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  • '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
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: YouTube Night

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

    For the past three weeks, America has watched athletes transform years of hard work and dedication into jaw-dropping displays of athletic prowess. With that over, NBC now returns to its regularly scheduled America's Got Talent, the show...

    August 15, 2012 11:20 AM ET
  • Obama Campaign Launches 'DJs For Obama'

    Obama Campaign Launches 'DJs For Obama' | ARTICLE

    In yet another sign that 2012 is truly the year of the DJ, Obama for America has launched a program entitled DJs for Obama – a reelection effort that calls upon top acts to voice their support...

    August 14, 2012 6:30 PM ET
  • Song Premiere: Diana Krall Offers Wistful Take on 'Wide River to Cross'

    Song Premiere: Diana Krall Offers Wistful Take on 'Wide River to Cross' | ARTICLE

    Diana Krall achieved a career highlight this year when she played piano on and served as the primary musical guide for Paul McCartney's standards album, Kisses on the Bottom. But her latest work, the T Bone Burnett-produced Glad Rag Doll,...

    August 14, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • Mac Miller Talks Joint Album With Pharrell, Maturing as an Artist

    Mac Miller Talks Joint Album With Pharrell, Maturing as an Artist | ARTICLE

    Last November, Mac Miller's album Blue Slide Park made him the first independent artist to have a debut release top the Billboard 200 in its first week. It was a remarkable introdution for the 20-year-old rapper from...

    August 9, 2012 4:05 PM ET
  • Q&A: Gaslight Anthem's Brian Fallon on Big Ambitions, Bonding With Fans

    Q&A: Gaslight Anthem's Brian Fallon on Big Ambitions, Bonding With Fans | ARTICLE

    "It is what it is." Brian Fallon likes this phrase. Chatting with Rolling Stone backstage at Lollapalooza Sunday after the Gaslight Anthem played before an estimated 20,000 fans, the 32-year-old frontman says it several times. The seeming...

    August 8, 2012 1:40 PM ET
  • Jack White, Kaskade, At the Drive-In Round Out Final Day of Lollapalooza

    Jack White, Kaskade, At the Drive-In Round Out Final Day of Lollapalooza | ARTICLE

    After dicey weather dominated the first two days of Lollapalooza, Sunday was pure bliss in Chicago: Not only was there a pleasant breeze blowing in from Lake Michigan – in marked contrast to the blistering heat Friday and...

    August 6, 2012 9:45 AM ET
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, Avicii Battle Severe Thunderstorms at Lollapalooza

    Red Hot Chili Peppers, Avicii Battle Severe Thunderstorms at Lollapalooza | ARTICLE

    It was a scene straight out of The Day After Tomorrow: a sea of confused, disgruntled people flooding the streets of Chicago, left to wonder about their fate. The cause of this mayhem: severe thunderstorms, which temporarily...

    August 5, 2012 10:55 AM ET
  • Passion Pit Singer on Battling Mental Illness and Taking New Songs on the Road

    Passion Pit Singer on Battling Mental Illness and Taking New Songs on the Road | ARTICLE

    A few hours before his band makes their main stage debut at Lollapalooza, Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos is having serious reservations about the impending gig. "It's hard to be doing this at all," the singer tells...

    August 4, 2012 11:37 AM ET
  • Black Sabbath Fire Up Lollapalooza With Triumphant Reunion Gig

    Black Sabbath Fire Up Lollapalooza With Triumphant Reunion Gig | ARTICLE

    Ozzy Osbourne may be a rickety, self-described "lunatic." But as the Black Sabbath frontman proved during the English rockers' headlining set on the opening night of Lollapalooza Friday, there's still fire burning deep in his Satan-loving heart. "Fuckin' A,...

    August 4, 2012 10:18 AM ET
  • Steve Angello on Swedish House Mafia's Retirement: 'It Was Time'

    Steve Angello on Swedish House Mafia's Retirement: 'It Was Time' | ARTICLE

    On June 23rd, only six months after selling out New York City's Madison Square Garden, superstar DJ trio Swedish House Mafia announced their decision to retire from the road. "Today we want to share with...

    August 2, 2012 11:40 AM ET
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