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  • Eve Minor premiere's new EP 'Shooting Stars'

    Eve Minor premiere's new EP 'Shooting Stars'

    Musician, instrumentalist, and producer Eve Minor embraces herself on her new EP, Shooting Stars, and this EP is her way of overcoming the past struggles with overcoming the foster care system, self-love, and toxic relationships. Her new EP gives voice to her newfound power, and her goal is to...
  • Premiere: Amira B streams full-length album, Defined, debuting June 16

    Premiere: Amira B streams full-length album, Defined, debuting June 16

    Although faced with adversity in pursuing her dream of singing and recording music, R&B, soul and funk-inspired singer, Amira B, didn't let that stop her. When she found out she had a pseudo-cyst that was originally thought to just be an ailment and that she'd have to learn to sing with it, she...
  • Premiere: Andrew Mancilla debuts new single, 'Rewire'

    Premiere: Andrew Mancilla debuts new single, 'Rewire'

      From an early age, Andrew Mancilla, knew that he wanted to pursue his love of music and songwriting. In a general press statement, he says songwriting is "the ability to express yourself and simultaneously inspire other people, offer a new perspective on an issue, and remind them of how beautiful...
  • John Mellencamp offers free stream of upcoming album 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies'

    John Mellencamp offers free stream of upcoming album 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies'

    John Mellencamp fans pumped about his upcoming U.S. tour and highly anticipated release Sad Clowns & Hillbillies, which drops April 28 via Republic, can whet their appetites with a free preview of the album. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has made his 23rd studio album available for streaming...
  • Exclusive premiere: Stream Brett Gleason's new album, 'Manifest'

    Exclusive premiere: Stream Brett Gleason's new album, 'Manifest'

    Singer-songwriter, Brett Gleason, will soon release his sophomore album, Manifest, on April 14. To celebrate its release, he will be performing at Pianos in NYC on April 14. Atwood Magazine has referenced the album as a "funeral dirge for lost love." Gleason grew up in and around NYC, and his early...
  • Drake becomes second artist to debut multiple songs in top 10 on Hot 100

    Drake becomes second artist to debut multiple songs in top 10 on Hot 100

    Drake released his latest set, More Life, and it shattered his own streaming record with 257,000 units, or 384.8 million listens. He also set the record for most Hot 100 appearances at one time when all of the tracks from the album charted in the latest tracking week. Adding those additional songs...
  • Narrow Waves premiere exclusive stream of 'Letters from Another State' EP

    Narrow Waves premiere exclusive stream of 'Letters from Another State' EP

    Boston's sextet, Narrow Waves, carry the iconic lyricism that made Morrissey popular among critics and fans alike, with the indie-pop sound of Arcade Fire. The group recently worked with producer, Jeff Lipton, whose work with Bon Iver, LCD Soundsytems and Soul Asylum, he's best known for. Their...
  • Drake's 'More Life' becomes seventh No. 1 album tying with Kanye West and Eminem in hip-hop

    Drake's 'More Life' becomes seventh No. 1 album tying with Kanye West and Eminem in hip-hop

    Drake's albums and projects are some of the most popular in music and since the streaming age has increased, he's defied all genres with his equivalent units pertaining to streaming data. In 2016, Drake released Views which bowed at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart with 1.04 million units...
  • Interview: Pamela Hute talks about solo & group projects, features streaming album

    Interview: Pamela Hute talks about solo & group projects, features streaming album

    Paris-based singer-songwriter, Pamela Hute, writes, plays and produces her own music while operating her own independent label, My Dear Recordings. Her newest album, Highline, is her latest recording, and Highline is her most personal work so far. In a statement to AXS, Hute says, "I believe...
  • Hannah & Maggie premiere 'Oh No,' talk performing with Ben Taylor

