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Last.fm Tracks Sex & Romance Around The World On Valentine’s Day

Candy hearts, flowers, and champagne are all just details, but there’s one thing that makes Valentine’s Day actually work, and that’s music. Last.fm has broken down worldwide music plays to see who’s listening the most […]

02/14/2012

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Last.fm Trends: Three-Way Race For Grammy Glory

The pop categories at the GRAMMYs are always the closest fought, and this year’s Best Pop Solo Performance is no exception. Bringing all the heavy hitters together, Last.fm Trends works out who’s going in with […]

02/08/2012

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Last.fm Trends: M.I.A. Calls Out The Bad Girls

M.I.A. will attempt to make the summer of 2012 her own with the release of an as-yet-untitled fourth album. Aside from producing an Amy Winehouse tribute song entitled “27” and working on a forthcoming collaboration […]

02/01/2012

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Last.fm Trends: The Cranberries Look To Tomorrow

Irish rockers The Cranberries are set to return after a break of eleven years with the release of new album Roses. The purveyors of ’90 hits such as “Zombie” and “Dreams” haven’t been seen as […]

01/30/2012

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Last.fm Trends: Miley Cyrus Takes On Dylan

Pop princess Miley Cyrus has stepped firmly out of her realm by covering Bob Dylan‘s “You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go” from his 1975 album Blood On The Tracks. The track is part […]

01/27/2012

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Last.fm Trends: A New Release From Fiona Apple?

Rumors are abounding on whether singer-songwriter Fiona Apple may finally be releasing new material, after years of label wrangles. Her last album, Extraordinary Machine, appeared in 2005. Her fans are known for being passionate, but […]

01/25/2012

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Last.fm Trends: Madonna Spells It Out For New Album

Queen of Pop Madonna is back, and stirring up just as much intrigue as ever with MDNA, the title of her forthcoming album. The album’s release date is yet to be confirmed, but a single […]

01/13/2012

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Last.fm Trends: Skrillex Spins His Way To The Top

Rising electronic producer Skrillex has had quite a year – becoming one of the most sought after DJs on the planet. Making the switch from front man in emo band From First To Last to […]

01/09/2012

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Last.fm Trends: A New Collaboration For Beyoncé And Jay-Z

The Web is abuzz with talk of the newest celebrity baby in town, as Blue Ivy Carter was born to Beyoncé and Jay-Z this weekend. Today Last.fm Trends looks at scrobbles for the new parents […]

01/09/2012

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Last.fm Trends Remembers An Auld Acquaintence

It’s one of the best-known songs ever written, and is performed by millions of people around the world every year, but “Auld Lang Syne” remains one of the least scrobbled songs of the festive season. […]

12/30/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: “Feliz Navidad”

No Christmas would be complete without the Puerto Rican influence of José Feliciano and his classic track “Feliz Navidad.” The Spanish song was a hit in 1970 but is still a feature on Christmas playlists […]

12/23/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Home For The Holidays

“Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” is the latest track in our countdown of the best festive music – and it’s a gold-stamped classic, named #1 in Rolling Stone’s list of The Greatest Rock and Roll […]

12/15/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Get The Look With Johnny Mathis

The twelve days of Christmas have begun, and with the time for decoration officially here, “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” is today’s choice of holiday classic. Written in 1951, Last.fm Trends is […]

12/13/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: What Christmas Means To Me

Our Christmas Classics coverage continues today with a look at “What Christmas Means To Me.” Written by Anna Gordy Gaye, George “Horgay” Gordy and Allen Story, the track was taken to the masses by Stevie […]

12/12/2011

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Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Having A Merry Little Christmas

This December we’re carrying on our look at Christmas classics, the songs that no festive soundtrack should be without. Now, it’s the turn of the heartfelt festive staple “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” First […]

12/09/2011

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Last.fm Trends: With Black Eyed Peas Taking A Break, Who Will You Listen To?

