South By Southwest

The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 3.12.12)

Becky Bain | March 16, 2012 - 7:30 am

Last week, we had our hearts occupied by Garbage, Aaliyah, and fun. and Janelle Monae’s “We Are Young.” This week, our Hype Index finds us all abuzz about a Playboy cover, a would-be X Factor host, and a certain American Idol contestant whose criminal behavior isn’t limited to being pitchy. Plus, as you may have… More »

The Idolator Hype Index (Week Of 3.5.12)

Becky Bain | March 9, 2012 - 6:00 am

With South By Southwest right around the corner, we spent the majority of our week getting majorly pumped up for all the performers to hit Austin — particularly those at our own Pray For Pop party at the Pure Volume House. But SXSW aside, there were plenty more developments in pop to chronicle in our… More »

Crystal Bowersox, Oh Land, Miguel And More Send Postcards From SXSW

Erika Brooks Adickman | March 21, 2011 - 3:04 pm

We’re still recovering from SXSW 2011, but before we hang up our cowboy hats until next March, we want to thank everyone who Pray-ed For Pop along with us in Austin and across the globe — specifically the fans who entered our postcard contest. Below are the personal notes to our five lucky winners from CrystalMore »

Miguel Glows At Idolator’s Pray For Pop Party At SXSW

Idolator Staff | March 21, 2011 - 10:44 am

We told you we’d rally the pop faithful at our Pray For Pop party at South By Southwest, and we did: R&B trailblazer Miguel delivered a rapturous set that mixed sweaty funk with sultry balladry. The “Sure Thing” singer brought his silky blend of soul, pop and rock to the stage — along with the… More »

Kanye West To Have A G.O.O.D. Time In Austin With Kid Cudi, John Legend & More

Becky Bain | March 17, 2011 - 10:22 am

When Kanye West rolls into South By Southwest and takes the stage at the Vevo Power Station this Saturday night at 11:59 p.m., he’ll be joined by a bunch of his G.O.O.D. Music family members — John Legend, Common, Kid Cudi, Pusha T, Mr. Hudson, Cyhi The Prynce, Big Sean, and Mos Def will also make… More »

South By Southwest: Join Idolator At Our Pray For Pop Party!

Becky Bain | March 7, 2011 - 8:38 am

We’re headed to Texas, y’all! Idolator and BuzzMedia will be two-stepping to Austin later this month to join up with the music faithful at South By Southwest, Austin’s annual movie, music and tech fest. Idolator’s official Pray For Pop party goes down from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at The PureVolume House on 5th… More »