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Hozier Talks Follow-Up to His Self-Titled Debut Album in New Interview

Following his enormously successful 2015 single, “Take Me To Church,” Hozier is ready to begin work on his second album. His self-titled album was released in 2014 and in an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1, the producer is talking his plans ...

St. Patrick's Day Playlist: 10 of the Best Irish Songs to Bring Out Your Green Side

Happy St. Patrick's Day! March 17 marks a celebration of all things Irish, from the color green to Guinness to bagpipes and river dancing. But, just like beer and clovers, Ireland has offered up some of the best music over the years. And what better ...

Mark Ronson, OMI, Hozier, Adele Tops U.K. 2015 Year-End Chart

The U.K. official charts have unveiled the top songs of 2015 and there are few surprises at the top. The No. 1 song of the year was the dominant and irresistible, "Uptown Funk" from Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, while the rest of the top ten had tracks ...

Bono, Hozier, Glen Hansard Perform on Dublin Street Corner for Charity [WATCH]

As part of his annual tradition, U2's Bono performed on the corner of Dublin, Ireland's Grafton Street on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), recruiting Hozier, Glen Hansard and a number of other performers to play in support of a local charity.

iTunes Best-Selling Albums of 2015: Adele, Drake and Justin Bieber Bring in Big Sales

Adele's new album 25 may have just come out two-and-a-half weeks ago, but her massive sales are enough to top iTunes top-selling albums of 2015 list. On Wednesday (Dec. 9), Apple revealed the top 20 biggest records of the year, which includes, of ...

iTunes Best-Selling Singles of 2015: 'Uptown Funk,' 'Hello,' 'See You Again' Lead the Top 20

The end of 2015 is nearly here, and Apple is now looking back by revealing the 20 biggest selling singles of the year on iTunes. As should have been expected, some of this year's biggest hits including releases from Mark Ronson, Wiz Khalifa, Adele, ...

Hozier Says the Pope's Gay Rights Agenda '100 Years' Too Late for Homophobia

Irish pop star Hozier recently revealed that his hit single, "Take Me To Church," was inspired by his disdain for the Catholic Church's "aversion to homosexuality." The singer also discussed The Pope's recent comments regarding gay rights, saying ...

Drake, Foo Fighters & The Weeknd Lead Austin City Limits 2015 Festival; Last Minute Tickets

The "Live Music Capital of The World" will live up to its name this weekend when the Austin City Limits Music Festival kicks off Friday afternoon in Austin, Texas. The festival, which spreads out over two weekends (October 2-4 and October 9-11), will ...

Hozier Sues Chilly Gonzales for Claiming 'Take Me To Church' Copies Feist Song

Last week on Chilly Gonzales' 'Pop Music Masterclass' YouTube series, the pianist broke down Hozier's hit song "Take Me To Church" pointing out its similarities to Feist's "How Come You Never Go There," and even saying she should take Hozier to court ...

FKA Twigs Covers Sia's 'Elastic Heart' on BBC Radio 1

FKA Twigs has gained a lot of fans in the past year for her minimalist electro-R&B sounds and today she probably picked up a lot more with a haunting cover of Sia's "Elastic Heart" on BBC Radio 1.

Demi Lovato Covers Hozier 'Take Me to Church', Makes Over 'Cool for the Summer' for BBC

Demi Lovato may have gotten sexy on her new single "Cool for the Summer," but she still knows how to belt a ballad like the best of them. Recently, the Confident singer appeared in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge and in addition to performing a selection ...

Hozier Covers Sam Smith 'Lay Me Down' and the OG Singer Loves It!

If you thought that Irish singer-songwriter Hozier couldn't get any cooler, than you hadn't heard him cover Sam Smith. This week, the "Take Me to Church" crooner visited the BBC Radio 1 live lounge and tackled his fellow U.K. pop star's massive hit ...

Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Mark Ronson Drive Huge UK Streaming Numbers

If you want a primer on how music streaming is taking off around the world, consider the year-to-year numbers from the UK, stretching from 275 million plays last July to 500 million through the tracking period that ended July 16, 2015. That's not ...

Brandon Flowers' 'The Desired Effect' Beats Mariah Carey, Faith No More for No. 1 Album in UK

Brandon Flowers wrote that "You Can't Deny My Love," and it seems as though you can't deny him a No. 1 album, either. The Killers frontman's latest solo album The Desired Effect has arrive at the top of the album chart in the United Kingdom, besting ...

Loufest Lineup 2015 Revealed: Avett Brothers, Hozier, Ludacris, Billy Idol, Brandon Flowers & More To Perform

As a St. Louis native, it has been exciting to see how Loufest has grown from a local event to one of the big dogs. Now in its sixth year, the two-day festival boasts a lineup that includes The Avett Brothers, Hozier, Ludacris, Billy Idol, Brandon ...

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