LA Phil Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel Talks Power to the People! Fest, Music Education & More

I consider myself still a young person but there are so many things every day that challenge us. Especially doing music. I keep studying and dreaming to do things in a special way. And I’m very proud of the orchestra and its musicians because they are playing at such a level and they’re so committed […]

​Vietnam copyright watchdog insists hotel TVs infringe on music copyrights

Pho Duc Phuong, director of the Vietnam Center for Protection of Music Copyright (VCPMC), says that while the center cannot prove that a guest is exposed to music on the TV in their hotel rooms, “hotels still owe copyright fees for music consumed via TV.”

Grimes Encourages Fans to Make Their Own Music Videos With New Clip

In Rolling Stone‘s first-ever digital cover story, released in March, Grimes explained her devotion to digital production as a forward-thinking method for creativity. “I don’t want to be practicing my guitar daily,” she said. “This would be such a massive time-suck! It’s just not an actively creative endeavor…I’d rather learn the future skills that will age […]

From Kelly to Kesha: Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Ahead of the show, E! News will host their “Live From the Red Carpet” beginning at 6 p.m. ET and airing on E!. Additionally, BBMAs Red Carpet Live presented by Pepsi will be streamed live on Twitter from 6-8 p.m. Following that, the 2018 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden […]

Dua Lipa, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello to Perform at Billboard Music Awards

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift received nods in the top artist category for having this year’s most popular songs and albums, and 21 Savage, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Khalid and Kodak Black are nominated for top new artist for their careers on the rapid rise.

Dua Lipa Says Women ‘Really Stepped Up’ This Year After She Wins Best New Artist at 2019 Grammys

Her statement was interpreted to be a dig at outgoing Recording Academy president Neil Portnow, who in 2018 responded to criticism that the show’s winners were overwhelmingly male by saying, “It has to begin with women who have the creativity in their hearts and souls, who want to be musicians, who want to be engineers, […]

Pink Slams Grammy President’s ‘Women Need to Step Up’ Remark: We ‘Owned Music This Year’

Men, including frontrunners Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar, took home more gramophones during the CBS telecast with Alessia Cara (best new artist) and Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman (best country duo/group performance) among the very few women to have their acceptance speeches get airtime on the 60th annual show.

Who Is Alessia Cara? 5 Things to Know About the Best New Artist Grammy Winner

Cara created a YouTube page at age 13, and kicked off her singing career with covers of popular songs like Adele’​s​ “One and Only”​ and Justin Timberlake’​s “​Mirrors.” She got her first management deal at 14, thanks to the daughters of an executive who loved her YouTube covers, and signed with Def Jam Records.

Kelly Clarkson Looks So Glam in Curve-Hugging Dress for Billboard Music Awards Promo Shoot

“To prepare for hosting the Billboard Music Awards, I already have 20 costume changes planned,” Clarkson previously said. “I will be flying in like my girl P!nk, and calling Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman for jokes. Well, or I’m just gonna show up and celebrate my favorite artists and get to know a few more. […]

Ed Sheeran Dancing, a Smashed Lambo & 50 Santas: What You Didn’t See at the 2018 BRIT Awards

Moments later the cheers turned to audible gasps as up-and-coming grime artist Stormzy produced the biggest shock of the night by claiming the best British male award over global superstar Sheeran. A huge favorite with his home London crowd, Stormzy put his head in his hands after his name was announced, while a group of […]