7/13/2020 by Stephen Daw At the height of his success, Ricky Martin proclaimed to the world that he was “Livin’ La Vida Loca.” But in a new interview, Martin is revealing that life at that time was actually much more painful than his popular song let on. On the latest episode of Apple Music’s Proud […]

RJ Holland · Former Professional Drummer Session/studio and Bands As a professional musician, a drummer, I listened to the radio constantly. I listened to every song I could listen to, any genre. That was my job. You never knew when you would be called upon to fill-in for a musician who could not make the […]

Jake Gerber · Musical Session Player , Guitar , Bass ,And Vocals (1962–present) My answer is coming more from a traditional jazz/pop player, so please bear with me. Eric Clapton is or was a very good (rated 3rd on Rolling Stone’s ‘Top Guitarist’ listing) and an inspired blues based lead guitarist and I think that […]

When Coldplay’s debut album Parachutes dropped 20 years ago in the U.K. on July 10, 2000, the title was fitting – while Coldplay would go on to soar as a global act, the album’s international impact was up in the air at first, with Parachutes not even landing in America until November 2000. But British […]

“Brother, I’m over it. I got songs to write… Time to focus on other things and how to be the best I can be, and finally be able to concentrate on music for a minute.” That resigned email on Thursday morning (July 9) from Wildstreet frontman Eric Jayk was the final nail in the coffin […]

“Criss Cross” is one of several unheard tracks on the new edition of the 1973 album By Matthew Strauss The Rolling Stones are reissuing their 1973 album Goats Head Soup. The reissue features a new stereo mix of the original album. The 4xLP box set edition of Goats Head Soup also comes with rarities and […]

Jon Pennington · I love music, any kind of music… According to a January 1968 interview in the Village Voice titled Zappa and the Mothers: Ugly Can Be Beautiful . Zappa mentioned it was easier for him to get club gigs in the post-British Invasion context of 1965 if he told or implied to promoters […]

Plus, Manuel Turizo notches sixth top 10 with “Quiéreme Mientras Se Pueda.” Anuel AA’s “Futbol & Rumba,” featuring Enrique Iglesias, climbs 11-6 on the Latin Pop Airplay chart dated July 11. Anuel claims his ninth top 10 — dating back to his first, “Ella Quiere Beber,” with Romeo Santos, in Dec. 2018. It’s Iglesias first top 10 in […]

Pop singer-songwriter Emmanuel Kelly appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show today (July 8) to share with host Kelly Clarkson his full-circle American Idol moment. Kelly’s story about becoming the “first differently-abled pop star” has touched many. He was abandoned in a box as an infant in his war-torn birthplace of Iraq before nuns from a Mother Teresa orphanage brought him in. They raised him with […]

Charlie Puth took to social media on Sunday (July 5) to share his unfiltered thoughts on the toxicity of stan culture between pop stars’ fan bases. “I don’t usually pay any mind to things like this, but something has to be said. This dangerous, toxic, internet screaming match between ‘fandoms’ has to stop,” he began […]

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