Beyonc prepares for birth of twins with celeb-packed party and amazing Instagram photo

May 23, 2017

Previously on the ongoing royal saga of Beyonc’s reign over the music world, we got to see the singer’s latest look as she prepared to bring twins into the world. On Sunday, Beyonc posted a new set of amazing images from her celebrity-packed “Carter Push Party,” which appeared to have an African theme, on Instagram. SEE ALSO: Serena Williams just announced shes pregnant with a tiny champion Staying true to that theme, Beyonc embodied the aesthetic in a wonderfully …

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Could you last a whole gig without using your phone? – BBC News

May 21, 2017

… had a damaging effect on music fans who want to connect with an artist. “It’s created a passivity as a viewer, so you’re much less engaged. You’re focused on taking the picture, opening up social media, adding an emoji, and by that point you’ve missed half the song.” Asked about the Chris Rock shows, a spokesperson for the SSE Hydro in Glasgow told the BBC: “Although it isn’t standard practice, the artist has requested Yondr be used throughout his …

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Watch Toby Keith Play An All-Male Show In Saudi Arabia During Trump’s Visit

May 21, 2017

Keith,author of a song parenthetically titled The Angry American, performed the free show alongside Saudi singer Rabeh Saqer in the nations capital, Riyadh, on a stage lined with red, white and blue lights and American flags. Keith played some of his own material, including the song Shouldve Been A Cowboy, in addition to some instrumental music with Saqer. Another epic moment @rabehsaqer playing oud (Arabian lute) on @officialtobykeith song #history #historyinthemaking …

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Garmin’s latest wearable finally brings fitness tracking into the weight room

May 18, 2017

… than thinner trackers (Fitbit Alta HR, I’m looking at you). The vvosmart 3 might look basic, but the spartan approach is more of a perk here than on other devices. This is not a fashion-first wearable, in a good way. The battery life runs in line with Garmin’s five-day estimates, although I was able to squeeze an extra day of use out for a solid six. The device receives text, email, and social media notifications, and you can also control your phone’s music from your wrist. No …

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Apple will host big-name musicians and high-profile workshops to kick off new program

May 17, 2017

… of other special events. New York City elementary school students learn about coding on a class field trip to an Apple Store. Image: Andrew Burton/Getty Images Some of Apple’s more heavily trafficked locations will also feature big-name guests for music performances, lectures, and hands-on instruction. Soul singer Leon Bridges and free-form dancer Lil Buck (who recently appeared in an Apple commercial) will perform at Apple’s new flagship store in downtown San Francisco late on …

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The songs that take us back to our high school graduations, by class year

May 14, 2017

… hop and pop radio station played ‘Hot in Herre’ during my senior year in HS. It was the mark that we were grown enough to re-enact the music video (a pure party scene) soon to come during college and a song to date every memory we were making. The early ’00s was filled with glitzy Hip Hop videos and creative Pop videos and for me and my goal at the time, I had to be in one. So, ‘Hot In Herre’ marked the pursuit of working in the entertainment industry for me.” …

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From one mom to another: Mothers and daughters talk parenting

May 13, 2017

… ok at this whole mom thing. I think the biggest challenge was just trying to make sure that your kids didnt make the same mistakes you did as a kid, says Anna. You want to make sure they have better and do better. Anna Aviles with her grandchildren. On generational changes: Technology has really changed a lot of things, says Anna. When we were younger, or when the kids were younger we played outside a lot. Now kids just put their headphones on and listen to music, or they want to hang out …

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Michael Kiwanuka’s career tips strike chord with teens – BBC News

May 12, 2017

“I got a guitar and started a band at 12 years old,” he told them. Image copyright Andy Paradise/RAH Image caption Pearl Fish, 19, put university on hold to busk round London But other teenage performers at the event said they were sticking with their education. Keaton Dekker and Ellie Occleston, both 17, are using music college to boost their performing and recording skills, while gigging in their spare time. And Myla and Elaria, are both still only 15. “I am …

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Is Harry Styles’ album worth the wait? – BBC News

