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  • Looking back at 2014 BET Awards host Chris Rock’s best musician putdowns

    Looking back at 2014 BET Awards host Chris Rock’s best musician putdowns

    Music award shows are always more interesting when Chris Rock is around. In light of the news that the superstar comedian has been tapped as the host of the 2014 BET Awards, let’s revisit some of his most memorable music-inspired jokes. Between his three hosting gigs at the MTV Video Music Awards...
  • Jacquie Lee from 'The Voice' finds her own on debut single 'Broken Ones'

    Jacquie Lee from 'The Voice' finds her own on debut single 'Broken Ones'

    Jacquie Lee, first runner-up from season five of "The Voice," released her debut single "Broken Ones" on Monday (May 12). On the glowing ballad, Lee's vocals soar to new heights, delivering an inspirational message along the way. Lee was a part of Christina Aguilera's team on season five of "The...
  • Porter Robinson makes vocal debut with a robot on ethereal jam 'Sad Machine'

    Porter Robinson makes vocal debut with a robot on ethereal jam 'Sad Machine'

    North Carolina-based DJ Porter Robinson released his latest single "Sad Machine" on Tuesday (May 13). The ethereal jam marks his vocal debut on a track and also interestingly features a robot. "my new song 'sad machine' is out today. ( ˘◡˘ ) it's a duet where i sing with a robot girl," Robinson...
  • Lady Gaga becomes first woman to earn Digital Diamond Award for 'Bad Romance'

    Lady Gaga becomes first woman to earn Digital Diamond Award for 'Bad Romance'

    Pop superstar Lady Gaga became the first woman to earn the RIAA's Digital Diamond Award on Thursday (May 15). Her 2009 electro-pop hit "Bad Romance" crossed an incredible 10 million in song sales and streams in the U.S. According to BroadwayWorld.com, Gaga was presented with the Digital Diamond...
  • Watch Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips perform 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds'

    Watch Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips perform 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds'

    From the “wacky collaborations” department, Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips hit the stage together on Wednesday to perform the Beatles classic ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds.’ A studio version of the duet will appear on the upcoming Flaming Lips full-album remake of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts...
  • Paramore scores first ever top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 with 'Ain't it Fun'

    Paramore scores first ever top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 with 'Ain't it Fun'

    Alternative rock act Paramore scored its first ever top 10 single on Billboard's Hot 100 chart this week. The trio fronted by Hayley Williams hit no. 10 with "Ain't it Fun," Billboard reported on Wednesday (May 14). Paramore first formed in 2004 and released its debut album "All We Know is Falling...
  • The Cure, Weezer, the National headline stellar 2014 Riot Fest lineups

    The Cure, Weezer, the National headline stellar 2014 Riot Fest lineups

    Last night, Riot Fest announced the 2014 lineups for its Chicago and Denver events, with the Cure, the National, Weezer, Social Distortion, the Flaming Lips, and Rise Against headlining both events. With stellar performance rosters and very affordable tickets - earlybird tix were available for less...
  • Lana Del Rey "Ultraviolence" album cover

    Lana Del Rey announces release date for new album 'Ultraviolence'

    Indie pop singer Lana Del Rey announced the release date for her new album "Ultraviolence" on Wednesday (May 14). Her sophomore release with Interscope Records will arrive in the U.S. on June 17. Following the release of "West Coast," the lead single from "Ultraviolence," Del Rey slowly let out...
  • Six non-headlining acts worth seeing at the 2014 Sasquatch Music Festival

    Six non-headlining acts worth seeing at the 2014 Sasquatch Music Festival

    We’re less than two weeks away from the Sasquatch Music Festival, the Memorial Day weekend event that serves as an unofficial kickoff of sorts for summer concert festival season. Outkast, the National, M.I.A., Queens of the Stone Age and Foster the People headline the event at the Gorge Amphitheatre...
  • Mashup proves Tiësto's 'Red Lights' is a clone of Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream'

    Mashup proves Tiësto's 'Red Lights' is a clone of Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream'

    EDM star Tiësto has been climbing the charts with "Red Lights," his first major pop hit in the U.S. after years of success as a DJ and live artist. But the song’s accomplishments are overshadowed by the fact that, to many ears, it’s a near-carbon copy of Katy Perry’s #1 hit "Teenage Dream...
  • Lily Allen announces American tour dates

    Lily Allen announces American tour dates

    Lily Allen has just announced a month-long American tour that will take the Brit songbird to 19 theaters across the country starting in September. Allen will tour in support of her latest album "Sheezus," whose title is a playful twist on Kanye West’s "Yeezus." The trek begins September 9 in Miami...
  • Calvin Harris is one of the biggest EDM artists in the world.

