1. U.S. Government Seeks to Keep Megaupload Money Because Kim Dotcom Is a 'Fugitive'

    November 19, 2014 7:05 PM EST Prosecutors argue that criminal defendants who won't willingly give themselves up shouldn't be allowed to use the resources of the court. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice told a Virginia federal judge that Kim Dotcom and cohorts have no business challenging the seizure…

  2. World's Most Powerful Woman to Punk Rocker: 'We Trampled All Over Your Song'

    November 17, 2014 3:09 PM EST German punk rocker Campino was both touched and horrified to receive an apology from German Chancellor Angela Merkel last year, after one of his songs was butchered during what amounted to an election night jam session. On Sunday, Der Spiegel magazine published an excerpt of a book about…

  3. Amanda Palmer on Her New Memoir, Self-Doubt, Self-Editing and Feminist Trolling

    November 10, 2014 12:16 PM EST On a recent fall afternoon at Bard College, the musician Amanda Palmer was wrapping up Sunday’s rehearsal for a student production she composed music for called The Bed Show . The 38-year old has an easygoing demeanor for someone whose eyebrows are painted like lines of barbed wire. She…

  4. Taylor Swift Calls London's #1989SecretSessions 'Outrageous and Hilarious'

    October 11, 2014 8:46 PM EDT Taylor Swift 's 1989 is almost no longer a secret. However ahead of its Oct. 27 release date, Swift treated a few more lucky fans to one of her #1989SecretSessions. On Saturday (Oct. 11), the "Shake It Off" singer shared a collage of snapshots from the fan-attended listening…

  5. Darrell Hammond Named 'SNL' Announcer After Don Pardo's Death

    September 18, 2014 10:56 AM EDT "It can't be what it was, but it could sort of be in the same tradition," Lorne Michaels tells USA Today. Darrell Hammond is rejoining Saturday Night Live as the show's new announcer, after longtime voice Don Pardo passed away in August at 96. Hammond will introduce the…

  6. Courtney Love Calls the Current Draft of Her Memoir a ‘Disaster’

    August 31, 2014 1:44 PM EDT "It's a disaster," Love told Paper of the current draft of her book. Courtney Love is hard at work on her upcoming memoir, The Girl With the Most Cake , but the writing process hasn’t been easy, the singer said in a recent interview with Paper . Courtney Love Preps 'Blonde…

  7. Bow Wow to Co-Star in 'CSI: Cyber'

    August 19, 2014 3:49 PM EDT Rapper joins Patricia Arquette in the 'CSI' spinoff. Rapper and actor Bow Wow, born Shad Moss, has been cast as a series regular on the CBS spinoff CSI: Cyber , the network announced Tuesday (Aug. 19). Moss will play 19-year-old hacker Brody "Baby Face" Nelson. A cyber…

  8. El Dasa Tops Regional Mexican Albums Chart

    August 14, 2014 7:38 PM EDT Also: Cartel de Santa earns its first a top 10 on Latin Albums, and Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga collects a third straight top 10 on Latin Songs. Regional Mexican singer El Dasa reaches the Billboard album charts for the first time as  Alegre y Enamorado  opens at No. 2 on Latin…

  9. Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith Lead U.K. Sales Charts

    June 09, 2014 4:41 AM EDT Ed Sheeran has scored his first U.K. No. 1 single, debuting at the top of the new chart published by the Official Charts Company on Sunday (June 8) with “Sing” (Asylum/Warner Music). Sam Smith started a second week at the album chart summit with “In The Lonely Hour” (Capitol/Universal) as…

  10. Devo's Gerald Casale Uncorks His Winery

    April 28, 2014 2:14 PM EDT Devo co-founder Gerald Casale equates the new wave rock scene of the late 1970s with the new wave food and wine scene occurring simultaneously in California. Devo was changing the world with "Mongoloid," "Jocko Homo" and "Whip It"; Chez Panisse was growing its…

  11. Lou Pearlman Clings to His Boy-Band Dreams: The First Prison Interview

    January 24, 2014 3:28 PM EST The 'N Sync and Backstreet Boys impresario insists he'll find the next Justin Timberlake when he's released in 2029. Here, he speaks for the first time from prison where he's serving 25 years for a Ponzi scheme This article first appeared in the new issues of The…

  12. Grammy Awards 2014: Full Nominations List

    December 06, 2013 11:00 PM EST Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday (Dec. 6), with select categories getting a primetime rollout during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" special on CBS. In terms of sheer numbers, Jay Z leads all with nine total nominations…

  13. Does One Direction's 'Midnight Memories' Follow The Boy Band Third-Album Trend?

    November 27, 2013 2:38 PM EST Revisiting the changes in sound and creative input on the third efforts by NKOTB, BSB, N' Sync & more. This week, British heartthrobs One Direction -- the most successful boy band in a decade by just about any standard -- release their third studio album, "Midnight Memories.…

  14. Fehrplay, 'Monte' [Pryda Friends]: Exclusive Premiere

    July 25, 2013 2:43 PM EDT Prydz, along with his artists Fehrplay and Jeremy Olander, talk about their upcoming tour and Fehrplay’s new track. Sometimes princes aren’t born, they’re chosen. Such is the case with Pryda Friends, the elite family of EDM nobility ruled by Swedish superstar Eric Prydz. Jonas von der Fehr …

  15. W&W and Ummet Ozcan, 'The Code': First Look

    April 24, 2013 1:04 PM EDT The Ultra Music Festival favorite gets a free-running clip on the mean streets of Queens, New York. There’s plenty the CODE team likes about the new video for Dutch DJ/producers W&W and Ummet Ozcan’s festival banger, premiering below. 1 Its Name The track is called “The Code.” Holla…

  16. Coachella 2013: 10 Best Performances From Weekend 1

    April 15, 2013 12:45 PM EDT With 190 bands spread across six different stages, it was literally impossible to see every act that performed during Coachella 2013’s first weekend. But that didn’t stop us from trying. Here are our picks for the 10 sets that were not to be missed during Coachella 2013’s first weekend.…

  17. Pop's Supermom Pink Lights Up L.A.

    February 19, 2013 1:34 AM EST All five levels of the sold-out Staples Center got a close look at Pink when she was singing her defiant chant “I am a rock star,” the hook from from her Hot 100 chart-topper “So What.” Performed as her first encore in “The Truth About Love” tour, it is delivered while Pink swirls 50 feet…

  18. Cheap Trick Rocks Live in Bethlehem, Pa.

    November 26, 2012 5:20 PM EST Chart Article PROMOTION Cheap Trick Rocks With Hits & Deep Cuts in Pa. At the Event Center in the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem on Nov. 24, Cheap Trick was announced as "the best band" in the world. While that might be braggadocio open to debate, the group's consistently…

  19. Pussy Riot Rallies to Greet Friday's Verdict

    August 15, 2012 9:10 AM EDT Punk Band, Jailed for Five Months Following an Anti-Putin Stunt, Gains Global Support The global campaign to free Pussy Riot is gaining speed: Supporters of the punk provocateur band mobilize this week in at least a two dozen cities worldwide to hold simultaneous demonstrations an hour before…

  20. Hole's Eric Erlandson Talks 'Letters to Kurt' Book, Courtney Love

    April 17, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Eric Erlandson's new book, "Letters to Kurt" (as in Cobain), has not only returned the former Hole guitarist to the spotlight but will likely bring him back to public music-making as well. "I really am inspired to do a soundtrack to the book," Erlandson tells…

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