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  • Semi Precious Weapons Play for Yahoo Music

    Semi Precious Weapons Play for Yahoo Music | VIDEO

    New York City glam-rockers Semi Precious Weapons have some very high-profile fans — Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and Kesha among them — but in many ways they're still a cult group. Thankfully, their diehard fans (famous or...

    July 31, 2014 5:19 PM ET
  • Catching Up With Jesse Camp

    Catching Up With Jesse Camp | ARTICLE

    When Jesse Camp — the infamously haystack-haired, lanky-legged winner of MTV's 1998 "Wanna Be a VJ" contest — resurfaced last month on a Hollywood red carpet, after years of relative seclusion, the Internet was instantly...

    July 30, 2014 5:15 PM ET
  • X-Factor's Alex & Sierra Visit Yahoo Music

    X-Factor's Alex & Sierra Visit Yahoo Music | VIDEO

    It seems like just the other day, Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton were singing A Great Big World's "Say Something" through tears in the X Factor Season 3 winner's circle. But now they're here at Yahoo Music,...

    July 28, 2014 10:40 AM ET
  • Voice' Duo The Swon Brothers Talk Shelton

    Voice' Duo The Swon Brothers Talk Shelton | VIDEO

    Voice alums the Swon Brothers are preparing to release their full-length major-label debut, and their single "Later On" is already a bona fide country hit. (It racked up the most one-week adds of any debut single in...

    July 22, 2014 11:56 AM ET
  • Adam Lambert Lives Proud, Gets His Life

    Adam Lambert Lives Proud, Gets His Life | ARTICLE

    Adam Lambert is currently on the road fronting the massive rock band Queen, which means he's being heard by more people than ever before and reaching new audiences. So the timing is perfect for him...

    July 22, 2014 10:05 AM ET
  • Paula Abdul's Favorite Choreography Moments of Her Career

    Paula Abdul's Favorite Choreography Moments of Her Career | ARTICLE

    While some fans may think of Paula Abdul as a "Straight Up" pop starlet or original American Idol/X Factor judge, her true entertainment legacy lies in dance. After her humble start as a Laker Girl, she went...

    July 18, 2014 12:10 PM ET
  • Linda Perry Talks Reality TV vs. Reality

    Linda Perry Talks Reality TV vs. Reality | VIDEO

    Linda Perry — the superproducer and 4 Non Blondes founder who's worked with Pink, Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera, the Dixie Chicks, and many other massive artists — is about to launch her own reality series on VH1,...

    July 14, 2014 11:40 AM ET
  • Allison Iraheta + Halo Circus Perform

    Allison Iraheta + Halo Circus Perform | VIDEO

    Allison Iraheta's ties to Duran Duran are strong. While she sadly never covered the Fab Five when she competed on American Idol in 2009, she's since recorded music for the Skaist-Taylor fashion line (co-founded by John's wife,...

    July 11, 2014 11:30 AM ET
  • Paul McDonald and Nikki Reed Release Post-Breakup Album

    Paul McDonald and Nikki Reed Release Post-Breakup Album | ARTICLE

    Actress Nikki Reed and American Idol alum Paul McDonald recently announced their separation, just a little more than three years after they met on an Idol episode and married after a whirlwind courtship. But over...

    July 9, 2014 4:22 PM ET
  • Kris Allen's 'Prove It to You' Video

    Kris Allen's 'Prove It to You' Video | VIDEO

    Season 8 American Idol winner Kris Allen just announced that his fourth full-length effort, Horizons, will come out Aug. 12, and Yahoo Music is excited to premiere the first lyric video from the album, for "Prove It...

    July 7, 2014 4:15 PM ET
  • 'Rising Star' Gets It About 70 Percent Right

    'Rising Star' Gets It About 70 Percent Right | ARTICLE

    On Sunday night, ABC premiered a new singing show called Rising Star. Yes, another music competition. Can this latest entry in a crowded (and some would say fading) market do what The Next, Platinum Hit, P. Diddy's...

    June 25, 2014 11:05 AM ET
  • They Are the Champions: A Queen + Adam Lambert Timeline

    They Are the Champions: A Queen + Adam Lambert Timeline | ARTICLE

    Adam Lambert is joining Queen on the road this summer, and while it's one of the most anticipated tours of 2014, this trek has been a long time coming. Truly, from the moment Adam first entered America's...

    June 18, 2014 11:05 AM ET
  • RA Scion & Blake Lewis' 'Venus in Transit'

    RA Scion & Blake Lewis' 'Venus in Transit' | VIDEO

    American Idol Season 6 runner-up Blake Lewis just released his third album, Portrait of a Chameleon, but the hardest-working Idol in showbiz has found time to collaborate with buzzy rapper and fellow Seattle artist RA Scion on...

    June 12, 2014 2:30 PM ET
  • The Best 'Young Ones' Musical Performances

    The Best 'Young Ones' Musical Performances | ARTICLE

    June 11, 2014 3:35 PM ET
  • 'Idol' Fan Favorite Savion Wright at Yahoo

    'Idol' Fan Favorite Savion Wright at Yahoo | VIDEO

    Perhaps not since Josiah Leming made it all the way to the Green Mile on American Idol Season 7, only to be cut right before the live shows, had there been as protested and premature an Idol...

    June 9, 2014 10:10 AM ET
  • 8 Listenable Singles By 'RuPaul's Drag Race’ Contestants

    8 Listenable Singles By 'RuPaul's Drag Race’ Contestants | ARTICLE

    The competing queens on RuPaul's Drag Race are known for lip-synching for their lives, but sometimes, when they try to sing live, they #$%& it up, to semi-quote Ru. Many Drag Race alums have released aggressively Auto-Tuned...

    June 4, 2014 2:10 PM ET
  • Jessie J and Justin Timberlake Perform at Rock in Rio Lisbon

    Jessie J and Justin Timberlake Perform at Rock in Rio Lisbon | ARTICLE

    On the final night of the Rock in Rio Lisbon festival Sunday, British pop diva Jessie J invited headliner Justin Timberlake to duet with her on her new song, "Keep Us Together." That...

    June 2, 2014 12:35 PM ET
  • The Rolling Stones Jam With Springsteen at Rock in Rio Lisbon

    The Rolling Stones Jam With Springsteen at Rock in Rio Lisbon | ARTICLE

    Backstage gossip that Bill Clinton would join the Rolling Stones onstage Thursday at Rock in Rio's offshoot festival in Portugal turned out to be untrue. But the former U.S. president — sans his saxophone, but...

    May 30, 2014 3:00 PM ET
  • 6 Artists Discovered on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

    6 Artists Discovered on 'So You Think You Can Dance' | ARTICLE

    So You Think You Can Dance, which is about to return for its 11th season, is renowned for featuring some of the coolest music on reality TV — Sleigh Bells, M.I.A., Bjork, Robyn, Hot Chip, Sam Sparro,...

    May 27, 2014 6:00 PM ET
  • 'As Long As You Love Me' Originally Pitched to Kelly Clarkson

    'As Long As You Love Me' Originally Pitched to Kelly Clarkson | ARTICLE

    American Idol top two finalist Caleb Johnson just released his rockin' debut single, "As Long As You Love Me," penned by Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins. But it turns out another Idol almost recorded the tune: the one...

    May 20, 2014 11:45 AM ET
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