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  • Interview with Allison Iraheta: The 'Idol' alum talks her new band Halo Circus

    Interview with Allison Iraheta: The 'Idol' alum talks her new band Halo Circus

    Allison Iraheta, the formerly red-headed spitfire from season eight of American Idol, has re-emerged with Halo Circus. In under two years, her new band is already making leaps and bounds in terms of new music and bookings. This time, Iraheta and company are doing it their way, taking the independent...
  • Lindsay Lohan's debut track 'Rumors' turns 10: Her top five singles released

    Lindsay Lohan's debut track 'Rumors' turns 10: Her top five singles released

    Actress on the mend Lindsay Lohan was, at one point, making a name for herself in the music industry with the single “Rumors,” which was released 10 years ago on Sept. 21, 2004. During that time, she was Hollywood's “It Girl” following the blockbuster success of Mean Girls so naturally, like every...
  • DFW school ranks in Top 5 for Spotify listening habits

    DFW school ranks in Top 5 for Spotify listening habits

    Spotify is one of the best ways to listen to music, with numerous albums from just about every musical artist you can think of, online and free to listen to everyday. Recently, Spotify tracked music habits from colleges across the nation to see who listened to music through their platform the most...
  • Phillip Phillips headlines inaugural Poptopia Festival in Dallas

    Phillip Phillips headlines inaugural Poptopia Festival in Dallas

    "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips hits Dallas next week when he headlines the inaugural KVIL-FM (103.7) Poptopia Festival. The concert takes place at the South Side Ballroom in Dallas and will be the radio station’s first ever major concert event. This joins similar shows like KXT-FM’s Summer...
  • The Turtles: Solid gold hit makers

    The Turtles: Solid gold hit makers

    In the midst of the 60s British music invasion, along with Bob Dylan, the Beach Boys and Motown, there was the Turtles. While influential bands like the Rolling Stones, Kinks, Yardbirds, Jefferson Airplane and Jimi Hendrix all featured famous guitar slingers, the Turtles were led by two vocalists...
  • Aretha Franklin covers LP includes ‘Rolling in the Deep,’ ‘Nothing Compares 2 U'

    Aretha Franklin covers LP includes ‘Rolling in the Deep,’ ‘Nothing Compares 2 U'

    The Queen of Soul’s 39th studio album will be an all-covers record featuring her interpretations of songs by other female singers. Billboard reports that Aretha Franklin’s latest release includes her take on Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep,” Sinead O'Connor's "Nothing Compares 2 U," and Whitney Houston...
  • Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea put their assets on display in 'Booty' video

    Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea put their assets on display in 'Booty' video

    Pop singer Jennifer Lopez premiered the music video for her song "Booty" featuring Australian rapper Iggy Azalea on Thursday, Sept. 18. Both artists put their assets on display, to say the least, in the steamy clip. "Booty" is the latest single from Lopez's album A.K.A. It follows her playful track...
  • Detroit Institute of Music Education opens doors to trendy new downtown facility

    Detroit Institute of Music Education opens doors to trendy new downtown facility

    The world of Detroit music just got a little more diverse and a lot of emphasis has been placed upon the future in the hands of the young. That seems to be one of the biggest takeaway messages from the Wednesday grand opening of the new Detroit Institute of Music Education (also known as "DIME...
  • Ariana Grande: Live at Peterson

    Ariana Grande: Live at Peterson

    Pop princess Ariana Grande brings her trademark squeak to the Petersen Events Center on Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015. Sort of joking about the squeak, the rather talented singer behind the hit song 'Break Free' only hits glass-shattering octaves when playing teen-sensation Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon...
  • 5 essential Maroon 5 songs to learn before their NYC shows in March

    5 essential Maroon 5 songs to learn before their NYC shows in March

    In conjunction with their fifth studio album V, Maroon 5 recently announced a world tour for winter and spring 2015. Magic! and Rozzi Crane will be joining them for the North American leg of the tour, which begins on Feb. 16, 2015 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The tour will...
  • Katy Perry leads 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards nominations

