Articles in the category Social Music

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 […]

Twitter is Salty About Iggy Azalea’s AMA Win

At the 42nd American Music Awards held on Sunday night, Iggy Azalea managed to pick up the Favorite Artist and Favorite Album awards in the Rap/Hip Hop category — and, as a result, a host of angry Twitter users have taken to the social network to express their distaste. Azalea, who moved to the United […]

Jimmy Fallon Tries his Hand at his Best Bono During this Tonight Show Performance

When Bono injured his shoulder in a cycling accident just before his scheduled week long residency with U2 on the Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon stepped up to the plate in a big way: The Tonight Show host showed off his musical chops by jumping in and performing U2’s song “Desire” with his house band, The Roots. What was […]

Loungey New Orleans Cover of Sam Smith’s “I’m Not the Only One”

So…bluesy, lounge style covers of pop songs have become a thing. And that’s pretty awesome because most of these songs are great (in some cases even better than the originals). Check out this cover of Sam Smith’s emotional hit “I’m Not the Only One” reimagined by New Orleans-style band Postmodern Jukebox: American Idol contestant Casey Abrams provides […]

British Pop Stars Record Song to raise money for the Ebola Crisis

Some of Britain’s largest pop stars are gathering together to re-record the Band Aid charity song, to help fight Ebola. One Direction, Rita Ora, Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeren, U2, and a handful of other artists are re-recorded the “Do They Know It’s Christmas” song on Saturday in West London. They updated some […]

HBO To Offer Standalone Streaming Service Next Year

Cord cutters rejoice! Starting next year, you will no longer need an expensive cable subscription to get HBO. The network announced today that it will be offering a standalone streaming service in 2015. No cable subscription required. Richard Plepler, the chief executive of HBO, said that the network will reach millions of new people with […]

Aretha Franklin Is ‘Rolling In The Deep’ [Video]

Aretha Franklin covered Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep” last night on Letterman. The soul legend will be releasing an album of cover songs later this year. In addition to classics like Eta James’ “At Last,” Franklin will also be covering modern hits like “Rolling In The Deep.” Here’s the video of Aretha Franklin on Letterman […]

Thom Yorke Finds New Way To Distribute Album

Thom Yorke released his first solo album in eight years today. But that’s not really the big news. The real news is that Yorke is using a unique way to distribute his album Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes.  I am trying something new, don’t know how it will go. but here it is:) — Thom Yorke (@thomyorke) […]

Twitter Responds to Apple Giving iOS Users the New U2 Album

Apple thought they were doing customers a favor when they sent the new U2 album ‘Songs of Innocence’ to iOS users, whether they wanted it or not, following their blockbuster special event earlier this month. However, the move caused an immediate backlash, with many decrying Apple’s decision to force the music upon all users without […]

Prince Releasing Two New Albums Next Month

Are you ready for a new Prince album? The rock legend will be releasing two new albums next month. One album will be a solo alum titled “Art Official Age.” The second album, which was record with his all-female band, 3rdEye Girl, will be called “Plectrum Electrum.” Both albums will drop on September 30. You can pre-order […]

Kings Of Leon Postpone Tour After Bus Accident

The Kings Of Leon announced today that they will be canceling their August tour dates after drummer Nathan Followill broke his ribs in a bus accident. According to a statement on the band’s Facebook page, the band’s tour bus was on its way to a hotel in Boston when it crashed trying to avoid a […]

Foo Fighters To Release ‘Sonic Highways’ Album This November

The Foo Fighters will be releasing their 8th studio album, Sonic Highways, on November 10. Sonic Highways. Out Worldwide Nov. 10th — Foo Fighters (@foofighters) August 11, 2014 The band also unveiled the cover art for the new album as well as the track list. The Foo Fighters write: “The new album, Sonic Highways, […]