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Karol G Wins 9 Awards at 2022 Premios Tu Musica Urbano

Colombian singer won big at the Premios Tu Música Urbano awards, which took place last Thursday, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The ceremony, which is held annually, featured awards for 37 categories, out of which the Colombian artist took 9 home, including artist of the year, top social artist, tour of the year for Bichota, and collaboration of the year Mamiii, her collaboration with Becky G.

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Willow Smith and Justin Bieber Pull Out of Summerfest

Summerfest has now lost several of its headliners as Willow Smith pulls out of the festival just a week after Justin Bieber did. Willow has yet to release any information as to her reasoning for dropping her performance at the event. Justin Bieber had to cancel this and several of his shows after experiencing a rare facial paralysis.

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Stormzy Receives Honorary Degree From Exeter University

Rapper, Stormzy, can add another achievement to his list of accomplishments as he has received an honorary degree from the University of Exeter for his “outstanding contribution to society.” The rapper also gave a heartwrenching speech to the graduating class, where he shared his different journey compared to the graduating class.

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Op-Ed: Music and Poetry: How They Are Similar and Why They Are Important

Like many art forms, music and poetry are so similar and have a timeless impact on the world we live in today. Though there are many art forms like dancing, painting, sculpting, and performing, music and poetry are artistic outlets that often go hand in hand. They are all forms of expression, yet poetry and music have been connected for centuries, through many different cultures and countries.

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Russian Music Banned in Ukraine

to “derussify” the country and separate itself from the attacking nation. The bill was passed on June 19th and by removing Russian-language music in public spaces, the percentage of Ukrainian music was subsequently increased, boosting the overall focus on Ukrainian culture that is separated from Russian influence. 

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Bad Bunny & Chencho Corleone launch “Me Porto Bonito” Music Video

day, Bad Bunny welcomed the summer season with the release of the music video for Me porto bonito, the song he did in collaboration with fellow Puerto Rican artist Chencho Corleone (Plan B). Me porto bonito is one of the most popular tracks in his recent album Un verano sin ti. The clip has already collected over 7 million views on YouTube.  

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World Music Day Celebrated Today

World Music Day, also called Fête de la Musique due to its French origins, is an international celebration of music, observed every year on the 21st of June. It is a day to celebrate music from around the world and highlights the universality music has. Music can be enjoyed by anyone, even those who do not play any instruments or sing, and it can often cross cultural borders.

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H.E.R. Sues Her Record Label

R&B singer-songwriter, H.E.R, is suing MBK Entertainment for the rights to her music after having signed with the record label 10 years ago when she was just 14 years old. Hoping to be released from her contract, the singer claims it’s a violation of the business and professions code, and cites a California law that limits personal services contracts for state residents to seven years. The lawsuit was filed in the Superior Court of the State of California under the singer’s birth name, Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson, on June 16.

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2022 Music Festivals to Attend This Summer

After years of music festival cancellations due to Covid, the summer of 2022 serves as the return of the festivals. While Coachella and Stagecoach, two of the biggest known festivals within the influencer sphere, have come and gone this year, music lovers and party goers still have a lot to look forward to over the next couple months.

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Fan Opinions On Drake’s New Album,
“Honestly, Nevermind”

Although Drake’s New Album, “Honestly, Nevermind” was highly anticipated and talked about, after its release it got hit with a wave of negative backlash. For most of his musical career, Drake has been known to try out different genres of music and add his own ‘flavor’ to them. Most of the time it has worked out, but it seems like this time fan’s aren’t having it. The 14-track album presents a new sound for the rapper, who decided to tap into the house music genre…and fan’s aren’t loving it.

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Drake Releasing New Album ‘Honestly,
Nevermind’

Surprising fans everywhere, Drake has dropped his seventh studio album, ‘Honestly, Nevermind on Friday. On Thursday afternoon, the rapper announced on Instagram the release of his new album, revealing the cover art with the album’s title. His new LP album includes 14 songs, and was executively produced by Drake, Noah “40” Shebib,Oliver El-Khatib, Noel Cadastre, and Black Coffee.

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New Beyoncé Album “Renaissance” Dropping in July

After six long years of anticipation, Beyoncé finally announced the release of her next full-length album, “Renaissance.” Fans have been speculating about the eventual music drop following a hint on the BeyGOOD Foundation’s Twitter account, which is Queen Bey’s nonprofit, and now it has been confirmed in a Columbia Records Instagram post captioned “Beyoncé RENAISSANCE July 29.”

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