Still, it’s been a pretty good run for the outlaw of late — Lane’s LP made such an impression that her label, New West, is re-releasing it tomorrow with several bonus tracks, including the naughtily romantic “Can’t Get Enough,” premiering exclusively today on Rolling Stone Country. Sturgill Simpson‘s Metamodern Sounds in Country Music scored a Grammy nod (albeit in the Americana category) and Chris Stapleton’s debut Traveller is snuggled right under Mumford & Sons on the iTunes chart. But Lane knows it can be a fickle climate for the rebel — she’s been listening to Jamey Johnson and Gretchen Wilson, two artists who once held the “Second Coming of Waylon Jennings” title but only came out shredded and shattered by the mainstream machine. … [Read more...] about Nikki Lane on Killing Outlaws, Truck Songs and New Album
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A truck offloading plastic bottles at the site of a plastic bottle collecting company in Kinyamwezi. The report claims that just 14 per cent of plastic packaging is collected for recycling annually, and even in developed countries, recycling capacity often falls short of the total plastic use … [Read more...] about Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever dump half a MILLION tonnes of plastic pollution in six poor countries, damning report finds
Meanwhile, "Lights" was co-written and co-produced by, among others, pop titan Max Martin, who earns his 23rd Hot 100 No. 1 as a writer. In the Hot 100's archives, only Paul McCartney (32) and John Lennon (26) have notched more, thanks to their histories in The Beatles and as soloists. Martin had last led as a writer via Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling!," for a week in May 2016. … [Read more...] about The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ Hits No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100, Doja Cat’s ‘Say So’ Enters Top 10
As 10 of The Weeknd's songs land in the Hot 100's top 40, he becomes just the eighth artist to have charted that many titles in the region simultaneously, after Drake, Ariana Grande, J. Cole, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Wayne, Post Malone and Travis Scott. Drake holds the record for the most concurrent top 40 entries, with 21 on July 14, 2018 (when his album Scorpion launched atop the Billboard 200). … [Read more...] about Every Song From The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ Is on the Hot 100
K-pop phenomenon BTS is interviewed by the hosts of NBC’s “Today Show” in New York on Feb. 21. [JOONGANG ILBO]Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes in the music industry? In Future Sounds, Space Oddity, a music creative group in Seoul that curates, promotes and studies the trends of the music world, will discuss the hottest topics being talked about inside the music business and recommend music and artists that are catching the eyes of people working in the business. The way we consume music has certainly changed over the past decade. In the past, we had to purchase a physical album on vinyl, cassette tapes or CDs and remove the packaging to actually hear the music. But now, the whole world can enjoy newly-released songs simultaneously. This transformation in how we consume music has also brought about a great change in how a song becomes a hit. We are living in a world where it seems like a new release isn’t enough, and artists today are doing whatever … [Read more...] about [FUTURE SOUNDS] The key to a hit song in 2020? TikTok, YouTube and social media.