Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop Rookie of the Month for April: Coi Leray

Coi Leray is onto better things.  The 23-year-old Jersey native, once largely known for her cult following on social media — amounting to over five million across platforms — is now being globally recognized for a new accomplishment: spending eight consecutive weeks as a breakout artist on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. “No More Parties” featuring Lil Durk, began as […]

Vijay Iyer’s New Trio Is a Natural Fit. Its Album Is ‘Uneasy.’

The pianist Vijay Iyer composed the title track to his new trio album, “Uneasy,” back in 2011 for a collaboration with the dancer and choreographer Karole Armitage. It was still a few years before the 2016 presidential campaign, when so many of the country’s old wounds and resentments would burst onto public display, but he already felt some undercurrents stirring. […]

Kindertotenlieder (Rückert) (1999 Remastered Version): III: Wenn dein Mütterlein, tritt zur Tür herein, Dame Janet Baker, Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli

By Dame Janet Baker, Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli Listen to Dame Janet Baker, Hallé Orchestra & Sir John Barbirolli 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.

Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo & Conan Gray Share Clips

Rodrigo and Gray then headed to Instagram, where they shared a Reel featuring a “White Horse (Taylor’s Version)” clip. This time, they rocked cowboy hats and and Gray lifted Rodrigo in a rather impressive move. “We got a sneak peak of white horse (taylor’s version) and we just had to make this vid lol. one of my fav songs of all […]

Netflix Commissions Its First Australian Reality TV Show, ‘Byron Baes’

For the latest in its Australian Originals content, Netflix has commissioned its first Australian reality TV show – and it’s set to feature a crop of social media influencers from Byron Bay. According to the streaming giant, Byron Baes (that’s right) will be a “a docu-soap series following a ‘feed’ of hot Instagrammers living their best lives, being their best selves, creating […]

IMPALA Launches Sustainability Program for Labels

One specific initiative under the program will be the development of the first carbon-accounting tool specific to recorded music, covering both the supply chain and label activities. Collective offset investment options for IMPALA members will also be considered. Last month, IMPALA made one of its first strides in meeting the climate charter’s targets by asking streaming services to help assess […]