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Live: Lo-Fang Glides Onto the Stage at Album Release Show

On the release day of his debut album ‘Blue Fin’, Lo-Fang played a small club beneath the the Tribeca Grand Hotel, pushing out his foggy R&B to a small crowd. The show was all his own.

02/26/2014

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Lorde Collaborates with Disclosure on 2014 Brit Awards

Last month, Lorde teased that she’d be teaming up with Disclosure at the 2014 Brit Awards. And last night (Feb. 19), fans finally got to see the end result.

02/20/2014

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Lorde Covers James Blake’s ‘Retrograde’ and Talk Fame

“What I’m going through is so abnormal and I feel like a lot of people at my level don’t write about it, because a lot of what we do is boring,” she said.

02/07/2014

(Charles Howells)

Lorde Posts Handwritten Thank You Note to New Zealand

Lorde has earned love and support from America, but her heart will always belong to New Zealand. And her motherland returned the favor, by having her back when the Lorde birthers come out swinging.

01/29/2014

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Lorde’s “Royals”Gets 30-Something Parody

Lorde gets a “Bored” tribute from a L.A. imrpov actor.

01/10/2014

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GRAMMY Power Rankings 2013: The Fiercest Competitors

Who will walk away with GRAMMY gold at the 56th Annual awards? We rank the top 20 nominees.

01/10/2014

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Coachella 2014 Lineup: OutKast, Muse, Arcade Fire, Lorde, Skrillex

After months of rumors and conjecture, it’s official: Coachella 2014 will be headlined by Arcade Fire, Muse and a reunited Outkast.

01/08/2014

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Katy Perry, Lorde, Metallica, Robin Thicke to Perform at 2014 GRAMMYs

Another January day, another round of GRAMMY performer announcements. Metallica, Lorde, Katy Perry and Robin Thicke with Chicago will take the stage later this month.

01/07/2014

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Behind The Song: Lorde’s ‘Royals’

“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”

01/07/2014

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2013: The Year In Music News

As Radio.com gears up for 2014 and even more stories from the world of music, we look back at some of the best, worst and most infamous stories of the year that still have us talking.

12/20/2013

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Interview: Lorde Wins Rookie of the Year — And Blows Away the Competition

Lorde titled her debut LP Pure Heroine, a fine if not dangerous play on words, pairing the slink and sex of broken rock n’ roll dreams with a model of feminine power. Little did she know that “Pure Heroine” would be a self-fulfilling prophecy.

12/19/2013

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Lorde Announces 2014 Tour Dates

Lorde, the GRAMMY-nominated de facto rookie of the year with her ubiquitous song “Royals” and her remarkable debut LP Pure Heroine, will head out on a North American tour in the spring of 2014.

12/16/2013

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Hear Lorde’s New Song ‘No Better’

Beyonce stunned us all by dropping a brand new album, but Lorde’s got a few tricks up her sleeve too, dropping a new track without any warning.

12/13/2013

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GRAMMY Nominations Behind the Scenes: Lorde Takes a Bow, Arsenio Fires Back at Kanye

It was a wild scene backstage at the Grammy nominations concert, from Miguel shouting out country music to Arsenio Hall’s turning the tables and ranting about Kanye West.

12/07/2013

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Lorde & More Added to GRAMMY Nominations Concert 2013

Lorde is the latest addition to this weekend’s star-studded GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night.

12/05/2013

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DJ Earworm Releases “United State of Pop 2013″

This year’s track features appearances by Avicii, Bruno Mars, Capital Cities, Daft Punk, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, Lorde, Jay-Z, Taylor Swift, Macklemore, Imagine Dragons, and more.

12/04/2013

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Lorde Crashes VEVO with ‘Team’ Video Premiere

Not every artist has the ability to crash VEVO. Lorde revealed her new video for “Team” today (Dec. 3), butwithin minutes the video was unavailable to watch due to overwhelming traffic.

12/04/2013

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Watch Lorde & Haim Cover Sheryl Crow’s ‘Strong Enough’

Lorde and HAIM covering Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough” off her 1993 album, Tuesday Night Music Club, is exactly what the Spice Girls meant when they preached the gospel of girl power.

11/22/2013

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Lorde Covers 80’s Song For Catching Fire Soundtrack

Listen to the chilling version of the classic hit!

11/13/2013

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Watch Lorde’s Performance From Live On Letterman

Lorde will celebrate the success of her first full-length album, Pure Heroine, tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 pm. PT by taking to David Letterman’s stage inside New York’s historic Ed Sullivan Theater.

11/12/2013

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Raekwon Remixes Lorde’s ‘Royals’

Raekwon leaves the track untouched for the most part, aside from adding a few of his own verses that sort of counteract Lorde’s original critiques of excessively indulgent musicians.

11/06/2013

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Lorde Becomes Youngest Artist To Top Billboard Charts Since Tiffany

Cyrus, at 20, is hardly an old timer herself. And notably for the charts, that means the No. 1 and No. 2 spots (Cyrus is still in possession of the latter) were born in the ’90s.

10/02/2013

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Lorde Plays ‘Royals’ and ‘White Teeth Teens’ on ‘Fallon’

Looking like a ’90s riot girl in her babydoll dress, New Zealand singer-songwriter Ella Yelich-O’Connor (aka Lorde) kept things laid back.

10/02/2013

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‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Soundtrack Features Imagine Dragons, Lorde, The Weeknd & More

The tracklist for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ soundtrack has been revealed and it features a few well-known artists alongside some familiar up-and-comers.

09/26/2013

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Lorde on Miley Cyrus, the Haters & Not Knowing About the ’90s

Lorde talks about how she wrote her hit song, “Royals,” in an hour, loving HAIM and having no idea who Stone Temple Pilots are.

09/26/2013

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Stream Lorde’s Very Personal Debut Album ‘Pure Heroine’

“So much has happened in my life and I really want the album to reflect those changes and experiences,” she said.

09/23/2013

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Lorde Reps Hard For Underdogs on New Single ‘Team’

In the follow-up to “Royals” (now at No. 3 on the Hot 100), Lorde is speaking up for the underdog.

09/13/2013

(Charles Howells)

Lorde Announces Album

Lorde hasn’t even released a proper album yet, but she’s already reached No. 1.

08/13/2013

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