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Annie Lennox Beats Madonna And Katy Perry In Post-Grammys Sales Bump

Annie Lennox shines.

Madonna and Katy Perry gave excellent Grammy performances, but it’s Annie Lennox who has received the biggest sales bump. Lennox’s album Nostolgia was completely overlooked when released in late 2014 and flopped everywhere. However, after her amazing Grammy Awards performance, Lennox climbed back to No. 12 on iTunes and No. 8 on Amazon.com. Spencer Kornhaber… Read more »

Rihanna Is Headed For Number One With Kanye West Collaboration

Rihanna's latest hit.

Rihanna is about to score her 14th No. 1 single with “FourFiveSeconds,” her collaboration with Kanye West and Paul McCartney. The song has been No. 1 on iTunes for the past two days and is receiving a lot of airplay. Rihanna opened the Grammy Awards with Kanye West and McCartney. Hollywood Life praised Rihanna‘s performance…. Read more »

Katy Perry Vs. Taylor Swift: Singers Avoid Each Other At 2015 Grammys

Katy Perry vs Taylor Swift

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift narrowly missed each other at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. Despite a report on the Inquisitr saying the singers would sit near each other, organizers kept Katy and Taylor away from each other at the ceremony. An insider told Us Weekly that Grammys organizers were working hard to make… Read more »

Madonna And Kanye West See Huge iTunes Sales Increases

Madonna rules Grammys.

Madonna and Kanye West didn’t exactly light the world on fire with their latest singles when initially released. It’s important to note that Madonna’s Rebel Heart single “Living for Love” hadn’t been officially promoted as a single until last week, when Madonna made the music video for the song available. However, Kanye West’s duet with… Read more »

Van Halen Set To Release The Very First David Lee Roth Live Album

Van Halen set to release the first live album to feature David Lee Roth.

Van Halen has been hard at work in the recording studio remastering tracks for an upcoming live album release that will feature original singer, David Lee Roth. The album, entitled Tokyo Dome Live In Concert, was recorded at the celebrated venue in Tokyo, Japan, on June 21, 2013, reports Blabbermouth. Van Halen will release the… Read more »

Katy Perry Will Sit Near Taylor Swift At Grammy Awards

Katy Perry to perform at Grammys.

Queen of Pop Katy Perry is set to rule the Grammy Awards on Sunday. After Perry scored the most successful Super Bowl Halftime Show in television history, People reports that Ms. Perry is set to perform with a domestic violence survivor at the Grammy Awards this Sunday. “Perry will be joined on stage by Brooke… Read more »

Incubus Debuts ‘Absolution Calling’ With Lyric Video

Incubus

Popular rock band Incubus has just released their new single, “Absolution Calling.” Multiple reports have confirmed that Incubus will be releasing two new EPs as the follow-up to the 2011 LP If Not Now, When? later this year. “Absolution Calling” will be featured on one of the two new EPs. Incubus decided to debut another… Read more »

INXS Guitarist Severs Finger, May Never Play Again

tim farriss of inxs severs finger

INXS band manager Chris Murphy confirmed that guitarist Tim Farriss had badly injured his left hand in a boating accident last month resulting in the loss of his left ring finger. Farriss has undergone two surgeries to re-attach his finger, but permanent damage has been sustained. The BBC reported that Farriss emailed his INXS bandmates… Read more »

Madonna Follows Mariah Carey In Hiring Rent-A-Rappers For Hits

Madonna and Nas.

Madonna’s Rebel Heart album has leaked in low quality (the finished songs this time) and with the exception of some “What were you thinking?” moments, most listeners find the album to be her best in ten years. Music listeners have been praising the Queen of Pop on Twitter. She doesn't need gimmicks or controversy to… Read more »

Taylor Swift ‘1989’ Returns To Number One: Sorry Meghan Trainor

Taylor Swift 1989

Taylor Swift returns to the No. 1 position on the Billboard 200 album chart with 1989. Billboard reported on Taylor Swift‘s new chart milestone early Wednesday morning. “Taylor Swift’s 1989 album returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart for a milestone 10th nonconsecutive week, making Swift just the second woman in history to… Read more »