All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Music’

Van Halen Brings Back David Lee Roth, US Tour Kicks Off This Summer

Loyal Van Halen fans are finally getting their wish. Van Halen will go on an extensive US tour this summer with David Lee Roth back in the saddle. The mighty rock band kicked off their announcement with an exclusive performance last Monday on Hollywood Boulevard, just outside ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. According to Kimmel, his show never had more ticket …

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Tidal for All? Jay Z Enlists Celebs to Promote New $20 Streaming Service

Jay Z has enlisted a cavalcade of high-profile musicians to help him convince music lovers that they want to spent $240 per year on a streaming service. You might have noticed that some of your favorite artists’ social media profiles have gone light blue, and the reason for that is a new music streaming service called Tidal. It’s not exactly …

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Kanye West Is an ‘Insult to Music Fans,’ Says Online Petition Wanting Him Booted from Festival

Apparently under the odd impression that Kanye West is not entertaining, a UK man has started a Change.org petition in the hopes of convincing the Glastonbury music festival to cancel his show. This week, Glastonbury announced that Kanye would headline the festival’s Saturday night lineup, and Neil Lonsdale immediately created a petition. “Kanye West is an insult to music fans …

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Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly Destroyed Drake’s Spotify Record

Christmas came early to Kendrick Lamar fans late Sunday night when his new album To Pimp a Butterfly landed on Spotify a week early. The hype is real. It’s something else. If you felt like you and everyone in the world was streaming it Monday, that’s because they were. According to Spotify, the album was streamed an incredible 9.6+ million …

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Angie Stone Arrested: Knocks Out Daughter’s Teeth, Allegedly Tries To Flee Crime Scene

Grammy-nominated RnB singer Angie Stone made headlines for something not related to her music. She was arrested after an altercation with her daughter, Diamond, and is now being charged with aggravated assault after allegedly using a metal stand to knock out her daughter’s teeth. According to reports, the altercation began when Angie told Diamond to “clean up and get her …

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Pandora Will Sell Day Passes for Ad-Free Music

Pandora is looking for ways to increase revenue, and it’s come up with a way to get users to pay for music, without actually forcing them to commit to a full-on subscription to the premium service. Pandora confirmed to GigaOm that it will soon unveil a “day pass” option, which will allow users to buy a small period of ad-free …

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Charmayne Maxwell Of 90s R&B Group ‘Brownstone’ Dies In Freak Accident

Charmayne Maxwell, known for her work with the ‘90s girl group Brownstone, has passed away on February 28. She was 46 years old. The cause of her death has yet to be confirmed, but her brother Brandon took to social media to share the horrible news. “R.I.P my beautiful sister Charmayne ‘Maxee’ Maxwell,” Brandon Maxwell tweeted. “I can’t even believe …

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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 apologize to Beck, I’m sorry Beck,” said Kanye. The apology train kept moving, as Kanye took the opportunity to also …

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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 from a partnership with Musixmatch, which sees Spotify integrate the service’s lyrics database into its player. Musixmatch has been available …

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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, as that’s the current bid with bidding closing at 5pm EST on February 26. There have been a total of …

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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 possibility, thanks to Pandora’s new Artist Audio Messaging feature. Pandora is now letting artists (a select few for now, as …

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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 days. The previous record was also held by Drake. His album Nothing Was The Same had 15.8 million streams – …

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