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nytimes.com - Orlando Mayorquín - Backlash to Anitta's Music Video Evokes a Painful History in Brazil
Backlash to Anitta's Music Video Evokes a Painful History in Brazil
The New York Times

Anitta, the popular Brazilian singer, was the target of intense backlash over the release of a music video in an episode that highlighted persistent religious intolerance and racism in Brazil. The furor began on Monday, when the 31-year-old pop…

dailymail.co.uk - Eric Blum - Travis Kelce leaves European trip for his music festival 'Kelce Jam
Travis Kelce leaves European trip for his music festival 'Kelce Jam
Mail Online

DailyMail.com provides all the latest international sports news Travis Kelce has arrived at Kelce Jam, his self-titled musical festival, after leaving his European trip with girlfriend Taylor Swift. Kelce Jam is taking place at an amphitheater in…

thedailybeast.com - Jeff Slate - The Iconic Memphis Label Behind Music's Most Soulful Stars
The Iconic Memphis Label Behind Music's Most Soulful Stars
thedailybeast.com

“We were flying by the seat of our pants,” Stax legend William Bell recently recalled of the early days of the venerable label that tracked the rise of the civil rights movement. “A lot of us came in from the gospel arena…

businessinsider.com - Rebecca Rommen - Shani Louk symbol of the music festival massacre by Hamas - IDF recovers body
Shani Louk symbol of the music festival massacre by Hamas - IDF recovers body
Business Insider

Noam Galai/ Getty Images The IDF recovered three hostages' bodies from the Gaza Strip, including Shani Louk's. Hamas militants killed the hostages on October 7 during the Nova Music Festival massacre. Shani Louk became symbolic of October 7 after…

cnn.com - Faith Karimi - Helms Ategeka was accepted to 122 colleges. His choice came down to his love of music
Helms Ategeka was accepted to 122 colleges. His choice came down to his love of music
CNN

Helms Ategeka wants to be a pop star. But when he told his dad he planned to pursue a music degree after his graduation next month from high school, his father wasn't exactly thrilled. So last fall, the Oakland, California, teenager took a…

whyy.org - Eric Nixon - Germantown street renamed in honor of Philadelphia musical icon
Germantown street renamed in honor of Philadelphia musical icon
WHYY

This story originally appeared on 6abc Philadelphia musical icon Frankie Beverly received a huge honor Saturday when the city council ceremonially renamed the street he grew up on after him. The ceremony took place at the Dell Music Center, a venue…

usatoday.com - James Powel - Apple Music 100 Best Albums list sees Drake, Outkast, U2 in top half with entries 50-41
Apple Music 100 Best Albums list sees Drake, Outkast, U2 in top half with entries 50-41
USA TODAY

The second half of Apple Music's 100 Best Albums of all-time list kicks off as the tech giant released entries 50-41 Saturday. Multiple tentpole artists make their first entry into the list, including U2, Stevie Wonder and Bob Marley and the…

indiewire.com - David Opie - 'Queens of Drama' Review: Glittercore Pop-Punk and Noughties Toxicity Collide in Queer French Musical Drama
'Queens of Drama' Review: Glittercore Pop-Punk and Noughties Toxicity Collide in Queer French Musical Drama
IndieWire

When you realize you're gay, often at a young age, you immediately pledge allegiance to one pop diva in particular and stan her for life (think: Britney, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé). It's a mandatory rite of passage for many, and a very…

startribune.com - Chris Riemenschneider - Minnesota music legend Spider John Koerner dies at 85
Minnesota music legend Spider John Koerner dies at 85
Star Tribune

Spider John Koerner was a fixture in Minnesota music on so many levels. He sat at the same corner stool nearly every day at Palmer's Bar in Minneapolis, where they kept an electric mug warmer for his coffee and brandy. He played the same style of…

nzherald.co.nz - Debbie Griffiths - Music and art collide at Bay of Plenty lifestyle block
Music and art collide at Bay of Plenty lifestyle block
NZ Herald

When she's not tending her one-acre country garden at Otamarakau, near Pukehina Beach, mixed media artist Angela McKenzie is busy creating chaos in her workshop. Debbie Griffiths finds out more about how McKenzie juggles her art with maintaining…

odt.co.nz - Obituary: Vince Power, music promoter
Obituary: Vince Power, music promoter
Otago Daily Times Online News

Wheeler-dealer Vince Power transitioned from running a chain of second-hand stores to being one of the most influential people in the British music industry. The Irish-born country music obsessive bought a small live music venue in 1982 in the…

somersetlive.co.uk - Lewis Clarke - Somerset getting a brand new music festival over Bank Holiday weekend
Somerset getting a brand new music festival over Bank Holiday weekend
Somerset Live

Exmoor will be hitting all the right notes with the inaugural Dulverton Sounds Music Festival. The event takes place on Saturday, May 25 to be held on the Exmoor Lawns beside the River Barle throughout the day. Anyone visiting the Dulverton Farmers…

the-sun.com - David Scott - Travis Kelce returns from Taylor Swift tour ahead of music festival
Travis Kelce returns from Taylor Swift tour ahead of music festival
The US Sun

TRAVIS Kelce was spotted back on American soil as he went for lunch at one of his favorite spots after paying Taylor Swift a romantic visit in Europe. The Kansas City Chiefs star, 34, was seen taking five members of his entourage to Rye KC, which…

hindustantimes.com - HT Correspondent - Lucknow pledges to vote amidst musical extravaganza
Lucknow pledges to vote amidst musical extravaganza
Hindustan Times

LUCKNOW: As part of the HT Spotlight Election 2024 initiative to increase voter turnout in the city, Hindustan Times organised an event at Emerald Mall in Ashiyana in collaboration with the Lucknow Development Authority on Saturday.

nola.com - Will Coviello - New Orleans Greek Fest brings music, food and more to Hellenic Center May 24-26
New Orleans Greek Fest brings music, food and more to Hellenic Center May 24-26
NOLA.com

Headlining the New Orleans Greek Festival is not like most fests. It means performing on several days, and it helps to be able to please different festgoers' tastes, from traditional music to contemporary Greek pop songs. Thymios Partales and his…

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