VH1’s special “Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Live At Outside Lands” premiered last nigh and featured Macklemore & Ryan Lewis headlining the seventh annual Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco. The performances are mixed with exclusive clips from an interview with the duo.
Joni Mitchell reveals why she axed her biopic, Robin Thicke‘s 19-year-old girlfriend gets nude, Macklemore, Ryan Lewis and Mary Lambert perform “Same Love” live and more on Last Lap.
Last week we were slack jawed over news that Robert Planet allegedly tore up an $800 million contract to reunite with Led Zeppelin. They say everyone has their price, and we can say without hesitation, that ours is well below $800 million dollars. Even though Plant later admitted that he greatly exaggerated the number, history is peppered with musicians who, for many reasons, have refused to sell out.
It was mash-up city at the iHeartRadio Music Festival, fans went wild over are Beyoncé and Jay Z‘s On The Run HBO special, Blake Shelton gets bromantic, Aberdeen, Washington pays tribute to native son Kurt Cobain and more on First Dibs. Read more…
From chanteuses Lana Del Rey and Katy Perry, to pop princes like Justin Bieber, YouTube has been a haven for new artists to self-promote their music. Artists like Gotye and Karmin, gained so many views on the video sharing site that they were signed to record deals, made songs for movies, and even won Grammy awards. Guess all we have to do is believe! Read on for 10 huge pop superstars who owe it all to YouTube…
The nation is frozen, and so are SoundScan’s sales charts. The soundtrack to Disney’s smash hit “Frozen” grips this week’s charts, where the effect of Sunday’s Grammy Awards are just beginning to be felt. We dive further into the week’s sales news in this week’s SoundScanner:
Award shows are never short of drama, and the 2014 Grammy Awards aren’t any different. Although most non-winners put on a brave face, it’s gotta be hard to maintain your composure after suffering the disappointment of losing out on a golden statue. Case in point: Kasey Musgraves! We can’t be certain, but we’re pretty sure that the cameras caught the country song bird serving up some serious side-eye to Macklemore after he beat her out for Best New Artist. Read on to see what we mean and judge for yourself!
When news broke earlier today that 34 couples would be married during the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performance at the 2014 Grammy Awards, it almost immediately eclipsed the news that Queen Latifah (!) and Madonna (!!!) would also be joining the group to sing “Same Love.” That track, which features vocals from Mary Lambert, is one of the nominees for Song Of The Year, but whether or not it wins that award later on tonight, “Same Love” has certainly cemented its place in not just Grammy history, but the popular culture at large.
How did One Direction‘s Liam Payne get himself caught up in the Duck Dynasty controversy last night? Did Madonna apologize for using the N word? Did Rixton enjoy dressing up like famous pop stars in their music video for “Make Out?”