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Though Pharrell is undoubtedly the lyrical genius on the Voice panel, it is Gwen Stefani who had the quote of the night/Battles/season when speaking of bringing in her husband, Gavin Rossdale, to mentor her team. “I was kind of nervous about it, because...
From: Idolitor | By: Caila Ball | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Did You Hear? :: Lance Bass has set a date for his wedding to model Michael Turchin: December 20. Yes, Bass plans to invite his former boy bandmates in *NSYNC, though no – they will not take the stage together. “I think it’s a little cheesy if...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Good morning, New York! Taylor Swift‘s got a very special surprise waiting for you this morning. With the release of 1989 just one week away, Tay’s doing more promo than ever for her forthcoming foray into pop. And, after dropping “Out Of The Woods”,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Did You Hear? :: There’s no doubt that 2014 was a lackluster year for music – and to make matters worse, no albums reached platinum status…yet. America’s sweetheart, Taylor Swift, may be music’s saving grace. The singer’s forthcoming LP 1989 may...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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To quote myself, there’s catchy and then there’s “Geronimo”. Sheppard first topped the charts in their native Australia with the unstoppable anthem and now have their sights set on US chart domination. The indie-pop band took an important step...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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If there’s one universal truth to emerge from talent shows around the world, it’s that the winner’s single is usually terrible. That probably has a lot to do with time constraints and the necessity of writing a song without the artist’s involvement...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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If you haven’t discovered Seinabo Sey yet, it’s time to get correct. The mountain of buzz around the Swedish soul siren is only going to grow thanks to gorgeous anthems like “Pistols At Down”, the latest cut from just-released debut EP For Madeleine,...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Aussie pop diva Jessica Mauboy will re-release her third LP Beautiful on November 21. The Platinum Edition features five new tracks including current single “Can I Get A Moment?”, which was written and produced by Babyface. It’s shaping up to be...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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It’s Pitbull‘s world, we’re just living in it! The unstoppable rapper/vodka mogul/Playboy brand ambassador can now add children’s entertainer to his long list of accomplishments. Mr. Worldwide provides the theme song for new animated movie Penguins...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Britney Spears, Shania Twain and Celine Dion have been dazzling audiences for months (and years!) now in Las Vegas. Will Jennifer Lopez soon be following suit? It’s purely speculation at this point, but the “Booty” pop diva was spotted living it...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Is there no end to Beyonce‘s influence? The game-changing diva, who revolutionized the music business late last year with her surprise visual album and made bangs happen all over again with her latest hairstyle, is the unexpected queen of Halloween....
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX caught lightning in a bottle when the recorded “Fancy”. The summer smash topped the Billboard Hot 100 (several months ago now) but is still making waves in clubland thanks to a hugely popular bootleg from Jordy Dazz. The...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It seems like everyone is jumping on the Sam Smith fan bandwagon, with the latest artist being Kelly Clarkson! The singer and new mother covered the “Restart” crooner’s smash hit, “Stay With Me,” during her concert performance in Chicago last...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Rixton‘s catchy “Wait On Me” single has a smooth R&B-inspired flair, but the song has now been spun into a club-ready jam! Cahill (an electronic group from Liverpool, UK) remixed the boy band’s song – taking away the melodic soul away...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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For the fourth year in a row, the Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home For The Holidays charity show will be staged at New York’s Beacon Theatre (this time around on Saturday, December 6). Rosie O’Donnell will co-host once again, along with Orange Is...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Look, just don’t come between Taylor Swift and her baking, okay? (Or her New York City.) Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver learned the hard way after challenging the 1989 pop princess to a shake it — err, bake it off in support of the UK’s ongoing star-studded...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Gwen Stefani held a Twitter Q&A to promote new single “Baby Don’t Lie” last night (October 21) — it worked because the perky jam is lodged in the iTunes top 10 — and revealed some interesting tidbits to fans. Most excitingly, that her long-awaited...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The 2014 MTV EMAs are shaping up to be something extra special this year. Following the announcement of “Anaconda” diva Nicki Minaj taking hosting and performing duties on the main stage in Scotland on November 9 — where acts like Calvin Harris,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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What’s better than one Ricky Martin? Five of them, obviously! The Latin heartthrob plays multiple characters in the prohibition-themed video for new single “Adios”. Set in a 1930s speakeasy, the Ethan Ladder-directed visual finds the 42-year-old...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Charli XCX draws inspiration from old-school computer games in the lyric video for her punky “London Queen” single. The visual finds the singer taking a joyride around town in a Barbie-pink jeep, from London all the way to Hollywood. The overall...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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‘Tis the season for all things spooky, and American Horror Story: Freak Show is certainly delivering on that front — especially if you’re not here for clowns. But were you aware that Ultraviolence Queen Lana Del Rey, who just performed in a cemetery,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Popping Up is our recurring look at new artists making noise on the music landscape. Because, hey — Madonna and Britney were once unknown, too. Jennifer Hudson knows it; Kiesza knows it; and Mary J. Blige definitely knows it: as far as popular music...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Gwen Stefani follows up the release of her comeback single, “Baby Don’t Lie,” with its official music video! Directed by longtime collaborator Sophie Muller, the clip finds the singer (rocking her classic red lips and heels) walking through...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Over the summer, it was announced that Lorde will curate the soundtrack for the upcoming blockbuster The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. We already got a taste of what the project will sound like, thanks to the singer’s haunting “Yellow Flicker...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It’s already clear that Nick Jonas is an extremely sexy being (I mean, have you taken a look at this Flaunt magazine gallery?). But the singer takes full ownership of his newfound confidence in his latest tune, “Wilderness.” It strays away from...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Much has been said about the legendary Mariah Carey‘s The Elusive Chanteuse Show which kicked off in Asia at the beginning of the month, from the good (hear her cover Billie Holiday‘s “Don’t Explain”!) to the bad, including those iffy opening...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Another day, another Taylor Swift song lyric reveal! This time, the “Welcome To New York” singer unveiled two more lyrics from her upcoming album 1989. The first one (from track seven), is written on jagged heart-shaped paper with the words, “You...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Lena Katina is finally ready to tell us who she really is. Of course, we were already very familiar with the songstress when she was acting as one-half of the legendary Russian duo t.A.T.u. for the latter half of the ’00s, delivering global hits like...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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British soul singer Jessie Ware can be modest. “I’m never going to be a pop star like Lady Gaga,” she once said, as if the idea was too far out of reach. Plus, while her voice is just as powerful as fellow UK star Jessie J (no, really), Ware’s...
