Celebritology 2.0: Music


Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 12/19/2012

David Letterman will open up to Oprah Winfrey; Ke$ha issues ‘Die Young’ apology, but deletes crucial tweet

Also in the mix: news about Angelina Jolie’s possible next directorial project.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:56 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Morning Mix

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 12/18/2012

‘Django Unchained’ L.A. premiere canceled in wake of shootings; Ke$ha’s ‘Die Young’ drops in radio rotation

Also in the morning mix: the “Gossip Girl” reveal.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:23 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  Morning Mix

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Celebritology’s 10 essential holiday pop songs

A list of songs this writer has to hear every Christmas. Note: It skews toward tracks from the ’80s.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:09 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Holiday Pop Culture

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Beyonce, now brought to you by Pepsi

The pop megastar has inked a $50 million deal to become partners with the soda co.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:47 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and Mariah Carey make ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ enjoyable again

Jimmy Fallon, the Roots and Mariah Carey make Carey’s yuletide staple surprisingly tolerable.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:04 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon, Holiday Pop Culture

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Watch the music video that finally teams up R.E.M., James Franco and Lindsay Lohan

Never thought these three would work on a project together, but okay.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:17 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan, James Franco

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Justin Bieber, Psy and M.C. Hammer herald the unfortunate return of harem pants at the American Music Awards

Stop the hanging-low crotch trend now, before it’s too late.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:48 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Justin Bieber, Music | Tags:  American Music Awards

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Madonna shows off ‘Gangnam Style’ skills; Justin Bieber allegedly tries to win back Selena Gomez

Also: PETA objects to wolves attending “Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2” party.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:37 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Justin Bieber, Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Madonna; Justin Bieber; Selena Gomez

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert dominate CMAs; Britney Spears civil case tossed by judge

Also: Pattinson and Stewart are doing press together again, and all is well.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:08 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Britney Spears, Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; CMAs; Blake Shelton; Miranda Lambert; Taylor Swift; Britney Spears

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 10/30/2012

Green Day cancels tour dates; Emma Roberts dresses like Julia Roberts for Halloween

Green Day has canceled the rest of its 2012 tour dates and postponed some early 2013 shows.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:55 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Axl Rose: Seven things we learned from his ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ appearance

The Guns ‘N Roses frontman actually showed up on time and did a lengthy interview.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:50 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Axl Rose

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Watch Katy Perry sing a touching ‘Firework’ duet

She performed with an autistic girl who has blossomed via her love of music.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:25 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Katy Perry

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Beyoncé, Super Bowl headliner: Eight reasons why she’ll outperform Madonna

Madonna, you are about to get served.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Beyonce, Super Bowl

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Lady Gaga vomited onstage but pressed on during Barcelona show; David Cross and Amber Tamblyn got married

Gaga has recovered. But getting sick onstage is now close to becoming a trend.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:42 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix; Lady Gaga; Beyonce; Jay-Z; David Cross; Amber Tamblyn; Mila Kunis

Posted at 01:23 AM ET, 10/08/2012

John Cusack pulled a Lloyd Dobler during a Peter Gabriel concert

The spirit of Lloyd Dobler is alive and well.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:23 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  John Cusack; Cameron Crowe; 80s Nostalgia

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Hulk Hogan really mad at Gawker over sex tape; Listen to Adele sing ‘Skyfall’

You will not like the Hulk when he gets angry about a leaked intimate video.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:02 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Hulk Hogan; Adele

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Another Chris Brown and Rihanna sighting; Rush and Public Enemy make Rock Hall of Fame list

Also: Nicole Kidman had issues with saying the n-word in her movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:59 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Chris Brown; Rihanna; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Nicole Kidman

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 10/02/2012

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have reunited to make this a very ‘Grease’ Christmas

Deck the halls with boughs of Danny Zuko.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:52 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  John Travolta; Olivia Newton-John; Holiday Music

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Taylor Swift calls John Mayer ‘presumptuous’ in new interview; Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ leaks

Also in the morning mix: Oprah is still the richest one of all.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:50 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Taylor Swift; Adele; Skyfall; Oprah Winfreyl Kristen Stewart; Robert Pattinson

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Adele has definitely recorded the ‘Skyfall’ theme

She is the voice of the new James Bond song.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:38 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  Adele, Skyfall

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Katy Perry is the woman of the year, according to Billboard

Does this mean John Mayer will show up when Billboard honors her?

