Guy Sebastian Reveals His ‘Madness’ Album Cover & Tracklist

Guy Sebastian revealed the cover of his Madness LP on Instagram today (October 23). The black-and-white artwork uses a side-shot of the Aussie superstar, which nicely shows off the ink on his arm. The album drops November 21 in his homeland — an international release will follow — and features 2 Chainz-assisted trap/pop banger “Mama Ain’t Proud”.

Other songs to make the tracklist include the 32-year-old’s recent US single “Like A Drum” and infectious EDM adventure “Come Home With Me”. Guy’s last seven albums have all reached the top 10 in Australia, so there’s a lot of pressure on Madness to keep his winning streak intact. Given the success of the singles, it shouldn’t be a problem. Check out the full tracklist after the jump. More »

Rita Ora Posted A Topless Beach Moment As Her Throwback Thursday Pic On Instagram

Rita Ora posted this TBT (Throw Back Thursday) pic on Instagram earlier this morning (October 23) without an explanation. Not that she needs one. The 23-year-old is something of a nude pioneer when it comes to social media, sharing topless pics and even a disturbing kitty snap. [Editor's note: Reminder to have the stuff watch And God Created Woman and Viva Maria! and a few other Bridgitte Bardot (pictured above) classics. It's not all about Miley and Rihanna and Rihanna, you know!]

It’s nice to see that recording a classy ballad with Diane Warren — the wonderful “Grateful” — hasn’t damped her spirit. In other Rita news, she’s still chipping away at her sophomore album after ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris took back all the songs he wrote for it. It’s now expected to drop in early 2015. Check out the cigarette-puffing nude the diva posted after the jump. More »

The Veronicas Unveil The Cover Of Their Self-Titled Third Album, Share Countdown Single “Line Of Fire”: Listen

The Veronicas made a successful return to the pop scene in September after several years of label limbo. The Aussie twins scored a number one hit at home with comeback single “You Ruin Me” and even got Courtney Love‘s seal of approval. (An international release is expected early next year). Jess and Lisa unveiled the cover of their self-titled third LP today (October 23) and also shared iTunes countdown single “Line Of Fire”.

If the stripped-back balladry of “You Ruin Me” wasn’t quite for you, the duo’s new song should be right up your alley. “Line Of Fire” is a return to the frantic rock/pop of the Hook Me Up era — albeit with a grungy twist. “Standing in your line of fire, sorry I’m a real bad liar,” the sisters chirp in the soaring chorus. “You just blow me away.” Take a listen to The Veronica’s latest gem after the jump. More »

WALK THE MOON Serve Hilarious ’80s Realness In Their Campy “Shut Up And Dance” Video: Watch

Killer Moves!

WALK THE MOON have a hit on their hands with infectious pop/rock anthem “Shut Up And Dance”. The first taste of the band’s sophomore set is steadily gaining ground on radio and hovering just outside the top 100 on iTunes. A blockbuster video is all the Cincinnati-based rockers need to take things to the next level and they well and truly delivered.

The guys take it back to the ’80s in their hilarious “Shut Up And Dance” visual, which finds lead singer Nicholas Petricca burning up the disco in a particularly fetching outfit. He soon lays eyes on the woman of his dreams things soon get really weird thanks to a serious case of dance floor concussion. Enjoy the retro fashion, graphics and audio equipment (love a good boombox!) up top. More »

Wayne Coyne Sheds Some Light On Kesha’s Relationship With Dr. Luke, Explains Why ‘Lip$ha’ Was Shelved

Wayne Coyne is well known to pop fans as Miley Cyrus‘ muse (her Instagram is a veritable shrine) but the Flaming Lips frontman struck a similar friendship with Kesha back in 2012. That makes the veteran psychedelic-rocker more qualified than most to comment on the diva’s stunning allegations against super-producer Dr. Luke.

The unlikely duo first collaborated on the 53-year-old’s The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends LP and then decided to record an entire album together, the near-mythological Lip$ha. “The stuff that we did together was just spectacular, and it made us want to do more,” Coyne reveals in an interview with “And I think we did like four or five songs, and then Kesha would remind me, ‘Wayne, I can’t put this music out, Dr. Luke will kill me.’

