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Grammys 2019: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

2019 might be some kind of cosmic turning point in the history of the Grammys: The first show where the conversation was more about who didn’t perform than who did. Ariana Grande’s fuck-this-shit refusal to play ball with the notorious Grammy-production dumbfucks revealed just how completely this was a show in … More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Aretha Franklin, List, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Ne-yo, Grammys, St. Vincent, Diana Ross

Why the 61st Annual Grammy Awards Telecast Was the Queerest, Fiercest, and the Best Yet

None Even if you didn't watch it, you knew that this year's Grammys were like any other's year's Grammy Award telecast: it was simply far, far too long.Yet that wasn't the only negative to be noted on the ceremony's 61st iteration. This time around, there were far too few awards were given out during the televised portion, several acceptance speech winners were played off (and twice abruptly cut off), one of the night's big winners wasn't even there (Childish Gambino/Donald Glover), and Recordi...
Tags: Feature, Music, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Motown records, St. Vincent, James Corden, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center

Grammys 2019: Women dominate the award show performances

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was dominated by strong female-led performances. From the start with Cuban-American singer-songwriter and former Fifth Harmony member Camila Cabello was on fire with her Grammy nominated-single “Havana” as she was joined by fellow Latin stars Ricky Martin and J Balvin, as well as Young Thug and trumpet player Arturo Sandoval. That along with 15-time Grammy Award-winner and powerhouse R&B singer Alicia Keys hosting, set the tone for the evening. Early on, Ke...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Los Angeles, Sport, Neil Young, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Dolly Parton, David Bowie, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga

Camila Cabello Opens 2019 Grammys With Young Thug, Ricky Martin & J Balvin: Watch Them Perform “Havana” & “Mi Gente”

Camila Cabella opened up the 2019 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles with an electrifying performance of her hit single “Havana.”The former Fifth Harmony star also shared the stage—which she turned into a mini city—with Young Thug, who joined her for “Havana,” and Ricky Martin, and J Balvin, who performed “Mi Gente.”Stay tuned for the full performance, but check out some clips (via Twitter) below:#CamilaCabello kicking off the #GRAMMYs as only she can! #CAMILAxGRAMMY— Mike A...
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Television, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Grammys, Havana, Young Thug, Ricky Martin, Mike Adam, Camila Cabello, J. Balvin

Grammys 2019: Cardi B Performs “Money”

Cardi B is up for three Grammys this year. Her summer hit with Bad Bunny and J Balvin, "I Like It," is in the running for Record Of The Year, and her debut LP Invasion Of Privacy is nominated in both the Best Rap Album and Album Of The Year categories. On top of that, … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Grammys, Cardi B, Cardi, J Balvin

Grammys 2019: Cardi B Performs At The 2019 Grammys

Cardi B is up for three Grammys this year. Her summer hit with Bad Bunny and J Balvin, "I Like It," is in the running for Record Of The Year, and her debut LP Invasion Of Privacy is nominated in both the Best Rap Album and Album Of The Year categories. On top of that, … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Grammys, Cardi B, Cardi, J Balvin

Grammys 2019: Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Little Big Town and more salute Dolly Parton

Eight-time Grammy winner and 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year, Dolly Parton, was celebrated at the 61st Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday night by some of the industries biggest stars. Pop singer-songwriter Katy Perry joined country singer-songwriter and multi-Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves for “Here You Come Again,” both women sporting modified red nudie suits. They were joined by Parton midway through, who brought out her godchild, Miley Cyrus, to duet on “Jolene.” It was a sweet moment and one...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Ryan Seacrest, Sport, Neil Young, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, Dolly Parton, Michelle Obama, Miley Cyrus, Kennedy Center, Grammy Awards, Concerts, Linda Perry, Little Big Town

Grammys 2019: Ricky Martin, Camila Cabello and J Balvin deliver a colorful bilingual performance

Latin crossover sensation Ricky Martin first performed at the 41st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony and gyrated his hips to “Cup of Life,” the 1998 World Cup anthem, at the Shrine in Los Angeles in 1999. He returned to the Grammy stage 20 years later to join Cuban-American singer-songwriter Camila Cabello, J Balvin and trumpet player Arturo Sandoval in a colorful version of Cabello’s Grammy-nominated hit, “Havana.” It was a big moment for Latin music as throughout the Grammys’ 61-year history there...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Michelle Obama, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Havana, Young Thug, Concerts, Ricky Martin, Martin, West Side Story, Cardi, Camila Cabello

