| May 20, 2010
Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through — as well as places and things.
Its known for its Bacon (as in Nathaniel), its ham (as in Smithfield), its presidents...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 9:31 AM
He was once told that music was not his calling, but Aubrey Drake Graham - nowadays known simply as Drake - has managed to prove all his naysayers wrong.
As he kicked off a 2-day, sold out stint at Radio City Music Hall, Drizzy Drake walked out onto...
| Oct 20, 2010
For the future members of Maroon 5, a moment of clarity came unexpectedly in 1998 in the form of a funky, sultry pop tune on the radio: "Are You That Somebody?" by Aaliyah and Timbaland. It was a revelation for singer-guitarist Adam Levine, who was...
| Feb 9, 2011
Love My Way by The Psychedelic Furs
How Long Do I Have To Wait For You? by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
Lady Picture Show by Stone Temple Pilots
Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
Tequila by The Champs
Hang On by...
| Jan 20, 2011
Baby by Justin Bieber
Stupid Girl by Garbage
Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond
Borderline by Madonna
The Remedy by Jason Mraz
Stomp by Brothers Johnson
That Old Pair Of Jeans by Fatboy Slim
New Sensation by INXS
6 a.m. ...
| Jan 2, 2011
It had been a long night — a concert, a reunion with an old friend, a midnight meal — but as the clock ticked past 2 a.m. Quincy Jones sat in a rare state of silence in his estate at the very top of Bel-Air. The man they call Q nodded at the...
| Apr 13, 2011
Duran Duran — the seminal 1980s music outfit that emerged from Birmingham, England, to dominate the global pop scene with cinematic music videos for a catalog of catchy, guitar-inflected, groove-laden synth pop hit singles — has endured.
| Jul 10, 2011
We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration. Band reformations and reunion tours, tribute albums and box sets, anniversary festivals and live performances of classic albums: Each new year is better than the previous year for music...
| Sep 23, 2011
There was always an excuse — a friend to see, a meeting to take, sleep to catch up on.
Only a year ago, Demi Lovato was one of Disney's most bankable teen stars, her every move scrutinized by a team of attentive handlers. Yet when an eating...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:16 PM
Patrick Stump doesn’t claim to be cool.
“I don't believe in guilty pleasures,” Stump says, when the subject of pop music comes up.
The Fall Out Boy singer’s solo album, “Soul Punk,” which dropped Oct. 18, is the...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Watch the Throne rappers Jay-Z, at $37 million, and Kanye West, with $16 million, take the #1 and #3 spots respectively on Forbes' Cash Kingsn list, based on earnings over the past 12 months. Wedged between them is Diddy, whose partnership with Diageo's...
| Nov 22, 2009
| 9:34 PM
Grading the performances at the 2009 American Music Awards, typos and all. Janet Jackson. So, supposedly the American Music Awards were going to open with a performance from Janet, and that's technically what happened. Except Janet's performance was...