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  • Song Premiere: Tom Morello, Tim McIlrath, Serj Tankian and Occupy Wall Street, 'We Are the 99 Percent'

    Song Premiere: Tom Morello, Tim McIlrath, Serj Tankian and Occupy Wall Street, 'We Are the 99 Percent' | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Tom Morello, Tim McIlrath, Serj Tankian and Occupy Wall Street's 'We Are the 99 Percent' Since last fall's protestor-led occupation of Zuccotti Park, Tom...

    September 27, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Billy Corgan Opens New Hometown Business With Acoustic Set

    Billy Corgan Opens New Hometown Business With Acoustic Set | ARTICLE

    On a quiet street in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, only a short walk from Lake Michigan, local resident Billy Corgan walked into a bustling room. It was the grand opening yesterday of Madame ZuZu's, a...

    September 14, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Finale Recap: And the Winner Is . . .

    'America's Got Talent' Finale Recap: And the Winner Is . . . | ARTICLE

    You’re not alone. We also are getting all verklempt thinking about the end of another season of the hotbed of absurdity that is America's Got Talent. But fear not: There had to be a winner before the...

    September 14, 2012 8:50 AM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Final Throwdown

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Final Throwdown | ARTICLE

    It's been a long season of America's Got Talent, for the contestants, the judges and, yes, even your beloved recapper. But it's nearing an end: last night came six final performances from this season's six top acts. Each...

    September 13, 2012 9:00 AM ET
  • Simon Cowell on Britney Spears: 'She's Surprisingly Quite Mean'

    Simon Cowell on Britney Spears: 'She's Surprisingly Quite Mean' | ARTICLE

    Since hiring Britney Spears as one of the new judges on The X Factor, Simon Cowell's perception of the pop star has changed dramatically. "She's surprisingly quite mean and quite difficult to please," he told a...

    September 7, 2012 10:20 AM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: We've Got Finalists

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: We've Got Finalists | ARTICLE

    With the finals for America's Got Talent less than a week away, there were still 12 acts to whittle down last night on the second semifinal results show. Only three would advance. It’s a big deal: as host...

    September 7, 2012 9:40 AM ET
  • Kings of Leon's Jared Followill on His Ambient New Band

    Kings of Leon's Jared Followill on His Ambient New Band | ARTICLE

    Jared Followill figures he's been touring virtually nonstop since the age of 15. Last November, after wrapping an Australian outing with his band Kings of Leon, the 25-year-old bassist was faced with an unfamiliar prospect: he...

    September 6, 2012 2:30 PM ET
  • Black Keys Begin Work on New Album

    Black Keys Begin Work on New Album | ARTICLE

    It's been nine months since the Black Keys released their big-boned, glam-rock riot of a seventh album, El Camino. But as guitarist Dan Auerbach tells Rolling Stone, the Akron duo have already returned to the studio...

    September 6, 2012 1:05 PM ET
  • Ben Folds Five Craft First New Album in a Decade

    Ben Folds Five Craft First New Album in a Decade | ARTICLE

    Ben Folds insists he's the last one to heap praise upon his own work. But as the singer tells Rolling Stone, after listening to the new Ben Folds Five album, he couldn’t help but swell with pride. "I...

    September 5, 2012 2:35 PM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: Semifinals, Take Two

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: Semifinals, Take Two | ARTICLE

    Following the first batch of semifinal performances last week on America's Got Talent, the nation cast its vote and put two acts into the finals: comedian Tom Cotter and alternative-instrumentalist William Close. The judges then picked sand-splaying...

    September 5, 2012 9:30 AM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: Finalists Revealed

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: Finalists Revealed | ARTICLE

    Heading into Tuesday night's semifinal on America's Got Talent, we found ourselves wondering whether the countless rounds of eliminations that had preceded it served a greater purpose. Was the talent now truly top-notch? Had America – and...

    August 30, 2012 9:15 AM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: A Semifinal Soiree, Finally

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: A Semifinal Soiree, Finally | ARTICLE

    It's taken three months of endless auditions, Wild-Card rounds, YouTube shows and enough product placement to drive a dude wild, but we finally arrived at a semifinal round last night on America's Got Talent. If you haven't been...

    August 29, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • Trey Songz Keeps R&B Flame Alive on 'Chapter V'

    Trey Songz Keeps R&B Flame Alive on 'Chapter V' | ARTICLE

    Coming off his highest-charting release to date, 2010’s Passion, Pain & Pleasure, one might assume there was additional pressure on Trey Songz when the singer was crafting his latest album, Chapter V (which, according to early...

    August 28, 2012 12:15 PM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: Sweet Redemption

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: Sweet Redemption | ARTICLE

    Whether by sheer luck or an act of gratitude from the producers, Tuesday night's Wild-Card round on America's Got Talent featured, rather surprisingly, the best performances of this entire season. This, in turn, raised the stakes...

    August 23, 2012 10:25 AM ET
  • Producer Brian Grazer on His Jay-Z Festival Documentary

    Producer Brian Grazer on His Jay-Z Festival Documentary | ARTICLE

    It took one collaboration with Jay-Z for Brian Grazer to realize the rapper's creative genius. It occurred im 2007, when the Academy-Award winning producer behind Apollo 13 and A Beautiful Mind was wrapping up American Gangster;...

    August 22, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Wild-Card Round

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Wild-Card Round | ARTICLE

    With all those preliminary rounds out of the way, it was finally time for the semifinals on America’s Got Talent, right? Not so fast. On Tuesday night, in yet another attempt to prolong an already drawn-out competition,...

    August 22, 2012 10:25 AM ET
  • Rihanna Tells Oprah She and Chris Brown 'Still Love Each Other'

    Rihanna Tells Oprah She and Chris Brown 'Still Love Each Other' | ARTICLE

    Rihanna and ex-boyfriend Chris Brown "still love each other," she told Oprah Winfrey as part of an hour-long interview that ran Sunday on Winfrey's OWN network. Rihanna was at once emotional and forthright about the night in...

    August 20, 2012 9:35 AM ET
  • Flaming Lips Cut Dark, Spontaneous New Album

    Flaming Lips Cut Dark, Spontaneous New Album | ARTICLE

    The process of recording the Flaming Lips' forthcoming album, according to frontman Wayne Coyne, was a double-edged sword. On the one hand, the psych-rock band's 15th LP, which the singer is tentatively referring to as The...

    August 16, 2012 1:05 PM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: YouTube Night Winners Advance

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: YouTube Night Winners Advance | ARTICLE

    We had a feeling Wednesday night's results show on America's Got Talent was going to be anticlimactic, but not because we didn't know which four of the previous night's "YouTube Show" acts America would vote into the...

    August 16, 2012 12:15 PM ET
  • Avicii Will Be First DJ to Headline Radio City Music Hall

    Avicii Will Be First DJ to Headline Radio City Music Hall | ARTICLE

    Althouth he's played sold-out arenas around the world, EDM sensation Avicii makes music history September 27th when he becomes the first DJ to headline a show at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Even envisioning performing...

    August 15, 2012 2:45 PM ET
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