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10 of the best Christmas songs (that aren’t by Mariah Carey)

The classics are back in the charts even earlier than usual – alongside the perennial row about the Pogues. So why not discover these lesser-known festive bangers? Judging by the number of trees and lights going up already, the UK is rounding off the worst year ever by turning Christmas 2020 into a six-week celebration of successful vaccine trials. Sure enough, sales and streams of festive songs are up by 50% compared with the same week last year, with Mariah Carey leading the charge and likely ...
Tags: Music, UK, Christmas, Life and style, Rap, Soul, Kanye West, Culture, Pop and rock, Indie, Blues, Jazz, R&B, Folk Music, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson


Tonight’s Billboard Music Awards will feature live performances in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD — Post Malone will carry a leading 16 nominations into Wednesday night’s presentation of the Billboard Music Awards, which will be broadcast from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Lil Nas X has 13 nominations, while Khalid and Grammy sensation Billie Eilish both have 12. Post Malone, Eilish and Khalid are all nominated for top artist, along with the Jonas Brothers and Taylor Swift. Eilish, who swept all of the top Grammy Awards earlier this year, is also nominated for top new artist, alo...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Nbc, Awards, Sport, Kanye West, Things To Do, Soccer, Justin Bieber, Alicia Keys, Chris Brown, Ellie Goulding, Kelly Clarkson, West Coast, Killer Mike, Clarkson


With beabadoobee, The ’90s Alt-Rock Revival Sounds Ready For Its Inevitable Pop Crossover

Is beabadoobee a rock artist or a pop artist? The distinction doesn't really matter, but 20-year-old Beatrice Laus, aka Bea Kristi, blurs the genre barrier in fascinating ways, to the point of nostalgic mirage. The British-Filipino musician's debut album Fake It Flowers, out this Friday, marks her as the latest in a lineage of artists … More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Joe Biden, Ariana Grande, Yg, Sia, Miley Cyrus, Kelly Clarkson, Seth Meyers, James Corden, Mariah Carey, Bts, Kehlani, Jason Derulo, Metro Boomin


Blackpink Are Doing It Big Without The Exhausting Bloat

Everything about Blackpink is huge and emphatic and in your face. The crushing titanium beats, the severe top-of-the-lungs melodies and swaggering rap bars, the ostentatious eye-catching outfits, the bombastically busy and colorful music videos, the radical empowerment messaging, even the all-caps album titles: This is K-pop -- a genre not known for its subtlety -- … More »
Tags: Music, Jimmy Kimmel, Logic, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Timbaland, Demi Lovato, Drake, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Kelly Clarkson, Latin Grammys, Justin Timberlake, Young Thug, Bryson Tiller


Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover Tegan And Sara

Last year, Kelly Clarkson began hosting her own NBC daytime talk show called The Kelly Clarkson Show. Last week, she had Vin Diesel on to play his new tropical house single while her virtual audience danced along awkwardly. Sometimes she performs on her show. And last night, she busted out a … More »
Tags: Music, News, Nbc, Kelly Clarkson, Vin Diesel, Tegan And Sara


Vin Diesel Is Out Here Making Tropical House Music On Kygo’s Label

Vin Diesel's past musical exploits are the stuff of internet legend. There's the time he celebrated Valentine's Day by singing Rihanna. There's the time he danced to "Drunk In Love" on Facebook. There's the time he sang Stan Smith for a British radio station. There's the time Steve Aoki … More »
Tags: Facebook, Music, Rihanna, Kelly Clarkson, Vin Diesel, Kygo, Steve Aoki, Stan Smith, Petey Martin, Kygo 's Label


25 years later, The Vandals’ explain why this ‘pure punk’ album is being reissued

