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Favorite 13 Albums of 2013

Totally excited to jump right into 2014, but it’s definitely a must to grab Doc Brown’s Flux Capacitor for a sec and take a quick trip back to revisit some of the amazing music that […]

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Ne-Yo Sees ‘R.E.D.’ With New Album Release

“This album is literally split down the middle,” Ne-Yo explained. “One half is strictly for my R&B fanbase and the other is the pop fanbase.”

11/08/2012

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Punk Goes Pop 5: Rock Covers Of Gotye, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maroon 5, fun.

Blasting this disc is sure to upset your little sister. Punk Goes Pop beautifully massacres 13 of today’s most popular Top-40 sing-alongs.

10/16/2012

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Best Sellers From The ’80s: Whitney Houston’s Debut Album

(Note: Whitney Houston died Saturday, Feb. 11 at age 48.) Though she brought inimitable talent, strong pedigree and the enthusiasm of Clive Davis to her first recording sessions, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Whitney Houston[/lastfm] initially wasn’t of interest […]

02/12/2012

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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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Cast Of Glee Bring Spirit Of The Season To Life On New Christmas Album

The second installment of Glee’s annual Christmas extravaganza on tape builds on last year’s release and brings fans of the show another set of unique cast-sung renditions of classic Christmas standards.

11/29/2011

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Adam Lambert Free MP3 – “Want” From His Paramount Sessions

There can never be too many power ballads on our iPod. That’s the reason why we’re pretty excited to hear this cut from American Idol finalist [mp3com-artist]Adam Lambert[/mp3com-artist]‘s newly released collection, The Paramount Sessions.

11/08/2011

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Kelly Clarkson Returns “Stronger” Than Ever

The fifth studio album from American Idol vet and pop queen Kelly Clarkson graces store shelves this week after a few bouts of release re-scheduling. Fans of Miss Clarkson, we agree: the wait has been […]

10/24/2011

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Street Date: Life Is “Sweeter” For Gavin DeGraw – Watch Live Studio Performance

[pullquote quote="I'm a boomerang... Turn around and I'm back in the game, even better than the old me." credit="Gavin DeGraw, on 'Not Over You'"]On the same day that he taught a music lesson for Street […]

09/19/2011

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Gavin DeGraw’s Master Class: Learn To Play “Not Over You”

[pullquote quote="Music is an important thread culturally. There's no greater thread than the arts." credit="Gavin DeGraw on the importance of music education"]“It started out with an idea Ryan had – a groove intro kind of […]

08/10/2011

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Street Date: Stream Colbie Caillat’s New Album “All Of You” Here!

Every Tuesday our friends at Street Date bring us the best albums hitting the street. Today, they have an extra special treat: a full album stream of Colbie Caillat’s latest project. After three weeks of […]

07/12/2011

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Street Date: Colbie Caillat Finds Love, Shares Her Joy on “I Do” – Watch Live Performance

When you’re an accomplished singer-songwriter, you probably know right away when you’ve found “the perfect song.” That must be how [lastfm]Colbie Caillat[/lastfm] when she started working out the music and lyrics for her new single […]

06/28/2011

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Street Date Album Stream: Beyonce Continues Drive For Female Empowerment On New Album “4” – Listen Now

Each Tuesday our friends at Street Date bring us the low down on the hottest albums the very day they drop. Today they bring us a review AND the full stream of Beyonce’s latest hit. […]

06/28/2011

Street Date: Matt Nathanson Conquers New Territory On “Modern Love”

2007’s break-out success story behind [lastfm]Matthew Nathanson[/lastfm]‘s debut album, Some Mad Hope, featured a hard working, San Franciscan singer-songwriter finally win the attention he deserved, a nationwide appreciation that only comes with 15+ years of […]

06/21/2011

List: Top 25 Dumbest Pop Song Lyrics Of All Time…ALL TIME!

At our station, we listen to music ALL. DAY. LONG. Don’t get me wrong, we’re not complaining, but it does sort of make us experts on the subject. We’ve heard it all: good lyrics, bad […]

06/20/2011

Street Date: Christina Perri Mends Her Broken Heart In “lovestrong”

Philadelphia singer-songwriter [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Christina Perri[/lastfm] is a firm believer in the power of love, despite a failed marriage at the age of 24. After a life-changing performance of the break-up anthem “Jar of Hearts” on […]

05/11/2011

‘I Remember Me,’ The New Album From Jennifer Hudson, Hits Stores Today

[pullquote quote="Jennifer is the voice of the new generation and she literally soars on her second album 'I Remember Me.'" credit="Clive Davis"] When your album comes with a personal recommendation from Clive Davis, the chief […]

03/22/2011

Street Date: American Idol 10th Anniversary – The Hits: Volume 1

Each Tuesday our friends at Street Date review the hottest albums hitting the street. Check back and get the down low before you buy. It’s been a decade since we were first introduced to [lastfm […]

03/15/2011

Five Seconds Of Billboard Number Ones: 1956-1992

The internet is a wondrous thing.  A user on the website SoundCloud.com has uploaded a montage of five seconds or less of every number one pop single from 1956-1992.  It’s a true sonic trip down […]

02/22/2011

Last.fm Trends: Bieber Can’t Beat Lady Gaga

© Pamela Littky/UMG The battle is on the see whether Justin Bieber can beat Lady Gaga to the one billion mark on YouTube, but it looks like Last.fm listeners have already made their preferences known. […]

10/05/2010

Free MP3: Hanson, “Waiting For This”

Yes, they’ll always be known as “MMMBop” kids, but the [lastfm]Hanson[/lastfm] brothers (now ages 24, 27, and 29) are all grown up. On their fifth album(!), Shout It Out, the single “Waiting For This” has […]

08/13/2010

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