Music

BTS’ ‘Fix You’ Cover Will Make You Love BTS, Coldplay, and Life Itself

Coldplay’s “Fix You” was always something of a hymn, and last night, the song finally got the choir it needed. On their MTV Unplugged performance, the seven members of South Korean pop powerhouse BTS delivered an angelic, meticulously arranged, goose-bump-inducing cover of the song. It was a ridiculously perfect performance that …

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Thomas Rhett Will Play Three Socially-Distanced Indoor Shows in Texas

Thomas Rhett will return to the concert stage in front of a live audience for three socially-distanced shows at Billy Bob’s, the Fort Worth, Texas, honky-tonk. Rhett’s full-band gigs are set for May 6th through 8th and follow five shows by Miranda Lambert at the venue. “Man, it feels good …

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Paul McCartney Announces ‘The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present’ Memoir

Paul McCartney will reflect on his career and eight decades’ worth of songwriting for his upcoming book The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present, due out in November (pre-order here). “More often than I can count, I’ve been asked if I would write an autobiography, but the time has never been …

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Song You Need to Know: Got7’s ‘Encore’ Shows the K-pop Powerhouses Aren’t Done Just Yet

After Got7 announced their departure from longtime management company JYP Entertainment in January, rumors began to swirl that the seven-piece K-pop act were disbanding. But the septet officially put those rumors to rest this week with the release of the surprise single “Encore.” Written and co-produced by Got7 member Jinyoung, …

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Ian MacKaye Talks ‘Woodstock’ Soundtrack Obsession in New Book Excerpt

Hardcore legend Ian MacKaye explains how Woodstock and an unexpected house guest helped lay the foundation for his love of music in this new excerpt from Eric Spitznagel’s new book, Rock Stars on the Record: The Albums That Changed Their Lives. The book consists of interviews with an array of …

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John Prine Talks Oh Boy Records in New Documentary About Label’s 40th Anniversary

In 1981, John Prine and his manager launched their own record label to directly serve Prine’s fans. Forty years later, Oh Boy Records is still in business, carrying on the musical legacy of Prine, who died last year due to Covid-19, and the artists he inspired. Oh Boy Records marks …

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Drakeo the Ruler Just Released a Song With the Other Drake

Ahead of the release of his new mixtape, The Truth Hurts, Drakeo the Ruler has shared a new single featuring his near-namesake Drake. “Talk to Me” marks the first collaboration between the two artists, and finds Drakeo poised for a bona fide crossover hit. The Los Angeles rapper, who was released …

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Edition)’ Tops Apple Music Pre-Add Chart

As “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” ranks fourth on the RS 100 and Taylor Swift leads the Artists 500, Fearless: Taylor’s Version tops Apple Music’s weekly Pre-Add Chart. Pre-adds allow listeners to queue up an album to be added to their library when it’s released, offering a good indication of the albums …

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Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala Postponed Due to Bell’s Palsy Diagnosis

Clive Davis‘ annual Pre-Grammy Gala, which has taken place the night before the ceremony every year since 1975, has been postponed for several weeks due to Davis’ diagnosis with Bell’s Palsy, a serious but temporary condition that causes sudden weakness in facial muscles, among other symptoms. According to a representative …

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Cyndi Lauper, Sheila E. Tapped for Grammys’ Women in the Mix Event

Cyndi Lauper, Sheila E., Ingrid Andress, and more will participate in the Grammys’ Women in the Mix event, taking place on March 8th (International Women’s Day). The event will kick-off Grammy Week at 8 p.m. ET, focusing on women in the industry that include artists, producers, executives, and engineers. Classical …

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