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  • Robyn and Röyksopp premiere dark and distorted music video for 'Sayit'

    Robyn and Röyksopp premiere dark and distorted music video for 'Sayit'

    Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp and Swedish pop star Robyn premiered their music video for the song "Sayit" on Monday (May 19). Joining forces on the hypnotic track, the two acts play dress up in the dark and distorted clip. "Sayit" is one of the new songs on Röyksopp and Robyn's collaborative EP...
  • The Vamps revamp 'Somebody to You' with a feature from Demi Lovato

    The Vamps revamp 'Somebody to You' with a feature from Demi Lovato

    Pop-rock group The Vamps premiered a new version of their single "Somebody to You" on Sunday (May 18). The U.K quartet adds former Disney starlet Demi Lovato the mix. The first mix released on YouTube has promptly started disappearing quickly due to copyright, but you may still be able to grab a...
  • A look at five great Cher films

    A look at five great Cher films

    Cher is currently thrilling fans across North America with her extravagantly entertaining Dressed to Kill Tour. Each performance features elaborate costumes, impressive dance numbers and Cher's unique brand of uplifting pop music. With this type of unmatchable talent, it is no surprise that Cher is...
  • Michael Jackson hologram amazes, unsettles at Billboard Music Awards

    Michael Jackson hologram amazes, unsettles at Billboard Music Awards

    Even in death, Michael Jackson is larger than life. A hologram of the late pop star performed “Slave to the Rhythm,” a song from his new album "XSCAPE," “live” at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. It was a spectacle that, in keeping with Jackson’s persona, was both awkward and compelling...
  • The five best performances at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

    The five best performances at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards

    Last night's 2014 Billboard Music Awards were full of noteworthy performances, including World Cup anthems sung by Ricky Martin and Pitbull, a strange duet by Miley Cyrus and The Flaming Lips and a hologram of Michael Jackson performing "Slave to the Rhythm." Jason Derulo, Shakira and Ariana Grande...
  • This week's best concerts include Coldplay, Neon Trees, Christina Perri

    This week's best concerts include Coldplay, Neon Trees, Christina Perri

    The best bets for live music fans for the week of May 18-24 include a pair of acclaimed female singer-songwriters, the most successful vocal group of the ‘90s, and a celebrated British band performing in a venue that would normally be way too small for an act of their stature.
  • Looking back at 2014 BET Awards host Chris Rock’s best musician putdowns

    Looking back at 2014 BET Awards host Chris Rock’s best musician putdowns

    Music award shows are always more interesting when Chris Rock is around. In light of the news that the superstar comedian has been tapped as the host of the 2014 BET Awards, let’s revisit some of his most memorable music-inspired jokes. Between his three hosting gigs at the MTV Video Music Awards...
  • Jacquie Lee from 'The Voice' finds her own on debut single 'Broken Ones'

    Jacquie Lee from 'The Voice' finds her own on debut single 'Broken Ones'

    Jacquie Lee, first runner-up from season five of "The Voice," released her debut single "Broken Ones" on Monday (May 12). On the glowing ballad, Lee's vocals soar to new heights, delivering an inspirational message along the way. Lee was a part of Christina Aguilera's team on season five of "The...
  • Porter Robinson makes vocal debut with a robot on ethereal jam 'Sad Machine'

    Porter Robinson makes vocal debut with a robot on ethereal jam 'Sad Machine'

    North Carolina-based DJ Porter Robinson released his latest single "Sad Machine" on Tuesday (May 13). The ethereal jam marks his vocal debut on a track and also interestingly features a robot. "my new song 'sad machine' is out today. ( ˘◡˘ ) it's a duet where i sing with a robot girl," Robinson...
  • Lady Gaga becomes first woman to earn Digital Diamond Award for 'Bad Romance'

    Lady Gaga becomes first woman to earn Digital Diamond Award for 'Bad Romance'

    Pop superstar Lady Gaga became the first woman to earn the RIAA's Digital Diamond Award on Thursday (May 15). Her 2009 electro-pop hit "Bad Romance" crossed an incredible 10 million in song sales and streams in the U.S. According to BroadwayWorld.com, Gaga was presented with the Digital Diamond...
  • Watch Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips perform 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds'

