POP

Madonna Sets Bar for Bitches With Tonight Show Performance (watch!)

Songs From New Album and Her 1983 Debut

Madonna sings with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots on the 'Tonight Show.' (Photo: ScreenCap)

Madonna sings with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots on the ‘Tonight Show.’ (Photo: ScreenCap)

Madonna let all her pop wannabes know she’s still the “bitch” in the room with her rousing performance of her hit song “Bitch I’m Madonna” last night on the “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.” Diplo pitched in for the number.

R & B

Chris Brown Launches Comeback After Jail on Jimmy Fallon (see!)

Sings Two Tunes From New Album Out Next Week

Chris Brown is working on his musical comeback since being released from Jail in June. His new album will be released Sept. 16. (Photo: Getty)

Chris Brown is working on his musical comeback since being released from Jail in June. His new album will be released Sept. 16. (Photo: Getty)

Chris Brown launched his musical comeback on the “Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon last night after his career was sidelined by a stint in jail. He performed two songs from his upcoming album X, which could make or break his career.

ROCK

OneRepublic Plays Latest Single 'Love Runs Out' on Tonight Show

Band Is On a Strong Run After Long Hiatus

OneRepublic played their latest song on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

OneRepublic played their latest song on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

OneRepublic continues its strong run after ending its three year plus hiatus last year. The band appeared last night on the “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and played their latest single “Love Runs Out.”

POP

Carly Rae Jepsen Tries for Second Act With New Single (listen!)

Teams With Owl City's Adam Young on Song 'Good Time'

Carly Rae Jepsen, who got a big push from teen sensation Justin Bieber for her catchy song “Call Me, Maybe” is back with another single hoping to prove she’s no flash in the pan.

ROCK

Beach Boys Still Surfing Sounds After Half Century (watch!)

Super Group Rocked at New York's Beacon Theater; New Album Due

The original Beach Boys, circa 1962

Brothers Brian, Carl and Dennis Wilson joined with cousin Mike Love and a classmate Al Jardine a half a century ago to create the Beach Boys and popularized what was then known as the California surf sound.

BETWEEN THE LINES

Glen Campbell Goes Out on Top With Ghost of the Canvas

Glen Campbell’s Ghost on the Canvas came to my attention over the summer when his fight with Alzheimer’s became public. We don’t know how we missed it for our best albums list. It’s his best ever.

BETWEEN THE LINES

Guns of August: Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Ray, Jimi Hendrix

Bruce Springsteen, Clarence Clemmons

Bruce Springsteen, Clarence Clemmons circa 1975, Born to Run

Hard to believe that Bruce Springsteen’s album Born To Run was released in 1975. Wow, how time flies. When that album came out, it was the artist’s masterpiece.

 

Meek Mill Could Get Serious Time for Latest in String of Parole Violations

Meek Mill Could Get Serious Time for Latest in String of Parole Violations

Meek Mill may have overstepped his probation on drugs and weapons charges one too many times and could be facing a prolonged stint in the slammer. May... Read More
Fats Domino, Towering Pioneer of Early Rock and Roll, Dies at 89 (video)

Fats Domino, Towering Pioneer of Early Rock and Roll, Dies at 89 (video)

Fats Domino, the legendary rock 'n' roll musician, passed away today (Oct. 25). His daughter said the 'Blueberry Hill' singer passed away peacefully, ... Read More
Kesha, Macklemore Perform 'Good Old Days' Live on Ellen (Watch!)

Kesha, Macklemore Perform 'Good Old Days' Live on Ellen (Watch!)

Macklemore and Kesha performed their duet "Good Old Days" live on Ellen for a show that airs today (Sept. 25). It was a victory lap for the embattled ... Read More
Mark Bego: You May Not Be a Rock Star, But You Can Eat Like One

Mark Bego: You May Not Be a Rock Star, But You Can Eat Like One

Rock and roll biographer Mark Bego is shifting gears with a big, bold and colorful cookbook. But he's not straying too far from his genre. His latest ... Read More
Macklemore Shows Support for Kesha on New Tune 'Good Old Days' (listen!)

Macklemore Shows Support for Kesha on New Tune 'Good Old Days' (listen!)

Macklemore's new single, “Good Old Days,” featuring Kesha, is more than an opportunity for Kesha to show off her singing chops. It's a strong statemen... Read More
Carly Rae Jepsen Bounces Around Set in New Cut to the Feeling Video (See!)

Carly Rae Jepsen Bounces Around Set in New Cut to the Feeling Video (See!)

Carly Rae Jepsen cuts loose with a video about making a video for her new tune "Cut to the Feeling." Not exactly a new concept, but it provides a nice... Read More
Lana Del Rey Caught in Love Spell in Dystopian White Mustang Video (See!)

Lana Del Rey Caught in Love Spell in Dystopian White Mustang Video (See!)

Lana Del Rey is off on another romance in the not too distant future in her latest video for "White Mustang," the third song off her new album, Lust f... Read More
Raspin Stuwart 'Smoke the Hookah' May Well Be 'Song of The Summer'

Raspin Stuwart 'Smoke the Hookah' May Well Be 'Song of The Summer'

Who has the song of Summer 2017? Ed Sheeran? Kimberly Davis? Harry Styles? Miley Cyrus? Would you believe Raspin Stuwart? His ethereal, 2012 reggae-th... Read More
Just When Kesha Restores Credibility, She Goes Off Deep End, Again (video!)

Just When Kesha Restores Credibility, She Goes Off Deep End, Again (video!)

Kesha, the pop singer who was dragged through the mud by her former producer over sex assault allegations, successfully launched a comeback with a new... Read More
Wonder Why Pop Music Sounds the Same? Blame It On Producers

Wonder Why Pop Music Sounds the Same? Blame It On Producers

What do Ariana Grande and Justin Timberlake have in common? When it comes to music, both artists are guilty of using the same producer. Artists who sh... Read More
John Mayer No Longer Looking for Accolades, New Music 'More About Me'

John Mayer No Longer Looking for Accolades, New Music 'More About Me'

John Mayer has played the chart game for most of his career, but now he's playing music for himself, he tells Rolling Stone in a new interview. "For a... Read More
What Will Be the Song of Summer?  Check Out These 5 Hot Tunes (Video)

What Will Be the Song of Summer? Check Out These 5 Hot Tunes (Video)

Every summer a song captures the attention of everyone. It plays round the clock on radio and is on the lips of music fans everywhere. So which artist... Read More
What's Liam Gallagher Got Against Today's Rockers? Plenty, It Seems

What's Liam Gallagher Got Against Today's Rockers? Plenty, It Seems

Liam Gallagher, the outspoken and irascible former frontman for the British rock band Oasis, is picking another fight. He's vowing to "counteract ... Read More