From: Idolitor | By: Christina Lee | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Kiesza’s life has become an unexpected whirlwind in 2014. Since the release of her deep house throwback “Hideaway” this past spring, the Canadian singer-songwriter has spent more time on airplanes and in different countries than she ever could...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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After the whirlwind that was last year’s Q4 pop album releases (including Katy Perry‘s Prism, Lady Gaga‘s ARTPOP, Britney Spears‘ Britney Jean and Beyonce‘s Beyonce), the music industry seemed to fade into a boring lull once 2014 hit. But fast...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Did You Hear? :: Taylor Swift has a message for all her haters out there! When asked about the critique of her always writing about ex-boyfriends, she stated “I think frankly that’s a very sexist angle to take. No one says that about Ed Sheeran....
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Lorde might be banned from the airwaves in San Francisco but knowing she’s the queen of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack must be some consolation. The Kiwi teen released her first contribution to the film, “Yellow Flicker Beat”, in...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, October 20, 2014
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It looks like Fergie‘s weed-referencing, DJ Mustard-produced comeback single “L.A. Love” is getting an official remix featuring YG. The “My Hitta” rapper even appears in the video — along with a bunch of other famous residents of the City...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, October 20, 2014
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In case it wasn’t clear by now, Taylor Swift really loves her new digs in NYC — so much so, she’s just become the official spokeswoman of the city! Tay Tay is utterly overflowing with optimism on her glittery 1989 intro track, “Welcome To New...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Nicki Minaj poses next to pastel-colored poodles in her glamorous GQ shoot but that’s not the most outrageous thing you’ll in the photos. Instead, the eye is immediately drawn to the femcee’s barely-there top, which appears to be a marvel of modern...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Meghan Trainor unveiled the artwork for much-anticipated debut LP Title today (October 20) and it’s as cute and colorful as you would expect from the pastel-wearing retro-pop queen. The album’s alleged tracklist also surfaced online and there are...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Things are about to get very exciting for Matthew Koma. You already know and love the talented singer-songwriter for co-penning and supplying his vocals to smashes like Zedd‘s “Clarity (feat. Foxes),” “Spectrum” and “Find You,” as well...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, October 20, 2014
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FKA Twigs partnered up with Google Glass to create a visual concept mini-film, titled “#throughglass.” In the two-minute clip set to re-recorded versions of “Video Girl” and “Glass & Patron,” the singer shows off her slinky choreography...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, October 20, 2014
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If you needed another reminder that Selena Gomez is (literally) leaving Disney behind, look no further than her Instagram account. The 22-year-old whipped fans into a frenzy by posting three black-and-white pics over the weekend that cast her in a sexy...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Gwen Stefani‘s comeback single “Baby Don’t Lie,” is a tame re-introduction back to the industry for the No Doubt front runner. But a preview of a new song has popped up, and it definitely packs the right punch. Titled “Spark The Fire,”...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Last year Restless Road formed on the US version of The X Factor, under the guidance of Simon Cowell. The country-pop trio wound up in fourth place by the end of the series’ third season, and earlier this month, they found themselves reuniting with...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Monday, October 20, 2014
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After penning monster hits (literally) for other artists, Bebe Rexha is about to wreak some chart damage of her own with killer debut single “I Can’t Stop Drinking About You”. The soaring electro-pop anthem has been warmly embraced by pop radio...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Bad news for Lorde fans in the Bay Area: You won’t be hearing “Royals” any time soon. For those who aren’t entirely caught up on the whole baseball thing, the San Francisco Giants are heading to the World Series this week against the Kansas City…Royals....
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, October 20, 2014
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When Gwen Stefani and Fergie announced their return to music as solo artists a few months ago, the pop world shook with excitement. While Fergie’s bland “L.A. Love (La LA)” wasn’t the banger we expected, Stefani’s new single “Baby Don’t...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, October 20, 2014
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This shit is still B-A-N-A-N-A-S, and life continues to be pretty G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S, yes. After nearly a decade in between their last solo records, No Doubt frontwoman/solo pop legend Gwen Stefani and Black Eyed Peas chanteuse/solo pop legend Fergie...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Mr. Worldwide (otherwise known as Pitbull) is set to host this year’s American Music Awards. The entertainer will set the tone for the music ceremony, as well as perform a new song from his forthcoming album. He was quite ecstatic about the news,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, October 20, 2014
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There really is no escape when Taylor Swift chucks out a new album, is there? The woman is either topping charts (see: “Shake It Off”), putting out new songs before the single has even cooled off ( “Out Of The Woods”), teasing lyrics to even...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Get your stocking stuffers ready! Coldplay plan to release a DVD and Blu-Ray of a concert film in support of their Ghost Stories album (released in May 2014). The band recorded their performance of various tracks off the LP back in March, inside...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Atttttention! The talented young ladies of Little Mix quietly dropped one of the better girl group records in recent history late last year with Salute, which spawned cuts like the snappy “Move” and self-empowering title track. Since the last album’s...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Monday, October 20, 2014
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