Gotye Mesmerizes ‘Live On Letterman’ Audience With Powerful Set

“How you doing? We’re going to start with a song called ‘Eyes Wide Open,’” Gotye said after he casually walked up to the stage at Ed Sullivan Theater Monday night. On the track his soaring […]



Study Reveals Gotye, Black Keys Among World’s Most Illegally Downloaded Artists In 2012

In further evidence that an increasing number of music listeners are illegally downloading tunes, a new study of BitTorrent file-sharing programs over the first six months of 2012 finds that artists like Gotye and the […]



Gotye’s Whirlwind Year Continues With ‘Live At Letterman’ Performance

Years from now, it will be impossible to talk about the music of 2012 without mentioning Gotye and his seemingly ubiquitous hit song, “Somebody That You Used to Know.” Spending eight weeks at Number One […]



Gotye Shows Everyone Who’s Boss – Creates New Song From YouTube Covers

Gotye‘s “Somebody That I Used To Know” is a pop-culture phenomenon. In the year since the song debuted on his Making Mirrors album, Gotye has rocketed to stardom, sold millions singles worldwide, and watched as […]


Gotye Releases Something That’s Not “Somebody That I Used To Know”

It’s a position precious few artists ever experience: How does one follow-up after writing the defining song of an era? Much like Outkast’s “Hey Ya” and Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy,” Gotye’s ubiquitous hit “Somebody That I […]



Gotye’s Not Dead, He’s Been Shazamed To Pieces

Earlier this morning it was reported that Gotye had been pronounced dead by a CNN iReport. At 4:32 AM EST, it was reported that Gotye had shot himself in the head with a 9mm handgun. […]


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Gotye To Perform On SNL On April 14, Gets Muppet Alter-Ego

Wouter ”Wally” De Backer, a/k/a Gotye , is enjoying a tenacious sort of fame with his heart-breaking (and “Baa Baa Black Sheep” sampled) tune, “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Joining the ranks of famous […]