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First Look: Lana Del Rey Releases A Music Video For ‘Ultraviolence’

Title Track
Here comes the Bride

Lana Del Rey has released another of her trademark music videos, this time for the title track of her new album Ultraviolence. Despite the fact that LDR tends to say ridiculous things in interviews (likely, for attention), she does manage to consistently put out music videos that keep her 100% on brand. In this new video, Lana plays a bride bathed in grainy black & white who looks forlorn and heartsick. Click the embed above and have a look. I love this song, I don’t mind the video. More of this and less interviews, LDR. For both our sakes, please.

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First Look/Listen: Karen O Releases A Music Video For ‘Rapt’, Her First Solo Single

Her debut solo album 'Crush Songs' is on the way
Just One Yeah

Karen O, the frontwoman for the band Yeah Yeah Yeahs, announced last month that she would be releasing her first solo album later this year. Today we get our first look and listen of her debut solo single Rapt. Rapt is the first song released from her new album Crush Songs, which will be released on September 9. As you can see above, the video is a nice compliment to the sparse acoustic track. I love Karen O. I’ve been waiting for her to release a solo album for years now, so this is very welcome news for me. Check out the video and prepare yourselves for what will undoubtedly be an amazing album to come.

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Surprise! *NSync Released A NEW ALBUM Today!!

Not even the members of *NSync knew this album was coming out

Yay! Guess what, *NSync fans! There is a NEW *NSync album out TODAY! That’s right, years after the group released their last album Celebrity back in 2001, *NSync has released a new greatest hits compilation album titled The Essential *NSync. The album release is not only a surprise to fans but it is also a surprise to the members of *NSync themselves. Lance Bass posted a tweet about the release of this new album that makes very clear that he and the other members of the group were not told by their record company that a new *NSync album was being released. Click below to see the album art for this new album, read Lance‘s tweet about the album and learn more about the music included on The Essential *NSync. More »

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Watch: Hilary Duff Releases A Music Video For ‘Chasing The Sun’

The Cutest
Life's A Beach for Hil. D

We got to hear Hilary Duff‘s NEW single Chasing the Sun yesterday and today, we get to see the just-released music video. In the clip embedded above, we see Hilary acting out a scenario where she is an overworked woman suffering in a bland office environment dreaming of the lazy summer days at the beach. It’s not the most unique of music video treatments but it is a cute video overall. I’m digging the song, the video is adorable … Hilary Duff is BACK, y’all.

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First Listen: Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj Team Up For A New Song Titled ‘Bang Bang’

Threesome
Jessie, Ari, Nicki

Jessie J officially released her new single Bang Bang which features guest vocals buy fellow pop stars Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj. It would appear that Iggy Azalea‘s very successful collab with Ariana, Problem, was a huge inspiration for this new song … in that, I’m guessing Jessie is hoping to enjoy the same success. Bang Bang will be featured on Jessie J‘s upcoming new album as well as the deluxe version of Ariana‘s album My Everything. Click the embed above to hear this new track from these ladies and see what you think. Are you a fan?

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First Listen: Hilary Duff Releases Her NEW Single ‘Chasing The Sun’

'Sun' shines
Ooooh Ooooh

Last week, Hilary Duff teased her new single Chasing the Sun. Today, we get to hear the song in full. As a HUGE Hilary Duff fan, I have to say A.) I’m very excited that Hil. D is putting out new music and B.) I love the new music she’s putting out. Chasing the Sun is a very cute little pop song, perfect for the summer. Click the embed above to give it a listen and see what you think.

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Nicki Minaj Delays The Release Of Her New Single ‘Anaconda’

Here's a new photo of Nicki to quench your thirst, tho

Last week Nicki Minaj released the cover art for her new single Anaconda which was supposed to be released this week. Today we learn that Nicki has decided to push back the single release by a week. As you may recall, the release of Nicki‘s risqué cover art caused a bit of a sensation online … which resulted in a pretty serious conversation about the right and/or wrongness of booty bearing photos. Along with the single delay announcement, Nicki has also released a new photo … this time of her front. Have a look below and see what you think. More »

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First Listen: Azealia Banks’s New Song ‘Heavy Metal And Reflective’ Leaks To The Interwebs

After a very long wait, Azealia drops a sick track

Lorde have mercy — a NEW song by Azealia Banks has been unleashed and it is damn good. Last week Azealia announced that she would be releasing a new song titled Heavy Metal and Reflective on July 29 (tomorrow) but, as tends to happen with the release of new music these days, the song leaked to the Internets a bit early. The full audio of Azealia‘s new song is available for listening in full below and I think you may agree with me that the song is just really good. Hear for yourselves below. More »

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Tori Amos By The Bay

The TV Guide

Last night my friend Sarah and I made our way down to San Diego, CA to see our second of four Tori Amos concerts on her current Unrepentant Geraldines Tour and SURPRISE! We had the Best Time Ever … at the show. Our trip got off to a bummer start when Adriana had to drop out of taking the trip with us because of car troubles. Then we dealt with ONLY the worst traffic ever both on the way down and on the way home … but in between all of that drama, we enjoyed one of the best Tori Amos shows ever. Tori played for Sarah and me our favorite song together, Tear In Your Hand. The whole setlist was crafted to make every single person in the audience cry their eyes out so … yeah, it was the best. More »

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#ThrowbackThursday Goes ’98: ‘It’s All About Me’ And Other Tracks That Made Life So Happy

Mya, Sisqo, DMX... and the Spice Girls, obviously

PITNBr Erica Croce changed. My. Life. Yesterday she sent me a link to The Nostalgia Machine and I haven’t been the same since! So today’s #ThrowbackThursday is dedicated to her… and to anybody else who remembers when Sisqo and Mya collaborated on It’s All About Me and basically changed the world. But before we get started on this week’s collection, can I just say that I’m still in love with our list of Songs That Make You Ugly-Cry from last week? I didn’t get to reply to all of the comments, but I wanted to thank ALL of you for sharing your fave tracks, and for also opening up about your personal connections to some of them. Y’all are the best. Click inside for more!

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