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Google Knowledge Graph Takes Tour Dates From Artists’ Official Sites Google Knowledge Graph Takes Tour Dates From Artists’ Official Sites

Google announced today that it will now populate its Knowledge Graph results for musicians with tour dates from the artists’ official websites when they add structured data markup. Google has shown upcoming events for artists for quite some time (and …

Neil Young Set to Unveil Pono, a New Music Player

With the advent of the smartphone, the world was introduced to another way to degrade the quality of music by attempting to stuff all media into one, singular device with extremely limited storage and processing capabilities. Unfortunately, this trend of …

Samsung Rolls Out Milk, A Streaming Radio Service Samsung Rolls Out Milk, A Streaming Radio Service

Now that even Beats has its own streaming music service, Samsung is bringing its own streaming audio app to the world. The Korean company, which dominates the Android smartphone landscape, has announced Milk, a streaming radio app. Milk will provide …

Rapper Lil’ Boosie Released From Prison

Torrance Hatch, more commonly known as Lil Boosie, was released from Louisiana State Penitentiary on Wednesday night. A press conference is scheduled on March 10. The schedule for the Baton Rouge rapper’s release was slated for May, but Lil Boose …

Da Brat Ordered To Pay $6.4 Million For Assaulting Cheerleader

A Cobb County court jury has ordered Grammy-nominated rapper Da Brat to pay $6.4 million in damages to the Atlanta cheerleader she assaulted in 2007. The punishment was meted out on Thursday afternoon. Da Brat, whose real name is Shawntae …

Amazon Wants to Add Streaming Music to Your Prime Perks Amazon Wants to Add Streaming Music to Your Prime Perks

Could future Amazon Prime subscriptions come with a Spotify-style streaming music service? It’s definitely a possiblity, and something that Amazon is already considering. In fact, according to Re/code’s Peter Kafka, Amazon is “engaged in serious talks with big music labels” …

Allah Pendant Scrubbed from Katy Perry’s Dark Horse Video

Earlier this week, we told you that the new Katy Perry video had really infuriated some in the Muslim community. So much so, that an online petition on change.org to force YouTube to remove the video garnered over 60,000 signatures. …

Muffin Top Rap Encourages Body Acceptance

Any woman who has ever been pregnant knows that your body goes through numerous changes throughout pregnancy, and some of those changes are permanent. While a lot of women are worried about getting back to their pre-pregnancy size once the …

Justin Timberlake Postpones Concert; Offers Apology

Whether you admit it or not, you are a fan of Justin Timberlake. Hell, everyone is – whether it be a deep fandom rooted in his N’Sync days or a recently found admiration of the new and improved classy-version of …

50 Cent Celebrates New Audio Line At NASCAR

An eager and excited 50 Cent was on a mission at Daytona for two reasons – to launch his SMS audio and headphone line and look for somebody to kiss to celebrate the occasion. However, 50 Cent’s foiled attempt at …

Kurt Cobain Day In Aberdeen, Washington

Aberdeen is celebrating what would have been Kurt Cobain’s 47th birthday by making February 20 the official Kurt Cobain Day in the city. Cobain, grunge band Nirvana’s front man, was born in Aberdeen in 1967. He had a turbulent childhood …

Here, Listen to the Bonnaroo 2014 Spotify Playlist

If you’ve been a fixture on the Bonnaroo forums and reddit threads as of late, yesterday’s big lineup announcement (stylized as #BLAM) didn’t produce too many shockers–at least not in the upper echelon of acts. This year’s headliners include Elton …

Apple’s iTunes Festival to Make American Debut at SXSW Apple’s iTunes Festival to Make American Debut at SXSW

For the first time ever, Apple is putting on one of its iTunes music festivals in America. The company announced that it will be a five-night venture, set to kick off March 11th at SXSW. The shows will be free, …

Stevie Nicks Wants To Write For “Game of Thrones”

Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks is known for her penchant to write memorable lyrics as well as her rhythmic voice. However, even this gifted performer can marvel at other talented artists and their work. Nicks has recently admitted to being a …

Bob Casale: ‘Devo’ Guitarist Dies Of Heart Failure

Bob Casale, guitarist and one of the original members of the new wave band Devo, died on Monday of complications leading to heart failure. Casale was 61 years old. Devo was formed in 1972. They are famous for their hit …

Kanye Talks ‘His Boy and Sh*t’ Eric Schmidt, ‘Rich As F*ck’ Tim Cook at Concert

If you’re unfamiliar with Kanye West’s Yeezus tour–here’s a quick rundown. It’s an incredible spectacle–really. If I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes, the various reports about it being an incredible spectacle wouldn’t have held water for me. But …

Harmonix Unveils “Music Driven” Shooter ‘Chroma’

It’s been years since the Rock Band and Guitar Hero have been relevant. Like true rockstars the plastic instrument genre was a sensation that came on fast and burnt out before its time. Since then Harmonix has been finding more …

De La Soul Are Giving Away Their Music for 25 Hours

De La Soul are giving away all of their music–for free–for a limited time. The famed hip hip trio is looking to give fans access to many of their older albums–albums which have been missing from the world of streaming …

Apple’s iTunes Radio Now Out in Australia Apple’s iTunes Radio Now Out in Australia

Apple today announced that iTunes Radio is officially out in Australia. Australian music fans who are also Apple iOS device owners can now use the software on their mobile device or through iTunes on PC or Mac. iTunes Radio was …

The Beatles’ Popularity Before Ed Sullivan Show

Believe it or not, The Beatles were already stars in America before their iconic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. On Sunday, we celebrated 50 years since the Beatles punched America in the face with great music. However, their road …

Bonnaroo 2014 Will Stream Live on Xbox Bonnaroo 2014 Will Stream Live on Xbox

Through a partnership between Microsoft and Superfly Presents, this year’s upcoming Bonnaroo music festival will be streaming, live, on your Xbox Ones and Xbox 360s. According to Microsoft, Bonnaroo on Xbox is going to be an interactive experience. This new …