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Gotye Forms New Political Party in Australia

Gotye for president. Well, sort of.

09/04/2014

(Thom Kerr)

Kimbra, the Mad Scientist Of Pop

‘The Golden Echo’ is straight from the brain of Kimbra, but the singer says she channeled two very different sides of hers while making it.

08/13/2014

Bieber at the 2013 BBMAs. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Miguel Lands On Fan, Bieber Booed, Swift Wins Big At Billboard Music Awards

Chris Brown mimicked some fighting moves while Miguel actually (kind of) used some during the 2013 iteration of the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night.

05/20/2013

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Gotye’s Obscure Sample Costs Him $1 Million

What may come has a surprise to many, is that “Somebody that I Used To Know” was formed around an obscure guitar riff from an artist only the hippest of jazz-loving parents will know.

05/13/2013

Beyonce

Beyoncé’s ‘Back To Black’ Cover Draws Criticism From Winehouse Family

Beyoncé and André 3000 go “Back to Black” on their Amy Winehouse cover for the upcoming Great Gatsby soundtrack, but Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse, wants them to go back to the drawing board.

04/29/2013

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‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Florence + the Machine & More

Earlier this week it was revealed that Beyoncé and OutKast’s André 3000 teamed up again to cover Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” for Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Now fans can get an early listen to the moody cover, thanks to a new trailer released today (April 4).

04/04/2013

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Walk Off The Earth Share Giant Guitar For ‘Red Hands’

Walk Off the Earth made a name for themselves last year when they released their memorable cover of Gotye’s popular hit “Somebody That I Used To Know.” The No. 2 trending video on YouTube in 2012, the band kept their name on the map with their unique rendition of Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble.”

04/02/2013

Portia de Rossi, Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry (Christopher Polk / Getty Images)

On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider (via Billboard).

02/11/2013

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Gotye, Mumford & Sons & Kelly Clarkson Win Big At GRAMMYs

At the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, the New Zealander took home three statues: Best Alternative Music Album for Making Mirrors, along with Best Pop Group/Duo Performance and Record Of The Year for “Somebody That I Used To Know” featuring Kimbra.

02/11/2013

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Gotye Wins Big With Record of the Year GRAMMY

In a stacked category that included fun. and Frank Ocean, it was Gotye who took home one of the GRAMMYs’ biggest awards, Record of the Year, for “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Earlier in the evening, he won awards for Best Alternative Album for Making Mirrors and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Kimbra.

02/10/2013

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