Keith Urban tops The Weeknd in tight race on Billboard chart

Keith Urban tops The Weeknd in tight race on Billboard chart

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Australian country singer Keith Urban beat out Canadian The Weeknd in a tight race to No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday. Urban's latest album, “Fuse,” sold 98,000 copies in its first week according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan, while The Weeknd's debut studio album “Kiss Land” sold more than 95,000 units, leaving the R&B artist less than 3,000 shy of the top spot. Rapper 2 Chainz landed at No. 3 this week with his latest record “B.O.A.T.S II #METIME,” while soul-pop singer Janelle Monae entered the chart at No. …
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Jury clears promoter of liability in Michael Jackson's death

By Eric Kelsey and Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Los Angeles jury cleared concert promoter AEG Live of liability on Wednesday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Michael Jackson, in a trial that offered a glimpse into the private life and final days of the so-called King of Pop. The verdict, which concluded that the doctor the company hired to care for the singer was not unfit for his job, capped a sensational five-month trial that was expected to shake up the way entertainment companies treat their most risky talent. …
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Almanac: Joseph Conrad on turning sixty

Almanac: Joseph Conrad on turning sixty

“Sixty is not a bad age—unless in perspective, when no doubt it is contemplated by the majority of us with mixed feelings. It is a calm age; the game is practically over by then; and standing aside one begins to remember with a certain vividness what a fine fellow one used to be. I have […]
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Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" tops British singles chart

LONDON (Reuters) – American R&B singer Jason Derulo notched up his third British number one single on Sunday with “Talk Dirty”, ending U.S. singer Katy Perry's two-week run in the No. 1 slot, sales figures showed. The Official Charts Company said with sales of nearly 160,000 copies over the past week, “Talk Dirty” has become the fastest selling single of Derulo's career in Britain and the fourth fastest selling single of 2013. “Talk Dirty”, which also features rapper 2 Chainz, is the second single from Derulo's third album, “Tattoos”, which will be released in Britain on Monday. …
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Music

Songs is universal and music is impactful. It is really difficult to other definitely unreactive to the relaxing and addictive result of songs. It is occasionally the words of the structure, often the mood of the make-up, or could be even occasionally exclusively the melody and also rhythm that interest one. It consequently ends up being not simply a piece of structure yet really a method of venting and articulation, a launch for both the author and the audience. The background music as a matter of fact includes in an or else mundane event or happening. It type of pulls up the value and also influence of the particular occurrence of situation in whichever kind or material it may be positioned. The new bands that are arising with the broadening of extents likewise have a considerable contribution to make relating to the exact same.

The background music as a matter of fact has no requirements as for the location of use is worried. It can be made use of in all or any as per the demand and the significance. The songs in the backdrop actually enhances the effect on the viewer or audience. It could cause an amazing change in the reaction of the audience in the same provided structure. It has the driver effect that causes the escalation of both speed and progression. The use of this sort of music can be utilized for any type of type of celebration. All that one should keep in mind is that the relevance and relevance of the background songs is cared for.

The background music need not consistently refer to the important music that is playing in the background of some event. The performance of the new bands can likewise supply the perfect background songs to a celebration be it individual or expert. The business problems have rather a variety of celebrations. Either for the purpose of promotion or product establishing and even bring in possible clients with lucrative chances any one of them can ask for an expert celebration. It is but noticeable that the person in charge of the organizing the entire occasion is under excessive pressure to have the ample time to go through all the different sorts of songs and select the most effective of the great deal.

Under such scenarios the brand-new bands come in to the situation. In situation they provide an excellent performance and also the customers are kindlied with the problem, both the problem as well as the band is profited. The problem gets the offer as well as the band obtains the direct exposure as well as the platform to excel and establish. The background songs plays an integral part as for the success or failing of the party is concerned. It can be an optimal means to make the customer feel spoiled and spoilt. It makes them believe that crucial and therefore in return drives the choice of the handle support of the worry.

Nevertheless considering that the background songs plays such an essential duty the selection of the ideal band amongst various new bands is quite necessary. Nevertheless it is the sensible as well as useful choice that pays off rich dividends for the rest if the life.

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Violinist Benedetti: Populism to promote music is okay

Violinist Benedetti: Populism to promote music is okay

By Michael Roddy STAFFORD England (Reuters) – Violinist Nicola Benedetti has a best-selling album in the British pop charts so it comes as no surprise that she approves of a bit of populism to get the message across that classical music can be fun. She does, though, draw the line at marketing herself as the “classical babe” that the British tabloids thought was a good niche for her, when she first exploded onto the British music scene as BBC Young Musician of the Year a decade ago. …
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Lady Gaga, Eminem to headline first YouTube Music Awards

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pop singer Lady Gaga and rapper Eminem will be headline performers at the first YouTube Music Awards, the Google Inc-owned online video steaming site said on Tuesday. The November 3 award show in New York, which will be live-streamed, honors the top songs and artists that were viewed on the website in the past year. Nominees will be announced later this month and voting by the public will determine winners, YouTube said. Canadian rock band Arcade Fire will also perform at the awards show. …
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Michael Jackson verdict could shake up entertainment business model

