Music Monday >> Kanye West – “No More Parties in L.A.” ft. Kendrick Lamar

 

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fun.’s Andrew Dost Discusses The Making of ‘Some Nights’

“There are some songs that you want to take over the world,” fun.’s Andrew Dost said of the band’s anthemic single, “We Are Young.”

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Dia Frampton v. Kris Allen – Whose “Heartless” Cover Do You Prefer?

Last night on The Voice, Dia Frampton from Team Blake performed an absolutely gorgeous version of Kanye West’s “Heartless” on piano. Check out her performance below.

As you may know, Kris Allen made himself stand out from the pack during Top 3 night on American Idol back in season eight with his stellar acoustic rendition of “Heartless.” Check out his performance below.

In the spirit of it being Kanye West’s birthday today, I thought I would ask y’all which “Heartless” cover do you prefer and why? Vote & comment below!

Wait…WHAT’s Favorite Albums of 2010

It’s that time where I reveal 10 albums that I enjoyed throughout the year. My picks are personal favorites that were in constant rotation in my car stereo. I think a couple of the albums are no brainers that they made the list, and there might be a couple surprises.

So, in no particular order, here are my favorite albums of 2010.

Music From Glee: Journey to Regionals EP

I have reviewed a lot of Glee music this year, and my favorite batch of songs came from the Journey to Regionals EP. I love the Journey covers, but the shining gem is Jonathan Groff’s cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Seriously, go take a listen. It’s absolute ear candy.

 

Darren Criss: Human EP

Darren Criss is hands down the best thing that’s happened to my iTunes this year. His Human EP is made up of five relatable tracks that will pull on your heartstrings. I can’t wait to see what this singer-songwriter can do with a full studio album.

 

 

Ke$ha: Animal

I didn’t really know what to make of Ke$ha when “Tik Tok” first came out. After taking a listen to her album, I realized that homegirl’s music is absolutely infectious. If you want to feel good and dance, Animal was where it was at this year.

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