1. Catholic League Mocks David Bowie's New Video, Calls Him a 'Switch-Hitting Senior Citizen'

    May 08, 2013 8:10 PM EDT David Bowie is getting a lashing from a leading Catholic advocacy group over his "mess" of a video for "The Next Day," released late last night with Vatican stereotypes like corrupt cardinals, philandering priests and a Christ-like crooner played by the artist himself.…

  2. Coldplay's 'Mylo Xyloto' Comic Book Series Goes Digital

    April 17, 2013 2:19 AM EDT Coldplay announced on Tuesday the digital release of its "Mylo Xyloto" comic book series, based on the 2011 album of the same name. Written by filmmaker Mark Osborne (Kung Fu Panda, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie) with help from the British band, the six-part saga depicts an…

  3. The Band Perry, 'Pioneer': Track-by-Track Review

    April 02, 2013 12:45 PM EDT The Band Perry has had the date April 2 circled on their calendar for quite some time. Today marks the release of their long-awaited sophomore project, "Pioneer." Their self-titled Republic Nashville debut, released in October 2010, has scanned over a million units, and included…

  4. Hawaii Senate Passes 'Steven Tyler Act' on Privacy

    March 06, 2013 2:35 AM EST The Hawaii state Senate passed the so-called Steven Tyler Act Tuesday, a bill that seeks to protect celebrities from over-eager paparazzi by creating a civil violation if people take unwanted photos or videos of others in their private moments. The Aerosmith frontman from Massachusetts asked…

  5. George Lopez To Host Playboy Jazz Festival

    February 28, 2013 11:18 PM EST When the Playboy Jazz Festival returns to the Hollywood Bowl on June 15-16, it will welcome a new master of ceremonies: George Lopez. Joining the Grammy-nominated comedian and actor will be a lineup that includes newly minted Grammy winner Robert Glasper Experiment, recent Grammy nominee…

  6. Brit Awards 2013: Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons, Adele Win Big

    February 20, 2013 8:15 PM EST Lana Del Rey in surprise win over Taylor Swift for international female solo artist Female artists dominated the 2013 Brit Awards with Emeli Sandé and Adele taking home two of the biggest prizes. Emeli Sandé won best British female and the highly coveted British album title for her 2012…

  7. Tom Petty, Kings of Leon to Lead Hangout Fest

    February 13, 2013 9:40 AM EST The five-stage event will include the Roots, the Trey Anastasio Band, Public Enemy and more Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Kings of Leon will headline this year's Hangout Music Fest, with a third headliner to be named for the May 17-19 event on the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores,…

  8. 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…

  9. Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List

    December 05, 2012 11:00 PM EST The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday (December 5) with Fun., Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) leading the way with six nods apiece. Below is a list of the major nominees for the Grammys, being held Feb.…

  10. Election Night 2012: Stars React to Obama's Win on Twitter

    November 07, 2012 6:45 AM EST President Barack Obama was elected to a second term on Tuesday night, edging Governor Mitt Romney by holding on to most of the hard-fought swing states that swept him into office in 2008. Throughout the day, celebs were taking to Twitter to voice their anxieties and amusement at the scene of…

  11. Coldplay Sets Up Comic Series with 'Hurts Like Heaven' Video: Watch

    October 08, 2012 10:45 AM EDT With the animated music video for their "Mylo Xyloto" track "Hurts Like Heaven," Coldplay has introduced the main themes of its upcoming "Mylo Xyloto" comic series, which will be released monthly beginning in February. If the "Hurts Like Heaven" video…

  12. James Franco's Band Working on Full-Length Album

    October 04, 2012 11:50 AM EDT Oscar-nominated actor describes working with Smokey Robinson on his band Daddy's first EP, 'MotorCity.' James Franco has been James Dean, Spider-Man pal Harry Osborn, Hugh Hefner, "127 Hours" climber Aron Ralston and, soon, the wizard of Oz. But his latest role is in…

  13. Kacey Musgraves, 'Merry Go 'Round': Track Review

    September 26, 2012 10:00 AM EDT KACEY MUSGRAVES "Merry Go 'Round" (3:27) Producers: Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves Writers: K. Musgraves, 
J. Osborne, S. McAnally Publishers: various Mercury Mercury Records picked itself a winner with Texas native Kacey Musgraves, who knocks it out…

  14. Weekly Chart Notes: Oh, Boy: Owl City, Carly Rae Jepsen Go Top 10

    September 02, 2012 3:05 PM EDT What are words for? Sometimes a catchy melody is enough to make a hit. Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen are having such a "Good Time" - their duet rises 13-9 to become each artist's second Billboard Hot 100 top 10 - that they're practically speechless. "Wah-oh-oh-oh-oh…

  15. Coldplay Comic Book to Explain 'Mylo Xyloto' Origins

    July 11, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Coldplay is getting into the comic book business. A six-part Mylo Xyloto series, the first of which will go on sale at Comic-Con in San Diego this week, will tell the origin story of the Mylo Xyloto character, the band announced on its website Tuesday. The series will be co-written by Oscar…

  16. Bobby Osborne Explores 'Old Heartaches'

    June 26, 2012 5:05 PM EDT The voice of Bobby Osborne is one of bluegrass and country music's most treasured instruments. A part of the industry for over sixty years, the legendary tenor is at it again -- with the release of his new set, "New Bluegrass & Old Heartaches," along with his band, Rocky…

  17. Zac Brown Band Joins Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters at DeLuna Fest

    June 18, 2012 9:48 PM EDT Zac Brown Band will bring a dose of country to the beach at the DeLuna Fest this fall. The band is the latest headliner to join the three-day Pensacola Beach, Fla., festival, joining Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters at the top of the bill. More new additions to the seaside weekend fest, set for…

  18. Ricky Skaggs Calls 30 Years With Opry a 'Precious Gift'

    May 16, 2012 11:45 AM EDT It's been 30 years since the legendary Texas Troubadour Ernest Tubb made a young Kentucky musician's dream come true by inducting him into the Grand Ole Opry. Ricky Skaggs shared the memory on stage last night during a special Opry show celebrating his 30th anniversary with the…

  19. Joan Osborne Circles Back to Blues With 'Bring It On Home'

    April 17, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Joan Osborne's latest disc, "Bring It On Home," has somewhat of a "back to the future" feel for the singer. Part of that might stem from the fact that the album contains many covers from the blues and soul world, but the memories that the songs evoke take her back to…

  20. Spotlight: Lucas Hoge as Country as It Gets

    April 11, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Singer Who Wants You to 'Give a Damn' Preps Full Album Pardon the pun, but Lucas Hoge has plenty to "Give A Damn" about these days. The Nebraska native is watching his current single of the same title pick up momentum at radio stations across the United States. Hoge is…

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