Pop 2.0: how globalised music created a new kind of star

English is no longer the lingua franca of pop music, and its alpha stars – Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga – are an endangered speciesIn a recent episode of the New York Times Popcast, the paper’s critic, Jon Caramanica, recalled the week in August where K-pop seven-piece BTS and Puerto Rican star Ozuna’s respective albums debuted inside the US Top 10. “I remember looking at that and being, like, oh, this is it – this is the new pop order. This is not seven sub-genres ascendin...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Youtube, US, Rap, Culture, Pop and rock, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Drake, Prince, Michael Jackson

Songs You Might Know From Artists You Probably Don’t: Sifting Through 2019’s Potential Pop Hits

Pop music is a crazy industry, even more so in our fractured age. It's crazy how many songs can be blowing up in some corner of the world, online or off, without ever spilling over into the mass consciousness. It's crazy how many of those songs actually do spill over without some of us realizing … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Bastille, Bruno Mars, Susan Boyle, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Lil Wayne, Imagine Dragons, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban, Miguel, Hozier, The Weeknd

Nielsen Music 2018 Report: On-Demand Streams Up 49%

Nielsen Music has released it 2018 Year-End Highlights. The survey shows a year of significant overall industry growth, with total album equivalent audio consumption up 23% over 2017, driven by a 49% increase in on-demand audio song streams compared to 2017. A similar analysis of 2018 stats by BuzzAngle Music saw a 42% increase in on-demand audio streams. The top-streamed on-demand song (audio+ video) was Drake’s “God’s Plan” with over 1.5 billion total streams, topping the Billboa...
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Bradley Cooper, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Drake, Nielsen, Florida Georgia Line, Zedd, Tyra Banks, Exo, Gracenote, Bruce Houghton, Golden Globe

The 2019 State Of Pop Address

Pop is dead; meet the new pop. More »
Tags: Music, Lana Del Rey, Kim Kardashian, Nicki Minaj, Adele, Logic, Kanye West, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Madonna, Bruno Mars, Sia, Diplo

Sounds Of Music 2018 From Pandora's Music Genome Project

How did music change in 2018? It's not an easy question to answer, but the data gurus at Pandora have crunched the mountains of data that power the Music Genome Project to find out. _______________________________ By Emily Blake and Sergio Oramas of Pandora Most of us can likely recognize an ‘80s song from three cars away. Nowadays, those signature sounds — the heavy reverb, snare drum and extravagant power ballads - come off, well, so ‘80s. Chances are, our music will sound just as ...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Pandora, Kendrick Lamar, Miami, Selena Gomez, Bronx, Oakland, Florida Georgia Line, Grey, Cardi B, Bruce Houghton, Julia Michaels, Lewis, Trina, Cardi

Most Shazamed Songs Of 2018

Clean Bandit and Demi Lovato’s “Solo” was Shazam's most-Shazamed song of the year in 2018 with over 9-million searches. Nicky Jam and J Balvin’s “X,” Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa’s “One Kiss,” Cardi B. and Ed Sheeran also made the list.   The top 10 Most-Shazamed Songs of 2018 1. “Solo”, Clean Bandit Feat. Demi Lovato 2. “X”, Nicky Jam & J Balvin 3. “One Kiss”, Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa 4. “In My Mind”, Dynoro & Gigi D’Agostino 5. “Perfect”, Ed Sheeran 6. “Leave A Light On”, Tom...
Tags: Music, Ed Sheeran, Portugal, Demi Lovato, David Guetta, Jason Aldean, Shazam, Music Business, Music Tech, Indie Labels, Calvin Harris, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Bandit, Cardi, Dua Lipa

Chartmetric's 2018 Wrap-Up: Weekly Winners & Pop Stars

Tis the season for end of year wraps, and Chartmetric is digging into data across the major streaming platforms to bring you a comprehensive look at some of 2018's biggest standout hits. ________________________ Guest post by Jason Joven of Chartmetric Chartmetric data as of Dec 12, 2018 Right about now, you’re likely digging through your personalized “2018 Wrapped” playlists on Spotify (it’s in the Genres & Moods section), flipping through Billboard’s “Best Songs of 2018...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Usa, UK, Australia, Mexico, US, Toronto, Spain, Colombia, Guest Post, New Jersey, Brighton, Brazil, Romania, Dallas

T-Series Poised To Reshape Global Culture As Biggest YouTube Channel Ever [Mark Mulligan]

T-Series, the biggest global music label and and movies studio that you've likely never heard of, is within weeks of surpassing PewDiePie as the world's biggest YouTube Channel with more than 75 million subscribers. It's also the company that Spotify just cut a deal with as its preps entry into India. By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA and the Music Industry blog Some time over the next month or so a YouTube landmark will be passed: T-Series will pass PewDiePie as the most subscribed YouTube cha...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Japan, UK, Youtube, Mexico, China, India, US, Thailand, Brazil, Saavn, Bric, Pewdiepie, Bruce Houghton, YouTube Channel

