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I'm Dreaming of a Black Friday

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 11.26.2014 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

I'd like to add a few holidays to our already crowded holiday calendar: Thanksgiving-Up: a day of gratitude for things about which we've said, "Sc...

Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' Gets A Beachy Makeover

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.05.2014 | Good News

What better way to cover "Shake It Off" than with a bunch of maracas? That's exactly what Canadian band Walk Off the Earth did in their cover of th...

Pixar's Lava Uses Massive Characters and Settings to Tell Sweet Little Love Story

Jim Hill | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

While the artists at Pixar obviously found a way to make a volcano look personable and appealing, there was still the matter of selling the audience on the size of this character and the overall scale of this short.

YouTube Music Star Alex G Transitions From Covers To Originals

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.13.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

YouTube grown star Alex G is known for her covers that have gotten millions of views. She is now transitioning to original music, with her first sel...

Can Music Heal Jerusalem?

Rosa Lia June | Posted 11.17.2014 | Arts
Rosa Lia June

Jerusalem isn't always an easy city. But to be sat outside at night, near the Old City, listening to music and singing, the sounds washed over me, cleared me, and made me feel lighter.

'SCROTUS'

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 09.14.2014 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

In answer to the question, "Where's your Hobby Lobby song?"...

Colbie Caillat Surprises Southwest Passengers With a Serenede

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

Imagine wiling away your time on your Southwest flight back home, snacking on peanuts, watching the clouds whiz by, listening to the ding of the seatbelt sign and the whirring of the plane engines, and suddenly, there's an announcement overhead that Colbie Caillat is on board.

Turn Down for Whats (DJ Snake + Lil Jon x Pop Culture)

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Turn Down For What" by DJ Snake and Lil Jon seems to be the song of the season. Or at least it's that song that you hear more than once almost ever...

Chris Neville of Tributosaurus Opens Wire

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.08.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

"Inspiration is overrated. Passion is what gets you there, but work is what makes you great," said Chris Neville, lead singer and musical arranger of ...

Female Rapper Dessa on the Dinner Party

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.01.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

"Be excellent," stated DESSA, born Margaret Wander, unapologetically. For musicians or fans of her work, it was an interesting evening listening to her discuss what it takes to be a successful musician.

Spiritual Wake-Up for Non-Morning People

Rabbi Joseph Meszler | Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Joseph Meszler

I am not a morning person. I have trouble getting out of bed. I hit the snooze button. I go downstairs, make sure the kids get going and want to crawl...

Freedom Industries: Major Polluter, Egregious Misnomer and Now, a Song!

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 03.24.2014 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

300,000 people in Charleston, West Virginia wernt without safe water last week when a toxic chemical spill polluted the Elk River. And I think Freedom...

You Have To Hear This Amazing Song Made Only From Christmas Tree Ornaments

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree! Plenty of songs have been sung about you -- and a few more while rockin' around you -- but we're quite certain tha...

A Rap on Gratitude

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Debbie Gisonni

The holiday season is a time for good cheer and gratitude. Here's a poem that will keep gratitude in your heart all year round. Have fun reciting or rapping it with your Thanksgiving guests: Gratitude is the attitude to exude, when you want to brood.

Britney Spears 'Work Bitch' Gets The Breaking Bad Treatment (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Shira Lazar

Britney Spears teaches Jesse Pinkman and Walter White how to Work Bitch. Enjoy! Subscribe to What's Trending for the best videos delivered daily t...

School the House Rock

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 12.07.2013 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

With this week's government shutdown, it occurs to me that the petulant children of the Tea Party Caucus in the House could use some schooling...

Camera

Grand Cousin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
Grand Cousin

2013-09-20-ScreenShot20130920at4.46.07PM.png "Camera" is a song about the paranoia that comes with passion.

The Healing Role of Music During Times of Change

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

The power of choosing a song to demarcate a liminal period lies in the truth that in-between times are uncomfortable and music helps tether us to collective meaning and memory while empowering us to move forward into the future.

The Musical Half of the Kardashian Family Release Debut Album (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Californian music duo Brandon & Leah treat the What's Trending studio to a live performance of their song, "Showstopper," widely known as the theme song from Kourtney & Kim Take Miami.

Amour, Death, Song

Roger S. Gottlieb | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Roger S. Gottlieb

What makes aging and death tolerable? Perhaps nothing. Perhaps we must all, as Dylan Thomas put it, "rage against the dying of the light." And really there is nothing wrong with such a response.

YouTube Stars Take To MTV To Premiere Music Videos (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

As a bonafide YouTube star, DeStorm is still cranking out roughly nine videos a week, including his daily vlogs, video on his second channel, and a big music video on his main channel.

Opera for Love Birds

Justin Moss | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Justin Moss

Here's an eclectic list of operatic selections consumed with the topic of love; some are popular pieces your sweetheart is sure to recognize while the more obscure picks will have you looking like an opera buff.

U2's 30 Year War

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment
Salvatore Bono

Thirty years later, War still storms in speakers and iPods around the world. It has become a classic record that reminds listeners that even in our darkest hour there is a light of hope.

Ferris Bueller Does The Harlem Shake (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

It all started with this crazy video from music producer, Baauer. Then, everyone wanted to do it. And now, pop culture's favorite parade-crasher Ferris Bueller is jumping on the dance meme bandwagon, courtesy of What's Trending!

Lost Star Dominic Monaghan Reacts to Driveshaft "You All Everybody" Covers

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.01.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Dominic Monaghan today stars on the BBC nature/travel show Wild Things, but he's perhaps best known to pop culture junkies as Charlie Pace on the TV adventure series Lost.