    Watch Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips perform 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds'

    From the “wacky collaborations” department, Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips hit the stage together on Wednesday to perform the Beatles classic ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds.’ A studio version of the duet will appear on the upcoming Flaming Lips full-album remake of ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts...
  • Paramore scores first ever top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 with 'Ain't it Fun'

    Paramore scores first ever top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 with 'Ain't it Fun'

    Alternative rock act Paramore scored its first ever top 10 single on Billboard's Hot 100 chart this week. The trio fronted by Hayley Williams hit no. 10 with "Ain't it Fun," Billboard reported on Wednesday (May 14). Paramore first formed in 2004 and released its debut album "All We Know is Falling...
  • The Cure, Weezer, the National headline stellar 2014 Riot Fest lineups

    The Cure, Weezer, the National headline stellar 2014 Riot Fest lineups

    Last night, Riot Fest announced the 2014 lineups for its Chicago and Denver events, with the Cure, the National, Weezer, Social Distortion, the Flaming Lips, and Rise Against headlining both events. With stellar performance rosters and very affordable tickets - earlybird tix were available for less...
  • Lana Del Rey "Ultraviolence" album cover

    Lana Del Rey announces release date for new album 'Ultraviolence'

    Indie pop singer Lana Del Rey announced the release date for her new album "Ultraviolence" on Wednesday (May 14). Her sophomore release with Interscope Records will arrive in the U.S. on June 17. Following the release of "West Coast," the lead single from "Ultraviolence," Del Rey slowly let out...
  • Six non-headlining acts worth seeing at the 2014 Sasquatch Music Festival

    Six non-headlining acts worth seeing at the 2014 Sasquatch Music Festival

    We’re less than two weeks away from the Sasquatch Music Festival, the Memorial Day weekend event that serves as an unofficial kickoff of sorts for summer concert festival season. Outkast, the National, M.I.A., Queens of the Stone Age and Foster the People headline the event at the Gorge Amphitheatre...
  • Mashup proves Tiësto's 'Red Lights' is a clone of Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream'

    Mashup proves Tiësto's 'Red Lights' is a clone of Katy Perry's 'Teenage Dream'

    EDM star Tiësto has been climbing the charts with "Red Lights," his first major pop hit in the U.S. after years of success as a DJ and live artist. But the song’s accomplishments are overshadowed by the fact that, to many ears, it’s a near-carbon copy of Katy Perry’s #1 hit "Teenage Dream...
  • Lily Allen announces American tour dates

    Lily Allen announces American tour dates

    Lily Allen has just announced a month-long American tour that will take the Brit songbird to 19 theaters across the country starting in September. Allen will tour in support of her latest album "Sheezus," whose title is a playful twist on Kanye West’s "Yeezus." The trek begins September 9 in Miami...
  • Calvin Harris is one of the biggest EDM artists in the world.

    The 10 best Calvin Harris songs

    Although he’s been recording professionally for more than a decade, Scottish DJ Calvin Harris was largely unknown to mainstream American pop music fans until late 2011, when he wrote and produced Rihanna’s smash "We Found Love." Since that time, Harris has become one of the most successful EDM...
  • Lady Gaga, Billy Joel lead list of this week's best concert tours

    Lady Gaga, Billy Joel lead list of this week's best concert tours

    Summer concert season is kicking into high gear, with newcomers and legacy acts alike hitting the road. The best concerts across the U.S. during this second full week of May include tours by current stars Lady Gaga and Cage the Elephant, as well as shows by a couple of seniors who still rock: Billy...
  • Lorde addition strengthens 2014 Billboard Music Awards performance lineup

    Lorde addition strengthens 2014 Billboard Music Awards performance lineup

    ‘Royals’ singer Lorde is the latest performer added to the roster for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. At the May 18 ceremony in Las Vegas, the New Zealand teen will treat viewers to her first televised performance of ‘Tennis Court,’ a song from her impressive debut album, ‘Pure Heroine.’ ‘Tennis...
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