1. 'N Sync Joins Justin Timberlake on Stage at the MTV VMAs

    August 25, 2013 11:12 PM EDT The rumors were true, 'N Sync came and then said "Bye Bye Bye." Well, it happened. After much speculation about whether or not Justin Timberlake would bring his old boy band crew ‘N Sync out during his performance tonight at the 2013 Video Music Awards, the rumors were…

  2. Sean Hannity Slams 'Coward' Ryan Adams

    August 07, 2013 5:00 PM EDT For three and a half minutes Tuesday night, Sean Hannity did his best to bash alt-country rocker Ryan Adams, whose music, according to Hannity, "isn't that popular," after Ryan posted a derogatory tweet about the conservative Fox News host Monday night. Ryan's tweet was…

  3. Drake's OVO Fest Surprises With Kanye West, Lil Wayne, TLC and J. Cole

    August 06, 2013 11:55 AM EDT Drake outdid himself at the 4th annual OVO Fest at Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto last night -- even before the two-hour show ended. TLC, Diddy, Mase, Miguel, J. Cole, Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Wale, Lil Mama and The Weeknd would have been more than enough to rival past OVOs…

  4. Lollapalooza 2013: Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, New Order Rule Muddy Day 1

    August 03, 2013 1:10 PM EDT In the final minutes of the first day of Lollapalooza (August 2) in Chicago—now in its 10th consecutive year after a 2003 revival--10,000 or so people held lighters and hugged shoulders and sang in unison along with Nine Inch Nails ' devastating ballad “Hurt,” a song so moving that…

  5. Stevie Wonder, 'Innervisions': Classic Track-By-Track Review

    August 03, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Wonder's 1973 album turns 40 today. Celebrate by taking a fresh listen and walking through a track-by-track review. The test for whether or not an album is a classic has more to do with lasting appeal and endurance than instant impact. In 1973 Stevie Wonder’s “Innervisions” hit hard…

  6. Lester Chambers Attacked After Dedicating Song to Trayvon Martin: Family

    July 15, 2013 1:10 PM EDT Lester Chambers, a key member of soul-rock group The Chambers Brothers, was attacked on stage in Hayward, California on Saturday night after apparently dedicating a song to Trayvon Martin. The 73-year-old Chambers was performing at the Hayward Russell City Blues Festival when a woman,…

  7. Justin Bieber Apologizes to Bill Clinton (But What About the Bucket?)

    July 11, 2013 9:38 AM EDT Justin Bieber has gone into damage control mode after a leaked video showed him urinating into a janitor's mop bucket and yelling "F--k Bill Clinton" while defacing a photo of the former president. The pop star claims he spoke directly with Clinton on Wednesday and it can be…

  8. The Mowgli's Take Fans on a Double Decker Bus Trek Through NYC: Live Report

    July 10, 2013 4:28 PM EDT The rising eight-piece group invited fans onto a tourist bus for an acoustic performance. A press release for the Mowgli's describes the group as the "quintessential California band," and the folk-pop octet most assuredly belongs to the Golden State, although maybe not from…

  9. Justin Bieber Takes 'Piss Break' in Mop Bucket, Yells 'F--k Bill Clinton'

    July 10, 2013 9:45 AM EDT We've learned a handful of things by watching the latest leaked video featuring 19-year-old swagtitioner, Justin Bieber. But first, let's set it up: early on Wednesday TMZ published a smartphone-video taken by one of Bieber's pals showing the singer taking a "quick…

  10. 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…

  11. Kelly Rowland Releases Wiz Khalifa-Assisted 'Gone': Listen

    June 10, 2013 4:05 PM EDT The break-up song samples Joni Mitchell's 'Big Yellow Taxi.' Kelly Rowland teams up with Wiz Khalifa for her latest single, "Gone." The Harmony-produced track, off her forthcoming album, "Talk a Good Game," features Kelly Rowland saying so long to a man…

  12. J. Cole, 'Born Sinner': Track-By-Track Review

    June 07, 2013 2:08 PM EDT Perhaps inspired by his release-date rival, Kanye West, J. Cole has learned how to make an entrance. Last night (June 6), in a more intimate, high-tech version of the premiere of Yeezy's "New Slaves" — which was shown via projector in public spaces in 66 cities worldwide —…

  13. Naughty By Nature, Macklemore & More Perform at 6th Annual Roots Picnic: Live Review

    June 02, 2013 11:49 AM EDT The Roots close the one-day festival with surprise guest, Meek Mill. The Roots Picnic took over the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing yesterday (June 1) with its annual celebration of music. Last year’s festival was an experiment, as the event was spread out over two days, the second of which…

  14. Boards of Canada Release Video of 'Reach For The Dead’: Watch

    May 24, 2013 3:29 AM EDT Boards of Canada aren’t done teasing their fanbase with new material. The Scottish electronic act has released a clip for "Reach For The Dead," the lead track from their forthcoming new album “Tomorrow’s Harvest”. It’s the most substantial indicator of what its producers,…

  15. SZA Talks Quitting Her Day Job, Working With Holy Other & Emile Haynie

    May 23, 2013 12:03 PM EDT SZA, a gifted St. Louis bred R&B/pop singer, can hold a tune a lot better than she can a job. Since graduating a year ago, the 23-year old has been let go from one customer service gig after another— the cost of pursuing a full-time career in music. So far, the investment seems to…

  16. Frank Ocean, Beck Lead O Music Awards Nominees

    May 16, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Frank Ocean and Beck top this year's O Music Awards with two nominations each. On June 19, the awards return with a "Make a Band Famous" competition, performances from across the country and a drum-a-thon led by The Roots band leader and drummer Questlove. Among this year&…

  17. 'American Idol' Finalists Candice and Kree Talk Nerves, Style Regrets and Winner Songs

    May 15, 2013 1:15 PM EDT Today's the big day. Millions of Americans will huddle around their television screens to watch Kree Harrison and Candice Glover battle it out for the title of Season 12's "American Idol" winner. While fans prep for the show's biggest night of the year, the ladies…

  18. '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…

  19. Lauryn Hill Releases New Song, 'Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)': Listen

    May 04, 2013 7:33 PM EDT Lauryn Hill releases a new song, "Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)," in connection with her newly signed deal with Sony. "Here is a link to a piece that I was 'required' to release immediately, by virtue of the impending legal deadline." Hill wrote on her…

  20. CODER Crew’s Picks of the Week: Case & Point, Dyro and More

    April 19, 2013 2:28 PM EDT Each Friday, the CODE crew will review their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Zel, Elissa, Jacob and Lauren have to say. Bingo Players, "Out Of My Mind" (Case & Point Remix) (Hysteria Records) After the bombings at the Boston Marathon…

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