NFL fans aren’t the only ones singing along with their teams in the stands these days. The UEFA Champions League is in full swing and, with soccer stars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski (10 goals in 3 games?!) on the pitch, European sports-lovers are as pumped up as any American football tailgater.

Getting ready to watch a match? Here are some of the top teams’ anthems that get “footy” fans shouting “Gooooooooaal” (with help from the UEFA site.)

“Blue Moon” by The Marcels

How did a song recorded in 1961 become the song of Manchester City? Legend has it some late-leaving fans started singing it as a melancholy stadium farewell and the tune just stuck.

“Hala Madrid” by Jose de Aguilar

Real Madrid fans were beside themselves when Ronaldo score his 500th goal on Sept. 30th, giving the team’s official anthem even more power and significance than before.

 “Seven Nation Army” by The White Stripes

The trademark guitar riff of this White Stripes hit has been adopted by the Bayern Munich and plays after every goal scored by the team at the Football Arena München.

“Go West” by the Pet Shop Boys

Although originally recorded as an anthem for alternative lifestylers, “Go West” has been embraced by fans of France’s Paris Saint-Germain (“Allez, Paris Saint-Germain!”) and Arsenal, whose supporters began singing “1-0 to the Arsenal!” to the melody.

“You’ll Never Walk Alone” by Gerry and the Pacemakers

This Liverpool group were eclipsed by fellow pop stars The Beatles yet made a hit out of this Rogers & Hammerstein chestnut in 1963. Today, it’s the rallying song of Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund and Celtic football clubs.

 The “Champions League Anthem” by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Countless normally stoic athletes, from Andrea Pirlo to Lionel Messi, have teared up at the playing of the regal UEFA Champions League official anthem, recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and sung by the Academy of St Martin In The Fields Chorus.

Make your own team playlist and take it to the game with free music app MyMusicCloud. Here’s how.

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How cool is the new iPhone 6S? The entire screen blinks white when you take a selfie in low light like a makeshift flash, and now people, traffic, and even Frisbees move in your photos — Harry Potter-style.

If you’ve just bought your first iPhone, or are upgrading to the iPhone 6S, you’ll also want to know about the free music app that syncs your songs across all your tablets, laptops, and smartwatches too – even if they’re Windows, Android or some other operating system.

The MyMusicCloud app does that, and now it’s been upgraded (V 2.0) with more functions to help you sync and play your music, like:

– Personalized Artist and Album Recommendations next to the albums you already like.MMC_Song_Play_iOS_Screenshot_Rihanna_Sept15

– Updated Download to Device feature so you can listen offline without wifi.

– Sleek new “mini player” controls so you can play, pause or shuffle your music from any screen.

– High-resolution artist Images and album art.

– More accessible and prominent Lyrics (so you can see what Future is really rapping about).

– Redesigned song and album views.

– Easier-to-use account and preference controls.

– Bug fixes all around.

MyMusicCloud is free to download and automatically imports your music from iTunes, Dropbox, Google Drive or your hard drive. Listen to any 250 songs you own for free anytime, or upgrade to Unlimited access so you can play all your music on all your devices, regardless of operating system. (Well, most of your devices. Toasters not included.)

Download it now at iTunes.

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Now, that NFL’s bone-crunching, tire-flipping season is back, there’s no better time to get pumped up and start training like your favorite pro footballer. So here’s some of the key workout equipment, exercises, and music to get you ripped for game time.

Heart monitor apps: Most NFL players and coaches use heart monitors to ensure they’re reaching their optimum cardio rates, but phone apps like the Instant Heart Rate app by Azumio and Runtastic Heart Rate Pro work just as well. A good target to shoot for is 50 to 85 percent of your maximum heart rate, according to the American Heart Association. (Your maximum heart rate is approximately 220 minus your age.)

Resistance bands: Strengthen your throwing arm like the pro QBs do with three simple resistance exercises using these multicolored bands, advises The bands help develop the specific shoulder muscles that rotate the arm back, over and inward while throwing a ball.

Kettle bells: These cast-iron balls don’t look intimidating until you start doing the reps that NFL UP! Suggests. Pretty soon you’ll be crying for Momma Lynch – Marshawn’s mom.

