Two of music's quirkiest and most unapologetic artists, Erykah Badu and Wayne Coyne, are mired in what is either a bizarre feud or a masterful ruse in a Twitter debate about a racy Flaming Lips video featuring the new soul singer.
It's a topic that's tough to avoid when discussing the accomplishments of Donna Summer, who died Thursday of cancer: Why is the legendary singer not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? The chairman of the Hall's nominating committee today called the omission "regrettable."
Katy Perry has been a very busy pop star over the past two years, scoring five Hot 100 No. 1s off her 2010 effort "Teenage Dream" and another topper in February with "Part of Me," off the "Complete Confection" collection. She'll try to do it again with "Wide Awake," which hits radio later this month. "I swear, after this song, I'm taking a fucking vacation," Perry said following her acceptance speech for artist of the year the NARM Music Awards on Thursday (May 10).
Jim McCrary, who was behind the camera for hundreds of album covers including Carole King's iconic Tapestry, but who soured on rock photography following an encounter with a young Michael Jackson, died last month at age 72.
Jim McCrary, who was behind the camera for hundreds of album covers including an iconic one for Carole King, but who soured on rock photography following an encounter with a young Michael Jackson, died last month at age 72.
The blockbuster-to-be "Men in Black III" hits theaters May 25, but fans already have a theme song to the movie in Pitbull's single "Back in Time." The superstar told us at the Billboard Latin Music Conference that he's embraced the opportunity to be a part of the film, and is looking to Will Smith as a "blueprint" on how to transition from music to the big screen and beyond.