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Beyonce’s Album is Finally on Spotify, Taylor Swift Still Not Budging

Beyonce’s self-titled album, which has been re-released as a “Platinum Edition,” is finally on Spotify after nearly a year off the streaming platform. The new version, which adds remixes and bonus cuts, follows the original’s surprise... Read more »

Here’s Why People Didn’t Watch the AMAs

Watching the American Music Awards gave us some interesting moments, from the A$AP Rocky and Sam Smith performance to Waka Flocka Flame’s cough drops ad, but none of that could save its numbers. The AMAs, which were hosted by... Read more »

Pigeons & Planes Presents: No Ceilings, ft. Rome Fortune, Tunji Ige, Jon Waltz, Chaz French, & Ace Cosgrove

In September, Pigeons & Planes curated our first No Ceilings show. The idea was to highlight some of our favorite rising artists and get them all on stage in New York City for a concert, and the first... Read more »

Waka Flocka Was In A Commercial And It Was Better Than All Of The AMAs

Tonight was the 2014 American Music Awards and for the most part, they sucked. But just when we were ready to throw in the towel on the whole night, we were gifted with this commercial for... Read more »

Next Tame Impala Album to be “Less Rock and More Electronic”

We haven’t heard all that much about Tame Impala’s third full-length, but Jay Watson, the group’s keyboardist, has given us a vague idea of what to expect. Speaking with Faster Louder, Watson revealed that the album... Read more »

James Blake’s New Album is Coming Out Next Year and it Might Feature Kanye West

James Blake has been busy recording his third album, which is due sometime next year. Speaking with Miami New Times, Blake said that he’s currently “seventy percent done” with the record, hoping to release it “in... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Raury, Charli XCX, and St. Vincent

This week on Twitter: – Raury hangs with Chance The Rapper – Charli XCX talks her AMA performance – St. Vincent has a revelation about Prince. Here is the week on twitter. And a GIF of... Read more »

Lil B: “I’m Someone That Has Not Been Driven by the Profit”

Lil B blessed the world with another unforgettable lecture yesterday. Amongst preaching positivity and a based lifestyle, the rare MIT lecture included a freestyle, some legitimately inspirational quotes, and the Based God expressing his love for... Read more »

Streaming Data Will Now Impact Billboard Chart Rankings

Billboard and Nielsen SoundScan are set to include streaming data and track sales into how they determines rankings, according to Rolling Stone. The changes on Billboard’s album chart are set to be reflected on December 4... Read more »

Killer Mike Stopped a Fight At a Run The Jewels Show and Fans Loved It

Killer Mike had more than just a microphone to control on Thursday (November 20) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During Run The Jewels’ set at First Line Music Cafe, Mike also had to stop a fight. The RTJ... Read more »

The YouTube Music Awards Are Coming Back in 2015

Did you notice that in 2014, there were no YouTube Music Awards? We didn’t either. The most memorable thing about the YouTube Music Awards—which started in 2013 and have only happened once—was that Tyler, The Creator... Read more »

BitTorrent Claims That Its Users Are More Likely to Buy Music Than Average Internet Surfers

BitTorrent conducted a 2014 study about its users and made several discoveries about how they view the arts and how they interact with products. According to the study, which was published on its site, BitTorrent users... Read more »

This Is How Apple’s Beats Music Plans Are Developing

Beats Music, which Apple acquired earlier this year, is reportedly set to be a part of the company’s iOS software starting next year. The Guardian reports that Beats Music is slated to be rebranded under iTunes... Read more »

Lady Gaga’s Talent Scout Wins Lawsuit Against Former Producer

It’s no secret that Lady Gaga is a case study in music industry development. The NYC native climbed the corporate ladder with ease, meat dresses and all, and now she’s a global pop star. It all... Read more »

A Review of Jaden Smith’s New Album

Deep space. Earth is barely visible, just a blue dot in the distance. The boy is from a kingdom, from a planet, from the fourth galaxy away. He stands on top of an asteroid, hurtling through space.... Read more »