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  • Weezer combines new songs with old favorites for a great performance

    Weezer combines new songs with old favorites for a great performance

    That immediate opening of "Buddy Holly" is something that makes everyone smile because the chances are they are thinking of the fantastic "Happy Days"-themed video from Weezer. Luckily for fans, that's one of the many songs they typically play in concert. And it's only part of the reason why you...
  • The Grammy Awards are finally ok with sampling

    The Grammy Awards are finally ok with sampling

    It took until the year 2014, but the Grammy Awards have finally announced that samples are acceptable in the major songwriting categories. For years, songs featuring samples and interpolations were ineligible (at least in theory) for the major songwriting awards – Song of the Year, Best Rock Song...
  • Michael Bublé rides the waves of success with his latest tour and album

    Michael Bublé rides the waves of success with his latest tour and album

    Michael Bublé has become a household name around the world. The charismatic Canuck crooner's 2013 studio album To Be Loved topped the charts in 17 countries and the supporting tour continues to earn the four-time Grammy winner rave reviews. Propelled by his self-penned lead single, "It's a Beautiful...
  • The soothing sounds of Damien Rice will relax and educate you

    The soothing sounds of Damien Rice will relax and educate you

    Concerts don't have to be full of loud music, bright spotlights and dancing wildly. Sometimes, it is just great to sit in your seat, take in the soothing music and let it relax you. That's exactly what you get when attending a Damien Rice concert as he has album after album of serious tunes that...
  • BJ Thomas on tour, plans new recordings

    BJ Thomas on tour, plans new recordings

    Odds are that some evening this week, the sound of a sitar will fill an audiorium, an audience will cheer and BJ Thomas will launch into “Hooked on a Feeling.” About 50 years after his career began, Thomas still performs at about 50-70 one-nighters per year. “It keeps me busy,” he told AXS.com. “It...
  • Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry

    Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves perform a duet of 'Roar' on 'CMT Crossroads'

    Pop superstar Katy Perry recently teamed up with rising country artist Kacey Musgraves for a special duet of "Roar." The two singers will perform their hits together for an upcoming episode of CMT Crossroads. "Roar" is only a taste of what's in store for the full show. MTV premiered the performance...
  • Boyz II Men may now be only a trio, but they are better than ever

    Boyz II Men may now be only a trio, but they are better than ever

    In the early '90s, Boyz II Men was one of those groups that was up-and-coming and had a great sound, awesome tracks, and released hits in which you always knew the words. Now, over 20 years later, they may have one less member and aren't up-and-coming, but everything else still rings true about them...
  • Selena Gomez & The Scene never reunite after 2012 hiatus

    Selena Gomez & The Scene never reunite after 2012 hiatus

    Selena Gomez & the Scene released their first album, Kiss & Tell, in September of 2009. The album debuted at number nine on the Billboard 200. Their second album, A Year Without Rain, was released one year later and debuted at number four on the Billboard 200. In June of 2011, their third...
  • Amanda Palmer says new Dresden Dolls album is a possibility

    Amanda Palmer says new Dresden Dolls album is a possibility

    By typing a single word on her Facebook page, Dresden Dolls singer Amanda Palmer has given the band's cult following hope that a new Dresden Dolls album may be on the way. Late Tuesday night, Palmer announced on her Facebook page that she would respond to fan questions for the next 15 minutes. When...
  • Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull announce new shows

    Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull announce new shows

    Latin-American singer Enrique Iglesias and Cuban-born rapper Pitbull have announced the addition of three cities to the North American leg of their Enrique Pitbull Tour. In addition to the 15-city US tour, Iglesias and Pitbull have announced that Uniondale (New York), Miami (Florida) and Auburn...
  • Nicki Minaj conjures up a trippy music video for 'Pills N Potions'

    Nicki Minaj conjures up a trippy music video for 'Pills N Potions'

