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  • Paul McCartney: Kanye West Made My 'All Day' Melody 'Seriously Urban'

    Paul McCartney  revealed in a new interview that he didn't expect Kanye West  to sample one of the Beatles great's unused melodies to form the rapper's 2015 hit "All Day,"  and that he was even more surprised by the resulting track. "It's a great record, sonically it's brilliant, but quite a...

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  • Justin Bieber Slams 'Fake' Awards Shows

    In his latest Instagram missive,  Justin Bieber  wrote about his disdain for awards shows after performing at the  Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. "I don't know about these award shows," wrote the 22-year-old pop star. "No disrespect to anybody at any of the shows or the people running…

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  • Eminem Selling Childhood Home's Bricks, Wood as Collectibles

    Eminem  is selling rare, limited-edition collectible items in honor of the 16th anniversary of Marshall Mathers LP, including parts of his childhood home. All the items are available at his official site . For the special sale, the Detroit MC is making pieces of the home available to fans.…

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  • St. Paul and the Broken Bones Plot New Album 'Sea of Noise'

    Birmingham, Alabama-based octet St. Paul and the Broken Bones have announced plans for their second full-length album, titled Sea of Noise . The new collection, including tracks like "Crumbling Light Posts, Pt. 1," will be available on September 9th. Sea of Noise   will be the band's first…

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  • Watch Slash, Nikki Sixx Talk Motley Crue/GN'R Tour in 'It's So Easy' Clip

    It's So Easy and Other Lies , a documentary  based on Guns N' Roses  bassist Duff McKagan's memoir begins screening this Friday at select theaters. In a new clip from film, McKagan looks back at GN'R's big break: opening for  Mötley Crüe  in 1987. "We said, 'Let's take these guys on the road,"…

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  • Dierks Bentley's Interview With Foo Fighters Guitarist: 5 Things We Learned

    With his newest album, Black , set for release this Friday, May 27th, Dierks Bentley met up with Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett earlier this spring to tape an installment of Shiflett's podcast. Their conversation drifted from Whitesnake's "Still of the Night" to Hank Williams Jr.'s "Man to…

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  • Dave Matthews Band Pledge Charlotte Gig Proceeds to Equality Groups

    After the passing of North Carolina's controversial House Bill 2, commonly known as the "Bathroom Bill," many musicians protested by canceling scheduled concerts  in the state. In a statement,  Dave Matthews Band  said they will carry forward with their May 27th gig at Charlotte's PNC Music…

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  • Hear the Roots' Rousing NBA Finals Anthem

    The Philadelphia 76ers aren't sniffing the NBA Finals any time soon, but that doesn't mean the Roots can't party in the playoffs. The legendary Philly crew have teamed with ESPN to create a rousing new anthem, "Show Me You're a Champion," for the push to the NBA Finals. And they took...

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  • Billboard Music Awards 2016: 20 Best and Worst Moments

    Sunday's  Billboard Music Awards broadcast often seemed like a battle for pop music's very soul, as fake smiles and cheesy promo tie-ins vied with serious vocal prowess and displays of genuine emotion for three long, eventful hours. Rising stars like Shawn Mendes and Troye Sivan earned their places…

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  • Rare David Bowie Music to Premiere on BBC Doc

    A collection of unreleased David Bowie  music is set to feature in the second episode of the BBC4 docuseries The People's History Of Pop . Among the rarities unearthed for the program include Bowie's demo for "Space Oddity" featuring a different set of lyrics, a warped version of the singer's...

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  • Ramones Prep Massive 40th Anniversary Reissue With Demos, Mono Mix

    The Ramones  will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their self-titled punk masterpiece with a 3CD/1LP deluxe edition packed with unreleased demos, a pair of concerts and a new mono mix. Ramones: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition , out July 29th via Rhino, houses the newly remastered original…

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  • Madonna, Stevie Wonder Pay Tribute to Prince at Billboard Music Awards

    Madonna paid tribute to Prince during the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night, covering "Nothing Compares 2 U" before bringing Stevie Wonder onstage for a moving rendition of "Purple Rain." Questlove introduced the tribute, comparing Prince's death to an "earthquake" and allowing a moment of…

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  • Watch Go-Go's Reunite for Freewheeling Billboard Music Awards Performance

    Los Angeles rock band  The Go-Go's reunited at the Billboard Music Awards with most of the band's "classic" lineup: Jane Wiedlin, Belinda Carlisle, Charlotte Caffey and Gina Schock. The band recently announced their farewell tour, which will kick off this August.  The Go-Go's performed one of…

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  • Celine Dion Delivers Powerful Queen Cover at Billboard Music Awards

    Following the death of her husband   René Angélil and brother Daniel Dion just days apart this past January, Celiné Dion showcased her strength in an empowering, cinematic cover of of Queen's "The Show Must Go On." As part of her acceptance speech for the Billboard Icon Award during the...

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  • Watch Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani Heat Up Billboard Music Awards

    Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton brought their first collaboration "Go Ahead and Break My Heart" to the Billboard Music Awards stage Sunday night. The real-life couple will go on individual tours in support of their solo albums later this year. The performance began with Shelton singing solo…

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  • Watch Rihanna's Soulful Billboard Music Awards Performance

    Rihanna performed her bluesy, emotional ballad "Love on the Brain" at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards Sunday night. The singer recently wrapped the North American leg of a world tour in support of her eighth album Anti. Billboard Music Awards 2016: Complete Winners List

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  • Watch Kesha Cover Bob Dylan's 'It Ain't Me Babe' at Billboard Music Awards

    Kesha performed a tender, powerful cover of Bob Dylan 's "It Ain't Me Babe" at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Slowing down the folk track, Ben Folds joined the singer on piano and a violinist. Though her mother Pebe Sebert had been active as country songwriter, Kesha's take on the Dylan…

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  • Watch Justin Bieber's Vibrant Billboard Music Awards Performance

    Justin Bieber performed a medley of new single "Company" with his hit "Sorry" at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday night. Both songs appear on his fourth album Purpose , released last November. Bieber emerged onstage bathed in aqua club lighting singing "Company" with a phalanx of background…

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  • Read Dave Mustaine's Moving Homage to Late Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza

    Dave Mustaine has released a statement in tribute to Nick Menza, Megadeth 's drummer for most of the Nineties, who died on Saturday . The frontman wrote that Menza, who played on "Holy Wars," "Symphony of Destruction" and "Trust," among other hits, "remained a great friend, a true professional...

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  • Watch Britney Spears' Career-Spanning Billboard Music Awards Performance

    Britney Spears opened the Billboard Music Awards with a career-spanning medley of her hits. Spears is this year's recipient of the Billboard Millennium award. Clad in red and entering through the fog, Spears launched her medley with "Work Bitch," channeling a futuristic ringmaster. She went as…

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