“I don’t know Dr. Luke at all, but when we [Kesha and I] speak, I know there’s some anxiety about their relationship,” he continues. “I think she would like to have the freedom to do more things in that spirit. Where it’s not — again, I don’t know their situation — but where it’s not producers producing her. She could produce herself, that’s probably what she is wanting to happen with her own career.” More »

Tamar Braxton Sparkles In “Let Me Know (feat. Future)” Video: Watch

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Let Her Know

Tamar Braxton is coming out of the gate swinging with her Aaliyah-sampling, Future-featuring “Let Me Know,” a dreamy R&B ode to her man, and the lead single from her forthcoming follow-up to 2013′s Love & War.

And to show just how much love she’s got, Tamar’s gone ahead and turned up the heat with about a half dozen glamorous looks for the accompanying visual. From bedside seduction to poolside dramatics on a diving board to lounging in fishnets and lingerie, the Braxton Family Values diva certainly knows how to seduce in a variety of lewks — and sparkle, of course. Just wait until she gets to the eye-popping all-glitter “ensemble”!

You’ve got to give it up for Tamar: It’s going to take her at least a few weeks just to wash off all that glitter. Do you love it? Do you feel it? Let her (and us) know in the comments below. More »

Nick Jonas Shows Off His Rippling Six-Pack In ‘Details’ Magazine: 6 Shirtless Pics

Nick Jonas and his crazy, envy-inducing abs made another appearance today (October 23). The 22-year-old stripped off for Details magazine and proudly displayed all the muscle he gained for hit TV show Kingdom. (He plays an MMA fighter). The “Jealous” hitmaker posed for workout pics and flexed for the camera. It’s not as raunchy as his underwear shoot for Flaunt but close enough.

And how do you get a body like Nick’s? “When I was getting in shape for the show, I was doing three sessions a day: one fight-training with Kingdom‘s coach, Joe ‘Daddy’ Stephenson, and two strength-building with [my trainer],” he revealed. Sounds like too much effort, so I’ll pass. Check out all the pics from the pop star’s new shirtless shoot up top. More »

Fergie Hits Up ‘Ellen’ To Promote Single “L.A. Love (La La)”, But Doesn’t Perform The Song

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So here’s the thing with Fergie‘s appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today: the “L.A. Love (La La)” chirpstress talked with Ellen about her kid and being part-owner of the Miami Dolphins, and Fergie did some funny accents and Ellen made quips about the singer’s barely-there outfit…but there was no music performance. Like, Fergie didn’t perform the song she was there to promote.

Sure, maybe there’s some big, secret marketing strategy, and the first televised performance of Fergie’s comeback single is being saved for another, more prestigious outlet. But it seems like a wasted opportunity, no? It’s not like the song is anywhere near the Top 10. More »

Taylor Swift Is Hosting Another Worldwide ’1989′ Live Stream On October 27: Watch The Announcement

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The secret’s (all but) out!

Taylor Swift has been sneakily giving her loyal Swifties bits and pieces of her new album 1989 for weeks and months now — from those #1989SecretSessions at her apartment, to Target commercials, to pre-release tracks on iTunes. But the wait is nearly over, and now, she’s inviting us…like, all of us…to a final secret session!

On Monday (October 27), Taylor will be hosting a live stream, just as she did when she announced the album, with both Yahoo and iHeartRadio at 7:30 PM EST. What’s in store? Well, that’s still a secret — obviously. We’re guessing a live album playback, or maybe even a performance. And, if the Yahoo announcement is anything to go by, Tay Tay might even be in a Halloween state of mind? “It would be downright scary if you missed it!” they ominously sign off. How positively ghoulish! More »

Love Melanie Martinez? Win Two Meet & Greet Tickets To Her ‘Dollhouse’ Tour In Los Angeles

Obsessed with Melanie Martinez‘s Dollhouse EP? Love hearing her new single “Carousel” in promotions for American Horror Story: Freak Show? Well, here’s your chance (if you happen to live in Los Angeles) to catch the 19-year-old in concert and meet her before/after the show. And all you have to do is leave a comment! What are you waiting for?

Find out how to win two meet & greet tickets to see Melanie’s Dollhouse gig at The Mint in Los Angeles on November 20 after the jump. More »