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Chart Topping Songs of 2017

1. Selena Gomez: “Bad Liar”

The career of Selena Gomez, born on the 22nd of July 1992, has witnessed tremendous refinement, most especially in her vocal technique. Bad Liar bears testament to this assertion. The story behind the song shows how vulnerable the American singer-actress feels around her crush. This song was neither a big hit last year nor the biggest hit belonging to Selena Gomez. Her single, featuring Kygo, is still her most influential song so far and is titled It Ain’t Me. Still, Bad Liar was the most loved and fascinating of her songs on top 40 radio in 2017.

Most Listened to Musicians of 2017

1. Ed Sheeran

Born on the 17th of February 1991, Edward Christopher Sheeran is an English guitarist, singer, actor, and songwriter. While he was born in West Yorkshire, Sheeran was raised in Suffolk. He released his first album in September 2011, which was titled + (pronounced plus).

Concerts You Must See in 2018

1. U2 (Dates: May 2 – June 29)

Last year, U2 revisited their influential long play (LP) released in 1987, The Joshua Tree; however, in 2018, they have shifted their focus back to the present. As a sequel to the Innocence + Experience tour of 2015, this year’s tour is billed to start on the 2nd of May in North America. Again, the paragons are set to wow their fans and lovers in the upcoming events, as the start of their 2018 concert is fast approaching. It is predicated to be one of the best!

The Progression of Modern Music (specifically popularity of DJs)

As modern music has progressed so has the popularity of DJs at clubs. This started with the Raves which became increasingly popular. Raves started underground in America, specifically in Chicago. A rave is when a group of people come together to dance to music which is adjusted by a DJ. Often mood-altering drugs are used.

Best DJs in the Music Scene

Disk jockeying known as “DJ” is an art, and over the years this art has undergone tremendous evolution. The highest paid DJ earns at least 250,000 dollars for performing a night’s work; such is the magnitude of change that swept the DJ industry.

Most Influential EDM Music Stars

For one to appear on an influential person list of any kind, they must have made a telling contribution to a particular field. This holds true for stars in the music business. Some of the personalities have shaped the music industry by paving the way for budding artists and churning out hit after hit through sheer dedication and talent.

The Best EDM Festivals to Attend

Festivals are a great way to see your favourite artist perform and to have a great time with friends both old and new. There are countless EDM festivals around the world and most of them are during summer. We have selected some of the best EDM festivals in the world in order to give you a great music experience. Tomorrowland takes place in July in Belgium, Europe. It is one of the mammoth of the music festivals in Europe. It had as main artists in 2017 David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, Martin Garix and Alesso. This festival attracts EDM fans from all over the world thanks to these superstars and to the large number of smaller scenes where there are DJs or bands playing 24 hours out of 24. This festival created smaller events all over the continent, but the original fun can be found in Belgium.

Where to See DJs Perform

Electronic music has become very popular in the last years and the DJs producing it have become international superstars. Many people listen to their music on the Internet but the dream every fan has is to see the DJ perform live. There are many options in order to see your favourite DJ live. We have listed some of the best music events in the world and some separate festivals where new rising talents can be seen perform.

Greatest Remixes of All Times

Remixes are actually meant to better the original songs either to effect needed changes to right the wrongs of the main music or to achieve a wider media reception. Remixes differ from each other in various dimensions depending on the changes effected. Most remixes eventually surpass the main song in terms of worldwide acceptance and commercial success, topping the charts for a large number of weeks while others don’t. So, what actually makes the difference? What particular trait gives the Despacito Justin Bieber remix over 4 billion social media views that are lacking in the Lil Wayne mirror remix? Below are a few great remixes which cut across various genres, styles and eras.

Song: Everything But The Girl

Album: “Missing”

Producer: (Todd Terry Remix)

Year: 1994

Best Equipment for an Aspiring DJ

It might interest you to know that there are no academic requirements to be a DJ nevertheless it comes with certain virtues which you must possess to be able to achieve success as a DJ. Flair for music, tenacity, perseverance and undying enthusiasm are amongst others the most important requisites for an aspiring DJ. Similarly, the Equipment used by a rookie DJ to make music is as indispensable as the aforementioned requirements.

The Equipment used by a DJ determines the quality of music he or she makes. So, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that the higher the quality of the equipment the better the sound it produces and of course the worse the DJ becomes. This implies that to become successful as a DJ you must have in-depth knowledge about this equipment which goes without saying that the DJ is as good as his equipment. That being said, which equipment would best suit the status of an upcoming Disc Jockey? we have taken time to list some of them below.