Glastonbury, usually a muddy affair was blessed with sunshine and a heavy dose of Dolly Parton
this year, as the country icon hit the Pyramid Stage — and subsequently drew the largest crowd of the 2014 festival — on Sunday. From "Jolene" to "9 To 5," Parton left no big hit unturned. Before her set, … More »
If there's one rising UK girl group we're banking on to break into the US market next, it's Neon Jungle.
The fab foursome first caught our attention last summer with their rowdy, unstoppably catchy debut single "Trouble,"
followed by their explosive club cut "Braveheart"
and their very own call to arms, "Welcome
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It was a rainy night in Miami on Wednesday (June 25), but that didn't stop a massive crowd from pouring into the Sun Life Stadium to hear hit after hit after hit on opening night of Beyonce
and Jay Z
's On The Run Tour. Throughout the evening, Bey tore through chart smashes and album track … More »
Are you feeling that futbol
fever and yearning for some hot Latin fire? Well, you're in luck because Jennifer Lopez
and Mr. Worldwide Pitbull
performed their song “We Are One”
at the opening ceremony for the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Marking the official start of the sexy soccer extravaganza, Brazilian songstre … More »
's funky Song Of The Summer
was finally released in the UK this week, and it's currently sitting at the top of the country's iTunes chart. Just below the Pharrell
-produced hit on the digital retailer's singles roundup is Sam Smith
's UK chart-topper (and breakthrough US hit) "Stay With Me."
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Has Lily Allen
been drinkin', has she been drinkin'? Nah, the "Air Balloon"
songstress was likely just having a bit of laugh when she threw on a Beyonce
wig, black bra and sheer dress, stepped onto the stage at London's G-A-Y over the weekend and lip-synced to Bey's massive hit "Drunk In Love."
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Mary J. Blige
delighted fans at Coachella when she joined Disclosure
to perform her version of “F for You,”
off the UK duo's 2013 debut Settle
. Blige was hardly the only guest during the set, as young critical darlings Alunageorge
and Sam Smith
popped up as well — but
she inspired the loudest … More »
“Cruise on, motherfuckers,” Blondie
's Debbie Harry
said at Coachella, while on stage during Arcade Fire
's headlining set – one of the biggest surprises of the festival's third day. Harry joined the Montreal band on stage to duet with vocalist Regine Chassagne
for Blondie's 1978 hit “Heart of Glass,” then provide backup vocals for Arcade Fire' … More »
emerged as one half of the Neptunes
in the mid-90s, they and producer Timbaland
helped establish Virginia Beach as an unexpected Southern hip-hop capital as they revamped pop
, stripped-down sound
. They all boasted a singular vision but certainly didn't act alone, as Pharrell … More »
Yeah, it totally sucks that you can't be geographically transported from where you're sitting now to Indio, California for the annual Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival, but guess what — actually, you can
. Thanks to YouTube and, of course, festival organizers, you can stream Coachella live all weekend, staring with today's kickoff. Outkast
are … More »
You may recall that last fall Idolator premiered Plug In Stereo
's song "To Be Wanted" and the music video
. A pair-up with Megan & Liz
, the upbeat track has an undeniably catchy pop hook in its studio-recorded form. But when the act's frontman Trevor Dahl
hit up New York recently while on tour … More »
This week, news arrived that Route 94
's housey, Jess Glynne
-featuring "My Love"
— already a #1 hit in the UK — will be getting a stateside single release in April. Also, here on Idolator, we interviewed Kiesza
, singer of breakout (and equally '90s-leaning) dance hit “Hidewaway.”
So what better way to top of … More »
If you've never caught Kylie Minogue
live, then you're missing out on one of pop's most engaging entertainers. Case in point: During her recent Spotify Sessions performance, wherein the Australian songbird offered up stripped-down versions of three Kiss Me Once
tracks as well as her classic "Can't Get You Out Of My Head,"
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Surprise, Austin — indie rock god Justin Bieber
showed up for a face-melting performance of his jangle-pop jam "As Long As You Love Me"
at Scooter Braun
's Sunday Funday SXSW showcase. Actually, he led things off with the rap from "Boyfriend" — yep, the "swag, swag, swagoo" bit — before dedicating "As Long A … More »
opened his March 1 concert at Auckland, New Zealand, by covering Lorde
His solo, acoustic version contained a few choice edits -- you can call him King Bee, for one -- and would stray from the original's melody, but it also showed why he related overall to the Pure Heroine
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will tour with Rihanna
for three dates this summer, he says to XXL
and confirms on Twitter
. Naturally, this jaunt is named it after their second chart hit
together: The Monster Tour. Exact dates have yet to be announced, though Eminem reveal that they will perform in New York, … More »
are no strangers to mashing up classic '90s pop jams, as evidenced by their Corona
tour de force, "Of The Night."
And this time around the London band chose Michael Jackson
's "Earth Song" and Pulp
's "Common People" to blend together, for their BBC Live Lounge performance. With the BRIT Awards
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, a vocal supporter
of previously-imprisoned Russian band Pussy Riot
, introduced two members of the political activist group/punk-rockers at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Wednesday (February 5) night, during Amnesty International's Bringing Human Rights Home concert. Cane-wielding Madge read a handwritten speech about Pussy Riot, which started off with a jokey tone ("I'd like … More »