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British singer-songwriter PJ Harvey—who was named Rolling Stone‘s Best New Artist way back in 1992—is notoriously publicity shy, but during the run-up to the release of her latest album, The Hope Six Demolition Project, Harvey let her creative process unfold live … Continued

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“Green Aphrodisiac”   “Been to the Moon”    “Stop Where You Are”   “Horse Print Dress”    

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His latest movie, Suicide Squad, in which he plays the Joker, might be getting scathing reviews, but Jared Leto doesn’t have to sweat it. After all, he’s already proven himself as an actor—he won an Academy Award for playing a transgender … Continued

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Rihanna’s latest video for “Sledgehammer”—a song written by Sia for the upcoming Star Trek Beyond movie—is the first to be shot entirely in high-resolution IMAX. “The lyrics of the song and this new Star Trek are all about breaking through the … Continued

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At last year’s Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn, 67-year-old Grace Jones—looking as lithe and beautiful as ever—got up on stage and performed a rendition of her 1985 hit single “Slave to the Rhythm” while topless and hip-swiveling a hula-hoop. Her performance … Continued

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She wowed onlookers by showing up for the 2016 Met gala in a crystal-embellished Versace body suit, but Lady Gaga still had other surprises in store for the evening. At the ball’s after-party, the singer broke out the guitar and … Continued

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John Mayer  The notorious playboy—he’s dated Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Aniston to name just a few of his famous conquests—has been touring with the surviving members of the Grateful Dead in a band called Dead and Company and he’s … Continued

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Bruno Mars is PROVOKR’s latest Boy Crush and is still some kind of wonderful. Bruno has come out of hibernation after a 4 year drought with a big bang! Rumored to be dating Demi Lovato, Bruno Mars dropped his new … Continued

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The half-Japanese, half-American singer has a knack for writing searing lyrics. “I want a love that falls as fast as a body from the balcony,” she sang on “Townie,” a track off her 2014 album, Bury Me at Makeout Creek. … Continued

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Back in 2003, Victoria Beckham (previously known as Posh Spice) teamed up with music producer Damon Dash to churn out singles for an album titled Come Together. Although the album never got released, 17 of its unfinished tracks were recently … Continued

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St. Vincent After years of being just another member of various bands, Oklahoma native Annie Clark transformed into the stage persona known as St. Vincent in 2006. That’s when she started garnering rave reviews and a rabid fan base for her … Continued

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Australian singer Sia and Dance Moms standout Maddie Ziegler team up for an incredibly choreographed video for “Cheap Thrills.” As the fame-averse singer stands in the background, Ziegler lets loose with some fancy footwork. The song is another single—one the singer had initially … Continued

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For her latest music video, Sia showcases the mind-blowing dance moves of 49 kids—including her usual featured dancer Maddie Ziegler—to represent the 49 lives lost at The Pulse nightclub attack in Orlando last June. As Sia sings the lyrics to the song (“I’m … Continued

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By now, everybody knows that Sia wrote that scorching Rihanna song “Diamonds,” but here’s 10 other tunes the Australian singer penned for a Who’s Who of fellow pop stars. “Pretty Hurts” by Beyoncé (2013) “Double Rainbow” by Katy Perry (2013) “Flashlight” by Jessie … Continued

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“Personally, I love this video because it’s an honest look at my journey,” said Justin Bieber of the documentary-style video produced for his new single “Company.”  The singer’s personal videographer Rory Kramer directed the video which gives a behind the scenes look at Bieber both hard … Continued

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The singer-songwriter’s new single, “Fuck with Myself” is all about “being your own best friend, your own mother, and your own lover,” said Banks in a press release. In the video, the singer makes provocative use of an empty warehouse space, … Continued

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Adele’s tour is already sold out, but here are 10 other mind-blowing ways to get your live music fix this summer. The audio-visual spectacle of Beyoncé’s Formation Tour is a summer must. Here are the details on how you can make it … Continued

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Officially, “We Don’t Talk Anymore” is a Charlie Puth number that features Selena Gomez, but the balance of power was flipped a bit recently when Puth made a guest appearance at Gomez’s Revival tour to perform the duo’s first live performance of … Continued

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“‘Empty’ is just exactly what it says it is. A song about emptiness,” said lead singer Shirley Manson of the first single off their sixth album, Strange Little Birds, due out June 10. Butch Vig, the band’s drummer and co-producer described the … Continued

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A.I.M. by M.I.A. Release date: September 9 The socially-conscious British pop star says that this studio album—her fifth—might also be her last. She released the teaser single from the album earlier this summer. The song, titled “Go Off,” is a collaboration with … Continued

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Set in a color-saturated, 1950s-style fantasy town called “Milfville,” Fergie’s new video for her song “M.I.L.F. $”—which here stands for “Mothers I’d Like to Follow”—features Kim Kardashian, Chrissy Teigen, Ciara, Alessandro Ambrosio, Amber Valletta and others strutting around to show off … Continued

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His mom is Korean, his dad African-American: everything about 30-year-old Anderson .Paak is a blend, including his music, which is a unique, show-stealing hip-hop mix. This Oxnard, California native—born Brandon Park Anderson; the dot before “Paak” in his performing name … Continued

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The 21-year-old singer/songwriter—who wrote “Bitch Better Have My Money” and “Higher” for Rihanna—recently released her first EP, “Free the Real (Pt. #1).” With”Sally,” Bourelly creates an alter ego of sorts who delivers a few choice words to the “haters.” But Bourelly doesn’t want … Continued

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In the music video for Mary Komasa’s “Lost Me,” shot by the Polish singer’s brother Jan, she confronts sexy model Anja Rubik on a runway, naked. The song is from her self-titled album. “The message is that you are created … Continued

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When Beyoncé released Lemonade in April, the Miranda Lambert-esque lyrics in the song “Daddy’s Lessons”—”He held me in his arms / And he taught me to be strong / He told me when he’s gone / Here’s what you do / When trouble comes … Continued

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Dev Hynes—who goes by the stage name Blood Orange—is a British singer who’s written and produced songs for artists like FKA Twigs and Carly Rae Jepsen. This single comes from his just released album, Freetown Sound, on which he experiments with … Continued

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Cate Blanchett’s exquisite face is the sole focus of this hypnotic music video for “The Spoils,” a new single from the trip-hop group Massive Attack. The song—a brooding, ethereal track featuring Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval—melds perfectly with the visuals as Blanchett’s face undergoes unnerving … Continued

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The Australian singer delivers a sexy video for her cover of the 1996 hit “I Love You Always Forever,” originally sung by Donna Lewis. The video—which features a gender-mix of people embracing each other—was designed to explore “that love is … Continued

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Dolled up in Ziggy Stardust-style garb, David Bowie took the stage on the popular British music show Top of the Pops in July 1972 and performed the song “Starman.” The stellar performance included one particularly killer shot of Bowie staring directly … Continued

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HILVERSUM, NETHERLANDS - FEBRUARY 13: David Bowie, with eye patch, performs ‘Rebel Rebel’ in the Top Pop Studios, Hilversum, Netherlands on February 13 1974. (Photo by Gijsbert Hanekroot/Redferns)

 

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Giving fans a taste of her upcoming new album, Glory (due out August 26), Britney Spears released a video for the lead single, “Make Me.” Although an earlier leaked video, reportedly directed by David LaChapelle, was more risque than the official … Continued

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“Music has always been what I always wanted to do, but I didn’t know how or when I was going to get discovered,” said Ruth B, the Canadian singer-songwriter who took matters into her own hands by posting her work on Vine. … Continued

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Annie Lennox’s first musical aspiration was to become a classical flute player. The Scottish singer got accepted into London’s prestigious Royal Academy of Music to pursue that dream, but quickly realized that she needed to find a more freewheeling way … Continued

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POMONA, CA - AUGUST 01: Singer The Weeknd performs during the HARD Summer Music Festival at Fairplex on August 1, 2015 in Pomona, California. (Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage)

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With her husky, bluesy voice, Alison Mosshart is the kind of singer who always commands the stage (as she did in this video from the windblown stages of Coachella last month). She’s also a prolific songwriter—by her count she’s written about 120 over the … Continued

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Rolling Stone declared Twenty-One Pilots—the duo of Ohio natives Tyler Joseph (singer) and Josh Dun (drummer)—the “biggest new band” of 2015. But it actually wasn’t until early 2016 that the band’s single “Stressed Out” from their Blurryface album became a hit … Continued

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The fact that they’re twin sisters and both lesbians makes them hip, and edgy and one of a kind on the music charts, but the real reason to love Tegan and Sara Quin is for their fearlessness. The duo consistently takes risks with … Continued

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If you never got the opportunity to watch Beyoncé’s “visual album” Lemonade on HBO, here’s a sample of just how dazzling and hypnotic it was. “Sorry” is a song that deals with cheating and became instantly infamous for its “Becky with the good hair” line. … Continued

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 12: Justin Timberlake performs onstage during The 20/20 Experience World Tour at Staples Center on August 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for JT)

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Sigala: The British DJ/music producer is best known for his 2015 dance anthem “Easy Love.” His next single, “Say You Do”—a collaboration with DJ Fresh—is due out March 18th.  “In 2016 I’m going to focusing mostly on my album and … Continued

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Swedish pop star Tove Lo’s new single “Cool Girl”—the first release from her upcoming sophomore album— was inspired by a scene from the movie Gone Girl in which the main character talks about how she faked being a cool girl simply to please her … Continued

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This past June, Chicago rapper Vic Mensa released his EP There’s Alot Going On which he allowed fans to download free as they long as they registered and pledged to vote. The method of release wasn’t the only political aspect of the … Continued

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The job description known as “celebrity DJ” exists mostly because of Mark Ronson. The London native spent most of the 1990s spinning records in New York City, where he became infamous for his ability to rile up a dance floor crowd. … Continued

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When Forbes magazine released their “30 Under 30” tally of trailblazers shaking up their industries in 2016, 17-year-old Shawn Mendes was on the list. The Canadian singer—who first got noticed by posting videos of himself performing on Vine—continues to own the mantel … Continued

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The South African rap-rave band Die Antwoord has teamed up with burlesque icon Dita Von Teese for a single on their new album, Suck On This. Here’s a teaser for the upcoming video of the salacious track—titled “Gucci Coochie”—which features Von Teese whisper-rapping about a … Continued

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With lyrics like “You should make up your mind / Take you back to my shrine / Don’t you pay them no mind / Let them be, let them go / She was made for my eyes / We escape … Continued

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Singer-songwriter Tinashe—who, lately, has been getting a lot of tabloid attention for hanging out with Calvin Harris—has far more on her mind than worrying about rumors about her romantic life. After her 2014 debut album, Aquarius, announced her as a musical force, … Continued

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Make a date to see Christine and the Queens on her US tour. We picked her as the Best New Artist of 2016. Watch her move to the beat of “Tilted” to know why we love this provocative artist.

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The British singer breaks out a skin-tight black bodysuit and then a skimpy red lingerie get up in the video for her latest electropop song.

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Joe Jonas’s band DNCE is causing a stir with their new video featuring plus-size model Ashley Graham. In the video, Graham and Jonas play a fledgling couple who are excited to take the relationship beyond the point of just rolling around in the sack … Continued

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In under two years, Charlie Puth has gone from being a YouTube novelty act to landing a record deal with Atlantic, nabbing three Grammy Awards plus a Golden Globe for “See You Again”—the song he recorded with Wiz Khalifa for the film Furious 7—and touring … Continued

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Justin Timberlake released “Can’t Stop the Feeling” last week—his first single in nearly three years—and it’s already being touted as a contender for song of the summer thanks to its infectious beat and feel-good lyrics. The tune is Timberlake’s contribution … Continued

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AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 17: Dilly Dally performs onstage at the Gorilla Vs. Bear music showcase during the 2016 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival on March 17, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Dustin Finkelstein/Getty Images for SXSW)
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This will give you an idea about how controversially erotic the “Justify My Love” video was: When it was released in 1990 it didn’t debut on VH1 or MTV,  it was screened during a segment of the late night news … Continued

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INGLEWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Prince performs live at the Fabulous Forum on February 19, 1985 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Solange is not just talking about hair: her song expresses what it means to be an Other in a white world—and standing up to decry shameful treatment. “Don’t Touch My Hair” is a track from her album, A Seat at … Continued

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Ice Cube and NWA Team Up Again   Kesha’s Defiant Stand   Sia’s Performance Art   The Guns N’ Roses Reunion   Rihanna’s Surprise Appearance with Calvin Harris  

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INDIO, CA - APRIL 17: Sia (L) and dancer perform onstage during day 3 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1980: Photo of Marvin Gaye (Photo by Jim Britt/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

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Here’s the latest single from the indie darlings, singer Alison Mosshart and guitarist Jamie Hince. After a five year hiatus—during which Hince underwent five surgeries to repair the damage done to his hand after a car door closed on it—the duo is … Continued

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After 15 years, the R&B trio Bell Biv DeVoe—the group behind the 1990 hit “Poison”—released a new single, “Run,” in advance of a new studio album due out in early 2017. The group, which branched off from the boy band, New Edition, has … Continued

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It’s all about family for this soul singer. Born Sydney Bennett, Syd Tha Kyd, 24, is a chill, gay performer/songwriter best known as a member of the alterna-hip-hop collective Odd Feature and the lead singer for the soul band the … Continued

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In 2006, the French cover group Nouvelle Vague did a popular spin on the Buzzcocks’ “Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)” for their Bande à part album. And now, 10 years later, they’re back with a new version … Continued

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Michael Jackson’s “Bad” directed by Martin Scorsese In 1987, the esteemed director collaborated with Michael Jackson to create an 18-minute, West Side Story-inspired short film for the song (a shortened version of which was used for the music video). “I was mesmerized by his dancing,” … Continued

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Days after the passing of Prince, a fan group named The Prince Museum released this video of the legend performing at his Paisley Park home with the Grammy winning rapper, Kendrick Lamar. The occasion was a 2014 party sponsored by Yahoo … Continued

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“Fun” is the first track from Pollinator, Blondie’s forthcoming album, their 11th, due out on May 5th. The video is classic Blondie—plus some intergalactic space travel, a few mind-altering psychedelic moments and a nightclub finale inspired by the band’s origins in … Continued

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The pop star breaks out the short shorts, tosses her long hair and heads off—with a sexy sidekick—on a motorcycle trip into the desert in this latest single from her new album Dangerous Woman.

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Feast your eyes on thirty years of the very hottest scenes in music, the dirtiest dance moves…and lots and lots of skin.  In his slickly edited supercut, “The Evolution of Sexy in Music Videos,” Patrick Perris brings us all the … Continued

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“I have this new song that I just released,” says Lovato, amid the shrieks of the crowd at the 2016 Honda Civic Tour. “A few of you may have heard it—a little song called ‘Body Say.’ For those of you … Continued

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The indie-pop band quartet—comprised of Rachael Price (singer), Mike Olson (the guitarist/trumpeter), Bridget Kearney (bassist) and Mike Calabrese (drummer) who first met while studying jazz at Boston’s New England Conservatory—continue to expand their eclectic range. Whereas their previous efforts were mostly infused … Continued

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A piece of equipment that goes by the name Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer may seem like something that only a tech geek could marvel at, but think again: the 808, as it is known, introduced in the early ’80s, produced … Continued

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Britney Spears may be 34, but she’s certainly not too old for a slumber party, this one in a gated mansion with Tinashe hanging out, singing a verse and getting close. “Slumber Party” is the second single and music video … Continued

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The British pop duo of Tracey Thorn and Ben Watts, two University of Hull students who formed Everything but the Girl in 1982, named themselves after a window sign in a furniture shop that read: “For your bedroom needs, we … Continued

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Oscar and the Wolf’s video for “The Game” is all gothic drama and dance floor desire, like the dark corners of a nightclub where you’re not quite sure what might happen next. That’s no accident—the Belgian alt-pop artist, also known … Continued

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“Leonard Cohen was the most beautiful man I have ever known,” wrote arts critic Leon Wieseltier in the New York Times, shortly after the poet-songwriter and legend died at the age of 82. “His company was quickening in every way. … Continued

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In late 1991, Nirvana exploded onto the national music scene, transforming Seattle into the epicenter of the alternative rock. The band’s infectious single, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” (watch the music video, above) saturated the airwaves and MTV, sparking a worldwide … Continued

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Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift’s new song “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” was created as the centerpiece of the Fifty Shades Darker movie soundtrack, and it’s appropriately sexy, with a moody unpredictable edge and lots of slinky moves. The much-anticipated “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” video … Continued

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Lady Gaga is on fire lately. She pulled off a perfect Super Bowl Halftime Show, she’s the new face for Tiffany, and now she’s just announced a worldwide tour for Joanne, her latest album. “John Wayne” is her new video from … Continued

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Singer Skye Edwards and guitarist Ross Godfrey, who, with Ross’s brother Paul, were the core of Morcheeba, announced a new project in the summer of 2016, the album Skye/Ross. Watch the music-video “Light of Gold” from that EP, above. In … Continued

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With her debut album, SweetSexySavage, set to be released on January 27, Kehlani is ready to soar. The music video for “Distraction”—watch it, above—is the second from that album and her most elaborate and beautiful to date. The 21-year-old artist … Continued

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She’s not a warbling folkie or an all-out rocker, and though her songs of love and pain have brought her a devoted following, indie siren Angel Olsen is unmistakably her own woman. Her recently released third album, aptly titled My … Continued

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“Perfect Illusion” is the totally rocked-out lead single from Lady Gaga’s upcoming fifth studio album, Joanna. Some critics have found a hint of Bruce Springsteen in the track, which harks back to the dance-pop rawness of Gaga’s earlier years. Gaga … Continued

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Past and future, all at once: a teen band called the Lemon Twigs with a retro-inflected sound. Brian D’Addario, 19, and his brother, Michael, 17, are the songwriters and performers, hailing from Long Island, New York. Their dad, Ronnie, was … Continued

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DNCE is Joe Jonas’s dirty-hot new pop group, featuring Korean guitarist JinJoo Lee, drummer Jack Lawless, and bass player Cole Whittle. Their self-titled debut album is due out November 18, and “Body Moves” is the first single out. Check out … Continued

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Ariana Grande says that the lyric “ride dick bicycle” in her new single, “Side to Side,” featuring Nicki Minaj, is a reference to sex. We kind of figured that. Besides, the video is a totally think-pink affair. “Side to Side” … Continued

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“I didn’t know that I was starving till I tasted you,” sings Hailee Steinfeld in her new music-video with the duo Grey and DJ Zedd. And we didn’t know that the Oscar-nominated 14-year-old actress in the Coen Brothers movie True … Continued

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From the time he splashed onto 80’s tv screens, George Michael was a provocative pioneer. With boundary-pushing lyrics and an unapologetic sexiness, he transformed pop music in a way that we hadn’t seen before. This PROVOKR icon reigned supreme in the 80’s, … Continued

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If she looks exotic, she is: 21-year-old Dua Lipa was born in London to ethnic Albanian parents from Kosovo (her dad is Kosovar rock singer Dukagjin Lipa). Though the family went back to Kosovo when Dua—Albanian for “love”—was 13, she … Continued

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Blondie is among the most successful musical acts to emerge from New York’s ’70s punk scene. The band formed in 1974, when Debbie Harry met guitarist, Chris Stein. Blondie’s pop-punk sound with edgy overtones of disco, rap and reggae went on to generate four … Continued

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The legendary hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest, is back with their first album of brand-new material since 1998, We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service. All of the four original members of the group contributed to … Continued

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With his third studio album coming out November 18 (and a worldwide tour to follow), Bruno Mars has released the music-video for the album’s lead single, “24K Magic.” It’s directed by Mars and Cameron Duddy and, as Mars recently said, … Continued

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“Closer,” the newest get-undressed video from the Chainsmokers, that New York DJ-duo (Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall) who went viral three years ago with the dance hit “#SELFIE,” features vocals (and searing-hot performances) from Taggart and pop singer Halsey. They … Continued

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In a cinematic nod to La La Land, Lana Del Rey‘s newest, visually stunning video for her single, “Lust for Life,” stars the breathtaking views of the City of Angels as seen from the vista of the HOLLYWOOD sign. Atop … Continued

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Forty years after the debut of their eponymous first album, the Ramones are being honored with an exhibition at New York’s Queens Museum through July 31. The quartet of Forest Hills, Queens, natives who would become Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee … Continued

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“Some Kind of Drug,” the fourth single to be released from G-Eazy’s album, When It’s Dark Out, might be one of the sexiest of 2016. Also featured on the cut is rapper Marc E. Bassy, but love is most certainly … Continued

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BANKS brings us someplace dark, mysterious and a little bit dangerous in “Trainwreck,” the standout track from her second album The Altar.  BANKS has always been a bit of a mystery herself, but she’s said of her latest efforts, “I wanted … Continued

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Staz Lindes is a model we love. You may know her as the newest face of YSL Beauty or from her work for Moschino. But when she’s not walking the runway, Staz fronts the L.A. band the Paranoyds. The girl-group … Continued

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In this new music video, Frank Ocean sings, “All you want is Nikes / But the real ones just like you / Just like me.” Every listener might agree; there are few things more real (or sexy) than Frank. The … Continued

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  Miguel: “Coffee” (with Nazanin Mandi)   Sia: “Fire Meet Gasoline” (with Heidi Klum and Pedro Pascal)   Taylor Swift: “Wildest Dreams” (with Scott Eastwood)   Justin Bieber: “What Do You Mean?” (with Xenia Deli)   Chris Isaak: “Wicked Game” … Continued

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“I saw her in Central Park,” said Madonna of Chrissie Hynde, playing with her band, the Pretenders. “She was amazing—the only woman I’d seen in performance where I thought, Yeah, she’s got balls, she’s awesome! It gave me courage, inspiration, … Continued

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Julia Michaels is probably the most famous musician you’ve never heard of. She’s an established hitmaker, the creative genius behind tracks for Demi Lovato, Fifth Harmony, Gwen Stefani, Justin Bieber, Jason Derulo, Kelly Clarkson, Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas and Britney Spears, just to … Continued

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Way back in the 80’s, David Fincher essentially created MTV. He’s since become legendary for directing films like Se7en, Fight Club, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Gone Girl, and he’s earned an Academy Award nomination for The Social … Continued

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The Russian feminist punk-protest-rock group Pussy Riot—who were released from jail in 2013 after serving most of a two-year sentence for performing anti-Putin songs—recorded “Straight Outta Vagina” back in February, before Donald Trump’s infamous comments to Billy Bush about grabbing … Continued

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Keep your eye on Kelsey Lu. Her haunting single, “Morning After Coffee,” above, is just the start. She’s an artist who does things her own way, and it shows in her work. Brought up in a strict Jehovah’s Witness household in Charlotte, … Continued

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Coachella is the #1 music festival every year, and 2017 was no different. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival officially launched in April 2001 as a one-day event, and now takes place over two weekends every April. The festival … Continued

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What do Miles Davis, the Beastie Boys, Bonnie Raitt, Frank Sinatra, the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Linda Rondstadt, Katy Perry, Duran Duran and Coldplay have in common? Answer: they’ve all recorded hits on Capitol Records, the label that is celebrating its … Continued

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With “On Hold,” ethereal trio the xx have released their first single in four years, the debut of I See You, their new album. On this subtle ballad, the British band retains some of the whispery reticence and restraint that characterized … Continued

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Break out the hot pants and put some flowers in your hair—Coachella will upon us next week. The live music extravaganza starts up on Friday, April 14 and runs all the way through Sunday, April 23. This year’s lineup has had … Continued

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Liv is the supergroup brainchild of Lykke Li, Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt and Pontus Winnberg, PB&J’s Yttling, and producer Jeff Bhasker. “Wings of Love” is not only their first single, but also the brilliant directorial debut of Lykke Li. It’s a sweet homage … Continued

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Trying to stave off real life and boredom and continue to do what they love and pound out furious, fist-pumping punk masterpieces is the challenge for The Menzingers. A challenge they keep winning. With larger than life melodies and angry … Continued

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Dutch DJ/producer Martin Garrix hit serious gold last year with his Bebe Rexha collaboration “In the Name of Love.” And now he’s back with “Scared to be Lonely,” his newest EDM anthem featuring British breakout star Dua Lipa. These two have some serious chemistry—the … Continued

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When MTV first launched in 1981, it was a small experimental cable channel airing to a limited market in New York and New Jersey. But almost immediately, MTV’s music videos transformed the music industry—and with each coming decade, this art form … Continued

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Sevyn Streeter’s highly-anticipated debut album, Girl Disrupted, drops on January 27. With “D4L,” the third in her Girl Disrupted video series, the breakout R&B talent takes on a role-play fantasy that shows us many seductive personas—all of them intriguing. Proving that there are … Continued

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In 1971, Soul Train made its debut on the national airwaves, and it immediately asserted itself as “the hippest trip in America.” It took the American Bandstand formula of lip-synced pop acts and teen idol dancers, and applied it to … Continued

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If their last tour is any indication, British band The 1975 will not disappoint their young, mostly female audiences when they hit the road in North America over the next six weeks. Offering non-stop renditions of their hit singles with … Continued

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Leather drag never looked this slinky. Watch the unsinkable 42-year-old supermodel, Kate Moss, lip-synch Elvis Presley singing “The Wonder of You,” with a newly arranged and recorded orchestral accompaniment by the Royal Philharmonic in the new music video, above. The … Continued

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Lana Del Rey’s new video for “Love” is a euphoric vision of youth and desire that somehow feels just right. Del Rey continues her well-known fascination with ’50s and ’60s nostalgia—“Love” opens on the singer in full mod ’60s love … Continued

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Country charm Lillie Mae Rische is on the road to discovery: “Are we there yet?” is her response when asked what she would call her life movie. Although she first picked up the violin when she was seven, and has … Continued

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As a founding—and sole remaining—member of Panic! At the Disco, electric emo singer Brendon Urie has proven himself to be one of the most versatile vocalists in contemporary music, with the dulcet tones of a pop star, the crooning vocals … Continued

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The graphic short is a film directed by Halsey and Sing J. Lee. The song is elegant electro-pop and is the story of two star crossed lovers staying in love despite the forces pulling them apart. It’s part of a … Continued

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Music in the 90’s can’t be discussed without giving props to TLC, the best-selling female R&B/Hip-Hop group not only of that decade but of all time. The original members, T-Boz, Left Eye, and Chilli, seemed unstoppable—selling 65 million records worldwide—until … Continued

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Against Me! is an American punk rock band from Gainesville, Florida led by singer and guitarist Laura Jane Grace who started the band in 1997. In 2012 Grace came out as transgender. After a long period of confusion the band … Continued

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Cigarettes After Sex is blowing up on YouTube—after millions of hits and an upswell of new listeners, this Brooklyn band is officially a phenomenon. Their melancholic, androgynous pop noir is without doubt addictive, an ambient, hazy sound with just a … Continued

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For the past couple of years since her huge breakout debut Pure Heroine, Lorde has been busy growing up. She’s said that her soon-to-be-released followup, Melodrama, will be all about that time and what it feels like to “cross over … Continued

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Canada, oh Canada thank you for this perfect sound. The new album Whiteout Conditions is a euphoric, powerful, delightfully decadent effort. They insist that they are not a super group but no one has ever believed them. They are unstoppable … Continued

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The new video for “Venus Fly” is not to be missed. Grimes & Janelle Monáe have created an epic fantasy that is a worthy visual counterpart to their first (and hopefully not last) musical collaboration. “Venus Fly” opens with futuristic warrior princesses, … Continued

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Just when you finally got  “Shape of You” out of your head, here we are with Ed Sheeran’s very best musical moments. And of course, that single is at the top of the list. It’s an amazing song, just the … Continued

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The famously very wet five-day Glastonbury Music Festival obeyed climate change yesterday and kicked off during a mind-numbing heat wave. Not to be outdone, the hottest bands in the world are gathering in the sleepy town of Somerset, England to … Continued

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From the first bars of the ubiquitous ice cream truck song that opens this video, you know this one’s going to be sweet. “Swalla,” a Jason Derulo, Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign collaboration, is a technicolor sugar rush of candy-coated fun. Gil Green directed … Continued

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The British are coming! At least we hope so—these are the bands and ballads that we can’t get enough of lately, all of them up and coming acts from the U.K. “Everlasting Road,” above, is a sexy, spooky single from the sisters of LOCK. They’ve … Continued

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The most engrossing work from Aimee Mann in years is full of tuneful, disillusioned songs as she delivers her barest collection yet. Clever and imagery rich lyrics continually paint pictures of an overworked mind that is constantly in a state … Continued

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Charlie Puth made waves with his Wiz Khalifa collaboration, “See You Again,” a moving tribute to the late Paul Walker which was featured on the soundtrack to Furious 7. After a successful album, the cleverly-titled Nine Track Mind, Puth is … Continued

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Don’t ask what his real name or age is, Boy Epic won’t tell. The mysterious, sharply handsome singer has been creating a stir with his underground pop songs and beyond sexy videos inspired by films like Fifty Shades of Grey … Continued

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Lena Headey’s been playing the meanest, not to mention, craziest Queen in HBO’s Game of Thrones for seven years now, but Cersei has left the Iron Throne for even weirder pastures. Dressed in a red hoodie and nerdy glasses, the … Continued

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British electro-pop duo Goldfrapp (Alison Goldfrapp, and Will Gregory) are back at last, with a hypnotic new single “Anymore.” It’s the lead-in to their upcoming new album, Silver Eye, due out March 31 on Mute Records. This is the first … Continued

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Sex Playlist #74 – VMA Winners “Humble” – Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane “Down” – Fifth Harmony “Stay” (with Alessia Cara) – Zed, Alessia Cara “Fade” – Kanye West “XO TOUR Llif3” – Lil Uzi Vert “Wyclef Jean” – Young Thug … Continued

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Whatever you do, don’t tell singer Hailee Steinfeld she’s “not like most girls.” Meant as a compliment from a male admirer, the no-nonsense performer flips the narrative and rebukes then rejects the poor young man’s affection by pointing out just … Continued

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Sex Playlist #73 “Friends” (with BloodPop®) – Justin Bieber “All the Trouble” – Lee Ann Womack “Solo Mia” – Yandel, Maluma “All On My Mind” – Anderson East “Drip” – Luke James “Younger Now” – Miley Cyrus “Lose A Little … Continued

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Chace may only be eighteen years old, but the singer/songwriter/producer is already one of the hottest young talents in the business today. He’s got one successful EP under his belt, and is back at it with a second, Definition. The … Continued

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Selena Gomez hasn’t released an album since Revival in 2015. However, she just released a new single titled “Wolves,” which is also a collaboration with electronic dance music producer Marshmello, who has worked with the likes of Noah Cyrus and … Continued

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  “What About Us” – Pink “A Million Lights” – Michael W. Smith “Cherry Ripe” – The Preatures “Fire” – VHS Collection “Unapologetically” – Kelsea Ballerini “Little of Your Love = Bloodpop®” – HAIM, BlookPop® “Up The Creek” – Tori … Continued

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While it received a lot of commercial success, Damn. from Kendrick Lamar is a powerful album that centers around the rapper’s social conscience, political mind, and unwavering creativity. Damn, this album is great!

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We’re officially hooked on Shawn Hook. The Canadian singer just released his new black and white video for the hauntingly romantic single, “Reminding Me,” which soft-focuses on heartbreak and the toll it takes on a person, namely the handsome Hook. … Continued

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Fresh off their massive radio hit “Rockabye,” British pop/dance darlings Clean Bandits are looking to have another huge one with the breakup track, “I Miss You,” featuring singer/songwriter Julia Michaels. The catchy heartbreaker will remind anyone who’s ever had a … Continued

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Selena Gomez reached new heights of seduction with her first video for the erotic single, Fetish (feat. Gucci Mane). The 24-year-old beauty is all mouth, tongue, and polished nails as she teases, squeezes, and playfully strokes her luscious lips in the most suggestive way … Continued

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The fifth single from Scottish DJ Calvin Harris fifth album (Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 just went Gold) is a chilling heartbreaker. “Faking It” features the cool vocals of Oakland singer Kehlani and Hot-lanta rapper Lil Yachty serenading each other over a … Continued

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Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine practically defined popular music in the 1990s, and their long-lasting friendship is being turned into a four-part HBO documentary. The Defiant Ones borrows its title from the seminal 1958 drama starring Sidney Poitier and Tony … Continued

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Hailing from Traverse City, Michigan, The Accidentals blends elements of indie folk, pop, and bluegrass into one fresh sound that screams for adventure and exploration. Multi-instrumentalists Savannah Buist and Katie Larson joined forces in high school and later added percussionist … Continued

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Nick Jonas is hosting a sexy party/pillow fight with some of the hottest PYTs in Hollywood and you’re invited. In his video for the new single, “Remember I Told You, ft. Anne-Marie, Mike Posner” the former member of the teen-friendly … Continued

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Appearing on the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack, the music video features Zayn Malik & Taylor Swift longing for each other through bitter rain, snappy paparazzi, and sultry hotel rooms knowing they “don’t wanna live forever” without each other.

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Sex Playlist #79 “Beautiful Trauma” – Pink “Take Back Home Girl” – Chris Lane, Tori Kelly “Butterflies” – Daniella Mason “Teacher” – PRETTYMUCH “Invitation” – Why Don’t We “Next to You – Marcy Rising Edit” – Locussolus “Lessons” – Echosmith “The Makings of You” – Tamar Braxton … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 18.02.01 “Scars To Your Beautiful” – Alessia Cara “Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man. “Perfect Duet” – Ed Sheeran & Beyonce “Sleep Well Beast” – The … Continued

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Enrique Iglesias, the King of Latin Pop, and one of the best selling Latin artists ever—not to mention the sexiest!—proves he has stamina to spare as he continues his now 3-year-long Love & Sex tour. He’s also rejoining American rapper … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 18.01.15 “Rebel Heart” – First Aid Kit “Born to Love You” – LANCO “Burn So Bright” – Bella Thorne “Rhiannon – Early Take” – Fleetwood Mac “Sick … Continued

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Sex Playlist #77 “Some Kind of Love” – The Killers “You’re the Best Thing About Me” – U2, Kygo “Find You” – Nick Jonas “Homemade Dynamite” – Lorde, Khalid, Post Malone, SZA “Rainbow” – Sia “Too Much to Ask” – Niall Horan “Feel the Real” … Continued

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Although Björk’s ninth studio album Utopia hasn’t yet arrived, the Icelandic singer/songwriter has released its lead single “The Gate,” which shares a co-writing credit with Arca, an avant-pop DJ and producer. The song is everything you’d expect from Björk: personally emotional, haunting, … Continued

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Demi Lovato has a message to all her fans: “Sorry Not Sorry is the first of many songs that I’ve been working on, and I can’t wait for you guys to hear all of them. I hope this song makes … Continued

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While Taylor Swift has yet to release her sixth studio album, Reputation, the pop singer/songwriter has released its second single, “…Ready for It?.” The video for the song, directed by longtime collaborator, Joseph Kahn, places the photogenic singer in an anime dystopian world that resembles … Continued

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Sex Playlist #76 “Too Good At Goodbyes” – Sam Smith “Let Me Go” – Hailee Steinfeld, Alesso, Florida Georgia Line, watt “Dusk Till Dawn” Radio Edit – ZAYN, Sia “Disco Tits” – Tove Lo “Love So Soft” – Kelly Clarkson “Up All Night” – Beck … Continued

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With the release of the film Justice League later this week, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment has also dropped the superhero movie’s soundtrack. The score is from music vet Danny Elfman, with a few pop tracks from The White Stripes, Gang of Youth, and most … Continued

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This week marks the official end of PRIDE month, but it’s always PRIDE at PROVOKR. In honor of our LBGTQ family, here’s a beautiful, unplugged version of “YMCA” by the always-provocative performer, Boy George. But don’t let the simplicity of his … Continued

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Turn the radio on and chances are you’ll hear one of the sexiest songs currently on repeat, Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain,” off last year’s album, Anti. The painful, bluesy tune channels the 60s style of Amy Winehouse and gives … Continued

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With the release of Reputation, Taylor Swift let her fans into her songwriting process in a series of YouTube videos from AT&T called Taylor Swift NOW. The first in the series is for the single “Gorgeous,” which is written by … Continued

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Rhye, the duo behind 2013’s critically acclaimed EP, Woman, have returned with a new single, and, despite their four year absence, they clearly haven’t lost their touch. Their moody melodies and delicate sensuousness are back in full force on their … Continued

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Sex Playlist #83 “Wolves” – Selena Gomez, Marshmello “Burning” – Sam Smith “Love So Soft” – Kelly Clarkson “I Need You” – Morrissey & Marshall “Mexican Fender” – Weezer “I Miss You” – Clean Bandit, feat. Julia Michaels “Always Ascending” … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 18.02.22 “Moon River” – Frank Ocean “Love Lies” – Khalid, Normani “You Owe Me” – The Chainsmokers “See You Around” – I’m With Her “Baby I Love … Continued

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Surprise, surprise! The music video for Pink’s “Beautiful Truma” has dropped with Magic Mike star Channing Tatum dancing alongside the pink-haired pop star. The single, a catchy tune with an infectious melody, is the second from Pink’s seventh album, Beautiful … Continued

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Sex Playlist #78 “Sexy Dirty Love” – Demi Lovato “Some Kind of Love” – The Killers “Don’t Dream It’s Over” – The Head and the Heart “Spent the Day in Bed” – Morrissey “Week Without You” – Miley Cyrus “A … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 18.02.15 “Friends” – Marshmello, Anne-Marie “I Don’t Think About You” – Kelly Clarkson “We Are…” – Noah Cyrus, M0 “Good Man” – Ne-Yo “When It Comes To … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 18.02.08 “Morning Light” – Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys “Normal” – Sasha Sloan “Pray for Me” – The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar “Savior” – Iggy Azalea, Quavo “Waste” – … Continued

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The beautiful L.A.-based singer is performing at Afropunk in Brooklyn this weekend and is someone not to be missed. Since the release of her first EP, Galactica, Quiñ’s been making waves with her seductive electronic sound, one she’s dubbed Fantasy … Continued

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There’s never been a better time to discover the dynamic musical group, Muddy Magnolias. In these difficult political times, out of the despondent dust rises this glorious, gospel, almost holy music that truly soothes the savage breast. Comprised of Jessy … Continued

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“Kill4Me” is the second single from Marilyn Manson’s tenth studio album Heaven Upside Down and it’s a very good one! It’s music video stars Johnny Depp (the second time they worked together, the first being “Say10”), as Manson steps into … Continued

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It’s hard to believe that The Rolling Stones have been around since 1962. Over the past 55 years, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have re-invented the band through many different music trends and genres, but they amazingly still have the … Continued

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Sex Playlist #81 “Colors” – Beck “Touch” – Kehlani “Feels Great” – Cheat Codes, Fetty Wap, CVBZ “First Love” – Lost Kings, Sabrina Carpenter “New” – Daya “Every Little Thing” – Russell Dickerson “Passion” – AWOLNATION “Wishlist” – Kiiara “Vault” … Continued

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Since 2005, The annual Afropunk Festival has highlighted the cross-community of black punks, celebrating the afro-centric side of the punk rock community, which is generally dominated by white acts. Inspired by James Spooner’s 2003 documentary on the topic of black … Continued

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Now this is just delightful! Chromeo has released a new music video, directed by David Wilson, for “Juice,” the first single off the upcoming album Head over Heels. The electro-pop duo took the new title to heart, as they appeared in … Continued

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It’s hard to believe that R.E.M.’s Automatic For The People is already 25 years old, but the Athens, Georgia rock band weathered relatively obscurity into mainstream and critical success with their eighth studio album. Released in October 1992, Automatic For … Continued

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So Good by Zara Larsson delivers the glittery goodness with its infectious hooks and pop sensibility that will make you beg for more. The 20-year-old Swedish singer brings a lot of sex appeal, as she boasts about the empowerment of her … Continued

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Sex Playlist #75 “Hey Nineteen” – Steely Dan “Nobody Like You” – Kaskade “What Lovers Do” – Maroon 5, featuring SZA “The Beginning” – Quin “If I’m Lucky” – Jason Derulo “Girls on Boys” – Galantis, ROZES “Obvious” – Eden … Continued

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Sex Playlist #80 “Almost Human (from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Blade Runner 2049” – Lauren Daigle “Help Me Out” – Maroon 5, with Julia Michaels “How Long” – Charlie Puth “Enjoy the Silence” – Carla Bruni “Easy Love” – … Continued

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And the hits just keep on coming off Lorde’s second album, Melodrama. For her newest visual release, “Perfect Places,” the New Zealand pop star takes us on a trip to a beautiful tropical paradise, where she explores the other-worldliness of … Continued

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In 2002, the L.A. rock band Kara’s Flowers reformed as Maroon 5 and released their debut record Songs About Jane, which became an instant hit with songs like “This Love” and “She Will Be Loved.” 15 years later, Maroon 5 … Continued

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Los Angeles hottest new rock band is Starcrawler, a very young and energetic Rock and Roll band with an infectious sound and a retro glam style. The band is fronted by 18-year-old Arrow de Wilde, a tall and leggy ball … Continued

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We’re just busy thinking ’bout BOYS, the adorable new song and video from Charli XCX featuring…well, name any hot, sexy male celebrity in the music industry and pop culture today and chances are he’s appearing in this delicious medley of … Continued

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Lorde, the New Zealand teenager with the scratchy soprano voice we all embraced four years ago when her single, “Royals” became a huge crossover- and Grammy-winning hit, is back. Finally!  Now all of 20, and with an album’s worth of … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 03.02.18 “Hands On You” – Ashley Monroe “Call If You Need Me” – Vance Joy “Butterflies” – Kacey Musgraves “Want You Back” – 5 Seconds of Summer … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Oscars Playlist Sex Playlist 03.08.18 “Remember Me (Duo)” – Miguel, Natalia Lafourcade “Mighty River” – Mary J. Blige “Mystery of Love” – Sufjan Stevens “This is Me” – Keala Settle, The … Continued

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British DJ Sigala knows from the songs of the summer. His massive hit, Easy Love dropped in the hottest season in 2015 and was #1 on the UK charts within days. His new single, Came Here for Love, featuring the … Continued

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American singer and songwriter Laura Pergolizzi, better known as LP, is PROVOKR’s musical obsession! Not only has the lanky, tattooed, curly-haired musician released three albums—her newest is Lost on You—she’s also the genius writer behind songs performed by some of our … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 03.15.18 “Put Me Back Together” – Cheat Codes, Kiiara “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” – Jake Owen “No Excuses” – Meghan Trainor “Morning Is Coming” – … Continued

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Is there anything sexier than a swift-fingered DJ at the top of a giant stage, controlling thousands of writhing bodies with every flick of the switch, knob, or drop of the needle? We don’t think so, either. But many of PROVOKR’s … Continued

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Ah yes, 2017 was a pretty good year in music with new releases from Beck, St. Vincent, and Courtney Barnett. But now that the year is about to come to an end, let’s look back at what made the year … Continued

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This is a deeply personal one! The newest music video for Demi Lovato’s “Tell Me You Love Me” features the singer’s passions and fears with a soulful search for love and acceptance. The single from Lovato’s sixth studio album explores the … Continued

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What is more romantic than a real-life musical duet? PROVOKR picks the coolest (Mick and Marianne), the truest (Tim and Faith), the hottest (Stevie and Lindsay), and the newest (Selena and the Weeknd) dynamic duos ever. From classic country couple … Continued

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Come on! Let’s hit the beach one last time before the season of simmer is over! D.C. rapper, Wale, has released the single My Love, feat. Major Lazer, Wizkid, and Dua Lipa, off his latest CD, Shine. The music video is hot-hot-hot, featuring … Continued

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K. Michelle has been in the limelight in the R&B scene since 2009 when she signed with Jive Records. The Memphis, Tennessee-born singer just released her fourth studio album Kimberly: The People I Used to Know with its new single … Continued

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Georgia-born R&B singer Khalid (full name Khalid Donnel Robinson) released his debut album American Teen earlier this year to critical and commercial success. In fact, he’s up for five Grammy Awards this year, including Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best New Artist, … Continued

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Revenge songs are all the rage, thanks to Kesha and Beyoncé calling out their wrong-doers on their latest songs, “Praying” and “Lemonade.” But we know whom those women are singing about, thanks to the press, social media, and history. There’s … Continued

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The Colombian, belly-dancing, vocally unique Shakira has re-emerged onto the music scene from a seemingly endless hiatus–marriage and babies kept her occupied. We can remember like it was yesterday when she dropped her English (language) debut single, “Whenever, Wherever” in 2002; … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 22.03.18 “Remind Me to Forget” – Kygo, Miguel “Done For Me” – Charlie Puth, Kehlani “I Wanna Know” – RL Grime, Daya “Nite and Day” – Meshell … Continued

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The new single “Hey Hey Hey” from Katy Perry’s fifth studio album Witness empowers women to buck conventions and make their own mark as the hero. To illustrate the song’s themes, the music video, directed by Isaac Rentz, features Perry … Continued

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What do the music festivals of Glastonbury, Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza have in common? They all hosted the English indie trip-rock band Glass Animals in the last year, to the utter delight of the millions of attendees. One critic called … Continued

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For nearly four decades, English singer/songwriter Tracey Thorn sustained her career as a musician and writer through re-invention, collaboration, and honesty. Her new album Record is a culmination of her style and work, as she creates songs for the dancefloor … Continued

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Stop the presses, or at least pause your instagram and behold the beauty that is Liam Payne and his baby mama, Cheryl Coles! The adorable musical couple, and new parents to baby Bear, just posted a rare selfie of themselves … Continued

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R&B singer/songwriter SZA (pronounced “Scissa”) had a bit of a moment at the end of 2017. She released her debut album Ctrl to critical and commercial success, she appeared on Saturday Night Live, and she received five Grammy nominations, including … Continued

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Sex Playlist #82 “Gorgeous” – Taylor Swift “On The Loose” – Niall Horan “Losing Sleep” – Chris Young “Relief Next to Me” – MUNA “Let Me In” – H.E.R. “You Keep Me Waiting” – Snoh Aalegra, Vic Mensa “Whiskey” – … Continued

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Andy Black, aka Andy Biersack, and his wife, Juliet Simms are THE hot rock couple of the moment! Juliet, who came in second place on the second season of The Voice, met her heartthrob husband on the Warped Tour 2011, … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 29.03.18 “Worry No More” – Diplo, Lil Yachty, Santigold “Lost in Japan” – Shawn Mendes “High Horse” – Kacey Mustgraves “Flames” – David Guetta, Sia “Take It … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 17.05.18 “Girls” – Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha, Charli XCX, Cardi B “New Light” – John Mayer “LA Girls” – Charlie Pluth “Back To You” – Selena Gomez … Continued

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Is there anything better than a tell-all revenge song? If Taylor Swift has anything to say about it, then, no. But how about one that forgives your oppressor, shows true compassion, and finally, offers a heartfelt wish that the tormentor … Continued

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The Killers are back with a new record, five years after their last album, 2012’s Battle Born. The new disc, Wonderful Wonderful, out now on Island Records, is an thoughtful deconstruction of masculinity and a deep dive into what it … Continued

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There are perhaps a handful of songs that inspire orgasmic, self-love. In our lusty opinion, Divinyls wrote the ultimate ode to masturbation with the release of its erotic 1990 single, “I Touch Myself.” A number one hit in the band’s … Continued

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American Utopia is art rock icon David Byrne’s 11th studio album and first solo release since 2004. Over the last 14 years, Byrne worked with the likes of Brian Eno, Norman Cook, and St. Vincent, but now the 65-year-old rocker … Continued

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Setting the mood is just half of the fun! Here are five backseat and steamy make-out songs. “Burning Desire” by Lana Del Rey Released in 2013, Lana Del Rey’s single “Burning Desire” is a great song to have one when … Continued

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See The PROVOKR Sex Playlist extended play version on YouTube and Spotify. The PROVOKR Sex Playlist 100 songs for ultimate pleasure Scroll down “Thunderclouds” – Sia, Diplo, Labrinth, LSD “Let’s See What The Night Can Do” – Jason Mraz “Bed” … Continued

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Australian singer/songwriter Amy Billings, aka Amy Shark, is already famous Downunder. Her single, Adore, made it to the #2 spot on the Triple J Hottest 100 charts in 2016, and made the indie performer a bonafide pop star. The deeply emotional … Continued

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Take one part Courtney Love, one part Chrissie Hynde, and one part The Go-Gos, and you’ve got The Regrettes, the cutest, coolest bad-ass punk band we’ve heard in a long time. Lead by the adorably blunt 16-year-old Lydia Night—with Genessa Gariano … Continued

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X Ambassadors is going to release their third studio album Joyful later this year. But for now the Ithaca, New York-based rock band is giving us the music video for the title track and it’s as awe-inspiring as it is … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 03.05.18 “Spoil My Night” – Post Malone, Swae Lee “Coming Home” – Keith Urban, Julia Michaels “No Tears Left to Cry” – Ariana Grande “Dirty Computer” – … Continued

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Sex Playlist #85 “Female” – Kieth Urban “Who Do You Love” – Elise LeGrow “Tip Toe” – Jason Derulo, French Montana “Slow It Down” – Kim Petras “Cola” – CamelPhat, Elderbrook “Juice” – Chromeo “Love Always Wins” – Michael W. … Continued

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Sex Playlist 17.11.30 “Naked” – James Arthur “Both of Us” – Yellow Claw, STORi “There She Is” – Frank Turner “Don’t Slam The Door” – Icona Pop “Born to Touch Your Feelings” – Studio Edit – Scorpions “I Won’t Let … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 10.05.18 “Youth” – Shawn Mendes, Khalid “Accelerate” – Christina Aguilera, Ty Dolla $ign, 2 Chainz “Hunger” – Florence + The Machine “The Way I Am” – Charlie … Continued

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Born in New York City in January 1971, Mary J. Blige rose in stardom at an early age after an impromptu cover song performance of Anita Baker’s hit song “Caught Up in the Rapture” at the Galleria Mall in White … Continued

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Sex Playlist #86 “Ring-a-Ring O’ Roses” – Charlotte Gainsbourg “White Noise” – Ella Vos “Yours” – Russel Dickerson “Take Me” – Aly & AJ “Indian Summer (Kasbo Remix)” – Jai Wolf, Kasbo “Disco Tits” – Tove Lo “Parachute” – Joshua … Continued

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Eleven years ago, Fergie released her debut solo album, The Dutchess. Since then, the Black Eyed Peas starlet has had a follow-up record in the works, but it just hasn’t been ready… Until now. Finally, a whopping three years after … Continued

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Singer/Songwriter Lindsey Jordan is a musical prodigy. The 18-year-old began playing and writing music when she was only five years old in her hometown of Ellicott City, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore. Jordan was so enamored with music that she … Continued

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Everything about the new Paramore single, “Rose-Colored Boy,” screams the 80s. The song, a new wave redux, is a plucky tune filled with synth-pop sounds that are familiar to anyone who loves Brit-pop bands from that decade, like Bananarama. The video, … Continued

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Sex Playlist #84 “Kids in Love” – Kygo “The Blackout” – U2 “Down” – Fifth Harmony, Gucci Mane “You and Me” – Shallou “Dirty Sexy Money” – David Guetta, Afrojack, Charli XCX, French Montana “Told You So” – Miguel “Beside … Continued

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After a 10 year hiatus, the seminal 90s alternative rock band, The Breeders, has released a new album, All Nerve, its first since 2008’s Mountain Battles. The new release is also part of the band’s 25th anniversary of their iconic Last Splash album, which … Continued

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Singer/songwriters Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile‘s new single may be called “Over Everything,” but the sweet, swaying single just whets our appetites for more music from these independent artists! We don’t have to wait for long, as the duo’s new … Continued

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Can’t get enough of Camila Cabello’s sizzling new single “Havana?” We’ve got this. The Cuban-born Cabello, also known as Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao, has been causing quite a stir since she left her girl group Fifth Harmony late last year. … Continued

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A new hit song for a new year! The lead single from Troye Sivan “My My My!” has the pop star feeling invincible after finding a new love, while also playing as a new pop anthem for the young and … Continued

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“From Dusk Till Dawn,” the new single from former One Direction cutie, Zayn Malik, and featuring Sia, would be a perfect addition to the soundtrack for the upcoming Fifty Shades Freed movie. It’s a sexy duet with gorgeous harmonies between the two singers, promising unwavering love … Continued

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Beck is a master of almost every music genre. He can release a strange electronic throwback album with Odeley to a straight up folk record like Mutations to an ambient-folk hybrid with Sea Change. With his new album Colors, his … Continued

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Ah, to be in love in New York City. G-Eazy & Halsey released the new single “Him & I” from their new album The Beautiful & Damned, which drops later this month. The music video for the song is simple: … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 24.05.18 “Girlfriend” – Christine and the Queens, Dam-Funk “Intro: Singularity” – BTS “Fall In Line” – Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato “Stay” – Post Malone “Back To You” … Continued

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In case you didn’t hear, Taylor Swift is fed up. “Look What You Made Me Do,” her new single, and first song from her upcoming CD, Reputation, makes it clear that she’s done with her haters, the betrayers, and their collaborators. … Continued

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Gucci Mane—aka Radric Delantic Davis—has never been hotter, or more productive. As popular as he’s been for the last 12 years, releasing hundreds of trap-rap tracks, 2017 is clearly the prolific rapper’s year to shine. Not only did he win … Continued

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After finding stardom when Lenny Kravitz invited her to be his opening act in 2008, Lissie (whose real name is Elisabeth Corrin Maurus) has been a “low key” and “natural superstar” in music. Kravitz found her on MySpace and was … Continued

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Iconic American singer/songwriter Tina Turner will be presented a Lifetime Achievement Award (along with Queen, Neil Diamond, and Emmylou Harris) during this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony at the end of January. Her impressive career spans over six decades of success, … Continued

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Sex Playlist 18.01.15 “Need Me” – Eminem, Pink “Still the Same” – Sugarland “Pick Up” – Plaza “Don’t Play It Safe” – Cassie “The Weekend – Funk Wav Remix” – SZA, Calvin Harris “Vibes” – Adelitas Way “Easy On My … Continued

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Most pop songs are about love, but sometimes that love lasts for one night only. Here are PROVOKR’s picks for the sexiest, saddest, most longing songs in the key of N.S.A. (no strings attached). The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel … Continued

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Fresh off the release of her debut solo album, Camila Cabello just dropped the music video for her new single, “Never Be The Same” and it’s a hot one! The 21-year-old singer draws viewers in with a few intimate moments, … Continued

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Sex Playlist 17.12.14 “Dreamer” – Axwell Ingrosso, Trevor Guthrie “Never Be the Same” – Camila Cabello “Fuck Your Man – Interlude” – K. Michelle “Beautiful” – Walker Hayes “Broken Prayers” – Riley Clemmons “Turn” – The Wombats “Scary Love” – … Continued

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Provokr Holiday Sex Playlist   “Santa’s Coming for Us” – Sia “Christmas Lights” – Coldplay “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” – Demi Lovato “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” – Sam Smith “All I Want For Christmas is You” – … Continued

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After retiring from the runway in the late 90s, model-turned-musician-turned First Lady of France, Carla Bruni, surprised the fashion world when she joined fellow supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen, and Claudia Schiffer with Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace on the … Continued

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In 2014, Yeah Yeah Yeahs went on hiatus after 14 years of growing popularity, stardom, and winning awards. It just seemed that band members Karen O, Nick Zinner, and Brian Chase needed a well-deserved break from constantly recording and touring. … Continued

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The Killers have been around for quite a while; it might be hard for some to believe, but the Las Vegas-based rock outfit’s debut record, Hot Fuss, came out all the way back in 2004. A lot has changed since … Continued

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St. Vincent released the music video for “Los Ageless,” the second single from her fifth studio album Masseduction. While the first single “New York” was a soulful ballad about the end of a relationship, “Los Ageless” is a glossy electronic … Continued

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Sex Playlist 17.12.07 “Perfect Duet” – Ed Sheeran & Beyonce “Love is All We Have Left” – U2 “Criminal” – Miguel, Rick Ross “All On My Mind” – Acoustic – Anderson East “Him & I” – G-Eazy, Halsey “… Ready … Continued

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American singer/songwriter Jason Derulo had a hot and sexy 2017 with hit singles like “Educate Ya” with Pitbull and “Swalla” featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign. Derulo is also one of Provokr’s Bad Boys of Music.

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 31.05.18 “Fallin’ All In You” – Shawn Mendes “What You Want” – Belly, The Weeknd “February 3rd” – Jorja Smith “Pretty Girl” – Clairo “Delicate” – Taylor … Continued

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Provokr New Year Sex Playlist “Slow Hands” – Niall Horan “Auld Lang Syne” – Boney M. “Feels” – Calvin Harris, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Big Sean “Came Here for Love” – Sigala, Ella Eyre “Nights With You” – M0 “Naked” … Continued

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Just coming off Grammy Award wins for Damn., rapper Kendrick Lamar just released the highly anticipated soundtrack to Marvel’s Black Panther. While it looks to do something different with the superhero genre, Black Panther: The Album Music from and Inspired … Continued

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While she topped Spotify and YouTube with a number of hit singles like “It Ain’t Me,” “Fetish,” and “Wolves,” Selena Gomez also dipped into TV as an executive producer on the hit teen drama 13 Reasons Why on Netflix.

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The fourth studio album from Ms. Janelle Monáe doesn’t come out until April, but thankfully the sexy singer/songwriter from Kansas City has dropped the first single from Dirty Computer. “Make Me Feel” is a celebration of sex and desire, while its … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 05.04.18 “Call Out My Name” – The Weeknd “bitches broken hearts” – Billie Eilish “Slow Burn” – Kacey Musgraves “Under the Blue / Take Me In” – … Continued

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The Cuban-American singer/songwriter Camila Cabello gave two sultry performances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon over the span of a few months in late 2017 and early 2018 and both were smoking hot! Cabello has a knack with making … Continued

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Being a teenager is hard enough, but growing up when no one wants to accept you as the person you are can be even harder. Logic’s very thoughtful music video for “1-800-273-8255” – which is the phone number for the … Continued

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“Haters gon’ say it’s fake.” Justin Timberlake is a top-notch entertainer extraordinaire. While he’s been mostly acting over the years, he started his career in entertainment as a pop singer. Believe it or not, but it’s been five years since … Continued

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Marshmello is one of the most sought-after producers working in the music industry today. He’s responsible for some of the hottest songs of the year, such as “Chasing Colors” with Ookay featuring Noah Cyrus, “Silence” featuring Khalid, and Selena Gomez’s “Wolves.”

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 26.04.18 “Familiar” – Liam Payne, J Balvin “No Tears Left to Cry” – Ariana Grande “To Love And Be Loved” – Sting, Shaggy “People Make The World … Continued

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Sometimes, a music video is really strange, but also really hot, and that’s our favorite combination! “Disco Tits” is the first single from Blue Lips, the latest album from Swedish singer/songwriter Tove Lo. The intriguing video, directed by Tim Erem, … Continued

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Portugal. The Man. released their breakthrough album Woodstock during the summer of 2017. The album’s lead single “Feel It Still” was the band’s first #1 hits song on the Billboard Adult Alternative Songs chart.

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 21.06.18 “Dance To This” – Troye Sivan,Ariana Grande “Just Thought You Should Know” – Betty Who “Keeping Score” – Dan + Shay, Kelly Clarkson “Ocean” – Martin … Continued

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This year’s SXSW showcased some of the most exciting acts in music for 2018. Here are just a few recording artists who caught our eye. Snail Mail Straight outta Baltimore, Maryland, Snail Mail captures artful tones with youthful style and … Continued

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In 2013, Canadian electronic musician Mike Milosh formed a music project with Danish record producer Robin Hannibal called Rhye. It was experimental and mostly featured music in the R&B and Soul genres, while the project released its debut album Woman … Continued

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The centerpiece of the music video for “Love is Mystical” from Cold War Kids is a lot of kissing! A group of couples from various backgrounds and lifestyles come together to enjoy the human connection that only comes with being … Continued

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Instead of making a highly sexualized music video, director Petra Collins took her inspiration from horror movies for “Fetish” by Selena Gomez. The result is a bizarrely beautiful piece of visual art that is filled with suggestive and metaphorical imagery.

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Nothing makes a movie move, groove, and sooth better than an awesome soundtrack. And 2017 had some of the best in recent years. Here are the five soundtracks we plugged into and got turned on by. And don’t forget to check … Continued

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Former-One Direction singer Zayn Malik just released a new music video for the single “Entertainer,” from his upcoming second album, which is currently untitled. The new video finds the British pop star lurking through dark strip clubs looking for his … Continued

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Australian folk siblings Angus & Julia Stone have been creating music together since 2006. Hailing from Sydney, the pair’s recently released fourth studio album, Snow, has a new single titled “Nothing Else,” a folk ballad that speaks to ease and acceptance. It’s … Continued

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With their second studio album Ash, the duo Ibeyi is quickly becoming one of the hottest acts in world and pop music today. Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz are 22-year-old twin sisters with a new record that explores themes of empowerment, … Continued

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“That’s why I can’t hang with the cool gang. Everyone’s a trigger bang.”—Lily Allen The release of the new single “Trigger Bang” also marks the release of Lily Allen’s fourth studio album No Shame, as the British singer/songwriter reflects on … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 18.01.15 “My My My!” – Troye Sivan “Never Be the Same” – Camila Cabello “God Save Our Young Blood” – BORNS, Lana Del Rey “After The Storm” … Continued

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Sex Playlist 18.01.15 “Filthy” – Justin Timberlake “All The Stars” – Kendrick Lamar, SZA “For You (Fifty Shades Freed)” – Liam Payne, Rita Ora “I just need U.” – TobyMac “Finesse (Remix)” – Bruno Mars, Cardi B “My Song” – … Continued

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British singer/songwriter Jade Bird released her debut EP Something American in July 2017, but she’s just now finding success in the United States due to the strength of the single “Lottery” from her upcoming debut full-length album. Bird’s country style … Continued

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Disney Channel star turned singer/songwriter Hayley Kiyoko is about to release her debut album Expectations in a few months, but before it drops the 26-year-old pop star just released the third single for the album, “Curious.” Kiyoko is trying to … Continued

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It seems that America is long overdue for another British invasion in rock music. Here are 5 hot bands from the United Kingdom that should make waves “across the pond.” Neon Waltz From John o’ Groats in Scotland, Neon Waltz … Continued

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“Disco Tits” by Tove Lo is already a provocative song, so why not pair it with a provocative music video, which features the Swedish pop star seducing a Muppet, while on a drug-fueled sex romp through the American Southwest.

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After meeting at a show at Webster Hall in New York City in 2015, Sam Woolf and Matt & Andrew Como became quick friends when they discovered they all had a passion for songwriting and performing. With a new EP … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 19.07.18 “Summertime Magic” – Childish Gambino “God is a Woman” – Ariana Grande “Jolene” – Radical Face “Sun In Our Eyes” – MO, Diplo “All Loved Up” … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 28.06.18 “I’m Not A Saint” – Billy Raffoul “In the Morning” – Kaskade, ZHU “Pieces” – Stars Go Dim “Big God” – Forence + The Machine “Shining … Continued

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North Carolina-based Sylvan Esso released their sophomore album What Now in 2017, but the electropop duo is still making waves in 2018 with a summer tour kicking off in May. Their last single “Die Young” is still a monster hit, … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 14.06.18 “Nights Like These” – Ne-Yo, Romeo Santos “Teenage Fantasy” – Jorja Smith “so sad so sexy” – Lykke Li “That Girl Is You” – Dave Matthews … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 12.07.18 “SoulMate” – Justin Timberlake “Doesn’t Matter” – Christine and the Queens “Better” – SG Lewis, Clairo “Talk” – Why Don’t We “Might As Well Dance” – … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 07.06.18 “Give Yourself A Try” – The 1975 “Damn, dis-moi” – Christine and the Queens, Dam-Funk “My My My!” – Troye Sivan “Come Over” – The Internet … Continued

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Feathered hair everywhere! Swedish folk pop duo First Aid Kit just released the music video for “Fireworks,” the third single from their fourth studio album, Ruins. Directed by Mats Udd, the video features Klara and Johanna Söderberg sporting their best … Continued

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“Nameless, Faceless,” the new single from Courtney Barnett’s upcoming album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, is a grungy feminist rallying cry that could’ve been a hit single for another Courtney we love (the Australian Courtney has a similar rowdy … Continued

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Australian singer/songwriter Vance Joy is making waves in the United States with the upcoming release of his sophomore album Nation of Two later this month. The latest single, “We’re Going Home,” marks a very bold and incredibly deep song for … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 05.04.18 “Sky Full of Song” – Florence + the Machine “Let Me” – Zayn “Ferrari” – Bebe Rexha “Pynk” – Janelle Monae, Grimes “Cry Pretty” – Carrie … Continued

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Donald Glover (AKA Childish Gambino) is having a moment in pop culture right now. His hit TV show Atlanta returned on FX for season two and he’s starring in the new Solo: A Star Wars Story (opens on May 25) … Continued

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With the release of Janelle Monáe’s third studio album, Dirty Computer, in a few weeks, the singer/songwriter recently dropped the album’s third single, “PYNK.” It’s sounds like another hit for the 32-year-old. And this is how she described the song … Continued

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From Foster The People’s third studio album Sacred Hearts Club, the single “Sit Next to Me” hits new heights in modern indie pop music and shows that the Los Angeles-based band still has fun on the dance floor after almost … Continued

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YouTube star and Detroit’s own Queen Naija surprised her fans and the music industry with the breakout hit “Medicine” earlier this year. The 22-year-old is enjoying the spoils of celebrity, while it seems bittersweet that her newfound popularity in music … Continued

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Believe it or not, Prince died two years ago of an accidental overdose in 2016. He was only 57, but had given the world decades of wonderful and memorable music. While his untimely death was indeed tragic, Prince’s estate has … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 04.12.18 “One Kiss” – Calvin Harris, Duo Lipa “Body Language – Intro” – Kali Uchis “Must’ve Been” – Chromeo, DRAM “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On … Continued

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Last March, The Weeknd surprised his fans when he dropped the My Dear Melancholy EP out of the blue. The five-song EP is a return to the darker side of the Canadian singer/songwriter’s early work, namely Trilogy and Kiss Land. … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear the playlist Musical Sacrilege Playlist “Like A Prayer” – Madonna “Devil In Disguise” – The Damned “Catholic Boy” – Dead Boys “White Wedding – Pt. 1” – Billy Idol “The Sound of Sinners” – The … Continued

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The new single from Drake is a hot one! “I’m Upset” was released with a lot of fanfare behind it with a jump-up-and-smile style and a brand new music video. While Drake is mostly known these days as a rapper, … Continued

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We got some hot ones here folks! First off, Tove-Lo is one of the hottest and most talented singer/songwriters to come out of Sweden in years. She has a knack for turning the obscene and sexually charged into art instead … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 26.07.18 “Fernando” – Cher, Andy Garcia “Everything” – TobyMac “Love It If We Made It” – The 1975 “Girls Like You” – Maroon 5, Cardi B “Sour … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 16.08.18 “Thunderclouds” – Sia, Diplo, Labrinth, LSD “Let’s See What The Night Can Do” – Jason Mraz “Bed” – Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande “Please” – Jordan Smith … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist  Sex Playlist 09.08.18 “Beautiful” – Bazzi, Camila Cabello “Tie Me Down” – Gryffin, Elley Duhé “One Summer” – Austin Burke “What She Wants” – A R I Z … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 05.07.18 “Love That About You” – Filmore “No Angel” – Charli XCX “Dreams (Live on Elvis Duran)” – Cole Redding “Only One” – Chris Bandi “Gotta Quit … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 2.08.18 “Side Effects” – The Chainsmokers, Emily Warren “Charcoal Baby” – Blood Orange “Eastside” – benny blanco, Halsey, Khalid “Back To You” – Selena Gomez “Give A … Continued

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Singer/Songwriter Charlie Puth is about to drop his second studio album Voicenotes later this year. So to give his fans a small taste of it, he recently released a new single and music video for the song “Done For Me,” … Continued

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There’s a reason why the term “mood music” was coined and it has everything to do with the cerebral orgasm you experience when listening to Michael Kiwanuka’s “Cold Little Heart,” featured in the opening credits of HBO’s Big Little Lies. … Continued

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MTV ushered in the era of the music video and the 80s were a decade of excess and sex. Let’s put those two things together. Here are 5 of the sexiest MTV music videos of the 80s. Whitesnake – “Here … Continued

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Christina Aguilera is back! After taking a six-year hiatus from recording, the 37-year-old pop star is reinventing her sound, while also returning to her “dirty” image of hypersexual misadventures. “Accelerate” is a new collaboration with singer Ty Dolla $ign and … Continued

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“Caterpillar” is the new single from Detroit native Royce da 5′9” (whose real name is Ryan Daniel Montgomery) from the rapper’s seventh studio album Book of Ryan. The song features a clever hook from singer King Green, while long-time collaborator and … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 30.08.18 “Right Now” – Nick Jonas, Robin Schulz “Chewing Gum” – Blood Orange, A$AP Rocky, Project Pat “Side Effects” – The Chainsmokers, Emily Warren “Creep On Me” … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 23.08.18 “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” – Aretha Franklin “breathin” – Ariana Grande “Promises” – Calvin Harris, Sam Smith, Jessie Reyez “Made For Now” … Continued

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It’s not always a guarantee that a musician’s music will translate well in a live performance. However, Los Angeles-based singer Miguel proves that his singing prowess is not just limited to the recording studio with a stunning live performance on … Continued

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Hailing from Poughkeepsie, New York, Against The Current broke out into the music scene in 2016 with the release of their debut album In Our Bones for Fueled By Ramen Records. The album brought the young band instant worldwide appeal, … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 09.06.18 “Electricity” – Silk City, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson, Diplo “Still Rolling Stones” – Lauren Daigle “Love That Hurts” – ZHU, Karnaval Blues, Indiana “Never Let Me … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 09.06.18 “Swimming Pool Summer” – Capital Cities “Seventeen” – Troye Sivan “Fall” – Eminem “Diamonds are Invincible” – Michael Jackson, Mark Ronson “8 Letters” – Why Don’t … Continued

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Cardi B (whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar) is having a very good 2018. The 25-year-old’s debut album Invasion of Privacy went certified gold after an April release with a number of singles going platinum, she was a musical guest … Continued

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Next week, actress Scarlett Johansson and indie pop singer/songwriter Pete Yorn will release, Apart, their second EP in almost 10 years. The first, you may remember, was the luscious nine-song long, Break Up. Well-received, the two performers got too busy with … Continued

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Sexuality is fluid and these recording artists, who usually veer straight, go full-speed ahead for queer. Here are PROVOKR’s picks for the five hottest, steamiest girl-on-girl music videos. “On Your Side” by The Veronicas In 2016, Australian twin pop stars … Continued

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She’s not just the kid sister of the King of Pop, Janet Jackson is also a very beautiful and sexy woman full of love and joy, which can be felt in her songs and seen in her music videos. Just … Continued

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The new single from singer/songwriter and record producer Twin Shadow (whose real name is George Lewis, Jr.) shows off his skills in the recording booth just as much as his skills behind a mixing board. As a songwriter, he worked … Continued

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Did you know Selena Gomez is a producer on 13 Reasons Why on Netflix? The pop star was also originally cast as Hannah Baker, the teenage girl who commits suicide that begins the bizarre tale of high school and redemption, … Continued

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In 2005, Panic! at the Disco released their debut album A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out to critical and commercial success. Now 13 years later and four albums later, the Las Vegas-based band is putting out their latest Pray for … Continued

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With the release of The Carters’ (Beyoncé and Jay-Z) debut album Everything Is Love (and the hit song “Apeshit“), we decided to take a look back at the Queen B’s top five sexiest music videos during her solo career. Get … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 09.06.18 “Here I Am” – Dolly Parton, Sia “Don’t Leave Me Alone” – David Guetta, Ann-Marie “Don’t Forget About Me” – Noname “Better” – Khalid “Here Tonight” … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 04.10.18 “Shallow” – Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper “Lost In Japan – Remix” – Shawn Mendes, Zedd “Honey – Single Edit” – Robyn “There’s No Way” – Lauv, … Continued

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After winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Writing’s on the Wall” from the James Bond movie Spectre starring Daniel Craig and Christoph Waltz as Blofeld in 2015, Sam Smith released his second album The Thrill of It … Continued

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Over the past few years, Lady Gaga has been enjoying the fruits of her hard work as an artist. She’s a Platinum-selling and Grammy winning recording artist. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song for “Til It … Continued

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Sex and music go hand-in-hand, so it’s not surprising when alluring recording artists hook up and create seductive music together. Here are PROVOKR’s picks for sexiest collaborators and the hot music videos and songs they created: Calvin Harris and Dua … Continued

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Singer/songwriter Charlie Puth is flying pretty high with the release of his second studio album Voicenotes. After a string of hit singles like “Attention,” “How Long,” and “Done For Me,” Puth is releasing a new single that goes to the … Continued

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Halsey is having a good year so far. The 23-year-old’s second studio album, 2017’s  Hopeless Fountain Kingdom went certified Platinum selling more than a million copies, and she’s just released the fourth single from it titled “Strangers.” The new single features … Continued

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Ever since the release of the album 1989 in 2014, Taylor Swift has tried to fully crossover into the mainstream, while keeping her roots in country music. It’s pretty rare these days to see Swift embrace the genre, but she … Continued

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If you ever thought that Arctic Monkeys’ frontman Alex Turner would follow the rules, you are sorely mistaken. In his latest act of rebellion, Turner exchanges his charmingly grimy garage rock style with an odd yet suave tone that veers … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 11.10.18 “Everything” – Ella Mai, John Legend “Under Pressure” – Shawn Mendes, teddy

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 11.10.18 “I’ll Never Love Again (Film Version)” – Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper “Without Me” – Halsey “With You” – Mariah Carey “Thick and Thin” – LANY “How … Continued

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Simply put, David Bowie is an artist without peer. Not even the likes of Cher or Madonna can compare to the sheer audacity of Bowie’s transformations. From the rock and roll rebellion personified by The Rise and Fall ofZiggy Stardust … Continued

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When you sit down to watch a favorite television program, usually you’re not there for the opening credits. In fact, often you hit  fast forward and skip straight to the show. There are, however, those rare occasions when the opening … Continued

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At just 15 years old, Compton-raised rapper Buddy was signed by music industry icon Pharrell on his I Am Other label. Nearly 10 years later, Simmie Sims III (aka Buddy) has finally released his first solo album Harlan & Alondra. … Continued

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It’s been three years since D.C. native Ari Lennox signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville Records. In that time, the 27-year-old R&B singer has been featured on a collaborative album Revenge of the Dreamers II, and released her debut EP Pho in 2016. … Continued

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Much like her music, the French artist known as Christine and the Queens defies any possible box you try to put her in. Born in Nantes as Héloïse Letissier, the performer studied theatre at ENS Lyon before veering off to start … Continued

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While DJ Khaled may be best known in recent years for his inspirational antics on snapchat and his son Asahd, he is undoubtedly an established producer with the firepower to create hit after hit. His latest, “No Brainer,” features a … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 27.09.18 “Let You Love Me” – Rita Ora “This Feeling” – The Chainsmokers, Kelsea Ballerini “Falling Down” – Lil Peep, XXXTENTACION “Girlfriend” – Christine and the Queens, … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 11.15.18 “Honey Pie – 2018 Mix” – The Beatles “thank u, next” – Ariana Grande “Te Guste” – Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny “Under the Blue” – Teddy … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 11.08.18 “10AM/Save the World” – Metro Boomin, Gucci Mane “Carried Away” – H.E.R. “I Found You” – benny blanco, Calvin Harris “Back to Life – from “Bumblebee” … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 11.01.18 “Waste It On Me” – Steve Aoki, BTS “Missing U” – Robyn “Nothing Compares 2 U – Live At SiriusXM/2015” – Chris Cornell “Close To Me” … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 10.25.18 “Saturday Nights” – Khalid “when the party’s over” – Billie Eilish “It’s Not Living (If It’s Not With You)” – The 1975 “Genesis” – Dua Lipa … Continued

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With only one officially released EP to their name and a 2018 formation date, you could make the argument that we’re jumping the gun in our praise of new LA-based rock group Russo. However, despite its newbie status, Russo proves … Continued

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With so much great TV programming filling up our streaming inboxes every day, it can sometimes be hard for these shows to stand out from the crowd. One way in which HBO newcomer Sharp Objects has separated itself from the likes of … Continued

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In anticipation of her new EP “Survive the Summer,” which is set for an August 3 release date, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea has released a new music video for her song “Kream.” The video, which has already garnered over 43 million views … Continued

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Sometimes an original song just doesn’t quite cut it or feels like it’s missing that extra “something.” Other times it’s great on its own. Whichever one it might be, there’s no denying that a strong cover can be just as, … Continued

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America singer-songwriter Charlyn Marie “Chan” Marshall, better known as Cat Power, dove into her music career in 1994 when she dropped her first album Dear Sir, quickly followed by her second Myra Lee. The indie rocker then hit the road and never … Continued

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Latin music brings a sense of livelihood, sexiness, and unity to the music industry. This type of music had been absent from the mainstream media until last year’s mega crossover hit, “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. Along with Bad Bunny, … Continued

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Jahseh Onfroy or better known as XXXTentacion was a sound cloud rapper who soon became a worldwide hip-hop sensation. However, the talented rapper’s fame did not skyrocket until his shocking death in June. The 20-year-old was pronounced dead after an … Continued

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It’s been almost ten years since LA-based artist Tyler, The Creator (Tyler Okonma) released his debut mixtape The Odd Future Tape alongside fellow rappers Hodgy, Left Brain, and Casey Veggies. It wasn’t until 2011 however, when Tyler’s presence was felt … Continued

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South African-born Australian singer, actor, and YouTube sensation, Troye Sivan is on the brink of becoming the 21st century’s most admired pop culture icon. Sivan is not your typical internet-born celebrity but someone who is taking his talents to new … Continued

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Blonde beauty Rita Ora has become a triple threat in a blink of an eye. From musician to model to actress, the talented bombshell has taken her craft to new heights. Most recently, Ora made waves by launching her sexy … Continued

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Liam Payne, British pop star of One Direction fame, released the simmering R&B collaboration “First Time“with French Montana this week. The video takes us on a night time tour of New York City filled with regret. We cruise the city … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear the Playlist Holiday Playlist 2018 “Taylor Swift” – Last Christmas “Sleigh Ride” – Ella Fitzgerald “Winter Wonderland” – Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga “Hoping For Snow” – The Vamps “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 01.04.19 “imagine” – Ariana Grande “Fire On Fire” – Sam Smith “Runaway Sex” – The-Dream “Neon Moon” – Cigarettes After Sex “Cool Again” – Shoffy, Prince Fox … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 11.30.18 “Let You Love Me” – Rita Ora “SOHO” – Jaden Smith “Arms Around You” – XXXTENTACION, Lil Pump, Swae Lee, Maluma “Sundress” – A$AP Rocky “Save … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 11.22.18 “The Big Unknown” – Sade “Woman” – Mumford & Sons “GTFO” – Mariah Carey “Beach House” – The Chainsmokers “Between You & Me” – Betty Who … Continued

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Much like many of their bouncy dance hits, pop EDM duo The Chainsmokers’ new video for their song “Side Effects” perfectly encapsulates the feeling of summertime. At the directorial helm of “Side Effects” is Matthew Dillon Cohen, who has previously … Continued

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It’s no secret that Shakira has been an icon of the Latin Pop music scene since her breakthrough 1996 album Pies Descalzos. Despite having to take a hiatus from her music in November of last year due to a vocal … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 12.14.18 “Sexual Vibe” – Stephen Puth “Eastside” – benny blanco, Halsey, Khalid “Would I Lie To You” – Other People’s Heartache, Bastille, Kianja, S-X, Craig David “The … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Best of 2018 Sex Playlist “Shallow” – Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper “Hands On You” – Ashley Monroe “Lick It” – Valentino Khan “Sky Full Of Song” – Florence + … Continued

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With less than two weeks until mother nature declares summer to be officially over, Childish Gambino’s latest single “Feels Like Summer” is an appropriate way to close out the warmer months and reflect on the insanity that ensued. In addition … Continued

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Lana Del Rey is the singer/songwriter behind the 2011 viral tune “Video Games.” You may also remember the matchless accolades she received for her Cedric Gervais remix of “Summertime Sadness” or her unique take on pop culture, particularly from the … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 12.07.18 “Here I Am – from the Dumplin’ Original Motin Picture Soundtrack” – Dolly Parton, Sia “Ganja Burn” – Nicki Minaj “Rainberry” – ZAYN “Nothing Breaks Like … Continued

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Halsey, the singer, is an astute visual storyteller. Her biggest influence is cinema and she adores the work of Quentin Tarrantino, Harmony Korine, and Larry Clark. That’s quite a list of beautifully disturbed filmmakers. She explains, “There’s plenty of musicians … Continued

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Beck is back. And this time around, he’s having a lot of fun. We first got a glimpse of the new popped-out Beck in 2015 with the release of “Dreams,” a funky, ‘80s electro pop-infused jam in which Beck declares … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 01.11.19 “No Place” – Backstreet Boys “Blue Lips (feat. Ursula Rose)” – Bear Hands “Trampoline” – SHAED “Without Me” – Halsey “Steady” – Mark Diamond “Midnight Thoughts” … Continued

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Following the release of its sophomore album Malibu Nights, indie pop band LANY came out with a beautifully made music video for the album’s title track. Since its release on Friday, the video has garnered more than 1.6 million views. The … Continued

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Pop icon Jason Derulo has been off the celebrity radar for quite some time. However, the “Whatcha Say” artist is making a major comeback and is better than ever with his new hot hit “Goodbye.” The electric toe tapper features … Continued

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About one month ago, music artist Mila Jam released a video for the song “Bruised” in dedication to “every woman, specifically TransWomen, who have lost their lives at the hands of their abusers.” With Transgender Awareness Week starting Nov. 12, … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 01.18.19 “Lost in the Fire” – Gesaffelstein, The Weeknd “Dancing With A Stranger” – Sam Smith, Normani “I Remember” – Betty Who “Nights Like This” – Kehlani, … Continued

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Ali Tamposi has written for some of the biggest names in the music industry: Beyonce, One Direction, BTS and Ciara. The 29-year-old songwriter has produces some of the catchiest hooks and chorus in recent years. The Palm Beach, Florida, native … Continued

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There is one component of horror films and tv shows that has to be consistently well done: the music. Without a well-crafted score, the horror genre is devoid of suspense and tension. Despondent, unresolving chords echo throughout, while sweet melodies … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 1.25.19 “7 Rings” – Ariana Grande “Give A Little” – Maggie Rogers “Mi Rumba” – Sofi Tukker, ZHU “Land Of The Free” – The Killers “Pretty” – … Continued

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There’s something refreshing about Maggie Rogers. Perhaps it’s her earthly exuberance and the fact she’s comfortable in her own skin that attracts people to her music. Both are qualities often missing from the flashy mainstream music industry. Her folksy, wispy … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 2.8.19 “Girls Like You” – Maroon 5, Cardi B “I’ve Been Waiting” – Lil Peep, ILoveMakonnen, Fall Out Boy “Sex” – Cheat Codes “Remind Me” – Emily … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 2.1.19 “Swan Song” – Dua Lipa “Moderation” – FLorence + The Machine “You Don’t Know Me” – Peter Manos “If My Heart Had A Heart” – Cassadee … Continued

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It has been five years since Hozier took everybody to church with his only top-10 hit. With his new song “Movement,” the musician could have another charted song on his hands. The video starring ballet dancer Sergei Polunin has garnered … Continued

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Ellie Goulding and Diplo’s new music video for “Close to Me,” which features up-and-comer Swae Lee, will ignite the wanderlust in anyone. The video shows the stunning views of Budapest, Hungary, which might be one of the reasons it has … Continued

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In March, the powerful female pop group Fifth Harmony announced its split, two years after Camila Cabello (who made a splash in the industry with her solo album and even toured with Taylor Swift) left the group. Eight months after … Continued

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Since the release of Lil Wayne’s single “Uproar” in September, the rapper’s flow induced the #UproarChallenge. The dance challenge soon went viral and some submissions were compiled for the song’s music video directed by Mills Miller, which was released Friday. … Continued

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With about 1 million views on YouTube, Major Lazer’s video for “Blow That Smoke” transports Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo to another dimension. The video stars Tove Lo as a late-night housekeeper at a motel. When she comes across room 224, … Continued

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Creating eye-popping opening credits for films has become a fine art. In fact, why isn’t there an Academy award for best  title designs? Sometimes they’re the best part of the movie! Since we covered the breathtaking opening credits for television … Continued

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Dua Lipa is one of the sexiest humans on Earth. So when she teamed up with DJ Clavin Harris, we were quaking in our sheets. The duo brought us the steamy song “One Kiss,” and oh how we longed to … Continued

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You can’t tell Bruno Mars he ain’t fly, especially after seeing the video for “Wake Up In The Sky.” Featuring Gucci Mane and Kodak Black, the video has garnered more than 13 million views and counting on YouTube since its … Continued

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Picture this: Janelle Monáe in tight, tight clothes acting like the boss she is. OK, was that enough to turn you on? Well now watch the music video for this sexy number. It will have you squirming.

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When Donald Glover hosted Saturday Night Live in May, he released a song the live broadcast under his stage name Childish Gambino. That resulted in an instantly viral video highlighting violence against black people.

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It’s only fitting that the most provocative song has and equally provocative video. The video directed by Hiro Murai contains gut-wrenching imagery that makes us reflect on the society we live in.

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Post Malone’s breakout year brought us party music for the ages. “Better Now,” his followup to “rockstar,” shows a more vulnerable side of the tattooed icon, making it the best song of the year.

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Common Kings’ newest music video for the song “Take Her” will have people longing for warmer weather and white sandy beaches.  The video is like a highlight reel of what it is like to vacation on a tropical island. Much of … Continued

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When you think of the best of the music industry in 2018, Ariana Grande is one of the first names that comes to mind. The singer released her album Sweetener as well as the hit “thank u, next.” It was … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist Valentine’s Day “imagine” – Ariana Grande “Who Do You Love” – The Chainsmokers, 5 Seconds of Summer “ALL THE WAYS” – Meghan Trainor “Love On Top” – … Continued

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Miley Cyrus is no stranger to making her politics known, and in her new music video for “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart,” she and producer Mark Ronson tackle consumerism, hypocrisy and national topics of discussion. Throughout the video — which … Continued

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When Ariana Grande dropped her new hit “thank u, next” the day before the airing of Saturday Night Live, music consumers thought she was trying to say something about her recent break up with SNL comedian Pete Davidson. But the song … Continued

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Log into your Spotify account to hear this week’s Sex Playlist Sex Playlist 2.21.19 “Lust for Life” – Drake “Please Me” – Cardi B, Bruno Mars “365” – Zedd, Katy Perry “All This Woman” – Betty Who “Sunflower – Spider-Man: … Continued

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Like any good instrumentalist, Jack White succeeds by playing for multiple bands. In his latest venture with The Raconteurs, fans get to see the former White Stripes lead guitarist and singer in 360 degrees. The video for “Sunday Driver” has … Continued

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Like many artists before him, newcomer Alec Benjamin put his own spin on the bullying narrative in the song for “Boy in the Bubble,” which was released in June but the video came out two weeks ago. In those two … Continued

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Against popular trends, conceptions and expectations, the 2019 Grammy Awards were dominated by country music — especially, women in country music. Kacey Musgraves took home Album of the Year for her blissful record Golden Hour, and a team of country … Continued

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