Tag: 2012

M.I.A. secretly sued by the NFL for $1.5 million?

Rapper M.I.A. is facing legal fallout from her infamous middle-finger during the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show, in which she performed with pop icon Madonna and hip-hop star Nicki Minaj. According to the Hollywood reporter, the NFL has been pursuing legal action against the Sri Lankan star for months and is continuing to seek $1.5 million from M.I.A. due to her gesture.

Best hip-hop songs of 2012

In 2012, the usual suspects Kanye West, Rick Ross and Drake all released or were…

Lecrae, Mary Mary and Monica: the 10 best gospel songs of 2012

2012 was a banner year in gospel, with a wide variety of artists topping the charts and providing an inspirational backdrop in a year full of tragic mass shootings, natural disasters and the emotionally-draining mudslinging of election year politics.

The 10 biggest musical stories of 2012

Every year, the world of music is filled with tragedy and triumph. Here are the ten most unforgettable music-related stories from 2012.