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Aloe Blacc: 'Songwriters Are Being Cheated By Digital Bosses'

Singer Aloe Blacc feels cheated by the digital success of his Avicii collaboration Wake Me Up, because he made so little money from the song, which has become the most streamed track ever on Spotify.Blacc,...

From Adrien Brody To Patricia Arquette, The 8th Hollywood Domino Gala Brings Stars Together [Photos]

In 2008, Daya Fernandez thought of a fun little variation on the traditional game of dominos. Said game involves players using the pieces to make 'movie reels' - an idea that has certainly found a...

Common And Erykah Badu Lead Sundance Tribute To Nina Simone

Common, Aloe Blacc and Erykah Badu were among the stars who celebrated the music of jazz legend Nina Simone at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Sunday night (25Jan15), performing new renditions of her...

Aloe Blacc To Collaborate With Lady Antebellum

R&B star Aloe Blacc is set to give his Avicii dance collaboration Wake Me Up a country twist by joining forces with Lady Antebellum for a one-off performance this weekend (09-11Jan15).Blacc has been added to...

Avicii's Wake Me Up Is Most-identified Song On Shazam

Avicii's hit Aloe Blacc collaboration Wake Me Up has become the most-checked song ever on music app Shazam.More than 19 million people have used the song identification technology to find out the artist behind the...

Ryan Seacrest Performs On Idol

Ryan Seacrest performed on 'American Idol' last night (21.05.14).The 39-year-old star - who has fronted the talent show since it began in 2002 - took to the stage on the show's finale for a surprise...

Aloe Blacc: Longevity Is Sign Of Success

Aloe Blacc doesn't believe you have really made it in the music business until you've recorded four albums. The 35-year-old singer insists longevity is the key to being a respected musician but he is worried...

Aloe Blacc Slams Blurred Lines

Aloe Blacc has criticised 'Blurred Lines' - branding the track ''immoral''.The 'Wake Me Up' hitmaker has spoken out about Robin Thicke's controversial number one single and says he's glad his collaboration with dance artist Avicii...

Aloe Blacc Releases World Cup Anthem

Aloe Blacc has released a World Cup anthem. The singer has combined the original version of 'The World is Ours' by The 'X Factor' USA finalist David Correy in the track for Coca-Cola's Fifa World...

Aloe Blacc Challenged By Acting

Aloe Blacc found acting more challenging than making music.The 'I Need a Dollar' hitmaker is set to star in the upcoming James Brown biopic 'Get on Up' and he admits that getting behind the camera...

Aloe Blacc Will 'Train' Daughter To Behave Appropriately

Aloe Blacc will ''train'' his daughter not be influenced by R-rated videos.'The Man' hitmaker had his first child, daughter Mandela, with his wife Maya Jupiter last year and he claims that he'll have no problem...

Aloe Blacc: Hip-hop Is 'Limiting'

Aloe Blacc thinks hip-hop is a ''limiting genre''.The 35-year-old star began his music career as an underground rap artist, but he's confessed he decided to move away from the genre because he couldn't write songs...

Aloe Blacc: Talent Shows No Interest In Artists

Aloe Blacc believes talent shows have no interest in producing ''real artists''.The 'I Need a Dollar' hitmaker appeared as a guest advisor for Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine on the United States version of talent...

Aloe Blacc Takes The Man To The Top Of The U.k. Charts

U.S. singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc has scored his first solo number one in the U.K. after topping the British singles chart with The Man on Sunday (06Apr14).The hitmaker, real name Egbert Nathaniel Dawkins Iii, hit the...

D'angelo To Headline James Brown Tribute

Reclusive soul man D'angelo will join Aloe Blacc and Angelique Kidjo, among others, for an upcoming all-star tribute to James Brown at the Hollywood Bowl.The Brown Sugar singer has been added to the Get On...

Avicii Didn't Plan Album

Avicii never intended to release an album.The 'Wake Me Up' chart-topper was hoping his hit dance singles would bring him fame rather than putting out a full-length record, until he realised it would be a...

Lana Del Rey Follows In Lady Gaga's Footsteps At Brit Awards

Despite a slew of lukewarm reviews for her debut album Born To Die, Lana Del Rey triumphed at last night's Brit awards, taking home the award for International Breakthrough Act. She follows in the footstep...

Aloe Blacc's Aero Inspiration

Aloe Blacc writes most of his lyrics on airplanes. The 'I Need A Dollar' hitmaker is at his most relaxed when in the air, away from distractions, and likes to put all the time he...

Rumer Nominated For Three Mojos

Rumer leads this year's MOJO Honours List 2011, with three nods.The 'Am I Forgiven' singer-songwriter - a newcomer on the Honours List - has amassed a hat-trick of nominations including MOJO Breakthrough, MOJO Best Album...

Aloe Blacc's Extreme Compositions

Aloe Blacc knows he's got a good song when he's either crying or laughing while composing it. The 'I Need a Dollar' hitmaker judges everything he produces by the emotions it stirs in him, and...

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