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Hear Lily Allen's Two Lush, Keane-Written 'Pan' Songs

October 5, 2015

Lily Allen has contributed a pair of new songs to the soundtrack for Pan, the Peter Pan origin story film set to open stateside on October 9th. Allen's tracks, the uplifting ballad "Something's Not Right" and the upbeat, low-key "Little Soldier,"...


The Everything Index: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Blasts Off

July 29, 2014

Welcome to Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," our ranking of the week's pop-culture power players. The Everything Index: Miley Cyrus, Topless Queen of the Desert After crunching the numbers and checking the pulse of America (bad news, we've got high...


Lily Allen Opens up About 'Sheezus'

April 10, 2014

Lily Allen's upcoming LP Sheezus (in stores May 6th) is the British pop star's first new album in four years, and there were times during the hiatus when she was tempted to walk away from her career. "After I met my husband I just wanted to take time...


Lily Allen Drops New Single 'Air Balloon'

January 13, 2014

Lily Allen continues her comeback with a new single, "Air Balloon," the second track from her long-awaited, untitled third album. The song finds the British pop star reflecting on boredom and embracing escapism. "When I'm bored, I kind of drift away,"...


Coldplay and Lily Allen Perform Together

December 20, 2013

Last night in London, Coldplay and Lily Allen both made long-awaited live comebacks at Under 1 Roof, a children's charity benefit concert at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith. It was Coldplay's first major show in almost a year, while Allen...


Lily Allen Changes Professional Name to Lily Rose Cooper

August 2, 2012

Lily Allen is heading back to the studio for a new album, but she's doing it under a new moniker: The singer has changed her professional name to Lily Rose Cooper. In June the pop singer tweeted that she was back in the studio working on a few...


Billie Joe Armstong to Star in 'American Idiot' Movie

June 13, 2011

Billie Joe to Star in 'American Idiot' MovieTom Hanks' production company Playtone Productions has announced that Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will star as St. Jimmy in the movie adaptation of American Idiot, the stage musical based on the...


Lily Allen Starts New Label With Sony Music

January 21, 2011

Lily Allen is set to launch her own record label — "In the Name Of" — with financial backing from Sony Music. Allen's imprint will release its first record, the debut album by the Brooklyn art pop band Cults, later this year. Photos: Lily...


Elton John Calls Today's Songwriters 'Pretty Awful'

October 19, 2010

Elton John, someone who knows a thing or two about songwriting after collaborating for more than four decades with Bernie Taupin and, recently, Leon Russell, has taken a shot at contemporary songwriters. Elton told the Radio Times in a new interview,...


Radiohead's Peers Sound Off on 'In Rainbows'

November 1, 2007

Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam "I think it's cool. It shows Radiohead to be bold and also irreverent. They aren't even worried about selling records since they're such a [touring] force. If they're successful, I have no problem following their lead." Lily...


Lily Allen Handcuff Photo Sparks Investigation

July 28, 2014

On Sunday, Lily Allen convinced police escorts to place her in handcuffs for a staged photo at the Gold Coast airport in Australia prior to her performance at the Splendour in the Grass festival. Now, authorities are investigating the incident, claiming...


Lily Allen Names New Album 'Sheezus'

February 21, 2014

Lily Allen has turned to Kanye West for title inspiration, revealing to BBC host Graham Norton that her upcoming new album will be called Sheezus. Coldplay and Lily Allen Return to the Stage at Surprise-Packed Gig "It's a confident title choice - and...


Beck, Miguel and More Give 'Girls' New Music

January 9, 2014

Girls music supervisor Manish Raval recently said that the series' third season will highlight new music by a variety of artists, some of whom wrote music specifically for the show. "It's the same sound, same vibe, but one thing that's different this...


Lily Allen Gives Birth to Daughter

January 11, 2013

Lily Allen gave birth to a baby girl named Marnie Tuesday night, The Sun reports. The English pop singer was said to be excited that the baby shares a birthday with Elvis Presley and David Bowie. Allen, who now goes by her married name, Cooper, thanked...


Lily Allen Returns to Studio

June 21, 2012

Lily Allen announced on Twitter that she is back in the studio working with producer Greg Kurtsin, the BBC reports. "You will be pleased to know that i am currently in the fucking studio with @GregKurstin," Allen wrote in response to the website PopJustice's...


Digest: Lady Gaga Album Artwork Leaks Online; Depeche Mode Plan New Remix Album

March 23, 2011

Lady Gaga Album Art LeaksPhotos of what appear to be the CD packaging for Lady Gaga's forthcoming album Born This Way have surfaced on a Gaga-centric Tumblr. The photos include a track listing with 14 songs, including previously unmentioned songs called...


Report: Lily Allen Engaged

December 28, 2010

Has Lily Allen joined the brigade of holiday engagements? British papers the Daily Mail and The Sun both report that the singer, 25, is engaged to longtime beau Sam Cooper. PHOTOS: Year's biggest engagements The Daily Mail reports that business owner...


Lily Allen, Oasis, Gene Simmons Criticize Radiohead's 'Rainbows'

November 14, 2007

As the January 3rd release date of the compact-disc version of Radiohead's In Rainbows draws nearer, several artists have finally elected to open up about Rainbows' creative marketing strategy. (Or rather, how Radiohead pissed them off by thinking outside...


Bonnaroo 2007, Day Two: Ben Harper, Roots, Led Zeppelin SuperJam! Plus: Lily Allen on Xanax

June 16, 2007

What a crazy day at Bonnaroo. Though Friday was Day Two at the Tennessee festival, it marked the moment when Bonnaroo officially went off the hook. Lily Allen popped a Xanax (before her set) and drank half a bottle of Jagermeister (during her set) but...