• U2 tour manager found dead in Los Angeles hotel after show

    Irish rockers U2 said on Wednesday their longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, died in Los Angeles where the band is performing part of its latest tour. The Los Angeles County Coroner said Sheehan, 68, died Wednesday morning of natural causes at a hotel in West Hollywood. Sheehan's death came…

    Reuters
  • There's a Petition to Make Iggy Azalea Give Her 'Top Rap Song' Award to Nicki Minaj

    At this month’s 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Iggy Azalea won the “Top Rap Song” award withCharlie XCX for “Fancy.” Nicki Minaj fans have started a Change.org petition to take the award back from Iggy. The petition claims that Iggy’s win “has been proven invalid.”

    Yahoo Music
  • A Eurovision Vision - Listen up, 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…

    Huffington Post
  • 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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  • Twenty One Pilots' 'Blurryface' puts fresh faces atop Billboard

    By Daina Beth Solomon Electro-pop pair Twenty One Pilots jumped to the top of the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in their short career on Wednesday, with the new album "Blurryface." In its debut week, the fourth album from the Ohio duo sold 134,000 albums, 68,000 songs and was streamed 9.7…

    Reuters
  • Sing It Out at These 10 Karaoke Bars in Austin

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

    Eater Austin
  • Hollywood Studios Sued for Recycling Film Soundtracks Too Much

    A new lawsuit from the American Federation of Musicians counts dozens of examples, from 'Bridesmaids' to 'Argo,' where music wasn't totally original.

    The Hollywood Reporter
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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.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • 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.

    Associated Press
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    Toazted Interview 2005 (part 3 of 3)

    Music video by Michael Franti and Spearhead performing Toazted Interview 2005 (part 3 of 3). © 2005 Toazted media B.V.

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  • Blink-182 Inch Toward 'Friendly Divorce' From Tom DeLonge

    Blink-182’s public and acrimonious split from Tom DeLonge appears to be inching toward an amicable resolution as bassist-vocalist Mark Hoppus revealed in a new interview that the band have almost legally cut ties with the soon-to-be-ex-guitarist. “Hopefully things clear up and it doesn’t get all…

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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…

    Eater Vegas
  • 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…

    The Verge
  • 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.

    Eater Philly
  • Hiatus Kaiyote Talk Jamming With Owls, Avoiding Madonna Features & 'Choose Your Weapon' Album

    Melbourne's Hiatus Kaiyote blew minds right out of the gate with their 2013 debut Tawk Tomahawk, filled to the brim with (as they put it) "multi-dimensional, polyrhythmic gangster shit." After earning endorsements from everyone from Prince to Pharrell, a Q-Tip remix, and a Grammy nod, the quartet…

    Billboard