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Can Taylor Swift End Her Grammy Dry Spell?

June 2nd, 2015 8:00pm EDT
Will Taylor Swift Ever Dominate The Grammys Again?
Will Taylor Swift win another Grammy? Hmm, the posed question seems almost ridiculous when you think about the success that the country/pop artist has experienced from a young age, but since winning the coveted Grammy for album of the year for Fearless back in 2010, Swift has experienced quite a dry spell. The question is, is her pop album, 1989 too big to be ignored by the Grammys come 2016? Let’s backtrack a little before speculating about the future.

In 2010, Taylor Swift’s profile was greatly elevated. Kanye West had acted like a total ‘you-know-what’ and from the shameful incident, S...
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Why Did Mimi Join Match.com?

June 2nd, 2015 2:45pm EDT
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey posted a profile on Match.com on Tuesday. But before you get too excited, she joined the online dating site to launch her new music video "Infinity."

Under the user name "MC1toInfinity" the singer describes herself as divorced with two children. She labels her body type as "curvy" and describes her ethnicity as "Black, African descent, Latino/Hispanic, and White/Caucasian."

The pop star says she is 5-feet-9-inches tall and a "social drinker." As for smoking, she writes, "No way."

She lists her interests as cooking, movies/videos, music, and concerts. A Christian, she conside...
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Lots Of New Albums To Check Out This Week

June 2nd, 2015 10:14am EDT
Florence And The Machine Leads Albums To Check Out
A new month (June) and a truckload of new releases – literally! June opens with a number of musicians looking to share their latest creations with the world. While there isn’t that ‘homerun’ artist and album dropping a new effort, there are more than enough choices for music listeners to sink their teeth into. Arguably, the packed field is headed by the return of Florence + The Machine, but the others are all “in it to win it” too. Here are eight albums to check out.

1) Florence + The Machine, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (Island)

Florence Welch, aka Florence + The Machine, ret...
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Move Over Coachella, This Music Fest Put You To Shame

June 2nd, 2015 8:46am EDT
BottleRock 2015...No Doubt The Best Music Festival In California
Last weekend, wine, music and food lovers alike flocked to Napa Valley to celebrate the best festival in California- BottleRock. Move over Coachella, we think we have found our favorite festival that will deem you a 'has-been'. The appreciation of wine, beer, food and four stages of music created such an overwhelming sense of love nestled in the quaint and peaceful wine country that we quickly presumed BottleRock our number one. Friday night fans rocked out to Cage the Elephant, Foster the People, Aer, Vacationer, Public Enemy and Imagine Dragons. During the day, festival goers could enjoy ...
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Iggy Azalea Cancels Tour Again

June 2nd, 2015 8:37am EDT
Iggy Azalea 'Sorry To Let Fans Down' Over Cancelled Tour
Iggy Azalea cancelled her U.S. tour for a second time. The singer announced the drastic career change on Twitter.

The "Pretty Girls" rapper tweeted, "as u may know, the tour is cancelled." She added that she's "so sad and sorry to let my fans down," according to Fox News.

Back in March, the Australian superstar announced that her "The Great Escape Tour" would not kick off in April as scheduled. Azalea retooled the tour due to production delays and said it would take place this fall.

Opening act Nick Jonas also dropped out of the tour after the first cancellation.

Representatives from Az...
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A$AP Rocky Shakes Things Up In Sophomore Album

June 1st, 2015 4:19pm EDT
Review: A$AP Rocky Expands His Game On 'At.Long.Last.A$AP'
In 2013, A$AP Rocky burst on the scene with proper debut album LONG. LIVE. A$AP, scoring a number one album. Throughout Long Live, the MC rapped about gold teeth, getting “Wild For The Night,” and of course his “problems” with a little assistance from 2 Chainz, Drake, and Kendrick Lamar. Although sophomore album At.Long.Last.A$AP has some similar themes, from the start, it’s obvious the MC seeks to expand as a rapper. For the most part, Rocky’s experiments and efforts work.

On opener “Holy Ghost,” one of many songs featuring Joe Fox A$AP Rocky is quick to unveil his anti-religious stat...
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Paul McCartney's Weird Fitness Routine

May 31st, 2015 5:30pm EDT
Paul McCartney Reveals Weird Fitness Routine And That He No Long
Paul McCartney has revealed his fitness secret that allows him the 72-year-old to keep up with musicians half his age, and it's not what you think!

Macca's routine includes doing five-minute headstands, insisting it's something he has done for the last 50 years to keep in shape, according to The Daily Mirror.

Reportedly, McCartney has been practicing this routine for 50 years along with working out at the gym.

"I feel pretty fit," The Beatles singer and songwriter revealed.

'I do a bit of the cross-trainer, a bit of running, a bit of cardio and then I do some weights, some abs on the S...
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These Bands Have Bold And Controversial Names

May 31st, 2015 3:00pm EDT
15 Bold And Sexual Band Names
Not all band names were created equally. Some are clearly down to earth while others are bold and filled with controversy. A down to earth post of the best band names would be boring, SO, why not examine some of the boldest band names out there, shall we? No, this list doesn’t “go for the kill” – some are too hot for Starpulse or really anybody – but there are definitely 15 great, bold bands that grace this list.

1) N.W.A.

One of the boldest, most controversial names (and collectives) has to be N.W.A., which stands for N***az Wit Attitudes. As shocking as the name is outside of it...
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These Artists Aren't Afraid To Show Their Faith

May 30th, 2015 5:00pm EDT
Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood notched her seventeenth Billboard Music Award this month with her song, “Something In The Water,” taking home the honors of ‘Best Christian Song.’ Despite criticisms of her Christian lyrical-nature, Underwood won’t give in to those spreading hate.

“I’m not the first person to sing about God, Jesus, faith [or] any of that, and I won’t be the last. And it won’t be the last for me, either,” she told Glamour Magazine back in 2012.

Underwood is just one of many artists that aren’t afraid to speak out in support of their faith or put it into a song, and some of the musicians on...
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Chris Brown Talks About Hating Himself Sometimes

May 30th, 2015 8:29am EDT
Chris Brown Admits He's Been A Jealous, Angry & Controlling Guy
Chris Brown got personal in an open letter on Instagram this week, calling himself "konfuzed" and a jealous, angry and controlling boyfriend.

The singer dated Rihanna, whom he assaulted in 2009. He had a long-term relationship with model Karrueche Tran, but she dumped him after she found out he had a baby with another woman.

On day after he celebrated his daughter Royalty's birthday, he posted a photo of himself on a bench in from of the beach and a note describing his feelings.

He wrote, "I'm Konfuzed, I always thought I knew the concept of love. Fame and Money can get in the way of tha...
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