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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 …

Missy Elliott Comes Out About Nine-Year Career Hiatus
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“I don’t just throw out microwave records,” said 42-year-old female rapper Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott in a recent interview. As one of the leading ladies of Hip Hop during the late 90s to the early 2000s, Elliott has won five Grammy …

Google Embeds Big YouTube Videos On Results Pages For Music Tracks Google Embeds Big YouTube Videos On Results Pages For Music Tracks

In another move related to keeping users on Google properties, the search engine is now showing big embedded YouTube videos on the top of search results for a lot of song queries. For example, if you search for “flaming lips …

Toni Braxton And Babyface Together Again

It was announced in August 2013 that Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds would be releasing a duets album. And as of today (February 4) everyone can enjoy the sweet sound of Braxton and Babyface together again on their album …

Lil’ Za (Justin Bieber’s Pal) Gets Charged With Drug Possession

Justin Bieber’s pal Lil’ Za was charged on Friday with three felony crimes, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office. The charges come two weeks after Beiber’s Calabasas mansion was raided by police. Police claim they raided the …

First Ever ‘Magic Eye’ Music Video Hits YouTube, Is Awesome

Canadian indie band Young Rival has just released a truly kickass music video for their track “Black Is Good.” Y’all remember Magic Eye pictures, right? You know, “relax you eyes…” The book series, which featured autostereograms, first debuted in the …

Forgotify Wants to Get All Those Unplayed Spotify Songs a Listen Forgotify Wants to Get All Those Unplayed Spotify Songs a Listen

Back in October, music-streaming app Spotify published a blog post celebrating its 5th birthday. That post contained a bunch of stats about the first 5 years of operation, and one in particular struck a chord (or failed to, I guess). …

Prince Drops Linking Lawsuit Against Fans Prince Drops Linking Lawsuit Against Fans

You know how Prince is actively suing his fans for posting links on their blogs and Facebook pages that point other fans in the direction of his music? Well, apparently he thought about it and decided to go another route. …

Ke$ha’s Eating Disorder Almost Killed Her

Earlier this month, pop superstar Ke$ha checked herself into a rehab facility to get treatment for her eating disorder. Aside from that, we didn’t get much information on the subject…until now. During a recent interview with PEOPLE, Ke$ha’s mom Pebe …

Spotify Lets Artists Hawk Merch, For Free, Directly on Their Pages Spotify Lets Artists Hawk Merch, For Free, Directly on Their Pages

Spotify has just announced that artists can now list their merchandise directly on their artist pages, allowing them to link to any existing merch site – all for free. Through a partnership with Topspin, Spotify is looking to attract more …