1. Kanye West, Selena Gomez Among Artists in 30 Seconds to Mars' 'City of Angels': Watch

    October 29, 2013 8:07 PM EDT Kanye West, Lindsay Lohan, James Franco and Selena Gomez are among the famous faces waxing poetic about Los Angeles in "City of Angels," a 10-minute short directed by 30 Seconds To Mars' Jared Leto. With clips spliced between performance shots of the band, Hollywood icons --…

  2. Andrew Lloyd Webber's New Musical Explores the Swinging ‘60s, Sex and Scandal

    October 01, 2013 12:24 AM EDT He's done the Bible, felines, operatic phantoms and Argentine politics. So what is Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest musical about? Sex - as well as politics, spying, social revolution and the Cold War. "Stephen Ward" centers on a sensational real-life scandal, the 1963…

  3. Lorde, 'Pure Heroine': Track-By-Track Review

    September 25, 2013 4:15 PM EDT LORDE "Pure Heroine" Lava/Republic Producer: Joel Little Release Date: Sept. 30 Ten months after floating out her debut EP online for free in her native New Zealand, Ella Yelich-O'Connor, the teenage singer-songwriter known as Lorde, has conjured an immense amount of…

  4. Jay Z's 'A New York Holiday' Luxury Barneys Line Launching in November

    September 25, 2013 12:25 PM EDT Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Balmain, Proenza Schouler, Rick Owen and more created pieces alongside Jay for the holiday season. Jay Z is going to make holiday gift-giving mighty easy this season.  Lux retail store Barneys announced today that they’re partnering with the hip-hop mogul for a…

  5. Why 'Wrecking Ball' Is Miley Cyrus' 'Cry Me A River' (Opinion)

    September 19, 2013 11:24 AM EDT "My new music is gonna shut everyone up," Miley Cyrus posted to Twitter on March 6. In hindsight, that declaration could not have been less true. Since the release of her new single "We Can't Stop" three months after that tweet, the Miley chatter has become…

  6. Drake's Family Message: How 'Nothing Was The Same' Inspired Personal Reflection (Opinion)

    September 17, 2013 2:10 PM EDT "Heard once that in dire times when you need a sign, that's when they appear/ Guess since my text message didn't resonate, I'll just say it here." Two days before Drake's third studio album, "Nothing Was the Same," surfaced on the Internet, he…

  7. Cassy’s Top 10 Songs You Need to Own On Vinyl

    August 28, 2013 12:16 PM EDT She doesn’t wear a mouse head, write Top 40 hits, or make six figures for a single Las Vegas performance. But London-born, Berlin-based Cassy is one of the foremost resident DJs in the world, with regular sets at leading underground clubs Panoramabar (Berlin), Trouw (Amsterdam), Rex Club …

  8. Drake's OVO Fest Surprises With Kanye West, Lil Wayne, TLC and J. Cole

    August 06, 2013 11:55 AM EDT Drake outdid himself at the 4th annual OVO Fest at Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto last night -- even before the two-hour show ended. TLC, Diddy, Mase, Miguel, J. Cole, Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Wale, Lil Mama and The Weeknd would have been more than enough to rival past OVOs…

  9. The Wanted Switches Gears on 'We Own The Night' Single: Listen

    August 05, 2013 12:55 PM EDT Love fun.'s "Some Nights"? Then embrace the boy band's new sing-along. While Justin Timberlake has made concerted efforts to "Take Back The Night," the Wanted has declared that they, in fact, own the night. On "We Own The Night," the lead single from…

  10. Metallica Leads Heavy Orion Music Festival, Tells Detroit 'We'll Be Back'

    June 10, 2013 11:20 AM EDT After setting a high bar with its first-day front-to-back surprise performance of 1983's "Kill 'Em All," Metallica closed its second Orion Music + More festival with a more conventional but characteristically ferocious concert on Sunday -- and promised to be back for…

  11. Nelsonville Music Fest: Wilco, Gogol Bordello, Cat Power Weather the Storm in Ohio

    June 03, 2013 6:15 PM EDT Acts like Mavis Staples do not last entire sets at rain-soaked fest Tucked away in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains is the tiny city of Nelsonville, Ohio, a former coal mining town that's quaint, cozy and charming. Beyond the town, rumbling trucks labor away at a bypass…

  12. Joshua Radin: Chart Beat Meet & Greet (Video)

    May 17, 2013 10:05 AM EDT The singer/songwriter's fifth studio album, 'Wax Wings,' continues a career aided by TV and movie synchs Singer/songwriter Joshua Radin's fifth studio album, "Wax Wings," debuts at No. 21 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart and No. 7 on the Folk Albums…

  13. James Blake, 'Overgrown': Track-By-Track Review

    April 09, 2013 5:15 PM EDT As a 22-year-old in early 2011, James Blake became a cult hero in indie and electronic circles thanks to his eponymous, virtuosic and genre-bending debut album. He was a producer at the bleeding edge of syncopated electronic music who also happened to be a classically trained pianist with…

  14. Tyler, the Creator, 'Wolf': Track-By-Track Review

    March 29, 2013 10:48 AM EDT When Tyler, the Creator first emerged as the mouthpiece of Odd Future, his growl was layered. Most people experienced his projects in the reverse order, starting with the audacious "Goblin" (2011), before realizing 2009's "Bastard" kicked off Tyler's…

  15. Lil Wayne, 'I Am Not A Human Being II': Track-By-Track Review

    March 22, 2013 12:56 PM EDT Lil Wayne's nearly two-decade tenure in rap has been punctuated with moments of audacity that not even the grimiest rappers dare touch. Wayne's led a double life in the game, where one moment he is yearning to penetrate pop territory and the next he's firing back as the …

  16. Ultra Music Festival Sets To Watch

    March 15, 2013 6:10 PM EDT Find out what acts you can't miss during Miami's Ultra weekends. Some things are inevitable at Ultra: Slamming main-stage sets from artists like Afrojack, Kaskade and David Guetta. The occasional pop star drop-by (e.g., Madonna, Will.i.am). Lots and lots of neon. But every year,…

  17. CODER Crew's Picks of the Week: Little Freaky Things, Iggy Azalea and More

    March 08, 2013 1:33 PM EST Each Friday, the CODE crew will review their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Kerri, Zel, Jacob, Lauren and Elissa have to say. Today CODE premieres an exclusive stream from Little Freaky Things. Little Freaky Things, “Nightfall” (Donovan's…

  18. Whitney Houston Tribute: Jessica Sanchez Sings 'I Will Always Love You'

    February 15, 2013 5:00 PM EST To remember Houston on the sad anniversary of her passing, watch Jessica Sanchez sing Whitney's 1992 smash as part of a week-long tribute that also includes Melanie Fiona and Chrisette Michele. Remembering Whitney • Photos: Whitney Houston's Life • Video: Chrisette Michele&…

  19. 'F*** Compton' Rapper Tim Dog Dead at 46

    February 14, 2013 8:47 PM EST The MC was known for his West Coast diss track and collaborations with Kool Keith and Ultramagnetic MCs Bronx rapper Tim Dog has been reported dead at the age of 46 years old. According to The Source , the veteran MC passed away from a seizure following his long battle with diabetes.…

  20. Chris Brown Arrives to Court With Rihanna, Judge Delays Decision on Probation

    February 06, 2013 6:53 PM EST Chris Brown, accompanied by Rihanna, briefly returned to court Wednesday to face allegations he failed to complete his community labor sentence for Rihanna's 2009 beating, but the judge asked for more information and scheduled another hearing in two months. Rihanna blew Brown a kiss as…

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