Blue October may have sold out concerts all over the country but their journey to the top was not an easy one. Watch as the band talks about overcoming drugs, divorce and depression in order to try and rediscover their bond as a band while out on the road.
Whether breakups to makeups or outliving your prime and needing a little extra cash – the circumstances surrounding reunion tours are as varied as they are unexpected. This year resurrected many beloved groups and showed promise for even more in the new year. Destiny’s Child reunion tour in 2015, anyone? Yes, please! From Outkast to the Backstreet Boys, here are our top 10 most unexpected reunion tours of 2014.
Did you miss me? I can’t hear you! I said, DID YOU MISS ME BITCHES?!?! Just checking. I hope that your holiday season is filled with love and holidazzle. Just a couple weeks ago we celebrated something called, “Madonnagiving.” That’s where you all have thanks to me for being so….well, awesome and whatever. Anyway, just around the river bend is another holiday I like to call, “Madonnanukkah.” Never heard of it? You will soon enough! At any rate, get into my latest episode of “Madonna Dearest.” Can you believe we’re already at episode 6?!? Shut-up. Don’t answer that.
Remember to send me all your video questions via YouTube and Instagram with the hashtag, #MadonnaDearest. Why? Because I command you. You gotta have something to tell your shrink! Read more…
Ed Sheeran loves Ariana Grande‘s dirty sense of humor. The two pop stars were hanging out in between performances at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show when Grande, who is currently dating rapper Big Sean, decided to crack a joke about loving “big black balls”. Yes, that’s right– “big black balls”.
Since entering the limelight in 1991, the apocryphal year zero of “the grunge revolution” as he calls it, Billy Corgan has led The Smashing Pumpkins with unsentimental musical ambition. Never one to be lulled into complacency by past achievements, he has driven his band from one artistic challenge to another, from alternative guitar rock to electronica and back again, from concept records to concept album cycles. His latest full-length with the band, Monuments to an Elegy, comes out today and is part of a series of releases he calls Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. Inspired by Tarot cards and begun in 2008, the series also includes 2012′s Oceania album and will conclude next year with a planned experimental album, Day for Night, and an eventual box set issue of all related recordings. Read more…
What do IggyAzalea, Pitbull, and Pharrell have in common? Well for starters, all three of them had really great years. Iggy won twice at the American Music Awards and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist. Mr. Worldwide released a new album, Globalization, and expressed his undying love for booties as a host at the 2014 AMAs. And as for Pharrell, where haven’t you seen him? The singer is everywhere and he’s “Happy” about it. But while these three artists have been making the rounds promoting various album releases and making appearances in shows or on magazine covers, all three of them went overkill. Who else made the list of the most overexposed artists of 2014? Keep reading to find out!
This month’s You Oughta Know artist Hozier has been dominating music and television. His critically acclaimed single “Take Me To Church” has earned him his first Grammy nomination and the number one spot on Spotify’s global chart. He’s also performed on the iconic Saturday Night Live and Victoria Secret’s Fashion Show stages, and recently sold out New York City’s famous Irving Plaza Venue.
Muse’s Matt Bellamy and Kate Hudson call it quits after four years, Kanye West gives Seth Rogen an exclusive listening session for his new album, John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen show their generosity in a big way and more on First Dibs.