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  • Interview: Ella Vos on 'White Noise' her breakout track borne off Postpartum depression

    Interview: Ella Vos on 'White Noise' her breakout track borne off Postpartum depression

    "White Noise," a song about Los Angeles native Ella Vos' struggle with Postpartum depression, may not be the most chart-friendly of themes but it has struck a chord. The pairing of her gauzy vocals with sparse electronics propelled it to number one on Spotify's charts when it was released late last...
  • Adele's 21 surpassed Carole King's Tapestry as the longest-charting album by a woman on the Billboard 200 chart last week. 

    Adele’s ‘21’ surpasses Carole King’s ‘Tapestry’ to reach Billboard charts record

    At this point in the world of mainstream music and pop culture, Adele is a household name. At the beginning of 2011, however, she was still only mostly known within the indie soul and mid-level contemporary singer-songwriter community. That all changed when she released her now hugely successful 2...
  • Watch: Adele dedicates emotional 'Make You Feel My Love' performance to London attack victims at New Zealand concert

    Watch: Adele dedicates emotional 'Make You Feel My Love' performance to London attack victims at New Zealand concert

    British pop superstar Adele addressed the London terror attacks that claimed four lives and injured 50 people during her March 23 concert in New Zealand. As the world continues to grieve, the sadness undoubtedly cuts a little deeper for Adele, as the senseless tragedy occurred in her hometown. In...
  • Watch Alicia Keys impersonate Adele, Gwen Stefani and Janis Joplin on 'The Tonight Show'

    Watch Alicia Keys impersonate Adele, Gwen Stefani and Janis Joplin on 'The Tonight Show'

    Jimmy Fallon brought back his "Wheel of Musical Impressions" bit on "The Tonight Show" last night and his latest challenger was Alicia Keys.  For those of you not familiar with the game, it consists of random musical impressions that the guest must cover with a song not normally associated with the...
  • Brandi Carlile's 'Cover Stories'

    Brandi Carlile taps Dolly Parton, Adele and more for 10th anniversary of 'The Story' album

    Singer-songwriter Brand Carlile's career-defining 2007 studio album, The Story, turns 10 years old this year. The landmark record contains the classic title cut (written by Phil Hanseroth), which has become one of country music's finest and most enduring recordings. To celebrate the milestone...
  • Adele's '25' races back into top 10 on Top 200 Albums following clean sweep at Grammy Awards

    Adele's '25' races back into top 10 on Top 200 Albums following clean sweep at Grammy Awards

    Adele's third record 25 is the gift that keeps on giving. Following five wins and two performances at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, the record breaking album has blasted up the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart back into the top 10 on the tally, as reflected on the Feb. 22 refresh. At the end of 201...
  • Adele had to run it back during her tribute to george Michael at the Grammys

    Adele stops, restarts George Michael tribute at the Grammy Awards

    Adele pulled double duty at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night, first by kicking off the show with her smash hit “Hello” (which went on to win the Song of the Year Grammy) before returning to the stage for a tribute to George Michael. And although her show-opener was redemption for last-year’s sound...
  • Ed Sheeran says Adele is his biggest competitor in a British GQ interview

    Ed Sheeran says Adele is his biggest competitor in a British GQ interview

    Ed Sheeran may have sold 2.8 million copies of his last chart-topping album, x, but he’s got his sights set on something higher. In an interview with British GQ, the ginger-haired crooner talks about rivalry in the music industry and although he doesn’t try to compete creatively, he does find some...
  • Adele to perform at the 2017 Grammy Awards

    Adele to perform at the 2017 Grammy Awards

    As a ten-time Grammy Award winner, Adele is no stranger to the award show stage, but for the 59th annual event, she’ll be performing alongside several other Grammy alums. This year’s installment of “Music’s Biggest Night,” will take place at LA’s STAPLES Center and will be hosted by James Corden...
  • Drake, Adele take top spots on Nielsen Music for 2016

    Drake, Adele take top spots on Nielsen Music for 2016

    Now that 2016 is over, final tallies for the year in music are rolling in. 2016 was without a doubt the year for Drake to dominate and that he did with his fourth proper studio album Views From the 6. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and set records for streaming...
  • With 49,000 units sold, Twenty One Pilots' Blurryface is the top-selling vinyl release of 2016. 

