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November 1, 2013 5:30 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country| Wendy Geller
It's a fact: At the tender age of 23, crossover sensation Taylor Swift has won just about every award available in the music-related stratosphere. However, it always seems there is yet another golden ring to reach for, and this time, Swift is poised to seize a momentous recognition in the country music realm. On Monday it was announced that Swift will be receiving the Country Music Association's Pinnacle Award at the organization's 47th Annual CMA Awards, which will be held We... | More »
October 31, 2013 5:20 PM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop| Billy Johnson, Jr.
The most shocking song of Eminem's career is actually a tribute to his mother. On "Headlights," from Eminem's "MMLP2" album, the rapper offers a mature, sincere apology to his mom, Debbie Mathers, from whom he remains estranged. The title "Headlights" refers to their last meeting. As she drove away, he became fixated on the headlights of her car as he coped with feelings of "overwhelming sadness," he raps. As the lyrics continues, the Detroit rapper apologizes for dissing h... | More »
October 30, 2013 5:05 PM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks| Lyndsey Parker
Ke$ha's MTV docu-series "My Crazy Beautiful Life" returns to the airwaves this week, and while Season 2 of the show will delve deeper into her family life (her older brother Lagan films the series; her little brother Louie plays a starring role; and her mother Pebe is wackier than ever), the show will also focus on Ke$ha's turbulent romantic adventures, starting with an "exorcism" of her private parts on the season premiere. Yikes! Yahoo Music recently sat down with the "Your Love ... | More »
October 29, 2013 5:00 PM ET | Yahoo New This Week| Dave DiMartino
Certainly one of the most rejuvenating aspects of today’s pop music scene is the fact that even now—more than a half-century after the likes of Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley established the essential roots of rock ‘n’ roll—good stuff still keeps being made! Unfortunately, most of it resides in the candy rack at my neighborhood 7-11, right above the Reese’s Big Cups and those King Size Hershey’s Take 5s! That said, today’s music scene isn’t ... | More »
October 28, 2013 5:30 PM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop| Billy Johnson, Jr.
Eminem's new song "Monster" could be considered a PSA for mental health. On the song bustling with electric rock guitars and heavy drum snares, the Detroit rapper discusses being influenced by voices he hears in his head. He refers to the voices as the monster under his bed. Rihanna, who also teamed with Eminem for the 2010 hit "Love The Way You Lie," sings the chorus, "I'm friends with the monster that's under my bed/ Get along with the voices inside of my head/ Keep tryin... | More »