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  • 5 essential Pitbull songs to learn before his NYC-area shows

    5 essential Pitbull songs to learn before his NYC-area shows

    Currently on tour with Enrique Iglesias, Cuban-American rapper Pitbull- who named himself so because pitbulls "bite to lock. The dog is too stupid to lose"- is set to perform three shows in the New York City area this month. Tonight he will perform at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., and this...
  • Philly pop-rockers Rivers Monroe to join Six Stories Told at Santos on 9/27

    Philly pop-rockers Rivers Monroe to join Six Stories Told at Santos on 9/27

    Featuring Mat Rivers on vocals and keyboards and Mike Monroe on lead vocals and guitar, Philadelphia pop-rock band Rivers Monroe will be performing at Santos Party House in New York City on September 27, where they will be joined by Orange County, N.Y. pop band Six Stories Told. The following day...
  • Ariana Grande to hit Dallas in 2015 'The Honeymoon Tour'

    Ariana Grande to hit Dallas in 2015 'The Honeymoon Tour'

    Ariana Grande has been a true breakout artist since moving into the music world, capping off her debut release Yours Truly by winning the Best New Artist award at the American Music Awards in 2013, Favorite Breakout Artist at the People’s Choice Awards in 2014 and Choice Female Artist at the Teen...
  • Stevie Wonder to perform 'Songs in the Key of Life' at every fall concert date

    Stevie Wonder to perform 'Songs in the Key of Life' at every fall concert date

    Stevie Wonder is the latest artist to join the trend of performing a landmark album in its entirety on tour. The legendary singer has announced that he’ll be playing the iconic Songs in the Key of Life record from start to finish on his 11-date fall arena tour, which kicks off November 6 at Madison...
  • R5 to perform at Starland Ballroom on September 26

    R5 to perform at Starland Ballroom on September 26

    In just over two weeks, on Friday, September 26, alternative/pop-rock group R5 will be performing at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, N.J. With a capacity of 2,500 people, Starland is one of the largest concert clubs in New Jersey. The venue is just a 40 mile drive from New York City; NYC residents...
  • Enrique Iglesias to perform three NYC-area shows this month

    Enrique Iglesias to perform three NYC-area shows this month

    Currently on tour with Pitbull and J Balvin in support of his tenth studio album Sex and Love, Enrique Iglesias will be stopping in the New York City area for three performances this month. This Friday, September 12, he will be stopping at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Two days later, on...
  • Review: One Direction takes it easy on first 'FOUR' offering 'Fireproof'

    Review: One Direction takes it easy on first 'FOUR' offering 'Fireproof'

    U.K. pop group One Direction premiered the new song "Fireproof" on Monday (Sept. 8). The guys tone down the stadium sound of last year's Midnight Memories album for something more easing going on this latest offering. "Fireproof" is the first taste of music from One Direction's upcoming album FOUR...
  • Hilary Duff performs for first time in years with 'All About You' on 'X Factor'

    Hilary Duff performs for first time in years with 'All About You' on 'X Factor'

    Pop singer Hilary Duff sang her latest single "All About You" live on Monday night (Sept. 8) during an episode of The X Factor Australia. The hoedown-inspired performance was her first time on a music stage in seven years. Following a seven year period of focusing on acting and family, Duff...
  • One Direction announce new album and offer free download of 'Fireproof'

    One Direction announce new album and offer free download of 'Fireproof'

    You can’t get any more superstar than One Direction. While still on the road with their highly successful “Where We Are” tour, this morning the band has announced that the global release date of their fourth studio album, aptly titled Four, will be on Nov. 17, 2014 via Syco/Columbia Records. Four is...
  • 'Exodus' at 10: A closer look at Utada Hikaru's English-language crossover album

    'Exodus' at 10: A closer look at Utada Hikaru's English-language crossover album

    Having conquered the Japanese music scene with massive sales, singer-songwriter Utada Hikaru refocused her sights on the U.S. with the release of Exodus on Sept. 8, 2004. The Japanese-American artist explored themes of emigration, loneliness and sexuality on the 14-track set. Her profound lyricism...
  • Simone Battle of girl group G.R.L. dies at 25

