1. Beyonce's New Haircut: Fans React Via Twitter and Instagram

    August 08, 2013 12:45 PM EDT This morning (Aug. 8), the world awoke to a newly-defined Beyoncé. The superstar uploaded a few “selfies” on Instagram, revealing that she had chopped off her golden locks and switched to an edgier pixie cut. Opinions on Instagram and Twitter have wavered from praise-worthy support to…

  2. Lil Twist Arrested for Suspected DUI in Justin Bieber's Fisker

    July 11, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The rapper known as Lil Twist has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence after being stopped in California while he was behind the wheel of Justin Bieber's luxury sports car.   Justin Bieber Apologizes to Bill Clinton Christopher Moore, 20, was pulled over…

  3. Kip Moore's 'Girl' Hits Top 10, Video Premiere Spikes Taylor Swift's 'Red'

    July 11, 2013 1:45 PM EDT Kip Moore claims his third top 10 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart with "Hey Pretty Girl," which rises 11-9. He previously reached the upper tier with "Beer Money," which rolled to No. 7 last December, and "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck," which…

  4. Fun Fun Fun Fest: Snoop Dogg, Slayer, Television Top Eclectic Austin Lineup

    July 10, 2013 11:40 AM EDT It will be an eclectic, nostalgia-filled weekend at this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest, with Snoop Dogg, Slayer, Television and MGMT among the headliners for the three-day event to be held November 8-10 at Auditorium Shores in Austin, Texas. Organizers announced the lineup on Wednesday for…

  5. Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson Star in Toby Keith's Twister Relief Concert

    July 07, 2013 7:54 AM EDT Some of country music's biggest stars, including Garth Brooks, Toby Keith and many others with ties to Oklahoma, played a sold-out show Saturday at the University of Oklahoma to raise money for the victims of the recent tornadoes that strafed the state. Organizers of the Twister…

  6. Queensryche, 'Queensryche': Track-By-Track Review

    June 24, 2013 11:10 AM EDT First, Queensrÿche endured guitarist Chris DeGarmo's 1997 departure. Then came last year's firing of singer Geoff Tate, whose assertion that he holds 81% of the act's songwriting credits sparked rampant commentary about exactly what each member has contributed to the band.…

  7. Florida Georgia Line Reaches No. 1 On Top Country Albums

    June 20, 2013 6:00 PM EDT Florida Georgia Line scores its first leader on Top Country Albums, as "Here's to the Good Times" rises from its previous No. 3 peak to No. 1 with 33,000 copies sold (up 20%), according to Nielsen SoundScan, in its 28th week. The duo's album is the first in more than a…

  8. Sammy Hagar Joining Okla. Tornado Relief Concert

    June 19, 2013 10:09 PM EDT The former Van Halen frontman will join Toby Keith, Garth Brooks and more at the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert. Former Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar is joining a star-studded country music concert planned to benefit victims of last month's deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma. Toby Keith…

  9. Kings of Leon, Flaming Lips & More to Perform At Rock for Oklahoma Benefit

    June 18, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Kings of Leon and the Flaming Lips have been confirmed to perform at the Rock for Oklahoma Benefit on July 23 in Oklahoma City, along with a full cast of big name rock performers. "We couldn't be more proud to lend a hand to home state," Jared Followill, bassist for Kings of…

  10. CMT Music Awards: 10 Things You Didn’t See on TV

    June 06, 2013 2:08 AM EDT The Color Purple: The red carpet is clearly passé. The Academy of Country Music used to have an orange rug, the Country Music Assn. favors black, and the CMTs – you’re lookin’ at purple. What shade of purple? That was up for debate. Kip Moore said it was “dark purple,” Katie Armiger…

  11. Carrie Underwood Performs Emotional Tribute to Tornado Victims at CMT Music Awards

    June 06, 2013 12:45 AM EDT The CMT Music Awards are often noted for their irreverence, and sometimes for the shock value of pairing country performers with acts from outside the format. While this years' telecast had plenty of those moments this year -- with appearances from Nelly and Lenny Kravitz, there was…

  12. Phonat, 'Identity Theft': First Listen

    June 03, 2013 4:15 PM EDT Twerky noir via Skrillex’s OWSLA label. OWSLA keeps to the policy of “doing things the weird way,” according to its founder Skrillex, with the release of Phonat’s “Identity Theft” EP, dropping tomorrow. While its six tracks have the dystopian hum that unifies so much of the work of Sonny…

  13. Darius Rucker Debuts At No. 1 On Top Country Albums

    May 30, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Darius Rucker posts his third consecutive leader on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, as "True Believers" debuts at No. 1 with 83,000 sold, his second-best weekly sales sum, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Rucker recorded his biggest week when "Charleston, SC 1966…

  14. Usher, Darius Rucker Join Benefit Concert for Oklahoma Tornado Victims

    May 28, 2013 8:39 AM EDT Usher and Darius Rucker have joined the lineup of performers for the Oklahoma relief concert organized and headlined by Blake Shelton. The May 29 event, titled Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert, will benefit the United Way of Central Oklahoma May Tornadoes Relief Fund. NBC is…

  15. Singer Sandi Patty Praises Resilience of Oklahoma Tornado Victims

    May 27, 2013 3:22 PM EDT Christian singer Sandi Patty says it's been "a really powerful thing" to see the resiliency of Oklahoma residents affected by Monday's deadly tornado. Patty lives about 20 miles from hard-hit Moore, Okla., and says her church has been serving as a relief center for…

  16. President Barack Obama Honors 'Living Legend' Carole King At White House Concert

    May 23, 2013 12:04 AM EDT President Barack Obama, saluting Carole King's five decades as an award-winning singer-songwriter, said Wednesday that music often is a place where people seek comfort and inspiration during trying times. Two days after much of Moore, Okla., was flattened by a powerful tornado that…

  17. Blake Shelton Organizing NBC Benefit Concert for Tornado Victims

    May 21, 2013 11:59 PM EDT Oklahoma native says concert will "happen very quickly" Blake Shelton and NBC have begun to organize a benefit concert for the victims of the Oklahoma tornado that have left thousands homeless, killed at least 24 people and decimated the city of Moore. "We'll know more…

  18. Toby Keith's Hometown Destroyed By Tornado; Oklahoma Stars React to Disaster

    May 21, 2013 9:12 AM EDT "Moore is strong and we will persevere," country singer says. OK native Carrie Underwood is "thinking about and praying for my beautiful home state" Toby Keith says his hometown of Moore, Okla. will bounce back after a massive tornado ravaged the Oklahoma City suburb,…

  19. Romanthony, House Producer & 'One More Time' Singer, Reported Dead

    May 19, 2013 4:16 AM EDT Romanthony, an influential house producer and singer best known for performing the vocals on Daft Punk's single "One More Time," has been reported to have died earlier this month. The artist, born Anthony Moore, reportedly passed away at his home in Austin, Tex. on May 7. As…

  20. What's Next for Randy Jackson After 'American Idol'?

    May 10, 2013 1:30 PM EDT The goal of “American Idol,” a dozen seasons ago when it started, was to create stars out of unknowns. It did so for Simon Cowell, perhaps the most famous A&R man on the planet, who has surrounded himself with television and music projects here and in the U.K. since his days as a judge…

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