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Interview: Sage the Gemini Aims For Pop Music Royalty

The Bay Area rapper talks about Nick Jonas, Max Martin and how he and girlfriend Jordin Sparks are gunning for Bey and Jay’s spot.

06/30/2015

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How Tori Kelly’s ‘Nobody Love’ Became A Hit

For her major label debut album, as well as it’s lead single “Nobody Love,” Kelly teamed up with executive producer Max Martin. And to hear her tell the tale, it was not a decision she took lightly.

05/12/2015

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5 Songs That Helped Max Martin Win His First GRAMMY

Max Martin just won his first GRAMMY. Here’s some songs that helped him do so.

02/08/2015

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Adam Lambert Teaming with Max Martin and Shellback for New LP

Adam Lambert is teaming up with superstar producers Shellback and Max Martin in search of hit records: “They are the masters.”

01/15/2015

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Interview: Iggy Azalea on Working With Ellie Goulding & Jennifer Hudson on ‘Reclassified’

Iggy Azalea always wanted to work with Ellie Goulding, she was just too shy to ask. Luckily, Goulding wasn’t nearly as demur about the whole thing.

11/14/2014

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Ariana Grande, Max Martin Fought Over ‘Break Free”s ‘Grammatically Incorrect’ Lyrics

Ariana Grande and Weird Al Yankovic have at least one thing in common, apparently.

08/07/2014

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Interview: With ‘A.K.A.,’ Jennifer Lopez Is More Herself Than Ever

“You can’t make an honest record if you just let people submit songs,” Lopez said. “You’ve gotta get in there with them and let them know who you are.”

05/07/2014

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Austin Mahone Annouces Debut Album ‘The Secret’ Due Out This Summer

Austin Mahone’s secret is out. Or should we say, it will be soon.

04/04/2014

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Adam Lambert Heads To Sweden To Work With Max Martin On New Album

“When you hear the fully produced stuff from the studio, that’s one thing, but his voice is insane. I couldn’t believe it,” songwriter Tove Lo told Billboard.

03/21/2014

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Hear Me Roår: Inside Katy Perry’s ‘Prism’ Sessions in Stockholm

We caught up with Klas Ahlund, one of the producers and songwriters on “Prism,” to discuss why Katy Perry may work in the Swedish musical tradition more than one might think.

11/05/2013

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Carly Rae Jepsen Releases New Video & güd Deal

Carly Rae Jepsen just released the music video for her catchy new single “Tonight I’m Getting Over You.” The video follows Jepsen and her not-quite-boyfriend around as she tries her hardest to get over him. […]

02/25/2013