American Music Awards 2013: Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake Top Winners
It was a great night for Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards. She won four awards including prestigous Artist of the Year award, beating out Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Bruno Mars, Rihanna. Justin Timberlake won three awards as Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album for "The 20/20 ... [more]
American Music Awards 2013 Presenters And Performers
An annual American Music Awards show will take place this Sunday, November 24 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and will be broadcasted live on ABC at 8/7c.Pitbull will host the ceremony and also perform his new single "Timber" with Ke$ha. 2 Chainz, Akon, Ciara, Fall Out Boy, Jennifer Hudson, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift and other stars will ... [more]
Nominees For The 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Released
Wednesday Oct 16. The list of nominees for the 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame was released. The list of 16 included Peter Gabriel, N.W.A., Yes, The Zombies, Nirvana, The Replacements, Hall and Oates, KISS, LL Cool J, Chic, Deep Purple, Link Wray, Cat Stevens, The Meters, Linda Ronstadt and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band.
Dustin Tavella's "100 Roses" Premiere
Dustin Tavella, a Philadelphia singer/songwriter and musician based in Los Angeles, wrote a song "100 Roses" that was selected as official anthem of the upcoming 100th Rose Bowl Game to be played in 2014. The video for the song was filmed in June in Pasadena, CA. The song and video define a rich history of Rose Bowl Game and City of Pasadena. Th... [more]
Unauthorized Film About Johny Cash Opens September 6
Los Angeles, August 27, 2013 - MY FATHER AND THE MAN IN BLACK is a fresh angle on the Johnny Cash mythology and a long way from Walk The Line. Following a record-breaking rollout in the U.K., this documentary about the music legend—as seen through the eyes of his long-time manager, the late Saul Holiff—opens in major U.S. markets on September 6.... [more]
Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 Hits Theaters Aug 13
The Crossroads Guitar Festival is a celebration of today's best guitarists and on August 13, it's coming to a movie theater near you.Fans can experience one of the hottest events of the year in their local theater as Eric Clapton gathers his most respected colleagues including Allman Brothers Band, Blake Mills, Booker T., Buddy Guy, Derek Trucks... [more]
Jay-Z's New Album Certified Platinum
Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail was certified platinum by RIAA after Samsung purchased a million copies and gave them away to Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners. The certification followed Billboard's statement that the first million would not be reflected in the Billboard 200 chart.
Apple's New Music Streaming Service iRadio Signs Sony Music
Last week Apple's soon to be launched music streaming service iRadio signed agreements with Warner Music Group and UMG. Today it was reported that the same deal was made between Apple and Sony Music. The new streaming service is expected to be announced at Worldwide Developer’s Conference on Monday, June 10.
Paris Hilton Signs To Cash Money Records
Birdman's record label Cash Money signed 32-year-old socialite Paris Hilton. Birdman tweeted today (May22): "Welcome @ParisHilton to tha Family. RichgangRichgirl. YMCMB." However there is no official announcement yet. Paris' labelmates now are Nicki Minaj, Drake and Lil Wayne.Paris Hilton is expected to release her sophomore house music album th... [more]
Jennifer Lopez And Pitbull Video Shoot
Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull were shooting the video to "Live It Up" in Miami this past weekend.This is the third single Pitbull has collaborated with Jennifer Lopez. First was "Dance Floor", second one was "Dance Again". While they were filming the video shots rang out, but no one was hurt and Jennifer and Pitbull were escorted to a safe place.
Justin Timberlake Announces The 20/20 Experience World Tour
Justin Timberlake will release the second half of his 20/20 Experience album in September and will follow with world tour staring October 31st in Montreal. Tickets will go on sale May 13. The Tennessee Kids, Timberlake’s new fan club members will have a privilege to buy the tickets early. A pre-sale starts on May 7. “The 20/20 Experience World T... [more]
Chris "Mack Daddy" Kelly Found Dead
Chris Kelly of the 90's rap group Kris Kross was found dead by police at his home. Chris had a huge hit "Jump" in the early 90's. They were famous for wearing the pants backwards.Chris Kelly's last performance was recently at Jermaine Dupri's So So Def 20th anniversary concert at the fox theather in Atlanta where many of the labels artist got to... [more]
Wiz Khalifa Launches New Clothing And Lifestyle Brand
Wiz Khalifa is launching a clothing and lifestyle company named Freshko. The Pittsburgh rapper partnered with veteran clothing designer Sketch and Taylor Gang member Berner to create a brand that includes graffiti, music, art and fashion.Wiz, Berner and Sketch will hold Freshko line event at Tradition, located in the Beverly Center in Los Angele... [more]
Pink Floyd "Dark Side Of The Moon" Cover Artist Storm Thorgerson Dies
One of the most influential album cover designers, Storm Thorgerson died yesterday (April 18, 3013) after a battle with cancer. He was 69.Over his 45-year career he created the memorable album covers for rock bands such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Scorpions, Genesis, The Cranberries, Muse, Europe to name a few. His career was ass... [more]
Jay-Z And Beyonce First Music Industry's Billionaire Couple
It's being reported that Beyonce and Jay-Z are the first music industry's billionare couple. Both have had enormous success individually, and Beyonce's current world tour and collaborations with Pepsi and H&M will have catapulted the couples fortune into the billion dollar mark. There are reports that Beyonce will make approximately $116 mil... [more]
Kanye West And Record Labels Are Sued For Copyright Infringement
Siblings Trena Steward and Lorenzo Pryor are suing Kanye West for unauthorized sampling of "Bumpin’ Bus Stop," a song recorded by David Pryor with his band Thunder & Lightning in 1974.David Pryor, who died in 2006 was a father of the Trena Steward and Lorenzo Pryor. The lawsuit claims that Kanye West used a sample of "Bumpin’ Bus Stop" in hi... [more]
Annette Funicello Dies At 70
Annette Funicello passed at Mercy Southwest hospital in Bakersfield today (April 9) at age 70. She was one of the most famous child stars of the original Mikey Mouse Club in the 1960's and later went on to do the Beach Blanket Bingo movies. The news was announced on the Disney Web site.
La La Romero "Residue"
LA LA ROMERO New Music 2013 "Residue"Off the upcoming "Love Don't OayThe Bills" mixtape.The retro lead single "Residue" has a pop/rhythmic feel reminiscent to a classic 1960 groove with a touch of today. The mixtape "Love Don't pay the bills" has some really great retro tracks that will want to make you put this mixtape on repeat! Go here to lis... [more]
Roger Ebert Dead At 70
Roger Ebert, one of the greatest film critics died today after battle with cancer. The famous duel of Siskel & Ebert, you knew you could trust them when they gave you the famous thumps up or thumps down on a movie. Even though sometimes they disagreed that made the show more appealing.Ebert was diagnosed with thyroid and salivary cancer in 2... [more]
Kid Cudi Leaves Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music
Kid Cudi is no longer a member of the Kanye West label G.O.O.D. Music. He announced the news on Los Angeles' Power 106."Everything is peace with everybody on the label. There's never been any issues, but I am announcing that I'm no longer on G.O.O.D. Music." The decision was made 6 month ago, but no one at G.O.O.D. Music knew about it. Cudi assu... [more]