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Google Play Releases Its Best Of 2014 Lists

Google Play Releases Its Best Of 2014 Lists

By Chris Crum December 11, 2014

Earlier this week, we got a look at the top apps, movies, games, songs, etc. on iTunes. Today, its rival Google Play revealed its lists. These are packaged in a nice infographic: “It was a big year for entertainment, from …

YouTube Gives Uploaders New Music Checker YouTube Gives Uploaders New Music Checker

When you’re uploading a video with music on YouTube, you can now search the YouTube Audio Library to determine how using a specific song will go over in terms of visibility and monetization from a copyright standpoint. It will tell …

Jack White Nominated for Best Rock Song Grammy

Academy Award-nominated musician Jack White’s “Lazaretto” has been nominated for Best Rock Song for next year’s Grammy Awards. The other nominations in the category include Paramore’s “Ain’t It Fun,” the Black Keys’ “Fever,” Beck’s “Blue Moon” and Ryan Adams’ “Gimme …

Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary

Netflix has really been making a name for itself when it comes to acquiring and releasing high-quality documentary features. In fact, thanks to the service, people have never had such easy access to such a plethora of this kind of …

Spotify Reveals 2014′s Top Music Spotify Reveals 2014′s Top Music

Spotify, which has been in the news a lot lately with Taylor Swift pulling her music from the service, announced its top music of the year. It shared the most popular songs and artists of the year based on listening …

Rolling Stones Saxophonist Dies at 70

Bobby Keys, the legendary saxophonist who toured and appeared on albums with the Rolling Stones, passed away on Tuesday at his Franklin, Tennessee home, after battling a lengthy illness. He was 70. Known for his blistering solos, most notably on …

Scott Stapp’s Wife Files for Divorce

The wife of embattled former Creed frontman Scott Stapp filed for divorce last month, and asked a judge in Palm Beach County, Florida to have the singer admitted to a substance abuse treatment facility. Jaclyn Stapp filed legal documents for …

Frank Ocean Releases ‘Memrise’ Track

For the first time in almost two years, Frank Ocean has released a new solo song called “Memrise,” which could possibly be part of his next studio album. Ocean has been keeping a low profile since his critically acclaimed debut …

Jennifer Lawrence ‘Hunger Games’ Song Hits Top 40

For her new film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, actress Jennifer Lawrence recorded a song for the soundtrack, which hit the Top 40 music chart in the United Kingdom. The song, entitled “The Hanging Tree,” features Lawrence’s vocals, and …

Scott Stapp was Put on Psychiatric Hold, Fears ISIS

Former Creed frontman Scott Stapp was put on a mandatory 72-hour psychiatric hold in mid-November, after authorities found him alongside a Florida road, seemingly intoxicated, and rambling about how he believed someone was attempting to poison him. Stapp, 41, gained …

Scott Stapp is Now Broke and Living in a Hotel

Seventeen years after his band became an international success, Creed singer Scott Stapp is now “penniless” and living out of a Holiday Inn. According to a video of Stapp posted to the Creed Facebook page, the trouble started eight weeks …

Christina Milian Breaks it Down at the AMA’s

At the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday evening, actress and singer/songwriter Christina Milian turned heads as she performed a song called “Start a Fire” with rapper and sizzurp enthusiast Lil Wayne. The duo, who are rumored to be dating, displayed …

Idris Elba To Release Album Inspired By “Luther”

Idris Elba is reportedly working on an album inspired by his character on the TV show Luther. In the BBC crime drama, Elba plays John Luther, who is a detective battling his demons. It’s been announced that BBC will be …

Amy Lee of Evanescence Releasing Solo Album

Amy Lee, co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence, recently opened up to Rolling Stone to discuss her first solo album, entitled Aftermath. The album was recorded as the soundtrack for the Mark Jackson film War Story, and …

Billboard 200 Chart Will Now Factor in Streaming Billboard 200 Chart Will Now Factor in Streaming

The Billboard 200, the decades-old standard for measuring the top albums in the country, is going to begin acknowledging that people use the internet to listen to music these days. According to a report in the New York Times, in …

Pornhub Is 'Coming for Christmas' with First Single

A couple months ago, in that’s totally an Onion article but somehow real news, leading online porn site Pornhub stepped a toe into the music business and launched its own record label. Focusing on “mature lyrics for an adult audience; …

Nikki Reed Demos New Song, Somerhalder Gushes

Actress and musician Nikki Reed demonstrated a new song on her Instagram page, and beau Ian Somerhalder followed suit. A snippet of the track, entitled “Fly With You,” displays standard pop fare, though Somerhalder made quite an effort to exhibit …