A2IM's Libera Awards show capped an action packed indie week in New York City, closing out the organization's annual conference with Slowdive's self-titled album (Dead Oceans) picking up album of the year.
On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Fleetwood Mac's "The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac" surpasses 2 million copies sold in the U.S., Portugal. The Man's "Woodstock" spends a full year on the chart, Sugarland's "Bigger" bows and The Beach Boys teams up with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a new album.
Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) took home the publisher of the year award and Gucci Mane and Quavo were named the rhythm & soul songwriters of the year on Thursday night (June 21) at the annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards.
Kanye West earns his 50th career entry on the Rhythmic Songs airplay chart thanks to his featured role on Travis Scott’s “Watch,” which debuts at No. 33 on the list dated June 23. The tune arrives on the survey via a 20 percent surge in plays in the week ending June 17, according to Nielsen Music.
Organizers for the all-women Ladybug Music Festival in Wilmington, Delaware say it doesn't take a rocket scientist to get women onto lineups. Heading into its seventh year, the all-ages festival has managed to fill its lineup with female musicians, women-fronted bands, and artists who identify as women since its inception.