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Childish Gambino Win Big at 2019 GRAMMYs (Full Winners List)

Childish Gambino won big at the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday night (Feb. 10). Despite not attending music’s biggest night, the artist/actor took home ‘Song of the Year,’ ‘Record of the Year,’ ‘Best Music Video’ and ‘Best Rap/Sung Performance’ for his Billboard smash-hit “This Is America.” Cardi B made history, becoming the first solo female artist to win ‘Best Rap Album’ for her multi-platinum debut, Invasion of Privacy. Drake, who reportedly passed on performing at this year’s show, m...
Tags: Kacey Musgraves, Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Drake, Pharrell Williams, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Miguel, Music News, Janelle Monae, Morton, Thompson, Jay Rock

2019 Grammy Awards: Rap and R&B Winners

Music’s biggest night is here as the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards takes over the City of Angels. Before the main event kicked off inside the Staples Center, hosted by Alicia Keys, the GRAMMYs honored many of today’s artists during the pre-show ceremony. Hosted by Shaggy, the key awards in the R&B and Rap categories were handed out during the pre-show celebration at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Childish Gambino lead the pack winning two awards for ‘Best Music Video’ and ‘Bes...
Tags: Beyonce, Microsoft, Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Alicia Keys, Jazz, Drake, Pharrell Williams, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Miguel, Janelle Monae, Morton, Thompson

Producer Linda Perry says her Grammy nomination is really already a win

Of course singer-songwriter and noted music producer Linda Perry would be elated to walk away from the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, Feb. 10, at Staples Center in Los Angeles cradling the shiny trophy for producer of the year, non classical, but as far as she’s concerned the nomination alone is really already a win. Perry is being recognized for her work on rising Los Angeles rock band Dorothy’s sophomore album “28 Days in the Valley,” the soundtrack to “Served Like a Girl,” a docum...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera, Los Angeles, Sport, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Aniston, Mick Jagger, Gwen Stefani, Cbs, Miley Cyrus

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus on His Wild Kids TV Cartoon That You Never Got to See

Imagine a music-filled kids’ cartoon about saving the ocean, with characters voiced and sung by Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus, Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz, and Grammy winner Pharrell Williams. Nearly ten years ago, it almost happened. Hoppus recently guested on KROQ’s “Kevin and Bean Show,” where he and “Kevin & Bean” co-host Jensen Karp revealed that […]
Tags: News, Cartoons, Pharrell Williams, Kevin, KROQ, Kevin Bean, Mark Hoppus, Hoppus, Pete Wentz, Jensen Karp

Maggie Rogers Inspires Introspection On Debut Album

The world and Pharrell Williams met Maggie Rogers at the same time, effectively. Though she later said she had no idea he would be there, much less that the interaction would be filmed and put on the internet, Pharrell’s reaction to her song “Alaska” went viral; one of the giants of music production told this college student he had zero notes to better her track, “Alaska.” A music sensation was born as the clip made its way through Reddit onto music blogs and Rogers found herself booked to play...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Instagram, Maryland, Boston, Beck, Alaska, Reddit, Pharrell, Pharrell Williams, Joni Mitchell, Delaware, Rogers, Rostam Batmanglij

Israeli Artist Dennis Lloyd Signs With Arista Records

Tel Aviv native Dennis Lloyd has just inked a contract with Arista Records, the label announced Friday. The deal comes just before Lloyd debuts much anticipated new music, following his 2017 international smash hit “Nevermind,” which went to No. 3 on the U.S. alternative charts and also made the mainstream top 40, adult top 40 […]
Tags: News, Israel, Tel Aviv, Coachella, Pharrell Williams, Dennis, Lloyd, Arista Records, Dennis Lloyd, Lloyd Signs With Arista Records

BottleRock Taps Neil Young, Imagine Dragons, Mumford, Pharrell as 2019 Headliners

For its seventh annual confluence of rock and culinary pleasures, BottleRock Napa Valley has announced a typically eclectic mix of musical acts, with Mumford & Sons, Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Imagine Dragons, Logic and Pharrell Williams among those set to perform May 24-26. Among the other musicians tapped for the three-day festival […]
Tags: News, Logic, Neil Young, Imagine Dragons, Pharrell Williams, Napa Valley, Mumford & Sons, Bottlerock Festival, Mumford Sons Neil Young Promise

