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On the Radar: Bonnaroo and Govenors Ball Lineups, New Song Featuring Chester Bennington, Lana Del Rey, + More

This week we’re talking about hot festival lineups, new music from Lana Del Rey, and Chester Bennington. All this and more On the Radar. Governors Ball and Bonnaroo reveal stellar 2019 lineups Governors Ball and Bonnaroo have shared their lineups for the year and they’re pretty awesome. Headlining Governors Ball are The Strokes, making it their first confirmed US performance of three years. Other acts include Florence + The Machine, Nas, SZA, Tyler the Creator, Lil Wayne, BROCKHAMPTON, The 1975, Kacey Musgraves, Vince Staple, Beast Coast (Joey Bada$$ and Flatbush…

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On the Radar: Coachella Lineup, The Raconteurs on Tour, Cardi B’s New Album + More

2019 has just started and there’s already juicy music news. See what stories we’re talking about on that latest edition of On the Radar. Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, and Tame Impala will headline Coachella 2019 Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, and Tame Impala are among headliners for the 2019 edition of Coachella Music and Arts Festival. Other acts on the bill include Janelle Monáe , Billie English, Turnstile, Solange, Diplo, Anderson .Paak, Kid Cudi, Weezer, Bad Bunny, Chvrches, Bassnectar, Kacey Musgraves, and more. Coachella 2019 takes place over two back-to-back weekends…

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On the Radar: Rihanna and Childish Gambino’s Movie, Grimes Release New Music, Sonic Temple Lineup + More

Kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories and the hottest shows hitting Chicago this week with the latest edition of On the Radar. Watch the trailer for Childish Gambino and Rhianna’s new secret movie This past summer, reports surfaced that director Hiro Murai (Atlanta) was in Cuba with Atlanta cinematographer Christian Sprenger and “This is America” creative director Ibra Ake working on a new project with Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover and Rihanna. Details surrounding the project were sparse with only the name “Guava Island” to…

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On the Radar: SiriusXM Buys Pandora, Chicago Red Bull Music Festival, This is America Tour Postponed + More

The latest edition of Chicago Music’s On the Radar is here! Get the details about SiriusXM’s latest deal, Childish Gambino’s tour update, the Red Bull Music Festival and more. SiriusXM to buy Pandora in $3.5 billion deal SiriusXM announced last week it plans to buy Pandora for a whopping $3.5 billion creating the largest audio entertainment company in the world. SiriusXM showed interest in Pandora last year and spent $480 million to buy 19 percent of Pandora’s stock. The anticipated SiriusXM purchase caused Pandora’s stock to double in price. Yet, they…

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On the Radar: Michael Jackson Loses Best Selling LP Title, Chance the Actor, Nicki Minaj Postpones Tour, + More

Kick off the week by seeing what music news has us buzzing on the latest edition of On the Radar. Michael Jackson no longer has the bestselling album of all time Michael Jackson no longer has the best selling album of all time. That title is now held by The Eagles for their compilation, Their Greatest Hits 1971- 1975. The album previously held the record, until Michael Jackson’s Thriller surpassed it shortly after his 2009 death. After a recent recalculation of the two LPs, the Recording Industry of Association of…

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On the Radar: Beyonce and JAY-Z headline Global Music Fest, Wicker Park Fest Lineup, New Childish Gambino Tracks, + More

This week’s On the Radar features new music from Childish Gambino, Chicago artist Sen Morimoto, festivals news, upcoming shows and more. Beyonce and JAY-Z to headline Global Citizen Festival Last week Global Citizen, the international advocacy organization that hosts the annual New York Festival of the same name, revealed plans to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday in a big way. They will host the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg, South Africa. And the lineup is stacked. Headlining the event is Beyonce and JAY-Z along with Pearl Jam’s Eddie…

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On the Radar: ACL Reveals Lineup, Christina Aguilera Reveals New LP, Concerts and More

Too hung over from Cinco De Mayo to catch up on the hottest music news? On the Radar has you covered! Christina Aguilera announces new album Liberation Xtina is back with her first new album since 2012’s Lotus. Last week, Christina Aguilera announced her new album Liberation, which drops June 15. She also shared the lead single, “Accelerate,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz. Check out the video for the new song above. In a new Billboard profile, it was revealed that Kayne West co-produced and co-wrote the single…

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On the Radar: Major Tour Announcements, Record Store Day 2018, Meltdown Festival + More

Check out which music stories have us talking with the latest edition of On the Radar. Record Store Day reveals 2018 releases Hope you still have some of your tax refund because Record Store Day is a little over a month away. The annual event celebrating independent record stores returns this year on April 21. Last week, this year’s special releases were revealed and it includes exclusive from notable artists. One that’s got us really excited is The Cure’s 1990 remix album Mixed Up on picture disc along with Torn…

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