Looks like fun.'s Grammynominations make them the first ever "rock band" to score nods in the top four categories: “Song of the Year,” “Record of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” and “Best New Artist.” Hit the replies for the full press release. Congrats to them!
Track Listing 01) Robyn – Dancing On My Own
02) Fun. – Sight Of The Sun
03) Harper Simon – Wishes And Stars
04) Santigold – Girls
05) White Sea – Overdrawn
06) Grouplove – Everyone’s Gonna Get High
07) Sleigh Bells – Infinity Guitars
08) Tegan & Sara – Fool To Cry
09) The Echo-Friendly – Same Mistakes
10) Icona Pop – I Love It
11) Belle & Sebastian – I Don’t Love Anyone
12) The Troggs – With A Girl Like You
13) Fleet Foxes – Montezuma
14) Oh Land – White Nights
15) Generationals – Yours Forever
16) The Vaccines – Wreckin’ Bar (Ra...
Former Valencia frontman Shane Henderson has officially announced his new project, Shane Henderson and The Future Perfect. It also features Will Noon (fun.) and Trevor Leonard. Their debut EP, Control, will be self-released on January 8th. Watch the video announcement in the replies.
It's that time of year again. The one day in the entire year where MTV plays music videos during primetime hours (well snippets at least). For a channel that only shows full length music videos in the wee hours of the night, I find it hilarious that this awards show is still a thing. Anyways, some of the artists we cover have a prominent role in tonight's spectacle. This year's breakout band fun. is nominated for a handful of awards, including "Best New Artist" where they'll be against Frank Ocean and Joe DeAndrea's favorite artists One Direction and Carly Rae Jepsen. Ocean will also be performing live, as will be Green Day and Taylor Swift, who will be slut-shaming someone. In...
Neilsen SoundScan has reported its mid-year sales numbers, and Adele's 21 is the only album so far to have sold over 1 million units (she sold 3.69 million copies so far). This is the first time the industry has only had one album sell at least 1 million records mid-way through the year in SoundScan's 21 years of tracking data. Remarkably, 21 was also the leader at the mid-way point in 2011, and topped the year-end charts last year as well. If the record sells the most copies this year, it will be the first album to ever top the total sales charts two years in a row. Oddly enough, Lionel Richie's Tuskegee takes the No. 2 overall spot (912K), One Direction is at No. 3 (899K), Whitney...
Usher took the top spot on the sales charts this week, selling 128,000 units of Looking 4 Myself. Rush debuted in second place with 103,000 units of Clockwork Angels, while Adele dropped to No. 3 with another 60,000 of 21. Other notable debuts include Ed Sheeran at No. 4 with 44,000 copies of + and Waka Flocka Flame at No. 9 with 33,000 of Triple F Life. Finally, fun. moved yet another 16,000 copies of Some Nights, landing at No. 22. Some Nights hasn't moved out of the top 50 in its 17-week run since its release, and has sold over 300,000 copies in total.
Adele moved back into the top overall spot this week, moving another 74,000 units of 21. The Beach Boys debuted in the third spot with 63,000 copies of That's Why God Made the Radio, while Curren$y came in at No. 5 with 39,000 units of Stoned Immaculate. John Mayer's Born and Raised dropped from the top spot to No. 7, declining 44 percent while moving 37,500 units. Of course, fun. continued its strong performance, remaining in the top 20 with almost 18,000 more sales of Some Nights.