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Bruno Mars Excited To Be Billboard’s Top Artist of 2013
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Bruno Mars has been named by Billboard as this year’s Artist of the Year. Bruno beat the likes of Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Rihanna for the top honor, thanks to his 2012 “Unorthodox Jukebox” which is the 2nd bestselling …

Beyoncé’s Surprise Album A Global Number One Hit

For about a year, critics and fans alike have been after singer Beyoncé for her lack of new music. Her decision to go on tour without releasing a new album caused a minor scandal. There was a leaked or featured …

Amazon’s Best-Selling Album of All Time Shouldn’t Surprise You Too Much Amazon’s Best-Selling Album of All Time Shouldn’t Surprise You Too Much
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It’s hard to believe that this is the first time that Amazon has ever compiled all the data on total sales to bring us the most-purchased albums and songs of all time, but that’s what they’re saying. Today, on a …

Led Zeppelin’s Entire Catalog Comes to Spotify Led Zeppelin’s Entire Catalog Comes to Spotify

Today, Spotify made a big announcement – free mobile streaming. Starting right now, Spotify users who opt for the free tier can stream playlists and “shuffle” artists’ entire catalogs on their smartphones and stream any song they want at any …

Spotify Launches Free Mobile Streaming with Restrictions for Smartphones (but Not for Tablets) Spotify Launches Free Mobile Streaming with Restrictions for Smartphones (but Not for Tablets)
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As expected, Spotify has just announced that for the first time, the company will offer free mobile streaming. Until today, Spotify users who chose the free, ad-supported option were banned from any sort of mobile listening. Zero. Zilch. Today, Spotify …

Macaulay Culkin Joins Velvet Underground Tribute Band

With the inevitable return of Christmas comes the inevitable return of Christmas-themed movies. Sure, we all watch Rudolph, Frosty, Charlie Brown, the Grinch, and the rest of the typical Christmas cast. One Christmas movie that everyone (and I mean everyone) …

LeAnn Rimes Filmed Music Video On iPhone

LeAnn Rimes may have come up with the coolest music video ever! When she teamed up with Rob Thomas and Jeff Beck for her latest single Gasoline and Matches, the team came up with a new inventive idea for shooting …

Pandora Coaxes You Awake with New Musical Alarm Clock Pandora Coaxes You Awake with New Musical Alarm Clock

If it’s not a loud, jarring buzzing noise, it’s not going to wake me up. Being peacefully coaxed awake by a beautiful piece of music sounds like a great idea, but the sad fact is that I’d sleep right through …

Beats Headphones Will Launch Streaming Music and New Ads in January Beats Headphones Will Launch Streaming Music and New Ads in January
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The start of a new year is looking pretty bright for the business model of Beats headphones by Dr. Dre, including new music and more innovative ads. For starters, in January, Beats Electronics will launch Beats Music, a new service …

Grammy Nominees 2014: Kendrick Lamar And Macklemore Stand Out
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This year’s Grammy nominations were announced on Friday night during the Grammy Nominations Concert Live. Among the expected names were, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde, Taylor Swift and Daft Punk — all of whom dominated the radio waves this year. …

Dolly Parton: Will U.S. Tour Dates Have Twerking?
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Dolly Parton, the adorable self-described “girl next door” has just announced the 2014 U.S. tour dates of her “Blue Smoke World Tour,” which coincide with her upcoming release of the same name. So far, the announcements on her twitter page …

Beats Headphones: What’s Next? Beats Headphones: What’s Next?

Remember these? At first glance they seem to be a genuine knockoff of our current futuristic Beats headphones by Dre. But they’re not. As a matter of fact, that photo should take many back to a time when snickers were …

Spotify to Launch Free Mobile Streaming – with Restrictions, Of Course Spotify to Launch Free Mobile Streaming – with Restrictions, Of Course

Soon, users who opt for the free (ad-supported) version of Spotify will finally be able to stream music via their mobile devices, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Spotify will reportedly announce the new free tier feature …

Von Trapp Family Wanted Carrie Underwood Replaced
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Country music star and former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood has been getting heckled for weeks about taking on the role of Maria von Trapp in NBC’s The Sound of Music Live!. The 30-year-old singer addressed the issue of getting …

Jared Leto Talks About Music Industry in New Documentary

Jared Leto is a man of many talents; he is an actor, having starred in both big-budget productions and small indie projects alike, as well as a musician, song writer, and singer, perhaps best well known in this aspect for …

Beats Music Launches in January, Trent Reznor Calls It ‘Game-Changing’ Beats Music Launches in January, Trent Reznor Calls It ‘Game-Changing’

According to Trent Reznor, Beats Music, the new streaming service he’s been working on with Beats Electronics (the headphones, yes), is “a game-changer.” A couple of months ago, we heard from Beats Music President Luke Wood that the service would …

Some Guy Has More Than 90,000 Spotify Playlists Some Guy Has More Than 90,000 Spotify Playlists

The best part about music streaming service Spotify releasing a bunch of stats is picking through to find the most interesting one. Back in October, on their 5th birthday, Spotify casually noted that 20% of the songs in their library …

Gucci Mane Indicted: Rapper Could Get 20 Years For Gun Possession

Rapper Gucci Mane has been indicted by a federal court on charges of possessing a firearm. ABC reports that the rapper possessed guns on two different occasions in September and threatened a police officer according to U.S. attorney’s office in …

Katy Perry And John Mayer’s Sexy Cover Photo Katy Perry And John Mayer’s Sexy Cover Photo

Katy Perry and her boyfriend John Mayer posed together for a sensual black-and-white which will serve as the cover art for their collaboration “Who You Love,” which will be on the song list of Mayer’s album entitled Paradise Valley. The …

Google Play Music Is Now On Google Glass Google Play Music Is Now On Google Glass

Ever since it was first introduced, Google Glass has been pointed to as the future of wearable computing. While it certainly looks futuristic, the tech couldn’t handle many of the features that we’ve come to expect out of our smart …

David Lee Roth Says Van Halen Working on Record
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Grammy award winning American hard rock band Van Halen is working on new music, and a new album is likely a year and a half away. Singer David Lee Roth revealed in an interview with SiriusXM’s Jim Florentine that new …