Pop Music

Who Is Fancy – Boys Like You [VIDEO]

Gay singer/songwriter Who Is Fancy did a big reveal on the Tonight Show earlier this year about months of puzzling about his identity. Today he’s back in a collaboration with Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor with an accompanying animated clip in which all three have the hots for the pool boy. The trio will debut the track tonight during the ...

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Pentatonix Sings Star Wars Theme At AMAs [VIDEO]

Mashable recaps: Your favorite a capella group has joined the dark side. Pentatonix performed a rousing tribute to Star Wars at the American Music Awards, recreating the film’s classic theme music. The performance was introduced by Harrison Ford, and was later boosted by legendary composer John Williams, who came out conducting a full orchestra. Watch below.

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Sarah Palin Sends Gushing Note To Adele Thanking Her For Crediting Her Success To Sarah Palin

The biggest story in the entertainment world is yesterday’s release of Adele’s hotly-anticipated third album. So of course Sarah Palin is trying to tie her new book to that media juggernaut by promoting a message to Adele she wrote in a copy of her book. Palin’s ploy comes because last night Adele attributed her US success to Sarah Palin. People ...

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The Science Of Earworms [VIDEO]

An interesting explanation of the Zeigarnik Effect and the most successful cures for pop music earworms.

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Adele Enters Adele Impersonation Contest [VIDEO]

This is SO great. Vulture recaps: Adele’s sense of humor may not always translate in her songs, but trust us, it’s there even when she’s not drunk-tweeting. During a BBC special that aired in the U.K. on Friday night, Adele appeared in a sketch for Graham Norton — or at least they say that’s Adele. Meet Jenny: an Adele impersonator ...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt As Janet Jackson [VIDEO]

On Spike TV’s Lip-Sync Battle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt donned Janet Jackson’s paramilitary drag for a spot-on take on 1989’s Rhythm Nation. JGL stars in the new comedy The Night Before with Anthony Mackie, who opens the clip below with his take on MC Hammer’s 1991 hit 2 Legit To Quit.

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Carly Rae Jepson – Last Christmas [AUDIO]

I didn’t really have an opinion on Ms. Jepson until she performed at Freedom To Marry’s “going out of business” party, where I found her totally charming. Today we get her cover of Wham!’s 1984 holiday classic, which was kept from the top spot that year by Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas? – which also featured George Michael. ...

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Huckabee Sued Over Music At Kim Davis Rally

A member of Survivor yesterday filed a lawsuit against Mike Huckabee for playing Eye Of The Tiger during the rally celebrating Kim Davis’ release from jail. Politico reports: Rude Music, operated by founding Survivor member and song co-author Frank M. Sullivan III, filed suit in an Illinois federal court Wednesday alleging that the former Arkansas governor violated a copyright in ...

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TRAILER: A Christmas Melody

Starring and directed by Mariah Carey. From Hallmark, who sets up the trailer: A Christmas Melody revolves around Kristin (Chabert), a beautiful, stylish divorcee who is a talented clothing designer, and her young daughter, Emily (Strazza). Kristin has just had to close her small Manhattan boutique to return to her Ohio home town and live in her parents’ former home. ...

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Adele – When We Were Young [VIDEO]

This morning Adele released a live video for the second single from her album, 25, which launches on Friday. Watch below. Her first single from the album debuted at #1 in dozens of countries and broke the record for the most digital downloads in its first week in the US.

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Disclosure & Lorde – Magnets [VIDEO]

Last night house music kingpins Disclosure were joined by Lorde to perform their latest hit on Saturday Night Live where the chugging track was livened up with all-female drum line. Later in the show Sam Smith joined the band to perform their dance hit from this summer, Omen. Smith first came to wide notice with Disclosure’s 2012 monster smash, Latch. ...

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Brendan Maclean – Tectonic [VIDEO]

I first wrote about Maclean back in 2013 for the release of his quirky Australian hit Stupid, which made my top ten for that year. It appears that he has another hit on his hands with Techtonic, a soaring dance number you’ll probably like. Watch below.

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Special Swag: Win Tickets To See Adele In Concert

Hello! Courtesy of Fly Life, we’ve got a pair of tickets to see Oscar and ten-time Grammy winner Adele at Radio City Music Hall on Tuesday, November 17th. Adele’s current single, Hello, debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 last week with a record-breaking 1.1 million downloads in its first seven days. Her third album, 25, debuts next Friday. Today’s concert ...

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Missy Elliot – WTF (Where They From) [VIDEO]

The marionettes are an interesting touch. TIME recaps: In the decade between her last solo album and her show-stealing appearance at Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime show this year, Missy Elliott has been relatively quiet, writing and producing for other artists and making the occasional guest appearance. But on Thursday, she released “WTF (Where They From),” which features her old ...

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Seth Bogart – Eating Makeup [VIDEO]

Former Bikini Kill and Le Tigre riot grrrl Kathleen Hanna provides the lead vocals on a track that somewhat reminds me of Gravy Train’s You Made Me Gay. The video, however, is straight out of John Waters with some Pee-Wee Herman on the side.

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A Little Respect: 30 Years Of Erasure [AUDIO]

In our second bit of Vince Clark-related news this morning, yesterday Erasure celebrated its 30th anniversary with a commemorative show broadcast on dozens of British radio stations. Interview subjects include members of OMD and Heaven 17, Mute Records founder Daniel Miller, and of course both Clark and Andy Bell. The show catalogs the band’s creation and takes you through the ...

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Kylie Minogue & James Corden – Only You [AUDIO]

The first single off Kylie Christmas is a duet with Late Late Show host James Corden on a cover of Yazoo’s 1982 classic, which reached #2 in the UK with the dance smash Situation as the B-side. Erasure’s Vince Clark wrote the track while with Depeche Mode, but didn’t record it until leaving the band to form Yazoo with Alison ...

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Coldplay – Adventure Of A Lifetime [AUDIO]

“All hail disco Coldplay” says the Atlantic. They write: At some point, it’s typical for rock bands who’ve conquered their genre to dabble in dance. The Rolling Stones did it, the Clash did it, U2 did it, Arcade Fire did it. Now Coldplay has done it, with a gloriously absurd, “Get Lucky”-aping new single called “Adventure of a Lifetime.” Some ...

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Bryan Hawn – Hello [VIDEO]

I first mentioned fitness model Bryan Hawn last November for his clip in which he lip-synced to Taylor Swift as he built a map of states with same-sex marriage – all while showing off his ample hindquarters. Today he actually sings (or does he?) a cover of Adele’s latest smash – all while showing off his ample hindquarters. HELLO.

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Postmodern Jukebox – Viva La Vida [VIDEO]

Because I am fan of 7-foot tall singing clowns, I follow Puddles Pity Party on social media, where on Halloween he shared the below (then private) clip with just one follower – with the stipulation that it only be shared with five others – each of whom then had the same stipulation. What followed was a tweetstorm of begging to ...

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