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This Is Apple Music's Top
Song Globally for 2023
Nov 28, 2023 11:56 AM CST
This Is Apple Music's Top Song Globally for 2023
Country star Morgan Wallen's 'Last Night' led a pack of tunes by Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and SZA
- Country singer Morgan Wallen's "Last Night" topped Apple Music's global song chart in 2023 as the giant music streamer released year-end lists Tuesday and provided listeners with data on their own most listened-to tunes. Wallen's hit emerged as the country song with the most days—52—...
Mystery Song's Origin
Stumps Online Sleuths
Nov 25, 2023 7:30 AM CST
Mystery Song's Origin Stumps Online Sleuths
With only 17 seconds of the New Wave song recorded, no one has cracked where it came from
- Can you name this tune in 17 seconds? If so, you'd be the hero to a community of online sleuths who've been tracking down its origin for the last two years.
covers the quest to crack the case of "Everyone Knows That," which has...
Isn't Only One
in the Relationship
With a No. 1 Song
Nov 17, 2023 8:34 AM CST
Taylor Swift Isn't Only One in the Relationship With a No. 1 Song
Turns out boyfriend Travis Kelce can also carry a tune, as heard on Christmas tune with brother Jason
- Watch out, Taylor Swift— your new man can apparently sing. The BBC reports that a Christmas song recorded by Travis Kelce, tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs, along with his older brother, Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, shot to the No. 1 spot on Apple's iTunes, just hours...
'N Sync Has First
New Song in 20 Years
Sep 14, 2023 10:25 AM CDT
'N Sync Has First New Song in 20 Years
'Better Place' is part of the DreamWorks film 'Trolls Band Together'
- They got the band back together: 'N Sync is releasing its first new song in two decades, reports
. "Better Place" will be featured in the upcoming DreamWorks Animation film
Trolls Band Together
notes, the song from the iconic boy band won't be released until...
Jun 2, 2023 9:43 AM CDT
Kari Lake's New Song Just Dropped
GOPer releases '81 Million Votes, My A--,' announces appeal of Arizona gubernatorial loss
- Kari Lake's protracted challenge to last year's gubernatorial race in Arizona, which the GOP candidate lost to Democrat Katie Hobbs, seemed to finally be over last month, after Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson dismissed her only remaining legal challenge on the matter. But the former news...
Amid Air Raids, Ukrainian
Group Preps for Eurovision
May 11, 2023 4:15 PM CDT
Amid Air Raids, Ukrainian Group Preps for Eurovision
Tvorchi, featuring Andrii Hutsuliak and Jeffrey Kenny, will perform 'Heart of Steel' Saturday in UK
- Last year, Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra took home the grand prize at Eurovision for "Stefania," just a few months after the Russian invasion that has upended life there since. Per NPR , there's now a "special spotlight" on Ukraine for its entry this year into the international...
Ed Sheeran Shares What
He Thinks Swayed Jury
May 10, 2023 12:05 PM CDT
Ed Sheeran Shares What He Thinks Swayed Jury
After his copyright trial, singer cites '101 songs' that use the same 4 chords
- In the view of Ed Sheeran, the key to persuading a jury that he didn't steal from Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" wasn't the performance of his hit song "Thinking Out Loud" in court, or really anything that the pop star did himself....
Yoon Suk Yeol
Apr 27, 2023 6:19 AM CDT
Yoon Suk Yeol Surprises WH Guests, Sings 'American Pie'
President Biden then presented South Korean president with guitar signed by Don McLean
- South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and his wife, Kim Keon Hee, were the guests of honor at the White House on Wednesday, and the evening was capped with show tune performances by Broadway stars. But Yoon himself was part of the night's entertainment, after the commissioned singers sang...
This Uplifting TikTok
Ditty Has Struck a Chord
Apr 24, 2023 11:16 AM CDT
This Uplifting TikTok Ditty Has Struck a Chord
'If I Were a Fish' has resonated online with its message of acceptance
- They didn't set out to create a viral online sensation, but a Nashville couple has nevertheless done so with a song equal parts catchy and uplifting. The song is "If I Were a Fish," and the singers are Corinne Savage (whose stage name is Corook) and her...
Hit by Drake, the Weeknd
Went Viral. It Wasn't Theirs
Apr 19, 2023 8:48 AM CDT
Hit by Drake, the Weeknd Went Viral. It Wasn't Theirs
We have a new can of worms, courtesy of AI
- A song that went viral on streaming platforms over the weekend appeared to feature Drake and The Weeknd trading verses about fellow singer Selena Gomez. But as Mashable reports, "Heart On My Sleeve" was both "very good and very fake." The AI-generated tune had actually come from...
