US pop star Katy Perry's Egyptian-themed video for the single "Dark Horse," which features Memphis rapper Juicy J, tops YouTube's list of the most-watched music videos of the year, while Colombian singer Shakira landed two spots in the top ten.
Cheeky video shot in Portland let's you play "I Spy" while rocking out. Alt-Rocker Bob Mould picked Portland to film his music video "The Descent," which was released back in 2012. Crema Cafe, Music Millennium, and the Laurelhurst neighborhood's gateway arches get cameos, as do a handful PDX notables like Tommy Habetz of Bunk playing the ultimate fanboy, and Terry Currier of Music Millennium playing the deal-making businessman.
This week, the song became a music video. In the video, revealed this morning on Wired, McCartney appears as a hologram projected in various locations in Destiny by players' ubiquitous AI companion, Ghost. Destiny Composer Marty O'Donnell revealed McCartney's involvement in developer Bungie's first-person shooter in early 2013.
From her expert use of social media to her highly publicized reflections on the music industry, Taylor Swift has caught the public's attention multiple times in a year that's seen the country singer reinvent herself as a full-blown pop star via her latest, chart-topping album, "1989."
The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses, the concert series that celebrates Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series, is hitting the road in 2015 with a new "Master's Quest" tour. Next year's Symphony of the Goddesses performances will feature music from the series 28 year history and will include new selections from last year's The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds and next year's Majora's Mask remake.