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  • Taylor Swift praises pal Ed Sheeran in heartfelt essay honoring his Time 100 ranking

    Taylor Swift praises pal Ed Sheeran in heartfelt essay honoring his Time 100 ranking

    Taylor Swift picked up her pen to write a heartfelt essay about her pal Ed Sheeran to honor his ranking in Time’s 100 Most Influential People 2017. She speaks of the English native singer-songwriter’s unbridled passion and ambition toward achieving music industry success in the eloquently written...
  • ABCs of Ed Sheeran Part 3 of 3: Q-Z

    ABCs of Ed Sheeran Part 3 of 3: Q-Z

    Our fact-filled, three-part series, ABCs of Ed Sheeran concludes below with Part 3: Q-Z. Read on to learn more about the Grammy-winning pop superstar. Q is for Quirky Ed Sheeran embraces his quirky side and overcame a stuttering problem by memorizing and rapping Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP. In...
  • According to reports, Taylor Swift may be planning to launch her own online music streaming platform called "Swifties."

    Taylor Swift reportedly launching her own music streaming platform

    Taylor Swift has been an outspoken supporter for artists when it comes to receiving larger monetary benefits from streaming services ever since posting that open letter to Apple Music back in 2015. The letter would go on to succeed in restructuring the popular digital retailer and streaming service...
  • 'Fifty Shades Darker' soundtrack debuts at No. 1 on Top 200 Albums chart

    'Fifty Shades Darker' soundtrack debuts at No. 1 on Top 200 Albums chart

    As expected, the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack is the latest set to debut at the peak position on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The original soundtrack was released on Feb. 10 along with the theatrical film itself, allowing it to have a boost during the hottest week of promotion. The set was...
  • James Patrick Morgan 'Art + Work = Love' CD artwork

    Interview: Singer James Patrick Morgan talks about new EP 'Art + Work = Love'

    The phrase “a winning equation” is bandied about quite a bit in many different contexts, and fans of soulful pop music need look no further than the forthcoming release from James Patrick Morgan as a perfect example of that ideal. The effort is filled with catchy radio-ready songs like the jaunty...
  • Meet Jillian Steele, the next big thing in country pop

    Meet Jillian Steele, the next big thing in country pop

    A fresh-faced, innocent Long Island talent turned Nashville country pop superstar, Jillian Steele has come a long way from her humble beginnings on the New York regional circuit.  After starting her musical journey in high school as Jillian Rae, the surging songstress has taken on an edgier, sexier...
  • Taylor Swift brought out the hits -- hers and others -- at her concert in Houston last night

    Taylor Swift dazzles at pre-Super Bowl concert: Watch

    Performing at AT&T Presents DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night ahead of Super Bowl LI in Houston, Taylor Swift treated 9,000 lucky fans to a 17-song, 90-minute set that showcased both her own hits and the highlights of her side gig as a songwriter. Opening with the 1989 bonus track “New Romantics...
  • Review: Zayn sounds better solo on acoustic version of 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'

    Review: Zayn sounds better solo on acoustic version of 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'

    U.K. singer-songwriter Zayn premiered an acoustic version of "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" on Feb. 2. The Taylor Swift-less version sounds better as a solo number. "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" is one of the songs on the soundtrack to the upcoming "Fifty Shades Darker." Swift penned the track with pop...
  • Swift and Zayn both covered their new song yesterday

    Watch: Taylor Swift preps for Super Bowl LI concert with solo acoustic rendition of 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'

    Taylor Swift treated fans to an acoustic rendition of her Billboard Top 5 Zayn collaboration, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)" as part of her rehearsal for her DirecTV Now Super Saturday Night Concert. Swift posted the one-minute-plus clip on YouTube on Feb. 2, the same day as her...
  • Taylor Swift notches 11th top five song with 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' duet

    Taylor Swift notches 11th top five song with 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' duet

    The "Fifty Shades Darker" film is set to be released in theaters on Feb. 10 and the lead single is picking up in anticipation. "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" by Taylor Swift and Zayn is rising on the Billboard Hot 100 song chart after initially debuting at No. 6 on the tally on Dec. 20. On the Jan. 3...
  • From Taylor Swift to The Chainsmokers, your musical guide to Super Bowl parties in Houston

