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

Buzz 14:24PM EDT

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 for new music.READ MORE

 A woman dressed in colours of the Irish flag takes part in the St Patrick's Day parade through central London on March 13, 2016 in London, England.

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

Exclusives 13:09PM EDT

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 day to celebrate than 10 of the best Irish songs?READ MORE

Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson

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

Buzz 12:32PM EDT

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


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

Buzz 15:40PM EDT

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.READ MORE

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

Buzz 12:45PM EDT

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 course, 25 alongside some of the year's other massive releases from major acts.READ MORE

Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson

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

Buzz 11:51AM EDT

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, Justin Bieber and Rihanna made the cut.READ MORE

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

Buzz 21:46PM EDT

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 they came "100 years" too late.READ MORE

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

Buzz 15:37PM EDT

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 feature an eclectic roster of 130 artists.READ MORE


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

Buzz 14:40PM EDT

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 because of how it practically copies the song. Well, now Hozier is taking that advice, but suing Gonzales instead for claims of defamation.READ MORE

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

Buzz 09:03AM EDT

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.READ MORE

Demi Lovato attends 2015 MTV VMAs

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

Buzz 17:12PM EDT

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 of her own big hits, Lovato also took some time out to give a faithful rendition of Hozier's big single "Take Me to Church."READ MORE

Hozier performs at V Festival, 2015

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

Buzz 12:55PM EDT

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 "Lay Me Down."READ MORE

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

Buzz 09:39AM EDT

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 exactly the "double" that Billboard's headline claimed (math, guys) but that is a remarkable jump. Residents of the UK have streams more than 11.5 billion songs, an 80 percent increase on the first six months of 2014, thanks to Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith.READ MORE

Brandon Flowers performs in 2015

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

Buzz 09:54AM EDT

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 album releases from Faith No More, Mariah Carey and Paul WellerREAD MORE


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

Buzz 09:47AM EDT

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 Flowers, Young the Giant, Umphrey's McGee, local act Pokey LaFarge and more. The two-day festival, produced by Listen Live Entertainment and C3 Presents, returns to Forest Park's Central Field on Sept. 12-13. Tickets are now on sale here.READ MORE

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