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Interview: Travie McCoy Talks Collaborating with Jason Mraz on New Single, ‘Rough Water’

“['Rough Water'] features the one and only Jason Mraz. I’m stoked to finally get to work with him, I’ve been a fan of his forever,” Travie McCoy said.

12/06/2013

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Interview: Emblem3 Are Absolutely Not What You Expect

“Maybe someday we’ll film a music video fully naked,” Wesley Stromberg deadpans. “Blink-182 did that.”

11/27/2013

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Interview: On Gavin DeGraw’s ‘Make A Move’, He Doesn’t Want to Be Anything But a Co-Writer

“I don’t want to be someone’s dog walker and I don’t want to bartend and I don’t want be a waiter and I don’t want to be bellhop or work at a newsstand anymore, or any of those jobs that I was doing,” he said.

11/20/2013

Jason Mraz (L) and Hunter Hayes (photo credits: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for T.J. Martell Foundation, Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for BMI)

Jason Mraz Says Hunter Hayes Duet Came Out of Chance Meeting

“We talked about collaborating, he emailed me a song he was in the process of working on, I lent my two cents, all by email. Then a couple of months later, we found ourselves appearing on each other’s stages.”

11/08/2013

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What If Michelle Obama Wrote an Open Letter To Kanye West?

Grantland writer Rembert Brown decided to pen a letter to Kanye West in First Lady Michelle Obama’s stead, complete with struck-through asides and a whole lot of shade. Read satire at its best.

10/31/2013

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Interview: Sara Bareilles Talks Going Solo, Her Gay Anthem and the Power of Beyonce

Right before last night’s (October 23), We Can Survive concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Sara Bareilles talked about going solo, the power of her song ‘Brave’ and being a woman in the music industry.

10/24/2013

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Interview: Bonnie McKee on the Inspiration Behind Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’

Before hitting the stage for the We Can Survive concert, Katy Perry’s BFF spoke with Radio.com about her ’80s-inspired upcoming album, the inspiration behind “Roar” and the difference between writing songs for herself and writing for others.

10/24/2013

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Interview: Tegan and Sara talk ‘Heartthrob’, Being Women in the Music Industry

The sisters talk about their views on the development of their critically acclaimed album ‘Heartthrob’, the difficulties that women still face in the music industry in the modern-age, and how the two manage to keep their bearings so far away from home.

10/24/2013

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Interview: Ellie Goulding on Drake, Her Choice Girl Power Anthem & the Challenges of Being a Female Performer

Hours before Ellie Goulding rocked the stage with Katy Perry for the We Can Survive concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles last night (October 23), the singer chatted about Lorde, Drake and what her go-to girl power anthem is.

10/24/2013

Courtney Love (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Business Advice With Courtney Love – ‘I Can Fix Your Credit Without Breaking The Law’

While Courtney Love’s former contemporaries in Nirvana score a nomination for entry into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, Love, 49, will end 2013 nomination-less, but nonetheless moving forward.

10/23/2013

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New Music To Know: Kodaline Only Looking To Spread the Positive Vibes

Three and a half years ago, Kodaline decided they would never again write a song that was just for fun. The Irish band wanted to keep things honest and the change seems to be paying off.

10/18/2013

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Style Files: Tegan and Sara Take on Leather Pants, Hammer Pants and Sweatpants

Contrary to popular styling opinion, it doesn’t actually require a whip, meat dress or exploding bra to make a woman a pop star these days. Just ask Tegan and Sara.

10/18/2013

Toad the Wet Sprocket performs at Farm Aid. (credit: Maria Ives)

Radio Feedback: Toad the Wet Sprocket Stalk Local DJ to Play Their Cassette

“My heart was just beating like crazy. Somehow I was thinking, ‘Man, I hope I don’t screw this up,’” Dinning said. “Like I had anything to do with what was going on.”

10/14/2013

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Chris Brown Thinks His Anger-Management Class Was ‘Sexist’

“It was beneficial because it made me cater more to a woman’s thoughts and a woman’s needs, and how to handle situations,” Brown said. “But the class itself, no disrespect to the class, but the class itself only tells you you’re wrong, you’re wrong, you’re wrong.”

10/07/2013

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Britney Spears on Her Music Videos: ‘A Lot of Sex Goes Into What I Do’

In a recent interview Brit says that she wishes there would be less focus on her body and more focus on the choreography.

10/03/2013

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With Communion, Mumford & Sons’ Ben Lovett Helps Music Fans Find the ‘Next Good Thing’

Mumford & Sons might be taking some time off, but Mumford keyboardist Ben Lovett is keeping busy with his Communion Music label and live series, which highlight emerging artists.

10/01/2013

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Interview: Jason Derulo Discusses the Many Sides of His New Album, ‘Tattoos’

“I’m very open. Some songs on the album are difficult to listen to at times. There is a very emotional part of the album.”

10/01/2013

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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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Michael Buble Talks Touring As A New Dad, His Picks For The New Rat Pack

“My whole bus just went from party bus to baby bus,” Bublé said./tag/

09/19/2013

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Jason Derulo Talks Sultry Duet with Jordin Spark’s on ‘Vertigo’

“‘Vertigo’ is one of the products of the happier studio sessions. It’s very stripped down and piano based so you can hear every emotion. You can almost see the story in your head.”

09/19/2013

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Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley Says Hillary Scott Is ‘A Great Mother’

“We’ve gone over to [Hillary's] house a bunch,” said Kelley during an interview this week. “We’ve been writing some songs and preparing for the tour. We’re working, but then we’re also watching her be a mother. She’s really great at it.”

09/12/2013

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QA: Jessie Ware on New Music, Disclosure & Soundtracking Condom Commercials

Jessie Ware says she’s happy to encourage couples to have safe sex, but isn’t quite sure whether her own music is actually sexy.

09/04/2013

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Miley Cyrus Was Looking To ‘Make History’ With Her VMA Performance

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09/03/2013

Jack Johnson (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Jack Johnson Reunites With Ben Harper For ‘Change’

“He sang the harmony of the song and played some Weissenborn slide guitar. That was really neat, to think that we’ve known each other for almost 15 years now.”

08/22/2013

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Ellie Goulding Talks ‘Uplifting’ New Songs For Her Upcoming Reissue ‘Halcyon Days’

We caught up with Goulding to talk about the expanded reissue of her 2012 album, Halcyon, as Halcyon Days, now bolstered with 10 additional new songs and set for release next Tuesday, August 27.

08/22/2013

Tegan and Sara backstage at Lollapalooza. (Jeremy D. Larson/Radio.com)

Tegan and Sara Talk Intelligent Pop, Touring With fun. & Being Macklemore’s ‘Two Little Gay Friends’

Basking in the glow of with their recent appearance with Taylor Swift, the duo discussed touring with their pals in fun., the importance of having artistic freedom and what Macklemore’s “Same Love” means to them.

08/21/2013

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Interview: Lana Del Rey on the Leaks, the Imitators & the Haters

As a “Summertime Sadness” remix brings her to radio in a big way, we sit down with Lana Del Rey to discuss the past and the future of one of music’s most divisive figures.

08/16/2013

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Jason Derulo Talks New Music & Why He Has Retired Singing His Name

“I’m very very honest on this album,” he said. “I’m very open. Some songs on the album are difficult to listen to at times. There is a very emotional part of the album.”

08/15/2013

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Lady Gaga Reveals Documentary Details, Says Marina Abramović ‘Saved My Life’

Gaga discussed the documentary she’s been working on, which encompasses the making of her upcoming album “ARTPOP,” her hip injury and surgery, and behind-the-scenes tour footage.

08/13/2013

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Q&A: Train’s Pat Monahan on New Music, ‘Mermaids of Alcatraz’ & the Likelihood of Going Country

Monahan checked in from the road with Radio.com to discuss “the funnest tour we’ve ever had,” what to expect from Train’s next album, the possibility of a country-leaning solo album, and his approach to songwriting.

08/07/2013

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