• Move Over, Nicki Minaj! Miley Cyrus Gets Dissed by Another Rapper

    Nicki Minaj isn't the only rapper who has bad blood with Miley Cyrus. Vince Staples is speaking out against this year's MTV Video Music Awards host, after Cyrus commented on hip-hop heavyweight Kendrick Lamar in a pre-VMAs interview with Marie Claire. "There is so much sexism, ageism, you name…

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  • 8 of the Worst Attempts to Rap by Famous Celebrities

    Rap isn't easy, but that never stopped these eight celebrities from taking a crack at the genre. The results are as hilarious as they are cringe-worthy.

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Travi$ Scott's "Rodeo"

    Friday, Septmeber 4th marks the drop for Travi$ Scott's much-hyped debut album "Rodeo" so we take a deep look at all the album has to offer.

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  • This week's most important songs: Alessia Cara, The Weeknd, and more

    This is the first song on Alessia Cara’s debut EP Four Pink Walls, which was released last week. If you’re familiar with Cara, it’s probably because of her single "Here," the piece of anxious pop-soul that lifted her from a world of acoustic covers on YouTube into a record deal with Def Jam. If you…

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  • Paul McCartney, Fergie, Other Stars Record 'Love Song To The Earth'

    Music superstars have come together to stress the importance of protecting our environment. A group of artists, including Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi and Sheryl Crow recorded "Love Song to the Earth" -- a new song dedicated to rallying people to climate action and supporting the U.N.'s efforts to…

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  • Robot animals are transforming scientific research

    From robo-squirrels to cyborg cockroaches, these animal-bots are helping researchers hack the natural world.

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  • Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Billy Joel Deep Cut?

    Billy Joel has been touring pretty heavily ever since he returned to the road in 2013, and since he hasn't released a new pop album in 22 years he's taken the opportunity to break out some super deep cuts like "Running on Ice," "Sleeping With the Television On" and...

    Rolling Stone
  • Here's What We Hope To See from Beyonce's Made In America Headlining Set

    Beyonce​ is headlining Day 1 of Philadelphia’s Made In America festival tomorrow -- and turning 34 today.

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  • The 'Well-Strung' Hunks Play 'Royals' Like You've Never Heard It Before

    The boys of Well-Strung: The Singing String Quartet are closing out their busy summer with their latest pop-classical confection.First violinist Edmund Bagnell, second violinist Chris Marchant, violist Trevor Wadleigh and cellist Daniel Shevlin are Fifth Avenue subway buskers in the black-and-white…

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  • A Composer Hopes His Music Will Put You to Sleep

    (Photo: Getty Images)By Melissa DahlThe entire point of "Sleep," a digital album composed by British musician Max Richter, is that the eight-hour piece lulls its listeners to sleep. The classical composition includes strings, a lightly-played piano, and some appropriately dreamy vocals -- more oohs…

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  • 5SOS Talk All Things Music As They Cover Notion Magazine: ‘We're Here To Enforce Positivity And A Light Into Our Fans' Lives’

    Just in case you thought 5 Seconds Of Summer couldn’t possibly get any hotter, what with their incredible musical talent and their, eh, average good looks (OH WHO ARE WE KIDDING, THEY’RE SO FIT WE MIGHT CRY), they’ve only gone and landed the cover of Notion Magazine.

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  • Justin Bieber Scores First U.K. No. 1 Single With 'What Do You Mean?'

    The Weeknd's third album, Beauty Behind the Madness (XO/Republic/Universal Island), entered the U.K. chart at No. 1 on Friday (Sept. 4), as Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean?" (Def Jam/Universal) became his first chart-topping single in the territory. Meanwhile, Sam Smith's In the Lonely Hour…

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  • Google launches music streaming service in Japan

    Google has launched a music streaming service in Japan, becoming the latest tech giant to push into the world's number two music market, despite mixed results among earlier arrivals. The launch, announced Thursday, came after similar services debuted in Japan this year by Apple, popular messaging…

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  • Fall Music: The 35 Most Anticipated New Albums

    Find release dates, details, and streaming tracks from this fall's most anticipated album releases, including new music from Lana Del Rey, Deafheaven, Disclosure, Joanna Newsom, New Order, The Dead Weather, CHVRCHES, and many more critically acclaimed acts. (Plus an album made by cats.) Read and…

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    Music video by Jennifer Love Hewitt performing BareNaked. (C) 2002 Zomba Recording LLC

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  • Porter Robinson on 'Worlds Remixed,' EDM 'Stigma' & Why a Taylor Swift Collab Is 'Not On My List'

    Just over a year after the release of his acclaimed debut album, Worlds, Porter Robinson is revisiting the album with help from friends like Mat Zo, Odesza, Rob Mayth, Electric Mantis and more. Billboard spoke with Robinson about the remix album, possible pop collaborations and the stigma attached…

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  • Black Sabbath announce "The End" tour

    Black Sabbath, who pioneered heavy metal more than four decades ago, on Thursday announced a final tour and vowed it would be the band's last. The English rockers, known for their thunderous guitars and dark subject matter, said that "The End" tour would feature three of the band's four longtime…

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  • Take That, The Weeknd to perform at Apple Music Festival

    They will join headlining acts One Direction, Disclosure at the music festival in London’s Roundhouse. Other participating artists include Pharrell Williams, Florence and the Machine, Leon Bridges, James Bay and Little Mix.

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  • Hot 100 Chart Moves: One Direction's 'Drag Me Down' Jumps Back Up

    The song's official video release spurs its 31-14 rebound. Plus, moves for Hailee Steinfeld, Nick Jonas, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness.

    Billboard
  • Six Months in a Leaky Boat

    The heading above is a fantastic Split Enz song, and a great way to segue between disability and the nautical theme of this blog. The song is a reference to the time it took pioneers in the days of sail, to travel to Australia and New Zealand (hence the line "the tyranny of distance"), and a…

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