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You ever hear a song and think, “Yep, that’s gonna be huge,” even as it slightly repulses you? Such was the case when Halsey’s “New Americana” entered my ears, its chorus triumphantly trumpeting this clunky generational creed: “We are the new Americana/ High on legal marijuana/ Raised on Biggie and Nirvana.” From its sweeping us-against-them… More »

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Watch Dave Grohl, 50 Cent, Miley Cyrus, Sammy Hagar, & Others Send Off Chelsea Handler In An Epic “We Are The World” Parody

It's a big deal when a talk show says goodbye to its host, but it's an even bigger deal when the host is so integral…
Miles Bowe | August 27, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Watch Coldplay Perform On The Voice, Ellen

To promote their new Ghost Stories, Coldplay did two very different TV performances in the last day. They played the Avicii-produced "A Sky Full Of
Miles Bowe | May 21, 2014 - 11:50 am

Watch Sia & Maddie Ziegler Recreate The “Chandelier” Video On Ellen

When Sia's "Chandelier" hit the internet back in March, I called it a candidate for chorus of the year, staggeringly triumphant ascendance to the heavens…
Chris DeVille | May 19, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Watch Pharrell Sing On Ellen, Cry On Oprah

Pharrell Williams is, of course, having a titanic year, and he's spent the past 24 hours being all over daytime TV. On Sunday, during an…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2014 - 1:09 pm

Watch Beck Play Ellen

Beck has been making the rounds on TV to promote his new album, Morning Phase. In addition to stopping by Fallon and SNL, he's now…
Miles Bowe | April 1, 2014 - 1:17 pm

Watch Band Of Horses Play Ellen

Band Of Horses recently put out Acoustic At The Ryman, a live album recorded at the iconic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, and today they stopped…
Miles Bowe | February 14, 2014 - 12:36 pm

Watch Icona Pop Play “All Night” And An “I Don’t Care/I Love It” Game On Ellen

With the irrepressible "I Love It," raucous Swedish pop duo Icona Pop turned last year's underground hit into this year's mainstream smash. Today they wrapped…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2013 - 6:16 pm

Watch Phoenix Play Ellen

It's been a big 24 hours for European Glassnote Records artists and American TV shows. Hot on the heels of Chvrches' Letterman performance last night
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2013 - 12:21 pm

Kanye West – “Bound 2″ Video

Kanye West was a guest on Ellen this morning, and he took the opportunity to debut the video for his disarmingly personable Yeezus closer "Bound…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2013 - 9:17 am

Watch The Killers Play Ellen

The Killers are making the rounds to promote their new best-of compilation Direct Hits, and the latest soundstage to host them belongs to The Ellen
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2013 - 4:01 pm

Watch Lorde Play Ellen

Those lyrics "We're bigger than we ever dreamed/ And I'm in love with being queen" are starting to take on a different meaning for Lorde,…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2013 - 12:25 pm

Watch Justin Timberlake On Ellen

Justin Timberlake's new album The 20/20 Experience - 2 Of 2 sort of sucks, but that doesn't take away from the indisputable reality that Timberlake…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2013 - 2:57 pm

Drake Plays Ellen, Reschedules Tour

Drake appeared on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show yesterday afternoon for an interview and to perform "Hold On, We're Going Home" from his upcoming LP…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 20, 2013 - 1:15 pm

Watch Grizzly Bear Play Ellen

I'm not sure if this necessarily qualifies as a career milestone for Grizzly Bear, since they've already been on a million TV shows. But maybe…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2013 - 11:29 am

Watch Tegan And Sara Play Ellen

Tegan & Sara continue the massive blitz of promotion surrounding the recent release of their album Heartthrob with a stop off at Ellen. The Quin…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 13, 2013 - 4:54 pm

Watch Bon Iver On Ellen

This morning, Bon Iver took another big step toward becoming some kind of mainstream cultural institution, as a rumpled and freshly-shorn Justin Vernon, who should…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2012 - 12:18 pm

She & Him Do “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” on Ellen

The She & Him network TV circuit continues with a performance of "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" on Ellen. Thought it's a totally tepid rendition…
Corban Goble | December 1, 2011 - 4:43 pm

Ellen Interviews Black Keys Video Dancer

The Black Keys haven't made a proper video for their fired-up new jam "Lonely Boy" yet, but they did debut the song with a viral…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2011 - 9:37 am

Coldplay Cover Rihanna’s “We Found Love”

In their infinite wisdom, the still-ridiculously-popular Coldplay recorded a version of "We Found Love," the monster new dancepop single from their "Princess Of China" collaborator…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2011 - 11:29 am

Robyn Takes “Call Your Girlfriend” To Ellen

Swedish pop sensation Robyn stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to perform an ebullient rendition of "Call Your Girlfriend." Check out the video below.
Corban Goble | October 21, 2011 - 11:02 am