MUSIC, POP

R5: Louder than your average set of siblings

Sibling rivalry isn’t a problem for the incurably catchy pop band R5. Originally from Littleton, Colorado, the now L.A.-based band consists of Ross, Riker, Rydel, and Rocky (got it yet?) Lynch and their non-biological brother Ellington Ratliff. Their debut album, … Continued

MUSIC, POP

Hear Jimmy Buffett’s St. Somewhere + This One’s For You tour live on Radio Margaritaville

You don’t have to see tropical pop icon Jimmy Buffett live to know that the man is one of the most popular touring acts in the country. Between his best-selling albums, sold-out concerts, and seemingly endless island-themed business franchises, the … Continued

MUSIC, POP

One word says it all: The greatest ’60s pop songs with one-word titles

At SiriusXM, we spend a lot of time perusing playlists, scrolling through endless song titles and obsessing over our favorite artists. Sometimes we even notice patterns — kinda like playing records backwards with the hope of unearthing hidden phrases. (Not … Continued

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The Spectrum: Baker’s Dozen Countdown (4/19/14)

In this week’s Baker’s Dozen, the temperatures show no sign of dropping as Black Key’s Fever grabs the number one spot for the second time. Meanwhile, Coldplay’s Magic comes in at number two, Hozier’s Take Me To Church clocks in … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown April 18, 1988 (4/21/14)

1988 was the year for big hair and bigger love songs – or was it the other way around? Regardless, the household names of the ’80s knew how to belt out all the feels. Billy Ocean’s Get Outta My Dreams, … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

SiriusXM U: Download 15 Countdown (4/20/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM U Download 15 countdown, the unstoppable Black Keys are at number one with Turn Blue. At number two is Twin Shadow’s To The Top (which he debuted on SXMU just last week — nice work!), and … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

ALT NATION: Alt 18 Countdown (4/21/14)

In this week’s Alt 18 Countdown, Grouplove takes the the top spot with Shark Attack. Meanwhile, Arctic Monkeys climb toward the top with Why Do You Always Call Me When You’re High?, and The Black Keys’ Fever drops a degree … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

Hits 1: Weekend Countdown (4/19/14)

Bastille knocks OneRepubilc out of the top spot! Find out where your most WutChuWanted songs landed in the Weekend Countdown.

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

The Pulse: 2000s & Today Top 15 Countdown (4/16/14)

For the fourth week running, Bastille’s Pompeii grabs the number one spot in The Pulse’s Top 15 Countdown, and Neon Trees’ Sleeping With a Friend follows suit at number two for the third week running. 2005 was a year for … Continued

MUSIC, POP, ROCK

Coachella artists Bear Hands, Warpaint, Bombay Bicycle Club + more go acoustic at SONOS Studio

If you’re a band playing Coachella, then it’s probably safe to say that you’ll spend some time feeling hot and dusty (that California desert does not mess around). On the plus side, if you’re a Coachella band tapped to play … Continued