United States: "Blurred Lines" Final Judgment May Signal Paradigm Shift For Entertainment Copyright Law - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

In March 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rendered a landmark decision in the copyright infringement litigation surrounding Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke's song, "Blurred Lines."
Tags: News, United States, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard, Smith LLP

The Top 10 College Party Songs of 2018

Wondering what the name of that song from the party last night was? Got you covered! Read on for the 10 iconic party songs that rocked 2018.2018 marks a year of highs and lows for music with several artists passing away and new artists blossoming. As another year of spectacular and not-so spectacular music comes to a close, we want to reminisce about some of the most popular party songs we heard at every get-together on campus this year. 2018 was the year of pop-rap combos and some unpredictable...
Tags: Music, College, College Party, Bruno Mars, Music Video, Miami, Nice, Drake, Party, Tyga, Bronx, Pharrell Williams, Memphis, Migos, Calvin Harris, University Of Miami

‘Blurred Lines’ Suit Ends With $5 Million Judgement Against Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams

After five years, the legal battle over the copyright of the Robin Thicke’s 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” has ended, with Marvin Gaye’s family being awarded a final judgment of nearly $5 million against the song’s primary writers, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, according to CNN and other reports. The pair were accused of copyright infringement […]
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Judge Issues Final $5M Judgment In “Blurred Lines” Trial Against Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams

Judgment in the "Blurred Lines" copyright lawsuit was finally settled once and for all on Monday when a California federal judge entered a nearly $5 million judgment against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams and in favor of Marvin Gaye's family. This ends the saga of the much-watched lawsuit, which began in 2013. According to Judge … More »
Tags: Music, News, California, Pharrell Williams, Marvin Gaye, Robin Thicke

Blurred Lines: Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay $5m in final verdict

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke must pay Marvin Gaye's estate nearly $5m, a judge rules.
Tags: News, Pharrell Williams, Marvin Gaye, Robin Thicke

Tom Hooper’s Cats Begins Principal Photography

Tom Hooper’s Cats begins principal photography Universal Pictures and Working Title have announced that the upcoming adaptation of the hit musical Cats from Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) has begun principal photography in London! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSiz...
Tags: London, Movies, Taylor Swift, Cats, United Kingdom, Paris, Royal Ballet, Oscar, Broadway, Tom Hooper, Pharrell Williams, James Corden, King, Ian Mckellen, Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures

2019 GRAMMY Award Nominations Announced

The road to music’s biggest night starts now as the nominations for the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards are revealed. On Friday (Dec. 7), Janelle Monae, Alessia Cara, Shawn Mendes, and Apple Music’s Zane Lowe appeared on CBS This Morning to announce the nominees for the four major categories (Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Album Of The Year). The 2019 GRAMMY Awards will broadcast live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. See the f...
Tags: Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Los Angeles, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Cbs, Pharrell Williams, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Miguel, Music News, Thompson, Jay Rock, Alessia Cara

2019 GRAMMY Award Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Cardi B Lead the Pack

The road to music’s biggest night starts now as the nominations for the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards are revealed. Leading the way for the 2019 GRAMMYs is Kendrick Lamar. Despite not releasing a solo album, the Pulitzer Prize winner landed the most nominations (8) for the Black Panther soundtrack, where he served as lead artist and curator. Lamar is up for “Album of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” “Record of the Year,” and “Best Rap Song.” For “Album of the Year,” Kendrick faces off against Cardi...
Tags: Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Los Angeles, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Cbs, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center, Miguel, Music News, Thompson, Jay Rock

Muggings Mar Global Citizen Festival In Johannesburg

A spate of muggings early Monday marred a charity concert in South Africa at which Beyonce, Jay-Z and other stars performed in honor of Nelson Mandela. Tens of thousands flocked to the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday for a music festival also featuring Usher, Pharrell Williams, Trevor Noah, Oprah Winfrey, Naomi Campbell and South … More »
Tags: Music, Usher, Beyonce, News, Jay-z, South Africa, Johannesburg, Oprah Winfrey, Pharrell Williams, Trevor Noah, Naomi Campbell, Beyonce Jay Z, FNB Stadium, Global Citizen Festival, Trevor Noah Oprah Winfrey Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell among stars at Johannesburg concert to honour Mandela