Josh Freese has played drums for artists from Nine Inch Nails and A Perfect Circle to Sting and Kelly Clarkson, so yeah, he’s the kind of drummer people call when they want things to sound perfect. But his heart belongs to the Vandals, the long-running Orange County punk band he joined as a teenager. It’s a group of great musicality, except when they decide to leave things a little rough around the edges, as Freese remembers in 1995 sessions for the album called — prepare yourselves here — “Live...
Tags: Music, Kung Fu, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United Kingdom, Cbs, Kelly Clarkson, Disneyland, Orange County, Smith, Walt Disney, Nine Inch Nails, Glass House, Southern California


‘American Idol’ crowns Just Sam the winner during finale

Just Sam (Samantha Diaz) is officially 2020’s “American Idol” winner. The 21-year-old Harlem native was crowned during the virtual season finale on ABC Sunday, May 17. Local favorite Jonny West from Murrieta, who was the last Southern California performer, made it to the Top 5. Due to the spread of novel coronavirus, “American Idol” fans were given a strange, shortened season. The show pivoted to remote performances from contestants and at-home judging from Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Rich...
Tags: Music, Abc, California, Disney, Sport, Fox, Things To Do, West, Soccer, Bob Dylan, Nepal, Alaska, Hawaii, Long Beach, Mark Ronson, Kansas




‘The Voice’ found this Orange County singer after he’d spent years of paying his dues

Nine words and 17 seconds. That’s all Roderick Chambers had to sing of the Brian McKnight song he’d chosen for his blind audition on “The Voice” to convince judge Nick Jonas to hit his button, spin his chair, and change Chambers’ life forever. Now picture what that was like for Chambers: You just got something you’d dreamed about for years, but there’s still more than a minute of the song to sing, and millions of viewers are watching. Rock singer Tom Petty and his wife Dana arrive at the wor...
Tags: Music, Florida, TV, Hollywood, Nick Jonas, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Mtv, Alaska, Long Beach, Rob, Party, John Legend


Anderson .Paak, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, & George Clinton – “It’s All Love”

Nearly every tour in the world has ground to a halt thanks to coronavirus concerns, but Trolls World Tour rolls on. I guess you really can't stop the feeling! … More »
Tags: Music, Daft Punk, Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Spice Girls, Heart, Parliament, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Psy, Mary J. Blige, Haim, Marky Mark, Dierks Bentley, Chic


Doja Cat Is Good At Making Pop Music And Even Better At Going Viral

"Let's break the internet," Doja Cat sings on the first song from her recent album Hot Pink. It's a cyber sex reference (the song is literally called "Cyber Sex"), but the rapper and singer born Amala Zandile Dlamini has a pretty strong handle on breaking the internet in the more traditional sense of the phrase, … More »
Tags: Music, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake, James Corden, Hailee Steinfeld, Billboard Music Awards, Bts, Halsey, The Week In Pop, Sophie


Louis Tomlinson’s Walls Sadly Stops Short Of A Full-Blown Britpop Revival

Since parting ways, the members of One Direction have all carved out their own place in the pop music firmament. Zayn Malik split before the British boy band's final album, 2015's Made In The A.M., and immediately banished himself to some hyper-sexualized adult contemporary netherworld. Niall Horan became a folksy soft-rocker … More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Usher, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, Jeb Bush, Diplo, Shakira, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth


An Aging Hipster’s Top 50 Albums of 2019

As society hurdles ass over ears into the smog congested, plastic particle infested, fact contested, crap basket of incivility, we can at least take solace in the fact it was a mighty good year for new music.  My year-in-review list of albums is a bit different than most. I’ve limited mine to albums I actually OWN on CD — there are countless more I streamed online, but these are the ones I stepped up and put a ring on at the cash register.  Event Of The Year: The Prince Estate Opens The Gate...
Tags: Amazon, Music, Usa, UK, New York, Taylor Swift, Germany, New York City, Beck, Dhani Harrison, Atlanta, Bbc, World, Stars, Karen O, Radiohead


