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Few people would have imagined that a 19th-century sea song from New Zealand would be the number one song in the UK music charts the first week in February. But it does show that in these days of isolation and separation we all need connection; taking part in communal traditions
Morgan Wallen shook the country music world – and the country – when a recent video surfaced of him using a racist slur.
In the video, he told a friend, “take care of this (expletive) N-word,” referring to another person he was with.
“I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial
Thirteen years ago, Taylor Swift opened her song “Love Story” with a memory: “We were both young when I first saw you,” the precocious country star, then 18, sang in the lead single from her 2008 “Fearless” album, “I close my eyes and the flashback starts.”
Now she’s remembering that
Cardano (ADA) and polkadot (DOT) are now fourth- and fifth-most valued crypto assets, respectively, after they both surpassed XRP in market capitalization earlier Monday. That’s due to the recent rally in decentralized finance (DeFi) and the increased cost of using the Ethereum blockchain.
According to data from analytics site Messari,