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2015 was Shamir Bailey’s breakout year. On the heels of his Northtown EP and last fall’s bubbly nu-disco jam “On The Regular,” the young Vegas artist released one of this year’s best albums in Ratchet. Since then, he’s played dozens of shows in the States and abroad (including a star-making SXSW stint) and brightened BravoMore »

From Saturday Night Fever to Purple Rain to The Godfather, movie soundtracks used to be a major factor on the albums chart. Then, all of the sudden, they weren’t. This user-made Amazon list of the top 20 bestselling soundtracks of all time includes only two albums released this century, and those — O Brother, WhereMore »

We continue our unveiling of the year’s Gummy Award winners today with your choices for the year’s best movies. If any movies are reading this, make sure your phones are nearby for when your publicist calls! And please remember that it’s an honor just to be a movie. Someone spent a lot of money on… More »

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Jennifer Lawrence’s Hunger Games Song Has Gone Platinum

If you don't know anything about "The Hanging Tree," here's what you need to know: It's a song composed for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 2, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Trent Reznor, Patti Smith Nominated For Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for next year's Golden Globe awards this morning, and the nominees, especially in the musical categories, include…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2014 - 9:11 am

Jennifer Lawrence Officially Has A Hot 100 Single

Jennifer Lawrence now has a Billboard Hot 100 song thanks to her contribution to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 score, which features "The…
James Rettig | December 3, 2014 - 7:13 pm

Lorde – “Ladder Song” (Bright Eyes Cover)

Following lead single "Yellow Flicker Beat," here's Lorde's second solo contribution to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 soundtrack that she also curated. It's…
James Rettig | November 13, 2014 - 9:15 pm

Charli XCX – “Kingdom” (Feat. Simon Le Bon)

Charli XCX's contribution to the Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 soundtrack has also surfaced. "Kingdom" is a collaboration with Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon…
James Rettig | November 13, 2014 - 8:29 pm

Bat for Lashes – “Plan The Escape” (Son Lux Cover)

The Lorde-curated Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 soundtrack comes out next week, and tracks are starting to come out left and right. In the…
James Rettig | November 13, 2014 - 8:16 pm

Stromae – “Meltdown” (Feat. Lorde, Pusha T, Q-Tip, & HAIM)

It appears to be Lorde Day on Stereogum, and that can only be a good thing. The Lorde-curated soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Major Lazer – “All My Love” (Feat. Ariana Grande)

As previously reported, the one unannounced song from the upcoming Lorde-curated The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 soundtrack is a collaboration between R&B-pop wunderkind…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2014 - 10:59 am

Lorde – “Flicker (Kanye West Rework)”

Lorde has shared the Kanye West rework of her The Hunger Games - Mockingjay: Part 1 single "Yellow Flicker Beat." The title of the song…
James Rettig | November 11, 2014 - 12:11 am

Lorde – “Yellow Flicker Beat” Video

Last year, Lorde came out of middle-of-nowhere New Zealand and scored a #1 American hit. This year, she's sold more albums than almost anyone else.
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2014 - 9:03 am

Chvrches – “Dead Air”

Chvrches have unveiled their contribution to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 soundtrack, which was curated by Lorde. If it sounds familiar, that's because…
James Rettig | November 4, 2014 - 12:20 am

Secret Mockingjay Soundtrack Song Revealed: Ariana Grande x Lorde x Diplo

Last week when the tracklist for the Lorde-curated Hunger Games: Mockingjay soundtrack was announced, one song was left off: the mysteriously unlabeled "Track 5." (Lorde…
James Rettig | October 29, 2014 - 6:54 pm

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Soundtrack Has Chvrches, Haim, Pusha T, Charli XCX, Bat For Lashes, & Kanye’s Lorde Remix

In between stops on her summer tour, Lorde curated the soundtrack to the upcoming blockbuster The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. We've already heard…
Scott Lapatine | October 20, 2014 - 10:36 pm

The Chemical Brothers (Feat. Miguel & Lorde) – “This Is Not A Game”

Lorde curated the soundtrack for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1, which has already produced one new song from the artist, "Yellow
Michael Nelson | October 20, 2014 - 3:01 pm

Lorde – “Yellow Flicker Beat”

As promised, Lorde's contribution to the soundtrack she curated for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 is here. It's a song of vengeance and…
Chris DeVille | September 29, 2014 - 10:50 am

Lorde’s Hunger Games Song “Yellow Flicker Beat” Out Next Week

Over the summer we learned that Lorde would curate the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 as well as contribute an original single…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Lorde To Curate The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Soundtrack

Last year's The Hunger Games: Catching Fire had a pretty strong soundtrack, by blockbuster standards; the makers of the new Transformers are not, after all,…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2014 - 10:40 am