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Two seemingly contradictory reports from Billboard this week: Bro-country is over and Luke Bryan has another #1 album. Bro-country, as coined by Jody Rosen (then of New York Magazine), indicates “music by and of the tatted, gym-toned, party-hearty young American white dude.” Bryan has long been one of that scene’s dominant figures, the Alan Jackso… More »

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 »

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 »

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John Fogerty Joins The Voice As Adam Levine’s Advisor

Former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty is one of the all-time great classic rock howlers. His particular gift, however, does not seem like the…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2015 - 9:23 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2015 - 9:08 am
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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…
James Rettig | February 8, 2015 - 7:08 pm
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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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 4, 2015 - 11:35 am
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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…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 9:06 am
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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…
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 10:43 am
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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 thi…
James Rettig | September 3, 2014 - 8:26 am
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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
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2013 - 9:39 am
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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…
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...
Stereogum | September 30, 2007 - 10:17 am
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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…
Stereogum | August 2, 2007 - 9:18 am
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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…
Stereogum | March 29, 2007 - 7:02 pm
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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
Stereogum | November 9, 2006 - 1:14 pm
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“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’…
Stereogum | August 25, 2005 - 2:00 pm
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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
Stereogum | May 22, 2005 - 12:48 pm
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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…
Stereogum | March 14, 2005 - 11:34 am
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He Is Not That Adam Levine

Hear the MP3s at imnotthatadamlevine.org. (link via Catchdubs/Coolfer)…
Stereogum | October 28, 2004 - 5:32 pm
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