Category: MUSIC NEWS

Quick Hits: TIDAL X, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith & P!nk, Gwen Stefani, Christmas music

TIDAL has announced its third annual benefit concert, TIDAL X: Brooklyn. The event will take place on October 17 at the Barclays Center. The charity concert will benefit the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria as well as this month’s earthquake in Mexico. TIDAL X: Brooklyn will be hosted by Angie Martinez. An artist lineup will be revealed soon. TIDAL subscribers will get first crack at tickets, with a general on-sale next Tuesday, September 26. Ed Sheeran‘s smash hit “Shape of You” has become the most-streamed song on Spotify ever. “Shape of You” now has 1,318,420,396 streams, having...

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Quick Hits: DJ Khaled, James Arthur, Foo Fighters & Queens of the Stone Age

DJ Khaled has been named the host of the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards for the second year in a row. In a press release, Khaled said, “I am so excited to host the BET Hip Hop Awards for a second year. This is such an iconic show that highlights the hustle of hip hop artists in the industry. It is a huge honor to be a part of a night that pays homage to some of the greatest talent of our generation and I’m looking forward to the amazing performances and tributes. You know I’ll be bringing the...

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Quick Hits: Day for Night Festival, Elle King & Ingrid Michaelson, Bob Dylan, Ty Dolla $ign

The lineup for Houston’s Day for Night festival has been revealed, with Nine Inch Nails and a solo performance from Thom Yorke of Radiohead topping the bill. Also on-board for the December festival are St. Vincent, Phantogram, Jamie xx, Justice, Tyler the Creator, James Blake and many more. Day for Night runs from December 15-17. The entire lineup can be found here. Elle King and Ingrid Michaelson will be a part of an eclectic, all-star cast in a live musical performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in L.A. Based on the classic 1971 Gene Wilder film, King will...

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Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, U2 & Ed Sheeran, Billboard 200

Lady Gaga has postponed her European tour dates due her issues with chronic pain. Last week, the Pop star revealed that she has battled with fibromyalgia, a health issue she discusses in her upcoming documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two. Gaga’s six-week European tour was set to begin in Barcelona on September 21 and wrap up in Cologne, Germany on October 28. Last week, Gaga dropped off the Rock in Rio festival due to her health issues. Her next scheduled leg of touring begins November 5 in Indianapolis. Gaga posted a note on Instagram to her fans, saying, “trauma and...

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