The music industry has changed significantly during the past few years. Despite these changes, the musicians are able to captivate the nation. They’re unique, clever, and very interesting. When they release a new album or speak out on a subject, you can guarantee that people are going to listen. This is why it is fun to sit around and watch the latest music news. Doing so will give you the chance to see what these individuals are doing and saying. Below, you’re going to learn more about the latest music news that you need to know about from the week.
Garth Brooks In Neyland
Garth Brooks is near the end of his career. Nevertheless, the country legend has managed to satisfy fans far and wide for many, many years. Before he hangs up the cowboy hat, he has one more trick to pull out of his sleeve. HE recently announced that he would be playing at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN. This has fans in an uproar. Tickets have been selling very quickly. In fact, the official website crashed at one point because the demand for tickets was so immense.
Suffice to say, you can guarantee that it is going to be a very popular and successful event. If you find yourself in Knoxville and you’re a fan of country music, you’ll certainly want to consider buying tickets and watching the concert. It should be one to remember.
Martina McBride And Spotify
Meanwhile, Martina McBride has had enough of Spotify. The singer came out against the streaming service for paying less attention to female performers. She claims that she is frustrated for her sisters because there is a gender imbalance at Spotify She wants the streaming agency to begin focusing more effort on promoting female artists. She noted that all of Spotify’s Recommend Songs belonged to male artists. Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Eric Church made the list. However, there were no female performers. She believes that this was intentional on Spotify’s part and she wants that to change.
Cars Front Man Dies
Unfortunately, you should that the music world has lost a few gems during the past few days. First, there was the passing of Daniel Johnston. Then, Eddie Money passed from cancer. Now, you have the passing of The Cars front man Ric Ocasek. The musician was found dead in New York. He was 75-years-old. The Cars made it big in the 70s and their music is still popular today. While they split up in the 80s, they got back together and continued making big hits.
He was found unresponsive on September 15, 2019. The musician’s family has received a lot of support from the music industry on social media and elsewhere.
Sebastian Maniscalco Host The Music Awards
There is simply no denying that the MTV music awards show is one of the biggest events of the year. With the show going back to its roots last year there are only great things expected from this year’s outing. Well, what could be better than a show hosted right in the birthplace of the Jersey Shore? Nothing and that is exactly why the show is coming to New Jersey this year. Not only this, but it looks like the producers pulled out all the stops by bringing in Sebastian Maniscalco as host. Okay, that is probably a bit of a reach. Most people probably have never heard of Maniscalco before, but that doesn’t mean he won’t be good.
Being named the 108 Billboard comedian of the year, you can expect so good laughs along with great performances.
The Beefs Are Squashed
Any rap fan knows that Lil Wayne, Birdman, and Juvenile have been at each other’s throats for the past couple of years. Well, it looks like these beefs are finally over. In fact, not only has the trio buried the hatchet, but they are now collaborating on what should be a one of a kind outcome. There has already been a short video released of their new music video and it shows them all together, happily, rapping, and dancing like they have been performing together in sync for years. The video is titled Ride Dat and is most focused on lighting. In the video, you will see a variety of different red and purple rooms, coupled with dancing women alongside the trio of long-time, veteran rappers.
Rihanna Signs With Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Sony/ATV Music Publishing told Variety today that they had reached an agreement with Rihanna. The agreement would reunite Rihanna with the CEO of Sony Music, Jon Platt. The singer had previously worked with Platt during the early years of her music career.
Sony/ATV has published over three million songs by artists, such as Frank Sinatra, Taylor Swift, Sia, and the Beatles.