Kiesza performs at MTV Crashes Plymouth at Plymouth Hoe on July 15, 2014 in Plymouth, England.

Kiesza 'Hideaway' Music Video Spawns Lawsuit from Graffiti Artist Jamie Mitchel Kosse

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Canadian pop star Kiesza is being sued by American graffiti artist Jamie Mitchel Kosse, better known as Jamie Hef, over the unlicensed appropriation of his work in the video for her 2014 breakout hit "Hideaway." Meanwhile, designers Jeremy Scott and Moschino are facing legal backlash after featuring work by graffiti artist Joseph Tierney, better known as Rime, on the dress Katy Perry wore to the Met Gala in NYC last May.READ MORE

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Watch Five Different Producers Remix Djemba Djemba, Kiesza 'Give It To The Moment'

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Thump went around the world and asked five different producers to remix Djemba Djemba and Kiesza's recent track "Give It To The Moment" and see the possibilities.READ MORE

Duran Duran 'Paper Gods'

Duran Duran Release 'Paper Gods' Featuring Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monae

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Legendary British band Duran Duran, who first came to the limelight in the 1980's have released the group's 14th, yes 14th, album Paper Gods. The 12-track (15-track in the Deluxe Edition) LP features some of their contemporaries like Nile Rodgers and Jonas Bjerre as well as more modern artists such as Kiesza and Janelle Monáe. Mr. Hudson makes a comeback to be featured on the album.READ MORE

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Duran Duran, Janelle Monae, Nile Rodgers Share 'Paper Gods' Single "Pressure Off"

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Earlier this month, veteran British band, Duran Duran, announced the details for their 14th album, 'Paper Gods,' and today, June 20, fans now have a taste of what it will sound like. The lead single from the album, "Pressure Off" featuring Janelle Monáe and Nile Rodgers, has appeared on the internet.READ MORE

Duran Duran 'Paper Gods'

Duran Duran Announces 'Paper Gods' Featuring Janelle Monae, Kiesza, Lindsay Lohan

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UK superstar electronic-pop band, Duran Duran, has announced the name and release date of its 14th album, 'Paper Gods' on September 11 through Warner Bros. Records. The LP will feature some pretty big names like Janelle Monáe, who sings on the albums first single, "Pressure Off," Kiesza, former Red Hot Chili Peppers' guitarist John Frusciante and oddly enough, Lindsay Lohan.READ MORE

Florence + The Machine performs at GovBall 2015

Governors Ball 2015: Best, Worst & Biggest Moments from Deadmau5, Florence + The Machine, The War on Drugs & More

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It's Monday morning now, and Governors Ball 2015 has finally come to an end. Over the weekend of June 5, countless rock, EDM and rap acts took to the stage at New York's City's Randall's Island to play for crowds of adoring fans. But, with the best of the fest which ranges from free chips to Florence + The Machine to SBTRKT, we also got sound issues, long lines for burgers and big ol' mud pits. In all its glory, Music Times was there to take in it all. See our best of the fest superlatives!READ MORE

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Magic!, Kiesza and Death From Above 1979 Win at Canadian Radio Music Awards

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Magic! and its hit "Rude" has fallen far from the American Billboard Hot 100 at this point but at least one nation, Canada, hasn't forgotten the group. The reggae-influenced pop group took home three awards at the Canadian Radio Music Awards on Friday. The band won for Best New Group or Artist Adult Contemporary and Fans Choice, as well as SOCAN (Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) Song of The Year for its single, which went to no. 1 up north (as well as in the United States).READ MORE

Jennifer Lopez at 2015 MTV Movie Awards

Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Christina Aguilera Tapped for 'Finding Neverland: The Album' Tracklist

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The stage adaptation of the Peter Pan film Finding Neverland finally arrived to Broadway earlier this spring, and now the play is getting a star-packed accompanying album. Today (May 4), after weeks of rumors, Republic Records announced a compilation record featuring songs from the musical. Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Christina Aguilera, Kiesza and more have been tapped for Finding Neverland: The Album.READ MORE

