| 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 30, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Sixteen more singers offered themselves up for the final pre-live-shows-pruning that is "The Voice" knockout rounds on an extended Tuesday episode. As on Monday's knockouts, there were unexpected stumbles, expected triumphs, surprising steals (the...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Beyonce’s surprise album drop constitutes an early holiday gift to fans, but it also figures to bolster her own bank account considerably, enough that it may combine with her other business ventures to deliver her most lucrative year yet, Forbes...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:34 AM
How to make Bruno Mars' delightfully naughty "Gorilla" a little naughtier? With help from R. Kelly and Pharrell.
That's who Mars hit up for a just-released remix of the song, a raunchy highlight from the singer's great 2012 album, "Unorthodox Jukebox."...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
At the time of last year’s Grammy Award ceremonies, Berks County native Taylor Swift had one of the biggest albums around, her fourth disc, “Red.” It had gone platinum just a month after its Oct. 22, 2012, release and by......
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"MISTAKES are part of the dues one pays for a full life," said the star actress Sophia Loren.
Well, it's not always "a full life" that one makes a mistake for and has to pay.
Take the case of our friend, Philip Seymour Hoffman who left us Super Bowl...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:32 PM
As I was trudging down Eighth Avenue in Manhattan on Monday morning with snow pelting my face, and my glove-less hands exposed to the biting wind because I was carrying a suitcase and a computer bag, I kept saying to myself: "Hey, it could be worse. You...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:17 PM
A robotic dance music duo and an offbeat country newcomer saw big lifts for their album sales after they won major Grammy Awards and performed on the gala telecast.
According to Nielsen SoundScan, sales of "Random Access Memories" by the French...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a week of huge bounces for some Grammy Awards winners and performers, the soundtrack album for "Frozen" prevailed at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart for a fourth non-consecutive stanza.
Disney's animated tuner held at the top with sales of 94,000 (up...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Motley Crue Farewell Tour at Allentown Fair, Billy Joel at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park, and Bruno Mars at Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, N.J., are among nearly 60......