Mar 1, 2013 3:33PM ET
Now that Lil Poopy's biological father is under investigation for child neglect, the MC who played rap-game father figure to the controversial 9-year-old is trying to keep his distance.
Feb 25, 2013 12:48PM ET
Mumford & Sons strummed and harmonized their way to a Grammy for Album of the Year, but now they're ready to ditch the folksy acoustics for rap. Everyone on the Internet is already stopping their ears.
Feb 22, 2013 4:48PM ET
Before you buy tickets to Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z's "Legends of the Summer" tour, you should know that many of their concerts definitely won't be featuring a cameo from Mrs. Carter. Now that the schedules are out, let's span North America.
Feb 21, 2013 1:27PM ET
Billboard is folding YouTube into their algorithms, making the Hot 100 a better reflection of popular songs as pop music — and making "Harlem Shake" the new No. 1 single. But many musicians are worried that this shift toward streaming will slash their paychecks even more.
Feb 19, 2013 4:20PM ET
Music industry legend Clive Davis is getting accolades for opening up about his bisexuality in a new memoir. But Kelly Clarkson isn't one of the artists singing his praises. She says that Davis bullied hear early in her career and wrote lies about her in his book.
Feb 14, 2013 1:36PM ET
The rapper's lyrics have always courted controversy, but his guest spot on an upcoming remix crossed the line with Epic Records.
Feb 13, 2013 11:59AM ET
The hosts of the Today show committed meme murder on Wednesday, and the viral dance craze died swiftly. It was one week old.
Feb 11, 2013 4:17PM ET
Should we be concerned that Ted Nugent — the paleo-rocker who said he'd be "dead or in jail" by this time if President Obama were reelected — is attending tomorrow's State of the Union address?
Feb 7, 2013 5:53PM ET
A new kind of populist electronic music called "trap" has been skirting the mainstream for a few months now, but hasn't yet broken through. Could a bunch of silly viral videos make the genre a household name?
Feb 7, 2013 4:07PM ET
With a new album out soon, a Grammy performance on deck, and a lot more work needed to resuscitate Myspace, how does Justin Timberlake have time to be the "creative director" of Bud Light Platinum?
Feb 1, 2013 6:55PM ET
The legendary shoegaze band's frontman reassured diehard fans that the follow-up to their mythical 1991 record would be out soon. Except it's not, and this isn't the first time Kevin Shields has failed to make rumors real.
Feb 1, 2013 10:45AM ET
The incurably morose former Smiths frontman is still ill after being hospitalized over the weekend. But don't take Morrissey's melodramatic (and very public) update on touring plans too literally, because the soil isn't falling over his head just yet.
Jan 29, 2013 6:03PM ET
With a new documentary and biography about the creator of The Catcher in the Rye on the way, we could be learning a lot more about the intensely private author. Here's what we still don't know, and what we might discover next.
Jan 25, 2013 10:32AM ET
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blur, The Stone Roses, and Phoenix have been confirmed as this year's official Coachella headliners. And judging from online reaction, there are already a lot of ways to whine about this year's lineup.
Jan 24, 2013 4:01PM ET
Brooklyn art student Thomas Calabrese was just trying to do his homework, but music bloggers desperate for a scoop were quick to believe that his faux Vampire Weekend album cover was the real deal.
Jan 21, 2013 2:46PM ET
George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, even Oprah Winfrey — the famous people who didn't attend Barack Obama's second inauguration say as much about the ceremony as those who did turn up.
Jan 18, 2013 1:19PM ET
Once an adventurous diner who frequented hip D.C. eating establishments, President Obama can now be found picking over bland fare at fusty old-school restaurants, apparently.
Jan 17, 2013 12:44PM ET
A Seattle radio station claims to have their hands on the new single by garage rock revivalists The Strokes, and fans are already foreseeing a fifth album, and maybe—just maybe—another tour.
Jan 17, 2013 10:37AM ET
Skrillex is burning up. In fact, the dubstep poster boy is such a hot commodity on the superstar DJ circuit that his hair caught on fire last night.
Jan 16, 2013 3:41PM ET
Time to add #FreeChiefKeef to the lexicon of hip hop hashtags. The young Chicago rapper was jailed yesterday for violating his probation, and—bizarrely enough—the music taste-makers at Pitchfork might've helped put him behind bars.
Jan 15, 2013 4:53PM ET
Don't look now, and don't blame the bad karaoke, but Lena Dunham really cannot do wrong: According to recent numbers online and off, HBO's Girls has become a kingmaker to just-under-the-radar musicians, sending their record sales abuzz
Jan 15, 2013 12:10PM ET
A New York retail magnate bequeathed a trove of artwork, but after a series of recent high-tech inspections, many of the donations turned out to be fake. And because of the benefactor's will, the museum can't even throw them out.
Jan 14, 2013 11:37AM ET
After much teasing, he dropped his natty new single, "Suit and Tie" — and while the Internet mostly likes it, everyone seems to agree that JT had the most annoying reveal in a week packed with major pop comebacks.
Jan 11, 2013 6:04PM ET
Yesterday, Destiny's Child got R&B fans pumped for their big return to the studio. It didn't take long for their new track "Nuclear" to appear online, and for some reason Mashable got to midwife the official release.
Jan 10, 2013 7:27PM ET
Party-pooping politicians tried to quash the two-weekend expansion of Miami's giant electronic dance gathering Ultra Music Festival. But the increasingly popular mega-rave could not be contained.
Jan 10, 2013 12:15PM ET
He's bringing music back ... in three days. Today's tease didn't go anywhere, but word has it that singer's follow-up to FutureSex/LoveSounds is in the pipes, with Timbaland, Jay-Z, and Beyoncé onboard.
Jan 9, 2013 12:30PM ET
Beyoncé is reprising her role as Obama's inauguration serenader. Oh, and Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor will be there, too. Not that a lot of Beyoncé fans know who James Taylor is, exactly.
Jan 8, 2013 2:01PM ET
Still think book critics are too nice these days? You won't after reading the scathing reviews nominated for this year's Hatchet Job of the Year awards.
Jan 8, 2013 10:20AM ET
Always one for flipping conventions, David Bowie is celebrating his 66th birthday today by giving his fans the gift of new music. This morning he released a new single and announced his first new album in almost 10 years.
Jan 7, 2013 6:40PM ET
Record companies are usually quick to capitalize on the never-before heard recordings of their biggest artists. So why did Sony drag their feet and hush up the release of new Bob Dylan rarities? The answer lies in a complex copyright law.