Author Archives: JOE COSCARELLI

Lil Uzi Vert Debuts at No. 1, Leading a SoundCloud Wave

Source: New York Times » Music

The Billboard album chart this week again showed the power of streaming, as Lil Uzi Vert’s “Luv Is Rage 2” and XXXTentacion’s “17” took the top two spots.

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Rock’s Not Dead, It’s Ruled by Women: The Round-Table Conversation

Source: New York Times » Music

Guitars may seem to matter less than ever. But just beneath the mainstream, dozens of female bands are making some of the most urgent, politically relevant music around.

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Kesha, Even With a Liberated New Album, Remains Tied to Dr. Luke

Source: New York Times » Music

Three years into an acrimonious legal and public relations battle, they remain uncomfortably entwined.

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Who Is Emin Agalarov, the Russian Pop Star Behind the Donald Trump Jr. Meeting?

Source: New York Times » Music

The 37-year-old singer at the center of the email controversy is also the son of a billionaire real estate tycoon.

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Why the Slants Took a Fight Over Their Band Name to the Supreme Court

Source: New York Times » Music

In a strange case, a small Asian-American rock group may have inadvertently helped the Washington Redskins.

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With ‘Witness,’ Katy Perry Is the Second Woman to Hit No. 1 in 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

“Witness” debuted at the top of the Billboard album chart with 180,000 album equivalent units, displacing Halsey, who hit No. 1 last week.

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