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Eminem and featured artist Rihanna notch a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "The Monster," which holds off Pitbull and Ke$ha's "Timber" at No. 2, also for a third week.
Google has removed Rap Genius' site from its search results ranking following disclosures that the New York lyrics site has tried to game the search engine with a backlink scheme.
Beyoncé's new album, which has zoomed to the top of the Billboard sales charts, appears to also be popular on the file sharing charts as well -- with nearly a quarter million copies pirated within the first week of its Dec. 13 debut, according to Musicmetric.
Though Faces frontman Rod Stewart, who's been spelled by Simply Red's Mick Hucknall for the group's reunion shows since 2009 (including its 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction), recently said the Faces are "earmarking" a 2015 reunion, McLagan tells Billboard he and drummer Kenney Jones are focusing more on celebrating the golden anniversary of their previous band.
"Getting to the heart" of a trying time was the focus of the follow-up to "Never Say Never," out Christmas day.
Studio drummer Ricky Lawson, a collaborator with musicians including Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Whitney Houston and a Grammy-winner, died at a suburban Los Angeles hospital following a brain aneurism. He was 59.
As part of our year-end special, we asked you, the audience three specific questions about 2013 -- and we got dozens of thoughtful, intelligent, well-considered responses. Rather than dropping all of that knowledge in one big pile, we're publishing question responses over the next week.
Everyone is in Bruno Mars' ear about one thing when it comes to performing the Super Bowl halftime show: How will you deal with the freezing cold?
Jay Z may be one of the highest selling and greatest tenured MC's of our time, selling over one million copies of his album Magna Carta...Holy Grail this year. A new report unearthed by Business Insider however, questions the authenticity of his brand as it relates to millenials (18-31 year olds).
Lil Twist will NOT be charged with roughing up a woman at Justin Bieber's house.
Rockstar Consortium, a patent-holding company formed from the bankrupt Canadian telecom company Nortel, sued Google and manufacturers of Android phones over patents almost two months ago.
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