“I think I wrote the best, most healing piece of music that I’ve written in my life,” George Michael said of his 1996 release, Older. Now, 25 years later, Older is being made new. In an effort to introduce the pop icon’s music to a “whole new audience,” the late singer’s team recently struck a […]
Tell me what you want, what you really, really want. Well, we all want Spiceworld 25 and didn’t know it until now. So here’s the story from A to Z: the star-powered, all-girl pop group, the Spice Girls, are celebrating 25 years of their sophomore album, Spiceworld, with an expanded edition. Curated by the fivesome, […]
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Kanye West is many things. And lately, he’s an empathizer. In the wake of the death of Queen Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom, West extended his head and his heart to the people, her loyal subjects. Why? Because he says, he too has lost his “Queen.” “London, I know how you feel,” Ye posted […]
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The Foo Fighters have tapped a number of friends to play a tribute show in honor of the late great Taylor Hawkins in Los Angeles Tuesday night (Sept. 27). On the bill are the likes of Travis Barker, Rush’s Geddy Lee, Alanis Morissette, Miley Cyrus, Chad Smith, Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor and many […]
Neil Young is not happy with Beck. As American Songwriter wrote earlier this week, Beck recently released a cover of Neil Young’s famed 1972 track, “Old Man.” And, well, Young isn’t happy with the “Loser” singer after said cover appeared in a recent NFL commercial. Famously, Young has long refused requests to license his songs […]
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Derek and Katelyn Drye, the country-music duo known as The Dryes nailed their rendition of the Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers 1983 hit “Islands in the Stream” during their Blind Audition on The Voice on Sept. 26, making coaches (and real-life husband and wife) Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani turn their chairs immediately and fight to get the […]
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday / Bad bitches have bad days too / Friday, Saturday, Sunday, bounce back / How a bad bitch always do, raps Megan Thee Stallion in her 2022 hit “Anxiety.” The rap star has officially confirmed the most real “hot girl shit” you can do is take care of your mental health. […]
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Ever heard of The Beatles? Just kidding, of course. The band is thought of by many (most? all?) music fans as the greatest assemblage of musicians of all time. They’re commonly thought of as the top of the pyramid when it comes to rock and roll music. That’s why their songs have garnered so many […]
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On the heels of releasing their latest studio album, 5SOS5, 5 Seconds of Summer has shared a music video for one of the album’s tracks, “Bad Omens.” In the video, a pair of star-crossed lovers push the limits on how far we should go in the name of love. Helmed by Ukrainian directors Alyona Shchasnaia […]
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Powerhouse entertainer Rihanna will take on the prestigious role of performing during the upcoming 2023 Super Bowl halftime show and Dr. Dre has some sage wisdom for her. On Sunday (Sept. 26) – not long after news broke of the halftime show pick – the rapper and music mogul spoke with Ebro Darden on Apple […]