Top 5 Australian buzz bands atSXSW 2014 – FasterLouder

RESIDENT GAMER: ‘Video Games Live’ showcases one of gaming’s best traits – Monitor

2014 Oscars: DJ Nikki Pennie’s Academy Awards Playlist – E! Online

2014 Oscars: DJ Nikki Pennie’s Academy Awards PlaylistE! OnlineWith the Oscars just days away, there’s no better way to ring it in than with an Academy Awards playlist. Music can…

Arena District home to new Fashion Meets Music Festival – Columbus Dispatch

Arena District home to new Fashion Meets Music FestivalColumbus DispatchThe three-day Fashion Meets Music Festival will take place in and around the Arena District — with the Downtown neighborhood’s public…

New Kendrick Lamar Album Coming In September – BallerStatus.com

BallerStatus.comTDE has become a powerhouse in the music biz. After turning Kendrick Lamar into a superstar with 2012’s good Kid, M.A.A.D City, ScHoolboy Q is proving to be a star…

Mardi Gras deals/events – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Mardi Gras deals/eventsAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)1 after 3 p.m. for Booze, Beers & Beads, The party features live New Orleans style brass music from Atlanta’s The Seed & Feed Marching…

11 Essential Nashville Songs: Country Classics That Make the Show – TV Fanatic

11 Essential Nashville Songs: Country Classics That Make the ShowTV FanaticNashville is where legends are made, and aspiring stars chase their dreams. A unique blend of culture, personality and drama,…

Why Aren't There More Music <b>Oscars</b>? (Guest Column)

By Livia Tortella For far too long, music’s relationship with the Oscars has been a one-way street. …read more Source: Academy Awards Blog News From Google

Jury orders Da Brat to pay $6.4 million to victim in bottle attack – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA row at Atlanta music producer Jermaine Dupri’s Studio 72 near Tucker landed rapper Da Brat (Shawntae Harris) in prison. She was sentenced Aug. 22, 2008, to three…

#8CrazyInstagrams: Dale Jr. dishes on music, BBQ & all those selfies – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comIt’s been a busy week for Dale Earnhardt Jr. First, there was the little matter of his Daytona 500 victory on Sunday, the second time he’s won NASCAR’s biggest race.…

Popular Comedian Dies in Nashville – WZTV

WZTVWilson just released his 11th album last year with Capitol Nashville. He has worked with the likes of Jeff Foxworthy, was a favorite in syndicated radio and has had some…

Briefly: Shark Surfing, New Godzilla Movie Trailer, Pokemon Pop Music – Lifehacker Australia

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This week’s Washington, DC concert picks at Howard Theatre, Blues Alley and … – Examiner.com

Examiner.comThe top of this year is yielding some great concerts and musical events here in Washington DC. Our nation’s capital is known for being very diverse and rich in culture…

Nashville RECAP 2/26/14: Season 2 Episode 15 “They Don’t Make ‘Em Like My … – Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Celebrity Dirty LaundryNASHVILLE continues on ABC tonight with a whole new episode. Tonight’s episode is called, “They Don’t Make ‘Em Like My Daddy Anymore,” and on tonight’s season 2 episode…

Nashville’s food scene fine tunes for national stage – The Tennessean

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Kanye West reveals he will record ‘kid-friendly’ songs for his daughter North on … – Daily Mail

Daily MailKanye West revealed on Tuesday night during a chat with Seth Meyers that the birth of baby North has made him a different man. The 36-year-old admitted that even…

Kanye West Talks Fashion, New Music, ‘SNL’ on ‘Late Night’ Appearance – Billboard

Billboard“I’m in the process of breaking down walls,” he told Meyers when the topic turned to his attempts to move beyond just making music — for instance, getting into fashion.…

