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10 Artists Who’ve Found “Glory” In Pop: From Britney Spears To Adele To Lady Gaga

Robbie Daw | August 3, 2016 - 2:36 pm

Hallelujah! More »


Watch Beyoncé, Rihanna, Chance The Rapper & More In ’23 Ways You Can Be Killed If You Are Black In America’

Carl Williott | July 13, 2016 - 2:29 pm

Dozens of stars get together for this devastating video. More »


Nicki Minaj, Eve, Common & Ice Cube Star In ‘Barbershop 3′: Watch A Sneak Peek

Bianca Gracie | June 9, 2015 - 8:11 am

The latest film in the franchise will hit theaters next year! More »



Azealia Banks To Star In RZA’s ‘Coco’ As Titular Struggle Rapper

Carl Williott | May 27, 2015 - 9:07 am

Banks lands her first film role. More »


One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson Starts His Own Record Label: Morning Mix

Christina Lee | April 20, 2015 - 5:00 am

Plus: Nicki Minaj teases a Nike collaboration, and Nile Rodgers tells a legendary story about Diana Ross. Be sure to also see which artists are performing on TV today. More »


Jessie J To Co-Host 2015 MTV Movie Awards With Kelly Osbourne: Morning Mix

Bianca Gracie | April 10, 2015 - 5:00 am

Plus Kanye West Common to star in a Spike Lee film! Also see what artists will be performing on TV today. More »



Common Talks Oscar Win On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’: Watch

Bianca Gracie | February 27, 2015 - 1:06 pm

Find out why the rapper didn’t give Oprah a high five at the ceremony! More »


Ibrawlator: Which 2015 Academy Awards Performance Was The Best?

Bradley Stern | February 23, 2015 - 1:03 pm

Critics have been weighing in all morning, but we want to know: Which Oscars performance do you think was the most impressive overall? It’s time now to watch all of the performances below and place your vote. More »


Lady Gaga, Sia, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez And More Attend The 2015 Vanity Fair Oscars Party (PHOTOS)

Bradley Stern | February 23, 2015 - 7:32 am

While it might have been film’s big moment to shine over the weekend during the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony, a whole bunch of our very pop stars turned out to dazzle on the red carpet as well. Check out the gallery! More »



Academy Awards 2015: John Legend & Common Win Best Original Song Oscar, Perform “Glory”

Robbie Daw | February 23, 2015 - 5:11 am

It didn’t take a genius to predict that John Legend and Common’s moving “Glory,” from the motion picture Selma, would win the Best Original Song award at the 87th annual Academy Awards. More »


Academy Awards 2015: Tegan And Sara, Zendaya, Common, Diane Warren & Others Hit The Oscars Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Robbie Daw | February 22, 2015 - 4:28 pm

Flip through our gallery of the singers, songwriters and music-related personalities who made their way down the red carpet at this year’s Oscars ceremony! More »


Academy Awards 2015: Who Will Win The Oscar For Best Original Song This Weekend?

Mike Wood | February 20, 2015 - 6:40 am

Today we’re breaking down the Academy Award nominees for you in the category of Best Original Song by taking a closer look at each track, ahead of the Oscars this Sunday (February 22). More »



Beyonce To Introduce Common & John Legend’s Grammy Performance With Gospel Song

Mike Wass | February 4, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Beyonce is going to take the Grammys to church. The game-changing diva will introduce Common and John Legend’s “Glory” performance with a gospel anthem. Prepare to be touched by the holy ghost!  More »


The Frisky Closely Analyzes Meghan Trainor’s “Dear Future Husband”: Morning Mix

Bianca Gracie | January 22, 2015 - 5:30 am

Did You Hear?

:: Meghan Trainor’s tunes come with a bold statement, as seen with “All About That Bass” and “Lips Are Movin.” So our friends over at The Frisky took it upon themselves to dig deeper into the true meaning behind the singer’s work. Their song of choice? Title’s “DearMore »


Pharrell, Usher, Sam Smith, John Legend And More Added To Grammy Awards Performance Line-Up

Bradley Stern | January 21, 2015 - 10:23 am

The 2015 Grammy Awards just keep getting bigger and bigger!

Following the confirmation of Madonna’s return to the Grammys stage, as well as Ariana Grande, AC/DC and Ed Sheeran, the Grammy Awards have announced a string of new performers on Twitter this morning.

Sam Smith, Pharrell, Usher,… More »



2015 Oscar Nominations: John Legend, Rita Ora, Adam Levine Songs Up For Academy Awards

Robbie Daw | January 15, 2015 - 7:05 am

On Sunday (January 11), John Legend and Common’s “Glory,” a soundtrack contribution to the film Selma, won the Best Original Song award at the Golden Globes. Less than a week later, the two gents have found themselves nominated yet again, this time for an Academy Award.

Altogether, five songs… More »


John Legend And Common Debut Video For Golden Globe-Winning “Glory”: Watch

Bradley Stern | January 13, 2015 - 8:02 am

On Sunday night, John Legend and Common beat out pop acts like Lana Del Rey, Sia, Patti Smith and Lorde in the Best Original Song category for their song “Glory” from the critically acclaimed film, Selma.

And to keep the momentum going strong, the two superstars just premiered the… More »


Kanye West’s Epic 2005 ‘Tim Westwood’ Freestyle Surfaces: Watch

Christina Lee | May 25, 2013 - 8:08 am

For kicks, BBC Radio 1’s Tim Westwood has revealed a 2005 Kanye West freestyle set to the Game’s “Dreams,” Jay-Z’s “Encore” and Common’s “The Corner,” rap hits that West produced himself. West had just released his sophomore album Late Registration, but as his freestyle shows, he’s long known exactly what he wanted to achieve with… More »



Justin Bieber Surpasses Lady Gaga As Most-Followed Person On Twitter: Morning Mix

Carl Williott | January 23, 2013 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Justin Bieber is now King of Twitter. Lady Gaga, who had 33,342,798 followers as of Tuesday evening, has ceded the throne (unwillingly, we’re assuming) now that Biebz has tallied 33,356,465 followers. [Reuters, because, news?]

:: Common says the Cruel Winter rumors are a load of bunk. “I don’t think… More »


Election 2012: Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Pink & Others Tweet On Election Day

Robbie Daw | November 6, 2012 - 9:42 am

Election Day is finally here, pop fans, and if you’re 18 and over, it’s time to get out there and hit the polls. If you won’t listen to us on that matter, perhaps you’ll adhere the advice of your favorite artists like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Katy Perry and Pink, who have… More »


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