| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:55 PM
First, a caveat: Back in January, this year's Golden Globe for original song went to Madonna's "Masterpiece," a wan electro ballad so forgettable that we here at Pop & Hiss had to YouTube it just to remember what it sounded like. (And now? Forgotten...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 7:58 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Controversial rapper Nicki Minaj and country singer Keith Urban joined the "American Idol" judging panel on Sunday, as the ageing Fox show seeks to boost its star power and recapture sliding audiences in a crowded TV talent show...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:01 AM
After what felt like months of rampant speculation, Fox has finally announced that the “American Idol” judges' panel will include pop-rap vixen Nicki Minaj and country statesman Keith Urban. The two are joining fellow newbie, pop diva Mariah...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Chicagoans will get their first glimpse of “American Idol’s” brand new judges panel when the Fox singing competition visits the Adler Planetarium for auditions Tuesday and Wedneday.
Host Ryan Seacrest and judges Mariah Carey, Nicki...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Potential patrons in search of stars at the Adler Planetarium have been out of luck for the last couple days, as the "American Idol" entourage took over the museum in search of their own kind of star.
The show has previously discovered finalists like...
| May 25, 2012
| 2:12 PM
In an effort to make guests' experiences more "distinctive," the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J., is undergoing a $51 million face-lift that includes refurbishing poker and guest rooms.
The Borgata opened in 2003, but hotel officials...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Well, so much for playing nice.
“American Idol” has barely gotten underway and a purported feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj -- they’ve both denied the beef -- has become a full-blown diva showdown, as seen in video leaked by...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Kid Rock will be taking the stage Friday in Illinois, but not in Chicago like he did at the United Center and House of Blues in 2011.
No, the “Cowboy” and “All Summer Long” rocker will be performing on the Illinois Valley Regional...
| Apr 5, 2011
EMI artists like Katy Perry, Coldplay, Norah Jones and others launch charity for Japanese disaster relief...
| Apr 4, 2011
Taylor Swift wins Academy of Country Music's entertainer of the year award and looks ahead to her North American tour....
| Apr 13, 2011
The nominations for the 2011 Billboard Music Awards were revealed Wednesday and Rihanna, Eminem and Lady Gaga lead the pack. Rihanna trumped her peers with 18 nominations, including top Hot 100 artist, top female artist, top R&B artist and top......