ESPN Music: Black Eyed Peas

More World Cup featured music

June, 30, 2014
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Here is a list of artists featured on ESPN's coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, along with links to listen to and/or purchase their music:

Sergio Mendes: "Magdalenha" from the “Brasileiro” album (iTunes | Amazon)

Black Eyed Peas: "Mas Que Nada" from the “Timeless” album (iTunes | Amazon)

Bloco Aiye & School of Samba: "Kontiki" from the “The Rundown” album. (iTunes)

Flavia Coehlo:
"Amor e Futbol" single. (YouTube)
"Ta Bolado" from the “Bossa Muffin” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Bungalove: "So eu e Voce" from the “Samba Natural” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Rosinha da Valencia: "Summertime" from the “Um Violao Em Primeiro” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Ledisi and Sergio Mendes: "Waters of March" from the “Encanto” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Matuto: "Diamond" from the “The Devil and the Diamond” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Isley Brothers: "It’s Your Thing" from the “The Brazil Connection” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Fatboy Slim: "Samba de Mundo" from the “Bem Brasil” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Daniel Haaksman: "Who’s Afraid of Rio" from the “Who’s Afraid of Rio” EP. (iTunes | Amazon)

Claudia Leitte and J Perry: "Dekole" single. (iTunes | Amazon)

Pitbull, Claudia Leitte and Jennifer Lopez: "We Are One" single. (iTunes | Amazon

Monica da Silva: "That’s Not the Way" from the “Brasilissima” album. (iTunes | Amazon)


Michael Kamen and the London Philharmonic: "Central Services Office" from the “Brazil” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Banda Black Rio: "Tico Tico No Fuba" single. Amazon)

Kevin Teasley: "Mas Que Nada Stadium Remix". (SoundCloud)

Oba Oba Samba House: "Mas Que Nada" from the “Ao Vivo” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Bixiga 70: "Balboa Dub" from the “Bixiga70” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Bill Withers: "Lovely Day" from the “Menagerie” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Flora Matos vs. Stereodubs: "Sem Mao Na Cara and Pai De Familia" from the “Pretin” album. (iTunes)

Coldplay: "A Sky Full of Stars" from the “Ghost Stories” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Swedish House Mafia: " Don’t You Worry Child " from the “Don’t You Worry Child EP” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Astrud Gilberto: "Bim Bom (Psapp remix)" single. (Amazon)

Bebel Gilberto and Daniel Jobim: "Bim Bom" from the “All in One” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Emilio Santiago: "Garota de Ipanema" from the “Bossa Nova” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Stan Getz and Joao Gilberto: "Garota de Ipanema" from the “Getz/Gilberto” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Hossam Ramzy: "My Brazilian Pearl" from the “Ramzy, Hossam: Sabla Tolo II” album. (iTunes | Amazon)

Rodrigo and Gabriel with Hans Zimmer: "The Pirate That Should Not Be" from the “On Stranger Tides” soundtrack. (iTunes | Amazon)

Super Bowl halftime's awkward superstars

January, 31, 2013
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Bruce SpringsteenKevin Mazur/Getty ImagesBruce Springsteen's 2009 Super Bowl halftime performance was remarkably corny.
Halftime at the Super Bowl requires a spectacle, and music’s heavy hitters have joined in over the years. Some shows are breathtaking (U2’s post 9/11 performance) and some we’d like to forget (that which created the phrase “wardrobe malfunction”).

No matter how talented the artist, these shows are often littered with awkward moments. Even the weather can contribute. Prince’s 2007 show -- which ranks with U2’s as the gold standard -- endured a steady Miami rain. But he played right through it, making his rendition of “Purple Rain” even more powerful.

Other exceptions to the cringeworthy element: Tom Petty (2008), The Rolling Stones (2006) and Paul McCartney (2005). Quibble with their music all you want, but those were strong performances.

Before Beyonce takes the Super Bowl stage in New Orleans, here’s a look at five shows loaded with awkward moments in the past 30 years.

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