By Jen Chaney  |  03:20 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Katy Perry

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Fiona Apple reportedly arrested for hash possession

It happened in Sierra Blanca, Tex., U.S. capital for celeb pot arrests.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:54 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Crime Watch | Tags:  Fiona Apple

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Jon Hamm has (sort of) directed Aimee Mann’s new video, a remake of the ‘Voices Carry’ video

As Hamm’s character explains, the project was really “collamborative.”

By Jen Chaney  |  02:20 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Internet Brilliance, Jon Hamm, Aimee Mann

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/18/2012

William and Kate win injunction; Usher and Shakira to join ‘The Voice’

Also: Amanda Bynes is due in court this week.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Royals, Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Kate Middleton; Usher; Shakira; Amanda Bynes

Posted at 11:26 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Taylor Swift’s VMAs performance: Yep, furries

Taylor Swift’s VMAs performance was too cute for its own good.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:26 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Olympian Gabby Douglas flips for Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj at the VMAs

The gold medalist showed off her tumbling skills during an understated Keys/Minaj performance.

By Maura Judkis  |  11:13 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  MTV Video Music Awards

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 09/06/2012

The MTV Video Music Awards: A buzz-factor review

The annual awards show is designed to start conversation. But how much talk has it generated during the past decade?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:36 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  MTV Video Music Awards

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Avril Lavigne to wed Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger, Twitter opts to speak now and not hold its peace

The news was met with shock and, in some cases, horror.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Relationships | Tags:  Avril Lavigne

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 08/16/2012

The new Devo song about Mitt Romney’s dog is kind of catchy

‘Don’t Roof Rack Me Bro’: The new ‘Call Me Maybe’?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:58 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Devo

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Taylor Swift announces album of songs about ‘semi-toxic relationships’; Zach Galifianakis weds

Also in the morning mix: A plot description for third “Bill & Ted’s” flick.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:31 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix, Taylor Swift, Zach Galifianakis

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Beck is releasing a new album that you can’t listen to

It’s all sheet music. So if you want to hear it, I hope you know your notes.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:39 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Beck

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Adele and One Direction for the Olympic closing ceremony?; Liberty Ross reportedly seeks reconciliation

Maybe The Who will play, too, if speculation is accurate.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:24 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix, London Olympics

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Marvin Hamlisch: His three best movie ballads

Remembering some of the composer’s more poignant works following his untimely death.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:20 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits, Movies, Music | Tags:  Marvin Hamlisch

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Friday list: The cheesy power ballads we are embarrassed to admit we love

You know you still love Skid Row’s “I Remember You.”

By Jen Chaney and Ben Sumner  |  12:04 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Friday Lists | Tags:  Friday Lists, Retro Nostalgia

Posted at 07:28 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Rihanna, Drake lead MTV Video Music Award noms; Emma Stone to star in next Cameron Crowe film

Also in the morning mix: Yes, more about the Kristen Stewart story that won’t go away.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:28 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Morning Mix, Rihanna, MTV Video Music Awards, Emma Stone, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Watch Lily from ‘Modern Family’ belt out Adele from her car seat

Never mind, she’ll find someone like you, even though she’s only 5.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Internet Brilliance

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Carly Rae Jepsen will appear on ‘90210’

So watch it, maybe?

By Jen Chaney  |  04:28 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Carly Rae Jepsen, TV

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Mary J. Blige has a lot of thoughts on that Burger King commercial she was in

“I want to apologize to everyone that was offended or thought that I would do something so disrespectful to our culture,” Blige told Hot 97.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:36 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Mary J. Blige

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 06/20/2012

98 Degrees will reunite for one show this summer

Nick and Drew Lachey told Ryan Seacrest the boy band will play a Pennsylvania music festival in August.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:26 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  98 Degrees, Boy bands

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Watch Rufus Wainwright make gum jingles poignant (Video)

“Make it last a little longer with Big Red” sounds so ... touching.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:23 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video, Music

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Paul McCartney turns 70: A look at his past four decades

A look at McCartney’s work over the past four decades with Wings and as a solo artist.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:36 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Paul McCartney

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Miley Cyrus’s engagement gets thumbs up from Billy Ray

“All I ever hoped for as a Daddy was to see my kids reach their dreams,” Cyrus tweeted.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:49 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Miley Cyrus

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/07/2012

Erykah Badu takes Wayne Coyne to task over music video

Glitter and nudity is involved.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 06/04/2012

Watch a Lady Gaga flashmob in Indonesia that brought Mama Monster to tears

Gaga was forced to cancel a concert in Jakarta over security threats.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:16 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Lady Gaga

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Lil Wayne cancels Nicki Minaj set over diss

A DJ called Minaj’s song “Starships” “wack.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:17 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Nicki Minaj

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 06/01/2012

The Band Perry performs on ‘Today’

