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Lady Gaga Paints For ‘Alan Carr: Chatty Man’: Watch

Christina Lee | December 7, 2013 - 8:57 am

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 wantMore »


Whatcha Say: Britney Spears And Carrie Underwood In ‘The Sound Of Music’ Got Our Readers Talking

Bradley Stern | December 6, 2013 - 5:30 pm

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 SpearsMore »


Christmas Playlist: 19 Pop Songs Of Winter, Lights, Mistletoe And Sleighs!

Idolator Staff | December 5, 2013 - 5:28 am

The turkey leftovers have been cleared out, the tree is up and we’re feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of cards that need to be dropped in the mail this month. A good excuse to procrastinate on the latter: We decided that no website is complete at this time of year without a festive playlist,… More »



Syron Gets Sexy In “Colour Me In” Video: Watch

Carl Williott | December 2, 2013 - 12:10 pm

While we were drowning in a sea of gravy and cheap scotch over Thanksgiving weekend, it looks like Syron was studying up on Rihanna’s recent style choices, as the British about-to-pop singer unleashed a new video and new ‘do.

From the first few seconds of her “Colour Me In” video, it’s clear this is a revamped Syron we’re… More »


Selena Gomez Performs Thanksgiving Day Halftime Show For Dallas Cowboys: Watch

Christina Lee | November 30, 2013 - 8:09 am

“Dallas, it feels so good to be home,” Selena Gomez said at the Cowboys Stadium in Dallas on Thanksgiving. Just a day after she wrapped her world tour, the Stars Dance diva headed to her hometown for a flashy halftime performance.

Backed by a live band, a dance troupe and cheerleaders, she shimmied,… More »


Ariana Grande, Austin Mahone, Fifth Harmony & More Perform At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: Watch

Christina Lee | November 29, 2013 - 8:59 am

Thanksgiving may bring family and friends together, but odd pairings dominated the floats shown at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Fifth Harmony sang their new single “Better Together” on one sponsored by Goldfish Crackers, while Fall Out Boy performed “Alone Together” nearby the cast of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Meanwhile Ariana Grande riffed on Wham!‘s “Last Christmas” More »



‘The Voice’: Ellie Goulding Belts Out “Burn,” Cee Lo Loses His Last Team Member

Caila Ball-Dionne | November 27, 2013 - 5:25 am

Ah, the power of The Voice. In a poll released Tuesday, 31% of Americans revealed that they would like to share Thanksgiving dinner with Blake Shelton and Adam Levine. That famed bromance even put the coaches ahead of the first family, which is really saying something. No comment was to be made by Christina AguileraMore »


The Beatles, Madonna, Eminem & More Contribute To ‘Songs For The Philippines’: See The Tracklist

Christina Lee | November 26, 2013 - 10:07 am

Warner Music, Universal and Sony have teamed up for Songs for the Philippines, a 39-song compilation made in efforts to raise money for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Songs by The Beatles, including a remastered version of “Across The Universe,” open and close the generations-spanning pop album.

Other classic hits featured on Songs include… More »


Demi Lovato Hits The Club In “Neon Lights” Video: Watch

Sam Lansky | November 21, 2013 - 9:38 am

Demi Lovato has been teasing her “Neon Lights” video all week, and now that the clip is finally here, it’s nice to see that it doesn’t disappoint — not one bit. (It’s probably my favorite Demi video to date, aside from the peerless, wrenching visual for “Skyscraper.”)

Featuring a blue-haired Demetria in various darkened… More »



Kanye West Will Debut His “Bound 2″ Video (Starring Kim Kardashian, Maybe) On ‘Ellen’ (No, Really)

Christina Lee | November 17, 2013 - 9:36 am

Kanye West makes for an unusual guest on talk shows, because of his loud candor but also the cognitive dissonance between how he appears on a couch and portrays himself in Yeezus. In the album he’s anti-pop if not anti-establishment, as he snarls through certain lines, imagines himself pillaging through the Hamptons and demands thatMore »


Whatcha Say: Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey & Christina Aguilera Got Our Readers Talking

Bradley Stern | November 15, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Happy ARTPOP Week! Yes, this week was full o’ Miss Lady Gaga: From her crazy #ARTRAVE release party in New York, to the official release of ARTPOP (check out our review!), to her candid interview with Howard Stern, it was all about Mother Monster’s Reverse Warholian Expedition.

