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Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Gives Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' A Pop Makeover [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 20:02PM EDT

Fans and singers alike are obsessed with Sam Smith's monster hit "Stay with Me," and Kelly Clarkson is no exception.READ MORE

Simple Minds - "Big Music" (2014)

Simple Minds Share New Song "Midnight Walking" From Upcoming Album 'Big Music' [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 17:24PM EDT

Classic new wave group Simple Minds, best known for their 1985 hit “Don’t You (Forget About Me),” has shared a new single “Midnight Walking” from their upcoming album Big Music, which you can check out over at Consequence of Sound. The dancey track features some delicious synths that wouldn’t be out of place on an Aphex Twin song, so these guys definitely don’t sound like they’re stuck in the past.READ MORE

Gwen Stefani in "Baby Don't Lie"

WATCH: Gwen Stefani Gets Trippy in Her "Baby Don't Lie" Music Video Ahead of New Album Release

Oct 2014 16:31PM EDT

Gwen Stefani's return to pop music superstardom seems to be no glitch, but that doesn't mean that The Voice coach can't have a few malfunctions in her new music video for "Baby Don't Lie." Just one day after Stefani dropped her comeback solo single, today (Oct. 21) she released the accompanying music video, featuring some pretty trippy visual effects and a fever dream or two.READ MORE

Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky Shouts Out Eminem, Beyoncé And Lil' Wayne For Name-Dropping Her Over The Years

Oct 2014 16:08PM EDT

Monica Lewinsky made her first public address this weekend at a "Forbes" summit in Philadelphia. The monologue was mostly about cyberbullying and how she fits into the broader picture — she was essentially the world's first cyberbullying victim after her relationship with then-President Bill Clinton in the late 1990s. She also gave a shout-out to the artists who have name-dropped her in songs through the years, including Eminem, Beyoncé and Lil' Wayne.READ MORE

Shayna Leigh

Shayna Leigh Talks New EP 'Hey Shayna Leigh,' Performs Debut Single "Drive" Ahead of CMJ Showcase [WATCH]

Oct 2014 15:35PM EDT

New York City-based singer-songwriter Shayna Leigh is fresh of the release of her latest EP, Hey Shayna Leigh. She sat down with Music Times on "Studio Sessions" to talk about how she got her start in music, the inspiration behind her EP, and what she has planned for the future, among other topics.READ MORE

Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox Talks Feminism, Frowns Upon Twerking

Oct 2014 12:30PM EDT

Although Annie Lennox's new album, Nostalgia, is rooted in hits of the past, the singer continues to take aim at women in the present day.READ MORE

Charli XCX

Charli XCX Shares Colorful 'London Queen' Lyric Video

Oct 2014 12:27PM EDT

Two weeks ago, British synthpop singer Charli XCX shared her punky new single "London Queen," and today she has premiered the song's lyric video over at "Nylon." The video's cheap, colorful animation is reminiscent of those old point-and-click computer games from the late 1990s like "Backyard Baseball," but it fits in well with the song's hyperactive melody. The lyrics are pretty confusing, though, so if someone can explain what it means to "feel like J.F.K." for "driving on the wrong side of the road," it would be greatly appreciated.READ MORE

Carlos Santana

MLB Announces World Series National Anthem Lineup: Trisha Yearwood, Carlos Santana and More

Oct 2014 11:16AM EDT

Major League Baseball is set for its biggest event of the year, the World Series, and fans will be treated to a country-tinged lineup of national anthem performers. Trisha Yearwood will kick things off in Kansas City tonight, Oct. 21, followed by "American Idol's" Phillip Phillips Oct. 22, Little Big Town Oct. 24 in San Francisco and an instrumental version by Carlos Santana Oct. 25, according to radio.com.READ MORE

Fergie and YG on the set of "L.A. Love" Video Shoot

Fergie Teases "L.A. Love (la la)" Video Featuring Cameos From YG, Kelly Osbourne, And More

Oct 2014 11:12AM EDT

Fergie's DJ Mustard-produced single "L.A. Love (la la)" appears to be getting an official YG remix if the Black Eyed Peas frontwoman's Instagram is any indication. Fergie unveiled photos from the video shoot over the weekend, which show her with her dancers on a party bus and with YG on a low-rider.READ MORE

The Voice's Adam Levine, Carson Daly, Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton and Pharrell

'The Voice' Season 7 Recap & Review: Pharrell Williams' Picks Outshine Mismatches from Team Gwen and Team Blake

Oct 2014 11:07AM EDT

It seemed like the theme for battle round three of The Voice season seven was to match up two singers who have no real business dueting with each other. With the exception of a two battles courtesy of Team Pharrell Williams and Team Adam Levine, this episode was made up of David and Goliath battles with one singer far more in his or her wheelhouse than the other.READ MORE


Lorde Enlists Kanye West, Haim, Charli XCX for 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack

Oct 2014 10:30AM EDT

Back in September, it was reported that Lorde and Kanye West were working on some new music together, and today we have learned why. "Consequence of Sound" reports that Kanye has provided a remix of Lorde's "Yellow Flicker Beat" for the soundtrack to the upcoming "Hunger Games" movie, which Lorde has curated. Other artists appearing on the soundtrack include Charli XCX, Haim, Bat for Lashes, Pusha T, Q-Tip and CHVRCHES.READ MORE

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift 'Welcome to New York' Review: New Song from '1989' Leaks, Is Annoyingly Optimistic [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 17:16PM EDT

Somebody get Taylor Swift one of those "I Heart NY" T-shirts stat, because she's just crazy about NYC. Just hours after Swift announced she will be releasing a new song from her upcoming album 1989, "Welcome to New York" surfaced online, and it's just as glitzy, shiny and polished as you expect Swift's penthouse apartment to be.READ MORE


Lorde, Chemical Brothers, Miguel Drop 'This is Not a Game' from 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' [LISTEN]

Oct 2014 16:41PM EDT

First, we got the Lorde led single "Yellow Flicker Beat" from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and now we have another new track from the upcoming movie, once again featuring curator Lorde. Though this time, the 17-year-old pop star is playing third fiddle to The Chemical Brothers and Miguel on the haunting banger "This is Not a Game."READ MORE

Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack will be released as a cassette tape

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Soundtrack Will Be Released as a Cassette

Oct 2014 16:37PM EDT

In November, fans of the smash blockbuster "Guardians of the Galaxy" will be able to jam like Peter Quill when the movie's soundtrack is put out as a cassette tape.READ MORE

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor

7 "Head Like A Hole" Covers for Nine Inch Nails' 'Pretty Hate Machine's 25th Anniversary: Devo, AFI and More

Oct 2014 16:30PM EDT

If your friend insists on arguing that 'Pretty Hate Machine' is a better record (everyone's got one of this friend) than 'The Downward Spiral,' smile and nod before suggesting that perhaps "Head Like A Hole" is better than any one track on 'Downward Spiral.' This is still a contentious argument, but far closer to reality than the previous one. The track's been a live staple for every one of those 25 years and many other groups have tried their hand at it. We decided to rank a few.READ MORE

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