End Of An Era: Revisit All 94 Songs That Hit #1 During President Obama’s 8 Years In Office

Robbie Daw & Jonathan Riggs | January 19, 2017 - 11:02 am

Our lives will suck without you, President Obama. More »

Watch Kimbra’s Trippy “Sweet Relief” Video

Rachel Sonis | September 30, 2016 - 9:52 am

What did I just watch? More »

Great Danes And Kimbra’s “Where The Down Bit Starts” Video: Premiere

Robbie Daw | May 11, 2016 - 10:21 am

Take an emotional journey through space. More »

Miguel Hits The Studio With Skrillex & Kimbra For A Late Night Jam Session

Bianca Gracie | May 12, 2015 - 10:22 am

The singer’s next album may just dominate this summer! More »

Coachella 2015: Kimbra Wowed The Gobi Tent (12 Pics)

Mike Wass | April 10, 2015 - 7:52 pm

Kimbra delivered one of the kookiest sets on the first day (April 10) of Coachella 2015. Click through the pics up top. More »

Kimbra Performs “90’s Music” On ‘David Letterman’: Watch

Bianca Gracie | November 6, 2014 - 8:10 am

Kimbra stopped by Late Show with David Letterman last night (November 5) to perform her latest single, “90’s Music.” The New Zealand starlet donned an awesome gold tinsel coat and silver-foiled tutu dress (think Lady Gaga’s Fame era), as she sung the crazed and blippy tune.

A Youtube commenter stated that Kimbra is “all about calculated… More »

Kimbra Commissioned Artwork For Each Track On Her Album ‘The Golden Echo’: See The Images & Read Her Explanations Of Each One

Robbie Daw | September 11, 2014 - 10:19 am

In August, Grammy winner Kimbra released her sophomore LP The Golden Echo (see our review of the album here, and purchase on iTunes here). Expanding her project beyond just music, the New Zealand singer commissioned a series of artists to create artwork inspired by each song on her new album. The pieces were first shown… More »

Ibrawlator: What Was The Best Album Of August?

Bradley Stern | September 2, 2014 - 10:39 am

Each month, we’re taking a look back at the albums that piqued our pop interest, pitting them against each other and then asking you to decide which album ultimately ruled.

It’s that time again: The “Best Of” Ibrawlator for August! Last month, La Roux quietly snuck in and snatched the crown for JulyMore »

Kimbra’s ‘The Golden Echo’: Album Review

Kathy Iandoli | August 19, 2014 - 5:30 am

There is not a single person on this good Earth who didn’t, at least once, attempt to sing Kimbra’s last note on Gotye’s 2011 hit, “Somebody That I Used To Know.” You tried, you failed, and the reason why is because you’re not Kimbra.

With the release of her second album, TheMore »

Kimbra Debuts “Love In High Places” & “Nobody But You”: Listen

Christina Lee | June 10, 2014 - 10:55 am

Kimbra has announced her next album, The Golden Echo, in a big way. An hour after she revealed the cover art and tracklist, fans who pre-ordered the album received three songs in total. One is the previously released  “’90s Music,” a distorted and demented pop gem that name-checks Nirvana, Aaliyah and Mariah Carey. But the… More »

Kimbra’s ‘The Golden Echo’: See The Cover Art, Release Date & Tracklist

Robbie Daw | June 10, 2014 - 10:08 am

Grammy-winning “Somebody That I Used To Know” singer Kimbra recently returned with her altogether quirky new single “90s Music” — not to mention a cool and breezy M-Phazes remix of the song, which we premiered — and now she’s unveiling details about her sophomore album, The Golden Echo. The New Zealander’s 12-track sophomore LP has… More »

Kimbra Premieres Her Video For “90s Music”: Watch

Rachel Sonis | June 3, 2014 - 10:30 am

With the release of New Zealand songstress Kimbra’s latest synthy jam “90s Music,” naturally, we’ve all been anxiously waiting for the song’s video to finally come out. Well, here it is, and Kimbra does not disappoint.

A kaleidoscope of different images seemingly thrown randomly together, the video takes us on a trippy journey… More »

Kimbra’s “90s Music (M-Phazes Remix)”: Idolator Premiere

Robbie Daw | May 30, 2014 - 6:04 am

Earlier this month, Kimbra took a further sonic step away from her debut LP Vows and, especially, her Grammy-winning duet with Gotye, “Somebody That I Used To Know,” with the release of offbeat new track “90s Music.” (Available now at digital retailers like iTunes.) The song itself doesn’t sound much like any actual ’90s music… More »

Janelle Monae Performs “Electric Lady” On ‘The Maya Rudolph Show’ Amid Tour Cancellation: Watch

Christina Lee | May 20, 2014 - 11:04 am

Janelle Monae helped comedian Maya Rudolph debut her anticipated variety show by performing “Electric Lady,” off her 2013 album of (almost) the same name. While initial reviews for The Maya Rudolph Show have been mixed, its studio audience showed how tough it can be to resist Monae’s bonafide energy and charms. Just as on TheMore »

Kimbra Returns With Experimental Single “90s Music”: Listen To The Demented Delight

Mike Wass | May 5, 2014 - 5:25 pm

New Zealand’s original alt-pop princess Kimbra is back with the first taste of her sophomore set. And “90s Music” couldn’t be any further removed from the stripped-back earnestness of Gotye duet “Somebody That I Used To Know” — the Grammy-winning missive that propelled the then 21-year-old to worldwide fame.

Of course, that inescapable… More »

The White House Responds To Justin Bieber’s Deportation Petition: Morning Mix

Mike Wass | April 22, 2014 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: The White House has finally responded to a petition to deport Justin Bieber which attracted 273,968 signatures. In short, they refused to comment to the pop star’s case but waxed lyrical about the need for immigration reform. [E! Online]

:: Robin Thicke has a lot to celebrate. He’s rich, handsome… More »

Adele And Gotye Have Best Selling Album, Single Of 2012

Robbie Daw | January 3, 2013 - 9:57 am

Remember how Adele’s 21 and Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” were deemed to be the to-date best selling album and single, respectively, of 2012 last July? Well, both toughed it out through the end of the year and warded off all pop competitors to remain on top on Billboard’s final 2012 tallies.
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Grammy Nominations: The List Of Who’s Up For What, Including Frank Ocean, Fun. & Taylor Swift

Robbie Daw | December 5, 2012 - 7:58 pm

Once again, Taylor Swift and LL Cool J came together for a little Grammy co-hosting pomp and cheesiness — this time for The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!, which was broadcast from Nashville. Swift herself, no stranger to racking of industry nods and statues, found herself up for Record Of The Year (for her Hot 100… More »

CMJ Music Marathon 2012: 10 Emerging Acts We’re Excited To See

Carl Williott | October 12, 2012 - 5:30 am

The CMJ Music Marathon is exactly what it sounds like: a five-day free-for-all of live music. From October 16-20, hundreds of acts — some established, but most looking to make their big breakout — will descend upon New York City for the CMJ Music Marathon 2012. The event has a very solid track record —… More »

2012 MTV Video Music Awards: Who Will Win Video Of The Year?

Robbie Daw | September 6, 2012 - 12:04 pm

The day of the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards has finally arrived, and the big shebang will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight at 8 p.m. EST on MTV. For those few of you who are still clueless as to who is up for what, let us catch you up. First,… More »

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