1. SISTAR Land Ten New Songs on K-Pop Hot 100, Fourth No. 1

    June 23, 2013 11:37 PM EDT Seemingly-unbeatable girl group SISTAR have done it again as their latest single rules the K-Pop Hot 100 this week. The burlesque-pop hybrid title track to their "Give It to Me" album rocketed up to No. 1 giving the group their fourth chart topper since its August 2011 creation.  …

  2. Bonnaroo 2013: Paul McCartney, Passion Pit, Of Monsters and Men Highlight Friday

    June 15, 2013 8:00 AM EDT Charli XCX's boy band analysis, Solange's Fugees cover, late-night show surfing, and more from Bonnaroo Day 2. Friday (June 14) at the 2013 Bonnaroo festival began and ended with headliner chatter: in the morning, it was confirmed that Jack Johnson would be taking over for Mumford…

  3. After School 'First Love' Comeback: Pole Dancing & Topless Melancholy

    June 14, 2013 11:57 PM EDT Two members have already injured themselves for a risky performance Popular girl group After School is taking a major cultural, and safety, risk with their new single "First Love." The eight-member girl group made their return with the melancholic R&B track that has an old…

  4. Megadeth's New Angle With 'Super' Album: 'Let the Music Do the Talking'

    June 13, 2013 7:37 PM EDT Dave Mustaine decided to take "a new angle towards writing" for Megadeth's 14th studio album, "Super Collider," whose No. 6 debut on the Billboard 200 is the group's highest showing since 1994's "Youthanasia." An astute and outspoken observer of…

  5. Judas Priest at 40: Rob Halford Talks 'Epitaph' in Very Metal Video Q&A

    May 28, 2013 2:00 PM EDT "I first saw Judas Priest at the Birmingham College of Food and Art," remembers singer Rob Halford in reference to his earliest encounter with the band he would help bring to the world stage as one of the greatest heavy metal groups ever assembled, back in their embryonic…

  6. Email Warned of Michael Jackson’s Waning Health, Court Told

    May 24, 2013 7:57 AM EDT A stage manager working on Michael Jackson's ill-fated "This Is It" concert warned an AEG executive days before the star's death that he was in a physical and mental decline and needed help, according to an email shown to jurors Thursday in court. "I have watched…

  7. MS MR Talks 'Secondhand Rapture' & Their Favorite 'Game of Thrones' Character

    May 14, 2013 4:38 PM EDT Dream-pop duo's debut album out Tuesday on Columbia Records. "I am so, so excited for her to come into the North," gushes MS MR singer Lizzy Plapinger. "She's gonna fuck shit up so hard." Plapinger, of course, is referring to the plot line of Daenerys…

  8. 'Glee' Season Finale: 'All or Nothing' Delivers Regionals, a Surprise Wedding... And Little Closure

    May 10, 2013 9:50 AM EDT "Glee" had a lot to live up to for season 4 after a third season that left many die-hards and casual fans alike disillusioned with the once titan of teen television. And with the first glimpses of a post-Lima life for our beloved characters the show split to feature two main…

  9. Ga In Chats Life After Co-Starring in PSY's 'Gentleman' Video

    May 09, 2013 6:25 PM EDT Ga In, the youngest member of girl group Brown Eyed Girls, has become one of Korea’s most sought-after artists after being featured in PSY's second viral music video hit, "Gentleman." Ga In grabbed worldwide attention with her dark eye makeup, wiping the sweat off her face…

  10. Hakkasan Opens in Las Vegas With J. Lo, Deadmau5, Calvin Harris and More

    April 30, 2013 1:16 PM EDT The 80,000-square-foot mega-club bets on EDM, but with a hedge. Hakkasan Las Vegas celebrated its official opening at the MGM Grand Las Vegas April 26-28 with a star-studded weekend, both on the guest list and behind the decks. The 80,000-square-foot nightclub/restaurant has been under…

  11. 'American Idol' Recap: No Clear Front Runner With Only Four to Go

    April 25, 2013 11:15 AM EDT Many things set the 12th season of "American Idol" apart from its recent predecessors (namely, ALL DEM GIRLS), but one of the most noticeable changes has to do with the front runner. And by that, I mean that there really isn't one. Last season, everyone pretty much knew…

  12. Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift Ties For 10th-Most Top 40 Hot 100 Hits All-Time

    April 19, 2013 8:29 PM EDT The singer tallies her 41st top 40 Hot 100 hit, lifting her into a 10th-place tie among acts with the most such entries in the chart's history. Plus, P!nk marks a new career milestone. As "Highway Don't Care," with Tim McGraw, rolls 42-25 on the Billboard Hot 100,…

  13. 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…

  14. MS MR Talk Debut LP 'Secondhand Rapture,' Meeting Usher

    March 22, 2013 3:12 PM EDT New York-based gloom pop duo MS MR are readying their debut album, “Secondhand Rapture,” for release on May 14 via Columbia and revealed the album’s artwork on Friday. The album was produced by the band’s Max Hershenow, with additional mixing and production from Tom Elmhirst (Amy Winehouse…

  15. David Bowie Drops New Song, Video for 'The Stars (Are Out Tonight)'

    February 25, 2013 11:54 PM EST After surprising everyone last month with a new single and promises of more music to come, David Bowie has dropped a second, rockier track and an eye-catching clip. New single "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" and its accompanying video arrived today. It’s a return to alternative…

  16. 2013 Fall New York Fashion Week: 5 Things We Learned on Day 3

    February 10, 2013 3:30 PM EST The Hook's editor Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. was out on the town in NYC yesterday (Feb. 9), scoping out the latest NYFW fall runway looks and taking celeb notes along the way. Alexander Wang Loves Fur, Leather, and A$AP Rocky Wang had quite the cool front row with rapper A$AP Rocky,actress…

  17. 'American Idol' Recap: Forgotten Lyrics, Clashing Groups at Hollywood Week

    February 07, 2013 10:00 AM EST "American Idol" group rounds. Long a source of surefire drama during Hollywood week, the round promises that big voices will shine above the rest, and that someone's going to forget their words. I've never much liked the part of the competition, but this season has left…

  18. Kitty Gets Serious, Outgrows 'Tumblr-Wave' Tag on 'D.A.I.S.Y. Rage' EP

    January 31, 2013 12:30 PM EST "It took me a while to have songs that I wasn't super embarrassed of," says the 19-year-old rapper. After mining Internet gold with her tongue-in-cheek sleeper hit "Okay Cupid," Kitty didn't see a future in hip-hop. Formerly known as Kitty Pryde, the 19-year-old…

  19. David Bowie, 'Where Are We Now?': Track Review

    January 08, 2013 12:40 PM EST DAVID BOWIE "Where Are We Now?" Producer: Tony Visconti Label: ISO/Columbia Rating: 79/100 Leave it to David Bowie to ask the question, in song, that we'd all like to put to him -- namely, where the hell has he been? It's been a good nine years of seclusion for the rock…

  20. David Bowie Releases First Single in a Decade, Album to Follow

    January 08, 2013 6:20 AM EST David Bowie celebrated his 66th birthday today by dropping a new single "Where Are We Now?", which went live in the early hours of Jan. 8 through Iso/Columbia Records. Today's retail release is an exclusive across the iTunes Store in 119 countries. The Thin White Duke has been…

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