The trio will tour with Brad Paisley this summer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:39 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  The Band Perry

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Brian McKnight has written another explicit song, this time for an adult Web site

“as a business man I can’t ignore the opportunities that r out there especially when it’s all in fun,” McKnight tweeted

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:24 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Brian McKnight

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Grammy Awards date set for Feb. 10, 2013

Mark your calendars, people.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:38 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Against Me! singer formerly known as Tom Gabel plays first show as Laura Jane Grace

The singer came out as transgender in an interview with Rolling Stone earlier this month.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:42 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Watch Beyoncé prepare for her first post-baby concert, to be held tonight (Video)

She is determined to bring it.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:26 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 05/23/2012

BET Awards 2012: Beyoncé vs. Jay-Z and Kanye West, times two

In a video of the year competition that forces Beyoncé to face-off against Jay-Z and Kanye, everybody wins.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:52 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  BET Awards, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kanye West

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Lady Gaga responds to Jakarta concert controversy

The singer tweeted, “Indonesian authorities demand I censor the show.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:47 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Lady Gaga

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 05/22/2012

D’Angelo: First interview in 12 years covers Marvin Gaye dreams, Madonna and his comeback

The neo-soul singer mounts his comeback and recalls his massive career crash for GQ.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:12 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks duet ‘Celebrate’ released

The song from the film “Sparkle” is Houston’s final recording.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:28 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Whitney Houston

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Billboard Music Awards honors Whitney Houston, Donna Summer; Nick Stahl heads to rehab

Also in the morning mix: Will Smith smacks a reporter.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Billboard Music Awards

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Mark Ronson denies quote about Amy Winehouse ‘freaked out’ by Adele; Village Voice stands by story

Ronson was quoted by the Village Voice as saying “Adele's success was making Amy [Winehouse] feel upset, competitive, restless.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:56 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Amy Winehouse, Adele, Mark Ronson

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Taylor Swift donates $4 million to Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

An education center will be built with the funds supplied by the country music darling.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Taylor Swift

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Nicki Minaj debuts ‘Right By My Side’ video

The video features Nas and Chris Brown, as well as a Pepsi can.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:34 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Nicki Minaj

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Justin Bieber releases ‘Turn to You’ for his mom: Hear four other songs about mothers

Listen to Bieber’s new song for his mother, and four other mom songs.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Justin Bieber

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Ad-Rock responds to death of Adam Yauch and more tributes to the Beastie Boys’ MCA

From the New York Mets to a fellow Beastie Boy, many paid tribute to MCA following his death on Friday.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits, Music | Tags:  Adam Yauch

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Jennifer Lopez sizzles in ‘Follow the Leader’ video directed by boyfriend Casper Smart

Lopez takes center stage in the video directed by Casper Smart, while many products get promoted.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:41 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Jennifer Lopez

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes to be included in TLC’s upcoming tour, but not as a hologram

No, this is not a Tupac-”hologram” situation.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:51 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  TLC

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 04/19/2012

The Band’s Levon Helm dies: How, through ‘The Weight,’ his voice will go on

The singer-drummer died Thursday, but his voice will go on through “The Weight.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  06:46 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  Levon Helm

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Justin Bieber continues to tease ‘Boyfriend’ video, announces release date for ‘Believe’

He also showed a fourth teaser clip from the “Boyfriend” music video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:05 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Justin Bieber

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Tupac Shakur hologram to tour?; Pippa Middleton and the pre-gun-episode party

Also: Is Pete Campbell on “Mad Men” definitely a dead man?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:26 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Royals

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Johnny Depp and Natalie Portman star in Paul McCartney’s videos for ‘My Valentine’

The actors use sign language to convey the song’s lyrics.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:13 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Paul McCartney

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 04/12/2012

Johnny Depp and Taylor Momsen join Marilyn Manson on stage for duets (Photos)

The three appeared at Revolver’s Golden Gods Awards.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  05:01 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Johnny Depp

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Katy Perry’s ‘Part of Me’ trailer: ‘Thank you for believing in my weirdness’

Perry’s story, coming to theaters this summer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:40 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Katy Perry

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Justin Bieber releases ‘Boyfriend’: Breaking down the Biebs’ grown-up single

Lyrics include, “Swag swag swag, on you/ Chillin by the fire why we eatin’ fondue/ I dunno about me but I know about you/ So say hello to falsetto in three two.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:04 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Justin Bieber

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 03/21/2012

R. Kelly’s new ‘Trapped in the Closet’ chapters will air on IFC

IFC said new chapters of “Trapped in the Closet” are “coming soon.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:51 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  R. Kelly