Black Eyed Peas are due one more TV appearance before their long-publicized hiatus, but they’re still assuring fans this isn’t a break-up. However, with solo projects taking up their time, fans will have to wait […]

11/25/2011

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Last.fm trends: The Cure Come Alive For Charity

The Cure may not be the most festive of bands, but this December sees them release a double live album The Cure: Bestival Live 2011. Comprising their ‘greatest-hits’ headline set from the UK festival in […]

11/11/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Coldplay Peak With Mylo Xyloto

It’s been a week since Coldplay released fifth album Mylo Xyloto, and fans have had a full seven days to savor the sounds of their new material. Today Last.fm Trends looks at how Mylo Xyloto […]

10/31/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Britney Spears Hits The UK

Britney Spears‘ high production tour rolls across UK arenas this week – in support of her most recent album Femme Fatale. The album came out in March, giving users plenty of time to take it […]

10/25/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Foster The People Gets Pumped For Live On Letterman

Foster The People is the latest band to perform an exclusive webcast for Live On Letterman at New York’s Ed Sullivan Theater, and it’s a testament to how far the Los Angeles band has come […]

10/25/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Coldplay Hit The Heights Again

Today will almost certainly be one of the busier days in the music calender – with Coldplay‘s brand new album being released worldwide. Mylo Xyloto is the English rockers fifth album and will almost certainly […]

10/24/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Gaga Has Her First ‘Marilyn Monroe Moment’

Lady Gaga recently had the honor of performing at an event celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Clinton Foundation. In true Marilyn Monroe fashion, who sang “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” to John F. Kennedy in […]

10/19/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Katy Perry Covers Adele’s ‘Someone Like You’

While touring in the UK recently, Katy Perry paid homage to one of the country’s biggest stars, Adele, with a mash up of her song “Someone Like You” and Perry‘s newest single, “The One That […]

10/17/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Kelly Rowland Gets Motivated

With her third album Here I Am newly released, Kelly Rowland will be dropping into LA for a Tiny Chat today at 3:30 PT. With 5,926,585 plays from 708,184 listeners on Last.fm, today Last.fm Trends is […]

07/28/2011

Last.fm Trends: Kelly Clarkson Still Stalled On New Music

It appears that Kelly Clarkson‘s fans will have to wait a little longer for her new material to officially surface. With release dates being pushed back, listeners will have to content themselves elsewhere. Today Last.fm […]

07/25/2011

Last.fm Trends: Winehouse Fans Return To Singer’s Hits

Amy Winehouse‘s tragic death has led to an outpouring of grief from fans around the world. Thousands of you have dusted off copies of Frank and Back To Black, celebrating Winehouse’s career with the music […]

07/25/2011

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Last.fm Trends: Beady Eye Off To Fast Start On Way To U.S. And Letterman Stage

It’s been a while since [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Liam Gallagher[/lastfm] was in the spotlight with Oasis, but tomorrow (Wednesday, June 22) he’ll take to the stage of the Ed Sullivan Theatre with new band Beady Eye. You’ll […]

06/21/2011

Last.fm Trends: Last.fm Trends: Two Voices As Christina Aguilera Teams Up With Adam Levine

According to Billboard, Christina Aguilera and Adam Levine will soon be teaming up for more than just TV duties, as they’ve recorded a duet together. Today Last.fm Trends is looking at the pop diva vs. […]

06/10/2011

Last.fm Trends: Coldplay Make A Splash With New Single

Coldplay returns this Friday with brand new single “Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall,” and it’s set to make a big impact on their charts. Available as a download from 7am EST, the anticipation’s building for […]

06/02/2011

Last.fm Trends: Miley Cyrus’ Tribute To Grunge

Miley Cyrus apparently has grunge roots, and 92.3 has the video to prove it. Covering Nirvana on the opening night of her tour, the starlet gave her own spin to “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. The […]

05/04/2011

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