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Need Some Convo Topics For That Tinder Date Tonight? We Got U. Here’s Your Weekly News Round-Up:

clock June 6, 2014
Need Some Convo Topics For That Tinder Date Tonight? We Got U. Here’s Your Weekly News Round-Up:

TGIF, amirite? Here’s all the news you need to be in the know now. (Say that 5 times!) Enjoy your weekly news round-up and have a great weekend!













+ PSY’s “Gangnam Style” reached 2 Billion YouTube Views ! PSY commented on his success: “2 billion views…they are very honorable and very burdensome numbers,” PSY said via a statement. “With appreciation, I will come back soon with more joyful contents!!”

+ PSY also announced “Hangover” ft. Snoop Dogg will premiere on Jimmy Kimmel June 8

Here’s what some top publications are saying:

  • “PSY’s “Gangnam Style” has hit an unprecedented milestone – again.”- Billboard
  • “”Gangnam Style” rewrote history for YouTube” – The Hollywood Reporter
  • “It’s one small step for man, one giant horse-y dance for mankind.”- Rolling Stone
  • “If you’ve been alive over the past two years, then you’ve seen Gangnam Style” – Time

Here’s to 2+ billion!


+ Lorde announced her North American tour dates for Fall 2014… Check the dates below and click here to get your tix!

08/01 – Lollapalooza – Chicago, IL
08/03 – Osheaga – Montreal, QC
09/05 – Mann Center – Philadelphia, PA
09/06 – Boston Calling Festival – Boston, MA
09/07 – Artpark – Lewiston, NY
09/11 – Ottawa Folk Festival – Ottawa, ON
09/12 – TD Echo Beach – Toronto, ON
09/14 – JBL Live at Pier 97 – New York, NY
09/15 – United Palace – New York, NY
09/16 – United Palace – New York, NY
09/18 – The Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh, NC
09/22 – Grand Ole Opry House – Nashville, TN
09/23 – LC Pavilion – Columbus, OH
09/24 – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica – Cleveland, OH
09/26 – BMO Harris Pavilion – Milwaukee, WI
09/27 – Harrah’s Casino, Stir Grove – Council Bluffs, IA
09/28 – 1STBANK Center – Broomfield, CO
09/30 – The Joint – Las Vegas, NV
10/02 – Greek Theatre – Berkeley, CA
10/06 – Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
10/09 – Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, CA
10/10 – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theater – San Diego, CA
10/10 – 10/12 @ Austin City Limits – Austin, TX (Weekend 2 only)

+ Lorde performed her new single “Tennis Court” and took home “Best New Artist” & “Best Rock Song” at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

+ Lorde // Seventeen Magazine: Lorde’s next album will be “totally different”

+ MTV: Lorde ‘Can’t Wait’ to show off her new Fall look on tour!

+ Lorde // USA Today: Lorde teams up with MAC for makeup collaboration

+ Watch Austin Mahone on E! News now!
Austin Mahone, E! News, weekly news round-up, June 6, 2014


+ Watch Phantogram‘s “Black Out Days” Vevo Lift performance here:

+ Stromae made ‘World Cup Songs: 7 International Team Anthems With Pop Star Mojo’


+ Here’s a Godsmack “1000hp” Preview plus the buzz about the band’s new jams!


+ Ariana Grande‘s “Problem’ is straight. up. killin it. Here’s what the press is saying:

  • “The world has one less problem (now that this video is finally out)”- Time
  • “Ariana Grande’s ‘Problem’ Video Has Us Hypnotized” – MTV
  • “”Problem” has become THE song of the summer”- Seventeen
  • “I think we can all agree that Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande’s catchy, ear-worm hit “Problem” has taken the spot for song of summer”-Glamour

… And check out the articles Billboard, Rolling Stone, and TIME wrote about the smash hit!


+ James Bay is soon releasing his EP Let It Go… Get more info about the record (and James!) from: Hear Hear Music / Have U Heard / The Cryptic Beauty / All Music

Congrats to Lorde, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and John Newman on making  Spotify’s ‘Top 25 Under 25’ List in People magazine! Get the full list here.

+ 22 Jump Street Soundtrack is gettin’ some love! Check it out:

+ Little Dragon is going on tour! Check out the dates below:
Little Dragon tour, June 6 2014

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