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  • 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...
  • Christina Aguilera's headlines Jazz Fest, get ready with her 24 best songs

    Christina Aguilera's headlines Jazz Fest, get ready with her 24 best songs

    Christina Aguilera will be headlining the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this year, and fans are all set for her 90-minute set on Friday, May 2, 2014. One thing that they want to know is what songs will she be performing during her time on the Acura Stage? With that being said, it's best...
  • Miley Cyrus cancels St. Louis show after hospitalization

    Miley Cyrus cancels St. Louis show after hospitalization

    Poor Miley Cyrus and her Bangerz tour are having a rough couple of weeks. Earlier this month, she was forced to cancel a show in Charlotte after a bout with influenza brought her low. While she was thought to be on the recovery trail in the intervening days, Miley's fans were dismayed Monday morning...
  • Lana Del Rey, Foster the People and more set for 2014 Sweetlife Festival

    Lana Del Rey, Foster the People and more set for 2014 Sweetlife Festival

    Moody pop songstress Lana Del Rey is among the performers announced for this year's Sweetlife 2014, a music and food festival, sponsored by sweetgreen. With 22 locations on the East Coast, the organic farm-to-table salad shop is dedicated to sustainability, by bringing together musicians to educate...
  • Shakira and Rihanna live it up in 'Can't Remember to Forget You' video

    Shakira and Rihanna live it up in 'Can't Remember to Forget You' video

    Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira premiered the music video for her single "Can't Remember to Forget You" on Thursday via Twitter. In the stylish clip, her and Rihanna live in the lap of luxury together. "Can't Remember to Forget You" is the lead single of Shakira's upcoming self-titled album. She...
  • Miley Cyrus and Madonna perform together on 'MTV Unplugged'

    Miley Cyrus and Madonna perform together on 'MTV Unplugged'

    MTV brought back its iconic "MTV Unplugged" series on Wednesday night with Miley Cyrus. She performed many songs from her latest album Bangerz. The highlight moment, though, was when the Queen of Pop herself, Madonna, joined Cyrus for a mash-up of their hits "We Can't Stop" and "Don't Tell Me...
  • Miley Cyrus loves herself in 'Adore You' music video

    Miley Cyrus loves herself in 'Adore You' music video

    Pop singer Miley Cyrus premiered her music video for "Adore You" on Thursday. In the NSFW clip, Cyrus touches herself under the sheets as the track plays on. "Adore You" is the third single from Cyrus' Bangerz album. In a Miley-esque fashion, she gives this sweet little love song a music video that...
  • Britney Spears appears on Miley Cyrus' MTV documentary 'The Movement'

    Britney Spears appears on Miley Cyrus' MTV documentary 'The Movement'

    Pop singer Britney Spears appeared on Miley Cyrus' MTV Documentary "The Movement" on Wednesday. Both singers chatted a bit about the Spears' impact on Cyrus and the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards performance. To promote her upcoming album Bangerz, Cyrus filmed a documentary covering her recent...
  • Lana Del Rey teases 'Tropico' mini-movie with vintage poster

    Lana Del Rey teases 'Tropico' mini-movie with vintage poster

    Indie pop singer Lana Del Rey unveiled the poster for her upcoming mini-movie, "Tropico," on Friday. In the photo, the singer stands in the Garden of Eden with around her arms. Del Rey shot the "Tropico" mini-movie last month in L.A. with director Anthony Mandler. The 30-minute film will see a new...
  • Ciara's boyfriend Future makes cameo in 'Body Party' music video

    Ciara's boyfriend Future makes cameo in 'Body Party' music video

    R&B singer Ciara premiered the music video for her hit single, “Body Party,” on Monday. The sensual clip features Ciara getting cozy with her boyfriend Future at a party. “Body Party” is an R&B slow-jam produced by Mike Will Made It. The very sexualized song previews Ciara's self-titled...
  • Cher returns with empowering 'Woman's World' single

    Cher returns with empowering 'Woman's World' single

    Pop icon Cher premiered her new single, “Woman's World,” on Thursday. The empowering dance track previews her first album since 2001's Living Proof. Happy Thanksgiving !” she wrote on Twitter with a link to her new single. “Woman's World” opens with bouncing club beats as Cher sings, “I'm dancing...
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