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JAN
13
2 WKS

Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup: Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons and Kendrick Lamar Headline

Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup: Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons and Kendrick Lamar Headline

Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar and Florence and The Machine are among the big names set to appear at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, the annual happening announced Tuesday.

The final lineup came after Bonnaroo's "Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement Megathon" event that trickled band's names to fans in a series of announcements through a hotline phone number.

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JAN
13
3 WKS

'Nashville' to Air Second 'On the Record' Music Special

'Nashville' to Air Second 'On the Record' Music Special

Nashville is taking fans behind the music — again.

Castmembers from the ABC series will perform songs from the show, talk about the stories behind those compositions and give viewers an intimate look at their individual songwriting process, talking about their own work as musical artists on Nashville: On the Record, a one-hour special that will air this spring on ABC.

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JAN
13
3 WKS

Grammy Awards: Madonna, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran Among Performers

Grammy Awards: Madonna, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran Among Performers

Madonna is among the first performers announced for the upcoming 57th Grammy Awards, which will air Sunday, Feb. 8, on CBS.

It will mark the fifth time she has taken the Grammy stage. The seven-time Grammy winner last performed on the show just a year ago, with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

Read more Grammy Nominations: The Complete List

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JAN
13
3 WKS

Watch Macklemore Perform "Thrift Shop" With Oscar the Grouch

Watch Macklemore Perform "Thrift Shop" With Oscar the Grouch

Macklemore — renamed "Mucklemore" — joined Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street to sing a parody of "Thrift Shop," reworked to include lyrics about trash. 

"This is gross and awesome," sings Macklemore in the clip as he dances around with the Grouches and pops out of a trash can. This special Sesame Street performance has been a long time coming. The singer filmed the video back in 2013.

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JAN
13
3 WKS

Elizabeth Matthews Named ASCAP CEO

Elizabeth Matthews Named ASCAP CEO

Elizabeth Matthews has been tapped as the new CEO for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) replacing John LoFrumento, who retired on Dec. 31.

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JAN
11
3 WKS

Five People Injured in Shooting During Chris Brown Nightclub Performance

Five People Injured in Shooting During Chris Brown Nightclub Performance

Police say a shooting has injured five people near a club where Grammy winner Chris Brown was performing in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Police say Brown escaped any injury in the early Sunday morning shooting. The San Jose Mercury News says the shooting happened near San Jose's Fiesta nightclub, where Brown was performing for a private party.

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JAN
10
3 WKS

Lenny Kravitz Joining Katy Perry for Super Bowl Halftime Show

Lenny Kravitz Joining Katy Perry for Super Bowl Halftime Show

Lenny Kravitz is gonna go Katy Perry's way. 

The rocker will join Perry on stage during next month's Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show. The move mirrors last year's halftime show, with seminal rock group Red Hot Chili Peppers announced as a late addition to join singer Bruno Mars.

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JAN
10
3 WKS

Kendrick Lamar on Ferguson, Leaving Iggy Azalea Alone and Why "We're in the Last Days"

Kendrick Lamar on Ferguson, Leaving Iggy Azalea Alone and Why "We're in the Last Days"

Most of Kendrick Lamar's days begin -- or maybe end -- around 5 a.m., when the 27-year-old king of West Coast rap comes home from the recording studio. He lives in a three-level condo not far away from where he grew up in Compton, Los Angeles, although he could easily buy a much nicer home. "I could afford a lot of things," says Lamar with a laugh. "I wouldn't know what to do with myself in a mansion." On those early mornings he lies down, his head still spinning with ideas from the session.

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JAN
10
3 WKS

'Kansas City Choir Boy': Theater Review

'Kansas City Choir Boy': Theater Review

The Prototype festival of opera and musical theater has been increasingly buzzed-about since its inception two years ago, but the New York event's third edition has hit the publicity mother lode with Todd Almond's theatricalized song cycle Kansas City Choir Boy. The composer's co-star in the piece is Courtney Love, which no doubt accounts for why the production was fully sold-out within minutes of tickets going on sale.

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JAN
8
3 WKS

In Honor of Elvis' 80th Birthday, a Look at His Billboard Chart Records

In Honor of Elvis' 80th Birthday, a Look at His Billboard Chart Records

Elvis Presley wasn't just the King of Rock & Roll. He remains Billboard chart royalty. On the anniversary of the Jan. 8, 1935 birthday of the late icon, who passed away on Aug. 16, 1977, here's a look back at five of his most impressive chart records.

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JAN
7
3 WKS

LL Cool J to Host Spike's 'Lip Sync Battle' for EP Jimmy Fallon

LL Cool J to Host Spike's 'Lip Sync Battle' for EP Jimmy Fallon

Spike TV has found a new host for Jimmy Fallon's regular Tonight Show segment, Lip Sync Battle.

NCIS: LA star and two-time Grammy winner LL Cool J will serve as host for the 10-episode series, the network announced Wednesday. He'll also be credited as a producer on the series, which will tape in January in New York.

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JAN
6
3 WKS

Lana Del Rey on 'Big Eyes' and Her Upcoming 'Honeymoon' Album (Q&A)

Lana Del Rey on 'Big Eyes' and Her Upcoming 'Honeymoon' Album (Q&A)

Lana Del Rey has nine songs written for her next album, titled Honeymoon, and thanks to her cinematic new song, she's also in the thick of awards season.

After her success with "Young and Beautiful" in The Great GatsbyHarvey Weinstein reached out to Del Rey to involve her in a film from The Weinstein Co. Tim Burton's Big Eyes, the story of the painter Keane set in the late '50s and early '60s, was her first choice.

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JAN
6
3 WKS

'Under the Skin' Score Live: Oscar Contender Mica Levi on Music from the Sci-Fi Saga

'Under the Skin' Score Live: Oscar Contender Mica Levi on Music from the Sci-Fi Saga

Beyond Scarlett Johansson's eerie portrayal of an otherworldly visitor disguising herself as a seductive human female in Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin, the film's standout star was the unnerving score that closely followed Johansson's humanoid self through the chilling sci-fi saga.

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JAN
6
4 WKS

Blake Shelton Set to Host 'SNL'

Blake Shelton Set to Host 'SNL'

Blake Shelton has been tapped to host Saturday Night Live.

The Voice coach will make his SNL debut on the Jan. 24 episode. Shelton, touting his latest album, Bringing Back the Sunshine, will serve as host and musical guest.

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