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Dolly Parton Performs At Glastonbury

Dolly Parton recently fulfilled one her lifetime dreams of performing at Glastonbury Festival, one of England’s most anticipated summer events. Parton performed several of her songs in front of 150,000 fans at the normally muddy event at Worthy Farm in …

Bobby Womack Dies; Rolling Stones Pay Tribute

Bobby Womack is a Soul music and R&B legend. But even if you think you have little interest in R&B, your music collection has definitely been touched in some way by Bobby Womack, who was inducted into the Rock and …

Chris Brown Will Not Accept Plea Deal; Singer Doesn’t Agree With Details

On Wednesday, R&B singer Chris Brown rejected a plea deal on misdemeanor assault charges. The plea deal entailed no probation or jail time for Brown. With the rejection of the deal, however, Brown will go to trial where there is …

Amazon: Prime Music Has Already ‘Exceeded Expectations’ Amazon: Prime Music Has Already ‘Exceeded Expectations’

It’s been a little over a week since Amazon launched Prime Music, the company’s new music streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers. At first glance, Prime Music didn’t dazzle us with a vast catalog or anything else particularly shiny. It …

Aretha Franklin Says She’s A Wal-Mart Power-Walker

In January, Aretha Franklin cancelled concerts due to poor health. On Wednesday, the “Queen of Soul” made a guest appearance on Live! With Kelly and Michael to perform and share her workout routine. Franklin admitted that she indulges in food …

Google Makes It Easier to Listen to the Music You’re Seeking Google Makes It Easier to Listen to the Music You’re Seeking

If you’re in the US and an Android user, Google has just made it super easy to listen to the music you’re searching for. Now, when you look up bands and musicians in Google search, Google will display a new …

Lana Del Rey’s New Album Consists Of Songs She Was Meant To Sing

Lana Del Rey’s first full-length album “Born to Die” had mixed reviews and only had a few hit singles. The songs in her album labelled her as a sad pop star who sent mixed messages with the lyrics of her …

Amazon Prime Music Launches As a Pretty Nice Dangling Carrot Amazon Prime Music Launches As a Pretty Nice Dangling Carrot

As rumored, Amazon has just launched Prime Music, their new music streaming service for Amazon Prime subscribers that offers unlimited, ad-free streaming on members’ phones, tablets, and computers. Prime Music will be available to devices that support the Amazon Music …

Amazon’s Music Streaming Service Could Hit Prime This Week Amazon’s Music Streaming Service Could Hit Prime This Week

After many, many months of speculation, Amazon is gearing up to launch its new music streaming service for Prime customers. According to a report in The New York Times, the launch could come as early as this week. Though the …

Chrissie Hynde, of The Pretenders Fame, Goes Solo

Next Tuesday, Chrissie Hynde, formerly of The Pretenders, will release her first solo album of her career, entitled “Stockholm”. And while Hynde’s name may be the only one on the front cover, this album was definitely not composed solo. “It’s …

Jay Z Ridiculed By Dame Dash Over Elevator Fight

Since Jay Z’s incident with Solange Knowles after the Met Gala, rumors have been spreading about what sparked Knowles’ outrage. The reasons are unclear to the public, but everyone seems to have their own opinion on what really happened. One …

Amazon Prime May Soon Add (Slightly Old) Streaming Music to Its Offerings Amazon Prime May Soon Add (Slightly Old) Streaming Music to Its Offerings

Free two-day shipping, on-demand movies and TV shows, and now streaming music? According to a new report, Amazon is gearing up to offer older and relatively new tracks for free to its Prime members. Buzzfeed reports that multiple sources have …

Axl Rose Not World’s Greatest Singer

A recent Concert Hotels infographic concerning the vocal ranges of popular singers confused some into reading that Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose has been deemed the greatest vocalist of all time. What the chart, entitled “The Vocal Ranges of …

Facebook App To Start Listening To And Identifying Music, TV Shows, Movies Facebook App To Start Listening To And Identifying Music, TV Shows, Movies

Facebook is releasing a new feature for its mobile apps that listens to what users are listening to or watching on TV, so they can easily share it with their friends. Think about it like a Shazam for Facebook that …

Spotify Boasts 40M Users, 10M Who Pay for It Spotify Boasts 40M Users, 10M Who Pay for It

Do you use Spotify? If you do, you’re now part of a 40 million member-strong community. As companies are wont to do, Spotify has just released new user numbers as they hit a new milestone. The streaming music leader now …

Twitter Reportedly Backs Out of SoundCloud Talks Twitter Reportedly Backs Out of SoundCloud Talks

Just a day after reports emerged that Twitter was mulling a purchase of music streaming and sharing site SoundCloud, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Twitter has backed out of those talks. They quote a source familiar with the …

iPhone Ringtone Remix Sure to Land at Your Next EDM Show

YouTube user MetroGnome has done something that’s rather impressive. He’s taken a classic, tired, and admittedly annoying iPhone ringtone and built a catchy, three-minute song out of it. You’ve probably set plenty of songs as your ringtone before, but have …

Maroon 5 Signs With Interscope Records, To Release New Album This Year

Maroon 5 has been around since 1994, but gained prominence with 2004′s Songs About Jane. At the time, the band was with Octone Records. Now the band has moved to a new label. Interscope Records announced this morning that it …

Twitter Reportedly Mulling SoundCloud Purchase Twitter Reportedly Mulling SoundCloud Purchase

After failing to create enough interest in their own music app to keep it alive, Twitter is reportedly considering a deal to acquire popular music sharing service SoundCloud. According to sources familiar with both companies who spoke with ReCode, Twitter …

Benji Madden Dating Cameron Diaz?

Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden is reportedly dating The Other Woman star Cameron Diaz. A source revealed to US Weekly that the dalliance between Madden, 35, and Diaz, 41, is “very new,” and that the two are “just hanging out.” …

Kim Jong-Un’s ‘Executed’ Ex-Girlfriend Seen Alive

North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un reportedly ordered the execution of an ex-girlfriend last summer over a sex tape she was involved in, though now the formerly presumed-deceased pop singer Hyon Song-Wol was seen on state television delivering a speech …