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Katy Perry’s “Birthday” Gets A Celebratory Cash Cash Remix: Listen To The Exuberant Overhaul

Apr 18th, 2014 // Comment
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Katy Perry's "Birthday" gets a cute lyric video. Read More »

Here’s a match made in pop heaven. Katy Perry‘s bubbly “Birthday” has been remixed by New Jersey dance outfit Cash Cash, who recently scored a breakthrough hit with Bebe Rexha-voiced club anthem “Take Me Home”. And the guys are smart enough to leave the euphoric Prism highlight largely alone.

They simply pad out the Dr. Luke and Max Martin-produced banger with chunky synths, tinker with the BPM and accentuate the track’s already irresistible ’80s dance influences. I particularly love the little instrumental breakdowns and Katy’s howls of “celebrate now!” Play this at your next party and just wait for the big balloons to come out. Listen after the jump. More »

Justin Bieber Crashed Drake Bell’s Album Release Party And Then Dragged Him On Instagram

Apr 18th, 2014 // 2 Comments
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Justin Bieber crashed Chance The Rapper's Coachella set. Read More »

For someone with an increasingly battered reputation, Justin Bieber usually keeps it cute on social media. Which makes last night’s (April 17) outburst against Drake Bell all the more memorable. Sick of constant Twitter jabs from the former Drake & Josh actor, the “Confident” singer crashed his nemesis’ album release party and then documented it on Instagram.

As far as beefs go, this one is actually pretty funny. Justin pulled up outside Mixology at The Grove in Los Angeles — the venue where Drake was holding his party — and basically stole his thunder. (Not to mention the attention of his overwhelmed fans). To rub it in, Selena Gomez‘ on-again/off-again boyfriend then posted a pic of the 27-year-old peering over the balcony to find out what was going on with the caption: “Why is @justinbieber sprinter van getting more attention than my album release party.”

Justin quickly deleted the post but uploaded a video of the frankly hilarious incident with the smug comment: “So nice seeing my fans at the grove tonight.” It might sound like overkill but Drake has been baiting the troubled star for a while now with tweets about his (allegedly) fake followers and lack of talent. See Biebs’ deleted Instagram post, subsequent video and his enemy’s response. More »

Dr. Dre & Q-Tip Are Up To Something In The Studio: Cue ‘Detox’ Chatter

Apr 18th, 2014 // Comment

G.O.O.D. Music affiliate Q-Tip took to Instagram to post a photo of himself with Dr. Dre in the studio. Of course, rumors of Dre working on his 2001 follow-up Detox have been swirling for over a decade now, so the fact that Tip accompanied the photo with the hashtag “#detox” could get the buzz going again before it inevitably dies off with nary a scrap of new music from Dre. (The only other info Q offered up was “#lastzulu #hideyodrummachines #beatsnrhymes.”)

So while it’s unclear what they’re working on, we do know both have been busy behind the boards recently — Q-Tip for Kanye West‘s Yeezus follow-up (if Tip himself is to be believed), and Dre for new Kendrick Lamar material (if a Beats ad is to be believed).

Check out the Instagram post below. More »

Beyonce & Jay Z Channel Kim & Kanye’s “Bound 2″ Motorcycle Ride For Mystery Shoot

Apr 18th, 2014 // Comment
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Beyonce and Jay Z are up to something, indeed. Earlier this week, it was reported that the married couple are heading on a joint summer tour. And now they’ve been spotted outside L.A. shooting a video of some sort, with Bey in a short wedding dress riding on the back of a motorcycle being driven by a leather-clad Jay. Like “Bound 2″ but less porny.

This isn’t the first time Mr. and Mrs. Carter have traveled in tandem on a crotch rocket: this past New Year’s Eve, they darted through Miami on a bike. The most likely scenarios for this latest ride are that this is part of a forthcoming music video for their Magna Carta Holy Grail collab ”Part II (On The Run)” or it’s a visual element of the rumored tour.

Check out another photo from the shoot below. More »

Prince Confirms New Album Plans, Announces ‘Purple Rain’ 30th Anniversary Reissue

Apr 18th, 2014 // 1 Comment
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Hear the duet between Prince & the New Girl star. Read More »
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Prince has been playing gigs with new material and releasing a steady trickle of new songs over the past year — including a duet with Zooey Deschanel stemming from his cameo on New Girl — but he’d been dodgy about what exactly he and his band, 3rdEyeGirl, are up to. But the mystery is over, as Prince today (April 18) confirmed he has a new album in the works.

The news came in a press release announcing the Purple One’s new deal with Warner Bros. Records that will “see the release of long-awaited, previously unheard music” and give him ownership of all his master recordings. “A brand-new studio album is on the way,” he said in a statement. “Both Warner Bros. Records and Eye are quite pleased with the results of the negotiations and look forward to a fruitful working relationship.” More »

Madonna List Of New Album Collaborators Grows To Include MoZella, S1 And Toby Gad

Apr 17th, 2014 // 5 Comments
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Madonna hit the studio to work on new tunes with Avicii. Read More »

Madonna isn’t taking any chances with her new LP. The pop icon has been cooking up tunes with EDM hitmaker du jour Avicii as well as collaborating with fellow diva/gun songwriter Natalia Kills. Now you can add MoZella, Symbolyc One (often referred to as S1) and Toby Gad to that extremely promising list.

