Vilcek Foundation Awards $50,000 Prize in Music to Arooj Aftab

Arooj Aftab receives the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Music for her evocative songs and compositions that incorporate influences ranging from semi-classical Pakistani music and Urdu poetry to jazz harmonies and experimental music. Aftab’s blend of ancient traditions and contemporary style has earned the artist important recognition, including the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Global Performance … Read more

Doggyland: Kids Songs & Nursery Rhymes, Starring and Co-Created by Snoop Dogg Lands on Kidoodle.TV®

Kidoodle.TV, the Safe Streaming™ service owned by A Parent Media Co. Inc. (“APMC”), announces today the recent launchof the animated series Doggyland – Kids Songs & Nursery Rhymes, co-created by rapper/entrepreneur Snoop Dogg with Claude Brooks, the Emmy-nominated producer and creator of the children’s franchise Hip Hop Harry, and singer/songwriter October London. Doggyland is one … Read more

ULTRA Abu Dhabi Drops Stacked Phase One Lineup

UC Global, the regional partner of ULTRA Worldwide in the United Arab Emirates and the local organizer of ULTRA Abu Dhabi, has announced the first wave of headliners set to play its inaugural edition Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 March 2023. Ever since the announcement that ULTRA Worldwide would be headed to the Middle East … Read more

Toronto-Based Alt-Pop Artist Eric Punzo Releases Haunting New Video for Latest Single, ‘If I Told You That I Missed You’

With a gritty, alt-pop sound that also incorporates hip-hop in equal measure, Toronto-based pop up-and-comer Eric Punzo brings his own brand of passionate, introspective songwriting to visual life in the video for his latest single “If I Told You That I Missed You,” you today. Released via BAMO Records (in partnership with Coalition Music), “If … Read more

Common Sense Society Commissions Dissident Chinese Artist to Compose Work to Be Performed by Palm Beach Symphony

Common Sense Society (CSS), a leading international educational network, announced its first music commission in partnership with the Palm Beach Freedom Institute (PBFI). Together, the organizations engaged dissident Chinese composer Bright Sheng to produce the “Freedom Overture”, which will premiere at the Palm Beach Symphony’s fiftieth anniversary season opening concert in November 2023. Bright Sheng … Read more

Upbeat New Release Bids Goodbye to 2022 With a Wink and a Tear

When Cry A Little Longer, a new single, drops on all streaming services on Dec. 19, 2022, the up-tempo production of wry folk/rock/Americana will be the 12th track released this year by prolific emerging artist, Ed Gumbrecht.   “Cry” is a new tune with an old soul in the tradition of classic singer-songwriting. It uniquely suits … Read more

The GRAMMY® Award-Winning National Children’s Chorus (NCC) Announces the Launch of Its 2022/23 Season Entitled Resounding Voices

This month, the GRAMMY® Award-winning National Children’s Chorus (NCC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Luke McEndarfer and Associate Artistic Director Dr. Pamela Blackstone, commences Season 2022/23 entitled Resounding Voices.  Inspired by powerful experiences over the past year, the NCC chose to curate a deeply meaningful season that celebrates the power and potential of the human voice. “In … Read more

Corey Stapleton & The Pretty Pirates Release Second Album ‘Anchors Aweigh’

Corey Stapleton & The Pretty Pirates continue their busy year, following up the critically acclaimed debut album ‘Seachange’ with another smashing country rock album, ‘Anchors Aweigh’. Recorded at OmniSound Studios in Nashville, TN, the Montana artist and current presidential candidate blends his country recordings with a nostalgic 80s rock sound, including a smashing cover of … Read more

Stevie Nicks, Lauren Daigle, 38 Special and More Partner With Greater Good Music On Truckloads of Thanksgiving Food for Florida Disaster Zone

Earlier this fall, Hurricane Ian roared through Florida as one of the worst disasters in the state’s history. In the Fort Myers area, more than 5,000 homes were destroyed with thousands more sustaining damage. With many grocery stores and restaurants closed, food has not been readily available for Southwest Florida residents. It can also be difficult … Read more

Singer/Songwriter Zovik Releases Inspirational Cover of Leonard Cohen Legendary Dark Pop Song ‘Hallelujah’

Singer/Songwriter Zovik has officially released a cover of Leonard Cohen’s legendary pop song “Hallelujah.” The track was released to all streaming platforms on Tuesday, Dec. 21. A music video for “Hallelujah” was also released to YouTube, gaining hundreds of views within its initial few hours after launch.  Zovik’s cover of “Hallelujah” differs from Cohen’s legendary … Read more