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Americans Hate Justin Bieber And Chris Brown, According To New Music Poll

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Poor Justin Bieber has been having something of a rough patch these days.  Despite his rabid and fervent army of Beliebers, he’s been getting into more and more skirmishes with the paparazzi, and is-get this, you guys—coming off just a little bit like a spoiled, out of touch, and entitled rich kid.  And it seems that the rest of America is more or less getting sick of him, according to a...

Rihanna, Black Keys, Taylor Swift To Perform At The Grammys

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It's awards season all around. Those in the movie industry have been announcing the best and greatest of 2012, and those in the music biz are gearing up to do the same. The Grammys will air next month, and it has been revealed that Taylor Swift, Rihanna and The Black Keys are among those who will perform during the telecast.

Adele's '21' Is 2012's Bestselling Album... Just As It Was In 2011

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Well, here’s a first—as noted by Billboard, for the first time since Nielsen SoundScan began keeping track of music sales way back in 1991, the same album remained the bestselling album in the United States for two years in a row.  That’s right, Adele’s 21 was the number one bestselling album in the United States in 2012… just like it was in...

News Roundup: Rihanna Debuts 'Diamonds' Music Video, Thom Yorke Announces...

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Rihanna released a new music video for "Diamonds," a song from her upcoming album Unapologetic, due out November 19. In the video, Rihanna runs violently, smokes seductively and floats on water. You can see the video below. Also, Thom Yorke announced the release date for the Atoms For Peace record. It'll come out early next year. And Passion Pit announced they were...

Taylor Swift's 'Red' Expected To Sell One Million Copies In First Week

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Kennedy-wedding crasher and singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is breaking records once again. Her latest album, Red, which debuted yesterday, is on track to sell a million copies in its first week of release. If the record goes platinum, Swift will be the first artist in a decade to have two back-to-back albums reach the million mark during debut week.

News Roundup: Taylor Swift Donates $4 Million To Charity, Kanye Heads To...

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This week, Taylor Swift announced that she would be donating $4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Also, Jennifer Lopez finally cleared up the rumors regarding her future on American Idol, while Kanye West announced that he will be debuting a short film at the Cannes Film Festival next week. Catch up on this week's news below.

Taylor Swift Somehow Earned More Than Lady Gaga, U2, And Adele In 2011

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Ever wonder would it would feel like to have your entire cranium implode, just like the guy in Scanners?  Well, if so, you’re in luck today.  Simply read the following sentence three times: in 2011, Taylor Swift earned more money on tour than U2, Lady Gaga or Adele.  If your head is still attached to your neck, I think I typed something wrong.

Taylor Swift Debuts New Music Video With The Civil Wars

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Taylor Swift released the music video for "Safe & Sound," her new single from The Hunger Games movie soundtrack. Featuring the Grammy-winning duo, The Civil Wars, Swift's new video doesn't feature a peppy high school girl falling in love. There's a feel of loneliness in Swift's new video. Check it out below.

Taylor Swift And Kenny Chesney Garner American Country Music Award...

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It’s a big day for country music today—the 47th American Country Music Award nominations were announced.  That’s right, the news you’ve been waiting for all month has finally arrived.  Which sleeveless T-shirt/Wrangler enthusiast was nominated for Entertainer of the Year?  Which album you’ve never, ever heard of was nominated for Album of the Year?  How...

Pop Music Sweeps The People's Choice Awards 2012

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The People’s Choice Awards of 2012 were held last night in Los Angeles, and, in addition to actually handing an award out to Kim Kardashian for “Best Celebrity” (seriously), the awards ceremony further pointed out its obsolescence and pointlessness by doling out best music awards to such illustrious musicians as Maroon 5, Demi Lovato, and, of course,...

Taylor Swift is Billboard's 'Woman of the Year'

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The country singer-songwriter Taylor Swift was named Billboard's Woman of the Year today. At 21 years old, Swift is the youngest artist to receive the honor. That's right, Taylor, keep bringing the diary entries set to music because "Woman of the Year" and 2 listings in the 2012 Guinness Book of World Records (Fastest Selling Digital Album by a Female Artist...

Act Of God Thankfully Prevents Black Eyed Peas Concert

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Sometimes, the universe throws something out there that just forces you to believe in a greater good.  And by “throws something out there,” I mean dropping a big-ass thunderstorm on top of Central Park last in New York to prevent an outdoor concert featuring Black Eyed Peas and Taylor Swift.

POLL: Taylor Swift Buys Parents a House, Earns Billboard Noms, and Will...

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Taylor Swift may have skyrocketed to stardom, but at least she's grounded enough to know that she has the people who raised her to thank for the massive success she's experienced over the last couple of years. According to Yahoo!, the country pop star recently dug into her ever-expanding bank account and bought her parents a house in Nashville for the hefty sum of $1.4...

***UPDATE***Reba McEntire Jokes About Taylor Swift, but Does She Have a...

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While Taylor Swift may be winning the hearts of all the American girls who used to insist that they'd listen to "any kind of music except country," music icon and occasional failedsitcom star (well, in our opinion, the show was at least an "artistic failure") Reba McEntire is jokingly calling out the rising star for writing so many songs about ex-boyfriends.

Taylor Swift Shows Her Rapping Skills During Interview

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Taylor Swift may be a talented country-pop musician, but we were all fairly sure that rap wasn't her thing. Well, Swift surprised us--don't worry, she's not doing a "hey, we're tottally friends now" collaboration with Kanye--by putting her own personal twist on some Nicki Minaj rhymes during a radio interview.

Katy Perry, Taylor Swift Win Big at People's Choice Awards

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Last night was the annual People's Choice Awards, one of the few awards shows that decides who brings home a trophy by asking the general public to vote. (And by "general public," we mean teenage girls. How else do you explain Grown Ups winning Best Comedy?) According to MTV, it was a good show this year, with plenty of big names in the pop music world accepting...

The Best Concerts of 2010

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Even when it seems as though half of the music you hear these days has been processed and auto-tuned to death, the fact is that there are still plenty of artists out there with raw talent, and the best way to recognize this is to catch their live shows. 2010 was a great year for concert-goers of all tastes. Whether you like country-pop, rap, indie rock, and whether you prefer festivals, concert...