1. 2NE1 Embraces Pop Art in 'Gotta Be You' Video: Watch

    May 20, 2014 9:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The record-breaking K-pop quartet sing and rap amid references to Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein Following a pair of fierce videos initially revealed when 2NE1 dropped their record-breaking "Crush" album , the K-pop phenoms have followed ...

  2. Lou Reed Remembered: Honoring New York City's Unofficial Mayor

    October 28, 2013 11:10 AM EDT Lou Reed was the Godfather of Punk, the grumpy older statesman of New York City rock and roll. We followed him as he emerged from under the weight of Andy Warhol and the Velvet Underground and took a journey through glitter and glam and heroin a ...

  3. Lou Reed's Billboard Chart History

    October 27, 2013 6:54 PM EDT In his lifetime, the late Lou Reed charted 23 albums on the Billboard 200 chart, stretching back to his self-titled debut in 1972.  The Grammy Award-winner's most recent chart ink came with his collaboration album "Lulu," with Met ...

  4. John Cale on Death of Lou Reed: 'I've Lost My 'School-Yard Buddy'

    October 27, 2013 5:16 PM EDT Lou Reed's death leaves multi-instrumentalist John Cale and drummer Mo Tucker as the only living original members of art rock icons Velvet Underground. Cale, who co-founded the group with Reed in 1965, reacted to the news with a simple sent ...

  5. Lou Reed, Rock 'n' Roll Iconoclast, Dead at 71

    October 27, 2013 2:49 PM EDT The walk on the wild side has ended. And it was a wild one, indeed. Lou Reed, who died on Sunday at the age of 71 at home on Long Island, was never on any kind of mission other than to satisfy his own muse. And that muse was meandering -- occas ...

  6. Christie's Offering Andy Warhol Collection in Online Auction

    October 16, 2013 7:41 PM EDT Andy Warhol enthusiasts and art collectors, take note: Christie's has a new auction that might be of interest. Starting today (Oct. 16), the U.K.-based auction house has for sale over 120 photographs, drawings and prints that the legendary ar ...

  7. Grace Jones Memoir Due Out Next Fall

    September 19, 2013 12:11 AM EDT Grace Jones, who once vowed she'd never write a memoir, has changed her mind. The model, actress, singer and Studio 54 legend has an agreement with Gallery Books for a book scheduled to come out next fall. Gallery, an imprint of Simon & S ...

  8. Moby Makes His Directorial Debut with ‘A Case for Shame’: Watch

    July 18, 2013 5:55 AM EDT Moby has dropped the video for “A Case for Shame,” the first from his upcoming 11th studio album. The video marks Moby’s directorial debut, and was shot at the electronic artist’s L.A. home – or more precisely, his swimming pool. Moby spends much ...

  9. Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol Foundation Settle Banana Album Dispute

    May 29, 2013 7:27 PM EDT The Velvet Underground and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts have split their differences over the iconic cover art for the 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico . The Andy Warhol-created artwork became the subject of legal c ...

  10. Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie Talk 'Twins' Tour, 'Born Villain' Special Edition

    October 01, 2012 8:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As he hits the road with Rob Zombie for their Twins Of Evil Tour, Marilyn Manson is preparing to release a little more villainous music to the world. Manson tells Billboard.com that he plans to release a "special edition" of his latest alb ...

  11. Lady Gaga's New Album: 'ARTPOP'

    August 06, 2012 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 ARTPOP. All caps, per Lady Gaga , who tweeted on Sunday, "make sure when writing about my new album/project ARTPOP that you CAPITALIZE the title, *its all in the details*" And so it seems the pop star has announced the name of her much ant ...

  12. Velvet Underground Adds New Complaint Against Warhol Foundation In Banana Album Cover Suit

    February 27, 2012 10:17 AM EST Last month, the Velvet Underground sued the Andy Warhol Foundation with an artful double-step: On one hand, the band claimed that the famous image that adorns its classic 1967 album, The Velvet Underground & Nico , was in the public domain. On ...

  13. Jay-Z Joins List Of Artists-Turned-Authors With 'Decoded'

    November 05, 2010 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Reading music is taking on a different meaning of late. That's due to a growing number of high-profile autobiographies and memoirs written by music artists. Among the artists-turned-authors hitting bookstore shelves this year are Susan Boyle , ...

  14. Michael Jackson No. 1 on Forbes' Top-Earning Dead Celebrities

    October 25, 2010 4:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 M ichael Jackson's sudden death sparked an outpouring of grief around the world, but fans also opened their wallets to make him this year's top-earning dead celebrity with $275 million, Forbes said on Monday. Jackson raked in more than the ...

