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The answer?  One million dollars. Check out the story at NPR If only there was something else all that money could be used for.  Starving children, cancer research, things like that… Follow the Prophet of Pop on Twitter and on Facebook!

Hit “Like” to share this with your friends! Last week the music world was shocked by the death of one of the legends of classic rock, Clarence “Big Man” Clemons.  What has become clear in the aftermath is that the […]

Hit “Like” to share this with your friends! Bruce Springsteen gets a lot of credit for being “The Boss.”  His local workman-like persona has defined the heart of American rock music for a couple of decades now.  The Boss has […]

Hit “Like” to share this post with your friends! Many of you might have wondered why I write about Lady Gaga so often.  Believe it or not, it isn’t just because she is controversial or because she is willing to […]

8 songs in 8 hours.  That’s what artists Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five), Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls), Damian Kulash (OK Go), and author Neil Gaiman have been attempting from 4 pm to 12 am today.  The idea to write and […]

Apparently former Idol star Blake Lewis is still out there in the music world.  The last I heard from him he was getting a local band kicked off his show at a Columbia, SC nightclub for making an “offensive” poster.  […]

On this day in 1987 U2’s fifth album hit the shelves.  Since then The Joshua Tree has topped the charts in 20 countries and sold over 25 million copies worldwide.  Singles like the driving “Where the Streets Have No Name” […]

Lady Gaga has always been a performer who pushes people’s buttons.  Typically it is her bizarre dress and ambiguous sexuality that have caused an uproar, not her music.  With the release of her latest single “Born This Way” she tackles […]

In a profound moment, last night’s Glee managed to capture the soul and purpose of music.  During the episode Glee club director Will Schuester crafts a plan to help depressed cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester experience the emotional impact of music.  […]

Let’s get it on! -It is most sad that in order to be recognized Muse had to strip all the uniqueness from their sound.  They deserved the success… 8 years ago. -Bruno Mars may be one of the best pop […]