1. Cycling Playlist: Anya Tru, Paulette & More

    June 23, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Spotify and The Echo Nest searched through their 24 million users and over one-and-a half-billion playlists -- and here is what you are listening to while you bike. It begins, appropriately enough, with a remix of "Rolling In the Deep." See the complete cycling playlist below!…

  2. Lady Gaga's artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball Shape-Shifts Through Atlanta

    May 07, 2014 11:02 AM EDT "Atlanta, how weird can you make us?" Gaga asked her screaming arena. Then, things got weird. Lady Gaga is a post-pop musician with a serious oral fixation. Her artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball, which opened earlier this week in Fort Lauderdale before stopping at Atlanta's Philips…

  3. 56th GRAMMYs Preview: Album of the Year

    January 20, 2014 2:25 PM EST A closer look at the releases that earned album of the year nominations for the 56th GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26, 2014. These five artistic statements are in the running for the album of the year honor at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday night (Jan. 26). Jump To: Song of the Year |…

  4. Holy Ghost!: Working 'Dynamics' and a Steady Career

    November 01, 2013 9:00 AM EDT A few weeks back, the audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles enthusiastically sang “Happy Birthday” to Holy Ghost! frontman Alex Frankel. It was a victorious moment right before the encore of a show that had the typically too-cool-for-school LA crowd dancing and singing along…

  5. 'Cruise' Co-Writer Chase Rice Goes 'Bigger' With 'Ready Set Roll'

    October 15, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Regardless of what happens next in his career, Chase Rice knows that he will be attached to one of the biggest country chart singles in Billboard history: Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise." Rice, one of the co-writers of the song, says that making his initial impact on the…

  6. Daft Punk Sends 'Dance' Into Top 10 on Dance Chart, Gaga's 'Applause' Remains at No. 1

    September 06, 2013 6:07 PM EDT The duo follows "Get Lucky" with another Pharrell-featuring anthem. Plus, Lady Gaga reigns, Krewella debuts and dance vets Kylie Minogue and Howard Jones add to their chart histories. Daft Punk zooms into the top 10 of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart with "Lose…

  7. Beyonce Takes Bum-Grab in Stride at Copenhagen Concert: Watch

    May 28, 2013 11:00 AM EDT You can like it, but you shouldn't put your hand on it. Some guy had the gall to slap Beyonce's derriere at her concert in Copenhagen on Sunday, and thanks to the internet, video documentation of his foolish behavior has gone viral. As you will see in the clip above, the slap…

  8. My Bloody Valentine to Headline L.A.'s FYF Fest

    May 13, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Shoegaze legends My Bloody Valentine will play their first U.S. gig since 2009 at Los Angeles' FYF Festival. Also on hand for the fest -- which runs Aug. 24-25 at L.A. State Historic Park -- are acts like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV on the Radio, Solange, and MGMT. The decade-old punk and…

  9. Jamaican Musician Cedric Brooks Dies At 70

    May 04, 2013 6:44 PM EDT Cedric Brooks, a Jamaican saxophone player and influential roots reggae musician, has died. He was 70. One of Brooks' sisters, Paulette Keise, said he died Friday of cardiac arrest at New York Hospital Queens. She said Saturday that he suffered from high blood pressure and diabetes and…

  10. Ray J Recruits Kim Kardashian Look-Alike For 'I Hit It First' Video: Watch

    April 29, 2013 12:01 PM EDT Ray J, who's more (in)famous for his 2007 sex tape with ex-girlfriend Kim Kardashian than for his recording career, has a charming message for Kardashian's partner Kanye West: "I Hit It First." The song's accompanying music video, directed by J.R. Saint, features a…

  11. Michelle Shocked Stages Sit-In to Protest Concert Cancellation

    March 29, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The singer, under fire for her allegedly anti-gay comments at a recent show, appears outside a Santa Cruz, Calif., music venue wearing a ski mask and tape over her mouth. Even though her concert was scrapped because of her recent allegedly anti-gay comments, Michelle Shocked still showed up…

  12. Keyshia Cole Calls Out Beyonce For 'Bow Down'

    March 19, 2013 5:02 PM EDT While Beyoncé fans are (mostly) loving the superstar's gritty new single "Bow Down/I Been On," Keyshia Cole is not impressed. "Can't stand when people all self righteous when it's convenient it makes them look good," the R&B singer tweeted Monday . …

  13. Michelle Williams: Destiny's Child Super Bowl Reunion Is 'Not Confirmed'

    January 29, 2013 12:32 PM EST Is the Destiny's Child Super Bowl reunion not happening or is Michelle Williams playing coy? When asked about reports the chart-topping former girl group will perform together at Sunday's (Feb. 3) halftime show, Williams demurred, telling WRUG Media, "That's not confirmed…

  14. 'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy Welcomes a Son

    December 27, 2012 9:10 AM EST Ryan Murphy is a father for the first time. The co-creator of TV's "Glee," "American Horror Story" and creator of "The New Normal" welcomed a son on Christmas Eve morning with husband David Miller. The baby boy is named Logan Phineas Miller Murphy and…

  15. Lady Gaga Vomits Onstage in Barcelona

    October 08, 2012 1:30 PM EDT First Justin Bieber , now Lady Gaga . A week after Bieber vomited onstage during his concert in Arizona, later tweeting "Milk was a bad choice," Gaga got sick mid-song at her Barcelona show. Justin Bieber Vomits (Twice): 'Milk Was a Bad Choice' Ever the professional pop…

  16. Jennifer Lopez Missing 'American Idol'? 'Not Yet'

    September 12, 2012 9:05 AM EDT Singer staying busy on tour, as TV producer, and in a new partnership with nuvoTV. Two months after exiting "American Idol," Jennifer Lopez isn't looking in the rear-view mirror. "Am I missing 'Idol'? Not yet. I miss it in theory right now. It was hard for me to…

  17. Cheap Trick Without Bun E. Carlos? Drummer Reacts to 'Shock' Snub

    September 11, 2012 8:30 PM EDT Founding Member Left Off New Song, Warns Band 'Simply Can't Make a Recording Without Me' Bun E. Carlos wasn't invited to play drums on an upcoming Cheap Trick recording for the "A Very Special Christmas" series, and though he's annoyed by this latest slight,…

  18. Rufus Wainwright to Marry Partner Jorn Weisbrodt

    August 20, 2012 8:44 PM EDT Rufus Wainwright will marry his longtime partner, Jorn Weisbrodt, this week in Montauk, N.Y., the singer-songwriter confirms to THR. The couple appeared happy and relaxed on Sunday as they mingled with guests at THR's "Hollywood in the Hamptons" screening of the upcoming cop…

  19. Skrillex Aiding Soundtrack for Disney's 'Wreck-It Ralph'

    July 13, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Skrillex is on a roll: the superstar DJ will contribute music to Disney Animation's forthcoming film, "Wreck-It Ralph." His new gig, announced at Comic-Con on Thursday, comes on the heels of the news that he'll also compose new material for the soundtrack to Harmony Korine…

  20. Club in Chris Brown-Drake Brawl Has License Suspended

    June 27, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Nearly two weeks after Chris Brown 's alleged brawl with Drake , New York state has suspended the liquor license of the nightclub made famous for the incident involving the hip-pop rivals. On Tuesday (June 26), the State Liquor Authority called an emergency meeting over incidents at Soho…

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