Music notes: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and more

Music notes: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and more

Dazzling, indeed. It looks like Stevie Nicks wore her Taylor Swift merchandise onstage during her performance at the BottleRock Napa Valley music festival on Saturday. Stevie wore a gold The Tortured Poets Department-themed nameplate bracelet on her wrist, layered among other jewelry pieces. Stevie, of course, is referenced in the album’s final track, “Clara Bow,”…Read More…

Rihanna’s “Diamonds” is now Diamond-certified

Rihanna’s “Diamonds” is now Diamond-certified

Neil Mockford/WireImageRihanna’s “Diamonds” is living up to its name. Roc Nation announced Monday that the song has officially reached Diamond status from the Recording Industry Association of America. That means it has sold 10 million equivalent song units since its release in 2012.“Diamonds” marks Rihanna’s third song to be certified Diamond, following 2010’s “Love the Way…Read More…

Lizzo lets fans know she is not quitting music

Lizzo lets fans know she is not quitting music

ABCWe have apparently not heard the last of Lizzo.On Friday, March 29, Lizzo shared a post on social media in which she appeared to tell fans that she was quitting the music business, but now, she’s clearing up her statement. “I wanna make this video because I just need to clarify. When I say I quit,…Read More…

Music notes: Olivia Rodrigo, Zayn Malik and more

Music notes: Olivia Rodrigo, Zayn Malik and more

Olivia Rodrigo just released the deluxe version of her sophomore album, GUTS, and now, she’s announced a new music video for one of those deluxe tracks. A video for the song “obsessed” is coming on Thursday. “obsessed video comes out tomorrow at 9pm pt!!!!!!” Olivia wrote on her Instagram Story alongside a link to YouTube…Read More…

Beyoncé drops two new tracks, announces ‘Act II’ release date

Beyoncé drops two new tracks, announces ‘Act II’ release date

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording AcademyAnother Renaissance is upon us. After announcing new music in a Verizon Super Bowl commercial Sunday night, Beyoncé dropped two new surprise tracks: “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages.” The tracks are the first taste of Act II, the follow-up to her 2022 Renaissance album. Act II, which appears…Read More…

Miley Cyrus, Tracy Chapman, Billie Eilish and more get boost from Grammy Awards

Miley Cyrus, Tracy Chapman, Billie Eilish and more get boost from Grammy Awards

Sonja Flemming/CBSSeveral veteran artists, as well as current chart-toppers, profited from the so-called “Grammy Bump” following the awards show telecast on February 4. According to Luminate, the company that collects music sales, streams and airplay data for Billboard, both “Flowers” and “What Was I Made For?” — Grammy-winning hits for Miley Cyrus and Billie Eilish,…Read More…

P1Harmony releases debut full-length album, ‘Killin’ It”

P1Harmony releases debut full-length album, ‘Killin’ It”

Courtesy of FNC EntertainmentAfter releasing six EPs in three years, P1Harmony has finally created a full-length studio album. The K-pop group has just released Killin’ It via digital platforms; the physical version will be available on February 9. The album doesn’t include their current hit, “Fall In Love Again,” but it does feature 10 new…Read More…