Tires: Texans’ sack king J.J. Watt swears he stays in beast mode by flipping 1,000-pound tires and even proved it on this season’s TV series “Hard Knocks.” You don’t have to go that big. Start with a 200-300-pound tractor wheel — you know, something small, suggests.

Beats headphones:  Cam Newton, Tom Brady, and Richard Sherman may be fined $10,000 every time they wear their Beats headphones instead of the NFL-sanctioned  Bose brand, but you won’t. So go ahead and sport those shiny ear cans.

Wireless music app: Make pump-up playlists, listen without wifi or a cellphone signal, and access all your music on the field with free music app MyMusicCloud.

But, wait-a-sec, you’re going to need some songs to get your adrenaline pumping. interviewed the team DJs for the Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks to see what their players listen to at real NFL practices. Here are some samples …

Seahawks Football Playlist

“Let’s Groove” by Earth, Wind & Fire

“Bugatti” by Ace Hood featuring Future, Rick Ross

“Hot Boy” by Bobby Shmurda

“Energy” by Drake

“Who’s that Lady” by The Isley Brothers

“I” by Kendrick Lamar

“No Flex Zone” by Rae Sremmurd

“All Day” by Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney

“Marshawn Lynch” by Mistah F.A.B.

“TTU (Too Turnt Up)” by Flosstradamaus featuring Waka Flocka Flame

Atlanta Falcon Football Playlist

“Workin” by Waka Flocka Flame

“Work” by A$AP Ferg

“WDYW” by Carnage featuring A$AP Ferg, Lil Uzi Vert, & Rich the Kid

“We in Da City” by Young Dro

“Watch Out” by 2 Chainz

“Real Sisters ” by Future

“Mind Right – Remix” by TK N Cash featuring B.o.B.

“March Madness” by Future

“Where Ya At” by Future featuring Drake

“Blasé” by Ty Dolla $ign featuring Future & Rae Sremmurd

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This week, Apple unveiled a bunch of new goodies including the iPhone 6s, Siri-responsive Apple TV boxes, and bigger, snazzier iPads. But for those of us still using iTunes, the event was something of a letdown. Can’t we share our music across all our devices, even if they’re not Apple-approved? Why do our fave bootlegged songs have to be replaced? There really is an alternative. Did you know that free music app MyMusicCloud

Unites your music across all your devices regardless of brand or operating system? Got music on an iPhone and an Android tablet? Or some albums on an old PC laptop and others on a new MacBook? No problem. Our free music app seamlessly stores, plays, and pauses your music collection across all your gadgets. It’s available for computers, smartphones, and tablets powered by Apple, Android and Windows. Plus, you can stream all your music and playlists right now through your Samsung smart TV with our pre-loaded TV app or with the Chromecast laptop dongle.

Lets you ditch those “Sync” app workarounds? Using Android or Windows devices in addition to your Apple favorites? You don’t need to pay for workaround apps like iSyncr for iTunes for Android or Sync iTunes to Android (Pro) to play your music. MyMusicCloud plays nice with all your devices.

Keeps your original imported songs unchanged? Enjoy your live concert recordings, EDM remixes, and European imports without substitutions. MyMusicCloud will never “match and replace” your songs with those from a music label or store. It’s your music to upload and enjoy.

Listen to your music without limitations by downloading the free MyMusicCloud app now. (It automatically imports your iTunes collection.) Learn more tips and tricks in our Help and How-To archives.

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We don’t think your music should be handcuffed to just one device or brand. That’s why our free MyMusicCloud app enables you to store all your songs and listen to them on any device, regardless of operating system, with or without wifi. So your only decisions are which songs to listen to  and how to play them. Those are MyMusicCloud user Chris Gill’s questions, too, and, today, we’re answering his email about how to download stored songs from the cloud and make them playable on your mobile device without wifi.

Chris’s Q: Am I right that the first time you play a track after moving it to playable from the cloud, it downloads the track?

Yes, when you play a song (or track) on a smartphone, tablet, or Samsung smartwatch, it’s automatically downloaded to that device as you listen. You can access any 250 songs at any time and store the rest in our cloud for free.

Q: Will I need to re-download this song if I try to play it on another of my devices?

Only if you want to listen to that song offline without wifi. If you have a signal, you can simply play the song and it will stream from the cloud.

Q: Will I need to re-download the track if I move it back to the cloud and some time later back to the playable list again?

