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A major (or the key of A) is a major scale based on A, with the pitches A, B, sharp, D, E, sharp, and sharp.
The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.
Ad libitum is Latin for "at one's pleasure" or "as you desire"; it is often shortened to "ad lib" (as an adjective or adverb) or "ad-lib" (as a verb or noun).
Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer and songwriter.
Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems for macOS and Windows.
Adult contemporary music (AC) is a North American term used to describe a form of radio-played popular music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
"Anaconda" is a song by American rapper and singer Nicki Minaj, from her third studio album, The Pinkprint (2014).
Anita Antoinette Fearon, born August 4, 1989, is a Jamaican-American reggae singer-songwriter.
Antifeminism (also spelt anti-feminism) is broadly defined as opposition to some or all forms of feminism.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.
Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas (born October 13, 1980), known simply as Ashanti, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress.
Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas (AMPROFON) (English: Mexican Association of Producers of Phonograms and Videograms, A.C.) is a non-profit organization integrated by multinational and national record companies in Mexico.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Atlantic Media is an American print and online media company owned by David G. Bradley and based in the Watergate in Washington, D.C. The company publishes several prominent news magazines and digital publications including The Atlantic, Quartz, Government Executive, Defense One and those belonging to its National Journal Group subsidiary: National Journal, The Hotline, National Journal Daily (previously known as Congress Daily), and Technology Daily.
An audio engineer (also sometimes recording engineer or a vocal engineer) helps to produce a recording or a performance, editing and adjusting sound tracks using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.
Mastering, a form of audio post production, is the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source containing the final mix to a data storage device (the master); the source from which all copies will be produced (via methods such as pressing, duplication or replication).
In sound recording and reproduction, audio mixing is the process of combining multitrack recordings into a final mono, stereo or surround sound product.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.
Auto-Tune is an audio processor created by Antares Audio Technologies which uses a proprietary device to measure and alter pitch in vocal and instrumental music recording and performances.
"Baby Got Back", also known as "I Like Big Butts", is a hit song written and recorded by American rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot, from his album Mack Daddy.
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.
The baritone saxophone or "bari sax" is one of the largest members of the saxophone family, only being smaller than the bass, contrabass and subcontrabass saxophones.
Bass describes tones of low (also called "deep") frequency, pitch and range from 16-256 Hz (C0 to middle C4) and bass instruments that produce tones in the low-pitched range C2-C4.
In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).
"Beautiful" is a song recorded by American singer Christina Aguilera for her fourth studio album, Stripped (2002).
"Beautiful Girls" is the debut single by reggae-influenced musician Sean Kingston from his eponymous debut; it was first released in 2007.
"Beauty School Dropout" is a song from the musical Grease In the musical, the song is the showcase piece of the Teen Angel, who makes his only appearance in the musical to sing the song.
Benjamin Bernard "Ben" Haenow (born 6 January 1985) is a British singer.
Betty Everett (November 23, 1939 – August 19, 2001) was an American soul singer and pianist, best known for her biggest hit single, the million-selling "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)", and her duet Let It Be Me with Jerry Butler, in which Jerry sings "without your sweet love, Betty, what would life be?".
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Billboard Brasil is a monthly Brazilian magazine launched on October 10, 2009, with a print-run of over 40,000 copies.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
"Blank Space" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift for her fifth studio album 1989 (2014).
"Blurred Lines" is a single written and performed by American recording artists Robin Thicke, T.I., and Pharrell Williams.
Body image is a person's perception of the aesthetics or sexual attractiveness of their own body.
"Booty" is a song recorded by American singer Jennifer Lopez for her eighth studio album, A.K.A. (2014).
Booty Pop (Sweet Apparel LLC), is a private US company that mainly manufacturers padded underwear for women intended to give the wearer an appearance of curvy, lifted buttocks.
Brad Douglas Paisley (born October 28, 1972) is an American country music singer-songwriter.
Brasil Hot 100 Airplay is the official music singles charts in Brazil.
"Brave" is a song by American singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles, taken from her fourth studio album, The Blessed Unrest (2013).
Brian Mansfield (born September 24, 1963) is an American writer and journalist.
The BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited, commonly known as the British Phonographic Industry or BPI, is the British recorded music industry's trade association.
