1. Janelle Monae Releases Miguel-Assisted 'PrimeTime'; Announces 'The Electric Lady' Tour

    August 19, 2013 6:47 PM EDT Janelle Monae gearing up to embark on a North American headline tour. The singer announced "The Electric Lady" tour in support of her forthcoming album of the same name that will begin on October 10 with dates running until November. Monae has also released “PrimeTime,” the third…

  2. Nine Inch Nails Releases New Song 'Copy of A': Listen Now

    August 12, 2013 2:09 PM EDT Nine Inch Nails diehards are already familiar with "Copy of A," as the stark, electro track that's been the opening song at each of the band’s recent festival shows (including Chicago's Lollapalooza and San Francisco's Outside Lands). They premiered "Copy of A…

  3. Timeflies Reveals New Album Title, Fall Tour: Exclusive

    August 12, 2013 12:02 PM EDT The 'Warning Signs' trek with Chiddy Bang launches on October 9. Since the release of their debut album "The Scotch Tape" in September 2011, pop-rap duo Timeflies has amassed a dedicated following that is ready for new music. This fall, Rob "Res" Resnick and…

  4. Robin Thicke Mulls His Next Move: 'A Country Album, A Christmas Album, A Gospel Album?'

    August 09, 2013 12:24 AM EDT Robin Thicke is enjoying a pop culture moment with the upbeat Marvin Gaye-esque single "Blurred Lines," but the song didn't click with his record label when he previewed it last summer. "The record company didn't get it. They didn't even pay for the video.…

  5. Nashville Legend 'Cowboy' Jack Clement Dead

    August 08, 2013 1:20 PM EDT "He became a giant figure in the business, establishing his own publishing company and recording studio" In a town where individuality might often be looked at as the exception rather than the rule, "Cowboy" Jack Clement was a true original who marched to the beat of…

  6. Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, 'The Long Way': Exclusive Song Premiere

    August 06, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds have come a long way since 2008, as exemplified in their new song "The Long Way." The track is the first single off the soul-rock band's upcoming EP "Fight," produced by Randy Jackson and expected for release in the fall.  On…

  7. Mike Doughty,'The Idiot Kings': Exclusive Song Premiere

    August 05, 2013 9:15 AM EDT Former Soul Coughing frontman revisits the beloved band's catalog on new album, "Circles Super Bon Bon…" For Mike Doughty, it’s all come full-circle. The singer and songwriter split with his influential band Soul Coughing back in 2000, turned solo and turned his back on…

  8. J. Cole Announces What Dreams May Come Tour

    July 29, 2013 6:52 PM EDT Wale will be joining. J. Cole is embarking on a North American tour titled, What Dreams May Come. The tour, which features Wale, will kick off on Sept. in Miami, Fl. and close on Oct. 30 in Seattle, WA. "It's going to be a wild ride," J. Cole says of the trek. Chart Juice: J.…

  9. Icona Pop Announce 'This Is…' Album, Unveil New Single 'All Night'

    July 23, 2013 9:42 AM EDT Icona Pop, the Swedish pop duo behind the party hit "I Love It," has announced they'll release new album "This Is… Icona Pop" on Sept. 24 via Record Company Ten/Big Beat Records. The album will include "I Love It" featuring Charli XCX, which peaked at No…

  10. Paramore Announce North American Tour

    July 22, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Paramore will hit the road this fall for a full-scale North American trek. The alternative rock group’s “The Self-Titled Tour” will visit arenas and amphitheaters across the U.S. and Canada, and will include a stop at New York’s Madison Square Garden for the first time and a date at the…

  11. Jonas Brothers Invade Vegas in 'First Time' Video: Watch

    July 17, 2013 2:40 PM EDT The Jonas Brothers unveiled the new, Vegas-centric music video for "First Time" on Wednesday (July 17), matching the new single from their upcoming album with a playful visual. The clip premiered exclusively on Clear Channel radio station websites. The video, which was shot…

  12. Passion Pit Announces Fall Tour Dates

    July 15, 2013 1:24 PM EDT It's almost been a full year since Passion Pit's "Gossamer" was released (July 24 marks its one-year anniversary, if you're planning a party), and the indie-pop group will complete a sweeping North American tour this fall in support of the sophomore album. The Joy…

  13. Panic! At The Disco Returns with New Album, 'Miss Jackson' Single

    July 15, 2013 1:20 PM EDT Alt-rock group will join Fall Out Boy on tour following headlining dates. Panic! At The Disco is back a new album and a single to preview its fourth studio full-length. On Monday (July 15), the group released the official music video for "Miss Jackson," the first single off…

  14. CHVRCHES Covers HAIM's 'Falling': Listen

    July 09, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Glasgow synthpop band CHVRCHES took to BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge Late on Monday (July 8) to perform a glitchy cover of "Falling" from fellow all-caps up-and-comers HAIM. The cover transforms the song from a jangly indie anthem to a dreamy, laid-back affair. The trio also gave…

  15. Essence Festival 2013: Beyonce, Tamia, Janelle Monae Take Over The Superdome

    July 08, 2013 11:14 AM EDT The last day of the 19th annual Essence Music Festival started around 8 a.m. CDT at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, with an all-star gospel tribute to Donnie McClurkin and Tramaine Hawkins, and finished around 1 a.m. Monday morning (July 8) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when…

  16. The Weeknd Announces Fall Tour Dates

    July 08, 2013 10:57 AM EDT 'Kiss Land' album due out at the end of the summer. The Weeknd has announced a 28-date fall tour to coincide with the release of his sophomore album, "Kiss Land." The Canadian R&B artist will kick off the trek on Sept. 6 at Vancouver's Orpheum Theatre, and will…

  17. Jay-Z, 'Magna Carta Holy Grail': Track-By-Track Review

    July 04, 2013 1:50 PM EDT Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail," which became available thrugh the Samsung app (but also leaked elsewhere) late last night, is a lot to get through on a holiday... and not just if you have a Samsung phone. (Samsung users faced difficulties when downloading the album at…

  18. Laura Jane Grace Readies For Against Me! Dates With Solo Trek

    July 03, 2013 2:21 AM EDT With punk outfit Against Me! returning to the stage this September, frontwoman Laura Jane Grace will warm-up with a mini-tour of her own. Ticket buyers for her north coast dates will get first taste of new Against Me! music. They’ll receive a download link to two stripped-down versions of…

  19. Franz Ferdinand Release New Single, 'Right Action'

    June 27, 2013 5:48 PM EDT Scottish rock quartet Franz Ferdinand is back with its newest single from its forthcoming record, "Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action." The track, "Right Action," features the classic jangly strums found in old Franz Ferdinand cuts, but it's also packed with…

  20. Gavin DeGraw Returns With 'Best I Ever Had' Single: Listen

    June 18, 2013 1:45 PM EDT Nope, it's not a Drake cover -- it's the lead track from the singer-songwriter's next full-length. A decade after Gavin DeGraw first struck gold with his single "I Don't Want To Be," the singer-songwriter has returned with a new single, "Best I Ever Had,…

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