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  • Britney Spears' introspective, almost single 'Alien' turns 5

    Britney Spears' introspective, almost single 'Alien' turns 5

    Pop superstar Britney Spears' Britney Jean album landed five years ago on Dec. 3, 2013. Touted as her most personal efforts at the time, it included "Alien," a song that provided some insight into Spears' guarded life. For the most part, Britney Jean ended up being a miss for fans despite containing...
  • P!nk's 'Funhouse' turns 10 years old in 2018

    P!nk's 'Funhouse' turns 10 years old in 2018

    P!nk is one of the most beloved pop stars on the planet and through her straight-forward lyrics, she’s been able to connect with fans for nearly two decades. In 2008, she released her fifth studio album Funhouse albeit heartbroken. The album earned P!nk her first No. 1 on the Hot 100 songs chart and...
  • K-Pop band Teen Top celebrate 8th anniversary with new music video for 'Lover'

    K-Pop band Teen Top celebrate 8th anniversary with new music video for 'Lover'

    K-Pop superstars Teen Top celebrated their 8th anniversary on July 3 by releasing an upbeat, summer-themed video for their new song “Lover.” The band blasted onto the K-Pop music landscape in 2010 as a six-piece with a hot debut single “Clap.” L.Joe left the group last year and now Teen Top is a...
  • Lady Gaga's 'The Fame' turns 10 years old in 2018 ahead of 'A Star Is Born' remake

    Lady Gaga's 'The Fame' turns 10 years old in 2018 ahead of 'A Star Is Born' remake

    Ten years ago, the world was introduced to an aspiring pop star that would go on to become a pop culture icon. Stefani Germanotta, known by her stage name Lady Gaga, had a chance to jet to LA to record “Just Dance,” a song that was created in 15 minutes and would soon take the world by storm as...
  • Oasis' final album 'Dig Out Your Soul' turns 10 years old in 2018

    Oasis' final album 'Dig Out Your Soul' turns 10 years old in 2018

    It’s been 10 years since Oasis released their final album due to public family feuding between brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher. The band found a resurgence in popularity following 2005's Don't Believe the Truth and on Oct. 6, 2008, the band released their seventh studio album, Dig Out Your Soul - a...
  • Madonna's experimental 'Ray of Light' turns 20 years old in 2018

    Madonna's experimental 'Ray of Light' turns 20 years old in 2018

    Madonna has been known for reinventing her image and sound over and over again since her debut in the early '80s. After giving birth to her daughter in the 1990s, she began work on her seventh studio album with Babyface and Patrick Leonard. Those sessions, however, failed and Madonna teamed up with...
  • Britney Spears' debut single '...Baby One More Time' turns 20 years old in 2018

    Britney Spears' debut single '...Baby One More Time' turns 20 years old in 2018

    20 years ago, the pop music world was changed and a young woman by the name of Britney Spears would forever reshape mainstream music. On Oct. 23, 1998, the hit “...Baby One More Time” was released in preparation for Spears’ debut album of the same name. Spears’ was in talks with manager Lou Pearlman...
  • 'Yo! MTV Raps' 30th Anniversary Experience bringing all-star concert to Barclay's Center

    'Yo! MTV Raps' 30th Anniversary Experience bringing all-star concert to Barclay's Center

    When Yo! MTV Raps debuted in 1988, it brought rap and hip-hop to the masses and, more importantly, the record-buying suburbs, exposing the genre to kids who would otherwise have no clue about artists like Salt 'n Pepa, KRS-One, Eric. B & Rakim and EPMD. Its influence in bringing light to this...
  • Lady Gaga's debut single 'Just Dance' turns 10 years old

    Lady Gaga's debut single 'Just Dance' turns 10 years old

    10 years ago, a young woman who went by the stage name of Lady Gaga was working hard in New York City to be noticed with a goal to be a pop star. Stepping out of her NYC comfort zone, she flew to Los Angeles and teamed up with producer and writer RedOne to write a hit song that would prove to be her...
  • Liz Phair's 'Guyville' detour 'Why Can't I?' turns 15 in 2018

