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Story by Hadley Schelton / Contributing Writer After walking away from his record deal with Atlantic Records in 2014, Cody Simpson was thought to have gone off-radar.  However, he surprised everyone in 2015 when he released his first album as an independent artist.  He titled it “Free” in honor of finally being able to create …

Demi Lovato released her sixth studio album, “Tell Me You Love Me,” on Friday, a follow-up to her 2015 release “Confident.” “Tell Me You Love Me” is an album about lost love mixed with memories of passion. The tone of some songs is solemn, while others are more upbeat. The album only has one collaboration …

Story by Jarron Parker / Contributing Writer Almost 11 years to the day after her highly successful debut solo album, Fergie released her sophomore effort “Double Dutchess” on Friday. The record incorporates both hip-hop and pop over 13 tracks. With features from rappers Nicki Minaj, YG and Rick Ross, Fergie attempts to recreate the infectious magic …

Story by Erin Alexander / Contributing Writer The Killers released their long-awaited fifth studio album “Wonderful Wonderful” on Friday, marking their first release since 2012’s “Battle Born.” The Las Vegas-based indie/alternative rock band has been a mainstream staple since 2001, boasting many hits that can often be heard on many radio stations.  However, the eleven …

Story by Isong Maro / Contributing Writer Macklemore has gone solo with “Gemini,” his first solo work since his debut album, “The Language of My World,” in 2005 and his first release since “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” in February of last year with Ryan Lewis. Notably, Lewis, his producer on “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” and …

Story by Daniel Scroggins / Contributing Writer The sentiment that rock is dead is a falsehood for up-and-coming rock band Nothing More and their fans. The American rock/metal band released their fifth studio album on September 15. Their previous self-titled album was an overwhelming success for the band, and many publications deemed them a “band …