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Drake album drop delayed

Be sure to Take Care of the 10 dollars in your pocket that you were going to spend on the new Drizzy album in a few weeks. You can Thank Drake Later for the postponement of his new album, which was originally due out on his birthday, Oct. 24. Don’t get up in arms about […]

For McCartney, third time’s a charm with understated wedding

Sir Paul McCartney, 69, walked down the aisle a third time this Sunday, marrying his fiancé Nancy Shevell, 51, on the day former bandmate John Lennon would have turned 71. The two became man and wife at London’s Westminster registry office at the old Marylebone Town Hall, the site where he married his first wife […]

Former ‘Idol’ winner dropped by label

Lee DeWyze, winner of the ninth season of American Idol, has reportedly been dropped by RCA Records after releasing only one album, and just a year and a half after winning the show. DeWyze cruised through his season, never landing in the “Bottom Two,” as he tended to choose songs, such as Hinder’s “Lips of […]

Former ‘X-Factor’ star is back with new hit

You might remember months back, when The X Factor was literally still a foreign concept to the United States. All we could do across the pond was marvel at the Youtube videos that would pop up the day after each episode aired. These videos created loads of buzz that eventually helped the show transition to […]

EMI bidding war won’t damage artists, labels

The music biz is on its toes right now as the second round of bidding for the auction of EMI Music draws near. EMI, which holds labels such as Capitol Records and Parlophone Records, is being auctioned off by its current owner Citigroup after operating in the red for an untimely period of time. But […]

Justin Bieber sends Lil’ Wayne gift via Twitter

Posting birthday gifts on Twitter might be the next big fad. To wish Lil’ Wayne a happy 29th birthday — which the artist celebrated Sept. 27 — Justin Bieber tweeted his own version of the rapper’s “How to Love.” Posted during the insomniac hours of Wednesday morning, the tweet read, “Trying to sleep. until then […]

Roberta Flack to release Beatles cover LP

“Killing Me Softly” is one of those songs that transcends generations. Whether it’s because of the catchiness of the tune or how amusing it is to parody, the song sticks with people of all ages. Roberta Flack, the multi-talented artist behind this hit, is looking to expand her repertoire by channeling the energy of another […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees announced

Guns N’ Roses, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, the Cure and Heart were among the first-time nominees announced Tuesday for potential induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the class of 2012. Other new nominees include rap duo Eric B. & Rakim, blues guitarist and singer Freddie King, British rock group the […]

Spotify and Facebook: invasive or innovative?

If you don’t have it already, you’ve sure seen others using it on your Facebook feed. Spotify has officially burst onto the scene in the United States thanks to a little help from the biggest social networking site on the planet. Just a few weeks ago, you had to be somebody special to use Spotify, […]

Patrick Stump uses abstract approach for new music video

When a song is based on a city, most would imagine a video filled with clips of a bustling city. Patrick Stump, lead singer of Fall Out Boy, strayed from that image with the premiere of his first solo video Sept. 20 for his single “This City,” featuring Lupe Fiasco. The song, off Stump’s upcoming […]