BTS’ ‘Permission to Dance’ Is This Week’s Favorite New Music

BTS’ “Permission to Dance” will be included on the CD single of “Butter,” which is currently spending its sixth week atop the Billboard Hot 100. The four-track CD single, featuring both songs and their instrumental versions, was released on Friday. The new track was written by Sheeran and Snow Patrol singer Johnny McDaid, along with frequent Sheeran collaborator, British producer […]

Stephen Colbert Adds a Dash of Comedy to Branson’s Space Launch

In this billionaire space race, slipping the surly bonds of Earth apparently isn’t enough — not without some glitz and a bevy of celebrities. Richard Branson combined private spaceflight with show business on Sunday as he completed his highly-anticipated Virgin Galactic flight high above the New Mexico desert. He enlisted “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert to introduce segments of […]

Barack Obama’s 2021 Summer Playlist

In keeping with past tradition, Barack Obama is sharing some of his favorite summer tunes as we head into the blistering season. On Saturday (July 10), the former U.S. president shared his annual “Summer “Playlist,” featuring music by Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak‘s Silk Sonic, Bob Dylan, Migos, H.E.R., The Rolling Stones, SZA, Stevie Wonder and many more. “With so […]

Jamie Lynn Spears Releasing Memoir in 2022

Earlier in the day, Worthy’s website stated that Jamie Lynn’s book would be titled I Must Confess: Family, Fame, and Figuring It Out, a reference to her older sister Britney Spears‘ hit 1998 song “…Baby One More Time,” People reports. The publisher later corrected the information, stating that the title was “erroneously released” to book retail websites. “We deeply regret […]

Wherever I May Roam, Metallica

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Who Says, Selena Gomez & The Scene

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Steven Van Zandt Honored by American Federation of Teachers

“There are no wrong answers in the arts,” Van Zandt said. “The arts provide a comfort zone, and that extends to other disciplines. I can’t overstate my appreciation for all you do and for this award. I salute you. You are helping to create the next generation of engineers, scientists, doctors, nurses, artists, activists, writers and even musicians.” Van Zandt […]

‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ to Hit Theaters for One Day

The self-shot musical comedy that chronicles Burnham’s loneliness over the course of an isolating pandemic hits theaters on July 22. Bo Burnham’s one-room Netflix special made during the pandemic is headed for theaters this July for one day only. The comedian’s self-shot Inside, which is filled with catchy dystopian songs that chronicle his loneliness over the course of an isolated […]

Copyright Office Issues New MLC Regulations

The MLC was created by the Music Modernization Act (MMA) to collect mechanical royalties from digital services and create a database matching recordings to rights owners. It is also tasked with collecting the right ownership information for each song and maintaining a database so that the correct rights owners and songwriters receive proper payments. Before the MLC was created and […]

UMP China Holds All-Female Songwriting Camp

June’s all-women camp marked She Is The Music’s first songwriting camp outside the U.S. and connected some of UMP China’s most promising women writers with songwriters from several other countries, including the U.S., Mexico, South Korea and Australia. According to USC Annenberg’s Inclusion Initiative, which surveys the number of women represented on the Billboard Hot 100 Year-End Charts, only 12.6% […]

Juicy, Doja Cat & Tyga

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