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'Smells Like Teen Spirit' is Most Popular Song In Music Says University Of London Study

A study conducted by the University of London has determined that "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana is the most popular song in music. The pioneering track that ultimately defined the grunge movement of the 90s made it to the head of a list of the ...

Billie Holiday to be Resurrected as Hologram at the Apollo Theater

First Tupac and Michael Jackson did it and now Billie Holiday is the next artist tapped for resurrection in hologram form for a performance at New York's historic Apollo Theater.

Jay Z Joins Instagram, Makes First Post & Then Deactivates Account

Yesterday marked an important day in music history. All over the world, stars and fans of the late great "King of Pop," Michael Jackson, paid homage to the fallen icon in the form of social media messages for his birthday. In honor of the musical ...

Biggest Contracts in Music History: Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Michael Jackson and More

Stevie Wonder struck it rich 40 years ago on this day when he signed what was, at that point in history, the most lucrative music contract ever: $13 million for seven years and seven albums for Motown/Tamla Records. Granted, things have gotten bigger ...

Michael and Janet Jackson's Father Joe Hospitalized in Brazil for Stroke

Joe Jackson, the patriarch of one of the most successful music families in history—including children Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson and Randy Jackson—has reportedly been entered into a Brazilian hospital after suffering a stroke on the weekend ...

5 Bad Posthumous Albums, from the Notorious B.I.G. to Michael Jackson

Harper Lee's 'Go Set A Watchman' has many debating the merits of releasing work that the artist themselves perhaps didn't want to see the light. Here are some of the worst posthumous albums, from performers such as Tupac Shakur and Michael Jackson.

Michael Jackson and Bad Movies: A Brief History of The King's Filmography

It was revealed this week that Michael Jackson had once hoped to take on the role of Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace,' which would have put the greatest pop star of all time on the cast list as one of the most reviled film characters ...

Michael Jackson Wanted to Play Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace'

We found out this week that Michael Jackson did not in fact write the hit Simpsons song "Do The Bartman," but fans of the King of Pop will be glad he didn't originate another role either: Jar Jar Binks. It came out this week that Jacko was actually ...

Michael Jackson Did Not Write 'The Simpsons' "Do The Bartman"(?)

A piece of pop culture kinda-history has died as authoritative proof has come out revealing that no, Michael Jackson really did not write The Simpsons' classic "Do The Bartman." Original songwriter Bryan Loren (whose name has been on the track the ...

Watch R.Kelly's Perfect Michael Jackson Impression During Hot 97 Interview

Singer R. Kelly gushed over his experience working with legendary singer and King of Pop, Michael Jackson during his listening lounge interview with WBLS and Hot 97, Wednesday night.

Shaq Will Star on TomorrowWorld 2015 Lineup as DJ Diesel [Listen to Set]

The TomorrowWorld 2015 lineup went live this week and those who didn't Facebook every act listed may have skipped over DJ Diesel, not realizing it's the EDM alias of NBA icon Shaquille O'Neal. Indeed, the former champion and future hall-of-famer will ...

Kurt Cobain, The Beatles and Michael Jackson: Bad Musician Statues

A humorous petition has suggested that Outkast's Andre 3000 and Big Boi be carved into Georgia's historic Stone Mountain, a monument near Atlanta that's drawn controversy for its homage to the Confederacy in the form of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis ...

Billboard's 50 Acts for 50 States: Taylor Swift, Eminem, More Rep Hometowns

Billboard came up with a fun project for the July 4th holiday, assigning a music performer that best represents each of the 50 states. According to the site, final decisions were largely based on sales results from its charts, but a performer's ...

Producer Destroyed Demos for Amy Winehouse 'Back To Black' Follow-Up

The new documentary shining light on the life of Amy Winehouse has generated both raves and controversy, but there's at least one bit of news that nearly everyone can agree is good: The final demos that the vocalist created before her death have been ...

Pentatonix Tackles Michael Jackson's Discography in Crazy Six-Minute Viral Video [WATCH]

It may seem like an impossible task to take on the expansive discography of Michael Jackson in just six minutes, but a cappella group Pentatonix is up to the task. Yesterday (June 22), the all-vocal five-piece released a video entitled "Evolution of ...

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