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Prankster Covers Adam Levine In Sugar Outside Jimmy Kimmel

Maroon 5 have a new single called “Sugar.” And so when frontman Adam Levine was arriving at Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform the song, some joker apparently ran at Levine and threw powdered sugar all over him, covering his clothes and one side of his face. This is obviously next-level pun work; we’re dealing with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 7, 2015 - 9:08 am

The Week In Pop: What Wale Can Learn From J. Cole

On paper, Wale’s rap career has been a success. He dropped several critically acclaimed mixtapes, aligned himself with Rick Ross at the peak of Bawse’s power, scored a number of inescapable urban radio hits, and just debuted at #1 with The Album About Nothing, a project on which he collaborated with his lifelong hero Jerry… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 9, 2015 - 5:35 pm

Grammys 2015: Performances From Worst To Best

Hey, it’s over! We made it through! Sam Smith won everything! Iggy Azalea didn’t win anything! Beck busted through the wall like the Kool-Aid Man! Kanye, for a glorious split second, threatened to turn this into an interesting show! And amid all the drama, there were so, so many performances. Almost everyone brought an orchestra,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 9, 2015 - 1:01 pm

Grammys 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, & Videos

As exciting (?) as Music’s Biggest Night™ itself is, the real treasures are the countless GIFs, videos, tweets, memes, and other ephemera that will survive on the internet long after the ceremony is over. For those of you watching live, playing catch up, or examining the ruins of our civilization long after we’re all gone,… More »

By: James Rettig / February 8, 2015 - 7:08 pm

Beck Will Perform With Chris Martin At The Grammys

The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air this Sunday, and we already know that host LL Cool Jay (cue a collective groan) will not be the show’s main attraction, nor will it be the winning results. Most of us watch the Grammys for the insanely over-produced performances and incredulous conversation fodder. We already know that… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 4, 2015 - 11:35 am

Tegan And Sara, The Lonely Island, John Legend, Common Nominated For Oscars

As I’m writing this, the Oscar nominees are coming out and hitting the newswire, and the big story seems to be Selma getting shut out from many of the major categories. But this is a music site, so we’ll focus on what’s happening musically. In the always-contentious Best Original Song category, the Oscar voters are… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 15, 2015 - 9:06 am

Early Speculation For Best Song Oscar Focused On Coldplay, The Lonely Island, Gregg Alexander, Patti Smith

The Oscars take place in about four months, so of course speculation as to who is going to get nominated and eventually take home the big prize has already begun. Early predictions for Best Original Song — which, along with Best Original Score, is the only one we really care about — have focused o… More »

By: James Rettig / October 28, 2014 - 10:43 am

Watch Jimmy Fallon & Adam Levine Play Wheel Of Musical Impressions

On his show last night, Jimmy Fallon introduced a new music-themed iteration of his game Wheel Of Impressions. Fallon and a musical guest (in this case Adam Levine) go back and forth trying to do impressions of famous singers performing off-beat songs. Some of the matchups for the inaugural round included Frank Sinatra and “Head,… More »

By: James Rettig / September 3, 2014 - 8:26 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar On SNL & “YOLO” Digital Short

Here’s yet another indication, if we really needed one, that Kendrick Lamar is a freshly minted star: This weekend, he made his debut as Saturday Night Live‘s musical guest, managing to shine on a difficult stage. With a full live band, Kendrick absolutely rapped his ass off, doing “Swimming Pools (Drank)” and a Drake-free versio… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 28, 2013 - 9:39 am

Beasties, Talib Kweli In 30 Rock‘s Kidney Song

Steve Earle, Moby, Norah Jones, Michael McDonald, and Tina Fey’s fave Elvis Costello also lent their voices to help Milton Green get a kidney. Watch the “We Are The World” parody here. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / May 15, 2009 - 11:35 am

Kanye Mocks Himself, Freestyles On SNL (And “Iran So Far” Digital Short)

Clearly, this couldn’t wait ’til Monday. Mr. West gamely mocks his much YouTube’d award show outbursts on Saturday Night Live‘s Lebron James-hosted season premiere…

“It got champagne in it!”

After the jump, the live performance of “Champion” ending with a clumsy freestyle that’s ultimately brave and endearing despite the flub. He… More »

By: Stereogum / September 30, 2007 - 10:17 am

New Maroon 5 Video -“Wake Up” (Director’s Cut)

Ever get the feeling Maroon 5 videos are just a thinly veiled front for Adam Levine’s “I-roll-around-in-bed-with-hot-women” exhibitionism? Well, why would you think that? Now this is the director’s cut of Levine’s latest more-glam-than-you odyssey, and it’s cinema-style like “She Will Be Loved” — with less Kelly Preston and more of Levine popping caps i… More »

By: Stereogum / August 2, 2007 - 9:18 am

New Maroon 5 Video – “Makes Me Wonder”

Five short years after Songs About Jane swept the airwaves and ruled the TRL set, Maroon 5 are back to work. It won’t be long before It Won’t Be Soon Before Long is out soon. (Believe it or not, that sentence makes complete sense, give or take a soon.) And five years on, Adam Levine… More »

By: Stereogum / March 29, 2007 - 7:02 pm

New Johnny Cash Video – “God’s Gonna Cut You Down”

Not even crossing over to the other side can keep down the man in black. We miss Johnny, and the new clip for the American V stand-out “God’s Gonna Cut You Down” features 36 actors and musicians who feel it too. Here’s the full list of cameos. Iggy Pop
Kanye West
Chris Martin
Kris Kristofferson… More »

By: Stereogum / November 9, 2006 - 1:14 pm

“Why You Can’t Ignore Kanye”

Hip-hop gets the cover of Time. “More GQ than gangsta, Kanye West is challenging the way rap thinks about race and class.”

Yeah, he’s preppier than the other rappers, but if Kanye is really so innovative, why the tired Mayfield sample?

Kanye West – “Touch The Sky (Feat. Lupe Fiasco)” (MP3… More »

By: Stereogum / August 25, 2005 - 2:00 pm

Lindsay Lohan 2007

Lohan ’07 visited her former self during the opening monologue of a delightfully racist SNL season finale.

“Get some sleep … drink some water … unless you want this to be your future.”

Coldplay played “Speed Of Sound” (as heard in the latest iTunes commercial) and “Fix You.” Sick… More »

By: Stereogum / May 22, 2005 - 12:48 pm

Maroon 5: “We Suck Less Than Creed”

Hot on the heels of last week’s 50 Cent/Game feud, Maroon 5’s Adam Levine is picking a fight with another bland creation, albeit one that disbanded last year. Via LA Times…Adam Levine: “People hated Creed. They don’t hate us. At worst, they just don’t really like us. Creed … had that attitude, they pontificated about… More »

By: Stereogum / March 14, 2005 - 11:34 am

He Is Not That Adam Levine

Hear the MP3s at imnotthatadamlevine.org. (link via Catchdubs/Coolfer)… More »

By: Stereogum / October 28, 2004 - 5:32 pm