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SZA Releases “Sobriety”: Listen To The Powerful Track

By: Bianca Gracie // November 19, 2014
SZA is back with a new song, and this time the singer is revealing herself more than ever. Titled "Sobriety," the Thundercat/Love Dragon/Chris Calor-produced cut is a moody R&B downtempo with quite vulnerable lyrics: "I can't stay sober/I'm just trying to stay alive" and "My daddy still can't stand me." "Sobriety" is reportedly a taste of what i… More »


Mary J. Blige Is “Not Loving You”: Listen To ‘The London Sessions’ Track

By: Bianca Gracie // November 18, 2014
Mary J. Blige shows her more vulnerable side on the latest The London Sessions cut, "Not Loving You." Co-written alongside Sam Smith and Jason Napier, the singer pours her heart out on the minimal yet emotive piano-led ballad. The subtleMore »


Pusha T Releases “Lunch Money”: Listen To The Kanye West-Produced Track

By: Bianca Gracie // November 18, 2014
Pusha T has been laying low over the past few months, but now the rapper has dropped a new track out of nowhere — "Lunch Money." Produced by fellow G.O.O.D. Music labelmate and frequent collaborator Kanye West, the track has a weirdly bubbling, underwater sound that is laid underneath Pusha's always-menacing flow: "This is crime More »


Clean Bandit’s “Show Me Love”: Listen To Their Cover Of The Robin S House Classic

By: Robbie Daw // November 18, 2014
Today sees the re-release of Clean Bandit's debut album New Eyes, and with it comes three new-ish songs from the British classical/house quartet. First up is "Real Love," a new collaboration (and Clean Bandit's current single) with "Rather Be" singer Jess Glynne. Another new track called "Stronger" has been added to the album,… More »


Kylie Minogue Debuts ‘Sleepwalker’ Mini-Film: Watch

By: Bradley Stern // November 18, 2014
The glimmering, glamorous Mizz Kylie Minogue has been teasing us with the promise of a mini-film called Sleepwalker ever since she first surprised us with those four Fernando Garibay tracks just before kicking off her Kiss Me Once Tour. Today, the Sloggi-produced short has finally made its debut on Vogue UK. With chic… More »


Roses & Revolutions’ “It’s Christmas Time”: Idolator Premiere

By: Bianca Gracie // November 18, 2014
With the weather's temperature dropping and the year's end just around the corner, it is the perfect time to bask in the holiday spirit. Today (November 18), we at Idolator are premiering a song from Roses & Revolutions that will do just that! Called "It's Christmas Time," the tune strays away from the typically upbeat (and… More »


Usher’s “Clueless” Track Is Here Without A Cereal Box Purchase: Listen

By: Bianca Gracie // November 17, 2014
Usher's new single "Clueless" was supposed to be a promotional track hidden inside special boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios at Walmart, which is definitely one of the oddest marketing tools in recent months! Well, now you don't have to fret about tearing up endless cereal boxes to find the download link — "Clueless" has now… More »


Iggy Azalea & Jennifer Hudson Team Up On “Trouble”: Listen To The ‘Reclassified’ Snippet

By: Bianca Gracie // November 17, 2014
Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Hudson are back again with another collaboration — this time for the rapper's track "Trouble," off the upcoming Reclassified LP. The brief snippet uploaded on Youtube finds the "BegMore »


Charli XCX’s “Gold Coins”: Listen To The ‘Sucker’ Track

By: Bianca Gracie // November 17, 2014
Ahead of her forthcoming Sucker LP releaseCharli XCX has shared a new track off the album. Titled "Gold Coins," the track is a grainy, rock-tinged tune that pops with bright sound effects and a fuzzy electronic guitar riff. The tune wa… More »


K. Michelle Premieres ‘Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?’ Ballad, “How Do You Know?”: Listen

By: Bradley Stern // November 17, 2014
K. Michelle is having trouble moving on with her latest ballad. The former Love & Hip Hop starlet-turned-R&B superstar has supplied us with several cuts off of her forthcoming record Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?, including lead single "Love 'Em All" and "Maybe I Should Call." For her third serving from the LP,… More »


