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Rosanne Cash Calls Threats to Journalism 'Really Alarming'

Rosanne Cash’s interest in political and social activism started at a young age, but she also had a role model in her father, Johnny Cash. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will receive the “Spirit Americana” Free Speech award Wednesday

Americana Band The Black Lillies Capture the Magic of a Live Session on 'Snakes and Telephones': Premiere

Every Wednesday for six months, folk-rock group The Black Lillies carried out model new, never-before-heard authentic songs stay on the Internet. The weekly sequence, titled The Sprinter Sessions, got here to an in depth on the prime 2018, with

'A Star is Born' Rockets Into Oscar Contention at North American Premiere

It turns out Bradley Cooper can direct and sing and Lady Gaga can act, leaving Warner Bros. with an across-the-board contender on its hands. In my 12 years covering the Toronto International Film Festival, I have seen

Irie Kingz, Crew Peligrosos, Los Pangurbes and More: 5 Acts To Watch at Bogota Music Market

The annual Bogotá Music Market (BoMM) kicks f tonight (Sept 10) in Colombia’s capital. The music mart, presented by Bogotá’s Chamber Commerce, serves as a showcase for established and emerging Colombian acts, plus some international guests, and

Mon Laferte Signs Global Deal With Universal Music Publishing Mexico: Exclusive

Mon Laferte, the alt-pop Chilean chanteuse with beguiling vocals and songs, has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Mexico.  The deal will cover all Laferte’s compositions moving forward, including her new single, “El beso,”

Introducing… Pom Poko

Norwegian music often reflects its landscape – calm, often beautiful vistas in sound.  Delightfully, Pom Poko defy expectations on their first release since signing with Bella Union, “Follow the lights” is a chaotic triumph shattering any stereotypes or

Burning Man 2018: 9 of the Best Sets

Every year, tens thousands self-proclaimed Burners descend unto the Nevada desert to get down and dirty at Burning Man. A multidimensional event, Burning Man is part music festival, part art project and part social experiment, which means

BTS Breaks Their Own Record for Most Simultaneous Hits on World Digital Song Sales Chart

The sensations also take over 22 the 25 spots on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart. As BTS reigns as this week's undeniable chart ruler at the top  the Billboard 200, Artist 100, Social 50, World Albums, Digital

Willie Nelson on His Frank Sinatra Tribute Album: 'Sinatra Had the Best Attitude About Everything'

Long before Willie Nelson's voice, braids and well-worn, well-loved guitar Trigger helped carve out the prile an American icon, the outlaw country legend was learning how to warble and croon to the suave sounds Frank Sinatra's records.  Hot on

Here Are All the Songs Paul Simon Reworked for New Album 'In the Blue Light'

Legendary songwriter Paul Simon released his new album In the Blue Light today (Sept. 7). In an unprecedented move, the album essentially finds Simon covering Simon; instead new material, it’s a set reworked tracks from his songbook. But