Did American Idol try to jump on the transgender bandwagon? That is what 21-year old musician Ryan Cassata –a transgender singer, songwriter, and activist-asserts happened when he was contacted by a casting director after initially being rejected by the show.
Jon Stewart is wrapping up his final week on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart this week, and as part of his goodbyes he joined the show's podcast to give fans a behind the scenes look of the show about... the food on set.
Just over a month after they announced their official return as a foursome, Wonder Girls broke their nearly three-year hiatus with "I Feel You" -- their spectacular new single that refreshes their sound as much as their new lineup.
The advent of social media has brought a new type of connectedness and an easier way to share thoughts and content across the world. It also allows companies like fast food chain Whataburger to add to the beef when music artists feud, as was the case in last week's squabble between Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill and Canadian crooner, Drake.
Yandel soars 13-1 on the Latin Airplay chart dated Aug. 15 with “Calentura,” notching his fourth solo chart-topper on the list (additional to the 10 he previously logged as part of urban duo Wisin & Yandel). The reggaeton track rises 73 percent in its 14th week on the chart, to 11.7 million audience impressions in the week ending Aug. 2, according to Nielsen Music.
Lil Wayne is undoubtedly one of your favorite artist’s favorite artist, from whom they seek bars from. It’s not surprising seeing that on top of the hits of his own, Lil Wayne has also delivered memorable featured verses through out his career. From DJ Khaled to M.I.A., the rapper has helped garner hits for a range of artists.
Following a string of hit singles on Billboard’s airplay charts, salsa star Victor Manuelle is readying for what may be his most extensive U.S. tour in recent memory.
Manuelle’s “Que suenen los tambores” tour, named after his most recent album and single (which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Tropical Airplay chart), kicks off Aug. 25 at Chicago’s Auditorium Theater.
From there, Manuelle will play a total of 20 dates, ending in Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater Nov. 28. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 7 at 10 am.
Justin Bieber is apologizing to fans following his cancelation of his Fusion Festival performance benefiting the Prince's Trust later this month, writing on Twitter, "UK beliebers I'm going to make this up to you soon."
You’ve seen Abbi Jacobson conquer Jennifer Hudson's rendition of Dreamgirls’ classic "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going.” You’ve seen Abbi do Lady Gaga’s “The Edge of Glory,” sans clothes, on Broad City. Now it’s Ilana’s turn.
The tracks released by Drake and Meek Mill on the heels of their recent public friction continue to reflect on the Billboard charts. The tweet-spawned beef (which launched July 21) kicked off an online back-and-forth between the rappers, and led to Drake dropping “Charged Up” (July 25), propelling it onto the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (No. 3 debut, chart dated Aug. 8). It falls to No. 5 this week (chart dated Aug. 15).