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Andy Grammer Says He Knew His Hit Would Either “Annoy People or Be the Biggest Thing Ever”

Sherwin LainezAndy Grammer‘s been releasing singles since 2011, but his latest one, “Honey, I’m Good,” has unexpectedly become the biggest hit of his career.  Andy says that when he wrote the upbeat ode to fidelity, he and his team thought the song was so unusual that it would either be embraced by everyone — or really tick people off.... Read more

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Kelly Clarkson on the End of “American Idol”: “It Feels Like Someone's Burning Down My High School”

Ray Mickshaw/FOXSince it was announced that American Idol’s final season will be next year, many of the show’s alumni have weighed in on their feelings about the end of the show that put them on the map.  But what about the original American Idol, Kelly Clarkson?  She tells the U.K. website Digital Spy, “It feels like someone’s burning down my high school.”... Read more

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Taylor Swift's “1989” Is the Best-Selling Vinyl LP of 2015

Big Machine RecordsAll anybody in the music industry has talked about for the last few days has been Taylor Swift getting Apple to agree to pay artists royalties during the three-month free trial period on its new streaming service, and her subsequent decision to allow Apple to include her album 1989 on that service.  But ironically, 1989’s also been a hit on a music format that’s as far from streaming as you can get: vinyl.... Read more

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