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  • Q&A: Cee Lo Green on Freddie Mercury and the Future of Gnarls Barkley

    Q&A: Cee Lo Green on Freddie Mercury and the Future of Gnarls Barkley | ARTICLE

    Cee Lo Green went into his third solo album with a specific goal. "I think people were convinced that I was Gnarls Barkley...

    December 9, 2010 12:00 PM ET
  • Kanye West Gets Ready to Unveil His 'Fantasy'

    Kanye West Gets Ready to Unveil His 'Fantasy' | ARTICLE

    The morning of October 21st, Kanye West woke up in his Manhattan apartment, logged on to his Twitter account and posted, "I have...

    November 25, 2010 3:35 PM ET
  • Taylor Swift on Her Confessional New Album

    Taylor Swift on Her Confessional New Album | ARTICLE

    Taylor Swift's new record covers an extremely busy period in her life – personally and professionally – so she had no shortage of...

    November 10, 2010 12:00 PM ET
  • Ron Wood on His Solo LP, Getting Sober and What's Next for the Stones

    Ron Wood on His Solo LP, Getting Sober and What's Next for the Stones | ARTICLE

    Although the Rolling Stones have been on hiatus for the past three years, Ron Wood has been in the headlines — but not...

    October 14, 2010 1:25 PM ET
  • Nelson, Young, Mellencamp Celebrate 25th Farm Aid

    Nelson, Young, Mellencamp Celebrate 25th Farm Aid | ARTICLE

    "This echo is good," Neil Young said toward the end of his set at Farm Aid's 25th annual concert, which drew 35,000 to Milwaukee's Miller Park. Playing songs like "Down By the River" and "Ohio" alone with...

    October 3, 2010 6:40 PM ET
  • Fall Music Preview: Taylor Swift's 'Speak Now'

    Fall Music Preview: Taylor Swift's 'Speak Now' | ARTICLE

    As far as inspiration goes, I've been dealt a lucky hand," says Swift. "I'm excited for people to delve into the album and...

    September 30, 2010 2:20 PM ET
  • Kanye West, Jazz Inspire New Bon Iver LP

    Kanye West, Jazz Inspire New Bon Iver LP | ARTICLE

    On Bon Iver's 2008 debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago, frontman Justin Vernon created a gorgeous mix of haunting multistacked harmonies and gentle acoustic-guitar...

    September 16, 2010 3:20 PM ET
  • Taylor Swift Rules Charts With New Single, Preps For Huge Fall

    Taylor Swift Rules Charts With New Single, Preps For Huge Fall | ARTICLE

    Taylor Swift was somewhere over the Pacific Ocean, on a flight bound for Tokyo, when one of her managers walked over to her...

    September 2, 2010 1:50 PM ET
  • Dhani Harrison, Ben Harper Form New Band

    Dhani Harrison, Ben Harper Form New Band | ARTICLE

    Above, watch Fistful of Mercy — Ben Harper, Joseph Arthur and Dhani Harrison — perform “Restore Me” in the studio at...

    August 26, 2010 12:02 PM ET
  • The Killers' Brandon Flowers: Why I'm Going Solo

    The Killers' Brandon Flowers: Why I'm Going Solo | ARTICLE

    Not long ago, Brandon Flowers told his Killers bandmates that he was pushing ahead with his first solo album, titled Flamingo. "I said, 'This isn't about getting attention or proving something, it's just what I'm accustomed to...

    June 25, 2010 12:09 PM ET
  • Welcome to Justin Bieber's World

    Welcome to Justin Bieber's World | ARTICLE

    In a span of just four months, Justin Bieber has sold more than 1 million copies of his debut EP, caused a riot...

    April 29, 2010 12:00 PM ET
  • Billy Joel Dismisses Rumors He Yanked Tour With Elton John

    Billy Joel Dismisses Rumors He Yanked Tour With Elton John | ARTICLE

    "There was never a tour booked this summer!" says Billy Joel, responding to Internet claims that he pulled the plug on a summer tour with Elton John. He continues, "Obviously, this has the smell of a really...

    February 26, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • Taylor Swift Opens Up About Her Biggest Year Yet

    Taylor Swift Opens Up About Her Biggest Year Yet | ARTICLE

    Taylor Swift's 2009? Not too shabby. The singer-songwriter became a massive pop icon last year, scoring the bestselling album (her second record,

    February 4, 2010 12:10 PM ET
  • Slash Teams With Fergie, Rihanna Returns at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Bash

    Slash Teams With Fergie, Rihanna Returns at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Bash | ARTICLE

    For more than 30 years, legendary record man Clive Davis has thrown his celebrity-studded pre-Grammy bash, an annual convergence of old Hollywood, music legends and rising stars. This year's guest list was no different. In the ballroom...

    January 31, 2010 12:00 AM ET
  • Party Animal: Behind Ke$ha's Big Debut

    Party Animal: Behind Ke$ha's Big Debut | ARTICLE

    What was your life like right before you became a pop star? I was going to go to Barnard, so I came up to New York and studied comparative religion and psychology and stuff for three months,...

    January 26, 2010 12:17 PM ET
  • Taylor's Time: Catching Up With Taylor Swift

    Taylor's Time: Catching Up With Taylor Swift | ARTICLE

    In a hilariously candid interview in our current issue, Taylor Swift opens up about her Shakira impression and the koi pond she's building in her new apartment. Here's more from the Q&A that you won't find...

    January 25, 2010 11:08 AM ET
  • Madonna Looks Back: The Rolling Stone Interview

    Madonna Looks Back: The Rolling Stone Interview | ARTICLE

    Outside Madonna's London home, which sits on a quaint street in the Marylebone neighborhood, hangs a sign that reads someone famous may have...

    October 29, 2009 1:35 PM ET
  • Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne: 'I'm Not a Good Musician'

    Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne: 'I'm Not a Good Musician' | ARTICLE

    Instead of heading to a real recording studio, the Flaming Lips cut most of their 12th album in the living room of multi-instrumentalist...

    October 15, 2009 12:00 PM ET
  • Paramore's Hayley Williams on Jealousy and Nirvana

    Paramore's Hayley Williams on Jealousy and Nirvana | ARTICLE

    The last couple of years have been intense for the Tennessee poppunk crew Paramore: Their breakthrough disc, Riot!, went platinum, and the success...

    October 1, 2009 12:45 PM ET
  • Danger Mouse Looks Through A Label, Darkly

    Danger Mouse Looks Through A Label, Darkly | ARTICLE

    The final product isn't exactly what Danger Mouse envisioned, but the cutting-edge producer breathed a heavy sigh of relief with the release of Dark Night of the Soul, a multimedia package he created in tandem...

    July 14, 2009 12:45 PM ET
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