Shannon Carlin

Shannon Carlin

Shannon is an associate music producer for She previously worked as the music editor for Beyond Race Magazine, before earning a master’s degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. While interning at NPR she wrote about Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon and received 87 angry comments. She would appreciate it if you resist sending her number 88. Follow her on Twitter.

Watch Megadeth & Jenny Lewis Sing ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’

Just in time for Christmas, Megadeth is spreading a little holiday cheer with their heavy metal takes on the carols you know and love.


Watch Lady Gaga & Christina Aguilera Perform ‘Do What U Want’ on ‘The Voice’ Finale

Last night (Dec. 17), Lady Gaga ditched R. Kelly for a much shorter, blonder duet partner in Christina Aguilera.


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Nirvana, KISS, Hall and Oates & More React to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced their 2014 inductees today and needless to say those who made it in were excited to receive the honor and more than happy to share that excitement with their fans.


Beyoncé, Jay Z, Sirvana & Will Ferrell Make the Longlist for Best Original Song Oscar

On Monday (Dec, 16), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the longlist of nominees for this year’s award for Best Original Song and it’s filled with its fair share of big named pop stars.


Bono Honors Nelson Mandela with Second Version of U2’s ‘Ordinary Love’

While the previous version of the song, featured on the soundtrack to the Mandela biopic, Mandela Long Walk to Freedom, was produced by Danger Mouse, this new one was helmed by Adele collaborator, Paul Epworth.


Former KISS Guitarist Ace Frehley’s House Damaged In Fire

A house owned by former KISS guitarist, Ace Frehley was damaged in a fire on Saturday (Dec. 14).


Hear Angel Haze’s New Song ‘A Tribe Called Red’ Off Her Upcoming Debut

For the last few months, Angel Haze has been covering some of the biggest songs of the year as part of her #30Gold series. But now she’s officially ready to drop her debut.


Watch Beyoncé Give New Song ‘XO’ Its Live Debut

Bey let everyone in attendance at the latest Mrs. Carter World Tour stop know that she expected them to sing along, even though the album had dropped not even 24 hours before.


See Beyoncé’s Many Looks From Her New ‘Visual Album’

For all 14 tracks on Queen Bey’s new self-titled “visual album,” she’s created a corresponding video that has her getting into the character of each song.


Hear Lorde’s New Song ‘No Better’

Beyonce stunned us all by dropping a brand new album, but Lorde’s got a few tricks up her sleeve too, dropping a new track without any warning.


Justin Timberlake, U2, Taylor Swift, Coldplay & Jared Leto Up For Golden Globes

This year’s nominees for Best Original Song include a former wicked witch, an ex-boy bander, a past winner and a stadium rock band who are new to the soundtrack game.


Led Zeppelin Strikes Exclusive Deal With Spotify

Led Zeppelin fans are finally be able to stream the Led out via their computer, smart phone, tablet or any other mobile device.


Watch: Britney Spears Plugs Her Own Fragrance in ‘Perfume’ Video

In her new video for “Perfume,” Britney Spears proves what you see isn’t always what you get.


Justin Bieber Asks Fans to Donate to Typhoon Haiyan Relief, Raises $600,000+

Justin Bieber is in the news again, but this time it’s not for graffiti or abandoning his monkey or insulting Bill Clinton. No, this time it’s for something noble.


Queen Biopic Finds its Star in Ben Whishaw

The movie, which will be helmed by first time director Dexter Fletcher with a script written by The Queen and Frost/Nixon scribe Peter Morgan, is slated to start shooting next year.


2 Chainz Announces Tour with Pusha T

2 Chainz is coming to a city near you and he’s bringing a few of his friends along with him.



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