| May 19, 2014
| 9:44 AM
The Billboard Music Awards had the King of Pop and earned the ratings crown Sunday night.
The awards gala, which featured a performance from a hologram of the late Michael Jackson, hit a 13-year viewership high of 10.5 million people, according to...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Jack White made it two in a row last week, as the Detroit-bred singer-guitarist's second solo album became his second consecutive No. 1 release.
White's "Lazaretto" (Columbia) became the only new entry in the U.S. top 10, taking the uppermost slot with a...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Coldplay has done only a handful of shows in support of its new album, but one of them went down in the middle of a busy street in Sydney, Australia.
That's the premise, anyway, of the band's new video for "A Sky Full of Stars," the second single from...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:20 PM
It happened slowly but distinctly: the evaporation of the audience's attention midway through Coldplay's show at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA. Eyes began turning toward smartphones, while several people left their seats — only to return for...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Josh Kaufman of Team Usher captured the Season 6 crown on Tuesday night's episode of "The Voice." Team Blake's Jake Worthington came in second, and Team Adam's Christina Grimmie slid in at third. This we've discussed.
But that news came in the final...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Thomas Dybdahl remembers the moment he knew his new album was going to be something special.
A real-deal pop star in his native Norway, the 35-year-old singer had come to Los Angeles to do what all real-deal pop stars eventually do: experiment with...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Coldplay and Avicii have an ulterior motive with their new collaborative single: getting kids to visit the library.
That's the hook behind the campaign for their new single, "A Sky Full of Stars." It was produced by the pop-dance titan and will be on...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Sorry, Beyonce, but you've got nothing on this one. We'll give you about 35 more years and then we'll talk. Cher knows how to do this diva thing right."
So writes Angelica Leicht, in the Houston Press, reviewing Cher's second stop on her absolutely,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Pharrell Williams is the latest singing sensation to join NBC's "The Voice."
The musician will replace longtime judge Cee Lo Green on the singing competition's upcoming seventh season.
The show broke the happy news Monday on Twitter.
Okay, we can...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Meet the new battles (a.k.a. The Battles, Round 2). They were pretty much the same as the old battles but for two relatively small differences:
1) The dueling singers had to work together to choose a song from three options provided by their coach.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Coldplay's new single is called "Magic," but its video is more inclined to the dark arts.
In the just-released clip, singer Chris Martin plays a couple of roles -- a scheming husband to magician Ziyi Zhang (of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" fame)...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Well, this is awkward. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her musician husband, Chris Martin of Coldplay, bought a house in Malibu for $14 million, then they turned around and announced their "conscious uncoupling."
Uncoupling papers will no doubt eventually...