Also at the event were Beyoncé, Oprah Winfrey, Trevor Noah and Bob GeldofBeyoncé, Oprah Winfrey, Naomi Campbell, Pharrell Williams, Trevor Noah, Usher and other international stars gathered in Johannesburg on Sunday for a charity concert honouring Nelson Mandela a century after he was born.Thousands poured into the South African city’s FNB stadium for Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Singer Bob Geldof, who organised the Live Aid concerts for Africa, was also there. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Africa, World news, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Bob Geldof, Mandela, Johannesburg, Oprah Winfrey, Pharrell Williams, Trevor Noah, Naomi Campbell, Justin Trudeau, FNB, Beyoncé Oprah Winfrey Trevor Noah

5 Copyright Cases Every Songwriter Should Be Aware Of

Following the 2016's landmark "Blurred Lines" case, the music business has seen an uptick in the number of copyright infringement cases it's been hit with. Still, the industry is no stranger to legal squabbles. Here we look at five iconic music copyright cases which every songwriter should know about. _______________________________ Guest post by Eric Dickstein of Soundfly's Flypaper After the watershed “Blurred Lines” case in 2016, there has been an influx of music copyright infring...
Tags: Music, Copyright, Ed Sheeran, Guest Post, Pharrell, Pharrell Williams, De La Soul, Cole Porter, Marvin Gaye, Songs, Warner Brothers, Robin Thicke, Songwriting, Porter, Sheeran, Duffy

25 ho ho holiday concerts coming to Southern California this season

There are a lot of places to go and get your musical jollies this holiday season as numerous themed performances are happening  throughout Southern California in December. It’s that time of year when our favorite venues transform into winter wonderlands and big-name and legendary artists come to town to spread holiday cheer by cranking out renditions of songs we all know and to share the occasional original holiday contribution as well. Sometimes Santa Claus visits during these sets, there is fa...
Tags: Music, Holidays, Microsoft, California, Christmas, Disney, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Stevie Wonder, Brian Wilson, San Diego, Santa Claus, John Legend

Snoop Dogg Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Hip-Hop icon Snoop Dogg received his just due on Monday afternoon (Nov. 19), as the Long Beach native was the 2651st honoree to be enshrined on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony took place in front of the El Capitan Entertainment Center on Hollywood Boulevard, where Jimmy Kimmel Live! is taped weekly. Continue after the jump…. The 16-time Grammy-nominated rapper was presented with his plaque by Jimmy Kimmel himself. The legendary Quincy Jones and Dr. Dre also stepped to the podium ...
Tags: Photos, Jimmy Kimmel, Long Beach, Jazz, West Coast, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Pharrell Williams, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Jones, Snoop Dogg, Walk Of Fame, Quincy Jones, Dre, Quincy, Hollywood Boulevard, Jeanie Buss

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Nov. 16-23

  L.A. Zoo Lights opens on Nov. 16 at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. (Photo by Jamie Pham/Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   L.A. Zoo Lights: Self-guided tour of light displays including animal constellations, a disco ball forest, the Twinkle Tunnel and water...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Events calendar, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN

Stream ‘Creed II: The Album’ Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Lil’ Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Nas & J. Cole

Directed by Black Panther‘s Ryan Coogler, Creed II starring Michael B. Jordan hits theatres worldwide on November 21. In support of the action-packed film, Mike WiLL Made-It curates the official motion picture soundtrack, enlisting an all-star cast of high-profile artists. Creed II: The Album is executive produced by the Atlanta hitmaker along with Ludwig Göransson and Fam Rothstein. The collaborative packed project includes the lead record, “Kill ‘Em With Success” featuring Eearz, ScHoolboy ...
Tags: Nicki Minaj, Atlanta, Nas, Albums, Rae Sremmurd, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Rick Ross, Pharrell Williams, 2 Chainz, Mike Will Made It, Michael B Jordan, Mike, Chainz, Ludwig Goransson, Creed 2

