It’s that time again, when a popular song sounds like another song. Dua Lipa has been hit with a lawsuit for ripping off a song by a band called Artikal Sound System.

The band is claiming that Dua Lipa’s song “Levitating” sounds like their track Live Your Life. I don’t know but both tracks pull from 70’s Disco.

Artikal Sound System is a reggae band based out of South Florida and released “Live Your Life” on its 2017 EP Smoke and Mirrors.

It’s going to be tough to prove that Dua Lipa grabbed a copy of “Live Your Life” and jammed to the song and copied it. What are the odds? Slim to none.


After spending 8 years with Tap Management, the superstar fired the management company and hired her dad.

Apparently it was a dispute over money with the management team that helped turn her into a global international pop star.

The singer, signed with the company in 2013 while working as a waitress. According to the Daily Mail, bosses were shocked when she said she no longer wanted them to represent her.

Supposedly, she didn’t like the split she received from commercial deals.

Dua Lipa’s earned nearly $50 million last year and the 26-year-old also has $28 million of assets in her touring company Dua Lipa Live LLP.

Daily Mail says ‘Tap have taken her from an unknown teenager to the most successful female artist in the world. When you look at it like that, you can’t help but think something quite bad has happened.’


The best music cities in the U.S.?

Nashville, Tenn is the clear the winner according to recent data. It’s the music capital of the U.S., ranking No. 1. Nashville also tops the charts as the best city for working musicians. Career performers can expect to earn an average of $28.81 hourly. Cities following Nashville include Indianapolis, Portland, Austin, Louisville, and Texas.

The worse cities? Miami and Las Vegas

The metrics used for the study were working musicians, affordable shows, and the amount of shows booked. The top 15 cities have an average of 39 professional musicians per capita. The top 15 cities have an average of 3.86 small concert venues per capita versus 2.90 venues per capita in the average city. The top 15 cities consistently come out on top for Google Trends and music searches for all genres and rank 11% higher across every genre than the average city


Coachella and Stagecoach concert goers won’t need to show proof of vaccination or negative Covid test results and won’t be required to wear masks in the Southern California desert for the music festivals this April.

“As we prepare to spend an incredible weekend in the desert together we are announcing that there will be no vaccination, testing or masking requirements at Stagecoach 2022,” tweeted Goldenvoice, the festival’s organizer.


Marie Ulven Ringheim who goes under the moniker of Girl in Red signs with Columbia.

She was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2020 Norwegian Grammy Awards and her singles “I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend” and “We Fell in Love in October” were certified gold. Before striking a deal with Columbia, Ulven signed a worldwide recording deal with distribution company AWAL.

You’ll like Girl in Red if you’re in the mood for indie pop, dream pop, bedroom pop.

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