In 2004, when U2's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb leaked online two weeks earlier than planned, the band's label scrambled to contain the damage by hastily streaming it on MTV's website. Those weeks are an eternity compared with how Björk and Madonna handled their music's premature arrivals over the past......more
Two days before the Big Game, the NFL has released Carrie Underwood's "Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight," Super Bowl XLIX's official theme song.
Stacked high with synthesizers, power chords and banjo, "Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight" is a reworked version of NBC's Sunday Night Football......more
Missy Elliott will make a "surprise appearance" during Katy Perry's Super Bowl XLIX halftime show performance, according to The Associated Press, citing an anonymous "person familiar with the plans." (Consider the surprise ruined.) The rapper made a cameo on a remix of Perry's 2011 single "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)," though it's......more
After tackling the world of music, nightclubs, basketball team ownership and athlete representation, Jay Z has now set his sights on entering the gauntlet of high-quality streaming music. The New York Times reports that Jay Z has put in a $56 million offer for Aspiro, a Swedish company that controls high-quality streaming......more
With eight total nominations, including one for top prize Entertainer of the Year, Miranda Lambert leads all nominees at this year's 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The nominations where announced Friday morning via Twitter.
Dierks Bentley, whose album Riser was both a commercial and critical success, follows his former......more
Björk's latest album, Vulnicura, was such a personal experience that she compared it to opening herself up — literally — in a new interview with The New York Times. "You feel like you're having open-heart surgery, with knives sticking in, so that everything is out, and you have this urgency......more
Marion "Suge" Knight was charged with murder and held on $2 million bail after the controversial founder of Death Row Records was involved in a fatal hit-and-run Thursday afternoon, according to CBS Los Angeles.
Knight surrendered to authorities early Friday morning and was interviewed by police for three hours, according to the Los Angeles Times.......more
Suge Knight was allegedly behind the wheel of a fatal hit-and-run accident this afternoon in Compton, California that left one person dead and another man injured. The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department released a statement confirming that an accident had occurred, with The Hollywood Reporter adding that the incident took place after......more