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Kellie Pickler Talks New Album And Idols

Kellie Pickler has been working hard on her newest album and when she wasn’t in the studio recording songs, she was performing them for large crowds. Pickler recently talked about her new album and the dedication it takes to get …

Sara Bareilles Sued Over Concert Ad Art

Sara Bareilles made a name for herself creating catchy pop tunes, but now the singer/songwriter is being accused of stealing another artist’s work. The New York Post is reporting that Bareilles has been sued by an artist for art used …

Ariana Grande Talks Changes And The VMAs

Many people predicted that Ariana Grande would one day be a huge star and she is now a music chart topper and a popular actress. The young star said that it seemed like she became famous overnight and in reality, …

‘YouTube Music Key’ Is Google’s Upcoming Subscription Service, According to Report ‘YouTube Music Key’ Is Google’s Upcoming Subscription Service, According to Report

Rumors of a YouTube-branded subscription streaming service have been floating around for quite some time – both before Google launched Play Music All Access and since. The reasoning appears rather simple. YouTube is already a massive destination for streaming music …

Oderus Urungus Receives Fitting Viking Tribute

On March 22, 2014, GWAR front-man David Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus, was found dead in his Virginia home due to an accidental overdose on heroin. Upon hearing of his passing, Lamb of God singer Randall Blythe stated, “When …

Britney Spears and Yet Another Lip-Syncing Scandal

While Britney Spears has yet to have a lip-syncing scandal as big as Ashlee Simpson’s SNL debacle, her career has been riddled with vocal criticisms, with the most recent one coming earlier this summer when a version of her hit …

Aubrey O’Day: Did She Disrespect Dawn Richards?

Aubrey O’Day released a statement last week announcing the second (and likely final) breakup of Danity Kane. She made some pretty serious accusations against her bandmate, Dawn Richards. In the statement on Danity Kane’s website O’Day wrote, “During a recent …

Danity Kane Drama: Dawn Richards Speaks Out

Danity Kane announced last week that they were breaking up (again) after a physical dispute between members Aubrey O’Day and Dawn Richards. O’Day released a statement on their website detailing the reason for the breakup of Danity Kane as ongoing …

Robin Thicke’s ‘Paula’ Album Is A Big Flop, Concert Ticket Prices Lowered

Robin Thicke shook the world with his hit “Blurred Lines”, but has been less successful these days.  His latest album Paula has landed on the LA Times’ list of Top 10 album flops of 2014. Robin Thicke is now fighting …

Google Shows ‘Listen Now’ Ads For Music Searches Google Shows ‘Listen Now’ Ads For Music Searches

Google is now displaying “Listen Now” ads in the Knowledge Graph section of search results pages for some music queries. From there, it offers options from advertisers like Rhapsody, Spotify, and of course, Google Play itself. It includes the price …

Second Overdose Death At Mad Decent Block Party

During an outdoor music festival organized by record label Mad Decent in Columbia, Maryland on Friday, two fans died of apparent drug overdoses, and an additional 19 were transported to an area hospital. An unnamed 17-year-old male from Virginia, who …

One Death, 20 Overdoses at Mad Decent Block Party

During an outdoor music festival organized by record label Mad Decent in Columbia, Maryland on Friday, one fan died of an apparent drug overdose, and an additional 20 were transported to an area hospital. Tyler Fox Viscardi, 20, of Raleigh, …

Orlando Bloom Punches Justin Bieber

Early Wednesday actor Orlando Bloom took a swing at teen idol Justin Bieber after the two encountered each other at Cipriani in Ibiza, Spain. Apparently, Bieber made a snide comment about Bloom’s estranged wife, Victoria’s Secret Angel Miranda Kerr. A …

Hilary Duff Releases First Music Video In Six Years

Hilary Duff has released her first single in six years, along with an accompanying music video. The single, Chasing the Sun, which was co-written by Toby Gad, Colbie Caillat and Jason Reeves, was released on Monday, July 28. The video …

Kanye West Kills ‘Coinye’ Cryptocurrency

The creators of the cryptocurrency known as “Coinye” were officially shut down after receiving 84 court documents describing copyright violations from Kanye West’s legal team. Coinye, originally called “Coinye West”, a scrypt-based cryptocurrency that featured West’s face as its symbol, …

Spotify Adds an Equalizer in Latest iOS Update Spotify Adds an Equalizer in Latest iOS Update

Spotify has just updated its iOS app, and whadda ya know – there’s an equalizer now. Sprung out of strong support for the idea in Spotify’s community ideas pages, the new equalizer appears in the playback settings inside your app. …

Apple Gets EU Approval For Beats Acquisition, Is Reportedly About To Buy Swell Apple Gets EU Approval For Beats Acquisition, Is Reportedly About To Buy Swell

Apple’s acquisition of Beats has gained approval from the European Commission. The Commission concluded that the combination of these businesses does not raise any competition concerns because their combined market share is low, and because the two companies themselves aren’t …

Amazon Prime Music Adds Songs, Gets Betterish Amazon Prime Music Adds Songs, Gets Betterish

Amazon has just added “hundreds of thousands of songs and hundreds of prime playlists” to their nascent streaming service Prime Music, saying that the new tracks will consist of new material from entirely new-to-the-service artists, as well some additional stuff …

Alanis Morissette: Remembering “You Oughta Know”

Do you know what the number one song on the Modern Rock Tracks chart was on this day in 1995? Well, you oughta. Hard to believe it’s been almost two decades since a young girl from Canada, already known by …

Yahoo Gets Exclusive Pre-Theatrical Release Of ‘One Chance’ Yahoo Gets Exclusive Pre-Theatrical Release Of ‘One Chance’

Yahoo announced today that it has teamed up with The Weinstein Company on a pre-theatrical release of the film One Chance. It will be available exclusively on Yahoo Screen this fall. Yahoo CMO Kathy Savitt said, “Every day we help …

Apple Announces This Year’s iTunes Festival Apple Announces This Year’s iTunes Festival

Apple just announced its eighth annual iTunes Festival in London, which will take place throughout the month of September. Robert Plant, Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, and Chrissie …