1. 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…

  2. Chart Juice: Maybach Music's 'Self Made' Scores Third No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

    September 26, 2013 8:11 PM EDT Led by Meek Mill's "Levels," the set is the third Maybach Music Group compilation in the series to reach the top spot. Maybach Music Group's "Self Made" series scores its third consecutive chart-topper on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums as “MMG: Self Made 3” opens…

  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. Marcus Mumford and Oscar Isaac's 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Song Hits Web: Listen

    September 25, 2013 8:28 PM EDT Hear the duo's song from the Coen brothers' folk film soundtrack. The first song from "Inside Llewyn Davis" has emerged. For the upcoming film, the Coen brothers turned their directorial vision toward New York's early 1960s folk scene, prompting an anticipated…

  5. Robin Thicke to Open Up on ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’ (Exclusive)

    September 25, 2013 7:36 PM EDT The "Blurred Lines" singer will join Oprah Winfrey for a sit-down on Oct. 13. Robin Thicke will sit down with Oprah Winfrey on "Oprah's Next Chapter." The "Blurred Lines" singer, caught in the headline crossfires thanks to his controversial No. 1 single…

  6. M.I.A. Says NFL Wants 'Me On My Knees' in Super Bowl Dispute: Watch

    September 24, 2013 11:15 PM EDT The musician weighs in on her alleged dispute with the NFL over a middle finger flown during her 2012 Super Bowl performance. After making her $1.5 million dispute with the NFL public via her lawyers, M.I.A. has gone on record about her 2012 Super Bowl performance -- and her expensive…

  7. Sepultura Talks 'Tricky' 'Mediator' Album, Tour Dates Announced

    September 24, 2013 9:37 PM EDT Sepultura’s Andreas Kisser gets thoughtful about upcoming album “The Mediator Between the Head and Hands Must be the Heart." Sepultura will kick off a 19-city North American tour in Los Angeles right after the release of their new album, “The Mediator Between the Head and Hands Must be…

  8. Jennifer Hudson Returns with 'I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel)': Listen

    September 24, 2013 8:19 PM EDT The singer teams with Pharrell and T.I. for the new track, which advances her winter-due third album. How's Jennifer Hudson feeling on her new single? "I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel)" is the latest from the Oscar-winning singer, who doesn't wait long to explain…

  9. Justin Timberlake's 'The 20/20 Experience Pt. 2' Streams Early

    September 23, 2013 8:36 PM EDT Listen to the sprawling 11-track, 74-minute album before its Sept. 27 release. Justin Timberlake fans can now enjoy the complete experience. A full album stream of "The 20/20 Experience Pt. 2," the sequel to Timberlake's March release, went up on iTunes on Monday, following…

  10. TLC Greatest Hits Set, New Song Due in October

    September 23, 2013 8:05 PM EDT The group's "20" will include a new song, "Meant To Be," which will soundtrack their VH1 biopic. TLC will celebrate over two decades in the pop world with "20." The greatest hits collection, due Oct. 15, will include a new song, "Meant To Be," as…

  11. Kanye West Calls Himself the 'No. 1 Rock Star' in BBC Interview Excerpts: Watch

    September 20, 2013 10:26 PM EDT The outspoken hip-hop star adds to his quote collection in a tease for next week's Radio 1 interview. In a tease for next week's Kanye West BBC Radio 1 interview with Zane Lowe, a YouTube video has cherry-picked a few new classic lines to add to the outspoken hip-hop star's…

  12. Testimony Ends in Michael Jackson Civil Trial

    September 20, 2013 8:55 PM EDT Closing arguments are expected to begin Tuesday as the case over the King of Pop's death heads for a conclusion. Testimony ended Friday in a long-running lawsuit claiming the promoter of Michael Jackson's planned comeback concerts was negligent in hiring the doctor convicted of…

  13. Common: 'We Got To Do More' About Chicago Violence

    September 20, 2013 8:43 PM EDT The hip-hop star is pushing for educational efforts and wants rappers to join the cause. Grammy-award winning hip hop artist Common, who has openly worried about the violence in Chicago, was in his hometown Friday to help celebrate the city's music scene when he was confronted with a…

  14. Jack Johnson Set for No. 1 on Billboard 200, Avicii and Chris Young for Top 10

    September 20, 2013 8:07 PM EDT EDM star Avicii could notch the genre's highest debut for a first solo album with "True." Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson is on course for his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, while EDM superstar Avicii is aiming for a top 10 debut with his first album, "True.…

  15. M.I.A., NFL in Legal Battle Over 2012 Super Bowl Performance

    September 19, 2013 10:10 PM EDT M.I.A. is "going to go public" with the NFL's quest for a $1.5 million settlement over her televised middle finger, her lawyer says. On Feb. 5, 2012, nearly 167 million TV viewers tuned in to Super Bowl XLVI to watch a matchup between the New York Giants and New England…

  16. Britney Spears: Miley Cyrus 'is on Fire Right Now'

    September 19, 2013 8:41 PM EDT Spears says she relates to Cyrus' VMAs controversy: "I remember that age." Weeks after a controversial Video Music Awards performance, Miley Cyrus is getting support from one singer who's been in the MTV hot seat. It's a time to embellish a little bit on the…

  17. Tupac Shakur Biopic to Be Filmed in 2014

    September 19, 2013 8:27 PM EDT A star for the project remains unannounced as new producers sign on for the long-in-the-works film. A new biopic on slain rapper Tupac Shakur is coming. Morgan Creek Productions and Emmett/Furla Films announced in a Thursday news release they are in final negotiations to partner on the…

  18. Twerk Nation: Big Freedia to Set Guinness Record, Juicy J Giving Scholarship

    September 18, 2013 10:30 PM EDT Juicy J will offer $50,000 to the woman who twerks the best, while Big Freedia will set the world record for biggest twerk session. When it comes to twerking, we've only just begun. The dance style, long a staple of Southern hip-hop, has made its way onto everyone's lips in recent…

  19. My Morning Jacket at Work on Album Without 'Limits,' Jim James Says

    September 18, 2013 8:26 PM EDT The rock frontman told a crowd in Los Angeles that the band's crafting their next set -- and won't be making demos. My Morning Jacket has begun work on their seventh album and Jim James has no idea what it will sound like. “With My Morning Jacket we don’t put limits on anything,”…

  20. Singer Jackie Lomax Dies in England at 69

    September 18, 2013 8:01 PM EDT The rock musician, once signed to the Beatles' Apple Records and a veteran of the Liverpool scene, had completed work on a new album. Jackie Lomax, a singer-songwriter who worked with The Beatles and enjoyed a long solo career, has died at age 69. Lomax died Sunday in the Wirral, near…

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