Peter Gene Hernandez (born October 8, 1985), known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and dancer.
Bubblegum pop (also known as bubblegum music or simply bubblegum) is a genre of pop music with an upbeat sound contrived and marketed to appeal to pre-teens and teenagers, which may be produced in an assembly-line process, driven by producers and often using unknown singers.
The Bulgarian Association of Music Producers (or BAMP) tracks the success of music compositions on Bulgarian airplay, and it is a non-profit organization that controls music production companies in that country.
The buttocks (singular: buttock) are two rounded portions of the anatomy, located on the posterior of the pelvic region of primates (including humans), and many other bipeds or quadrupeds, and comprise a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscles.
The Canadian Hot 100 is a music industry record chart in Canada for singles, published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine.
The Cape Cod Times is a broadsheet daily newspaper serving Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States.
In the performing arts industry such as Theatre, Film, or Television, a casting (or casting call) is a pre-production process for selecting a certain type of actor, dancer, singer, or extra for a particular role or part in a script, screenplay, or teleplay.
C (C-sharp) is a musical note lying a chromatic semitone above C and a diatonic semitone below D. C-sharp is thus enharmonic to flat.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
CBS Television Distribution (CTD) is an American television distribution company, formed from the merger of CBS Corporation's domestic television distribution arms CBS Paramount Domestic Television and King World Productions, including its home entertainment arm CBS Home Entertainment.
A CD single (sometimes abbreviated to CDS) is a music single in the form of a compact disc.
Channel V Australia, stylized as Channel, was an Australian subscription television music channel that is available on Foxtel, Optus TV and Austar satellite and cable services.
A chord progression or harmonic progression is a succession of musical chords, which are two or more notes, typically sounded simultaneously.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
A clap is the percussive sound made by striking together two flat surfaces, as in the body parts of humans or animals.
CMT, originally launched as CMTV, is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Colbie Marie Caillat (born May 28, 1985) is an American singer and songwriter from Malibu, California.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Complex is an American New York-based media platform for youth culture which was founded as a bi-monthly magazine by fashion designer Marc (Ecko) Milecofsky.
Condé Nast Inc. is an American mass media company founded in 1909 by Condé Montrose Nast, based at One World Trade Center and owned by Advance Publications.
The Conservative Party of Canada (Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a political party in Canada.
Contactmusic.com is an online magazine of cultural criticism based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
Contemporary hit radio (also known as CHR, contemporary hits, hit list, current hits, hit music, top 40, or pop radio) is a radio format that is common in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, and the Philippines, that focuses on playing current and recurrent popular music as determined by the top 40 music charts.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
Cosmopolitan is an international fashion magazine for women, which was formerly titled The Cosmopolitan. The magazine was first published and distributed in 1886 in the United States as a family magazine; it was later transformed into a literary magazine and eventually became a women's magazine (since 1965).
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Cracked.com is a humor website with over 300 million monthly page views.
Season nineteen of Dancing with the Stars premiered on September 15, 2014.
Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition television series that premiered on June 1, 2005, on ABC.
Darth Vader (birth name Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
David Baron is a composer, producer, arranger, recording engineer and keyboardist from Boiceville, New York.
"Dear Future Husband" is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor for her debut studio album Title (2015), which first appeared on Trainor's EP of the same name (2014).
A demo (from "demonstration") is a song or group of songs recorded for limited circulation or reference use rather than for general public release.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music that was developed in African-American communities in the East Coast of the United States in the 1940s, achieving mainstream popularity in the 1950s and early 1960s.
Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922) is an American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist.
The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
E is the third note of the C major scale, and mi in fixed-do solfège.
An earworm, sometimes known as a brainworm, sticky music, stuck song syndrome, or Involuntary Musical Imagery (INMI) is a catchy piece of music that continually repeats through a person's mind after it is no longer playing.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Emblem3 was an American reggae pop band from Sequim, Washington, consisting of brothers Wesley Stromberg and Keaton Stromberg, and Drew Chadwick.
Emily Marie Nemmers (born July 9, 1981) is an American music artist, who performs and records under the name Emily West.
Entertainment Tonight (or simply ET) is an American first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United States.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Exclaim! is a monthly Canadian music magazine that features in-depth coverage of new music across all genres with a special focus on Canadian and cutting-edge artists.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
Eydie Gormé (born Edith Garmezano; August 16, 1928 – August 10, 2013) was an American singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
"Fallin'" is a song by American singer Alicia Keys from her debut studio album Songs in A Minor (2001).
"Fancy" is a song by Australian rapper Iggy Azalea featuring British singer Charli XCX, taken from the former's debut studio album, The New Classic (2014).
Fatima Robinson is a music video director and choreographer.
The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) is an umbrella organization that keeps track of virtually all aspects of the music recording industry in Italy.
Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.
Fleur East, --> also known as Fleur, is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, and fitness model.
Friday Morning Quarterback (better known as FMQB) is a trade magazine which covers the Radio and Music industries in the United States.
"Foolish" is a song by American singer and songwriter Ashanti.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Foxtel is an Australian pay television company, operating in cable television, direct broadcast satellite television, and IPTV catch-up services.
Freestyle is a style of improvisation with or without instrumental beats, in which lyrics are recited with no particular subject or structure.
"Fuckin' Perfect" (stylized "Perfect" on the clean version, and as F**kin' Perfect on the main cover) is a song by American singer Pink from her first greatest hits album Greatest Hits... So Far!!! (2010).
Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).
Girl power is a slogan that encourages and celebrates women's empowerment, independence, and confidence.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Record of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to sales or chart position." The Record of the Year award is one of the four most prestigious categories at the awards (alongside Best New Artist, Song of the Year and Album of the Year) presented annually since the 1st Grammy Awards in 1959.
The Grammy Award for Song of the Year is an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
In music, groove is the sense of propulsive rhythmic "feel" or sense of "swing".
Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.
The Hammond organ is an electric organ, invented by Laurens Hammond and John M. Hanert and first manufactured in 1935.
"Happy" is a song written, produced, and performed by American singer Pharrell Williams, from the ''Despicable Me 2'' soundtrack album.
A headpiece is an object worn on the head for decoration or protection.
Hearst Communications, often referred to simply as Hearst, is an American mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City, New York.
Here Media Inc. is an LGBT-oriented media company.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
A hook is a musical idea, often a short riff, passage, or phrase, that is used in popular music to make a song appealing and to "catch the ear of the listener".
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
"I'm Real" is the name of two songs recorded by American singer Jennifer Lopez, both primarily for her second studio album J.Lo (2001).
Idolator is a music blog.
IFPI Denmark is the Danish branch of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) and is the official charts provider and recording sales certification body for Denmark.
Amethyst Amelia Kelly (born 7 June 1990), known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper.
Incisive Media is a B2B information and events business.
In music, instrumentation is the particular combination of musical instruments employed in a composition, and the properties of those instruments individually.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is the organisation that represents the interests of the recording industry worldwide.
The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) is a non-profit association set up in 1999 to manage and control the music industry in the Republic of Ireland.
The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.
James Kimberley Corden (born 22 August 1978) is an English actor, writer, producer, comedian, television host, and singer.
Jann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture biweekly magazine Rolling Stone, and former owner of Men's Journal magazine.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
James Thomas Fallon (born September 19, 1974) is an American comedian, actor, television host, singer, writer, and producer.
The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour 2014 was a national holiday tour by iHeartMedia that began on December 5, 2014 in Los Angeles at the Staples Center hosted by Ryan Seacrest and special guest host Nick Jonas.
Journal Media Group (formerly Journal Communications) was a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based newspaper publishing company.
jpc is a German music-retailer based in Georgsmarienhütte near Osnabrück.
Just Dance 2016 is a dance video game developed and published by Ubisoft.
"Just the Way You Are" is the debut solo single by American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars.
Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, actor and songwriter.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.
Justin Pierre James Trudeau (born December 25, 1971) is a Canadian politician serving as the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada since 2015 and Leader of the Liberal Party since 2013.
Kathryn L. "Kate" Davis (born February 4, 1991) is an American singer, songwriter, and bassist.
Kesha Rose Sebert (born March 1, 1987; formerly stylized as Ke$ha) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.
Kevin Kadish is an American songwriter and record producer.
In musical notation, a key signature is a set of sharp, flat, and rarely, natural symbols placed together on the staff.
