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Kanye West Tweets Apology to Beck, Thank God

While everyone was losing their damn minds over that dress Thursday evening, Kanye finally apologized to Beck on Twitter. I, for one, finally had a good night of sleep – my first since the Grammys. “I would like to publicly …

Spotify Puts Lyrics in Its Desktop App Spotify Puts Lyrics in Its Desktop App

For those of you trying to learn a new song for karaoke night, Spotify has your back. Spotify is adding a lyrics button to its desktop app, which when clicked will display scrolling lyrics across the screen. The lyrics come …

Kurt Cobain’s Credit Card Is Up for Auction, Nirvana Fans

As of the publishing of this article, you have a little over six days to purchase Kurt Cobain’s personal credit card, if that’s something you’re into. The serious Nirvana fan will pay at least $8,100 for the piece of plastic, …

Pandora Is Now Letting Artists Message You Pandora Is Now Letting Artists Message You

Everyone’s getting in on the messaging craze, even Pandora internet radio. Have you ever wanted Lenny Kravitz to send you a message, just before you listen to one of his songs, explaining his thoughts behind said song? That’s now a …

Drake’s New Album Crushes Spotify Stream Record

Drake’s new album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, has crushed a Spotify stream record – one previous held by Drake. The album, which dropped to many surprised fans last Thursday, garnered 17.3 million streams in its first three …

Here’s the Most Popular Sex Song, According to Spotify

What’s the best song on Spotify for getting down to business? According to the streaming company, it’s Intro by The XX: Damn, that is a great song. How does Spotify know this? Apparently, the company combed through 2.5 million user-curated …

Kanye West Strikes Again, Crashes Beck’s Acceptance Speech At 2015 Grammys

Aside from his work as a musician, Kanye West is also known for his antics onstage and offstage. His most famous stunt is when he interrupted Taylor Swift during her 2009 Video Music Awards win to tell the singer and …

Katy Perry: Still No Grammy, Still Enjoying Record-Breaking Success

Thirteen nominations but no wins. For some that might be a depressing statistic, but it’s nothing to superstar Katy Perry who is enjoying her current wave of success following her Super Bowl Halftime performance and top-selling album, Prism. Perry strut …

Madonna Hacker Arrested: Israeli Man Allegedly Leaked Tracks from Upcoming Album

Israeli police have confirmed that they have arrested a man in connection with several computer hacks and data leaks – the most notable of which involved Madonna. In December more than a dozen new tracks, many off Madonna’s upcoming album …

Data Confirms Google Is Wiping Out A Whole Category Of Websites Data Confirms Google Is Wiping Out A Whole Category Of Websites

Last month, we reported that Google may have just killed a whole category of websites – lyrics sites. New data shows that search visibility for some of these sites has indeed drastically declined. While it’s interesting enough for this particular …

Shia LaBeouf Missing From SNL Performance Of ‘Elastic Heart’, Sia Rocks It Anyway

With almost 60 million views in just two weeks since her latest video was released, Sia continued to electrify audiences with her insane performance on  Saturday Night Live. Comedian Kevin Hart hosted the most recent SNL episode and Sia provided …

CES: Sony’s New $1,100 Walkman Can Soon Be Yours (Complete With Outdated Android Jelly Bean) CES: Sony’s New $1,100 Walkman Can Soon Be Yours (Complete With Outdated Android Jelly Bean)

Sony unveiled its new Walkman at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It will reportedly cost just north of $1,100. Seems pretty reasonable. Business Insider says Sony hasn’t set price for the device yet, but both The Verge and …

Google May Have Just Killed A Whole Category Of Websites Google May Have Just Killed A Whole Category Of Websites

Over time, Google has been showing more and more content on search results pages, resulting in people having to click over to third-party websites for fewer and fewer things. Now, Google is showing song lyrics, in what should be considered …

Google Play Releases Its Best Of 2014 Lists Google Play Releases Its Best Of 2014 Lists

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 …

Bob Dylan to Release New Album in February

Bob Dylan this week announced his 36th studio album. The album, titled Shadows In The Night, will be released on February 3, 2015. Shadows In The Night is Dylan’s first new album since 2012’s Tempest. The new album does not …

Dr. Dre Is The Highest Paid Musician Of 2014

Rapper and producer Dr. Dre raked in an estimated $620 million in 2014, making him the highest-paid musician this year, ahead of Beyonce Knowles, who earned a measly $115 million, by comparison. Dre, born Andre Romelle Young, made his 2014 …

Beanie Sigel: Rapper an Unintended Shooting Victim

Pleasantville, New Jersey police have revealed that the bullet that struck rapper Beanie Sigel in the stomach was likely not intended for him. Sigel, born Dwight E. Grant, was shot in the abdomen Friday during a drive-by, just after dropping …

Apple Names Best Apps, Music (Not U2), TV, Movies, Books Of 2014 Apple Names Best Apps, Music (Not U2), TV, Movies, Books Of 2014

Apple named its top apps, music, movies, TV shows and books on iTunes for 2014. These are for the U.S. Elevate took the top iPhone App spot with Threes! winning the top iPhone Game spot. Pixelmator won best iPad app, …

YouTube Shows What Will Happen To Your Video When You Use A Song YouTube Shows What Will Happen To Your Video When You Use A Song

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 …