Grammy Rules: How They Affect Latin Music (Analysis)

The notion of a Latin committee was born precisely from the desire to showcase material that was exquisite but perhaps not commercial, and to avoid a default win for big crossover names. But as Latin music has become increasingly mainstream in the United States — and let’s remember that the Grammys honor U.S. releases — the need for a small […]

Billboard Music Awards 2021: Finalists

Gabby Barrett is a nine-time finalist and the female artist with the most nods, including top new artist. And although Morgan Wallen is a finalist six times across five categories, the country star — who was caught saying the N-Word on video — won’t be appearing at this year’s ceremony. “Morgan Wallen is a finalist this year based on charting. […]

In a Dark Time, This Music Will Make You Smile

Last fall, when the world was being told to expect a long, dark winter after what had already been a brutal year, I decided to search for some new, bracing orchestral music. It had been months since I’d been walloped by symphonic forces in a live setting. And if it was to be grim times ahead, I wanted at least […]

Mempho Music Fest Lineup: Widespread Panic & More

The Tennessee festival launched in 2017 as a way to bring the state’s storied music scene to the Volunteer State’s second largest market with a mix of nationally acclaimed artists and regional favorites. Early Bird and Tier 1 advance price tickets for Mempho Fest 2021 were announced in February and sold out. Tier 2 three-day General Admission tickets are currently on […]

A Tribute to Hollywood: Singin’ in the Rain (from “Singin’ in the Rain), Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti, Los Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta

By Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti, Los Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta Listen to Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti, Los Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Philharmonic & Zubin Mehta on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and […]