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Ariana Grande Announces Australian Tour 2014

Pint-sized pop songstress Ariana Grande has announced that she will be heading to Australia this September for a string of shows.

The former Disney star will hit Aussie shores off the back of the release of her sophomore album, My Everything, which is due out August 22 this year.

Beyoncé, Eminem & Iggy Azalea Lead 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

The nominations for this year’s MTV Video Music Award are in, with R&B sass queen Beyoncé in the lead with eight nominations. Rappers Eminem and Iggy Azalea follow closely behind, both receiving seven nominations.

Beyoncé and Azalea will go head-to-head in the video of the year category, for ‘Drunk In Love’ and Azalea’s Clueless-themed ‘Fancy’, however, the pair will be also go up against the likes of Miley Cyrus, Sia and Pharrell Williams.

Interview: Taylor Henderson Talks ‘Burnt Letters’ And 2014 Australian Tour

Since strapping on his guitar and walking off the X Factor stage last year, (as the show’s runner-up) it has been quite a whirlwind for Taylor Henderson.

Now, with a Sony Music record deal, two albums under his belt, an amalgamation of squealing fangirls and the top spot on this week’s ARIA Album Chart, the country boy turned rock star is one to watch.

Odd Future Sub-Group MellowHype Releases New Mixtape ‘INSA’

Odd Future members Hodgy Beats and Left Brain have released a new 11-track mixtape titled INSA (I Need Some Answers) under the moniker MellowHype.

Lorde Confirms She Is Working On Her Second Album

It’s been quite the whirlwind year for New Zealand pop songstress Lorde, who has played almost 50 shows in 40 cities across 14 countries this year, not to mention taking home two golden gramophones at this year’s Grammy Awards.

Despite her chaotic schedule, which saw the singer-songwriter postpone her Australian tour in April this year due to ill health, Lorde has confirmed that she is working on her sophomore album.

Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Teams Up For ‘Bang Bang’

Jessie J has revealed that her new single, ‘Bang Bang’ will feature two of pop music’s biggest names. The ‘Domino’ singer teamed up with Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj to record the self-described “powerhouse anthem”, which is set to drop worldwide on Tuesday July 29 through Republic Records.

Skrillex Talks Possible Collaboration With Kasabian

Just two weeks ago we revealed a photo of Skrillex in the studio with Ed Sheeran, Diplo and Usher. Now it seems that the EDM producer has his sights set on a possible cross-genre collaboration with UK rock band Kasabian.

Kimbra Plans To Return To Australia For A Solo Tour

Despite cancelling her joint Golden Electric tour with R&B mover and shaker Janelle Monae, New Zealand born songstress Kimbra has revealed plans to return Down Under for a solo tour.

As Kimbra’s sophomore album, The Golden Echo, is set to drop Friday August 15, the singer is eager to unleash her new material unto Aussie fans.

Taylor Swift Breaks A World Record!

Taylor Swift is notorious for having her heart broken. However, now the ‘Red’ singer has broken the all-time revenue record for a single tour by a country artist.

Swift’s Red Tour spanned over 15 months, playing both stadiums and arenas across four continents, and grossed $150 million. The 23-year-old country songbird beat out Tim McGraw and Faith Hill for their Soul2Soul tour in 2006 and 2007, which brought in $141 million.

Ed Sheeran Hopes To Set Up Taylor Swift With Orlando Bloom

Ed Sheeran is playing the role of cupid again, with plans to set up Taylor Swift, 24, and the newly single Orlando Bloom, 37. Although Ed is currently spoken for, dating radio promotions assistant Athina Andrelos, he is eager to set up companion Swift with the Lord of The Rings star.

Vance Joy Confirms Debut Album – ‘Dream Your Life Away’

Melbourne singer-songwriter Vance Joy has confirmed that his debut album Dream Your Life Away is set to drop Friday, September 5 via Mushroom Group label Liberation Music.

Still riding high from the success of last year’s single ‘Riptide’, which topped the 2013 Triple J Hottest 100 chart with its breezy ukulele, gentle sense of humour and lyrics like “I was scared of dentists and the dark, I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations…”

Ellie Goulding Receives Tough Love From Taylor Swift

Being in the media spotlight is not without its problems, and when it comes to the pitfalls of fame, UK pop singer Ellie Goulding turns to Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. Despite rumours that Goulding is the subject of Ed Sheeran’s break-up track ‘Don’t’, where he sings: “Don’t f**k with my love, That heart is so cold” she and Swift have remained close friends.

“We’re friends because they understand predicaments” the ‘Starry Eyed’ singer told Glamour Magazine of her close friendship with fellow pop princesses, Swift and Perry.

Watch The Story So Far Take On Warped Tour Security Guard

Footage of an altercation between The Story So Far frontman, Parker Cannon and an overzealous member of security at the Montreal leg of Vans Warped Tour has surfaced.

According to the Alternative Press, the pop-punk luminaries were in the middle of performing the introduction to ‘Daughters’ when a security guard – seen wearing a black bucket hat – allegedly manhandled a crowd-surfer, shoving the fan to the ground.

Ariana Grande’s New Album ‘My Everything’

It’s been quite a year for Ariana Grande, riding the wave of success following the release of her Iggy Azalea-assisted single ‘Problem’ – which recently smashed the number two spot here in Australia, and now, she is set to release her sophomore album My Everything, next month.

The 21-year-old singer, and self-proclaimed “workaholic”, believes that she hit the mark with her sophomore effort, revealing that she was excited to make something as special as her 2013 debut, Yours Truly.

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