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/21/2012

One Direction’s ‘Up All Night’ debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart

This is the first time a British group has entered the chart at this position.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  One Direction

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Rihanna explains decision to work with Chris Brown on remixes

“There shouldn’t be a divide. You know? It’s music, and it’s innocent,” Rihanna told Ryan Seacrest.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:37 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Rihanna, Chris Brown

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Doobie Brothers members remember drummer Michael Hossack

Michael Hossack died Monday after battling cancer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:56 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 03/09/2012

John Mayer cancels tour indefinitely because of granuloma

Mayer’s new album will still be released in May.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:27 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  John Mayer

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Robert Sherman dies: Remembering his greatest songs

We run down our favorites of the late composer’s work.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:03 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Obits, Music | Tags:  Disney

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Monica and Brandy reunite for ‘It All Belongs to Me’ (Video)

It’s no “The Boy is Mine.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:01 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Brandy, Monica, Music videos

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young (fine, actually Jimmy Fallon) are sexy and they know it

The LMFAO track sounds infinitely more serious as a folk song.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:00 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Davy Jones: Remembering his musicianship and five of his best Monkees performances

The late Jones may have been a heartthrob. But he also had serious talent.

By Daniel de Vise  |  03:48 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Kid Rock to team up with Detroit Symphony Orchestra in hopes of raising $1 million

Organizers hope to raise money for the struggling orchestra.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:11 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Kid Rock

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Rihanna and Chris Brown really did collaborate; Bethenny Frankel reveals miscarriage

Also in the morning mix: Stephen Colbert returns to Comedy Central.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:17 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Rihanna, Chris Brown, Stephen Colbert

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Jada Pinkett-Smith dedicates new song, ‘Burn,’ to husband Will Smith (Audio)

It’s called “Burn” and it’s pretty steamy.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:30 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Taylor Swift’s ‘Safe & Sound’ music video debuts

The song is one of Swift’s contributions to the “Hunger Games” soundtrack.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:52 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Taylor Swift

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Grammy Awards 2012: From Adele to Gaga, five potential buzzy moments

A rundown of some of the things that may generate chatter during and after this year’s event.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 02/10/2012

Paul McCartney receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame (Video and photos)

He was the last Beatle to get one.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:57 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Paul McCartney

Posted at 09:02 PM ET, 02/05/2012

Madonna and the Super Bowl halftime show: A play-by-play

Cartwheels, cheerleaders and Cee-Lo. Yes, the three C’s were present and accounted for.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:02 PM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Super Bowl Pop Culture

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 02/05/2012

Super Bowl 2012: Was Kelly Clarkson’s national anthem flawless? (Poll)

Honestly, not sure what she could have done better.

By Jen Chaney  |  06:39 PM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Super Bowl Pop Culture

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Spice Girls reuniting at Queen Elizabeth II event? (Video)

That’s what Mel B, a.k.a. Scary Spice, hinted at on Australian TV.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:48 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 01/23/2012

Steven Tyler sings the national anthem: Is his rendition the worst in recent history? (Poll)

Steven Tyler, Christina Aguilera or Cyndi Lauper?

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:39 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Matthew McConaughey reprises ‘Dazed and Confused’ role for music video

David Wooderson is back in a new music video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:40 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 01/20/2012

Etta James, Beyonce and the ‘At Last’ legacy

The singer, who died today at the age of 73, will be remembered best for her version of the love song, frequently covered by Beyonce.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:53 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Obits | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Tim Tebow plus David Bowie equals Tebowie, thanks to Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Tebowie sang, “Tim Tebow to Jesus Christ/ Can’t win by myself, but with your help I might.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  05:07 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 01/12/2012

Dolly Parton’s still got it: Watch her on the ‘Today’ show (Video)

The country diva appeared on the “Today” show this morning to promote “Joyful Noise.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:40 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Celebrities, Music

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Jay-Z releases new song about baby Blue Ivy in which he reveals Beyonce’s previous miscarriage

In “Glory,” the rapper reveals that wife Beyonce previously suffered a miscarriage.

By Jen Chaney and Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:21 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Baby Watch | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 01/05/2012

Ludacris to open airport eatery called Chicken & Beer

The rapper’s restaurant will serve hungry flyers in Atlanta.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:49 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Celebrities

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 01/04/2012

From ‘Mad Men’ to Madonna: 10 pop cultural comebacks to anticipate in 2012

Here are some of the faces, film franchises and TV favorites that may make triumphant returns in 2012.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:28 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Taylor Swift, Amanda Seyfried offered roles in ‘Les Miserables’

Swift will likely play Eponine in Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the beloved musical.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:46 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 01/03/2012

Cee Lo Green: Imagine he’s the only one to ever offend John Lennon’s fans? Think again.

