Thursday , 17 January 2019

Music News

Former Ticketmaster CEO's Tech Startup Secures First Client

Rival, the ticketing company started by former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard will partner with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment as Rival’s first client, Amplify has exclusively learned. The deal unseats AXS Tickets, who through their acquisition of Veritix in 2015 had held the ticketing contract that powered Altitude Tickets, Kroenke’s in-house ticketing system for the Denver Nuggets, the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche …

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Led Zeppelin At 50: Every Zep Song, Ranked By Revenue Generated

It was 50 years ago that Led Zeppelin launched. There are a number of days that could claim that distinction, their first rehearsal was in the late summer of 1968, while their first show together was Sept. 7, 1968 as The New Yardbirds, fulfilling the obligations that were booked for a Scandinavian tour by then-Yardbirds manager Peter Grant before the …

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Teyana Taylor Prepares For the Ball in 'WTP' Video Teaser: Watch

Teyana Taylor has a habit of giving her fans what they want. After signing to Kanye West’s music label GOOD Music back in 2012, the star has spent most of her career providing her avid fan base with hip hop bangers, including recent fan favorite song “WTP,” off of her 2018 album K.T.S.E. Now, Taylor is providing for her fans …

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Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos and Wife of 25 Years Headed for Divorce

Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images  Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said he and his wife MacKenzie have decided to divorce after 25 years of marriage. Bezos, one of the world’s …

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Roy Hargrove Tribute at Jazz at Lincoln Center: Common, Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis & More Pay Homage to Late Trumpeter

He was supposed to be there. The feeling was impossible to shake as Wynton Marsalis led the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra into New York’s Rose Theater on Tuesday night (Jan. 8), performing “Just a Closer Walk With Thee” as a traditional second line — the prototypical jazz funeral. Marsalis and Roy Hargrove were meant to always be peers, two trumpet …

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Andy Samberg Heckles Jimmy Fallon During Hilarious 'Piña Colada Song': Watch

Super awkward singer Peter was back on The Tonight Show on Tuesday night (Jan. 8). And, of course, so was his heckler. While shy Pete was just trying to get through an overly earnest cover of Rupert Holmes’ classic 1979 rum-soaked yacht rock staple “Escape (The Piña Colada Song),” he was once again rudely interrupted by a fellow floppy-haired mop-top in the audience with way, …

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Dan + Shay's 'Speechless' Stretches Reign Atop Country Airplay And Hot Country Songs Charts

Dan + Shay, the duo of Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, continue their domination of Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart and the airplay-, streaming- and sales-fueled Hot Country Songs survey (dated Jan. 12) with “Speechless.” The love song inspired by the duo’s wives, which Smyers and Mooney co-wrote with Jordan Reynolds and Laura Veltz, leads Country Airplay for a fourth week, …

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Future Heads to Outer Space in 'Jumpin On a Jet' Video: Watch

The rapper also revealed the cover art for The WIZRD album. On the heels of releasing “Crushed Up” last week (Jan. 4), Future returns with a trip to outer space in the video for the Southside-produced “Jumpin on a Jet” Wednesday (Jan. 9). Hendrix also revealed the cover art to his forthcoming The Wizrd album, which is slated to drop …

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Elohim Shares Eerie, Skrillex Co-Produced 'Buckets': Listen

Singer and producer Elohim puts a strong foot forward with “Buckets,” a new single co-produced by Skrillex that sees her tackle a harder sound over a rowdy, minimal beat. “Buckets” is a cool, experimental look out now on Skrillex’s OWSLA label. It’s Elohim’s second release there, following “Connect,” which also featured production from the label boss. “2019 will be a year of unmasking, …

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Fox's 'Masked Singer' Draws Strong Audience For Debut

Fox hoped to use a week when there wasn’t much else on broadcast television besides football to draw attention to its new competition The Masked Singer. The strategy proved sound. The Nielsen company said that 9.37 million people watched the series debut last Wednesday (Jan. 2). That was the biggest audience for unscripted show premiere on television in the last seven years. …

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