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Kanye West Throws Temper Tantrum At Pan Am Games

Kanye West

Kanye West didn’t get booed off stage at the Pan American Games Sunday evening, but he certainly left an impression — Gossip Cop has the news. “West is seen performing the 2007 hit song [‘Good Life’] at the Rogers Centre in the final minutes of his set, but unfortunately no one in the audience could… Read more »

Maroon 5’s ‘This Summer’s Gonna Hurt’ Fails To Perform

Maroon 5's "This Summer's Gonna Hurt" Tanks

When is a Top 10 Billboard hit considered a flop? When you’re Adam Levine and the chart dominating pop group Maroon 5. According to Headline Planet, Maroon 5’s “This Summer’s Gonna Hurt” ended a streak that spanned eight songs and nearly four years when it failed to reach the Top 5 on the pop radio… Read more »

Sam Smith Tie-Up With Disclosure May Be A Good ‘Omen’ [Video]

Sam Smith

British soul singer Sam Smith has been on a roller-coaster ride over the last few months. Smith shot to stardom after winning the Critics Choice award at the 2014 Brit Awards, but Sam’s career began to scale the heights when he featured in a 2012 collaboration with Disclosure. Sam featured on Disclosure’s breakthrough single “Latch”,… Read more »

Madonna And Nicki Minaj Fans Protest ‘Ageist’ And ‘Racist’ MTV

Madonna Nicki Minaj

The 2015 MTV VMA Nominations were announced earlier this week. Madonna, who helped put MTV on the map, was completely snubbed from the nomination list this year, despite submitting her hit video “Bi*ch I’m Madonna,” which has earned over 64 million views since its debut last month. Nicki Minaj, who earned some nominations for “Anocanda,”… Read more »

Calum Hood And 5SOS Slammed For Winning Award: Go Figure

Calum Hood 5SOS

Calum Hood and the rest of 5 Seconds of Summer have had something of a strange week. Just over a week ago, Hood and bandmates Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford, and Luke Hemmings surprised their fans when they dropped a new single release. The song, “She’s Kinda Hot,” has been a smash, hitting No. 1 in… Read more »

Sam Smith Canceling Shows Again: Fans Want Answers

Sam Smith

Fans of British soul singer Sam Smith are wondering what is happening now that Sam has once again cancelled planned concerts. Smith disappointed fans in Australia earlier this year when he had to cancel a series of planned shows after suffering a hemorrhage on his vocal chords. Initially, it was thought that Smith would be… Read more »

Kanye West And Rihanna Prepare New Albums Even As Singles Perform Poorly

Kanye West Rihanna

Kanye West’s Swish and Rihanna’s R8 are two of the most anticipated albums this year. Both Kanye West and Rihanna have constantly delayed their albums, and it could be because the singles aren’t exciting many people. Kanye West’s “Only One” was released on January 1, 2015, and only climbed high enough on Billboard’s Hot 100… Read more »

Eminem And Kanye West Put Hip-Hop Above Dylan For Vocabulary

Eminem Kanye Dylan

Bob Dylan is revered in the music industry. Hailed as the original rock poet, Dylan has almost 40 albums in his back catalog, and his Never Ending Tour, which started in 1988, hit almost 2,700 shows in May of this year. Amazingly, a new study has shown that when it comes to the breadth of… Read more »

Calum Hood Just Fired The First Salvo In A ‘Rock Revolution’

Calum Hood 5SOS

Calum Hood and 5 Seconds of Summer surprised their fans last week when they dropped their new single “She’s Kinda Hot.” The new single was shared frantically by fans and was the most shared track on Twitter in the U.S. when it was released. Calum and his band-mates will be delighted to have seen that… Read more »

Def Leppard Guitarist Just Says No To Trump Introduction

Def Leppard says no to Donald Trump

Days after a report that Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump planned to introduce Def Leppard at the band’s Iowa State Fair performance, members of the British group are saying, “Thanks, but no thanks.” Billboard reports that Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell took to Facebook upon hearing the news. In his post, Campbell said Def Leppard… Read more »

New Kurt Cobain Photos Emerge Online

New photos of nirvana's first show

Kurt Cobain, the legendary frontman of the grunge rock act Nirvana, died 12 years before Twitter ever existed, but a user of the social media site has given fans the opportunity to travel back in time and see previously unreleased photos of the Seattle-based band’s first concert. Billboard reports that Seattle teen Maggie Poukkula unearthed… Read more »

Nicki Minaj Accused Of Playing The ‘Race Card’ As Twitter War Escalates

Nicki Minaj

Rapper Nicki Minaj was clearly disappointed when her video for “Anaconda” didn’t secure a nomination for MTV’s video of the year award. Minaj was nominated in three categories, Best Female Video, Best Collaboration, and Best Hip Hop video, but was unhappy that she wasn’t nominated in, arguably, the most important category. As a result Minaj… Read more »

‘Billboard’ Hot 100: Good News For Omi And The Weeknd

Omi

Omi’s summer hit “Cheerleader” once again tops Billboard‘s Hot 100. Billboard broke the news yesterday. “OMI’s ‘Cheerleader’ leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The reggae/pop song fends off The Weeknd’s ‘Can’t Feel My Face,’ which pushes to No. 2. Hot 100 Music Festival headliner The Weeknd additionally reaches the top 10 with… Read more »