1. Mumford & Sons Close Glastonbury, Injured Bassist Ted Dwane Plays

    July 01, 2013 1:58 AM EDT Mumford & Sons brought the Glastonbury Festival to a foot-stomping close Sunday, with many music fans still on a high from the Rolling Stones' first-ever gig at Britain's leading music extravaganza. The Mumfords' performance was the Grammy-winning folk-rockers' first…

  2. Dolce & Gabbana to Outfit Bruno Mars' Next World Tour

    June 20, 2013 2:11 PM EDT The Italian design duo isn't letting Wednesday's tax evasion conviction stop them from making the Grammy winner's suits when he kicks off his "Moonshine Jungle" world tour on June 22. Fresh off their tax evasion conviction , the day seems to have gotten a wee bit…

  3. Pop Shop Picks: Janelle Monae, John Newman, Michael Franti & More

    May 17, 2013 6:16 PM EDT Each Friday, Pop Shop will showcase a handful of tracks that have been burning up its speakers over the past week. These can include a brand-new song or a track that's been simmering for a minute; the only rule is that it's worth space in the Pop Shop! JANELLE MONAE FEAT. ERYKAH…

  4. Joss Stone Murder Plot Pair Found Guilty

    April 03, 2013 11:08 AM EDT Defendants were arrested in 2011 near the singer's home. A British jury has reportedly reached a guilty verdict nearly two years after a pair of men were arrested near the home of U.K. soul artist Joss Stone on suspicion of conspiracy to rob and murder the singer. According to live…

  5. Kate Nash Concert to Be Streamed on MTV Hive

    March 20, 2013 9:05 AM EDT The first five songs from Kate Nash's March 27 performance at the Studio at Webster Hall in New York will be livestreamed at MTVhive.com. The full performance and select clips will be made available after the concert. Nash began a short East Coast tour in Boston on March 12 that wraps…

  6. Polly Scattergood Collects Herself on 'Arrows': Album Preview

    March 19, 2013 3:30 PM EDT U.K. artist's "Wanderlust" single has been remixed by Charli XCX and How To Dress Well. Polly Scattergood absolutely had to leave her home to write the songs that would eventually become "Arrows," her engrossing sophomore album due out June 14 on Mute. The indie…

  7. Pair Plotted To Kill Joss Stone, Court Hears

    March 19, 2013 5:52 AM EDT Prosecutors in Britain said Monday two men accused of plotting to rob and kill soul singer Joss Stone planned to decapitate her, then dump her body in a river. The suspects, Junior Bradshaw and Kevin Liverpool, were arrested in June 2011, close to the singer's U.K. house after…

  8. SXSW 2013: 10 Bands to Watch

    March 11, 2013 6:24 PM EDT From Dave Grohl's Sound City Players to Icona Pop, here are 10 acts that shouldn't be missed at the epic Austin music festival. Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest music festival is always one of the year's most closely watched events -- a collision of new bands,…

  9. Kate Boy Preps Debut Album Ahead of First-Ever Live Shows

    March 11, 2013 5:15 PM EDT The group's aggressively catchy electro-pop will be performed live for the first time in May. Stockholm-based quartet Kate Boy's ascent to swoon-worthy blog curiosity has been strikingly sudden, but than again, the group recorded their single "Northern Lights" within…

  10. Independent Radio Stations: Getting By With A Little Help From Their Friends

    March 05, 2013 9:05 AM EST Despite economic challenges, independently-owned radio stations focusing on localism are finding ways to thrive. Adult alternative-formatted mvyradio , broadcasting from the island of Martha's Vineyard, Mass., prides itself on breaking new singer/songwriters while playing the best…

  11. Gimme Five: Charli XCX on Her Musical Obsessions

    February 12, 2013 5:10 PM EST Over the course of a few mixtape singles, Charli XCX has established herself as a face to watch in the indie-pop realm: tracks like "Nuclear Seasons," "You're The One" and the recently released "You (Ha Ha Ha)" demonstrate an intrinsic understanding of…

  12. The M Machine, ‘Ghosts In The Machine’: Exclusive Song Premiere

    February 06, 2013 2:45 PM EST The OWSLA crew teleports listeners into the '80s with their new track. It’s more than the Police-referencing title of The M Machine’s new track that hints at some ‘80s nostalgia. From the synth-heavy hook to the Kate Bush, Siouxsee-esque vocals, this track from the OWSLA electro…

  13. Tegan and Sara, 'Heartthrob': Track-By-Track Review

    January 29, 2013 11:10 AM EST TEGAN AND SARA "Heartthrob" Sire/Warner Bros. Release Date: January 29 It takes 10 songs and a little over 36 minutes for Tegan and Sara Quin to redefine their profile within the confines of indie rock music, but "Heartthrob," the sibling duo's seventh studio album,…

  14. Muse Brings Laser Light Extravaganza to Staples Center

    January 24, 2013 11:35 AM EST The lights dimmed around 8:20pm, an orchestral intro commenced, and red spotlights began flashing around the multi-level stage, as Muse officially kicked off the first of their three-night stint in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (Jan. 23) at the Staples Center. Fans cheered as Chris…

  15. Inauguration Style: Beyonce, Jay-Z, Michelle Obama + More

    January 21, 2013 4:10 PM EST President Barack Obama's second inaugural ushered in some of music's biggest names, and while cold temperatures typically turn these events into pea coat parades, this year featured both gorgeous formal and casual attire on stars like Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson and Katy Perry.  …

  16. Obama Inauguration Music Guide: Katy Perry to Q-Tip

    January 19, 2013 10:00 AM EST From Beyonce and John Legend to the Goo Goo Dolls and Soundgarden, all the music stars heading to Washington, D.C. Just as Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration drew stars from Beyonce to Aretha Franklin , the president's re-election has led to another can't-miss week for music fans…

  17. Nolwenn Leroy Sets U.S. Debut: Listen to 'Moonlight Shadow'

    December 28, 2012 10:50 AM EST French pop star Nolwenn Leroy is returning to America. The singer, who spent a year in small town Ohio as an exchange student, is releasing her U.S. debut "Nolwenn" via Decca on January 8. The album, an eclectic collection of standards and Celtic songs, is already a major hit in…

  18. Whitney Houston, PSY Top Google's 2012 Trends

    December 12, 2012 9:42 PM EST The world's attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, millions of people searched the Web to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver. Whitney Houston was the "top trending" search of the year,…

  19. Rihanna Gets Naked for GQ and V Magazine: Photos

    November 13, 2012 6:00 PM EST Rihanna stripped down for two recent photo shoots, baring all on the December cover of GQ and posing naked with supermodel Kate Moss for an upcoming issue of V magazine. GQ named Rihanna the magazine's "obsession of the year," and it's easy to see what they're…

  20. Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift 'Red' Hot on Hot 100

    November 02, 2012 6:45 PM EDT The lady and 'Red': Swift matches Madonna and Dionne Warwick for another impressive piece of Hot 100 history. With her latest batch of new material, Taylor Swift ties the Material Girl, and Dionne Warwick, for the second-most appearances among women in the Billboard Hot 100 's…

Pages