Articles in the category Social Music

Yes, Spotify Is Down, Skipping Songs, and Driving You Nuts

UPDATE: Spotify says issue has been solved. The earlier issue has been resolved. If you are experiencing any issues, give @SpotifyCares a shout — Spotify Status (@SpotifyStatus) February 3, 2016 Phew! Everything should now be back to normal. If you're still having issues, try logging out/in. Happy listening 😅 — SpotifyCares (@SpotifyCares) February 3, 2016 […]

One of Bill Cosby’s Rape Accusers Releases Rap Diss Track

Chloe Goins, one of many women who have come forward to accuse disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault, has started a career in hip-hop. Her first track? A diss against Cosby. Under the stagename “Chlo-Chlo,” Goins spits lines like “It’s not going away, it’s time to face the facts. I can guarantee that you’ll […]

Limp Bizkit Angers Taiwanese Concert-Goers with Disastrous Live Performance

American rap-metal band Limp Bizkit reportedly caused a stir in Taiwan after being disrespectful to event staff and rude to their audience. imp Bizkit were a controversial band in the early years of the 21st Century. It wasn’t so much the music, or the in-your-face attitude, but the group’s notorious mistreatment of fans and promoters that drew […]

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 […]