Michael Jackson verdict could shake up entertainment business model

By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of late pop star Michael Jackson against his concert promoter is now in the hands of a jury, and the verdict could have far-reaching implications for how the entertainment industry does business with its biggest stars. The 21-week trial, which has opened a window into the private life and last days of the King of Pop, has put not only concert promoter AEG Live on trial but also the entertainment industry's live-performance business model, analysts say. …
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Lookback: a movie you’ll never see

From 2004: In Network, the American public is so hungry for the spin-free frankness of a seemingly honest man that it embraces a TV anchorman who goes off his rocker in the middle of a newscast. (That’s what makes the film so provocative, by the way. In the hands of a West Wing-type screenwriter, the […]
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Almanac: Walker Percy on the passage of time

Almanac: Walker Percy on the passage of time

“As you begin to get older you begin to realize the trick time is playing, and that unless you do something about it, the passage of time is nothing but the encroachment of the horrible banality of the past on the pure future.” Walker Percy, Lancelot (courtesy of D.G. Myers)
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Jack Johnson tops Billboard 200, Lorde lands top digital song

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hawaiian folk singer Jack Johnson landed his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, while New Zealand newcomer Lorde overtook Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus to top the digital songs chart. Johnson's “From Here to Now to You” sold 117,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. It was the only album to cross the 100,000 sales mark this week. Country music singer Justin Moore debuted at No. …
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead American Music Awards nominations

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis lead American Music Awards nominations

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hip-hop artists Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored the most American Music Awards nominations on Thursday with nods in six categories, followed by country-pop star Taylor Swift and singer Justin Timberlake with five each. The duo will compete in the top category, artist of the year, against singer Bruno Mars, Swift, Timberlake and pop singer Rihanna, who collected four nominations. Also getting four nominations were country music pair Florida Georgia Line and R&B singer Robin Thicke. Rapper will.i. …
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MCFW 2014: Where Music City Food and Wine's Guest Chefs Can't Wait to Eat

The Music City Food & Wine Festival is this weekend, which means the city's restaurants will be under attack by food-crazed locals and out-of-towners alike. But all that festival talent has to eat somewhere, too. Eater asked many of…
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Canadian rapper Drake lands third No. 1 album on Billboard chart

Canadian rapper Drake lands third No. 1 album on Billboard chart

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rapper Drake vaulted straight to No. 1 on the weekly Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, as his latest album garnered the second-largest sales week of the year so far. “Nothing Was the Same,” the third studio album from the Canadian rapper, sold 658,000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. Only Justin Timberlake's “The 20/20 Experience,” which opened with 968,000 copies in March, outsold “Nothing Was the Same” in a one-week period. All three of Drake's studio albums have debuted at No. …
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OneRepublic victorious in closest UK chart battle of 2013

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. rock band OneRepublic snatched the top spot in the British singles chart on Sunday, edging out The Vamps in the closest race for the number one position seen all year, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday. A late surge for OneRepublic's 'Counting Stars' helped them outsell new entry 'Can We Dance' from British band The Vamps by just 1,150 copies to reach the pinnacle of the charts for the first time. Former number one 'Talk Dirty' by Jason Derulo and featuring rapper 2 Chainz fell to number three, while Katy Perry's 'Roar' dropped into fourth place. …
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Elton John lauds young artists, then mixes his new songs with old

Elton John lauds young artists, then mixes his new songs with old

By Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – At 66 years old, Elton John says he can make whatever kind of music he wants, regardless of commercial pressure, but he professes to love what young musicians are doing today. At a rare free concert in Los Angeles on Monday night, John told the audience that it's time to turn over the spotlight to younger artists, even as he prepares to release his 30th solo studio album “The Diving Board.” “I (my music) don't play on the radio. It's other people's turn. …
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Kings of Leon draws on sounds of its past for 'Mechanical Bull'

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Grammy-winning Kings of Leon marked a decade in music with a new album on Tuesday which critics have praised for showcasing the best of the band's talents while still moving forward in its sound. “Mechanical Bull” is the sixth album by the Nashville-based group, formed by the Followills: brothers Caleb, Nathan and Jared and cousin Matthew. The band broke into the mainstream music scene with their 2008 album “Only By the Night,” which included the hits “Use Somebody” and “Sex on Fire. …
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Music Monday (9/22): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Music Monday (9/22): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Our guide to this week's album releases also features streams of upcoming tracks and albums from Christopher Owens, Jessie Ware, Zola Jesus, Lucinda Williams, Electric Youth, and more. Plus, catch up on the week's music news, and watch new music videos from artists like Interpol, SBTRKT, and Ryan Adams. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic
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Music City Food & Wine 2014: Texas Chef Tim Love on His Time Spent in Knoxville and How to Not Be a Festival Rookie

With the Music City Food & Wine Festival coming up this weekend, Eater interviewed Texas chef, restaurateur and festival partner Tim Love. So you're out in California? Yeah, I'm out here shooting the second season of Restaurant Startup. Is that…
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