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O-M-G, O-M-G, she’s back again! Gwen Stefani‘s “Baby Don’t Lie” might have come in for a somewhat soft landing this fall, but it seems the No Doubt solo songstress is preparing to heat up her highly anticipated comeback campaign with her bouncy,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Usher has been revisiting his stacked back catalog during his ongoing tour. When the UR Experience hit Los Angeles last night (November 21), though, he invited next-generation R&B singers to join him on stage. There was Kid Ink, the producer-rapper...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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When it comes to breaking the internet, Beyonce is in a league of her own. After changing the way music is promoted and released forever with her pioneering visual album, the 33-year-old just made a mockery of your fave’s big budget videos by dropping...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Ella Henderson‘s “Ghost” is unstoppable. After reaching the top 10 in countries as diverse as Germany, South Africa and New Zealand, the Brit’s Ryan Tedder-penned debut single is about to cause some serious chart damage stateside. The Chapter...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Iggy Azalea‘s didn’t get a fair shake from critics when The New Classic was released in April. Which was odd given the near universal praise her mixtapes and EP received. That makes the release of Reclassified — a reissue with six new tracks —...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, November 24, 2014
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It feels like every day, we’re treated to a new excerpt from the diary of K. Michelle. Today, the talented Love & Hip Hop starlet-turned-R&B siren has unveiled the fourth track from her forthcoming studio album Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart, following...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea closed the American Music Awards last night (November 23) with a jaw-dropping performance of Diplo-produced club-banger “Booty”. It was generally praised as one of the best moments of an otherwise lackluster night but...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Another American Music Awards has come and gone, and like with all of these shindigs, there are lessons to be learned and moments worth singling out. Did you sit through all three hours of this particular dog and pony act last night? Yes? Well, then...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Eminem has released the video for his empowering anthem, “Guts Over Fear” featuring Sia. The Syndrome-directed clip is very cinematic, as it shows a motivated boxer who deals with heavy adversities: a pregnant girlfriend, eviction, many past-due...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Annie is heading to New York City…and we want you to join in on the fun. We’ve already been bopping to the Sia-helmed soundtrack for the highly anticipated 2014 adaptation of the beloved classic, starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx and Cameron...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Drake is taking his music down under, as the rapper/singer has announced his first-ever 2015 headlining tour in Australia and New Zealand. To make it even more fun, he is bringing 2 Chainz along for the ride! The performances begin on February 23...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The funk just won’t stop coming! After his show-stopping performance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend (during Bruno Mars worked it out to their hot collabo, “Uptown Funk”), music maestro Mark Ronson returns today with the official lyric...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, November 24, 2014
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At last night’s American Music Awards, Lil Wayne debuted his new single “Start A Fire.” Not to be confused with “Spark The Fire,” the Christina Milian-assisted tune is the first cut off the rapper’s forthcoming Tha Carter V LP. The alleged...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Iggy Azalea‘s Reclassified reissue officially dropped today (November 24), and the rapstress is celebrating with the lyric video for her latest single — “Beg For It.” The taunting, MØ-assisted track finds Azalea talking her shit, and the...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, November 24, 2014
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The 2014 American Music Awards, a.k.a. one of the biggest nights in music, aired yesterday (November 23) live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater! The three-hour telecast was jam-packed with major honors (like Taylor Swift winning the Dick Clark Award...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, November 24, 2014
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It’s truly a great day to be a member of the BeyHive: King Beyoncé‘s highly anticipated repackage of her 2013 surprise release, BEYONCÉ: Platinum Edition, is now available to stream and purchase worldwide. The collection includes her newly released...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Stan & Deliver gives fans an opportunity to shake, cry and sing the praises of the albums they love from their faves. Adam Lambert is on top of the world. Right now, he’s out on the road, touring with legendary rock troupe Queen, dazzling crowds...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, November 24, 2014
