1. British Pop Group Girls Aloud Call It Quits

    March 21, 2013 8:05 AM EDT English-Irish chart-dominating pop outfit Girls Aloud are calling it a day. The reality TV-spawned girl group announced the news March 20 as their 10th anniversary tour wound-down at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. The five-some of Kimberley Walsh, Cheryl Cole, Nadine Coyle, Sarah Harding and…

  2. Future: A Day in the Life At SXSW

    March 18, 2013 12:25 PM EDT 'From the beginning, I treated myself like a superstar,' the Atlanta rapper says. Future would rather be known as a rock star, if anything. The Atlanta rapper rarely roams outside his comfort zone, his very own outer space. He chooses to stay secluded unless interacting with…

  3. 2 Chainz Celebrates Grammy Nominations in ATL

    February 07, 2013 11:30 AM EST 'Words can't explain how I feel right now,' the rapper says of Grammy nods. Wih three Grammy nominations under his belt, 2 Chainz has much to celebrate. Last night (Feb. 5), the rapper invited tastemakers from his hometown of Atlanta to Vanquish Lounge to join in his…

  4. Adele Named AP Entertainer of the Year

    December 20, 2012 10:10 AM EST Though Adele didn't have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she's still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year. In 132 ballots submitted by members and subscribers of the AP, Adele…

  5. Future Talks 'Pluto 3D,' Rihanna Collabo & Sophomore Album

    November 26, 2012 1:30 PM EST 'I'm the master of music, period. I feel like nobody in music can do what I do,' he says. Even if many were surprised by Future 's success with his debut LP, "Pluto," the Atlanta rapper says he was ready for the accolades. "I knew it was gonna do what it did…

  6. Raekwon, GZA, Yelawolf and More Anchor Atlanta's A3C Festival 2012

    October 16, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Before Eminem came calling, Yelawolf was ripping through sets at the annual A3C Hip Hop Fest in Atlanta. "I did A3C twice, I think," the rapper tells The Juice. "First year, there was a small room, just a few people and I was doing records that weren't even out. They weren…

  7. Big Boi Talks Andre 3000, Possible Phantogram Collabo EP & 'Vicious Lies' Album

    August 24, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Two weeks ago (August 10), Big Boi hosted a listening session for his solo sophomore studio album, "Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors," in Atlanta. It was one of the most anticipated events during the MixShow Live weekend as Sir Luscious opened OutKast 's personal space to…

  8. CyHi The Prynce Talks Kanye West, 'The Hardway Musical' & Facing Criticism

    July 19, 2012 12:55 PM EDT It's not that CyHi The Prynce doesn't hear the criticism being whispered -- it's that he doesn't care. The rapper, born Cydel Young, has never paid much attention to the doubt-filled comments regarding his career. His understated presence beneath the G.O.O.D. Music…

  9. Music, Laughs Served Up at 'Larry's Country Diner'

    May 24, 2012 2:32 PM EDT There is a show business saying about knowing your audience. Larry Black definitely knows the country audience. Since the mid 1990s, he has been the brainpower behind the wildly successful "Country's Family Reunion" DVD series. He also produces and hosts the popular series …

  10. Ca$h Out Talks L.A. Reid, 'Cashin' Out' Success & Next Single

    May 22, 2012 12:40 PM EDT A little more than three years ago, Ca$h Ou t was standing across from a Clayton County judge, anxiously awaiting his fate for a gun charge. Today, he's celebrating the success of his single, "Cashin' Out," and his subsequent signing to Epic Records. "I took [my gun…

  11. Chris Brown's Grammy Comeback Draws Criticism

    February 13, 2012 9:04 PM EST The Grammy Awards' warm embrace of Chris Brown three years after his assault of Rihanna has drawn the ire of viewers who claim the controversial R&B star shouldn't have been rewarded with such attention. Brown was front-and-center three times during Sunday's Grammys. He won…

  12. Nadine Coyle Talks Girls Aloud Reunion, U.S. Album Release

    July 14, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Those stateside may not fully feel the fame of Girls Aloud , the reality TV-spawned pop group that holds 20 top ten U.K. singles. But with the 10-year anniversary of the group's founding coming up, fans worldwide have been dying to know whether Girls Aloud will reunite, following a…

  13. Girls Aloud's Nicola Roberts: Will 'Beat Of My Drum' Spawn Stateside Breakout?

    June 06, 2011 5:25 PM EDT Going solo is never easy. Unless you have the larger than life personality of a Justin Timberlake or a Beyonce , an artist takes a huge risk when they depart from the group that made them famous in the first place. While Girls Aloud , the reality TV-spawned girl group turned U.K. chart-topper…

  14. Susan Boyle Album Bows At No. 1 In U.K.

    November 15, 2010 7:54 AM EST Susan Boyle 's sophomore album "The Gift" (Syco Music/Sony Music Entertainment) gave her a second U.K. No. 1 and Rihanna 's "Only Girl (In The World)" (Def Jam/Universal) started a second week atop the singles chart, as the Official Charts Company revealed new…

  15. Bonnaroo '10 Lights Up Live Online

    June 10, 2010 5:36 PM EDT It's often joked that more people like to claim that they were at Woodstock in 1969 than were actually there. For today's music mega-festivals, such boasting is entirely plausible. The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, which begins its ninth annual installment today (June 10) in…

  16. R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs: Ledisi, Sly Stone, Nina Simone, Public Enemy

    December 08, 2009 4:18 PM EST Grammy nominee Ledisi will join gospel singers Yolanda Adams and Donald Lawrence for BET's 10th anniversary of "Celebration of Gospel." Hosted by comedian/actor Steve Harvey , the Dec. 12 event will be taped at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles for broadcast on Jan. 10, 2010.…

  17. Video Q&A: Mat Kearney Plays It 'Closer'

    July 27, 2009 3:19 PM EDT "If 'Nothing Left To Lose' was me and a friend jumping into our truck and disappearing into the sunset, this is kind of the next chapter," singer/songwriter Mat Kearney says of his latest album, "City of Black & White." Kearney recently stopped by the…

  18. Blink-182, Motion City Soundtrack Albums In The Works

    May 01, 2009 5:00 PM EDT Blink-182 frontman Mark Hoppus says the band has already written a number of new songs, but don't expect a follow-up to 2003's self-titled smash before the big reunion tour this summer. "We started writing a few months ago and got well into the writing process, but now we'…

  19. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Mariska Veres, singer for the Dutch group Shocking Blue, dies in The Hague, Netherlands at the age of 59. 2006 - Mariska Veres, singer for the Dutch group Shocking Blue, dies in The Hague, Netherlands at the age of 59. 2004 - Dance artist Nadine Shamir, who recorded as Nadine Renee,…

  20. Beyonce Belts It Out On 'Cadillac' Soundtrack

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Beyonce's cover of Etta James' "At Last" will lead the soundtrack for "Cadillac Records," due Dec. 2 from Columbia. Beyonce stars as James in the film, which chronicles the rise and fall of iconic lab Beyonce's cover of Etta James' "At Last"…

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