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“Why Vote?” with Carmen Carrera, Betty Who and Parson James

In this video, performers Carmen Carrera, Betty Who and Parson James weigh in on why it’s so important to vote. Carmen Carrera was a contestant on the third season of RuPaul’s...

Was “Fantasy” the Last Great Song George Michael Created Before He Died?

“Fantasy” may be the last great George Michael classic, and was one of the last things he touched before he passed away in December 2016. The track features the...

Jake Shears Cuts Loose From Scissor Sisters With a Solo Outing

Jake Shears Jake Shears (Freida Jean Records) The former Scissor Sisters frontman returns to the limelight with his debut solo release, an album that seamlessly melds vintage...

Singer/Songwriter Aiden James Brings His Signature Sound to Rockwood Music Hall

Aiden James is an international singer/songwriter touring behind his new single, “Colorblind.” The Philadelphia native completely engineers, mixes and produces his...

Is it Art? Is it Pop? Fans Hail the Return of SSION with His New Album “O”

SSION O (Dero Arcade) On his third studio album, the first in nearly a decade, SSION (born Cody Chritcheloe) takes his unique blend of DIY art-pop to outrageous new heights. Since...

Florence + the Machine Crank it Up With “High as Hope”

Florence and the Machine High as Hope (Republic Records) Chronicling subjects including her complicated connections to her London-based family, romantic relationships and even art...

Madonna’s 6 Most Underappreciated Videos in her 60 years

Happy belated birthday to her Madgesty: Madonna. In honor of her 60th birthday, here are the 6 most underappreciated videos across her music career. 6. What it Feels Like for a...

Aretha Franklin Leaves Her LGBTQ Fans a Legacy Befitting a Queen

Aretha Franklin was the voice of a generation. But what is the legacy she leaves for her LGBTQ fanbase? It’d be easy enough to say that she, more than any other singer since...

Hershey Felder Captivates as Beethoven

What happens when a mere mortal (Hershey Felder) attempts to embody a god of classical music (Beethoven)? Ludwig Van Beethoven, the deaf composer — best known for such concertos...

Off “The Voice” and Back with a New Album, Christina Aguilera Launches “Liberation”

Christina Aguilera Liberation (RCA Records) Featuring collaborations with hip-hop heavyweights Kanye West, Ty Dolla Sign and 2 Chainz, the diva’s latest record breaks new...

James Wilson’s Paisely Fields is Back — with a Gay “Girl Crush” Video

James Wilson, the singer/songwriter behind the queerpoke country band Paisley Fields, is pushing out a brand-new video, called “Girl Crush.” The visuals depict Wilson...

Gregory Dillon’s Debut is a One-Man Band Summer Treat Called “Alone with You”

Gregory Dillion is going to surprise a lot of people. His music has the richness of someone twice his age and sounds as if he’s been making records since the new wave era....