Springsteen, Gaga and More Sing 'Don't Stop Believin''

July 28, 2015

"Don't Stop Believin'" used to merely be one of Journey's many hits, no bigger than "Faithfully," "Any Way You Want It," "Open Arms" or "Separate Ways." That changed in 2003 when it was used prominently in the Charlize Theron movie Monster, picking up...


Watch Lady Gaga Make Surprise Appearance With U2 at MSG

July 27, 2015

U2's ongoing Innocence + Experience Tour has featured unannounced guest appearances by everyone from Jimmy Fallon and the Roots to an Elvis impersonator and U2 cover band. But Sunday night at Madison Square Garden, the biggest star...


Watch Lady Gaga's Sloppy, Sultry Van Halen Cover

June 23, 2015

Lady Gaga dropped the jazz standards and joined New York rock outfit the Dirty Pearls for a gloriously sloppy rendition of a staple from the great American metal songbook, Van Halen's "Panama." As Blabbermouth points out, a fan-shot video...


Lady Gaga, Andrew Cuomo Pen Op-Ed on College Sexual Assault

June 8, 2015

Lady Gaga and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo have co-written an op-ed for Billboard urging passage of the proposed "Enough Is Enough" bill, which has already helped combat sexual assault on public college campuses.  In February, Cuomo...


Paul McCartney Pens New Songs for Animated Film

May 20, 2015

Paul McCartney has penned seven or eight new songs for an upcoming animated feature he's producing titled High in the Clouds, based on the children's book McCartney co-authored in 2005. News of McCartney's new music comes in a Deadline story...


The Everything Index: Inside Hollywood's Post-Oscar Orgy

February 25, 2015

Welcome back to Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," our midweek rankings of pop-culture's power players, most of whom apparently got naked after the Academy Awards. And while our invite to Hollywood's annual Caligula-themed Oscar Orgy must've gotten...


The Everything Index: Kanye's Kid Weeps for Us All

February 18, 2015

It's time for another edition of Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," our midweek rankings of pop-culture's power players. While it would be tempting to say we've gone to the dogs this week (props to Miss P!), there's plenty of celebrified ephemera...


Lady Gaga Reflects on Tony Bennett: 'I Found a Friend'

February 9, 2015

Backstage at last night's Grammy Awards, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga looked like an elegant couple out on the town. As the vocal duo posed for portrait photographer Danny Clinch, Gaga held a trophy and leaned comfortably against Bennett's shoulder....


Lady Gaga's Advice to Sam Smith: 'Suffer for Your Art'

February 2, 2015

Before he was nominated for six Grammys, Sam Smith was a Little Monster. As he recalls in his new Rolling Stone cover story, when Smith was 17, growing up in the English countryside, he faked a note to his teachers, saying he was sick so he could line...


Watch Lady Gaga Perform 'Imagine' at European Games

June 17, 2015

Lady Gaga helped open the 2015 European Games last week with an operatic solo performance of John Lennon's "Imagine." Seated behind a piano adorned with flowers, the singer brought the massive crowd at Baku, Azerbaijan's Olympic Stadium to a reverent...


Hear Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga's Scrapped 'Partynauseous'

May 21, 2015

Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar's lost collaboration "Partynauseous," which was reportedly set to be on Lamar's major label debut good kid, m.A.A.d city, has leaked. "Partynauseous" sees more subdued pop fare from Gaga, who sings the hook alongside...


Meryl Streep Covers Springsteen, Petty, Gaga in New Movie

April 10, 2015

Meryl Streep recorded live cover versions of Bruce Springsteen's "My Love Will Not Let You Down," Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' "American Girl," Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" and nine other hits for the Jonathan Demme-directed family drama Ricki and...


Watch Lady Gaga Pay Tribute to 'The Sound of Music'

February 23, 2015

For the 50th anniversary of The Sound of Music, Lady Gaga belted out a gorgeous medley of songs from the film at the 2015 Oscars. Clad in white and accompanied by a string section, Gaga sang four tracks from the film and musical's soundtrack —...

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Stevie Wonder's Grammy Tribute: Our 5 Favorite Performances

February 11, 2015

The title of last night's Grammy-sponsored Stevie Wonder tribute, "Songs in the Key of Life — An All-Star Salute" proved to be a bit of a misnomer. The roster of performers (which included Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Pharrell Williams,...


Watch Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Get Cheeky at the Grammys

February 8, 2015

The enduring and enduringly unlikely pairing of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga performed the title track of their 2014 collaboration album Cheek to Cheek on the Grammys. Singing in the round, the sparkly-dressed Gaga sang the opening lines, "Heaven, I'm in...


Follow Kanye on Twitter? Universal Can Profit From That

January 5, 2015

Every time a Kanye West fan buys an iTunes download, concert ticket or T-shirt, posts on his Facebook page, follows him on Twitter, views a YouTube video or streams a song on Spotify, all those clicks become valuable marketing data — meticulously...



See Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars Honor Sting

December 31, 2014

Sting waved his fists victoriously in the air and grinned from ear to ear when Bruce Springsteen took the stage to pay tribute to the former Policeman at this year's Kennedy Center Honors, broadcast Tuesday night. The other honorees of the evening...


Lady Gaga Reveals Sexual Assault to Howard Stern

December 2, 2014

Lady Gaga has revealed that she wrote the song "Swine," off 2013's Artpop, as a way to express the rage and demoralization she felt after being sexually assaulted as a teenager. In an interview with Howard Stern on SiriusXM, the singer brought up the...


Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Get Cheek to Cheek on 'Fallon'

December 18, 2014

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga recently waltzed through The Tonight Show, where they performed a swinging set of standards, "Cheek to Cheek" and "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)," off their recent duets album, Cheek...


Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Will Ring in New Year in Vegas

October 10, 2014

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett will close out 2014 with a New Year's Eve concert at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, where they will play on the Mophie Stage of the hotel's performance space the Chelsea. The evening will spotlight songs the pair recorded on...