Daily Archives: August 29, 2017

PHOTOS: American holds onto Air Guitar World Championship title

(Eeva Rihel, Lehtikuva/The Associated Press)

Matt “Airistotle” Burns is the best when it comes to pretend playing guitar. 25, 2017. The Air Guitar World Championships started off as a joke, but has grown into an annual celebration of guitar-miming chordeographers that draws people to Finland from around the world. Culek and Roberts each scored 34.6 points, Show-Show 34.5. Burns, of Staten Island, New York, finished ahead of runners-up Patrick “Ehrwolf” Culek of Germany and Alexander “The Jinja Assassin” of Australia, who tied for second place. Japan’s 15-year-old Show-Show placed third. A heavy metal version of “I Will Survive” helped Burns romp away with a score of 35.4. Related Articles

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This story was first published on DenverPost.com The American successfully defended his title at the 22nd Air Guitar World Championships in Oulu, Finland on Friday after competing in the finals against 15 contestants from South Korea, Pakistan, Sweden, Britain, Canada and other countries. Winner American Matt “Airistotle” Burns, celebrates during the final of the Air Guitar World Championships in Oulu, Finland, Friday, Aug.

“Despacito” ties Mariah Carey’s 16-week record at No. 1

Fonsi’s “Despacito” features Daddy Yankee, while Justin Bieber appears on the remix. “This is a historic day for Latin music! Nielsen Music said the song has sold 2.239 million digital tracks. Universal Music Latin Entertainment said MTV didn’t ask the label to send in the clip in time for its nominations. Justin Bieber performs at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado on April 4, 2016. Carey’s song reigned at the top spot in 1995 and 1996. “Despacito” has a chance to log 17 weeks at No. “Despacito” has been played on MTV Tres, the company’s Latin channel, but MTV didn’t explain why it wasn’t playing the video on MTV or MTV2. 1 songs in the 59-year history of the charts. It has more than 513 million on-demand video streams and 464 million on-demand audio streams. The music video did not receive any nominations at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. “Despacito,” released in January, continues its streak as the longest-running No. Billboard announced Monday that Luis Fonsi’s song and Carey’s duet with Boyz II Men, “One Sweet Day,” are the longest-running No. Weeks after MTV released its VMA nominees, the network announced its song of summer category, where the “Despacito” remix received a nomination. But the song lost to “XO Tour Life,” the Top 10 hit by rapper Lil Uzi Vert. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. MTV, which has not played the video on its main channel or MTV2, said the song’s record label never submitted the video. Related Articles

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“Despacito” has become an international success and is the year’s biggest hit, but the song has also been overlooked. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot Latin songs chart, where it has been on top for 30 weeks. (Seth McConnell, The Denver Post)
The ubiquitous hit song “Despacito” has tied Mariah Carey’s 16-week record at No. I’m incredibly thankful for all of my fans and their amazing support. Feeling very blessed right now,” Fonsi said in a statement to The Associated Press on Monday. 1 on the Hot 100, but will have stiff competition when Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” debuts on the chart next week. This story was first published on DenverPost.com Representatives for the network didn’t respond to emails from The Associated Press when asked if “Despacito” would be added to MTV or MTV2. The song’s video — the original not the remix — became the first video in YouTube history to reach 3 billion views.

Great Divide creates special craft beer with music producer ahead of sold-out Red Rocks shows

After a tasting at the brewery, Kwiecinski settled on the Colette, a favorite, and thought a fruit-infusion along the lines of the brewery’s apricot Colette would be a fitting variant. GRiZ (right), real name Grant Kwiecinski, has collaborated with Denver’s Great Divide Brewing Co. GRiZ, real name Grant Kwiecinski, reached out to Great Divide earlier this year to set up the collab in honor of his sold-out shows in Colorado. on Chasing the Golden Hour, a peach-infused twist on the brewery’s farmhouse-style Colette ale. GRiZ’s beer floats Palisade peaches over the Colette’s four-yeast blend, which is “meant to capture the carefree good vibes during a sunset on a perfect summer evening,” according to a release. (Provided by Lexa PR)

Here in Denver — where Colorado’s mountainous wonderland is framed in windows — beer and dance music have risen from popular ways to pass the time between trips into the wild into full-blown obsessions of their own. Related Articles

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Those obsessions collide on Wednesday at noon, when Denver brewery Great Divide releases Chasing the Golden Hour, a collaboration with Denver-via-Detroit electro-soul producer GRiZ, at its Ballpark neighborhood tap room at 2201 Arapahoe St. If you can’t make it, the beer will be on tap at concert venues across Denver, including the Larimer Lounge, Gothic Theater and Ogden Theater, where GRiZ is set to play a sold-out rehearsal show on Friday for his (also sold-out) two-night stand at Red Rocks on Sept. Read more about GRiZ, and the surrounding electro-soul scene in Denver, in our feature on his genre of choice here. You can find out for yourself at Great Divide’s Taproom tasting on Wednesday at noon. 1 and 2. If you’re looking for the most Colorado thing you can possible do in the few days left of summer, it doesn’t get better than drinking a heady craft beer inspired by an electro-soul mixtape at a sold-out show. The 7.3 ABV Chasing the Golden Hour, which takes its name from a GRiZ mixtape series, is a twist on Great Divide’s farmhouse-style Colette ale.