Category Archives: Music News

Isle Of Wight Festival Scrapped Due To Coronavirus

Isle Of Wight Festival Scrapped Due To Coronavirus

The Isle of Wight Festival 2020 has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The iconic British music festival was scheduled to take place from June 11 to 14 at Seaclose Park in Newport. The headliners of Isle of Wight Festival 2020 included Duran Duran, Lionel Richie and Snow Patrol. “This decision hasn’t been taken…read more »

Alicia Keys Recruits Jay-Z, Oprah, Michelle Obama & More For Audiobook

Alicia Keys Recruits Jay-Z, Oprah, Michelle Obama & More For Audiobook

Alicia Keys has recruited Jay-Z, Bono, Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, and many others, to chip in for the audiobook of her autobiography, “More Myself: A Journey.” Keys announced that both editions of her autobiography will release on March 31 via Flatiron Books and Macmillan Audio. Keys describes the upcoming autobiography as a “360-degree perspective” on…read more »

Ariana Grande Teases New Music, Misses ‘Making Things’

Ariana Grande Teases New Music, Misses ‘Making Things’

Ariana Grande took to social media last week to tease new music, sharing a clip of an unreleased song. The pop superstar captioned the tweet, “i miss making things. can’t wait to get back to work but for now let’s stay inside pls.” Grande can be heard singing, “No more playing safe / Let’s take…read more »

James Taylor And Wife Kim Donate $1 Million To Boston Hospital

James Taylor And Wife Kim Donate $1 Million To Boston Hospital

James Taylor and his wife Kim are donating $1 million to help a Boston hospital battle the spread of the coronavirus. Taylor, 72, was born at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where his father Dr. Isaac Taylor served as chief resident and conducted research. “There is no question that it’s a point of pride for…read more »

5 Seconds Of Summer Drop New Single ‘Wildflower’

5 Seconds Of Summer Drop New Single ‘Wildflower’

5 Seconds Of Summer have released “Wildflower,” the fifth single from their fourth studio album, Calm, which released on Friday via Interscope. The band also dropped a stop-motion lyric video that features 358 different photos and 529 flowers. The lyric video begins with words “This video was hand-made with 10 straight hours of stop-motion animation…read more »

Detroit Jazz Festival Moving Forward, Announces 2020 Lineup

Detroit Jazz Festival Moving Forward, Announces 2020 Lineup

The Detroit Jazz Festival, the world’s largest free jazz festival, has announced the star-studded lineup for its 41st edition to be held between Friday, September 4 and Monday, September 7 of this year. The announcement came on the heels of Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declaring a stay-at-home order through April 13 to prevent the spread…read more »

Shawn Mendes Donates $175,000 To Toronto Children’s Hospital

Shawn Mendes Donates $175,000 To Toronto Children’s Hospital

The Shawn Mendes Foundation pledged a donation of $175,000 to a Toronto children’s hospital to help in its fight against the coronavirus. “The @shawnfoundation & I have been working to find ways to best support COVID-19 relief efforts, and to direct our resources to where we can make a difference,” Shawn Mendes said on Instagram.…read more »

Firefly Music Festival 2020 Canceled Due To Coronavirus

Firefly Music Festival 2020 Canceled Due To Coronavirus

Firefly Music Festival 2020 has been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The organizers said they made the decision in compliance with the direction of state and local authorities and federal guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “We take the safety and health of our fans, staff and community seriously,” they said, and urged everyone…read more »

Michael Jackson Estate Donates $300,000 To Entertainment Industry Workers

Michael Jackson Estate Donates $300,000 To Entertainment Industry Workers

The Michael Jackson estate announced that it is donating $300,000 to Broadway Cares, Three Square Food Bank and MusiCares to help entertainment industry workers on Broadway, the music business and the people in Las Vegas who are affected by COVID-19. “This virus strikes at the heart of the communities we are close to,” John Branca…read more »

Harry Styles Postpones European Leg Of ‘Love On Tour’ To 2021

Harry Styles Postpones European Leg Of ‘Love On Tour’ To 2021

Harry Styles postponed the European leg of his “Love On Tour” to next year due to coronavirus. The 26-date tour, spread across England, Germany, Italy and France, was set to begin in Birmingham on April 15. But in an Instagram post, the former One Direction star said the upcoming tour of the U.K. and Europe…read more »