Skrillex performs Private Concert for SiriusXM listeners at The Slipper Room in New York City

Skrillex Full Flex Tour 2015 Lineup: Jack Ü, Zeds Dead, Tycho, A$AP Ferg, Kiesza and Hundred Waters

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On a day of pranks, jokes and general tomfoolery, it can be hard to believe any sort of announcement made by artists. One such revelation that on first glance seems too good to be true, but in reality is 100 percent true -- do not do this to Canada -- Skrillex has announced the lineup of acts who will join him on the July Canadian Full Flex Tour. The announced 2015 acts are Jack Ü, meaning Diplo will join to perform as their duo, Canadian dubstep duo Zeds Dead, Harlem rapper A$AP Ferg, Tycho, Jack Ü collaborator and Canadian singer Kiesza, OWSLA signees Hundred Waters and a back-to-back set from Anna Lunoe and mija.READ MORE

Jack Ü (Skrillex and Diplo) performing at Madison Square Garden NYE 2014

Ultra Music Festival 2015: Skrillex, Diplo, Justin Bieber, Diddy, Kiesza, CL Close Out Event [WATCH]

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Ultra Music Festival 2015 wrapped up last night, March 29, and Los Angeles-born bass don Skrillex had the honor of closing out the massive, three-day electronic music event. The "Recess" producer did not waste the opportunity, bringing out some of his biggest collaborators, including Diplo, who flew in from Brazil after his Major Lazer gig at Lollapalooza, Justin Bieber, CL, Kiesza, Diddy, Kai and Sam Dew.READ MORE

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Duran Duran Taps Mark Ronson, Janelle Monae, Kiesza, Nile Rodgers and More for 2015 Release

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Duran Duran has confirmed its new album is completed, declaring that the yet untitled album will drop during September, if all goes according to schedule. The new set will come with loads of additional talent, including Janelle Monáe, Mark Ronson, Kiesza, former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, Mr. Hudson and Nile Rodgers—the Chic guitarist who helped Daft Punk to acclaim on Random Access Memories.READ MORE


Kiesza, Betty Who Announce Sound of a Woman Tour for Spring 2015

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Kiesza may have broken into the world of pop stardom with her Sound of a Woman hit "Hideaway," but soon the Juno-nominated artist is going to be center stage. Today (Jan. 28), the Canadian singer announced that she will be embarking on a headlining tour this spring, alongside Australian synthpop singer Betty Who.READ MORE

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Juno Award Nominations 2015: MAGIC!, Kiesza & Leonard Cohen Lead Best-Of Canadian Music

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Awards season is in full swing for 2015, and Canada is no exception. Today (Jan. 27), just a few weeks before the Grammys the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 2015 Juno Awards and it's going to be a "Rude" year. Chart-toppers MAGIC! lead the nominations with five nods, with Leonard Cohen and Kiesza following closely in tow with four nods apiece.READ MORE

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Joey Bada$$ Shares New Track "On & On" Featuring Maverick Sabre And Dyemond Lewis [LISTEN]

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Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has shared a new single from his upcoming debut album B4.DA.$$, titled "On and On," which you can check out below. In true Joey Bada$$ fashion, "On and On" is yet another excellent '90s east coast throwback, with some crackling, jazzy production courtesy of Freddie Joachim. British singer-songwriter Maverick Sabre contributes the soulful hook, while Joey's fellow Pro Era rapper Dyemond Lewis drops a verse.READ MORE

Joey Bada$$ - 'B4.DA.$$' (2015)

Joey Bada$$ Shares "Curry Chicken" From Upcoming Album 'B4.DA.$$' [LISTEN]

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Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has shared another new track from his upcoming debut album titled "Curry Chicken," which you can check out below.The Statik Selektah-produced track is another '90s throwback from the 19-year-old rapper, with hard-hitting boom bap beats, jazzy piano samples, and some good old fashioned record scratching. This sounds like some classic east coast hip-hop.READ MORE

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