Sometimes in music, the idea of a twin sister musical act may seem a bit like a gimmick - two young New Yorkers trying to maneuver their way through the world of pop and folk armed with an arsenal of ukuleles and cymbals on their shoes may feel like a novelty. But, that could not be further from the truth, because duo Nalani & Sarina are here and demanding to be taken seriously.
It has been more than 20 years since John McCrea formed Cake, the band noted for their ability to point out the ridiculousness of our modern existene with deadpan delivery and made famous in the mainstream for their hit "The Distance."
Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the previous week. We hope to give a fighting chance to the bands you haven't heard of.
will.I.am is known for a great number of things: producing, rapping, his extensive i.am brand and his sense in fashion. Now, the Black Eyed Peas member is looking to up his game in that fourth arena by releasing a line of eyewear. Read this
Lorde made her affinity for Kanye West public recently by covering two of the rapper's songs in concert, and now, Yeezus will reportedly be joining the young songstress in the studio soon. Read this
Music Times looks back at the major awards presented at the 1984 rendition of the VMA's and makes the revisions that history needs for closure. Read this
One of the most unlikely pop hits of 2013 was "The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)" by Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis, which hit the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and received nearly 450 million Youtube views. Today, the duo, consisting of brothers Vegard and Bard Ylvisaker, is at it again with the release of their new single "Trucker's Hitch," which takes the EDM of "The Fox" and blends it with a more Avicii-style country/electronic hybrid. Of course, the point of Ylvis' songs aren't the music itself as much as the lyrics, which this time around are about the difficulties of tying a trucker's hitch knot. Read this
Many young female fans remember the purity rings that brothers Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas displayed proudly in 2008 because it meant they were staying pure until marriage. Well, Nick has taken his ring off and says he's done with all that jazz. Read this
The most recent update on 'Detox' is that it won't be called 'Detox' at all.Read more »
Iggy Azalea must really be regretting all the time that she spent with ex-boyfriend Maurice Williams (aka Hefe Wine) all of those years ago. Apparently the two lived together between 2008 and 2009, long before Iggy hit it big and before things turned sour Williams downloaded the entire contents of her computer to a jump drive. Of course Iggy alleges that this was done without her consent and she became aware of the infringement when Williams announced that he will release an EP by her entitled Inizio on September 30th.Read more »
Remember when The Spice Girls briefly dominated pop music? Sure, they weren't exactly everyone's cup of tea but they were solid enough to spawn a few world tours and all the while the ladies knew that this group wouldn't be their final destination. According to a recent interview with Mel B each of the ladies viewed being in the group as a way to springboard towards what they really wanted to do with their lives.Read more »
The season finale of America’s Got Talent aired just last night (Sept. 17), and to celebrate the show’s end (just this season, of course), Ed Sheeran stopped by to perform his hit “Don’t” off of his latest album x.Read more »
Mariah Carey has added some exclusive Australian dates to her Elusive Chanteuse Tour which is scheduled to kick off in Tokyo in October. Mariah will play seven tour dates Down Under, touring both arenas and the songstress has also added a few winery dates to the mix as well. On Nov. 2nd Mariah will hit Sandalford Estate in Perth, then moves on to Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Rochford Wines in the Yarra Valley and wraps-up Nov. 16 at Sirromet Wines on Mt Cotton, south east of Brisbane.Read more »
This past Sunday, instead of being at home watching football, Daryle Singletary and his wife Holly were at a hospital in Nashville, having a baby! Charlotte Rose Singletary was born at 2:05 p.m., weighing 6 pounds, 10 ounces and measuring 19 inches long.Read more »