1. Watch Kelly Clarkson & Jimmy Fallon Perform a History of Duets

    March 03, 2015 6:21 AM EST First there was Sonny & Cher . Then Kenny & Dolly . And now Jimmy & Kelly .  Kelly Clarkson and Jimmy Fallon have dished out a lesson in duets history…in under five minutes. The returning pop star was a guest on The Tonight Show on Monday, where she teamed with the host for a…

  2. ASCAP Reports 6% Gain in Revenue, Cracks $1 Billion Milestone

    March 03, 2015 6:00 AM EST ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, last year posted a 6% increase in revenue to a tick over $1 billion, up from the $944.4 million it collected in 2013. The performance right organization says it has become the first PRO in the world to crack the $1 billion…

  3. Azealia Banks Vows to Give Up Twitter for Lent: 'I Need to Give My Mind a Break'

    March 03, 2015 5:51 AM EST Azealia Banks won't be starting any Twitter tirades this month. She's vowed to give-up tweeting for Lent. "I missed the beginning of Lent but better late than never. I'm going off tweets until April 2nd!! My management will tweet AB news," she tweeted Monday.  I…

  4. Watch Bob Dylan's Film Noir Video for 'The Night We Called it a Day'

    March 03, 2015 4:55 AM EST Bob Dylan has gone back to black & white for "The Night We Called it a Day." Nash Edgerton shot the film noir-styled clip, which is loaded with the genre's conventions: dirty double-crossing, snubnosed revolvers, smoky nightclubs and femme fatales. Dylan performs opposite…

  5. Estelle Talks 'Empire' & New 'Conqueror' Duet with Jussie Smollett: Watch

    March 03, 2015 2:25 AM EST Gladys Knight . Anthony Hamilton . Courtney Love . Jim Beanz . Those are just a few of the acclaimed musical guest stars that Fox's Empire has boasted in its first season. That list will growing this week when Grammy winner Estelle visits Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's hip-hop soap…

  6. Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, One Direction Among Nominees for Radio Disney Music Awards 2015

    March 02, 2015 11:30 PM EST Taylor Swift , Nick Jonas , Ariana Grande , Ed Sheeran , Pharrell Williams and One Direction are among this year's nominees for the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards. The announcement was made Monday during the Disney Channel Presents the 2015 RDMA Nomination Special. Nick Jonas, Jessie J…

  7. Classical Composer Ezra Laderman Dies at 90

    March 02, 2015 11:20 PM EST Ezra Laderman , a classical music composer whose works ranged from symphonies to operas to music for Academy Award-winning films, has died. He was 90. The Yale School of Music, where Laderman was dean from 1989 to 1995, announced his death on its website. The school said he died Saturday, but…

  8. 'The Voice' Recap: The Coaches Fight for Their Favorites

    March 02, 2015 10:51 PM EST Heading into tonight's Blind Auditions on The Voice , Pharrell Williams led the coaches with five artists, followed by Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton with four each, and Adam Levine trailing behind with only three singers on his team so far. Kelsie May gets part three of the Blind…

  9. 5 K-Pop Songs Inspired by Hollywood Films

    March 02, 2015 9:56 PM EST From 'Drumline' to a Disney classic, vote for your favorite! Without question, K-pop draws from Western music trends. But sometimes the music gets an extra dose of inspiration from Hollywood. Rainbow are the most recent act to mix a little movie magic into their music with new…

  10. You Might Be Dead Before Wu-Tang Clan's 'Once Upon A Time In Shaolin' Comes Out

    March 02, 2015 9:55 PM EST The Wu-Tang Clan 's secret one-of-a-kind, Cher - featuring album Once Upon A Time In Shaolin that's being sold to the highest bidder now has an auction going. But unless you're willing to dish out the dough, chances are you won't hear this album for at least 88 years, if…

  11. You Can Now Buy Official Katy Perry Left Shark Costumes

    March 02, 2015 8:47 PM EST For all the Left Shark fans out there, Katy Perry 's got you covered with some new merch -- literally.  Left Shark Seller Won't Back Down From Katy Perry On Monday the pop star announced new onsie costumes resembling everyone's favorite dancing aquatic character from this year&…

  12. The 10 Best Quotes From Kanye West's Oxford Lecture

    March 02, 2015 8:16 PM EST Kanye West spoke at Oxford University in England on Monday at a special event organized by the Oxford Guild Business Society.  Hear the Studio Version of Kanye West's 'All Day' The 20-minute speech's subject matter ranged substantially, from the joking suggestion that the…

  13. 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 --…

  14. Lady Gaga to Taylor Swift: 'Your Prince Charming Will Come'

    March 02, 2015 6:50 PM EST From the look of it, things are going really well for Lady Gaga right now. The pop star was recently engaged to her longtime boyfriend Taylor Kinney, performed an amazing The Sound of Music  Oscars tribute and is going to star in the next season of American Horror Story , all while…

  15. Troy Carter's Atom Factory Debuts News Vertical Smashd

    March 02, 2015 6:44 PM EST Troy Carter has already successfully tackled artist management , tech start-ups and even his own bottled water . But for his next act, Carter's Atom Factory is venturing into perhaps its trickiest territory yet: business journalism. Smashd.co , which debuted March 2, is a new online…

  16. Marvin Gaye Family Says Jury Has Been 'Poisoned' By 'Blurred Lines' Trial Testimony

    March 02, 2015 6:36 PM EST The judge is asked to do something about 'confusing, wrong & entirely prejudicial' comments by Robin Thicke's side. As the Blurred Lines trial enters its second week, attorneys for Marvin Gaye 's children are seeking relief from what they argue are prejudicial…

  17. Listen: Wale Releases Usher-Assisted 'The Matrimony (Making Plans)'

    March 02, 2015 6:22 PM EST Wale delivers a gem for the ladies with "The Matrimony (Making Plans)." The new single from his upcoming album, The Album About Nothing , features Usher on the song's hook. Usher kicks off the song by sweetly reassuring his lover that wedding bells are in the near future: "…

  18. John Legend Says a Just Society Is 'Built on Love' at Controversial Bahrain Concert

    March 02, 2015 5:58 PM EST Award-winning American singer and songwriter John Legend took to the stage in Bahrain on Monday night (March 2), performing to a sold-out crowd of more than 2,000 people despite calls by some activists to cancel the concert due to concerns over human rights abuses in the Gulf Arab nation. …

  19. Meet Lizzo, the Body-Positive Rapper Opening for Sleater-Kinney

    March 02, 2015 5:49 PM EST She's worked with Prince, gotten props from André 3000, and proudly calls herself a big girl in a small world. "I always say that there's this magnet for weird people." That's how 26-year-old rapper Lizzo describes Minneapolis, the adopted city that helped propel her…

  20. Chart Highlights: Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Top Adult Pop Songs, Nate Ruess Debuts Solo

    March 02, 2015 5:25 PM EST 'Uptown Funk!' takes over atop another tally, while Ruess arrives on his own with 'Nothing Without Your Love.' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club Songs,…

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