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2018

Y'all wanna hear something crazy? I've been writing this weekly pop column for five whole years now. It seems like just yesterday that I published the inaugural installment explaining why The Week In Pop would be a good addition to the Stereogum portfolio. As we approach the precipice of 2019, I'm fairly certain … More »
Tags: Music, Usher, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera, Future, Jay-z, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Charli Xcx, Bradley Cooper, Bastille, Eminem, Spice Girls, Kendrick Lamar, Mark Ronson

Kendrick Lamar is top nominee as women make a Grammy comeback

H.E.R. is a nominee for album of the year. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) By MESFIN FEKADU | AP Music Writer NEW YORK — The music of “Black Panther,” with Kendrick Lamar in its starring role, officially owns the 2019 Grammy Awards, where women are heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt. The Recording Academy announced Friday that Lamar is the top contender with eight nominations, including seven for his musical comp...
Tags: Music, New York, Taylor Swift, Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Kanye West, Things To Do, Soccer, Ariana Grande, Bradley Cooper, Jimmy Carter, Dj Mustard, Kendrick Lamar

Latin Dominates Top 10 YouTube Videos 2018

Eight of the top 10 most played music videos on YouTube worldwide last year were in Spanish, with Puerto Rican singer Ozuna (pictured left) making an appearance in 2018's #1, #9 and #10 music videos. The top 10 YouTube music videos by views for 2018 (as of Dec. 5): “Te Boté” Remix – Casper, Nio García, Darell, Nicky Jam, Bad Bunny, Ozuna – 1.45 billion Nicky Jam feat. J. Balvin, “X (EQUIS)” – 1.40 billion Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B, “Girls Like You” – 1.39 billion Daddy Ya...
Tags: Music, Drake, Bruce Houghton, Cardi, Cutty Ranks, Ozuna, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, Reik, Chombo, Nio García Darell Nicky Jam Bad Bunny Ozuna, Ozuna Romeo Santos, Becky G Natti Natasha, Ozuna Wisin, Ozuna Manuel Turizo, Vaina Loca

Ariana Grande Breaks Yet Another YouTube Record

Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" just broke yet another YouTube record. In addition to being biggest music video debut in YouTube history, earning 55.4 million views in it's first 24 hours, its is now also the fastest video to earn 100 million views, reaching the milestone in under four days following the release of the video on Friday, Nov. 30 at 3pm ET. photo: YouTube screenshot Grande is also now Spotify's most streamed artists worldwide and the  "Thank U, Next" single is #1 on the ...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Taylor Swift, Youtube, Marketing, Adele, Ariana Grande, Eminem, Selena Gomez, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, YouTube & Video, Blackpink, Thank U Next

Spotify's 2018 Top Artists, Songs, Albums and Playlists

Spotify has revealed its 2018 lists of most streamed artists, tracks, playlists, podcasts and more of 2018.  Sure, there's plenty of Drake and Ariana Grande. But there are also some newer artists represented, along with a few surprises. Spotify’s Global Top Lists 2018: Most-Streamed Artists Drake is the world’s most-streamed artist, with more than 8.2 billion streams this year. J Balvin, who made his top-five debut, had multiple hits on our global chart, such as “X” (with Nicky...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Drake, Bruce Houghton, Malone, Ty Dolla, Joe Budden, Dua Lipa, Camila Cabello, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran

Ariana Grande Breaks Spotify, YouTube Records, BTS Falls

Ariana Grande has become Spotify's most streamed artists worldwide. The milestone comes as her "Thank U, Next" video breaks YouTube all time record for the most views in the first 24 hours of its release. photo: YouTube screenshot "Thank U, Next" single is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the third straight week. sheesh. thank u. — Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) November 30, 2018 Grande reached the Spotify global milestone after passing 46.9 million...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Taylor Swift, Youtube, Marketing, Adele, Ariana Grande, Eminem, Selena Gomez, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, YouTube & Video, Blackpink, Thank U Next

Latin Music Is Now YouTube's Dominate Genre

Latin music and artists have become a force to be reckoned with on YouTube. At the start of 2017 there were 5 videos from Latin artists in YouTube’s Billion Views Club, and as of today, there are 41. More than half of the top 100 most-viewed music videos of 2018 are Latin and 8 of the top 10 most-viewed music videos of 2018 feature Latin artists. In 2018, the top 3 most played artists globally on YouTube are all Latin Artists: Ozuna, J Balvin and Bad Bunny. Ozuna amassed over 8.7B views thi...
Tags: Music, Sweden, Youtube, France, US, Serbia, Estonia, Bruce Houghton, Ozuna, Belgium Switzerland, J Balvin, Nicky Jam, Willy William, Manuel Turizo, Natti Natasha, Czech Republic Ireland

