Category: MUSIC NEWS

Justin Bieber Wins Three Times at MTV EMAs

The 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards were handed out over the weekend in Rotterdam, with a wide variety of international acts taking home trophies. Justin Bieber won a pair of EMAs, as his hit “Sorry” was named Best Song while the “Beliebers” earned him Biggest Fans. He also earned the Worldwide Act trophy for Canada. Twenty One Pilots were named Best Live Act as well as Best Alternative Group. Best Female Artist went to Lady Gaga as well as Best Look. The Weeknd‘s new video for “Starboy” was named Best Video. Shawn Mendes was named Best Male Artist while...

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Final Tribe Called Quest Album Features Jack White, Kendrick Lamar & More

Last month, Q-Tip announced that a final record from A Tribe Called Quest was on the way, featuring tracks recorded with co-founder Phife Dawg before his passing earlier this year. Speaking to the New York Times, Q-Tip and the other surviving members of Tribe (Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi White) discuss the new record. The album is titled We Got It From Here, Thank You For Your Service and slated to arrive next Friday, November 11. In addition to all four official members of the group, a variety of special guests appear on the record. They include Andre 3000,...

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Universal Music Publishing Group to Administer Prince’s Catalog

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has announced an agreement with the Estate of Prince Rogers Nelson to become, effective immediately, the exclusive worldwide publishing administrator for Prince’s entire song catalog. With the agreement, UMPG is responsible for servicing and administering Prince’s expansive catalog of songs. UMPG will also work closely with Prince’s estate to develop new creative outlets for his music. In making the announcement, Jody Gerson, Chairman/CEO of UMPG, said, “We’re humbled to be entrusted with Prince’s catalog and I’m grateful to my entire team for their work in making this agreement a reality. UMPG is a premiere...

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Quick Hits: Twenty One Pilots, Bon Jovi Radio, Dave Matthews, Foo Fighters

Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and The Weeknd will perform at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. The annual TV special will tape November 30 in Paris and then air December 5 on CBS. Twenty One Pilots will release a vinyl-only triple live album later this month across three picture discs. Titled Blurryface Live, it was recorded October 18 in Oakland and will arrive on November 25. SiriusXM will launch Bon Jovi Radio, a limited-run channel dedicated to the band’s music. The exclusive channel will culminate with a private performance by Bon Jovi at a secret location in Miami on...

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Quick Hits: Regina Spektor, Radiohead, Phillip Phillips

Regina Spektor is set for a full North American tour this spring. Kicking off in Montreal on March 5, the tour will conclude at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA on April 7. Every pair of tickets sold includes a standard CD or digital version of Spektor’s new album, Remember Us To Life, which is out now on Sire/Warner Bros. Records. Radiohead will tour Europe and the UK in 2017, supporting their latest album A Moon Shaped Pool. The Brit band have a mix of festival appearances and headlining shows slated for June and July of next year, wrapping up...

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