The best songs of 2012 did more than please listeners' ears; they also advanced the genres they represented, whether it was pop, hip hop, rock, EDM or whatever we're calling Fiona Apple's music these days.
So how does a viral hit parlay its success into something that lasts longer than a head cold? "You don't," Ryder Ripps, co-founder of Long Island City agency OKFocus, told us.
Salvatore Pane's debut novel, Last Call in the City of Bridges, follows Michael Bishop, a hard-drinking, video-game-playing, dead-end-job-toiling 25-year-old who's about to meet his match in Ivy Chase, a pastor's daughter.
How can children these days avoid being infected with this "disease" when, thanks to the wired world they live in, the majority of messages they receive venerate and encourage narcissism?
This week, I turn 28-years-old, which means it's time to reevaluate life and consider how everything's going to change in my maturity.
The surfacing of sex tapes among people in Hollywood has become so common that some tapes are leaked as a marketing strategy to advance or establish fame.
One hundred and forty characters provide a powerful weapon in the hands of 17-year-old Chicago rapper Chief Keef. But then again, so does his music.
In the case of DJ Khaled, I've often wondered whether he may have been born with ten or so exclamation points after his name. His latest venture and sixth studio album, Kiss the Ring, probably strengthens my theory.
No longer under the watchful eye of God, youth often use lyrics and beats of artists like Kanye West and Jay-Z to spark their spiritual flame.
Let the athletes pump iron -- you can get pumped up to this mix of Glee, Kanye West, and Bon Jovi.
What most people, and even most musicians, don't realize is that Nietzsche coined what can be considered one of the most used phrases in music and even society.
Kanye West is back, and he brought friends! The rapper's new film Cruel Summer's soundtrack features tracks from him and the rest of his G.O.O.D. Music crew. So far, the standout song of the bunch has been "Mercy" and we bring you its highlights here.
Lucky has been Wendy's muse and close canine companion since the day they met. Her underdog journey wasn't easy at the start, but has certainly been a trail of love and service the entire way.
To celebrate the most memorable time of the year, here are my favorite summer songs. I hope you sing, hum and maybe even dance along!
We've got the scoop on Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Bill and Guiliana Rancic, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick and Lea Michele and Cory Monteith.
Roseanne Colletti is joined by George Rush of the renowned Rush and Molloy, for one of a kind, personal celebrity stories. George Rush and Joanna Moll...