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.

 

Lorde, Charli XCX Lead NME Awards With Four Noms Each; Vote Here!

Lorde, Charli XCX Lead NME Awards With Four Noms Each; Vote Here!

Lorde and Charli XCX look like they're ready to own the 2018 VO5 NME Awards. They've each been nominated four times, with both competing for Best Trac... Read More
Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan Dead at 46, Drug Overdose Suspected

Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan Dead at 46, Drug Overdose Suspected

Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer for the Irish rock group The Cranberries, died suddenly in a London hotel. Early indications suggest it was due to a dr... Read More
British Rock Legend Ian McDonald Sweetens the Pot With Honey West

British Rock Legend Ian McDonald Sweetens the Pot With Honey West

Ian McDonald, best known for founding British supergroups King Crimson and Foreigner, takes the prize as the most interesting old-new act in music. Hi... Read More
Justin Timberlake Drops Big Hint About New Album, Song Out Friday

Justin Timberlake Drops Big Hint About New Album, Song Out Friday

Justin Timberlake is beginning the drum roll for his new studio album Man in the Woods. He dropped a big hint about his first move today (Jan. 3) on s... Read More
Sam Smith Takes Relationship With Brandon Flynn Out in the Open

Sam Smith Takes Relationship With Brandon Flynn Out in the Open

Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn have been an item for at least three months, but now there's no second guessing about their relationship. The couple poste... Read More
Jordan Sparks Reveals Secret Nuptials to Dana Isaiah... and Pregnancy!

Jordan Sparks Reveals Secret Nuptials to Dana Isaiah... and Pregnancy!

Jordin Sparks, winner of the sixth season of "American Idol," revealed that she not only secretly got married, but is also pregnant. She and husband D... Read More
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