Music News Websites

The Daily Music Report regularly scours the top music news websites for the latest music news. Below is the current list of websites we read to uncover the most important and relevant stories of the day. If you’d like to see today’s music news from these sources, be sure to visit our homepage today.

Acid Stag

Acid Stag is proud to be one of Australia’s leading independent music news platforms.

AllMusic - Music News Websites

AllMusic provides comprehensive music info including reviews and biographies. Get recommendations for new music to listen to, stream or own.

Alt Press - Music News Websites

Alternative Press Magazine is the leader in all things alternative culture. From new music to exclusive artist merchandise, we’ve got it all, first.

American Songwriter - Music News Websites

Covering all styles of music and the craft and business of songwriting since 1984. American Songwriter brings you interviews, songwriting tips, news, reviews and lyric contests.

Austin City Limits - Music News Websites

Austin City Limits is a music performance television show that appears weekly on PBS.

AV Club - Music News Websites

Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed. Music reviews, recommendations, playlists, and long reads.

Bandcamp - Music News Website

Bandcamp’s mission is to create the best possible service for artists and labels to share and earn money from their music, and for fans to discover and enjoy it.

Bella Union

Bella Union is a British independent record label founded in 1997 by Simon Raymonde and Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins. It is now run solely by Raymonde.

Billboard - Music News Websites - The Daily Music Report

Billboard publishes pieces involving news, video, opinion, reviews, events, and style, and is also known for its music charts, including the Hot 100 and Billboard 200, tracking the most popular songs and albums in different genres.


Founded in 2004, BrooklynVegan is an independent, NYC-centric, multi-genre, mostly-music blog that focuses on international music news, album and live show reviews, pictures, festivals, tour dates, gossip, tips, song and album streams, videos, industry and tech news, special events and much more.

Clash Magazine

Clash is a music and fashion magazine and website based in the United Kingdom.


Making Culture Pop. Find the latest entertainment news and the best in music, pop culture, sneakers, style and original shows.


Consequence of Sound is your source for breaking news about music, film, and TV, plus daily reviews, exclusive interviews, original videos, and more.

Dancehall Mag

DancehallMag is an independent news outlet that provides unmatched coverage of all things Dancehall and Reggae music, the artists, and culture.

Dancing Astronaut - Music News Websites - The Daily Music Report

Dancing Astronaut is a media company built for the global dance music community. Its brand represents dance music’s manifestation of identity, community, and the global human connection.


DIY is a United Kingdom-based music publication, in print and online. Its free print edition is released monthly with a physical circulation of 40,000 in UK venues, clubs and shops.

DJ Mag is a monthly magazine, first printed in 1991, dedicated to dance music. The magazine is available through newsagents worldwide, via subscription and as an online pdf. Each issue comes with a free CD.


The world’s foremost authority on EDM : free music downloads, artist interviews, industry news, curated playlists, trending charts, and more.

Earmilk - Music News Websites - The Daily Music Report

EARMILK is an online music publication that straddles the line between underground and mainstream. Covering Hip-Hop, Electronic, Indie and the in between. All Milk. No Duds.

The FADER is the definitive voice of music and the lifestyle that surrounds it.

Flood Magazine spans the diverse cultural landscape of music, film, television, art, travel, and everything in between.

The Guardian

Latest music news, comment, reviews and analysis from the Guardian.

Gorilla vs. Bear is a Texas-based music blog. Once called “the New Yorker of hipster blogs,” we blog about relevant artists of the day, with no particular genre-specific focus.

For new Hip Hop music, Hip Hop news & all things Rap & Hip Hop. HipHopDX has the latest news, videos, interviews


Standing at the forefront of fashion and culture, Hypebeast Ltd. uncovers the latest, emerging trends and creates a lifestyle universe through highly-curated content and various business offerings that inspires, educates, and connects a global audience.

Indie Shuffle Music Blog

Indie Shuffle is a music blog that helps you discover new music and playlists: indie rock ✓ hip hop ✓ electronic ✓ and more.


The world’s greatest metal / punk / hardcore / rock music publication.

New Music Discovery: the best tracks by the hottest emerging bands from the UK, US and beyond.

Loud and Quiet

New music, interviews, features, podcasts, playlists and videos from the independent music brand established in 2005 and based in London.

Louder Than War

Louder Than War is a music, culture and media publication headed by The Membranes & Goldblade frontman John Robb. Online since 2010 it is one of the fastest-growing and most respected music-related publications on the net.

Rock music news, interviews, reviews and more from rock artists.

The leading metal news, metal music video and metal tour date source on the internet. Get your fix of Metal Injection!


The most trusted source for metal opinion, analysis and up-to-date breaking news on tour dates and new music from artists ranging from the bigges in the world to the underground.

See episodes of your favorite MTV Shows. Watch the latest Music Videos from your favorite music artists. Get up-to-date Celebrity and Music News.

NME.COM brings you the latest music news and reviews, along with music videos and galleries, plus band features, blogs on your favourite artists, concert tickets, competitions and more.

NPR - Music News Websites - The Daily Music Report

NPR Music features, streams, live concerts and music news.

The Needle Drop

The Internet’s Busiest Music Nerd.


Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music, celebrating and exploring emerging artists and established pioneers across all genres. With our loyal audience of more than 7 million monthly unique visitors, we are read daily by the most passionate music fans.

The Quietus

A new rock music and pop culture website. Editorial independent music website offering news, reviews, features, interviews, videos and pictures.

Rap Radar

Rap Radar is the Premiere Rap Blog for the latest news, music and video in Hip Hop Culture.

Resident Advisor

Resident Advisor is an online music magazine and community platform dedicated to showcasing electronic music, artists and events across the globe.

Revolver is a metal music and hard rock magazine, publishing in North America. It has been in print for over 19 years, and is about both established acts and up-and-comers in heavy music.

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture. It was founded in San Francisco, California, in 1967 by Jann Wenner, who is still the magazine’s publisher, and the music critic Ralph J. Gleason.

The best Trap Music, EDM, and Hip Hop news, downloads and mixes.

Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine, owned by NEXT Management.


Stereofox is a music discovery platform, podcast, and record label. Their content varies from the latest in music to industry news, artist eduction pieces interviews, and album reviews.

Classic rock music news, interviews, pictures, songs and lists from classic rock artists.

The spiritual home of great rock music. Classic interviews, in-depth new album reviews, essential news stories, live reviews, films, DVDs and much more.

Under the Radar is an indie music magazine that prints four issues a year, is distributed across North America and internationally, and bills itself as “The solution to music pollution.”

We shape and influence youth culture. Everyday, we uncover and expand what’s meaningful, cool, and important in music, entertainment, life, and sports.

Don’t miss a beat with the latest music news, reviews and releases for the newest songs, artists and albums.

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