Joan Jett fronting Nirvana for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was one of the worst kept secrets in rock n’ roll but it turned out to be a red herring. The news went viral Tuesday after The Foo Fighters posted an Instagram photo of Jett’s iconic Gibson Melody Maker guitar alongside the instruments of surviving band members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear, but in the end the group had much more planned for the night…
Kesington Kross exhibits his unique style of soul on Big Morning Buzz Live, headliners for this year’s Lollapalooza are announced, and Jason Derulo talks about the motivations behind his upcoming album.
Everyone has that masterpiece they’ve been slaving away on for years. It’s your baby, your passion, your tour de force, and you won’t let ANYONE see it until you get it totally perfect! Well, be prepared to get super bummed out, because some of the biggest hits in music were written in less time than the average coffee break!
For most of us, being a teenager means slogging through high school, struggling with adolescence and desperately hoping for a hot date for the school dance. However, there are some teenagers out there who are instant musical legends. It didn’t take them years of doing crappy gigs to get to the top; the 20 pop music prodigies on our list wrote and recorded landmark albums before they were even old enough to legally drink.
The soundtrack to the Disney smash Frozen returns to No. 1 on this week’s SoundScan sales chart, ending Eric Church‘s one week reign at the top. Meanwhile, Lorde hits a sales milestone even as overall album sales suffer. Here’s a look at this week’s sales news:
Taylor Swift might be BFFs with everyone, but it looks like her friendship with You Oughta Know artist Lorde is going the strongest. This weekend, Taylor posted a delightful photo of the two pop stars cavorting on the beach on Instagram with the caption, “Bare feet in the sand on Saturday…” and yesterday, the two were snapped by photographers shopping at trendy stores like Free People and Rag & Bone in Brentwood, California. It looks like the two have come a long way since Lorde told reporters that she thought Swift was a bad role model because she was “too flawless and unattainable.” Now, it looks like it won’t be long until we see snapshots of them braiding each other’s hair–or maybe collaborating on a duet?