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15Apr
2014
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Photo Of The Moment: Taylor Swift; Legs For Days

Taylor Swift Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com

Taylor Swift was out and about in New York last night where the weather is good enough now to show off Taylor's legs.

Legs good enough to be our photo of the moment.-DocFB

Diagnosis: We have a feeling ZZ Top would agree.

15Apr
2014
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Wiggle It! Jason DeRulo Hits Number #1 At Top 40 As “Talk Dirty” Album Is Released

Jason Derulo Talk Dirty Cover

After months of continuous airplay from multiple formats, Jason Derulo's hit single "Talk Dirty" is now #1 at Top 40 radio with over 150 million in weekly audience.

The triple-platinum single assisted by 2 Chainz has outpaced Pharrell William's "Happy" and John Legend's "All of Me." "Talk Dirty" is Jason's third #1 airplay single at Top 40/Mainstream radio currently sitting at #3 on iTunes and Billboard's Digital Downloads and #4 on Billboard's Hot 100.

The Miami-native will release his anticipated third U.S. album Talk Dirty today, April 15th In addition to a crop of new tracks, Talk Dirty features favorites from his Tattoos EP released in September including the title track, "Marry Me," "Vertigo" featuring girlfriend Jordin Sparks, and "The Other Side" which earned the singer a fifth Platinum Digital Single Award in March from the RIAA. Snoop Dogg, Tyga, and Kid Ink are featured on the lively additions to the new album with production by Timbaland, DJ Mustard, Red One, Wallpaper, The Cataracts, Ammo and Martin Johnson, Jon Bellion and more.

You can listen to the entire album now right HERE!-DocFB

Diagnosis: For the track list to "Talk Dirty" click here....

15Apr
2014
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Supernova: Ray LaMontagne Set To Perform 3 Intimate Concerts In NY, L.A., & Chicago

Ray LaMontagne Promo Photo

Grammy Award winning recording artist Ray LaMontagne in celebration of the release of his fifth studio album Supernova due out April 29, 2014 on RCA Records will perform 3 intimate concerts sponsored by Citibank.

Tickets for these exclusive Ray LaMontagne performances will only be available for purchase with a Citi credit or debit card beginning Today, April 15th. More information on how to purchase tickets can be found on www.citiprivatepass.com.

"I am truly looking forward to sharing Supernova with fans as a live show for the first time," says LaMontagne. "It's always exciting to perform new music, but I'm especially proud of this album. I'm also grateful to Citi for helping to put on these intimate shows, and even more pleased to help out a great cause like Musicians on Call in doing so."-DocFB

Diagnosis: For venue and ticket information, click HERE.

7Apr
2014
10

First Look: PRINCE & 3RDEYEGIRL “PLECTRUMELECTRUM” Vinyl!

PRETZELBODYLOGIC 3RDEYEGIRL PRINCE ARTWORK

This weekend, PRINCE & 3RDEYEGIRL performed an abbreviated set at Paisley Park After Dark where the pop icon revealed the artwork for "PLECTRUMELECTRUM" on vinyl. Today on PRINCE's Instagram, the cover and vinyl were posted.

There still is no release date but it appears to be coming soon.

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-DocFB
Diagnosis:When we have release date information, we will share.

4Apr
2014
18

PRINCE Keeps Publishing In His Big White Mansion, Nile Rodgers Added To Essence Fest, Paisley Park After Dark!

PRINCE PROMO PHOTO

PRINCE's publishing catalog, long and vast, is staying under his control, assigned to NPG MUSIC PUBLISHING and will be done himself.

In a press release from today, it says he will handle the publishing rights along with the help of “some of the best talent in the industry.”

Prince's last publishing deal was with Universal Music Publishing and ended on March 31st, 2014.

http:// http://www.npgmusicpublishing.com/ is the site.

Prince's latest single "FALLINLOVE2NITE" was released via Epic Records and has a deal signed with Kobalt Music for a label services deal.

