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Exclusive: Stream Rufus Wainwright's Entire New Album Here!

September 23rd, 2009 6:00pm EDT
New Album From Rufus Wainwright
Affectionately referred to by Elton John as "the greatest songwriter on the planet" and praised by The New York Times for his "genuine originality," Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation. He is the son of folk singers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, and brother of Martha Wainwright but Rufus has achieved his success by carving out his own singular sound in the worlds of rock, opera, theater, dance and film.

Wainwright has released six albums and two DVDs to date, and has appeared on numerous soundtracks an...
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The Bush Administration: A Musical Tribute

January 14th, 2009 9:21am EST
George W. Bush
It's been a long eight years for America…longer for some than others (see New Orleans). Luckily, we have some very creative musical artists out there suffering along with us. For them, the first amendment is expressed through their music.

These 30 selections may relate to the War in Iraq, the Katrina debacle, our shaky mantle as "The Greatest Country In The World," our desire to have a President smarter than us (see "nucular"), and the list goes on.

As we all hopefully look forward to our next President, let's take one last look back (and good-bye) at George W. Bush, and some so...
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Keane Celebrate New Album With Free Single Download

August 6th, 2008 5:30pm EDT
Keane
Keane are celebrating the completion of their hugely anticipated third album by giving away a new song, 'Spiralling', to fans for free. The track will be made available to download for free until August 11th, 2008 from keanemusic.com.

It will be available to buy from the usual download platforms from August 12th.

'Spiralling' is written and produced by Keane and was recorded in Berlin's Teldex Studio earlier this year. Tom Chaplin describes 'Spiralling as '"a train of thought about human endeavor, built on an outrageous groove". Sounding unlike anything they have ever recorded bef...
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Check Out A Fine Frenzy's New Video For 'Almost Lover'

March 24th, 2008 6:30pm EDT
A Fine Frenzy
Alison Sudol inhabits a vivid imaginary world populated by siren songs and sailors, sightless creatures and fragile fallen eagles, a place where almost lovers and hopeless dreams are bid a melancholy musical farewell.

And on One Cell in the Sea, Sudol allows the listener inside that often-fantastical world, revealing her inner life via songs Harp magazine praised as "fraught, haunted and beautiful."

One Cell in the Sea is the 14-song debut from A Fine Frenzy, the lineup fronted by 22- year-old singer/pianist Sudol. While A Fine Frenzy's songs are ethereal, the musical and ly...
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Fan-Chosen Playlist For Mojo HD's 'London Live New Year's Eve Special' Topped By The Killers

December 28th, 2007 7:30pm EST
The Killers
Over the past month, HD, available on all major cable systems around the country. This holiday program will contain the most popular concert performances from this season's shows in groundbreaking state-of-the-art high definition, 1080i picture and 5.1 sound. London Live New Year's Eve Countdown, hosted by celebrated BBC1 radio and television personality Sara Cox, will serve as a soundtrack and visual focus for fans' high-energy New Year's Eve celebrations.

The winning selections, as voted by London Live fans, are (in order of votes): The Killers ("Bones"); Amy Winehouse ("Reha...
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Warner Bros. To Release 'Live Earth Concert' CD & DVD December 4

November 27th, 2007 5:15pm EST
Al Gore
On July 7, 2007, 150 musical acts performed at a series of worldwide concerts called Live Earth to raise awareness for the climate crisis and deliver a solutions-based message to a global audience. On December 4th, Warner Bros. Records will release Live Earth - The Concerts For A Climate In Crisis - a CD and 2-DVD package that brings together the most popular artists, best performances, and the solutions-based messaging showcased at this truly global musical event staged in New York, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg and Hamburg, with special events broadcast fro...
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Highlights From Live Earth Concert Come To CD And 2-Disc DVD November 20

October 17th, 2007 5:54pm EDT
Live Earth - The Concerts For A Climate In Crisis
On July 7, 2007, 150 musical acts performed at a series of worldwide concerts called Live Earth to raise awareness for the climate crisis and deliver a solutions-based message to a global audience. On November 20th, Warner Bros. Records will release Live Earth - The Concerts For A Climate In Crisis - a CD and 2-DVD package that brings together the most popular artists, best performances, and the solutions-based messaging showcased at this truly global musical event staged in New York, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Johannesburg and Hamburg, with special events broadcast fr...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 8

