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Michael Jackson - "Thriller" single

10 Songs With Spoken Word Guest Spots

Sep 2014 17:41PM EDT

When someone performs a guest spot on another artist's song, you can usually expect him or her to sing, or play an instrument, or even contribute a rap verse. However, these 10 songs feature guests performing spoken word contributions.READ MORE

Mac Wiseman

Mac Wiseman Finally Gets Country Music Hall Of Fame Nod, Releases New Album, 'Songs From My Mother's Hand'

Sep 2014 16:54PM EDT

These days, it's good to be Mac. The only living member of the Country Music Association's original board of directors, Wiseman will finally be inducted into the prestigious Country Music Hall of Fame in October along with singing legend Ronnie Milsap and the late songwriter Hank Cochran.READ MORE

The Roots - "Things Fall Apart" (1999)

5 Album Covers That Use Famous Photos

Sep 2014 14:33PM EDT

A strong, eye-catching album cover is pretty difficult to come up, but these five artists got around this problem by using well-known photographs on their album sleeves. Here are five album covers that use famous photographs.READ MORE

Thom Yorke - The Glastonbury Festival 2011 - Day Two

Thom Yorke's Mysterious White Record: 7 Guesses About What It Might Be

Sep 2014 12:34PM EDT

Yesterday, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke caused a frenzy amongst his fans by posting a mysterious photo of a white 12-inch record, which was reposted by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Nobody's quite sure what this record could be, though here are some educated guesses:READ MORE

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks for Sharing

Sep 2014 10:13AM EDT

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new songs from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Angel Olsen, Iceage, Cherry Glazerr and more right here!READ MORE

Kanye West

7 Artists Who Switched Their Genre For One Album

Sep 2014 17:32PM EDT

Being a musician is a dream job for many, but it can get pretty frustrating and unfulfilling to keep releasing albums that all sound alike, which is why some artists choose to briefly venture into other genres occasionally. Here are seven artists who switched genres for one album.READ MORE

The Freemans

Christian Music Calendar - Upcoming Events for the Week of September 22 to September 28, 2014

Sep 2014 16:51PM EDT

A snapshot of what's coming up in Christian music next week...READ MORE

Ryan Adams

5 Non-Metal Musicians Who Love Metal

Sep 2014 14:50PM EDT

Heavy metal isn't exactly everyone's cup of tea, but metalheads are far from the only people who listen to it. In fact, there are plenty of decidedly non-metal musicians who are big fans of the genre. Here are five non-metal musicians who love metal.READ MORE

Lauryn Hill

8 Artists Who Have Faced Songwriting Disputes

Sep 2014 20:48PM EDT

In the last week, transcripts have been released of Robin Thicke's legal questioning regarding his "Blurred Lines" copyright infringement lawsuit, in which he reveals that Pharrell actually wrote nearly every part of the divisive hit. Songwriting credits are a famously tricky issue in the music business, as these eight artists have proven.READ MORE

Bob Dylan - "Dylan" (1973)

7 Albums Released Without The Artist's Permission

Sep 2014 16:04PM EDT

In a perfect world, an artist would have complete control over how their music is released and sold. However, there are plenty of instances of record labels acting against an artist's wishes, even going so far as to release albums without their permission. Here are seven albums released without the artist's permission.READ MORE

Simon & Garfunkel

9 Bands That Have Broken Up More Than Once

Sep 2014 11:41AM EDT

Yesterday, Sept. 18, the very sad news broke that Ohio indie rock legends Guided By Voices had suddenly broken-up and canceled their upcoming tour dates. This is second time the group has split (the first split occurred back in 2004), which isn't all that uncommon. Here are nine other bands that have broken up twice, or even more times.READ MORE

Hank Williams Jr.

This Day in Country Music History - September 17

Sep 2014 20:20PM EDT

On this day in country music history, let's take a look at some of those incidents that make you go hmmmm.READ MORE

Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey in 2004

Nick Jonas' "Jealous" and 9 Other Music Videos with Real Life Couples

Sep 2014 17:40PM EDT

Even if their love couldn't last forever, these music videos certainly will. Check out the nine most iconic real relationships depicted in music videos below:READ MORE

Casting Crowns

The Most Popular Christian Bands in Concert - August 2014

Sep 2014 17:37PM EDT

Every month, Christian Concert Alerts releases a list of the most requested artists to see in concert, according to their Personalized Concert Alerts subscribers. These were the top 50 most requested Christian artists for the month of August.READ MORE

Global Spin Awards Press Conference: Shawn Prez, Rob Kenner, Kid Capri, Funk Master Flex, DJ Premier

2014 Global Spin Awards: Kid Capri, DJ Premier, Funkmaster Flex, And More Talk Future Of DJing, Honoring Its Role In Music Industry

Sep 2014 15:35PM EDT

The nominees for the 2014 Global Spin Awards, an awards show that honors and recognizes the world's most dynamic and talented DJ's for their contribution to the culture of music and entertainment, were announced today . The official awards show will be held on November 18 at the New World Stages in New York and will also feature a weekend-long celebration complete with DJ Clinics, panels, and DJ battles.READ MORE

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