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Frank Ocean Confirms Work On A New Album

He's already written 10 or 11 songs!!!!

Great news, Frank Ocean fans … our boy has let it spill that he has already begun work on his next album … which he believes might turn out to be a kinda sorta concept album. In an new radio interview, Frank reveals that he has about 10 or 11 songs ready to go. It’s unclear if he’s written those songs or if he’s recorded those songs but … 10 or 11 songs is enough for an album already! Click below to read what Frank has to share about his forthcoming new as-yet-untitled album. More »

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Watch: The Cast Of ‘Downton Abbey’ Performs ‘That’s What Makes You Beautiful’ By One Direction

"I give you 'Downton Abbey' doing One Direction"
"You don't know .. OH OH"

So … from time to time a parody/tribute/lip dub video comes along that truly stands out from the crowd and successfully grabs my attention so fully that I simply must share the goods with all y’all. Previously, we’ve seen lip dub videos of President Barack Obama performing various songs and those clips are pretty entertaining. Today, tho, I present to you a lip dub video of the cast of Downton Abbey performing the hit song That’s What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction. Now, whether or not you like the song, I think you’ll find that you will love this video. It’s really impressive how well the lyrics have been strung together with footage from all 3 seasons of Downton Abbey … and if you listen, you’ll hear clever changes to the lyrics that make the video even more awesome. Watch the video above and love … I’ve already watched it 5 times … and I plan to watch it a few more times in the next hour or so.

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Watch: Mariah Carey Previews Her Music Video For ‘Almost Home’

Yesterday we got to hear in full Mariah Carey‘s new song Almost Home, the first single from the soundtrack of the new film Oz the Great and Powerful. Today we get to check out a short preview of the forthcoming music video. As you can see below, the music video will feature footage from the film (as music videos from film soundtracks tend to do) but will also feature footage of Mimi doing her thang. It’s a short clip so it’s worth a look, I check … check it out. More »

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First Listen: Britney Spears & will.i.am Team Up With Pitbull For A NEWER Remix Of ‘Scream & Shout’

The Trap Remix
The Dopeness

A few weeks ago Britney Spears and will.i.am released a remix of their hit song Scream & Shout that featured a bunch of rappers posturing all over the song. Today we get to hear a newer remix of Scream & Shout that just features one rapper on the track. Pitbull busts a rhyme on Scream & Shout (Trap Remix) and he does a pretty decent job bringing fun new life to the song. Take a listen above and see what you think. I can’t say that I am the biggest Pitbull fan but I quite like this remix. Do you?

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Hustle Roses Releases A Mixtape Titled ‘Bitters’

Download. Listen. Lurve.

Last month my girl Hustle Roses released a music video for her song NoHo and last week we released a music video for her song Sleepwalker, both featured on her latest release … a mixtape she titled Bitters. Today, Bitters is available for download! The mixtape is meant to be listened to in full, from start to end so that is how I suggest to check it out … I promise, it’s worth your time. Click below to see the album art for Bitters and then get to downloadin’ so you can get to listenin’ so you can get to falling in love. More »

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How To Destroy Angels’s Debut Album ‘Welcome Oblivion’ Is Now Available For Streaming In Full

Advance Album Experience

Late last month, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails and How to Destroy Angels announced the forthcoming March release of HTDA‘s debut album Welcome Oblivion. Today we get to hear the album in FULL online. HTDA has teamed up with Pitchfork.com to offer fans an album listening experience that emulates the “classic album experience”. Back in the day, before MP3s, folks used to listen to albums in full, from start to finish, in one sitting. Now, thanks to Pitchfork‘s new Pitchfork Advance service, that experience can be enjoyed again. Click below to learn more … then take a listen to Welcome Oblivion in full. More »

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Listen: Mariah Carey Releases A Song Titled ‘Almost Home’ For ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’

In Full

A few days ago we heard a snippet of Mariah Carey‘s new single Almost Home, a track that will be featured on the soundtrack to the new Disney film Oz the Great and Powerful. Today we get to hear the song in full. As you may know, Almost Home is officially released for purchase today but it might be a good idea to hear the song in its entirely before you decide to plunk down you hard earned money to buy. Click below and hear Mimi‘s Almost Home in full. More »

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OMG: Bilal Is Back And He’s Streaming His New Album For Free

'A Love Surreal'

Y’all. I have never, ever been filled with so much regret. Last week we celebrated Throwback Thursday with 30 Throwback love songs that will never get old, and while I was forced to leave out many artists and songs, I am now totally kicking myself for forgetting about Bilal! OMG! His 2000 track Soul Sista definitely needed to be on that list, and there’s no way I’ll ever truly forgive myself for that omission. But. The good news is that Bilal has new music! His fourth album, A Love Surreal, drops on February 26, but NPR is streaming it for free right now! Go HERE to get your listen on, and click inside for a few Throwback Bilal songs! Yeah, I’m trying to redeem myself over here.
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Taylor Swift Sued For Almost $2 Million Following A Concert Cancellation

But The Cancellation Wasn't Exactly Her Fault
Grammy Awards 2013

Y’all know how it goes. Another day, another celebrity lawsuit! Between her amazing fashion sensibilities, and that one time she hung out with The Game, Taylor Swift is having a pretty awesome 2013. However, the young pop star may be heading to court over a concert cancellation. Swifty was paid $2.5 million (in advance) for a concert that was later cancelled by the promoters. The promoters are now demanding that some of that money be returned, since Taylor never actually performed. Click inside to learn more!

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Is Adele Headed To Las Vegas?

Sources Say She's 'Seriously Considering' It
Adele arrives at The 55th Annual Grammy Awards

Not that this is news or anything, but Las Vegas is, apparently, the place to be. Britney Spears‘s Vegas residence was confirmed a few weeks ago, and now rumor has it that Adele might be headed to Vegas as well. It would– never in a million years– occur to me that Adele would be interested in doing Vegas, but according to this story, such a deal might have its benefits for the singer and new mom. Click inside to learn more!
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