Music lovers and fans of man other live events dusted off their passports and headed out to international destinations to catch music live in 2018, a new study shows. The study, solely based on sales from StubHub, shows roughly 200,000 customers went to a different country to experience one of approximately 30,000 live events, according to Rolling Stone. Fans included in the report come from 144 countries that include the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Mexico and France. The U.S. and the U.K. are home to the fans most likely to travel for concerts, festivals, sports and other live events.
The nominations for the 61st GRAMMY Awards on February 10th are here! Find out who has been nominated in each of the 84 categories.
Beyoncé’s Saturday night headlining set at Coachella was the talk of weekend one. Now the GRAMMY winner has announced she’s donating $100k in scholarship funds to be shared among four historically black universities. The singer plans to donate four $25,000 scholarships to be awarded to one student each at Bethune-Cookman University, Tuskegee University, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Wilberforce University through the Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018–2019 academic year as part of her BeyGOOD initiative.
With “Elton John: I’m Still Standing—A GRAMMY Salute” just a few weeks away, the Piano Man is getting a lot of love these days. Now, the track listings for two new albums of covers, Revamp and Restoration, reveal a stacked lineup of artists tackling the biggest hits penned by Elton John and his longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin.
For the second consecutive tour, the GRAMMY nominee is again bringing along CAST on Tour, an initiative of the mental health advocacy organization CAST Foundation.
The initiative kicked off Feb. 26 in San Diego, where Lovato invited student survivors of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla., to attend the session. Lovato also brought the students onstage during her performance later in the evening, in addition to inviting the audience to donate toward mental health resources for the students impacted by the school shooting through a CAST Foundation text donation.
The Latin GRAMMY winner has partnered with the Latin Recording Academy’s flagship charitable organization to send a deserving student to music school.
Congratulations to the 60th GRAMMY nominees! View the full list here:
The GRAMMY Music Education Coalition has officially launched, and it will work to bring musical opportunities to students nationwide, especially in underserved communities, starting with Nashville, Tenn., Philadelphia and New York City.
That’s why we are excited about the announcement that he will be teaming with television producer and noted jazz patron Reza Ackbaraly to launch a brand-new subscription video on-demand service dedicated entirely to jazz and jazz-inspired music programming.
A total of 197 music teachers from 187 cities, across 45 states plus Washington, D.C., have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award, presented by The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum.