1. Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz' Tour: 8 Things to Expect

    January 16, 2014 3:13 AM EST After Miley Cyrus dominated 2013's headlines with shocking awards show moments on international stages -- twerking with teddy bears in Brooklyn, smoking a joint in Amsterdam and singing with space kittens in Los Angeles -- the possibilities are unlimited for what the singer will do on…

  2. N.W.A Biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' Film Signs Writer

    December 18, 2013 8:19 PM EST The Ice Cube-produced flick will be written by Jonathan Herman. Universal Pictures is moving forward with an N.W.A. biopic, "Straight Outta Compton," and has tapped Jonathan Herman to pen the latest draft. Sources say the studio is in the process of picking up the title in…

  3. N.W.A, 'Straight Outta Compton' at 25: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    August 08, 2013 12:43 PM EDT N.W.A formed out of the ashes of the Los Angeles electro group World Class Wrecking Cru, which counted Dr. Dre and DJ Yella among its membership. In 1987, Dre found himself in jail pleading for help from group manager Alonzo Williams, who refused to bail him out because of an unpaid debt…

  4. Lou Reed on Liver Transplant: 'I Am a Triumph of Modern Medicine'

    June 01, 2013 6:00 PM EDT Lou Reed says he's feeling better after undergoing a serious liver transplant procedure last month.  "I am a triumph of modern medicine, physics and chemistry," he wrote on his Facebook page . "I am bigger and stronger than stronger than ever. My Chen Taiji and health…

  5. 'Game of Thrones' Character Playlist: 25 Songs For Season 3

    March 27, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Why Stannis would blast Mumford & Sons, King Robert would drink up to Rihanna and Robb Stark can appreciate A$AP Rocky. The wait for the third season of "Game of Thrones" finally comes to an end on Sunday night (Mar. 31), with the brilliantly bloody HBO drama…

  6. Keane Edge Tenacious D to Top U.K. Chart

    May 21, 2012 10:40 AM EDT Sunday's new U.K. sales data from the Official Charts Company showed a second week atop the album chart for Keane's "Strangeland" and on the singles survey for "R.I.P." by Rita Ora featuring Tinie Tempah. The album top ten included debuts for Tenacious D, Ren…

  7. VH1 Launches New Hip-Hop Themed Shows

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In anticipation of its upcoming fifth annual "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" telecast, VH1 will premiere two new original hip-hop themed programs. In anticipation of its upcoming fifth annual "VH1 Hip Hop Honors" telecast, VH1 will premiere two new original hip-hop themed programs. …

  8. Ruthless Records

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Let's hitch a ride on the music time machine back to the year 1987. Let's hitch a ride on the music time machine back to the year 1987. Whitney Houston, Madonna and Michael Jackson rule the No. 1 hit parade on the pop charts, along with rockers U2, Bon Jovi and Bob Seger. In control…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, dies in a Sydney hospital. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 and had spent the previo 2006 - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band…

  10. N.W.A. Reissue, Eazy-E Compilation Due In December

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT An expanded edition of N.W.A.'s classic album "Straight Outta Compton" and a collection of late member Eazy-E's collaborations and solo tracks will hit stores Dec. 4 via Capitol/Priority. An expanded edition of N.W.A.'s classic album "Straight Outta Compton"…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, dies in a Sydney hospital. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 and had spent the previo 2006 - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band…

  12. N.W.A. Best Of Rounds Up Classics, Rare Clips

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Capitol/Priority will on Dec. 26 issue the greatest hits collection "The Best of N.W.A: The Strength of Street Knowledge." The 17-track CD and separate CD/DVD set round up music videos and footage fro Capitol/Priority will on Dec. 26 issue the greatest hits collection "The Best…

  13. Yankovic Heads 'Straight Outta Lynwood'

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pop parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic will release his 12th album, "Straight Outta Lynwood," on Sept. 26 through Volcano Records. Although the track list has not yet been announced, it is tipped to includ Pop parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic will release his 12th album, …

  14. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2005 - Former Crowded House and Split Enz drummer Paul Hester is found dead of…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2002 - Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly…

  16. The Documentary

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dr. Dre's newest disciple has been touted as the resurrector of a West Coast (Compton, Calif.) rap heritage that includes N.W.A (featuring Dr. Dre, Eazy-E and Ice Cube) and now fellow newcomer Guerill Dr. Dre's newest disciple has been touted as the resurrector of a West Coast …

  17. Pepsi Show Brings Music Back To Prime Time

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It is the type of TV show that U.S. broadcast networks would not touch for years: the prime-time music series for hit artists. With "Pepsi Smash" (which debuts July 16), the WB network and Pepsi aim t It is the type of TV show that U.S. broadcast networks would not touch for years:…

  18. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2002 - Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly…

  19. Hot Product for Monday, Feb. 24, 2003

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Information on new releases by Fischerspooner, the D.O.C., the Music, American Hi-Fi, and a George Harrison tribute album, among others. 'One' Of A Kind After months of hype, New York synth-driven duo Fischerspooner will release its debut album, "#1," this week in North…

  20. Chicago

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Who knew? Catherine Zeta-Jones, RenÉe Zellweger, and Richard Gere singing and dancing their way through the silver screen version of the Kander & Ebb musical/comedy classic Chicago . Who knew? Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger, and Richard Gere singing and dancing their way through…

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