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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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One Direction are making their major promotional rounds for their new album, FOUR — and the lads’ latest stop was on the Ellen Degeneres Show today (November 21)! The host asks the UK pop/rock band about wearing disguises in public, as well...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Nobody keeps it realer than K. Michelle. When R&B’s bad girl isn’t singing about her more-is-more approach to dating or pining over someone else’s man, she’s making Instagram a sexier place with her candid pics. The Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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As 2014 draws to a close, one thing that stands out the most about this year is the huge wave of artists who broke international barriers and crossed over into our pop music consciousness. And we’re not just talking about the UK, where Disclosure,...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Thursday, November 20, 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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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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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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Yes, Madonna is now in the 47th month of recording her 13th album, which currently has a projected release date of Marchtober 2019, but the great news is that, while we all feverishly count down the days for that treasure to arrive, The Queen is constantly...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Cody Simpson is full of surprises. The Aussie star recently joined forces with Justin Bieber for mellow acoustic-pop anthem “Back To Mama” — the first taste of their upcoming duets LP — and now drops a surprise cover of Mr. Probz‘s breakthrough...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Friday, November 21, 2014
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While most of the Hive is furiously pussy popping to new club bangers “7/11″ and “Ring Off”, the third new (but not really, at all) cut on the Platinum edition of Beyonce‘s pioneering visual album also surfaced online. If you can believe it...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Friday, November 21, 2014
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In celebration of the 25th anniversary of United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF has paired with Yoko Ono and David Guetta to organize a star-studded singalong — titled the #IMAGINE Project. The sleek black + white video...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Bebe Rexha has the magic touch. When the 25-year-old isn’t working on her own amazing music (“I Can’t Stop Drinking About You” is one of the year’s best pop songs), she’s writing hits for other artists — Eminem and Rihanna‘s “The Monster”...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Ariana Grande is trying her hand at becoming a holiday diva with her forthcoming single, “Santa Tell Me.” The singer announced the news last week, and today (November 21) Republic Records posted a preview of the yuletide tune on Instagram. The bouncy,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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If you could take our pulses right now…well, you wouldn’t feel anything because we just flatlined. BUT, just before that, our hearts were beating loud like a sledgehammer. Why? Because the lovely ladies of Fifth Harmony just dropped some oh-so-tantalizing...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Taylor Swift is in Los Angeles for the American Music Awards on Sunday night (rumor is she’s opening the show) and took the opportunity to hang out with occasional BFF Selena Gomez and British electro-pop diva Ellie Goulding. They decided to have a...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Taylor Swift looks oh-so-lovely on the December/January 2015 issue of Lucky magazine! The “Blank Space” starlet dons a simple yet chic outfit, complete with a white biker jacket and a bowler hat. For the interview inside, she jokes that she wants...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Iggy Azalea casually dropped a bombshell on Twitter last night (November 20) and then carried on with her latest tirade (this time about bootleg vinyl). The rap diva’s big revelation? That she has been working with the Queen of Las Vegas, Britney Spears....
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Earlier on her Facebook page today (November 21), Jessie Ware announced her next single! The soulful crooner will follow up “Say You Love Me” with the third song — “You & I (Forever).” The mid-tempo track, written about her husband Sam...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Clearly, Sky Ferreira read and absorbed Idolator’s roundup of The 50 Best Songs Of 1994 we published yesterday, because when she hit the stage at Los Angeles’ Belasco Theater in the evening, she and boyfriend Zachary Cole Smith treated lucky concert-goers...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Rixton has announced the follow-up single to their catchy “Wait On Me”! The UK pop quartet will premiere their new song, “Hotel Ceiling,” live on ABC’s Good Morning America on January 6. The song is mid-tempo ballad with rumbling percussion...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Future Big Eyes soundtrack darling and Ultraviolence Queen Lana Del Rey is gracing the cover of Maxim with her heavenly body next month. The singer’s gorgeous, very neck-centric cover — she was named “Rock’s Sultriest Star” by the mag, by...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Eminem released the lyric video for the Sia-assisted “Guts Over Fear” two month ago, but now the rapper is teasing the actual visual in conjunction with his upcoming Shady XV compilation. The 15-second clip shows a boxer donning a red ‘IV’...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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If One Direction‘s Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Ellen appearances this week in support of their just-released album Four — plus their appearance on Band Aid 30‘s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” —  isn’t enough of a boy band fix for...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Jessie J has been just about everywhere while promoting her latest studio album in the States, from covering Sia‘s “Titanium” with Jennifer Hudson at the Concert For Valor to performing in NYC at the Musician’s On Call gala earlier this week....
