1. Cher Announces 'Dressed to Kill' Tour

    September 23, 2013 1:40 PM EDT Cher is ready to hit the road on the "Dressed to Kill" tour, her first trek in eight years. The legendary performer made the announcement Monday morning on NBC's "Today" show , telling the hosts that it won't be easy. "The road is horrible, but the…

  2. Drake Reschedules 'Would You Like A Tour?' Dates

    September 20, 2013 1:56 PM EDT Drake is rescheduling some dates on his North American tour, Would You Like A Tour? The reschedule changes are  "due to an intense rehearsal schedule and technical production requirements that will be part of the show," his reps say via press release. Drake's Family Message:…

  3. Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson Named Fourth Coach of 'The Voice U.K.'

    September 19, 2013 6:15 AM EDT Ricky Wilson, lead singer of British band Kaiser Chiefs, will fill the fourth coach position on BBC One’s The Voice UK when it returns for its third season here in January, completing the show’s revamped lineup. The U.K. public broadcaster announced the news Thursday after adding Kylie…

  4. Paul Oakenfold Launches a 'Trance Mission' With New Tour, Return to Genre: Exclusive

    September 18, 2013 3:10 PM EDT With a career that spans decades and includes three Grammy noms, over 10 million in global record sales, and a pioneering Las Vegas residency, Paul Oakenfold can basically do whatever he wants. This fall, the DJ is putting the weight of his career behind a musical cause most personal to…

  5. New York Fashion Week Spring 2014 Runway Jams: Day 4

    September 09, 2013 2:00 PM EDT The Hook columnist Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. is exploring the beats of the season and compiling a list of songs heard on Spring NYFW runways. Check back in daily as he updates with the hottest cuts. Show : Y-3 Song: Live drum performance “ @Stylerumor : Powerful final walk at #Y -3 #nyfw…

  6. Alternative Chart 25th Anniversary: Top 100 Songs

    September 09, 2013 11:37 AM EDT The alternative radio format is built upon the promise of what's coming next, so it's no surprise that the music played by alternative stations has experienced multiple changes during the last 25 years. The wide-ranging format of 1988 (when the chart debuted  with the name, …

  7. Jay Z Announces Magna Carter World Tour North American Dates

    September 06, 2013 10:51 AM EDT The same morning his Watch the Throne collaborator, Kanye West, announces the ' Yeezus' tour , Jay Z drops live music news of his own. Hov has announced his Magna Carter World Tour, which kicks off Nov. 30 in St. Paul, MN. The 34-date Live Nation arena tour will hit major…

  8. Janelle Monae Releases Miguel-Assisted 'PrimeTime'; Announces 'The Electric Lady' Tour

    August 19, 2013 6:47 PM EDT Janelle Monae gearing up to embark on a North American headline tour. The singer announced "The Electric Lady" tour in support of her forthcoming album of the same name that will begin on October 10 with dates running until November. Monae has also released “PrimeTime,” the third…

  9. Charlotte Church Rejects U.K. 'X Factor' Judge Slot, Says Show 'Kills Music'

    August 11, 2013 11:39 PM EDT Welsh singer Charlotte Church has taken aim at "X Factor" with the revelation that she turned down an offer to join the U.K. panel as a judge. The 27-year old classical and pop artist blasted the show, tweeting on Aug. 8, “I got asked to do the X Factor job. I’d rather poke my…

  10. Emblem3 Debuts Big: How The 'X Factor' Trio Scored By Turning Pop

    August 09, 2013 1:07 PM EDT "Nothing To Lose" notches the best debut for any U.S. "X Factor" artist. Will the follow-up album be much edgier? Eight months after finishing fourth on season two of "The X Factor," pop-rock trio Emblem3 guided debut album "Nothing to Lose" to a No…

  11. Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, 'The Long Way': Exclusive Song Premiere

    August 06, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds have come a long way since 2008, as exemplified in their new song "The Long Way." The track is the first single off the soul-rock band's upcoming EP "Fight," produced by Randy Jackson and expected for release in the fall.  On…

  12. J. Cole Announces What Dreams May Come Tour

    July 29, 2013 6:52 PM EDT Wale will be joining. J. Cole is embarking on a North American tour titled, What Dreams May Come. The tour, which features Wale, will kick off on Sept. in Miami, Fl. and close on Oct. 30 in Seattle, WA. "It's going to be a wild ride," J. Cole says of the trek. Chart Juice: J.…

  13. Metallica Blows the Roof Off Comic-Con With 'Through the Never' Trailer and Concert

    July 20, 2013 9:46 AM EDT The band makes their highly anticipated debut at the convention and premieres a new scene from "Metallica Through the Never." It had to be the one of the loudest Hall H panels in Comic-Con history, if not the loudest. Metallica, in one of the most highly anticipated panels this…

  14. Jonas Brothers Invade Vegas in 'First Time' Video: Watch

    July 17, 2013 2:40 PM EDT The Jonas Brothers unveiled the new, Vegas-centric music video for "First Time" on Wednesday (July 17), matching the new single from their upcoming album with a playful visual. The clip premiered exclusively on Clear Channel radio station websites. The video, which was shot…

  15. Pearl Jam Sets Fall Tour of North America

    July 08, 2013 1:01 PM EDT PJ's 24-date, two-leg tour treks across North America from Oct. 11 through Dec. 6. Pearl Jam will head out on a 24-date North American tour this fall that begins in October and runs through early December, the band announced today (July 8) as the culmination of the mysterious…

  16. The Weeknd Announces Fall Tour Dates

    July 08, 2013 10:57 AM EDT 'Kiss Land' album due out at the end of the summer. The Weeknd has announced a 28-date fall tour to coincide with the release of his sophomore album, "Kiss Land." The Canadian R&B artist will kick off the trek on Sept. 6 at Vancouver's Orpheum Theatre, and will…

  17. Gavin DeGraw Returns With 'Best I Ever Had' Single: Listen

    June 18, 2013 1:45 PM EDT Nope, it's not a Drake cover -- it's the lead track from the singer-songwriter's next full-length. A decade after Gavin DeGraw first struck gold with his single "I Don't Want To Be," the singer-songwriter has returned with a new single, "Best I Ever Had,…

  18. Drake Announces U.S. Tour With Future & Miguel

    June 17, 2013 11:31 AM EDT Drake will embark on a U.S. arena tour this fall. Would You Like A Tour? pops into 41 cities, starting from the top of the map in Portland and ending in Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale to the public this Friday (June 21). Miguel will accompany the rapper through the entire tour. Future…

  19. G-Eazy To Join Lil Wayne, T.I. & More on America's Most Wanted Tour: Exclusive

    June 11, 2013 12:19 PM EDT G-Eazy is joining Lil Wayne, T.I., 2 Chainz and Hit-Boy on America's Most Wanted Music Festival. The U.S. 40-date headline tour kicks off on July 9 in Birmingham, AL at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre and stops on September 1 in Irvine, CA. Billboard Music Awards Post-Party: Fans Pick G…

  20. Go-Go's Former Bassist Kathy Valentine Sues Bandmates

    May 27, 2013 11:21 AM EDT Former Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine is suing four of her former bandmates, claiming they are attempting to “deprive her” of her full stake in the legendary female-fronted band. According to the complaint filed Friday with the Los Angeles Superior Court, Valentine is entitled to a 20%…

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