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Sam Smith – “Love Is A Losing Game” (Amy Winehouse Cover)

posted by Oscar November 5, 2015

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Sam Smith visited Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 program today and while there the rising crooner took on the almost impossible task of covering none other than Amy Winehouse. Smith tackled “Love Is A Losing Game,” and did so spectacularly with sweet, soft vocals bringing to life those emotive lyrics that Amy gloriously penned.

Check out the spine-tingling cover below. Continue Reading

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Disclosure & Sam Smith – Hotline Bling (Drake Cover)

posted by Ellena Rodriguez September 16, 2015

p032nc9fOnly a week away until Disclosure’s highly anticipated album, Caracal, drops and today the duo stop by BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge alongside good friend Sam Smith. They performed their single “Omen” along with a cover of Drake’s hit “Hotline Bling.”

Check it out below.

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Sam Smith Re-Records “Lay Me Down,” Now feat. John Legend

posted by Oscar March 9, 2015

John Legend joins Sam Smith for this special version of “Lay Me Down” for Red Nose Day 2015. “Red Nose Day” is put together biennially by British charity Comic Relief, whose purpose is “to change the lives of poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged people across the UK and Africa.”

“Lay Me Down (feat. John Legend)” is out now in the UK & US (out globally starting March 10) on iTunes and Google Play, and Smith and Legend will actually perform the new collaboration at the BBC One fundraiser broadcast Friday, March 13th.

See some visuals for the tune above.

(CoS)

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WayHome Festival 2015 Lineup feat. Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, St. Vincent

posted by Oscar February 11, 2015

WayHome Festival 2015

WayHome Festival will be holding its inaugural event this summer in Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada and today its organizers have unveiled the first lineup. The biggest acts heading to Burls Creek Event Grounds during the weekend of July 24th – 26th are Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, and St. Vincent, along with The Decemberists, Passion Pit, Sam Smith, Run the Jewels, and Future Islands.

Also playing are Hozier, Bassnectar, Cold War Kids, Danny Brown, Big K.R.I.T., Vance Joy, SZA, and Viet Cong, among others.

General admission and VIP tickets, which include camping, go on sale February 16th. See the full lineup and find more information at the festival’s website.

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Video: 2015 Grammys Performances feat. AC/DC, Pharrell, Kanye West

posted by Oscar February 8, 2015

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards took place tonight, awarding the best music had to offer in every genre possible. But the Grammy Awards is much more about the ceremony’s live performances than the awards themselves, and this year there were plenty of big moments that won’t soon be forgotten.

Veteran Rock Stars AC/DC kicked things off with their first live performance together in half a decade, doing live renditions of their latest hit single “Rock Or Bust” and their classic song “Highway To Hell.” The 3 hour-plus event featured 23 performances from the likes of Pharrell, Sia, Ariana Grande, and the live debut of the Kanye-Rihanna-McCartney collaboration “FourFiveSeconds” (above).

We’ve compiled the best of the ceremony and you can see those performances below. Continue Reading

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Forecastle Festival 2015 Lineup feat. Modest Mouse, Sam Smith, Big K.R.I.T.

posted by Oscar January 27, 2015

Forecastle 2015 Lineup

Forecastle 2015 has its lineup and it’s looking like Louisville, KY has itself a pretty sweet music festival going on July 17-19.

This year’s roster boasts Modest Mouse, Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, and Cage The Elephant as the artists with top billing. Also heading to the South this summer are Big K.R.I.T., TWEEDY, iLoveMakonnen, and the good dudes of Twin Peaks.

General admission and VIP passes go on sale Friday, January 30th at 12pm EST through the festival’s website.

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FKA Twigs & Tinashe Pose Topless for V Mag

posted by Oscar January 7, 2015

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For “The Music Issue” of V Magazine we see up-and-coming stars FKA Twigs and Tinashe nab the cover. The singers both went topless for some tasteful shots, while the other cover stars for this issue, Sam Smith and Jessie Ware, showing off much less on this month’s issue.

Peep more pictures in the gallery below; check out the article at the magazine’s official website. Continue Reading