| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:15 PM
The hit series "NCIS" is getting a new regular in the form of Emily Wickersham. CBS announced Monday that Wickersham will be playing the role of Eleanor "Ellie" Bishop.
The character was initially supposed to have a reoccurring multiple-episode arc, but...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Britney Spears is back -- perhaps for real this time.
In September, the teen-pop veteran sassed her way though "Work Bitch" with enough zombie-eyed determination to get Pop & Hiss mildly enthused about her comeback album "Britney Jean," due Dec. 3....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:18 AM
It was a noble experiment. The YouTube Music Awards commissioned director Spike Jonze -- the vision behind "Being John Malkovich," the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" video and Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" clip -- to produce its inaugural ceremony, which...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Hilton Als' "White Girls" is as much about white girls as the author's previous effort "The Women" was about femininity — which is to say quite a lot and not at all. Like its predecessor, "White Girls" is an inquiry into otherness, and by extension,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When Madonna declared herself fed up over the "death of creativity" after a world tour in which religious conservatives protested her concert in Poland, fascist skinheads heckled her in France and she received terrorist threats in Russia, the pop...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:49 AM
He called himself a rap god -- and he wasn't kidding.
Eminem entered the Billboard 200 album chart Wednesday at No. 1 with "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," reflecting sales of 792,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
It's the biggest sales week for...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:18 PM
YouTube is poised to launch a subscription music service as soon as December, positioning it to compete with Spotify, Rdio and other digital offerings, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Internet's dominant online video already is the...
| Oct 25, 2013
As YouTube prepares to launch its subscription music service by the end of the year, the digital music giant is seeking to capitalize on music fans' desire to have access to their favorite songs everywhere they go.
The company's free online video site...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Did you feel sad when the Miley Cyrus-hosted episode of "Saturday Night Live" ended a few weeks ago, knowing that you probably wouldn’t get to see the singer twerk or stick her tongue out on the show for another season? Well, Christmas came early...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Black Sabbath will play a dozen shows in North America next year, including a late-April stop at the Hollywood Bowl.
The veteran heavy-metal band announced the trek Thursday in a statement that described the 12 dates -- which kick off March 31 at the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:42 AM
What does a once-scrappy indie-rock band do after scoring its second No. 1 album? Announce an upcoming tour of some of North America's biggest venues.
That's what Arcade Fire did Thursday, less than a week after the Montreal group's "Reflektor"...