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Artist Who Are Bringing The Funk Back

May 25th, 2015 3:00pm EDT
12 Recent Songs And Artists That Have Revived Funk
Some of the best music in history hails from the past, a period in which musicians were innovators paving the way for the future. It’s no surprise that contemporary music is heavily inspired by the past, hence marking a resurgence of “old school.” One style that has enjoyed such resurgence to the forefront of the music industry is funk, which seems to be ‘hot’.

Sure, maybe not every musician is jumping up and down or joining the bandwagon declaring the return of the 70s style, but plenty have paid ode to the masters with successful, award-winning records that maintain and reestablish f...
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Review: Twenty One Pilots ‘Blurryface’

May 25th, 2015 1:00pm EDT
8 Takeaways From Twenty One Pilots’ ‘Blurryface’
Alternative duo Twenty One Pilots (Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun) have been having an awesome 2015 – there’s no other way to describe it. The main reason for this awesomeness is because the profile of the Ohioan duo has been elevated greatly, hence building anticipation for their second major label album, Blurryface. Now the question is, does Blurryface live up to the gargantuan hype that preceded it? The answer is a resounding Yes! Better yet, how about a YAASSS! Here are eight takeaways from Blurryface.

1) “Schizoid pop” is the best way to describe the album

Blurryface is one of the m...
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A Conversation With Team Pharrell's Koryn Hawthorne

May 25th, 2015 12:03pm EDT
Koryn Hawthorne After 'The Voice': 'This Has Been An Amazing Jou
We know you're bummed that The Voice is over, so this week we sat down with all four of your finalists for one last conversation about season 8. First up is Team Pharrell's spirited pop singer and fourth place finisher, Koryn Hawthorne.

"This has been an amazing journey and an amazing ride," Koryn told us in our exit interview, "and I'm so thankful to be a part of just the Voice legacy."

While the audience at home waited to find out who would be named the winner last Tuesday, she might have been the calmest finalist in the history of the show.

"I didn't really think about it too much," s...
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Taylor Swift Breaks Another Record

May 22nd, 2015 3:40pm EDT
Taylor Swift Bad Blood
Taylor Swift's star-studded video for her latest single, "Bad Blood," has set a new record on video sharing website Vevo.com.

The singer's new short landed over 20 million views in its first 24 hours, beating out Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda," which held the previous record of 19.6 million views on a single day.

If that wasn't enough, Taylor's videos have now amassed over five billion views on Vevo.

"FREAKING OUT RIGHT NOW YOU BROKE THE VEVO WORLD RECORD THANK YOU..." she wrote on Twitter.

The video, which features Kendrick Lamar and was directed by Joseph Kahn, stars several of Taylor's gal...
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Not Impressed: Shirley Bassey Hated Beyonce's See-Through Met Gala Gown

May 22nd, 2015 10:57am EDT
Beyonce
Beyonce made headlines after wearing a very see-through Givenchy dress at the Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this month, but not everyone was impressed by the look.

The singer was basically nude in a sheer dress embellished with hundreds of colorful crystals covering her up in all the right spots.

Seventy-eight-year-old singer Shirley Bassey, known most for James Bond theme songs such as "Goldfinger," believes Queen B showed too much.

"It is like they are all in competition with each other. Who can wear the skimpiest outfit? I mean come on," Ba...
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12-Year-Old Taylor Swift Superfan Succumbs To Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

May 22nd, 2015 8:55am EDT
Taylor Swift Fan, 12, Dies After Cancer Battle
Emily Beazley, 12, a huge fan of Taylor Swift, died on Monday after battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for four years, her mother Nadia Beazley said on Facebook on Monday.

"My beautiful Emily got to use her angel wings," her mother wrote, according to NBC Chicago. "She fought hard to the end. Her last gift to me was passing peacefully."

Beazley made headlines three weeks ago after Swift called the young girl. They chatted about the star's music and her tour in Tokyo, Beazley told the Chicago Tribune in April.

She is survived by her parents, Ed and Nadia Beazley and sister Olivia.

Last mont...
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The Doobie Brothers Look Forward To Upcoming Tour

May 21st, 2015 9:00pm EDT
The Doobie Brothers Are Ready To Rock This Summer
There’s not one moment that you turn on the radio and the timeless classic tunes of The Doobie Brothers music doesn't come on. They receive numerous amounts of airplay on Top 40 and Classic Rock stations across the country. Their music is the soundtrack of our lives with hits ‘Black Water,’ ‘China Grove,’ ‘Minute By Minute’ ‘Long Train Running,’ 'Jesus Is Just Alright,’ ‘Listen To The Music,’ ‘Taking It To The Streets’ ‘Rocking Down the Highway’ and ‘What A Fool Believes.' These are just some of the songs that receive regular airplay.

The band is now a trio featuring John McFee, (guitar, ...
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How Does J. Lo Keep Herself Looking Amazing At 45?

May 21st, 2015 3:03pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez Rocks A Sexy One-Piece For The Cover Of Us Weekly
Jennifer Lopez has been making headlines for weeks now thanks to her killer bod.

The 45-year-old actress, singer and former American Idol judge has landed the cover of Us Weekly, on which she looks better than ever at 45 while wearing a sexy black one-piece swimsuit.

The black cutout suit features an open front, exposing plenty of what many are referring to as either "underboob" or "reverse cleavage," a look she showed off earlier this week at the Billboard Music Awards, when she wore a sexy, sparkly nude gown by Charbel Zoe that featured a sheer, see through front.

"I embrace who I am,"...
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'Pitch Perfect 2' Tops This Week

May 21st, 2015 9:58am EDT
The 'Pitch Perfect 2' Soundtrack Is Aca-Awesome At No. 1
Who had an “Aca-awesome” week on the Billboard 200? That would be the original motion picture soundtrack for Pitch Perfect 2, which debuts at #1. Pitch Perfect 2 definitely benefitted from the success of the original Pitch Perfect soundtrack and movie, hence the energetic 107,000 units start. Lately, soundtracks have been on a roll on the albums chart, and Pitch Perfect 2 isn’t about to end the run.

Besides Pitch Perfect 2, the only other new release to enter the top 10 was Incubus’ EP, Trust Fall (Side A), which landed at #6 with a modest 40,000 units. With Incubus’ EP being the fi...
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Does This Outfit Make Kylie Jenner Look Fat?

May 20th, 2015 7:10pm EDT
Kylie Jenner Beats Body-Shamers To The Punch With Instagram Comm
Kylie Jenner shared a "behind the scenes" shot of herself on Instagram Friday while having her makeup and hair done, and in a since deleted comment she sounds like a teenage drama queen.

Kylie is pictured standing in a black one-piece swimsuit and sexy thigh-high lace-up leather boots prior to a photo shoot, looking fantastic as usual; but with a self-conscious comment she seemed intent on silencing any potential body shamers that may have been ready to pounce with any nasty remarks.

"behind the scenes. (yes I gained weight there I said it so u don't have too)," the Keeping Up With the Ka...
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