    Rap superstar Nicki Minaj premiered the music video for her single "Pills N Potions" on Tuesday (June 10). In the trippy clip, a very natural-looking Minaj hangs out with drugged up rabbits and fellow hip-hop artist The Game. "Pills N Potions" is the lead single from Minaj's forthcoming album The...
  • Edgy pop princess Erin Bowman discusses her dream collaboration and the '90s

    Edgy pop princess Erin Bowman discusses her dream collaboration and the '90s

    Erin Bowman already possesses all the ingredients needed to be the perfect pop princess: A vibrant presence; brightly colored, whimsical videos; a never-can-get-enough killer voice; and irresistible, upbeat songs that you just can’t stop singing along with. But then, when you sprinkle in that little...
  • Singer Celine Dion in concert: 'Taking Chances' in her live performances

    Singer Celine Dion in concert: 'Taking Chances' in her live performances

    Canadian singer Celine Dion brings much more to her live performances than solely what one hears on her albums. Exciting features concert-goers can enjoy from the pop singer who brought them “Taking Chances” include unexpected cover songs and full-piece orchestras. A classy performer Celine Dion is...
  • Electropop duo Cary Nokey release music video for 'B Who U R'

    Electropop duo Cary Nokey release music video for 'B Who U R'

    Electro-pop group Cary Nokey partnered with VIBE Magazine to exclusively premiere the conceptual music video for their critically-acclaimed single, “B Who U R,” on June 5. Cary Nokey is New Jersey native Rob Fusari’s first artist project since discovering and developing Lady Gaga in 2006. Since...
  • 'The Voice' star Jamar Rogers entertains and inspires with unique music

    'The Voice' star Jamar Rogers entertains and inspires with unique music

    Jamar Rogers is more than a singer. The unique pop-rocker who broke through as Team Cee Lo's semifinalist in season two of NBC's "The Voice" is not only musically impressive, he's personally admirable. Winning over Cee Lo Green with his version of The White Stripes' hit "Seven Nation Army," Jamar...
  • Tori Amos' talent remains unparalled

    Tori Amos' talent remains unparalled

    Tori Amos is the rare singer-songwriter to combine wide mainstream success and acclaim with a devout, cult-like following of core fans during her remarkable career. She has combined commercial success with intellectual vigor, as this eccentric piano prodigy continues to make hits her own way. As a...
  • New Found Glory: Spreading the word of pop punk since 1997

    New Found Glory: Spreading the word of pop punk since 1997

    Without question, New Found Glory are one of the most influential pop punk acts from the 2000-era pop punk scene. Hailing from Coral Springs, Florida, the band, which features former Shai Hulud frontman Chad Gilbert on lead guitar and vocalist Jordan Pundik, released their debut EP It's All About...
  • Colbie Caillat, a 'Bubbly' singer with a heartfelt message

    Colbie Caillat, a 'Bubbly' singer with a heartfelt message

    With more than 6 million albums sold worldwide and another 10 million singles purchased in kind, Colbie Caillat is one of the leading ladies in pop music today. Her breakout hit single, “Bubbly,” sent the Malibu, Calif. vocalist to the top of the charts and floated a career that has lauded her with...
  • Darren Criss: Portrait of a well-sung Wolverine who dazzles and inspires

    Darren Criss: Portrait of a well-sung Wolverine who dazzles and inspires

    University of Michigan alums carry distinct pride that one of their own has gone on to enjoy a much-deserved meteoric rise to fame. 2014 marks five years since well-sung Wolverine Darren Criss graduated from U of M’s prestigious theater program and co-founded his own theater company, StarKid...
  • Avril Lavigne morphs from skater girl to Canadian pop rock royalty

    Avril Lavigne morphs from skater girl to Canadian pop rock royalty

    Avril Lavigne has come a long way since getting her first taste of the spotlight back in 1999. At the tender age of 15, the young Napanee, Ont. native received her initial brush with fame, winning a local radio contest to perform a song in concert with her childhood idol, Shania Twain. The feisty...
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