Lil Uzi Vert & Marilyn Manson Team Up for Rock Album

Lil Uzi Vert & Marilyn Manson Team Up for Rock Album
Fresh off the chart-topping Luv Is Rage 2, Lil Uzi Vert is plotting a rock album with his idol, Marilyn Manson. The rock icon revealed the news during an interview with Consequence of Sound, confirming that he and producer Tyler Bates will be joining the …
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Review: Defiant Kid Rock thumps protesters in LCA-opening show
Review: Defiant Kid Rock thumps protesters in LCA-opening show Push-pull between artist vs. rebel on display as he launches 6-show gig Check out this story on
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For Foo Fighters, new producer, same rock
This is thrilling, heroic rock, and even harder than the blistering, Grammy-winning single “White Limo” from 2011. “Make It Right” finds the Foos doing their best ’70s stomping rock impersonation and it goes down well. “La Dee Da” is a jolt …
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‘Korean Madonna’ Kim Wan Sun to return with special album in April to celebrate 30 years since debut

‘Korean Madonna’ Kim Wan Sun to return with special album in April to celebrate 30 years since debut
Veteran singer Kim Wan Sun will be making a comeback! The ‘Korean Madonna’ will be holding a concert marking her 30th anniversary on April 15, where she’ll be revealing her new title song for the first time. According to an entertainment representative on …
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Pop diva Whitney Houston dies
Whitney Houston, the gospel-inspired pop singer who sold more than 140 million albums with her emotive renditions of such hits as Greatest Love of All and I Will Always Love You, and who struggled with drug abuse and a troubled marriage, died …
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Pop diva Katy Perry named woman of the year
Singer Katy Perry has been honoured with the woman of the year title at the 2014 Elle Style Awards. The 29-year-old was presented with the award in London, in recognition of her efforts to empower women across the world and her huge success in the music …


Barbra Streisand, top male vocalists duet on new album

musicBarbra Streisand, top male vocalists duet on new album
featuring 12 inimitable new Streisand duets with the world’s greatest male vocalists. Ms. Streisand took to Instagram on August 11th to announce to the world the official September 16th release date for “Partners.” Fans can pre-order “Partners” now.
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“Where’s The Big Voice?” The-Dream Says There Are No Powerhouse Male Singers Like In The ’90s
I guess I’m not the only one to listen to a Jodeci song from back in the day, hear K-Ci and JoJo sing, and ask myself, ‘Damn! Why doesn’t anybody sing like these guys anymore??’ The-Dream has been thinking the same thing, because in an interview …
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What Male Singers Will Be on Judy Collins’ New Album?
Q: I just saw Judy Collins in concert and heard she has a new album. Do you know any details? A: Collins’ new album, Strangers Again, in stores Sept. 18, is a collection of duets with some of her favorite male artists, including Don McLean, Michael …
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Tina Campbell’s Debut Album ‘It’s Personal’ Misses Launch Date and Gospel

musicTina Campbell’s Debut Album ‘It’s Personal’ Misses Launch Date and Gospel
The 41-year-old singer who is one-half of the gospel music group Mary Mary, has been vocal about her range of emotions leading up to the release of her solo music. Now with the delayed release of the highly touted album, the singer says she’s watching …
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City Called Heaven: Beyond Gospel Respectability
Robert Marovich’s latest book traces gospel music’s orgins and honors those who devoted themselves to the gospel by showing how various, and how important, that devotion has been. citycalledheaven-resize Today gospel performers, like Mahalia Jackson …
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Gospel Music Museum Advocates Push Rahm To Turn Over Closed School
“When you say ‘Chicago,’ you think of it as the home of blues and gospel music …” — Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the campaign trail. BRONZEVILLE — After years of prayer — not to mention a pretty important political endorsement in the mayoral runoff …
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Big Data’s “Paranoid Pop Music” Debut Album

musicBig Data’s “Paranoid Pop Music” Debut Album
The album starts off this narrative with the song, “Business of Emotion,” featuring the vocals of White Sea (from M83). The song, according to Big Data’s YouTube video description, was inspired by the 2012 Facebook mood experiment that became public in …
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People were surprised at Lady Gaga’s great voice at the Oscars. They shouldn’t
Pop stars stay popular by following and breaking trends strategically. When Lady Gaga entered the public consciousness, pop was a bland game for the most part. When Gaga came to fame in 2008, the pop market was pretty saturated with female vocalists …
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K-Pop Double Take: Zion. T And Crush Use Live Musicians To Achieve
2, both artists have totally committed to an organic approach, favoring human performances over programmed beats. Instead of continually introducing new programmed parts to hold the listener’s interest, “Just” relies on the simple power and immediacy …
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Bluegrass Pioneer Charlie Stamper Releases His First-Ever Album

musicBluegrass Pioneer Charlie Stamper Releases His First-Ever Album
When influential bluegrass fiddler Art Stamper died in 2005 at 71, the style of playing he popularized with the Stanley Brothers in the Fifties was already well established. The old-time mountain sounds of his native Kentucky, however, lost one of its …

Michael Daves Brings Bluegrass to the Bell House
Michael Daves brought a New York City edge to a rural tradition with his All-Star Bluegrass Throwdown on Tuesday night at the Bell House. Mr. Daves, who grew up in Atlanta, is a guitarist and singer with a tense, pinched, nasal voice that harks back to …
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Bluegrass Singer, Ekati’s Phaeton doing well after stakes wins
The three-year-old son of Bluegrass Cat, who was purchased by Crossed Sabres Farm for $ 28,000 as a two-year-old-in-training in May, overcame an awkward start to score by 1 3/4 lengths in the one-turn mile stakes. Bluegrass Singer set a fast, pressured …