When working with stars like Bruno Mars and Stevie Wonder, Mark Ronson can't lose, and he proves it in the latest music video. Ronson released the video for "I Can't Lose" featuring Keyone Starr this morning, and it's a hit.
Zendaya is taking on reality TV as a guest judge on tonight's episode of Skin Wars alongside Rebecca Romjin and RuPaul. "I'd never seen it in person, which made it really cool for me. To actually see artists do it first hand -- literally, I could touch the person. It was pretty cool"
With Adam Lambert's third album, The Original High, released earlier this month, the 33-year-old singer is edging a bit towards an elder statement status in the pop scene. And it seems that this suits him just fine.
Like all New Englanders, James Taylor loves road trips. "My favorite thing is to miss my home when I'm gone," sings the 67-year-old Massachusetts native on the bluesy "Stretch of Highway," a cut from 'Before This World,' his first album of originals in more than 10 years. He also digs staying put, and on his latest, the soothing folk-rocker finds peace where he can, singing with characteristic ease. The furthest Taylor wanders is "Far Afghanistan," a Middle Eastern-flavored rumination on soldiers and their gods.
With the first half of 2015 nearly complete, cast your vote now in the fifth annual Billboard.com Mid-Year Readers' Poll to tell us what artists, songs, albums, videos, tours and fashion choices have defined this year.
Taylor Swift made the same argument as Lars Ulrich, at a point in her career where her monetary success is far more incalculable, and has faced none of the blowback. And she did it by understanding the prevailing perceptions of the situation.