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Indie Record Labels Received Millions in Federal Paycheck Protection Program Loans

With the music industry suffering tremendous disruption to its business, the funds help ensure these independent labels can continue to operate.
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U.K. Music Venues Get Government Aid, Is the U.S. Next?

The U.K. music industry received a much needed boost as the government has announced a stimulus package of £1.57 billion ($1.96 billion USD) geared towards aiding those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Composer Ennio Morricone Dies at 91: A Look at His Impact Across Music

Morricone was one of the most prolific film score writers in the history of the industry having received six nominations for Best Original Score throughout his career. He won his first Academy Award in 2016 for his score to The Hateful Eight.
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9 of the Biggest Concerts in American History

From rock, to pop, to country, here are nine of the biggest concerts in American history. For this list, we’ll use ticketed concerts that featured one artist as the headlining act.
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15 Songs for a Red, White, and Blue Playlist

Well instead of the traditional Fourth of July BBQ playlist we’ve curated a list of songs that hit the terms “red”, “white” and “blue” but each song itself is not dedicated to celebrating any national holidays.
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Live Concert Streams to Watch During Coronavirus Crisis (Updating)

As concerts continue to be cancelled over coronavirus concerns, some artists are offering live concert streams to keep you connected at home. Here’s our updating list of what to watch.
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Paul McCartney and More Seek to Protect the Live Music Industry With #LetTheMusicPlay Campaign

Over 1,500 artists are taking part in the UK’s #LetTheMusicPlay campaign demanding action from the government to help save the music industry.
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#BlackOutDay: What Is It and Why It’s Essential to the Global Movement to End Racism

The #BlackOutDay campaign promotion has been taking place across social media platforms and aims to encourage BIPOC consumers to refrain from making any online or in-store purchases unless purchases are made from a Black-owned business.
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The 10 Best Selling Albums of 2020… So Far

As we step into the second half of 2020, let’s take a look at the best selling albums of the year. This list is comprised of traditional album sales in the United States.
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Alicia Keys Encourages Kids to Speak Up in Candid Discussion About Offensive Language

Keys, who has two children with producer Swizz Beats, offered up her perspective and some advice on how to handle a situation like this in the future.
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