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Don't Miss These Lesser-Known Artists at Coachella

Going to Coachella? Here's a Playlist of the Lesser-Known Artists You Must Hear

Originally posted 04/09/2014 03:15PM

We have no doubt that Foster the People, Empire of the Sun, Arcade Fire and plenty of other acts will have an area jam-packed with fans at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, but a big part of the fun is discovering new music.

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See Who's Up for Billboard Music Awards (Hint: Luke Bryan May Have a Banner Night!)

Lorde, Imagine Dragons Lead Pack of Finalists Announced for 2014 Billboard Music Awards

Originally posted 04/09/2014 09:50AM

Alternative rock quartet Imagine Dragons and New Zealand-born teen singer-songwriter Lorde lead the finalists announced Wednesday morning for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, which honor musical artists across 40 categories.

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UpdatePosted 04/08/2014 02:20PM

The Chainsmokers Hit No. 1 with Their Catchy Hit '#Selfie'

Originally posted 04/08/2014 11:00AM

[YOUTUBE "kdemFfbS5H0"] 'Twas the selfie click heard 'round the world.  

When the Chainsmokers, made up of Alex Pall, 28, and Andrew Taggart, 24, released their single "#Selfie," it began trending online within weeks, peaking at No. 1 on Billboard's New Release chart and the iTunes Top Dance Song Chart. It also made its way to the top 20 of the highly coveted Billboard Hot 100.

So how did this extremely catchy song come about? "I wrote '#Selfie' in my living room, which I converted into a studio after my girlfriend broke up with me," Pall tells PEOPLE. "'#Selfie' is a story of passion, love, revenge and heartbreak," he adds jokingly.

If there is one thing this duo has, it's a sense of humor. But in all seriousness, that breakup somewhat changed the course of history for them. "We used to record at Drew’s house before," says Pall. Adds Taggart: "Because she moved out, we had more room and we invested in getting a microphone and we started doing vocals. '#Selfie' was one of the first things we recorded on the mic."

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Just How Is Country Star Lee Brice Romantic 'Every Single Night'?

Lee Brice Is Romantic 'Every Single Night'

Originally posted 04/05/2014 05:45PM

Lee Brice is not only a crooner as a single, he's quite a gentleman in the bedroom. No, it's not what you think.

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Can't Wait for Coachella? 10 New Tracks for Your Desert Dance Party Prep

UpdatePosted 04/04/2014 08:00AM

Coachella Bound? 10 New Tracks for Your Desert Road Trip

Originally posted 04/03/2014 06:15PM

Coachella is just around the corner, which means music-loving masses flocking to Palm Springs for days of dancing. Whether you're set to road trip or jet in, PEOPLE found 10 brand new light and airy tunes that will set the mood for partying in the open air.

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Miley Cyrus Weeps While Paying Tribute to Late Dog | Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus Weeps While Paying Tribute to Late Dog at Boston Show

Originally posted 04/03/2014 12:20PM

Miley Cyrus broke down in tears on stage in Boston on Wednesday, wracked by grief after her dog passed away earlier this week.

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Don't Call Them the Pussycat Dolls! Meet the Girls of G.R.L.

Meet the Girls of G.R.L.

Originally posted 04/03/2014 10:45AM

What do you get when you mix five early 20-something choreographers, dancers, actresses and singers, all of whom have serious vocal chops?

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Filed Under: Music News, Pitbull
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Justin Bieber and Austin Mahone Hit the Recording Studio

Justin Bieber and Austin Mahone Hit the Recording Studio

Originally posted 04/02/2014 08:00PM

They're both young, talented and close with pop star Selena Gomez: It's about time teen sensations Justin Bieber and Austin Mahone recorded a song together.

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See the Full Star-Studded ACM Awards Lineup Here First

ACM Awards Talent Lineup for Sunday Reaches for the Stars

Originally posted 04/02/2014 11:20AM

Hold on to your cowboy hats – the star-studded list of performers and presenters has been announced for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards this Sunday, April 6.

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The Nashville Cast Is Taking the Show on the Road


UpdatePosted 04/01/2014 02:00PM

Nashville Cast Takes the Show on the Road

Originally posted 04/01/2014 12:30PM

Nashville fans, get your cowboy boots shined and ready. ABC's hit drama is kicking off a live music tour featuring everyone's favorite country cast.

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