Luke James Gets Crazy.Sexy.Cool On Debut Album And Talks About Being Compared To Legends

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Luke James has released two brand-new music videos in just about as many weeks in anticipation of his debut album’s release but the New Orleans native has had an industry buzz for far longer than that. It all started with the 2012 release of the hit single “I Want You,” which earned James a Grammy nomination in 2013. James followed up its success with a series of concert dates opening up for the Queen B herself, Beyonce, garnering more fans along the way. With the steady release of steamy and sultry singles and accompanying music videos for “Make Love to Me”, “I.O.U.”, “Options” and “Dancing in the Dark” James has succeeded in impressing the masses as much with his vocal prowess as with his fierce good looks, but there’s much more to this music man.

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Five Things That Make Us Realize How Hard Gwen Stefani Still Rocks

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Tonight Gwen Stefani debuts as a judge on NBC’s hit-singing competition The Voice, and there’s no doubt the platinum blonde singer knows enough about the music business to mentor young hopefuls. She toiled in indie ska-punk circles and paid her dues before finding success in the late 1990s with No Doubt and has reinvented herself during her solo stint in the aughts. But it’s been a minute since she released any new music and that got us wondering, does Gwen Stefani still rock? The answer is a resounding yes.

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Count Down Which Bands Have Had The Most Ridiculous Amounts Of Lineup Changes

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If rock history has taught us anything it’s that for a band to achieve any longevity they better be prepared to drop members and pick up some new ones along the way. Yes, there are some legendary and long-running groups that still have all their original members, but the pressures of what it takes to succeed in music – the endless tours, the long hours in the studio, the financial stress- leads many to an inevitable split due to personal or “artistic” differences. Those changes have led some groups to amass small armies of past members.
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Watch MAGIC! Crown Their Favorite “Rude” Fan Cover Video

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MAGIC! had an incredible run with their chart-topping smash hit “Rude.” Released nearly a year ago in their native Canada, the song blew up there and then caught on South of the border in the U.S. and was heard on the radio all summer long. Its reggae and pop infused melody combined with the classic story of boy + girl + her disaproving Dad inspired fans, YouTube stars and even parents to put their own spin on the song. Read more…

Fans Lose Their Sh*T To Beyonce And Jay Z’s Epic HBO On The Run Special

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Beyonce and Jay Z just broke the Internet. HBO premiered the couple’s On The Run concert special that captured Bey and Jay’s last show in Paris where they performed a mind-boggling set of over 40 songs and brought out Nicki Minaj to perform the Flawless Remix. Naturally, twitter began to implode.

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Five Reasons We’re “Souled”on Jhene Aiko After Seeing Her Live In Concert

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Jhene Aiko is doing “it” right now on the music front, and is making quite a name for herself in the process as the “it” girl to know about. The soulful songstress just released her sophomore album, Souled Out, on September 9th and we couldn’t wait to see one of her shows to see firsthand what folks have been buzzing about. We were witness to her performance last night in front of a sold out crowd at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, and what did we discover? That we’re officially “souled” on Jhene Aiko. Read more…