Today's best new music recommendations include a surprising take on an iconic song, a haunting pop ballad, and a couple of artists you'll need to catch on tour this summer. It's a mixed bag of the best kind.1. Jack White + Jack White = Jack WhiteYou already know Jack White, silly. He has a new song, and on June 10th, he'll have a new album. "High Ball Stepper" is featured on Lazaretto. There are no words. Literally.2. Adele + Jessie Ware = Katy BKaty B's new single "Still" is the jam that...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Most artists would be thrilled to have their songs featured on the hit HBO show Girls, which has developed a reputation for breaking up-and-comers, but not Rihanna. In a new interview with Radio.com, music supervisor Manish Raval revealed that the singer turned down a request to use her music in one of the show's most memorable scenes — and just happened to give Swedish duo Icona Pop their big break in the process.Evidently Rihanna (or someone on her team) was opposed to the...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Miley Cyrus has found an appropriate opener for her unrepentantly inappropriate upcoming tour. On Tuesday, Swedish electro-pop duo Icona Pop announced that they'll be opening for Cyrus on her upcoming Bangerz trek across North America."It's OFFICIAL! We're joining Miley Cyrus on her #bangerz tour! Who's ready to dance with all of us starting February 14th??" the group posted on Facebook.Cyrus' Bangerz tour kicks off on Valentine's Day in Vancouver, British Columbia, and will...Read Full Story
(VEVO | Hollywood Records)As anyone who's turned on their radio in the past three months knows, it was a good summer for Pharrell. The multi-talented producer played a major role in both of the summer's monstrously successful smash singles. It was also a big summer for ex-child stars, all of whom took very different approaches to launching their post-family programming careers. And as always, it was a great season for ridiculously good looking people who know their way around a hook.1...Read Full Story
(YouTube)Cookie Monster has been up front and honest about his battles with self-control for decades now, but in his new music video for "Me Want It (But Me Wait)," he enters new territory: The club. The fuzzy blue monster sings about holding off the cookie cravings in his just-released parody cover of Icona Pop's "I Love It," and it's a colorful disco party for all involved — even Gladys the Cow and a couple of penguins.Read Full Story
Icona Pop is a Swedish electro-pop duo formed in 2009. They are best known for their international hit "I Love It."