    Simone Battle of girl group G.R.L. dies at 25

    Pop singer Simone Battle of G.R.L. fame was found dead in her apartment at age 25 on Friday, Sept. 5. The cause behind her death is still being investigated, though, TMZ is reporting it as an apparent suicide. Battle rose to prominence as a top 15 contestant on season one of The X Factor U.S in 201...
  • Greek Cypriot singer/songwriter Michalis Hatzigiannis tops the charts

    Greek Cypriot singer/songwriter Michalis Hatzigiannis tops the charts

    The Greek Cypriot singer/songwriter Michalis Hatzigiannis has had a long career at the top of the Greek music charts in spite of being only 34 years old. Since his appearance on the music scene as a teenager competing in Cypriot music competitions, Hatzigiannis has consistently written and performed...
  • Demi Lovato, Christina Perri, MKTO stop at Peterson Events Center

    Demi Lovato, Christina Perri, MKTO stop at Peterson Events Center

    Demi Lovato has certainly had her share of struggles and successes in her young life. The award winning former Disney starlet has grappled with drug and alcohol addiction, dealt with the hardship of growing up in the public eye, and navigating messy breakups since her debut on the scene in 200...
  • Nicole Scherzinger's top 5 sexiest music videos

    Nicole Scherzinger's top 5 sexiest music videos

    Nicole Scherzinger has been impressing music fans for many years, with her time leading The Pussycat Dolls to her now very successful solo career. Her newest single “On the Rocks” is already destined to be another huge hit, and her previous albums, videos and singles still rank among the most-played...
  • A guide to the best American Idol coronation songs

    A guide to the best American Idol coronation songs

    On September 4, 2002, then 20-year-old Kelly Clarkson was crowned the winner of Season 1 of American Idol to an audience of over 23 million viewers. Thirteen seasons have aired to date, and winners have continued Clarkson's tradition of releasing a song they sung at their winning performance as...
  • One Direction passes $200 million in worldwide ticket sales for 2014

    One Direction passes $200 million in worldwide ticket sales for 2014

    When One Direction played AT&T Stadium in August, the band informed the fans that it was the biggest audience they played for since starting on their recent North American tour. However, that doesn’t mean that the band wasn’t selling out big shows leading into that. After their recent 10-week...
  • Taylor Swift holds off Meghan Trainor and Jessie J to retain No. 1 spot

    Taylor Swift holds off Meghan Trainor and Jessie J to retain No. 1 spot

    Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” holds the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second straight week, narrowly beating out a strong group of female pop stars nipping at her heels. Billboard reports that “Shake it Off” keeps the top position despite losing 36 percent of its rankings points due to...
  • Listen: Tennis serves up pop perfection with 'This Isn't My Song'

    Listen: Tennis serves up pop perfection with 'This Isn't My Song'

    Indie pop duo Tennis began streaming its upcoming album Ritual in Repeat on Sept. 2. Among the gems on the record, "This Isn't My Song" is a real treat on the ears. Ritual in Repeat is Tennis' third studio album since 2012's Young & Old. Real-life married couple Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley...
  • Betty Who premieres new video for 'Somebody Loves You,' announces debut album

    Betty Who premieres new video for 'Somebody Loves You,' announces debut album

    Australian singer-songwriter Betty Who premiered a new music video for her song "Somebody Loves You" on Thursday (Sept. 4). She turns up the color and dance moves in the playful clip. "Somebody Loves You" is Betty's debut single from her 2012 EP The Movement. The ever-present pop track will re...
  • Sting releasing "The Last Ship — Live At The Public Theater DVD" on DVD

    Sting releasing "The Last Ship — Live At The Public Theater DVD" on DVD

    Cherrytree/Interscope A&M records have announced the release of Sting’s “The Last Ship - Live At The Theater” to DVD on Sept. 23, 2014. The DVD, featuring songs from Sting’s latest album and forthcoming Broadway musical, is available for pre-order from Amazon.com for $19.98. It will be also...
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