| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez and TLC have been added to an already crowded roster of performers for the 2013 American Music Awards.
Perry is set to open the show with her current single, “Unconditionally,” and Lopez will perform a tribute to...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:04 AM
French dance duo Daft Punk, who have thus far resisted touring in support of its hit 2013 album "Random Access Memories," have booked at least one live date in 2014. The act was among the first wave of performers unveiled for the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
As Walter White would surely tell you, slinging drugs is a dirty job. But if you’re going to do it, own up and do it right. On his new album, “My Name Is My Name,” rapper Pusha T does just that, boasting that he “sold more dope...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:49 PM
When news broke in August that Eminem had completed a new album, it arrived in a fashion nearly identical to the way Jay Z had announced his own record just two months earlier: in a tech-related TV commercial (Samsung for Jay Z, Beats headphones for...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A flurry of hip-hop shows are set to blow through town this holiday season, featuring everyone from Drake to Jay Z to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Not sure which tickets to spring for? Pop & Hiss is here to help with a guide on which shows are worth gifting....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:35 PM
All eyes may be on the robots of Daft Punk, Stevie Wonder and their sprawling, collaborative Grammy set, but the lineup for the awards telecast just got a new jolt of star power.
Avant-pop singer Lorde and Katy Perry are among the acts recently...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Adele is running out of awards and honors she can receive. The artist, who in the last year picked up an additional Grammy Award as well as an Academy Award, on Thursday was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Prince Charles.
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With so much music being streamed, swapped and downloaded from so many outlets these days, it's valid to ask whether we can arrive at any sort of Grammy consensus.
The nominations for the 56th annual ceremony, announced late Friday, give us the answer:...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:33 PM
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Prince is headed to New Orleans to headline the 2014 Essence Music Festival, the annual three-day festival held over Independence Day weekend, Essence announced Tuesday.
Next year's installment will...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Award shows take note: It pays handsomely to satisfy teen girls.
The American Music Awards drummed up 12.9 million viewers, a 32% bump over last year, marking the show’s second-biggest audience in 11 years, according to preliminary numbers...