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Jennifer Lawrence Cracks The U.K. Top 40

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.29.2014 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence's song is catching fire. As if being the Mockingjay wasn't enough, Katniss Everdeen Lawrence is adding Top 40 recording artist to...

Remember When the Music Didn't Suck

Galanty Miller | Posted 10.12.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Two summers ago, I visited the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Rihanna's dress was on display, which is sort of like putting Joe Namath's jersey on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame. It doesn't really belong.

Remembering The First 3 Albums I Ever Owned

Tom Cramer | Posted 11.22.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

For as long as I can remember, I have been a music lover. Mom would break out her John Gary and Nat King Cole records, and although I wasn't crazy about either artist, it was hard to miss how happy she was while listening to them.

The Faithful Shopper: Sounds of Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Maybe it's the memories of summers gone by, with barbecues and our trusty stereos at our side - or the fact I know a lot of people sorting their album...

6 Things To Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 06.24.2013 | Fifty
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

Enough already! You are stressed out. Overworked. Underpaid. And buried under your day-to-day life. Sure, you could practice yoga, try to eat healthier and learn to rest more. But how about, for one brief moment, recapturing your youth. For me, these six things do the trick.

Songs Crush: April

Maureen Elinzano | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
Maureen Elinzano

This month, I've been going back to my roots and listening to a lot of songs that a girly girl like me would listen to, as well as new singles which have been topping the music charts.

How Did "Thrift Shop" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Become Such a Big Hit?

Quora | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Aaron Ellis, Former Music Critic with Artist Farm Macklemore & Ryan Lewis follow a formu...

10 Songs I Never, Ever, Ever Need to Hear Again

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 03.31.2013 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

No offense to any of these artists (besides Flo-Rida, I fully mean to offend you), but these songs definitely need to be punished and shown to the gates of Hades, where they will have ample time to think about what they've done.

The Top 10 Top-40 Jams Of 2012 (And The 3 Worst)

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

This year was rife with some great and relatively diverse popular music, and it's time we give some artistic cred not just to the capital-A Artistes who care not for the embrace of the masses but to the hit makers who have probably shaped the future of wedding receptions for decades to come.

Did the New OneRepublic Song Rip Off Florence + the Machine?

Nico Lang | Posted 12.16.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

No one would credit Top 40 for being innovative, but there's a difference between "everything on the radio sounds the same" and "beyotch stole my track." Ryan Tedder's rampant recycling sends a bad message about being successful in the music industry.

Why 'Guilty Pleasure' Music Shouldn't Be Guilty At All

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 05.08.2012 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Do artists have a responsibility to push their fans into new and exciting territories? Is there anything wrong with giving your public exactly what they know they want, if it remains true to who you are? Does embracing mass popular culture somehow harm your credibility as an artist?

The Snap-Cracklin' Pop of the Wellingtons

Eric Williams | Posted 11.06.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Williams

In his boisterous directorial debut, "That Thing You Do!", Tom Hanks's record-executive character Mr. White makes the following request: "I want something peppy, something happy, something up-tempo. I want something snappy." Mr. White would have loved the Wellingtons.

Kia Makarechi

Girl Talk Wants To Get In Your Face

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO -- Gregg Gillis -- the former biomedical engineer who famously sat with a Macbook Pro until he jammed hundreds of samples into frenetic,...

Pretty Inane Things: Interview with Solid Gold's Matt Locher

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With sincere apologies to Marilyn McCoo, Solid Gold is not just synonymous with an afro-infused flashy top 40 countdown dance show anymore.