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  • Exclusive: Rihanna to receive 'Icon' honor at American Music Awards

    Exclusive: Rihanna to receive 'Icon' honor at American Music Awards
    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...
  • Grammys: New artists with simple messages shake up nominations

    Grammys: New artists with simple messages shake up nominations
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Whether Grammy voters will recognize it or not, it's been a curious and transitional year for popular music. A few of its brightest new stars, 17-year-old New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde, country...
  • Junot Diaz is a Poetry Genius

    Junot Diaz is a Poetry Genius
    Rap Genius is a deceptively simple idea started by three friends from Yale: a website where users could make their own pop-up annotations to the lyrics of their favorite rap songs, with the most popular crowd-sourced explanations rising to the top. For...
  • Justin Timberlake isn't 'cool,' but is a GQ Man of the Year

    Justin Timberlake isn't 'cool,' but is a GQ Man of the Year
    Justin Timberlake joins actor Matthew McConaughey, comedian Will Ferrell, rapper Kendrick Lamar and the late "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini as GQ magazine's 2013 Men of the Year. Timberlake was bestowed the magazine's "#Hashtag of the year" honor,...
  • Lady Gaga Scores Second No. 1 Album with 'Artpop'

    Lady Gaga's "Artpop" predictably took top sales honors last week, as the flamboyant singer claimed her second consecutive No. 1 album with much-eroded sales. Gaga's Interscope album sold 258,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan...
  • The best place to hear music? Cruising in the car, speakers booming

     The best place to hear music? Cruising in the car, speakers booming
    Dusk had settled on virtual Los Angeles, and I'd just hit a few pedestrians and smashed my stolen roadster near City Hall. The sound of police sirens was getting closer, and the nearest vehicle was an idling delivery truck. I pulled the driver out, kicked...
  • Best holiday concerts in South Florida

    Best holiday concerts in South Florida
    All prices and times are subject to change. Buddy Guy with Jonny Lang at the Arsht Center's Knight Concert Hall (1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami). 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $39-99. 305-949-6722 or ArshtCenter.org. Chicago blues pioneer Buddy Guy, whose pedigree...
  • Grammys: Lorde, other newcomers score solidly in award nominations

    Grammys: Lorde, other newcomers score solidly in award nominations
    Pop music’s freshman class made a big splash on the sales charts in 2013, and now several can boast a raft of Grammy nominations, including Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, 17-year-old singer-songwriter Lorde and...
  • Grammy nominations live update: Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' makes own luck

    Nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards are being unveiled tonight at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles begining at 7 p.m. PST, and Pop & Hiss will be with you throughout the evening to live blog the proceedings. Stay tuned to this post, and we'...
  • What time are the 2014 Grammy nominations unveiled?

    What time are the 2014 Grammy nominations unveiled?
    Will Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde and Robin Thicke make it into song- and record-of-the-year categories? Did Kendrick Lamar’s breakout year land him a seat in the new artist and album-of-the-year races? How will Daft Punk and Justin...
  • Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations

    Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations
    The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...