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  • Lou Reed Memorial Set for Thursday in New York

    Lou Reed Memorial Set for Thursday in New York | ARTICLE

    Lou Reed is credited with having once said, "I don't like nostalgia unless it's mine," so it's fitting that a memorial for the influential singer and songwriter, planned for Thursday in New York, will be simple....

    November 13, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • Rutgers Plans Bruce Springsteen Theology Class

    Rutgers Plans Bruce Springsteen Theology Class | ARTICLE

    Anyone who has listened to much Bruce Springsteen has surely noticed the singer's fondness for Biblical allusions in his lyrics, now Rutgers University is making a study of them. The college in New Brunswick, New Jersey, will...

    November 12, 2013 9:20 AM ET
  • Justin Bieber Swears He Ain't 'All Bad'

    Justin Bieber Swears He Ain't 'All Bad' | VIDEO

    Justin Bieber dials it down for his latest "Music Mondays" release, the moody, electronic slow-jam "All Bad," in which he proclaims, "I ain't all bad." (The authorities in Brazil might disagree.) The song is the sixth...

    November 11, 2013 12:20 PM ET
  • Miley Cyrus Lights 'Joint,' Twerks With Dwarf at MTV EMAs

    Miley Cyrus Lights 'Joint,' Twerks With Dwarf at MTV EMAs | ARTICLE

    Miley Cyrus stole the show last night at the MTV Europe Music Awards, where she opened the telecast in Amsterdam by twerking onstage with a dwarf while performing "We Can't Stop," and closed it by...

    November 11, 2013 8:55 AM ET
  • 'Man of Steel' Sequel Could Include Wonder Woman, the Flash

    'Man of Steel' Sequel Could Include Wonder Woman, the Flash | ARTICLE

    When Superman faces off with Batman in the sequel to Man of Steel, they may have some company: the roles of Wonder Woman and the Flash are reportedly being cast, too. Suggestions for Better...

    November 8, 2013 2:50 PM ET
  • Alanis Morissette Bringing 'Jagged Little Pill' to Broadway

    Alanis Morissette Bringing 'Jagged Little Pill' to Broadway | ARTICLE

    There was no shortage of drama on Alanis Morissette's debut, Jagged Little Pill – so much so that the singer is expanding her 1995 LP into a Broadway musical that will encompass all the songs on the album,...

    November 8, 2013 11:25 AM ET
  • Nine Inch Nails Make TV Debut on 'Kimmel'

    Nine Inch Nails Make TV Debut on 'Kimmel' | VIDEO

    Somehow, in a career stretching back 25 years, Nine Inch Nails had never performed on network television before last night, when the group unleashed a pair of songs on the outdoor stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live! Official...

    November 8, 2013 8:20 AM ET
  • 'Hunger Games' Victory Rings Hollow for Katniss in Clip

    'Hunger Games' Victory Rings Hollow for Katniss in Clip | ARTICLE

    Whatever Katniss Everdeen thought her victory meant in The Hunger Games, she's finding out she was mistaken in a brief new clip from the upcoming sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Peter Travers Picks This...

    November 7, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Miley Cyrus Is Bringing 'Bangerz' to Arenas

    Miley Cyrus Is Bringing 'Bangerz' to Arenas | ARTICLE

    Miley Cyrus picked an auspicious day to start her Bangerz tour: the singer will hit the road on Valentine's Day, February 14th, in Vancouver and continue through April 24th when she wraps up the North American...

    November 6, 2013 12:20 PM ET
  • Steven Van Zandt's 'Lilyhammer' Sets Season Two Premiere Date

    Steven Van Zandt's 'Lilyhammer' Sets Season Two Premiere Date | ARTICLE

    Steven Van Zandt's Netflix series Lilyhammer returns for a second season starting December 13th, when all eight new episodes will become available at once at 12:01 a.m. PST. The show stars Van Zandt as Frank Tagliano, a mob fixer...

    November 6, 2013 10:10 AM ET
  • Janelle Monae Postpones Tour Dates for Vocal Rest

    Janelle Monae Postpones Tour Dates for Vocal Rest | ARTICLE

    Janelle Monáe has nixed concerts in California and Arizona to comply with "strict doctor's orders for mandatory vocal rest," the singer wrote on her website after postponing shows in Anaheim, San Diego and Phoenix. "Not doing...

    November 6, 2013 9:20 AM ET
  • Smaug Stirs in New 'Hobbit' Trailer

    Smaug Stirs in New 'Hobbit' Trailer | VIDEO

    Something is stirring under the mountain in a new trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and it's not just a dragon. The latest extended look at the second installment of Peter Jackson's Lord of the...

    November 5, 2013 8:25 AM ET
  • Lou Reed Was 'A Prince and a Fighter,' Laurie Anderson Recalls

    Lou Reed Was 'A Prince and a Fighter,' Laurie Anderson Recalls | ARTICLE

    Laurie Anderson remembered her husband Lou Reed as "a prince and a fighter" and for "the incredible joy he felt for life" in a letter published yesterday in The East Hampton Star on Long...

    November 1, 2013 8:50 AM ET
  • Avett Brothers Play 'Live on Letterman'

    Avett Brothers Play 'Live on Letterman' | VIDEO

    The Avett Brothers created a homey living-room vibe with the big Oriental rugs they brought with them to perform last night on the Late Show With David Letterman. After playing "Part From Me" on the broadcast, the...

    October 31, 2013 9:05 AM ET
  • David Bowie Raids Puppet Archive for Clip

    David Bowie Raids Puppet Archive for Clip | VIDEO

    After making a string of big-budget videos with high-profile guests for songs from The Next Day, David Bowie pared all the way down to DIY on his latest clip, spending just $12.99 on visuals for...

    October 31, 2013 7:35 AM ET
  • Kanye West Postpones Another Tour Date

    Kanye West Postpones Another Tour Date | ARTICLE

    Kanye West has postponed another tour date on his Yeezus tour, pushing back a performance scheduled for November 1st at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The venue cited "production logistics" in a web...

    October 30, 2013 8:55 AM ET
  • King Krule Makes Debut on 'Letterman'

    King Krule Makes Debut on 'Letterman' | VIDEO

    King Krule made his network TV debut last night on the Late Show With David Letterman, so it's perhaps understandable that he didn't look entirely at home with his stripped-down band on what seemed like an especially...

    October 29, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • Jay Z Hits Back on Criticism Over Barneys Partnership

    Jay Z Hits Back on Criticism Over Barneys Partnership | ARTICLE

    Under pressure to back out of a holiday collaboration with Barneys, Jay Z says he's reserving judgment until he learns more about recent allegations of racial profiling at the high-end New York department store, the...

    October 28, 2013 12:35 PM ET
  • Neil Young Joins Arcade Fire Onstage

    Neil Young Joins Arcade Fire Onstage | VIDEO

    Talk about a dream come true: Arcade Fire singer Win Butler woke up recently after having written what was "basically a Neil Young song" in his sleep, and then got to play the song with Neil...

    October 28, 2013 11:05 AM ET
  • Lady Gaga Tours Solar System in 'Venus'

    Lady Gaga Tours Solar System in 'Venus' | VIDEO

    Lady Gaga makes a circuit around the solar system, or maybe just creates an elaborate metaphor for sex, on her new song "Venus," the latest in a string of tunes she singer has promised to share...

    October 28, 2013 8:45 AM ET
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