| Nov 9, 2013
| 1:11 PM
A great rock band requires a source of tension. It can be almost anything: the relationship between melody and noise in Nirvana, for instance, or the competing interests of creative co-captains like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in the Rolling Stones....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards are being unveiled tonight at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles begining at 7 p.m. PST, and Pop & Hiss will be with you throughout the evening to live blog the proceedings.
Stay tuned to this post, and we'...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When Katy Perry's "Roar" reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this month, it not only ended months of domination by Robin Thicke and such slick soul-man peers as Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Daft Punk. It also set the stage for a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When two of the world's biggest pop stars have new product to push, you can bet they'll find a big way to push it.
That's what Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake are set to do next week with some help from Jimmy Kimmel.
The late-night host is...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:19 PM
LAS VEGAS — Poor Zedd.
When the German EDM whiz was booked to play the second night of this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival, he probably figured he'd burn the house down with "Clarity," the million-selling single that's found serious traction...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Quick, what rhymes with "start-up?" Celebrity music artists, including rappers, have been finding new ways to invest their money, and Nas, born Nasir Jones, is no exception.
After a six-figure investment in the lifestyle publication "Mass Appeal," the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A few things dominated the pop music conversation this year. A British boy band, a pop comeback king, a pair of hip-hop outliers and a NSFW music video –- all of which drives the nominations for the 2013 American Music Awards, which were announced...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:44 PM
With Bruno Mars expected to deliver a dazzling halftime show during Super Bowl XLVIII in February, a slew of acts will play warm-up to him and help kick off the biggest sporting event of the year with concerts in the days leading up to the big game.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:51 PM
LAS VEGAS -- "The Super Bowl of music."
That's how Clear Channel Communications executive Tom Poleman described the iHeartRadio Music Festival that his employer is putting on this weekend in Las Vegas. And judging by the number of A-list acts due to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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NCIS While Tony (Michael...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:03 AM
It's like what's old is new again: The “Dancing With the Stars” Season 17 semifinals had each of the remaining five couples performing two dances to two versions of the same song.
It also marked the return of the Maks. Bad boy of the...