Tina Benitez-Eves


Tina Benitez-Eves

Tina began covering music professionally in the ’90s as a reporter for the Village Voice in New York. A journalist for more than two decades, she has worked as staff editor and freelance writer covering entertainment, art, pop culture, food, wine, spirits, health, travel and more. Throughout it all, music has always been a constant in her life… and work. Her words have appeared in Billboard, Men’s Journal, Wine Spectator, and other local and national newspapers, magazines, and online publications. Based in New York City, Tina is currently working on her first book and can be found at @tbeves on Instagram.​

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Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff, St. Vincent Removed from Olivia Rodrigo Grammy Nom

Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff, and St. Vincent (Annie Clark), initially received a 2022 Grammy nomination as co-writers on Olivia Rodrigo’s album Sour, but after careful evaluation the Recording Academy rescinded the three additional nominations, labeling them as a “crediting error.” In July, Swift, Antonoff, and St. Vincent were given writing credits when Rodrigo said that More

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ABBA Sues “Parasitic” Cover Band

ABBA has sued the U.K. tribute act ABBA MANIA for trademark infringement. In a suit filed on Dec. 3, the Swedish pop quartet claimed that the cover band is intentionally misleading fans into believing they are endorsed by the real ABBA, calling their actions “parasitic and bad-faith.” “Defendants include the term ‘official’ and ‘original’ in More

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The Writer’s Block: Josh Osborne on Songwriting

Josh Osborne is no stranger to songwriting, but there was a time he was finding his place in Nashville.  To date, the Kentucky native has written 23 No. 1 singles with writing credits, including Sam Hunt’s 2020 hit “Body Like a Back Road,” which spent 34 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country More

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The Voice - Season 21

Ariana Grande Bows Down to Wendy Moten During ‘The Voice’ Semifinals—“That’s Just the Most Ridiculous Thing I’ve Ever Seen in My Life”

“This is it,” said Kelly Clarkson on The Voice. “This is the performance to make it to the finale.”  The last performance before the Top 5 are chosen and The Voice finale on Dec. 14, the Top 8 singers went as big as they possibly could, including Team Blake contestant Wendy Moten, whose explosive performance More

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Prince William Listens to AC/DC Before Royal Engagements

The Duke of Cambridge Prince William recently revealed the music that gets his week started: AC/DC. “There’s nothing better than, on a Monday morning, when you’re a bit bleary-eyed after the weekend and trying to get yourself back into the grind of the week, listening to AC/DC ‘Thunderstruck,’” said the Prince on a recent episode of More

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John Legend Brings “Soulful” Residency to Las Vegas

John Legend will headline a Las Vegas residency, “Love In Las Vegas,” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, opening April 22, 2022, and ending at the end of October. In collaboration with Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment, the residency was designed exclusively for Zappos Theater as a “beautiful, soulful concert experience,” which will More

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Tom Petty Receives Posthumous Ph.D. from University of Florida

Doctor Tom Petty has quite the ring to it. On Dec. 10, the late artist will receive a special honorary doctorate degree from the University of Florida. The board of trustees at the university, located in Petty’s hometown of Gainesville, Florida, voted unanimously to recognize the late musician, who is also the most famous native More

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