Keith Urban finds musical connections across genre lines
“Breland was a man after my own heart musically and I was just dying to get in the studio with him to see what happened,” Urban said. AP: In that vein, one song called “Tumbleweed” includes a sample of a didgeridoo, an instrument that originated in Australia. Urban: After the guitar solo, there was about four seconds of a breakdown, and I was like, "I need something here. Urban: If anyone wants to know what my beliefs are, my views are, listen to my music or look at my life. Urban: I’m learning.
Apple Music launching shows with Snoop Dogg, Shania Twain
NEW YORK Apple Music is launching several new radio shows hosted by A-list musical acts, including Snoop Dogg, Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood. The streaming service announced that it will debut two new radio stations Tuesday: Apple Music Hits, focused on popular songs of the 80s, 90s and 2000s, as well as Apple Music Country, dedicated to the country music genre. Both channels will have daily on-air hosts but will also include several shows hosted by well-known musicians. Apple Music Hits will include shows hosted by Snoop Dogg, Twain, Alanis Morissette, Backstreet Boys, Meghan Trainor, Ciara, blink-182s Mark Hoppus and Huey Lewis. Apple Music also announced Tuesday that its popular Beats 1 radio station featuring shows hosted by Billie Eilish, Elton John and Lil Wayne will be renamed to Apple Music 1.
Cher to return to American Airlines Arena in March 2020
Hannah Peters / Getty ImagesMIAMI - Nearly two decades after appearing at the American Airlines Arena on her farewell tour, the legendary Cher will return to Miami in 2020. The "Here We Go Again Tour" will stop in South Florida on Tuesday, March 24 along with special guests Nile Rodgers and Chic. The Oscar, Grammy and Emmy-winning icon won her Grammy in 2002 for a concert performance filmed in Miami on November 7-8, 2002. The concert was part of her "Living Proof: The Farewell Tour." Tickets for her upcoming Miami appearance go on sale Friday, Nov. 8 at 12 p.m. CLICK HERE for more information.
Miami Beach Pop Festival Postponed
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - The Miami Beach Pop Festival, scheduled for Nov. 8-10, has been postponed. Here is what the organizers posted on the concert website:Miami Beach Pop Festival has announced the postponement of the 2019 event, originally scheduled for November 8-10. The producers of Miami Beach Pop Festival will be working with all involved parties to secure a new date in the future. Ticket holders who purchased through the official Miami Beach Pop Festival website can expect to see refunds on their credit card or bank statement. We especially want to thank the City of Miami Beach for its continued support.
Rock Out on the Sand at the Miami Beach Pop Festival!
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Don't miss some of the biggest stars in music performing live on the sand at the Miami Beach Pop Festival from Friday, Nov. 8th through Sunday, Nov. 10th! You'll also get to see Nile Rodgers and Chic, Jessie Reyez, Bomba Estereo, Margo Price, Two Feet, Magic City Hippies,Roosevelt Collier, Spam Allstars and more! The Roots, T-Pain, Magic Giant, Reignwolf, Natti Natasha, Maggie Rogers, The Hip Abduction and others will also perform. Chance the Rapper and The Raconteurs will wrap up the festival on Sunday night! You'll also get to groove to Leon Bridges, Sean Paul, Quinn XCII, Cimafunk and more!