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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

Chrissy Metz announces City Winery Tour

Chrissy Metz

Seven city trek kicks off Aug 9th Award-winning actress and EMI Nashville recording artist Chrissy Metz announces Chrissy Metz Live at City Winery, a seven-city tour kicking off August 9th in Washington, DC. The intimate setting of City Winery provides…

Pandora awards Dustin Lynch Billionaire honor

Country star celebrates two billion lifetime spins Shortly before surprising CMA Fest goers with a pop-up performance during Thursday’s (June 9th) nightly concert at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN, Broken Bow Records star Dustin Lynch got a surprise of his…

Papa Roach releases ‘No Apologies’ video

Papa Roach

Track featured on 11th studio album Papa Roach has shared the music video for “No Apologies,” picking up where their 2017 hit single “Help” left off. The heartwarming release brings some familiar faces back to the screen to finish a…

Carly Pearce raises over $10k during CMA Fest

Carly Pearce - Carly's Closet

All proceeds benefit the Music Health Alliance Carly Pearce raised more than $10,000 for her CMA Fest pop-up shop, Carly’s Closet. All proceeds from the haul aid the Music Health Alliance which raises money to provide free healthcare advocacy and…

The impact of technology on the music industry

Technological advancements have profoundly influenced the evolution of the music industry. Things have changed from phonographs and analog tape machines to digital recording software, online streaming services for sports like ally 400, and more. The rapid evolution of digital technology…

Bleachers release short film, remix bundle

Jack Antonoff

How Dare You Want More short film available now Bleachers has released the short film How Dare You Want More. It serves as a sequel to 2015’s award-winning Thank You and Sorry, taking place entirely at Electric Lady Studios and…

Eddie Vedder adds Ohana Festival second weekend

Ohana Encore

Second weekend features different lineup Eddie Vedder has announced an additional weekend for his Ohana Festival. Besides Vedder, Ohana Encore 2022 will feature a different lineup than the previous weekend. Alanis Morissette, The Roots, The Black Keys, HAIM and others…

Luke Bryan extends Las Vegas residency

Luke Bryan: Vegas

Six new dates have been added Due to an overwhelming ticket demand for Luke Bryan’s headlining engagement Luke Bryan: Vegas at Resorts World Theatre, the country music superstar has added six more show dates in November and December 2022, including…

Coachella unveils 2023 dates

Coachella 2020

Popular fest returns in Apr 2023 Goldenvoice has announced that the 2023 edition of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is set for April 14-16 and April 21-23 in Indio, CA. Festivalgoers can register now for a first chance…

BTS announces hiatus to pursue solo projects

BTS

Group plans to reunite in the future K-Pop supergroup BTS has announced a “temporary hiatus” while its members pursue solo careers. The seven-piece Korean group shared the news during their annual FESTA dinner, which celebrates the group’s founding. This year…

Zedd curates Nick’s ice cream flavor

Nicks x Zedd

The LTO pint is N!CK’S first co-created flavor N!CK’S Ice Cream, the first and ever-popular Swedish-style light ice cream brand, is excited to announce their partnership with Zedd. As a long-time brand fan and ice cream connoisseur, Zedd worked closely…

Toby Keith cancels all 2022 tour dates

Toby Keith

Keith is recovering from stomach cancer Toby Keith has canceled all 2022 tour dates as he recovers from stomach cancer. At the time of the announcement on Sunday (June 12th), the country star’s website still had tour dates listed through…

Billy Dean premieres new music video

Billy Dean & Paul Overstreet

Video features Paul Overstreet CMT.com has exclusively premiered the official music video for “The Rest of It’s Mine,” a new tune from ’90s country hitmaker Billy Dean. The song and video also features country singer-songwriter Paul Overstreet, Dean’s co-writer on…

John Legend releases ‘Dope’ video

John Legend - Dope

Song is first from forthcoming eighth studio album John Legend has released the video for “Dope,” the first song from his forthcoming new album. The Christian Breslauer-directed video takes place at a soulful, eclectic retro house party, where Legend performs…

In Flames re-signs with Nuclear Blast

In Flames

Band shares video for “State of Slow Decay” Swedish metal legends In Flames has re-signed with Nuclear Blast, extending their partnership on a worldwide level. As one of the most influential metal bands of all time, the news foreshadows some…

Post Malone announces Twelve Carat Tour

Post Malone

Trek features Roddy Ricch Post Malone has announced the Twelve Carat Tour, an extensive 33-city outing across North America with special guest Roddy Ricch. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off on September 10th at CHI Health Center in…

The impact of AI on commercial music

The music industry has always been devoted to standing for the showmanship and the essence of uniqueness that lies within each musical piece or performance. However, technology has begun to democratize the creative process that lies underneath the makeup of…