Following up our list at the start of the year featuring classic rock’s longest songs, we now bring you a selection of the shortest songs. Why? Because you can’t have one list without the other. Because you gotta show both sides of the spectrum. And because for songs that are 2 minutes or less, these little bad boys pack a serious punch. Read more…
What did you miss in today’s music news? Katy Perry could be the latest artist inspired by 1995′s Clueless, Nicki Minaj sells perfume on HSN, Ed Sheeran sees why women bow down to Beyoncé, and more.
The news that LeBron James is leaving Miami has monopolized the news cycle on this summer Friday. In addition to King James, every M.I.A. and LeBron-affiliated musician has become the butt of Internet jokes, but none more than his BFF Drake. Despite his strong allegiance to his hometown Toronto Raptors, Drake’s love affair with LeBron has not gone unnoticed by world at large. So does that mean that the Cavs are suddenly Drake’s No. 1 team?
There comes a time in a person’s life when he or she gets to witness Queen Bey in concert. Once you earn that privilege, you must be prepared in every way possible. If you’re going to see Beyoncé (and Jay Z) this weekend when the On The Run tour hits Metlife Stadium, you better get your mind right. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Alert the Beyhive and take notes because we have all you need to know when preparing for a Beyoncé concert.
Welcome back to the Battle of the Summer Jams where each week two hit songs are facing off against each other to find out just which you love the most. Last week you voted Jason Derulo and Snoop Dogg into the finals with a commanding 89 percent of the vote. Lil Jon and DJ Snake had nothing on “Wiggle.”
This week features two chart-toppers from Magic! and Nico & Vinz. Both are relatively new acts with songs that are tapping into the laid back vibe of the warmer months. But only one song can join the winner’s circle.
Wash down that breakfast burrito with the latest music news in today’s First Dibs: J.Lo hangs out with FLOTUS, Kesha explains why she was in rehab, and those of you who didn’t get On The Run tickets better sign up for HBO.
By Christopher Rosa
If your first thought is Beyoncé when you hear Queen B, we’re not mad, but before Yoncé there was the original Queen Bee—Lil’ Kim. Reminisce with us about a time when the first lady of no f*cks to give took a hammer to hip-hop’s glass ceiling and crushed the ’90s.
Wrap up the day with Last Lap music news: Beyoncé shows off another OTR outfit sketch, Michael Buble wrote a song for a fan on YouTube, Wale shoots to number one after having beef with Meek Mill and more.
John Legend has released a new music video for the latest single off of his Love In The Future album, “You & I (Nobody In The World).” The clip features wifey Chrissy Teigen, singer-actress Tatyana Ali, comedian Tig Notaro, and Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox.
What’s your second musical act when your first record is one of the most successful debut albums of all time? Very few musicians get to ask themselves this question but such is the quandary of Grammy winning songwriter and musician Stuart Matthewman of famed UK pop soul world beat wonders Sade. His new musical venture Twin Danger has just been signed to Decca Records/Universal Music Classics and is performing tonight at New York’s Marquee, in a special showcase hosted by neo-soul heartthrob Maxwell. Read more…