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  • The Most Popular Karaoke Songs in America

    Everything has its own day nowadays, but some things, such as karaoke, get a whole freakin' week. The third week of April is apparently National Karaoke Week. The event, supposedly not invented by Smule, was celebrated by Smule, which used data from its Sing! Karaoke app to determine the most popular karaoke tracks in existence. The app's more than 150 million users generated this Top 10:Read this

  • American Idol Summer Tour Will Hit Fewer Dates in 2014

    Plans were laid out last night for the annual American Idol Summer Tour. The series will be shorter than usual-probably due to less demand in recent years-but will still find its way around to 41 cities, opening on the East coast and working its way west. As usual, the top ten finalists from the current season will take part in the tour.Read this

  • 'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: Top 7 Make Predictable Picks For Contestant's Choice

    After two weeks in the top eight, American Idol is finally down to seven contestants this week and decided to let the remaining singers show their real stuff (yet again) with their own choice of song. Thus, the picks were pretty predictable and everyone performed thusly. It's pretty well established who the stars are on this season of Idol -- Jena Irene, Alex Preston and Caleb Johnson, and those three had the strongest showings. The mediocre singers were mediocre and the boring guys were boring.Read this

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  • The Most Popular Karaoke Songs in America

    Everything has its own day nowadays, but some things, such as karaoke, get a whole freakin' week. The third week of April is apparently National Karaoke Week. The event, supposedly not invented by Smule, was celebrated by Smule, which used data from its Sing! Karaoke app to determine the most popular karaoke tracks in existence. The app's more than 150 million users generated this Top 10:Read this

  • Seven Albums Hated by the People Who Made Them

    Musicians have a very unusual relationship with the songs they write. Just like an actor doesn't sit around watching his or her own movies all day (hopefully), a musician doesn't listen to their own albums very often, for various reasons. They could simply be tired of hearing the songs, or maybe they're self-conscious, but sometimes an artist genuinely dislikes their own work. Here are seven albums aren't very well liked by the people who made them.Read this

  • 7 Classic Albums That Were Recorded Extremely Quickly

    In an era where My Bloody Valentine takes 20 years to record an album, it’s easy to forget that recording a good album doesn’t need to take a very long time. In fact, some of the greatest albums of all time were recorded in no time at all. Here are seven classic albums that were recorded extremely quickly.Read this

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  • The Most Popular Karaoke Songs in America

    Everything has its own day nowadays, but some things, such as karaoke, get a whole freakin' week. The third week of April is apparently National Karaoke Week. The event, supposedly not invented by Smule, was celebrated by Smule, which used data from its Sing! Karaoke app to determine the most popular karaoke tracks in existence. The app's more than 150 million users generated this Top 10:Read this

  • Junk Mail: Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" Album Review Performed Via Email

    Music Times writers share an office area of roughly 45 sq. ft, which makes having face-to-face conversations totally impossible. Junk Mail is these millenials attempt to discuss and review the week's hottest album releases... without needing to look at each other.

    This week: Ryan Book, Caitlin Carter, Joey DeGroot and Carolyn Menyes email back and forth about Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty".Read this

  • Pharrell Williams and 'Happy' Continue Digital Downloads Domination

    The slow sales that plagued the Billboard 200 this week didn't avoid the Digital Downloads chart either, although totals weren't nearly as painful for digital tracks. A new name came into play, but the top four tracks will be familiar to our readers.Read this

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Latest Indie Stories

  • Seven Albums Hated by the People Who Made Them

    Musicians have a very unusual relationship with the songs they write. Just like an actor doesn't sit around watching his or her own movies all day (hopefully), a musician doesn't listen to their own albums very often, for various reasons. They could simply be tired of hearing the songs, or maybe they're self-conscious, but sometimes an artist genuinely dislikes their own work. Here are seven albums aren't very well liked by the people who made them.Read this

  • 7 Classic Albums That Were Recorded Extremely Quickly

    In an era where My Bloody Valentine takes 20 years to record an album, it’s easy to forget that recording a good album doesn’t need to take a very long time. In fact, some of the greatest albums of all time were recorded in no time at all. Here are seven classic albums that were recorded extremely quickly.Read this

  • 6 Great Bands with Unconventional Drumming

    A drummer can either make or break a band. If they can't keep a beat, or if they play in a style that doesn't suit the songs, then the band as a whole will suffer. These six bands understood the importance of percussion, and dared to experiment with what unusual percussion could bring out in their music.Read this

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  • Perry LaHaie Gets Remixed

    "Unqualified," the single from Perry LaHaie's latest album, Ahead, has a brand new sound courtesy of Sean Moffitt, the engineer whose credits include mixes for Chris Tomlin ("Burning Lights"), Mandisa ("Overcomer"), Natalie Grant ("Hurricane"), and Steven Curtis Chapman ("The Glorious Unfolding").Read this

  • The Action Bible Remixed

    On May 6, 2014, Integrity Music will release the 10-track 'The Action Bible Remixed,' a collection of well-known modern worship songs reimagined with the electronic sounds of producer Victor "Liquid" Oquendo and featuring guest appearances by Canton Jones, DJ Maj, KJ-52, L.E.D., Liquid, Milton Young, and Stefan The Scientist.Read this

  • 2014 SonRise Music Festival

    From May 9th to the 11th, the area between Virginia Beach's 29th and 30th streets will come alive with music.Read this

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Latest Up and Coming Stories

  • From Cadillac Sky to The Whistles & the Bells, Bryan Simpson Is Back in Full Force

    Fans of folk rockers Cadillac Sky were surprised in 2010 when Bryan left the stage in the midst of a tour that found them opening for Mumford and Sons and seemingly disappeared from music altogether. While it seemed sudden, the move had actually been building for two years and now, four years later, Simpson is back with a new chapter in his story.Read this

  • See Apple At SXSW For Free

    Apple's iTunes Music Festival is next week and the brand recently made an exciting announcement. It's all going down in Austin as part of this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) music showcase.Read this

  • Up & Comin' Music Contest

    Are you a Country, Hip-Hop, Alternative, R&B, Rock or Pop complete artist, group or band who has what it takes to win $10,000? Read this

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