Wednesday, December 7, 2016

2017 Grammy Nominees

The nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards were just announced. The Grammys will take place on February 12, 2017. Many of the nominees have music on Freegal. They include:



 


ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
"25" by Adele


RECORD OF THE YEAR:
"Hello" by Adele


SONG OF THE YEAR:
"Hello" by Adele


BEST NEW ARTIST:
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
The Chainsmokers


BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM:
"25" by Adele
"This Is Acting" by Sia


BEST POP PERFORMANCE:
"Hello" by Adele
"Piece by Piece" by Kelly Clarkson (Idol Version)


BEST POP/DUO PERFORMANCE:
"Closer" by The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey
"Cheap Thrills" by Sia feat. Sean Paul


BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM:
"Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" by Barbra Streisand
"Fallen Angels" by Bob Dylan
"Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin" by Willie Nelson


BEST DANCE RECORDING:
"Don't Let Me Down" by The Chainsmokers feat. Daya
"Never Be Like You" by Flume feat. Kai


BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM:
"Skin" by Flume


BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
"When You Wish Upon A Star" by Bill Frisell
"Way Back Home Live in Rochester NY" by Steve Gadd Band


BEST ROCK SONG:
"Blackstar" by David Bowie


BEST ROCK ALBUM:
"Tell Me I'm Pretty" by Cage The Elephant


BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM:
"Blackstar" by David Bowie





BEST R&B PERFORMANCE:
"Cranes in the Sky" by Solange
"Permission" by Ro James


BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE:
"Sleeping With The One I Love" by Fantasia


BEST R&B SONG:
"Lake By The Ocean" by Maxwell
"Exchange" by Bryson Tiller


BEST RAP ALBUM:
"Major Key" by DJ Khaled


BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE:
"Vice" by Miranda Lambert
"My Church" by Maren Morris
"Church Bells" by Carrie Underwood


BEST COUNTRY/DUO PERFORMANCE:
"Jolene" by Pentatonix feat. Dolly Parton
"Setting The World On Fire" By Kenny Chesney feat. P!NK
"Think of You" by Chris Young feat. Cassadee Pope


BEST COUNTRY SONG:
"My Church" by Maren Morris
"Vice" by Miranda Lambert


BEST COUNTRY ALBUM:
"Hero" by Maren Morris
"Full Circle" by Loretta Lynn


BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM:
"Upward Spiral" by the Branford Marsalis Quartet
"Harlem On My Mind" by Catherine Russell
"The Sting Variations" by the Tierney Sutton Band


BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM:
"Dr. Um" by Peter Erskine
"Sunday Night at the Vanguard" by the Fred Hersch Trio




BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE SONG:
"Made A Way" by Travis Greene


BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC SONG:
"Chain Breaker" by Zach Williams


BEST GOSPEL ALBUM:
"Losing My Religion" by Kirk Franklin
"Demonstrate" by William Murphy


BEST LATIN POP ALBUM:
"Buena Vida" by Diego Torres
"Ilusion" by Gaby Moreno


BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM:
"Hecho a Mano" by Joss Favela


BEST AMERICANA ALBUM:
"The Bird & The Rifle" by Lori McKenna
"The Cedar Creek Sessions" by Kris Kristofferson


BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM:
"Can't Shake This Feeling" by Lurrie Bell


BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM:
"Bloodline" by Kenny Neal


BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM:
"Sing Me Home" by Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble


BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA:
"Can't Stop The Feeling" by Justin Timberlake
"Just Like Fire" by P!NK





BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM:
"Wolfgang: Passing Through" by Gernot Wolfgang


BEST MUSIC VIDEO:
"River" by Leon Bridges








Thursday, October 13, 2016

50th Annual Country Music Association Awards

The 50th Annual Country Music Association Awards are coming up on November 2nd! They will be aired on ABC. Many of the nominees have music on Freegal including:

Entertainer of The Year
Carrie Underwood


Single of The Year
"My Church" by Maren Morris

Album of The Year
"Hero" by Maren Morris
"Storyteller" by Carrie Underwood

Song of The Year
"Humble & Kind" by Lori McKenna
"My Church" by Maren Morris
"Burning House" by Cam

 

Female Vocalist of The Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Vocal Group of The Year
Old Dominion

Musical Event of The Year
"Think of You" by Chris Young & Cassadee Pope

Music Video of The Year
"Burning House" by Cam



New Artist of The Year
Maren Morris
Kelsea Ballerini
Old Dominion

Congratulations to all of the nominees! Login to Freegal to start listening to their music:







Monday, September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016 eNewsletter Link

The link for the September 12, 2016 Freegal Music eNewsletter is here:

http://www.icontact-archive.com/rRNQRindhS7dymwqjcvUTRcvO1k4QMTP?w=3

Please feel free to share the link on your library webpage, Facebook page, or in a Tweet.

Friday, August 26, 2016

2016 MTV Music Video Awards

The 2016 MTV Music Video Awards are on this Sunday, August 28th. The show typically causes a stir every year and this year promises to be "epic" according to US Weekly. Britney Spears will be making a long awaited comeback performance for starters.  Other top stars scheduled to take the stage include DJ Khaled, Beyonce, Future, Alicia Keys, Rita Ora, and many more that have music on Freegal. 