May 12, 2017

… sounds very much like Wings playing Stuck in the Middle With You. Speaking of which, the pedigree of Harry’s influences can’t be faulted on this album – he’s clearly delved into rock’s back catalogue for sustenance and, although he sometimes fails to put his own stamp on those songs, his love of the music shines through. This one features some of his best lyrics, about a girl who “gets into parties without invitations”. “How could I tell her what I …

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How Leftfield’s Leftism redefined dance music – BBC News

May 11, 2017

… worse, though. We once shook a metal grating off when we played a soundcheck in a university. It came down and hit the floor. If anyone had been near it, they’d have been dead. I was terrified. And we brought a whole bar down in Amsterdam. When our sound man fired up the system, it all came down. Bottles, glasses, everything, flying off the wall. Who paid for it? I have no idea. Image copyright Sony music Image caption Barnes will continue to record music as Leftfield, following …

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How ’13 Reasons Why’ Season 2 can rise to the criticism

May 8, 2017

… watching or who knows someone at risk. A place for hope “I would like there to be a more hopeful and resilient tone throughout with less blame,” Dr. Beeson said. “Yes, accountability for our collective influence on the experiences of others is important, but I believe this has to be balanced with what to do instead. This is something that I think was missing in the first season.” WATCH: ’13 Reasons Why’ hid a finale clue in the music More From this …

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The Amazons: Meet the band who torched their own tour bus – BBC News

May 7, 2017

… At least, that’s what their press release says. “Listen, I don’t write the press releases,” cringes Thomson. “I don’t think rock necessarily needs to be reinvigorated [but] it’s become more of a niche thing than 10 years ago, when you had bands like the Arctic Monkeys in the charts. “But we love rock and roll, whether it’s cool or not, and that’s the music that we make.” The Amazons have a lot of lyrics about being …

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You can keep your Spotify subscription. I want my own music.

May 6, 2017

It's MINE.Image: Vicky Leta/mashable Sorry, Spotify I have no interest in your streaming. When it comes to the music I love, I’m possessive to a fault. I want to own it all. Case in point: on April 14, Kendrick Lamar released “DAMN.”, his latest opus. I immediately bought the album on iTunes, because a version in my preferred format, vinyl, won’t be available until July. If something isn’t yours, how do you really share it? At each evolution of the medium …

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Country singer Loretta Lynn had stroke, hospitalized

May 6, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  A publicist for country music legend Loretta Lynn says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. Maria Malta confirmed Friday that the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Lynn’s website says she is responsive and expected to make a full recovery. It says Lynn has been advised by doctors to stay off the road while she …

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Country music star Loretta Lynn hospitalized

May 6, 2017

(CNN)Country music star Loretta Lynn, 85, suffered a stroke Thursday at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, and has been hospitalized, according to a statement on her website. Lynn has postponed two of her four upcoming shows, one in South Carolina on Saturday night, and one in Pennsylvania on May 12, according to a schedule on the website. Lynn has been performing professionally since the 1950s. She’s been nominated for 17 Grammy Awards and won four: three competitive and one …

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Give One wants you to donate 25 cents a day to your favorite causes

May 5, 2017

… 25 cents and $2 per day to six possible causes: education and arts, the environment, homelessness and poverty, equality, health and relief, and violence and bullying. The program is kind of like Digit which approaches financial planning through small amounts of money in a way that feels manageable and like any subscription service. The startup’s founders want you to subscribe to Give One for charitable giving like you subscribe to Spotify for music. “It’s something you forget …

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These companies offer crazy-awesome perks and benefits

May 5, 2017

… Corporation and we’ve just released our first annual Benefit Statement, an accounting of how we’ve lived up to the commitments laid out in our company charter. Some highlights: We donated 5 percent of our after-tax profits to six organizations working to build a more creative and equitable world. What do you do to keep your employees happy? Catered family meals, happy hours, a yearly employee music recital, and a yearly retreat for example. Once a month the company pays for …

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We still don’t know what Apple is going to do with all its money

May 4, 2017

… products that have excited Apple’s fanbase, at least, and he pointed to a growing area of their revenue services, which includes revenue from iTunes, iCloud, Apple music, Apple Pay, Apple Care and other sales from the App Store. Weve seen great customer response to both models of the new iPhone 7 (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition and were thrilled with the strong momentum of our Services business, with our highest revenue ever for a 13-week quarter,” Cook’s statement continued. And …

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Styx: We want to ‘bring together’ fans with different political views through tour

May 2, 2017

… WHY DAVE MUSTAINE ADMIRES CLINT EASTWOOD I think in any given time, its always important for there to be a music that brings people together, guitarist Tommy Shaw told Fox News hinting at the current political climate. And weve always really prided ourselves in that. Were all inclusive, all welcoming and its always just about the music. And the music is a great uniter. This particular summer, were reuniting with our friends whom weve toured with in the past. And a lot of these songs are a part …

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20 years later, Ellen is still gayand she’s celebrating with Oprah

May 2, 2017

… and looking in your eyes as you said those words,” Dern said, describing the charged moments on set. Don’t worrywe’re chopping onions in here, too, it’s not just you. WATCH: ’13 Reasons Why’ hid a finale clue in the music More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLinkProfit – QR code Ad QR code generator to LinkProfit. Multiply number of leads and income.LeadsFlow Pro – Professional Edition LeadsFlow Pro is the ULTIMATE lead generation, …

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This week in apps: Instagram hits 700 million, Apple’s new music deal and more

May 1, 2017

… with friends outside of the app. Free: iOS Apple + Muscial.ly Apple may have a new music partner. The tech giant is reportedly teaming up with musical.ly, the popular music video app. Under the deal, which was first reported by Recode but hans’t been officially announced, Apple music will provide song snippets to the service (and promote its paid offering to the app’s highly engaged younger users..) Samsung’s new use for emoji Image: Samsung Okay, we all love emoji. But …

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Fyre Festival perfectly demonstrates the delicious schadenfreude of our modern world

April 30, 2017

If you spend a lot of time on social media, then you’ve probably heard about music and culture event Fyre Festival the exclusive Bahamas getaway all the pretty people were headed to this week. If Coachella was for the plebs, Fyre Festival was supposedly for the truly cool. @rose_bertram: “Make sure to get your tickets for @fyrefestival weekend two still available! #fyrefestival”. #haileybaldwin #bellahadid #rosebertram #HaileyUpdates A post shared by Hailey Baldwin …

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So, Fyre isn’t just a music festival. Meet Ja Rule’s company

April 29, 2017

In case you have been under a rock or you’re trapped on an island in the Bahamas with a dead cell phone and no connectivity the Fyre Festival has been a disaster. But what is Fyre? Yes, it’s a music festival that has now left hundreds of rich millennials stranded and awaiting refunds. But the actual Fyre, the inspiration of the name, is a company created by rapper Ja Rule. Fyre, which I hadn’t heard of until today, is an “on-demand talent booking service.” I went …

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China’s all-girl boy band

April 28, 2017

(CNN)Made up of all girls, this “boy band” is the latest in the androgyny trend in China. “We’re a girl band. But we look more like beautiful young men, not young girls,” said band member Min Junqian. “So the positioning fits us more. “ Their promotional photos present the five girls ages 18 to 24 in short hair, ties with pants, sitting with spread-out legs. They also are shown in shorts, like tomboys playing soccer, for their affiliation with the …

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Best hotels in Mauritius: How top designers remade luxury in paradise

April 25, 2017

(CNN)Luxury hotels have staked claims to Mauritius’s famed beaches for decades, but over the last couple of years, elite designers have remade venerable island institutions and built new paradise retreats from the ground up. Oberoi Mauritius, Turtle Bay Marine Park, Balaclava While this isn’t a couples-only resort, the Oberoi feels like a honeymooners retreat. There is a kids’ club for the little ones, but everything from the waterfall at the entrance to the villas with …

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How We Tried To Deliver 12 Tons Of Food To Siberias Arctic North

April 24, 2017

… someone needed help and Ruslan took on another driver whose truck had broken down. Towing another truck we were occasionally slithering on the ice Again Ruslan wanted to push through the night. I bailed – pulling on my coat and standing on the back of the second truck, ready to jump out if we went through the ice Drinking water came straight from the river Safety being a relative thing on the Kolyma highway… The sun came up, the music was cranked loud and I was on my …

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