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Lorde Finally Meets the Baseball Player Who Inspired ‘Royals’

Even though Lorde’s been telling the story of how Kansas City Royal third baseman, George Brett, inspired her hit song, she hadn’t gotten a chance to meet her muse. That is until now.

04/17/2014

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Billboard Hot 100 Sets Record for Gridlock as ‘Happy’ Retains Top Spot

The Hot 100 retains the same top seven for the third week in a row– a new record for the chart.

04/16/2014

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Coachella 2014, Day 2: Muse Rocks Out, While Pharrell Gets By With a Little Help From His Friends

Day 2 of this year’s Coachella included dependable rockers, a whole slew of first timers and Pharrell’s career-spanning cameo-filled set. And let’s not forget Bey & Jay turned up on stage too.

04/13/2014

Lorde joined Nirvana for "All Apologies" (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Rock Hall Induction 2014: Good Vibes, Special Guests and Lorde

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony used to be a drunken, freewheeling event that would stretch to all hours of the night. Today it’s an arena-rock spectacle with stunning moments that won’t soon be forgotten.

04/11/2014

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Nirvana Rock Hall Induction Featured Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent & Lorde

“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” Michael Stipe said about Nirvana, during the band’s induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “This was not just pop music.”

04/11/2014

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Lorde, Imagine Dragons Lead 2014 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead the nominations with 12 of the 40 award categories with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis following close behind with 11, 10 and 8 noms respectively.

04/09/2014

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Re-Experience the First Tweets of Drake, Lorde, Katy Perry & Blake Shelton

When Twitter first launched on March 21, 2006, no one really thought about their first tweet and what it would mean, historically speaking. Least of all musicians.

03/20/2014

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Watch CHVRCHES Cover Lorde’s ‘Team’

While Lorde sounds wise beyond her years on the track off her 2013 debut, Pure Heroine, CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry sounds like someone who’s been there done that.

03/11/2014

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Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover Lorde’s ‘Royals’

The Boss didn’t just play the teen’s GRAMMY-award winning track, he opened his second-ever gig in New Zealand with it. Because Lorde may be Queen Bee, but Bruce will always be The Boss.

03/03/2014

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Lorde Provides the Perfect Soundtrack for Fan-Made ‘Game of Thrones’ Trailer

Lorde’s haunting cover of Tears for Fears’ 1985 hit, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” seems like it was tailor-made for the show.

02/26/2014

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Watch Lorde’s Collaboration with Disclosure From 2014 Brit Awards

Last month, Lorde teased that she’d be teaming up with Disclosure at the 2014 Brit Awards. And last night (Feb. 19), fans finally got to see the end result.

02/20/2014

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Lorde Wants Radio to Stop Playing ‘Royals’

In new interview with V Magazine, Lorde has made the shocking request that radio stations stop playing “Royals.”

02/18/2014

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New Music to Know: Lo-Fang Finds His Center on Debut, ‘Blue Film’

On his Lorde-approved debut, Matthew Hemerlein attempts to balance the feminine and masculine elements of music, and maybe just bring to light the misogynistic undertones of the movie, ‘Grease.’

02/14/2014

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Watch Lorde Cover James Blake’s ‘Retrograde’ and Talk Fame

“What I’m going through is so abnormal and I feel like a lot of people at my level don’t write about it, because a lot of what we do is boring,” she said.

02/07/2014

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Read Lorde’s Handwritten Thank You Note to New Zealand

Lorde has earned love and support from America, but her heart will always belong to New Zealand. And her motherland returned the favor, by having her back when the Lorde birthers come out swinging.

01/29/2014

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