28 Essential Reggaeton Songs From The Early 2000s To Now

I was born in San Francisco, CA to two Chicano musicians who connected over their complete obsession with playing and studying music. Once we were old enough to hold instruments, my sister and I expressed some reticence about performing with our parents, but due in part to the closeness of the Mexican family unit and … More »
Tags: Music, Sky, Jennifer Lopez, Plan B, Pharrell, Bia, Shakira, Pitbull, Wyclef Jean, Zion, Cardi B, San Francisco CA, Juanes, Marc Anthony, Lennox, Shabba Ranks

YouTube's Lyor Cohen Warns Of Creator Apocalypse If Article 13 Become law

YouTube Global Head of Music, Lyor Cohen, pens a monthly newsletter to global industry execs, often co-authored by key figures from within the broader business. In this month's newsletter, Cohen invited John Shahidi, CEO of Shots Studios, a management company for musicians and artists including Anitta, Alesso, Rudy Mancuso and Lele Pons. "The success of the music industry and the creative environment that has benefited so many artists are threatened by Article 13" The pair...
Tags: Music, Youtube, Eu, Bob Dylan, Camilla, John, Rudy, Havana, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, Lyor Cohen, Cohen, Delaney, Anwar, J Balvin, Alesso

Rosalía – “Di Mi Nombre” Video

In the past few months, the 25-year-old Spanish singer Rosalía Vila Tobella has become a regular in our 5 Best Vidoes Of The Week column. Rosalía has recorded tracks with international stars like Pharrell and J Balvin, and she's achieved star status in her homeland. Her sound is fascinating, a future-pop … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Pharrell, Rosalia, J Balvin, Henry Scholfield, El Guincho, Rosalía Vila Tobella

A Look At Spotify Insight Analytics

Though not quite as active as it once was, Spotify's Insights blog once offered its artists ideas and information about different industry trends - here we look at a distillation of some of the blog's more salient points. ____________________________ Guest post by Evan Zwisler of Soundfly's Flypaper For years now, streaming platforms like Spotify have given musicians a direct line to their fans. Whether you’re represented by a major label, or no label at all, you can reach new listen...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Montana, China, Marketing, Ozzy Osbourne, Ed Sheeran, Guest Post, Justin Bieber, Italy, Musicians, Brazil, Streaming, Sia, Bob Marley, Garth Brooks

Latin Music Boom Here To Stay

After achieving dominance in 2017, the Latin music wave breaking through into the mainstream has showed no signs of stopping. Here we look at the timeline of Latin music's economic boom. ___________________________ Guest post by William Glanz of SoundExchange Latin music achieved dominance in 2017, with “Despacito” becoming nearly as ubiquitous as “Happy Birthday.” In 2018, the party isn’t over for Latin music. That’s just fine with an industry climbing out of a long economi...
Tags: Europe, Music, Israel, Spain, Chile, Guest Post, Argentina, Latin Music, Streaming, Alex Rodriguez, Music Business, Live & Touring, Latin, Iglesias, Indie Labels, Enrique Iglesias

WATCH: Cardi B’s “I Like It” Performance at the 2018 American Music Awards (Feat. J Balvin & Bad Bunny)

Cardi B brought her “I Like It” music video to life Tuesday night (Oct. 9) at the 2018 American Music Awards in a colorful performance featuring collaborators Bad Bunny and J. Balvin.Check it out below: WATCH: Cardi B’s “I Like It” Performance at the 2018 American Music Awards (Feat. J Balvin & Bad Bunny) is a post from: Gossip On This - Pop Culture, News, Videos & Humo
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Television, Entertainment, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Cardi B, Cardi, Performances, Bad Bunny, J. Balvin, American Music Awards 2018, Balvin Check, Balvin Bad Bunny

Watch Cardi B, J Balvin, & Bad Bunny Perform At The 2018 AMAs

Cardi B followed Taylor Swift's opening number at the 2018 American Music Awards with her Invasion Of Privacy hit, and Stereogum's Song Of The Summer, "I Love It." She performed alongside Bad Bunny and J Balvin. Dancers in salsa-inspired outfits twirled and moved around them like synchronized swimmers. This is Cardi's … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Taylor Swift, American Music Awards, Cardi B, Cardi, J Balvin, Bad Bunny, Cardi B J Balvin

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