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  • 2014: The year we knew everything about everything

    2014: The year we knew everything about everything
    "What's the point of even sleeping?" Let it be noted that although 2014 was the year I achieved near-total omniscience over all media, I saw St. Vincent sing that line only three times in the past 12 months. I apologize for that. It was a regretful...
  • In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand

    In 2014, hip hop takes a potent stand
    There's a line in New York rapper ASAP Ferg's syrupy new track "Talk It," a musical response to the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent riots in Ferguson, Mo., that underscored the calcified nature of relations between black communities and the...
  • 'The Colbert Report' finale: Some joking, some singing, some Alex Trebek

    To celebrate the end, he first turned his show over to the president, then went head to head with a dragon. He sold nine years of tchotchkes at a yard sale, then raffled off his desk and fireplace for charity. And for his final show, he murdered death,...
  • Kendrick Lamar debuts new song as last 'Colbert Report' musical guest

    Kendrick Lamar debuts new song as last 'Colbert Report' musical guest
    Kendrick Lamar debuted an untitled new song during "The Colbert Report" on Tuesday night, capping the show’s nine-year run of musical guests with a devastating, slow-build track that equaled his memorable performance of “I” a few...
  • Top 10 Albums of 2014

    1. The War On Drugs, Lost in the Dream (Secretly Canadian). The year saw no better argument than this for the power and potential of the album as a musically cohesive piece of work. Adam Granduciel's ebbing and flowing tour de force expertly moves from...
  • Best songs of 2014

    This 2014 songs-of-the-year compendium is not alphabetized or ranked, but rather organized as a playlist meant to be heard from start to finish. It's a multi-genre mix of big-name pop hits and less-ubiquitous personal favorites that can be found on a...
  • 'Voice,' 'Survivor,' Colbert offer finales

    'Voice,' 'Survivor,' Colbert offer finales
    TV is not taking time off for the holidays this week. Michael Bublé and Jim Parsons headline specials while "The Voice," "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race" name winners, and Stephen Colbert and Craig Ferguson depart their talk shows. "Big Bang Theory"...
  • Watch: Kendrick Lamar rhymes new verse in Reebok ad

    Watch: Kendrick Lamar rhymes new verse in Reebok ad
    New music from Kendrick Lamar has only emerged in bits and pieces. But now there's at least one new verse to help tide fans over to his next LP. The locally beloved rapper appears in a new ad for the shoe company Reebok, where he performs a new a...
  • Justin Bieber is 2014's most tweeted-about artist

    Justin Bieber is 2014's most tweeted-about artist
    Beyonce's surprise self-titled album was, unsurprisingly, the most tweeted-about album of 2014, but overall, Justin Bieber generated the most buzz in the music crowd on Twitter, according to a comprehensive new report from the social media platform....
  • Grammys 2015: Beyonce and 'Frozen' among snubs and surprises

    Grammys 2015: Beyonce and 'Frozen' among snubs and surprises
    As usual, the Grammy Awards nominations — announced Friday in a complicated succession of tweets, radio bits and morning-TV appearances — reflect an array of mystifying decisions by the Recording Academy's 13,000 voting members. Here are...
  • Top 3 Pop: 'Exodus' in theaters, Lil Wayne CD, 'Guardians of Galaxy' on DVD

    Top 3 Pop: 'Exodus' in theaters, Lil Wayne CD, 'Guardians of Galaxy' on DVD
    'EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS' IN THEATERS FRIDAY 1 Famed director Ridley Scott ("Gladiator") takes a classic Old Testament story to the big screen in "Exodus: Gods and Kings." Christian Bale stars as Moses, who begins the film locked in bitter competition...