Tag Archives: pop music

Cher To Host Series Of LGBT Fundraisers For Hillary Clinton In Miami Beach, Fire Island, And Provincetown

Politico reports: Cher is headlining a Miami Beach fundraiser for Hillary Clinton next week, marking the second LGBT-related event the star is holding for the Democrat. As invitations to the Aug. 19 fundraiser begin hitting email boxes on Thursday, Republican Donald Trump will be meeting in Orlando with a group of conservative Christian pastors who have criticized the gay rights ...

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Massive Attack Ft. Hope Sandoval – The Spoils [VIDEO]

Massive Attack and Mazzy Star’s vocalist together! IndieWire reviews: Cate Blanchett is front and center in the latest Massive Attack video for their single “The Spoils,” released Tuesday. The six-minute clip is an eerie visual that shows the Oscar-winning actress’ face in front of a black backdrop. Highlighting her features from all angles, she then undergoes a transformation and morphs ...

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REPORT: Adele To Record Duets Album With Babs

From Britain’s Evening Standard: Adele is reportedly set to record an album of duets with fellow vocal heavyweight Barbra Streisand. The British superstar, who is currently on the North American leg of her world tour, is thought to be in talks with Streisand and their label Columbia Records. According to reports, the pair met up while in Los Angeles last ...

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TMZ: Justin Bieber Turned Down $5M To Perform At RNC, Was Told He Couldn’t Insult Trump Or GOP

TMZ reports: Justin Bieber got a $5 million offer to perform at a Republican event during the GOP Convention, but turned it down after his manager considered quitting and LeBron James urged him to reject it … sources tell TMZ. Sources connected with CAA — the talent agency which reps Bieber and received the offer — tell us a promoter ...

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Swag Tuesday: See Babs In Concert In Brooklyn

Today’s Swag Tuesday prize is two tickets to see Barbra Streisand in concert at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center on August 13th! Enter below by commenting on this post. Please leave an email address if you are not a registered Disqus user.  The winner will be randomly chosen on Friday afternoon and notified via email by Streisand’s PR folks. Here’s the press ...

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Pavarotti’s Widow To Trump: Stop Using His Music

NBC News reports: Luciano Pavarotti’s widow has told Donald Trump to stop playing the tenor’s most famous aria at campaign events, saying the billionaire’s values are “incompatible” with the world’s most recognized opera singer. It comes after a slew of other musicians and estates also complained about use of their music at Trump rallies or the Republican National Convention in ...

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STUNNING: Postmodern Jukebox – Dream On [VIDEO]

An appropriately titled and beautifully rendered number after last night’s horror show. Mashable recaps: One of Postmodern Jukebox’s original stars, Morgan James, returned to deliver an impressive rendition of a true Aerosmith classic, “Dream On.” James’ pure vocals and emotional delivery paired with the stripped down accompaniment are sure to make Steven Tyler proud…and just wait until you see what ...

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Carpool Karaoke With The First Lady [VIDEO]

Man, we’re gonna miss her. Variety recaps: The political scene have have been preoccupied with Ted Cruz getting booed and more news out of the Republican National Convention Wednesday night, but First Lady Michelle Obama was able some alternative programming with the help of James Corden. FLOTUS joined “The Late Late Show” host for a “Carpool Karaoke” segment that was ...

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AGAIN: Queen Slams Trump For Using Their Music

Last month Queen’s Brian May denounced Donald Trump for using We Are The Champions as his walk-on music, saying that that “permission to use the track was neither sought nor given.” May went to say that the band was “taking steps” to ensure that Trump was stopped. But pesky things like intellectual property laws are for the little people and ...

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Katy Perry Releases Olympics Anthem: Rise [VIDEO]

Katy Perry’s just-released Rio Olympics collaboration with NBC isn’t getting a lot of love, but the montage video might interest you. Stereogum snarks: Swedish chart god Max Martin produced the song, and it’s got all the overblown drama (though none of the screaming guitars) that we’d expect to hear from a classic ’80s power ballad. Basically, it’s a more sincere ...

