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First Listen: Prince & 3rd Eye Girl Release A New Song Titled ‘WHITECAPS’

From the new 3rd Eye Girl album 'PLECTRUMELECTRUM'

Earlier today we got to hear in full a new Prince song titled U Know that will be featured on his upcoming new solo album Art Official Age. Right now we get to hear a new Prince song titled WHITECAPS that will be featured on his new band 3rd Eye Girl‘s album PlectrumElectrum. As you can hear below, Prince doesn’t sing the lead vocal on this track so it may not resonate with diehard Prince fans. Click below to hear WHITECAPS in full and see what you think. The song is distinctly Prince, even if he’s not the one singing. More »

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First Listen: Prince Releases A New Song Titled ‘U Know’

From his new solo album 'Art Official Age'

Last week we learned that Prince is readying the release of TWO new albums — one solo and one with his new band 3rd Eye Girl — which will both be out on the same day later this month and today we get a taste of the new music to come from His Purple Majesty. The Artist Formerly Known As O(+> has released a new song titled U Know that will be featured on his solo album Art Official Age and as you can hear below, it’s one of those funky jams that we have come to expect from Prince. I am SO crazy excited for the release of these albums, I can’t even tell you!! If you’re just as excited as I am, click below to hear what we have in store for us when his two new albums drop in a few weeks. More »

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Watch: 16 Year-Old Katy Perry Sings Christian Pop In This Throwback Video

'Katy Perry Uncensored Raw Talent'
'Everyone thinks I'm a superstar'

Every musician’s journey is different, and it’s safe to say that a lot’s changed since 2001 for Katy Perry. Videographer Jim Standridge recently discovered some throwback footage he took of the pop star back when she was a 16 year-old Christian singer/songwriter out on her first tour, and it’s pretty fascinating stuff. She’s young, she’s adorable, and she’s also hella talented. Check out the video to see what young Katy Perry was workin’ with!

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Rihanna And Her Underboob Tattoo Are Partying And Getting High In Italy

RiRi has more fun...

Some of us are at work, some of us are taking caring of babies, some of us are cooking, others are relaxing, and some of us are getting ready for another school year. But other people are in Italy, hanging out in bikinis on a yacht, and smoking what is most likely marijuana because the Eminem/Rihanna Monster tour is over, and what else are you gonna do? Click inside to “party” with Rihanna and her girls via the wonderful world of Instagram.
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Hilary Duff’s New Album Gets A Release Date

... But it still doesn't have a title

Even tho Hilary Duff‘s new album doesn’t have a title yet (or, if it does she has yet to tell us), we Hilary Duff fans can get excited because title or no title, the album has FINALLY gotten a release date! Thus far we’ve heard Chasing the Sun and All About You from Hilary‘s new album and now we know WHEN that album will be released into our anxious hands. Click below to find out when Hilary Duff will make your LIFE with the release of her new album. More »

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Harry Styles Of One Direction Shows His Support For Michael Sam In St. Louis, MO

#RamNation

One Direction played a concert at Edward Jones Dome this week and during their performance, Harry Styles decided rep St. Louis Rams player Michael Sam by wearing his jersey on stage. Sam, as you should be well aware, is the first openly gay player in the NFL and he is currently working hard on pre-season training with the Rams. Harry, obvs, is a fan and he wanted to let the world know it. Click below to see Harry on stage in his Michael Sam jersey and read some happy tweets about Harry‘s support of Michael. More »

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‘Time’ Magazine Names Mariah Carey The ‘Ultimate Pop Star’

Rihanna comes in 2nd, The Beatles come in 4th

Time magazine has come up with a ranking system that determines a pop star’s level of pop stardom and they have calculated that based on a number of factors, Mariah Carey is the Ultimate Pop Star of all pop stars that have ever been. You’ll have to see the infographic below to learn more about how the rankings are calculated but according to Time, Mariah has the top spot, Rihanna comes in second, The Beatles in fourth, Madonna in fifth and Elvis Presley comes in 26th … just above Lady Gaga at 27. HMMM. Read on to learn more. More »

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Listen: Maroon 5 Teams Up With Gwen Stefani On ‘My Heart Is Open’

Adam Levine enlists the aid of his fellow 'Voice' judge
The Voices

Maroon 5‘s newest album V is out in stores now and as you can hear above, it features a song titled My Heart is Open … which features guest vocals by Gwen Stefani. Gwen, as you may know, is one of the new judge/coaches alongside Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine on The Voice so it makes sense that the two would collaborate on a song together to promote both the album and their TV show. PERSONALLY, I’m much more interested in new solo Gwen music but I’ll take what I can get (even tho this new Maroon 5 song sounds a lot like every other Maroon 5 song that I’ve ever heard). Have a listen to My Heart is Open above and see what you think.

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#ThrowbackThursday: The First ‘Now That’s What I Call Music!’ Album Was Pure Magic

The original 'Barbie Girl' and more!

So, it’s official. I want it to be 1998 again, forever. Like, if I were in Midnight in Paris, that’s the time I’d want to go back to, and I’d stay there and life would be happy. A few #ThrowbackThursdays ago we celebrated 1998 with The Nostalgia Machine. And today I’m feeling hella nostalgic, seeing as how my very first baby took it upon himself to turn 6 years old today. I always see those Now That’s What I Call Music commercials—we are up to Now That’s What I Call Music 51—and today I finally looked up the discography for the for the very first one (at least the first American version). It was released in 1998, which means we are headed back to my favorite year again today. Click inside for 6 (shouts out to my firstborn) of my favorite tracks for the first compilation!

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Listen: Ryan Adams Releases An EP Titled ’1984′ Which You Can Listen To In Full

Something to tide you over until his album is released next month
The Punk EP

In early July we learned that the incomparable Ryan Adams will be releasing a new, self-titled solo album in September but today, I’ve got something for you fans too anxious to wait for the album to drop. Ryan has also released an EP of punk songs on 7″ vinyl that includes 10 songs that should tide us over until his full length album is released on September 9. Click the embed above to hear his new EP 1984 in full. It really is a great collection of songs. If this is what his EP sounds like, I can wait to hear what the full-length album sounds like.

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