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No statues were handed over to Ariana Grande during last night’s American Music Awards, but she did spend quite a lot of time on stage performing both a medley of her Top 10 hits from this year and “Bang Bang,” her joint single with Jessie J and...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Iggy Azalea previously gave fans a snippet of her collaboration with Ellie Goulding, and now the full version is here! Titled “Heavy Crown,” the Reclassified track boasts female power and kissing off all the haters (“Iggy Iggy ain’t never...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Did You Hear? :: Jordin Sparks spent her weekend on a mixtape called #ByeFelicia, as in Ice Cube’s best Friday line-turned-enduring meme. Her new music is out Tuesday. [Instagram] :: B.o.B. revealed that he will be featured on Jodeci‘s comeback album,...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Yes, we already knew this one was coming for a while, but now it’s really, really real: Katy Perry will officially be performing at the Super Bowl Halftime show in February 2015. And she’s already got tons of ideas! Last night, the Queen Of The KatyCats...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Taylor Swift was presented with an incredible honor at last night’s American Music Awards! The “Blank Space” starlet won the first-ever Dick Clark Award for Excellence, presented by the legendary diva Diana Ross. During her speech, the singer...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, November 24, 2014
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When your breakthrough hit is called “Fancy”, there’s extra pressure to look it on the red carpet. Charli XCX certainly rose to the occasion at tonight’s (November 23) American Music Awards in Los Angeles. She followed the trend of wearing a...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, November 24, 2014
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God bless, Jennifer Lopez. While most of the attendees of tonight’s (November 23) American Music Awards dressed like they were going to a funeral, the sexiest woman alive — it’s not even up for debate anymore — stunned onlookers by rocking a...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Well played, Meghan Trainor. The 20-year-old got in a little promotion for new single “Lips Are Movin” — which is already top 10 on iTunes and climbing the Billboard Hot 100 — on the red carpet at tonight’s (November 23) American Music Awards...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, November 24, 2014
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Jhene Aiko brought her quirky sense of style to the American Music Awards in Los Angeles tonight (November 23). The R&B diva walked the red carpet in a dark orange snakeskin-print gown, which she teamed with diamonds and romantic hair braids. She...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Fergie was one of the first big names to walk the red carpet at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles tonight (November 23). And, as usual, she put the boys on rock, rock with a sexy black dress and glamorous old Hollywood hairstyle. The Black Eye...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The 2014 American Music Awards, one of the biggest nights for the industry, airs tonight (November 23) live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre! Iggy Azalea may turn out to be the lady of the night, since she has the most nominations — six to be exact....
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The 2014 American Music Awards kick off at 8 p.m. tonight (November 23) live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. Adding a bit of dale to the evening will be host Pitbull, who is also on tap to perform his single “Fireball” during the live...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Electronic artist James Blake reveals that he and Kanye West may record a collaboration to round out Blake’s forthcoming third album. “In terms of the actual collaboration for this record, it looks like we should be able to get something done,”...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Recently, Taylor Swift became the first woman to unseat herself from the Billboard Hot 100′s top spot. Prior to that, her new album 1989 had the highest first-week sales since Eminem‘s The Eminem Show – in 2002. So naturally, as E! reports, the...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Sir Bob Geldof has stressed that he only has good intentions behind each rewrite of Band Aid‘s charity single “Do They Know It’s Christmas.” The songwriter does this because he has been criticized before for questionable lyrics, like when Bono...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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“Locked Out of Heaven” collaborators Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars have teamed up once more for “Uptown Funk,” the lead single off Ronson’s upcoming album Uptown Special (due out on January 27), and they turned out their first television performance...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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CL, dynamic lead vocalist of the must-hear 2NE1, surprised both K-Pop and dubstep fans when she popped up in Skrillex‘s forward-thinking debut album Recess. Then last month, she made headlines as she cemented plans to make her stateside debut next...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Eminem and 50 Cent star in the new, 66-track mixtape Shady Classics. This quick-cutting compilation by DJ Whoo Kid (formerly 50 Cent’s touring DJ, now Shade 45 personality) is of fan favorites from throughout the label’s 15-year history, and these...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Happy Friday, Idolator readers! Did you have a good week? Same. As always, a whole bunch of pop happenings went down in the past few days — including the release of One Direction‘s highly anticipated fourth studio album, FOUR! (And yes, it’s already...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A couple of months ago, Made In Heights quietly dropped one of the best synth-pop anthems of 2014 with the gorgeous, multi-layered “Ghosts”. The L.A.-based duo switch gears on new single “Panther” — a lilting electro-lullaby that slowly unfolds...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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