Hear Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Rihanna New Song

January 24, 2015

UPDATE: Contrary to reports, Paul McCartney did not co-produce all of Kanye West's new album, reps for McCartney and West tell Rolling Stone. UPDATE 2: A rep for Rihanna confirmed that the song will be on both Rihanna and Kanye West's upcoming...


Ty Dolla $ign Hints at Next Kanye/McCartney Collaboration

January 3, 2015

After Kanye West unveiled his Paul McCartney-featuring ballad "Only One" on New Year's Day, a spokesperson for the rapper said the track was the first of "what has become a prolific musical collaboration between these two legendary artists."...



Jay Z's 'Run This Town' Sampling Lawsuit Dismissed

December 10, 2014

The copyright lawsuit that alleged Jay Z's "Run This Town" sampled Eddie Bo's "Hook & Sling Part 1" without permission has been dismissed. The lawsuit, brought forth by  TufAmerica, boiled down to how a sampled "Oh!" was utilized in...

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A Night of Valor: On the Scene at D.C.'s Veterans Day Show

November 12, 2014

At Tuesday night's Concert for Valor on the Mall in Washington, D.C., Bruce Springsteen played a stripped-down blues version of "Born in the U.S.A." and Metallica rocked out with a stage full of head-banging military service members. The...


The Everything Index: America Elects Taylor Swift

November 5, 2014

Welcome to another installment of Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," where we ignore facts and logic and instead pick the week's pop-culture power players based on our own biases and phobias. You know, just like the midterm elections. And while most...


Bruce Springsteen, Eminem Headline HBO Veterans Day Concert

October 2, 2014

This Veterans Day, Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Rihanna, Dave Grohl, Metallica will be among numerous artists who will head to the National Mall in Washington D.C. on November 11th for "The Concert of Valor," an all-star event that will pay tribute...


The Everything Index: The Rihanna Navy Attacks!

September 16, 2014

Welcome back to the Rolling Stone "Everything Index," where we rank the week's pop-culture power players, based solely on their proximity to unlimited breadsticks. Yes, there's plenty happening in the pop-o-sphere this week – the NFL is falling...


Watch Eminem and Rihanna Take the Ice Bucket Challenge

August 24, 2014

Eminem and Rihanna wrapped up their joint Monster Tour on Saturday night by submitting to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in front of a live audience of 45,000 in Eminem's hometown. The pair were walking off the stage at the end of their final...

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Eminem & Rihanna Launch Rebellious, Unpredictable Tour

August 8, 2014

Bey and Jay, and now Eminem and Rihanna: The package tours ruling summer 2014 definitely have a superstar Sonny and Cher vibe, pairing hip-hop testosterone with a female vocalist of equal power. That dichotomy was clear from the kickoff of the...


The Everything Index: It's Weird Al's World, We're Just Living in It

July 16, 2014

Welcome to the Rolling Stone Everything Index, where we rank the week's pop-culture power players...whether they like it or not. The Everything Index: Taylor Swift is Here to Save the Day Right off the bat: Yes, we realize this week's Index is...


Rihanna Posts Topless Photo of TLC After They Chastise Her Nudity

June 6, 2014

UPDATE: TLC told a Sydney radio station (via Yahoo!) that they never were referring to Rihanna when they made recent comments about artists and nudity. "You heard me say something like, 'Every time we see you, you don't have to be naked,' and then [Sunrise]...


Kim Kardashian's Bottom Tops The Everything Index

November 12, 2014

Welcome to another installment of Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," where we rank the week's pop-culture power players, some of whom even managed to remain fully clothed. Let's just get this out of the way: Kim Kardashian's butt-baring stunt for...


Rihanna Details Diamond Ball Charity Event

November 7, 2014

UPDATE: Jimmy Kimmel has signed on to host the ball, with Brad Pitt joining the event to introduce Rihanna's performance. Rihanna has revealed details of the first annual Diamond Ball, a black-tie fundraiser benefitting The Clara Lionel Foundation....


Badgalriri Lives: Rihanna Rejoins Instagram

November 2, 2014

Rihanna has returned to Instagram after six months away from Toaster filters and her 12 million followers. The singer hadn't shared any photos on her badgalriri Instagram account since May 3rd, but Sunday she reactivated her account with a bleary-eyed,...


After Sluggish Start, Summer Concert Season Finishes Strong

September 17, 2014

At the beginning of the summer, the megastar concert business looked grim — Paul McCartney was sick and had to cancel shows, the Rolling Stones weren't touring in the U.S., none of the biggest superstar acts from U2 to Madonna were...


Rihanna Blasts CBS for Postponing Football Song

September 16, 2014

UPDATE: CBS has decided to abandon its plan to use "Run This Town," according to Hollywood Reporter. "Beginning this Thursday, we will be moving in a different direction with some elements of our Thursday Night Football open," the network's sports...


NFL Asks Musicians for Money to Play Super Bowl

August 19, 2014

The NFL reportedly asked Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay, their top choices to play the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show, if they would be willing to pay the league in order to secure one of the biggest gigs in the world, according to The Wall...


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...


The Everything Index: Lil' Kim's Royal Reign Soaks Us All

June 10, 2014

Welcome back to another installment of Rolling Stone's Everything Index, our weekly pop-culture power rankings! One week after Rihanna shot to the top of the chart thanks to her sparkly (and practically see-through) dress, we've got a new #1 –...


The Everything Index: 'Rihanna's Glittery Nipples' Will Rule Us All

June 3, 2014

Welcome to the Rolling Stone Everything Index, the week's pop-culture power rankings. After turning the reins over to Father John Misty last week, we're back with a brand-new Top 20, one that includes boobs, break-ins, a bunch of Brits and one banana....