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Bruno Mars Locks Rihanna Out Of Heaven, Tops Hot 100 For A Fourth Time

Paper cover guy Bruno Mars has taken his near-four-minute nod to The Police, “Locked Out Of Heaven,” to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, thus cutting Rihanna‘s reign with “Diamonds” off at three weeks. This marks the Unorthodox Jukebox crooner’s fourth trip to the top of the singles chart — and his first since last…

By: Robbie Daw / December 12, 2012

Rihanna Says “Hi” Back To Royce Da 5’9″ Following BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher

“Lighters” MC Royce Da 5’9″, one-half of chart-toppers Bad Meets Evil, wanted to get Rihanna’s attention with his part on the Shady Records cypher at the BET Hip Hop Awards. But he never expected to get the entire Twittersphere jumping on board with the trending topic #HiRihanna. Lucky for him, one of those tweeters just…

By: Robbie Daw / October 13, 2011

Lady Gaga’s “You And I” Single Art Is A Drag

Seems Eminem was onto something when he called Mother Monster a “male lady.” Lady Gaga appears to be out of her tousled-hair-half-motorcycle cover art phase and onto something new: dressing in drag. The cinematic Winehouse has unleashed her latest (regrettably mermaid-free) single artwork via Twitter along with the Born This Way-esque message: “You will…

By: Idolator Staff / August 6, 2011

The #1 Albums In 2011 (So Far)

With June drawing to a close today, we decided to have a reflective moment and ponder the albums that reached #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in the first half of 2011. There were 13 of them. And as everyone is likely well aware, 22-year-old Londoner Adele has so far ruled the roost —…

By: Robbie Daw / June 30, 2011

Jill Scott Shines The Light Of The Sun On The Top Of The Album Chart

Billboard cover girl Jill Scott demonstrates her solar power by bumping Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″‘s Hell: The Sequel down from the #1 position on the publication’s Top 200 roundup. The recent BET Awards performer‘s The Light Of The Sun, which moved 135,000 copies in its first week, is the first of her four studio…

By: Robbie Daw / June 29, 2011

Eminem & Royce Da 5’9″ Bring ‘Hell’ To The Top Of The Album Chart

With summer officially underway, the spring’s flip-flopping chart queens Adele and Lady Gaga are bumped from the upper reaches of the Billboard Top 200 album chart this week in favor of Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″‘s collaborative Bad Meets Evil effort and young Pittsburgh diva Jackie Evancho. In addition, three other artists crash their latest…

By: Robbie Daw / June 22, 2011

David Cook’s ‘This Loud Morning': Summer Preview

It’s been just about three years since David Cook was American Idol’s It Boy champ, and though we’ve been anxiously awaiting the alt-rocker’s follow-up to his self-titled 2008 major label release, it remains to be seen if the public at large hasn’t already forgotten about him. (Maybe there was a hidden agenda behind recording that

By: Becky Bain / June 16, 2011

Greyson Chance Unveils His Wordy ‘Hold On ‘Til The Night’ Album Cover

With yesterday’s release of Owl City’s All Things Bright And Beautiful and Eminem and Royce Da 5′9″’s Hell: The Sequel, summer album season is officially upon us. And today brings the album cover for Greyson Chance’s forthcoming debut LP Hold On ‘Til The Night (out August 2), which features the Ellen DeGeneres-signed tween sitting o…

By: Robbie Daw / June 15, 2011

Kanye West & Jay-Z’s ‘Watch The Throne': Summer Preview

Are there two bigger, better-regarded names working in hip hop today than Kanye West and Jay-Z? Short answer — nope! Which is why their regal collaboration Watch The Throne is such an incredible concept, we almost can’t believe it’ll ever actually come to fruition. And we’re not alone in that — largely because so many…

By: Idolator Staff / June 15, 2011

Lil Wayne’s ‘Tha Carter IV': Summer Preview

By the time Lil Wayne’s eternally tardy Tha Carter IV actually drops, it might be more fit for our Fall Preview. Or Summer 2012 Preview. Or Summer 3012 Preview. But no matter. Certainly the recent Bonnaroo performer has been keeping busy as one of the most prolific guest rappers in the game (though lately Nicki…

