Tag Archives: pop music

Lady Gaga – Till It Happens To You [VIDEO]

MTV reviews: Written and directed by “Twilight’s” Catherine Hardwicke, the video opens with a warning of its graphic content. “I hope that this PSA, with its raw and truthful portrayals, will send a clear message that we need to support these courageous survivors and end this epidemic plaguing our college campuses,” Hardwicke said in a statement. “Till It Happens To ...

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Shamir – In For The Kill

Dance sensation Shamir has released the third single from his critically-raved launch album. Stereogum recaps the clip: Shamir plays an alien in the new Anthony Sylvester-directed video for “In For The Kill,” which sees him piloting a UFO around our planet and catching the attention of a whole bunch of humans on the ground, drumming up a lot of press ...

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Stevie Wonder Carpool Karaoke [VIDEO]

These skits are always great but this one got James Corden rather choked up.

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Elton John: Vladimir Putin Called Me

Elton John yesterday claimed that Russian president Vladimir Putin telephoned him after Elton called for a sit-down over Russia’s anti-gay policies. Elton wrote on Instagram: “Thank-you to President Vladimir Putin for reaching out and speaking via telephone with me today. I look to forward to meeting with you face-to-face to discuss LGBT equality in Russia.” Buzzfeed has more: The post ...

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Chris Brown: I Love My Gay Friends

Yesterday TMZ reported that R&B star Chris Brown has returned a $12,500 deposit to the organizers of Atlanta Black Gay Pride, who last week claimed that Brown failed to show at their lesbian dance party after learning that a handful of gay men were at the venue. TMZ’s claim prompted Brown to fire back on Instagram: “Yall gotta stop with ...

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Ellen Lip-Syncs Miss Ross [VIDEO]

Ellen DeGeneres took part in Jimmy Fallon’s lip-sync battle on Friday night, choosing Diana Ross’ Theme From Mahogany as her first number and following that up with Rihanna’s Bitch Better Have My Money.  The clip already has 7.7 million views.

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Young Galaxy – Factory Flaws [AUDIO]

Canadian electronic popsters Young Galaxy are out with a gorgeous new single from their forthcoming album Falseworks, due on October 30th. Vocalist Catherine McCandless might remind you of Annie Lennox and this latest track evokes some of that glorious Chicane melancholy. I cannot stop playing this. Already on my best of 2015 playlist. Their 2013 track Pretty Boy made my ...

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Madonna – La Vie En Rose [VIDEO]

Madonna launched her Rebel Heart world tour in Montreal last night by singing en français for the locals. Yahoo reviews the concert: Pole dancers dressed like nuns, Mike Tyson and nonstop theatrics. Welcome to the church of Madonna. She even performed “Material Girl” for the first time since 1990’s “Blond Ambition” tour. DJ and producer Diplo warmed up the crowd ...

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Michael Stipe On Donald Trump Using REM’s Music At Tea Party Iran Deal Protest: “Go Fuck Yourself”

CNN reports: Donald Trump has been blaring R.E.M. on the campaign trail, and the band doesn’t feel fine about it. The GOP presidential candidate took to the podium Wednesday on the steps of Capitol Hill to slam President Barack Obama’s proposed Iran nuclear deal. His walk-up music? R.E.M.’s 1987 hit “It’s the End of the World as We Know It ...

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John Grant – Disappointing [VIDEO]

John Grant, one of my favorite artists in recent years, takes us on a tour of a bathhouse in this new great track which features a vocal assist from an unseen Tracey Thorn of Everything But The Girl. Grant’s Pale Green Ghosts topped my best of 2013 list and he followed that up last year with I Try To Talk ...

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Survivor Band Slams Kim Davis: We Wouldn’t Give Her The Right To Use Charmin, Much Less Our Song

The 80s rock band Survivor is threatening to sue Mike Huckabee and/or Kim Davis for using their smash single Eye Of The Tiger today as Davis exited her Kentucky jailhouse. Billboard reports: It might be Kim Davis’ favorite hype-up song, but Survivor says it did not grant the embattled Kentucky county clerk the rights to use “Eye of the Tiger” ...

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REPORT: R&B Star Chris Brown Flaked On Atlanta Pride Event Because Gay Men Were At The Venue

According to a report published today by the Georgia Voice, R&B star and felony-convicted domestic abuser Chris Brown failed to appear at an Atlanta Pride event because there were a handful of gay men present in the crowd of 4000 lesbians. Georgia Voice editor Darian Aaron writes: Brown failed to show up at The Georgia Freight Depot nightclub as thousands ...

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Pentatonix – Can’t Sleep Love [VIDEO]

Grammy-winning and platinum-selling Pentatonix likely has another smash on their hands with this old school R&B track, which is from their forthcoming self-titled album due on October 15th. Their YouTube channel has nearly nine million subscribers.

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Well-Strung – Royals [VIDEO]

From their coming album POPssical, due out on October 2nd on iTunes.

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BRITAIN: Gay Contestant Seann Miley Moore Blows Away X Factor Judges With Queen Cover [VIDEO]

You’ll like this. The Mirror raves: Seann Miley Moore brought the house down on the X Factor. The 24-year-old Australian’s audition began as potentially one of the hottest of hot messes when he walked out onto the stage, but somehow he managed to turn it all around and impress everyone. Take a hairy fur jacket, a PVC skirt, leather platform ...

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Kanye West Declares 2020 Presidential Bid

Ladies and gentleman, First Lady Kim Kardashian. Politico reports: Kanye West says he’s running for president. In a rambling, emotional and at times bizarre award acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night, the rapper, producer and fashion designer said that in 2020 he will run for president. It was not immediately clear if he was serious. ...

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Miley Cyrus Closes Out MTV Awards With Crotch Cannons & 30 Queens From RuPaul’s Drag Race [VIDEO]

We’ll probably get another few days of “outrage” about Miley Cyrus after she closed out last night’s MTV Video Music Awards with the cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race and a few “crotch cannons” fired from between her legs. Yahoo recaps: In swooped hostess with the mostess Miley Cyrus, a troupe of 30 RuPaul’s Drag Race queens, and a confetti-gun-wielding Wayne ...

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Downtown

LGBT allies Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are winning raves for their new single. Via Rolling Stone: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis hit the streets with hip-hop pioneers Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel in the humongous, charmingly ridiculous video for “Downtown,” which also features Foxy Shazam vocalist, Eric Nally. The clip and punchy, funky track bear an initial resemblance ...

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Gaga, Can You Hear Me?

Via the Mirror: Lady Gaga might be the grande dame of the divas now, but that doesn’t mean that she can’t recognise those who came before. She’s posted a dazzling picture on Instagram of her with Barbra Streisand and it’s like looking at two generations of amazing women with kick-ass attitude and killer voices. The photo shows Barbra letting her ...

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Dave Audé Featuring Olivia Newton-John & Chloe Lattanzi – You Have To Believe [VIDEO]

Olivia Newton-John and her daughter have teamed up with dance producer Dave Aude on a track which borrows heavily from ONJ’s 1980 smash Magic, which was the biggest hit from the Xanadu soundtrack, spending four week atop the Billboard pop singles chart.

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