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  • Ryal
    In The hear it here Aug 26, 2014 EDT

    [Premiere] Ryal Goes Disco-Pop With Debut Single 'City Lives'

    After her band Strip Darling went on a self-prescribed hiatus roughly two years after their debut LP, singer Jacque Ryal was inspired to write a plethora of pop songs at her home base, The Music Building, the historic rehearsal studio where Madonna got her start. "It was time to stop, break musical habits, redefine what I want," she said in a statement. "It is time to reinvent, dance, wear pink lipstick and use hairspray again." Out of this desire, Ryal was born -- her eponymous story of self-discovery and finding one's own rhythm.

  • The Simpsons
    In The Rock Aug 22, 2014 EDT

    7 Artists Influenced By The Simpsons

    To celebrate FXX's massive "Every Simpsons Ever" marathon, which I will be watching as much of as I possibly can, I've compiled a list of some artists who have been influenced by The Simpsons in some way, whether it's through their band name, a song title, or even the name of their home studio.

  • 'Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey'
    In The Classical Aug 25, 2014 EDT

    Emmys 2014: Music Times Judges The Nominees for Original Main Title Theme

    Most of this weekend's music media attention went toward the Video Music Awards but Monday night's Emmys feature a few musical categories of their own. Music Times checks out all of the contenders for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music and checking our results against what the Emmys opted for.


  • Kim Kardashian Gave Rita Ora The Cold Shoulder At The VMAs

  • T.I. Takes Shots At Floyd Mayweather

  • Chris Brown Could Possibly Strike Plea Deal

  • Gucci Mane Releases 'I Am Trap' Mixtape

  • Afroman Toking A New Approach to Marijuana Use 13 Years after 'Because I Got High'

  • Lil Wayne Brings 2 Chainz Out During 'Drake vs. Lil' Wayne' Atlanta Stop

  • Lil' Debbie Challenges Iggy Azalea

  • YG Cancels Australian Tour Following Missed Washington Show

  • Prince Releases Two New Songs: 'U KNOW' And 'WHITECAPS' [LISTEN]

  • Cee-Lo Green Attempts To Define Rape

  • Mary J. Blige Announces 'London Sessions LP' Featuring Sam Smith, Others

  • Bloc Party's Kele Okereke Shuts Down Hopes Of 'Silent Alarm' Anniversary Tour

  • Stream Justin Townes Earle New Album 'Single Mothers' Before September 9 Release Date

  • Britney Spears Confirms David Lucado Cheated at Las Vegas Piece Of Me Show

  • Royal Blood Top UK Album Chart with Debut Album, Kate Bush Breaks Records Thanks to Live Shows

  • Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross Married: Musical Couple Tied the Knot at Diana Ross' Connecticut Estate

  • Stream Ryan Adams' Self-Titled New Album Before September 9 Release Date

  • WATCH: Maroon 5 Perform 'Maps,' 'One More Night' on 'Today', Adam Levine Teases 'Majorly Large' Tour 2014

  • Drake's OVO Sound Adds ILOVEMAKONNEN To Roster Following 'Tuesday' Remix [VIDEO]

  • Ariana Grande, Victoria Justice Deny Nude Photos in Massive Celebrity iCloud Leak

  • 8 Band Names Inspired By Other Artist's Names

  • Britney Spears Writes Letter To Fan

  • Weezer: 'Being Locked Up With Our Fans' On Cruises Inspired New Album

  • 6 Artists Who Debuted With Double Albums

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    In The Hip Hop/R&B Aug 31, 2014 EDT

    Cee-Lo Green Pleads No Contest To Sharing Ecstasy

    Cee-Lo Green has pled no contest to sharing ecstasy with a woman in 2012 after accusations that he slipped the drug in her drink at a bar in Los Angeles.Read more »

    In The Hip Hop/R&B Aug 31, 2014 EDT

    J. Cole Performs Michael Brown Tribute 'Be Free' At Made In America [WATCH]

    Playing live for the first time since Aug. 2 in Montreal, Cole opened his set with "Be Free," his tribute to Feguson, Mo., teenager Michael Brown.Read more »

    In The Pop Aug 31, 2014 EDT

    Made In America Day 2 Live Stream: Watch Kanye West, Kings of Leon, John Mayer And More

    Jay Z's Made In America Festival finishes up on Sunday in two locations: Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Kanye West flew across the country to play L.A. after headlining Saturday night's Philly show.Read more »

    In The Rock Aug 31, 2014 EDT

    Arcade Fire Reflektor Tour Recap: 68 Different Songs, Including 36 Covers

    The band's Reflektor tour finally wrapped up on Saturday night in Montreal, where they continued their tour-long tradition of playing music made by hometown artists.Read more »

    In The Hip Hop/R&B Aug 31, 2014 EDT

    Kanye West Made In America Night One: Philadelphia [WATCH]

    Several artists helped make Day One of Philadelphia's Made In America festival a success, but let's be real: Most people were waiting all day for Kanye West.Read more »

    In The Trending News Aug 31, 2014 EDT

    Your CD Collection is Rotting: Library of Congress Research Suggests Format Is In Trouble (Hint: Go Vinyl)

    Time has proven that CD's aren't nearly as hardy as we would've liked to believe, and researchers fear that less popular genres such as classical and world music discs might not survive as a result.Read more »

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