Elton John and ABBA release brilliant duet video of two classic songs after TikTok trend
Art installations, vineyards, or urban landscapes – making the most of the location really helps your festival stand out. As insight into how festival season is shaping up and celebrating coming together to enjoy live music again. While there are no scientific studies into this at present, a number of neurodivergent users on YouTube and TikTok frantica.com have shared anecdotally that the music is useful in helping them. 8D audio music is trending right now on YouTube and TikTok, and you’re going to want to hear this. Marianne Rizkallah, director and head music therapist at North London Music Therapy, says this YouTube trend will be helping those who have positive associations to oldies music.
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- 8D audio music is trending right now on YouTube and TikTok, and you’re going to want to hear this.
- It then organises these by popularity, with the biggest or most mainstream artists at the top of the iceberg and your weirder guilty pleasures placed squarely at the bottom.
Here’s how to play the game as well as hints at June 18’s song and that all-important answer when you eventually give up. It’s important to note that the tool is very popular right now and the website crashes frequently, so it might take a few tries or refreshes of the page before you can get yours. Luke Lorenz – Rapper, singer, songwriter, Luke Lorenz combines his talents to produce his own style of alternative pop with an exciting 2020 ahead. Global political trends may suggest cultural progression is slowing down, but music once again bucks the trend, showing itself to be a unifying force.
Icebergify: What is the Spotify iceberg music trend?
Jonny Ross from Jonny Ross Music (who has been in the industry for 12 years and has even played for royalty!) revealed your songs should be carefully chosen for every stage of your big day, from walking down the aisle to your wedding breakfast. Granted, the longer you have musicians at your wedding the more expensive it can get – up to around £6k, in fact – but Jonny spoke to HELLO! The latest free Spotify trend tool comes in the form of Icebergify. Icebergify gathers data from your top 50 artists and your long, short, and medium-term listening trends to produce an ‘iceberg’ graphic of your favourite artists.
The routine was started by @inmypjss, who was originally dancing to Sean Paul’s ‘Temperature’. Coi Leray’s 2021 bop has found itself as the official #MeganKneesChallenge song on TikTok. Users have been testing the strength of their knees, with Megan Thee Stallion’s strength being the ultimate goal, leaning further into a squat as the beat of the music continues. Although the trend started in 2020, Coi Leray’s track has elevated the trend to new levels.
But it faces challenges to its ongoing development and expansion, and will require both structural and cultural support to counteract these damaging trends and allow it the global takeover it deserves. The difficulties faced by the African music industry are long-established and well-documented with the fundamental challenge being the predominance of an informal economy operating supply chains without proper regulation or observation. Unlike here in the UK, there is a staggering hindrance preventing artists from receiving remuneration for intellectual property with content piracy stealing livelihoods. Without over-complicating this blogpost by writing a whole epistle on the matter, we also have to acknowledge that it’s not just African music on the rise but the continent’s creative culture as a whole. I mean, dabble into any industry including fashion, film, and food; you will be guaranteed to come across African innovation. Just this afternoon, I kid you not, I walked into Harrods with the joy of hearing Nigerian popstar ‘Mr Eazi’ in the background!
Farewell to the Archers’ June Spencer: How radio lets characters bow out with dignity
The first weeks of 2021 saw No.1s on the Official Albums Chart for You Me At Six, Mogwai and Architects along with Top-5 LPs for Passenger, Bicep, Black Country New Road and Alice Cooper. New releases by Central Cee and Thunder entered the Top-3 of the Chart in successive weeks in March, followed by a raft of high-charting debuts from artists such as Dry Cleaning, Girl In Red, Squid and Orla Gartland. The collective share of music consumption in the UK attributable to independent labels1 – including BPI members such as Dirty Hit, Partisan and PIAS – rose to stand at 26.9% in 2021. This was up from 25.9% in 2020 and is markedly higher than the 22.1% figure registered in 20172.