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Watch: Justin Timberlake's Mirrors Music Video Tells A Love Story
The CW made an event of the debut of Justin Timberlake's new album The 20/20 Experience with The iHeartRadio Album release Party with Justin Timberlake, an hourlong special that featured performances by Timberlake, along with the world premiere of the "Mirrors" music video (above), which Timberlake dedicated to his grandparents William and Sadie. I like to think I'm not the only person who teared up the first time they watched it. Or the second time.
Watch Justin Timberlake And Jimmy Fallon Do The History Of Rap 4, Song List Included
Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake are up to their old tricks again, documenting the "History of Rap" with an excellent rap medley. The above video, which comes from Friday night's episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is the fourth of the musical segment, and according to the musician and late night talk show host, it's the last oneÖ until the next time they do it, of course.
Watch: Justin Timberlake Brings SexyBack With Jimmy Fallon And A Barbershop Quartet
And we thought Timberlake looked good in a "Suit & Tie"? The segment on the NBC late night comedy showed us that the artist can rock a colorful striped suit, a bow tie and a boater hat nearly as well. Timberlake sang his hit song off the 2006 album FutherSex/LoveSounds with a ragtime barbershop quartet, which included the musically and vocally gifted talk show host, Jimmy Fallon, himself. I think Fallon was actually the most active with the dance moves and gestures.
Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox Tops Billboard 200 Chart After Amazon MP3 Sale
Bruno Mars may feel like he's locked out of heaven, but he isn't locked out of the No. 1 spot on Billboard's list. Almost exactly three months after his Unorthodox Jukebox album debuted comes word that it has reached No. 1 on Billboard 200, thanks in part to a recent sale at Amazon, which temporarily priced the album - along with a number of other albums - at $1.99.
Watch Ed Sheeran Cover Taylor Swift's I Knew You Were Trouble
While the screaming goat version of Taylor Swift's "I Knew You Were Trouble" certainly gets a laugh, as does some of the other odd mash-ups made from the song, British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran has taken a more serious and acoustic approach to covering Swift's hit song. Check out this video, which shows the "Lego House" singer showing off his vocal control by covering the song on an Australian radio show.
Listen To A Nine Inch Nails Song Mashed Up With Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe
By this point, if you weren't already instantly irritated by Carly Rae Jepsen's catchy pop hit "Call Me Maybe", you probably are by now. Even so, this mash-up, which features the music from the Billboard chart-topping pop song is worth a listen to, particularly if you were into alternative rock in the 90's. You might not think there's a Nine Inch Nail song suitable to mash with "Call Me Maybe," but never underestimate the internet's ability to make magic happen.
Maryland Animal Shelter Finds That Dogs Love Classical Music
Besides simply being awesome, classical music has plenty of benefits. An animal shelter in Maryland recently found that playing classical music during the day was great for the dogs. Now, the Frederick County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center plays classical music every day.
Bonnaroo's 2013 Lineup Features Paul McCartney, Tom Petty And Mumford & Sons
If listening to music and coexisting alongside almost a hundred thousand other people without modern conveniences is your thing, youíll probably be stoked about the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festivalís lineup for 2013 because the specific artists chosen are great. If hanging out with hippies and drugs without a clear exit plan isnít your cup of tea, youíre probably going to be really pissed about this yearís lineup because youíll have to choose between listening to the incredible music and being outside in Tennessee for days or doing neither.
Bruno Mars Is Alone At The Piano In When I Was Your Man Video
The music video for Bruno Mars' "When I Was Your Man" keeps it simple, focusing on the artist belting out the remorseful tune from his latest studio album Unorthodox Jukebox. There was a retro look to Mars' "Locked Out Of Heaven" video, and the same can certainly be said for his latest music video, which features Mars on what appears to be the set of an old variety show.
Listen: Jewel And Kelly Clarkson's Foolish Games Duet
It's been well over a decade since Jewel broke our hearts with "Foolish Games." I honestly thought I didn't have any tears left for the song. And then Kelly Clarkson teamed with the Pieces of You artist for a duet of the 1997 single. The recording is about as fantastic as one might expect, given both the singers' proven vocal abilities.
Justin Timberlake Shows Us A Few Things In Full Suit & Tie Lyric Video
In my day, if you wanted to learn the lyrics to a song, you had to hope the tape or CD came with an insert that laid them all out. For albums that lacked such a cheat sheet, listening to the songs over and over and/or conferring (and arguing) with your friends about the correct lyrics was the tried and true method of lyric-learning. Alas, the internet has taken music to the next level in more ways than one.
New Kids On The Block To Tour With Boyz II Men And 98 Degrees, New Single And Album On The Way
New Kids on the Block. 98 Degrees. Boys II Men. Touring together. Try to contain your glee, 90s fans! The announcement was made today that 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men would be opening for NKOTB on the group's upcoming "The Package Tour," which gets started in May of this year. There's also a new single and a new album on the way.
Amazon's AutoRip Offers Free MP3 Version With Some CDs, Includes Past Purchases
If you bought a CD from Amazon.com at any point since 1998, you may be in for a treat. Amazon.com introduced their new AutoRip feature, which offers customers a free MP3 version of the CD they purchased (limited to certain albums). That in itself may not be cause to celebrate, especially if you stopped buying CDs years ago, but the feature works retroactively, which means if you purchased an AutoRip-compatible CD from Amazon.com at any point in the last fifteen years, you should have a digital version waiting for you on your Amazon cloud player right now.
Justin Timberlake Is Returning To Music
Over the past half decade or so, Justin Timberlake has emerged as an in-demand actor with plenty of potential. With that aspect of his career soaring and his recent marriage to Jessica Biel demanding he not work twenty hours a day, many fans have begun wondering whether the former NíSync member is done with music entirely. Turns out heís not.
Rising Hip-Hop Star Freddy E Commits Suicide After Series Of Tweets
The hip-hop community is in a state of shock after losing a promising star. Frederick Eugene Buhl, better known by his handle Freddy E, died on Saturday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, leaving behind a stream of cryptic tweets, plenty of promise and an unused record contract from mega-star Tyga. An investigation into exactly what happened is ongoing, but regardless of what the findings tell us, there will always be questions and sadness as to why a talented twenty-two-year-old decided to end it.