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Will The Wiggle Replace Twerking?

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Now that we've all mastered twerking, it's time to "wiggle." "Talk Dirty" singer Jason Derulo stopped by What's Trending Live! to teach our host, S...

Video Premiere: The Sea The Sea Spring Forward With 'Fists Full of Flowers'

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

As birds chirp and bees buzz, what cannot be denied is love, promising love. A smart, sweet and embraceable singing-songwriting duo known as The Sea The Sea convey all those feelings in a what's-old-is-new video that premieres here today.

John Butler -- The Lost Interview

Robbie Gennet | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
Robbie Gennet

From his early days busking in the streets of Australia to currently headlining shows around the globe, John Butler has evolved as a guitar player, singer, songwriter and human being. Whether backed by his stellar band or solo, his music is uplifting and powerful

Beyoncé Balances Motherhood With Her Work And Still Feels Sexy

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.30.2013 | Entertainment

"Just because you become a mother, doesn't mean you lose who you are." Beyoncé's newest featurette about the making of her self-titled album star...

Watch Santa Give Krampus a Seasonal Smackdown on The Aquabats! Super Show! Holiday Special

Jim Hill | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It might an odd choice to build the Aquabats' first-ever holiday special around a beast-like creature straight out of Alpine folklore. But as Jacobs revealed during a phone interview earlier this week, creating a Krampus-centric Super Show! episode has always been a Christmas dream of his.

Best of 2013: Vienna Teng Aims High, Has One Memorable Year

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.16.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Vienna Teng is upfront about the ways she creates and performs music that's daring and dynamic. The classically trained pianist and Californian-born singer-songwriter embraces technology to enhance her sound, and isn't afraid to let everyone know it.

Meet Doug and Telisha Williams: Born to Be Wild Ponies

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If you like your lyrics dark, your melodies moodier, your Christmases not quite so merry and your sound (particularly the fiddle) a little bit creepy, what do you do?

Dear Diary: Going on Record, Dido Opens Up With Greatest Hits

Michael Bialas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Ultimately, Dido believes her upcoming collection of songs is "the crazy diary of my life" rather than a greatest hits record. Dido's Greatest Hits...

Days Are Gone: HAIM Sisters Surpass Hype With Marvelous Debut Album (Review)

Thomas McKenna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Thomas McKenna

Tuesday, October 1st witnessed the long-anticipated release of HAIM's debut album, Days Are Gone. It is a masterwork. It is music that burrows in your brain and stays there.

Review: Elton John, The Diving Board

Judah Joseph | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

Back with his 13th solo album, Elton John's The Diving Board is slated for release in the United States by Capitol Records on September 24, 2013.

The Rebirth of Vienna Teng: Her Aims Is True, Too

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.15.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"It's such cool and eccentric but such deeply emotional and innovative music and it's so hard to achieve all of those things at the same time." Vienn...

Double Vision: Meeting Over the Rhine at the Edge of the World

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

There are a lot of terrifically talented and youthful singer-songwriting couples today who, when they're not making out, breaking up or making up, are...

Dove Tales: Amanda Shires Is Learning to Fly Like a Bird

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.04.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If Amanda Shires is the perfect example of writing what you know, there just might be a box set equivalent of James Joyce's greatest hits waiting just...

Tye Tribett Believes Heaven Endorsed New Album

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Stephanie R. Caudle

With six days to go before the release of his newest album Greater Than it appears that Tye Tribett may have another hit album on his hands.

Skylar Grey Performs "Wear Me Out" and Talks "Don't Look Down" Album and Tour

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

The day before her "Don't Look Down" solo album launched and 2013 tour kicked off, singer/songwriter Skylar Grey joined us in the What's Trending st...

Cimorelli Sisters Jump From YouTube To Radio With "Made In America"

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.26.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

The incredibly talented Cimorelli sisters return to the What's Trending studio to perform their new original single, "Made In America," and take fan...

Rick Ross Previews New Wale Album (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

Mike Lawrence's Sadamantium

Tony Bartolone | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

The compelling thing about this comic is the perfect storm of elements he uses to build a powerhouse of relatable material.

Tristan Prettyman -- Musician, Writer, Woman: Part Two

Maria Burnham | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

A few weeks back I posted a blog about singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman. Not only is she a talented writer and musician, but she is also a growing woman who has embraced love, heartbreak, and life, and she is not afraid to share her experiences with those around her.

Tristan Prettyman-Musician, Writer, Woman-Talks About Love: Part One

Maria Burnham | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Maria Burnham

Today I had the privilege to chat with singer-songwriter Tristan Prettyman about life, love, heartache, and what it feels like to be a woman in her early 30's.

Will.i.am and Britney Spears Celebrate #Willpower Album Release on Google+ (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

On April 23, to celebrate the release of his fourth solo album, Willpower, will.i.am joined collaborators Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Nicole Scherzinger in a live Google+ Hangout on his illwilly YouTube channel.

How Griffin House's Fans Saved His Balls

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 06.23.2013 | Entertainment
Nicholas Ferroni

After my last relationship ended, it was difficult, but I did, however, gain two important things from her: a nice wardrobe and an introduction to the incredible music of Griffin House.

Doug Benson Previews Upcoming Comi-Con Stoner Doc Chronic-Con

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.19.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Doug Benson's documentary Super High Me followed the comic as he gave up weed smoking entirely for a month (the horror!) and then smoked constantly for another month. Ever since, he's been scanning about for his next great movie idea.

Best of YouTube's Original Channels This Week: Vice to Cartoon Hangover (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

In Channel Surfing #9, Creators Project takes a behind the scenes look at the making of Daft Punk's upcoming album Random Access Memories with Giorgio Moroder.

Broken Mirrors And A Bloody Nose: The Legacy Of The Exploding Hearts' Guitar Romantic

Stereo IQ | Posted 06.01.2013 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

By Alex Koenig The Exploding Hearts sought to finish what their punk forefathers started. The Portland quartet donned ripped blue jeans and dishev...