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Beyoncé’s world tour announcement crashed her website during Super Bowl

After a scintillating halftime show performance, Beyoncé released a short commercial announcing her impending Formation World Tour. Minutes after the commercial aired, the superstar singer's official website crashed.
Apple

Rapper Future debuts Apple’s Beats by Dre Super Bowl 50 commercial on Twitter 0:30

On February 6, a day before Super Bowl 50, rapper Future debuted Apple's Beats by Dre commercial for Super Bowl 50 on his personal Twitter account. Future narrates the commercial which features Super Bowl quarterback and NFL MVP…
Music

Beyonce’s Formation is one of the most important songs and videos of the decade

In a surprise release of new song Formation just a day ahead of her much-anticipated Super Bowl performance, Beyoncé has shown a grittier, angrier, and (if possible) even more powerful side of her artistry than ever before.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Photobombing horses, exoskeletons, Key and Peele do the Super Bowl

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Music

5 songs you need to stream this week: Anderson .Paak, Twin Peaks, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Anderson .Paak, Twin Peaks, and more.
Photography

Prolific artist and musician Swizz Beatz explains how Instagram can change lives

In an exclusive interview with Digital Trends, Swizz Beatz discussed his project with Canon, "The Unknowns," where amateur artists are chosen from Instagram to be featured in an silent auction at Sotheby's in New York City.
Music

How the Internet vaulted Oh Wonder to worldwide stardom without a single concert

Oh Wonder went from virtual unknowns to selling out theaters around the world, and they did it all with dirt-cheap recording equipment, amassing diehard fans through the Internet.
Music

Nora en Pure brings tropical house from Switzerland to Coachella and beyond

Born in South Africa, living in Switzerland, and soon to perform at Coachella, DJ Nora en Pure pulls together influences from all over the globe to remix into crowd-warming tropical house tracks.
Movies & TV

Kurt Russell accidentally smashed a priceless guitar from 1870 in The Hateful Eight

The guitar that actor Kurt Russell smashed during Tarantino's The Hateful Eight was a priceless Martin from 1870, and actress Jennifer Jason Leigh's on-screen reaction to the incident is very real.
Music

Justin Bieber, Alice Cooper, and Robin Thicke headline new group of Grammy performers

The recent additions to list of Grammy performers would make for quite the show on their own, but they're joining a long list of musicians that already includes Adele, Lady Gaga, and Kendrick Lamar.
Music

Warner Music says it will share part of any potential Spotify windfall with its artists

In its earnings call yesterday, Warner Music CEO Steve Cooper said that if the company receives a payout from Spotify either being sold or going public, a portion of that money will be shared with its artists.
Music

Maurice White, visionary founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, dies at 74

Maurice White, Earth Wind & Fire's visionary and founder, has died at the age of 74. The iconic drummer, singer, songwriter, and musical pioneer had been battling Parkinson's disease since the 1980s.