1. 'American Idol' Season 11: Where Are They Now?

    January 16, 2013 4:45 PM EST It's been seven months since "American Idol's" 2012 iteration ended, though we still feel its aftershock in everyday life, provided you own a TV or listen to the radio, therefore often hearing or seeing its most recent victor, Phillip Phillips, buoyed tremendously by hit…

  2. Beyonce Partners With Pepsi for $50 Million Deal

    December 10, 2012 1:50 AM EST Beyoncé is reteaming with Pepsi for a multi-faceted branding deal that will coincide with her performance during the Super Bowl 2013 Halftime Show, of which Pepsi is a presenting sponsor. The news of the Pepsi pact was first reported by The New York Times . The singer's branding deal…

  3. Hot Tours: Barbra Streisand Tops with North American Performances

    November 20, 2012 12:05 PM EST Barbra Streisand reigns atop the weekly Hot Tours ranking with ticket revenue reported from arena performances on her trek through North American markets during October and November. The Live Nation-produced concerts generated more than $31.3 million at the box office from 10 concerts in nine…

  4. Pink Rocks Cancer Benefit in Los Angeles

    November 13, 2012 7:10 PM EST Hollywood came together on Monday night to celebrate the many women who battle breast cancer every day. The event, titled "Power of Pink," featured a private performance by the very appropriate guest of honor, P!nk . The edgy pop star proved a perfect fit as the evening's…

  5. 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…

  6. Kid Rock: Next President Needs To 'Smack The F--- Out of Congress'

    November 06, 2012 2:05 PM EST 'Rebel Soul' rocker talks about being a pro-gay marriage, pro-choice Republican On Monday night (Nov. 5), Kid Rock once again voiced his support for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at one final rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, before Tuesday's general election.…

  7. Motorhead's Lemmy: 'Please Don't Vote for Mitt Romney'

    November 05, 2012 9:35 PM EST While Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has earned the support of hard-rock icons such as Meat Loaf and Ted Nugent, there's one metal hero he hasn't convinced. DECISION 2012: Videos | Photos | Latest Headlines Exclusive Video: Gay Rights, Health Care, Small Biz on…

  8. Presidential Election 2012: Musicians on the Campaign Trail

    November 05, 2012 4:30 PM EST It's time for America to elect the next U.S. president, but over the past several months, dozens of musicians have stood up and shown their support for either Mitt Romney or Barack Obama. See photos of stars performing, rallying, and rubbing elbows on the 2012 campaign trail. News…

  9. Christina Aguilera Opens 'Blank Page' on Emotional 'Lotus' Track

    November 04, 2012 11:35 PM EST "It reminds me of the emotional vulnerability yet empowerment feeling that you get from listening to 'Beautiful'," she tells Billboard Christina Aguilera lays it all out there in her new ballad "Blank Page," lamenting in an emotion-racked vocal delivery that she&…

  10. Saint Etienne On Serving U.S. Fans, Now Without a Label

    October 30, 2012 6:35 PM EDT U.K. indie-pop trio Saint Etienne has gained a cult-like, if increasingly large, following in the United States over the past two decades - enough to lure the band back Stateside for the first time in nearly seven years for a tour in support of its latest album, "Words And Music By Saint…

  11. Meat Loaf Bellows 'America the Beautiful' for Mitt Romney: Watch

    October 26, 2012 9:12 PM EDT Meat Loaf would do anything for love -- including sing "America the Beautiful" at Mitt Romney's latest campaign rally. The singer joined Alabama frontman Randy Owen and Big & Rich for the rendition, performed on stage in Defiance, Ohio on Thursday as the Republican…

  12. Presidential Debate 2012, Round 3: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 23, 2012 12:09 AM EDT In the third and final presidential debate, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney faced off on foreign policy -- prompting zingers and thoughtful disagreements alike. As America prepares to head the polls, the music world weighed in as well. Some cracked jokes, some shook their heads and others just…

  13. Maroon 5 Plots North American Tour with Neon Trees, Owl City

    October 22, 2012 1:40 PM EDT As their single "One More Night" spends a fifth week in the top spot of the Hot 100, Maroon 5 has announced an expansive 2013 headlining tour of North America. Neon Trees and Owl City are set to join the group for the entire 31-date run. The trek kicks off on Feb. 13, 2013 in…

  14. Presidential Debate 2012, Round 2: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 17, 2012 9:45 AM EDT Barack Obama found his pulse during last night's second debate with GOP challenger Mitt Romney, with snap polls from CBS, CNN and Public Policy Polling, among others, declaring the President winner of the town hall-style forum at Long Island's Hofstra University. But whereas Obama…

  15. Jay-Z Speaks Out in Obama Campaign Ad

    October 15, 2012 8:58 PM EDT President Obama spoke at Jay-Z 's Made in America festival in September -- now Hov's returning the favor. The hip-hop mogul appears in Obama's new campaign ad, titled "The Power of Our Voice." "When the president got in office initially, what he represented to a…

  16. Presidential Debate 2012: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 04, 2012 12:00 PM EDT During the 2012 Presidential Debate Wednesday night (Oct. 4), hundreds of celebrities tuned in and turned on their computers -- ready to share their thoughts with millions of social media followers. Many of the normally-outspoken Republican musicians (Gene Simmons, Kid Rock and Blake Shelton,…

  17. Barack Obama Gets '99' Problems' Election Remix: Watch

    September 28, 2012 9:16 PM EDT Barack Obama's got 99 problems, but Mitt Romney's not one -- at least according to a YouTube remix that puts footage of the president and his Republican competitor over Jay-Z 's "99 Problems." The video doesn't merely parrot Jay-Z's verses, incorporating…

  18. Pink Announces 2013 'Truth About Love' Tour

    September 18, 2012 6:05 PM EDT With her sixth studio album available in stores and online today (Sept. 18), Pink has announced a North American tour in support of "The Truth About Love," kicking off early next year in Arizona. Pink Album Review: "The Truth About Love" The 25-date tour starts Feb. 13,…

  19. Jay-Z and Beyonce Hosting Obama Fundraiser

    September 12, 2012 1:10 AM EDT The Throne is watching out for the White House. Jay-Z and Beyonce will host a fundraiser for President Barack Obama, according to the New York Post , which reported that the 100-person event will cost $40,000 a ticket. The fundraiser will go down at Jay's 40/40 Club on Sept. 18.…

  20. Nicki Minaj Pledges Support for Obama

    September 10, 2012 9:55 PM EDT No, Nicki Minaj did not endorse Mitt Romney last week. Yes, she rapped in a Lil Wayne track that, "I'm a Republican, voting for Mitt Romney," however it turns out she was just playing a character. Obama called it during an interview with Orlando, Florida radio station, Power 95…

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