| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:58 AM
I LOVE free music, especially when its Top 10 artists.
Google Play is offering six free songs from Daft Punk, Katy Perry, Swedish House Mafia, Beastie Boys, Gorillaz and David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj.
The freebies on Summer Party Hits playlist...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:34 AM
The electronic music scene has been heavily monopolized.
Duos like The Chemical Brothers, Justice and Daft Punk have been emblematic of the electronic genre and have therefore defined its qualities.
Within that established realm, there have been...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"I think I started with drums," says Pharrell Williams. He launches into the strong, clean, distinctive beat to the "Despicable Me 2" song "Happy" with his hands slapping his lap, then vocally adds more and more percussion sounds: "You know what I mean?"...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Jay Z led the pack in the race for Grammy Awards earning nine nominations including one for Rap Album and two nominations in the Rap/Sung Collaboration category. Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell and Justin Timberlake also scored big...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:25 AM
YouTube vocal sensation Pentatonix joins such major-label acts as Kelly Clarkson, Michael Bublé and Mary J. Blige with seasonal albums topping Billboard's top 200 chart.
The a cappella group's holiday-themed PTXmas (Delux Edition) landed at No. 7 on the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Of the many curious things about this new Beyonce album: How did it not leak? What, exactly, is a "visual album"? And the biggest question -- will it work?
With her self-titled new digital album she joins her husband Jay Z and close comrade Kanye West...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:24 PM
With only two weeks left in 2013, Beyoncé pulled off one of the year's biggest surprises in music.
As much of the country was tucking into bed Thursday night, the singer suddenly announced that her new self-titled album — one she'd spent a year...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:11 AM
With Wednesday’s verdict that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable in the death of Michael Jackson, the singer’s road to artistic redemption can move forward -- minus the depressing personal details.
The trial's revelations of the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It’s not often today that a rising DJ team argues that it should get out of its own spotlight. But that’s precisely what the D.C. dance duo of Benoit & Sergio do on their loungey new single, “Adjustments.”
Atop some melancholy,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A few things dominated the pop music conversation this year. A British boy band, a pop comeback king, a pair of hip-hop outliers and a NSFW music video –- all of which drives the nominations for the 2013 American Music Awards, which were announced...