But that’s not all — there… More »


Lady Gaga’s “Dope” Hits The Web Early: Listen

Christina Lee | November 3, 2013 - 9:52 am

Lady Gaga has toyed with nudity — and revealed a wide range of influences, from Botticelli to Juvenile — in the months leading up to the release of new album ARTPOP. She finds yet another compelling way to strip herself down in the album’s final buzz single, “Dope.”

Like other album tracks, “Dope” is… More »



Britney Spears’ “Perfume”: Preview The ‘Britney Jean’ Ballad

Christina Lee | November 3, 2013 - 9:04 am

Britney Spears will debut her next single “Perfume” today (November 3) at 6 p.m. EST on Facebook. Meanwhile, a leaked snippet helps to show exactly why it’s significant to Spears.

“Perfume” is a song that wrestles with the possibility of an ex moving on to another woman. On paper, Spears’ chorus ends on… More »


Kanye West & Kim Kardashian File Lawsuit Over Leaked Engagement Video

Sam Lansky | November 1, 2013 - 9:04 am

Stars — they really are just like us. How many times have you found yourself in this situation — am I right, ladies? Yes, down-to-earth, normal human people Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have filed a lawsuit against a gentleman by the name of Chad Hurley for leaking video footage of their marriage proposal.

It’s a bit nastier than just that,… More »


Cady Groves Releases New Track “Take My Hand”: Listen

Sam Lansky | October 24, 2013 - 10:21 am

“Forget You” songstress and perpetually underrated pop star Cady Groves released a new song yesterday called “Take My Hand,” and it’s a stunner: A midtempo ballad with acoustic guitar, a skittering backbeat and an emotional vocal delivery from Cady. Produced by Kevin Rudolf (Selena Gomez, Nelly Furtado), the track was written in honor of Groves’ brother Casey, who passed… More »



Say Lou Lou Get Even Dreamier On “Better In The Dark”: Listen

Sam Lansky | October 22, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Swedish-Australian songstresses Say Lou Lou are one of those rare pop acts that don’t seem to be capable of releasing anything subpar: Each song is a pristine little pop gem, with perfectly dreamy production that swirls around their high, frosty vocals.

Their latest effort, then, is just par for the course, following up their geniusMore »


M.I.A. Previews ‘Matangi’ Track “Y.A.L.A. (You Always Live Again)”: Listen

Carl Williott | October 16, 2013 - 12:14 pm

M.I.A. has twisted the Credo That Drake Built for her Matangi track “Y.A.L.A” (as in, “You Always Live Again”) which is a sly, if nonsensical, twist on the “You only live once” rallying cry of Generation Y.O.L.O. Maya posted a preview of the song on her Soundcloud, accompanied by the tweet, “If you only live… More »


Tegan & Sara’s “Shudder To Think”: Hear The Shimmering B-Side

Sam Lansky | October 15, 2013 - 10:59 am

Tegan And Sara made one of the best pop records of the year with their impeccable Heartthrob — its only shortcoming was that it was too short — which is why their new song, “Shudder To Think,” serves as such an excellent bonus. A b-side taken from the soundtrack for the upcoming Matthew McConaghuey vehicle The Dallas Buyers Club, the song features… More »



The Wanted Bring High Drama In “Show Me Love (America)” Video: Watch

Sam Lansky | October 14, 2013 - 9:03 am

Here are the highlights of the video for The Wanted’s new single “Show Me Love (America)”Max George in a police uniform. Got it? Good — we’re all clear.

No, but really! The boys of The Wanted are back with a new visual for their latest single, a big, swooning orchestral number, and the black-and-white video… More »


Justin Bieber Accused Of Throwing Punches At Korean Nightclub For Not Playing Rap

Christina Lee | October 13, 2013 - 9:13 am

Justin Bieber has made known to #Beliebers that he loves hip-hop, through photos, video selfies, appearances and (actually pretty great) bonafide collaborations. According to famed house DJ Michael Woods, Bieber’s love for such music may have inspired his latest nightclub scuffle.

On October 10, Woods launched an Asian tour at Seoul nightclub The… More »


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