Kelly Clarkson, the multi-talented singer, and host of The Kelly Clarkson Show, has performed a heart-wrenching rendition of Paramore’s 2009 single “The Only Exception.” Clarkson’s powerful performance on her morning segment, Kellyoke, offered a stripped-back cover of the hit single accompanied by Jaco Caraco’s delicate, acoustic strumming to create an intimate and captivating soundscape. Clarkson’s interpretation of the 2009 release demonstrated her ability to capture the essence of the song’s original format while adding her own unique twist. Her vulnerable delivery conveyed the song’s message of heartache and hope, much like Hayley Williams’ original vocal performance. Read more: Indie-Pop Band… Read more »
The new video for Paramore’s latest single, “The Only Exception” â€” which premiered on the band’s Web site on Wednesday â€” is by far the most visually interesting and complex clip the group has ever produced.
“Callwood at the Cooler” sees Brett Callwood waxing lyrical about events in the news, pop culture and the etc. This week laments if only the west wing was ‘The West Wing’.
When it comes to concert tours, the good times are not rolling this summer. Major acts like Britney Spears, Marc Anthony and Christina Aguilera, as well as large-scale festivals like Lollapalooza, all pulled the plug on their tours before they even started. In some cases personal problems, like Spears’ knee injury, were to blame. Anthony said he called off his tour to focus on production of his next album. Industry insiders, however, point to a much bigger issue: falling ticket sales. “People aren’t buying tickets,” said Gary Bongiovanni, editor in chief of Pollstar, the concert industry trade magazine. “For whatever… Read more »
If Sting wins a Grammy for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance this year, it will be the fourth time he will have had the honor bestowed upon him since 1992. Eric Clapton didn’t release a studio album in 2003, but if he had, you could wager with confidence that he’d be up for the award too, having won three times since 1992. As usual, most of the Pop Male Vocal playing field this go-round is dominated by old-timers: Sting, Michael McDonald, Warren Zevon, who died of lung cancer last September, and George Harrison, who died of cancer in 2001. One… Read more »
Following their electrifying performance at Hangout Festival last weekend, Paramore commenced an exciting new leg of their North American tour last night. Their journey kicked off with a show-stopping, sold-out performance at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC. The group delivered a staggering 22-song setlist which left no stone unturned in their quest to create an unforgettable experience for the fans. Within this remarkable performance, Paramore treated the audience with two remarkable live debuts, igniting a fresh wave of excitement and anticipation. Adding an extra layer of enchantment to the evening, frontwoman Hayley Williams took center stage to deliver a mesmerizing… Read more »
Seattle’s dreamy rock band, Spirit Award has announced their upcoming full-length album, The Fear out May 19th via Share it Music. Leading up to the release, the group have shared a new experimental and groovy track “New Energy” today. This song comes as the fourth single from the new album, following “Western Violence“, “Guilt and Shame“, and “Pushing Forward“. Spirit Award is singer/songwriter Daniel Lyon, along with bassist and collaborator Chris Jordan (Sunny Day Real Estate). Speaking on “New Energy” Spirit Awards’ Daniel Lyon says, “The song is a wishful look into the future. Change or progress isn’t always good as we… Read more »
idobi is for lovers — So here’s our list of the most romantic emo love songs to listen to with that special someone this Valentine’s Day or any day. It should be mentioned however that you could also listen to any of these songs alone while crying over an ex. Whatever works. Here’s to hoping they left you roses by the stairs.
Today we’ve got BLACKPINK’s Rosé covering Paramore, Global Citizen Live announcement, trailer for Disney and Pixar’s Turning Red, and some highlights from the 73rd Emmy Award nominations.