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HANDS: Pulse Survivors And YouTube Stars Join For Song Benefiting Orlando Massacre Victims [VIDEO]

Via Billboard Magazine: On Tuesday, GLAAD, in cooperation with Interscope Records, released a lyric video for the single “Hands,” which benefits the victims and families affected by the Orlando mass shooting. “Hands” — which was released July 5 — tells the story of the power held in one’s hands: “They can break the world/ They can change it too.” The single ...

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Pop Superstars Release Orlando Tribute Single: J-Lo, Pink, RuPaul, Britney Spears, & More [AUDIO]

Billboard Magazine reports: Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Jason Derulo, Meghan Trainor, Juanes, Pink, Mary J. Blige, Selena Gomez and Britney Spears are among 24 artists featured on a new recording to raise money for victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre. The all-star release, “Hands” — a charity single from Interscope Records with support from GLAAD — was conceived by hit ...

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Mike Huckabee Forced To Pay $25,000 For Playing Survivor’s Eye Of The Tiger At Kim Davis Rally

Snork! CNN reports: Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will have to pay $25,000 due to copyright infringement. Huckabee played “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor at a rally last year for Kim Davis, a Kentucky County court clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses. At the time, Huckabee had not paid for rights to use the song. The ...

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200 Pop Stars To Congress: End Gun Violence Now

A coalition of 200 top-selling recording artists and entertainers have signed onto a letter calling on Congress to act on gun violence. From Billboard: As leading artists and executives in the music industry, we are adding our voices to the chorus of Americans demanding change. Music always has been celebrated communally, on dancefloors and at concert halls. But this life-affirming ...

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Ted Nugent Fails To Draw Crowd For $5 Concert

Tickets were slashed from $67 to $5 and the show was still a humiliating failure: Ted Nugent, who occasionally takes time away from making racist and anti-Semitic statements to play music, failed to draw much of a crowd at a Friday night concert, driving the promoters to end “Laconiafest” in New Hampshire a day early, the Laconia Daily Sun reports. ...

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John Grant & Kylie Minogue – Glacier [VIDEO]

The audience at London’s Royal Albert Hall got a surprise treat Wednesday night when Kylie Minogue appeared to duet on John Grant’s gorgeous track, Glacier. NME.com reacts: Random? Sure – not just because nobody really knew the two even knew each other, but also because it’s been an age since Kylie’s gone for such an indie hook-up. Aside from some ...

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Melissa Etheridge Releases Chilling Song Pulse Dedicated To Orlando Massacre Victims [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: “I’m dealing with it the way I deal, which is, I wrote a song,” she said. “I just sat here, and I just started writing a song… That’s how I first started to cope because, as a singer songwriter, I feel very… I’ve done this before. I feel called to speak; to do what musicians do. We’ve ...

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Paul McCartney: We Stand With Orlando [VIDEO]

Many pop stars have expressed solidarity with Orlando this week. Now we hear from the man who is arguably the biggest living pop star of all. And then he sings Yesterday. From the Evening Standard: Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to the Orlando shooting victims on stage in Berlin. The former Beatle showed his support and solidarity for the ...

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FLORIDA: Finalist From NBC’s The Voice Christina Grimmie Murdered After Orlando Concert [VIDEO]

Orlando’s NBC affiliate reports: “The Voice” singer Christina Grimmie was shot and killed during an autograph signing after her concert in Orlando on Friday night. Grimmie was performing with the band “Before You Exit” at The Plaza Live on Bumby Avenue. According to Orlando police, the concert ended at 10 p.m., and Grimmie, along with band members, stayed to sign ...

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Barbra Streisand – At The Ballet [AUDIO]

Just Jared reports: Anne Hathaway and Daisy Ridley show off their singing voices alongside Barbra Streisand on the A Chorus Line song “At the Ballet” for the legend’s new Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway album. The song can now be streamed on Spotify and it is available for download on iTunes! The full album is available for pre-order right now ...

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