September 8th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Pink
Happy Birthday to "Home Improvement" actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas (1981), pop star Pink (1979), Keane drummer Richard Hughes (1975), actor David Arquette (1971), model/tv host Brooke Burke (1971), musician Neko Case (1970), solo artist and former 'til Tuesday singer Aimee Mann (1960), "The Fall Guy" actress Heather Thomas (1957), The Cars guitarist Benjamin Orr (1947; d. 2000), the Grateful Dead's original keyboardist Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (1945), The Association bassist Brian Cole (1942; d. 1972), country legend Patsy Cline (1932; d. 1963), "The Pink Panther" series star Peter Sellers (192...
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You Oughta Know Tour Features Brandi Carlile With Special Guest A Fine Frenzy

August 29th, 2007 5:44pm EDT
Brandi Carlile
Last spring, VH1 expanded its successful "You Oughta Know" new music promotion franchise to concert halls across the country with its first-ever "You Oughta Know" tour featuring Mat Kearney and special guests The Feeling and Rocco Deluca & The Burden. The tour was a hit and VH1 is proud to give the ladies a turn this time with the second YOK tour featuring Brandi Carlile with special guest A Fine Frenzy.

A Fine Frenzy is the music of 22 year-old Alison Sudol. Born in Seattle to dramatic-arts teacher parents, she developed a strong love for the fantastic literary worlds of CS Lewis, Cha...
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Metallica, Kasabian, & Pussycat Dolls Join London Leg Of Live Earth

June 19th, 2007 4:16pm EDT
Metallica
LONDON (June 19, 2007) – Metallica, Kasabian, Pussycat Dolls, and Terra Naomi are the final acts to be added to the Live Earth London line-up performing at Wembley Stadium as part of the 24-hour, 7-continent Live Earth concert series on 7/7/07.

With an already astounding line up that includes some of the best music acts from around the world, this monumental event will bring together more than 2 billion people to combat the climate crisis.

An exclusive download of Metallica's Live Earth performance is going to be available for a minimal fee immediately after the event finishes. ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 2

June 2nd, 2007 3:00am EDT
Dennis Haysbert
Happy Birthday to The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti (1980), "Galaxy Quest" actor Justin Long (1978), Keane bassist/keyboardist Tim Rice-Oxley (1976), actor/comedian Wayne Brady (1972), actor Anthony Montgomery (1971), The Bangles bassist Michael Steele (1955), comedic actor Dana Carvey (1955), "24" actor Dennis Haysbert (1954), "Leave it to Beaver" star Jerry Mathers (1948), Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (1941), actor Stacy Keach (1941), "M*A*S*H" actress Sally Kellerman (1936), and "Tarzan" portrayer Johnny Weissmuller (1904; d. 1984).
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Maroon 5 Debuts At #1; 'It Won't Be Soon Before Long' Sells 429,000 Copies In The First Week

May 31st, 2007 2:55pm EDT
Maroon 5
New York, NY (May 31, 2007) – Grammy Award winning A&M/Octone recording act Maroon 5 takes the top spot on this week's Billboard 200 with their highly anticipated sophomore album It Won't Be Soon Before Long (A&M/Octone), selling 429,000 copies according to Neilsen Soundscan and breaking an iTunes record for biggest first week sales. The chart topping debut was predicted in early May, when chart watchers noted the enormous success of album's first single, "Makes Me Wonder," which broke a Billboard Hot 100 Chart record when the song jumped 64 positions in one week to land at #1.

"We, a...
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Alice In Chains & Queens Of The Stone Age Join 'VH1 Rock Honors' Lineup

May 1st, 2007 11:44am EDT
Queens of the Stone Age
Alice in Chains and Queens of the Stone Age join previously announced tribute artists Nickelback, Gretchen Wilson and Keane as they pay tribute to the legends who influenced the sound of rock with the second annual "VH1 Rock Honors."

Hosted by Bam Margera, this year's celebration will honor the music and influence of Genesis, Heart, Ozzy Osbourne and ZZ Top with special appearances by Cameron Diaz, Jada Pinkett Smith, Billy Bob Thornton, Robin Williams, Criss Angel and Taylor Hawkins. Additional performers, presenters, and special guests will be announced as they are confirmed.

P...
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Bam Margera to Host 'VH1 Rock Honors'

April 4th, 2007 1:47pm EDT
Bam Margera
Bam Margera has been tapped to host "VH1 Rock Honors." The second annual show, which pays homage to the legends who influenced the sound of rock, will honor Genesis, Heart, Ozzy Osbourne and ZZ Top.

These honorees will perform live, along with tribute bands Nickelback, Gretchen Wilson and Keane, on Saturday, May 12 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

"VH1 Rock Honors" will air on VH1 Thursday, May 24 at 9 p.m Eastern. Additional performers, presenters, and special guests will be announced as they are confirmed.