  15. Jay-Z 'Decoded' Book Cover Revealed

    September 22, 2010 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z's long-talked about book, "Decoded," is set to hit bookstore shelves on Nov. 16 through publisher Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group. The book is a narrative of the famous lyrics and overall life ...

  16. Dean & Britta Release Soundtrack of Warhol Tour

    July 24, 2010 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Between 1964 and 1966, Andy Warhol created nearly 500 "screen tests" -- short, silent, filmed portraits of the famous and unknown personalities who made their way through the Factory. In 2008, the Andy Warhol Museum and Pittsburgh Cultural ...

  17. '60s Anti-War Rocker Tuli Kupferberg Dies

    July 13, 2010 1:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 T uli Kupferberg , a founding member of the Fugs , one of the first underground rock groups and a staple on the anti-war protest scene in the 1960s, has died. Kupferberg, who had suffered strokes in the past year, died Monday in a Manhattan hospital ...

  18. Eminem's Strong Sales, Mark Mothersbaugh's Drug Tales

    June 30, 2010 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Eminem tops the Billboard 200, selling almost 750,000 copies of "Recovery," making this the biggest sales week for an album since AC/DC sold just under 800,000 copies o ...

  19. Velvet Underground Members To Share Stage At New York Public Library

    November 17, 2009 5:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Former Velvet Underground members Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker and Doug Yule will make an extremely rare joint public appearance on Dec. 8 at the New York Public Library. The three will discuss the Velvet Underground's music and legacy with rock jo ...

  20. Michael Jackson Has Earned $72 Million Since Death

    October 29, 2009 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even before the "This Is It" opening, Michael Jackson had earned $90 million in the past year, with most of it coming since his death five months ago. That sizable sum put him third on the Forbes list of dead celebrities making the most mo ...

  21. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern rock label Capricorn Records and manager of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers, dies of lung cancer at his 2006 - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controve ...

  22. Absolut Sponsoring Kanye Spring Tour

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West has inked a sponsorship deal with Absolut 100 Vodka for his upcoming tour, which begins April 16 in Seattle. Kanye West has inked a sponsorship deal with Absolut 100 Vodka for his upcoming tour, which begins April 16 in Seattle. In conjun ...

  23. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern rock label Capricorn Records and manager of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers, dies of lung cancer at his 2006 - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controve ...

  24. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1991 - </b>Punk rock forerunner Johnny Thunders dies of a drug overdose in New Orleans at age 38.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Pop singer Jessica Simpson adds to her television-acting resu ...

  25. Weezer Preps Live DVD As Hiatus Begins

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Having completed its promotional obligations in support of its 2005 Geffen album, "Make Believe," Weezer has begun a hiatus of undetermined length. Having completed its promotional obligations in support of its 2005 Geffen album, "Mak ...

  26. Elvis Remains Top-Earning Dead Celeb

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elvis is still the king when it comes to earning royalties, according to Forbes magazine, but Shakespeare could have given him a run for the money. Elvis is still the king when it comes to earning royalties, according to Forbes magazine, but Shakesp ...

  27. King Helps Break Ground On Museum

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blues icon B.B. King joined local and state dignitaries today (June 10) for the groundbreaking of a $10 million museum honoring him in a Mississippi Delta town where he used to live. Blues icon B.B. King joined local and state dignitaries today (Jun ...

  28. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Pop singer Jessica Simpson adds to her television-acting resume with an episode of "The Twilight Zone." Simpson stars in a segment of the UPN series as a babysitter who discovers the lif 2003 - Pop singer Jessica ...

  29. New Bon Jovi Studio Album, Tour Due

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new Bon Jovi album due in the spring will be a "loud guitar, big rock record," says Jon Bon Jovi. "We're very excited about it, and I'm very confident it's going to be a big record for us." Guitaris A new Bon Jov ...

  30. Hammerstein Ballroom, New York

    May 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York-based electronic pop/performance art duo Fischerspooner (frontman/lyricist Casey Spooner and composer/producer Warren Fischer) brought its lavish, sexually provocative show to a packed Hammer New York-based electronic pop/performance art du ...

  31. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Andrea Bocelli is honored for his outstanding contribution to music at the third Classical Brit Awards. 2002 - Andrea Bocelli is honored for his outstanding contribution to music at the third Classical Brit Awards. 1999 - G ...

  32. Take No Prisoners

    December 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In the early '70s, Lou Reed was dangerous, and it wasn't just his depictions of the nocturnal New York underworld that were on the edge; his interactions with his audience and the press could be volat RELEASE DATE: Sept. 24 In the early &# ...

  33. 'VU & Nico' Debut To Be Reissued In March

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "The Velvet Underground and Nico," one of rock's most influential debut albums, is getting an overhaul. The 1967 bow of rock luminaries the Velvet Underground will be re-released March 5 by Polydor/UM "The Velvet Underground and ...