Yes, when a track is moved back and forth from the storage cloud to the playable list, it will need to be downloaded again. On our mobile app, press and hold any track, album or artist. A menu pops up with the option to “Download to Device.” Select it to make that track / album / artist available for offline listening. To skip this step and listen to your entire collection anytime, upgrade to our Unlimited plan for just 40 / year (about the same price as eating 4 medium pizzas all year). With the Unlimited plan, you can also get any album from our Music Store for FREE.

Q: Is there a way to bulk-move songs between the cloud and the playable section apart from just ticking the ‘-‘ symbol for each track?

Moving tracks in and out of storage can only be done through our website, There is a multiple select option to do it by bulk. For more info, visit our post “How to Move Songs In and Out of MyMusicCloud.”

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R&B hitmaker The Weeknd really digs creepy music video concepts, but the murderous buried-alive theme for his new single “Tell Your Friends,” featuring producer Kanye West, is even weirder than expected. (Watch it above.)

Yeezy joins Ed Sheeran, Labrinth, and even Lana Del Rey on The Weeknd’s mega-hyped new album, Beauty and the Madness, which hits the digisphere today and features more of the dance beats and breathy vocals of the current hit “Can’t Feel My Face.”

Summer may be fading like daylight in The Weeknd’s murder fantasy, but there’s still lots of great music to be heard. Elsewhere in the hip-hop world, Wiz Khalifa, French Montana, Trey Songz & Ty Dolla $ign released a new recording of “Go Hard Or Go Home, Pt. 2” from the bro-tastic flick, “Furious 7,” plus there are new albums from B.o.B. and the late Sean Price.

Below, we’re listing 5 new gotta-hear summer albums from each music category: hip hop, pop / dance, country and rock. Download them and make a pump-up playlist for the gym, train, or tailgate party with our free MyMusicCloud app.

2015 Summer Albums You Need to Hear

5 Best Hip Hop

B.O.B. — Psychadelik Thoughtz. Like Bruno Mars, B.O.B. gets funky with jams like “Back and Forth,” rapping, “Now, do the electric slide. Don’t spill what’s in your cup,” but bangers like “Love Life,” also have hit potential.

Dr. Dre — Compton: The O.G. of West Coast hip-hop unleashes an album full of ferocious rap with Ice Cube, Eminem and Snoop Dogg along with fresh new voices Justus and Jon Connor.

Future — DS2.  “Tried to make me a pop star, and they made a monster,” Future snarls on “I Serve the Base,” one of several dark jams on his new, take-no-prisoners album.  Still can’t understand his lyrics? LOL. Listen to Drake classically imitate him on “Where Ya At?”


Migos — Yung Rich Nation. The Atlanta rappers give props to West Coast gangsta rap and lay down a raw, new sports pump-up song with “Spray the Champagne.”

Sean Price — Songs in the Key of Price. The final album of the late Brooklyn rapper shows off his aggressive street-style rhymes with longtime collaborator  Illa Ghee.

5 Best Rock

Courtney Barnett — Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit. You can’t help but rock out to Courtney’s great guitar licks and ironic lyrics in the vein of Sheryl Crow and Chrissie Hynde like “Nobody Really Cares if You Don’t Go to the Party” and “Debbie Downer.”

Florence & the Machine — How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. Dive into the first No. 1 hit album for the twirling red-headed crooner, led by the haunting single, “What Kind of Man.”

Teenage Time Killers — Greatest Hits Vol. 1. Say whatsit? This is actually the vanity project of “supergroup” rockers Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), Nick Oliveri (Queens of the Stone Age), Corey Taylor (Slipknot), and Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio). Check out the punk-pop sound of “Barrio” below.

Rolling Stones — Sticky Fingers [Deluxe Edition]. New release of the must-have album includes a bounty of outtakes, live material, and alternate takes on anthems “Brown Sugar,” “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” and “Bitch,” along with a companion DVD/CD release of a live-for-TV performance.

Wilco — Star Wars. No jedi masters here. The ’90s rockers borrow from Abbey Road and glam punk in what Rolling Stone calls their most “concise, catchy, naturally songful album.”

5 Best Country

Luke Bryan — Kill the Lights. The “Crash My Party” king duets with Little Big Town‘s Karen Fairchild on “Home Alone Tonight” and cranks out a few more honkytonk bangers.

