Since the release of their sophomore disc Ceremonials, English indie-rock band Florence + The Machine has kept very quiet about any upcoming music. But, it seems the wait is finally over, folks. Frontwoman Florence Welch confirmed to NME that they are, indeed, working on a third studio album!
At Mark Ronson’s fundraiser for the Arms Around… More »
In gearing up for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil, artists such as Shakira and Pitbull have put out their separate football-inspired anthems for this year’s festivities. Now, English songstress Lily Allen has also joined their ranks with track “Bass Like Home.” Well, unofficially, really, but could we have expected anything less from the Sheezus… More »
While there’s no doubt that R&B songstress Kelly Rowland is a total trailblazer, this time around, she’s making it readily apparent by releasing hot, new single “The Game.” Featured on the 11-track album, Pepsi Beats Of The Beautiful Game, which will include tracks from pop heavyweights such as Janelle Monae, Santigold, Don Omar and Rita Ora, this po… More »
Since recent photos officially proved that Hilary Duff has, in fact, been working with UK singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran on a brand new album, it seems only fitting that the star has announced that she’s gearing up to re-enter the world of TV since her iconic Lizzie McGuire glory days. Teaming up with the likes of Tony-Award-winning Broadway star Sutton Foster and Sex & The… More »
Last night at the World Music Awards in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Mariah Carey took home the Pop Icon Award for having the most number one singles in America, but not without reaffirming her true diva status first. Arriving four hours late, Mimi delayed the awards show as well as her own launch party for her latest… More »
Cheryl Cole has been quiet since Girls Aloud wrapped its greatest hits tour (and split) in 2013. But she doesn’t plan to be absent from music for much longer. Recently, she revealed to Hello! that she will debut a new single, “Crazy Stupid Love,” during the June 7 finale of Britain’s Got Talent. That song… More »
Ed Sheeran has rolled out another track from his forthcoming album x, again via video of an acoustic performance of the song. Like his “Take It Back” debut, this was performed in front of just a few crew members, however this rendition happened to take place in an empty Wembley Arena, making for a beautifully… More »
Rita Ora returns today with “I Will Never Let You Down,” her spankin’ new Calvin Harris-produced single that has been teased and previewed relentlessly over the past month and a half. The clip finds the UK songbird striking several glamorous poses, one of which makes it clear that Roc Nation is a fan of their… More »
Usually it’s Pitbull flying solo on the talk show circut, performing his hits without the slew of featured artists he’s worked with at this point. But this time around, Enrique Iglesias hit up Jimmy Kimmel Live to belt out current single “I’m A Freak,” sans collaborator Mr. Worldwide. The two of them will be reunited… More »
Fresh off their on-stage reunion at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, surviving Beatles members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr headed to the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday (January 27) to tape the performance segments for the upcoming CBS special The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute To The Beatles. The program airs on February… More »
Did You Hear?
:: Songwriter Carole King was deemed MusiCare’s 2013 Person of the Year, and to pay tribute, Lady Gaga performed a raw rendition of the tender “You’ve Got a Friend” (above). Both King and James Taylor won Grammys for their respective version of the No. 1 hit. [AP]
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Jhene Aiko performed her Sail Out EP highlight “The Worst” last night (January 17) on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. There, the R&B singer proved that a hushed performance can speak volumes, particularly when silence from one bleeped line — “Don’t take this personal, but you ain’t shit” — only seemed to emphasize a harsher… More »
Beyonce‘s surprise fifth album Beyonce didn’t just have a monolithic debut sales week — the superstar is set to follow that up with another week at the top of the charts. Billboard projects that Beyonce will hit #1 for a second consecutive week with sales between 260,000 and 280,000 units for the sales week ending December 22, after she shifted a… More »
Well! Everyone is getting mighty festive, including country superstar and The Voice judge Blake Shelton, who has just released a cover of the Yuletide standard “Silent Night” with his old pal Sheryl Crow. The campy cover artwork aside (that outfit! That pose!), it’s a solid offering from the country king, pairing his twangy, raspy vocals with the more velvety vocal stylings of… More »
Lady Gaga stopped by Alan Carr: Chatty Man to explain ARTPOP in a way that she hadn’t before. Her task: paint a portrait of host Alan Carr, who wore nude briefs and a bowl of fruit affixed around his waist, as if it was a fanny pack. “Do what you want, do what you want… More »
Did you feel that festive feeling this week? The Christmas season is truly upon us — and now that Mariah Carey, Ariana Grande, Kelly Clarkson and Leona Lewis serenaded us at the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony, it’s really official.
But the pop releases haven’t stopped just yet! Our beloved ringleader Britney Spears… More »