MUSIC MUSINGS

Music Musings: Drake, AC/DC, and Jack White with Headline Coachella

Music Musings: Drake, AC/DC, and Jack White with Headline Coachella

  by Angel Lenise

If there’s one thing we can say for sure about Coachella, it’s that the annual music and arts festival has something for everyone. Past headliners have spanned from Beck, Madonna, and Prince, to The Flaming Lips, OutKast, and Lana [...]

Tags: music musings, AC/DC, Angel Lenise, Axwell + Ingrosso, Azealia Banks, coachella, Coachella 2015, Drake, festivals, fka twigs, Jack White
Listen: Frank Ocean Muses about an Imaginary Lover on ‘Memrise’

Listen: Frank Ocean Muses about an Imaginary Lover on ‘Memrise’

  by Angel Lenise

Dear Frank Ocean, we’ve been thinkin bout you—ever since you all-but disappeared following the Grammy Award-winning success of channel ORANGE. Two years have passed, and though we heard your familiar baritone on “Oceans” with Jay [...]

Tags: music musings, Beyonce, channel ORANGE, frank ocean, Jay-Z, Kanye West
Have Yourself an Ariana Grande Christmas

Have Yourself an Ariana Grande Christmas

  by Angel Lenise

All we want for Christmas is... Ariana Grande. The “Problem” powerhouse is here to help deck your halls with a new holiday tune, “Santa Tell Me.” Grande first performed the song at A Very Grammy Christmas on November 18, before [...]

Tags: music musings, Ariana Grande, Big Sean, christmas, holiday
Haters Gonna Hate: Taylor Swift Zooms in on TIME and Businessweek

Haters Gonna Hate: Taylor Swift Zooms in on TIME and Businessweek

  by Angel Lenise

You can’t escape Taylor Swift. From the top of the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 charts, to Thanksgiving dinner, and radio airways in between, the purveyor of 1989 pop is everywhere. So why not get up close and personal with music’s [...]

Tags: music musings, 1989, BusinessWeek, Taylor Swift, time
Billboard is Honoring Ariana Grande and Idina Menzel

Billboard is Honoring Ariana Grande and Idina Menzel

  by Angel Lenise

One’s “Problem” involves burning up the charts. The other isn’t able to “Let It Go.” Now, both Ariana Grande and Idina Menzel are being rewarded for their work by Billboard. The two join Taylor Swift as recipients at [...]

Tags: music musings, Ariana Grande, Billboard, Idina Menzel, Taylor Swift
Trophies: Kendall and Kylie Go For the Gold at the 2014 American Music Awards

Trophies: Kendall and Kylie Go For the Gold at the 2014 American Music Awards

  by Angel Lenise

The Jenner sisters are bringing their Calabasas cool to L.A. Live. Kendall no Jenner and baby sister Kylie Jenner have joined the 2014 American Music Awards presenters lineup. They’ll have the opportunity to hand off a coveted Dick [...]

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