| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:43 PM
DJ Mustard has kept dance floors -- and strip clubs -- bouncing with tracks by Tyga, 2 Chainz, YG and Young Jeezy. Now, the L.A. based producer behind some of the biggest “ratchet” hits to dominate radio has signed a deal with Roc Nation....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"I will love you unconditionally," promised Katy Perry in the opening number of the American Music Awards. Wrapped in a kimono amid an Orientalist fantasia straight out of "Kill Bill," the singer was using her appearance on the awards show, broadcast...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:25 PM
The American Music Awards are all about the performers, and Pop & Hiss will be covering the proceedings live right here all night.
Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Luke Bryan, Miley Cyrus, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Gaga, Kesha, Imagine Dragons,...
| 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 5, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Selena Gomez has conjured up a public image we can actually get behind: Actually setting a wholesome example for young girls — unlike many of her infamous Disney-wrought contemporaries.
The "Stars Dance" pop star covers Teen Vogue for the fourth...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Music from punk pioneer Patti Smith, pop singer Christina Aguilera and New Zealand songstress Lorde will feature on the soundtrack […]...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:30 AM
NEW YORK — As the first YouTube Music Awards came to a close Sunday night, creative director Spike Jonze thanked the powers that be at the video-sharing website for "letting us make this mess."
He couldn't have chosen a more apt word.
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The Grammys have the unrivaled prestige. The MTV Video Music Awards go for unpredictable, deliciously viral irreverence. And the BET, Billboard Music and American Music awards are better known for A-list performers than who wins which trophies.
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Katy Perry's "Prism" is a shimmering, dynamic, heavy-duty modern pop album that's as unapologetically bent on moving bodies as it is on moving units. Longer by one song than her mega-selling 2010 record "Teenage Dream," the 28-year-old's follow-up is so...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:41 PM
If you're listening to Arcade Fire's "Reflektor" right now, thank Ireland's Rollercoaster Records.
The Kilkenny record store jumped the gun on the Oct. 29 release date by putting the album on sale early. As things do today, it instantly spread to all...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Lou Reed, anchor of New York rock band the Velvet Underground and widely regarded as one of pop's most influential musicians, has died, the Associated Press reported Sunday. He was 71.
Though a cause of death has not yet been revealed, the Associated...