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.

 

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
Project Gram Slam's Robert Miller Details Passion for Jazz, Rock Fusion

Project Gram Slam's Robert Miller Details Passion for Jazz, Rock Fusion

Project Grand Slam founder and leader Robert Miller says the group's fifth recording, The PGS Experience, will mesh "a heavier sound of rock ‘n’ roll ... Read More
Lorde Pop Music Spiral Confirmed by New Song 'Perfect Places' (listen)

Lorde Pop Music Spiral Confirmed by New Song 'Perfect Places' (listen)

Lorde has released her promised song, "Perfect Places," a dreamy ballad that confirms her spiral into pop music. The song is from her widely anticipat... Read More
Katy Perry, Unfazed by Terror Attack, Charts UK, Europe Tour (See Dates!)

Katy Perry, Unfazed by Terror Attack, Charts UK, Europe Tour (See Dates!)

Katy Perry is refusing to let a recent terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Britain, derail her "Witness" tour. She announced the details, inc... Read More
Lorde Teases New Song Release; Talks Breakup Tunes on New Album

Lorde Teases New Song Release; Talks Breakup Tunes on New Album

Lorde, the New Zealand singing sensation, is teaseing plans to drop a new song on Friday (June 6) from her widely anticipated sophomore album Melodram... Read More