The “Forget You” singer is the latest celeb to feel the wrath of the late Beatle’s fans.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:54 PM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt sing a duet (Video)

The ‘500 Days of Summer’ co-stars reunite to kill you with cuteness.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:52 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Celebrities

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Kid Cudi pens letter to fan who passed away from heart condition

A Texas teen and Kid Cudi fan, who passed away from a heart condition one week ago, shared his story on YouTube.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:59 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Lady Gaga to spend New Year’s Eve with Mayor Bloomberg

Gaga will drop the Times Sqaure Ball at 11:59 p.m.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:34 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Lady Gaga

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 12/21/2011

R. Kelly wants to bring you 32 more installments of ‘Trapped in the Closet’

TMZ reports that the hip-hop artist wants to continue the storyline of his music video saga.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:56 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 12/21/2011

David Archuleta to spend two years on Mormon mission (Video)

The “American Idol” runner-up made the announcement at a Salt Lake City tour stop.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:59 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Matisyahu shaves beard, drama ensues

The formerly Hasidic musician said he doesn’t need it anymore.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:03 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Taran Killam and ‘SNL’ cohorts do late night recreation of Robyn’s ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ (Video)

Taran Killam honors musical guest Robyn by doing an impressive recreation of one of her videos.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:56 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  TV

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Adele’s tour rider requests: Donations to charity and no North American beer

The soul singer also asks that high-quality lager not from North America be provided.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:51 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Watch: Justin Bieber’s ‘Santa Claus Is Coming to Town’ (Video)

Dressed like a Steampunk Oliver Twist in harem pants, Bieber croons, brings toys to life and plays drums in Santa’s pretty sad looking workshop.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:37 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Lady Gaga’s ‘Marry the Night’ video debuts

The singer’s ‘Marry the Night’ video features flaming cars, dance numbers and Gaga losing her mind.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:56 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 12/01/2011

The 2012 Grammy nominations: Tina Fey and more non-musical nominees

Sure, people like Adele and Bruno Mars have been nominated. But so have Tina Fey, Seth MacFarlane and Betty White.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:18 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Grammy Awards

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Justin Bieber and Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ video: Product placement and holiday cheer

The two superstars get into the holiday spirit by hawking Nintendos.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:53 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Hanson brothers to sell beer called MMMhop, obviously

Issac, Zac and Taylor are all grown up and want to get you tipsy.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:44 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Daniel Day-Lewis spotted with Lincoln beard; Kristin Cavallari, Jay Cutler engaged — again

Also in the morning mix: Vinny from “Jersey Shore” enters, quickly quits the rap game.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:02 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music, Movies

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 12/01/2011

The Grammy nominations show: The Lady Gaga/Sugarland team-up and more notable performances

The announced nominees were largely expected. But some of the artists who came together to perform on the CBS program were not.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:55 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Grammy Awards

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 11/25/2011

‘A Very Gaga Thanksgiving’: A subdued holiday with Mama Monster (Video)

The over-the-top singer put on a rather subdued holiday special.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:48 PM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 11/25/2011

Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina suffer Thanksgiving performance flubs; Maggie Rizer welcomes a son

Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina kicked off the holidays with public gaffes.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:58 AM ET, 11/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 01:42 AM ET, 11/21/2011

American Music Awards 2011: Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez and more weird celebrity moments

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez and let’s not forget Nicki Minaj putting speakers on her backside.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:42 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Award Shows

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Rebecca Black is back with new song, ‘Person Of Interest’ (video)

Sample lyrics include: “There’s a chalk line on the dance floor/ In the shape of my heart.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:51 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Rihanna smokes cigarette on ‘You da One’ cover: Does it offend you?

Do you think smoking is less of a taboo in popular culture?

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:14 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Faith Hill debuts new single, ‘Come Home,’ at the CMA Awards (Video)

The 44-year-old singer was welcomed back with a standing ovation.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:50 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Conrad Murray verdict: Doctor on ‘suicide watch’; Adele undergoes surgery in Boston

Also in the morning mix: Adele undergoes surgery in Boston; Kim Kardashian went to Minnesota to apologize.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:07 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Michael Jackson, Kim Kardashian, Music

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Adele to undergo throat surgery but does not have cancer, contrary to Twitter rumors

The rumor started on — where else — Twitter.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:43 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Eva Longoria is not dating Matt Barnes; Amy Winehouse’s final album due this December

