Tuesday, August 4, 2020

PGA Championship, the First Major of 2020, Airs Live on SiriusXM

Hole-by-hole coverage August 6-9, co-produced by SiriusXM and Westwood One with broadcasters calling the action both remotely and from on site Veteran golf broadcaster Gary...

The Undeniable Top 10 Pop Albums of All Time

Saying this upfront, compiling a list of Top 10 anything is a recipe for more blowback than...

Sam Cooke’s 1964 Murder Case Needs Further Exploration

[caption id="attachment_200705" align="aligncenter" width="286"] Sam Cooke with neighbor friend Aretha Franklin[/caption] On this site, I have written about SO many music celebrities and industry deaths I've lost count. For some reason, Aretha Franklin's death was the hardest hitting. She was not only the Queen of Soul she was an American institution. While doing some reading on her, I discovered there was also once a "King of Soul," Sam Cooke. Cooke died tragically on December 11, 1964, at the age of 33. Cooke rescued himself from what he considered to be financial insolvency by leaving the Gospel industry, an industry that even in 2018 is still reputed to be outrageously frugal, for the more generous and profitable secular music industry. He admitted to Dick Clark when posed with the question, "Why did you leave Gospel?" responding "For financi
RUDEBWOY, Joey Bada$$

JOEY BADA$$ & PRO ERA RECORDS ANNOUNCE GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION & LABEL SERVICES DEAL WITH...

RUDEBWOY, Joey Bada$$ Pro Era Records—the label co-founded by platinum-certified critically acclaimed Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$—announces a...

Napalm Records Expands North American Operations with New Team Members

Napalm Records Expands North American Operations with New Team Members, Establishes New York City Area Office

New Today at Apple Music Lab with Billie Eilish Kicks Off at Apple Stores...

Billie Eilish and Apple today officially announced Music Lab: Remix Billie Eilish where fans around the world...

Brandy To Be Honored At The 2019 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) will honor multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter and actress Brandy with the BMI President’s Award at its 2019 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards on Thursday,...

104.5 The Beat Announces Music Fest

104.5 The BEAT, Orlando’s Hip-Hop and R&B, announced today the lineup for The BEAT Music Fest on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at...

Lil Nas X Takes the Old Town Road to the Record Books

Record-shattering artist Lil Nas X has officially made all time Billboard chart history. The inescapable song of...

O.A.R. Releases Heartfelt Video For “Knocking At Your Door”

Multi-platinum chart-topping band O.A.R. has released the official music video for their hit single "Knocking At Your Door," out...

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iHeartMedia Adopts Short-Term Stockholder Rights Plan

iHeartMedia Adopts Short-Term Stockholder Rights Plan SAN ANTONIO, TX – May 6, 2020 — iHeartMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHRT) (“iHeartMedia” or the “Company”) today announced that...