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  • WATCH: Showdown: Natalie Stovall & The Drive vs. Aerosmith

    Recently, upcoming country crooners Natalie Stovall & The Drive performed Aerosmith's "Living on the Edge" while visiting radio. Check out the two live videos and decide what you think about the country version.Read this

  • 5 Artists Whose Lyrics Are Better Than Their Music

    When talking about his songwriting, Kurt Cobain was once said “music comes first and lyrics come second.” Most songwriters and music fans place the importance of a song’s music over its lyrical content, but there are some singers whose lyrics are actually the best parts of their songs. Here are five artists whose lyrics are better than their music.Read this

  • 7 Great Songs with Spoken Word Lyrics

    There are countless lyrics that sound totally idiotic when spoken instead of sung, but sometimes a songwriter will come up with some lyrics that can’t really be pinned onto to a melody. Here are seven great songs with spoken word lyrics.Read this

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  • Pharrell Williams Still on Top for Digital Downloads

    The lead-up to Easter weekend didn't bring much new music to the Digital Downloads charts, but it did greatly improve the sales of tracks by those who were already there. Nearly every performer in the Top 10 saw a boost in downloads.Read this

  • Frozen Sells Most Copies Yet, Topping Billboard 200 for 11th Week

    It's finally warming up in our little corner of New York, but the album sales climate remains Frozen.Read this

  • 7 Classic Albums That Are Way Too Long

    An album should ideally be no longer than 50 minutes, but artists regularly push this boundary and give us albums that are well over an hour long. There are some instances where this works (somehow, all two hours of Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness is worth hearing), but most of the time, these albums are simply too long. Here are seven classic albums that should have been much shorter.Read this

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  • Pharrell Williams Still on Top for Digital Downloads

    The lead-up to Easter weekend didn't bring much new music to the Digital Downloads charts, but it did greatly improve the sales of tracks by those who were already there. Nearly every performer in the Top 10 saw a boost in downloads.Read this

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater Noise Levels Bother Nearby Residents

    The most popular complaint against music venues is that they're just too loud (followed closely by "patrons behaving badly"), and Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado is facing similar charges. Residents of nearby Morrison have claimed that concerts are keeping them awake and even rattling the windows of homes as far as half-a-mile from Red Rocks. And of course the culprit isn't just any form of music: It's EDM.Read this

  • Austin City Limits Releases Lineup

    Austin City Limits, the last of the American mega festivals to release its lineup for the 2014 season, has finally dropped its lineup for both weekends of the event, which will go down between October 3 and 5, plus between October 10 and 12.Read this

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Latest Christian/Gospel Stories

  • Phil Wickham Hits the Road [FULL SCHEDULE]

    Last week, critically acclaimed singer/songwriter/worship leader Phil Wickham released The Ascension: Deluxe Edition. The project contains the 11 songs from the original release, The Ascension as well as 10 new acoustic songs. Next month, he'll be taking the new music on the road to share it with fans both old and new.Read this

  • Word Entertainment Grows to Offer a Lot More Than Music

    Word Entertainment has announced that it has partnered with international feature film production and distribution company Curb Entertainment, to distribute Word Entertainment’s faith-based films outside of the US.Read this

  • John Schlitt's "Live Out Loud" Goes to Radio

    4K Records has announced that John Schlitt's "Live It Loud" from 'The Greater Cause,' has been released to both Christian and mainstream radio today.Read this

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  • 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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