MUSIC, POP

Original VJ Martha Quinn talks ’80s nostalgia, Milli Vanilli + the real reason MTV doesn’t play music videos anymore

Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn doesn’t just remember the ’80s — she’s a bona fide ’80s pop culture icon. She saw it, she lived it, she was there when. Along with fellow VJs Alan Hunter, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, and the … Continued

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Downtown Julie Brown talks ’90s MTV, the rise of Mariah Carey + why entourages are the worst

“The ’90s were just a whole bunch of fun. It was the kind of place that everybody wanted to be in,” says Downtown Julie Brown, who is perhaps best known for her stint as an MTV VJ in the late … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Lance Bass talks *NSYNC in the ’00s, meeting Destiny’s Child + why ‘the VMAs are going downhill’

Lance Bass was my eighth grade crush. In the grand, sweeping boy band pop scene that dominated the late ’90s and early ’00s, and when most adolescents gravitated toward the era’s heartthrob frontmen (think: Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, and BSB’s … Continued

MUSIC, WHAT'S ON

SiriusXM Music Discovery Week: Ella Henderson, Hozier, Ariana Grande + more

Part of having such a wide variety of music at SiriusXM means we’re always discovering new bands. And the best part? You, the listeners, get first crack at what we find. So, in honor of SiriusXM’s Music Discovery Week, we’ve … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC, POP, POP CULTURE

Cousin Brucie, Tell Me a Story: The Beatles at Shea Stadium

Cousin Brucie, aka radio legend Bruce Morrow, is known for a lot of things: He essentially MC’d the entire British Invasion at one of the country’s highest-profile radio stations (WABC), he currently hosts Cousin Brucie’s Saturday Night Party and Cruisin’ … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC

Watch Hozier perform From Eden on The Spectrum

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier (aka Andrew Hozier-Byrne) doesn’t even have a full-length album out yet (his self-titled is slated to drop in September), but one glance at his passionate, intense, brooding performance at SiriusXM Studios should make it easy to see … Continued

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Hear Passenger perform LIVE on The Coffee House

Airs Thursday 8/14 at 12 pm ET on The Coffee House, Ch. 31 Replays Friday 8/15 at 12 am and 8 pm ET, Saturday 8/16 at 2 pm and 10 pm ET, and Sunday 8/17 at 5 pm ET You … Continued

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Hear the best of the ’80s, ’90s + ’00s with Martha Quinn, Julie Brown, and Lance Bass!

Anyone who’s scrolled through Facebook or Twitter can attest to the amount of decades-based nostalgia streaming through the Internet at all times. Whether it’s Sam Smith covering Whitney Houston’s How Will I Know or Emma Stone fangirling over the Spice … Continued

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YouTube’s Top Tunes: Get the Latest with Jenna Marbles (8/8/14)

In this week’s YouTube 15 on SiriusXM Hits 1, there are a few familiar faces as well as a handful of newbies. Demi Lovato and Cher Lloyd hang around with their L.A. pride parade anthem Really Don’t Care, as does … Continued

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Ray Parker, Jr., Prince + The Jacksons top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1984 (8/9/14)

In this week’s Big 80s on 8 Top 40 countdown, it’s all about Ray Parker, Jr.’s ode to Ghostbusters. (Who you gonna call?? I ain’t afraid of no ghost.) Er, moving on. Up next is Prince’s When Doves Cry and … Continued