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Why Meghan Trainor deserves her 2016 Grammy nomination

After the 2016 Grammy nominations were announced this morning, some fans were not happy! With Taylor Swift receiving 11 nominations and names like Demi Lovato and One Direction not even making the list, it’s easy to see where some frustration occurs. However, the main focus of backlash is aimed towards Meghan Trainor’s nomination […]

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Review: Adele’s ’25’

Adele released her exuberant 25 record this weekend and it was well worth the wait. The 11-track album, which features the smash single, “Hello,” is a continuation of everything we loved from 21 with some new tricks Adele has learned along the way. What makes 25 shine is that it isn’t 21 and it […]

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Justin Bieber finds his ‘Purpose’

During Justin Bieber’s hiatus from releasing music, the 21-year-old pop star hasn’t had the best of luck. Between, a “DUI” arrest in Miami, peeing in mop buckets, and visiting brothels in Rio de Janeiro  many have wondered if Bieber’s career had finally come to an end. When he announced earlier this year that he was sorry and ready […]

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Transviolet: The new mavericks of pop music

Imagine receiving a handwritten package addressed to you directly with no return address, no labels, nothing aside from a cassette tape with the handwritten words “Just press play,” tagged in pen. Could this be the work of a criminal mastermind? Or just an expert marketing technique to launch Transviolet’s debut single “Girls […]

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Why we need Lady Gaga’s Emotion Revolution

On October 24 Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation partnered with the  Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence  to launch the Emotion Revolution. The larger-than-life pop star spoke to over 200 high school students alongside some leading names in emotional intelligence. She also spoke to a live panel of “yalies” upon […]

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Review: Demi Lovato’s ‘Confident’

Demi Lovato took the summer of 2k15 by storm with the release of her first Confident single and “Song of the Summer,” “Cool For The Summer.” The first release from her partnership between Safehouse, Hollywood and Island Records slayed pop fans with its sexy overtones and magnetic synths, and essentially had us living for […]

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