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Major Lazer, Jillionaire, J Balvin, Diplo, DJ Walshy Fire and MO attend the 16th Latin GRAMMY Awards on November 19, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Major Lazer To Become One Of The First Major U.S. Acts To Perform In Cuba

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Major Lazer have gone from strength to strength in 2015, growing from a niche electronic music act to in demand global pop act with their hit single "Lean On" that has become the most streamed song on Spotify and joined the exclusive one billion play club on YouTube. Now they are set to make history as one of the first major American acts and the largest EDM act to perform in the country since the United States and Cuba normalized diplomatic relations.READ MORE

Florence + The Machine Governors Ball 2015

Sasquatch! 2016 Lineup: The Cure, M83, Disclosure, Florence + The Machine Headline

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Festival lineups keep on rolling out seemingly every week and the latest comes from Washington State and one of the most beautiful outdoor venues in North America - The Gorge. Sasquatch! Music Festival has unveiled their 2016 lineup with additions like The Cure, Disclosure, M83, Jamie xx, Florence + The Machine, Major Lazer and A$AP Rocky.READ MORE

lionnaire, Diplo and Walshy Fire from Major Lazer, MO attends the 17th NRJ Music Awards on November 7, 2015 in Cannes, France.

Major Lazer, DJ Snake, MO 'Lean On' Hits 1 Billion YouTube Plays

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Major Lazer, DJ Snake & MØ's hit single "Lean On" just entered rarified company. Arguably the song of the summer for 2015 just passed 1 billion views on YouTube. This is for the official music video, so factoring in the lyric video, which has another 65 million views, the track eclipsed that mark on YouTube a while ago.READ MORE

Shaky Beats Music Festival Lineup Final

ZHU, Major Lazer, Chromeo Added To Shaky Beats 2016 Lineup

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Atlanta already has several dance music-oriented festivals, but this spring it is getting another from C3 Presents, the same promoter who puts on Skaky Knees Music Festival, Lollapalooza, LouFest, Austin City Limits and others. C3 has taken the "Shaky" name and gone dancing, inaugurating the Shaky Beats Music Festival this spring. The lineup has been mostly announced but they saved some big names for one last push including Major Lazer, ZHU and Chromeo.READ MORE


A Guide To EDM at Coachella 2016: Jack U, Calvin Harris, Snails & More Acts to See in April

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Coachella is not an EDM festival, per se, but rather a celebration of all genres of music. Despite a wide-ranging lineup, there's a major electronic element to the 2016 lineup, from headliner Calvin Harris to smaller acts like Snails and "Selfie" DJs The Chainsmokers. If you're looking to dance in the desert this spring, we've listed the Top 10 EDM artists who are playing at Coachella 2016 and their best tracks from 2015 last year to get you ready.READ MORE

Rihanna Kanye West At the 57th Grammys

23 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2016: Drake, Frank Ocean, Rihanna, Radiohead, Flume & More

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A great year of albums has come and gone, but now it is time to look ahead to 2016 where some artists have hinted at potential LPs and others have been keeping us waiting for what feels like forever. Among the 23 albums that we chose are full-lengths from the likes of Kanye West, Rihanna, Frank Ocean, Flume, Radiohead, Sia, Steve Angello, The 1975 and many more.READ MORE

Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson

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

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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 from the likes of OMI, courtesy of Felix Jaehn, Wiz Khalifa, Hozier, Adele, Justin Bieber and more.READ MORE

The Weeknd performs onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards

25 Best Songs 2015: The Weeknd, Drake, Justin Bieber, Kendrick Lamar & More

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Among your “Pretty Girls” and Vine stars, you had real gems in 2015. From some surprise pop breakthroughs from the likes of Jason Derulo and The Weeknd to touching indie songs from Braids and Sufjan Stevens and some of the most fiery rap in years from Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West, this year was not wanting for great songs.READ MORE

 Drake performs at the 2015 New Look Wireless Birthday Party

Drake, Rihanna, Ed Sheeran, Major Lazer Top 2015 Spotify Year In Music

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Spotify has unveiled its end of the year recap, revealed who were the most streamed artists in 2015, though with a month left this seems a bit premature, and unsurprisingly big-name acts like Drake, Ed Sheeran, Major Lazer and Rihanna all top the list.READ MORE

Major Lazer Peace Is The Mission Extended

Stream, Download Major Lazer 'Peace Is The Mission' Extended

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New album comes with five more Major Lazer tracks with features from MØ, Ty Dolla $ign and more.READ MORE

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D.R.A.M. Remixes Major Lazer Peace Is Mission Song "Powerful"

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People may still be doing the "Hotline Bling" "Cha Cha," but Virginia rapper D.R.A.M. is back in a major way that isn't just calling out Drake for jocking his track. He has been tabbed by the ever so potent trio of Walshy Fire, Jillionaire and Diplo, better known as Major Lazer, to remix their Peace Is The Mission track with Ellie Goulding and Tarrus Riley titled "Powerful."READ MORE

Jilionnaire, Diplo and Walshy Fire from Major Lazer attend the 17th NRJ Music Awards

Major Lazer 'Lean On' Passes Ed Sheeran As Most Streamed Song On Spotify Ever

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Major Lazer's hit track "Lean On" has surpassed Ed Sheeran's X single "Thinking Out Loud" as the most played song on Spotify ever.READ MORE

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Major Lazer, Steve Angello, Porter Robinson Lead Electric Paradise 2015 Lineup

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As the calendar approaches 2016, one festival looks to bring in music fans looking to enjoy good music in a tropical paradise. In steps Electric Paradise, who just unveiled the first 11 acts who will lead its one day affair in the Dominican Republic on Dec. 19. Among those who will headline include Porter Robinson, Major Lazer, Steve Angello and AlunaGeorge.READ MORE


Need For Speed Soundtrack: Avicii, Major Lazer, Slaves, Run The Jewels Featured

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EA Sports racing game Need For Speed has unveiled the over 60 artists that will be featured on the soundtrack for the new game reboot. The soundtrack touches on a variety of different genres, but tabs some quality music from the likes of Avicii, Major Lazer, Slaves, Dirty South, Run The Jewels, Raury, Zeds Dead, Django Django, Flosstradamus and more.READ MORE

Major Lazer Too Original Music Video

Major Lazer 'Too Original' Music Video: Diplo Chops Fish Heads, Kids Dance

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Major Lazer have unveiled the music video for their track "Too Original" featuring Elliphant and Jovi Rockwell taken from the group's June album Peace Is The Mission. "Too Original" was one of the first songs to be unveiled in the promo for the album after the massive success the group had with "Lean On" that still remains a popular radio and online hit. The video is as wacky as you might expect from Diplo, Walshy Fire and Jillionaire.READ MORE

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