| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:27 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MTV's Video Music Awards will kicked off on Sunday night, 6 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT, airing live from the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Among the biggest winners were Miley Cyrus, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Katy Perry.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:56 AM
** (out of 4)
There’s no denying that Wiz Khalifa can create catchy rap songs that sometimes become pop hits ("Roll Up," "Black and Yellow," "Young, Wild and Free"). There’s also no denying that his albums are uneven, with Wiz constantly...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Beyoncé leads all nominations for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with eight, the network unveiled Thursday morning. Nods were spread among numerous hits from the pop diva's provocative, self-titled visual album, which she released without warning late...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Despite a limited music library, Amazon Inc.’s new Prime Music feature has streamed tens of millions of songs in the week-plus since its release, the company said Monday.
In a news release, the online retailer didn’t specify how many of...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Generic, inept and occasionally offensive, ABC's "Rising Star" is the definition of trainwreck television. A live singing competition show launched at the exact moment the genre is experiencing a perilous downslide, the only innovation here is a silly...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Kesha is happy, healthy and even pretty on the August 2014 cover of Teen Vogue.
The once wild pop star burnished her image after returning from her two-month stint in rehab and she's got a new image and new attitude to introduce to fans.
"I get my old...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Starring now on a website near you: Britney Spears, raw.
We are not talking about "raw" meaning "in the flesh." Any of us who cares to has likely already seen plenty of Ms. Spears' largest bodily organ. And she is showing lots more skin, reports say,...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:40 AM
If you thought the Louis CK episode of “SNL” was weird and dark, you ain’t seen nothing until you've watched the Anna Kendrick episode.
Just kidding. this weekend's show, with Pharrell Williams as musical guest, was as harmonious,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:04 PM
*** (out of four)
Note: This review is not an assessment of Iggy Azalea as a "serious" artist. It is not a commentary on whether Azalea, nÈe 23-year-old Amethyst Amelia Kelly, has any right to drop rhymes in the manner of a Southern rapper when she...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Ke$ha’s concert March 15 at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind. has been postponed due her current stint in rehab. The 26-year-old pop star checked into Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center in Lemont, Ill. last month, reportedly...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Rihanna is in the running for four trophies at the 2013 American Music Awards, including artist of the year, but the singer will be given the night's biggest honor: the Icon Award.
The Barbadian pop diva will be the first artist to score the special...