Jimmy Kimmel has taken it one step further, arriving at the mecca of music big- and small-time, South By Southwest, this week to prey once more on festivalgoers who simply can't admit they're not in the know.
With the arrival of "Mastermind" atop the Billboard 200 chart, Rick Ross continues his streak of earning No. 1 albums without ever having tallied a top 10 hit single on the Billboard Hot 100 as a lead artist.
Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him.
With over 2,000 acts performing at the 2014 SXSW Music Festival, every conceivable venue in downtown Austin is being utilized in some way. That means modern halls like Austin City Limits as well as makeshift tents with portable sound systems.
Astrella, the fashion designer and daughter of psych-pop legend Donovan, will be bringing her line of luxury music t-shirts to Bloomingdale's next month, with the tees featuring classic album covers and coming equipped with a scannable barcode that allows the buyer to download the album printed on the shirt.
She wasn't carried in on a barbecue spit and she didn't do any theatrical vomiting -- as she did on Thursday night during her performance at Doritos' Bold Stage -- but Lady Gaga came to her South By Southwest keynote session Friday morning sporting plenty of extra hair and a silver-white plastic princess dress.