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Gin Blossoms Guitarist Jesse Valenzuela Talks Upcoming Tour

2/8/2016 10:10am EST
Gin Blossoms press photo by Saki Photography
One of the most successful iconic bands of the late 80s and 90s, The Gin Blossoms with hits ‘Hey Jealousy’ ‘Alison Road’ ‘Follow You Down’ 'Until I Fall Away' 'Found Out About You' ‘Until I Hear It From You’ and the Grammy-nominated single, ‘As Long As It Matters’ which earned the band 10 million in sales in the US alone. They will be playing some gigs at a venue near you. One of their stops along the way will be Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill on February 14 Valentines Day.

The band consists of singer/guitarist Robin Wilson, guitarist Jesse Valenzuela and bassist Bill Leen. They foun...
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Coldplay And Company Bring Energy To Super Bowl 50

2/8/2016 8:15am EST
Super Bowl 50 By The Music: Gaga Slays, Coldplay And Friends Ent
Ah the Super Bowl – one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year! The main attraction is the football game that determines the champions of a grueling NFL season, but there’s more in play as well. For those who could care less about touchdowns, field goals, or interceptions, there’s always an assortment of new commercials to enjoy. And if the commercials don’t do it, there’s always the music. Honoring America with “America The Beautiful” and the National Anthem. And the crème de la crème – the halftime show.

So with the game done and the champions crowned, let’s focus on the m...
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Beyonce Drops New Single 'Formation'

2/7/2016 7:56am EST
Beyonce Drops New Tune 'Formation' On Heels Of Super Bowl Appear
Beyonce surprised fans yet again by dropping a new single and a politically-inspired music video without giving them any warning on her social media accounts until the tune was released.

On Feb. 6, Queen Bey released "Formation," a new single which is available as a free download on Tidal.

She also released a new music video in support of the song.

"Formation" www.Beyonce.com

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Feb 6, 2016 at 12:50pm PST

Beyonce and husband Jay-Z's daughter Blue Ivy is featured in the video.

Once the track was out, Beyoncé posted several images from the much...
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Charlie Puth Shows Potential On 'Nine Track Mind'

2/4/2016 9:09am EST
Charlie Puth Shows Potential, Lacks Oomph On 'Nine Track Mind'
It must be good to be Charlie Puth right now. WHO is Charlie Puth you ask? Oh, he’s just the piano-playing, pop dude who delivered one of 2015’s biggest hits, “See You Again” alongside Wiz Khalifa. After earning Grammy nominations for his breakthrough pop hit, the 23-year old newcomer drops his debut album Nine Track Mind. Listening to the album, Puth’s potential is apparent; so are the flaws.

“One Call Away” is a respectable start but don’t call it a spirited salvo; it lacks a bit of the killer instinct an opener should possess. For all of Puth’s efforts to rise to “soaring heights,” “...
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How Does Sia's Latest Album 'This Is Acting' Stack Up?

2/3/2016 2:45pm EST
Sia Showcases Moments Of Greatness And Flaws On 'This Is Acting'
2014 was a fantastic year for Australian singer/songwriter Sia. She released a number one album (1000 Forms of Fear) and scored two hit singles, most notably the Grammy-nominated “Chandelier.” Less than two years later, Sia returns with another new album, This Is Acting. There’s a catch though – most of the songs written by the songwriter were intended for other artists, not Sia herself. That said, sometimes Sia sounds superb and other times song and singer isn’t a perfect match.

“Bird Set Free” kicks the album off respectably. A soaring pop ballad, “Bird Set Free” shows off Sia’s powerh...
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Hundred Handed Announces '...Like It's A Saturday' Debut EP Release Date

2/2/2016 11:23pm EST
Hundred Handed Announces '...Like It's A Saturday' Debut EP Rele
Pop/rock band Hundred Handed, featuring lead vocalist/guitarist Jordan McGraw, drummer Drew Langan and bass guitarist Matt Black, will release their debut EP titled “…Like It’s A Saturday,” worldwide independently on March 18, with the exception of Australia and New Zealand, in which it will be available on Universal Australia. Co-produced by Hundred Handed and Eddie Jackson, the EP will feature songs co-written by the band with songwriter The Golden Hippie. Along with their current single, “Love Me Like The Weekend,” the EP will include “She Was The One,” “Heroes (In The Dark),” and “I Fee...
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Meresha Unveils 'My Love Has Come' – Listen Now

2/2/2016 10:52pm EST
Meresha Unveils 'My Love Has Come' – Listen Now
New music from Meresha has come at last.

The singer/songwriter has just debuted her latest single, “My Love Has Come,” available for streaming below. The soulful song is a nice change of pace from the artist’s last single, “New Revolution,” which was the #1 Indie song on U.S. radio for a month and entered the Billboard Top 40 Indicator chart in between Adele and Justin Bieber.

Meresha, who considers Jimi Hendrix, Paramore and Years & Years artists she’s inspired by, believes it’s best as an artist to “focus on things that have meaning for you artistically, and finding the few ways to best...
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New Albums Releases To Check Out This Week

2/2/2016 2:00pm EST
Wiz Khalifa’s 'Khalifa' Leads Albums To Check Out
February 2016 opens with a bang folks! The new releases are certainly heating up, with Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa’s Khalifa leading the charge. It’s not all about Wiz though, as new albums arrive from veteran rock/pop musician Elton John (Wonderful Crazy Night), Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum fame (The Driver) and pop music compilation staple, Now! That’s What I Call Music (Now 57).

1) Wiz Khalifa, Khalifa (Atlantic)

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa drops his fourth studio album, Khalifa. Khalifa serves as the follow-up to 2014 effort Blacc Hollywood, which debuted at number one on t...
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Miley Cyrus Fantasizing About Her Wedding To Liam Hemsworth?

2/2/2016 11:01am EST
Miley Cyrus Rushing To The Altar With 'Hunger Games' Liam Hemswo
Miley Cyrus is reportedly in a hurry to make it official with Liam Hemsworth once and for all!

The singer and actress are so happy, according to sources, that she can't wait to finally make the couple's love official.

The couple were originally engaged in 2012 but split in 2013.

Cyrus was spotted wearing her gorgeous engagement ring from Hemsworth in an Instagram pic in January, shocking her fans.

According to People, Cyrus is already "fantasizing about their wedding."

"They don't have a date," the source revealed to People. "They are moving surprisingly slowly. Miley seems to have mat...
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Guess Who Is Back On Top Of Billboard 200 This Week?

2/2/2016 10:02am EST
Adele Reclaims No. 1 On Billboard 200 After a Two-Week Break
Two weeks ago, David Bowie’s final album Blackstar would dethrone Adele’s record-breaking 25 after it spent seven consecutive weeks at number one. While Bowie wouldn't retain the top spot the following week, Panic! At The Disco would score its first number one album with Death of a Bachelor. Both weeks, 25 had to settle for runner-up as opposed to “ruling the roost.” Not this week friends – no sir!

After a two-week break – call it a vacation – Adele returns to a familiar, fitting spot at number one. This week marks the eight nonconsecutive weeks in the penthouse for the British powerhouse....
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