1. Watch Justin Bieber Wildly Celebrate His 21st Birthday

    March 01, 2015 3:45 PM EST Justin Bieber reportedly celebrated his 21st birthday on a private island Sunday (March 1) -- and judging by a video and some party photos, the pop star had a pretty great time. Happy Birthday, Justin Bieber: 5 Great (and Hilarious!) Impressions Bieber celebrated the occasion by renting a…

  2. Pussy Riot Makes Acting Debut, Shares New Song on House of Cards Season 3

    February 28, 2015 3:03 PM EST Members of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot made their acting debut and released a new song during the third season of Netflix's House of Cards , which premiered on Friday (Feb. 27). Pussy Riot Talk Eric Garner-Inspired 'I Can't Breathe,' and the Nascent '…

  3. Guest Post: Here's a Plan to Achieve Equal and Transparent Streaming for All

    February 26, 2015 12:38 PM EST Legal streaming is something I had been awaiting for years as a music fan. It took our industry over a decade to finally release platforms that are seamless for consumer use as opposed to suing fans in the Napster era. As I'm all about things that make sense, as a fan, I couldn't…

  4. Spotify Looks to Join the Lobbying Chorus with Search for a VP of Public Policy

    February 23, 2015 4:00 PM EST A company large enough to have an influence on public policy won't pass on the opportunity. Pre-IPO tech companies like Uber and Snapchat have already recruited government employees in Washington D.C. Larger companies like Google and Facebook employ small armies to help shape public…

  5. Run the Jewels In the Studio With Massive Attack

    February 22, 2015 2:52 PM EST It looks like there could be a collaboration between Run the Jewels and Massive Attack on the horizon. Run the Jewels to Play Madison Square Garden Run the Jewels' El-P announced on Twitter Friday (Feb. 20) that the hip-hop duo was in the studio with British trip-hop group Massive…

  6. Tommy Lee & Pam Anderson Married 20 Years Ago Today

    February 19, 2015 11:25 AM EST Twenty years ago today, on Feb. 19, 1995, Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee and Baywatch  actress Pamela Anderson got married in Cancun, Mexico after a four-day courtship period. While naysayers predicted almost immediate doom for the relationship, the Tommy Lee/Pam Anderson romance actually…

  7. Watch Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Open 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Show

    February 15, 2015 9:43 PM EST The Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary celebration opened Sunday night (Feb. 15) with Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon rapping about tons of famous SNL sketches over the years. Watch Kanye West Crash Matt Lauer's 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Introduction The massive three-and-a…

  8. Watch Kanye West Crash Matt Lauer's 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Introduction

    February 15, 2015 8:54 PM EST First Taylor Swift , then Beck and now... Matt Lauer? 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Show: Complete Guest List Kanye West jokingly stole the mic from Today host Lauer while he was introducing the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special on Sunday (Feb. 15). In addition to West, the…

  9. Jessica Simpson and Husband Reimagine 'Fifty Shades of Grey' on Instagram

    February 15, 2015 1:05 PM EST Jessica Simpson and her husband, Eric Johnson, paid tribute to Fifty Shades of Grey with a series of steamy Instagram photos on Valentine's Day. Jessica Simpson Will Soon Be Jessica Johnson "I'm so in love with you," Simpson wrote on Instagram , using the hashtag …

  10. New Signings: Q Prime Signs Volbeat, Incubus Joins Island Records, Downtown Nabs Atticus Ross

    February 13, 2015 2:19 PM EST Here's a look at the latest artist signings across the music industry, including record labels, artist management firms, publishing companies, booking agencies and more. RECORD LABELS -- Incubus signs an exclusive worldwide contract with Island Records . The band will release a four-song…

  11. Read Bob Dylan's Full MusiCares Gala Speech

    February 07, 2015 7:15 PM EST When Bob Dylan took the stage on Friday night at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where he was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year at its annual dinner, the iconic singer/songwriter's "thank you" speech was a lengthy 40 minute-long message, during which he opened…

  12. Bob Dylan Dazzles MusiCares Gala With Bold Speech

    February 07, 2015 12:30 PM EST It was a well-known fact that Bob Dylan was not going to perform at the MusiCares event honoring him for, in President Jimmy Carter's words, a "lifetime dedication to human rights." Still, no one expected him to give one of the greatest acceptance speeches in the 25 years of…

  13. A Long Q&A with Eddie Murphy: 'SNL,' Making Reggae Music, Hanging Out with Bowie and Michael Jackson's Spirit

    February 06, 2015 1:58 PM EST Until recently, the combination of Eddie Murphy and reggae most readily brought to mind his classic SNL sketch, " Kill the White People ." Then, without advance fanfare, the 53-year old comic legend quietly dropped "Red Light" online in late 2013. Breaking a two-decade…

  14. Top 50 Love Songs of All Time

    February 05, 2015 9:00 AM EST In honor of Valentine's Day, we've ranked the biggest 'Love' songs to ever hit the Hot 100 Songs have been written about every topic imaginable, but the best ones -- from swooning '50s ballads to contemporary club bangers -- have been penned about the ups and…

  15. Marvel's Editor-in-Chief Talks Pete Rock and Run The Jewels, 'Preacher' and 'Ant-Man'

    January 29, 2015 2:14 PM EST Earlier this month, around the same time that Run The Jewels were preparing for an appearance on Conan , Axel Alonso , the Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics, was making public a variant cover of two books -- the soon-to-be-relaunched Howard The Duck and an issue of Deadpool -- both featuring…

  16. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 25-1

    January 27, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  17. Watch Lady Gaga Take a Pole Dancing Class During Bachelorette Party Weekend

    January 25, 2015 4:01 PM EST Lady Gaga has a new interest: pole dancing. Will Lady Gaga & Adele's 'Bro-Down' Lead to a New Song? The 28-year-old pop star spent part of her weekend taking a pole dancing class as part of her high school friend's bachelorette party. Gaga shared snapshots of…

  18. The Biggest Hot 100 Hits to Peak at Nos. 50-26

    January 20, 2015 11:05 AM EST Clearly, the most popular songs at any given time scale the upper ranks of the Billboard Hot 100. Still, America's singles chart of record for 56 years sports a history filled with well-loved classics that peaked at every position, from No. 1 … all the way down to No. 100. For renowned…

  19. Musicians Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Social Media

    January 19, 2015 3:11 PM EST Music celebrities across all genres celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 19) by sharing their tributes on social media. MTV Will Air in Black and White on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day "True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice," Beyonce…

  20. Bleachers, Clean Bandit, Marina and the Diamonds & More Announced For SXSW 2015

    January 13, 2015 11:50 AM EST Another day, another massive round of acts announced for South by Southwest (SXSW) 2015. Today (Jan. 13), the Austin festival announced dozens of new acts that will hit the town between March 17 and March 22. Highlights include a few pop-friendly acts that have enjoyed chart success (…

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