Category: MUSIC NEWS

Quick Hits: Adele, Fifth Harmony, Life is Beautiful festival, Beastie Boys

Adele has won Songwriter of the Year at the 61st Ivor Novello Awards in the UK. It is the second time Adele has won the honor, after winning in 2012. Damon Albarn was given a lifetime achievement award during the ceremony, which are determined by the UK songwriting and composing community. [captionpix imgsrc=”http://images.radcity.net/5988/5179622.jpg” captiontext=”Fifth Harmony”]Fifth Harmony will kick off their 7/27 Tour. The group’s new album is titled 7/27, though it will be out next Friday, May 27. The trek begins in Manchester, NH on July 27, naturally, and runs through the summer up to September 17 in Las...

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Drake Leads Nominees For 2016 BET Awards

[captionpix imgsrc=”http://images.radcity.net/5988/5153995.jpg” captiontext=”Drake”]BET has announced the nominations for the 2016 BET Awards, which will be handed out at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 26. Drake leads all nominees for the BET Awards with nine, including Best Male Hip Hop Artist, Video of the Year and Best Collaboration for “Where Ya At” with Future. Beyoncé and Rihanna follow with five nods each. Bryson Tiller, Chris Brown and Future all are up for four awards each. Other notable nominees include Adele, The Weeknd, Big Sean, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick...

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Quick Hits: Chevelle, Rage Against The Machine / Prophets of Rage, 3 Doors Down, Make America Rock Again tour

[captionpix imgsrc=”http://images.radcity.net/5988/5179595.jpg” captiontext=”Chevelle”] Chevelle will return with their eighth album, The North Corridor, on July 8 via Epic Records. Marking their third consecutive collaboration, the band teamed up with producer Joe Barresi [Queens of the Stone Age, Tool] for the record’s 10 tracks. In support of the album, Chevelle hits the road this summer on a co-headline trek with Bush, beginning on July 23 in Cincinnati. After Rage Against The Machine tweeted a new website, www.prophetsofrage.com, along with the hashtag #takethepowerback, many fans speculated that Rage and Public Enemy may be touring together this summer. However, Billboard reports that...

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Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris & More Headlining Billboard Hot 100 Festival

[captionpix imgsrc=”http://images.radcity.net/5988/5162871.jpg” captiontext=”Ariana Grande”] The lineup for Billboard‘s second annual Hot 100 Music Festival has been unveiled, with headlining sets from Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris, J. Cole and Fetty Wap. The two-day event features a wide cross-section of artists, inlcluding Martin Garrix, AWOLNATION, Desiigner, Rachel Platten, Rae Sremmurd, Sleigh Bells, Wale and many many more. Billboard’s Hot 100 Music Festival runs August 20-21 at Jones Beach Theater in New...

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Quick Hits: MuchMusic Awards, Guns N’ Roses / Lenny Kravitz / Alice in Chains, Rage Against The Machine, Riot Fest

Drake Drake and Alessia Cara lead the pack in this year’s MuchMusic Video Award nominees. The nods for the Canadian music channel were announced today, with Drake and Cara earning seven each. The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are right behind them with six nominations each. The awards show will air on June 19.The opening acts for Guns N’ Roses’ upcoming summer stadium tour have been revealed. Alice In Chains will open the first five dates of the tour, including GNR’s two-night stand at Soldier Field in Chicago on July 1 and 3. Lenny Kravitz will open four shows in...

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