Buddy Iahn

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

Ticketmaster explains Taylor Swift system crash

Ticketmaster

More than two million people attempted to purchase tickets Ticketmaster has issued a lengthy statement on why its system crashed during the presale for Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour earlier this week. The Live Nation-owned company has apologized for the…

Jordan Davis announces ‘Bluebird Days’

Jordan Davis

New album features “Buy Dirt” Multi-Platinum MCA Nashville hitmaker Jordan Davis has announced his highly anticipated new full-length album, Bluebird Days. The album, available everywhere February 17th, will include Davis’ multi-week, 2x Platinum No. 1 single, “Buy Dirt,” which earned…

Cody Johnson awarded with Pandora’s Billionaires plaque

Cody Johnson Awarded with Pandora’s Billionaires Plaque

Country star presented during CMA rehearsals Signifying more than one billion streams on Pandora, COJO Music/Warner Music Nashville Platinum recording artist Cody Johnson was awarded the internet radio and streaming service’s Billionaires plaque commemorating his status as a Pandora Billionaire.…

Travis Japan makes J-pop history

Travis Japan

Group breaks Billboard record Following the international release of their debut single “Just Dance!,” seven-member dance and performance pop group Travis Japan recently made J-pop history as the first Japanese act to break into the top five on the Billboard…

Jethro Tull preps 23rd studio album

Jethro Tull

Band wraps work on new record Jethro Tull has completed work on the recording of its 23rd studio album, following swift on the heels of their critically-acclaimed return earlier this year with The Zealot Gene, their first album in two…

Billy Ray Cyrus, Firerose release ‘Time’

Billy Ray Cyrus & Firerose

New single is available now Global entertainment icon Billy Ray Cyrus and critically acclaimed Aussie songstress Firerose have released their new single “Time” after recently opening up about their engagement with People Magazine. “A moment of so much change,” Cyrus…

Ari Lennox announces 2023 tour

Ari Lennox

Age/Sex/Location Tour kicks off Jan 26th Following the release of her highly anticipated sophomore album, Age/Sex/Location, Grammy nominated, and Platinum recording artist Ari Lennox announces her Age/Sex/Location Tour 2023. Produced by Live Nation, the 27-city tour kicks off on January…

Benefits of listening to classical music

Classical music was once one of the most popular genres of music, dating back centuries to world-famous composers and eras. Unfortunately, today, classical music isn’t quite as popular as other modern genres – those such as pop and rock garner…

Eric Johnson announces Treasure Tour 2023

Eric Johnson

Tour to celebrate two albums released earlier t his year Eric Johnson is hitting the road early next year after a long break when, like everyone, he was forced to cut his spring 2020 tour a week short after the…

Faster Pussycat announce double A-side singles

Faster Pussycat

“Like a Ghost” & “Pirate Love” due Nov 28th Iconic rockers Faster Pussycat have announced the upcoming release of double A-side singles “Like a Ghost” and “Pirate Love” which will be available digitally November 28th via Golden Robot Records. This…

Taylor Swift fans crash Ticketmaster

Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour

Demand crashes ticketing system Swifties trying to snag tickets to Taylor Swift’s upcoming The Eras Tour crashed Ticketmaster. Presales for the 52 date trek began Tuesday (Nov 15th) morning with the site becoming overloaded quickly. “There has been historically unprecedented…

MerleFest announces initial 2023 lineup

MerleFest

Event commemorates 35 year history MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the first round of artist additions for 2023. Taking place April 27-30, 2023, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, MerleFest 2023 will feature performances from…

Morgan Evans shares ‘Over For You’ video

Morgan Evans

Clip was filmed on tour in Australia Morgan Evans is bringing his vulnerability to life visually in the stunning official music video for “Over For You.” Directed by Peter John, the cinematic video was captured while Evans was on the…

FIFA releasing Nicki Minaj, Maluma & Myriam Fares single

Nicki Minaj, Maluma & Myriam Fares - Tukoh Taka

“Tukoh Taka” coming Nov 18th Nicki Minaj, Maluma, and Myriam Fares will release “Tukoh Taka” on Friday, November 18th through Universal Arabic Music/Universal Music Group/Republic Records. The three global superstars from around the world are uniting their diverse cultures through…

Maroon 5 announces 2023 European tour dates

Maroon 5

Group will play seven headlining shows and festivals Maroon 5 has announced their UK/European headline and festival run for 2023. The European stretch, produced by Live Nation, kicks off on Tuesday, June 13th at Lisbon’s Passeio Maritimo De Alges, before…

Harry Styles announces 2023 Love on Tour Asian dates

Harry Styles Love on Tour 2023

The Love on Tour continues Due to incredible popular demand, international superstar Harry Styles has announced the continuation of Love On Tour with six newly announced shows across Asia. Produced by Live Nation, the now 102-date international global run across…