Here is the complete list of nominees that you can download with your library card on Freegal:

Video of The Year:
"Hello" by Adele

Best Female Video:
"Hello" by Adele
"Cheap Thrills" By Sia

Best Male Video:
"Don't" by Bryson Tiller

Best Collaboration:
"Work From Home" by Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign


Best Hip Hop Video:
"Don't" by Bryson Tiller

Best Pop Video:
"Hello" by Adele

Best Electronic Video
"The Girl Is Mine" by 99 Souls feat. Destiny's Child
"Don't Let Me Down" by The Chainsmokers feat. Daya 

Best New Artist:
Bryson Tiller
Zara Larsson

Best Visual Effects:
"Send My Love To Your New Lover" by Adele
"Pillowtalk" by Zayn

Best Art Direction:
"Hello" by Adele

Login here to start downloading:
http://www.freegalmusic.com



Friday, July 15, 2016

2016 Teen Choice Awards

The 2016 Teen Choice Awards will be held on July 31st. The Fox Network will air the show. Many of the top nominees have music on the Freegal site, including Justin Timberlake. Mr. Timberlake is being presented with the celebrated "Decade Award" during the program. Our playlist of all the outstanding nominees is below. Streaming libraries have a 2016 Teen Choice Awards playlist available under 'Freegal Playlists' on the site.



Choice Male Artist:
Zayn Malik

Choice Female Artist:
Beyonce

Choice Music Group:
Fifth Harmony
One Direction
The Chainsmokers

Choice Country Artist:
Kelsea Ballerini
Carrie Underwood

Choice Song: Female Artist:
"Hello" by Adele
"No" by Meghan Trainor

Choice Song: Male Artist
"Pillowtalk" by Zayn

Choice Song: Group
"Home" by One Direction
"Work From Home" by Fifth Harmony

Choice Country Song:
"Peter Pan" by Kelsea Ballerina
"Church Bells" by Carrie Underwood
"Without A Fight" by Brad Paisley & Demi Lovato

Choice R&B Song:
"Chasing The Sky" by The Empire Cast

Choice Rock Song:
"America's Sweetheart" by Elle King

Choice Love Song:
"Perfect" by One Direction
"Secret Love Song" by Little Mix


Choice Break-Up Song:
"Never Forget You" by Zara Larsson & MNEK

Choice Party Song:
"Break A Sweat" By Becky G
"This Is What You Came For" by Calvin Harris
"Cheap Thrills" by Sia
"Can't Stop The Feeling" by Justin Timberlake

Choice Song From A Movie:
"Just Like Fire" by P!NK
"I'm In Love With A Monster" by Fifth Harmony
"Can't Stop The Feeling" by Justin Timberlake

Choice Music: Next Big Thing:
Grace
Ruth B.

Choice Summer Song:
"This Is What You Came For" by Calvin Harris
"Can't Stop The Feeling" by Justin Timberlake
"Like I Would" by Zayn
"Work From Home" by Fifth Harmony

Choice Summer Music Star: Female:
P!NK

Choice Summer Music Star: Male:
Pitbull
Zayn

 


Choice Summer Music Star: Group:
Fifth Harmony
The Chainsmokers

Choice Music: International Artist:
Little Mix
Zara Larsson

Choice Web Star: Music
Chloe X Halle

Social Media Queen:
Britney Spears
Miley Cyrus
Fifth Harmony

Choice Fandom:
Fifth Harmony
One Direction
Zayn




Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Songs of the Summer 2016



Summer is almost officially here! What will be your favorite songs of the summer for 2016? Below is our list of contenders... so far! All of them are available on the Freegal Music site.


JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Can't Stop The Feeling 
(Also the #1 choice for song of the summer by Billboard, Time, and Yahoo.com)
THE CHAINSMOKERS
Don't Let Me Down
CALVIN HARRIS feat. RIHANNA
This Is What You Came For
KENT JONES
Don't Mind
P!NK
Just Like Fire
ZAYN
Pillowtalk
FIFTH HARMONY
Work From Home
ADELE
Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
MEGHAN TRAINOR
No
SIA
Cheap Thrills
ST. LUCIA
Help Me Run Away
ELLE KING
Good Girls
TRAVIS SCOTT
Pick Up The Phone
LITTLE MIX feat. SEAN PAUL
Hair
BENNY BENASSI & CHRIS BROWN
Paradise
FLEUR EAST
Sax
G-EAZY
Me, Myself & I
ZARA LARSSON & MNEK
Never Forget You
FLUME
Never Be Like You
ALAN WALKER
Faded
LEON
Tired of Talking
CHRIS YOUNG & CASCADE POPE
Think of You
CARRIE UNDERWOOD
Church Bells
GHOST TOWN DJ'S
My Boo
IZZY BIZU
White Tiger
KYGO
Stay
SNAKEHIPS
All My Friends
LOST FREQUENCIES
Reality
WET
Deadwater
RACHEL PLATTEN
Better Place
DAYA
Sit Still, Look Pretty
JENNIFER LOPEZ
Ain't Your Mama
A$AP FERG
World Is Mine
FRANKIE
New Obsession
USHER
Crash






Thursday, May 5, 2016

Feliz Cinco De Mayo!



Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Here is our playlist of songs that are all available on the Freegal site to help celebrate the day:



RICKY MARTIN
Livin' La Vita Loca
PITBULL feat. JENNIFER LOPEZ
We Are One (Ole, Ola)
JAMES TAYLOR
Mexico
MARC ANTHONY
Vivir Mi Vida
MARIACHI VERACRUZ
Viva Mexico
CHRISTINA AGUILERA
Mi Reflejo
PRINCE ROYCE
Darte un Beso
JULIO IGLESIAS
Soy un Truhan, Soy un SeƱor
GLORIA ESTEFAN
Conga
SANTANA
Oye Como Va
LOS LONELY BOYS
La Bamba
VYBE
Hot Hot Hot
JUAN GABRIEL
El Noa Noa
HERB ALPERT & THE TIJUNA BRASS 
Cinco de Mayo
BECKY G. feat. PITBULL
Can't Get Enough
LOS CHICANOS
La Cucaracha
LOU BEGA
Mambo No. 5
SHAKIRA
Hips Don't Lie
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
Duele El Corazon
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Senorita