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Remember when Nick Jonas almost broke the internet by posting a shirtless pic on Instagram? I know, it was a magical moment. Well, the 22-year-old is at it again — brazenly showing off his killer six-pack and snail trail on the cover Flaunt magazine....
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Catching Kylie Minogue live in London? I should be so lucky — and in fact, I was! Last night, the iconic pop diva discoed down to London Town for the first of three headlining nights at the O2 Arena on her Kiss Me Once Tour, which kicked off last...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Mary J. Blige channels her inner deep house diva on her new single, “Nobody But You.” It is the latest from the singer’s forthcoming 13th album, The London Sessions, which is set for a December 2 release. Previous songs like “Therapy” and...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Chet Faker and Flume drove Instagram hipsters (and other thirsty types) into a frenzy by posting a shirtless pic together last night (September 30). The Australian indie-darlings, who broke internationally with an epic collaboration called “Drop The...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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When you see Nicole Scherzinger strut her stuff live it’s unfathomable that she isn’t an even bigger star. The former Pussycat Doll performed new US single “Run” on Access Hollywood Live yesterday (September 30) and knocked it out of the park...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Ricky Reed was perhaps better-known as the frontman of hip-hop/pop collective Wallpaper until he co-produced Jason Derulo‘s monster hit “Talk Dirty” and instantly became one of the game’s hottest hitmakers. The influence of that song (and...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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It’s been a minute since Miley Cyrus stripped off for a magazine shoot or single cover, so last night’s (September 30) sexy Instagram spree will come as sweet relief for restless fans thirsting for new nudes. The Bangerz diva really came through...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Sam Smith recently sat down with Ryan Seacrest to chat it up on his radio show, On Air With Ryan Seacrest. In the interview, the “Restart” crooner spoke about how he’s handling the great success of In The Lonely Hour and that he’s started...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Ferras made headlines earlier this year when he became the first artist signed to Metamorphosis Music — otherwise known as Katy Perry‘s very own record label. He wasted no time dropping an excellent self-titled EP and even convinced his boss/close...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The race for #1 on the Billboard 200 over the past week was a tight one, but in the end it was Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga who (barely) won it. The pair’s collaborative album of jazz duets, Cheek To Cheek, topped the main album chart after selling 131,000...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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There’s still speculation whether or not Kendrick Lamar and Prince are working on a collaboration, and the two fueled the rumor mill by performing together on stage! The rapper joined the music legend for the album release celebration for Art Official...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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As part of the celebration for his new albums, his solo Art Official Age and 3RDEYEGIRL‘s PLECTRUMELECTRUM (which both dropped on September 30), Prince gave fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look of the release party. Along with a tour of his...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Who from the cast of American Horror Story has the chops to cover Lana Del Rey during upcoming season Freak Show? Why, the Supreme, of course, Jessica Lange…at least according to a hinting tweet posted by AHS show runner Ryan Murphy. A fan of the show...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Cheryl Cole has zero phucks to give on her new single, “I Don’t Care” – the follow-up to her summer smash, “Crazy Stupid Love.” In contrast to her other songs like “Ghetto Baby,” there are no massive bass drops or an in-your-face dance...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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The novelty of pressing the buttons is officially over! Where as in night one of The Voice’s Blind Auditions Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton seemingly hit the red circle just for the physical thrill of the chair spin...
From: Idolitor | By: Caila Ball | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Did You Hear? :: Liam Hemsworth talks ex-fiance Miley Cyrus on the November issue of Nylon Guys. The actor tells the magazine: “There’s not much to say; there’s no bad blood there. You never get used to it because you get followed and you...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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It’s an interesting time to be a white female rapper. Iggy Azalea kicked down the door with summer smash “Fancy” but became an instant target in the hip-hop community. Canadian-born, Jamaica-raised femcee Nova Rockafella should face a much less...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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I’ve seen a lot of demented music videos over the years but SHEON raises the bar by masturbating with a bible outside a church in her unforgettable “Second Base” visual. It’s a shame the song is so terrible because the Yugoslavia-born, Minnesota-raised...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Tinashe‘s much-anticipated Aquarius LP is now streaming a week ahead of its official October 7 release date. So, does it live up to the hype? If you like sexy, languid R&B with on-point production and vintage Janet Jackson-esque interludes, then...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Clean Bandit and Jess Glynne have come back together for another absolute stunner of a pop-house track, following the global success of “Rather Be.” We were already fans of UK quartet Clean Bandit’s debut LP New Eyes, but new song “Real Love”...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics (due October 21) is a Clive Davis-curated covers album featuring tracks made famous by big-lunged female vocalists like Whitney Houston, Barbra Streisand and Adele. Sounds like a great fit for the Queen of...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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SUPER IMPORTANT NEWS: The other night Nicki Minaj posted two photos on Instagram where she was supposedly aiming at showing her bobbed wig and makeup to her followers. Of course, the real focus was on Nicki’s ample bosom, which was on full display...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Jessie J‘s career had just about flatlined until she hooked up with Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj on “Bang Bang”. The track is a monster hit — it reached a new peak of number three on the Billboard Hot 100 this week — and has everyone excited...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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It took a minute to get my head around Pink‘s new side-project You + Me (a collaboration with folk singer City And Colour A.K.A. Dallas Green) but the music has been uniformly excellent and latest offering “Capsized” promises even better things...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Yesterday brought news that pop-house act Clean Bandit and singer Jess Glynne had reunited for upcoming single “Real Love,” a follow-up to their global smash “Rather Be.” But let’s not get ahead of ourselves just yet, as the latter song is...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Nicole Scherzinger is gearing up for the release of her sophomore LP Big Fat Lie, and the first single – called “Run” – has arrived. We first posted the radio rip earlier this month, but now the official version is here. The song, which is...