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Avril Lavigne Debuts Ridiculous “Hello Kitty” Video

Avril Lavigne this week debuted a music video for her new single “Hello Kitty.” The video’s heightened portrayal of Japan’s J-Pop culture combined with bizarre imagery has caused a stir, leading to the official video’s removal from YouTube. The video …

Here’s Nas Giving A Talk At Google Here’s Nas Giving A Talk At Google

Rap star Nas, who has been getting a lot of media attention for the 20th anniversary of his landmark album Illmatic, recently stopped by Google’s New York office to have a conversation with Sacha Jenkins as part of the “Talks …

Gwen Stefani Signs on to Judge ‘The Voice’

Gwen Stefani, co-founder and lead vocalist of pop rock outfit No Doubt, has just signed on as a judge of the NBC singing contest program The Voice. It’s been reported that Stefani will fill in for Christina Aguilera, who is …

John Mellencamp Pissed at Governor

John Mellencamp is a liberal, and he wants Republicans to leave his music alone. For all the Farm Aid, small towns, ain’t-that-America heartland imagery that Mellencamp has made musical hay with over the decades since he hit the scene as …

iOS 8 Will Have Shazam Music ID Built In [Report] iOS 8 Will Have Shazam Music ID Built In [Report]

Your iPhone is about to become a streamlined music identification device, if reports prove to be accurate. Bloomberg is citing two sources close to the matter who say that Apple is partnering with Shazam to integrate music ID into their …

Kelly Clarkson Concert Rescheduled

Last year, in November, Kelly Clarkson had to cancel her concert at the Walden Galleria Microsoft Store in Buffalo, New York, due to an illness. Now, Clarkson and Microsoft have finally rescheduled the concert, and she is set to perform …

Super Mario Bros. Theme Sounds Good On Just About Anything

What’s the most iconic video game song ever composed? If you ever played an NES, you’re likely to say the music that plays in World 1-1 of Super Mario Bros. The ditty has become so synonymous with Mario that Nintendo …

AC/DC News: Rock Group is Not Retiring

Yesterday, rumors abounded on the internet claiming that the famed rock group AC/DC was on the verge of retirement due to the failing health of one of its band members. Today, the band released a statement assuring fans that, while …

Juan Gabriel Resting in Las Vegas ICU

Iconic Mexican singer Juan Gabriel was rushed to a Las Vegas intensive care unit Monday after waking up with a fever and congestion. Gabriel, 64, was diagnosed with pneumonia, and has cancelled three dates of his “Volver” tour, according to …

This Is How Leonardo Dicaprio REALLY Dances

It keeps popping up on your Facebook feed but you’re not sure what the hell it is. One could say it’s the modern day version of Lollapalooza, or, arguably, Woodstock. It’s where the resurrection of Tupac via hologram happened, where Jack White had …

Coachella 2014 Reunites OutKast, Blows up Twitter

The annual two-weekend, three-day Coachella Festival features 184 artists this year, with headlining acts including a reunited OutKast performing on Friday, Muse headlining the Saturday shows, and Arcade Fire set to close out Sunday nights. The 2014 festival also features …

Jack White Announces “Lazeretto” World Tour Dates

Former White Stripes member and musician/singer well on his way to Rock Godism has just announced on his website that he will be touring this summer for his Lazaretto tour. These will be Jack White’s first headline shows since 2012. …

Paul Stanley, KISS Frontman, Rips Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Legendary hard rock band KISS has been stirring controversy over the drama that surrounds their recent induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Outspoken guitarist and vocalist Paul Stanley has been candid about his sentiments toward the long-standing …

Johnny Cash Talks Long Hair And Dying In ‘Lost Interview’

PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank is highlighting a “lost interview” with the legendary Johnny Cash. He was interviewed by Barney Hoskyns in October of 1996. Blank on Blank takes obscure interviews with entertainment icons, and sets them to interesting …

Linda Ronstadt, U2 Music to be Preserved by the Library of Congress

The U.S. Library of Congress today announced that it has chosen 25 sound recordings to be placed in the library’s National Recording Registry. The recordings will now be preserved as “cultural, artistic, and/or historical treasures” of the U.S. The selections …

Heather Locklear Vacations with Richie Sambora

Actress Heather Locklear and Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora were spotted walking the beach together in Kona, Hawaii on Sunday. After being married for 13 years, the two divorced in 2007, though have maintained an amicable relationship. The two have …

Katy Perry Spotted with Riff Raff

Pop star Katy Perry was recently seen out on a “date” with rapper and performance artist Riff Raff, also known as Horst Christian Simco. Perry had abruptly dumped singer John Mayer last month, after Mayer allegedly cheated on her with …

Nikki Reed Spotted Post-Separation from McDonald

Twilight saga actress Nikki Reed was spotted exiting a Los Angeles gym on Saturday, following the announcement of her split from husband Paul McDonald. Reed’s representative initially revealed news of the separation Saturday morning, stating that “After much consideration, Nikki …

Kurt Cobain Suicide: 35 New Photos Released

With the impending 20-year anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s April 8, 1994 death, interest in the late Nirvana frontman has hit fever pitch. Seattle police have recently stated that they won’t be reopening the case regarding the death of the iconic …

Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service Amazon: We’re Not Planning a Free Streaming Service

Amazon has quashed reports that they are actively considering a free, ad-supported streaming media service that would allow people to watch video and music video content without an Amazon Prime subscription. On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal cited people close …

Spotify Goes Half-Price for College Kids Spotify Goes Half-Price for College Kids

College kids love music, but most of them are poor as dirt. Spotify knows this, and in an attempt to encourage more young adults to opt for the premium version of the service, the company has decided to offer it …