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Everything's coming up Fefe Dobson

Fefe Dobson was one of the few Black artists who epitomized the sound and feel of pop punk. In her AP digital cover story, the 2000s singer-songwriter gets her flowers.

Alexander 23 on working with Olivia Rodrigo, his sophomore EP and more

Alexander 23—born Alexander Glantz in the Chicago suburbs—has a fondness for the number that has settled in place of his last name. Not only is it his birthdate, but it’s also the number worn by basketball icon Michael Jordan. When it comes to the sports legend, the singer and multi-instrumentalist is a die-hard fan. These […]

FINNEAS leads blòkur's Top 5 Songwriters On Spotify list for 2020

The Grammy-winning producer FINNEAS has been named the No. 1 songwriter on Spotify in 2020. The algorithm for judging the top songwriters had been created by music rights data service blòkur, determined by a variety of factors. Read more: Badflower share new music video and announce sophomore album The first factor depends on popularity and […]

Rob Zombie earns first No. 1 on Billboard's Top Album Sales chart

Rob Zombie has just achieved his first-ever No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart with his new album The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy. According to MRC data, the record sold 26,000 copies in the United States during its first week. Along with this feat, Zombie has also cracked the coveted top 10 on […]

Ringo Starr praises Billie Eilish after historic 2021 Grammys win

Last weekend, Ringo Starr had the honorable duty of presenting the Record Of The Year award at the Grammys. In the end, the award went to Billie Eilish and FINNEAS for their emotional song “everything i wanted.” This win for Eilish and FINNEAS marks only the third time the Record Of The Year award has […]

There’s a Black Veil Brides nod in BLACKPINK’s “Lovesick Girls” video

K-Pop group BLACKPINK are taking over North America this year with their catchy hits and collabs with artists such as Selena Gomez. Now, BLACKPINK are also winning over the hearts of Black Veil Brides fans. The BVB Army have noticed a subtle nod to the band in BLACKPINK’s new video for “Lovesick Girls.” Read more: […]

Here’s the first video kicking off TikTok rival Instagram Reels

Last month, we learned that Instagram is planning to launch its own in-app video platform that rivals TikTok. Now, Instagram Reels has arrived and has already caused for various new videos to go viral. The immediate popularity of Reels may not be such a good thing for TikTok. Read more: Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ era […]

Apparently people are really loving cassettes again in 2020

Over the years, the music industry has seen a massive resurgence in physical music sales. Despite the age of streaming we’re currently in, vinyl and cassette sales have skyrocketed in recent years. In 2019, cassette tape sales saw one of its biggest years yet. Now, it looks like 2020 is set to be an even […]

It looks like Forever The Sickest Kids could be making a comeback

On June 18, Alternative Press ran a feature about the ten neon-pop bands that need to make a comeback. Hey Monday, Forever The Sickest Kids, Cobra Starship and The Friday Night Boys were just a few of the bands to be featured on the list. Now, it appears that Forever The Sickest Kids have confirmed […]

10 neon-pop bands who need to make a comeback

The late 2000s through early 2010s were defined in our scene by catchy synths intertwined with pop-like melodies, garnering the name “neon pop” or “neon pop punk.” With merch that was just as bright as the dance anthems that were produced, we can’t help but look back on the short-lived genre with fondness and a […]

AMC anticipates almost all of its theaters to be open by July

Since the coronavirus pandemic caused the closure of movie theaters worldwide, companies such as AMC and Cinemark have feared that their theaters may be heading into bankruptcy. Now, as the world begins to phase out of lockdown, theaters are planning to reopen this summer. AMC, the world’s largest theater operator, announced on Tuesday its plans […]

10 incredible women who directed some of your favorite music videos

There are more than a few artists who’ve released videos throughout their career without ever working with a director who’s a woman. It’s an unfortunate truth, especially when you consider the iconic and era-defining videos that directors such as Hannah Lux Davis, Roxana Baldovin, Melina Matsoukas and more are creating with artists who are actively […]

15 scene bands from the 2000s that you probably forgot about

As 1999 came to a close, boy bands and nü-metal acts were at the top of the charts. Trends in mainstream culture changed the following century, as pop punk, screamo and other Warped Tour acts smashed through the charts. Which band do you most associate with the time period between 2000-2009? Is it the power […]

American Music Awards 2019 winners revealed—see the full list

The 47th American Music Awards was held Nov. 24 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Ciara hosted the show, which aired live on ABC. The AMAs ventured into new territory this year, becoming the first awards show to utilize TikTok in order to reveal three categories’ nominees. Post Malone leads with the most AMAs […]

MTV Video Music Awards 2019 winners announced—see the full list

The 36th annual MTV Music Video Awards is broadcasting live for the first time ever from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, which is just one of the big changes this year. The literal move marks a first for the VMAs, which typically graces New York City or Los Angeles save for Miami in […]

Taylor Swift fans think Brendon Urie is on her new song—UPDATED

UPDATE: APRIL 25, 9:12 P.M. EST Earlier today, Taylor Swift fans began speculating that Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie might be on Swift’s new song dropping tonight. Swift finally confirmed it herself on The NFL Draft on ABC in an interview with Robin Roberts. Check out the clip below. Panic also confirmed the track on […]

There's a new most-followed woman on Instagram

As of today, February 25, there’s a new most-followed woman on Instagram. Previously, Selena Gomez held the title with a whopping 146,267,801 followers. Now, a new artist has surpassed Gomez to snatch the title. Read more: A Day To Remember announce U.S. summer tour This isn’t the first time pop-icon Selena Gomez lost her most-followed title. […]

10 celebrities who are scene kids at heart

[Photo by: Demi Lovato/Facebook, Post Malone/Facebook and Lil Uzi Vert/Facebook] We at AltPress know that being a scene kid is more than just a phase, and apparently some of Hollywood thinks that way, too. You might be surprised to know that some of the biggest celebrities love to get down to My Chemical Romance and […]

Forever The Sickest Kids gave Selena Gomez her first music gig

[Selena Photo Credit:] Life before Justin Bieber, Spring Breakers and “Hands To Myself,” consisted of Selena Gomez taking Photo Booth pictures on her MacBook and listening to Forever The Sickest Kids. Back in 2009, Forever The Sickest Kids actually invited the Wizards Of Waverly Place star to be on a duet version of their […]

Selena Gomez and David Henrie hint that they’re ready for a ‘Wizards Of Waverly Place’ reunion

[Photo credit: IMDB/Bob D'Amico – © 2010 Disney Enterprises, Inc.] Believe it or not, our favorite TV wizards on Wizards Of Waverly Place are celebrating ten years since they first made their appearance on Disney Channel. Of course, we aren’t the only ones who are interested in hearing where the Russo family ended up. Over […]

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