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NYC rising songstress-turned-blogosphere darling VÉRITÉ has certainly been making a name for herself as of late, having already supplied two rich, hook-filled pop offerings thus far: “Weekend,” and the creeping “Strange Enough.” Today, the...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Cheryl — formerly known as Cheryl Cole, now known as Cheryl Fernandez-Versini…or just Cheryl at the moment! — is preparing for a second round this year. And, guess what? She doesn’t care about it! After serving up her horn-heavy summer UK #1...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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5 Seconds Of Summer: Not just a summer thing, after all! The Aussie pop-rock troupe has steadily skyrocketed to superstardom over the past year, and it seems that with each passing television appearance, they’ve got more and more achievements building...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Ready for some hella good news? Gwen Stefani is currently in Miami with producer/fellow Voice coach Pharrell Williams, working to wrap up the recording of her third solo album, said her manager Irving Azoff during a panel at New York’s Advertising...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Pharrell partners up with Takashi Murakami on the new video for “It Girl,” the latest single from his sophomore LP G I R L. The famous Japanese pop artist produced the visual, which is an anime-inspired adventure – complete with overly pixelated...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Each month, we’re taking a look back at the albums that piqued our pop interest, pitting them against each other and then asking you to decide which album ultimately ruled. It’s that time again: The “Best Of” Ibrawlator for September! Last month,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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After teasing her Barbz on Twitter, Nicki Minaj has finally revealed her big announcement! The entertainer will be hosting the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. But that’s not all! Minaj is also set to perform...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Calvin Harris is currently riding high in the charts around the globe with John Newman-featuring single “Blame,” but behind the scenes he’s already on to the next one. Above you’ll find a snap the Scottish dance producer posted on his Instagram...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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After the smash hit (and one of our Songs of the Summer contenders) that was “Am I Wrong,” Nico & Vinz have now picked their follow-up! “When The Day Comes” is the third single from the Norwegian duo’s forthcoming debut LP, Black Star...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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The Blind Auditions continued on The Voice Monday (September 29) night, and new coach Pharrell’s niceness is just getting weird. He outwardly supported his colleagues Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine in their pursuits of contestants…even...
From: Idolitor | By: Caila Ball | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Did you hear? :: British pop band Rixton (known for their super catchy debut single, “Me And My Broken Heart”) has premiered their video for “Wait On Me” off their upcoming album Let The Road - right on Buzznet! The interactive visual is...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Swedish songbird Tove Lo has been making waves with her sweetly honest take on uptempo love songs. Her debut album Queen Of The Clouds (out today, September 30) combines pining, reciprocity, and all of the emotions that fall in between those two opposites...
From: Idolitor | By: Kathy Iandoli | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Tinashe hasn’t put a foot wrong since breaking big with ratchet party anthem “2 On” earlier this year. She followed that up with A$AP Rocky-assisted, Janet Jackson-channeling single “Pretend” and a bunch of equally gorgeous buzz tracks (“Feels...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, September 29, 2014
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As much as I love Sam Smith‘s serotonin-evaporating ballads, it’s always nice to hear him sing happier, upbeat fare. Think his Disclosure collaboration “Latch” or Naughty Boy-assisted earworm “La La La”. The only song resembling those hits...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The last we heard from Aussie pop diva Jessica Mauboy she was performing “Sea Of Flags” at Eurovision, which is kind of random given that Australia is exempt from the competition. Since then the 25-year-old has been working on her fourth studio LP...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Charli XCX is on a roll at the moment. After earning a well-deserved commercial breakthrough with Iggy Azalea‘s summer-soundtracking smash “Fancy”, the 22-year-old swiftly returned to the upper reaches of the Billboard Hot 100 with infectious The...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, September 29, 2014
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It’s hard to believe a year has passed since Lorde dropped her platinum-selling, Grammy Award-winning debut LP Pure Heroine. “Royals” and “Team” are still radio staples and she is busily promoting the album with a North American tour while...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, September 29, 2014
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The guys from Maroon 5 have certainly switched up their image for the V era — at least, visually. Their “Maps” video told the story of a fatal car crash in reverse and the just-released clip for new single “Animals” plays like a mini-horror...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Just when you thought Jessie J‘s Sweet Talker LP was going to be a party-startin’ collection of urban club-bangers like “Bang Bang” and 2 Chainz-assisted “Burnin’ Up”, the comeback queen delivers a pretty stripped-back ballad called “Personal”....
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Ariana Grande had a busy weekend. After wowing viewers with a duo of elaborate performances (she rocked cat ears and dragged out The Weeknd) on Saturday Night Live, the pint-sized diva headed straight to BPM nightclub to perform a set for gay fans. She...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, September 29, 2014
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If you thought the highlight of Jessie J‘s appearance on UK talk show Alan Carr: Chatty Man was going to be her discussing nude photos, better watch the above clip. The British songbird, whose “Bang Bang” just topped the UK chart this week, debunked...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Last month Royksopp and Robyn premiered their cerebral music video for Do It Again EP track “Monument.” It seems there was a bit more, visually, the three artists wanted to put out there, as they’ve now served up a second clip for the song (in...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Monday, September 29, 2014
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With the release of Tinashe‘s debut album Aquarius just days away, the singer has dropped another track off the LP. Simply titled “Bet,” the slinky tune is a departure from the club-ready “2 On” that we were first introduced to. Tinashe’s...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, September 29, 2014
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Start shaking and crying Camp Rock enthusiasts, because this is real and happening: Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas reunited on stage last night! Six whole years after the duo first co-starred together on their smash Disney Channel original movie, the superstars...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, September 29, 2014
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