Gift guide 2019: Music-lovers will want every item on this list

These gift ideas — at a variety of prices, from a few bucks to considerably more — are sure to be music to the ears of the audiophiles in your life. SPLURGE Kelly Clarkson in Las Vegas The first “American Idol” champ seems to be everywhere lately. Clarkson hosts a daytime NBC talk show, does coach duty on “The Voice” and just released a new take on the holiday tune “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” alongside John Legend. Next spring, the versatile entertainer will debut “Invincible,” her concert residen...
Tags: Gift Guide, Music, Bruce Springsteen, Texas, Nbc, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Bob Dylan, Ed Sheeran, New Jersey, Metallica, Las Vegas, Ken Burns, Houston


On Songs For You, Tinashe Takes Matters Into Her Own Hands

There was a time when Tinashe's momentum felt unstoppable. "2 On," the R&B singer and dancer's 2014 breakthrough single, was one of those hits so contagious that Drake couldn't stop himself from dropping an unofficial remix. Aquarius, the major-label debut album that followed, generated rave reviews. Despite the trendy Mustardwave pops and snaps … More »
Tags: Music, Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Elizabeth Warren, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Harry Styles, Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, Drake, Kelly Clarkson, Kesha, Maroon 5, Carole King, Cardi B


Luke Combs, King Of The Country Music Average Joes

The thing Luke Combs wants you to know about him is that he's extremely normal, regular, average. Combs, one of the biggest things going in country music right now, just released an album called What You See Is What You Get. He's a burly, bearded North Carolina native who removes his ballcap about as often … More »
Tags: Music, Cats, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Diplo, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Selena Gomez, Meghan Trainor, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, North Carolina, Imagine Dragons, Maroon 5, Jason Derulo, Miranda Lambert


Christmas On Halloween IV: New Holiday Albums That May Or May Not Sleigh

It's tradition: Every year, on Halloween, we publish a roundup of new Christmas albums and other assorted holiday music popping off this season. We did it in 2016, and again in 2017, and again in 2018, and we're doing it again now. It's … More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Aretha Franklin, Chicago, Kanye West, Dolly Parton, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Lady Gaga, Peppa Pig, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Les Miserables, Mariah Carey, Ellen Degeneres, Carly Rae Jepsen


Kelly Clarkson Covered Screamin’ Jay Hawkins In Full Hocus Pocus Costume, And It Ruled

In the 1993 children's movie Hocus Pocus, Bette Midler plays one of three witches who's just been woken from a hundreds-of-years sleep. She and her sisters have returned to torment the people of Salem, Massachusetts. (This is one of those movies that envisions the Salem witch trials as something that involved real witches, not as … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Salem, Kelly Clarkson, Bette Midler, Salem Massachusetts, Hocus Pocus, Jay Hawkins, Screamin' Jay Hawkins


‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Gets Update for the #MeToo Era

John Legend and Kelly Clarkson replaced lyrics that some considered an allusion to date rape. Gone: “Say, what’s in this drink?” New: “It’s your body, and your choice.”
Tags: Music, News, John, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Baby, Clarkson, Legend, Kelly, Holidays and Special Occasions, MeToo Movement, It's Cold Outside (Song


Well Damn: Steve Harvey Just Got Replaced by Another White Woman on TV

In yet another L for Steve Harvey this week, the man with many jobs has lost yet another paycheck and is being replaced by another white woman on television.According to People, Melissa McCarthy will be taking over as host of NBC’s “Little Big Shots” when it returns this year, replacing Steve Harvey, who has hosted the show for the past seasons.“Melissa’s just an incredible performer and incredible comedian,” NBC’s co-chairman of entertainment Paul Telegdy said in a statement, adding that the mo...
Tags: Celebs, Television, Nbc, Amy Schumer, Pop Culture, Jazz, Kelly Clarkson, Steve, Steve Harvey, Melissa Mccarthy, Melissa, Paul Telegdy, Little Big Shots, The Kelly Clarkson Show, Steve (Talk Show


