1. Former ‘Idol’ Clay Aiken Shines in 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'

    August 08, 2013 2:26 AM EDT Behold: Clay Aiken in Technicolor. The 34-year-old American Idol alum is letting it all hang out in a rainbow of glory in this new photo released by the Ogunquit Playhouse , a theater in Maine where Aiken is currently starring in the lead role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Joseph…

  2. Bobby McFerrin Dedicates 'Spirit' of Father in New Album

    July 04, 2013 12:32 AM EDT For Bobby McFerrin, breaking new ground has always been synonymous with his music. His concerts are a mixed bag of musical styles drawing from jazz, classical, blues, and numerous other styles. He's performed unaccompanied, scatting and riffing with his four-octave range, and at times,…

  3. Michael Jackson Remasters, Rarities Come to iTunes on 200+ Track Sets

    July 02, 2013 9:50 PM EDT The two sets gather nearly 270 songs from the King of Pop, including classic albums such as "Thriller" and "Bad." iTunes is startin' something with two new Michael Jackson collections. The late King of Pop's estate has released two new sets through the online…

  4. Paris Jackson 'Better,' But Misses 'Michael Jackson ONE' World Premiere

    June 30, 2013 10:37 AM EDT LAS VEGAS: One was not enough. Less than 20 months after the debut of the first Cirque du Soliel show paying tribute Michael Jackson, comes the second: "Michael Jackson ONE." Cirque president Daniel Lamarre said he'd planned two Jackson-inspired shows "from the first day…

  5. Steve Porter: From Nightclubs to NBA, the DJ Talks About His Video Remixing Evolution

    June 21, 2013 3:11 PM EDT The video remix king talks about how he left the underground and is now contemplating a return. LeBron James may have won his second NBA championship last night, but DJ Steve Porter was guaranteed a victory no matter who scored the most points. His video remixes (like the one you can see…

  6. Former Jesus Lizard David Yow Casts Lewd, Clanging Solo Album Debut

    June 15, 2013 6:30 PM EDT David Yow is best-known as the menacing, howling frontman of '80s and '90s noise-punk bands Scratch Acid and the Jesus Lizard, two of the most revered acts on the roster of indie label Touch and Go. The Jesus Lizard was briefly signed to Capitol Records, during which time it spent…

  7. Sean Paul, 'Other Side Of Love': Exclusive Song Premiere

    June 07, 2013 12:12 PM EDT A year after the release of "Tomahawk Technique," Sean Paul returns with his first single, "Other Side Of Love," off his upcoming sixth studio album. The Benny Blanco and the Cataracs produced track, premiered exclusively here on The Juice, features the rapper…

  8. The Roots Honored With Philadelphia Mural

    June 01, 2013 11:00 AM EDT The Roots are officially living large in their hometown. Members of the house band for NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" in New York returned to their roots in Philadelphia on Friday (May 31) for the dedication of a multistory mural in their honor. The massive artwork…

  9. Mount Kimbie on Post-Dubstep Tag: 'We’re Quite Indifferent About It'

    May 16, 2013 12:53 PM EDT The U.K. duo’s post-genre sophomore album drops next week on Warp. Talking to Mount Kimbie makes it seem like 2009 was a decade ago. Four years ago, U.K.-based Kai Campos and Dominic Maker released their debut album “Crooks And Lovers” on Scuba's Hotflush label, which spurred a frenzy…

  10. The National, 'Trouble Will Find Me': Track-By-Track Review

    May 16, 2013 10:55 AM EDT The National embody what a lot of people love in rock bands. It has to do with the concept of paying dues -- a rite of passage we love to see bands earn -- and the National are the definition of it. The Ohio indie rockers have been fighting the good fight since 1999 and didn't start…

  11. Patty Griffin Puts Robert Plant Rumors to Rest, Talks Raw 'American' Album

    May 06, 2013 11:45 AM EDT "We both have similar places that we come from as singers," she says of Plant. "He inspires me. He goes far and deep" Just how intimate can this sound? That's the question Patty Griffin set forth to answer when recording her seventh solo album, "American Kid,…

  12. PSY Gets Comic Book Biography

    May 02, 2013 10:07 PM EDT The "Gangnam Style" star is the latest musician to get the graphic treatment from Bluewater Productions. PSY's getting a new style: his own comic book. The YouTube-topping "Gangnam Style" star has been immortalized in "Fame: Psy," a biographical comic…

  13. Pet Shop Boys Announce 'Electric' Album

    April 30, 2013 1:33 PM EDT Pet Shop Boys will go "Electric" on July 15. The legendary dance-pop duo announced on Tuesday the release of their first studio album on their own imprint, x2, a partnership with Kobalt Label Services. The band announced last month that they were leaving Parlophone after 28 years.…

  14. Kid Cudi, 'Indicud': Track-by-Track Review

    April 16, 2013 1:17 PM EDT Many were introduced to Kid Cudi as Kanye West’s dedicated hook man. Cudi assisted with writing and vocals on Kanye’s 2008 Auto-Tune detour, "808s & Heartbreak," before signing to his G.O.O.D. Music imprint and releasing "Man on the Moon: The End of the Day" and …

  15. Review: 'Motown' Musical Stuffed-full of Tunes But Let Down By the Tale

    April 15, 2013 12:14 AM EDT There are 36 songs in the new Broadway show "Motown: The Musical." Actually, that's just in the first act - 36 songs, not including a reprise of "You're Nobody `til Somebody Loves You." It's like a jukebox went completely haywire. To be sure, the songs are…

  16. Chart Juice: Brian McKnight Posts 10th Top 10 R&B/Hip-Hop Album

    March 28, 2013 9:36 PM EDT The "Sweeter" singer's chart feat ties him with Keith Sweat for fourth most top 10s by a male R&B star in the SoundScan era. Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" catapults 53-1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with 968,000 copies, according to Nielsen…

  17. Kid Cudi Reveals 'Indicud' Album Artwork and Track List

    March 27, 2013 1:45 PM EDT Two weeks after teasing fans with album details during his SXSW Myspace set, Kid Cudi reveals the album artwork and official track list for his third studio album, "Indicud." The artwork and track list hit the 'net as soon as "Indicud" became available for presale…

  18. Eif Rivera Talks Working With Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent & Fat Joe's Reconciliation & 'We Up' Video

    March 26, 2013 4:23 PM EDT Only in the video production world since 2011, Eif Rivera, video director, editor, and 3D graphic artist, has earned the respect of many rap heavy-weights. (He's "the new Hype Williams," according to Busta Rhymes.) But boy wonder isn’t a boy at all. Rivera has crafted…

  19. AraabMUZIK, 'Prince Is Coming': Live Video Premiere

    March 26, 2013 12:00 PM EDT The DJ/producer will emabark on his 'Professional Use Only' tour in April. A month after releasing his highly-anticipated mixtape, " For Professional Use Only, "  AraabMUZIK delivers a video for the instrumental banger, "The Prince Is Coming," exclusively on…

  20. Beyonce Drops New Hit Boy-Produced Track, 'Bow Down/I Been On'

    March 17, 2013 6:34 PM EDT Beyoncé has just released the first new song from the sessions leading up to her upcoming fifth solo album. Though there's no guarantee it'll arrive on the LP, "Bow Down/I Been On" is the first new music fans have heard from Bey since the release of her 2011 LP, …

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