Happiness Makes Hit Songs: Study

Hit songs today are "happier", more danceable and more likely to be sung by women than songs that fail to make it to the charts, a study into 30 years of musical evolution revealed Wednesday. But also it noted a somber trend: while people clearly prefer happy music, there is less and less of it. [...]

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Kids’ Dance Boom Fuels Injury Risk

Credit: Mathis Dance Studios The booming children's dance industry is set to be overhauled in a bid to combat lacklustre regulation and increasing injury risks. Dance – encompassing jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, cheerleading, contemporary, Irish, acrobatic, musical theatre and lyrical – is more popular than all other Australian children's sports or leisure activities except swimming, according [...]