    Hannah & Maggie premiere 'Oh No,' talk performing with Ben Taylor

    Acoustic duo, Hannah & Maggie, are a singing light in a sometimes dark and negative world. The duo brings charm and a warm stage presence with their sweet lyrics and music. Their music reminds fans and listeners of Indigo Girls and Paul Simon, yet have their original quality and sound that is...
  • Drake's 'More Life' on track to break his own streaming record

    Drake's 'More Life' on track to break his own streaming record

    Drake has teased the release of his latest set More Life since late 2016 and it has now hit the internet through all digital streaming and retail services. The album is on track to shatter his own streaming record and to become the largest debut of 2017 following Ed Sheeran's Divide just over a week...
  • Oddnesse feature new single, 'Scream,' officially released today

    Oddnesse feature new single, 'Scream,' officially released today

    LA-based musician, Oddnesse, has recently dropped her new single, "Scream," via Noisey and Beats1 Radio, and has received some other blog love with recent support from Spotify. Her previous single, "Somewhere Somehow," has received quite a bit of support from Spotify, landing the 'Fresh Finds" and...
  • Prince's entire catalog will be available for streaming.

    Warner Bros. releases Prince's entire catalog to stream globally, unreleased music and footage coming in June

    Prince fans have been waiting a long time for this. Warner Bros. Records has announced that Prince’s entire WBR catalog will be available to stream across all services beginning Feb. 12 and coinciding with the airing of the 59th annual Grammy Awards on CBS at 8:00 p.m. EST and 5:00 p.m. PST...
  • Mariah Carey makes significant streaming gains following New Year's Eve flub

    Mariah Carey makes significant streaming gains following New Year's Eve flub

    Mariah Carey has struggled over the past several years during televised live performances and her New Year's Eve gig where the entire performance fell apart caused the iconic artist to trend worldwide on social media. It may not have been the way Carey thought 2017 would begin but it did however...
  • The Beatles announced Dec. 20 they passed the 2 billion mark in music streaming. 

    The Beatles surpass 2 billion mark in music streaming

    Ringo Starr tweeted Dec. 20 that The Beatles have now passed the 2 billion mark in online streamed music. “The Beatles music has streamed 2 billion times. Wow. Peace and love,” his @ringostarrmusic Twitter account announced at roughly 3 p.m. ET. The figure was confirmed by a spokesman for Universal...
  • Metallica will live stream their House Of Vans performance in London

    Metallica will live stream their House Of Vans performance in London

    Metallica have announced that they will be live streaming their recently announced House Of Vans show in London. The special intimate live show that is taking place on Nov. 18 will be live streamed to the US at 4 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. PT as Metallica debut their 11th studio album Hardwired... To Self...
  • Amazon to have exclusive streaming rights to Garth Brooks' catalog

    Amazon to have exclusive streaming rights to Garth Brooks' catalog

    Country superstar and No.1 selling solo artist in the U.S., Garth Brooks, has had three decades of continued success in his career. A classic icon to the genre, he's somehow stayed away from the widespread digital streaming of his music. He founded GhostTunes in 2014 where he has his entire catalog...
  • Explaining the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart formula

    Explaining the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart formula

    The Billboard Top 200 Albums chart began in 1945 and has gone through many changes in those decades, including not being published weekly with only five slots and splitting stereo and mono albums back in the day. The Top 200 Albums chart ranks the best-performing album of the week and from time to...
  • U.S. album sales continue to drop while streaming and vinyl rise

    U.S. album sales continue to drop while streaming and vinyl rise

    Music sales in the United States are dropping further than they have before. The record industry has been fighting to figure out ways to engage consumers and be profitable. From the days of illegal downloading to the rise of streaming, it's been a battle for the major labels to stay on top of the...
  • Adele's '25' moves to streaming services after seven months of release

    Adele's '25' moves to streaming services after seven months of release

    Adele's 25 broke records upon its release back in November 2015. Shattering the previous record held by N'SYNC, 25 opened with 3.38 million albums sold in its first week. It continued on to have two more weeks with over a million sold, the only record in history to have more than one week with a...
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