Paradise Fears’ “Who We Were With”: Idolator Premiere

By: Robbie Daw // November 17, 2014
Following the release(s) of their debut album Battle Scars, South Dakota alt-pop band Paradise Fears signed with  the DigSin label and are prepping a new album for 2015. Ahead of that, the quintet will release soaring new single "Who We Were With," a song that lyrically peels away our starry-eyed ideals about love and present… More »


Empathy Test’s “Holding On”: Idolator Premiere

By: Robbie Daw // November 17, 2014
Empathy Test are a synth-savvy duo out of London who are set to release their second EP, Throwing Stones, soon on Brooklyn label Stars & Letters Records. Ahead of that, Idolator is premiering the pair's track "Holding On," which features icy keyboards and a beat straight out of 1983 courtesy of band member Adam Relf,… More »


Nick Celino Debuts With “Drowned”: Idolator Premiere

By: Bradley Stern // November 17, 2014
You might already be familiar with 19-year-old Newcastle-based singer-songwriter Nick Celino from his stint as a semi-finalist on Britain's Got Talent. After all, he's kind of hard to forget with that hair. And that voice! Today (November 17), backed by radio support from BBC's Radio 1 & 2, the singer is now making hi… More »


Fifth Harmony Cover “All I Want For Christmas Is You” & Meghan Trainor Sings “I’ll Be Home” On Epic Records’ Christmas EP: Listen

By: Bianca Gracie // November 17, 2014
There are still approximately five weeks until Christmas, but Fifth Harmony and Meghan Trainor are here now to put you in the holiday spirit! As part of Epic Records' forthcoming EP I’ll Be Home For Christmas, the singers have… More »


One Direction’s ‘Four': Album Review

By: Jonathan Riggs // November 17, 2014
When One Direction’s Four (out today, November 17) leaked ten days before its official release date, the Internet went bonkers. The flood of tearful Tumblr posts attesting to its brilliance were pretty touching. (And not just in a click-this-Larry-Stylinson-gif-until-your-mouse-explodes kind of way, either.) In this era of music industry ennui, it was touching to… More »


Nicki Minaj Debuts “Bed Of Lies” Featuring Skylar Grey: Listen

By: Christina Lee // November 16, 2014
Nicki Minaj has two sides to her, as reenforced by her latest music. One moment, she acts ruthless as if to show that the male-dominated hip-hop industry cannot contain or intimidate her – see “Only,” featuring Chris Brown, Drake and Young Money label boss Lil Wayne,… More »


Adele Reportedly A No-Show During Band Aid 30’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” Session

By: Christina Lee // November 16, 2014
When the first version of the Band Aid collective's charity single “Do They Know It's Christmas” was recorded in 1984, the studio session became a media event in of itself. Starting at 9 a.m.,… More »


Iggy Azalea Teases Excellent Ellie Goulding Collaboration “Heavy Crown”: Cop The Latest Taste Of ‘Reclassified’

By: Mike Wass // November 14, 2014
Say what you like about Iggy Azalea but all the tracks she's shared from Reclassified — a reissue of debut LP The New Classic, due November 24 — have been pure fire. If -assisted lead single "Beg For It" and hilarious brag-anthem "Iggy SZN" ("I know you can’t stand it, just get… More »


Charli XCX & Simon Le Bon Collaborate On “Kingdom”: Listen To The ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Track

By: Bianca Gracie // November 14, 2014
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack is proving to be a stellar one, and the latest tune released from the compilation is "Kingdom" — a collaboration between Charli XCX and Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon. For the song, the rowdy More »


A*Base’s “Never Gonna Say I’m Sorry”: Watch The Lyric Video For Their Shiny Ace Of Base Cover

By: Robbie Daw // November 14, 2014
Earlier this week we informed you that Stockholm had deployed a teenage Ace Of Base tribute band, much like A*Teens at the turn of the millennium, called A*Base. Today the first reveal of what's in store arrives in the form of "Never Gonna Say I'm Sorry," a cover of AOB's third single off 1995… More »


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