Posts By Emily Exton

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Where You Can Find OutKast, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West + More On The Road This Summer

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Coachella kicks off today with OutKast taking the stage for their big reunion at the two-week festival in Indio, California. Announcing their first live performance together in 10 years caused the Internet to erupt in cheers, making Coachella the festival to spend your hard-earned money on this summer. But then Andre and Antwan booked headlining sets at Governors Ball, Lollapalooza and many, many more festivals around the world. Read more…

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Platinum-Selling Passenger Was Once Treated Like A Human Garbage Can

Passenger‘s breakthrough hit “Let Her Go” has been heard everywhere from the halls of VH1 to the Super Bowl. After the success of his most recent album, All The Little Lights, you’d think the lovely Brit would want to take some time to rest and reflect on everything he’s done right in the last year. Nope! He’s going right back to work.

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Sam Smith Is About To Take Over The World

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In need of some new sad songs to get you through tough times? What about an unthinkable falsetto you can only dream of replicating in your shower? Sam Smith has got you covered. The 21-year-old Brit is the musical guest on Saturday Night Live this weekend, and if you want to impress your friends by rattling off facts about an artist everyone will be talking out before his major television appearance, we suggest you study up.

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Lena Dunham Sends Boyfriend Jack Antonoff To Therapy In New Bleachers Music Video

Collaborating with your significant other for a music video can have varying effects on your relationship. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are still together after their topless motorcycle ride in “Bound2″ but Katy Perry and John Mayer parted ways just a few months after mounting a bull in “Who You Love.” fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff is the latest performer to willing to risk mixing business with pleasure, by hiring his girlfriend Lena Dunham to direct the Bleachers video for “I Wanna Get Better.” Does this mean he’ll guest on Girls next season?

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Voice Of The People: Elton John’s Greatest Moments Of Real Talk

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After more than 40 years in the public eye, Sir Elton John has created countless songs that have helped reinvent the music industry. He’s also extremely outspoken and opinionated, which in a world of media training and image consultants, is rare for a celebrity. For those who have only been around post-The Lion King, allow us to break things down: If life was truly like Divergent, Elton would be Candor.

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Naked And Unvarnished: The National’s Mistaken For Strangers Doc Takes An Intimate Look At Life On The Road

Most of us can hardly share a room with our younger siblings, let alone a cramped tour bus. So what was The National front man Matt Berninger thinking when he invited his younger brother Tom along for his band’s High Violet tour? And what can happen when someone who has never made a documentary before decides to film every waking hour on the road? Much more than anyone anticipated.

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Rihanna And Britney Who? Sia’s Superior Versions Of Your Favorite Songs Will Change Your Life

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With the exception of Pharrell, it’s been a slow start to 2014 in terms of new music we want to listen to while jumping around our bedroom. Thankfully Sia just went and infused our never-ending winter with some much-needed powerful pop, sure to carry us into spring. At the surface, “Chandelier” — which many are calling the best “Rihanna song” of 2014 –is an unapologetic party anthem that celebrates excessive drinking and hazardous at-home aerial activities. But with the Australian’s soaring vocals it becomes a metaphor for much more.

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Lena Dunham’s SXSW Keynote Address Gets A Thumbs Up From JOHNNYSWIM

There’s more to South By Southwest than eating tacos. Though, ask anyone who’s been, and he or she will tell you that there’s certainly a lot of those, too. This year’s festival attendees were lucky enough to see Girls star Lena Dunham deliver the keynote address, which touched on the issue of sexism in show business. Dunham spoke firsthand, referencing Girls actor Adam Driver‘s rising star and how her female cast is not being offered similar opportunities.

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