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Grammy Winners 2020

1.27.2020 Good Morning everyone! Last week of January is here and it begins with the Grammys, which aired last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Alicia Keys hosted the event and just like any awards show, the fashion was one of the interesting parts of the Grammys. Here is the list of winners, thanks to Dave Lewis for the Los Angeles Times. Credit source: LA Times ALBUM OF THE YEAR: “I, I” — Bon Iver “Norman F— Rockwell!” — Lana Del Rey WINNER: “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” “— Billie Eilish “Thank U, Next” — Ariana Grande “I Used to Know Her” — H.E.R. “7″ — Lil Nas X “Cuz I Love You” (Deluxe) — Lizzo “Father of the Bride” — Vampire Weekend   RECORD OF THE YEAR: “Hey, Ma” — Bon Iver WINNER: “Bad Guy” — Billie Eilish “7 Rings” — Ariana Grande “Hard Place” — H.E.R. “Talk” — Khalid “Old Town Road” — Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus “Truth Hurts” — Lizzo “Sunflower” — Post …

Music Festivals / January 2020

1.2.20 Hello again! One more thing to add and that is music festivals. Just a small selection, but its a lively one. All thanks to Music Festival Wizard. Credit source: Music Festival Wizard THE MUSICFEST STEAMBOAT 2020 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COJANUARY 5-10, 2020         FRIENDSHIP 2020 MIAMI, FLJANUARY 6-10, 2020         JAM CRUISE 2020 MIAMI, FLJANUARY 7-12, 2020         70000 TONS OF METAL 2020 MIAMI, FLJANUARY 7-11, 2020         GROOVE CRUISE MIAMI 2020 MIAMI, FLJANUARY 9-13, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS         TOMORROW NEVER KNOWS 2020 CHICAGO, ILJANUARY 15-19, 2020         WOBBLELAND 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, CAJANUARY 17-18, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS         30A SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL 2020 SANTA ROSA BEACH, FLJANUARY 17-20, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS         ALTER EGO FESTIVAL 2020 LOS ANGELES, CAJANUARY 18, 2020 / BOOK TICKETS         4XFAR MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020 COACHELLA VALLEY, CAJANUARY 18-19, 2020           THE ROCK BOAT 2020 TAMPA, FLJANUARY 24-29, 2020       …

New Music / January 2020

1.2.20 Afternoon folks! New year, new music. Here are the artists, veteran or new, who are releasing albums for the month of January, courtesy of Metacritic. I’ve decided to try something different…let me know if you like it or not. Credits Source: Metacritic 10 JANUARY 2020 Circa Waves Happy [Digital release – part 1] Field Music Making A New World   Georgia Seeking Thrills   Kesha High Road   Poppy I Disagree   Selena Gomez Rare   17 JANUARY 2020 …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead X: The Godless Void And Other Stories   Algiers There Is No Year   Anti-Flag 20/20 Vision   Bill Fay Countless Branches   Bombay Bicycle Club Everything Else Has Gone Wrong   Halsey Manic   Holy Fuck Deleter   Little Big Town Nightfall   Mura Masa R.Y.C. (Raw Youth Collage)   Of Montreal UR FUN   Pinegrove Marigold   24 JANUARY 2020 Andy Shauf The Neon Skyline   Black Lips Sing In A World That’s Falling Apart   Breaking Benjamin Aurora   Nicolas Godin Concrete …

Best of Music 2019

12.21.19 Hello…we are continuing on with the best of 2019 in music. I found a treasure trove with NPR‘s list of music and my own lists… Here is a short list of my favorite songs for this year…       Favorite songs from this decade period! Artists Who Made My Year… Ariana Grande Lizzo Billie Eilish Harry Styles Khalid Halsey Stormzy   To my playlists go to Spotify L. Richelle Murry and Shadowboxerinc. Here are two lists from NPR. Click on the red to read.  Credit source: NPR   NPR Music’s 25 Best Albums Of 2019       NPR Music’s 25 Best Songs Of 2019     I hope you like these different varieties of music. On to the best of 2019.    Featured and other images: YouTube & NPR  

