Premiere: Sia feat. The Weeknd & Diplo, “Elastic Heart (Lyric Video)”

by Bradley Stern

Fun fact: When singer-songwriter superstar Sia isn’t gracing the cover (well, sort of!) of Billboard or penning singles for living legend Britney Spears, she also enjoys putting out killer tunes of her own. “Elastic Heart,” as you might already know, is one of the better songs of 2013. The powerhouse collaboration — which will be… Read the full article

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Excluusive: Chris Braide on Britney’s “Perfume”: “Effortlessly Iconic”

by Bradley Stern

The cat’s out of the perfume bottle. We all know that Britney Jean Spears‘ upcoming Britney Jean maybe-single “Perfume” was co-penned by this week’s Billboard cover star, Sia. But there’s another writer on the track — none other than Chris Braide, the talented songwriter and producer known for his work on Lana Del Rey‘s Born To… Read the full article

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Win A Copy of Katy Perry’s ‘PRISM’!

by Bradley Stern

By now, you might have already heard that Popular Singer Katheryn Elizabeth “Katy Perry” Hudson just dropped a studio album this week called PRISM. What is PRISM, exactly? What? No. What surveillance program? Why, it’s just music! Here — let me explain it to you better. PRISM, the brand-new album from KATY PERRY featuring the… Read the full article

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Premiere: Donna Summer, “MacArthur Park (Laidback Luke Remix)”

by Bradley Stern

Donna Summer: A name that needs no formal introduction. To honor the iconic disco diva’s eternal legacy on the dance floor, Verve Records is releasing an extensive remix collection called Love To Love You Donna next week (October 22), featuring brand new remixes of some of Queen Donna’s most iconic hits by modern electronic maestros… Read the full article

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Simon Curtis, ‘WWW’ (Album Premiere)

by Bradley Stern

It’s time to dance. After the release of his 2010 debut 8Bit Heart, followed by R∆ in 2011, Boy Robot Simon Curtis has returned this year with a brand new collection of dance-pop tunes called WWW — and it’s entirely free. WWW isn’t a traditional studio album, however — it’s a set of previously unreleased tracks,… Read the full article

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Autumn Goodbye: Win a HTC One and a Beatbox Portable by Beats!

by Bradley Stern

Impossibly, the summer has just about come and gone. And while the Earth spins ’round and the temperature begins plummeting downward and we all head back into an slushy nightmare frigid wasteland for the next six months or so (well, unless you live in LA), we’ll always have the memories of sunny Summer ’13 —… Read the full article

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Win A Signed Copy of Selena Gomez’s #1 Record, ‘Stars Dance’ (And A Signed Poster!)

by Bradley Stern

A most glorious headline awaited the Selenators on Billboard this morning: Selena Gomez Earns First No. 1 on Billboard 200 That’s right: Selegendary Gomezmerizing just notched her first ever #1 album with Stars Dance this week! Not only that, but she casually bumped off hip-hop icon Jay-Z from the top of the charts (sorry not… Read the full article

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The Comeback Kid: Ciara Slides In At #2 On The Billboard 200 (Also, Win A Copy of ‘Ciara’!)

by Bradley Stern

It’s been a long, arduous journey, C-Squad…but we finally made it. After seemingly endless body parties, legal struggles and a whole lot of overdosin’, R&B-pop princess Ciara‘s self-titled fifth studio album (and Epic Records debut) Ciara (review), snagged the #2 spot on the Billboard 200 this week. The #2 position easily out-slays her last effort, 2010’s… Read the full article

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Premiere: Cher, “Woman’s World (Zookeeper Extended Remix)”

by Bradley Stern

TELL THE TRUTH! As we all know by now, living legend, musical icon and Burlesque goddess Cher has a brand new single out this summer: “Woman’s World,” an almighty self-empowerment anthem for the ladies (and gays.) After making her show-stopping appearance at the season finale of The Voice, headlining Dance On The Pier at this… Read the full article

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Premiere: Listen to Former Paradiso Girl Chelsea Korka’s Debut Solo Single, “Save Me”

by Bradley Stern

As the reign of the girl group continues to diminish on radio, the lingering memory of the Paradiso Girls has never been so strongly felt. Ever since the shortlived “Patron Tequila” fivesome parted ways in late 2010 after releasing only two singles (still reeling), the girls have all been embarking on their own endeavors: Aria… Read the full article

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