1. Britney Spears Teases Epic 'Work Bitch' Music Video: Watch

    September 27, 2013 10:59 AM EDT Pop star unveils 10 seconds of the desert-set clip on Instagram. Britney Spears has posted 10 seconds of her upcoming "Work Bitch" music video online via her Instagram account on Thursday (Sept. 26). Judging by these scant seconds of footage, the ferocity level of the "Work…

  2. Kanye West Lashes Out at Jimmy Kimmel After Interview Spoof

    September 26, 2013 8:39 PM EDT The outspoken hip-hop star asks the late-night host to "put yourself in my shoes" Jimmy Kimmel has spoofed an hour-long interview Kanye West gave to the BBC -- and West doesn't like it. After questioning West's statements on a recent episode ("Does Kanye West…

  3. The Dismemberment Plan on 'Uncanney Valley' and Their 'Shocking' Reunion Success

    September 26, 2013 10:00 AM EDT The indie rock cult heroes, back with their first album since 2001, talk staying alive online and leaving their "alienation" behind. When the Dismemberment Plan turned off the lights a decade ago, the Washington, D.C. indie act didn't expect to come back to a packed house. …

  4. Mumford & Sons Going On Hiatus for ‘Foreseeable Future’

    September 24, 2013 1:35 AM EDT Mumford & Sons hit the U.K. headlines Monday after revealing the band would be silenced for "the foreseeable future" to allow its members to take a break. The British folk-rock group, which rescheduled North American shows after bass player Ted Dwane suffered a blood clot on…

  5. Jason Derulo's 'Talk Dirty' Cleans-Up on U.K. Singles Chart, Arctic Monkeys' 'AM' Rules Again

    September 23, 2013 5:43 AM EDT In a top ten featuring six new entries, Arctic Monkeys held off all comers to start a second week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sept. 22) with “AM” (Domino). Jason Derulo scored his third No. 1 single in the territory as “Talk Dirty” (Warner Bros./Warner Music), featuring 2 Chainz,…

  6. The Low Anthem, William Fitzsimmons, Lee Ranaldo Contribute to Jack Kerouac-Inspired Album

    September 20, 2013 3:40 AM EDT Several indie rockers have collaborated on a disc that pays tribute to a Jack Kerouac novel - and it's not "On the Road." The album, which features artists like The Low Anthem, William Fitzsimmons, Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth and Tony Dekker of The Great Lake Swimmers, is…

  7. Jack Johnson Embraces 'Easy Listening' on 'From Here to Now to You'

    September 17, 2013 9:03 PM EDT The singer-songwriter's new album was inspired by family life in Hawaii, Johnson says. Want to hear the sound of pure contentment? Pop on the new Jack Johnson record. If you thought the Hawaii-based folk-rock singer was ultramellow before, wait until you hear "From Here to Now to…

  8. 'Walter Mitty' Trailer Gives Of Monsters and Men Song a Lift

    September 16, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Of Trailers and Hits: An 18-month-old song by Of Monsters and Men is a surprise breakout thanks to its use in the trailer for Ben Stiller's upcoming film Ben Stiller's next film, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," will not be in theaters until Christmas but it's…

  9. Go Behind Lana Del Rey's 'Summertime' Surge

    September 15, 2013 4:00 PM EDT A surprise success story even in a summer filled with them ("Blurred Lines," "The Fox"), Lana Del Rey is celebrating the first crossover hit of her career and a recent re-entry into the top 20 of the Billboard 200 thanks to a dark-horse dance remix of a song released…

  10. Fall Out Boy Q&A: Talking Career, Ramones and Chicago at Riot Fest

    September 15, 2013 9:00 AM EDT A career-spanning chat just prior to their hometown gig at Chicago's Riot Fest At the start of 2013, pop-punk superheroes Fall Out Boy had been on hiatus since 2010, with vocalist Patrick Stump pursuing an R&B career and celebrity bassist Pete Wentz largely out of the public eye.…

  11. Justin Bieber Instagrams 'Batman vs. Superman' Script

    September 14, 2013 4:58 PM EDT Forget Batfleck. Will Justin Bieber be the next Man of Steel sequel casting choice to set the Internet ablaze? The singer posted a photo of himself Friday night with a script for Batman VS. Superman, written by David S. Goyer and Zack Snyder. The cover page features a "Bieber"…

  12. Chris Carrabba Follows His Heart With Twin Forks: Exclusive EP Premiere

    September 12, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Dashboard Confessional frontman talks new band: "I feel really, really lucky that I've got the opportunity to be in another band that I care about this much" Working "in reverse order of my influences" has led Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba to…

  13. Britney Spears Confirms 'Work Bitch' Single Release

    September 11, 2013 11:07 AM EDT "Are u ready?! ‪#YouBettaWorkB," the pop queen tweets. The time draws nigh for Britney Spears' "Work Bitch" single, as the hotly anticipated piece of music -- the lead single from her eighth studio album, perhaps? -- will make its debut this Monday (Sept. 16). "…

  14. Gov't Mule, 'Stoop So Low' Featuring Dr. John: Exclusive Song Premiere

    September 10, 2013 2:20 PM EDT Listen to both versions of "Stoop So Low," off Gov't Mule's new double album "Shout!" Two songs inspired the unique direction of Gov't Mule's new album, "Shout!" The set, due out Sept. 24, features two separate discs, one featuring…

  15. 'One Direction: This Is Us' Extended Cut Coming Soon

    September 10, 2013 3:28 AM EDT Can't get enough of One Direction? You're in luck. Banking on young fans' insatiable appetite for anything related to the British pop band, Sony is releasing an extended version of the concert doc "One Direction: This Is Us." The film will hit theaters on Friday,…

  16. Blind Boys of Alabama Team With Bon Iver's Justin Vernon on 'I'll Find a Way'

    September 07, 2013 10:00 AM EDT For the four octogenarians in the Blind Boys of Alabama, settling down isn't part of their plan. After 70-plus years of existence, the last dozen have seen the non-sighted gospel quartet at its most inventive, experimenting with blues, country and hip-hop and collaborating with Lou…

  17. Jack Johnson, ‘From Here to Now to You’: Fall Music Preview 2013

    August 30, 2013 2:29 PM EDT Release Date: Sept. 17 Label: Brushfire A week after he became a last--minute headliner at Bonnaroo, filling in for Mumford & Sons to a crowd of more than 10,000, Johnson played for about 150 people at New York’s Allen Room. The underplay was one of two ultra-intimate shows he booked to…

  18. Mumford & Sons Reopen Legendary Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens

    August 29, 2013 10:32 AM EDT Mumford & Sons were in the tennis spirit at the reopening of the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens. The Grammy-winning British rockers performed a sold-out concert Wednesday for 16,000 fans at the stadium's West Side Tennis Club, which hosted the U.S. Open until 1978. Near the…

  19. One Direction Tap 3D, Social Media to Get Close to Fans: At 'This Is Us' N.Y. Premiere

    August 28, 2013 2:58 AM EDT Despite waiting for hours to meet One Direction, the dedicated fans gathered alongside the black carpet at Monday night's New York premiere of the documentary "One Direction: This Is Us" didn't lose their enthusiasm. As they tried to keep from fainting, the group of…

  20. JoJo Plays NYC, Talks 'Anything' Remix With Casey Veggies

    August 27, 2013 5:49 PM EDT JoJo couldn't even remember the last time she played New York City prior to her performance Monday (Aug. 26) as the latest artist to be a part of The Fader and vitaminwater's #Uncapped summer concert series. "I'm fuckin' pumped!" the 22-year-old singer enthused…

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