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How Are Music Artists Performing During the Pandemic?

The havoc wrecked by the Covid-19 pandemic has been wider and unprecedented, and the music world has been no exception. While online streaming and consumption have seen a significant rise, music-makers are still bearing the brunt of the pandemic. Many artists receive considerable tiny revenues from the streaming sites. And, with the measures put in place to control the virus such as the ban of public gatherings and festivals, the

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Music 101: How to Create a Good Beat

Music is the essence of life for literally hundreds of thousands of people. From when they wake up in the morning to the moment they drift off at night, music is entwined with the daily routine. Music to eat breakfast too, music to take the train too, music to work too, there’s something for every moment of the day and we wouldn’t have access to this velvet for the ears

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Cardi B, Offset, Quavo, Winnie Harlow, Lena Waithe, Terrence J & More Join Teyana Taylor at Exclusive LA Listening Event The Album

Teyana Taylor and Def Jam Records kicked off the first official real-life event since lockdown at a private property in Beverly Hills to celebrate the release of her new album titled The Album. The Album, releasing Juneteenth, features special guests Rick Ross, Erykah Badu, Quavo, Missy Elliott, Future, Big Sean, Ms. Lauryn Hill & more. The celebration which provided masks and hazmats upon arrival brought out a huge celebrity crowd

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Spotify Hosts Justin Bieber’s “House of Changes” Album Release Party for Fans on Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles

On Valentine’s Day, Spotify showed much love for Justin Bieber fans in Los Angeles by hosting the pop superstar’s official album launch party of the highly anticipated release, Changes. Spotify’s “House of Changes” experience transformed one of LA’s most iconic skate parks into a carefully curated epicenter of all things Bieber. The space broke out into a maze of immersive zones that told the story of Changes. As fans traversed

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ANDREW WATT & ROBBY KRIEGER BY ANDREW MASON
GARY CLARKE, JR. & TANGIERS BLUES BAND BY ANDREW MASON
ANDREW WATT, MILEY CYRUS, ROBBY KRIEGER BY ANDREW MASON
MICHAEL BOLTON BY ANDREW MASON
GARY CLARK, JR. & ROBBY KRIEGER BY ANDREW MASON

Miley Cyrus, Dennis Quaid and The Struts Join Robby Krieger to Celebrate The Doors’ 50th Anniversary of ‘Morrison Hotel’ at The Sunset Marquis

The Doors’ iconic album, Morrison Hotel, was released exactly 50 years ago, on February 9th, 1970. On the eve of the album’s half-centennial anniversary, rock stars collided at West Hollywood’s Sunset Marquis where music lovers and legends fêted the 50th anniversary of Morrison Hotel. Hosted by industry trailblazers John Varvatos and Timothy White at the Sunset Marquis Hotel and sponsored by Jack Daniels, the homecoming celebration paid homage to the

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Diddy, JAY-Z and More Form Prayer Circle for Nipsey Hussle at 2020 Roc Nation Brunch

Roc Nation’s The Brunch returned to host members of the Roc Nation family and specially invited guests. Roc Nation Family and additional special guests included Jay-Z & Beyoncé, 21 Savage, Jhené Aiko & Big Sean, Chance The Rapper, Dave Chappelle, Christian Combs, Sean Combs, Lana Del Rey, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Nick Jonas, DJ Khaled, John Legend, Dua Lipa, Vic Mensa, Miguel, Meek Mill, Megan Thee Stallion, Quavo, Rihanna, Kelly

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Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus, Rosalía, Maggie Rogers, and More Perform at Spotify Best New Artist Party

Spotify hosted its annual Best New Artist party at The Lot Studios in West Hollywood. Returning for its fourth year, the highly anticipated event has become one of the hottest parties of Grammy week. The evening celebrated this year’s Best New Artist Grammy nominees featuring exhilarating performances from all eight category contenders, including Black Pumas, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Maggie Rogers, Rosalía, Tank and The Bangas, and Yola.

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Lizzo, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton, Wiz Khalifa, and More at the Warner Music Group Pre-Grammy Party 2020

Warner Music Group rolled out the red carpet in celebration of the 2020 Grammy Awards with live performances by two of their Grammy-nominated artists: Burna Boy and Lizzo! The event was sponsored by Citi and Absolut Juice. Warner Music Group’s annual Grammy kickoff celebration was held in honor of the company’s 2020 Grammy-nominated artists and songwriters including Lizzo, Meek Mill, Ed Sheeran, Burna Boy, Ashley McBryde, Brandi Carlile, Rufus Du

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Spotify Celebrates A Decade Of Wrapped with Maggie Rogers

Last night, December 9th, Spotify hosted Spotify Wrapped: The Experience, a private event at Casita Hollywood in Los Angeles. The immersive experience brought to life Spotify’s Wrapped 2019 campaign which celebrates not only the artists, songs and podcasts that soundtracked listener’s lives in 2019, but also the decade. Also celebrated was the guest of honor and GRAMMY Best New Artist nominee Maggie Rogers, who wowed the crowd with a live

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Billie Eilish is Honored with Hitmaker of the Year at the Variety Hitmakers Brunch Sponsored by Citi

On Saturday, December 7, 2019, Variety recognized the 2019 Variety Hitmakers issue honorees at an invitation-only celebratory event called Variety’s Hitmakers Brunch sponsored by Citi at Soho House West Hollywood. Celebrating the year in music, the Hitmakers issue recognizes the artists, writers, producers, publishers, managers and executives who helped make and break the 25 most consumed songs of the year. This year, for the 3rd annual celebration, Variety’s editors selected

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