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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

MIA releases ‘Popular’

M.I.A.

New single & video available now Groundbreaking, global trailblazer and visionary M.I.A. delivers yet another thought-provoking track, titled “Popular,” available now, along with an official music video, featuring influencer-bot-in-training M.A.I. “Popular” follows “The One” which was released in May and…

Babyface shares ‘Seamless’ with Kehlani

Babyface & Kehlani

Track is from Girls Night Out Twelve-time GRAMMY Award winner Babyface and multi-Platinum singer-songwriter Kehlani team up on “Seamless,” released by Capitol Records, after signing with them in June. The song offers a frank look at a night out that’s…

Ian Flanigan announces debut album

Ian Flanigan

Album drops Sept 2nd Country music singer/songwriter and The Voice season 19 finalist Ian Flanigan will release his upcoming debut album Strong on September 2nd. Flanigan delivers a combination of sweet and upbeat tunes along with powerful soulful tracks that…

Carly Rae Jepsen releases ‘Beach House’ video

Carly Rae Jepsen - Beach House Video

Latest video is available now Carly Rae Jepsen has released the video for her newest single “Beach House.” Directed by Taylor Fauntleroy, who also directed the quietly stunning video for “Western Wind,” the video for “Beach House” was shot on…

Jordan Davis releases ‘Next Thing You Know’

Jordan Davis - Next Thing You Know

New track available now Multi-Platinum MCA Nashville hitmaker Jordan Davis continues to rack up streams and engage his fans with his latest music. Davis shares his new track “Next Thing You Know” as a continuation of releases from his highly…

Rachel Wammack reemerges with ‘Like Me’

Rachel Wammack

Poignant new track available now RCA Nashville/Sony Music Nashville songstress Rachel Wammack debuted her autobiographical new song, “Like Me.” Over a year and a half since releasing her last new music, Wammack reemerges with the powerful new tune, telling the story…

Tyler Rich releases ‘Trucks Don’t Lie’

Tyler Rich

New single available now Tyler Rich may paint the picture of a 4×4, but the backroads, lift kits and shimming-over-next-to-me sentiments are nowhere in sight on his new track. He changes course on the typical song about a certain automobile…

Toosii shares ‘Lonely’

Toosii

Rapper plays Rolling Loud in New York on Sept 25th Toosii approaches the isolation of the road from a different point of view in his new track “Lonely,” released via South Coast Music Group/Capitol Records. In the track, he sings…

Parmalee shares ‘Girl In Mine’

Parmalee

Band celebrates more than one billion on-demand streams Parmalee releases their next single “Girl In Mine,” the follow up to their back-to-back No. 1 hits. The song was written by Matt Thomas, Ashley Gorley, David Fanning, Travis Wood and Casey…

Little Big Town debuts ‘Better Love’

Little Big Town

New song is from forthcoming record With their 10th studio album Mr. Sun just over a month away, ACM, CMA and GRAMMY-winning band Little Big Town debuts the new song “Better Love.” The track’s release coincides with the launch of…

Megadeth unleashes ‘Soldier On’

Megadeth

Song is from forthcoming new album Megadeth has unleashed their official single “Soldier On!” from their forthcoming 16th studio album, The Sick, The Dying…And The Dead! An instant Megadeth classic, “Soldier On!” is an example – among many – of…

Episode 144 with Hayley Orrantia

Hayley Orrantia on The Music Universe Podcast

Multi-faceted entertainer chats about her new single & more The multi-faceted Hayley Orrantia debuts her new single, “Gasoline,” today (Fri, Aug 12th). The track is a pop juggernaut that imbues her country trademark, and shows off a new side to…

NECA Toys announces AC/DC figurines

NECA AC/DC

Collectibles will be released in Oct NECA Toys is releasing eight inch figures of AC/DC’s Angus Young and Bon Scott this fall. The collectibles are officially licensed and are expected to ship in October and are based on the Highway To…

Rage Against the Machine cancel European tour

Rage Against the Machine

Band wraps 2022 dates in New York City Rage Against the Machine has canceled the upcoming European leg of its Public Service Announcement Tour. The band shares that all 13 dates for August and September have been canceled due to…

25-foot Ozzy Osbourne inflatable embarks on US tour

Ozzy Osbourne Inflatable

Tour promotes forthcoming album A 25-foot Ozzy Osbourne inflatable is trekking across the United States in support of The Prince of Darkness’ forthcoming Patient Number 9 album, due September 9th via Epic Records. The inflatable was designed by Todd McFarlane and…

Madonna hosts Central Park roller disco

Madonna Roller Disco

Event celebrates new compilation album Last night (Wed, Aug 10th), Madonna celebrated the release of her forthcoming compilation album, Finally Enough Love: 50 Number Ones with a roller disco party at DiscOasis in Central Park, New York. Madonna and Nile…

Ozuna & Tokischa release ‘Somos Iguales’

Ozuna & Tokischa

Superstars bring a message of unity & equality in new single Multi-award-winning singer-songwriter and global Latin music idol Ozuna joins forces with the unapologetic and multi-faceted Dominican rapper Tokischa in his new single “Somos Iguales,” a contagious danceable track that…

Cody Johnson cancels three shows due to illness

Cody Johnson

This weekend’s shows are canceled Cody Johnson has canceled three shows for this week due to an undisclosed illness. Johnson shares that Lewisburg, WV, Richmond, WV and Johnstown, PA are the cities affected. “Regrettably, the Cody Johnson concerts scheduled for…

John Berry releases Eastern Kentucky flood relief single

John Berry

Awareness campaign launched referencing #allcometogether-kystrong GRAMMY winning singer/songwriter John Berry has released a video and the single “All Come Together” in support of the recent Eastern Kentucky flooding. Berry co-wrote the track with award-winning songwriter, Chuck Jones and features Keb’…

53rd Annual GMA Dove Award nominees announced

53rd Annual Dove Awards

Event will be held in Oct in Nashville The Gospel Music Association has announced nominees for the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards. Top nominations include songwriter and producer Jeff Pardo with nine nominations, Matthew West and Maverick City Music with…