1. Pop Shop Picks: John Mayer, M.I.A., Neko Case & More

    June 28, 2013 5:13 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! JOHN MAYER "Paper Doll…

  2. New Edie Brickell Tunes Appear on 'Way, Way Back' Soundtrack

    June 20, 2013 6:00 AM EDT Two new songs from Edie Brickell, “For The Time Being” and “Go Where The Love Is,” appear on the soundtrack to Fox Searchlight’s “The Way, Way Back” that opens July 5. Columbia Records will release the soundtrack on July 2. Brickell, currently on tour with Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon…

  3. Pop Shop Picks: Megan & Liz, Bruno Mars, Kacey Musgraves & More

    June 07, 2013 2:10 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! MEGAN & LIZ "…

  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. Lou Reed Recovering After Life-Saving Liver Transplant

    June 01, 2013 9:36 AM EDT Rock icon's wife says he isn't back to full strength, but 'he's already working and doing t'ai chi.' Rock icon Lou Reed is recovering after a life-saving liver transplant in the U.S., according to an interview with his wife published Saturday in a British…

  6. Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol Foundation Settle Banana Album Dispute

    May 29, 2013 7:57 PM EDT The Velvet Underground and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts have split their differences over the iconic cover art for the 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico. The Andy Warhol-created artwork became the subject of legal controversy after reports circulated that the…

  7. Booker T. Jones Talks Stax Return, New Album 'Sound the Alarm'

    May 26, 2013 3:30 PM EDT Booker T. Jones returns to a revitalized Stax Records for accessible, guest-filled album. Forty-three years after leaving Memphis for Los Angeles, Booker T. Jones has been reunited with the label whose sound he helped define, Stax Records. He left at a time of turmoil and change in…

  8. Columbia to Release 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Soundtrack on June 18

    May 22, 2013 1:45 PM EDT Columbia Records will release the soundtrack for the documentary "Twenty Feet from Stardom" on June 18, four days after the film opens theatrically. The movie chronicles the lives of background singers, starting with Darlene Love, moving through Merry Clayton and Claudia Linnear,…

  9. The Billboard Music Awards Social Media Preview: What's in Store for 2013

    May 19, 2013 1:30 PM EDT In 2011, The Billboard Music Awards returned to prime-time TV after a four-year hiatus and received a massive reception from both music fans and industry alike. The show's 2012 event was the highest-rated program of the evening, and over 900,000 Tweets about the show were shared, up…

  10. 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…

  11. Rihanna Sues Topshop Over T-Shirts Printed With Her Image

    May 17, 2013 5:50 PM EDT Don’t ever wear a picture of Rihanna’s face without her permission. The pop star is suing the British fashion label Topshop for $5 million after they refused to stop selling a T-shirt with her face printed on it (shown above). This news comes as a surprise seeing as Rih’ was once a fan of…

  12. Pop Shop Picks: Daft Punk, Lana Del Rey, Pet Shop Boys & More

    May 03, 2013 6:07 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! DAFT PUNK FEAT. PHARRELL …

  13. Willie Nelson's 10 Biggest Billboard Hits

    April 30, 2013 4:38 PM EDT Happy 80th Birthday Willie! Eighty years ago in tiny Abbott, Texas, Willie Hugh Nelson was born. To call him a stylist is simply an understatement; there is nobody who writes like him, and there is certainly nobody who sounds like him. We've gone back and taken a look at the ten…

  14. The Best and Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Frank Ocean and Snoop Lion

    April 26, 2013 6:29 PM EDT Find out what artist's style was a winner and who needs to retire their 'fit. At the close of the workweek, we have sorted through countless looks from Saturday (April 20) to today (April 26) and selected the best and worst dressed of the bunch. Check out who is rocking killer…

  15. Pop Shop Picks: Empire of the Sun, Paramore, Selena Gomez & More

    April 26, 2013 6:01 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! EMPIRE OF THE SUN "…

  16. Snoop Lion, 'Reincarnated': Track-By-Track Review

    April 23, 2013 1:22 PM EDT Snoop Lion, formerly known as Snoop Dogg, announced his embracement of the Rastafarian way of life following a visit to Jamaica in 2012. While there he took part in reasoning sessions with Rastafarian elders, among them The Wailers’ sole living founding member Bunny Wailer. The elders’…

  17. Rock Hall of Fame Inducts Rush, Public Enemy and Heart at Passionate Ceremony

    April 19, 2013 5:32 AM EDT The first Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles in more than two decades may as well have been subtitled "A Night to Celebrate Rush" as the Canadian trio's fans packed the Nokia Theater to the rafters and made their presence known. Rock Hall Red…

  18. Pop Shop Picks: Vampire Weekend, Little Mix, Florrie & More

    April 05, 2013 5:16 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! VAMPIRE WEEKEND "Diane…

  19. Daft Punk Won't Make Coachella Return, Rep Says

    March 27, 2013 10:13 PM EDT The electronic duo previously performed at the Indio fest's 2006 installment. Despite a stray listing on Daft Punk's Vevo page, the duo won't be appearing at the Coachella Music Festival this year, according to Rolling Stone . A rep for the electronic act told the mag…

  20. Lou Reed Cancels Coachella Sets, California Shows

    March 26, 2013 9:25 PM EDT The former Velvet Underground frontman has axed three other gigs surrounding the Indio festival. Lou Reed has cancelled a run of California dates, including two appearances at the Coachella Music Festival. According to Reed's site , he's pulled out of the Indio festival as well…

Pages