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Friday, November 21, 2014
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It’s been over a year now since American Idol alum Jessica Sanchez dropped her debut LP Me, You And The Music, but it seems the powerhouse vocalist is beginning to prep her follow-up record. Jessica’s feeling all sorts of drunk in love with her brand...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Gwen Stefani has always been the ultra-cool dark horse of mainstream female musicians, ever since her debut as the lead singer of No Doubt back in 1986. Her belly-baring, bindi-wearing, badass persona set her apart from all of the Britneys and Christinas...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Fifth Harmony have big plans in store for their long-awaited, oft-delayed debut Reflection, which was recently pushed back to January. As any good Harmonizer would know, the girls’ latest single, “Sledgehammer,” was written by “All About That...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars may be excited for their upcoming performance on Saturday Night Live, but the duo seem a little unprepared — well, at least in the new promo clip starring Cameron Diaz! The actress tries to show the two musicians the...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Snippets of Beyonce‘s new singles (“7/11″ and “Ring Off”) from her Platinum Edition Box Set have been circling the Internet for a few days now, but now the full versions have leaked! The 30-second clip of “7/11″ was definitely not promising,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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In the midst of One Direction‘s North American promo onslaught behind new album Four (which, by the way, is expected to sell over 400,000 copies by week’s end — no big deal), the boy band stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live in Los Angeles yesterday for...
From: Idolitor | By: Robbie Daw | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Did You Hear? :: Listen up ladies — Nick Jonas is no longer a virgin! The “Teacher” singer confirmed the news during his appearance on The Wendy Williams Show, saying: “I’m an adult in all ways and comfortable with who I am.” If only he...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The already-long list of collaborators working on Madonna‘s 13th studio album now includes Nicki Minaj and SOPHIE, according to Diplo. We knew that the Queen of pop was spending time with the “Anaconda” femcee in New York recently but this is the...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Pitbull‘s eighth studio LP Globalization drops November 24 but the MC’s collaboration with Chris Brown has arrived online a little early. And it’s actually rather great! An irresistible ’80s throwback, “Fun” pays tribute to Miami Sound Machine‘s...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Just when you thought Eminem had sunk about as low as he could go by rapping about punching Lana Del Rey, the 42-year-old goes and records a song about wanting to rape Iggy Azalea. “Put that shit away Iggy, you don’t wanna blow that rape whistle...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Iconic trailblazer, #unapologeticbitch and frequent nipple-exposer Madonna has something to say about the way the world accepts the naked body…and she seems to be making a not-so-subtle reference to Kim Kardashian‘s bare ass on Paper Magazine while...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Olly Murs and Demi Lovato‘s lovely duet has now surfaced! Titled “Up,” the bouncy mid-tempo highlights the stars’ bright and strong vocals. During her recent CapitalFM appearance, Lovato stated: “It’s kind of got this folky, country vibe....
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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After the announcement of his forthcoming album, Giorgio Moroder has released the video for the new single — “74 Is The New 24.” The visual is a treat for the eyes, as neon-colored animations squiggle across the pitch-black background. The fervent...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Next month is looking pretty good for Saturday Night Live! The sketch show has announced Nicki Minaj, Charli XCX and One Direction as the special guest performers for the upcoming December episodes. Charli XCX’s appearance will mark her first...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Selena Gomez embraces her sexy side on “Do It” — the second new song on greatest hits compilation For You. (The first, of course, being rising hit “The Heart Wants What It Wants”). Another Rock Mafia production, the slinky bedroom anthem is...
From: Idolitor | By: Mike Wass | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Pop star du jour Charli XCX is the cover star on Nylon magazine’s December/January 2015 issue! The “London Queen” looks gorgeous, as she rocks a silver motorcycle jacket emblazoned with cute patches and a bold red lip. In the spread, she discusses...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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There’s usually a good reason why a scrapped video never sees the light of day. In an interview on Larry King Now last year, horror director Eli Roth revealed that he’d filmed a visual featuring Ultraviolence Queen Lana Del Rey and Marilyn Manson....
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Sure, The Voice diva and L.A.M.B. goddess Gwen Stefani hasn’t even fully debuted her upcoming Pharrell-produced cut just yet, but that hasn’t stopped her from giving the track some early promo. In a new 30-second spot for the FIAT Gran Finale, the...
From: Idolitor | By: Bradley Stern | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Ariana Grande and Big Sean recently made their relationship public, and now the couple will be displaying even more affection — as their “Best Mistake” duet is the singer’s fourth single. The duo have been performing the tune a lot lately,...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Did You Hear? :: Wendy Starland, a talent scout who helped to find Lady Gaga, just won a major lawsuit! She filed against former Gaga producer Rob Fusari, claiming that he failed to share the profits in discovering the “female equivalent to the...
From: Idolitor | By: Bianca Gracie | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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