MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Sleigh Bells debuts newest single on SiriusXM U

Brooklyn-based indie-pop duo Sleigh Bells’ third studio album, Bitter Rivals, isn’t dropping until October 8, but singer Alexis Krauss wanted to make sure SiriusXM listeners heard the title track first, so she came in for a late-night premiere party with SiriusXM … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, POP CULTURE

Lance Bass’s stealth plan to propose to boyfriend is almost foiled

Afterer an amazing week, including the ‘NSYNC reunion at the MTV VMAs, Lance Bass decided his trip to New Orleans was the perfect time to propose to boyfriend Michael “Turkey” Turchin. The problem was how could he get away from … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, POP, POP CULTURE

Lady Gaga: I’m not a French fry, I’m foie gras’

In true Lady Gaga fashion, her newest album ARTPOP has proven to be both a perfect specimen of pop music as well as a commentary on pop music itself, and that’s exactly what she intended. “Fame for me was always … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, POP CULTURE

Frank DeCaro mourns Michael Douglas/Catharine Zeta-Jones split (sort of)

They may be rich, they may be glamorous and she may have won an Oscar for Chicago (because she was able to dance while pregnant, says Doria), but even their marriage can fall in the face of so much hardship. … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, POP, POP CULTURE

LISTEN: Justin Timberlake talks ‘NYSNC reunion, twerking, Miley Cyrus and making babies

He accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award, he reunited with his former bandmates from ‘NSYNC and probably most memorable of all (at least for MTV VMA audiences) he watched Miley Cyrus twerk. Then Justin Timberlake came into the studios to … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, POP, POP CULTURE

Lance Bass gabs about ‘NSYNC reunion: Bickering, vomiting and a big ‘ol love fest

From trying to pull one over on his fans about the reunion, and preparing the seriously difficult dance moves; to a fight with ‘NSYNC bandmate Kris Kirkpatrick backstage before the show, and almost vomiting onstage DURING it, Lance Bass says … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES

Andrea Mitchell: Until you meet Castro, you don’t understand Havana

For anyone who follows the news, Andrea Mitchell is a woman to be reckoned with, whether you like her or not. She’s traveled the world, challenging American and world leaders alike, not to mention her battle with breast cancer. When … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (8/24/13)

Every week, Alt Nation’s crew of music mages casts out to the interwebs for your requests. For the first time in a few weeks, Bastille got bumped to Number 2 for Grouplove’s Ways to Go, which took the top spot. … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

HITS 1: Weekend Countdown (8/24/13)

The SiriusXM Hits 1 Weekend Countdown is back with the nation’s top hit songs! Imagine Dragons’ Radioactive just can’t be beat, Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines is still setting the summer on fire, followed by Maroon 5’s Love Somebody at number … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTRY, MUSIC

THE HIGHWAY: Hot 30 Countdown (8/23/13)

SiriusXM ‘s The Highway has you plugged into the country music scene with the Hot 30 Countdown. This Week FGL crosses the line to #1 with their hit Round Here, while Jason Aldean stays on track at #3 with Night … Continued