Koyote (코요태) is a South Korean dance and hip hop group consisting of members Kim Jong-min, Shin Ji, and Bbaek Ga.
Antonio Marquis "L.A." Reid (born June 7, 1956) is an American music executive, musician, songwriter, record producer, author, and former television music competition judge.
The Liberal Party of Canada (Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federal political party in Canada.
"Lips Are Movin" is a song recorded by American singer Meghan Trainor.
This article is a compendium of the best-selling music singles.
The ''Billboard'' Hot 100 is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the United States.
This is a list of songs that reached number one on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 (Pop Songs) chart in 2014.
This is a list of the Canadian Billboard magazine Canadian Hot 100 number-ones of 2014.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
In music, a medley is a piece composed from parts of existing pieces, usually three, played one after another, sometimes overlapping.
This is a list of the Austrian number-one singles and albums of 2014 as compiled by Ö3 Austria Top 40, the official chart provider of Austria.
The Media Control Charts are record charts compiled by Media Control on behalf of the German record industry.
This is a list of the Swiss Hitparade number ones of 2014.
This is the Recorded Music NZ list of number-one singles in New Zealand during the 2010s decade, starting from Monday 4 January 2010.
The ARIA Singles Chart ranks the best-performing singles in Australia.
The Irish Singles Chart ranks the best-performing singles in Ireland, as compiled by Chart-Track on behalf of the Irish Recorded Music Association.
This is a list of the songs that reached number-one position in official Polish single chart in ZPAV in 2014.
This lists the singles that reached number one on the Spanish Promusicae sales and airplay charts in 2014.
This is a list of the Monitor Latino General number-one songs of 2014.
The eleventh UK series of The X Factor began on ITV on 30 August 2014.
This is a list of singles that have peaked in the top 10 of the French Singles Chart in 2014.
The UK Singles Chart is a weekly record chart compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry.
Live with Kelly and Ryan is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.
Local Media Group, Inc., formerly Dow Jones Local Media Group and Ottaway Newspapers Inc., owned newspapers, Web sites and niche publications in California, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon and Pennsylvania.
"Lollipop" is a pop song written by Julius DixsonBen Sisario.
Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor (born 7 November 1996), known professionally as Lorde (pronounced lord), is a singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Brandon Green (born July 23, 1988), better known by his stage name Maejor (formerly Bei Maejor and later Maejor Ali), is an American record producer, singer, rapper and songwriter from Detroit, Michigan.
Marie Claire is an international monthly magazine first published in France in 1937, followed by the UK in 1941.
Martin N. "Marty" Bandier (born July 21, 1941) is an American music industry executive who is the CEO/Chairman of Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
Meghan Elizabeth Trainor (born December 22, 1993) is an American singer and songwriter.
A melody (from Greek μελῳδία, melōidía, "singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity.
Michael Wayne Rosen (born 7 May 1946) is an English children's novelist, rapper, poet, and the author of 140 books.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is a daily morning broadsheet printed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Miranda Leigh Lambert (born November 10, 1983) is an American singer and songwriter.
Mortimer Benjamin Zuckerman (born June 4, 1937) is a Canadian-born American media proprietor, magazine editor, and investor.
MTrain Tour was the second headlining concert tour by American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor.
MTV News is the news production division of MTV.
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA) is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.
Music Canada (formerly Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA)) is a Toronto-based, non-profit trade organization that was founded 9 April 1963 to represent the interests of companies that record, manufacture, produce, promote and distribute music in Canada.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Music Week is a trade paper for the UK record industry.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Nerdist Industries, LLC is part of the digital division of Legendary Entertainment.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.
News Corporation (officially referred to and trading as News Corp) is an American multinational mass media company, formed as a spin-off of the former News Corporation (as founded by Rupert Murdoch in 1979) focusing on newspapers and publishing.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
Nolensville is a town in Williamson County, Tennessee.
A novelty song is a comical or nonsensical song, performed principally for its comical effect.
The Official Charts Company, also referred to as Official Charts (previously known as the Chart Information Network (CIN) and The Official UK Charts Company) is a British inter-professional organisation that compiles various "official" record charts in the United Kingdom, including the UK Singles Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the UK Singles Downloads Chart and the UK Album Downloads Chart, as well as genre-specific and music video charts.
