Three New Albums To Check Out

11/24/2015 1:12pm EST
The Vamps Lead Albums To Check Out This Week
Call November 27, 2015 what it is – the week after Adele took over the world. Basically, after weeks of highly anticipated releases from Adele, Justin Bieber and One Direction among others, this week falls short in the new release department. Why are there so few releases? It’s Thanksgiving weekend, not typically a good time to release prominent new albums. Next week, December 4, the new release steam picks up once more. The few albums listed here aren’t big-time releases by any means, but if Adele isn’t STILL captivating the listening rotation, here are three newbies to consider. Yes, you ...

Justin Bieber Beats Out One Direction For Top Spot

11/24/2015 8:17am EST
Justin Bieber Easily Tops The Billboard 200
It was expected to be a hard-fought battle – one comprised of scrapping, clawing and crazed tween girls! Ultimately, Justin Bieber handily outperformed British boy band One Direction for the number one spot on the Billboard 200. Both Justin Bieber and One Direction touted impressive, robust numbers, but the discrepancy between the two is shocking. Let’s break down the numbers, shall we?

Justin Bieber’s Purpose ended up impacting to the tune of 649,000 units, hence making Purpose the highest debuting album of 2015. Even considering that 80% of that total make up pure sales, that’s still a b...

'25' Is Another Superb Album By Adele

11/23/2015 11:45am EST
Review: Adele Delivers Another Stellar Album With '25'   
After four long years, big-voiced, British pop singer/songwriter phenomenon (mouthful) Adele returns with her highly anticipated third studio album, 25. In a short amount of time, the accolades that Adele has achieved in her career are remarkable: 10 Grammy awards, an academy award for best original song, and a diamond certified album (21). 25 seeks to continue the greatness which Adele seems to exemplify with ease. While following 21 is an arduous task, Adele picks right up where she left off on 25.

“Hello” rightfully initiates 25 in stellar fashion. Following up juggernaut singles that m...

Skin-Baring, Slinky Dresses Took Center Stage At The 2015 AMAs -- See The Photos!

11/23/2015 8:54am EST
The Five Most Provocative Looks At The 2015 AMAs: Jennifer Lopez
The stars turned on the heat at the 2015 American Music Awards on Sunday night. Skin and cleavage-baring dresses flooded the red carpet, with big names making big impressions as they posed for photographers.

Gwen Stefani stunned onlookers in a sheer black "dress" that showed off her long, lean legs. Her outfit consisted of a black leotard covered up by a see-through sheath of fabric.

"The Voice" judge has been on a roll ever since revealing over the summer that she and her husband of 13 years, Gavin Rossdale, were getting divorced. She has since been linked to her "Voice" co-judge Blake S...

Full List Of AMAs Winners - Who Won Artist Of The Year?

11/22/2015 11:39pm EST
2015 American Music Awards Winners List: One Direction Wins Big,
Who were the big winners at the 2015 American Music Awards on Sunday night? Dozens of nominees walked the red carpet before the three-hour show got underway at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night. See the list of nominees and winners below.

Broadcast live on ABC, the AMA honored artists in a variety of categories and saved the most anticipated awards 'til the very end of the show — Artist of the Year and Song of the Year.

According to Billboard, Taylor Swift had the most nominations this year (six including Artist of the Year), followed by The Weeknd and Ed Sheeran with f...

Miley Cyrus Continues To Push The Envelope With Raunchy Concert Costume

11/21/2015 9:49am EST
Miley Cyrus Kicks Off 'Dead Petz' Tour With Shocking, NSFW Costu
Miley Cyrus was the opposite of modest during the opening night of her "Dead Petz" tour in Chicago on Thursday. The singer, 22, took the stage with various costumes, including one that featured a prosthetic penis.

She shocked concertgoers at Chicago's Riviera Theatre by performing for the audience in one outfit that featured a strap-on plastic penis.

At first she donned a purple wig with a unicorn horn and a large baggy shirt before removing them off and revealing the NSFW costume.

One of the star's PG costumes

Cyrus has no problem showing off her nude body. She bares all in the new i...

Don't Expect To Find Adele's New Album Streaming Anywhere

11/20/2015 11:18am EST
Adele is making sure that fans get the full experience of her music on CD, so you won't be able to stream it on Spotify or Apple Music.

The New York Times reported that Adele "is said to have been personally involved with the decisions about streaming."

With less than 24 hours before the release of the album on Friday, the major digital music services were informed that “25” would not be available for streaming, according to three people with direct knowledge of the plans, as reported by The Times.

A spokesman for Adele declined to comment on the situation.

A rep for Spotify confirmed ...

Ranking Justin Bieber’s Albums -- Where Does New Album 'Purpose' Place?

11/20/2015 10:18am EST
Justin Bieber Tops The Billboard Hot 100 Chart -- How Do His Oth
In 2009 a teen pop heartthrob was born. Actually, he was born in 1994 in Canada, but his musical career truly took off in 2009.

That same heartthrob – Justin Bieber – returned in 2015 with his fourth studio album Purpose, (released Nov. 13).

Bieber just landed the top spot on the Billboard Artist 100 after 71 weeks on the list, which has been around for a little more than a year now, and he's poised to take over the Billboard 200 album chart next week.

Ultimately on Purpose, there were ample things to takeaway as a listener.

After adding Purpose to a discography also featuring many non...

Miranda Lambert Is Dating Again

11/20/2015 9:58am EST
Miranda Lambert Dating Again After Blake Shelton Split
Miranda Lambert is reportedly dating again since her divorce from Blake Shelton was finalized.

The country superstar is having a good time playing the dating field, although there is no one special in her life as yet, according to a report by E!.

"Miranda is doing wonderful! She is staying busy and really happy. She is dating and enjoying single life," a source revealed.

"She is taking things slow and just going with the flow," the source added. "It's all about her now, though. Her friends think she is in a great mind space."

Lambert and Shelton split in July after four years of marriag...

Review: Chris Young, ‘I’m Comin’ Over’ 

11/19/2015 5:25pm EST
Chris Young Shines On Fifth Album ‘I’m Comin’ Over’ 
Country music is all over the map in 2015 – the movements are endless. Some country musicians opt for the traditional fare while others expand the palette of genre to include elements of pop, rock and hip-hop. For Chris Young, he sticks with country’s traditional means, and the results are superb on latest album I’m Comin’ Over. While Young never reinvents the wheel, or can be characterized as possessing ‘swag’ like some of his contemporaries, he delivers an enjoyable, consistent country effort the plays to his strengths.

“Heartbeat” kicks things off soundly, with Young’s rich baritone ...

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