Kanye West’s ‘The Life Of Pablo’ Tops Album Chart With Low Sales, Decent Streams

Robbie Daw | April 11, 2016 - 11:24 am

Pablo finally arrives on the main album chart, but with a whimper. More »

The 50 Best Pop Singles Of 1995 (Featuring New Interviews With Alanis Morissette, Garbage, Kylie Minogue, Monica, Ace Of Base & More!)

Robbie Daw | December 9, 2015 - 8:22 am

We revisit and rank the 50 best hits from the year 1995, plus interview artists like Alanis Morissette, Garbage, Monica, Kylie Minogue, Seal, Saint Etienne, Ace Of Base and more in the process. More »

A Kanye West x Weezer Mashup Album Exists: Stream ‘Yeezer’

Carl Williott | October 6, 2015 - 10:14 am

Could this be ‘The Grey Album’ for the Kanye generation? More »

The 50 Best Pop Singles Of 1994 (Featuring New Interviews With Ace Of Base, TLC, Lisa Loeb, Real McCoy & Haddaway)

Robbie Daw | November 20, 2014 - 6:39 am

As 2014 draws to a close, one thing that stands out the most about this year is the huge wave of artists who broke international barriers and crossed over into our pop music consciousness. And we’re not just talking about the UK, where Disclosure, Sam Smith, Charli XCX, Ella Henderson and Clean Bandit hail from… More »

Miley Cyrus Is Rumored (Again) To Be Dating Mike WiLL Made It: Morning Mix

Christina Lee | July 10, 2014 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Miley Cyrus has been dating producer Mike WiLL Made It for nine months, according to multiple (unnamed) sources. The two have been rumored to be seeing each other since Bangerz lead single “We Can’t Stop” dominated radio, though they’ve maintained that they’re just friends. [Us Weekly]

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Justin Bieber Briefly Covers Usher’s “Climax”: Morning Mix

Becky Bain | June 29, 2012 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Justin Bieber can “Climax” really well, it turns out. The pop star busted out his falsetto to cover his mentor Usher’s Looking 4 Myself single during a sit-down with KIIS FM. [Vulture]

:: R. Kelly was forced to cancel a series of promotional appearances and a book launch party… More »

Former Weezer Bassist Found Dead — Morning Mix

Becky Bain | October 10, 2011 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Weezer’s former bassist Mikey Welsh, who performed with the band from 1998 to 2001, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room on Saturday. Authorities suspect narcotics were involved in his death. A message on Weezer’s website called Welsh “a unique talent, a deeply loving friend and father, and… More »

Hear OK Go, Weezer And Hayley Williams Pay Homage To The Muppets

Erika Brooks Adickman | August 16, 2011 - 5:04 pm

It’s time to play the music — of the Muppets cover compilation The Green Album, that is. As we’ve previously mentioned, the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational LP won’t be hitting stores until next Tuesday August 23. However, you can preview every track, including OK Go’s “Muppet Show Theme” and the “Rainbow Connection” collaboration… More »

The Morning Mix: Beyonce Is Not Interested In Hit Singles

Idolator Staff | July 27, 2011 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Hit singles are not a priority for Beyonce at the moment. Apparently, the VMA-snubbed superstar is more interested in reviving the sweet soul music she grew up listening to. [Hip-Hop Wired]

:: Anthony Kiedis wants the world to know he cried while watching Justin Bieber’s… More »

The Morning Mix: Demi Lovato Rockets To #1 On iTunes

Idolator Staff | July 13, 2011 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Demi Lovato has bounced back bigger and better than ever with her Toby Gad-produced comeback single “Skyscraper” soaring all the way to number one on iTunes in less than 24 hours. [Music & Lyrics]

:: Adam Lambert’s favorite jamming partner Nikka Costa has unveiled the video… More »

Hayley Williams, Weezer, OK Go & More Cover The Muppets On ‘The Green Album’

Becky Bain | June 24, 2011 - 2:18 pm

Jason Segel’s upcoming The Muppets is said to host a handful of cameos from pop artists (such as Lady Gaga and Katy Perry), but it’s the film’s tribute compilation that has us really humming. Muppets: The Green Album features 12 songs originally performed by the furry cast of characters, reinterpreted by the likes of OK… More »

