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Taylor Swift

The Taylor Swift Experience Coming To Grammy Museum On '1989' Singer's 25th Birthday In December

Nov 2014 13:34PM EDT

Taylor Swift has been nominated for 19 Grammy awards and has won seven of them, including 2010's Album of the Year for Fearless. Basically, anytime Swift has a new album, you can expect a nomination or two, and her new album, 1989, is in line for potential nomination come December. The Grammys are starting to see a pattern here, and have now given the "Shake It Off" singer her own exhibit in Los Angeles' Grammy Museum called The Taylor Swift Experience.READ MORE

One Direction On Ellen November 2014

One Direction Talk New Album 'FOUR,' Rumors, Disguises, Weddings, And More On Ellen [WATCH]

Nov 2014 11:45AM EDT

One Direction released their latest album, FOUR, earlier this week and have been hitting the press circuit hard in support of the record. This morning, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson stopped by Ellen to chat about their life, address rumors, and giveaway free stuff, including tickets to the AMAs and concert tickets, to a crying 1D super-fan.READ MORE

Beyonce at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

Beyonce's "7/11", "Ring Off" Leak Ahead of Platinum Edition of Self-Titled Album [LISTEN]

Nov 2014 10:58AM EDT

Christmas is here early, y'all! Or at least the Black Friday shopping rush to get all the best new music of the season. "7/11" and "Ring Off," two new songs from the platinum edition of Beyoncé's self-titled album have leaked in full online.READ MORE

Selena Gomez at a screening of her new movie "Rudderless"

Selena Gomez "Do It" Leaks Online: New Song from 'For You' Compliments Justin Bieber's Sexual Abilities [LISTEN]

Nov 2014 10:20AM EDT

When Selena Gomez released her heartbreaking single "The Heart Wants What It Wants," she gave a little bit of insight about why she stayed with her on-again, off-again (currently off, by the way) boyfriend Justin Bieber: she loves him deeply. In the new single "Do It" from her forthcoming best-of album For You, she gives another reason why she stays with pop's resident bad boy - he's really, really good in bed.READ MORE

Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni Leading Band Aid France with "Noel Est La" (Christmas Is Here) to Raise Funds for Fight against Ebola

Nov 2014 09:39AM EDT

One of the laments we brought up during our 30th anniversary Band Aid coverage was that Bob Geldof stuck to citizens of the UK and the Commonwealth when drafting talent for the several versions of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" that exist. Carla Bruni—musician, former first lady of France and current model—decided to take such things into her own hands, helping to organize Band Aid France for the same purpose of raising funds to combat the spread of Ebola in Africa.READ MORE

One Direction at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014

One Direction Big Winner at Billboard Touring Awards, While Katy Perry and Lionel Richie Also Take Home Prizes

Nov 2014 08:58AM EDT

Everyone knows that most performers make most of their money off of touring so it seems logical to have an awards show that reflects those who do it best.READ MORE


OPINION: New Billboard 200 Metrics Incorporate Streams and Digital Downloads into "Album Sales"...and That Doesn't Work

Nov 2014 08:33AM EDT

Billboard has altered the formula for its Billboard 200 chart to reflect the translation of digital downloads and song streams into "album sales." It ain't right.READ MORE

The cast of 'American Idol' Season 12. Jermaine Jones is the tall bloke in the back.

Fox Wins American Idol Lawsuit from Black Contestants Alleging Racial Discrimination in Dismissal from Competition

Nov 2014 08:00AM EDT

The verdict is in for a case from 11 former contestants on American Idol that alleged the show used race as a discriminating factor in the elimination of the plaintiffs, and it seems Fox is off the hook, based largely on statutes of limitations.READ MORE

Riff Raff

Riff Raff Joining Golden Hare Group: Wants To Be The 'EDM Bieber'

Nov 2014 22:43PM EDT

There are few people as polarizing in the music industry as RiFF RAFF. Horst Christian Simco, better known as RiFF RAFF or Jody Highroller, has made a big career move and decided to switch his management team. He is moving from his current group to the new kids on the block -- the Golden Hare Group. He will be joining Norwegian rising dance music star, Kygo, and Australian DJ / producer Thomas Jack on the roster headed by Myles Shear.READ MORE

Taylor Swift: All double plat, double plat, no trouble.

Billboard To Include Streaming & Digital Downloads In Top 200 Album ChartTop 200 Album Chart

Nov 2014 20:52PM EDT

It has been a long time coming, but Billboard will finally add streams and digital downloads to their calculations for the top 200 album charts. The magazine, which has not made such a large change to the Top 200 Album Chart since 1991, is finally looking to the future of music listening, which is heading online and increasingly happening through streaming. It is the biggest change since Billboard started using Nielsen Soundscan data to calculate its formula for the top 200 chart.READ MORE

George Clinton

George Clinton Talks Production, Calls Pharrell 'The Best'

Nov 2014 20:47PM EDT

George Clinton has been in the music business long enough to see trends come and go. The legendary funk pioneer has also been keeping an ear to the street on which artists and producers have maintained their popularity and longevity while putting out quality music. Clinton recently talked production, naming his favorite beat makers, calling Pharrell "the best" and making comparison to Rick Rubin.READ MORE

Mike Love of The Beach Boys

Beach Boys Singer Mike Love To Release Memoir In 2016

Nov 2014 19:37PM EDT

2016 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Beach Boys' classic single "Good Vibrations," and to celebrate, singer Mike Love will be releasing a memoir titled Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy. According to Rolling Stone, the memoir is being co-written with author James S. Hirsch and will cover Love's entire life, beginning with his "early childhood and family story."READ MORE

Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea Responds to Eminem's Rape Lyric from 'SHADYXV' Track "Vegas"

Nov 2014 18:20PM EDT

Iggy Azalea took to Twitter today (Nov. 20) to address a recent piece of music that surfaced from Eminem's upcoming compilation, 'SHADYXV.' In the Bad Meets Evil song, "Vegas," Em makes a confrontational remark about Azalea and rape.READ MORE

One Direction

1D, Nicki Minaj, Charli XCX Will Be Final Musical Guests on 'SNL' for '14

Nov 2014 16:49PM EDT

"Saturday Night Live" has some big things planned for the end of 2014. Not only will James Franco, Martin Freeman and Amy Adams be hosting the final three episodes of the year, but they will be joined by Nicki Minaj, Charli XCX and One Direction. Fans can expect holiday hijinks the entire month of December, especially the Dec. 20 episode with Adams and "Story of My Life" singers 1D. The group performed on the show last December, joining host Paul Rudd (below), "Billboard" noted. Minaj made her last SNL appearance in 2011, when she guested on The Lonely Island's song "The Creep." Dec. 13 will mark XCX's first time on the show. December 20, Amy Adams returns to host #SNL for the 2nd time, and is joined by musical guest @onedirection! #SNL40 — Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) November 20, 2014READ MORE

One Direction, "FOUR"

Junk Mail: One Direction, 'FOUR' Album Review

Nov 2014 16:44PM EDT

One Direction's new album "FOUR" continues to show growth for the "Night Changes" group.READ MORE

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