Articles in the category Social Music

Taylor Swift Convinces Apple to Pay Musicians

When the Taylor Swift brand was launched on the world in 2006, few predicted the humble pop-country singer would become the music industry powerhouse she is today. Late yesterday evening, she demonstrated just how influential she really is, when Apple executive Eddy Cue took to Twitter to announce the company will pay artists who appear on their […]

Carly Rae Jepsen Debuts “All That” on SNL [Video]

Carly Rae Jepsen is really, really into 80’s music nowadays. After she’d graduated from the meme-tastic and earworm-worthy summer anthem “Call Me Maybe”, she next graced us with “I Really Like You”, the song we all wish had been on the playlist at our prom — or at the very least, the song that played […]

These Pre-Chandelier Sia Videos Will Amaze You [Videos + Poll]

Once upon a music video, before Maddie Ziegler and Shia LeBoeuf, before Chandelier, and before the iconic platinum blonde wig — there was Sia. And this Sia could never be more different from the more public, popularity-shy Sia we know and adore right now. As a matter of fact, the pre-Chandelier Sia may perhaps be […]

“Girl Crush”: Crushworthy, or Crushing? [Video + Poll]

Country band Little Big Town is in the hot seat for their sweet ballad “Girl Crush”, for very strange reasons. “Girl Crush” is a tender, wistful song about a girl who wishes she knew more about the girl her ex-boyfriend is now with in hopes of winning him back. It’s a poignant, intimate portrait of […]

Sia Wins 2015 APRA Songwriter of the Year Award [Video]

Sia wins again and makes songwriter Herstory: she recently won the APRA Songwriter of the Year Award, for the third successive time. “This is an unprecedented, and very likely, a never-to-be-repeated achievement by one of our most talented songwriters,” enthuses APRA CEO Brett Cottle. Her hit single “Chandelier” also snagged the Song of the Year […]

Prince Surprises the Internet With New Cover Single

Prince and his backup band 3rdeyegirl debuted their brand new cover for the Christian song “What If” on Louisville, Kentucky radio station WFPK. This song gave fans a taste of what to expect in the four sold-out shows n the area this coming weekend. The song features vocals by band mate Hannah Welton, who also happens to […]

Ellie Goulding Covers Hozier’s “Take Me To Church”

Ellie Goulding — we love her. She is the ethereal wind chime-hummingbird to our ears and hearts. She is the pop princess who constantly lives in a world of colorful bokeh lights and tangible feeling, and her songs just take us to another place that just turns us into energy. Now take her, and combine […]