COUNTRY, MUSIC

Brad Paisley talks performing for American troops + his Air Force One selfie

While you were barbecuing hot dogs and hamburgers this Memorial Day weekend, country superstar Brad Paisley made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, where he played for roughly 3,000 troops at the Bagram Airfield. And even cooler? He made the visit … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

Celebrate Black Music Month on The Heat, Heart & Soul, Soul Town, SiriusXM Fly + more

SiriusXM celebrates Black Music Month all through June with tons of programming featuring the best in hip-hop, soul, gospel, classic hip-hop, r&b, funk, reggae, and more. See what’s in store below! Heart & Soul, Ch. 48 Off the Record: A … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

Pop Evil’s Torn to Pieces tears up this week’s Octane Big ‘Uns Countdown (5/17/14)

In this week’s Octane Big ‘Uns countdown, Gemini Syndrome gets wiped off the charts after finally making it back to number one, and Volbeat sink to number six after debuting in last week’s top three. Trivium’s Strife is our only top … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, HIP-HOP/R&B, MUSIC

HIP-HOP NATION: Future, Drake + Schoolboy Q run the Music Meeting Top 10 (5/24/14)

In this week’s Music Meeting Top 10, Future’s Move That Dope (featuring Pharrell, Pusha T, and Casino) holds tight at number one, followed by a Drake swap out. Last week, Drake was featured at number two on YG’s remix of Who … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

The Black Keys, Sylvan Esso + tUnE-yArDs top the SiriusXMU Download 15 for the 2nd week (5/26/14)

In this week’s SiriusXMU Download 15 countdown, The Black Keys are still at number one, only with a new song: It’s Up to You Now, from their latest album, Turn Blue. Next up, Sylvan Esso is at number two for … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC

Sleeper Agent breaks The Black Keys’ Fever in the ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (5/26/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Sleeper Agent breaks The Black Keys’ three-time winning streak with their number one song, Waves. Meanwhile, The Black Keys are still hanging tight in the top five with Fever, Arctic Monkeys come in at … Continued

ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC, ROCK

The Black Keys rock Nashville: See pics + videos from the duo’s exclusive SiriusXM show

Who listened to The Black Keys live at The Mercy Lounge in Nashville last night? High fives all around if you did! Alt Nation aired an exclusive show by The Black Keys, where vocalist/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, ROCK

Slayer + Killer Be Killed rule in this week’s LIQUID METAL: The Devil’s Dozen (5/29/14)

This week’s Devil’s Dozen countdown has Slayer and Killer Be Killed at number one and two, respectively, while Suicide Silence’s Cease to Exist jumps up three spots to close out the top three. At number four is Whitechapel with The … Continued

DANCE/ELECTRONIC, MUSIC

EDC New York 2014 Wrap-Up: Fans deal with downpours, Tiësto hands out shots + more

The 2014 New York Electric Daisy Carnival has come and gone, but we’ll never forget the EDM fest’s two-day onslaught of thumping bass, day-glo outfits, pillars of fire, 40-foot owls, and SiriusXM rain slickers. For those of you not at … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Watch The Summer Set perform Lightning in a Bottle + cover One Direction’s Story of My Life

Scottsdale, AZ act The Summer Set have done a bold thing: They covered One Direction’s Story of My Life on SiriusXM Hits 1. Why so bold, you ask? Because it’s ONE DIRECTION. I mean, talk about big shoes to fill! … Continued