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  • Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett join forces

    Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett join forces

    When Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett appear together in concert at The Wiltern on February 8, one has to wonder which artist will benefit most from the collaboration. Will it be Gaga, who is becoming better known for her onstage antics? For example, she recently appeared at Texas’ SXSW where a...
  • Paloma Faith looks for U.S. breakthrough with 'Only Love Can Hurt Like This'

    Paloma Faith looks for U.S. breakthrough with 'Only Love Can Hurt Like This'

    The overlooked pop music gem of the year is “Only Love Can Hurt Like This,” written by Diane Warren and performed by British singer-songwriter Paloma Faith. The track hit the Top 10 in the U.K. earlier this year and could be the song to help Paloma breakthrough in America at long last. The ballad is...
  • Detroit shines brightly during Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony

    Detroit shines brightly during Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony

    It was no surprise to everyone to see Motown legend Stevie Wonder standing next to President Barack Obama on Monday night receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The initial shock came back in early November when the award was first-announced. What was interesting to note about the Presidential...
  • Adele's label boss happy with progress on singer's next album

    Adele's label boss happy with progress on singer's next album

    Vocal diva Adele conquered the entire music world with her last album 21, and fans have been waiting patiently for almost four years for her next record. While her third album won’t be released until 2015 at the earliest, the singer’s record label boss says he’s happy with the progress he has seen...
  • The 10 best Michael Jackson songs

    The 10 best Michael Jackson songs

    Arguably, the most popular male pop singer of the '80s was Michael Jackson, someone who grew into legendary status as the King of Pop. He started out his career as a child music star with his brothers before becoming the most famous Jackson sibling to move on to a singles career. His personal life...
  • Cher cancels remaining 'Dressed to Kill' tour dates, including Detroit stop

    Cher cancels remaining 'Dressed to Kill' tour dates, including Detroit stop

    Recent times have been good for most Detroit music fans with the news that big name stars including Taylor Swift, Kid Rock, Idina Menzel, as well as many others, would be making their way to the Motor City in 2015 for some highly-anticipated live concerts. But one very specific group of fans, those...
  • Top 10 essential Elton John songs

    Top 10 essential Elton John songs

    With a career spanning five decades, Sir Elton John is easily one of the greatest recording artists of all time. He has sold more than 300 million records from 31 studio albums, four live albums and seven soundtracks. He’s had seven consecutive No. 1 U.S. albums, with more than 50 Top 40 hits and a...
  • The 10 best Styx songs

    The 10 best Styx songs

    Styx has gifted radio some of its most enduring anthems and a plethora of songs which remain radio staples and classic rock favorites for fans around the globe. They kick-started their catalog of seminal hits in 1973 with the band’s first single, “Lady” off the Styx II album. The band has seen its...
  • The top 10 best Justin Bieber songs

    The top 10 best Justin Bieber songs

    It's been quite some time since "Baby" singer Justin Bieber has released a studio album: 2012's Believe. Though Bieber released Journals late in 2013, he's taken a bit of time off from music, intending to focus on himself, away from his artistic expressions. It appears as though Bieber is ready to...
  • Erasure announces ‘Snow Globe Deluxe Nutcracker Edition’

    Erasure announces ‘Snow Globe Deluxe Nutcracker Edition’

    Erasure recently announced the upcoming release of the deluxe digital edition of their 2013 album Snow Globe. The new edition features the original album, a collection of original compositions and seasonal classics, in its entirety, along with 16 bonus tracks and videos for “Make It Wonderful” and a...
  • Asher Monroe reinvents himself with solo career

    Asher Monroe reinvents himself with solo career

    For Virginia-native Asher Monroe — formerly known as Asher Monroe Book — the spotlight hasn't been something he's been required to adjust to, as it's continuously played a prominent role in his life. Whether it's been Monroe's stints on the Broadway at the mere age of seven years old; his role as...
  • The 10 best songs by Selena Gomez

    The 10 best songs by Selena Gomez

    Selena Gomez may have started her career on “Barney & Friends,” but today she’s all grown up and one of the biggest pop stars in the world. After a teen stint on Disney’s “Wizards of Waverly Place,” this talented actress and singer slowly made her transition into more adult music with the help...
  • The 10 best Ariana Grande songs

    The 10 best Ariana Grande songs

    After finding notoriety in the Nickelodeon series Victorious, Ariana Grande took the music world by storm, particularly with the release of her debut single, "The Way" in 2013, which eventually became a top ten hit. When branching out into the music scene, Grande has consistently taken her 90s pop...
  • Justin Bieber tops Forbes' annual list of the richest celebrities under 30

    Justin Bieber tops Forbes' annual list of the richest celebrities under 30

    Justin Bieber has had a challenging year in terms of personal relationships and legal run-ins, and he hasn’t released any new music. But the Biebs still outranks One Direction and Taylor Swift when it comes to one thing: cash money. Forbes magazine just released its annual list of the Top-Earning...
  • The 10 best Phil Collins songs

    The 10 best Phil Collins songs

    Phil Collins is an English singer, multi-instrumentalist, actor and songwriter solo artist that has entertained the world with his award winning hit songs. Phil Collins was one of the most successful pop artists in the 80's and beyond. Phil Collins has entertained the world with his many talents...
  • The 10 best Frank Sinatra songs

    The 10 best Frank Sinatra songs

    Frank Sinatra is a legend whose music crossed the decades from World War II to the 1990s. Until his death in 1998, he continued to perform as one of the world’s most beloved entertainers, drawing a crowd wherever he went. Sinatra is associated with so many iconic parts of our American culture over...
  • The most memorable moments from the 2014 American Music Awards

    The most memorable moments from the 2014 American Music Awards

    Not as respected as the Grammys and not as cool as the MTV Video Music Awards, the American Music Awards are the award show that sometimes gets overlooked. Sunday's 42nd annual AMAs produced a number of big winners in One Direction, Iggy Azalea and Katy Perry, as well as a handful of memorable...
  • Album review: Selena Gomez gets personal with greatest hits 'For You'

    Album review: Selena Gomez gets personal with greatest hits 'For You'

    Pop singer Selena Gomez released her first greatest hits album For You on Monday, Nov. 24. As expected with a record of this sort, she delivers most of her signature tunes along with a few deep cuts and new tracks. The way the compilation is laid out, though, Gomez seems to offer up a lot of herself...
  • Exclusive: Interview with Taiwanese pop star A-Lin

    Exclusive: Interview with Taiwanese pop star A-Lin

    Music has the ability to bridge cultural and linguistic borders, and last month Taiwanese pop star A-Lin made her New York City debut at Taiwanese Music Night at the Highline Ballroom. Also on the lineup were rock band Luantan Ascent and rapper Dwagie, who A-Lin said are some of her favorite artists...
  • Exclusive: Interview with Featherface at CMJ

    Exclusive: Interview with Featherface at CMJ

    On October 23, the Lone Star State took over the Big Apple via the Texas Takeover Showcase at the CMJ Music Marathon. Among the performers was Houston "psych/pop/rock" quartet Featherface, who had released their new song "Make U Mine" earlier that day. Check out an exclusive interview with the group...
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