1. Kelly Clarkson's Response After Online Bullying? 'I'm Awesome!'

    March 05, 2015 2:23 PM EST Kelly Clarkson 's new album Piece by Piece is set to debut in the top 10 on the Billboard 200, so she certainly has no time for haters of any kind. Yet here one comes: Katie Hopkins -- who has been dubbed the "most hated woman in Britain," per  E! Online  -- began fat-shaming…

  2. Singer-Songwriter Steve Earle Talks Divorce (for the Seventh Time), Fatherhood & Taylor Swift's Talent

    March 02, 2015 7:23 PM EST The title of Steve Earle 's 16th studio album  Terraplane  is a nod to Delta blues legend Robert Johnson 's "Terraplane Blues," but the similarities end there. Recorded with his crack band the Dukes, the album -- which debuted at No. 39 on the March 7 Billboard 200 --…

  3. Grateful Dead's 'Fare Thee Well' Tickets Offered for $116,000 on Secondary Market

    March 02, 2015 5:34 AM EST The Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well show has sold out in minutes, but Deadheads with deep pockets are still in with a chance. Stubhub is offering tickets for the three-day show with a top-price at $116,000 (and change), down to the "cheap-seats" at a touch under $1,350.…

  4. Grateful Dead Final Shows With Trey Anastasio Officially Sold Out

    March 01, 2015 1:56 PM EST The Grateful Dead Fare thee Well concert, set for Chicago's Soldier Field July 3-5, is officially sold out. After being blown away by mail order ticket requests and VIP experience demand, producers of the concert saw general public on-sales through Ticketmaster blow out in…

  5. Tanya Tucker, Jim Ed Brown & More Country Stars Rub Elbows With Radio Execs at Legendary Lunch

    February 26, 2015 7:50 PM EST Wednesday's Legendary Lunch -- one of the events that helped kick off the 2015 Country Radio Seminar -- definitely brought out the star power of Music City. The event brought many veteran performers with their peers at radio for a lunch at the Palm in downtown Nashville, and between the…

  6. Brian Wilson Biopic Trailer Drops: See Paul Dano & John Cusack as The Beach Boys Mastermind

    February 26, 2015 11:10 AM EST The first trailer for the Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy has hit the Internet. Paul Dano stars as the young Wilson, the chief architect behind much of the Beach Boys ' buoyant pop. John Cusack plays Wilson later in life. Watch the short clip below. Dano and Cusack aren't the…

  7. Oscars 2015: And the Winners Are ...

    February 22, 2015 8:30 PM EST Who brought home gold at the  2015 Oscars ? See a complete winners list below! Oscars 2015: See All of Our Coverage Best Picture American Sniper Birdman -- WINNER Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash Actress in a Leading Role…

  8. Blur Reveal New Album 'The Magic Whip' Coming This Spring

    February 19, 2015 10:00 AM EST Surprise! After 12 years of studio album silence and reports that a new album may never come, Blur revealed they're releasing a new album this spring! The Magic Whip  (cover art above) drops April 27 and will be the band's first album as a four-piece in 16 years. Yes, that means…

  9. Oscars 2015: And the Nominees Are ...

    February 19, 2015 8:00 AM EST Here are all the nominees for the 2015 Oscars ! Check them out below! Oscars 2015: See All of Our Coverage Best Picture American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash Directing Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel…

  10. Chris Brown & Trey Songz Bring 'Between the Sheets' Show to Brooklyn: Live Review

    February 17, 2015 3:10 PM EST After NBA's All-Star Weekend subsided, Chris Brown and Trey Songz held court at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for their fourth show on the joint Between the Sheets tour Monday night. The 26-date gig was postponed last month after a judge ordered Brown to complete 1,000 hours of…

  11. Drake Takes You Way Back to His Toronto Past in 'Jungle' Short Film

    February 12, 2015 10:24 AM EST Well, it is Oscar season, and our man Drake has some cinematic aspirations. This week, with little warning, Drizzy dropped a new 14-minute film titled Jungle on his official web site. Check it out below: "The whole energy out here is just changing," a pensive Drake remarks early on.…

  12. Diana Krall Ditches Jazz For Pop On New Album 'Wallflower', Reflects On Working With Paul McCartney

    February 12, 2015 2:59 AM EST Singer-pianist Diana Krall wants to make one thing clear about Wallflower , her new CD: It's a pop album, not a jazz album. For her 12th album, Krall enlisted fellow British Columbian David Foster , a 16-time Grammy winner. Foster did the arrangements and played most of the piano parts,…

  13. A Thousand Horses on Black Crowes Comparison, 'Smoke' Success & More

    February 11, 2015 8:00 PM EST You take a smidgen of The Black Crowes , throw in a dash of Tom Petty , add a tablespoon of '70s Southern rock, and frame it in a current country context, and you have A Thousand Horses , a new four-man band whose debut single, "Smoke," continues to charge up the Country…

  14. Bob Dylan Dazzles MusiCares Gala With Bold Speech

    February 07, 2015 12:30 PM EST It was a well-known fact that Bob Dylan was not going to perform at the MusiCares event honoring him for, in President Jimmy Carter's words, a "lifetime dedication to human rights." Still, no one expected him to give one of the greatest acceptance speeches in the 25 years of…

  15. Watch: Nick Jonas, The Band Perry and Other Stars Hit the Billboard 2015 Power 100 Party

    February 06, 2015 3:33 PM EST Billboard hosted a high-wattage event Thursday night in Beverly Hills to celebrate the announcement of the latest Billboard Power 100 -- a ranking of the most important executives in the music industry. In addition to executives like Lucian Grange (No. 1 on the latest Power 100), musicians…

  16. SXSW: Tower Records, Brian Wilson, Gloria Trevi & Jaco Pastorius Films on the Lineup

    February 03, 2015 2:54 PM EST Colin Hanks' long-awaited documentary on Tower Records, a film on the manager of the Doors and Ramones , and a rarely seen film focused on Leon Russell 's Oklahoma years in the early 1970s are among the selections this year at the South by Southwest  Film Conference and…

  17. T. Graham Brown on His First Album in Nine Years -- And His First Grammy Nod

    January 29, 2015 10:32 PM EST Veteran country performer T. Graham Brown -- the soulful voice behind such radio staples as "I Tell It Like It Used to Be" and "I Wish That I Could Hurt That Way Again" -- returns to the record-making fold this week with Forever Changed, his first set in nine years. …

  18. Allan Reid, Newly Appointed Head of Canada's Recording Academy, Talks Junos

    January 28, 2015 5:35 PM EST Allan Reid has been a towering, affable presence in the Canadian music industry for over 25 years. The newly named president and CEO of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), based in Toronto, Reid was behind contracts with artists such as Jann Arden , Sam Roberts…

  19. Watch U.K. Punks Drenge Play a New Song & Get David Letterman Excited

    January 28, 2015 10:00 AM EST The band will also appear on this week’s Alt In Our Stars podcast… check back on Friday (Jan. 30)! Derbyshire, England's Drenge made their American television premiere last night, performing a brand new song on The Late Show With David Letterman . Eoin and Rory Loveless just announced…

  20. Jack White, 50 Cent, Austin Mahone Featured on New Topps 'First Pitch' Baseball Cards

    January 21, 2015 9:43 PM EST Topps baseball cards are getting a boost of celebrity appeal with the introduction of some new "first pitch" cards, featuring some of the best opening throws in major league baseball's 2014 season. Among the 15 total featured are Jack White , Eddie Vedder , 50 Cent , Austin…

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