next Fyre Festival? Music Event Is Officially Canceled UPDATE: Woodstock 50 has been canceled, co-founder Michael Lang announced on Wednesday. "We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the......
22:52 2019-07-31

Woodstock 50 music festival officially cancelled weeks before event The troubled 50th anniversary event planned for August in Maryland has been officially called offThe troubled Woodstock 50th anniversary music festival planned for August has been officially called off, entertainment publication Variety reported on Wednesday, citing multiple sources.Variety said tha...
21:39 2019-07-31

Apple Music tops 60 million subscribers, but can it catch Spotify? To overtake the global streaming music leader, it will need to convince a lot more Android users to give it a shot.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

Jay Som on social media, MySpace music, and recording her new album at home Los Angeles-based Jay Som (a.k.a. Melina Duterte) has been doing this music thing most of her life—since roughly 12 years old, in fact, when the musician was still uploading songs to MySpace music. In the midst of the Pitchfork 2019 madness, the creator of blissfully intimate pop music checked in wi...
02:01 2019-07-25

Linden Lab’s Sansar partners with Monstercat to bring live music into VR Sansar, the social virtual reality platform built by Linden Lab, has partnered with electronic music label Monstercat, to bring live music into VR.Read More...
15:26 2019-07-01

The Latest: Music begins at event Nevada town near Area 51 A lone dancer whirling in a dusty festival grounds in the town of Rachel was one of the first to hear music in events that officials say have drawn perhaps 1,500 people to the Nevada desert...
12:13 2019-09-20

Spotify ends direct music uploads for indie artists Indie artists will no longer have the option to upload music directly to Spotify -- not that they'll necessarily mind. Spotify is shutting down the upload beta test after determining that its efforts were better spent elsewhere. Feedback from music......
21:13 2019-07-01

Apple purges iTunes, as Music, TV and Podcasts apps take over syncing Apple's arguably most hated piece of legacy software - iTunes - just got killed today at the WWDC keynote, and the interesting part is that it won't be renamed to something else, but different modules will be taking its place instead. The iTunes syncing and download service is a relic of the past an...
22:26 2019-06-03

Best MP3 Player 2019: TechRadar's guide to the best portable music players MP3 players might not be as popular as they were a decade ago, but that doesn't mean they're outdated technology. In fact, modern MP3 players do a significantly better job at storing your entire music library at a higher bitrate than your 2009 iPod Shuffle ever could.To that end, if you&ap...
01:52 2019-06-18

Sony's 230-Walkman exhibit celebrates 40 years of a music icon To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Walkman sold (the TPS-L2, naturally), Sony is showing off the history of the portable music player in central Tokyo. It will run across the summer, through until September 1st, with writers and experts o......
01:13 2019-07-04

Ed Sheeran Gives Emotional Goodbye As He Announces 18 Month Break From Music After more than 250 performances on the road, Ed Sheeran may be headed back to the castle on the hill. On the final stop of his Divide tour earlier this week, the Grammy winner began......
16:00 2019-08-28

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or interru......
22:13 2019-07-18

TikTok’s owner is reportedly launching a music streaming app in July Yesterday, Chinese company ByteDance – which owns TikTok, Helo, and Vigo Video – launched a chat app called Flipchat. Now, a new report from Bloomberg suggests its reportedly launching a music streaming app this year. The report notes that the company has already secured rights from two of India’s b...
16:26 2019-05-21

Donnie Fritts, Who Bridged Soul and Country Music, Dies at 76 Mr. Fritts, who was probably best known for his long tenure in Kris Kristofferson’s band, was a force in Southern popular music for more than two decades....
03:26 2019-08-30