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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.


  • 7 Musicians Who Should Get Their Own Sitcoms

  • Rend Collective Celebrating in the U.S.

  • Killers Frontman Brandon Flowers Confirms New Solo Album

  • Morrissey Disses Robin Williams During Tribute To Lauren Bacall

  • 'Mary Poppins' Turns 50: Music Times Ranks Every Song

  • It's a Girl for Hayden Panettiere

  • Fred Armisen Stars In J Mascis' 'Every Morning' Video [WATCH]

  • The British Embassy Might Be on to Something: We Lost The War of 1812 and Music Won't Let Us Forget

  • Dustin Lynch Fans Won't Have to Wait for Luke Bryan's Crash My Playa Fest to See Him

  • R.I.P. Suicidal Tendencies Bassist Tim 'Rawbiz' Williams

  • The Keith Urban #1 Party - Surrounded by Friends but Missing Two Important Ladies

  • Chelsea Handler Teams Up With Miley Cyrus, Dave Grohl, Gwen Stefani, And More For Sing-Along 'Chelsea Lately' Finale [WATCH]

  • OutKast Released 'ATLiens' 18 Years Ago Today

  • Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor and 2014 VMAs Make for Huge Sales Week on Downloads Chart

  • 'Le Freak' Remix In The Works

  • Bob Dylan Announces Fall Tour Dates Of North America [FULL SCHEDULE]

  • Wiz Khalifa and 'Blacc Hollywood' Break 'Guardians of The Galaxy's Hold on Billboard 200

  • Drake Brings Out Bobby Shmurda

  • Justin Bieber Makes Princess Diana Comparison After Being Rear-Ended By Paparazzi

  • Demi Lovato Teases Fans With 'Really Exciting News,' Asks Them To Guess What It Is

  • REVIEW: Fifth Harmony New Song 'Them Girls Be Like' is Shallow Ode to Instagram Filters from New Album 'Reflection' [LISTEN]

  • Glen Campbell Documentary

  • LIVESTREAM: Metropolitan Opera Announces Hi-Def Broadcasts at Brooklyn Academy of Music October 11-April 25

  • Suge Knight Shooting Investigation Moved To Homicide Bureau, Former Death Row CEO Not Cooperating With Police

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    In The Dance/Electronic Aug 27, 2014 EDT

    VH1's Masters of The Mix Hit with Copyright Lawsuit from Universal Music

    Electronic music has often avoided the typical copyright arguments and only infrequently draws complaints for its culture of remixes. A new lawsuit from Universal Music may throw a wrench in the gears of the system, even if it begins far away from the center of EDM culture. The label is alleging that VH1's Masters of The Mix show did not properly license any of the music from the label that was used during Season 3 of the show.Read more »

    In The Classical Aug 27, 2014 EDT

    99 Problems: ASO in Contract Disputes Following 2014 Season, Symphonies Across the Nation Hit Turbulence

    Performing symphonies have had their fair share of debacles this year--and The Metropolitan Opera's problems, while having been solved for now, may have marched to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's doorstep.Read more »

    In The Classical Aug 27, 2014 EDT

    U.S. Department of State, Bang on a Can's Found Sound Nation Collaborate on International OneBeat 2014

    The pursuit of music on a global scale may have finally been mastered with OneBeat, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, produced by Bang on a Can's Found Sound Nation.Read more »

    In The Trending News Aug 27, 2014 EDT

    Kings Of Leon Cancel More Shows

    Kings Of Leon have reportedly canceled a slew of shows due to drummer Nathan Followill's broken ribs following a bus accident earlier this month.Read more »

    In The Pop Aug 27, 2014 EDT

    Kate Bush Places 11 Albums on UK Charts in Light of First Shows in 35 Years at Hammersmith Apollo

    All news is good news when it comes to the effects that it has on album sales. Such was the case last week when the unfortunate death of comedian Robin Williams led to two of his albums reentering the Billboard 200, and likewise for the death of Lauren Bacall, which caused a boost in sales for songs that reference her by name. In happier news, Kate Bush's recent comeback to the stage after 35 years has had a significant impact on her place on the UK charts.Read more »

    In The Hip Hop/R&B Aug 27, 2014 EDT

    Jeezy Possible Suspect In Wiz Khalifa Concert Shooting

    More details are emerging following rapper Jeezy's arrest in California and the Atlanta rapper may be a suspect in a backstage shooting at a concert.Read more »

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