With headliners such as Charli XCX, Rosalia or Miley Cyrus, this year’s Primavera Festival proved that 50/50 lineups are possibly and that they should be the new standard in booking business. NBHAP editor Louisa attended the colourful fiesta in Barcelona, that will hopefully lead the way for more inclusive festivals.
When Ariana Grande arrived in 2014 with her funky pop-anthem 'Problem', the world got a new face for mainstream music. She was the the young star every girl wanted to be. And plenty of boys, too. Years later, she became on of the biggest names in the business - and learned to break the rules for good.
Lately things got a bit calm around Ariana Grande. The singer did not only avoid public appeareances after finishing her Dangerous Woman World Tour in September 2017, but shut down most of her social media activity since the beginning of this year as well. Now she is back with her first musical material after the Manchester terror attack in May 2017.
The rise and fall at the game of thrones could not be faster and more exposed than in female pop music. A strong image and social media persona have become more relevant than ever. But what if this strategy suddenly cracks and your household name gets more and more scratches on its label? A reflection by NBHAP's Kai Hermann.
She twerked her way through ROBIN THICKE’s crotch, both broke records on Vevo and YouTube by literally riding a wrecking ball and turned Instagram into an instant party of weed-smoking and tongue-stretching.