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Miley Cyrus Surprise-Releases New Album Following VMA Performance

August 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Miley Cyrus capped off the show with a glittery, wild performance of a new song titled “Dooo It” before announcing her new album, titled Miley Cyrus Her Dead Petz, was available to stream for free at her website. After a slow, solo entrance, past contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race joined the singer to vogue alongside her. Sidebar Watch [...]

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Beef, Bombast and Kanye West Reign at Wild MTV Video Music Awards

August 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards dished out a buffet of bombast and beef, a barrage of memorable performances and ridiculous outfits, and ultimately served as a pristine example of the transitive properties of pop: Host Miley Cyrus got into it with Nicki Minaj, who made nice with Taylor Swift, who presented the Video Vanguard Award [...]

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Read Kanye West’s Blunt, Poignant VMA Video Vanguard Award Speech

August 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards produced more talked-about moments in one night than the show has garnered in years. Nicki Minaj blasting Miley Cyrus. Cyrus’ surprise new album. The return of (a high-flying) Justin Bieber. But in terms of poignancy, thoughtfulness and spontaneity, nothing beat Kanye West’s evocative, heartfelt and brutally candid speech for his [...]

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Miley Cyrus Slams Nicki Minaj Over VMAs Snub Reaction

August 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

MTV Video Music Awards host Miley Cyrus has revived one of the event’s more interesting subplots by criticizing Nicki Minaj for the way the rapper handled being snubbed in the Video of the Year category. “If you want to make it about race, there’s a way you could do that. But don’t make it just about yourself,” Cyrus told the New [...]

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Eminem Jabs Trump, Cosby, Caitlyn Jenner in Six-Minute Freestyle

July 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Eminem delivered a mind-bending, outrageous and ridiculous six-minute freestyle during an appearance on ‘Sway in the Morning’ Theo Wargo Eminem spiraled into the demented depths of his brain and returned with an outrageous six-minute freestyle on Sway in the Morning, scorching Bill Cosby, Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner and more with characteristically grotesque grandeur. Despite working without a [...]

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Courtney Love: ‘I’m the Last Chick on Alternative Radio’

June 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Courtney Love slammed the lack of women on alternative rock radio, bemoaned the difficulties many rock bands face now and told Girls star Jemima Kirke in an interview for Humanity magazine: “I’m the last chick on alternative radio that they’ll play, and it’s really kind of stupid.” Sidebar Courtney Love Talks Cobain Marriage in ‘Montage of Heck’ » [...]

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Miley Cyrus Raises $69,000 Auctioning Caitlyn Jenner Artwork

June 18th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Miley Cyrus was awarded at the amfAR’s Inspiration Gala Tuesday for her efforts as an advocate for the LGBT community as well as her Happy Hippie Foundation. As part of the ceremony, Cyrus also auctioned off a set of four art pieces she made inspired by Caitlyn Jenner’s recent Vanity Fair cover, which raised money for HIV [...]

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Shania Twain Kicks Off Fiery Final Tour in Seattle

June 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

A lot has changed in the worlds of pop and country since Shania Twain last released an album (2002′s Up!) and last went out on tour. In that time, she’s witnessed the rise of crossover stars such as Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, as well as the chart-topping reigns of Miley Cyrus and Rihanna. Although [...]

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Icona Pop Declare State of ‘Emergency’ on New Song

May 27th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Though the solstice is still a month away, Swedish pop duo Icona Pop have welcomed summer with “Emergency,” an exuberant, feverish new song that boasts vocals from fellow Swede Erik Hassle. Sidebar 50 Best Songs of 2012: Icona Pop, » While “Emergency” invokes the same kind of breakneck delirium that made Icona Pop’s 2012 breakout hit “I Love [...]

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Watch Ed Sheeran & Ben Kweller Cover ‘Stand By Me’

May 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Three weeks after the death of Ben E. King, Ed Sheeran brought out tour opener Ben Kweller in Salt Lake City Tuesday night for a soulful cover of the singer’s signature song, “Stand by Me.” Sidebar Ed Sheeran: The Music That Made Me » “You all know the words to this,” Sheeran said before the two singer-songwriters plucked [...]

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