By: Idolator Staff / June 14, 2011

Pitbull’s ‘Planet Pit': Summer Preview

From London to Ibiza and New York to L.A., no one is more adept at delivering club-ready dance jams these days than Pitbull — whether it’s as a featured rapper on other artists’ radio-friendly cuts or via his own hit singles. The Miami MC’s upcoming album Planet Pit offers the best of both worlds; a…

By: Robbie Daw / June 13, 2011

Eminem Talks Lady Gaga Diss, Calls Her “Dope”

Eminem and his Bad Meets Evil co-captain Royce Da 5’9″ brought out the fireworks for Em’s headlining set at Bonnaroo this weekend, but before they put their “Lighters” in the sky, the duo sat down with Fuse TV to discuss their former beef and what to expect on their EP Hell: The Sequel (hey, they…

By: Becky Bain / June 13, 2011

Eminem And Royce Da 5’9″ Raise ‘Hell’ At Bonnaroo

Lil Wayne and Florence + The Machine weren’t the only artists tearing it up at Bonnaroo this weekend, naturally. Slim Shady fans no doubt loved the way Eminem performed “Love The Way You Lie,” even if Rihanna wasn’t on hand to deliver her half of the smash hit’s vocals. The recent Billboard Award-winner didn’t have…

By: Idolator Staff / June 12, 2011

Selena Gomez’s ‘When The Sun Goes Down': Summer Music Preview

Selena Gomez has been showcasing her new relationship with Justin Bieber as of late, but she’s also been working round and round the clock promoting the release of her third album, When The Sun Goes Down, which has a good chance of providing some of the major tunes you’ll be blasting on the beach thi…

By: Becky Bain / June 10, 2011

Beyonce’s ‘4’: Summer Preview

With Britney Spears and Lady Gaga offering up new releases in recent months, and given the fact that Adele has the album to beat so far, 2011 has certainly shaped up to be the year of the pop diva. At the end of this month Beyonce will also step into the arena when her fourth…

By: Robbie Daw / June 9, 2011

Weird Al Yankovic’s ‘Alpocolypse': Summer Preview

Though we’re still recovering from our Memorial Day barbecue, we’re already knee deep into the best albums pop will be offering us this summer. Exactly a month after May 21’s uneventful un-Apocolypse, Weird Al Yankovic will release Alpocolypse, his first LP since 2006’s Straight Outta Of Lynwood. The music parody master is strapping on hi…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / June 8, 2011

Eminem & Royce Da 5’9″ Use And Abuse Their Words In “Fast Lane” Video

As Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″ prepare for the release of their joint EP Hell: The Sequel (read all about it in our Summer Preview series), the Bad Meets Evil duo have revealed their highly entertaining “Fast Lane” video, which could easily double as a lyric video — if the lyrics were being destroyed and…

By: Becky Bain / June 8, 2011

Bad Meets Evil (Eminem & Royce Da 5’9″) ‘Hell: The Sequel': Summer Preview

Summer is just getting started — we haven’t even plugged in our air conditioners yet, it’s that early in the season — but we’ve decided there’s no time like the present to take a closer look at the albums the next three months hold in store. Released the same day as our inaugural Summer Preview…

By: Becky Bain / June 7, 2011

Lady Gaga Announces “The Edge Of Glory” Video Director

For “The Edge Of Glory,” the third single off Lady Gaga’s chart-topping album Born This Way, the CFDA Fashion Icon recipient has enlisted a video director she’s worked with in the past: Joseph Kahn. Gaga’s The Fame tunes “LoveGame” and “Eh Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)” were both lensed by Kahn, who also directed…

By: Robbie Daw / June 7, 2011

Eminem And Bruno Mars Raise Their “Lighters” In The Air On New Track

We’ve been anxious to hear “Lighters” since we first heard that sensitive, lovelorn doo-wop crooner Bruno Mars would be featured on the track, off Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″‘s new Bad Meets Evil EP, Hell: The Sequel. Well, here it is! And it’s as saccherine sweet as you might expect coming from the “Just The

By: Becky Bain / June 2, 2011
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