Taylor Swift’s ’Fearless’ Versions: Chart Comparison

In the week ending April 15, Fearless (Taylor’s Version) launched with 291,000 equivalent album units, according to MRC Data, while the original Fearless earned 6,000 units, down 19% from the prior chart week. Although the original Fearless was up 15% from the prior chart frame in pure album sales, with fewer than 1000 copies sold, its total of 7.71 million on-demand […]

Evanescence’s Amy Lee On Women In Rock & Artistic Freedom

When Evanescence released their mega-selling debut album Fallen in 2003, it thrust vocalist/pianist Amy Lee under the brightest of spotlights. One of the criminally few female voices given mainstream attention amidst the nu-metal explosion, Lee became a symbol of hope and inspiration for many aspiring rockers. Selling over 17 million units, Fallen was home to modern radio rock staples ‘Bring […]

McFly’s Harry Judd Tests Positive For COVID-19

Judd’s wife had more to say on the subject. “What a way to start to the week, the panic that surged through me to receive this early this morning was horrid,” she writes on Instagram.” Harry, she says, experienced “body aches and our coughs became more persistent.” The pair got tested at an official testing site and positive results came […]

Taylor B-W On Vera Blue’s ‘Perennial’

Many of us can link a certain album to pivotal moments in our lives. Whether it’s the first record you bought with your own money, the chord you first learnt to play on guitar, the song that soundtracked your first kiss, the album that got you those awkward and painful pubescent years or the one that set off light bulbs […]

Congress Reps to Biden: Investigate Live Nation

The letter points to a 2018 Government Accountability Office report, which concluded that Live Nation holds more than 80% of the U.S. venue ticket sales market. It goes on to add that the Department of Justice has found that the promoter has repeatedly violated the terms of the agreement over the course of the last 10 years by threatening venues and forcing the bundling of artists with ticketing […]