Author Archives: JOE COSCARELLI

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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Jay Z Makes a Splash at the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Without Even Being There

Source: New York Times » Music

The rapper, who was inducted, tweeted about artists who have inspired him while a video message from Barack Obama played at the ceremony.

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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ Three-Peats at No. 1

Source: New York Times » Music

The rapper’s new album was streamed another 157 million times, keeping it at the top for a third consecutive week.

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Fyre Festival, a Luxury Music Weekend, Crumbles in the Bahamas

Source: New York Times » Music

A high-end event founded by Ja Rule and the entrepreneur Billy McFarland was supposed to feature shows and yachts. Attendees found chaos instead.

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Jonathan Demme’s Finest Musical Moments

Source: New York Times » Music

The director, who died on Wednesday at 73, was a self-described “fanatical rock ’n’ roller,” who worked with New Order, Talking Heads, Neil Young and others.

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New Prince Songs Blocked by Judge, for Now

Source: New York Times » Music

A lawsuit by the singer’s estate has halted the release of a new six-song EP.

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