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Diplo Remixes Madonna’s “Bitch I’m Madonna (feat. Nicki Minaj)” On BBC Radio 1’s ‘Diplo and Friends': Listen

By: Bradley Stern // January 20, 2015
Diplo's infamous Diplo And Friends show has been going strong for years, in which the talented superstar invites all sorts of acts to come in and show off their DJ and production skills with a curated set of some of their hottest dance tracks of the moment. And to kick off 2015 with a bang,… More »

Joey Bada$$’s ‘B4.DA.$$': Album Review

By: Carl Williott // January 20, 2015
That mysterious photo of Malia Obama in a Pro Era shirt may have flummoxed the Secret Service, but it's the latest indicator suggesting hip-hop revivalism is for the kids. The obsession with NYC's "Golden Age" of rap is no longer solely the realm of bitter, old hip-hop heads, as young New York MCs like Pro… More »

Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart': See The Tracklist Featuring Nas, Chance The Rapper And Mike Tyson

By: Christina Lee // January 19, 2015
Madonna has revealed the tracklist for Rebel Heart on iTunes. With that comes some good news: Despite the dozens of leaks and More »

TLC Announce Final Album (And Kickstarter Campaign)

By: Christina Lee // January 19, 2015
TLC will release its final album, to be funded entirely by Kickstarter, by the end of 2015. Doing so is a bold move, like when the iconic girl group used action-film style morphing in its "Waterfalls" video or creating an album, FanMail, that ultimately predicted how… More »

Nick Jonas’ “Jealous” Gets Remixed By B.o.B.: Listen

By: Christina Lee // January 17, 2015
B.o.B. lends not one, but two verses in his pop-rap crossover remix of Nick Jonas' Top 10 hit "Jealous." Throughout, the Decatur, Ga., rapper cleverly warns listeners of the woman who won him over, only to string… More »

Frank Ocean Covers The Isley Brothers’ “At Your Best (You Are Love)”: Listen

By: Christina Lee // January 17, 2015
Send Frank Ocean's new cover of "At Your Best (You Are Love)" to someone you love, immediately. The reclusive R&B singer sounds raw and vulnerable, perhaps more so than in his most revealing moments in his 2012 album channel ORANGE, as he sings the majority of the 1976 Isley Brothers song in his arresting falsetto. More »

Estelle Releases “Conqueror” Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. And ‘True Romance’ Album Sampler: Listen

By: Bradley Stern // January 16, 2015
Perfectly timed for the upcoming holiday weekend, "American Boy" songstress Estelle is honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an empowering tribute in the form of her latest single off of her forthcoming album, "Conqueror." While the song was originally released earlier in 2014, the singer has given the track a… More »

The Sounds’ “Hurt The Ones I Love (Felix Lineau Remix)”: Idolator Premiere

By: Robbie Daw // January 16, 2015
It's been over a year since The Sounds released their fifth studio LP, Weekend, but standout track "Hurt The Ones I Love" has been re-energized thanks to a brand new remix by Felix Lineau. Idolator is premiering the new version today. Like The Sounds, Lineau hails from Sweden, and here he strips out the song'… More »

DJ Mustard Remixes Beyonce’s “7/11″: Listen To The Killer Club Makeover

By: Bradley Stern // January 16, 2015
Mustard on the Bey, ho! Beyoncé blessed us with a holiday surprise in the form of her trap bop "7/11" (along with that incredible, choreography-filled homegrown video), and the song's still getting plenty of mileage in 2015. The latest form of "7/11" goodness? DJ Mustard, the hot producer responsible for crafting popular cut… More »

Madonna Releases “Living For Love” Remixes By Offer Nissim, Mike Rizzo And More: Listen

By: Bradley Stern // January 15, 2015
Good news: Now there are even more ways to start living for love with Madonna! With the Grammy Awards just a few weeks away now (where Madge recently confirmed she'll be performing, panic!), the Queen Of Pop just unloaded a whole bunch of dance floor-friendly remixes of her Rebel Heart lead single "Living… More »

