Ke$ha, Wiz Khalifa and the Smashing Pumpkins lead the FOXLight Music Releases: Week of 12-3-2012

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Ke$ha returns to lead the week’s music releases in the FOXLight, pulling together a wide-ranging list of collaborators including, Max Martin, Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne, Iggy Pop and Ben Folds on Warrior

2 Chainz, The Weeknd and 50 Cent join Wiz Khalifa on his latest O.N.I.F.C.

Oklahoma rockers Hinder regroup for album number four, Welcome To The Freakshow

Truly is the debut from Season 1 X-Factor U.S. winner Melanie Amaro

Fall to Grace is the sophomore release from British singer songwriter Paloma Faith

Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelly are the new country duo Florida Georgia Line. Their debut is Here’s To The Good Times, and they’re already being called the new Brooks & Dunn…

Going Live this week: Blur closed out the London Summer Olympics with a show in Hyde Park, now documented on Parklive…and Gavin DeGraw’s Sweeter Live was recorded at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds with guest Colbie Caillat.

On the Reissue Front

Billy Corgan continues his expanded trip through the Smashing Pumpkins catalog with the Mellon Collie & the Infinite Sadness box set, adding 64 alternate and unreleased bonus tracks across 5 CDs plus a live DVD and two books…

The latest box set from KISS is The Casablanca Singles, a 29-disc set recreating every 45 RPM 7-inch single released between 1974 and 1982, many in different mixes and edits from their album counterparts…

Johnny Cash’s entire recorded output for Columbia Records is boxed up on the 63-disc Complete Columbia Album Collection, featuring many on CD for the first time and rounded out with two discs of non-album singles…

Mary Wells is the subject of the latest trip through the Motown Vaults on Something New: Motown Lost & Found, a double-disc of 47 rare tracks, 23 of which are previously unreleased…

The Prodigy’s landmark techno album The Fat of the Land celebrates its 15th Anniversary with an expanded remaster adding 6 bonus remixes…

And returning to 180-gram virgin vinyl: Nick Drake’s final album Pink Moon…and all 11 studio albums by The Who return in The Studio Albums vinyl box set.

The FOXLight Podcast, available here, is your holiday shopping companion for the media lovers in your life…all the hot DVD and music releases in one place, updated weekly, for FREE!

In New York…Rob Maurer, FOX News Talk.

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