    The 10 best Calvin Harris songs

    Although he’s been recording professionally for more than a decade, Scottish DJ Calvin Harris was largely unknown to mainstream American pop music fans until late 2011, when he wrote and produced Rihanna’s smash "We Found Love." Since that time, Harris has become one of the most successful EDM...
  • Lady Gaga, Billy Joel lead list of this week's best concert tours

    Lady Gaga, Billy Joel lead list of this week's best concert tours

    Summer concert season is kicking into high gear, with newcomers and legacy acts alike hitting the road. The best concerts across the U.S. during this second full week of May include tours by current stars Lady Gaga and Cage the Elephant, as well as shows by a couple of seniors who still rock: Billy...
  • Lorde addition strengthens 2014 Billboard Music Awards performance lineup

    Lorde addition strengthens 2014 Billboard Music Awards performance lineup

    ‘Royals’ singer Lorde is the latest performer added to the roster for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. At the May 18 ceremony in Las Vegas, the New Zealand teen will treat viewers to her first televised performance of ‘Tennis Court,’ a song from her impressive debut album, ‘Pure Heroine.’ ‘Tennis...
  • New Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake duet debuts at 20 on Billboard Hot 100

    New Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake duet debuts at 20 on Billboard Hot 100

    The King of Pop is back! Michael Jackson’s latest release, a duet with Justin Timberlake called "Love Never Felt So Good," has entered the Billboard Hot 100 higher than expected at #20 to become MJ’s 49th career chart hit as a solo artist. Industry insiders had predicted the song would only crack...
  • Will Ed Sheeran's 'Sing' be the 'Song of the Summer' for 2014?

    Will Ed Sheeran's 'Sing' be the 'Song of the Summer' for 2014?

    Every summer, there’s that one inescapable song that blares from radios and iPods across the country. Recent years have produced memorable summer tracks like Beyonce’s "Crazy in Love," Katy Perry’s "California Gurls," Rihanna’s "Umbrella" and Carly Rae Jepsen’s "Call Me Maybe." Will Ed Sheeran’s...
  • Sri is Updating ..... SHANE PIASECKI: KEEPIN’ IT BREEZY

    Sri is Updating ..... SHANE PIASECKI: KEEPIN’ IT BREEZY

    Sri is updating.......I’m sitting in front of Fido in Hillsboro Village reading my copy of East of Eden, waiting for my interview with Shane Piasecki, when a hand lightly slaps the table and a guy in sunglasses and a V-neck sits down to greet me. He’s a little fashionably late, but I’ll let that one...
  • Vampire Weekend's well-crafted pop songs resonate with Jazz Fest audience

    Vampire Weekend's well-crafted pop songs resonate with Jazz Fest audience

    Vampire Weekend's understated frontman Ezra Koenig kept the Jazz Fest Samsung Galaxy Stage crowd supplied with ear candy as bass player Chris Baio gave the pop band swagger thanks to his Elvis-like swivels in white jeggings that seemed to keep girls in the front row very, very happy. The band's well...
  • Katy Perry crashes parties in documentary-like music video for 'Birthday'

    Katy Perry crashes parties in documentary-like music video for 'Birthday'

    Pop star Katy Perry premiered the music video for her latest single "Birthday" on Thursday, Apr. 24, via Twitter. In the documentary-like clip, the singer crashes five different parties as "the world's worst birthday party entertainers." "Birthday" is the fourth single from Perry's album Prism. The...
  • Rapper Eminem performs onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

    Rumor: Will Eminem headline Austin City Limits?

    With only twenty-four seemingly endless hours to go until the lineup for the 2014 Austin City Limits, the rumors are beginning to fly. This will be the second year that the festival will be split over two weekends, a decision that allows for a whole lot more music, and a whole lot more speculation...
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