Kris Wu: Chinese-Canadian pop star sentenced to 13 years of prison for rape in China

Hong Kong CNN 🇧🇷 A Chinese court in Beijing sentenced Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu, also known as Wu Yifan, to 13 years in jail after finding him guilty of sexual offenses, including rape, the court said in a post on its official Weibo account. Wu rose to fame as a member of popular Korean-Chinese … Read more

Through ‘Yellowjackets’ and ‘High School,’ Anna Waronker Is Making the ’90s Timeless

musician and composer Anna Waronker, most recently of the TV series High School, is trying not to gush too much, but she really likes the show. The TV adaptation of tegan and Sara Quin‘s memoir of the same name, which premiered last month on Amazon Freevee, tells the story of how the now famous pop … Read more

Taylor Swift tour promoter says it had no choice but to work with Ticketmaster

Taylor Swift accepts the Artist of the Year award onstage during the 2022 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Taylor Swift’s tour promoter is shifting blame for the botched “Eras” ticket sale squarely onto Ticketmaster, potentially fueling even … Read more

Taylor Swift’s Ticketmaster Debacle Was a Fait Accompli

Earlier this week, increasingly angry Taylor Swift fans dominated Twitter, and videos of young women radicalizing against capitalism became a trend on TikTok. You might have even seen in real time a mass Swiftie meltdown as the Ticketmaster website crashed Tuesday morning, overloaded with demand for the pop star’s 52-date Eras tour launching in March. … Read more

Taylor Swift slams ‘outside entity’ over Ticketmaster tour sale fiasco

Taylor Swift performs onstage during iHeartRadio’s Z100 Jingle Ball 2019 Presented By Capital One on December 13, 2019 in New York City. Kevin Mazur | Getty Images Taylor Swift responded to her fans Friday after live nation‘s Ticketmaster said a general public sale of tickets to the superstar’s “Eras” tour would be canceled because there … Read more

Taylor Swift public ticket sale canceled over extreme demand, Ticketmaster says

Taylor Swift poses with her awards during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2022 held at PSD Bank Dome on November 13, 2022 in Duesseldorf, Germany. Kevin Mazur | wireimage | Getty Images Tickets for Taylor Swift’s “Eras” tour will no longer be put on sale to the general public Friday, after Live Nation’s Ticketmaster said … Read more

Montreal composer Yannick Nézet-Séguin among top Canadian Grammy nominees

By David Friend The Canadian Press Posted November 15, 2022 4:29 pm Decrease article font size Increase article font size Classical composer Yannick Nézet-Séguin is among the leading Canadian Grammy nominees this year with a strong showing coming from an array of other homegrown talents. The Montreal native picked up five nominations across four classical … Read more

Hong Kong protest song plays instead of China anthem in rugby final mix-up

Hong Kong CNN 🇧🇷 The Hong Kong government on Monday demanded an investigation after a song associated with the city’s pro-democracy movement was played instead of the Chinese national anthem before a rugby sevens match between Hong Kong and South Korea. Event organizers played an instrumental version of “Glory to Hong Kong” as the teams … Read more

How much more can the streaming music business grow? Not much, it turns out – National

Back in September at a music conference in Singapore, Sir Lucian Grainge, the CEO of Universal Music Group, stated that 100,000 new songs were being uploaded to streaming music platforms every day🇧🇷 That figure was confirmed at the same conference by Steve Cooper, the departing CEO of Warner Music Group. The audience was shocked. Numbers … Read more

Co-Founder of The Clash, Guitarist Keith Levene Dies at Age 65 Co-Founder of The Clash, Guitarist Keith Levene Dies at Age 65 Co-Founder of The Clash, Guitarist Keith Levene Dies at Age 65 Hammond, who confirmed the musician’s death, said Levene was one of the most influential guitarists of all time. Levene founded the British punk band The Clash… 11.13.2022, Sputnik International 2022-11-13T01:48+0000 2022-11-13T01:48+0000 2022-11-13T01:48+0000 … Read more