Billy Currington — Summer Forever. Kick back at the tailgate party to catchy feel-good songs like “Drinkin’ Town With A Football Problem” and “Don’t It.”

Kacey Musgraves — Pageant Material. The rebel heart sings more lyrics with attitude like “Pissin’ in my yard ain’t gonna make yours any greener” (on “Biscuits”).

Jason Isbell — Something More Than Free: The crooner with the crackling voice tackles memories and fatherhood in his new, upbeat album.

Alan Jackson — Angels & Alcohol. The smooth and confident crooner sings about familiar themes of love, mistakes and redemption in this playful guitar-heavy collection.

5 Best Pop / Dance

Carly Rae Jepsen — Emotion: More feel-good bubblegum pop from the “Call Me Maybe” singer like “I Really Really Like You.”

Panda Bear — Crosswords. Beatles psychedelia and dreamy electronica boost this surprise release of three new songs and a fresh mix, plus a reworked version of “The Preakness.”

Jamie XX — In Colour. Irresistible dance and pop fused with dancehall and rap by guests Young Thug and more.

Major Lazer — Peace is the Mission.  More accomplished dancehall jams like “Powerful,” featuring Ellie Goulding and reggae artist Tarrus Riley, and  the club-friendly “Lean On,” a collaboration with Danish upstart and DJ Snake.

Rob Thomas — The Great Unknown. The Matchbox 20 frontman applies his smooth vocals to catchy jams like the poppy “Absence of Affection,”  “Trust You” and “Hold on Forever.”


Ever listen to Bruno Mars‘s “Uptown Funk,” and hear, “This is that ice cone, Michelle Pfeiffer, that white goat”? Yup, we know. But, hey, you’re not alone. Plenty of music fans are singing wrong song lyrics too, and even making funny Vine videos of their goof-ups (like the one above).

We’re here to help you never sing the wrong lyrics again. Our free MyMusicCloud app shows you the correct lyrics to any song you upload to our cloud, on your phone, tablet, laptop, smartwatch and even smart TV. Just touch the “Lyrics” button and, voila, instant lyrics. So now when you hear …

What the Lyric Sounds Like: “This is that ice cone, Michelle Pfeiffer, that white goat”

What It Really Is: “This is that ice-cold Michelle Pfeiffer, that white gold”

But, truthfully, we know you liked that misheard lyric, so here are some more funny wrong song lyrics from Vine and around the Interwebs.

One Republic, “Counting Stars”

Lyric Sounds Like: “Bake that bunny, watch it burn!”

What It Really Is: “Make that money, watch it burn!”

Maroon 5, “Misery”

Lyric Sounds Like: “I am in Miss-ouri … ”

What It Really Is: “I am in Misery …”

The Rolling Stones with Bette Midler, “Beast of Burden”

Lyric Sounds Like: “I’ll never be your big Suburban.”

What It Really Is: “I’ll never be your beast of burden.”

Eminem featuring Rihanna, “Monster”

What the Lyric Sounds Like: “I’m friends with the monster, the son of my bed.”

What It Really Is: “I’m friends with the monster that’s under my bed.”

Walk the Moon, “Shut Up and Dance”

What the Lyric Sounds Like: “When you’re broke at the club, shut up and dance for free!”

What It Really Is: “I said, ‘You’re holding back,’ She said, “Shut up and dance with me!”

Kenny Loggins, “Footloose”

Lyric Sounds Like: “Now, I gotta cut loops, Froot Loops! Kick off those Sundance shoes.”

What It Really Is: “Now, I gotta cut loose, Footloose! Kick off your Sunday shoes.”

Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”

Lyric Sounds Like: “Got a lot of Starbucks lovers.”

What It Really Is: “Got a long list of ex-lovers.”

Montell Jordan, “This Is How We Do It”

Lyric Sounds Like: “The farting’s here on the West side.”

What It Really Is: “The party’s here on the West side.”

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind Pt 2”

Lyric Sounds Like: “In New York, concrete jungle, wet dream, tomato…”

What It Really Is: “In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made, oh… “

Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive”

What the Lyric Sounds Like: “I feel it in my bones … to make my sister moan.”

What It Really Is: “I feel it in my bones … enough to make my systems blow.”

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