Covid-19 Annualized Death Rate Passes 1 Million
As western countries continue to struggle to slow the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, Thursday saw a reported 2,783 deaths worldwide attributed to the virus, making the Covid-19 annualized death rate over 1 million – 1,015,795 to be exact. Or, slightly more than 1,018,000 if you account for 2020... Read more
Viberate Tracks Cancelled Festivals Amid Pandemic
During the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, festivalgoers are in limbo. They’re left wondering: is the festival postponed or cancelled? Will we receive refunds? Viberate has put together a free service that helps music fans track the status of their favorite festivals this year. The Slovenia-based music data company Viberate... Read more
Harry Styles Pushes Back First Leg Of Love On Tour
After remaining quiet for a few weeks, popstar Harry Styles revealed that he will push back the start to “Love On Tour.” The first leg of the tour was slated to kick-off in Birmingham, England on April 15. From there, he was set to perform across Europe, hitting cities... Read more
Live Nation, AEG Among Promoters To Release Statement Amid Virus
Some of the world’s largest live entertainment promoters have come together to release a joint statement regarding the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A global task force has come together to drive strategic support and find a common direction that will best interest artists and fans. The last force includes:... Read more
Japanese Pro Baseball Season Halted Amid Coronavirus
As Japan continues to deal with the global coronavirus outbreak, officials have postponed the start of the country’s Nippon Professional Baseball league. The news comes after the league’s 12 teams carried out their preseason games with no fans in attendance over fears of the virus’ spread. “We can’t play... Read more
Miley Cyrus Australian Bushfire Relief Concert Canceled
Another global event has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Miley Cyrus announced she was pulling out of a March 13 benefit concert for Austrlian bushfire relief. As a result of losing its headliner, organizers scrapped the event entirely. World Tour Bushfire Relief was slated to take over Melbourne’s... Read more
Madonna Cancels Upcoming Shows Due To Coronavirus Concerns
Madonna has cancelled numerous shows on her Madame X World Tour due to a knee injury, but now, her final shows have been called-off in Italy amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The final two gigs of the tour were slated to take place at Le Grand Rex in Paris on... Read more
Placido Domingo Cancels Performances at Royal Opera House
Opera star Placido Domingo has been under fire for the past few months due to sexual harassment allegations. Amid various cancellations, the Spanish tenor announced his withdrawal from a performance this summer at London’s Royal Opera House. The London performances were slated to take place July. However, the Royal... Read more
Mariah Carey Postpones Hawaii Concert Over Travel Concerns
Popstar Mariah Carey had to postpone an upcoming concert in Hawaii this month amid travel concerns due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The concert was scheduled to take place on March 10 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu. Promoter Rick Bartalini said in a statement that he... Read more
The Broadway League Issues Statement on Coronavirus
Amid the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Broadway League has released an official statement regarding the Broadway community. Over the last few weeks, coronavirus has begun to spread across the world. The League said it is “closely monitoring the evolving situation” and the “safety and security of theatregoers... Read more