1. Gov't Mule 'Shout' Out to All-Stars On New Album

    July 11, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Jim James, Dave Matthews and Steve Winwood all guest on second half of new double album Gov't Mule tried something different for their upcoming 10th studio album. The blue-rock veterans' first release for Blue Note Records  "Shout!" will be a double…

  2. The Best & Worst Dressed Artists of the Week: Jennifer Lopez and Solange Knowles

    June 21, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Check out who is rocking killer threads and who needs to put their stylist on (permanent?) timeout this week. Best: Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez accepted her star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in Hollywood, California earlier yesterday (June 20) looking picture perfect. The singer stunned…

  3. Diplo Is Busy: New Major Lazer, 13 Mad Decent Block Parties, 'Big' Song With Sia + More

    April 19, 2013 1:15 PM EDT After a six-month delay, Major Lazer released its highly anticipated sophomore album, “Free The Universe” on April 16th. The album dropped between the group’s shows at this year’s Coachella, which Diplo says was perfect timing. “It’s actually better that it took a little while now because…

  4. Spree Wilson Talks Road to 'Life in Technicolor' Album & 'All I Need' Controversy

    April 15, 2013 2:20 PM EDT Spree Wilson is reintroducing Atlanta's beloved bass sub-genre on his upcoming project, "Life in Technicolor," slated to debut on May 1. "I hope people get another idea of what Atlanta music is about and Atlanta in general," the Atlanta-based artist tells The…

  5. Black Crowes Reject 'Album Cycle Thinking' as New Tour Revs Up

    April 05, 2013 1:30 PM EDT "We're fortunate that we can go out and play shows and don't have to have, 'Here's our new song...' as a reason to do it" The Black Crowes are hopeful that its just-started Lay Down With Number 13 world tour will result in the group's first album of…

  6. Cashius Green, Fat Trel, 'Never Go Broke (Remix)': Exclusive Song Premiere

    March 06, 2013 2:02 PM EST Download Cashius Green's remix to "Never Go Broke," featuring Fat Trel. Cashius Green's buzz is brewing. The West Coast rapper recently signed to Sylvia Rhone's joint venture with Epic Records, Vested in Culture, and is set to debut his EP, "Pisces" on…

  7. The Year In Country 2012: Georgia Rules With Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum & More

    December 14, 2012 9:00 AM EST Georgia has long been a hotbed for country music, producing such stars as Alan Jackson , Travis Tritt and Trisha Yearwood , but perhaps never before have Peach State artists dominated the Billboard charts the way they did in 2012. Four Georgia acts -- Luke Bryan , Jason Aldean , Zac Brown…

  8. IU: 21 Under 21 (2012)

    September 17, 2012 4:45 PM EDT No. 15: IU Birthdate: May 16, 1993 (age 19) Why She's Hot: Most South Koreans would be hesitant to label IU as "hot" -- after all, she's affectionately known as the nation's "little sister." But this past year, IU's unique charm and undeniable hits have…

  9. Fashion Week NYC: Paula Abdul Sees Red at Emerson, Lianne La Havas Rocks DKNY

    September 10, 2012 4:45 PM EDT The children of rock and pop royalty -- Kelly Osbourne and Madonna's daughter Lourdes -- showed off their style at Zac Posen's NYFW show. As the weekend came to a close, New York Fashion Week continued the trend of dramatic, futuristic collections that had defined runways for the…

  10. Fashion Week NYC: Alicia Keys Wore White to Edun, A$AP Rocky Watched Alexander Wang

    September 09, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Despite the tornado warning, Saturday (Sept. 8) at New York Fashion Week saw some of the hottest collections and front row dwellers yet. Keep your eyes on The Hook to find out which trends and b eats took over the runway each day and see where stars like Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield, Lil&…

  11. Pussy Riot Rallies to Greet Friday's Verdict

    August 15, 2012 9:10 AM EDT Punk Band, Jailed for Five Months Following an Anti-Putin Stunt, Gains Global Support The global campaign to free Pussy Riot is gaining speed: Supporters of the punk provocateur band mobilize this week in at least a two dozen cities worldwide to hold simultaneous demonstrations an hour before…

  12. Lady Gaga Gets Dark and Dirty for 'Fame' Perfume Trailer: Watch

    August 14, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Lady Gaga breathes life into her brooding black perfume in a new video for the Fame fragrance campaign. The film, directed by Steven Klein and produced by Ridley Scott and associates, fully expresses the dark yet sexy tone of the scent. Watch above. Said to smell like "the black soul of…

  13. Madonna Stands Up for Pussy Riot in Moscow: Video

    August 08, 2012 9:35 AM EDT Madonna is the latest high-profile celebrity to throw her support behind three jailed members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot, calling the women "courageous" during a lengthy speech while performing in Moscow. A hearing for the highly publicized band is in progress in a…

  14. Lana Del Rey the New Face of H&M

    July 17, 2012 1:40 PM EDT Lana Del Rey has been unveiled as the star of H&M's autumn/winter 2012 campaign. "The mood is very L.A. noir," Donald Schneider, H&M's creative director, told WWD . "It's inspired by our fall collection." The fashion site published two of the ads,…

  15. Bubbling Under: Aubrey O'Day Is Having a 'Ball' Solo

    May 04, 2012 10:05 AM EDT This week, Chart Beat premieres "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up first: Aubrey O'Day, Cazwell, Rhett Akins and Brandon Hines. Former Danity Kane member Aubrey O'Day (above, right, with "…

  16. 2012 CMT Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert Lead Nominees

    April 23, 2012 12:50 PM EDT A trio of country's power women figure prominently in the nominations for the upcoming 2012 CMT Music Awards, with perennial fan favorite Carrie Underwood taking five nominations, Miranda Lambert following closely with four, and Taylor Swift with three. This year's nominations were…

  17. Adrian Grenier's Honey Brothers Debut Video, Set Live Dates

    March 28, 2012 2:35 PM EDT The Honey Brothers' trippy new video for "Green & Gold" is one part "Twilight Zone," one part internet meme, with multiplying cats, angels on bicycles and champagne bottles poppin' over dollar signs. Watch below: While the video is credited to editor and…

  18. 10 Biggest Boy Bands (1987-2012)

    March 27, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Boy bands ruled the music industry from the late '80s all the way to the early '00s, selling millions of records and touring stadiums across the globe. Then pop-punk took over, soon bowing to hip-hop and the ladies of pop who rule today. As the boy band era ended, Nick Lachey inked…

  19. Rolling Stones Honored at Carnegie Hall

    March 15, 2012 2:05 AM EDT Marianne Faithfull, Art Garfunkel, David Johansen and Peaches (Among Others) Spend the Night Together Glen Hansard of The Swell Season was more than halfway through his deconstructed version of the woman-suppressing "Under My Thumb" at the "Music of the Rolling Stones"…

  20. The Rolling Stones That Chased the Beatles Get a Carnegie Hall Tribute

    March 12, 2012 11:05 PM EDT Steve Earle Talks March 13th Concert, Where He'll Play the First Song He Ever Learned on Guitar The last time Steve Earle performed at a tribute concert at Carnegie Hall, he was standing 30 feet away from the man he was honoring. "I opened the show, playing 'Nebraska' with…

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