Posts tagged "Fun"

Sam Smith’s New Collaboration with Disclosure Leads Today’s Instagram Music News

Instagram is the social media platform that never sleeps, so here is the music news that you missed whilst counting sheep.

Mia Lardiere / June 20, 2015

Everyone’s New Favorite Band Sheppard Talks Music Style, Reveals Dream Collaborations

One band everyone’s talking about right now is Sheppard.

The Australian band’s single “Geronimo” is climbing the music charts and everyone who hears the song is instantly addicted. Sheppard just performed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, a huge milestone for any band. We were lucky enough to talk to the band about getting their…

Jess Cohen / October 31, 2014

Boogie Nights: Celebs Getttin’ Down on the Dance Floor

Please Mr. DJ…put a record on…we wanna see some celebrities get FUUUNKY.

It’s no surprise that celebs like Cara Delevingne and Rihanna can shut it down when they walk into a club but when you throw Hugh Jackman and Prince Harry into the mix, that’s when things get exciting.

Camilla Werner-Longo / May 19, 2014

Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Fun. Lead In Billboard Music Awards Nominations

Somewhere in the world, Taylor Swift is doing her infamous “surprised face” as she leads the Billboard Music Awards 2013 nominations with a whopping 11 nods.
Tied for the lead with fellow finalists Maroon 5 and Fun., the “22” crooner is nominated for a plethora of titles, including Best Artist, Best Billboard 200 Album, To…

Gabrielle Chung / April 22, 2013

Get to Know This Year’s Grammy Nominees for Best New Artist

Over the years, the Grammy for Best New Artist has proven to be a fickle award.

In many instances, it has gone to an artist or group who would go on to achieve major worldwide success. (Mariah Carey, anyone?)

But in certain cases, it has also been rewarded to artists whose…

/ February 5, 2013

The 10 Best and Worst Songs of 2012 (GALLERY)

When putting together a list of the best and worst songs of 2012, it’s impossible not to think of Carly Rae Jepsen’s breakthrough pop hit “Call Me Maybe.”

Unlike 2011, which rightfully belonged to British songstress Adele and her smash album 21, 2012 was the year of singles. Arguably the catchiest song of 2012, “Call Me Maybe” was a…

Crystal Bell / December 18, 2012

Adele’s ’21’ Is iTunes’ Best-Selling Album of 2012: What Other Artists Made the Top 10?

2012 was yet another year ruled by Adele.

No only was she crowned Billboard’s top artist of the year, the British pop powerhouse’s Grammy-winning album, 21, ranked as iTunes’ top-selling record of 2012.

Almost two years after it was released, Adele’s sophomore effort nabbed another accolade last month, as it passed…

Cory Lopez / December 14, 2012

Who Is fun.? Get to Know The Grammy-Nominated Band in 5 Clicks (PHOTOS)

Less than 24 hours after receiving a whopping six Grammy nominations in Nashville, the guys from fun. are getting all well deserved attention from the music world and beyond.

“We want them all,” lead singer Nate Ruess joked at a press conference backstage, according to Rolling Stone.

The band’s mega hit,…

Peggy Truong / December 6, 2012

Fun. Covers ‘Sleigh Ride’ for Holiday Album: 5 Other ‘New’ Holiday Songs to Spread the Cheer This Year (AUDIO)

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s not too early to get into the holiday spirit.

This year, the guys from Fun. recorded a cover of the holiday classic “Sleigh Ride” (audio below).

The track is from Holidays Rule, a holiday album that also features tunes from The Shins, Paul McCartney,…

Peggy Truong / November 16, 2012

Fun’s Vegas Set Celebrates ‘Young’ Success (CONCERT REVIEW)

Although the music lives up to its name sonically, virtually all of Fun’s sophomore album Some Nights seems divined from the school of Outkast’s “Hey Ya,” a tune which many fans still don’t realize offered a sobering and even sad look at love beneath its irresistible shimmer of anthemic melodies and pop hooks. Perhaps unsurprisingly,…

Todd Gilchrist / August 31, 2012