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Lil Nas X

Years & Years’ Olly Alexander has covered Lil Nas X’s recent hit “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” in a new Home Session recorded for Apple Music to celebrate Pride Month. “When I first heard ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ I wanted to take off all my clothes and run screaming through the street,” Alexander says. “The song is already perfect so I just wanted to have fun doing an acoustic version and seeing if I could sing all the parts in my range — which was a challenge, but I love it. Watching Lil Nas X’s ascent has been so exciting and inspirational to myself as a gay artist.” Listen below.

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next-gen trap metal rico nasty lil mariko

For a music genre, trap metal is still a baby. That being said, hundreds of Bones-core, Ghostemane-core and Scarlxrd-core tracks were uploaded to SoundCloud by the time you finished reading this sentence. Is there any room for the latest fusion of metal and hip-hop to expand and evolve, or is it doomed to repeat and […]

The post 11 artists who are redefining everything we know about the trap metal genre appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Jennifer Hudson, Brothers Osborne, Troye Sivan, Marshmello, and Hayley Kiyoko also set for iHeartRadio and P&G’s June 4th event For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

BTS land at Number Two with new single “Butter” For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

At tonight’s iHeartRadio Music Awards, Elton John was presented with the iHeartRadio Icon Award by Chris Martin and Lil Nas X. John is the second musician to receive the Icon Award following Bon Jovi three years ago. The festivities also involved a tribute performance by awards show favorites Brandi Carlile, Demi Lovato, and H.E.R., who were supposedly hand-picked by Sir Elton himself. Lovato’s performance of “I’m Still Standing” has emerged online, as have the speeches from Martin and LNX. Check out the footage below.

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The multi-talented and always busy Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl added  “co-host” to his resume when he co-hosted  The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday. In front of a live studio audience, Grohl helped with all the customary hosting duties, including the opening monologue, the interviews, the sketches and even performed a couple of musical numbers. …

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Mason Castillo

You can only cling to your big wheel for so long before adult life comes for you. For proof, look no further than the massively successful pop-rock duo Twenty One Pilots.

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Rapper also performs “Sun Goes Down” incident-free and appears in “Pride Month Song” sketch on Season 46 finale For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Lil Nas X was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live‘s season finale, performing his #1 hit “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and his new single “Sun Goes Down.” And after being impersonated by Chris Redd earlier this season, he appeared in a digital short last night.

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“I’m trying to uplift him,” singer and rapper says For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)