On Sunday night, the 61st Grammy Awards telecast did its best to balance several requirements — making amends to an entire gender, widening its palette of winners and honorees, and doing its best to award those who are affecting the mainstream now, not five years ago. Within the narrow lens of prime-time awards shows, it seemed to make some progress on each count, without drifting too far from its comfort zone. Kacey Musgraves won the night's top honor, album of the year — her fourth trophy of the evening — for Golden Hour (which also won country album of year). Childish Gambino won record and song of the year for his epochal "This Is America" (which also won best music...VIEW +
The French singer Charles Aznavour has died at home in Alpilles, southeastern France, according to a spokesperson. He was 94. President Macron was among the prominent figures who paid tribute to the man known as the French Frank Sinatra on Twitter. Macron designed Aznavour as "Deeply French, viscerally attached to his Armenian roots, recognised throughout the world", adding that he had "accompanied the joys and sorrows of three generations." Born in Paris to Armenian immigrants in 1924, the singer and lyricist found global fame with a career that spanned more than seven decades and 1,200 songs, including a number of swooning romantic numbers that became popular in ov...VIEW +
Within Temptation have announced their new album, Resist, which is due for a Dec. 14 release. This will be the longest gap between albums of Within Temptation’s career, primed by a personal crisis of inspiration from frontwoman Sharon den Adel. This year, den Adel launched a solo project called My Indigo following a string of events leaving her unable to create a new record for Within Temptation. “When I came back from the tour last time, I went to the studio, like I always do when I come back from a tour, and I wanted to write music again, new stuff. And normally I have a lot of energy and a lot of inspiration, but this time it wasn't there; I didn't have it,&r...VIEW +
Israel has won the Eurovision Song Contest with pop star Netta Barzilai’s quirky entry Toy. The Israeli performer was awarded 529 points, beating favourites Cyprus into second place. The 25-year-old was singing with the Israeli Navy Band when she entered and won the country’s Eurovision selection show HaKokhav HaBa. The catchy electronic dance song entry had emerged as an early favourite to win the contest before bookies shortened the odds on her rival Cyprus's Eleni Foureira. It is Israel’s fourth Eurovision win after coming first in Paris in 1978, winning in Israel the next year and most recently in 1998, when groundbreaking performer Dana International, who wa...VIEW +
ABBA have announced the release of their first new material in 35 years, after the pop icons got together to record two new tracks together. The Swedish Eurovision icons recently announced that they’ll be touring in the form of virtual holograms in 2019. Now, a press release has circulated revealing that new songs are coming soon. “The decision to go ahead with the exciting Abba avatar tour project had an unexpected consequence,” reads the statement from Abba. “We all four felt that, after some 35 years, it could be fun to join forces again and go into the recording studio. So we did. “And it was like time had stood still and that we only had been away on a s...VIEW +
The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. “The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time,” the statement said. Avicii was a pioneer of the contemporary Electronic Dance Movement and a rare DJ capable of worldwide arena tour. He won two MTV Music Awards, one Billboard Music Award and earned two Grammy nominations. His biggest hit was “Le7els.” His death comes just days after he was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album for his EP &ldq...VIEW +
As you know, we have Facebook and Twitter accounts in order to keep you up to date about the latest news at DiscAffinity and in the music world. We are preparing competitions and promotions. Also we are going to increase the number of posts so we encourage you to follow us in your favorite social network and help us to spread our community and tell us everything you want.VIEW +
It's not been four days ago since we launched the new version of DiscAffinity, when we're making changes and improvements. Many of you have suggestions for improvements, wonder reasons for removed some functionalities, etc. We want to take this news to share some announcements. First and more important, we have noticed that you missed some lists which gave you so many facilities in the past, so we're going to restablish them in successive updates. These improvements includes: Contribution tops, increment the public profile information of users and some extra that we are sure you will love. Also, we want to explain changes in this update: "My Vote" section. From "...VIEW +
We are proud to announce the release of our community to english speakers. It has been a hard way, full of pots, but at the end, we have done got it! We can define DiscAffinity like a great way to discover people with same musical tastes. Guided by user ratings we are able to recommend users with the same feelings. But not only that, we have made a simple list in order to show you the features that you will find while you sail with us: Get your Soul Mates, it is a mechanism for discovering people that has rated more or less the same that you. Read and write comments. Sometimes you want to tell us something more about an album. Create lists. You can group albums that means something for you, and will...VIEW +
With "SoulMates" and following other users.SoulMates?
They are users with similar tastes than yours! You will be able to see their rates in each album.What do I have to do?
You just need to register and start rating albums. The more albums you rate the more accurate our recommendation will be.Is rating albums the only thing I can do?
Absolutely not, you can write reviews, follow other users, create your own album lists, check our fabulous rankings, read interesting music news and share at facebook or twitter what you like the most. And futhermore you can colaborate with the project submitting albums that are missing.