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‘True Blood’ Music Recap: ‘F*** The Pain Away’ & The All-Encompassing Hedonism Of Peaches

It’s not as though the song hasn’t been featured in a number of movies and TV shows, including Lost in Translation and 30 Rock. At least on True Blood, “F*** The Pain Away” was used in a way that fully honored its hedonistic nature.

07/15/2013

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Usher, OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder Among Highlights During Blake Shelton’s Tornado Benefit

Blake Shelton assembled an impressive collection of friends last night (May 29) in Oklahoma City for his Healing in the Heartland benefit concert, including Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts, Vince Gill, Darius Rucker, Usher and Ryan Tedder from OneRepublic. The aim was to raise […]

05/30/2013

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From Glambert To Kelly, 5 Former ‘Idol’ Contestants We’d Like to See As Judges

Here’s a few former Idols that could prove beneficial for Idol in the long run.

05/29/2013

Derek Hough and Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler Wins ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Country music is cleaning up this week on reality TV competitions. This past Sunday, Trace Adkins won All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. And last night (May 21), singer Kellie Pickler took top honors on season 16 of Dancing with the Stars. Pickler shared her […]

05/22/2013

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5 Things We Want To See In Cee Lo Green’s New Reality Show

Cee Lo Green is headed back to television, following his hiatus from The Voice this season. This time he’ll have his own reality show and will be calling all the shots. According to the Hollywood […]

05/14/2013

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Judging The Judges: Star Power Alone Can’t Revive ‘American Idol’ Ratings

The early- to mid-2000s were a simpler time in music. Rock music was actually thing on popular radio. Production on hit singles was often stripped down nearly to its core rather than with bombastic synths […]

03/29/2013

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Will You Help Carly Rae Jepsen Write Her Next Song?

Carly Rae Jepsen is taking fans into her songwriting world for her latest project. In partnership with American Idol and Coca-Cola, Jepsen is allowing fans to choose the lyrics for her song “Take A Picture,” […]

03/29/2013

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Miguel, Phoenix Gear Up for ‘SNL’ Performances

Phoenix and Miguel have big shoes to fill after Justin Timberlake’s impressive stint as both host and performer on Saturday Night Live last week. But they’ll both try next month. The French rockers will appear […]

03/14/2013

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The 5 Best Things About Justin Timberlake’s Fifth ‘SNL’ Stint

This past Saturday marked Justin Timberlake’s fifth stint as host and musical guest for Saturday Night Live, an unsurprising fact given the anticipation surrounding the episode, which was not only the clear best of the […]

03/11/2013

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Fall Out Boy Headed To ‘90210’

Recently reunited, Fall Out Boy is ready to visit TV’s most famous ZIP code. According to E! Online, the band is scheduled to appear on the April 29 episode of CW series 90210, the reboot […]

02/28/2013

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Billy Corgan Gets In The Ring For Funny Furniture Commercial

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has brought his well-known love of professional wrestling to a humorous TV ad for hometown Chicago furniture supplier Walter E. Smithe. Corgan, who launched the Resistance Pro Wrestling promotion company […]

02/21/2013

CBS

2 Broke Girls: Songs for Single Girls

Only two seasons in and the hilarious trials and tribulations of financially-strapped Brooklyn waitresses Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) aspiring to start a cupcake business on 2 Broke Girls has raced to the […]

02/13/2013

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How I Met Your Mother: Barney & Robin’s Wedding Playlist

After eight seasons of the slow-burning romantic roller-coaster between the womanizing Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris) and former Canadian teen pop queen Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders), How I Met Your Mother will culminate in TV’s […]

02/13/2013

Taylor Swift at the 55th GRAMMYs

Taylor Swift Opens The GRAMMYs Circus-Style

Talk about a spectacle. Taylor Swift took the job of opening the 55th GRAMMY Awards seriously, and went all out with her performance of her GRAMMY-nominated single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” Dressed in all-white top hat, […]

02/10/2013

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Miranda Lambert Confirms GRAMMY Performance During Interview On ‘The Talk’

During an interview on The Talk this week, Miranda Lambert revealed that she has been added to the list of performers at the 55th GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10. The “feisty queen of country music” (as The Talk cohost Sharon Osbourne described her) […]

