Actor/singer Jonathan Groff calls in to the Pop Shop to discuss his role in the blockbuster Broadway musical "Hamilton," the upcoming Looking movie, his thoughts on recording a own solo album and more. Plus, the Pop Shoppers recap their experience covering the American Music Awards (and interviewing One Direction backstage), Justin Bieber’s huge No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 albums chart, and how Adele’s "25" is set for a monumental sales week.
It's no secret that the music community has been through the ringer recently. The Paris attacks were a tragedy for all, especially hitting home for musicians. In light of recent events, it was the perfect time for President Obama to recognize all the beauty and inspiration music has brought to our lives. Today (Nov. 24), among 14 other Americans, President Barack Obama recognized Barbara Streisand, James Taylor and Gloria and Emilio Estefan for the emotion and passion they bring to their songs, their fans and the world.
In September, Damon Albarn described Adele's music as "very middle of the road," sparking media attention over a new beef. Now, in a new interview, the Blur and Gorillaz frontman said the whole ordeal was overblown.
Hasn’t 2015 seen enough parody videos of this year’s biggest hits?! Apparently, not. The Holderness Family, a family that produces a lot of musical parody web content, has made the “Ultimate Thanksgiving Mashup” video mixing together Drake’s “Hotline Bling,” Adele’s “Hello,” and Silentó’s “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae).
Following a bus accident last week near Cookeville, Tenn., the hard rock quintet was forced to postpone a slew of U.S. tour dates. However, Hinder shared 20 rescheduled dates today (Nov. 24. The new trek will begin Jan. 8 in Baltimore and conclude Feb. 12 in Sioux City, Iowa.
Julian Dorio, drummer for and founding member of The Whigs, is also Eagles of Death Metal's touring drummer. Dorio was playing with the California band in Paris on Nov. 13 when terrorists opened fire on the audience in Le Bataclan, claiming more than 80 lives.
A decade after Missy Elliott last reached the top 10 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs as a lead act on a track, the rapper returns as “WTF (Where They From),” featuring Pharrell Williams, soars 33-8 (on the chart dated Dec. 5). The single also vaults 91-22 on the Billboard Hot 100.
British music fans were robbed of almost £1.3 ($2 million) through purchasing counterfeit music and entertainment tickets in the second half of this year, according to new research from U.K. fraud and internet crime reporting organization Action Fraud.
Holly Holm has become a household name after knocking out Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, but that does not mean nothing scares the Bantamweight Champion. In the media whirlwind following the fight, Holm crossed paths with Beyonce and Jay Z this past weekend at the Miguel Cotto/Canelo Alvarez match in Las Vegas -- and got stunned herself.
Beloved television drama Friday Night Lights is being resurrected as a one-night-only musical event The Unauthorized Friday Night Lights Musical, by team Sucker Punch Productions, who recently did the same thing with both The OC and Cruel Intentions.
Chris Brown’s Royalty album won’t make your Black Friday shopping bag as expected. The singer revealed in an interview with HOT 97 on Monday (Nov. 23) that he will be pushing out the LP named after his 1-year-old daughter next month.