NPG MUSIC PUBLISHING is now actively seeking placement for some of Prince's songs in film, television, video games, and the commercial realm. They feel his music considers ‘fit 4 eternal publication". NPG Music Publishing was founded by Artists For Artists and that is who secured the placement of "FALLINLOVE2NITE" on "New Girl" after the Super Bowl.

Also, Nile Rodgers will be joining Prince as a special guest at The Essence Festival on July 4th in New Orleans.

afterdark

Paisley Park after Dark which will be open for all eternity, is again open this weekend (Hello, eternity!) Friday April 4th, and Saturday April 5th. Admission is $30 cash at the door and no announcement has been made as to who will be performing at the Park this weekend. Minnesota is in for a cold winter storm this weekend.  Sometimes it snows in April though, right?-DocFB

Diagnosis: This makes PRINCE a free agent in the publishing game.  In what new mediums do you want to see PRINCE release his music?

3Apr
2014
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A Case Of Her: Gabrielle Aplin To Release “English Rain” EP

Gabrielle Aplin Promo Photo

British chanteuse Gabrielle Aplin is on her way to cementing her status as a breakout artist of 2014 following the massive success of her single "The Power of Love" that launched to #1 on the U.K. and Australia iTunes Chart, achieving certified Gold status in both countries.

Now, Aplin is gearing up to take the U.S. by storm with the release of a 6-song EP English Rain on May 6, followed by an 7-city U.S. tour including stops at NYC's Studio at Webster Hall on May 6 and Hollywood's Hotel Café on May 21. For a full list of confirmed dates, see below.

The EP features five tracks from her celebrated Gold-selling debut album English Rain, which peaked at #2 in the U.K. during a chart-run that lasted almost five months, yet has not been released in the U.S. In addition to "The Power of Love," which was featured in promos for ABC's new hit series "Resurrection," the EP also features an exclusive new track - a gorgeous rendition of "A Case of You" by Aplin's musical hero Joni Mitchell.-DocFB

Diagnosis: Throughout the past year, Aplin has toured with John Mayer, Ed Sheeran and Gotye, performed at festivals including Glastonbury, T in the Park, and iTunes, among others, and headlined a sold out U.K. run.

For Aplin's track list & tour dates, click here!

3Apr
2014
1

Photo Of The Moment: Lady Gaga; Legs For Days!

Lady Gaga Photo: INFPhoto.com

Our photo of the moment is of Lady Gaga out and about her New York Apartment.

We all sip tea out of a Versace cup right?-DocFB

Diagnosis: Gaga is in the midst of performing multiple shows at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City.  These will be the venues final shows.

 

2Apr
2014
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Now: LP Set To Release Debut Album After Writing For Rihanna & Aguilera

LP Album cover

Singer/songwriter/performer LP has announced the title, track-listing and release date of her upcoming debut album. Forever For Now, produced by Grammy Award-winning producer, Rob Cavallo (Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Dave Matthews Band), will be released by Warner Bros. Records on June 3rd.

The Los Angeles-based LP made her living writing songs for such artists as Rihanna and Christina Aguilera before focusing on her solo career. LP has enlisted her favorite collaborators on Forever For Now, including Isa Summers, PJ Bianco, Billy Steinberg and Josh Alexander. She strikes an inspirational tone on songs like "Heavenly Light," "Tokyo Sunrise," and "Into the Wild" (also heard in the CitiBank TV commercial), which are brightly hopeful - the work of an artist always expanding and digging deep.

"Night Like This" is LP's first official release since last year's Live at EastWest Studios EP.

Click here for LP's track listing!-DocFB

2Apr
2014
2

PLECTRUM: Donna Grantis Featured In Guitar Player Mag!

Donna Grantis Photo: Guitar Player Magazine/Twitter.com

Donna Grantis of 3RDEYEGIRL is featured in this months Guitar Player Magazine on newsstands and bookstores. Do those still exist?

Diagnosis: The first video is to enjoy. The second is to teach. Perhaps then we will be ready for PLECTRUMELECTRUM???