The two-hour tribute will salute the groundbreaking...
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2006: Year In Music (Pt. 2)

December 31st, 2006 1:00pm EST
Billy Corgan
...In April, Billy Corgan announced that Smashing Pumpkins will reunite and begin recording a new album... Rihanna released her sophomore disc, Unfaithful, featuring the single S.O.S., which includes a sample of Soft Cell's Tainted Love... and Cee-Lo and DangerMouse's collaboration, Gnarls Barkley took the U.S. by storm, as their hit single Crazy stormed the charts and took off as one of 2006's most popular tunes.

Bands that released new albums include: The Flaming Lips, Daft Punk, Gorillaz, Blue October, Lacuna Coil, Lamb Of God, Pink, Queensryche, The Vines, Eagles Of Death Metal, Qu...
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Justin Timberlake To Host MTV Europe Music Awards - Full Nominations List

September 20th, 2006 10:54am EDT
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake is to host this year's MTV Europe Music Awards. The SexyBack singer will also perform live at the prestigious ceremony, along with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nelly Furtado and British band Muse. Full nominations list below!

Justin said: "I'm really excited to be hosting. I'm working on several ideas with MTV at the moment and there are some great new interactive parts to the show. We're going to take over the city! It's going to be an amazing night. Anything can happen and no one is safe!"

Host Justin is nominated for two awards this year - Best Male and Best Pop...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 8

September 8th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Pink
Happy Birthday to "Home Improvement" actor Jonathan Taylor Thomas (1981), pop star Pink (1979), Keane drummer Richard Hughes (1975), actor David Arquette (1971), model/tv host Brooke Burke (1971), musician Neko Case (1970), solo artist and former 'til Tuesday singer Aimee Mann (1960), "The Fall Guy" actress Heather Thomas (1957), The Cars guitarist Benjamin Orr (1947; d. 2000), the Grateful Dead's original keyboardist Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (1945), The Association bassist Brian Cole (1942; d. 1972), country legend Patsy Cline (1932; d. 1963), "The Pink Panther" series star Peter Sellers (192...
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Madden 07 Soundtrack Announced

June 23rd, 2006 2:52pm EDT
Madden NFL 07
Crank it up, gamers! The football pre-season kicks off with a bang as Electronic Arts reveals the 35 songs that will be featured in Madden NFL 07, becoming the de facto soundtrack of the 2007 football season. The bone-crunching action and heart-pounding adrenaline of the grid iron is intensified by the game's one-of-a-kind mix of rock and hip hop. Full List Below!

"Year after year, the music selected for inclusion in EA's smash hit football series invariably becomes the soundtrack of the football season, moving beyond the game to turn up in football stadiums and on live TV broadcasts, ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 2

June 2nd, 2006 3:00am EDT
Dennis Haysbert
Happy Birthday to The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti (1980), "Galaxy Quest" actor Justin Long (1978), Keane bassist/keyboardist Tim Rice-Oxley (1976), actor/comedian Wayne Brady (1972), actor Anthony Montgomery (1971), The Bangles bassist Michael Steele (1955), comedic actor Dana Carvey (1955), "24" actor Dennis Haysbert (1954), "Leave it to Beaver" star Jerry Mathers (1948), Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (1941), actor Stacy Keach (1941), "M*A*S*H" actress Sally Kellerman (1936), and "Tarzan" portrayer Johnny Weissmuller (1904; d. 1984).
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English Synth-Pop Trio Keane Talks About Their Upcoming Disc

May 18th, 2006 12:09pm EDT
Keane
After the successful release of 2004’s Hopes and Fears, the UK's Keane has since recorded 12 brand new tracks for their new album, Under The Iron Sea, scheduled for release on June 20.

The new album was recorded at The Magic Shop in Soho, New York, and back at Helioscentric Studios, near Battle.

In making this record we tried to confront all our worst fears, to ruthlessly scrutinise ourselves, our relationship with each other, with other people, and with the world at large, and to make a journey into the darkest places we could find.

It made for an incredibly intense atmosph...
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Teens Pick Green Day, Mariah & Fall Out Boy For Grammys

January 17th, 2006 2:44pm EST
Green Day
If U.S. teens could decide, the 48th Annual Grammy Awards would result in a return of former chart-toppers, according to a new Harris Interactive survey. Teens gave the nod to the alternative group Green Day's comeback, picking the single "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" as Record of the Year. Also back on the rise, Mariah Carey was chosen by teens for the Song of the Year with "We Belong Together". Fall Out Boy was teens' pick for the Best New Artist award.

The Harris Interactive YouthQuery(SM) omnibus of 1,092 U.S. teens, aged 13 to 18, was conducted online from December 14 to 20, 2005.
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