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Avril Lavigne thinks the music industry has improved for women. The 37-year-old star – who rose to prominence as a pop punk musician in the early 2000s with hits such as ‘Complicated’ and ‘Sk8er’ Boi’ – explained that it was ‘a lot harder’ to its peak compared to now. She said: “I think things were […]

Music News Digest, February 28, 2022

Friday, the SOCAN Foundationin partnership with Bandzoogleappointed Nuela Charles and Caveboy the winners of the second edition His Music Awards. They each received a grand prize of $5,000 during the virtual event. “The Her Music Awards are designed to celebrate and support female-identifying artists who are building momentum, as music makers on the verge of […]

Custodian – Music news | Music-News.com

February 23, 2022 (published) 1 hour The north London-based rap artist Custodian is releasing his single ‘Rise’ on Friday January 28, 2022 on his independent label Nine to Five Entertainment. Flaunting its early successes, while elevating its community with words of empowerment and business ownership, the track takes us through a clever […]

New Lizzo Soundtracks Announce Google Pi...

Lizzo’s new song “If You Love Me” was featured in a Google Pixel 6 Super Bowl commercial. The ‘Truth Hurts’ hitmaker’s track was used in the promo that aired during Sunday’s Super Bowl LVI (13.02.22) – which saw the Los Angeles Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 – and highlighted how the Camera technology failed […]

Foals’ Jimmy Smith felt ‘lucky’ amid pan

Foals star Jimmy Smith thinks he got “lucky” amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The guitarist has lived in the United States for two years and he now feels “totally different, in a good way” than he did before the pandemic. Reflecting on the past two years, he explained, “I feel totally different, in a good way. […]

10 Shameless LGBTQ+ Clips Celebrating Qu...

When it comes to romance and pop culture, most of us assume romantic comedies are the way to go. Now don’t get me wrong, I still think Love, Simon and Saving Face are great options, but there’s also a lot of graceful queerness incorporated into the music videos. As a shorthand medium, these miniature on-screen […]

Adam Lambert: “You can’t please everyone

This weekend, Grammy-nominated Adam Lambert will be on our screens as part of the judging panel for ITV’s new primetime entertainment show Starstruck! He is also due to take the stage with Queen for 10 massive shows at London’s O2 Arena in June. Adam sat down with HUNGER Magazine to discuss how the music industry […]

7 new music videos to check out (Week 5,...

With a huge music industry like Japan’s, the world’s second largest, it’s inevitable that music fans will be inundated with a wealth of good (and not so good) music from this country. It is impossible to keep track of this and write a review about it by video. But to avoid missing any gems, it’s […]

Help Support UTR in 2022 – Donations/Sub

Two years into the Covid-19 pandemic and the Aotearoa music community is facing a new wave of restrictions on live events due to the emergence of Omicron, prompting the cancellation of festivals including The Others Way and the postponement of many national tours. Red light restrictions seek to remain in place for the immediate future, […]

WAM’s World West Australian Music News J

A brief overview of what’s happening in the WA music industry, complemented by WAM aka West Australian Music. BRING 2022 Welcome to the new year. We hope everyone enjoyed a well-deserved break with their loved ones during the festive break. The WAM team is back in the office and ready to kick off work on […]

Adele Fans Spot Parallels To Old Music V...

It looks like Taylor Swift isn’t the only artist dropping Easter eggs in her music. Since the beginning of Adele 30 At the time, fans took to social media to share their thoughts on what would become a quintessential “sad girl Autumn” soundtrack. While casual listeners praised the Briton’s fourth studio album, some dug even […]

Preview of the 2022 Columbia Concert Sch...

Editor’s note: As of January 3, the Omicron variant of COVID-19 was causing an increase in cases in South Carolina. Please consider any testing, vaccination or other policies in place at venues and stay safe. South Carolina’s music scene continued to reopen in the second half of last year, and 2022 will continue that trajectory […]

Lil Nas X: the music of LGBTQ artists is...

Lil Nas X says the music industry has “sanatized” the music of LGBTQ artists. The “Old Town Road” hitmaker turned gay in June 2019 and claimed that “anything sexual” about a queer star is often censored. Speaking on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’, he said: “It’s always been ‘Okay, if you’re gay this needs to be sanitized. […]

The official Christmas race number 1 202...

The official battle for Christmas 2021 number 1 has begun. The biggest chart race of the year kicked off its 2021 edition – the 70th No.1 Christmas Race – in style, with a colorful lineup of contenders aiming for this year’s crown. The winner must be revealed exclusively on BBC Radio 1’s The Official Chart […]

Best songs, albums, clips and concerts o...

2021 is coming to an end in a few days, so it’s time to pick up on your favorite music from this year. For three weeks in November, over a thousand Bandwagon readers took part in our new annual survey, choosing their favorite songs, albums, music videos and virtual concerts that made 2021 what it […]

Music Videos in Nepal Rarely Make Profit...

Of all the music videos released in the past month, there is one thing in common. No, these videos weren’t made by the same director, nor do they have the same cast and crew. The common thread was that almost all of these videos were funded by Nepalese living abroad. In recent years, Nepalese living […]

SM Entertainment and YouTube to remaster...

In an exclusive partnership with global video platform YouTube, South Korean label SM Entertainment has announced the “Remastering Project”, a tech-driven approach to reintroducing classic hits that laid the foundation for the K-pop. The remastering project aims to raise the quality of more than 300 K-pop music videos and audio tracks to a format suitable […]

How Montreal Becomes the Mecca of Music ...

