• 6 Stars Who Owe Their Careers to Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift gets things done. Seriously. Not only has this 25-year-old grown from an aspiring country teen starlet to a global pop phenomenon, she's taken plenty of her nearest and dearest along for the ride. Earlier this week, Kendrick Lamar became the latest star to achieve a new career high…

    ETonline
  • At 72, Brazilian stars celebrate half-century of friendship

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A university student by the name of Caetano Veloso struck up a conversation one day with a fellow student, a budding musician with a local TV gig. It was a chance encounter that helped change the face of Brazilian music and launched a friendship that has continued for more…

    Associated Press
  • J Lo looks forward to Morocco's top music festival

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Singer and movie star Jennifer Lopez expressed excitement Thursday about kicking off Morocco's Mawazine music festival, while insisting she's still just the girl from the Bronx.

    Associated Press
  • 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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  • Kanye West Settles 'Bound 2' Lawsuit With Soul Singer

    Kanye West has settled a lawsuit with former child soul star Ricky Spicer over the sample that anchors Yeezus hit, "Bound 2," Billboard reports. Spicer initially sued West, Roc-A-Fella Records, Universal Music Group and Island Def Jam Music Group in December 2013, claiming unauthorized use of his…

    Rolling Stone
  • 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…

    Yahoo Music
  • 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
  • 'We Have Reached a Sweet Spot': Fun Fun Fun Fest Founders Talk 10 Year Anniversary, Announce 2015 Lineup

    The Austin, Tx. festival celebrates 10 years (and lots of tacos launched from a cannon) this year. It's founders James Moody and Graham Williams -- and Judas Priest's Rob Halford and Run-DMC's Rev. Run -- on its 10 years of innovative insanity.

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

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

    Eater Austin
  • Just Look What She Did!

    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

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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…

    The Verge
  • 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…

    Reuters
  • 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
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    Toazted Interview 2004 (part 3 of 6)

    Music video by Keane performing Toazted Interview 2004 (part 3 of 6). © 2004 Toazted media B.V.

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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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  • 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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