Tag Archives: pop music

TAIWAN: Pop Star Jolin Tsai Backs Marriage In Heartbreaking Music Video

Via Gay Star News: The Taiwanese queen of pop Jolin Tsai locks lips with actress Ruby Lin in the music video for her new song, We’re All Different, Yet The Same. The clip is based on the true story of a lesbian couple who have been together for more than 30 years. However, when one was hospitalized due to old ...

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BRITAIN: Elton John To Marry

Next week Elton John and David Furnish will get married after 21 years together. The couple is said to have invited just 50 of their closest friends and family to their home in Windsor, England to watch them exchange vows. They will tie the knot on December 21st: a celebration of their 21 years together, and the anniversary of their ...

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Bob Dylan Plays Concert For One

Stereogum has the story: Last month, we found out that Bob Dylan had played a show in Philadelphia for just one person as part of the Swedish film series Experiment Ensam, which sets people up in situations alone that they would normally experience with a crowd. The lucky attendee was Swedish superfan Fredik Wikingsson, who had seen Dylan play live ...

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Beyonce: It’s So Hard To Be A Fabulously Wealthy Globally Famous Superstar

And here’s eleven minutes why.

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Coldplay – Miracles

From the soundtrack of Unbroken.

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NASA: All About That Space

Clip recap: “All About That Space” is a volunteer outreach video project created by the Pathways Interns of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. It was created as a parody (to raise interest and excitement for Orion’s first flight) of Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass”. The lyrics and scenes in the video have been re-imagined in order to inform the public ...

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Sam Smith – Like I Can

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Belle & Sebastian – Nobody’s Empire

From the coming album due on January 19th.

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Paul McCartney – Hope For The Future

Created for the video game Destiny.

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Perfume Genius – Fool

Stereogum recaps: Too Bright, the intense and powerful new album from Perfume Genius, is one of the year’s best, and it’s also given us the haunted, surreal, generally unforgettable videos for “Queen” and “Grid.” Today, we get a third, for “Fool,” that’s very much in line with the last two. The video has a very glammed-up Mike Hadreas rollerblading down ...

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iTunes Issues 2014 Year-End Charts

Today iTunes issued its year-end bestsellers chart. Above is this year’s top ten for digital singles. The soundtrack to Disney’s Frozen tops the list for downloaded albums, followed closely by Taylor Swift’s 1989 and Coldplay’s Ghost Stories. The top three downloaded movies: Frozen, The Lego Movie, and The Wolf Of Wall Street. The top three downloaded television shows: Game Of ...

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TRAILER: Whitney

Buzzfeed debuted the trailer as an exclusive a couple of days ago, but now it’s on YouTube.

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Tweet Of The Day – Sam Smith

For the first time ever, Grammy nominations were not announced all at once today and instead they’ve been trickling out on Twitter since early morning. So far gay crooner Sam Smith has in fact been nominated for five Grammys including Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, and Song Of The Year. The nominations for Album Of The Year, for ...

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United States Of Pop 2014

DJ Earworm’s hotly anticipated annual mashup. (Tipped by JMG reader Robbie)

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Peter Tatchell On Outing Whitney Houston

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Kate Pierson – Mister Sister

Via Stereogum: B-52s singer Kate Pierson has announced her debut solo album and released a video for the lead single. Guitars And Microphones was executive produced by Sia, who collaborated with Pierson on the songwriting. Tim Anderson produced the album, and the Strokes’ Nick Valensi plays on it. Lead single “Mister Sister” is a trans anthem that updates Pierson’s signature ...

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Bright Light Bright Light & The Pink Singers – Everything I Ever Wanted

Welsh gay singer/songwriter Rod Thomas, who records as Bright Light Bright Light, has released a charity single for World AIDS Day. Thomas is currently touring with Elton John and proceeds from the single go to the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

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Madonna – Rebel Heart

Via Billboard: A snippet of a new Madonna song, rumored to be titled “Rebel Heart,” leaked to the Internet on Thursday (Nov. 27). Madonna’s publicist had no comment about the leak, but the diva’s manager, Guy Oseary, tweeted: “I would be grateful to any Madonna fans that can assist us in finding those responsible for the leak. We appreciate your ...

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Kelly Clarkson – Wrapped In Red

Strangely enough, this new clip is from last year’s Christmas album by Clarkson. Lovely track, nevertheless.

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Erasure – Reason

This is the second single from The Violet Flame, which is now available. Their current tour concludes in Manhattan on December 30th and 31st at Terminal 5.  Erasure first entered the US charts 29 years ago with Who Needs Love Like That, which peaked at #8. The first single from the new album, Elevation,  peaked last month at #3.

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