    Katy Perry leads 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards nominations

    It’s a battle of pop divas at the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, where two-time EMA host Katy Perry leads the pack with seven nominations, including Best Video and Song of the Year for “Dark Horse.” Right behind her with six noms is Ariana Grande, while Iggy Azalea and Kiesza nabbed four nods each...
  • Band of brothers AJR to perform in NJ and NYC in October

    Band of brothers AJR to perform in NJ and NYC in October

    Musical talent tends to run in a family, and if you need proof, look no further than brothers Adam, Jack, and Ryan Metzger, known to fans as AJR. Next month, the New York City natives will be embarking on the Infinity Tour, where they'll be joined by fellow band of brothers Minor Soul, an acoustic...
  • Hollywood Ending to perform three NYC area shows next month

    Hollywood Ending to perform three NYC area shows next month

    With roots in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, and London and tours all across North America, Europe, and Japan, it's clear that pop band Hollywood Ending are on the right track to worldwide success. But what's not clear is whether or not they're a "boy band"- if you're on the fence, check...
  • Cher postpones her Detroit stop for the 'Dressed to Kill' tour

    Cher postpones her Detroit stop for the 'Dressed to Kill' tour

    Fans of the megastar Cher in the Detroit area got a bit of saddening news this week when it was announced that the entertainer would have to postpone the Michigan stop on her latest "Dressed to Kill" tour. Originally scheduled to take place on Oct. 1, the concert has now been moved back to the later...
  • 'Hideaway' singer Kiesza announces release date for 'Sound of a Woman' album

    'Hideaway' singer Kiesza announces release date for 'Sound of a Woman' album

    Canadian singer Kiesza, who topped the charts in several countries this summer with her debut single “Hideaway,” has confirmed the release of a new album. Sound of a Woman, the Calgary-born singer-songwriter's first full-length record, arrives in the U.S. on October 21. Earlier this year Kiesza...
  • Get to know a Chicago band: Interview with Jack Daly of Stellar Road

    Get to know a Chicago band: Interview with Jack Daly of Stellar Road

    It’s not every band that can say they’ve opened for Bon Jovi or consider Joe’s Bar on Weed Street their home base, but Stellar Road isn’t every band. The Chicago-based band, which was first started in 2000, has two albums to their name and recently gave an excellent performance at Buffalo Grove Days...
  • Especially for you... Kylie at the O2

    Especially for you... Kylie at the O2

    The Queen of pop is back (and no, that's not Madonna). Pop royalty, Kylie Minogue, is taking over the 02 for three nights for her Kiss Me Once Tour, and if you don't have tickets, what are you waiting for? No doubt there will be spinning around, very small hot pants and plenty of hunky backing...
  • Meghan Trainor is all about the bass and so much more

    Meghan Trainor is all about the bass and so much more

    One of the unexplained phenomenons in the universe is Meghan Trainor’s “All About The Bass.” The song sounds like an old 50s rock & roll song – at least until you listen a little closer to its lyrics. When Trainor sings, “I’m all about that bass, no treble,” she’s not just vocalizing about the...
  • Listen: Betty Who darkens up her power pop on new track 'Runaways'

    Listen: Betty Who darkens up her power pop on new track 'Runaways'

    Australian singer-songwriter Betty Who premiered the new track "Runaways" on Sept. 10. The dark dance track preview her debut album Take Me When You Go. Betty announced the release of her debut album Take Me When You Go earlier this month. Key cuts from her first two EPs The Movement and Slow...
  • B*Witched frolics in the good times in 'The Stars Are Ours' music video

    B*Witched frolics in the good times in 'The Stars Are Ours' music video

    Irish pop group B*Witched premiered the music video for "The Stars Are Ours" on Sept. 8. The folktronica track was lifted from the ladies' latest EP Champagne or Guinness. Following a break that lasted over a decade, B*Witched reunited as group last year on the U.K. series The Big Reunion with bands...
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