The Official New Zealand Music Chart is the weekly New Zealand top 40 singles and albums charts, issued weekly by Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand).
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Out is an LGBT fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle magazine, with the highest circulation of any LGBT monthly publication in the United States.
A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
Pazz & Jop is an annual poll of musical releases compiled by American newspaper The Village Voice since 1971.
The PBS NewsHour is an American daily evening television news program that is broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), airing seven nights a week on more than 350 of the public broadcaster's member stations.
Pentatonix (abbreviated PTX) is an, consisting of vocalists Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola and Matt Sallee.
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Alecia Beth Moore (born September 8, 1979), known professionally as Pink (stylized as), is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body.
A poet is a person who creates poetry.
The Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry (Związek Producentów Audio-Video, ZPAV) is the organization that represents the interests of the music industry in Poland, and the Polish chapter of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
Popjustice is a music website founded in 2000 by UK freelance music journalist Peter Robinson, who has worked for NME, The Guardian, Attitude and many others.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
PopSugar Inc. is a global media and technology company including lifestyle media publisher PopSugar (stylized POPSUGAR), quarterly subscription box POPSUGAR Must Have and makeup line Beauty by POPSUGAR.
Postmodern Jukebox, also widely known by the acronym PMJ, is a rotating musical collective founded by arranger and pianist Scott Bradlee in 2011.
"Pretty Hurts" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her eponymous fifth studio album (2013).
Productores de Música de España (Spanish Music Producers) (shortened as Promusicae, sometimes stylised PROMUSICAE) is the organisation responsible for the Spanish Albums Chart and other music charts.
Programming is a form of music production and performance using electronic devices, such as sequencers, to generate sounds of musical instruments.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
Radio Disney is an American radio network operated by the Disney Channels Worldwide unit of Disney–ABC Television Group, headquartered in Burbank, California.
"Rather Be" is a song by the English electronic music group Clean Bandit.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Record Report is the official singles chart for Venezuela founded in 1990 which ranks songs based on airplay.
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
The Recording Industry of South Africa (RiSA) is a trade association that represents the collective interests of producers of music sound recordings, major and independent record labels in South Africa.
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
Retro style (also known as "vintage inspired") is a style that is consciously derivative or imitative of trends, music, modes, fashions, or attitudes of the past.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Robin Thicke (born March 10, 1977) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress.
"Royals" is a song by New Zealand singer Lorde, from her debut extended play, The Love Club EP (2012).
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
Sara Beth Bareilles (born December 7, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter, actress and author.
The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.
Scott Bradlee (born September 19, 1981) is an American musician, pianist, and arranger.
KiSean Anderson (born February 3, 1990), known professionally as Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer whose first album, Sean Kingston, was released in 2007.
Search Engine Watch (SEW) provides news and information about search engines and search engine marketing.
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"Shake It Off" is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from her fifth album, 1989 (2014).
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Anthony Ray (born August 12, 1963), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is an American rapper and recording producer.
Slant Magazine is an American online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
In the entertainment industry, a sleeper hit is a title (such as a book, film, song or game) that becomes successful, gradually, often with little promotion.
SloTop50 is the official Slovenian singles chart provider founded in 2013.
Social media are computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.
A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC is an American music publishing company owned by Sony Entertainment.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Sound design is the art and practice of creating sound tracks for a variety of needs.
Sound recording and reproduction is an electrical, mechanical, electronic, or digital inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects.
SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany that enables its users to upload, promote, and share their originally-created audio.
SpinMedia (formerly Buzz Media) was an American digital publisher which owned a number of pop culture websites, including Spin, Stereogum, Vibe and The Frisky.
A split (commonly referred to as splits or the splits) is a physical position in which the legs are in line with each other and extended in opposite directions.
Spotify Technology SA is a Swedish entertainment company founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon.
Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas.
Stereogum is a daily Internet publication that focuses on music news, song premieres, and irreverent commentary.
A stormtrooper is a fictional soldier in the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas.
Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
STV is a television channel serving Scotland.
STV Group plc, previously known as Scottish Television plc and Scottish Media Group plc, is a Scottish media company.
A sundress is a dress intended to be worn in warm weather.
Grammofonleverantörernas förening (GLF), or the Swedish Recording Industry Association in English, is an organization representing the music recording industry of Sweden.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
Faheem Rashad Najm (born September 30, 1985), better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.
Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter.
Team Unicorn is a multimedia production team formed in Los Angeles, California in 2010.
In musical terminology, tempo ("time" in Italian; plural: tempi) is the speed or pace of a given piece.
That Bass Tour was the first headlining concert tour by American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.
The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Box Plus Network (formerly Video Jukebox Network International Ltd and Box Television Ltd) is a British television company which is owned by Bauer Media Group (50%) and Channel Four Television Corporation (50%) and acts as its music television programme production arm.
The Chordettes were an American female popular singing quartet, usually singing a cappella, and specializing in traditional popular music.
The Daily Beast is an American news and opinion website focused on politics and pop culture.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized as ellen) is an American television comedy talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres.
The Fader (stylized as The FADER) is a NYC-based music magazine launched in 1999 by Rob Stone and Jon Cohen, covering music, style and culture.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Late Late Show with James Corden (also known as Late Late) is an American late-night talk show hosted by James Corden on CBS.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
The Newsweek Daily Beast Company LLC was an American media company, and owner of Newsweek and The Daily Beast.
The Roots is an American hip hop band, formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Slate Group is a US online publishing entity established in June 2008 by Graham Holdings Company.
The Sowetan is an English-language South African daily newspaper that started in 1981 as a liberation struggle newspaper and was freely distributed to households in the then apartheid-segregated township of Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng Province.
The Tennessean (known until 1972 as The Nashville Tennessean) is the principal daily newspaper in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The X Factor was an Australian television reality music competition, based on the original UK series, to find new singing talent; the winner of which received a Sony Music Australia recording contract.
The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent.
This Hour Has 22 Minutes (commonly shortened to 22 Minutes since 2009) is a weekly Canadian television comedy that airs on CBC Television.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.
Times Media Group is a media company in South Africa, formerly known as Johnnic Communications, then Avusa.
Title is the debut EP by American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor.
Title is the debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor.
"Title" is a song by American singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor from her debut extended play and studio album of the same name from 2014 and 2015, respectively.
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
The ukulele (from ukulele (oo-koo-leh-leh); variant: ukelele) is a member of the lute family of instruments.
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) is a North American music publishing company and is part of the Universal Music Group, a subsidiary of Vivendi Group.
Urban contemporary is a music radio format.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Vanity Fair is a magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs published by Condé Nast in the United States.
Vevo (an abbreviation for 'video evolution') is an American multinational video hosting service founded on December 8, 2009, as a joint venture between three major record companies, Universal Music Group (UMG), Sony Music Entertainment (SME) and EMI.
Viacom International Inc. is a subsidiary of Viacom.
Viacom Media Networks, formerly known as MTV Networks, is an American mass media division of Viacom that oversees the operations of many of its television channels and Internet brands.
Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.
Vice Media LLC is a North American digital media and broadcasting company.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
Vine was a short-form video hosting service where users could share six-second-long looping video clips.
A viral video is a video that becomes popular through a viral process of Internet sharing, typically through video sharing websites, social media and email.
Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine covering many topics including fashion, beauty, culture, living, and runway.
Voice Media Group (VMG) is an American privately held media company headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
Vox Media is an American digital media company founded on July 14, 2005 as SportsBlogs Inc.
"We R Who We R" is a song by American singer Kesha from her first extended play (EP), Cannibal (2010).
WHUD (100.7 WHUD) is an Adult Contemporary radio station licensed to Peekskill, New York.
Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
This article includes an overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 1950s.
This article includes an overview of the events and trends in popular music in the 1960s.
The 2014 MTV EMAs (also known as the MTV Europe Music Awards) were held at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland on 9 November 2014.
2Day FM (call sign: 2DAY) is a commercial FM radio station broadcasting in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on a frequency of 104.1 MHz, and is part of Southern Cross Austereo's Hit Network.
The 41st People's Choice Awards, honoring the best in popular culture for 2014, were held January 7, 2015, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California, and were broadcast live on CBS at 9:00 pm EST.
4Music is a music and entertainment channel in the United Kingdom and available on some digital television providers in the Republic of Ireland.
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 8, 2015, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
7digital Group Plc is a publicly listed digital music and radio services platform.