The Kid LAROI, Amy Shark Set For ‘Music From The Home Front 2021’

Music From The Home Front was the brainchild of Mushroom Group chairman Michael Gudinski, who envisioned an event that would unite artists and their audiences, a reminder that we’re not alone, even during the bleakest days of the pandemic. Gudinski got the ball rolling, fast. With just nine days to make it happen, and with hundreds of moving parts, any number […]

In Rina Sawayama, Elton John Found a Collaborator and a Friend

E.J.: You should bring the world together as a musician, that’s your job. I truly believe that as a musician, you travel and see for yourself. There’s nowhere that I have been treated badly. I mean, yes, I’ve played in Arab countries where people have said, “You shouldn’t be here because you’re gay,” but the audiences have been great. I […]

SONA’s Songwriters Fund: New Grants Available Soon

The fund has given out over $400,000 in assistance to songwriters since May 2020. Songwriters of North America (SONA) will begin accepting applications for a new round of pandemic emergency grants on April 28, the organization has announced. First launched in May 2020, the Songwriters Fund grew out of an effort by songwriter Autumn Rowe to raise money for her […]

Justin Bieber Reclaims No. 1, With Demi Lovato Close Behind

Justin Bieber’s new album, “Justice,” has returned to No. 1 for a second time, beating out Demi Lovato’s latest in a tight race for the top. “Justice,” which opened at No. 1 two weeks ago, then dropped to No. 2, reclaimed the Billboard 200 chart’s peak position with the equivalent of 75,000 sales in the United States, including 89 million […]