BTS’ ‘Permission to Dance’ Debuts Atop Hot 100

“Dance,” released on HYBE/BigHit Entertainment/Columbia Records, is the 1,126th No. 1 in the Hot 100’s 62-year history, and the 55th to enter on top. Here’s a deeper look at its entrance. Streams, airplay & sales: Following its July 9 release, “Dance” drew 15.9 million U.S. streams and 1.1 million radio airplay audience impressions and sold 140,100 downloads (via its original […]

BTS’ ‘Permission to Dance’ Challenge Begins: Details

BTS, who already offered a fun YouTube Shorts look at their “Permission to Dance” choreography (watch it on desktop here or mobile here before you get started on your own), will even spotlight a selection of shorts from their ARMY in a compilation video. Submissions using #PermissiontoDance and #Shorts will be considered to be included in the compilation, so be […]

La bohème, Act I: “O soave fanciulla”, Luciano Pavarotti, Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic & Mirella Freni

By Luciano Pavarotti, Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic & Mirella Freni Listen to Luciano Pavarotti, Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic & Mirella Freni on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi or using data. There’s no commitment. You can cancel anytime.

Bigsound 2021 Conference and Music Festival Is Canceled Due to COVID-19

“Without our music mates in New South Wales and Victoria and no certain timeline as to when domestic borders will remain open, Bigsound 2021 wouldn’t be able to deliver on its promise to reunite the music community for three extraordinary days of connection, conversation, and music discovery,” comments QMusic CEO, Kris Stewart. Organizers will proceed with Little BLAKSOUND, a 100% […]

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Bad Habit’ Racing to Fourth Week at U.K. No. 1

Eurovision Song Contest winners Maneskin are chasing a personal best on the Official U.K. Singles Chart this week, as “I Wanna Be Your Slave” improves 7-3. Also, the Italian rockers’ cover of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons’ “Beggin’” is on the rise, improving 8-6. German DJ, writer and musician Jonasu is aiming for a U.K. Top 10 entry with […]

Madama Butterfly, Act 2: Coro a bocca chiusa (Humming Chorus), Chorus of the Vienna State Opera, Vienna Philharmonic & Herbert von Karajan

By Chorus of the Vienna State Opera, Vienna Philharmonic & Herbert von Karajan Listen to Chorus of the Vienna State Opera, Vienna Philharmonic & Herbert von Karajan on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi or using data. There’s no commitment. You can […]

Britney Spears Sings ‘Lonely’ in the Car With Sam Asghari

The voice sang the emotional bridge of “Lonely”: “Think of times you made me cry/ You had me so confused/ I’m tired of trying, I’ll leave behind this/ What’s a girl to do?” Spears was active on social media over the weekend, taking the time to speak her mind about the actions of her “so-called support system” throughout her ongoing […]

Madama Butterfly, Act 1: “Bimba, bimba, non piangere”, Carlo Bergonzi, Renata Tebaldi, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Tullio Serafin

By Carlo Bergonzi, Renata Tebaldi, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Tullio Serafin Listen to Carlo Bergonzi, Renata Tebaldi, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia & Tullio Serafin on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your […]

Live Nation’s Theresa Velasquez Dies in Florida Condo Collapse

Velasquez was a Los Angeles-based executive for the Live Nation event promotion company. She had flown into Miami to visit her parents at the Surfside condo, both of whom also died in the collapse. “Theresa was an impassioned leader at Live Nation, who elevated every project she was part of, at the same time breaking down barriers for women, and […]

Can I Go to See This Show? Must I Wear a Mask? It Depends.

During its preview performances in June, New York Classical Theater was allowed to put on “King Lear” for only up to 75 audience members outdoors. Those patrons were socially distanced on picnic blankets, wore masks and could not eat or drink during the play. That same month, Foo Fighters played a full-capacity show inside Madison Square Garden for 15,000 vaccinated […]