Posts tagged "Gotye"

Australia Grants Official Party Status to Gotye’s Political Group

Remember Gotye? Well, now he's just somebody that wants you to vote. In September the Australian artist founded a political group with his band,…
By: James Grebey / November 7, 2014

Preview Jack White, Gotye, and the xx’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Songs, 30 Seconds at a Time

The star-jammed soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's new movie updating F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby continues to drip out in tidbits too small to reveal much…
By: Marc Hogan / April 17, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Categories You Actually Care About

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living-room side bets with…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 8, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Big Categories

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living room side-bets with some…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / February 7, 2013

Hear DJ Earworm’s Latest Masterful Year-End Mashup ‘United States of Pop 2012′

Want to know what 2012 sounded like? For the past few years, DJ Earworm has artfully crafted one long year-end mashup for those who managed…
By: Daniel Kreps / December 19, 2012

Who Charted 2012 Year-End Edition: Starring Adele, Taylor Swift, Gotye, and the Black Keys

Billboard have released their roundup of the year's biggest success (via sales, streams, airplay, "impact"), and the results might surprise you. Like, for…
By: Chris Martins / December 17, 2012

Spotify Users Still Not Over That Gotye Song

Gotye's endlessly parodied, repeatedly remixed, constantly Shazam'ed "Somebody That I Used to Know" was Spotify's most played and most shared…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 29, 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen Ties Gotye for 2012’s Longest Run at No. 1

OnetimeCanadian Idol contestant Carly Rae Jepsen's pop hit "Call Me Maybe" is such a phenomenon, we asked a newbie to liveblog his first liste…
By: Kory Grow / August 2, 2012

Still Can’t Escape Gotye’s ‘Somebody’? Hear HIS 6 Biggest Earworms

All due respect to Carly Rae Jepsen, but Gotye is the left-field success story of 2012. The smoky-voiced Aussie's inescapable breakout single, "Somebody That…
By: Kenny Herzog / July 19, 2012

11 Million People Discovered Gotye’s ‘Somebody’ on Shazam

One of these days, the world is going to stop being forced to hear about Gotye's ridiculously popular (and inexhaustibly parodied) "Somebody That…
By: Devon Maloney / June 29, 2012

Skrillex Approves This Dutch Choir’s A Cappella ‘Bangarang’

Remember that one time at the Grammys this year when analog king Dave Grohl made a backhanded comment about electronic music not being a…
By: Devon Maloney / June 22, 2012

Gotye Wants You to Listen to His Inescapable Single Ten Different Ways

Over 234 million views and just as many parodies later, Gotye has finally decided if he can't beat 'em (and let's face it, no…
By: Devon Maloney / June 1, 2012

Who Charted? Adam Lambert Breaks Records, Beach House Storm Top 10

First! Adam Lambert's Trespassing tops this week's Billboard 200 albums chart with just a 77,000-copy debut, making the album not only the first…
By: Devon Maloney / May 23, 2012

Austin City Limits 2012 Lineup: Black Keys, Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Jack White, 126 More

Austin City Limits' lineup this year looks a little like an all-star team of other '12 headliners: Red Hot Chili Peppers (who also headline…
By: Devon Maloney / May 22, 2012

Kimbra, ‘Vows’ (Warner Bros.)

Kiwi songbird emits offbeat R&B charms sharper than duet dude Gotye; debut LP actually invigorated by Yankee meddling.
By: Barry Walters / May 21, 2012

fun. and Paramore’s Hayley Williams Do the Web’s Thousandth Gotye Cover

Yesterday, we made a little fun of fun., pointing out the irony of the three-piece covering Gotye's history-making YouTube track "Somebody That I Used…
By: Devon Maloney / May 17, 2012

Who Charted? Silversun Pickups Pull Out Week’s Best Debut

First! Carrie Underwood has pwned the competition and taken No. 1 for a second week on the Billboard 200, with 102,000 copie…
By: Devon Maloney / May 16, 2012

fun. Are Not Amused by Your Parodies of Their Big Hit

Gotye is predictably not the only indie(ish) buzz act who's got a problem with people covering him. fun., whose chart-topping "We Are…
By: Devon Maloney / May 2, 2012

Gotye Is Bummed ‘Glee’ Did Him ‘Wrong’

Gotye is quickly learning that a bit of baggage comes with topping the charts, and it's not all sunshine and SNL appearances —…
By: Devon Maloney / April 23, 2012

Who Charted? Lionel Richie Is Finally Found (at No. 1)

First! After some impressive Home Shopping Network finagling didn't net Lionel Richie enough sales to beat Madonna in a tough week, the singer…
By: Devon Maloney / April 18, 2012
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