Click Track: Eminem

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Speculation: Predicting the Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup, Vol. 2

Cee Lo? The Roots? Black Keys? Queens of the Stone Age? We wouldn’t be surprised to see these bands at Merriweather Post Pavilion for FreeFest 2011.

By David Malitz  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 07/06/2011

New OutKast album rumors; Eminem goes digitally platinum; Billboard deems 9:30 Club “influential”

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:33 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 06/09/2011

Lists: Eminem’s least essential celebrity insults, disses and takedowns

Eminem often has nasty words for celebrities, and just as often they fall flat.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:17 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Justin Bieber and Eminem win big at Billboard music awards; Beach Boys and Rolling Stones planning 50th anniversary gigs?

By David Malitz  |  09:44 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Singles file: Calvin Harris f. Kelis, Eminem and Royce Da 5’9

Former friends/foes Eminem and Royce Da 5’9 team up, while Thao and Mirah cover Pat Benetar.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:14 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/26/2011

R.I.P. punk trailblazer Poly Styrene and singer-songwriter Phoebe Snow; Lollapalooza announces lineup

The singer for original punk band X-Ray Spex passes away at the age of 53.

By David Malitz  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011

Haters gonna hate: Five musical acts who have criticized their own albums

The Strokes and Lupe Fiasco are just the latest acts to diss their own creations. Who are some others and why do they do it?

By Allison Stewart  |  01:46 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/13/2011

Taking sides: Who will give the best Grammy performance?

Will Arcade Fire steal the show at the Grammys? (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) Earlier today the first batch of performers for next month's Grammy Awards were announced. Arcade Fire, Eminem, Cee Lo Green, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert and Katy Perry are the...

By Click Track  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Grammy nominees announced; Raheem DeVaughn nominated for best R&B album; DC9 to reopen; Fans hold vigil for Aretha Franklin; Bono speaks on World AIDS Day

Raheem DeVaughn: Grammy nominated! (Dayna Smith For The Washington Post) - Eminem topped the pile of last night's Grammy nominees with ten, earning a nod in three most prestigious categories: record of the year, song of the year and album...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/19/2010

Lil Wayne to join Eminem on "SNL"; Wale delivers turkeys; Download "Twisted Fantasy" samples

Lil Wayne and Eminem will perform together on "Saturday Night Live" in December. Drake is in this picture but won't there ... or will he? - The Lil Wayne post-prison victory tour continues, and a future stop will be "Saturday...

By David Malitz  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/02/2010

Singles file: Nicki Minaj, Crystal Castles, U.S. Royalty

Nicki Minaj gets violent with Eminem. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Nicki Minaj featuring Eminem: "Roman's Revenge" This riveting, gross and totally insane exercise in self-debasement (her) and reflexively violent...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 10/13/2010

Lady Antebellum scores more AMA nods than Lady Gaga; Christina Aguilera and husband separate

Lada A tied Eminem for the most AMA nods. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards - Lady Antebellum beat out Lady Gaga when the American Music Awards announced its list of 2010 nominees on Tuesday. The country-pop trio tied Eminem for...

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 10/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/01/2010

Jay-Z and Eminem inspire Dr. Dre to finish "Detox"; Soundgarden goes "Guitar Hero"; Usher and Sade coming to the DMV

Dre has been working on "Detox" since the days of black and white photography. (Interscope Records) By Chris Richards - Dr. Dre tells MTV that performing at a recent concert with Jay-Z and Eminem inspired him to get back to...

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 09/13/2010

Drama lacking at MTV's Video Music Awards

Lady Gaga, Cher and lots of sheer material. (REUTERS/Mike Blake) (Full photo gallery from Sunday night's VMAs.) By Chris Richards At the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, it was time to let bygones be bygones, and let insipid awards shows...

By Chris Richards  |  09:45 AM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/04/2010

Lady Gaga leads VMAs pack; Kanye tweets get New Yorker'd; Wyclef will run for president of Haiti

By David Malitz - Lady Gaga set a record by receiving 13 MTV Video Music Award nominations yesterday. She was nominated for Video of the Year. Twice. Eminem collected eight nominations while B.o.B. and Florence and the Machine (really?)...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/29/2010

Kanye West joins Twitter, uses exclamation points; Dylan and Neil Young look back; Eminem still No. 1

Kanye West and Aziz Ansari are going to tweet at each other so, so much. By David Malitz - Are you ready for six full weeks of all Kanye, all the time? After his Facebook freestyle the other day, Yeezy...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/22/2010

Taylor Swift to drop concept album in October; Critics heart Arcade Fire; Eminem lingers

Will Taylor Swift's new concept album be as strong as her previous efforts? (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) By Chris Richards - So you're a game-changing 20-year-old pop-country uber-star who made your name singing about the ups and downs of...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/08/2010

Of Montreal tours with Janelle Monae; Paul and Ringo reunite; Eminem stays at No. 1

Janelle Monae will hit the road with Of Montreal later this year. (Evy Mages/TWP) By David Malitz - It should be one of the fall's most exciting and over-the-top tours - zany indie-electro troupe Of Montreal will hit the road...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/01/2010

Courtney Love rebounds in Nashville; Eminem triumphantly tops Billboard

After a Sunday night trainwreck at Washington's 9:30 club, Courtney Love kept it together during a Hole show in Nashville. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards - Looks like Courtney Love treated Washingtonians to a very special Hole show...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/22/2010

Album review: Eminem, "Recovery"

Eminem's return is underwhelming. (Gary Malerba/Associated Press) By Sean Fennessey It's not easy being yourself. Not when you're not yourself anymore. Eminem has been startlingly honest since he returned from a three-year hiatus in 2009. By turns remorseful and recalcitrant...

By David Malitz  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/21/2010

Week ahead: Wavves crash on Washington; Roots finally drop new album; Eminem and Jay-Z to duet

Nathan Williams of Wavves returns to the Rock & Roll Hotel on Friday. (Richard A. Lipski/TWP) By Chris Richards In concert: Tis a busy one! Goldfrapp brings the roller skate jams to the 9:30 club tonight before the New...

By Chris Richards  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2010

Eminem hits No. 1, schedules shows with Jay-Z; New "Twilight" soundtrack is indie-tastic; Roots and John Legend team for covers album

Eminem tops the charts and will play at Yankee Stadium. (Gary Malerba/Associated Press) By David Malitz - Eminem will debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with his latest single, "Not Afraid." It is just the...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/04/2010

Taking sides: Picking Super Bowl halftime talent

Forget the geriatric rockers - give us Beyonce at halftime. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show -- excuse us, the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show -- will feature a performance by U.K. rock legends the Who. Other...

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 02/01/2010

The Grammys: Five Worst Performances

Look, it's T-Pain, Slash and Jamie Foxx. And when we say look, we mean don't listen. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) From Taylor Swift to T-Pain, there was something uniquely awful for everyone at last night's Grammy awards. We count down the...

By Allison Stewart  |  02:20 PM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)