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A Comprehensive Guide To Music Blogs By Genre

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Music junkies depend on all of the best blogs to introduce them to the next big artist or hot new record that mainstream radio won’t pick up for another few months. Now that CDs are basically obsolete, blogs have taken over to replicate the experience music lovers once felt when they ripped off the plastic CD casing to crack open an exclusive lyric booklet and (if you were lucky) a free poster. Today, fans dive into the interwebs to find that perfect song or to feel the adrenaline the moment they find a new underground artist they want want to keep as their own little secret. With that being said, here’s a comprehensive guide to music blogs by genre that (along with VH1, naturally) will revitalize your relationship with music once again.

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Musicians Who’ve Flexed Their Acting Chops By Playing Classic Artists

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With the release of Jimi: All Is By My Side, fans have glimpsed Andre 3000 in his starring role as Jimi Hendrix. The rapper holds his own in the biographical film, giving a great portrayal of the legendary rock star. Of course, the OutKast star isn’t the first musician tapped to depict an iconic artist on the big screen.

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Global Citizen Festival 2014 Highlights: Jay Z Surprise Duet With Beyonce, Carrie Underwood Performs Pregnant + More

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The third annual Global Citizen Festival took place yesterday (September 27) on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park. Huge headliners such as Tiesto, Jay Z, Beyonce and No Doubt brought out a massive crowd that danced the night away for a good cause. Even President Barack Obama made an appearance (via pre-recorded video) to spread awareness on how to fight global poverty and prevent epidemics like ebola and HIV.

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How Many Ways Is Iggy Azalea’s Live Performance Awesome? Five.

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Since the release of her debut studio album in April of this year, Miss Iggy Azalea has been blowing up the hip-hop game. Her album, New Classic, took over as the highest-charting female rap album when it was released. Some might argue that Iggy stole the spot from Nicki Minaj‘s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, released in 2012. And lately, it seems like you can’t turn on the radio without hearing that Australian twang pouring out of it. It’s really no surprise that we were pumped to experience her rap game live this past Friday night at Pier 97.

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Listen To 5 Covers Of Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” That Nailed It

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Singer Meghan Trainor had the number one song of the summer that had everyone singing that they’re “All About That Bass.” With an empowering message about embracing your body and an extra catchy chorus, “All About That Bass” became an instant favorite among singers who could not resist singing their own version. Listen to the 5 best covers on the Internet right now and let us know which one is your favorite.

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