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Maren Morris Warns Streamers About Bro-Heavy Playlists

Marren Morris has found country music stardom with big does of help from Spotify, Apple Music and other music streamers. Her album ‘Girl’ notched 24 million streams in the US on the week of its release.  But her biggest fear is the music streaming become too much like country radio. "My biggest fear is that streaming platforms become like country radio and only playlist men," Morris told Billboard. "They’re falling into that same corporate bullshit trap that country radio is so despera...
Tags: Music, US, Bruce Houghton, Morris, Maren Morris, Marren Morris, Male To Female Disparity Mediabase


Stream Game Of Thrones-Inspired Album For The Throne Feat. Travis Scott, The National, Rosalía, & More

Cultural phenomenon Game Of Thrones' eighth and final season is in process. It’s a big deal! Columbia Records recognizes this and has compiled an album of original songs, entitled For The Throne, inspired by the HBO series. The list of contributors is stacked: A$AP Rocky, the National, Rosalía, Lil Peep, Joey Bada$$, Muse's Matthew Bellamy, … More »
Tags: Music, Hbo, Game Of Thrones, Ellie Goulding, Matt Bellamy, Asap Rocky, Columbia Records, The Weeknd, Album Stream, Ty Dolla $ign, Travis Scott, The Lumineers, The National, Joey Bada, Maren Morris, James Arthur


Lizzo Really Is The Whole Damn Meal

"HAVE U EVER SEEN A BITCH PLAY FLUTE THEN HIT THE SHOOT?" It was a reasonable question. It was also a relevant question because it accompanied footage of the woman who posed it doing just that: first busting out an accomplished flute solo and then breaking into 2018's biggest viral dance craze with her backup … More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Kanye West, Katy Perry, Michelle Obama, Madonna, Game Of Thrones, Mark Ronson, Selena Gomez, Rita Ora, Coachella, Pink, Keith Urban, Lykke Li, Carly Rae Jepsen, Zedd


New Music: SZA, The Weeknd & Travis Scott “Power Is Power”

HBO’s Game of Thrones made its triumphant return this week after an 18-month hiatus. The popular fantasy drama television series is dipping into the music side of things, delivering an official soundtrack for its eighth season, dropping on April 26. For its first single, the trio of SZA, The Weeknd and Travis Scott are enlisted on “Power Is Power.” The 14-track compilation project also features appearances by A$AP Rocky, Ty Dolla $ign, Chloe x Halle, Ellie Goulding, Jacob Banks, Joey Bada$$,...
Tags: Hbo, Jazz, Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, New Music, Travis Scott, Wolf, Ty Dolla, Maren Morris, Chloe, Mumford Sons, James Arthur, Halle, CHAL, SZA, Lumineers


Stagecoach 2019: Saturday headliner Sam Hunt talks crossover music, surprises and Snoop Dogg before mixing it up for the festival’s 13th year

For some, the number 13 is considered to be unlucky. However, for Stagecoach Country Music Festival talent buyer Stacy Vee and her hard-working crew, they’re looking forward to celebrating the lucky 13th year of this ginormous hoedown in the desert as the fest takes over the Empire Polo Club in Indio Friday, April 26-Sunday, April 28. After rearranging the sprawling grounds following Stagecoach’s big sister fest — Goldenvoice’s Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, held the previous two weeken...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, California, Georgia, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Long Beach, Diplo, Coachella, Stagecoach, Guy Fieri, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Tom Jones, Vegas


Watch Kacey Musgraves, Jack White, Pistol Annies, & More Cover Loretta Lynn At Nashville Tribute Concert

A large percentage of country music's biggest names gathered in Nashville last night to honor Loretta Lynn. At Bridgestone Arena, an all-star lineup of performers celebrated the country music legend's upcoming birthday (she'll turn 87 on April 14) by coming together to perform songs from her classic discography. Lynn herself was present and … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Kacey Musgraves, Nashville, Alan Jackson, Jack White, Miranda Lambert, Loretta Lynn, Margo Price, Darius Rucker, Bridgestone Arena, Lynn, Maren Morris, Lee Ann Womack, Brandi Carlile, Dennis Quaid


Hollywood Bowl to mark 30th anniversary of Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ with Lea Michele and Harvey Fierstein

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” will be brought to life at the Hollywood Bowl (2301 N Highland Ave.) in Los Angeles via a live-to-film concert experience on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Disney animated film and the live event will feature an all-star cast of performers including Lea Michele as Ariel, Harvey Fierstein as Ursula, Cheech Marin as Chef Louis, Peter Gallagher as King Triton, Leo Gallo as Prince, Ken Page as Sebastian and special guest...
Tags: Music, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Broadway, Ariel, Ursula, Coachella, Stagecoach, Kelsey Grammer, Lea Michele, Rebel Wilson, Concerts, Roy Choi


Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Live in Concert returns to the Hollywood Bowl with Lea Michele and Harvey Fierstein

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” will be brought to life at the Hollywood Bowl (2301 N Highland Ave.) in Los Angeles via a live-to-film concert experience on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Disney animated film and the live event will feature an all-star cast of performers including Lea Michele as Ariel, Harvey Fierstein as Ursula, Cheech Marin as Chef Louis, Peter Gallagher as King Triton, Leo Gallo as Prince, Ken Page as Sebastian and special guest...
Tags: Music, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Broadway, Little Mermaid, Ariel, Ursula, Coachella, Stagecoach, Kelsey Grammer, Lea Michele, Rebel Wilson, Concerts


Maren Morris mixes it up with her new album ‘Girl’ at a sold-out gig at House of Blues Anaheim

Maren Morris’ long-awaited sophomore album “Girl” has only been out for three weeks, yet the fans who showed up to her sold-out show at House of Blues Anaheim on Thursday night belted out the lyrics to the new record like they’ve owned it their entire lives. Morris will also headline The Wiltern in Los Angeles Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30. “Girl” is an excellent release through and through, led by the title track, an empowering anthem with a rockin’ guitar and a subtle nod to Beyoncé ...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Dolly Parton, Pope, Coachella, Stagecoach, Osborne, Disneyland, Garth Brooks, Whitney Houston, Voice, Zedd




What Maren Morris' History-Making First-Week Numbers Say About Country In The Streaming Era

A country music superstar, Maren Morris' sophomore release recently debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, but its performance on streaming services, while good for a country album, is revealing just how far the genre has to go to catch up with others. ______________________________ Guest post by Hugh McIntyre. This article originally appeared on Forbes. Country superstar Maren Morris debuts her sophomore album Girl at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 this week, hitting a new high on...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, Music, Hollywood, New York City, Guest Post, Carrie Underwood, Drake, Huffington Post, Scorpion, Morris, Maren Morris, Hugh McIntyre, Da Hoodie, Maren Morris History Making First Week Numbers Say, Forbes Country


This Guy Is The Hottest Songwriter In Pop

Many songs on Juice WRLD's Death Race For Love, the reigning #1 album in America, made me laugh out loud. A track called "HeMotions," for instance, is already hilarious coming from an emo-informed SoundCloud sing-rapper who made his name on misogynistic self-pity, even before you even factor in lyrics like these: "Going through … More »
Tags: Music, Nick Jonas, Lorde, America, Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea, John Stamos, Macklemore, Soundcloud, Takashi Murakami, Fall Out Boy, J. Cole, The Week In Pop, Post Malone, Alan Walker, Lizzo


Maren Morris Is A Little Bit Springsteen, A Little Bit Teenage Dream

Tucked near the end of Maren Morris' new album GIRL is a lovely little tune called "The Bones." Like many Morris songs, it's not about the art of songwriting but could just as easily be an allegory for her expertise in that area. In "The Bones," a busted old house that has weathered the elements … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Jay-z, Justin Bieber, James Blunt, Bruno Mars, Sia, Diplo, Solange, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Chance The Rapper, Mariah Carey, Joey Fatone, Samuel L. Jackson, Pilgrimage


A Week In Detroit, MI, On A $52,275 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a college counselor who makes $52,275 per year and spends some of her money this week on protein bars.Occupation: College CounselorIndustry: EducationAge: 25Location: Detroit, MISalary: $52,275Paycheck Amount (Biweekly): $1,708.49Monthly ExpensesRent:...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Disney, Ohio, Michigan, Detroit, Ali, Kroger, Yangon Myanmar, Bailey, Mary Poppins, Maren Morris, Maggie Nichols, Maren


KFRG 95.1/FM’s Vicki Pepper talks women in country music, who to look out for at Stagecoach and the station’s All-Girl Power Hour

Last month’s 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony didn’t just end up serving mostly as a celebration of women in music, but more specifically a celebration of women in country music. Singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves was a big winner that night, taking home all four trophies for which she was nominated including best country album and album of the year for “Golden Hour.” Folk, Americana and alternative country artist Brandi Carlile also had a spectacular evening, picking up three awards for her al...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Washington Post, Los Angeles, Sport, Pepper, Radio, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, Dolly Parton, Sam Smith, Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus, Stagecoach, Rolling Stone


