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  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic - Mandatory Fun Album Cover
    In The Interviews Jul 14, 2014 EDT

    Q&A With 'Weird Al' Yankovic

    There has been a lot of hype over 'Weird Al' Yankovic's new album Mandatory Fun, perhaps largely due to the parodist's own Twitter account. Sitting as his 14th record, Yankovic exclusively tells Music Times it's the "best thing" he's ever done -- even behind the successes of the legendary Bad Hair Day (1996) and Alpocalypse (2011).

  • Cee Lo Green takes time to think about what he's done.
    In The Pop Jul 21, 2014 EDT

    5 'Imagine' Covers That Suck: Cee Lo Green, Avril Lavigne and More

    Eddie Vedder didn't do too bad with his cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine.' But with so many people offering their own versions of the track, there were bound to be some that didn't do it justice.

  • Rihanna
    In The Lists Jul 18, 2014 EDT

    Musicians Respond To Israel-Palestine Conflict

    With the growing conflict between Israel and Palestine, many people are turning to social media to voice their opinions, frustrations, prayers, and calls for peace. Most celebrities are keeping silent on the issue to avoid a PR nightmare by choosing sides. However, there are a few outspoken ones who have openly discussed the issue online. Some of them are simply calling for peace in general while others have chosen sides. Eddie Vedder, Rihanna, and more weigh in on the issue.

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  • YG Releases New Video

  • August Alsina Teases 'No Love (Remix)' Feat. Nicki Minaj

  • Ludacris Instagram Controversy: Photographer Angered By Use Of Photo Without Credit

  • T.I. Responds To Floyd Mayweather

  • 8 Studio Albums That Feature A Live Track

  • Radiohead New Album Update: Jonny Greenwood Has Been Emailing Thom Yorke New Songs

  • Acrassicauda Gathers Kickstarter Sources to Crowdfund Debut Album 'Gilgamesh'

  • Chris Brown Hosts Celebrity Kickball Game In L.A. For Charity [VIDEO/PHOTOS]

  • Sam Smith Stays Off Spotify and Ultimately Wins Over Lana Del Rey

  • [LISTEN] Eric Clapton Releases Audio Of ‘Cajun Moon’ & ‘Call Me The Breeze’ For JJ Cale Cover Album

  • REVIEW: Weezer Takes Fans 'Back to the Shack', Back to Rock 'N' Roll in New Single from 'Everything Will Be Alright in the End' [LISTEN]

  • Israel-Palestine Conflict: Krist Novoselic Backs Up Eddie Vedder's Anti-War Comments

  • Avicii Could Be Hosting Jon Bon Jovi, Chris Martin and Billie Joe Armstrong on New Record

  • WATCH: Weird Al Yankovic 'Mission Statement' Music Video Takes on Meaningless Resume, Business Presentation Buzzwords

  • Destiny's Child Member Farrah Franklin Arrested for Disorderly Conduct on Myrtle Beach

  • Panic! At The Disco, Westboro Baptist Church: Musicians Turn Concert Protest Into Charitable Cause, Donates $20 Per Picketer

  • Jack White Mashes Jay Z's '99 Problems' With 'Icky Thump' At Forecastle Festival [WATCH]

  • Tomorrowland Brazil Confirmed for São Paulo in May 2015

  • Rita Ora, Calvin Harris Breakup Puts New Album in Limbo According to Rumors: 'Summer' Musician Blocking Ex-Girlfriend from Using Collaborations

  • Damon Albarn Writing A Musical

  • DMX Admits To Eating Dog Food, Claims ‘Iams Is Pretty Good’ [WATCH]

  • Kanye West New Album 2014 Update: GQ Interview Teases Fall Release Date, Club-Friendly Lead Single in 'Next Couple of Weeks'

  • The Weeknd vs. The-Dream

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    • Jul 21, 2014 EDT

      5 'Imagine' Covers That Suck: Cee Lo Green, Avril Lavigne and More ...

      Eddie Vedder didn't do too bad with his cover of John Lennon's 'Imagine.' But with so many people offering their own versions of the track, there were bound to be some that didn't do it justice. Read this

    • Jul 21, 2014 EDT

      Sam Smith Stays Off Spotify and Ultimately Wins Over Lana Del Rey ...

      Streaming has been the hot topic in the music industry and whether it can be utilized to revive sales and provide enough royalties to put food on musicians' tables. Many labels are hoping so, and although many held out in the early years of Spotify and similar services, they are now putting their roster's on streaming sites to promote publicity if nothing else. Capitol decided to try a different hand when promoting Sam Smith however and it seems to have paid off. Read this

    • Jul 21, 2014 EDT

      Damon Albarn Writing A Musical ...

      Damon Albarn has revealed what his next project will be following the release of his first solo album, Everyday Robots, this year. And, perhaps to the surprise of a few, it will be a musical. Read this

    • Jul 21, 2014 EDT

      Magic! And Rixton Among Teen Choice Awards Performers ...

      Magic! and Rixton will perform at this year's Teen Choice Awards. Read this

    • Jul 20, 2014 EDT

      6 Great Acts from Liverpool NOT Named The Beatles ...

      Liverpool is much better known for its music production than golf, even if it all seems to belong to one band. Perhaps you've heard of The Beatles? Music Times combed through the city's musical history to find the acts that made the biggest splash on that side of the pond, even if they didn't find the same international success as the biggest act of all time. Read this

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