The Artist Development: What Does it Mean to Break Through in 2018? panel at the Billboard Live Music Summit on Wednesday focused on how the current strategy in music is all about fostering the connectivity between the artist and fan.
Miranda Lambert spoke candidly about the role of women in country music in a recent interview with The Washington Post and brought up hitting No. 1 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart in August thanks to her feature on Jason Aldean's “Drowns the Whiskey.”
'Living the Dream' is Slash’s fourth No. 1 on the Hard Rock Albums chart (his first was 'Slash' in 2010) and the third for Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators — a respectable achievement, considering the chart is only 10 years old and just five acts (Linkin Park, Five Finger Death Punch, Foo Fighters, Nickelback and Pearl Jam) have notched more chart-toppers.
At first glance, Tim McGraw would not seem the obvious choice to co-write and sing a song for Free Solo, National Geographic’s thrilling documentary about Alex Honnold, who mountain climbs without the assistance of any ropes.
Sony Corp. has completed its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing, which will be merged into Sony/ATV giving the company about $1.275 billion in revenue, based on most recent annual revenues of about $610 million for Sony/ATV and $663 million for EMI Music Publishing.
Tame Impala, Beck, Cage The Elephant, and Incubus will be headlining the seventh edition of the Shaky Knees Music Festival, as it was announced on Wednesday (Nov. 14). Over 65 acts will perform over four stages at the festival, which will run from May 3-5, 2019 at Central Park in Atlanta, Ga.