@skopemag news for april 8, 2019 @ 9:15 am est


Winners have been announced for the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, which aired LIVE earlier this evening, hosted by iconic entertainer and 16-time ACM Award® winner, Reba McEntire, on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The ACM Awards named Keith Urban as Entertainer of the Year, his first win in the category and the evening’s biggest honor. With this win, he will receive the prestigious ACM Triple Crown Award, as he previously received awards for New Male Vocalist of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year.

New Release from LIL NAS X “OLD TOWN ROAD (REMIX) FT. BILLY RAY CYRUS” On Sony Music Australia

19-year-old Atlanta, Georgia rapper Lil Nas X has been making his mark with his latest single ‘Old Town Road,’ and since the release of the Billy Ray Cyrus remix April 5, both tracks have gone to another level!

Mousewater – ‘When The Sun Is Gone’ Single

Following his promising return in 2018, MOUSEWATER’s creative spirit has continued in its growth, finding renewed passion for writing brit-pop hooks and standing upright with an indie-rock resolve. With the release of lead single When The Sun Is Gone the dust of yesteryear has well and truly been removed.

Ed Banger’s Myd Shares New Track ‘Superdiscoteca’

Following the success of last year’s standout single ‘Muchas’, Ed Banger favourite, Myd delivers yet another club-ready record in the form of the disco-tinged, Superdiscoteca.

The King’s Parade release ‘Mad’ EP

The King’s Parade have released their brand new EP Mad. To mark the release the critically acclaimed London four-piece have revealed the video for their latest single ‘Mistakes’.

Diplo Launches New Festival Feat. Billie Eilish, Major Lazer, G-Eazy & More at Gillette Stadium on July 20 & 21

World-renowned Grammy Award winning DJ/producer Diplo will host his newest live, curated event, Diplo Presents The Super Mega Ultra Giant Mad Decent Block Party Festival, Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

This massive music and entertainment festival is the only MDBP event in North America this year. MDBP Fest will feature three music stages — The Block Party Stage, located on the Gillette Stadium field, The Super Mega Stage, and the Giant Ultra Stage — with performances from Billie Eilish, Major Lazer, G-Eazy, Miguel, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Dillon Francis, Rezz, and many more. MDBP Fest will also feature a number of activities, games, and activations, including The World’s Largest Bounce House, go karts, and paintball throughout the Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place campus.

Latin Country Artist Dianña Releases “You Got Some Nerve”

Latin Country artist Dianña releases her latest single, “You Got Some Nerve” today on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, and all other streaming platforms.

Written by Dianña and produced by Latin Grammy winner Alberto Lopez, the lyrics present a funny spin to online dating. From receiving flowers taken from a graveyard to her date dodging the check at the end of dinner, in “You Got Some Nerve” Dianña isn’t standing for it anymore!

VIDEO: DAYLA unveils intriguing visual for her seductive single ‘Closer’

The Times have also been loving the single describing it as ‘A gorgeous, swooning synth ballad’ whilst Earmilk said it is a ‘phenomenal debut’.

Sara Bareilles Announces Her Much Anticipated Amidst The Chaos Tour

Grammy, Tony and Emmy award-nominated singer, songwriter, actress, and author Sara Bareilles today announced her Amidst The Chaos Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the 30-city tour will kick off October 5th in Detroit, MI and make stops in Boston, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco and more, before wrapping November 26th in Atlanta, GA. The tour will also include stops at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City and the famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. The tour brings Bareilles on the road in support of her fifth full-length album Amidst The Chaos which was just released last Friday to rave reviews – with Variety stating it “establishes that there’s no one in contemporary pop better at flexing mezzo-soprano sensitivity and social empathy like a muscle. It’s the perfect album for anyone who could use a little fierce snowflake pride.”

Sara Bareilles Announces Much Anticipated Amidst The Chaos Tour

BVRGER drops his “BRAINFOOD” EP // Premiered on Highsnobiety

Highsnobiety premiered BVRGER’s “SUMMER PLANS” the other day, a song taken from his multi-genre EP “BRAINFOOD” which is out now – READ HERE.

Farhan releases new single ‘Pain Or Pleasure’

Acclaimed Indian actor Farhan has released the new single, ‘Pain Or Pleasure, the latest track to be taken from his upcoming debut album Echoes, out April 12th.

Singer/ Songwriter Sasha Siem – the “Joanna Newsom meets Fiona Apple” of a new generation

Sasha Siem, the critically acclaimed British-Norwegian singer/ songwriter, releases today her new song “Eve Eyed,” a powerful call to break the rigid boundaries of gender and damaging ideologies. The single is the third off her upcoming album, Holy, which debuts in June. Striking cello chords signal the beginning of bold, commanding lyrics by Sasha, whose multi-faceted voice roars and soars with a striking urgency for women to shed the hidden blame of femininity and welcome the light. The beguiling magnetism of her delivery has been hailed as both “a rhapsodic Fiona Apple-meets-Joanna Newsom” and “contagious and quite affecting.”


In anticipation of their headlining US tour, Show Me The Body is sharing a new video. ‘Forks and Knives,’ taken from their latest album Dog Whistle, is a New York-centric montage composed of helicopter footage, the construction of the band’s three coffin logo on a Brooklyn rooftop, and a gathering on that same rooftop. The video coincides with the band sharing a manual for how to paint their logo, serving as part of a street campaign giving fans the opportunity to mock up the three coffins in their respective hometowns for free tickets to the band’s nearest tour stop. The three coffins have already been seen across the globe, including appearances in Russia, London, Los Angeles, San Bernadino, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Kansas City and Paris. The coffins are Show Me The Body’s dog whistle.

Quiet Marauder release new social media inspired video ‘What Happened To Science’ feat The Burning Hell

Louder Than Life – The World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival

Louder Than Life, the World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival, returns to Louisville, KY even bigger and better in its fifth year, with festival producers delivering the most spectacular music lineup since the festival began in 2014. Louder Than Life will feature the Danny Wimmer Presents debut of quintessential rock band Guns N’ Roses (in their first appearance since performing in Hawaii in December 2018), the return of chart-topping, festival favorites Slipknot and Disturbed, a reunited Staind (in their first public performance in 5 years), Godsmack, Rob Zombie, A Day To Remember, Ice Cube, Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, Chevelle, Halestorm, and many more.