Also in the morning mix: Hilary Swank has fired her manager.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:25 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Justin Bieber’s manager compares him to the Beatles — accurately

“I don't want to draw comparisons, but there was a band during the British Invasion that had girls screaming at them,” Braun says.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Marie Osmond hospitalized for bronchitis; Charlie Sheen’s ‘Anger Management’ finds a home

Also in the morning mix: Courtney Love may be getting a son-in-law.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:40 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies, Music

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Beyonce invites pals to trailer park ‘Party’ in latest music video

Solange Knowles and Kelly Rowland were guests.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:03 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Steven Tyler says bathroom fall had nothing to do with drugs, alcohol (video)

The Aerosmith frontman wanted everyone to know his accident had nothing to do with drugs or alcohol.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:16 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Amy Winehouse: Coroner’s inquest releases verdict of ‘death by misadventure,’ cites alcohol as cause

Amy Winehouse reportedly died from drinking too much alcohol.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:24 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Amy Winehouse

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Steven Tyler hurts face, loses teeth after bathroom fall in Paraguay

Dehydration caused by food poisoning may be to blame for the fall.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:12 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Demi Lovato sings ‘Star Spangled Banner’ at World Series (video)

Did the former Disney star step up to the plate?

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:25 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Jennifer Lopez reportedly gets weepy at Mohegan Sun show (Video)

The singer asked the audience, “What is love?”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:06 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Relationships, Music

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Zooey Deschanel, Demi Lovato to sing national anthem at World Series

Let’s hope the “New Girl” star doesn’t suffer from a lyrics flub?

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:11 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Carlos Santana confused with Moammar Gaddafi, becomes victim of death rumor

Rumors of the guitarist’s death spread on Twitter thanks to his resemblance to the deceased Libyan dictator.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:44 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/20/2011

Jon Bon Jovi opens ‘pay-what-you-can’ restaurant, Soul Kitchen (Photos)

“If you come in and say, ‘I’m hungry,’ we’ll feed you,” the rocker said of his New Jersey eatery.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 10/20/2011

Lindsay Lohan to begin morgue duty after posting bail; John Singleton sues Paramount

Also in the morning mix: Adam Levine would like Fox News to stop using his music.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:06 AM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch, Movies, Music | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan, TV

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Watch Beyonce’s ‘Love On Top’ video

The singer pays homage to New Edition in the simple music video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:44 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 10/16/2011

Lady Gaga serenades Bill Clinton with ‘Bad Romance’ (Video)

At the “A Decade of Difference” concert, a celebration of the William J. Clinton Foundation’s 10th anniversary, Gaga shook her booty for the former president.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:36 PM ET, 10/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 10/13/2011

Nicki Minaj performs with tiny ‘Super Bass’ video stars on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ (Video)

Sophia Grace Brownlee’s rendition of “Super Bass” went viral online. Then the 8-year-old got to meet her idol on “Ellen.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:55 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  TV

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Jay-Z: The college course

Students at Georgetown University are currently studying the art of having “99 Problems.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:25 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 10/10/2011

Beyonce accused of plagiarizing ‘Countdown’ moves from Belgian choreographer (Video)

“I’m not mad, but this is plagiarism. This is stealing,” a Belgian choreographer said after learning her moves were used in the Beyonce video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:32 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Beyonce shakes, shimmies in ‘Countdown’ (Video)

The pregnant diva is as fierce as ever in her latest music video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:17 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Justin Bieber previews Christmas song ‘Mistletoe’ on tour, as Mariah Carey confirms duet (video)

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:09 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 07:53 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Jani Lane, Warrant frontman, died of alcohol poisoning

The glam metal band singer was found dead in a L.A. hotel room in August.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:53 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music, Obits

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/30/2011

Tony Bennett says Amy Winehouse knew she wasn’t going to live (Video)

Tony Bennett said on “The Daily Show” that Amy Winehouse knew her time was limited.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits, Music | Tags:  Amy Winehouse

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/30/2011

Ashton Kutcher tweets warning to not ‘assume’; Jack Osbourne is engaged

Also in the morning mix: Courtney Love is writing a memoir.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music, Relationships | Tags:  TV

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The effort to get Duran Duran and other snubbed bands inducted

A group of loyal Duranies are fighting to make sure the Wild Boys are inducted someday.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Joseph Gordon-Levitt sings Kelly Clarkson like Axl Rose (Video)

The “50/50” actor sang “Since U Been Gone” like the Guns N’ Roses frontman.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:29 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  TV

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Rihanna’s ‘state of undress’ causes Irish farmer to shut down video shoot

