Mental Health in a Pandemic: Organizations, Support Groups Rally to Help Artists & Music Industry Workers

“I think what [the coronavirus pandemic has] done is shine a spotlight on the immense vulnerabilities of this industry and this population — it’s just happening on a larger scale right now,” says Zack Borer, a licensed psychotherapist and former touring musician who co-founded and serves as clinical director at Backline, an organization that provides […]

You Just Might Impress Shania Twain Much on Her New Country Music Competition Show

Now is probably not the best time to announce that you’ve hired Shania Twain to host a TV show, but nonetheless, the USA Network has chosen it. USA announced today that Twain will head up its new music competition series Real Country alongside Jake Owen. The eight-part series, shooting in Nashville this summer and airing […]

Vietnamese artists release MVs responding to the COVID-19 crisis

The song is composed by musician Nguyen Hai Phong and performed by many young singers, such as Duc Phuc, Trong Hieu Idol, Trung Quan Idol, Han Sara, Ho Quang Hieu, Ta Quang Thang, Dinh Manh Ninh, actress Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc, actors Jun Pham and Lien Binh Phat and others.

Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge: ‘I Am at Home and Recuperating’

Lucian Grainge tested positive and was hospitalized for the novel coronavirus on March 15th. On April 6th, the CEO of Universal Music Group (UMG) — 2019’s most-successful music group in terms of market share — sent his company a note that he is now recuperating at home.

Judge Dismisses Universal Music Group Vault Fire Lawsuit

Judge Kronstadt’s decision comes after four of the five original plaintiffs dropped out of the suit: Hole was the first to leave last August, while Soundgarden, the Tupac estate and Earle followed in March. As such, Jane Petty, Tom Petty’s ex-wife, was the only plaintiff left and Tom Petty’s contract with MCA — which was […]

Stayin’ alive! How music has fought pandemics for 2,700 years

In medieval Italy, music went far beyond singing from windows, too. Before knowledge of contagion was widespread, the medieval “plague procession” was a recurrent sight on Europe’s streets. Entire towns marched, sang and prayed under icons of local saints, with call-and-response litanies designed to encourage participation. Remi Chiu, a musicologist at Loyola University, finds a […]

Coronavirus lockdown | After ‘corona playlist’, ‘corona music’ may be the latest trend

Millions of people across India are bound by the confines of the four walls of their homes right now due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease in India. With offices and educational institutes being shut, people are fighting boredom and listlessness by consuming more content online than usual.

Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran Do the Bear Maximum in the Music Video for ‘I Don’t Care’

Today, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran dropped the music video for “I Don’t Care,” their erstwhile song of summer, and it’s extremely “the internet” in quotation marks. Directed by Emil Nava, the playful, loopy music video sees Bieber and Sheeran goofing around in a variety of costumes in front of various green-screened settings, including but […]

The 10 Best Music Videos of 2016

3. Solange, “Cranes in the Sky”A Seat at the Table. There is, however, a middle: a series of fragmented portraits of pain that replay at warp speed over and over again in the mind when triggered. “Cranes in the Sky” seeks to undo that pain, slow it down, erase those still frames, and replace them […]

What is Apple Music?

Add to library: Adds the track to your Library tab Add to a playlist: Lets you add the track to an existing playlist or create a new one Create Station: Triggers the creation of a custom radio station based on the track’s genre and artist. This new station appears in the For You tab for […]