Puff Daddy is the Highest-Paid Musician of 2017

reactid=”130″> Puff Daddy may no longer be releasing albums but that doesn't mean the rapper isn't still bringing in a lot money. According to Forbes, Puffy is the highest-paid musician 2017. The publication reports, the rapper brought in $130 million between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017. Puffy's money mainly comes from his Sean John […]

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Spotify Reveals Most Streamed Artists, Albums and Songs of 2017

Ed Sheeran may not have garnered Grammy nods in any major categories this year (and his fans aren’t very happy), but he can now lay claim to the title Spotify’s most streamed artist the year.   The streaming service revealed that Sheeran racked up more streams globally than any other artist in 2017, with a […]

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Mr Hudson Teams Up with Vic Mensa for "Coldplay"

Known for their work with Kanye West, Mr Hudson and Vic Mensa have now come together on a new track titled “Coldplay.” The song, set to ficially premiere on Beats 1 radio today (December 5), is described by Mr Hudson as “a sincere, very simple little song about one those little painful transition moments where […]

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​Watch Bono and Chris Martin Perform "One for My Baby" on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Last night (November 28), Bono appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to support the RED foundation ahead World AIDS Day, and the U2 singer brought out some special guests for his performance.   While delivering a dramatically staged rendition “One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)” — popularized by Frank Sinatra — Bono […]

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JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar Lead 2018 Grammy Nominees

Hip-hop rules the Grammys. JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar lead the nominees for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. The Roc Nation mogul earns the most with eight nominations including Record the Year (“The Story O.J.”), Song the Year (“4:44”) and Album the Year (4:44). As one the most decorated winners in Grammy history, JAY-Z now has […]

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8 of the most important modular synthesizers in music history

It’s Modular Synth Day on FACT! We’re marking the first birthday our Make Music section with a celebration modular synths, the artists that patch with them and they music they make. Find it all here. The modular synth has evolved from a gigantic, impractical musical instrument to something that’s regularly seen in the studio and on stage. […]

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MTV VMAs announce 2017 nominees including Kendrick Lamar, Lorde and Kanye West

New changes and categories arrive with the nominations. MTV has announced the nominees for the 2017 Video Music Awards with Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Katy Perry and DJ Khaled among the leading nominees. The nominations bring some new categories including Artist Of The Year — a non-gendered combination the Best Male Video and Best Female Video […]

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Hip Hop Tops The Highest Earning Celebrities Of 2017 –

Diddy isn’t yet rap’s first billionaire — as he proclaimed and then retracted in February. But he’s getting close, thanks to a big 2017. In fact, Forbes magazine has calculated that Puff is going to be the world’s highest paid global celebrity in 2017, with earnings $130 million. Here are the wealth mag’s top 10. […]

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Breaking: Canadian Music Week Confirms Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino

Earlier this month, we highlighted Canadian Music Week as a place for serious music industry dealmaking.  Now, CMW has confirmed one the industry’s biggest and most successful dealmakers: Live Nation President & CEO Michael Rapino. Just moments after securing an important keynote with longtime Taylor Swift manager Scott Borchetta, there’s another confirmed heavyweight.  Canadian Music […]

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Big Bang, CL, BTS & Rap Monster Top the Chainsmokers Collaboration List

Turns out The Chainsmokers are huge Kpop fans.  But who will they collaborate with?  Now, it looks like it’s down to Big Bang, CL, BTS, and Rap Monster. The Chainsmokers not only listen to Kpop, they absolutely love the genre!  That’s a bug spreading across America, with artists like BTS and EXO hosting sold out […]

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