Maren Morris Takes Aim At The Invisible Walls Around Country Music On Girl

There’s a tightrope walk for any woman on country radio, an all-important format that remains a career-maker in the genre in 2019. According to recent research, women are only getting around 10% of airplay; by way of explanation, radio programmers habitually claim that listeners vote down women singers when their new songs are tested. The never-ending arguments about not sounding “country enough” is why Kacey Musgraves didn’t service singles off Golden Hour to country radio. It took a tour open...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kacey Musgraves, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Zedd, Nra, Don, Morris, Maren Morris, Jonas Brothers, Dixie Chicks, Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osbourne, Greg Kurstin, Sarah Aarons


Benny Blanco Has Written Hits For Everybody Else. Now He’s Doing It For Himself.

Benny Blanco's "Eastside" reached #1 on Billboard's Pop Songs chart this week, completing a 31-week voyage to the top. The chart tracks Top 40 radio airplay, which means "Eastside" -- a brisk, twilit collaboration with newly cemented radio mainstays Halsey and Khalid -- has been in steady rotation at pop stations since late July. According … More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Madonna, Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Lady Gaga, Drake, Michael Jackson, Florida Georgia Line, Carly Rae Jepsen, Clean Bandit, Exo, Adam Lambert, Jason Derulo, Halsey


Avril Lavigne’s Disappointing Return

Avril Lavigne is back, and as usual, it's complicated. More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Bastille, Eminem, Selena Gomez, Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, 5 Seconds Of Summer


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


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


Grammys 2019: Katy Perry, Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris, & Little Big Town Sing Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton was named this year's MusicCares Person Of The Year, and on Friday night there was a whole tribute concert where a whole bevy of artists honored her with performances and speeches. More »
Tags: Video, Music, Kacey Musgraves, Katy Perry, Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus, Grammys, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Katy Perry Kacey Musgraves Maren Morris


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


Predicting The 2019 Grammy Winners

It's that time of year again: the time when we as a culture must reckon with the insane/mundane prestige-populist fever dream that is Grammy logic. More »
Tags: Music, Nick Jonas, Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Charli Xcx, Bradley Cooper, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Meghan Trainor, Lady Gaga, Drake, Tyga, Pitbull, 5 Seconds Of Summer, Grammys


Can Ava Max’s Global Hit “Sweet But Psycho” Take Over America Too?

A non-exhaustive list of American musicians who've hit it big in Europe and the UK before breaking through back home: Jimi Hendrix, Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, the Strokes, the White Stripes, Andrew W.K. To that list you can now add Ava Max -- aka Wisconsin-born, Virginia-raised Amanda Ava Koci -- whose "Sweet But Psycho" might be … More »
Tags: Europe, Music, UK, Rihanna, Virginia, Spider-Man, America, Ariana Grande, Wisconsin, Lady Gaga, Blink-182, Zedd, Big Plans, Halsey, 2 Chainz, Cardi B


The 61st GRAMMY Awards nominations 2019 – Complete list

The nominations for the 61st GRAMMY Awards are here revealing what has been shortlisted as the best in music and legacy music for 2019. Here are all of the nominations for each category of the famed award ceremony. GENERAL FIELD 1. Record Of The Year Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist. I LIKE IT Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin Invincible, JWhiteDidIt, Craig Kallman & Tainy, producers; Leslie B...
Tags: Featured, 2019, Awards Ceremony, Grammy, Grammy Awards, Grammy's, Music, Nominations, Nominees, Recording Academy, Shows


Maren Morris – “Girl”

Maren Morris made a big impression with Hero, her 2016 debut. A set of cosmopolitan country songs that flirted with pop without abandoning the Texas native's rootsy comfort zone, it won her a ton of fans, a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, a Saturday Night Live performance, and more. More »
Tags: Music, Texas, Maren Morris


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


SoundExchange Names Digital Radio's Top Tracks and Breakout Artists Of 2018

Soundexchange is sharing its Top Track and Breakout Artists of 2018 based on airplay from digital radio services including satellite, internet and cable radio. Pandora and SiriusXm are among the survey's largest reporters.   Ed Sheeran and his "Perfect" were the #1 most streamed track on digital radio this year according to  SoundExchange .  Sheeran joins other standouts Camila Cabello, Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line and Post Malone, who each have two tracks in the Top 20.  ...
Tags: Music, Pandora, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Streaming, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Florida Georgia Line, Digital Radio, Music Business, Broadcast & Satellite, Charlie Puth, Bruce Houghton, Malone, Ty Dolla, Maren Morris



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