Welcome to BEST SONG BRACKET BATTLE 2014, Billboard.com's weeklong bracket-style tournament in which 64 of the year's biggest songs are placed against each other in head-to-head battles until one song emerges victorious! Each match-up is determined by the individual votes of a collection of music writers and critics, who have sounded off and helped us determine the collective choice for the strongest pop song of the year.
After nine years on TV, Stephen Colbert is retiring his blustering conservative alter ego Stephen Colbert on Thursday night. So with just hours to go before the end, Colbert rounded up all the junk he's collected over the years on his show and pawned it off at a New York City yard sale.
Jenny Slate sang one of Fleetwood Mac's iconic hits last night on 'Conan': "Landslide" from 1975. The twist? She did it in the voice of Marcel the Shell, a viral YouTube character she invented. Check out Marcel's take on the heartbroken track below:
Any Bruce Springsteen fan worth their salt knows his longtime manager and former producer, Jon Landau. Less visible (by choice) is Barbara Carr, who's worked with the small but mighty company since 1980.