Thursday, May 23, 2024

Music

Bruno Mars in Pop Plagiarism Claim of the Week: “Uptown Funk” Came from 1983 Record

If it's Tuesday, it must be time for a new pop plagiarism claim: the writers and makers of a 1983 record called "Young Girls"...

Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction Bandmates Out of Book, Says He Has ADHD and Suffers from Anxiety

One Direction's Zayn Malik has published a book. Well, it's like a book. It's called "Zayn." It's also a souvenir, something for his fans...

Pop Chart Update: Lady Gaga’s “Joanne” in Sales Struggle Eleven Days After Release

I think my neighbors three houses away just heard my audible gasp! Lady Gaga's "Joanne" album is in a chart free fall. It's now number...

Chrissie Hynde Has an Excellent New Pretenders Album, But It’s a Stealth Release That Needs Our Help

Chrissie Hynde has her first new Pretenders album in 8 years, but it's a stealth release without marketing and publicity. I'm not even sure...

Lady Gaga’s “Joanne” Is Number 1, But It’s a 47% Sales Drop from Last Album Even with Deep Discounting

Lady Gaga's "Joanne" is a great album. But half as many people who bought her last album, "ArtPOP," wanted her new album this week....

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen Wants to Make Peace with Bob Dylan: “We always talk about him”

For me, one of the great remaining joys in life is seeing Steely Dan live. Go one further: seeing them play their seminal neo-jazz...

American Music Awards Add Sting, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars as Performers: Show is Now Excellent Marketing Tool for Record Biz

Sting is getting a Lifetime Achievement Award and putting on a show. Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars are performing. Timing is everything. and the...

(Watch) Lady Gaga’s Knockout “SNL” Performances of “Million Reasons” and “A YO (Mirror on the Ceiling)”

Lady Gaga was just great on "SNL" last night. "Million Reasons" was gorgeous and "A YO (Mirror on the Ceiling)" rocked the house. "Joanne"...