Those in the know understand why and know that Montreal is gaining the reputation of being the best place to make a contemporary music video. If you are a producer looking for a place to shoot your latest video; or you are simply in the industry and need to find a place of choice for […]

Duran Duran thinks their racy music vide...

Duran Duran thinks their music videos from the 1980s would make them “cancel” in the current climate. The ‘Hungry Like A Wolf’ hitmakers have gained a reputation for their racy and glamorous promos, but frontman Simon Le Bon has claimed they won’t be allowed to do them the same way now. He told the Daily […]

Duran Duran thinks their racy music vide...

Duran Duran thinks their music videos from the 1980s would “cancel” them in today’s climate. The “Hungry Like A Wolf” hitmakers gained a reputation for their racy and glamorous promos, but frontman Simon Le Bon claimed they wouldn’t be allowed to do them the same now. He told the Daily Star’s Wired column: “’Girls On […]

Are these the most stylish clips of the ...

Do you know what’s fun? IRL Award Ceremonies. Celebrities no longer have to sit in front of their laptops in a dress that no one can see, with a face made up. Instead (provided they’re likely to win), they get a nice seat at a round table covered in food and booze and, hopefully, a […]

List of the best music videos: ranking t...

In the wee hours of August 1, 1981, someone walking through its canals might have come across a picture of a rocket exploding in space. The familiar sight of Neil Armstrong stepping out of his lunar module and walking on the moon would fill the TV screen. And then they heard a voiceover, with all […]

Best Clips of the 80s | Music videos fr...

the 1980s were the big bang of music videos—A cosmic explosion of creativity, technology and outright weirdness. With the launch of MTV in nineteen eighty one, some artists have used the visual art form to sell sex, youth and anything else that catches the eye, while others have used it to visually define themselves within […]

The 10 dumbest metal clips of the 80s

The 1980s were the golden age of music videos. MTV’s groundbreaking impact meant kids didn’t have to shell out real money to see their favorite bands live – they could now watch them play around the clock 24/7 on the box in the corner of the living room. The music industry quickly latched onto this […]

Laine Hardy continues to dominate top co...

Laine Hardy has done it again. the old american idol Champion completed another run at the top of Taste of Country’s countdown of country music’s most popular videos last week with his video for “Memorize You.” Hardy drew 32% of all votes cast in another week of unusually active voting, holding Home Free’s new video […]

The 10 Best Foo Fighters Music Videos (R...

Foo Fighters are one of the most successful rock bands of all time, with the band set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 2021. With former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as lead vocalist, the band has plenty of star power and with over 12 million record sales in the […]

A-list Hollywood stars who appeared in b...

Every actor has to start somewhere, and for these five A-Listers, some of their very first gigs were in music videos. From dreamy country music love interests to “loopy” game show contestants, the roles offered to these young actors by the bands were as diverse as the songs. Some were just months away from their […]

How much personal data do music apps col...

Photo credit: Dele Oke What is app privacy with music streaming apps? Apple’s new privacy policy helps us find out. Apple’s new privacy policy requires app developers to disclose how much data they collect. It must also tell users what data is potentially shared with third parties. By using the new privacy labels in the […]

Music apps have narrowed the gap between...

Sheetal As many independent artists are able to produce content that they can relate to, due to their success through apps like Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn or SoundCloud etc. pros and cons, and learn how music streamers made the world their local scene … Logical obstacles to overcome Talking about digitizing music reminds us of the […]

Apple must crack down on ‘pirate’ music

House > News > Apple needs to do more to prevent unauthorized apps that stream music to unlicensed users from appearing on its App Store. This is the request of the Recording Industry Association of Japan and several other industry groups in a communication recently sent to Apple. The popularity of smartphones and their accompanying […]

The battle for music apps has only gotte...

Each new week sees the arrival of a new music streaming app in India. Well almost. The country’s audio streaming market has seen a lot of action lately with the twin launches of Spotify and Youtube music – two of the most visited music platforms in the world. These joined Amazon Prime Music (which was […]

CloudTweaks | 10 cloud-based music apps

As we recently discussed on CloudTweaks, there is some debate over whether it is still necessary to save music files locally. The majority of artists and consumers now exclusively use electronic means to interact with their media and, unsurprisingly, there is a wide range of cloud-based applications to cover all needs. Here we look at […]

The best free music apps for Android and...

Photo credit: Matin Brew Looking for the best free music apps for your new smartphone? Whether you want music apps for Android or iOS, we’ve got you covered. The best music apps for Android and iOS offer free listening to music, podcasts, radio stations, and more. You can download multiple apps to your device to […]

Google changes Tune, overhauls its YouTu...

BI intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers. To learn more and to subscribe, please click here. The product teams for YouTube Music and Google Play Music are united in a single unit, The Verge reports, in a hint that Google plans to merge the two music services into one […]

A global overview of Android’s best musi

The following is a guest post from Tyler Hayes, Cheetah Mobile’s US Communications Manager. When Apple unveiled its new music streaming service to iOS users on June 30, it also promised the service would come to Android in the fall — a significant move given its hostility to Android in the past. The move signals […]

Honda launches YouTube music channel “Ho

In its ongoing quest to attract a younger audience, American Honda announces its own YouTube music channel called “Honda Stage”. Indeed, Honda wants to become its own music curator and its own content delivery platform for the country’s most popular songs and artists. The automaker believes music is the right way to reach millennials by […]