This is a follow up post to last week’s in that Taylor Swift’s reign STILL won’t let up. On October 27, Taylor Swift released her fifth studio album, 1989. It’s been only two months since the album’s release and it has managed to overtake the previously unconquerable, Frozen. In other words, Taylor Swift’s “1989” is officially the best selling album of 2014. This week on the charts, Taylor reigns supreme ending the year perched at #1 on the Billboard charts. She achieved this career-defining numbers by selling a total of 430,000 units (326,000 in sales) this week alone. This isn’t...more
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Nicki Minaj is wrapping this year up with an absolute bang as she graces the cover of the most recent issue of Rolling Stone magazine. The singer-songwriter-rapper shows off her “big titties, big butt too” as she dons the cover in nothing but a see-through tank! In this issue, Nicki Minaj discusses the release of her most recent studio LP ‘The Pinkprint.’ “One of my goals was to give people a glimpse into my personal life, because it’s something I’ve kept very private” – she told Rolling Stone. The issue hits stands and iTunes’ App Store on January 2nd. In the...more
If you have a social media account, particularly a twitter account, you have probably seen and/or participated in the infamous beef between Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea. For the 1 or 2 people who haven’t, here’s a summary: Azealia Banks thinks Iggy Azalea appropriates black culture when it is beneficial to her (i.e. rapping in her platinum-selling summer smash “Fancy”). Iggy Azalea of course disagrees: “Make it racial! make it political! Make it whatever but I guarantee it won’t make you likable & THATS why ur crying on the radio” – she tweeted.
Taylor Swift’s reign just won’t let up. Even though her album has been out for over a month, Taylor Swift still manages to top the charts this Christmas season. HITS Daily Double just revealed this week’s chart-toppers, that is, the tags who sold the most albums in the past week. As previously mentioned, Taylor is number one with 331,000 copies sold. Pentatonix is up next with 203,000 copies of their Christmas LP “That’s Christmas To Me” sold
Nicki Minaj has been a very busy girl. After releasing her new album ‘The Pink Print‘ earlier in the week, our Artist of the Week has been on a hectic promotional schedule with appearances on The Ellen Show, CRWN with Elliot Wilson and Inside the NBA to name a few. She has capped that off today with the release of ‘The Pink Print Movie‘, appearing on revolt.tv and YouTube. The movie features 3 songs from the album – ‘The Crying Game’, ‘I Lied’ and ‘Grand Piano’. We don’t want to give much of the story away, but the 16 minute...more
Jessie Ware is a 30 year old singer/songwriter from London, England. While she’s been making quite a name for herself in the UK, she is relatively unknown in North America… until now. Ware began her singing career in 2009 doing backing vocals on tour with Jack Peñate around the UK & USA where she said she gained valuable experience performing on stage. In October 2011 Ware released her debut single ‘Strangest Feeling’ on vinyl, before going on to release her debut album ‘Devotion’ in 2012 which peaked at number 5 on the UK Albums Chart. She is best known for the...more
Nicki Minaj has a brand new album, The Pinkprint, out now! The album was released on December 15, and in other to promote it even more, the “Bed Of Lies” singer has dropped by all the major TV shows in the past week. Earlier this month, Nicki was featured as a special music guest on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. She kicked off the week of her album release by stopping by The Ellen Show on Monday, December 15. Today (December 16), she dropped by the Today show early hours of the morning. Later on, she ended up recording a segment...more