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  • Andy Samberg / Weird Al Yankovic / Zach Sherwin
    In The Interviews Aug 14, 2014 EDT

    Should We Thank YouTube For The Resurgence Of Comedy Music?

    At some point in the comedy and music industries, the idea of fusing the two – and thus creating “comedy music” – became, sorry to say, laughable. Much too often, comedians would squirm at the very notion of one of their own bringing music into their territory, often labeling it as “hacky.” And in judging from some of the sources, it’s somewhat understandable. But times are certainly changing…

  • Alex Trebek
    In The Rock Aug 20, 2014 EDT

    Emcee Alex Trebek: A Brief Celebration of 'Jeopardy!'s Musical Categories with Raps from Its Iconic …

    Join Music Times for a brief celebration of 'Jeopardy!'s musical categories, particularly those that involve Alex Trebek rapping.

  • Madonna MTV VMAs 1984
    In The Lists Aug 20, 2014 EDT

    MTV VMAs: Most Memorable Moments Of The Past 30 Years [WATCH]

    MTV will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Video Music Awards this Sunday. The awards show is known for getting raunchy, pushing the limits and making pop culture history. Although last year's VMAs became infamous for launching Miley Cyrus's new image and featured her twerking on Robin Thicke, that's hardly the craziest thing to have happened in the show's 30 years. Take a look back at some of the most memorable moments in VMA history.


  • Ray J Pleads Not Guilty

  • This Day In Music History - August 21st

  • Lecrae Calls The Hip Hop Culture on the Carpet

  • Calvin Harris Teases New Single 'Blame,' Named World's Highest Paid DJ

  • Sky Ferreira Begins Recording Second Album, 'I Blame Myself' Singer Announces Through Instagram

  • Jimi Hendrix Posthumous, Out-Of-Print Albums To Be Reissued

  • 2nd Annual Run For Joy 5K Celebrity Fun Run

  • Justin Bieber Sued For Assault By Photographer, Nobody Is Surprised

  • A 55-Year-Old Detroit-Area Man Dies After Being Assaulted at a Hank Williams Jr. Concert

  • Kid Cudi-Inspired Sneakers, Designed By Giuseppe Zanotti, To Go On Sale In 2015

  • Gucci Mane Jail Sentence Set for 39 Months: 'Traphouse 3' Rapper Pleads Guilty to Weapons Charges

  • The Flaming Lips Cover The Beatles' 'Fixing A Hole,' As Electric Würms [LISTEN]

  • NFL Asking Katy Perry or Rihanna to Pay to Perform Super Bowl? Music Times Celebrates with The History of Payola!

  • Migos Release Mini Movie Trailer

  • Pillar's 'One Love Revolution'

  • Rita Ora, Calvin Harris Breakup: 'Black Widow' Singer Leaves Interview After Ex-Boyfriend Question [WATCH]

  • Mandisa is On Top of the Dove Pile

  • Tame Impala Plagiarism Accusation Was A 'Joke,' Legal Action Being Considered

  • Murs Announces Sunset Strip Music Festival Performers

  • Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Announces New Album 'The Best Day,' Shares Title Track, Cover, Tracklist, And Tour Dates [LISTEN]

  • WATCH: Sia Interviews On ‘Chelsea Lately’ With Her Back To The Camera [VIDEO]

  • B.O.B. Talks Michael Brown, Ferguson and African-American Community in New Song 'New Black' [LISTEN]

  • Judge Denies Meek Mill's Early Parole

  • The War On Drugs Release Psychedelic 'Under The Pressure' Video [WATCH]

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    In The Trending News Aug 20, 2014 EDT

    Dave Matthews Scheduled To Play Stand Up To Cancer Telethon: Ariana Grande, The Who, Common & Jennifer Hudson Also To Perform

    Dave Matthews will reportedly play the upcoming Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) telethon on Sept. 5, according to a press release via the organization’s site. The show will appear on over 30 stations in the United States as well nine in Canada and will also feature performances from the likes of Ariana Grande, The Who, Lupe Fiasco, Common, Jennifer Hudson, and more.Read more »

    In The Hip Hop/R&B Aug 20, 2014 EDT

    Nicki Minaj 'Anaconda' Music Video: 5 Most Outrageous Moments

    After weeks of anticipation, some insane NSFW single artwork and plenty of sexy Instagram teasers, today (Aug. 20), Nicki Minaj finally released the music video for her new single off The Pink Print, "Anaconda." We've seen her working out on the album cover, twerking with bikini babes in the jungle and grinding all up on Drake in previews for the video, but that only speaks to a bit of the video's insanity.Read more »

    In The Classical Aug 20, 2014 EDT

    eighth blackbird to Present ‘Colombine’s Paradise Theatre,’ a Musical Fantasy on Commedia dell’Arte Themes, at MCA Chicago

    Grammy award-winning ensemble eighth blackbird will present their long-awaited production of 'Colombine's Paradise Theatre,' a staged theatrical work by composer Amy Beth Kirsten, at MCA Chicago on September 12.Read more »

    In The Trending News Aug 20, 2014 EDT

    Kiss Guitarist Ace Frehley Slams Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley Following ‘Space Invader’ Release: ‘Why Don’t You Stay Focused On The Music?'

    Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has been doing quite a bit of media these days. And seeing as he’s just released his newest solo album, Space invader, just yesterday, perhaps it’s understandable. To promote the album, the musician spoke with Billboard about the release. He even added some not-so-great opinions about past bandmates Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.Read more »

    In The Rock Aug 20, 2014 EDT

    Drive Like Jehu Playing First Show in Nearly 20 Years in San Diego

    Drive Like Jehu is reuniting for at least one show, an announcement that's sent art-punks such as Joseph "Tannhauser" DeGroot and ourselves into a tizzy. The band made the announcement, declaring that the full lineup would be performing a free show in Jehu's hometown of San Diego on August 31.Read more »

    In The Trending News Aug 20, 2014 EDT

    Neil Young, Willie Nelson: Farm Aid Founders Host Concert To Protest Keystone XL Pipeline In Nebraska

    Looks like this year’s upcoming Farm Aid festival won’t be the only time we see legends Neil Young and Willie Nelson together. Rolling Stone reports that the two music icons will appear alongside one another for a concert on Sept. 27, in order to protest the projected Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska.Read more »

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