From Tom Petty to REM: Musicians Who Banned Politicians from Using Their Songs at Rallies
Musicians and politicians are so inherently different that it’s not surprising they find themselves with conflicting opinions — very often, in fact. W...
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Which of These Tracks Will Be Dubbed 2020's Song of the Summer?
Claiming the coveted "song of the summer" title means going down in music history for representing the state of American culture at its hottest — or t...
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Do the Billboard Charts Represent the Music Industry Anymore?
From Mariah Carey to the Beatles, the Billboard charts have long been a who’s who of all the biggest names in music. But just as pop music changes wit...
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It's Time Music Removes the Word “Urban” From Its Labels
On Wednesday, June 10, the Grammys dropped the term "urban" from what was formerly known as the Best Urban Contemporary Album category, and this relat...
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From Closing Indie Venues to Rethinking Annual Festivals, COVID-19 Is Changing How We Experience Live Music
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the number of record-high days for case counts in the United States has also increased. In the wake of the initial...
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