The music festival refusing to bow to Covid

Pulsating crowds, booming open-air sound systems, megastars lapping up the adoration of thousands -- music festivals are fast receding into distant memory thanks to Covid, but one event in Serbia is refusing to yield. The Exit Festival -- one of Europe's biggest with organisers saying 200,000 attended in 2019 -- is aiming to become the [...]

European Authorities Accuse Apple of Distorting Music Streaming Market

Antitrust authorities in the European bloc have filed charges that could bring multibillion-dollar fines. The new case comes on the verge of a huge trial between Epic Games and Apple. The European Commission has announced it will be pursuing Apple in an antitrust case that accuses the company of distorting the music streaming market through [...]

The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (April 30)

Take a look at all of the week’s can’t-miss music moments below. Slime Language 2 was No. 1 As Billboard's Keith Caulfield reports, the Slime Language 2 project from Young Thug’s Young Stoner Life Records debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, earning 113,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the [...]

Opinion | How TikTok is influencing the music industry

The app has launched artists into near-astronomical levels of fame. Even people who don’t have TikTok on their home screen must find it hard to avoid the app’s influence. Dances, challenges and comedy bits from the social media giant, which only allows video posts of under a minute in length, appear on Facebook, Twitter and [...]

Shambhala Music Festival Postponed Again Until 2022

Shambhala Music Festival has officially postponed again, moving from 2021 to 2022. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Shambhala was forced to postpone (in other words, cancel) its 2020 event. Now, as festival season draws near once again, organizers give a much needed update in the post below. In light of the ongoing public health [...]

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