Pop music http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28389/all en Justin Bieber strips down voice, heartache on 'Believe Acoustic' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/justin-bieber-strips-down-voice-heartache-believe-acoustic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* "Believe Acoustic" is Bieber's fifth studio album</p> <p>* Follows singer's Grammy snub</p> <p>* 3 new songs, including Selena Gomez break-up ballad</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Justin Bieber is stripping down. Musically, that is.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/justin-bieber-strips-down-voice-heartache-believe-acoustic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Justin Bieber Justin Bieber songs Music Pop music Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:15:16 +0000 5740933 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Justin Bieber strips down voice, heartache on 'Believe Acoustic' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-justin-bieber-strips-down-voice-heartache-believe-acou <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* "Believe Acoustic" is Bieber's fifth studio album</p> <p>* Album is instant iTunes hit</p> <p>* 3 new songs, including Selena Gomez break-up ballad (Adds iTunes hit, early reviews)</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Justin Bieber is stripping down. Musically, that is.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-justin-bieber-strips-down-voice-heartache-believe-acou" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Bieber songs Pop music Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:30:07 +0000 5741176 at http://www.globalpost.com Bieber back on stage after paparazzi clash, illness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/bieber-back-stage-after-paparazzi-clash-illness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Canadian pop star Justin Bieber returned to the stage Friday after a torrid 24 hours in which he suffered a health scare then lashed out at a photographer.</p> <p>The 19-year-old said he had had a "rough week" and was "human" following the foul-mouthed confrontation with a paparazzi cameraman in London.</p> <p>Bieber was forced to halt a London show for 20 minutes on Thursday night after complaining of being "light of breath" and was later taken to hospital.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/bieber-back-stage-after-paparazzi-clash-illness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Bieber songs Pop music Religion AFP Sat, 09 Mar 2013 00:46:13 +0000 5777745 at http://www.globalpost.com Drugs found on Justin Bieber's tour bus in Sweden http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/drugs-found-justin-biebers-tour-bus-sweden-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Swedish police said Thursday they had found a "small amount" of drugs on Canadian pop star Justin Bieber's tour bus while he was performing in Stockholm.</p> <p>"We conducted a search of Justin Bieber's bus and found a small amount of drugs," Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystroem told AFP.</p> <p>Police made the find around 8:00 pm on Wednesday evening during a raid of the empty bus, which was parked outside the Globen arena where the 19-year-old singer was performing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/drugs-found-justin-biebers-tour-bus-sweden-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Bieber songs Pop music AFP Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:32:08 +0000 5825175 at http://www.globalpost.com Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130430/spotifys-top-10-most-streamed-tracks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, April 22, to Sunday, April 28:</p> <p>UNITED STATES</p> <p>1. Daft Punk, "Get Lucky — Radio Edit" (Columbia Records)</p> <p>2. Macklemore </p> <p>3. Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive" (Interscope Records)</p> <p>4. Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors" (RCA Records)</p> <p>5. Macklemore </p> <p>6. P!nk, "Just Give Me a Reason" (RCA Records)</p> <p>7. Bruno Mars, "When I Was Your Man" (Atlantic Records)</p> <p>8. Justin Timberlake featuring Jay-Z, "Suit </p> <p>9. Icona Pop feat. Charli XCX, "I Love It" (Big Beat Records/Atlantic)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130430/spotifys-top-10-most-streamed-tracks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Music Pop music Sony Music Entertainment The Canadian Press Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:00:47 +0000 5828661 at http://www.globalpost.com Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130507/spotifys-top-10-most-streamed-tracks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, April 29, to Sunday, May 5:</p> <p>UNITED STATES</p> <p>1. Macklemore </p> <p>2. Daft Punk, "Get Lucky — Radio Edit" (Columbia Records)</p> <p>3. Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive" (Interscope Records)</p> <p>4. Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors" (RCA Records)</p> <p>5. P!nk, "Just Give Me a Reason" (RCA Records)</p> <p>6. Macklemore </p> <p>7. Icona Pop feat. Charli XCX, "I Love It" (Big Beat Records/Atlantic)</p> <p>8. Bruno Mars, "When I Was Your Man" (Atlantic Records)</p> <p>9. Justin Timberlake featuring Jay-Z, "Suit </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130507/spotifys-top-10-most-streamed-tracks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Music Pop music Sony The Canadian Press Tue, 07 May 2013 23:17:50 +0000 5833201 at http://www.globalpost.com Justin Timberlake announces world tour, new album http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/justin-timberlake-announces-world-tour-new-album <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Justin Timberlake will embark on an international tour in October - his first in six years - and will release 10 new songs at the end of September, concert promoter Live Nation said on Monday.</p> <p>"The 20/20 Experience," the singer's first album in seven years, was released in March and topped the U.S. album charts for three consecutive weeks.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130508/justin-timberlake-announces-world-tour-new-album" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Justin Timberlake Music Pop music Thomson Reuters Wed, 08 May 2013 18:32:32 +0000 5833601 at http://www.globalpost.com Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130514/spotifys-top-10-most-streamed-tracks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, May 6, to Sunday, May 12:</p> <p>UNITED STATES</p> <p>1. Macklemore </p> <p>2. Daft Punk, "Get Lucky — Radio Edit" (Columbia Records)</p> <p>3. Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive" (Interscope Records)</p> <p>4. Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors" (RCA Records)</p> <p>5. P!nk, "Just Give Me a Reason" (RCA Records)</p> <p>6. Macklemore </p> <p>7. Icona Pop feat. Charli XCX, "I Love It (Original Version)" (Big Beat Records/Atlantic)</p> <p>8. Bruno Mars, "When I Was Your Man" (Atlantic Records)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130514/spotifys-top-10-most-streamed-tracks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Music Pop music Sony Music Entertainment The Canadian Press Tue, 14 May 2013 18:01:02 +0000 5837680 at http://www.globalpost.com Justin Bieber off the hook in alleged hit-and-run http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130801/justin-bieber-the-hook-alleged-hit-and-run <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tim Kenneally</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Justin Bieber can breathe easy - at least as far as a hit-and-run allegation against him goes.</p> <p>The Los Angeles Country District Attorney's office has decided not to pursue a hit-and-run charge against "Boyfriend" singer Bieber, which stemmed from an incident involving a paparazzo outside of a Sunset Blvd. nightclub last month.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130801/justin-bieber-the-hook-alleged-hit-and-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Bieber songs Pop music Thomson Reuters Fri, 02 Aug 2013 00:32:39 +0000 5900497 at http://www.globalpost.com Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130820/spotifys-top-10-most-viral-tracks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 12, to Sunday, August 18, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.</p> <p>UNITED STATES</p> <p>1. Katy Perry, "Roar" (Capitol)</p> <p>2. Arctic Monkeys, "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?" (Domino)</p> <p>3. Lady Gaga, "Applause" (Interscope)</p> <p>4. Lorde, "Royals" (Lava Music/Republic Records)</p> <p>5. Drake, "Hold On, We're Going Home" (Cash Money Records)</p> <p>6. HAIM, "The Wire" (Columbia)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130820/spotifys-top-10-most-viral-tracks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Music Pop music Software The Canadian Press Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:46:58 +0000 5913807 at http://www.globalpost.com Justin Timberlake wins big at MTV VMAs as 'N Sync reunites http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130825/possible-nsync-reunion-overshadows-nominees-at-video-music-awar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Chris Michaud</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Justin Timberlake won big on Sunday at MTV's annual Video Music Awards, taking home the top prize for video of the year for "Mirrors" and a special achievement honor, and also led a much-anticipated onstage reunion of the boy band 'N Sync.</p> <p>Hip-hop artists Macklemore &amp; Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars were among other top winners, with Macklemore &amp; Ryan Lewis taking home three awards, including best hip-hop video.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130825/possible-nsync-reunion-overshadows-nominees-at-video-music-awar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MTV Video Music Awards Music Pop music Thomson Reuters Sun, 25 Aug 2013 18:16:36 +0000 5917505 at http://www.globalpost.com Justin Timberlake and N Sync shine at MTV awards event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130826/justin-timberlake-and-n-sync-shine-at-mtv-awards-event <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Justin Timberlake stole the show late Sunday at the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, singing several of his top hits and surprising fans with reunion of his old band N Sync.</p> <p>Timberlake, wildly cheered and applauded by the crowd packed into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, received the night's most important prize -- the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award for career achievements. He also won the Video of the Year award for the song "Mirrors."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130826/justin-timberlake-and-n-sync-shine-at-mtv-awards-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Music Pop music Singles Sports AFP Mon, 26 Aug 2013 09:01:42 +0000 5917760 at http://www.globalpost.com Timberlake big winner at MTV Video Music Awards http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130826/timberlake-big-winner-at-mtv-video-music-awards <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York, Aug 26 (EFE).- Justin Timberlake was the big winner at the MTV Video Music Awards on a night that saw the return of Lady Gaga to the stage and a brief reappearance of the 'N Sync group.</p> <p>Sunday night's event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn featured Timberlake winning Video of the Year honors for "Mirrors," as well as the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for lifetime achievement.</p> <p>Taylor Swift won the prize for Best Female Video with "I Knew You Were Trouble," while Selena Gomez came away with the Best Pop Video award for "Come and Get It."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130826/timberlake-big-winner-at-mtv-video-music-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest MTV Video Music Awards Music Pop music Agencia EFE Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:31:40 +0000 5918058 at http://www.globalpost.com Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130827/spotifys-top-10-most-streamed-tracks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, August 19, to Sunday, August 25:</p> <p>UNITED STATES</p> <p>1. Avicii, "Wake Me Up" (Universal)</p> <p>2. Jay-Z, "Holy Grail" (Roc Nation)</p> <p>3. Robin Thicke, "Blurred Lines" (Star Trak LLC/Interscope)</p> <p>4. Katy Perry, "Roar" (Capitol)</p> <p>5. Lorde, "Royals" (Republic Records)</p> <p>6. Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop" (RCA Records)</p> <p>7. Imagine Dragons, "Radioactive" (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records)</p> <p>8. Lady Gaga, "Applause" (Interscope)</p> <p>9. Capital Cities, "Safe and Sound" (Capitol)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130827/spotifys-top-10-most-streamed-tracks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Pop music Universal Music Group Vivendi The Canadian Press Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:31:08 +0000 5918949 at http://www.globalpost.com Miley Cyrus' VMAs performance defended by Adam Lambert: 'Cut Her Some Slack' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130827/miley-cyrus-vmas-performance-defended-adam-lambert-cut-her-some <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tim Kenneally</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Don't worry, Miley Cyrus: the media might be dragging you over the coals for your raunchy MTV Video Music Awards performance on Sunday, but you have a friend in Adam Lambert.</p> <p>The "American Idol" favorite provided what was seemingly the lone pro-Miley voice on the Internet, jumping into white-knight mode and declaring via his Twitter account, "Cut her some slack."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130827/miley-cyrus-vmas-performance-defended-adam-lambert-cut-her-some" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adam Lambert Arts Miley Cyrus Music Pop music Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 27 Aug 2013 23:30:59 +0000 5919219 at http://www.globalpost.com