| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Adam Levine has a driving range in his front yard, though it's unclear how often he gets to use it. The 35-year-old frontman of L.A.'s Maroon 5 was at home in Encino recently preparing for a weekend jam-packed with promotion for the band's new album,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Ed Sheeran's new album grew out of a question: What if James Taylor made a club record?
That's what the young British singer-songwriter said Pharrell Williams asked while the two were working on "Sing," the lead single from Sheeran's "x." Then,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Here's a problem that curators in Cooperstown, N.Y., Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, rarely have to face: How do you properly maintain a Hall of Fame when so many of your most important inductees aren't particularly, well, famous?
Yet it's an issue the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Ed Sheeran might be past his frizzy-haired Brit-folk phase.
A year after the young guitar-picker teamed with Elton John for a rather warbly performance of "The A Team" at the 2013 Grammy Awards, Sheeran released a new song Monday, one that trades the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:38 AM
“I didn’t record one word I didn’t feel – whether or not I wrote it,” Lea Michele says during a recent listening session for her debut album. "These are words that are parts of me."
"Louder," released on Tuesday, shows...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 6:58 AM
After the coffee. Before finishing the Christmas shopping.
The Skinny: Was watching the underrated "Carlito's Way" again last night. Poor Carlito, if only he'd taken Benny Blanco from the Bronx seriously. For a Friday before Christmas week, we've got a...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Ke$ha is calling her upcoming album "Warrior," so we can't be surprised to find the pop star busting up chairs and kicking down doors in the music video for the disc's lead single, "Die Young."
But that hardly means that the clip, posted to YouTube on...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:57 PM
One of Pop & Hiss' favorite performances at the Grammy Awards last weekend was Rihanna's hauntingly stark rendition of "Stay," in which the audacious dance-pop star showed a vulnerable side we haven't seen much since "Unfaithful" way back in 2006....
| Aug 6, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Katy Perry performed at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Friday, August 5, with Robyn opening. Live review by August Brown....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Nearly a year ago, pop duo Karmin found itself the music industry’s most exciting upstart after becoming a YouTube sensation -- their spit-polished, homespun covers of ubiquitous hits like Chris Brown’s “Look At Me Now,” LMFAO...