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  • Grammys 2012: Adele Wins Big While Stars Mourn Whitney Houston

    Grammys 2012: Adele Wins Big While Stars Mourn Whitney Houston | ARTICLE

    Adele swept the top categories at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, taking home five top awards including Album of the Year for her blockbuster smash 21, Record and Song of the Year for "Rolling in the Deep"...

    February 12, 2012 11:55 PM ET
  • The Kills Celebrate a Decade of Rock in New York

    The Kills Celebrate a Decade of Rock in New York | ARTICLE

    The Kills' show last night at Manhattan's Terminal 5 was billed as a 10th anniversary concert, but the band hardly acknowledged the occasion over a 90-minute set focused mainly on material from their two most recent albums....

    February 12, 2012 11:55 AM ET
  • Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000 Record Song for Converse

    Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000 Record Song for Converse | ARTICLE

    Gorillaz have announced that a new track, "DoYaThing," featuring guest performances from Outkast's Andre 3000 and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, will be released as a free download through the Converse website on February 23rd....

    February 9, 2012 8:50 AM ET
  • Katy Perry Signs Divorce Papers with Happy Face

    Katy Perry Signs Divorce Papers with Happy Face | ARTICLE

    Katy Perry and Russell Brand have reached a settlement in their divorce, which the superstar couple filed on December 30th. In court documents filed on Tuesday, Perry and Brand agreed that they "have entered into...

    February 9, 2012 8:40 AM ET
  • Beyonce and Jay-Z Move to Trademark Their Baby's Name

    Beyonce and Jay-Z Move to Trademark Their Baby's Name | ARTICLE

    Beyoncé and Jay-Z have filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to protect the name of their infant daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. The new parents have plans to reserve their...

    February 9, 2012 8:35 AM ET
  • Sleigh Bells to Rock 'SNL'

    Sleigh Bells to Rock 'SNL' | ARTICLE

    Noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells have been announced as the musical guest for the February 18th episode of Saturday Night Live, which will be hosted by Maya Rudolph. Rudolph, a cast member on the show between 1999...

    February 8, 2012 5:15 PM ET
  • Lady Gaga Announces First 'Born This Way Ball' Dates

    Lady Gaga Announces First 'Born This Way Ball' Dates | ARTICLE

    Lady Gaga has announced the first run of dates for her Born This Way Ball world tour. The itinerary will kick off with a run of shows in Southeast Asia and Australia before heading...

    February 8, 2012 4:45 PM ET
  • Beach Boys Will Reunite at Grammys with Maroon 5 and Foster the People

    Beach Boys Will Reunite at Grammys with Maroon 5 and Foster the People | ARTICLE

    The Beach Boys' 50th anniversary reunion is set to begin this weekend at the Grammy Awards with a performance featuring guest appearances by Maroon 5 and Foster the People. The...

    February 8, 2012 1:40 PM ET
  • Oscars 2012: Bret McKenzie on His 'Muppets' Oscar Nomination

    Oscars 2012: Bret McKenzie on His 'Muppets' Oscar Nomination | ARTICLE

    Bret McKenzie, one half of the New Zealand comedy rock duo Flight of the Conchords, is the author of "Man or Muppet," one of the two songs up for Best Original Song at the 84th Annual Academy...

    February 8, 2012 12:20 PM ET
  • Timbaland and Missy Elliott to Release New Albums in June

    Timbaland and Missy Elliott to Release New Albums in June | ARTICLE

    Timbaland has promised new solo albums from both himself and longtime collaborator Missy Elliott in June. "Right now, we're just preparing to get both our videos, our first singles, shot kinda at the same...

    February 8, 2012 8:50 AM ET
  • Exclusive: Luscious Jackson Return With First New Song in a Decade

    Exclusive: Luscious Jackson Return With First New Song in a Decade | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Luscious Jackson's 'Are You Ready?' Alt-rockers Luscious Jackson quietly reunited last year after more than a decade apart to begin work...

    February 8, 2012 8:30 AM ET
  • Who Is Karmin? From YouTube Stardom to 'Saturday Night Live'

    Who Is Karmin? From YouTube Stardom to 'Saturday Night Live' | ARTICLE

    The pop duo Karmin broke big last year with a string of clever, immensely sassy covers of hits by acts such as Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Foster the People, Katy Perry, Chris...

    February 7, 2012 3:05 PM ET
  • Oscars Drop Original Song Performances from Ceremony

    Oscars Drop Original Song Performances from Ceremony | ARTICLE

    This year's Academy Awards ceremony will skip performances of the songs nominated for Best Original Song, a tradition of the annual telecast. Deadline Hollywood reports that both Fox and Disney, the studios behind...

    February 7, 2012 8:45 AM ET
  • NFL, NBC Apologize for M.I.A. Flipping Middle Finger at Halftime Show

    NFL, NBC Apologize for M.I.A. Flipping Middle Finger at Halftime Show | ARTICLE

    NBC has apologized for airing footage of M.I.A. flipping off the cameras while delivering the line "I don't give a shit" during Madonna's Super Bowl halftime show. "The NFL hired the talent and produced...

    February 6, 2012 8:25 AM ET
  • Skrillex Drops the Bass in Manhattan

    Skrillex Drops the Bass in Manhattan | ARTICLE

    There is a lot to recommend about a Skrillex show: Sonny Moore's pure rock charisma, an exceptionally well-designed light show, the raw enthusiasm of the dance-happy fans. But the main attractions are the drops,...

    February 4, 2012 9:54 AM ET
  • Bon Iver Collaborating with Alicia Keys

    Bon Iver Collaborating with Alicia Keys | ARTICLE

    Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has announced plans to collaborate with Alicia Keys on a project he hopes will include many other female singers. "I have a big idea to do an American songbook of the greatest women...

    February 3, 2012 8:50 AM ET
  • Jack White, Beck, Bon Iver to Headline Sasquatch Festival

    Jack White, Beck, Bon Iver to Headline Sasquatch Festival | ARTICLE

    Jack White, Beck and Bon Iver will headline the 11th annual Sasquatch Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington this Memorial Day Weekend. The festival will also include performances by the Shins,...

    February 3, 2012 8:45 AM ET
  • Madonna's Charity to Begin Work on Schools in Malawi

    Madonna's Charity to Begin Work on Schools in Malawi | ARTICLE

    Madonna's troubled Raising Malawi charity will soon break ground on the construction of schools in the impoverished African nation, but the schools will be run by the community rather than the singer's organization. Work on...

    February 2, 2012 8:40 AM ET
  • BET Bans Racy Nicki Minaj Video

    BET Bans Racy Nicki Minaj Video | ARTICLE

    BET has reportedly banned Nicki Minaj's video for "Stupid Hoe." The video, which was directed by music video legend Hype Williams, includes a flashing image of a naked Barbie doll with an expanding backside along with...

    February 1, 2012 12:40 PM ET
  • Alan Lomax's Archive to Stream For Free

    Alan Lomax's Archive to Stream For Free | ARTICLE

    Alan Lomax's extensive archive of field recordings is being digitized for an online collection that will begin streaming by the end of February. Some 17,000 of Lomax's recordings will be available for free, including early recordings of...

    January 31, 2012 5:45 PM ET
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