American Airlines Ends Music Equipment Oversized Bag Fees

May 30, 2019

American Airlines has eliminated oversize bag fees for “common sports and music equipment.” The updated policy “will be music to the ears of musicians who fly on American,” says the airline. Customers can now check music equipment and sports gear as standard baggage, up to the maximum allowed dimensions and within the weight requirements. The checked oversize bag counts toward a customer’s normal baggage allowance.

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New Music Month Returns Next Month

May 9, 2019

Organizers for New York Music month announced its return for a third year. Set for June, the expanded event includes a music and technology-focused music conference, a series of free concerts in the Bronx and Queens, workshops aimed at the LBGTQ+ community, walking tours of musically significant locations in the city and more.

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JUNO Award Winners 2019: The Full Winner List

March 19, 2019

The Juno Awards, Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC took over Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario last weekend to celebrate Canada’s annual biggest night of music.

The night was capped with a very special and memorable occasion – the induction of pop icon Corey Hart into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Presented by McLachlan, Hart was honored for being one of Canada’s biggest success stories of all time.

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Latin Music Boom Here to Stay

October 25, 2018

Consumer demand for Latin music and the growth of streaming have pushed Latin music to the verge of mainstream – where Spanish-language songs compete with English-language songs on all charts.

“Latin music now travels all over the globe, thanks to new technology,” said Vanessa Jester, senior vice president of finance at Warner Music Latin America. “Thanks to a market that’s now focused on streaming, access to Latin music is not only for Latin Americans, but for everyone who can appreciate and enjoy the rhythms in our music.”

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