Sting & Shaggy on Their New Island-Inspired Album

Sting stands behind Shaggy, resting his chin on the Jamaican rapper’s shoulder in a small room at Sear Sound in Midtown Manhattan. As they listen to unmixed tracks for their April 20 Caribbean-flavored album 44/876, Daddy Yankee is across the hall laying down vocals for a song on the set and longtime Sting collaborator Branford Marsalis wanders[…]

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Taylor Swift Shares Spotify Playlist of Songs She Loves

Taylor Swift has been known to share music of emerging talent she finds on the Internet over the years—like BORNS’ “Electric Love” or “Here” by recent Grammy winner Alessia Cara. Swift took her love of music discovery to the next level Monday (Feb. 5) by tweeting out an entire Spotify playlist dedicated[…]

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Apple Music, Spotify Battle Heats Up

The number of U.S. Apple Music subscribers is expected to at least draw even with, if not overtake, Spotify in about July. While Spotify continues to be the darling of the music industry in terms of providing superior marketing tools to labels and artists, as well as having the ability[…]

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