1. Why 'Wrecking Ball' Is Miley Cyrus' 'Cry Me A River' (Opinion)

    September 19, 2013 11:24 AM EDT "My new music is gonna shut everyone up," Miley Cyrus posted to Twitter on March 6. In hindsight, that declaration could not have been less true. Since the release of her new single "We Can't Stop" three months after that tweet, the Miley chatter has become…

  2. Miley Cyrus Reveals 'Bangerz' Tracklist as 'Wrecking Ball' Breaks VEVO Record

    September 10, 2013 3:01 PM EDT Miley rewards "Wrecking Ball"-watching fans by unleashing the "Bangerz" tracklist, confirming collabs with Britney Spears, Nelly and Big Sean Miley Cyrus has swung her way to a new 24-hour record for views across VEVO, as her "Wrecking Ball" video racks up 19.3…

  3. Naked Ambition: 19 Bare-It-All Music Videos (NSFW)

    September 10, 2013 12:00 PM EDT It's no secret that pop stars like to bare their bodies, whether it's on stage, on the red carpet, or in a music video. Yesterday (Sept. 9), good girl gone bad Miley Cyrus joined the ranks with her Terry Richardson-directed, NSFW clip for her poweful pop ballad "Wrecking…

  4. Miley Cyrus Strips, Swings Around Naked in 'Wrecking Ball' Video: Watch

    September 09, 2013 12:40 PM EDT Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" music video has arrived, and the second single from her upcoming "Bangerz" album has arguably a more provocative video than its predecessor, "We Can't Stop." Oh, there will be online chatter about Cyrus making out…

  5. Bruno Mars To Play Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show: It's Official

    September 08, 2013 1:13 PM EDT It's official: Bruno Mars will play the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show on Feb. 2, 2014. Reports of the "Locked Out Of Heaven" singer's booking started circulating when the Los Angeles Times broke the news Friday, and were confirmed throughout the weekend.…

  6. Twerk It: The Top 10 Booty-Popping Artists in Music

    August 29, 2013 12:18 PM EDT There was a time when Miley Cyrus was in the running for America's Sweetheart. What happened? She bucked right off that stage and learned how to twerk. One could argue that the pop star has done more for the raunchy type of dancing than any other lady that's ever popped their…

  7. Larry Gatlin Talks Tradition, Defends New Country: 'Let's Open Our Hearts and Ears'

    August 26, 2013 12:45 PM EDT If you have ever been fortunate to catch a performance from the legendary Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, you might notice that the artists have as much fun as the audience. The country icon says that's not exactly a coincidence. "I believe if you're having fun doing…

  8. Gibson Brothers, Balsam Range Lead Bluegrass Awards Nominations

    August 14, 2013 7:00 PM EDT The Gibson Brothers have steadily built one of the top careers in Bluegrass music – culminating in last year’s win for Entertainer of the Year. This afternoon's announcement of nominations for the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards reflected their top-level status, as the duo…

  9. Nick Jonas To Appear in 'Hawaii Five-0'

    August 14, 2013 12:30 AM EDT Having put in quite a bit of time on Broadway, Nick Jonas' next acting stop is on "Hawaii Five-0." CBS announced Tuesday that the Jonas Brother will appear in an episode of its exotic procedural this fall, playing a computer hacker whose motives complicate the case du jour.…

  10. N.W.A, 'Straight Outta Compton' at 25: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    August 08, 2013 12:43 PM EDT N.W.A formed out of the ashes of the Los Angeles electro group World Class Wrecking Cru, which counted Dr. Dre and DJ Yella among its membership. In 1987, Dre found himself in jail pleading for help from group manager Alonzo Williams, who refused to bail him out because of an unpaid debt…

  11. Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Liza Minnelli Walk Up for ‘Boardwalk Empire Volume 2’

    August 08, 2013 6:21 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Liza Minnelli and Rufus Wainwright are among the big names who’ve recorded cover songs for “Boardwalk Empire Volume 2.” The album arrives next month ahead of season four of HBO’s hit series. New York Dolls’ David Johansen, St. Vincent, Neko Case and The National…

  12. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  13. Pop Shop Picks: The 1975, Lorde, Justin Timberlake & More

    July 26, 2013 4:25 PM EDT Each Friday, Pop Shop will showcase a handful of tracks that have been burning up its speakers over the past week. These can include a brand-new song or a track that's been simmering for a minute; the only rule is that it's worth space in the Pop Shop! Apologies for the lack of…

  14. Florida Georgia Line's 'Cruise' Ties For Longest No. 1 Run On Hot Country Songs

    July 24, 2013 2:19 PM EDT The song logs a 21st week at the summit, matching the mark for the longest command since the chart premiered, in its earliest form, in 1944 Florida Georgia Line matches the all-time record for the most weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, as the duo's debut…

  15. Sky Ferreira's Debut Album Pushed to 2014

    July 12, 2013 9:56 PM EDT The singer will have a new EP in September instead, according to British GQ. Sky Ferreira will release her debut album, "I Will," in 2014, according to an interview in British GQ . Ferreira doesn't address the delay, but the mag reports that she'll have a new EP in…

  16. Anna Kendrick's 'Cups' Timeline: How Her 'Pitch Perfect' Song Became a Top 10 Hit

    July 11, 2013 5:31 PM EDT You may have first heard the quirky 'Cups' in 'Pitch Perfect' nearly a year ago. Just this week, the song hits the Billboard Hot 100's top 10. Let's recap its lengthy journey. As reported yesterday , Anna Kendrick reaches the Billboard Hot 100's top 10…

  17. 'The Voice' Down to 3 Finalists By 2 Coaches

    June 12, 2013 10:10 AM EDT Though "The Voice" nabbed the honor of Best Reality Competition Series at the Critics' Choice Television Awards on Monday night, not everybody on the NBC singing show can be a winner. Tuesday night's episode narrowed the field down to three singers and just two coaches,…

  18. Alien Ant Farm, 'Let Em Know': Exclusive Video Premiere

    June 05, 2013 1:55 PM EDT After a seven-year hiatus, veteran alt-rock group Alien Ant Farm has returned with a new single, "Let Em Know," in anticipation of their forthcoming fifth studio album. The quartet behind "Smooth Criminal" is back with a more muscular, synth-laden sound on "Let Em…

  19. Jazz Bassist Ben Tucker Killed in Car Crash

    June 05, 2013 9:56 AM EDT Musician Ben Tucker performed with stars from Quincy Jones to Peggy Lee before he settled in the 1970s in Savannah, where the jazz bassist became one of the city's best-known working musicians. He was killed in a car crash Tuesday at age 82. Tucker was driving a golf cart across a road…

  20. Kelly Rowland Speaks On 'Talk A Good Game' Album & Joining 'X-Factor'

    May 31, 2013 1:48 PM EDT Nearly a decade after Destiny's Child last studio album, Kelly Rowland's fourth solo LP confronts fear, sex, self-doubt and lingering jealousy of Beyonce's success. "Talk a Good Game" is exactly what Kelly Rowland does on her new album of that name. Rowland's…

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