Ciara’s “I Bet”: Listen To The Singer’s Breakup Ballad

By: Bianca Gracie // January 14, 2015
UPDATE: Ciara announced the title of her upcoming album, Jackie, which is named after her mother. View the tweets after the jump. Yesterday (January 13), we posted the news that Ciara's new single will drop later this month. Well, consider yourselves lucky — "I Bet"… More »

Johan Agebjörn Returns With “The Boy Who Thought It Was A Good Idea To Cry” From Upcoming Album ‘Notes': Listen

By: Robbie Daw // January 13, 2015
Swedish musician Johan Agebjörn will release new album Notes on February 10, but unlike its upbeat predecessor, 2011's Casablanca Nights, or Agebjörn's work with Sally Shapiro, this project is "a dreamy, melancholic and mostly instrumental collection of songs," Johan points out. To put it simply, don't expect the Italo-disco leanings of past tracks like "Spacer… More »

Mikky Ekko Releases New Track, “U” & Announces Spring 2015 Tour Dates With Broods

By: Bianca Gracie // January 13, 2015
Mikky Ekko has ridden the popular wave ever since "Stay," his 2012 duet with Rihanna. Three years later, the Lousiana-bred artist is finally gearing up for his long-awaited debut album release this month. We've already heard tracks like "Smile" and "Time," but a new song has just dropped —… More »

K Theory Remixes Nelly Furtado’s 2001 Hit “Turn Off The Light”: Idolator Premiere

By: Mike Wass // January 13, 2015
Rising electronic hip-hop trio K Theory recently started their own label (New Trinity Music) and are giving away a new remix — or an original — every Tuesday in 2015 to celebrate! The latest track to be overhauled by the guys is Nelly Furtado's "Turn off The Light." A top five hit i… More »

Just Kiddin’s “Thinking About It (Room8 Remix)”: Idolator Premiere

By: Robbie Daw // January 13, 2015
UK duo Just Kiddin released their house cut “Thinking About It” last fall, and you may recall that Idolator premiered the Crom & Thanh remix of the song in November. Following that, we've got another re-imagination of the track for you today, courtesy of a remix by Los Angeles pair Room8. You may have… More »

Ella Henderson’s ‘Chapter One': Album Review

By: Kathy Iandoli // January 13, 2015
There's a reason why Ella Henderson titled her debut album Chapter One (out January 13), and that's because this is just the beginning of what is shaping up to be an amazing musical novel. Henderson's project takes you on an emotional ride, fueled by the UK siren's powerful vocals. More »

Fall Out Boy’s New Song “Uma Thurman” Blends Handclaps, The ‘Munsters’ Theme & An Undeniable Chorus: Listen

By: Robbie Daw // January 12, 2015
Another new week, another new Fall Out Boy song ahead of the release of the rock band's sixth LP American Beauty/American Psycho (on January 20)...and this time they've turned out an impossibly catchy number called "Uma Thurman." Given the title and its reference to the Pulp Fiction actress, you might expect there to be… More »

Trey Songz Wants To Do It In “Slow Motion”: Listen To The New Track

By: Bianca Gracie // January 12, 2015
Trey Songz is gearing up for his "Between The Sheets Tour" with BFF Chris Brown, but he's decided to give his female fans a taste of what's to come! The R&B singer released a new track today (January 12), cheekily titled "Slow Motion." It is a sparkling mid-tempo love song that finds Songz seducing hi… More »

Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk” Gets Remixed By Benji B: Listen

By: Bianca Gracie // January 12, 2015
Mark Ronson's collaboration with Bruno Mars on the awesome "Uptown Funk" is steadily becoming the It song of 2015 (so far), and the single is already getting remix spins! The first comes from BBC Radio 1 DJ Benji B. The original track… More »

Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Special': Stream The Full Album

By: Bianca Gracie // January 12, 2015
Mark Ronson's forthcoming LP Uptown Special won't be released until tomorrow (January 13), but you can now get a taste of the funky project in full via Soundcloud. The producer/DJ's fourth studio album features lead single "Uptown Funk," which… More »

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