    Check out the 25 top-selling vinyl releases of 2016

    Music consumption data service BuzzAngle Music just released its first-ever yearly report, which was led with positive findings: overall music consumption rose 4.2% from 2015, evidencing growth for the second year in a row. The report highlights the sharp rise in audio streaming, trending genres...
  • Adele tops Billboard's 2016 year-end chart; record third time taking the No. 1 spot

    Adele tops Billboard's 2016 year-end chart; record third time taking the No. 1 spot

    Adele released her follow-up to 2011's blockbuster 21 with 25 and she's continued to dominate both in sales and on the charts. Her lead single "Hello" became the 24th song to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart and parent album released Nov. 20, 2015 opened at No. 1 on the Top 20...
  • Maluma, Taylor Swift, Miguel, Adele and Demi Lovato cover art

    Top 30 songs of 2016: Nos. 11-15

    2016 was filled with many surprises for better or worse. In terms of the music out this year, many of those surprises were music to the ears. Some artists returned with a vengeance and others continued to crank out great cuts. There were some breakout moments as well. With the year coming to a close...
  • According to Grammy Awards' producer, fans should expect to see both Beyoncé and Adele perform at the event in February. 

    Adele & Beyoncé 2017 Grammy performances confirmed in recent interview

    The holidays have everyone in the musically festive mood at the moment. Don’t forget however, that once the clock turns midnight next week on December 31, the holiday season will make the celebratory and overly-tanned transition into awards season, and in the music biz, there’s no bigger awards in...
  • Watch: Adele's best Grammy moments through the years

    Watch: Adele's best Grammy moments through the years

    The 2017 Grammy Awards are right around the corner and, to the surprise of no one, Adele and Beyonce have swept up the most nominations. Adele is no stranger to the gold gramophone celebration. Since the beginning, the singer has made an imprint on the show, whether that was through performances or...
  • Mixtape of the decade: 2010's

    Mixtape of the decade: 2010's

    The 2010's aren't even over yet but that doesn't mean we can't start compiling our mixtape of the decade. Fans are hearing more music than ever before thanks to extra platforms like satellite radio, streaming and YouTube. And the hits seem to be coming from more directions than ever before. AXS has...
  • Adele's 'Water Under the Bridge' climbs Adult Top 40 nearing top 10

    Adele's 'Water Under the Bridge' climbs Adult Top 40 nearing top 10

    Adele's monumental 25 is continuing on with a fourth single from the set and second geared towards Adult Contemporary. "Water Under the Bridge" officially became the single to follow "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)" on November 14 and is quickly climbing up the target charts. "Water" is eyeing the...
  • Justin Bieber's "Sorry" was the most watched music video in 2016, with over 2 billion views

    It’s too late now! Justin Bieber’s ‘Sorry’ was the most watched music video of 2016

    Is it too late now to say sorry? Probably. It’s not too late however to get down to Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” which was reportedly the most watched music video this past year. Love him or hate him, the polarizing former teen pop star made the transition into a man with his comeback album, Purpose...
  • 10 Best Tours of 2016

    10 Best Tours of 2016

    While many are looking towards 2017 and all of the daily announcements of who will be hitting the road next, it isn't too late to remember the best of this year. 2016 was chock full of excellent tours, ranging from the usual to the wildly unexpected. With so many great acts hitting the road...
  • Top 10 most watched music videos on VEVO in 2016

    Top 10 most watched music videos on VEVO in 2016

    One vital way to hear new music in this digital age is by watching music videos. According to the press release sent out today, in 2016 on the platform VEVO, music videos had 20 billion worldwide views a month. The leader of the pack in most watched music videos for the year is none other than pop...
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