The farmer had never heard of the pop star when he agreed to let her use his land for a video shoot.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:12 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Nirvana: Their brilliant letter to fans ahead of the ‘Nevermind’ release

Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic jokingly promised to package their seminal album with McDonald’s Happy Meals.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 09/22/2011

‘Glee’ as imagined by ‘Sesame Street’ (Video)

Mr. Gooster and his G Club need to pick songs for G-gionals.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:51 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Glee

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 09/22/2011

Lady Gaga vows to make bullying a crime in wake of Jamey Rodemeyer’s suicide

In the wake of a 14-year-old fan’s suicide, Mama Monster had pledged to make bullying illegal.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:28 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Harry Connick Jr. performs on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ (Video)

The crooner sang “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  TV

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Tony Bennett makes controversial 9/11 remark: The terrorists ‘flew the plane in, but we caused it’

“They [the terrorists] flew the plane in, but we caused it ... because we were bombing them and they told us to stop,” he said.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:22 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Cyndi Lauper, Christina Aguilera contribute to worst national anthem mash-up (Video)

Cyndi Lauper and Christina Aguilera are both featured in this mash-up of terrible national anthem performances.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:37 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Gavin DeGraw performs on ‘Today’ one month after suffering violent attack (video)

The singer does not recall being hit by a taxi after he was beaten in New York.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Amy Winehouse, Tony Bennett duet released on late singer’s 28th birthday (Video)

The late singer would have turned 28 today.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:04 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 11:03 PM ET, 09/10/2011

Cyndi Lauper flubs national anthem lyrics during U.S. Open 9/11 commemoration

Like Christina Aguilera before her, she had a problem with the “ramparts.”

By Jen Chaney  |  11:03 PM ET, 09/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Tony Bennett on Amy Winehouse: ‘She was such a sweet child’ (Video)

“Her fans really loved her. They were all rooting for her.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Buddy Holly honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame (Photos)

Gary Busey and Holly’s wife, Maria Elena, attended the induction ceremony.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:03 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Neil Diamond engaged to manager Katie McNeil

The singer and his manager are planning to get hitched.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:51 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music, Relationships

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Soulja Boy apologizes for lyric insulting soldiers

Rapping “[Bleep] all the Army troops” is never a good idea.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Susan Boyle performs ‘You Have to Be There’ on ‘America’s Got Talent’ (Video)

The singer that TV made famous sang her new single “You Have to Be There.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 08/31/2011

T.I. released from prison, gets VH1 reality show

The rapper’s post-prison life will be documented on VH1.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:55 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Insane Clown Posse, Jack White team up to record Mozart

To record a Mozart song, obviously.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:58 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Kim Kardashian’s music video leaks, is terrible

And it’s terrible.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:11 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Sebastian Bach’s home ‘destroyed’ by Hurricane Irene

The rocker’s New Jersey pad was ruined by flood waters.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:56 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 08/29/2011

The MTV Video Music Awards: This year’s most tasteless moments

Was it Tyler, the Creator’s profanity-laden speech or Cloris Leachman’s appearance with the “Jersey Shore” crew?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:55 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  MTV Video Music Awards

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Bruno Mars, Russell Brand pay tribute to Amy Winehouse at VMAs (Video)

Russell Brand also praised the late singer at Sunday’s VMAs.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:43 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  MTV Video Music Awards

Posted at 12:54 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Adele: Best VMA performance?

As goofy as the Video Music Awards are, this year they actually featured some strong performances. Was Adele’s the strongest?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:54 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  MTV Video Music Awards

Posted at 12:25 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Lady Gaga cross dresses as Jo Calderone for MTV VMAs (Video)

Many tweeters compare the masculine version of Gaga with Ralph Macchio.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:25 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  MTV Video Music Awards

Posted at 09:48 PM ET, 08/28/2011

Beyonce is pregnant

The pop diva confirmed her pregnancy on the VMA black carpet. The child will be the first for her and husband Jay-Z.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:48 PM ET, 08/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Boom, Celebrities, Music | Tags:  MTV Video Music Awards

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Lady Gaga, Backstreet Boys songs barred from China downloading sites

Katy Perry, Beyonce and the Backstreet Boys also made the list.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 08/24/2011

Glen Campbell talks Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis with ABC (Video)

The “Rhinestone Cowboy” singer seemed in good spirits, despite moments of forgetfulness.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:15 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Lil Wayne injures head at St. Louis skate park, tweets about it

The rapper is doing just fine after receiving nine stitches for a gash.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Bono denies reports of heart problems; Kimberly Stewart gives birth

Also, Donald Faison is engaged.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:09 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Lady Gaga: Her ‘You and I’ video is online

