Samantha Jade is prepping the release of new dance anthem “Up!” The X Factor winner unveiled the sexy cover today (March 18) and bears a striking resemblance to Kylie Minogue in her feathery white outfit, which is not exactly surprising given her critically acclaimed portrayal of the superstar in Australian mini-series Never Tear Us Apart. More »
It’s been a busy week for Jennifer Lopez. The stunning 44-year-old dropped a new remix of buzz single “Girls” and danced up a storm — alongside fellow Latin superstar Ricky Martin — in Wisin’s sexy “Adrenalina” video. Today (March 4) she unveils the cover art of new single “I Luh Ya Papi”.
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Wanderlust, the stripped-down, more organic and less dance-pop new album from Sophie Ellis-Bextor, turned out to be the first surprise hit of 2014 in the UK when it was released last month. It’s a record that, personally speaking, may seem a bit left field, given Sophie’s previous output, but somehow just clicks by about the… More »
It’s been a tough week for Sky Ferreira. She took a tumble while opening for Miley Cyrus in Anaheim, California on February 20 and seriously injured her leg. Here’s some news that should cheer the 21-year-old up — “Boys” will be released as the belated second single from critically acclaimed debut LP Night Time, My Time. More »
When Frankmusik stopped by our studio to chat about his 2013 release Between last spring, he revealed his ambition to release another album before the end of 2013, titled Agartha. While that didn’t quite happen, the electro-pop wiz does indeed have another LP that on the way: By Nicole.
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Hold on to your wigs! RuPaul has climbed off his bedazzled throne to put some sass (and ass) back into pop music with new LP Born Naked (available February 24). The much-loved drag diva’s sixth album — seventh if you include Christmas classic Ho, Ho, Ho — is a high-camp blockbuster featuring the who’s who of underground-pop… More »
Nick Cannon will drop his first album in 11 years on April 1. Titled White People Party Music, the upbeat set was inspired by the comedian’s side-gig as a DJ. He discovered that nothing nothing gets the party started like club bangers for caucasians (!) and decided to put his own spin on the genre. More »
Mariah Carey has been letting all kinds of surprises out of the bag over the past few days. First up was the reveal that her new single, “You’re Mine (Eternal)”, will be out on February 12, two days before Valentine’s Day (February 14). (UPDATE: The song can now be heard here.) Mimi then performed the… More »
Kelis’ lead Food single “Jerk Ribs” premiered online nearly a year ago, and was finally made available for download on iTunes last week. Now the track has cover art to go along with it — Kelis in triplicate! — as well as a club-ready remix by Ben Pearce. You may recall Ben’s UK hit “What… More »
News that Iggy Azalea’s much anticipated/delayed debut LP The New Classic now has a concrete release date (April 14) was a relief for long-suffering fans and now the Aussie femcee has given Azaleans another reason to celebrate. Her new single “Fancy” — a collaboration with English singer/songwriter Charli XCX — is due later this week. More »
It’s been a wait for new music from Kelis after the release of Flesh Tone in 2010, give or take the single release of Calvin Harris’ “Bounce” three years back and the surfacing online of “Jerk Ribs” last spring. But lo and behold, the genre-defying diva’s sixth album Food (out April 22) now has artwork… More »
Hold on to your wigs, pop divas. Shakira just unveiled the cover of her self-titled new album and she means business — strumming a guitar in a sexy black outfit with her trademark bed hair flowing like strands of spun gold. It’s definitely one of the Colombian goddess’ hottest looks and gives Kylie Minogue’s lovely… More »
Kylie Minogue’s much-anticipated new album finally has a name. Her 12th opus is called Kiss Me Once and has a suitably flirtatious cover. It’s a close-up shot of the Australian diva’s famous pout — as seen through a sheet of wet glass. At a time when the visual component of music plays a larger role than ever,… More »
So, technically, Cyndi Lauper’s debut solo LP She’s So Unusual was released in October 1983, and this would then be the year of its 31st anniversary — but who’s counting, anyway? Sony’s Legacy Recordings division will issue She’s So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration on April 1 as a two-disc commemoration of current Grammy nominee… More »
Paloma Faith has always taken a more-is-more approach to album covers — she held doves against a ring of roses on her debut and floated with parrots for Fall To Grace — but she has really outdone herself with the artwork for third LP A Perfect Contradiction.
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It’s hard to believe that Sara Bareilles released “Brave” way back in April 2013. Nine months have passed and the feel-good lead single from Grammy nominated LP The Blessed Unrest is still unavoidable on radio and holding steady on the Billboard Hot 100. This week it actually climbed four spots to number 26. More »
After an unusual chart stumble with “Unconditionally”, the Katy Perry juggernaut is back on track with “Dark Horse”. The Juicy J-featuring trap-pop adventure leapt into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 this week (it jumped from number 11 to 6) and reached the top spot on the iTunes download chart yesterday (January 8). More »
Shakira’s much-anticipated duet with Rihanna was officially confirmed this morning (January 6) on Twitter after months of speculation and an amusing anecdote from Pitbull. (It turns out Mr. Worldwide wanted RiRi to sing on “Timber” but she had to pass due to a previous engagement with a certain Colombian superstar).
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Karmin will release their forever-in-the-making (at least, it feels that long) debut LP Pulses on March 25. The tracklist hasn’t been announced yet but it will definitely feature hip-hop/pop adventure “Acapella” and soulful new single “I Want It All”.
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Turns out that tracklist for Katy B’s Little Red we posted the other day wasn’t the final deal. But now we have the legit list of song titles as well as the cover art, so there you go. What’s no longer on the album: the previously mentioned “Wicked Love,” “Blue Eyes,” “Stay Down” and the… More »