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Drake and Florence and the Machine to Work Together

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They might seem like an unlikely duo, but if Spinner is to be believed, Florence Welch (the "Florence" in Florence and the Machine) and rapper Drake have decided to get together and collaborate on a song of their own. They met at last year's MTV Music Awards and have maintained a friendship since then. Now it seems that friendship may turn into a professional relationship.

MTV VMAs 2010 Video Roundup: Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Florence And The...

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MTV VMAs 2010 Video Roundup: Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Florence And The Machine and More
Another year has gone by and and another batch of unnecessary awards shows have also occurred to capitalize on the teen market who ave no clue the "M" in  MTV used to stand for Music Television. Honing in on reality shows such as the filthy Jersey Shore and getting the best B-list celebrity talk show host to talk smack about A-list celebrities (via Chelsea Handler)...

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Soundtrack Features Metric, Bat For Lashes,...

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The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Soundtrack
Late last night we shared the news with you in regards to the upcoming soundtrack for Eclipse, the third installment of the Twilight series. Although a couple of movie stars may be holding production back by demanding a pay raise, Alexandra Patsavas and her people at Chop Shop Records and Atlantic Records are ready to share the music with you. Exciting, right? Even if you're not a...

BeatCrave's Top 20 Albums of 2009

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Top 20 Albums of 2009
2009 was a great year in music, and we hope you enjoyed what it's brought you. There's been a wealth in reissues and limited edition releases, but new full-lengths will always be a thrill for music fiends like us. So we count down the best albums of the year. Although there have been some great EPs and singles, this list includes only full-length albums that have been released in the US. Check...

Watch: Florence + The Machine Perform Kiss With A Fist On Letterman

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Watch: Florence + The Machine Perform Kiss With A Fist On Letterman
Is Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine out to take place of Jenny Lewis when it comes to our favorite red head? It's highly possible. Not only has the album, Lungs, been one of the most refreshing albums of 2009 so far, but Flo and the band have put on incredible performances on stage and in their music videos. Although the leading lady is...

Florence + The Machine Music Video: You've Got The Love

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Florence + The Machine Music Video You've Got The Love
Mercury Prize nominee, Florence + The Machine, have released one of the best albums of 2009 so far with Lungs and all of their accompanying videos have been just as enticing as their arrangements. Their latest video for "You've Got The love" has leading lady, Florence Welch, strutting Kylie Minogue style in a sparkle-crusted moon...

BeatCrave Fav Poll: Chris Garneau, Cosio, She and Him, Florence and The...

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We’ve picked out favorite artists of the week. Now it’s your turn to pick yours! Is your favorite the unique folk sounds of Chris Garneau (listen here)? Is it the sultry vocals peppered with traditional folk by 5-piece band, Cosio (listen here)? Is it Zooey Deschanel and M.Wards's alt-country sounds of She & Him (listen here)? Or do you...

Florence and The Machine: BeatCrave Fav

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Having just recently released their debut full-length album, Florence and The Machine are already making a quick trip to the top of the UK music scene.  Released on 6 July 2009, "Lungs" escalated all the way to number 2 on the UK charts, just behind the incomparable Michael Jackson.  Voiced by the sultry/sassy/superb Florence Welch and backed by the "machine" of some...

Indie Artists Dominate Mercury Music Prize Nominations

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The Mercury Music Prize shortlist nominations are in, and indie artists have taken over! Usually dominated by mainstream artists, 2009's shortlist nominations include some of our favorite artists.  The dreamy Bat For Lashes is nominated for her prolific Two Suns, Florence and The Machine (tomorrow's BeatCrave Fav) is nominated for her...

Diditleak Updates: Alchemist, Born Of Osiris, Hopes Die Last

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As we've mentioned to our BeatCrave readers before, Diditleak started an account on twitter and on it you can find songs or albums that have leaked from different artists. An impatient fans heaven!  Here are a few of the entries from this week: Born Of Osiris | A Higher place | album due out July 6th Florence And The Machine | Lungs...

Winners of the BRIT Awards

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The BRIT Awards, the UK's version of our Grammys (only more xenophobic with separate categories for the British and for foreigners) were held yesterday in London. Also unlike the Grammys, the BRIT Awards do not give out lifetime achievement awards in the form of making one person the winner of every single big category for that one year (i.e. Robert Plant, Herbie Hancock, Ray Charles, Steely Dan,...