| Dec 14, 2013
| 8:52 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
Beyonce surprised even her most ardent followers a few days ago by releasing her fifth studio album, “Beyonce” (Columbia), in one giant package on iTunes. The 14 songs and 17 videos comprise a “visual album,”...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Last summer, the 67-year-old Cher topped the dance charts with "Woman's Work," the lead-off single from her 25th studio album, released roughly 50 years after her debut in the recording studio as a backup singer for Phil Spector. While the thought of a...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Beyonce has a lot to celebrate!
The "Grown Woman" singer reveled at her self-titled album release party at Dave & Buster's in Times Square on Thursday following her "Mrs. Carter Show" concert at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn.
The 32-year-old diva...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It shouldn't come as a surprise that the notoriously raucous Los Angeles posse Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All can put on a wild carnival.
The Los Angeles hip-hop group featuring founder Tyler, the Creator and fellow breakouts Frank Ocean, Earl...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Just when it seemed as though Tyler, the Creator was concluding a typically frenetic set during Odd Future's second annual Camp Flog Gnaw carnival, the rapper, producer, designer, director and merchandise king let on that a friend had arrived to perform a...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Following an arrest and facing a charge for misdemeanor assault, Chris Brown has elected to enter a rehab facility, a rep for the singer told The Times late Tuesday.
"His goal is to gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior, enabling...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
OK, Beyoncé's overnight surprise album drop isn't news only to fans -- it's news to other celebs too.
Because that's how Sasha Fierce rolls.
Queen Bey dropped her "visual album," "Beyoncé," which features 14 songs and 17 videos, late Thursday,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:24 PM
With only two weeks left in 2013, Beyoncé pulled off one of the year's biggest surprises in music.
As much of the country was tucking into bed Thursday night, the singer suddenly announced that her new self-titled album — one she'd spent a year...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Chris Brown is continuing his rehab program as an outpatient.
A little more than two weeks after checking into an undisclosed facility in Malibu, Brown has opted to continue treatment outside the confines of a facility and is also completing his court-...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Coachella has pulled off plenty of buzz-worthy reunions over the years -- Blur, Rage Against the Machine, the Pixies -- but Indio might be staging one of the biggest on-stage moments in hip-hop since Tupac (virtually) rose from the dead.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Beyonce, "Beyonce" (Columbia)
Though she certainly doesn't need the press, Beyonce's self-titled new album is a daring, and notable, pop album. Through 14 tracks and 17 accompanying music videos, the Houston-raised singer proves that she still rules not...