So who are Madonna’s latest collaborators? Toby Gad should be familiar to most of you as the man who penned Beyonce‘s “If I Were A Boy” and Fergie‘s “Big Girls Don’t Cry”. S1 has also worked with Queen Bey (he produced “Best Thing I Never Had”), while MoZella was actually signed to Maverick Records — the Material Girl’s old label — in the early ’00s and released a couple of great albums and EPs.

Now she’s perhaps best known for writing Miley Cyrus‘ brilliant “Wrecking Ball”. With this trio on board, it’s a pretty safe bet that they are working on a ballad. Which is great news because you need an occasional break from the floorfillers and some of Madonna’s best songs are slow jams (“Live To Tell”, “Take A Bow” and “Rain”). More »

Miley Cyrus Wants The Media To “Shut The Fuck Up” About Her Hospitalization: Read Her Statement

Apr 17th, 2014 // 2 Comments
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Miley Cyrus was rushed to hospital with an allergic reaction. Read More »

Miley Cyrus might be lying in hospital but the serial twerker’s illness hasn’t dampened her fiery attitude one iota. Sick of rumors that she suffered a nervous breakdown brought on by the death of her beloved dog and excessive partying, the Bangerz diva took to her Twitter account (she has great reception) to set everyone straight. “shut the fuck up & let me heal,” she tweeted angrily. “stop scaring my family, friends, & fans.”

The 21-year-old also attached an official statement that reads: “Miley was suffering from a sinus infection during her tour. She was prescribed the antibiotic Cephalexin which she now suffered an extreme allergic reaction to. This type of extreme reaction can last from five to 27 days in these types of cases.” See the “We Can’t Stop” superstar’s tweet and full statement after the jump. More »

Ariana Grande’s New Single “Problem” Officially Features Iggy Azalea: See The Sexy Artwork

Apr 17th, 2014 // 4 Comments
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Ariana Grande poses sexily on a motorbike. Read More »
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It’s official. Ariana Grande‘s new single “Problem”, which she plans to debut at the Radio Disney Music Awards on April 27, will feature Iggy Azalea. The divas hinted at the collaboration in a mysterious Twitter exchange but Ari just confirmed the odd but exciting pairing in a tweet. She also shared a bunch of unofficial covers (above and below) to kick off the 10-day countdown to release.

This is a canny move from the “Baby I” songstress. Her planned Chris Brown duet was looking like an increasingly bad move in light of his incarceration and the Australian femcee is on fire right now thanks to the Charli XCX-assisted smash “Fancy”, which is currently sitting just outside the iTunes top 10. Together, they should have no problem making huge waves on the Billboard Hot 100. See Ariana’s tweets and the song’s unofficial covers after the jump. More »

Selena Gomez Has A Justin Bieber-Referencing Song/Video On The Way According To Ryan Seacrest

Apr 17th, 2014 // Comment
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Selena Gomez has been unusually quiet on the music front since “Slow Down” was sent to radio in August 2013. The shimmery pop perfection that is Stars Dance never got a third single despite selling well and rumors began to swirl that the 21-year-old was shopping for new management and even a new label. (The former turned out to be true, there’s still no word on the latter).

Given all these developments, fans were happily surprised when Ryan Seacrest revealed that Sel has a new song/video on the way in a recent radio segment about Kim Kardashian‘s wedding. “I saw Selena the other night and she’s got a big new song coming out and a really cool video,” he said. But here’s where it gets really interesting. “The video will get people  talking about whether or not it’s about she and Justin [Bieber]“.

Could this be a belated Stars Dance single or the lead single from Selena’s next LP? Ryan doesn’t mention Justin singing on the song, so it’s probably not their long hoped-for duet. Listen to the radio mogul spill the beans about the diva’s next move after the jump. He starts talking about Sel at the 2:35 minute mark. More »

Ariana Grande To Debut “Problem” Live At The Radio Disney Music Awards

Apr 17th, 2014 // Comment
Ariana On A Bike
Ariana Grande poses sexily on a motorbike. Read More »

This Twitter exchange between Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea would lead one to believe that the ladies are collaborating on something that’s about to drop very soon. But while that’s all up for speculation, we do know a few concrete details: Grande’s new single is called “Problem,” and now she’s confirmed, via a tweet, that she’ll perform the song live at the Radio Disney Music Awards, on April 27. Following that, Ariana tweeted that “Problem” will be made available on iTunes at midnight the same night.

Grande stands to win at the Radio Disney blowout in the Breakout Artist Of The Year and Most Talked About Artist categories. (I know — such a shame she missed out on a nod for Best Song To Rock Out To With Your BFF, because #legitcredibility.) Other confirmed performers set to hit the stage include Becky G, Fifth Harmony and Austin Mahone.

Will Iggy make a surprise cameo during Ariana’s shining moment? Dare to dream, dear Disney kiddies. Until then, check out Grande’s Twitter updates on “Problem” below. More »