| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Taylor Swift does quite a bit to encourage tabloid attention -- at least that's how Jody Rosen of New York magazine sees it.
The Grammy-winning "Mean" singer-songwriter opened up to the weekly mag about her career and her history of kissing and...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Billboard has crowned Bruno Mars as its Artist of the Year over many musicians who grabbed more headlines through the year such as Miley Cyrus, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, Robin Thicke, Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:02 AM
What a difference (not having) R. Kelly makes.
Last week the R&B star gave a shot of energy to Justin Bieber's so-called Music Mondays series with his long-rumored appearance on "PYD," an appealingly raunchy slow jam that got listeners talking about...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Taylor Swift tops a ranking of young entertainers who used their celebrity in positive ways in 2013, according to the DoSomething.org's annual "Celebs Gone Good" list.
In putting Swift atop its ranking for the second year in a row, DoSomething cited her...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:28 AM
The Boss is back in charge.
"High Hopes," the latest studio disc by Bruce Springsteen, debuted Wednesday atop the Billboard 200 album chart, reflecting sales last week of 99,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
It's Springsteen's 11th No. 1...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:14 AM
London-based boy-band One Direction will be performing at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa next year as part of the group's "Where We Are 2014" worldwide stadium tour.
The One Direction guys -- Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bon Jovi raked in more than a quarter-billion dollars on the road worldwide during 2013 to top a year in the concert business that's being described as record-setting on many fronts.
The New Jersey rock band finished 2013 with a global box office take...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Our faves from the show at Navy Pier.
Kids will love smashing this game cube—which is exactly what they’re supposed to do. Sort of like Sorry with a 3-D twist, Squashed allows players to move their pegs around the multiple...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Flying Lotus and Odd Future's Tyler, the Creator seem like artists who could most benefit from an alternative, online-centric music video awards show. Each indie act is known for visually striking clips and an outsider aesthetic that riffs on a universe...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:03 PM
After three seasons on Fox, the American version of "The X Factor" has been canceled, the network announced Friday. And with that cancellation, "X Factor" creator Simon Cowell is headed back to his native England to be a judge on "The X Factor UK."...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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Not so long ago, Simon Cowell was probably the most powerful man on American TV.
His cranky, caustic judging had helped make "American Idol" an invincible No. 1 hit. As a producer, he makes "America's...