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  • Grammy producer confirms Jennifer Hudson for Whitney Houston tribute

    Grammy producer confirms Jennifer Hudson for Whitney Houston tribute

    Jennifer Hudson will perform a special tribute to Whitney Houston during the 54th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday. Confirmed by executive producer Ken Ehrlich, early Sunday morning, the tribute will be "very respectful and appropriate." "I have asked Jennifer Hudson to come. We're really, at this moment...
  • Grammy Awards: Whitney Houston tributes in works, academy releases statement

    Grammy Awards: Whitney Houston tributes in works, academy releases statement

    With the 54th Annual Grammy Awards less than 24 hours away, organizers have confirmed that tributes to Whitney Houston are in the works. In addition, Recording Academy President, Neil Portnow, released a statement late Saturday. "Whitney Houston was one of the world's greatest pop singers of all...
  • Local artist, Seth Glier, awaits his Grammy win

    Local artist, Seth Glier, awaits his Grammy win

    Update 2/12/12: Seth Glier didn't take home a Grammy, instead Alison Krause & Union Station did for Paper Airplane. Imagine being plucked from obscurity and being nominated for a Grammy under the auspices of the most random category: Best Engineered Album in a Non-Classical category? What a...
  • Santana’s first album honored by the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame

    Santana’s first album honored by the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame

    Besides the Grammy nominations and its awards, the National Recording Academy selects its best recordings for the year to be enshrined in the Grammy Museum for the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. Santana's first album, the self-titled Santana, was released in August 1969. This honor will not be the first...
  • Katy Perry shines with giant pink rose hat at MusiCares (photos)

    Katy Perry shines with giant pink rose hat at MusiCares (photos)

    Katy Perry has officially labeled her headpiece worn at Friday's MusiCares Person of the Year event "petal power". As pictured, the interesting hat matched Perry's dress perfectly and easily made her a stand out on the red carpet. see pictures/photos for a closer look via link to the left. Perry...
  • Grammy Awards – who will win, and who should win, part two - Rock, Rap, and R&B

    Grammy Awards – who will win, and who should win, part two - Rock, Rap, and R&B

    Part one of this feature looked at the upcoming Grammy Awards by predicting the winners in seven major categories. The 54th annual ceremony takes place this Sunday, February 12, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It will be televised on CBS (locally on CBS 3) beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern time, so...
  • Bruce Springsteen releases official 'We Take Care Of Our Own' music video

    Bruce Springsteen releases official 'We Take Care Of Our Own' music video

    On Feb. 10 American singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen premiered the official music video for his song "We Take Care of Our Own" on his VEVO page. The mainly black and white music video features shots Springsteen walking around New Jersey and singing solo in an old building while the songs lyrics...
  • Lil Wayne releases official 'Mirror' music video feat. Bruno Mars

    Lil Wayne releases official 'Mirror' music video feat. Bruno Mars

    On Jan. 31, American rapper Lil Wayne premiered his official music video for "Mirror," featuring Bruno Mars, via his VEVO channel. The Antoine Fuqua directed music video is simple, yet powerful, and shows Wayne painting a mural on the wall. Lil Wayne is usually over the top with his music videos...
  • Neil Young recording two new albums with Crazy Horse

    Neil Young recording two new albums with Crazy Horse

    Neil Young has been working with Crazy Horse once again, and has two new albums in the works with the veteran rockers. ThrasherWheat.org reports in an article posted yesterday that the legendary Canuck singer made an appearance at the Slamdance Film Festival over the weekend to promote "Journeys...
  • Interview with UK Pop Sensation Ed Sheeran

    Interview with UK Pop Sensation Ed Sheeran

    It’s likely that a majority of American pop-lovers haven’t heard the name Ed Sheeran yet, but I suspect that is rapidly going to change. In 2011 this British singer/songwriter became a pop-icon in the U.K., seemingly overnight. And when I caught up with him for a brief Q-and-A session, he explained...
  • Bruno Mars admires artistry of Kanye West, Adele

    Bruno Mars admires artistry of Kanye West, Adele

    Even though he shares multiple Grammy Award nominations with them this year, Doo-Wops and Hooligans singer Bruno Mars is very much a fan of Kanye West and Adele. Recognizing their achievements in music Friday, Mars says what they are doing is "amazing for the music business." It's so cool, man. It's...
  • Adele and Michael Buble score top selling albums of the year in US

    Adele and Michael Buble score top selling albums of the year in US

    Adele’s 21 and Michael Buble’s Christmas earned the top spots for album of the year in the U.S. Billboard.com reports today, the British songstress and Canuck crooner led the pack, with 21 taking the No. 1 spot with 5.82 million copies sold last year, and Christmas, the top holiday season earner...
  • Santana performs on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    Santana performs on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

    When you first heard Carlos Santana would be performing with Justin Bieber on the 40th anniversary of ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” special in Times Square it sounded like a strange match up. One is today’s hottest pop star while the other is a veteran rock musician since the mid to...
  • Kid Rock Gives Back

    Kid Rock Gives Back

    Kid Rock is known around Michigan for being an amazing rock musician but Kid Rock is also known for his large amount of charity work. Rock has always been a supporter of the city of Detroit and has often expressed his love for the city in his music. This holiday season Rock teamed up with a church...
  • The Meow Meows take on Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep'

    The Meow Meows take on Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep'

    Not surprising given Adele's chart topping and record breaking successes, there have been countless covers and parodies of her songs. Some recent notable parodies include Jacob Black and "Twilight," and a Saturday Night Live skit with guest host Emma Stone, including a cameo from Coldplay...
  • Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society

    Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society

    Black Label Society Order of the Black Quick, name the guitarist whose previous albums have sold more than Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and AC/DC combined. Hint: It’s not Zakk Wylde. “Let’s just tell everyone that anyway,” says the guitarist, before launching into a long conversation about other...
  • Mylo Xyloto: a Coldplay experience

    Mylo Xyloto: a Coldplay experience

    So you may have to cough up the cash for Coldplay's newest release, Mylo Xyloto, but trust me, you won't be sorry you did. This album opens with the title track, "Mylo Xyloto", complete with the now-characteristic soundscape style Coldplay developed through work on their last release, Viva La Vida...
  • The Black Keys' release new single, 'Lonely Boy'

    The Black Keys' release new single, 'Lonely Boy'

    The Black Keys released their new single, "Lonely Boy," late last night. The song is the first released from their upcoming album, El Camino, which will be released on Dec. 6. The album will be the follow-up to 2010's hugely successful Brothers, which spawned hit singles such as "Tighten Up" and...
  • The Black Keys announce new album entitled: 'El Camino'

    The Black Keys announce new album entitled: 'El Camino'

    The Black Keys will release a new album, El Camino, on Dec. 6 according their new promotional video. This was just announced today in what appears to be a viral marketing campaign for the album, which will be the blues/rock duo's follow-up to their 2010 hit record, Brothers. Visit wannabuyavan.com...
  • Goo Goo Dolls Release Fall 2011 Headlining Tour Dates

    Goo Goo Dolls Release Fall 2011 Headlining Tour Dates

    The American rock band Goo Goo Dolls revealed fall 2011 headlining tour dates in support of their most recent release, Something For the Rest of Us. Ryan Starr will be the supporting act on most dates, and the tour begins Oct 12 in Milwaukee. The Goo Goo Dolls will be performing in Chicago on Oct 1...
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