• Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus & More Among 2015 YouTube Music Awards Finalists

    Come this March, the 2015 YouTube Music Awards will honor artists in a whole new way.

    Billboard
  • Kanye West Teases New Album

    The title of Kanye West's new album has been revealed. On Saturday, the rapper announced that So Help Me God will be the album's title, and he also shared this image which may be the cover art. So Help Me God pic.twitter.com/e3UUsQQEts— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) March 1, 2015 West, 37, spoke about…

    ETonline
  • Sam Smith's 'In the Lonely Hour' Tops Historic U.K. Albums Chart

    "In The Lonely Hour" (Capitol/Universal) topped the first U.K. album chart to incorporate streaming data alongside downloads and traditional sales.

    Billboard
  • Finland's disabled rockers earn Eurovision semi-final spot

    Middle-aged rock band PKN has won the spot to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest after TV viewers strongly backed the rockers with learning disabilities. Their entry song -- a rowdy tirade against the numbing nature of daily chores that clocks only 87 seconds -- earned just 10 percent…

    AFP
  • Beyonce Fans Swarm Kid Rock for Slamming Singer’s Music and Body: ‘I Like Skinny White Chicks’

    Kid Rock has found himself in another feud, and this just may be the strangest of them all.

    The Wrap
  • There are a Lot of Conspiracy Theories About Kanye's New Album Title

    After a week of apologizing and crying, Kanye West capped off his busy February by announcing the name of his upcoming seventh studio album. The 37-year-old headline magnet unveiled the album title — So Help Me God — and cover art on Twitter on Saturday night, which naturally incited waves of love…

    Wochit
  • Charmayne Maxwell, Singer in Grammy-Nominated Brownstone, Dies at 46

    Her R&B group, which signed to Michael Jackson's record label in 1994, saw its debut album go platinum.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Code Picks of the Week: Zedd, Nicolas Jaar, Howling and More

    Each week, CODE curates a diverse selection of the best new tunes in dance/electronic music. Take a listen for a fitting soundtrack to your weekend.Zedd ft. Selena Gomez – "I Want You to Know" Zedd and Gomez have made more headlines for their budding romance than their musical collaboration, but…

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  • Bjork's next music video is made for virtual reality

    Let's say for a moment that the experimental Oculus VR movies that came out of Sundance didn't do anything for you, but that Icelandic songwriters totally float your boat. You're in luck because Björk's ...

    Engadget
  • The Verge Playlist: Victory for the internet

    We were perplexed by the color of a (kind of tacky) dress, we got emotionally invested in a high-speed llama chase, a new season of House of Cards is on Netflix, and, most importantly, the FCC has officially voted in favor of Title II classification for the internet. Let’s raise our glasses to Tom…

    The Verge
  • Brit awards shake up British album chart, boost Sam Smith

    Fallout from the Brit awards shook up the music charts on Sunday, knocking U.S. rock band Imagine Dragons off the top spot in favor of English singer/songwriter Sam Smith, data from the Official Charts company showed. Smith won the British BreakThrough Act award at last week's ceremony, helping…

    Reuters
  • Kanye West Reveals New Album Title 'So Help Me God'

    Kanye West has spent the past week in Europe promoting an "80-percent done" new album that didn't have an album title or a release date. However, the rapper cleared up one of those questions last night on Twitter when he revealed that his upcoming Yeezus follow-up would be titled So Help Me...

    Rolling Stone
  • I Really Like You could be the triumphant return of Carly Rae Jepsen

    With the aid of producer Peter Svensson (who also produced and wrote Ariana Grande's "Love Me Harder," and more importantly, was in the freaking Cardigans,) Jepsen dips into a little bit of that '80s new wave sauce that made Taylor Swift's 1989 the beast that it is, further contributing to a…

    The Verge
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  • This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1983, Michael Jackson Moonwalked to No. 1

    The King of Pop began a seven-week reign on the Hot 100. Plus, remembering chart feats by Baauer, Britney Spears and 50 Cent.

    Billboard
  • Kanye West Announces New Album Is Called So Help Me God and Shares Image of Religious Symbol

    Kanye West has revealed the name of his seventh studio album, which incorporates religion in its title and possibly, also on its cover. The 37-year-old hip-hop and pop star tweeted late on Saturday that the record is called So Help Me God. He also shared an image of four lowercase m's connected in…

    Wochit
  • Kid Rock Bashes Beyoncé, Feels Wrath of Beyhive

    Beyoncé's fans are telling Kid Rock to buzz off. On Thursday, the "Born Free" singer told the Rolling Stone that he is "flabbergasted"' by Beyoncé worship. "Beyoncé to me, doesn't have a f**king 'Purple Rain,' but she's the biggest thing on Earth. How can you be that big without at least one 'Sweet…

    ETonline
  • Stoner Icons 311 Prepare to Launch Their Own Craft Beer

    Iconic 90's stoner band 311 is getting into the craft beer biz. According to Radio.com, "the Omaha band has teamed up Rock Brothers in Tampa, Fla., and Nebraska Brewing in Papillion, Neb." to create their first brew, which will be an amber ale. Radio.com points out that Rock Brothers has brewed…

    Eater