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The Black Keys’ Notes On Success

Despite not releasing an album in 2012, the Black Keys dominated the year in a lot of ways. The most surprising thing, however, is the feasibility of the rock duo doing the same thing in […]

01/21/2013

Taylor Swift

Behind The Song: Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

From country ballads to frenzied dubstep and vibrant dance-pop concoctions, Taylor Swift’s latest album Red is a variety pack of emotion and energy. Yet one thing that binds so many of her songs together is their undeniable catchiness. She […]

01/16/2013

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Carly Rae Jepsen On Writing A Song Of The Year

The Canadian singer gets a pair of nominations, including one in one of the GRAMMY awards’ most prestigious categories.

12/18/2012

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Ne-Yo Talks Incomplete GRAMMY Collection

With a GRAMMY nod and new ‘R.E.D.’ album in stores, Ne-Yo is already working on his follow-up. But there is still the matter of his missing GRAMMY.

12/12/2012

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fun. Face Ex-Girlfriends After GRAMMY Noms

When GRAMMY nominations have your band name in everyone’s mouth, all sorts of old “friends” come out of the woodwork.

12/12/2012

Tyler Hubbard (L) and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line Says Impacting Fans’ Lives Is ‘The Best Part Of What We Do’

The group behind hit song “Cruise” say “it would get pretty lonely” if they didn’t get to share their experiences with fans.

12/06/2012

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Are fun. The GRAMMYs’ Biggest Weirdos?

“I was worried, when we first decided this was going to be the band name about all the negative puns that would happen,” singer Nate Ruess says. “Like, ‘This is no fun at all!’

12/05/2012

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Florida Georgia Line Talks ‘Cruise’ Success And The ‘Wide Spectrum’ Of Songs On Their Debut Album

Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley have a lot to celebrate this week, including their first-ever Number One single. “I don’t know if we knew the magnitude of what we had.”

12/04/2012

Mike Fisher and Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood Talks Holiday Plans And What Her Husband Wants For Christmas

What does a megastar like Carrie Underwood get her famous hockey husband, Mike Fisher, for Christmas?

11/30/2012

Blake Shelton

How Did Blake Shelton Convince His Mom To Duet With Him On ‘Cheers, It’s Christmas’?

According to Blake, it didn’t take too much arm twisting, but she did have one concern.

11/29/2012

Blake Shelton

How Did Blake Shelton Convince His Mom To Duet With Him On ‘Cheers, It’s Christmas’?

According to Blake, it didn’t take too much arm twisting, but she did have one concern.

11/28/2012

Eli Young Band (photo by Kurt Wolff/CBS Local)

Eli Young Band Says ‘Say Goodnight’ Was ‘A Different Kind Of Song For Us’

It’s “kind of a sappy love song,” said bandmember Jon Jones — the type of song that is “tough for the four of us to sit down and write.”

11/28/2012

Carrie Underwood in Detroit

Carrie Underwood Says ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ Is Dark But ‘Juicy’

With a narrative centering around infidelity and murder, Carrie Underwood’s new single, “Two Black Cadillacs,” isn’t exactly a lighthearted number. But it sure is compelling.

11/26/2012

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Hunter Hayes’ ‘Wanted’ Turns Into Crossover Radio Single

Hunter Hayes’ recent Number One single “Wanted” is now earning him new fans among Top 40 listeners. In a video interview he explains that the song “was written to tell a girl how I felt about her. It didn’t actually work but I’m okay with that.”

11/19/2012

Rasal Flatts (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox On New DVD, Near Break-Up & Tonight On ‘Chelsea Lately’

RASCAL FLATTS: ALL ACCESS & UNCOVERED DVD is available today and Gary LeVox talks with Detroit station 99.5 WYCD about the DVD documentary, the inner struggles, and something new in the works.

11/19/2012

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