Brimming with imagination, energy, and genre-smashing scope, Fitz & The Tantrums defied the odds to become an indisputable phenomenon, a chart-topping, show-stopping modern pop combo unlike any other. The LA Band formed in 2008. Their debut studio album, Pickin' Up the Pieces, released in August 2010, has received critical acclaim and reached No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. They were heralded as a "band to watch" in an April 2011 profile in Rolling Stone. They are currently signed to Elektra Records.
Arthur set about to record his own interpretations of his favorite Lou Reed songs. â€œLou,â€ performed, recorded and produced by Joseph Arthur in his home studio, will be released on May 13, 2014 and marks his debut on Vanguard Records.
Beyoncé Receives 8 MTV Video Music Award Nominations
The nominations for this year's MTV Video Music Awards have been announced, and guess who leads the pack? Beyoncé Knowles, of course, with a whopping 8 nominations. As can be expected, Beyoncé has been nominated for Video of the Year, and Best Collaboration with Jay-Z for Drunk in Love, and Best Choreography for Partition. The awards show will take place on August 24th.