August 22, 2019

How To Watch Taylor Swift’s ‘GMA’ Performance, Ask Her Direct Questions and See a New Music Video on YouTube

To help promote her new album, Taylor Swift performed on Good Morning America, but fans who weren't awake to see it could catch another live performance on YouTube later in the day.
August 22, 2019

Eminem’s writer sues Spotify for copyright infringement over ‘Lose Yourself’ and different tracks

Eminem’s music publisher, Eight Mile Style, has filed a lawsuit against Spotify, alleging copyright infringement. The suit claims the steaming platform didn’t get proper licenses for the rapper’s music and wants Spotify to compensate the publisher for billions of streams.
August 21, 2019

‘The Squad’ Sings to Donald Trump in ‘The Simpsons’ Clip: ‘We’re More American Than Your Wife’

Trump's war of words with "The Squad," the four progressive Democrat congresswomen of color he suggested should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," has been mocked in a new short clip of The Simpsons.
August 20, 2019

The misguided assaults on ‘This Land Is Your Land’

In recent years, Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” has become a rallying cry for immigrants. And in July, after President Donald Trump tweeted that four Democratic congresswomen of color needed to “go back where they came from,” Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the four targeted, responded with a tweet quoting Guthrie’s lyrics.
August 20, 2019

Porsche’s Taycan would be the first automotive with a built-in Apple Music app

Not only will the Porsche Taycan be the first all-electric car from the German manufacturer, it will be the first car to feature a built-in Apple Music app. That means you’ll be able to access the music streaming service’s library of songs, curated playlists, and Beats 1 radio station, without the need to connect a smartphone. Porsche says it plans to offer three years of complimentary in-car data to customers, and will also provide up to six months of Apple Music free to new and existing Porsche owners.
August 20, 2019

Demi Lovato Birthday: Facts, Quotes to Celebrate Singer’s 27th Birthday

Actor and singer Demi Lovato ushered in 27 on Tuesday and even before the clock struck midnight, signaling the start of her birthday, fans were sending well wishes.
August 19, 2019

School Where Students Sang Nazi Song, Gave Hitler Salute Won’t Say If Teens Were Disciplined

Members of a high school sports team in California reportedly sang a song used by the Third Reich and gave the Nazi salute during an awards ceremony earlier this year.
August 19, 2019

Underground: The Most Beautiful Caves within the World

It's been a year since the dramatic rescue of the 12 members of the junior football team and their coach from the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand. The rescue put a spotlight on spelunking and the adventures to be had underground. Caves have an almost primal appeal—they hold the secrets to our past and are mysterious in and of themselves. They are home to mini-ecosystems that are otherwise impossible above ground and are the last vestige of exploration.
August 17, 2019

50 years in the past, Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock anthem expressed the hopes and fears of a nation

One of the most powerful, searing renditions of the national anthem ever recorded, Jimi Hendrix’s iconic Woodstock anthem, almost never happened.
August 17, 2019

YouTube Slightly Changes Music Copyright Claim Rules to Favor Creators

YouTube has just announced new rules for song clips and copyright claims on the platform. Videos that now get claimed for "unintentional use of music" have an opportunity to fight back. YouTube creators who get their videos claimed for only having under 10 seconds of a song in their video will also be able to appeal and retain full ownership of their content.