Verzuz: How the Online Music Battle for Superstars Changed the Music Game
With all the stressful challenges and restrictions that occurred in 2020, billions of people all over the world turned to music to soothe their frazzl...
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From “Gangnam Style” to BTS: The Rise of K-pop in the U.S.
Nielsen Music reports that the consumption of Korean music in the U.S. has doubled over the past three years. Thanks to social networking platforms, u...
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Eurovision: The World's Craziest Music Competition
If you had never heard of Eurovision prior to the new Netflix movie Eurovision Song Contest with Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams, then you're not alon...
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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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From Closing Indie Venues to Rethinking Annual Festivals, COVID-19 Is Changing How We Experience Live Music