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Fueled By Ramen best releases, cute is what we aim for, cobra starship, paramore, the cab, fall out boy

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt, now is the opportune moment to look back at its incredible discography. In 1996, John Janick joined forces with Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake and brought the label to life. […]

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Successful alternative debut albums | Breakout alternative records

If there’s one universal truth to alternative music, it’s that there’s no one path to success. Many talented artists grind for years, putting out record after record until one day they accumulate a global following. Others may find commercial success following the release of their debut album. Of course, that’s not to say that any […]

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Alternative 80s covers 1980s song renditions

We’re well aware that there’s a bit of an ’80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and darkwave, the music of the decade is certainly a prominent force in the modern age. Of course, many artists (some more than others) are quick to pay tribute to their predecessors […]

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Glass Animals iann dior "Heat Waves"

Glass Animals have teamed up with iann dior to release a new version of their popular song “Heat Waves.” The track features dior on vocals and also refreshes the track’s original production. Glass Animals playfully teased the song on Twitter earlier this week. Now, the track is live and available for streaming via Spotify. Read […]

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Cardi B-min

Back in 2017, Cardi B took the music world by a storm with her hit single “Bodak Yellow.” Now, it looks like the song is still dominating playlists and setting records four years later. This week, “Bodak Yellow” was certified diamond by the RIAA, making Cardi B the first-ever female rapper to achieve this milestone. […]

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RIAA alternative singles surprising gold and platinum certifications

A few months ago, we presented you with artists’ most and least streamed Spotify tracks that we thought might surprise you. Now we’re back to blow your minds again with some surprising top releases as indicated by gold and platinum certifications. Read more: Hollow Front release new animated video for collab with FFAK’s Ryan Kirby In case you […]

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Digital Creators Coalition (DCC), a broad and diverse group of associations, companies and organizations united in actively advocating for strong protections for creative communities, launched its inaugural website. With trade playing an increasingly critical role in fueling economic growth, a new Administration and Congress planning their first 100 days, and proposed reforms to existing copyright laws around the world, the coalition recognized the need for a united voice for creativity in the digital age. The new DCC website will provide a central resource to help further understanding of the creative community’s outsized economic and cultural contributions to our economy and […]

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The Recording Industry Association of America and its members today announced a new multimedia campaign recognizing and celebrating Hispanic artists, their music, and the genre’s overall impact on U.S. society and culture. The campaign will feature artist videos, a dedicated landing page, curated playlists, economic impact data, a historical look at Gold & Platinum certifications and achievements by Hispanic recording artists, and interviews and appearances by Members of Congress and industry leaders. “Latin music today is an economic and cultural powerhouse and a cornerstone of the modern music business – here in America and worldwide,” explained RIAA’s Senior Vice President […]

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Another week and another major achievement for twenty one pilots. Their 2018 album Trench is now certified platinum in the US by the RIAA. Certified platinum means a record has achieved one million sales.  Trench was certified Gold just two months after its October 2018 release. Read More: A mainstay ‘Scream’ actor has signed on for the upcoming sequel  […]