When Career Artists Score A Freak Pop Hit

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One-hit wonders are a common phenomenon in the music business, and most of them have a fan base that insists their other songs are just as good. It’s rarer, though, to see a well established band break through with a surprise pop hit more than a decade into its career, “She Don’t Use Jelly” style. More »

Your (Completely Speculative) Guide To Taylor Swift’s (Possibly Imminent) New Album

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Taylor Swift has been a little too quiet lately. Some might call that a blessing; this is, after all, a woman who can saturate your entire news feed without trying very hard, and one who is also known for trying extremely hard, a polarizing figure who’s been known to wear out her welcome even among … More »

We Are Entering A Golden Age Of Pop Posse Cuts

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Who knew the Moulin Rouge-era “Lady Marmalade,” which pointed to the past in so many ways, would become such a prescient harbinger of the future? The year was 2001, and to promote his long-awaited followup to Romeo + Juliet, Baz Luhrmann rounded up a pop-star Avengers of sorts to sing a 27-year-old disco hit that … More »

The Chainsmokers make an Attempt to Clear the Air with Lady Gaga

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The Chainsmokers take to The Howard Stern Show to clarify the actual issue with last years beef over Alex Pall’s comments about Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion”. Read on to find out

The Chainsmokers attempt to clear the air with Lady Gaga

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In an interview last year with Rolling Stone, Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers didn’t mince words when issuing his assessment of Lady Gaga‘s single, “Perfect Illusion.” “It sucks,” Pall bluntly stated. Even with the more diplomatic on of the two, Drew Taggart, stating “She’s a great artist,” the superstar EDM duo faced a firestorm of criticism, mostly from Gaga fans, but also from the queen of pop herself.

Enter Gaga with her latest track, “A-YO,” which premiered June 6. Gaga sent out a slew of tweets promoting the track — one of which was directed at The Chainsmokers, asking them light-heartedly (presumably?) whether her newest track met their standards.

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Interestingly, on the same day as Gaga’s new single releases, The Chainsmokers went on air with Howard Stern to discuss a range of topics, including the original incendiary comment from last October, with Pall stating that it “came out so much worse” than intended.

Pall elaborated, “I’m 32 now and no one’s given a shit about what I’ve said for the first 30 years of my life…I felt bad because I don’t think it’s cool to make those sort of judgements [in public] anyway. Like, keep it to yourself.”

Gaga’s newest album Joanne arrives Friday. She will also be Saturday Night Live‘s musical guest this weekend.

H/T: EDM Sauce

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Dr. Luke Counterclaim Says Kesha Texted Lady Gaga Alleging He Raped Another Artist

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22:  Recording artist Kesha performs onstage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)It’s now been more than two years since Kesha first accused Dr. Luke of more than a decade of sexual, physical, verbal, and emotional abuse. The intervening years have seen a back-and-forth of lawsuits, in multiple states, as well as a number of nasty, publicly traded comments and actions. The saga … More »

Preview Lady Gaga’s Tiffany & Co. Super Bowl Ad

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Lady Gaga Super Bowl adThis coming weekend, Lady Gaga will play the Super Bowl Halftime Show. And the bajillions of people tuning into the big game will see a lot of Gaga. As Billboard points out, the giant jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. has shelled out for a 60-second ad that stars Gaga. Judging by the preview … More »

Could Big-Shot Songwriter Julia Michaels Be A Pop Star In Her Own Right?

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Julia MichaelsChances are you’re already a Julia Michaels fan whether you know it or not. After breaking into professional songwriting as a teenager, the 23-year-old Iowa native has been an invisible yet inescapable presence on pop radio in recent years; along with songwriting partner Justin Tranter, she’s penned Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” Selena Gomez’s “Hands To Myself,” … More »

Diplo Hints At Possible Super Bowl Halftime Performance With Lady Gaga

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Diplo took to his Instagram account on Thursday to reveal a possible hint regarding his presence at this February’s Super Bowl halftime show. In a post tagged #tbt, Diplo is seen posing with Lady Gaga at last year’s Super Bowl. His description reads, “we back again next month,” leading followers to discern that the two are working on some sort of dual performance.

A source close to the event told Entertainment Weekly that Diplo would have nothing to do with the halftime show, however. “Maybe he’s DJing a party I’m not aware of,” the source told EW. “But he’s not involved with the halftime show.”

During her performance, Lady Gaga will most likely play her Grammy-winning song “Bad Romance,” alongside new material from her album Joanne.

#tbt w @ladygaga at the Super Bowl.. we back again next month

A photo posted by diplo (@diplo) on Jan 12, 2017 at 8:49am PST

 

Sources: Ace Show Biz, Entertainment Weekly

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34 Essential Glam Songs

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Glam2When Marc Bolan appeared on the BBC show Top Of The Pops in March 1971 to perform his smash hit “Hot Love,” he launched a pop revolution not only with his music, but with his look. He appeared in bright yellow satin pants and a shiny black shirt with green and red fringe, his hair … More »