Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:32:00 GMT
RIHANNA has set the tone for today’s MTV Video Music Awards — leaving the high notes to the backing track. Donut tamperer Ariana Grande launched her new reggae-themed single Side to Side, featuring Nicki Minaj, at the MTV Awards. Grande, who has no ...
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:30:00 GMT
The spectacular release of Beyonce's visual album Lemonade earlier this year, and the critical response to it, has fleetingly put the music video in the spotlight. For a ubiquitous and influential art form, music videos tend to be easily dismissed and ...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:14:00 GMT
THE Big Music Quiz has rocked the ratings. The Channel 7 music trivia show, hosted by Darren McMullen, grabbed a whopping 1.211 million viewers across the five capital cities last night. The result is music to Seven’s ears with the new show pipping Nine ...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 04:51:00 GMT
BERLIN — As the small, overcrowded boat rocked dangerously from side to side, Abdallah Rahhal began to sing the familiar Arabic tunes of his childhood. The fear started to leave him, and he saw his words began to soothe the panicked refugees who ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:32:00 GMT
Shira Ovide is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering technology. She previously was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Apple has hitched itself to music celebrities to pitch Apple Music, the $10-a-month digital service launched a year ago.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:25:00 GMT
An Oregon school district has discussed reversing its ban on rap music on buses after allegations of racism. The Oregonian reported Wednesday that Portland Public Schools had ordered its bus drivers to stop playing hip-hop music after it deemed rap ...
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:53:00 GMT
Australia's live music industry is the envy of many countries, but remains poorly insulated to the consequences of regulatory change. People mythologise Australia's live music scene; the 'sticky carpet' venues of years gone by, where now-storied bands cut ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:48:00 GMT
The rivalry between the subscription music giants may be turning bitter. Spotify has been penalizing some artists who provide music exclusively to its main competitor, Apple Music, according to a Bloomberg report. Citing unnamed people familiar with the ...
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:00:00 GMT
It's Britney, bitch! Since Britney Spears kicked off her megasuccessful career at age 16, in 1998, she has continued to amaze fans with one iconic music video after another. The singer, now 34, has been dominating music charts since the release of her ...
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:00:00 GMT
The shoo-in for No. 1 on Billboard’s next album chart is Frank Ocean’s “Blonde,” which has charmed critics and enthralled fans who had waited four years since his last record. But the release of the album last weekend, through an exclusive deal ...