• A Eurovision Vision Without the UK

    Criticism over the dearth of decent song entries from the UK gaped at us once too many times on Saturday night, as we stared back not so much in embarrassment as in shame. The appalling UK entry of this year's Eurovision's Song Contest was like telling the rest of Europe that it was a waste of…

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  • Bono Honors U2 Tour Manager at Forum Show: 'We Lost a Member of Our Family'

    U2 took a pause during its sold-out show at The Forum in Los Angeles on Wednesday night to honor a loss of "family": the band’s longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, who died earlier in the day.  Bono paid homage to Sheehan early in the set, as he introduced “Iris” from Songs of Innocence. U2 is…

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  • In the Mood for a Melody? 8 D.C. Restaurants and Bars With Live Piano Music

    Where to hear piano music with a drink in hand, from sing-alongs at Mr. Smith's new Georgetown location to old-school dining rooms with live jazz. Here are eight restaurants and bars in the Washington area that offer live piano music for a classy dinner out or a late night karaoke option.

    Eater DC
  • Twenty One Pilots' 'Blurryface' puts fresh faces atop Billboard

    In its debut week, the fourth album from the Ohio duo sold 134,000 albums, 68,000 songs and was streamed 9.7 million times, totaling 147,000 units, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. Twenty One Pilots, which broke out with the 2013 album "Vessel", is a relative unknown compared with other…

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  • This Out Musician's Latest Video Aims To Explore 'The Overall Human Experience' In Relationships

    Indiana-based singer-songwriter Matt Gold says the video for his new track, "Low," is inspired from "having been broken down" in his relationships. The song, which was released in April, melds Gold's haunting melodies with personal lyrics. The out musician, who has developed a cult following with…

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  • Alesso Releases Long-Awaited Debut Studio Album 'Forever'

    Alesso, known for high-profile remixes, his smash hit "Heroes (We Could Be)" featuring Tove Lo and coming in at No. 15 on DJ Magazine's list of the top 100 DJs, finally debuted his long awaited studio album, "Forever." Before Ultra Music Festival we sat down with the Swedish electronic-dance music…

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    Music Fans Cry Out Against Billboard Award Winner Iggy Azalea

    Thousands of music fans petition for Iggy Azalea to retract her "Top Song" Billboard Award.

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  • Vintage Style Chat With Soul Singer Leon Bridges

    Leon Bridges has been quietly building a following with his hit song "Coming Home" topping digital music charts in the midst of touring music festivals across the globe. With his debut album Coming Home hitting stores on June 23, his Sam Cooke-inspired vocals and vintage love affair are major…

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  • Sing It Out at These 10 Karaoke Bars in Austin

    Sing, sing a song, make it simple (with alcohol).

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  • U2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead

    For more than three decades, U2's beloved tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, kept the band running on time. Sheehan died early Wednesday, just a few hours after U2 kicked off its latest tour. But promoters ...

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  • Why Streaming Is the Future of the Music Industry, Not Its End

    Artists like Taylor Swift might not like Spotify. But streaming services are moving the music industry forward.

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  • Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday May 18, to Sunday, May 24, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

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  • RZA is directing a film about youth and hip-hop starring Azealia Banks

    RZA is making more movies. Deadline reports that the Wu-Tang rapper is working on a new film entitled Coco, starring fellow rapper Azealia Banks in her first lead role. Banks, who just released a critically-acclaimed album in Broke with Expensive Taste, will play a young artist trying to start a…

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  • "Anxiety": New Album from Nyves

    Ryan Clark of Demon Hunter and Randy Torres of Project 86 have been collaborating on a new album, "Anxiety" for their group, Nyves. Recently, their video for "Return," was featured on ESPN. I was curious to see what this band was all about. Last week, Randy Torres answered a few of my questions…

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  • Where To Sing Karaoke in Las Vegas

    Think you can sing like Celine Dion, croon like Dean Martin or scat like Ella Fitzgerald? These karaoke bars in Las Vegas will help you bring out your inner rock star. Here, nine that offer karaoke, with a majority in Chinatown or a your favorite dive bar. All are list alphabetically. Did we miss…

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  • Sing Your Heart Out at These 9 Philly Karaoke Bars

    Here are some the best spots in Philly to get your karaoke on, whether you're looking to host a birthday blowout complete with bottle service and hours of sing-along revelry, or just get the urge to belt out a little Bon Jovi once you've had a few too many at your favorite low-key dive.

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