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  • Janelle Monáe announces Dirty Computer Tour, shares video for 'I Like That'

    Janelle Monáe announces Dirty Computer Tour, shares video for 'I Like That'

    After giving the public an extended tease of her forthcoming album Dirty Computer, Janelle Monáe has announced a North American tour in support of the record that will kick off June 11 in Seattle, WA with stops including Boston, Denver, Washington, D.C., Salt Lake City and Minneapolis. As if the...
  • Listen: Sugarland teams up with Taylor Swift for new single 'Babe'

    Listen: Sugarland teams up with Taylor Swift for new single 'Babe'

    Sugarland dropped a brand-new single called “Babe” which was co-written by Taylor Swift and Pat Monahan of Train. Swift can also be heard singing on the track, which is about a relationship torn apart by cheating, in the audio-only YouTube posting (which you can listen to in the video above). “Babe...
  • Review: 20 years on, Old Crow Medicine Show teams with Dave Cobb for 'Volunteer'

    Review: 20 years on, Old Crow Medicine Show teams with Dave Cobb for 'Volunteer'

    Like most bands celebrating twenty years together, Old Crow Medicine Show has seen its share of changes, both in their lineup and musically. But, after a detour in 2017 to do a string-style re-record of Bob Dylan's classic Blonde on Blonde, Old Crow Medicine Show is back with Volunteer, their follow...
  • Listen: Wiz Khalifa shares new 'Freestyle' track in celebration of 420

    Listen: Wiz Khalifa shares new 'Freestyle' track in celebration of 420

    Wiz Khalifa has been one of the more outspoken cannabis users in pop music since his career began to take off back in the mid-2000s. The 30-year-old rapper has gone into business with various marijuana dispensaries, and even has his own strain of bud with "Khalifa Kush.” With fellow cannabis users...
  • Prince's original version of 'Nothing Compares 2 U' finally released: Listen

    Prince's original version of 'Nothing Compares 2 U' finally released: Listen

    The estate of the late music icon, Prince, released the original version of "Nothing Compares 2 U" from the singer-songwriter's extensive vault today, and it's a long overdue classic that the public has been waiting for over thirty years to hear. Recorded and released in 1985 by one of Prince's many...
  • Benjamin Scheuer

    Song premiere: 'Hello Jemima' by Benjamin Scheuer

    Fans of the multi-talented Benjamin Scheuer were mesmerized by the singer/songwriter’s one-man show “THE LION,” the award-winning musical that Scheuer performed more than 500 times in 2016 through early 2017. Much to the excitement of fans in the New York City area, Scheuer has announced one more...
  • Father John Misty shares two songs from new album 'God’s Favorite Customer'

    Father John Misty shares two songs from new album 'God’s Favorite Customer'

    After sharing the track “Mr. Tillman” in February, Josh Tillman--otherwise known as Father John Misty--has offered up two more tracks from his upcoming fourth album God’s Favorite Customer, which is due out June 1. “Just Dumb Enough to Try” and “Disappointing Diamonds Are the Rarest of Them All...
  • Listen: East Forest reveals ambient new song 'Fresh Start'

    Listen: East Forest reveals ambient new song 'Fresh Start'

    Trevor Oswalt, aka East Forest, recently premiered his latest single "Fresh Start" featuring Keith Sweaty over at Popdust. The track mixes his ambient soundscapes with irresistible electro-pop. He also released its accompanying music video, which features East Forest building a tower of rocks to...
  • Korean hip-hop’s San E and Mad Clown embark on first North American tour

    Korean hip-hop’s San E and Mad Clown embark on first North American tour

    Two of Korean hip-hop’s shining stars have touched down here in the United States, following the release of their brand-new new single. San E and Mad Clown have each seen their share of success individually, but together, this duo is a dream team that is driving fans wild. The pair collaborated...
  • Ryan Human previews upcoming LP with new track 'Be Awesome'

    Ryan Human previews upcoming LP with new track 'Be Awesome'