It’s six minutes of weirdness, mermaids and Lady Gaga making out with her male alter ego.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:48 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Lady Gaga

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Jani Lane: Warrant plans tribute as fellow musicians react to his death

Lane’s former bandmates will dedicate the song “Heaven” to their late one-time frontman during a concert tonight.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:18 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Obits

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Aziz Ansari makes cameo in Jay-Z, Kanye West’s ‘Otis’ (Video)

Jay-Z and Kanye West bring the comedian along on their joyride.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:23 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Viola Davis, ‘The Help’ actress, to adopt; Jennifer Love Hewitt heads back to TV

Jennifer Love Hewitt heads back to TV, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony take a car ride and more.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:04 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music, Movies

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Gavin DeGraw released from hospital after attack, doesn’t remember much

The “Chariot” singer said he can’t remember much.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  07:37 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Kelly Rowland and yet another wardrobe malfunction

First Nicki Minaj. Now Rowland. Is it so hard to keep one’s goodies covered and secure?

By Jen Chaney  |  04:43 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrity Life Lessons, Celebrities, Music

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Jaleel White, a.k.a. Steve Urkel, stars in Cee Lo’s ‘Cry Baby’ (Video)

Jaleel White is back, looking retro in a Cee Lo music video.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:08 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Nicki Minaj has live wardrobe malfunction on ‘GMA’

The queen of hip-hop weirdness revealed more than she intended during a concert performance.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:21 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Drew Barrymore directs Donald Glover, Chloe Moretz in Best Coast’s ‘Our Deal’ (Video)

Chloe Moretz, Donald Glover and Tyler Posey star in this nice little video for “Our Deal.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 12:23 AM ET, 08/01/2011

MTV turns 30: Was the network really at its best in the ’80s?

Or do some of us just think that because of our fond memories of the “I want my MTV” era?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:23 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 07/29/2011

MTV turns 30: From Remote Control to Yo! MTV Raps, a primer on this weekend’s tribute

As MTV prepares to celebrate its 30th birthday on Monday, VH1 Classic will spend two days airing old clips and shows. Here’s a guide to what you might see.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:09 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Celebrities

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Morrissey claims KFC, McDonald’s worse than Norway attacks

The deaths of 76 people are nothing compared to what fast food chains do, the former Smiths frontman says.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:58 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/23/2011

Amy Winehouse found dead: Rihanna, Kelly Osbourne, Katy Perry and other celebs react

Lily Allen, Katy Perry and other celebs react to the shocking news.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Obits

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/23/2011

Amy Winehouse found dead at age 27

The singer was found at her home in the Camden borough of London, the BBC reports.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits, Music

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Cee Lo Green performs ‘Forget You’ on ‘Today’ (Video)

“The Voice” judge tells New York: “Forget You.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:53 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Katy Perry, Adele lead MTV Video Music Award nominations

Perry grabbed nine nominations, while Adele and Kanye West got seven each.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:09 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Beyonce gets hitched in ‘Best Thing I Never Had’ video

The diva wears a wedding gown quite well.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:58 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 07/05/2011

Fourth of July: Little Richard performs in D.C.; Martina McBride fills in for Lionel Richie in Boston (Video)

Meanwhile, Beyonce celebrated Independence Day in New York.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:57 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 06/27/2011

BET Awards: Great performances, from Patti LaBelle to Jill Scott with Idris Elba

Patti LaBelle tore it up. So did Cee Lo Green while dressed as Patti LaBelle.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:18 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Tiffany Green announces wrong winner at BET Awards; Stephen G. Hill takes the blame (Video)

A BET executive took the blame for the mix-up.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:09 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  TV

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Rebecca Black removes ‘Friday’ from YouTube, but video returns on official channel

Your plans to get down on “Friday” are back on.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:35 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Lady Gaga’s ‘The Edge of Glory’ video is shockingly simple

Sax player Clarence Clemons appears with Mama Monster.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:00 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Lady Gaga meat dress served up at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

History and meat are being preserved in Cleveland.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Rihanna gets a surprise fan hug on ‘Today’ show

Something about the song “S&M” made an admirer want to grab Rihanna.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:13 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Lady Gaga zips to ‘GMA’ performance (video)

Lady Gaga finished her busy week with a zippy performance on “GMA.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:53 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Tom Jones, Tony Bennett perform on ‘American Idol’ finale

“Idol” finale packed with stars

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:55 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music | Tags:  TV

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Billboard Awards: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez kiss; Beyonce and Britney Spears perform (Video)

Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Eminem won big at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards, which returned after a five-year absence.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:10 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Music