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BTS's 'Life Goes On' debuts at No. 1 on US chart in foreign language first

Seoul - Trailblazing South Korean boyband BTS have became the first group to have a foreign-language song enter the US Billboard chart at number one, in the latest musical record to be re-written by the K-pop sensation.

The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

Beirut - Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm a decade ago had a flag to raise or a leader to follow. But all of them had a song to sing.

Outcry grows in France after police filmed beating music producer

Paris - A video of police beating a black music producer in Paris triggered outrage and condemnation on Thursday, leading to the suspension of several officers and a public backlash that drew in French World Cup football stars.

Leandro Da Silva talks about 'Breathe,' music, and inspirations Special

Italian-Brazilian DJ and producer Leandro Da Silva chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his new track "Breathe," his music inspirations, and life during the quarantine.

BTS releasing new album after historic success of 'Dynamite'

Seoul - K-pop sensation BTS were releasing their highly anticipated new studio album on Friday, following the historic success of their all-English single "Dynamite".

Vessbroz talk about 'Gravity,' music, and dream duet choices Special

Armia from Vessbroz chatted with Digital Journal about their new song "Gravity," their musical inspirations, and they offered advice for young and aspiring DJs and producers.

Global streaming giants blow dust off Mideast music business

Dubai - The Arab music industry -- plagued by rampant piracy, free YouTube clips and dated channels -- is the new target for global streaming giants intent on bringing the outmoded business into the digital era.

Taylor Swift says back catalog sold without her knowledge

New York - Taylor Swift has confirmed that the rights to her first six albums have been sold to a private equity firm without her knowledge, in the latest dispute over the pop megastar's lucrative back catalog.

Meet Spain's new flamenco prodigy 'El Yiyo'

Madrid - "El Yiyo", a flamenco dancer whose real name is Miguel Fernandez, honed his skills by watching YouTube videos. Now, aged just 24, he made his debut at Spain's main opera house with a show he developed during the country's virus lockdown.

Sory Bamba: Malian music's forgotten great

Mopti - Sory Bamba, a Malian music pioneer, spends his days ensconced in the courtyard of his home in the old quarter of Mopti, a town in the centre of the country on the edge of the Sahara.

Review: Southern Halo becomes American Blonde, releases spitfire song Special

The country duo Southern Halo has changed its name to American Blonde, and they released their new song "Somethin' In The Water."

Bangladeshi star's comeback after Islamist death threats

Dohar - For years Sufi singer Rita Dewan captivated millions of followers in Bangladesh with her haunting ballads. Today, she lives in fear each performance will be her last.

Review: Maluma and The Weeknd release stunning 'Hawái' remix, music video Special

Latin music megastar Maluma and The Weeknd join forces on their charming worldwide remix of "Hawái" and its refreshing music video. Digital Journal has the scoop.

'Baby Shark' becomes most-watched YouTube video

Seoul - The wildly infectious and relentlessly repetitive children's song "Baby Shark" became the most-watched YouTube video on Monday, with more than seven billion plays.

Engelbert Humperdinck talks Christmas special, 'One World' single Special

Global music star Engelbert Humperdinck chatted with Digital Journal about his very first Christmas special on Looped, which will be held virtually on December 12.

Gary Drum talks harp music, inspirations, digital age, success Special

Acclaimed musician Gary Drum chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his harp music and the aspects of his creative productions and electro-acoustic harp.

'Hello you': Israeli-UAE joint song a YouTube hit

Jerusalem - The scene cuts from Dubai to Tel Aviv, the lyrics switch from Arabic to Hebrew to English and the song is a slightly kitsch electro-pop duet by artists who, for now, remain apart.

Finger pointed at Swiss yodelling 'superspreader' concert

Geneva - The coronavirus pandemic has not deterred the Swiss from sending yodels echoing across their mountain valleys, but a concert attended by 600 people is believed to have made one canton a European virus hotspot.

Kiwi teen tops US chart after Jason Derulo, BTS remix viral TikTok tune

Auckland - A 17-year-old New Zealander whose TikTok anthem "Savage Love" has been viewed more than a billion times said Wednesday "it blows his mind" to have now topped the US Billboard singles chart.

Rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies after long battle with cancer

Los Angeles - Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose group is considered one of the greatest rock bands of all time, died on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer, his son announced.

Rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies after long battle with cancer

Los Angeles - Eddie Van Halen, of the legendary hard rock group that bore his family name, died on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer, his son announced.

Juliet Hawkins talks 'Lead with Love' EP, music, and inspirations Special

Singer-songwriter Juliet Hawkins chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about her new EP, "Lead With Love," as well as her music and songwriting inspirations.

Ordinary investors offer $50 billion for BTS label shares

Seoul - Ordinary South Koreans rushed to pour more than $50 billion into the initial public offering for the management agency of K-pop sensation BTS, sale organisers said after it closed Tuesday.

Review: Rena Strober stuns on 'Imagine That!' children's music video Special

Singing sensation Rena Strober has released her new music video for "Imagine That!", which was based on the beloved "Sesame Street" song. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Led Zeppelin prevails in 'Stairway' copyright battle

Los Angeles - The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a copyright claim over Led Zeppelin's classic "Stairway to Heaven," capping a long-running legal dispute over the song.

Megan Nadin talks about music, singing, influences, and Lady Gaga Special

Singer-songwriter Megan Nadin chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about her journey in the music world and her dream collaboration choices, which include "Mother Monster" Lady Gaga.

Review: New Jersey couple celebrates 25th anniversary with polka music Special

Moonachie - New Jersey couple Jean Marie and Hank Marzuchowski celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Friday, August 28, in Moonachie, New Jersey.

Review: Cody Newman takes fans on a trip to 'Palo Alto' in new single Special

Teen singer-songwriter Cody Newman is back with her latest radio single, the vivacious "Palo Alto." Digital Journal has the scoop.

Real-life 'Pianist' possessions up for auction in Poland

Warsaw - A fountain pen, silver pocket watch and other prized possessions of the late Jewish-Polish composer Wladyslaw Szpilman, the real-life hero of the Oscar-winning film "The Pianist," go under the hammer in Warsaw next week.

Biggie's crown sells for $595,000 at hip hop auction

New York - A plastic crown worn by rapper Biggie during a photoshoot just days before his murder has sold at auction for $594,750 in New York.
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