BLACKPINK’s All-Out K-Pop Onslaught Reaches American Shores

Let me take you back to a moment in the not-so-distant past, a proudly and obnoxiously loud era in pop music history known as the early 2010s. More »
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Sam Smith, Rae Sremmurd, Madonna, Pharrell, Diplo, Ellie Goulding, Saturday Night Live, Cinderella, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Aloe Blacc, Adam Sandler, Hozier


Billie Eilish’s Time Is Now

"I have taken out my Invisalign, and this is the album!" Billie Eilish announces at the outset of her debut album. The 17-year-old singer then collapses into hysterical laughter with a male cohort -- presumably her older brother, a fellow musician named Finneas O'Connell who's been her close collaborator ever since she made … More »
Tags: Music, Jennifer Lawrence, Nick Jonas, Lorde, Adele, Logic, Ariana Grande, Diplo, Kelly Clarkson, Janelle Monae, Bts, Halsey, The Week In Pop, Avicii, Victoria Monét, Post Malone


What Happens When A Rockstar Turns 40? Karen O Teams With Danger Mouse To Ask On Lux Prima

There was a real danger when combining Karen O and Danger Mouse that things could get too theatrical. O, as the indelible lead singer of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs established an unparalleled style, from her shrieking vocals to her outre stage presence, that none of her peers from the New York scene of the aughties could replicate. And Danger Mouse, in his collaborations with Cee-Lo Green (Gnarls Barkley) and James Mercer (Broken Bells) as well as his production work with the Black Keys, Beck, and Ade...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Beyonce, Adele, Pink Floyd, Karen O, Kelly Clarkson, Lou Reed, Phil Spector, Jefferson Airplane, Spector, Rock Hall, Barnaby Clay, Lux Prima, Cee Lo Green Gnarls Barkley


The 20 greatest breakup songs ever – ranked!

On the 40th anniversary of Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive topping the charts – and as the UK blunders towards its own acrimonious divorce – here’s the definitive list of tear-stained stonkersHip-hop isn’t big on romantic heartbreak, but this is a particularly fine example. There’s a lot of bragging from Guru about how he’s so inundated with offers since his ex packed him in that she’s probably jealous. But somehow, you get the sense he’s protesting too much: “Went home to see my mom and I saw yo...
Tags: Music, UK, Relationships, Life and style, Rap, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Culture, Pop and rock, Bob Dylan, Hip-hop, Indie, R&B, Carly Simon, Elvis Costello, Folk Music, Kelly Clarkson


Maren Morris Takes Aim At The Invisible Walls Around Country Music On Girl

There’s a tightrope walk for any woman on country radio, an all-important format that remains a career-maker in the genre in 2019. According to recent research, women are only getting around 10% of airplay; by way of explanation, radio programmers habitually claim that listeners vote down women singers when their new songs are tested. The never-ending arguments about not sounding “country enough” is why Kacey Musgraves didn’t service singles off Golden Hour to country radio. It took a tour open...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Kacey Musgraves, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Zedd, Nra, Don, Morris, Maren Morris, Jonas Brothers, Dixie Chicks, Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osbourne, Greg Kurstin, Sarah Aarons




Avril Lavigne’s Disappointing Return

Avril Lavigne is back, and as usual, it's complicated. More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Bastille, Eminem, Selena Gomez, Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, 5 Seconds Of Summer


Why Spotify Isn't Simply A Music Company [Cherie Hu]

In this piece Cherie Hu looks at how Spotify's major investments in third party licensing deals and original podcast development are validating investor predictions and causing it to become the Netflix of audio while potentially putting its brand at risk. ____________________________________ Guest post by Cherie Hu on Medium On October 28, 2018, as I was on Spotify’s mobile app searching for a certain music playlist I had made for myself, I received the following, unsolicite...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Music, Hbo, New York, London, Amy Schumer, Disney, Syfy, Bbc, Netflix, Pandora, Guest Post, EK, Npr



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