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DAWN previews new breed album: “This record is for all of us”

Robert Arnold DAWN has re-emerged with a forthcoming project, titled new breed, and her artistic freedom intact.  Thursday, the former Danity Kane lead singer shared a preview of her new album, her fourth solo project.  It finds DAWN returning to her New Orleans roots and paying homage to her family’s history in the Washitaw Nation Tribe. The bulk of the…read more »

Not bad for a girl going nowhere: Ashley McBryde is 2018’s Best New Act, according to critics

Atlantic/Warner NashvilleAshley McBryde’s current single, “Girl Goin’ Nowhere,” was inspired by a teacher in her native Arkansas who predicted her musical dreams would never happen. Though it’s a story she often shares in concert, Ashley says her algebra teacher was far from the only naysayer she encountered. “When I talk about that song,” she tells the Nashville Scene,…read more »

Sin City Funk: Mark Ronson heading to Las Vegas for new DJ residency

Collier SchorrFollowing the lead of his “Shallow” co-writer Lady Gaga, “Uptown Funk” hitmaker Mark Ronson has landed a Las Vegas residency. The hitmaking producer will be the first resident DJ at On the Record, a new speakeasy and club which opened at Park MGM on December 28. He’ll be DJing 12 exclusive dates at the…read more »

Princess Nokia is accusing Ariana Grande of plagiarizing her lyrics for new single “7 Rings”

Scott Dudelson/Getty ImagesTwitter may have been thrilled to hear Ariana Grande’s new single “7 Rings,” but Princess Nokia wasn’t — mainly because she alleges the singer has ripped off few of her lyrics. Friday, the A Girl Cried Red lyricist called out Grande on the matter via Instagram. In a brief clip, Nokia is seen listening to “7 Rings” and then…read more »

Green Day teasing “Dookie”-themed gear?

ABC/Heidi GutmanGreen Day’s iconic 1994 album Dookie celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and it looks as though the punk trio might be releasing some special gear to mark the occasion. On his Instagram, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong shared a photo of a new guitar pedal decorated with the Dookie artwork. In the caption, he…read more »

Parachute deploys first new music in three years, tour starts in April

Thirty TigersParachute, the band that brought you the hits “She Is Love,” “Under Control,” “Something to Believe In” and “Kiss Me Slowly,” is back with their first new music in three years. “Young” is the first single from the band’s upcoming fifth studio album, due later this year.  Lead singer Will Anderson says of of…read more »

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