iOS app Android app

Pop Music

Mariah Carey's Easter Belly Art

people.com | Sarah Durham Wilson | Posted 06.26.2011 | Arts

Mariah Carey's imminently forthcoming twins may not have arrived in time for Easter, but she celebrated with them all the same. On Sunday, the sin...

So Out, They're In: Hanson

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

There's been a lot of anxiety these days about the future of our nation: McCain vs. Obama, Jamie Lynn Spears vs. Bristol Palin, 90210 vs. 90210. They...

The Soulful Pop Songstress: Interview With Jen Hirsh

Laura Cococcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Laura Cococcia

As I listened to Jen Hirsh's newly released album, I heard the influences of Natalie Merchant and a sprinkle of Sarah McLachlan, with some Sufjan Stevens and a splash of Bob Dylan.

CD Of The Week: Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water"

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Very few bands walk away at the peak of their creative and commercial game. Simon and Garfunkel did it with Bridge Over Troubled Water, which has recently been rereleased.

OMD at Terminal 5, First U.S. Show in 23 Years

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I think Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark was almost as surprised as I was by the mob of people who showed up for their first U.S. concert in 23 years. But there the audience was, faithful fans who weren't just there to hear "If You Leave."

WATCH: Music Student Turns Vacant High School Into Instrument

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

When it comes to creation, there is never really a right time or place; what it takes is initiative. Music student Ben Meyers proves this with his im...

Retiring

AP | By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON -- British singer and drummer Phil Collins has used his personal website to announce his retirement in a bid to clarify recent speculation over...

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

If you ever wondered how you'd handle a week where Avril Lavigne, the cast of Glee, Lupe Fiasco, and three-fourths of Oasis all simultaneously released albums, here's your survival guide.

Giddy About Gaga

John Gascot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Gascot

I fear that if I read yet another story or comment about how much Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" lacks merit and is a blatant rip-off of Madonna's "Express Yourself" my head might implode, not from anger, but boredom.

Nelly Furtado To Donate $1 Million From Gaddafi To Charity

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nelly Furtado is just one of many stars who were paid handsomely to perform for Libya leader Moammar Gaddafi in recent years, but the singer is now re...

Serendipity: Yes, It Is Pretty Sweet!

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

No doubt about it, things in life can go terribly wrong, but what about when it all goes ridiculously right? Well, it's pretty sweet!

CDs Of The Week: Ladysmith Black Mambazo and David Wax Museum

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Album sales may be slower than ever, but there's more great music out there than ever before -- and you can check it out more easily than ever. So eve...

The Top 10 Most Dysfunctional Love Songs (VIDEOS)

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Greg Archer

I was driving along the coast when I dipped into that sort of "observing" space. Instead of humming along to the songs on the stations, I actually started listening to them -- and what they were trying to tell me.

Peripatetic Paroxysms: Linkin Park Live, Madison Square Garden

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

From the first moment that Linkin Park's "Requiem" began to play, ripples of peripatetic paroxysms began to spread across the sold out Madison Square Garden arena.

Rihanna Shows Skin, Whips And Chains Men In 'S&M' Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Rihanna is perfectly good at being bad -- and this video proves it. The pop star has unveiled her the music video for her song 'S&M' and the name f...

Pop Singer Gets Jail Time For Sex Tapes

AP | IRWAN FIRDAUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BANDUNG, Indonesia — One of Indonesia's best-known pop stars was sentenced Monday to 3 1/2 years behind bars after sex tapes with his celebrity girl...

WATCH: Recession Art? Making Music From Household Objects

Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

It doesn't take much to make experimental music; forget the wah-wah pedals or the synthesizer, all you need is a roll of tape, a wine glass, and whate...

New Development In Mexican Pop Star Rape Case

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CANCUN, Mexico — A Mexican judge has ruled there is not enough evidence to try Mexican pop singer Kalimba on rape charges, and ordered him relea...

Is American Idol Tarnishing Steven Tyler's Legacy?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

With American Idol back for its 10th season, some music fans are wondering how Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler can fit into the mix at the judges tabl...

Rating 1960s Bands' Names

David Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Weinberger

The names of the top bands of the 1960s are so much a part of them that it's almost impossible to think of the names simply as names. But let's make t...

I've Got a Crush on Steven Tyler's Grandfather

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

I'm not sure whether he keeps coming back or was never gone, but what's certain is that Steven Tyler of Aerosmith will be coming into America's living...

The Top 10 Most Awesome Albums of 2010

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Morford

Every year at this time, my friend Andy sends out a excited email asking a dozen of his music-obsessed friends to compile their lists of the year's best music. No music critic by training, I nevertheless dive in.

WATCH: 'Sounds of Sweden,' A Documentary Film Focuses On Independent Swedish Music

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Parisian graphic artist and motion designer Valerie Toumayan's newest project, Sounds of Stockholm, is a beautiful music documentary capturing the ind...

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Be The American Music Hall of Fame

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

The latest crop of inductees was announced yesterday by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Once again, it honored musicians who just a...

Is Michael Really Michael? A Review of the King of Pop's New Album

Joe Vogel | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Joe Vogel

This past Friday I listened to Michael Jackson's highly-anticipated posthumous album, Michael (Epic), which is expected to hit stores in the U.S. on D...