When Career Artists Score A Freak Pop Hit

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One-hit wonders are a common phenomenon in the music business, and most of them have a fan base that insists their other songs are just as good. It’s rarer, though, to see a well established band break through with a surprise pop hit more than a decade into its career, “She Don’t Use Jelly” style. More »

Diplo & Calvin Harris Debut Video Series Titled ?What Would Diplo Do??

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It’s been called the tv version of “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”…

See where the Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris are most popular in the US

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YouTube has become one of the most popular streaming sites in the music industry within the past several years. Used more frequently by younger people, YouTube generates upwards of 1,000,000,000 plays a day. Now, with the help of YouTube’s geocoded streaming data, analysts have generated a map that shows music popularity and culture in the United States.

Taking into consideration two of the most prominent artists in the dance-pop crossover genre, Calvin Harris and The Chainsmokers, the following maps show relative popularity in different parts of the country. If one part of a map is lighter, it doesn’t mean people there weren’t watching the artist’s videos; it just means fans were more likely to listen to a variety of other artists. The darker the map, the more plays.

Below are the maps for both the Chainsmokers and Calvin Harris, listed in order of YouTube views.

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The Chainsmokers have reached an all time high—their hit single, “Closer” has officially been in the top 40 charts for a full year—and are most popular in Northeastern college towns, and in Western states such as Utah.

 

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Calvin Harris has garnered widespread support in 2017 for the release of his latest album Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 He has the most plays in southern Florida, the Northeast, and southern California. With collaborations with Frank Ocean, Migos, Schoolboy Q, PartyNextDoor, and D.R.A.M., Calvin Harris has made a name for himself as one of dance music’s most popular artists for his addictive pop-radio crossover.

 

H/T: New York Times

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Diplo Talks About Getting Shut Down By Rihanna On Attempt At Collaboration

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Diplo gave one hell of an in depth interview with GQ this past week. In the interview he spoke about his attempt to get Rihanna on a Major Lazer track as a vocalist. In his first attempt she just plainly said: “I don’t do house music” Kind of a weird response for an artist who

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Diplo Talks About Getting Shut Down By Rihanna On Attempt At Collaboration

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Diplo gave one hell of an in depth interview with GQ this past week. In the interview he spoke about his attempt to get Rihanna on a Major Lazer track as a vocalist. In his first attempt she just plainly said: “I don’t do house music” Kind of a weird response for an artist who

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Forbes Releases Annual List Of Top Paid DJs, With Some Notable New Entires

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Forbes has just dropped their annual list of top performing DJs in the cash flow category. The list does more than just go in depth about who makes how much, and actually demonstrates how much of a powerhouse electronic dance music has become in the entertainment world. We can’t say the list was that surprising

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Forbes Releases Annual List Of Top Paid DJs, With Some Notable New Entires

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Forbes has just dropped their annual list of top performing DJs in the cash flow category. The list does more than just go in depth about who makes how much, and actually demonstrates how much of a powerhouse electronic dance music has become in the entertainment world. We can’t say the list was that surprising

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Forbes Releases Annual List Of Top Paid DJs, With Some Notable New Entires

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Forbes has just dropped their annual list of top performing DJs in the cash flow category. The list does more than just go in depth about who makes how much, and actually demonstrates how much of a powerhouse electronic dance music has become in the entertainment world. We can’t say the list was that surprising

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Forbes Releases Annual List Of Top Paid DJs, With Some Notable New Entires

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Forbes has just dropped their annual list of top performing DJs in the cash flow category. The list does more than just go in depth about who makes how much, and actually demonstrates how much of a powerhouse electronic dance music has become in the entertainment world. We can’t say the list was that surprising

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Omnia and Hakkasan announce stacked August lineups

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Electronic music lovers familiar with Las Vegas know that Hakkasan and Omnia are the places to go to see the top DJs perform. Hakkasan group, which owns both Hakkasan and Omnia Night Clubs have just announced a stacked August lineup featuring everyone from residents Calvin Harris and Afrojack, to Kaskade and Travis Scott.

Those looking for a great show in Las Vegas over the this summer can’t miss out on the stellar August roster for the city’s premier family of nightclubs.

Martin Garrix at OMNIA

Photo by Rukes.

OMNIA Nightclub:

Tuesday, August 1
Main Club: Cash Cash
Heart of OMNIA| “Wild at Heart:” Turbulence
Terrace: Fergie DJ

Friday, August 4
Main Club: Calvin Harris with Generik
Heart of OMNIA: Phoreyz
Terrace: Mark Eteson

Saturday, August 5
Main Club: Zedd
Heart of OMNIA: DJ Shift
Terrace: Fergie DJ

Tuesday, August 8
Main Club: Fergie DJ
Heart of OMNIA| “Wild at Heart:” Crooked
Terrace: Mark Eteson

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Photo by Aaron Garcia.

Friday, August 11

Main Club: Calvin Harris with Generik
Heart of OMNIA: Stretch
Terrace: Mark Eteson

Saturday, August 12
Main Club: Afrojack
Heart of OMNIA: Devin Lucien
Terrace: Fergie DJ

Tuesday, August 15 | Hudson Grand Voyage Fashion Week Event
Main Club: Travis Scott

Heart of OMNIA| ”Wild at Heart”: DJ Shift
Terrace: Fergie DJ

Friday, August 18
Main Club: Martin Garrix with Justin Mylo
Heart of OMNIA: MK
Terrace: Fergie DJ

Saturday, August 19
Main Club: Zedd
Heart of OMNIA: Irie
Terrace: Fabian

Tuesday, August 22
Main Club: Kaskade
Heart of OMNIA| ”Wild at Heart:” Karma
Terrace: Fergie DJ

Friday, August 25
Main Club: Calvin Harris with Generik
Heart of OMNIA: Dash
Terrace: Fergie DJ

Saturday, August 26
Main Club: Kaskade
Heart of OMNIA: OB One
Terrace: Mikey Francis

Tuesday, August 29
Main Club: Nervo
Heart of OMNIA| ”Wild at Heart: I Got 5 On It” DJ Stretch
Terrace: Fergie DJ

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Hakkasan Nightclub:

Thursday, August 3
Main Room: Tiësto
Ling Ling Club: DJ Stretch

Friday, August 4
Main Room: NGHTMRE

Saturday, August 5
Main Room: Travis Scott

Sunday, August 6
Main Room: Illenium with Elephante

Thursday, August 10
Main Room: Tiësto
Ling Ling Club: Dash

Friday, August 11
Main Room: Zedd
Ling Ling Club: Wellman

Saturday, August 12
Main Room: Tiësto with Dzeko
Ling Ling Club: OB One

Sunday, August 13
Main Room: Fergie DJ

Thursday, August 17
Main Room: Lil Jon | “About Last Night”

Friday, August 18
Main Room: NGHTMRE

Saturday, August 19
Main Room: Tiësto
Ling Ling Club: MK

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Photo by Joe Janet. 

Sunday, August 20
Main Room: Party Favor

Thursday, August 24
Main Room: Deorro

Friday, August 25
Main Room: Steve Aoki
Ling Ling Club: D Miles

Saturday, August 26
Main Room: Travis Scott
Ling Ling Club: DJ Shift

Sunday, August 27
Main Room: Borgeous

Thursday, August 31
Main Room: Cash Cash | “Cash Cash Is King”
Ling Ling Club: Phoreyz

Featured image by Aaron Garcia.