Over a Pretty
Penny to Sting,
Every Single Day
in case you missed it
Apr 9, 2023 4:20 PM CDT
Diddy Forks Over a Pretty Penny to Sting, Every Single Day
Rapper reveals he pays ex-Police frontman $5K daily for sampling 'Every Breath You Take'
- Sting likely doesn't care whether the name on Sean Combs' bank account is "Puff Daddy," "Diddy," "P. Diddy," or plain old "Sean Combs"—he just wants his regular check in the mail from that account. That's because for years, the...
of Best Songs
by Fake Bands
Mar 4, 2023 4:40 PM CST
Inspires List of Best Songs by Fake Bands
'Rolling Stone' ranks hits from fictional onscreen groups
- The first episodes of the TV series
Daisy Jones & the Six
weren't released on Amazon until Friday, as was the tied-in album, but the fictional musical group already has taken its place among the best bands that never were.
has produced a list of the top...
Trump Has a New Single
Mar 3, 2023 10:12 AM CST
Trump Has a New Single
He recorded 'Justice for All' with Jan. 6 inmates
- Word has gotten out that former President Trump has recently been serving as a DJ at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. He's now segued from "DJ" to "performing artist," with the release of a new song that's rubbing many the wrong way.
Iconic Songs About
Places Their Writers
Hadn't Been To
Feb 5, 2023 3:10 PM CST
Iconic Songs About Places Their Writers Hadn't Been To
John Fogerty wasn't born anywhere near a bayou
- Sometimes a song can evoke a place so fully it's like being there—apparently for the songwriter as well, writes Amanda Mannen in Cracked . Hopefully today isn't the day you found out about Santa Claus, because Mannen somewhat gleefully runs through some of the most iconic odes to...
Apple Music Reveals
No. 1 Song of the Year
Nov 29, 2022 11:16 AM CST
Apple Music Reveals No. 1 Song of the Year
'Stay' by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber tops the list
- "Stay," the smash hit by The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber, topped Apple Music's global songs chart in 2022 as the giant music streamer released its end-of-year lists and provided listeners with data on their own most listened-to tunes. Some details, per the AP :
Lana Del Rey
Begs Fans Not
to Listen to
Oct 20, 2022 8:09 AM CDT
Lana Del Rey Begs Fans Not to Listen to Stolen Songs
Singer says devices—including one with 200 pages of book she was penning—were lifted from her car
- Celebrities—they're just like us! They, too, leave important items in their car that can get lifted when someone breaks in, as Lana Del Rey recently found out. Deadline reports that the 37-year-old
singer revealed on Wednesday in a series of Instagram videos that earlier this year,...
His Songwriting Resume
Aug 9, 2022 10:45 AM CDT
His Songwriting Resume Is Astonishing
Lamont Dozier, who helped write some of Motown's biggest hits, dies at 81
- Lamont Dozier, the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced dozens of hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81, per the AP . In Motown’s historic rise, Holland-Dozier-Holland stood out even compared to such...
Another Beyonce Song Takes
a Hit, This Time From Lewinsky
Aug 3, 2022 10:20 AM CDT
Another Beyonce Song Takes a Hit, This Time From Lewinsky
Anti-bullying advocate wants her name removed from 2013's 'Partition'
- Since Beyonce will follow Lizzo in removing the word "spaz" from a song on her new record, Monica Lewinsky figures it's a good time to push for the removal of her name from another of the artist's tracks. In response to Monday's news that the singer...
During Traffic Stop
Aug 2, 2022 10:40 AM CDT
Officer, 24, Gunned Down During Traffic Stop
Suspect with a history of shooting at cops vowed to kill officers in song: police
- A man accused of fatally shooting a police officer in the head during a traffic stop recorded a song in which he stated he would kill any police officer who "caught" him, according to Indiana State Police. Carl Roy Webb Boards II, 42, released from parole a year ago,...
You've Sung It
Plenty in Bars.
Now, This Song
Gets Its Own Film
Jul 19, 2022 9:09 AM CDT
You've Sung It Plenty in Bars. Now, This Song Gets Its Own Film
Paramount+ documentary on Don McLean's 'American Pie' is 'mandatory viewing' for fans
- Don McLean has listened for decades as people belted out his classic song "American Pie" at last call or at karaoke—and applauds you for the effort. "I've heard whole bars burst into this song when I've been across the room," McLean told the AP...
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