    Liz Phair's 'Guyville' detour 'Why Can't I?' turns 15 in 2018

    Indie rock goddess Liz Phair is celebrating the upcoming 25th anniversary of her debut album, Exile in Guyville, with a special re-release and tour, she announced on March 15. June 2018 will mark the groundbreaking record's silver anniversary as well as the 15th anniversary of her self-titled pop...
  • Courtesy of  the Patsy Cline Museum

    Interview: Patsy Cline's daughter shares the legendary singer with the world at new museum

    Patsy Cline shattered several glass ceilings along her way to stardom and even more so since her sudden passing 55 years ago in a plane crash  - she was the original girl boss of country music. Cline was an originator and trailblazer who transcended music genres, with crossover hits on the country...
  • Foo Fighters 'The Shape and the Colour' turns 20 years old in 2017

    Foo Fighters 'The Shape and the Colour' turns 20 years old in 2017

    The Foo Fighters are basically rock royalty nowadays, but that didn't come easy. The very first record, a self-titled effort by Dave Grohl in which he played almost all of the instruments, was a success and fans were expecting a similar follow-up. Grohl pictured a larger and more daring sound for...
  • Shania Twain's blockbuster 'Come On Over' turns 20 years old in 2017

    Shania Twain's blockbuster 'Come On Over' turns 20 years old in 2017

    In 1997, Shania Twain released one of the biggest albums in music history. Her third studio record Come On Over made Twain an international star even though she derived from the country genre. She is considered one of the greatest of all time and paved the way for many country stars crossing over...
  • The Backstreet Boys self-titled US debut turns 20 years old in 2017

    The Backstreet Boys self-titled US debut turns 20 years old in 2017

    It's hard to believe that 20 years has already gone by since the Backstreet Boys released their first LP in the United States. The debut album was self-titled in the U.S. only and is a collection of tracks from BSB's first and second international albums. This U.S. release shared the same album...
  • Céline Dion's 'Taking Chances' turns 10 years old in 2017

    Céline Dion's 'Taking Chances' turns 10 years old in 2017

    In 2007, Céline Dion was at the height of her Las Vegas show that at that point had been extended beyond its initial three year contract. It'd been four years since she released a proper English album excluding 2004's Miracle, a collaboration between Dion and baby photographer Anne Geddes. Dion had...
  • Céline Dion's 'A New Day Has Come' turns 15 years old in 2017

    Céline Dion's 'A New Day Has Come' turns 15 years old in 2017

    Céline Dion continues to be one of the world's top performers still having extended runs of her Las Vegas residency that began in 2003. She began her career in 1981 in Québec, Canada, and broke out into the English speaking world in 1990. Over the course of a decade, she became one of the most...
  • Say Anything plans to play three records over two nights in 19 cities

    Say Anything plans to play three records over two nights in 19 cities

    Say Anything is preparing to head out on the road in support of the 10-year anniversary of In Defense of the Genre. The announcement came shortly after noon on Aug. 22 and for the tour, Say Anything has a special treat lined up. The band will play three different records over the course of two...
  • Whitney Houston's 'Whitney' turns 30 years old in 2017

    Whitney Houston's 'Whitney' turns 30 years old in 2017

    1987 saw Whitney Houston catapulting into worldwide superstardom following a massively successful debut in 1985 with her self-titled album. Whitney was released on June 2, 1987 with much expectation and she delivered. The album went on to spawn four Hot 100 No. 1 hits and created records upon...
  • 5 best songs from The Beatles’ ‘A Hard Day’s Night’

    5 best songs from The Beatles’ ‘A Hard Day’s Night’

    On today’s date (June 26) back in 1964, just as Beatlemania was starting to grip popular culture by the knickers, The Beatles released their third studio album in the U.S. with A Hard Day’s Night. It was the first of their many future albums that would feature every track penned by its two principal...
  • Interview: Charlie Huhn talks 40th anniversary of Foghat Live, latest studio album

    Interview: Charlie Huhn talks 40th anniversary of Foghat Live, latest studio album

    More than 45 years after Foghat began its journey, the boogie-rock icons continue their legendary slow ride. The band originally came together in England in 1971 when drummer Roger Earl, vocalist/guitarist Lonesome Dave Peverett and bassist Tony Stevens departed Savoy Brown. Lead guitarist Rod Price...
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