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  • 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...
  • Who is Skylar Grey? Get to know the singer who's collaborated with the stars

    Who is Skylar Grey? Get to know the singer who's collaborated with the stars

    You've probably heard the name Skylar Grey, or at least you've heard her voice as part of numerous collaborations with some of the biggest names in music. But how much do you know about her? Grey was born Holly Brook Hafermann in Wisconsin, and began her professional career as Holly Brook. Under...
  • Nick Cannon declares his love for Mariah and slams all types of rumors

    Nick Cannon declares his love for Mariah and slams all types of rumors

    Nick Cannon slammed media reports regarding trouble in his marriage to pop superstar Mariah Carey in a series of tweets on Wednesday. “I have personally been absent from social media for the past few months for obvious reasons but I feel the need to finally speak up,” Cannon began. “During this...
  • Jessica Campbell announces tour dates for ‘III’

    Jessica Campbell announces tour dates for ‘III’

    To listen to her speak, you’d think Jessica Campbell was an actress on the set of The CW’s “Hart of Dixie” because she talks with the sweet elegance and endearing twang of a true Southern belle. There’s a smile in the cadence and melody of her words. In fact her song, “Jinglin’ Jingle Bell,” even...
  • From New York to Florida, get to know Tragic Hero Records' Bad Luck

    From New York to Florida, get to know Tragic Hero Records' Bad Luck

    Although pop-punk/rock band Bad Luck is based in Florida, lead singer/guitarist Dominick Fox and bassist (and Dominick's brother) Joseph Fox have their roots on Long Island, New York. After re-releasing Cold Bones this summer on their new home Tragic Hero Records, the group went on a summer tour...
  • Tom Jones is still full-throated and robust after 50 years in the spotlight

    Tom Jones is still full-throated and robust after 50 years in the spotlight

    Sir Tom Jones was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2006. Knighthood was bestowed upon him for his many musical contributions. The honor sums up the impact that this humble Welshman has made in his chosen field, and he isn't finished yet. With a voice that was dubbed full-throated and robust half a...
  • Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians reunite for Dallas festival

    Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians reunite for Dallas festival

    Dallas will get a blast from the past in October when 80s pop band Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians will reunite for a special concert. The Dallas Observer reported on Wednesday that the band will play at the North Oak Cliff Music Fest on October 25. This is a homecoming of sorts for Brickell...
  • Beatles 50th Anniversary Tribute rocks 'n rolls the Benedum

    Beatles 50th Anniversary Tribute rocks 'n rolls the Benedum

    It's likely you weren't around on Sept. 14, 1964, the day that Pittsburgh's heavy hitting promotion duo DiCesare Engler brought The Beatles to Pittsburgh. Truly, no offense intended if you were, because all of us here at AXS are genuinely jealous that you took in this undoubtedly remarkable show...
  • Rising artist Emma Kate enjoying the school of heart knocks

    Rising artist Emma Kate enjoying the school of heart knocks

    Happy is as happy does. And just in case that doesn’t work, try spending five minutes with chronically upbeat singer-songwriter Emma Kate. The talented performer has after all been making people smile since she was knee-high to a dancing grasshopper – or was that a singing cricket? The gifted 2...
  • Michelle Branch: the 'Spirit Room' singer from pop to country and back again

    Michelle Branch: the 'Spirit Room' singer from pop to country and back again

    America fell in love with Michelle Branch upon the release of her debut album The Spirit Room in 2001. With three Top 40 hits - "Anywhere," "All You Wanted" and "Goodbye To You" - the record was certified double Platinum by the RIAA, climbed to spot number 28 on the Billboard 200, and was a staple...
  • Phillip Phillips to perform at Best Buy Theater September 16

    Phillip Phillips to perform at Best Buy Theater September 16

    23-year old singer Phillip Phillips will be returning to New York City in two weeks, with a performance at Best Buy Theater in Times Square on September 16. Originally opened in September 2005 as the Nokia Theatre Times Square, the Best Buy Theater has a capacity of 2100 fans. Located on the corner...
  • Five essential NKOTB songs to learn before Jordan Knight plays NYC

    Five essential NKOTB songs to learn before Jordan Knight plays NYC

    In celebration of the release of their album Nick & Knight, Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter and New Kids on the Block's Jordan Knight will be performing at the Highline Ballroom in New York tomorrow, Sept. 3. Later this month, the duo will begin a North American tour, which will see them returning...
  • Deniece Williams to perform at Liaison for Las Vegas PRIDE

    Deniece Williams to perform at Liaison for Las Vegas PRIDE

    Las Vegas PRIDE is coming to Sin City this weekend, bringing some super star talent along with it. Liaison Nightclub, the Strip’s first ever LGBT nightclub is celebrating PRIDE weekend with performances by legend Deniece Williams, Shangela and Coco Montrese from RuPaul’s Drag Race and Andrew Ryan...
  • Five essential Backstreet Boys songs to learn before Nick Carter plays NYC

    Five essential Backstreet Boys songs to learn before Nick Carter plays NYC

    As previously reported, boy band stars Nick Carter (of Backstreet Boys) and Jordan Knight (of New Kids On The Block) have teamed up as "Nick & Knight" to release the album Nick & Knight, out now. This isn't the first time they've worked together- Backstreet Boys and New Kids On The Block...
  • Maroon 5 announces World Tour with stop in Detroit

    Maroon 5 announces World Tour with stop in Detroit

    Fans in the Metro Detroit area of the popular music band, Maroon 5, got a double-whammy of a treat this morning: Not only was the group's new album released, but it was also announced their upcoming tour to accompany the record will make a stop in the Detroit area, as well. Simply-called the "Maroon...
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