country

Indie Record Labels Received Millions in Federal Paycheck Protection Program Loans

With the music industry suffering tremendous disruption to its business, the funds help ensure these independent labels can continue to operate.
Read More

U.K. Music Venues Get Government Aid, Is the U.S. Next?

The U.K. music industry received a much needed boost as the government has announced a stimulus package of £1.57 billion ($1.96 billion USD) geared towards aiding those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read More

Composer Ennio Morricone Dies at 91: A Look at His Impact Across Music

Morricone was one of the most prolific film score writers in the history of the industry having received six nominations for Best Original Score throughout his career. He won his first Academy Award in 2016 for his score to The Hateful Eight.
Read More

Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly Divorcing After 2 Years of Marriage

Kacey Musgraves is ending her marriage to Ruston Kelly. The GRAMMY-winning songstress and the singer-songwriter announced the split in a joint statement.
Read More

9 of the Biggest Concerts in American History

From rock, to pop, to country, here are nine of the biggest concerts in American history. For this list, we’ll use ticketed concerts that featured one artist as the headlining act.
Read More

15 Songs for a Red, White, and Blue Playlist

Well instead of the traditional Fourth of July BBQ playlist we’ve curated a list of songs that hit the terms “red”, “white” and “blue” but each song itself is not dedicated to celebrating any national holidays.
Read More

Paul McCartney and More Seek to Protect the Live Music Industry With #LetTheMusicPlay Campaign

Over 1,500 artists are taking part in the UK’s #LetTheMusicPlay campaign demanding action from the government to help save the music industry.
Read More

The 10 Best Selling Albums of 2020… So Far

As we step into the second half of 2020, let’s take a look at the best selling albums of the year. This list is comprised of traditional album sales in the United States.
Read More

One Woman Makes Carrie Underwood and Reese Witherspoon's Day With One Comment

Reese Witherspoon took to Twitter and shared a story about an encounter she had with a woman in a parking lot. She was mistaken for fellow Nashville resident Carrie Underwood. The fan who mistook Witherspoon then took to TikTok to share her story.
Read More

The Hot Ones of Summer: 50 Years of the Season’s Biggest Anthems

In order to determine the “song of the summer” from the past 50 years, we looked at the Billboard Hot 100 Chart to see which song, or in some cases songs, had the longest continuous streak at number one.
Read More

Pages