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Music Times 25 Best Songs of 2014: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Hozier, St. Vincent & More

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2014 was the year of a thousand controversies: Taylor Swift pulled all of her music from Spotify, Sun Kil Moon started a feud with The War On Drugs, Jack White accused The Black Keys of ripping him off (again), and almost nobody went platinum. When you put all of that aside, however, what you're left with is a bunch of incredible songs, which is really what it's all about. Here are the 25 best songs from 2014, as determined by Music Times writers Ryan Book, Caitlin Carter, Joey DeGroot, Kyle Dowling, and Carolyn Menyes.READ MORE


2015 Golden Globe Nominations: Lorde, Lana Del Rey, John Legend, Common, Among Music Nominees

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The 2015 Golden Globe nominations have been revealed. Because no Hollywood film would be complete without its soundtrack, Lorde, Lana Del Rey, John Legend, and Common are among the nominees for Best Original Song. The rest of the nominees in the musical categories are a mix of hit-makers and legends.READ MORE

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GRAMMYs 2015 Nominations: Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, Pharrell Williams Among Early Nominees

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The biggest night in music is just around the corner, even if it's hard to believe that yet another year has passed. Today (Dec. 5), the nominations for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards are being rolled out via Twitter and various television appearances. Early on, predicted favorites lead the nominations with Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Sia, Taylor Swift and Pharrell Williams all racking up multiple nods.READ MORE

Sia's '1000 Forms of Fear' wins the ARIA for Album of The Year.

Sia Wins Four ARIA Trophies and Awards Them to Charitable Twitter Followers; Chet Faker Takes Two Prizes at Event

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Many Americans spent Wednesday night hitting up the bar, as the day before Thanksgiving is also the biggest drinking night of the year. Australians, not celebrating such holidays, watched the ARIAs, the nation's major music awards show. Sia and Chet Faker were the most decorated members of the land down under by the time the night was over.READ MORE


Eminem Drops "Guts Over Fear" Music Video, Slim Shady Raps to Scenes of Underdog Glory on 'Shady XV' Track [WATCH]

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Eminem released a music video for his "Guts Over Fear" single featuring Sia, and the clip is a gritty underdog tale that meshes perfectly with Shady's rhymes.READ MORE

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Stream 'Annie' 2014 Soundtrack Now Ahead of Film's December Release: New Music from Sia, Jamie Foxx and Beck

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The 2014 film version of Annie isn't going to be released until Dec. 19, but you don't even have to wait until "Tomorrow" to listen to the official soundtrack. Today (Nov. 17), the Sia penned, classically rooted Annie 2014 OST was released in wide, and it's available to stream to get you in the hopeful spirit.READ MORE

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Sam Smith, Taylor Swift Lead People's Choice Awards 2015 Music Nominees

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The award season is right around the corner, so Sam Smith had better break out his fanciest tuxedo. The nominees for the People's Choice Awards 2015 have been announced, and the "Stay With Me" singer leads the music-related categories, chalking up four nods.READ MORE

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David Guetta's 'Listen' Tracklist Features Collaborators Old And New: Sia, Nicki Minaj, John Legend, and More

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David Guetta's sixth album, Listen, is due out November 24. Ahead of its release, the French DJ told Billboard some details on what to expect and why it has taken almost three years. He says that the featured artists on this album are unexpected, making for a sound that different than his past work. The tracklist for Listen has been released includes appearances by Sia, Nicki Minaj, John Legend, Ryan Tedder, Skylar Grey, and Emili Sandé.READ MORE

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Iggy Azalea, Jim Carrey Dance to Sia's 'Chandelier' on 'Saturday Night Live' [WATCH]

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Jim Carrey dressed up in a skintight dancing outfit and performed the music video routine from Sia's "Chandelier" on "Saturday Night Live" last night, Oct. 25. The whole skit is ridiculously long and awkwardly executed, but there is also an Iggy Azalea appearance. So there is that. If you need any more convincing to click "play," it is probably not going to happen.READ MORE

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Taylor Swift, Pharrell, Iggy Azalea And Others Perform At 'We Can Survive' Benefit Concert [PHOTOS]

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We Can Survive packed more pop talent into one night than we thought was humanly possible for a non-awards show.READ MORE


Sia's 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile' from 'Annie' Arrives Online With Plenty of Lyrical Tweaks [LISTEN]

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The classic musical Annie is getting a glitzy remake and release this Christmas season and to accompany the new movie, pop star/songwriter Sia is proclaiming that "You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile." Today (Oct. 21), the full version of the reworking of the classic Annie song arrived online, with some new lyrical and musical tweaks from the "Chandelier" singer.READ MORE

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Meghan Trainor 'All About That Bass' Leads Hot 100 Again & Jeremih 'Don't Tell 'Em' Breaks into Top 10

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Meghan Trainor is keeping us "All About That Bass." For the third week in a row, the pop newcomer has topped the Billboard Hot 100, continually beating singles from more established artists, such as Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande. Though everything seems all female-y, Jeremih's "Don't Tell 'Em" breaks into the upper part of the charts.READ MORE

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ARIA Awards Date and Location Announced Following Huge Year for Australian Music Industry

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Maybe we're spoiled in the United States, as the next year's Grammys are planned to a T nearly a year in advance. Australia and its ARIA Awards formally announced on September 25 that its annual show will take place on November 26 at the Event Centre at The Star, the same venue that hosted the event last year, according to Billboard.READ MORE

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Taylor Swift Retakes No. 1 Spot on Digital Downloads Chart from Meghan Trainor; Overall Sales Down

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Once again, as album sales have risen over on the Billboard 200, digital downloads have taken a lumping and it's not for lack of new singles. We can only hope that people are listening to whole records again?READ MORE

Taylor Swift at iHeartRadio Music Festival 2014

Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea and More Headlining We Can Survive Breast Cancer Benefit in L.A.

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October is right around the corner, and with the new month, the always highly publicized Breast Cancer Awareness Month will begin. For the second year in a row, some of music's major acts will be gathering at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles for the annual We Can Survive benefit concert.READ MORE

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