Country music Top artists

Country music Top artists

DECEMBER 10, 2018

Toby Keith tops Forbes magazine’s list of country music’s top-paid artists for 2014 with estimated earnings of $65 million. Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan also landed in the Top 5 of Forbes‘ “Country Cash Kings” list, but Keith eclipsed them all because of his numerous endeavors…

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Band of Horses Music

Band of Horses Music

DECEMBER 05, 2018

I saw the southern/Indie, country rock band Band of Horses live at the Lincoln Theatre, a huge concert venue in Washington, D.C., in February 2014. I ve been a fan of Band of Horses ever since they first hit the music scene in Seattle a good decade ago, so I suspected it would be a good show. The four person band, led by singer Ben Bridwell, sure knows how to entertain an audience…

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Big Bands music from the War years

Big Bands music from the War years

NOVEMBER 30, 2018

This began under the leadership of Jack Payne before Henry Hall took over in 1932. This ‘golden’ period of the 1930s saw not only the BBC Dance Orchestra, but many other bands including those of Billy Cotton, Geraldo, Joe Loss and Jack Hylton become celebrities, thanks in great part to the unrivalled reach of the new medium of radio. For survival, one must be versatile, for…

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Richard Saucedo Marching Band Music

Richard Saucedo Marching Band Music

NOVEMBER 25, 2018

Stunning musical phrases, melodies rising from the stadium floor, waves of color and thundering percussion cadences that rock the crowds, are every band director’s dream. The time it takes to arrange and write a stunning production… a nightmare. Center X Productions brings the professionalism and innovation of renown composers to your productionswithout the hassles. Scott Hickey…

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Latin music artists A-Z

Latin music artists A-Z

NOVEMBER 20, 2018

Whereas many of his Spanish-language contemporaries undertook English-language crossover campaigns at one point or another in their careers, Colombian singer/songwriter/guitarist Juanes won global appeal in his native language exclusively and became perhaps the biggest and most important popular Latin music artist in the world in the early 21st century. After his debut album…

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Irish Country music artists

Irish Country music artists

NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Country and Irish is a musical subgenre in Ireland formed by mixing North American country style music with Irish influences. It is especially popular in the rural Midlands and North-West of the country, but less so in urban areas or in the South-West where more traditional Irish music is favoured. It also remains popular among Irish emigrants in Britain, particularly among…

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Popular Chinese music artists

Popular Chinese music artists

NOVEMBER 10, 2018

Most of Chinese singers do not have a wide international recognition outside of Asia. But they are blessed by an access to a huge fan base with which can compete only those who sing in English. I assume that many of the readers of my blog (which is dedicated to Chinese girls) are not part of this fan army and don’t follow the trends of Chinese modern music industry. But I am…

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Top Trance music artists

Top Trance music artists

NOVEMBER 05, 2018

Widely known as one of the most popular genres of dance music and electronic dance music, trance first rose to prominence in the early 1990s in Germany. Trance artists are known for the up-and-down nature of their songs, which culminates in a big build with a soft breakdown and melodic phases. Many trance songs don t have lyrics and are purely instrumental and the atmospheric…

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