The Best Cover Art Of 2010 (PHOTOS)

Becky Bain | December 22, 2010 - 8:00 am

We’ve been a bit moody this week, detailing the major fails of pop music in 2010 — which includes these 10 terrible album covers. We don’t want to be an office full of Scrooges so close to Christmas, though, so we decided to focus on the positive and pick what we thought were the 10… More »

Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison And More Tribute ‘Rocky Horror’ (PHOTOS)

Erika Brooks Adickman | October 29, 2010 - 1:49 pm

Last night, a star-studded cast took the stage at L.A.’s Wiltern Theater to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of The Rocky Horror Picture Show with a live tribute show. Recast in the musical’s infamous roles were Glee’s Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison (playing Brad and Janet), Danny Devito, Jack Nicholson, the poisonous Nicole Scherzinger, Julian McMahon as Dr. More »

The Morning Mix: Kanye And Jay-Z Upgrade Their EP To An LP

Becky Bain | October 27, 2010 - 5:35 am

Did You Hear?

:: Kanye West and Jay-Z’s planned 5-song EP, Watch The Throne, will now be full-length. They’ll be hitting the south of France in a few weeks to record. Stop rubbing your awesome life in all our faces, guys. [EW Music Mix]

:: E! News is reporting that Mariah… More »

The Morning Mix: Weezer Wants $20 Mil To Break Up

Becky Bain | October 7, 2010 - 5:32 am

Did You Hear?

:: Weezer responds to the dude trying to break them up for the small price of $10 million. Tweets the band’s drummer Patrick Wilson: “if they can make it 20, we’ll do the ‘deluxe breakup’!” [EW Music Mix]

:: Check out Jane Lynch’s Saturday Night Live promo. She’s… More »

Weezer Offered $10 Million To Break Up

Becky Bain | October 5, 2010 - 5:19 pm

A Seattle resident named James Burns says he hopes to raise $10 million in an online campaign to offer Weezer to break up and stop recording music. “I am tired of my friends being disappointed year after year,” he writes. “I am tired of endless whimsical cutesy album covers and music videos.”  Most confounding is… More »

The Morning Mix: Chris Brown Enlists Kanye And Drake For “Deuces” Remix

Becky Bain | September 29, 2010 - 5:23 am

Did You Hear?

:: Chris Brown is readying a “Deuces” remix with no less than Fabolous, T.I., Drake, Kanye West, and André 3000 on the bill. Wow! [Rap-Up]

:: Weezer is reissuing their second album, Pinkerton, with a second disc full of B-sides, live performances and unreleased tracks. Yeah! [Spinner]
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Weezer Play A Secret Show In L.A. — With A Guest Appearance By Hurley!

Becky Bain | September 22, 2010 - 1:47 pm

In celebration of their album Hurley debuting in the Top 10 on the Billboard Top 200 (#6 to be precise), Weezer played an Axe-sponsored secret show in Hollywood last night, and the muse behind their tongue-in-cheek cover art joined the band on the red carpet, as well as on stage for a song. Jump below… More »

Linkin Park And Bruno Mars Control The Album, Singles Charts

Robbie Daw | September 22, 2010 - 10:55 am

Sara Bareilles not only got bumped off the #1 position on the Billboard Top 200 album chart, her sophomore effort Kaleidoscope Heart slid all the way down to #12. Chalk it up to the one-two punch of Linkin Park’s A Thousand Suns and Trey Songz’s Passion, Pain & Pleasure—which capture the top two spots on… More »

The Morning Mix: Freddie Mercury To Be Played By… Borat?!

Becky Bain | September 17, 2010 - 5:57 am

Did You Hear?

:: Comedian/actor/mankini swimsuit suspender thong model Sacha Baron Cohen has signed on to play Freddie Mercury in a big-screen biopic of the Queen frontman’s life. As Borat would say, “Very nice!” (And as Brüno would say… well, we probably can’t post anything Brüno would say.) [Vulture]

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