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Billboard Names The All American Rejects as Having the Most Played Song of 2009

Billboard names the rock group, The All American Rejects as having the most played song in 2009. Their hit song “Gives You Hell” spent 13 weeks on the Billboard Top 10. It has sold over 3.3 million digital copies. The song is off their current album, When the World Comes Down. They beat out competitors like Lady Gaga, The Black Eyed Peas and Taylor Swift.The song was the first number one for the band on …

George Jones: New County music needs a new name

George Jones 78, a legend in the country music industry and a member of the Nashville country music Hall of fame said that he was not pleased about the way country music has changed over the years. In his recent interview, he mentioned artists like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, who he believes have used the county music category as a platform to enter the industry and have “stolen our identity”.

According to Jones, traditional …

X Factor’s Josh Krajcik warned about smoking and drinking

Josh KrajcikJosh Krajcik one of the top 10 remaining contestants in X Factor USA has been warned about smoking and drinking too much. He has a chance at winning $5 million, but he is about to ruin it. Apparently Krajcik was having issues with his voice giving out during practice last week. A doctor examined him and said that drinking and smoking were to blame and Krajcik should stop both immediately. [READ MORE]

Filesharers are the music industry’s best customers

The best customers the music industry has a peer-to-peer (P2P) music pirates, according to a recent survey. Commissioned by Demos in the UK, the MORI survey states that if someone pirates their music, it is a good sign for music companies, as these parties would generally buy music legitimately later on. The survey dissuades RIAA logic, which is that all filesharers or ‘pirates’ should be jailed. The survey goes on to say that if the …

R.E.M. Breaks up

rem breaks up.R.E.M. the alternative rock band from the 80's and 90's has called it quits after 31 years. they announced in an announcement: "As R.E.M., and as lifelong friends and co-conspirators, we have decided to call it a day as a band. We walk away with a great sense of gratitude, of finality, and of astonishment at all we have accomplished. To anyone who ever felt touched by our music, our deepest thanks for listening." READ MORE

Madonna to Release New Album in 2012

madonnaMadonna fans: it's time to celebrate. Madonna announced in Venice, Italy during the 68th annual Venice Film Festival taht she will start workingh on her 12th studio album. Madonna is expected to work for the rest of the year on the album. [...]

Beyonce shows off Pregnancy at the VMA’s

beyonce-pregnantBeyonce made the announcement that she is pregnant last night at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA's). She first announced it during a pre-show interview and later after her performance finished, she opened the front of her jacket and rubbed her belly, while husband Jay-z started jumping up and down along with Kanye West congratulating him.