Honolulu Festival to be capped off with Waikiki fireworks show – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Coldplay Releases New Single ‘Midnight’ and Video – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterThe ethereal track is complimented with a haunting black-and-white music video, directed by Mary Wigmore. Coldplay – H 2012. Ggetty Images. Coldplay. Coldplay has unveiled a haunting video for…

Sochi Olympics Closing Ceremony TV Ratings – Deadline.com

Deadline.comNo wonder! Al Michaels, Chris Collingsworth and “Mr Russian Expert” had absolutely no idea what was going on in that stadium…. No personal knowledge of Russian music, ballet, art, etc.…

Nashville Sneak Peek: Is Juliette the Next Taylor Swift? – E! Online

E! Online“Well, in all fairness, country music kind of broke up with me…” It’s time to shake things up in this week’s all-new episode of Nashville. After her very public,…

Justin Bieber’s Baby Hits Over A Billion Views On VEVO – MTV UK

MTV UKJustin Bieber has become the first artist on VEVO to score a billion views with a single music video. The 19-year old’s promo for smash hit track Baby has…

Jim Fenske at Mahall’s: Cleveland singer-songwriter finds inspiration in … – The Plain Dealer

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Need To Know: Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ Breaks A Billion – MTV.com

Need To Know: Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ Breaks A BillionMTV.comJustin Bieber is kicking off his birthday week with a billion reasons to celebrate, while Robin Thicke cancels his third show in…

Review: Miley Cyrus disappoints in Oakland – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsMiley Cyrus wasn’t going to conquer the world with music alone. That much was abundantly clear from her records, which combine to make Britney Spears’ catalog seem…

Justin Bieber — Pound Sand DUI Prosecutor … I REJECT Your Plea Deal – TMZ.com

TMZ.comEXCLUSIVE. 0222-justin–bieber-getty-02 Justin Bieber will REJECT the plea deal prosecutors in his Miami Beach DUI case have offered … and a big reason is because he doesn’t want random drug…

Behavior of Jim Boeheim at the forefront of his thoughts – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeYou know those times at the gym when you just want to put your iPod on shuffle and see where the music takes you? The same is true of…

Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ first to pass a billion views on VEVO – Digital Spy

Digital Spy141. Tweet. 1. Justin Bieber has become the first artist on VEVO to pass a billion views with a single music video. The singer’s breakout hit ‘Baby’ has become…

Kanye West looks ready for business as he defies New York weather in long … – Daily Mail

Daily MailBut Kanye West looked smart and sleek as he stepped out of his New York apartment on Saturday morning. Wearing a long animal-skin coat, the 36-year-old hip hop star…

A Los Angeles symphony conductor finds himself in the middle of a Venezuelan … – Public Radio International

Public Radio InternationalHe’s also from Venezuela and has become the most public face of Venezuela’s famed national music education program, called “El Sistema.” El Sistema is a federally funded government…

Justin Bieber Drops Defiant New Song, ‘Broken’ – RollingStone.com

Justin Bieber Drops Defiant New Song, ‘Broken’RollingStone.comJustin Bieber might be having a hard time of it lately, but the teen pop star is still busting out some tunes. Late on…

Oscars 2014: Here We Go!

The 2014 Oscars is just outside of one week away and in preparation for it, you’ve probably seen this cool commercial featuring Ellen Degeneres, the host of the 86th Academy…

Pink latest addition to pop-heavy lineup for Oscar telecast – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPop star-turned-actor Pink will be making an appearance at March 2’s Academy Awards. Described by Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron in a statement as “one of…

Katy Perry plays Egyptian queen in ‘Dark Horse’ video – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsKaty Perry released her “Dark Horse” music video Thursday and it is most definitely the perfect storm. Set in “Memphis, Egypt a crazy long time ago,” the…

Egbert Souse’s Bar, Shooting Plagued, City Of Oakland Reach Agreement

Egbert Souse’s Bar, the shooting-plagued establishment on the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Mac Arthur Blvd, and the City of Oakland’s City Attorney Barbara Parker have reached an agreement that…