1. Ron Weisner on Michael Jackson's Happiness, Shoving Jann Wenner, Passing on Madonna in New Memoir

    May 27, 2014 3:58 PM EDT In Listen Out Loud: A Life in Music—Managing McCartney, Madonna and Michael Jackson, veteran manager Ron Weisner , 69, shares inside dirt about his handling some of the top music talent of his generation. His goal: “An honest story of my involvement with these remarkable artists and the play…

  2. Kendrick Lamar In the Running for Six Soul Train Awards

    September 18, 2013 5:04 AM EDT Kendrick Lamar is the top nominee for the Soul Train Awards. The rapper is up for six awards, including album of the year for "good kid, m.A.A.d city" and song and video of the year for "Poetic Justice." R&B singers Justin Timberlake, Miguel, Robin Thicke, Chris…

  3. Chris Brown’s 'Fine China' Vintage Makeover: The Singer Cleans Up Well in New Video

    April 01, 2013 1:49 PM EDT The R&B star goes retro-chic in the video for his new single "Fine China." Chris Brown has been undergoing a vintage fashion makeover. From his retro all-white suit at the Grammy Awards in February to, most recently, his classic Michael Jackson-esque ensemble in his "…

  4. Chris Brown Debuts 'Fine China' Video: Watch

    April 01, 2013 10:16 AM EDT 'You'll see me taking care of the girl, doing gentlemanly things -- showing another side of me. I know my female audience sees it.' - the singer says Chris Brown pulls out all the moves in the video for his latest, "Fine China." The Sylvain White co-directed…

  5. Madonna's Free Pass for Quebec Concert Site Draws Controversy

    March 14, 2012 1:15 PM EDT Officials for Quebec City's historic Plains of Abraham has relaxed its rule about for-profit concerts on the park grounds and made an exception for Madonna . Live Nation Entertainment will present her concert September 1, and according to the Globe and Mail , the National Battlefields…

  6. Jay-Z Leads BET Awards Noms; Justin Bieber Gets New Artist Nod

    May 18, 2010 3:44 PM EDT Artist/actress/entrepreneur Queen Latifah has been chosen to host the 10th edition of the BET Awards. Leading with five nominations is Jay-Z, followed by Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Trey Songz and Melanie Fiona, tied at four nods each. Among this year's best new artist nominees is pop star…

  7. Johnny Rotten Pays Tribute To Malcolm McLaren

    April 09, 2010 11:36 AM EDT The end of the Sex Pistols in 1979 put them at odds -- legally and personally -- but John Lydon has stepped up to pay tribute to Malcolm McLaren, the group's manager, following news of McLaren's death on Thursday in New York after a long battle with cancer. Re-adopting his Pistols…

  8. New York Dolls Revisit Roots On 'Sez So'

    April 13, 2009 8:37 AM EDT When the New York Dolls formed in 1971, they were greeted with a bevy of strong opinions. "People said, 'They're the best band,' or 'They're the worst band,' " frontman David Johansen recalls. "It was every kind of extreme reaction to what we were…

  9. New York Dolls Reunite With Todd Rundgren For New Album

    March 18, 2009 11:09 AM EDT Veteran rock act the New York Dolls will issue its fourth album "Cause I Sez So" via Warner Music Group's Atco label on May 5 in the U.S and a day earlier in the U.K. The band, which was revived in 2004 at the instigation of Morrissey who was curating the Meltdown festival in…

  10. New York Dolls / April 17, 2008 / Buenos Aires (Teatro Roxy)

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With Spanish as broken as it was endearing, David Johansen came onstage in the first of the band’s two presentations in Argentina, intent on conquering the public that had been awaiting them for so "Hey Buenos Aires, aquí están sus primas: ¡The New York Dolls!".("Hey Buenos…

  11. Billboard Goes To The Grammys: A 50-Year Retrospective

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST As the Grammy Awards turn 50, here's a look back at music's biggest night -- from the 1958 inaugural event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to last year's Dixie Chicks triumph at Los Angeles' Staples Cente As the Grammy Awards turn 50, here's a look back at music's…

  12. Early Memories: The Grammy Awards

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Faced with the daunting task of commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Grammys while staging its usual annual awards telecast, the show's producers created an ingenious plan: They'd lessen the pres Faced with the daunting task of commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Grammys…

  13. Writers Guild Might Picket Grammys

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST After steamrolling through the Golden Globes and threatening the Oscars, the Writers Guild of America strike also might deflate a third marquee award show: the Grammys. After steamrolling through the Golden Globes and threatening the Oscars, the Writers Guild of America strike also might…

  14. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet," FOX Featured artist(s): Daughtry. "…

  15. The Charms

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Three years ago when I was Sylvain's beer frau (drink fetcher in case you don't do german) at a Boston club gig he did with his solo band, I didn't think that we'd end up on tour with the New York Dol This is the second month we've been on Little Steven's…

  16. The Chesterfield Kings

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST So...we all decided that this would be a happening thing to do…and it WAS! We had organized (or at least we tried to organize) some guitar players v. bass players, and drummers vs. lead singers cont *Tuesday November 14th: Minneapolis, Minnesota. First Avenue. Arrived during the night. Spent…

  17. All Dolled Up

    July 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Though the New York Dolls disbanded in 1975, the legendary glam rock band's surviving members (frontman David Johansen, guitarist Syl Sylvain and bassist Arthur "Killer" Kane, who died in 2005) reunit Though the New York Dolls disbanded in 1975, the legendary glam rock band&…

  18. DVD Probes New York Dolls' Comeback Album

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The initial pressing of the first New York Dolls album in 30-plus years will include a 45-minute "making of" DVD documentary dubbed "On the Lip." The initial pressing of the first New York Dolls album in 30-plus years will include a 45-minute "making of" DVD…

  19. Stipe, Iggy Pop Rock With New York Dolls

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Michael Stipe, Iggy Pop and Bo Diddley lend a hand on the New York Dolls' first new album in 32 years. Michael Stipe, Iggy Pop and Bo Diddley lend a hand on the New York Dolls' first new album in 32 years. Due July 25 via Roadrunner, "One Day It Will Please Us To Remember Even…

  20. New York Dolls / March 28, 2006 / New York (CBGB)

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To think that the New York Dolls had yet to play CBGB prior to this evening should come as a surprise to many. Alas, the punk icons who have been cited time and time again as the genesis of such artis To think that the New York Dolls had yet to play CBGB prior to this evening should come as a…

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