| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:28 AM
The Boss is back in charge.
"High Hopes," the latest studio disc by Bruce Springsteen, debuted Wednesday atop the Billboard 200 album chart, reflecting sales last week of 99,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
It's Springsteen's 11th No. 1...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This year, the Puppy Bowl has become an institution. Animal Planet's annual cute-overload counterprogramming to the Super Bowl has reached it milestone 10-year anniversary. And it's pulling out all the stops: Penguins! Keyboard Cat! A live Times Square...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bon Jovi raked in more than a quarter-billion dollars on the road worldwide during 2013 to top a year in the concert business that's being described as record-setting on many fronts.
The New Jersey rock band finished 2013 with a global box office take...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Maybe they should have had surprise guest stars in every sketch on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend.
The NBC show got a lift when Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen popped into the opening skit: a goofy send-up of the live telecast of "The Sound of...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:15 PM
If One Direction had a thing for Andrea Bocelli’s songbook, the result might be something like Il Volo.
The trio of young Italian tenors, introduced to American audiences through cameo appearances on the 10th season of American Idol and a 2012 PBS...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:03 PM
After three seasons on Fox, the American version of "The X Factor" has been canceled, the network announced Friday. And with that cancellation, "X Factor" creator Simon Cowell is headed back to his native England to be a judge on "The X Factor UK."...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:30 AM
This post has been updated. See below for details.
Not so long ago, Simon Cowell was probably the most powerful man on American TV.
His cranky, caustic judging had helped make "American Idol" an invincible No. 1 hit. As a producer, he makes "America's...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:02 PM
This post has been corrected:
With One Direction, Taylor Swift and and Justin Timberlake claiming trophies during Sunday's broadcast of the "American Music Awards," it's no surprise that the show claimed the week's top award on Twitter.
The show was...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Flying Lotus and Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator seem like artists who could most benefit from an alternative, online-centric music video awards show. Each indie act is known for visually striking clips and an outsider aesthetic that riffs on a universe...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A few things dominated the pop music conversation this year. A British boy band, a pop comeback king, a pair of hip-hop outliers and a NSFW music video –- all of which drives the nominations for the 2013 American Music Awards, which were announced...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The soundtrack for Disney's toon hit "Frozen" clung to the top of the U.S. album chart for a second frame last week amid typically quiet January music sales.
Despite a slip of 48% from its previous week's tally, "Frozen" still collected sales of 86,000...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Kristen Wiig's impersonation days aren't over yet! The "Saturday Night Live" alum stopped by Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" on Tuesday in character as British boy bander Harry Styles.
Thing is, it turns out she knows very little about the heartthrob One...