Karmin Talk Their YouTube Space Visit, The Songs They Won’t Cover, and Their New Album ‘Pulses’ [INTERVIEW]


Pop duo Karmin, known for their energetic covers on YouTube and their top 20 breakout single “Brokenhearted,” stopped by the YouTube Space in L.A. a few days ago to schmooze with select fans and for a Google+ Hangout with the slightly less privileged rest online. The married twosome are promoting their new album “Pulses,” which […]

Do The 5 Best Moments of Playlist Live 2013 Hint At What’s In Store For 2014?


What are you doing this weekend? It’s probably boring stuff … unless you’re like NMR and are going to the awesomely awesome Playlist Live in Orlando! Hopefully, it’s as good as last years … okay, okay, full disclosure: we didn’t go last year. But, god forbid we look like the noobs we are, so we’ve […]

Bikini, Water, Moosh Walks … Olga Kay Shows Exactly What You’ll Need For Playlist Live [VIDEO]

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Is there any question why Olga Kay is one of NMR’s favorite YouTubers? She’s funny, she’s cute, she’s smart, she’s super friendly, she works her butt off, she’s cute, she’s charming, she’s talented as hell, she’s cute AND … she’s informative. We should put her on the payroll after she kicks out posts like this […]

Get Your YouTube On: Here’s The Schedule of Playlist Live Events

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If you’re anything like us, you’re waaaaaaaaaay too lazy to actually go to the Playlist Live website and check the when/what of everything going down. So we’ve done it for you. Annoyingly, they don’t list out the specific panels yet, but at least they give us the breakdown of where we need to be and […]

Endemol Spends Some of Their $40 Million; Signs Tween Rapper MattyB


Variety might question Endemol Beyond USA’s judgment in signing tween rapper MattyB, whom they call “a mid-level YouTuber on the periphery of pop-culture awareness,” but NMR doesn’t. We’ve been around just long enough to know that Endemol has a strategy that extends beyond the here and now. In MattyB, an 11-year-old family-friendly rap artist from […]

The YouTube Boy Band: These Five UK YouTube Stars Have Teamed Up For Charity [VIDEO]


You know what is awesome? Good content created for a good cause. Five individual YouTube stars from the UK — Caspar Lee, Alfie, Marcus, Jim Chapman and Thatcher Joe — have teamed up to form “supergroup” The YouTube Boy Band and they’ve just dropped their first single, “It’s All About You(Tube),” for charity. Considering each […]

Viral ‘Linda, listen’ Kid Gets His Cupcakes & More On Ellen [VIDEO]

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This is the easiest ratings scam ever — find the big viral star of the moment, fly them out to your show and give them something cool. Then sit back and watch your YouTube numbers skyrocket. Ellen is already lighting up the boards after flying the “Linda Listen” kid out and giving him his treasured […]

Inmates Release Illegal Rap Video From Prison & 4 Other ‘Illegal’ Videos on YouTube

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You know why these men are in jail? Because their singing is criminally bad. Making waves on YouTube, these inmates from a South Carolina medium-security prison have managed to film and upload a “music” video on a contraband cell phone. The doubtlessly joyless warden and his oppressive crew of hard-nosed correctional guards have identified eight […]

Is Facebook’s New Facial Recognition Program ‘DeepFace’ A Tool Of The NSA?


Facebook just got a whole lot more evil. Remember it’s Google who pledges, “Don’t Be Evil,” not Zuckerberg and crew. As such, their moral compass was free to develop a program that recognizes faces equally as well as human beings ~ roughly 97 percent of the time. Sure, Facebook is maintaining that the software is […]

Reckless Tortuga Brings ‘The Online Gamer’ Season 2 To Fruition On Kickstarter [INTERVIEW]


Normally when someone runs a crowdfunding project that we cover, NMR has to be all like, “So make sure you get over there and help _____________ out because they need all the help they can get to make this ______________ project happen.” Not Reckless Tortuga. They don’t need your whore money! Okay, maybe that’s a […]

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