Scorching Weekend Heat Playlist: Mac Demarco, Fitz and Tantrums, Milo Greene

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Although our summer days are dwindling down, the intense heat of the sun is going up. So to accompany you on the scorching hot days left, we’ve created a perfect playlist for cooling down!

1. Salad Days- Mac Demarco

2. 1975- Milo Greene

3. Always- Panama

4. Matilda- Alt-J

5. Machu Picchu- The Strokes

6. Feels Like We Only Go Backwards- Tame Impala

7. MoneyGrabber- Fitz and Tantrums

8. Ways To Go- Grouplove

9. The High Road- Broken Bells

Now Playing: Promise – Spazzkid

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Sure to lighten any mood, Spazzkid’s music features uplifting beats and an enjoyable vibe. Spazzkid released an LP titled Desire in 2013 and just this month dropped his debut EP Promise. Desire received worldwide success for its charming and chill sounds.

Take a listen to his song “Promise!”

Mystery Skull is “Paralyzed” in New MV

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Prepared to be wowed by Mystery Skull’s music video for his re-release of “Paralyzed.” The song will haunt, enchant, and surprise its viewers. It dips into the supernatural with creatures of the paranormal. The song and funky, the video, directed by Bo Mirosseni via SPIN is creative and fun.

Watch his new video for “Paralyzed!”

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Throwback Thursday Playlist: Christina Aguilera, Fall Out Boy, Smash Mouth

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Everyone loves taking a trip to the past and one of the best ways to do that is with a #tbt playlist. Songs have a way of transporting us to a different person in a different time with different feelings. In this case, back to the fun times of the late ’90s and early 2000′s.  Get ready to feel nostalgic for the good ol’ days.

1.What a Girl Wants- Christina Aguilera

2. Independent Woman- Destiny’s Child

3. Roses- Outkast

4. Hollaback Girl- Gwen Stefani

5. Sugar, We’re Going Down Swingin’- Fall Out Boy

6. Genie In A Bottle- Christina Aguilera

7. Sk8er Boi- Avril

8. Country Grammar- Nelly

9. Then The Morning Comes- Smash Mouth

Now Playing: Riptide- Vance Joy

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Although fairly new to the music industry, Vance Joy is not one to be messed with. His song “Riptide” earned #1 on 2013 Triple J Hottest 100. The Melbourne born singer will release his album, Dream Your Life Away this September.

Take a listen to this song below!

Now Playing: Down On Life- Elliphant

imageSwedish pop singer Ellinor Olovsdotter has attracted quite an audience with her song “Music is Life” and “Down On Life.” She goes by the name Elliphant and is signed to TEN music group.

Check out “Down on life” below !

Pharrell Williams MV for ‘Come Get It Bae’ Feat. Miley Cyrus

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Pharrell’s new song “come get it bae” features the always unpredictable Miley Cyrus and a groovy beat perfect for dancing. This may be the reason that William’s new music video for this song shows a multitude of dancers shimmying and dipping to the catchy anthem.
Take a look below!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now Playing: Take Me to Church- Hozier

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Having just released his second EP, Hozier is one of our favorites this year. His song “Take Me to Church” has definitely attracted him a large amount of success and popularity. The Irish singer’s debut solo album is to release this September!

Check “Take Me Out to Church” below!

MTV Video Music Award Nominations 2014

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The list is out for MTV Video Music Award nominations and we could not be more excited. MTV always produces a fun show for fans. This year some of our favorites have been nominated like Iggy Azalea, Pharrell Williams, Arctic  Monkeys, and Sam Smith. Meanwhile Ariana Grande, Usher, and 5 Seconds of Summer are all artists that have confirmed performances for the event.

So grab some popcorn and tune into the awards show on August 24th. Who are you excited to see perform? Who are you hoping will win?

MTV VMAs 2014 – Nominations List

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Beyoncé ft. JAY Z – “Drunk In Love”
Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
Sia – “Chandelier”
Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball”

BEST HIP HOP:
Eminem – “Bezerk”
Drake ft. Majid Jordan – “Hold On (We’re Going Home)”
Childish Gambino – “3005″
Kanye West – “Black Skinhead”
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz”

BEST MALE:
Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
John Legend – “All Of Me”
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell – “Sing”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
Eminem ft. Rihanna – “Monster”

BEST FEMALE:
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Beyoncé – “Partition”
Lorde – “Royals”
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “Problem”
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”

BEST POP:
Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz – “Talk Dirty”
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “Problem”
Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc – “Wake Me Up”

BEST ROCK:
Imagine Dragons – “Demons”
Arctic Monkeys – “Do I Wanna Know”
The Black Keys – “Fever”
Lorde – “Royals”
Linkin Park – “Until It’s Gone”

MTV ARTIST TO WATCH:
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
5 Seconds of Summer -”She Looks So Perfect”
Charli XCX – “Boom Clap”
Schoolboy Q – “Man Of The Year”
Fifth Harmony – “Miss Movin On”

BEST COLLABORATION:
Beyoncé ft. JAY Z – “Drunk In Love”
Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – “Problem”
Pitbull ft. Ke$ha – “Timber”
Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne and Tyga – “Loyal”
Eminem ft. Rihanna – “Monster”
Katy Perry ft. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”

MTV CLUBLAND AWARD:
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams – “Stay the Night”
Calvin Harris – “Summer”
Martin Garrix – “Animal”
Disclosure – “Grab Her!”

BEST VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE
Angel Haze ft. SIA – “Battle Cry“
Avicii – “Hey Brother”
Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
J. Cole ft. TLC – “Crooked Smile”
Kelly Rowland – “Dirty Laundry”
David Guetta f/ Mikky Ekko – “One Voice”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
30 Seconds to Mars – “City of Angels”
Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
Arcade Fire – “Afterlife”
Gesaffelstein – “Hate or Glory”
Lana Del Rey – “West Coast”

BEST EDITING
Eminem – “Rap God”
MGMT – “Your Life is a Lie”
Zedd ft. Hayley Williams -”Stay the Night”
Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
Fitz and The Tantrums – “The Walker”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Sia – “Chandelier”
Beyoncé – “Partition”
Usher – “Good Kisser”
Michael Jackson f/Justin Timberlake – “Love Never Felt So Good”
Jason Derulo f/2Chainz – “Talk Dirty”
KIESZA – “Hideaway”

BEST DIRECTION
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
OK Go – “The Writing’s On the Wall”
Miley Cyrus – “Wrecking Ball”
Beyoncé – “Pretty Hurts”
Eminemft. Rihanna – “The Monster”

BEST ART DIRECTION
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
Iggy Azaleaft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Eminem – “Rap God”
Arcade Fire – “Reflektor”
Tyler, The Creator – “Tamale”

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
OK Go – “The Writing’s On the Wall”
Disclosure – “Grab Her!”
Eminem – “Rap God”
Jack White – “Lazaretto”

When Cara Delevingne ‘Caraokes” to J. Lo & LL Cool J

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Cara Delevingne kills as a model with her fierce blue eyes, on-point eyebrows, and cool street style. However, it’s no secret that the world loves Cara for her crazy and charismatic personality. This is further proven in this spunky blonde’s sing along of LL Cool J’s and J. Lo’s “It’s Hard to Control Myself.” The video is full of our favorite things: pastel colors, sweets, and of Jap-tastic emojis!

Check out Cara’s lip syncing skills!