    Singer/songwriter Ryan Human recently premiered his new single "Be Awesome" over at Impose Magazine. The upbeat, positive track is taken from his upcoming self-titled debut album, out April 27. You can pre-order your copy here. You can listen to the song above and see the tracklisting for his album...
  • Taylor Swift covers Earth, Wind and Fire's 'September'

    Taylor Swift covers Earth, Wind and Fire's 'September'

    Superstar Taylor Swift has taken Earth, Wind and Fire's "September"--an upbeat, fun 1970s song that's a staple at weddings and celebrations everywhere--and completely turned it on its head. As part of the Spotify Singles series, which typically features both an original song and a cover, Swift opted...
  • Watch: Luke Pell waxes nostalgic about young summer love in 'Ball Caps and Blue Jeans' video

    Watch: Luke Pell waxes nostalgic about young summer love in 'Ball Caps and Blue Jeans' video

    Rising country star Luke Pell reminisces about young summer love in his recently-released music video for his infectious ballad “Ball Caps and Blue Jeans.” Pell, who just launched AXS and BBVA’s partnering music series, BBVA Music Sessions as its first artist, is seen with his girlfriend Holly Allen...
  • 5 Seconds of Summer channel heartbreak in 'Youngblood'

    5 Seconds of Summer channel heartbreak in 'Youngblood'

    Earlier this week, 5 Seconds of Summer made their dedicated fans happy by formally announcing the title and release date for their upcoming third studio album as well as confirming plans to hit the North American road beginning in late-June. On Thursday (April 12), the Australian band continued with...
  • Review: On 'The Tree of Forgiveness' John Prine proves he's still the king of Americana

    Review: On 'The Tree of Forgiveness' John Prine proves he's still the king of Americana

    John Prine has been busy since 2005, when he last released an album of new material, Fair and Square. He has released three albums of classic country songs, two with female vocalists and one with bluegrass picker Mac Wiseman, he has written a book, and has maintained a very rigorous touring schedule...
  • Cover art for Empire star Jussie Smollett's debut release, Sum of My Music.

    Review: 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett delivers solid debut album

    Jussie Smollett has shown off his musical talents for years as one of the stars of FOX's musical drama "Empire." Now he's stepping outside of the show with his first album, Sum of My Music, which is available on iTunes and showcases a different side of the actor-singer that music fans will be...
  • Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong reveals new band The Longshot; releases debut EP

    Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong reveals new band The Longshot; releases debut EP

    Green Day may be resting after extensive touring, but frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been keeping busy with a new side project dubbed The Longshot. For the past few weeks, Armstrong has been posting cryptic teasers of songs from the new band and promised new music would be coming soon. Last night...
  • Watch: The Weeknd drops new video for 'He Was Never There'

    Watch: The Weeknd drops new video for 'He Was Never There'

    The Weeknd released his latest set, an EP titled My Dear Melancholy, on March 30 and the R&B star earned his third consecutive No. 1 on the Top 200 Albums chart. All six of the tracks also debuted on the Hot 100 including the track "I Was Never There" at No. 35. Now, that track's name has been...
  • Interview: Jukebox the Ghost are ‘Off to the Races’ with new album and headline tour

    Interview: Jukebox the Ghost are ‘Off to the Races’ with new album and headline tour

    Jukebox the Ghost have made it their life’s mission to bringing power pop rock back with their blend of monster piano jams, arena anthem guitar licks, and epically powerful vocals. The band has also been one of the hardest working touring groups around, logging thousands of live shows over the past...
  • 5 Seconds of Summer confirm new album, major summer tour

    5 Seconds of Summer confirm new album, major summer tour

    After months of cryptic posts, vague responses, and absolutely no information, 5 Seconds of Summer have finally done what fans have been patiently waiting for; answer a slew of questions. On Monday (April 9), the Australian band formally announced the title of their much-anticipated third studio...
  • Review: Mipso matures with the release of 'Edges Run'

    Review: Mipso matures with the release of 'Edges Run'

    Americana quartet Mipso hail from the string music hotbed of North Carolina, and their home has always strongly colored their bluegrass-tinged indie-folk sound. But when the band decided they wanted to work with producer Todd Sickafoose for their new album Edges Run, it necessitated a temporary...
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