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  • Madonna Calls on Boy Scouts to Lift Ban on Gays

    Madonna Calls on Boy Scouts to Lift Ban on Gays | ARTICLE

    Madonna turned up wearing a version of a Boy Scout uniform Saturday night at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York, where she called on the scouting group to lift its ban on gays. "I think they...

    March 18, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • SXSW 2013: Prince Closes Festival With Epic Concert

    SXSW 2013: Prince Closes Festival With Epic Concert | ARTICLE

    Prince gave fair warning last night somewhere between his second and third encores. "Don't make me hurt you – you know how many hits I have?" he asked the crowd packed into La Zona Rosa in...

    March 17, 2013 10:05 AM ET
  • SXSW 2013: Dave Grohl Leads Sound City Players in Last Show

    SXSW 2013: Dave Grohl Leads Sound City Players in Last Show | ARTICLE

    Dave Grohl made a promise when he took the stage with his Sound City Players last night in Austin for a performance that doubled as their SXSW debut and, he said, their last-ever show. 

    March 15, 2013 9:20 AM ET
  • SXSW 2013: Iggy and the Stooges Premiere New Songs

    SXSW 2013: Iggy and the Stooges Premiere New Songs | ARTICLE

    It hardly seemed fair that Iggy and the Stooges should perform so early last night at South by Southwest in Austin. All they left behind was a smoldering pile of rubble for the other acts to...

    March 14, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • SXSW 2013: Divine Fits Bring Britt Daniel Home

    SXSW 2013: Divine Fits Bring Britt Daniel Home | ARTICLE

    As an Austinite, Britt Daniel is no stranger to SXSW homecomings: his band Spoon has played more than one high-profile showcase during the annual music festival in the Texas capital. Last night, Daniel put a different...

    March 13, 2013 9:10 AM ET
  • Justin Timberlake Leads 'SNL' to Highest Ratings in 14 Months

    Justin Timberlake Leads 'SNL' to Highest Ratings in 14 Months | ARTICLE

    Turns out Veganville was the place to be: last weekend, Justin Timberlake led Saturday Night Live to its highest ratings in 14 months when he hosted a show with an all-star roster of guests.

    March 11, 2013 3:05 PM ET
  • Silverman, Cera Launch JASH Comedy Channel

    Silverman, Cera Launch JASH Comedy Channel | VIDEO

    Sarah Silverman and Michael Cera have launched a YouTube comedy channel called JASH, teaming with Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim and Reggie Watts for what Wareheim promises will be a "bullshit-free experience." The group teamed...

    March 11, 2013 12:55 PM ET
  • Sequel to 'Simpsons' Movie Unlikely Anytime Soon, Creator Says

    Sequel to 'Simpsons' Movie Unlikely Anytime Soon, Creator Says | ARTICLE

    Don't hold your breath for a sequel to The Simpsons Movie: creator Matt Groening says making the first one was arduous enough that a follow-up isn't likely anytime soon. "It took us...

    March 11, 2013 11:45 AM ET
  • Justin Bieber Cancels Portugal Concert

    Justin Bieber Cancels Portugal Concert | ARTICLE

    Justin Bieber's "rough week" in London has spilled over to Portugal, where the singer has canceled one of two concerts he was scheduled to perform in Lisbon. The singer will perform on Monday night as planned,...

    March 11, 2013 11:40 AM ET
  • Sampled 'Harlem Shake' Artists Seek Compensation

    Sampled 'Harlem Shake' Artists Seek Compensation | ARTICLE

    Two artists sampled in Baauer's Number One hit "Harlem Shake" are seeking compensation from the label that released the song, which has sparked an Internet dance craze over the past few weeks. The...

    March 11, 2013 8:20 AM ET
  • Hear Bowie's 'The Stars (Are Out Tonight)'

    Hear Bowie's 'The Stars (Are Out Tonight)' | VIDEO

    Celebrities aren't usually the ones doing the stalking, but David Bowie re-imagines the role famous people play in other people's lives in the video accompanying his new single "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)."  David Bowie's...

    February 26, 2013 7:35 AM ET
  • Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell Come Full Circle on 'Old Yellow Moon'

    Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell Come Full Circle on 'Old Yellow Moon' | ARTICLE

    Emmylou Harris laughs when she's asked how long her new album of duets with Rodney Crowell has been in the works. "Thirty years?" she says. At least. Old Yellow Moon, due February 26th,...

    February 20, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • Son Volt Seek Transcendence on 'Hearts and Minds' – Song Premiere

    Son Volt Seek Transcendence on 'Hearts and Minds' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Jay Farrar has never strayed too far from the rock & roll side of country music in his career stretching back more than 25 years, but he heads for the heart of Bakersfield on Son Volt's new...

    February 15, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Grammy Awards 2013: Fun., Mumford & Sons and Black Keys Win Big

    Grammy Awards 2013: Fun., Mumford & Sons and Black Keys Win Big | ARTICLE

    Rock & roll had a big night at the 55th Grammy Awards, where fun., Gotye and Mumford & Sons took home major awards, and an all-star tribute to Levon Helm of the Band was a centerpiece of...

    February 11, 2013 12:30 AM ET
  • Eric Burdon Speaks His Mind on New LP

    Eric Burdon Speaks His Mind on New LP | ARTICLE

    Eric Burdon doesn't regard himself as much of a firebrand anymore, but don't think he'll hesitate to express a strongly held opinion. "I don't know if I have the strength to rabble-rouse today, but...

    February 5, 2013 11:35 AM ET
  • Holly Williams Follows Family's Americana Tradition on 'The Highway'

    Holly Williams Follows Family's Americana Tradition on 'The Highway' | ARTICLE

    Although The Highway is Holly Williams' third album, the singer-songwriter regards it as something of a fresh start. She paid for it, for one thing, and she's releasing it on her own Georgiana imprint after stints on...

    January 28, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • New 'Game of Thrones' Photos: Who Bears Watching in Season Three?

    New 'Game of Thrones' Photos: Who Bears Watching in Season Three? | ARTICLE

    After a ruthless first year, Game of Thrones took an even bloodier turn in Season Two, as civil war and personal vendettas consumed Westeros, and rumors of dragons filtered up from the parched lands to the...

    January 25, 2013 3:45 PM ET
  • Q&A: Yo La Tengo on Personal Songs and Keeping New LP Brief

    Q&A: Yo La Tengo on Personal Songs and Keeping New LP Brief | ARTICLE

    Yo La Tengo have sometimes had trouble knowing when to stop writing songs, but not this time. The New Jersey trio's latest LP, Fade, clocks in at 45 minutes, a modest length...

    January 15, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • David Bowie Returns With First New Music in 10 Years

    David Bowie Returns With First New Music in 10 Years | ARTICLE

    David Bowie celebrated his 66th birthday this morning with a surprise for everyone else: he broke a long musical silence with the new single "Where Are We Now?" from a forthcoming album, The Next Day, which...

    January 8, 2013 7:30 AM ET
  • 2013 Grammy Nominations: Black Keys, Jay-Z, fun. Lead the Pack

    2013 Grammy Nominations: Black Keys, Jay-Z, fun. Lead the Pack | ARTICLE

    The Black Keys scored five nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Wednesday night, and singer Dan Auerbach earned a sixth, putting him among a crowded field of artists with six nods each, including Jay-Z,...

    December 5, 2012 11:00 PM ET
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