The One Direction boys talk about the various inspirations for each of the songs on Made in the A.M., what exactly they mean, and they reflect on the pace of having recorded five albums in five years. Read on for some track highlights.
Logic bows at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (chart dated Dec. 5), earning the rapper his first chart-topper as his sophomore studio album, The Incredible True Story¸ opens with 118,000 copies sold in the week ending Nov. 19.
The YouTube user Slayer Bob has taken Slipknot’s 2008 song “Psychosocial” and set it to a badass display of Christmas lights, featuring a growling tree and giant “rock on” hands. We have a feeling Slipknot would approve.
Following a traumatic car accident in 2014, Tracy Morgan is back on his feet and determined to bring the funny. The SNL legend opened up about the experience in a recent interview with Complex, saying that God spoke to him.
When director John Scheinfeld, best known for his work on such acclaimed documentaries as The U.S. vs. John Lennon and Who Is Harry Nilsson, was first approached by producer Spencer Proffer to helm a film about uplifting country music hit, “I Hope You Dance,” he had a confession to make: he didn’t know the Grammy-winning song.
Ellie Goulding’s new album "Delirium" is here, and it features her mega hit “Love Me Like You Do” from the "Fifty Shades of Grey" soundtrack. Stopping by James Corden’s "Late Late Show" last night (Nov. 24), Goulding performed several highly unexpected shades of her hit, in case you ever wondered what “Love Me” would sound like in punk, country, hip-hop, rave, reggae, Mumford-style folk and gospel.
On a cool Tuesday morning in Music City, Tracy Lawrence spent his day just as he has every Thanksgiving week since 2006 – knee deep in turkeys. For the tenth year, the singer was helping out the Nashville Rescue Mission by frying turkeys for their holiday meal. Aboard his tour bus, Lawrence stepped in from the cold for a moment to chat with Billboard about the event, which he says has grown into a tradition over the past decade. “We just started off with a few guys wanting to fry some turkeys,” he said. “What a fun and unique thing it has turned out to be. It’s definitely got its’ own personality to it.”
John Frusciante, previously reluctant to release the products of his forays into acid house, has apparently had a change of heart -- he just put a large collection of music on SoundCloud and Bandcamp, all for free.
Vic Mensa took to the streets alongside a Chicago protesters yesterday (Nov. 24), after a graphic video of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing teenager Laquan McDonald was released.