    From Taylor Swift to The Chainsmokers, your musical guide to Super Bowl parties in Houston

    Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons is going down Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston. The Big Game is the culmination of the festivities set to take place in and around H-Town, as athletes and celebrities of all stripes make their way to the Texas metropolis for a week...
  • Watch: Taylor Swift praises Zayn in 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' behind the scenes video

    Watch: Taylor Swift praises Zayn in 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' behind the scenes video

    Taylor Swift opens up about her hot “Fifty Shades Darker” soundtrack collaboration with Zayn in a behind-the-scenes video for their chart-busting single “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker).” The pair has incredible chemistry on the steamy new track and Swift gushes about working with...
  • Zayn and Taylor Swift hookup in 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' music video

    Zayn and Taylor Swift hookup in 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' music video

    U.K. singer-songwriter Zayn premiered the music video for "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" on Jan. 26. He hooks up with pop superstar Taylor Swift in the sexy clip. "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" is a single Zayn and Taylor Swift recorded for the "50 Shades Darker" soundtrack. Swift penned the tune with...
  • Best country artists of the 2000's

    Best country artists of the 2000's

    The new millennium also brought a new sound to country music by the end of the decade. Sounds of more pop and rock beats, as well as more hip-hop music were added to the mix of country. The sounds of the artists of the 1960s and 1970s were becoming a thing of the past and sounding more traditional...
  • Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack boasts the best in pop music.

    'Fifty Shades Darker' soundtrack boasts contributions from Nicki Minaj, John Legend & Anderson East

    If you thought the soundtrack for EL James' provocative Fifty Shades of Grey was packed wall-to-wall with talent, just wait until you get a peek at the lineup for the follow-up, Fifty Shades Darker. The likes of Sia, Nicki Minaj (who teams up with crooner Nick Jonas on "Bom Bidi Bom"), John Legend...
  • Taylor Swift nets 20th Country Airplay Top 10 writing accolade with 'Better Man'

    Taylor Swift nets 20th Country Airplay Top 10 writing accolade with 'Better Man'

    Taylor Swift may have crossed over to pop with her Grammy-winning debut pop album 1989, but, she’s still making marks in her country music roots. Swift penned “Better Man,” the lead single from Little Big Town’s upcoming eighth studio album, The Breaker, which is slated to drop on Feb. 24. Per a Jan...
  • Maluma, Taylor Swift, Miguel, Adele and Demi Lovato cover art

    Top 30 songs of 2016: Nos. 11-15

    2016 was filled with many surprises for better or worse. In terms of the music out this year, many of those surprises were music to the ears. Some artists returned with a vengeance and others continued to crank out great cuts. There were some breakout moments as well. With the year coming to a close...
  • Taylor Swift crashed a Missouri family's Christmas celebration to surprise superfan Cyrus Porter. 

    Taylor Swift surprises 96-year-old superfan

    At this point, most Taylor Swift fans know to expect the unexpected. Whether she's crashing a wedding or donating to a fan in need, Swift always brings good cheer, great surprises and her trusty acoustic guitar. On the day after Christmas, Swift stopped by a holiday celebration in New Madrid...
  • Mixtape of the decade: 2010's

    Mixtape of the decade: 2010's

    The 2010's aren't even over yet but that doesn't mean we can't start compiling our mixtape of the decade. Fans are hearing more music than ever before thanks to extra platforms like satellite radio, streaming and YouTube. And the hits seem to be coming from more directions than ever before. AXS has...
  • Taylor Swift and Zayn's 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' debuts high on Hot 100 songs chart

    Taylor Swift and Zayn's 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' debuts high on Hot 100 songs chart

    The "Fifty Shades Darker" movie is set to hit theaters on Feb. 10, 2017 and like with the first installment having a hit single to promote it (Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do"), the new film has another hit on its hand with two big names in music. Taylor Swift and Zayn (previously in One...
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