Jennifer Lopez has been criticized for working with Dr. Luke on her new song, “Ain’t Your Mama.” Meghan Trainor is defending her.
“I texted her the song and she had no idea – she thought I did it alone by myself at my house, which a lot of people think because I do do that.” – Meghan Trainor
*Dr. Luke was not involved in the final version of “Ain’t Your Mama,” he did contribute to an early recording of the song.
Kesha will make a return to the stage in May when she performs at the two-night celebration “Dylan Fest: A Celebration of Bob Dylan’s 75th Birthday”.
Here’s her 2011 tribute to Dylan… “Don’t Think Twice”
Rihanna’s hit, “Work,” featuring Drake, has topped the Hot 100 for an eighth week, giving her a total of 59 weeks at No. 1, matching the Beatles for the second-most weeks at the top of the chart. It will take 20 more weeks for Rihanna to match the 79 weeks that all-time leader Mariah Carey ruled the charts.
and… no worries, the music industry is doing fine.
Global revenue from recorded music grew 3.2% to $15 billion in 2015, thanks to a 45% increase in – – – streaming revenue, Streaming now brings in about $2.9 billion in revenue.
And for the first time last year, streaming revenue outpaced the sale of physical products like CDs.