Record Store Day Reveals Official List of 2017 Exclusives

After an unconfirmed list releases for Record Store Day 2017 was pieced together by Internet sleuths earlier this month, organizers behind the annual celebration all things vinyl have lifted the curtain on what record collectors will find on store shelves this April. As previously reported, some rare and previously unreleased live material from David Bowie is set […]

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N.W.A’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Album Will Be Preserved by Library of Congress

Kevin Winter, Getty s Hip-hop’s original bad boys are getting once again getting some serious recognition. Yesterday (March 29), the Library Congress revealed that N.W.A‘s seminal debut album, Straight Outta Compton, is one  25 recordings being added to the National Recording Registry after being deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” enough to join the collection. Other […]

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N.W.A.’s ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Selected for the Library of Congress

Ruthless Records A classic, genre bending album? Check. A critically acclaimed movie? Another check. And now N.W.A.‘s Straight Outta Compton has been chosen for the Library Congress. According to the New York Daily News’ Page Six, the LP will be among 24 other recordings that will be making its way to the Washington D.C. building, […]

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Classic Rotation: The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Life After Death"

I was five years old when Life After Death dropped, 20 years ago to the day. The Notorious B.I.G. had just died 17 days prior. I wouldn’t hear any his music until about seven or eight years later when I borrowed a friend’s CD on a middle school field trip, but by that time I definitely already knew who Biggie […]

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BRITs 2017: And the winners are…

The BRITs took place on Wednesday night and enjoyed live performances from Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars. But the real reason for the gathering was to decide who the BRITs voting academy believed had the best musical ferings the last year. Here are the full list BRITs 2017 winners and nominees: Best British Male Solo […]

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“The Breaks” Co-Creator Explains The Meaning Behind Each Episode Title

VH1’s new TV series The Breaks debuted last night, continuing the story started in their TV movie the same name. Although only one episode has aired so far, the show’s co-creator Dan Charnas has revealed the meaning behind each episode’s title. While they may seem enigmatic, the titles actually have a very obvious connection to […]

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Robbie Williams singing a duet with a fan’s daughter will have you in tears

The BRITs Icon, gave one his biggest fans, Danielle Howting from Gosport Hants, a surprise a lifetime when he performed his latest single “Love My Life” with her young daughter, Grace. The surprise gig took place at Danielle’s local cinema and she thought she was taking part in a documentary about Robbie’s biggest fans. Surrounded by some family and […]

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2017 Grammy Awards Winners List

Brad Barket / Grant Lamos IV / Drew Angerer, Getty s And the Grammy goes to… It’s that time again where artists come together and contend for the golden gramophone at the 2017 Grammy Awards. This year’s event is shaping up to be an exciting one with performances from Beyonce, Chance the Rapper, The Weeknd, […]

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Drake Crowned IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2016

Tom Szczerbowski, Getty s Drake is still winning in 2017. The Toronto rap star has been crowned the IFPI Global Recording Artists the Year for his music achievements in 2016, according to Billboard. This prestigious honor salutes artists for their record-breaking physical sales, downloads and streaming within the past year. Drizzy definitely broke records in […]

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WATCH Coldplay’s Chris Martin play the ultimate tribute to George Michael

The Coldplay frontman paid a visit to one Crisis’ Christmas Centre to entertain the people with a few songs over the festive period. He performed Wham!’s classic winter tune “Last Christmas” alongside singer “King Karaoke” Kevin which the charity recorded and posted on their Facebook page. As George Michael was known for his charity work, especially […]

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