1. Akdong Musician Drop Stunning, String-Laden 'Time and Fallen Leaves' Single

    October 09, 2014 8:27 PM EDT The brother-sister duo return with an acoustic-leaning new track that's perfect FOR autumn. Akdong Musician 's debut album Play kick-started their K-pop career with a  two-week No. 1 on the K-Pop Hot 100 , two additional top 10 hits and entry into Billboard's Heatseekers…

  2. Why 1996 Was the Best Musical Year of the '90s

    October 09, 2014 10:45 AM EDT After focusing on 1994 last week, now, we're wondering what the best year for music was of the '90s. We've already made a case for  1990 ,  1991 ,  1992 ,  1993 ,  1994  and  1995 . Now it's time for 1996 and 1997 . POP SHOP HOMEPAGE When critics go about naming the best…

  3. Kim Gordon's 'Girl in a Band' Memoir Has 2015 Street Date

    October 09, 2014 6:33 AM EDT Kim Gordon is ready to tell her side of the story.  The Sonic Youth co-founder will share insights into her band’s rise and fall -- and her split with Thurston Moore -- when her autobiography Girl in a Band hits the shelves on Feb. 24, 2015. Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore Opens-Up on…

  4. Most Viewed K-Pop Videos in America & Around the World: September 2014

    October 08, 2014 10:08 PM EDT Girls' Generation-TTS and 2PM show their worldwide popularity while BTOB and Orange Caramel trend stateside. K-pop fans around the world and in America began their fall showing plenty of support for Korean idols, producers and singer-songwriters' latest videos on YouTube. Like we…

  5. Roy Kim Returns With Inspiring Acoustic Ballad 'Home' & New Album

    October 08, 2014 8:30 PM EDT The 'Superstar K' champ makes his return with a ready-for-fall folk album. After winning singing competition  Superstar K 4 ,   Roy Kim   kicked off his K-pop career with a bang when his debut single "Bom Bom Bom" ruled the K-Pop Hot 100 chart for three weeks, earning…

  6. Why 1993 Was the Best Musical Year of the '90s

    October 07, 2014 11:30 AM EDT After focusing on 1994 last week, now, we're wondering what the best year for music was of the '90s. Monday, we made a case for  1990  and  1991 . Today, it's time for  1992  and  1993 . POP SHOP HOMEPAGE Grunge had neither broken nor halted by the time 1993 rolled around,…

  7. Kanye West Tweets Excitement Over John Galliano's Fashion Return

    October 06, 2014 4:24 PM EDT Kanye West is excited about something that isn't Kim! On Monday (Oct. 6), the rapper spoke out on Twitter to share his excitement about John Galliano 's return to fashion. Galliano was just named the creative director of Maison Martin Margiela, three years after he was fired from…

  8. How Iggy Pop Inspired Music Supervisor Gary Calamar to Record His Solo EP

    October 06, 2014 4:00 PM EDT Iggy Pop provided words of encouragement to music supervisor Gary Calamar after the two collaborated on "Let's Boot and Rally" for season five of True Blood in 2012. "It might have been an off-the-cuff comment," says Calamar, "but him talking to me inspired me…

  9. Retailers Push Back at Global Release Date

    October 06, 2014 1:51 PM EDT While everyone in the business appears to unanimously favor Friday as a global uniform street date, some merchants continue to push back on major label and IFPI plans to make that a reality. In the U.K., the Entertainment Retailers Association "believes there are strong arguments in…

  10. North West Has a Set of Kim and Kanye Dolls, Seriously

    October 04, 2014 6:28 PM EDT North West never has to be too far from her globe-trotting parents. There's evidence that the tot has a set of dolls that resemble her mom and dad, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. A photo posted by her aunt, Khloe Kardashian, shows off a set of dolls that look a lot like Kimye, all the…

  11. UK Vinyl Sales Already Exceed 2013 Totals, Thanks to Arctic Monkeys, Led Zeppelin

    October 03, 2014 11:21 AM EDT It's shaping up to be a banner year for vinyl in the United Kingdom, with releases by Arctic Monkeys , Jack White and Oasis helping sales to already exceed totals for all of last year in that country. According to the Entertainment Retailers Association , year-to-date sales of vinyl…

  12. Kim Dotcom Sells Stake in Baboom: 'The Music Industry Hates Me'

    October 02, 2014 9:11 AM EDT Fledgling digital music service Baboom has severed its relationship with Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom ahead of a planned launch in early 2015. The Internet entrepreneur, who is wanted in the United States on racketeering charges, had owned a 45 percent stake in Baboom through his family…

  13. Diddy Still Loves JLo's Booty, JLo Still Loves Diddy

    October 01, 2014 9:07 PM EDT While Sean "Diddy" Combs was on Access Hollywood Live Tuesday promoting Revolt TV's upcoming music conference , the hip-hop mogul was put on the spot with his ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez 's new Iggy Azalea -featuring "Booty" video and served up an abundance of…

  14. Ciara Assaulted By Thong-Wearing 'Prankster' on Paris Red Carpet

    September 30, 2014 3:45 PM EDT Following up on his attack against Kim Kardashian in Paris last week, notorious celebrity "prankster" Vitalii Sediuk  -- banned in the U.S. after accosting Brad Pitt last year -- set his sights on Ciara on a red carpet outside the Valentino fashion show. Kim Kardashian Jostled…

  15. RZA Talks New Wu-Tang Album, Exclusive Content Delivery System

    September 30, 2014 3:14 PM EDT When it comes to hip-hop producers, Wu-Tang Clan 's RZA has always been among the most visionary and entrepreneurial of the bunch. Feeling the need to restore value to the artistry of music-makers in today's era of disposable content and detached listeners, he released an album…

  16. Tommy Lee's Insights on a Balanced Rock ‘n’ Roll Lifestyle and More Insider Scoop

    September 29, 2014 6:28 PM EDT Tommy Lee's Dr. Feelgood What do Sonic Youth' s Kim Gordon , Aerosmith' s Steven Tyler , Motley Crue' s Tommy Lee , The Runaways' Lita Ford and The Roots ' "Captain" Kirk Douglas have in common? They've all contributed insights on living a…

  17. Kim Kardashian Shares Pic of Kanye West Grabbing Her Butt

    September 29, 2014 10:29 AM EDT Kim Kardashian  and  Kanye West  are in Paris for Fashion Week, and on Instagram -- in between several shots of baby North West -- the new Mrs. West posted a picture of Yeezus showing his affection for her (butt). She put it out there, so now we all can/are forced to look.  In less gross…

  18. Watch Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Get Booed at Paris Fashion Show

    September 26, 2014 6:46 PM EDT This recent jaunt to Paris has been pretty action-packed for Kanye West and Kim Kardashian .  After West showed off his new album at an intimate Paris nightclub and his wife was jostled outside a fashion show earlier this week, the celebrity couple were booed for making an apparently…

  19. New Zealand Musician's Political Satire Banned From Radio & iTunes

    September 25, 2014 6:16 PM EDT It's been suggested that pop songs aren't as political  as they used to be, and it seems like the New Zealand Electoral Commission would like to keep it that way -- at least when it comes to blues musician Darren Watson 's "Planet Key."  Released in August, the song…

  20. Kim Kardashian Jostled Outside Paris Fashion Show

    September 25, 2014 5:19 PM EDT Kim Kardashian received a fright at a Paris Fashion Week event Thursday (Sept. 25) when she was apparently jostled by someone waiting in a large crowd outside her car. Kim Kardashian Is Now Kim West The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star had just exited her car at the posh Hotel Salomon…

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