Mike WiLL Made-It – “The Mantra” (Feat. Pharrell Williams & Kendrick Lamar)

Legendary producer Mike Will Made-It was most recently credited on the late rappers Lil Peep and XXXTentacion's new track “Falling Down” in September. Tonight, we hear a surprise track from Mike Will featuring Pharrell Williams and Kendrick Lamar. "The Mantra" will appear on the Creed II soundtrack, which was executive produced … More »
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New Music: Mike WiLL Made-It, Pharrell Williams & Kendrick Lamar “The Mantra”

Creed II: The Album, the motion picture soundtrack curated and executive produced by Mike WiLL Made-It, is coming soon. The hitmaking Atlanta producer revealed the project’s track list on Monday (Nov. 12), featuring an all-star cast that includes Lil’ Wayne, Nas, Nicki Minaj, Bon Iver, J. Cole, 2 Chainz, Rae Sremmurd, Vince Staples, Rick Ross and more. Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams also contribute to the LP, connecting on a song called “The Mantra.” Music lovers can now enjoy the recor...
Tags: Atlanta, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Rick Ross, Pharrell Williams, New Music, Mike Will Made It, Michael B Jordan, Mike, Chainz, Kung Fu Kenny, Lil Wayne Nas Nicki Minaj Bon Iver J Cole, Ryan Coogler Creed II, Wayne Kendrick Lamar Nicki Minaj Nas

Gary Vee: How Do You Turn On Your Willpower?[Interview]

Out of my many personal highlights, like speaking with fashion designer Don C about branding, or legendary musician Pharrell Williams about world peace — I got a chance to talk with #1 entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk about Willpower. Willpower is the infamous juice that gets our hustle on. Out of the many things Gary said about…Continue reading ➞ Gary Vee: How Do You Turn On Your Willpower?[Interview]
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Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Nov. 9-16

  The Autry Museum of the American West presents an American Indian Arts Marketplace, a celebration of traditional and contemporary cultural expression in arts, crafts, dance and music, Nov. 10-11. (Photo courtesy of Autry Museum of the American West)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Extreme mountain climbe...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Events calendar, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN

‘The Grinch’ Review: This Animated Dr. Seuss Retelling is Two Times Too Long

Everything is round, and shiny, and innocuous in an Illumination movie. The animation studio behind Despicable Me and The Secret Life of Pets delivers films with no sharp corners, no rough edges, only a soft plumpness that recalls a plush toy or a baby-proofed house. And The Grinch, the adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ classic Christmas story, fits right into that mold. Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, The Grinch is harmless and inoffensive to the point of being dull. The computer-animate...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tim Burton, Movie Reviews, Animation, Jim Carrey, Cumberbatch, Grinch, Pharrell Williams, Rube Goldberg, Cheney, The Grinch, Kenan Thompson, Rashida Jones, Cindy

Inside Illumination’s Plans for Animated ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Movie

Illumination founder Chris Meledandri wants to make an animated version of  “Super Mario Bros.”  and Variety has the inside scoop on his plans for bringing the Mushroom Kingdom to the multiplexes. It’s a daunting challenge. The classic Nintendo game about a pair of Italian plumbers who must rescue Princess Peach from the villainous Bowser has already inspired […]
Tags: News, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Pharrell Williams, Mario Bros, Bowser, Chris Meledandri

Pharrell, Decidedly Un-Happy About Trump's Use Of His Song, May Actually Have A Case

No election cycle is complete without a politician using a song for rally purposes to the consternation of its creator, and while blanket performance licenses usually prevent the artist or musician from doing much other than complaining, Trump's use of the song "Happy" a recent rally could result in some very real legal blowback from Pharrell Williams. __________________________ Guest post by Mike Masnick of Techdirt It happens basically every election cycle: at a political event or ...
Tags: Music, Social Media, Indiana, Guest Post, Pharrell, Donald Trump, Pharrell Williams, Pittsburgh, Music Business, Trump, Ascap, Mike Masnick, Irving Azoff, Eriq Gardner, GMR, Publishing & Songwriting