| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When the 2013 Oscars opened in February, host Seth MacFarlane declared that the show had a theme. The Academy Awards, MacFarlane said, would be celebrating the marriage of film and music. Though such a thesis may have been obscured by the ensuing song-...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Season 5 blind auditions, we hardly knew ye. "The Voice" coaches topped off their teams of 12 on Monday night as the first round of the competition rolled to an end. The coach button-pushing, chair-turning, preening and pleas culminated, as it generally...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Mumford & Sons have called it a day (for now) at the top of their game. Avicii is dropping bluegrass into his overcaffeinated EDM. Ed Sheeran is hanging out with Taylor Swift and One Direction. What the heck is going on with mainstream folk music today?...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The battles are here! On Monday night, "The Voice" moved on to that exciting stage of the competition known as the battle rounds. You know the drill: Each coach pairs up his or her team members to combatively duet on a song and then, after the two singers...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Singer Austin Mahone was hospitalized this week for what is being reported as a blood clot, extremely high fever and inflammation, according to several reports.
The YouTube sensation, who spent his summer touring with pop crooners Taylor Swift and Ed...
| 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'...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Video of the year
Justin Timberlake — “Mirrors”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz — “Thrift Shop”
Bruno Mars — “Locked Out of Heaven”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell — “...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Taylor Swift and her ex Harry Styles may have had a contentious time at MTV's Video Music Awards on Sunday, but you'd never know it based on a photo an Instagram user snapped at one of the show's after-parties.
We knew this photo was trouble ...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Platinum-selling pop superstar Taylor Swift performed the first of four concerts at Staples Center on Monday night, but if you've got a young daughter you probably already knew that. The sold out gig was the 51st stop on her massive "Red" tour, and by...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
As still as a statue, Taylor Swift stood before her 15,000 adoring fans at the Staples Center on Monday night, absorbing the screams of an electrified crowd. Glowsticks and multi-colored LEDs glistened all around. Cameras flashed. She'd already...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:38 AM
"The Voice" stepped out for its first live show of the season on Monday night, when the members of Teams Adam and Usher took the stage to compete for next week's top 12. Viewers will vote to put through two singers from each team of four, then each...