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Music Monday: Go Indie!

Written on February 17, 2014 at 9:47 am , by

I love chart-topping artists like Queen B and T-Swift as much as the next girl, but sometimes finding new, independent artists is an easy way to freshen up the ole’ workout playlist. And I bet you agree, whether you realize it or not – Macklemore’s winning streak at the Grammy’s is proof that independent musicians can hold their own, even against the major names we’ve come to fiercely love. So, to help me reboot my earbuds, I turned to TuneCore, a distribution service that many indie artists use to get their songs on the big platforms – you know, Spotify, iTunes and Amazon MP3. They’ve put together this playlist of mega-hot tracks guaranteed to spike my energy. Now if only it automatically transported me to the gym…

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Music Monday: The Grammy Edition

Written on December 17, 2012 at 8:30 am , by

This year’s hottest hits are sure to power you to the top. (Photo by Laura Doss)

Written by Jennifer Fiorentino, editorial intern

The Grammy Award nominations have been announced, leaving us inspired to take a trip down memory lane and relive some of the year’s hottest playlist picks. The problem with so many fab finds? There are too many to choose from!

But in honor of music’s biggest night, we gathered our top tunes from the hottest artists dominating the music scene right now. Make sure they’re on repeat during your workouts, then find out who wins top honors in February.

Now you tell us: Who are your favorite nominees?

Music Monday: Remembering Whitney Houston

Written on February 13, 2012 at 10:47 am , by

Celebrate the Grammy winner by enjoying her vocal talent! (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)

The world lost a huge pop icon over the weekend. While artists and music industry members honored Houston last night at the Grammys, we decided to celebrate her life and legacy by downloading this playlist—a collection of some of her more upbeat greatest hits.