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11 Albums To Check Out Before This Weekend’s Grammys

February 10, 2017 10:01 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 8070
While 2016 was a bummer of a year for a whole host of reasons, no on can deny it was an awesome year for music. With blockbuster albums from established artists like Beyonce, Rihanna, Drake, and Kanye to the coming out party of Chance the Rapper, the Grammy’s (airing on CBS this Sunday), is going to be incredibly competitive. If you’re looking to get a head start on the musical festivities, we’ve collected some of the Grammy nominated albums. Take a look at what you may have missed, and get ready for what’s sure to be an impressive show on Sunday.

The iPod Turns 15: A Look Back at 15 Years of iPod History

October 28, 2016 11:54 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4129
Fifteen years ago this week, Apple cofounder and former chief executive Steve Jobs unveiled the legendary original iPod, nine months after Apple introduced its iTunes music software. “In this whole new digital music revolution,” Jobs said during the debut ceremony.  Since that day, the mobile music icon has sold millions of devices worldwide, changed the way people… View Article

Autopsy Results Reveal Prince Died of ‘Self-Administered’ Fentanyl Overdose

June 3, 2016 2:21 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1994
The Midwest Medical Examiner’s office released Prince’s autopsy results Thursday morning, revealing that the music legend died of an accidental opioid overdose after he “self-administered” the drug fentanyl. Fentanyl is a powerful opiate painkiller that is 50 times more potent than heroin and has an extremely high risk for addiction and dependence, according to the… View Article

Amazon Plans to Expand Their Retail Presence & Add More Amazon Prime Benefits

May 18, 2016 9:52 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 7881
On Tuesday Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed the company’s plans to open more brick-and-mortar retail stores and expand Amazon Prime member benefits during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. While still primarily an online retailer, Bezos promised shareholders that Amazon is “definitely going to open additional stores,” but specific details of the expansion remain unclear, including… View Article

Billboard Releases Annual List of the Highest-Paid Musicians

May 6, 2016 7:53 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1320
Billboard released its annual list of the highest-paid musicians this week, which ranks how much artists made in 2015, with touring being the primary factor while album sales continue their downward trend. According to the figures, Taylor Swift was the highest-earning musician in the world last year earning a total of $73.5 million, which is nearly… View Article

Patti LaBelle and YouTube Plan for More Collaborations

December 5, 2015 3:54 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 992
It was only a few weeks ago that James Wright Chanel sang a beautiful review for Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pie on YouTube and skyrocketed into a viral sensation overnight. Not only did it cause a feeding frenzy with the pies being sold out across Walmart’s across the nation, but it caught the attention of… View Article

Adele Returns with ’25’ after Four Year Hiatus

October 23, 2015 2:33 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1015
Adele fans rejoiced this week when she dropped a musical bombshell on the world that new music would be released this year. After taking a four year hiatus (her last album 21 came out in 2011), Adele is returning to the music scene with her album 25. The album was teased on The X-Factor UK… View Article

Chris Brown Stranded in the Philippines

July 22, 2015 6:39 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 947
It seems no matter where Chris Brown goes trouble always follows. The award-winning pop star has found himself stranded in the Philippines this week  after he was barred from living the country due to failing to appear at a concert for a religious organization back in 2014. The Philippine Department of Justice claims Brown owes… View Article

The ‘Bad Blood’ Music Video Proves Taylor Swift’s Power of Reinvention

May 20, 2015 5:00 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 824
After years of playing herself, Swift is finally playing characters onscreen. Watch out, rivals Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” music video, which premiered last night during the Billboard Music Awards, made news for its massive cast, including Swift pals ranging from Lena Dunham to Mariska Hargitay. But the video was not, really, an ensemble piece; it… View Article