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Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites. Email: info@themusicuniverse.com

J-Hope releases ‘More’

J-Hope

New single available now BTS’ J-Hope has premiered “More” as the first single from his solo album Jack In The Box. “More” is available on digital music services, and the song’s official music video is available on YouTube now via.…

Timbaland introduces Metaverse alter ego Congo

Timbaland - Congo

Music legend releases Bored Ape’s first NFT music video GRAMMY Award-winning super-producer, entrepreneur, and music legend Timbaland has now channeled his incredible talent and energy into the Metaverse with the introduction of Congo, his musical NFT alter ego. Originally dubbed…

Big Time Rush releases ‘Honey’

Big Time Rush

Band premieres song during Madison Square Garden show Beloved pop super-group Big Time Rush has released their new single “Honey.” The pop group premiere the track live during their sold out headline show at NYC’s iconic Madison Square Garden tonight…

Favorite playlists for online gambling

Frank Sinatra

We wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for music. There’s a chance it’ll sharpen our focus and memory while also inspiring us to go on, no matter how difficult things become. While there are numerous benefits to playing in a…

Tim McGraw headlining Ventura Boots & Brews 2022

Tim McGraw

Country star headlines Oct event CBF Productions has announced that Tim McGraw will headline the last installment of this year’s Boots & Brews Country Music Festival series taking place on Friday, October 14th at Surfer’s Point Live at the Ventura…

Monsters of Rock Cruise 2023 announced

Monsters of Rock Cruise 2023

Festival runs Apr 29-May 4 The annual Monsters of Rock Cruise (MORC), the world’s premier hard rock and heavy metal experience at sea, is returning for its eleventh year in 2023. On The Blue Cruises has announced the five-day/five-night full-ship…

SXSW announces Australian expansion

SXSW Sydney

SXSW Sydney debuts in 2023 South by Southwest (SXSW) is expanding beyond Austin, Texas to bring its famed celebration of the technology, film and music industries to Sydney, Australia across seven days and nights from October 15-22, 2023. SXSW Sydney…

Ashanti announces children’s book

Ashanti - My Name Is A story

First-ever picture book due July 12th Ashanti has teamed with HarperCollins for the release of her first-ever picture book, My Name is a Story, on July 12th. The book tells the empowering story about a girl who learns to love…

Kiss adding 100 cities for final tour in 2023

Gene Simmons

Additional cities to be announced Kiss is expanding its The End of the Road Tour with 100 cities set to be announced for 2023. Co-founder and bassist Gene Simmons tells Chaoszine that he’s not sure when the group’s final global trek…

Future releases ‘Holy Ghost’ video

Future

Song appears on No. 1 album Turning up the heat again this summer, GRAMMY Award-winning Atlanta hip hop titan Future just uncovered the music video for “Holy Ghost.” It remains yet another standout from his gold-certified chart-dominating blockbuster No. 1…

Ciara signs with Republic & Uptown Records

Ciara

Signing is in conjunction with her Beauty Marks Entertainment GRAMMY Award-winning artist Ciara has signed to Republic Records and Uptown Records in partnership with her very own Beauty Marks Entertainment. Under this newly minted alliance, she will unveil her anxiously…

Gryffin enlists MØ for ‘Reckless’

Gryffin & MØ

Song & video available now Multi-Platinum producer Gryffin sets the tone for the summer with latest single “Reckless” featuring MØ, out now via Darkroom/Interscope Records. Brought to life by Gryffin’s innovative production, the moody electronic-pop single indulges the possibilities of…

Metallica cancels Swiss show due to COVID

Metallica

Show cannot be rescheduled Metallica has canceled an appearance at Frauenfeld Rocks in Switzerland for today (Wed, June 29th) due to a positive case within the band’s camp. The group shared the disappointing news on social media. “It is with…

Nickelodeon announces NickFest music festival

NickFest 2022

Event runs Oct 22-23 in SoCal Nickelodeon will debut NickFest, a two-day music festival for Nickelodeon superfans of all ages, at the iconic Rose Bowl stadium grounds in Pasadena, California, on Saturday, October 22nd and Sunday, October 23rd from noon…

Sunny Sweeney announces new album, SiriusXM show

Sunny Sweeney

Sunny Side Up airs weekdays on Willie’s Roadhouse “I do not take lightly the history of country music,” says ACM-nominated recording artist Sunny Sweeney. After all, it was country music that, in Sweeney’s words, “shaped me into the artist I…

Babyface signs with Capitol Records

Babyface

New album set for Oct 29th Babyface has signed with Capitol Records and will release Girls’ Night Out, a sonic journey through love, heartbreak and all of the emotions in between this fall. The album will feature vocals from Babyface…

RokIsland Fest announces 2023 dates

RokIsland Festival 2023

New festival announces second year dates The second annual RokIsland Fest has been announced for January 17-21, 2023 in Key West, Florida. The festival will feature headlining performances by Styx, Tesla and Loverboy with another headliner to be announced on…