Music Festivals / December 2015

12.3.19 Hello…I’ve been looking to Music Festival Wizard for upcoming music festivals for the month of December and here’s what they have… Credit source: Music Festival Wizard HEART FESTIVAL 2019 MIAMI, FLDECEMBER 6-7, 2019 / BOOK TICKETS       INTERSECT LAS VEGAS 2019 LAS VEGAS, NVDECEMBER 6-7, 2019 / BOOK TICKETS       ROLLING LOUD LOS ANGELES 2019 LOS ANGELES, CADECEMBER 14-15, 2019 / BOOK TICKETS       THE EMERALD CUP 2019 SANTA ROSA, CADECEMBER 14-15, 2019       HIJINX FESTIVAL 2019 PHILADELPHIA, PADECEMBER 27-28, 2019 / BOOK TICKETS       LIGHTS ALL NIGHT 2019 DALLAS, TXDECEMBER 27-28, 2019 / BOOK TICKETS       AUDIOTISTIC SOCAL 2019 SAN BERNADINO, CADECEMBER 28, 2019       SNOWGLOBE 2019 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CADECEMBER 29-31, 2019       DECADENCE ARIZONA 2019 PHOENIX, ARIZONADECEMBER 30-31, 2019 / BOOK TICKETS       DECADENCE COLORADO 2019 DENVER, CODECEMBER 30-31, 2019 / BOOK TICKETS       SNOWTA FEST 2019 MINNEAPOLIS, MNDECEMBER 30-31, 2019       OMFG! NYE 2019 SAN DIEGO, CADECEMBER 30-31, 2019 / BOOK TICKETS       COUNTDOWN …

New Music / December 2019

12.3.19 Hello, hello! A very short list of album releases for this month, courtesy of Metacritic.  Credit source: Metacritic 6 DECEMBER 2019 Burial Tunes 2011-2019 [Compilation album] Liam Payne LP1   Yann Tiersen Portrait   ​Camila Cabello Romance   13 DECEMBER 2019 Blake Shelton Fully Loaded: God’s Country   Duster Duster   Free Nationals Free Nationals [Anderson.Paak’s live band] Harry Styles Fine Line   Stormzy Heavy Is The Head I told you it was a shortlist, but please do remember that these dates can change. So check up on any updates. Click here.    Featured image: E! News/YouTube

American Music Awards 2019 Winners

11.25.19 Hey again…it’s time for the AMAs or American Music Awards 2019, which aired yesterday on ABC at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Ciara hosted the event. Here is the list of the winners… Credit: Billboard ARTIST OF THE YEARDrakeAriana GrandeHalseyPost MaloneTaylor Swift — WINNER NEW ARTIST OF THE YEARLuke CombsBillie Eilish — WINNERLil Nas XLizzoElla Mai COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow”Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”Marshmello & Bastille, “Happier”Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, “Señorita” — WINNERPost Malone & Swae Lee, “Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)” TOUR OF THE YEARBTS — WINNERAriana GrandeElton JohnP!nkEd Sheeran FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEOBillie Eilish, “Bad Guy”Ariana Grande, “7 Rings”Halsey, “Without Me”Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”Taylor Swift, “You Need to Calm Down” — WINNER FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTISTBTS — WINNERBillie EilishEXOAriana GrandeShawn Mendes FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK DrakeKhalid — WINNERPost Malone FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCKBillie EilishAriana GrandeTaylor Swift — WINNER FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK BTS — WINNERJonas BrothersPanic! At The Disco FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCKBillie Eilish, When We …

Shadow Spotlight: Native Americans in Music

11.22.19 Shadow Spotlight continues with Native Americans in the music scene. Here are five that have made their footprint in music… Shelley Morningsong       Litefoot       Pura Fe       Frank Waln       Joanne Shenandoah Did you enjoy these video gems? I thought this format will be a better introduction to each of these artists. Shadow Spotlight has ended on a great high note! Enjoy your Friday, be blessed.    Featured image: