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Mike Posner Says He Recorded Unused Vocals For Avicii’s ‘Levels’

If you're 35 years of age or younger, no doubt you've heard Avicii's "Levels." The modern electronic classic famously samples Etta James' powerful vocals from her 1962 R&B hit "Something's Got A Hold Of Me." It's part of what makes Avicii's simple melody so iconic, but if things had gone a little differently, we'd all...

Dina LaPolt: Beware a Sneak Attack on Creators’ Rights (Guest Op-Ed)

Uh oh, here we go again. Just this past January, I wrote an op-ed about copyleft professors using the American Law Institute (ALI) to underhandedly slip some copyleft crib notes to federal judges. The project paused and I thought ALI would put an end to it. But they are back after...

Apple acquires Asaii, a digital music analytics startup

Apple's latest move to strengthen its music-streaming platform is a digital startup acquisition. Image: BRITTANY HRBERT/MASHABLE By Jake Krol2018-10-15 16:49:00 UTC Since Apple Music launched in 2015, one of its biggest areas of focus has been finding new artists to promote. Whether it's rolling out a Top Charts dashboard or...

Paul Simon Celebrates His Birthday and Performs ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ and More on ‘SNL’: Watch

Paul Simon has been a Saturday Night Live regular since the inception of the late night standard, having hosted the show himself (on its second-ever episode!) and hit the stage as the musical guest several times over the course of the 43 years. Now, shortly following the wrap of his...

Kanye West and Donald Trump’s Oval Office Meeting Gets the ‘SNL’ Cold Open Treatment: Watch

Considering how Kanye West's conversation with Donald Trump went in the Oval Office earlier this week, it was nearly guaranteed that Saturday Night Live would be tackling the latest meeting of the president and rapper -- and they brought back Alec Baldwin and his Trump wig to do it. SNL's Chris...

Weekend Box Office: ‘First Man’ Trails ‘Star Is Born,’ ‘Venom’ With Sluggish $16.5M Launch

Universal's critically acclaimed astronaut drama First Man faltered in its box-office blast off, grossing $16.5 million from 3,640 theaters to come in well behind holdovers Venom and A Star Is Born. The hope now is that the adult-skewing film will be buoyed by a slow burn throughout awards season. Conversely,...

K-Pop Boy Band Monsta X to Perform at 2018 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Events

Monsta X will become the first K-pop group to perform at iHeartRadio's annual Jingle Ball event, it was announced on Friday (Dec. 12). The septet -- Shownu, Wonho, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Jooheon, and I.M-- will participate in five of the concert events across the United States. The first, and only, K-pop group...

Watch Drake Bring Out LeBron James and Travis Scott for ‘Sicko Mode’ in L.A.

Drake continued to roll out the superstars guests during the second show of his seven-night takeover of Los Angeles for his Aubrey and the Three Migos Tour. On Saturday night (Oct. 13), the Toronto MC welcomed to the stage new L.A. Laker LeBron James and Travis Scott to perform the...

Foo Fighters deeply impressed by 10-year-old’s Metallica riffs

Dave Grohl and friends are up to their usual tricks and treats, this time inviting 10-year-old Collier Cash Rule on stage in Kansas City, Missouri to jam out with the band and, whatdoyaknow, Collier just so happens to be a Metallica expert. Answering Grohl's challenge, Collier jumps into the familiar...

Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson Had a Mini One Direction Reunion on ‘X Factor’: Watch

Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne met as young, hopeful and eager contestants on X Factor UK back in 2010 -- so it's only fitting that the One Direction band mates reunited back where it all started. Tomlinson is currently a judge on the show that launched his career, and he asked...