01/23/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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‘Voice’ Winner Cassadee Pope Signs With Country Label Despite Punk-Rock Past

Just weeks after being crowned ‘the voice’ on national television, Cassadee Pope revealed today that she has signed with Republic Nasvhille/Big Machine Label Group. While the prizes for winning The Voice had been publicly known to be $100,000 and a deal with […]

01/18/2013

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Carrie Underwood To Perform At 55th GRAMMY Awards

The list of performers at this year’s GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10 is growing. In addition to the previously announced names, including Taylor Swift, the Black Keys, fun., Mumford & Sons, and Rihanna, you can now add Carrie Underwood. […]

01/17/2013

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“It Feels Like I’ve Joined A Band” Says Keith Urban Of “Idol” Team

Country star and newly appointed American Idol judge Keith Urban was a guest on the Ellen show this week, and right away, he got down to the business talking Idol. “We’re putting the fun in dysfunction,” he says at the beginning of […]

01/17/2013

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5 Rock Bands That Hit The TV Commercial Jackpot In 2012

Combining popular music with TV commercials is nothing new. Even the venerable Rolling Stones once famously penned an original tune for a Rice Krispies ad back in 1963. Over the past decade, high-profile television commercials […]

12/28/2012

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The Who, Johnny Cash Tribute Added To Grammy Nominations Concert

In fact, The Who will play NYC’s Madison Square Garden on the night of the nominations concert, leading us to believe the TV special will do a live broadcast from the concert.

12/04/2012

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley & The Band Perry Added To GRAMMY Noms Concert

The Who and Hunter Hays are also scheduled to perform during the live television special airing on CBS, December 5 at 10PM.

12/04/2012

Taylor Swift at the EMAs

Taylor Swift Gets Silly With British TV Host Alan Carr

She talks antiques, relationships, music, and drinking in a funny interview with the “chatty” TV host. She even tries out a “naughty” alter ego.

11/14/2012

Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon

Watch Carrie Underwood And Jimmy Fallon Perform Country-Rap ‘Classics’

Did you know that Carrie Underwood and late-night TV host Jimmy Fallon were once a singing duo? And that they specialized in countrified versions of songs by N.W.A., Dr. Dre, and Digital Underground?

11/09/2012

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Previews ‘State Of Grace,’ Another New Song From ‘Red’

As she’s been doing each Monday all month, she previewed a clip of the song on “Good Morning America,” then will have it for sale on iTunes later tonight.

10/15/2012

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Taylor Swift Introduces New Song ‘Begin Again’ — Starts Countdown To Album Release

In the build-up to the release of her new album, “Red,” on Oct. 22, Taylor Swift is unveiling a new song each week. Today, the new song is “Begin Again.”

09/24/2012

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‘True Blood’ Toughens Up ’70s Ballad ‘You Light Up My Life’

“True Blood” is often celebrated for its interesting use of music, but last night’s episode was probably the only time the ’70s adult contemporary classic “You Light Up My Life” has been the kickoff tune to a vampire feast.

07/23/2012

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Dee Snider On ‘Celebrity Apprentice’: “It’s Way More ‘Survivor’ Than ‘Jersey Shore'”

Dee Snider’s elimination from Celebrity Apprentice on April 1st almost seemed like an April Fool’s joke, or at least a little premature. But Snider isn’t too broken up by hearing “you’re fired” while a part of the reality TV competition, which airs its season finale this Sunday.

05/18/2012

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Military Wife Gets Big Surprise From Lady Antebellum

Award-winning journalist Anderson Cooper debuted his syndicated daytime talk show this past September. This week he’s been covering Mother’s Day. On Wednesday, military wife Jessica Stokes got the surprise of her life when Lady Antebellum surprised her on the show.

05/11/2012

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The Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows” Costs “Mad Men” A Pretty Penny

“It was hard because I had to, writing-wise, commit to the story that I thought was worthy of this incredible opportunity,” Weiner told the New York Times. “The thing about that song in particular was, the Beatles are, throughout their intense existence, constantly pushing the envelope, and I really wanted to show how far ahead of the culture they were. That song to me is revolutionary, as is that album [1966’s Revolver].”

05/09/2012

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