| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
How do you know country singer Tim McGraw is a favorite performer at Allentown Fair? How about because 40 people waited in line, some for 10 hours, in freezing weather and rain, surrounded by snow, to be among the first......
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A music artist whose every album has reached No. 1 on the country chart and whose last three have also topped the general music charts will headline a grandstand show at Allentown Fair, it was just announced. Lady Antebellum, the......
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Have you ever suspected that Ariana Grande's debut album "Yours Truly" had some undercurrents of unspeakable satanic evil? That the pixieish, radiant-voiced R&B singer might have a direct psychic line to a netherworld plagued with demons that emerge...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The latest performers for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards telecast include Taylor Swift, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kacey Musgraves, John Legend, and Keith Urban.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr – who as members of the Beatles will receive the 2014...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Every Grammy Awards telecast is a production nightmare: three-plus hours of multiple live music performances, unpredictable stage antics and rambling acceptance speeches.
But this year's production, which airs Sunday night from the Staples Center in...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The biggest breakout success of 2013, Kacey Musgraves’ “Same Trailer Different Park,” was singled out for the country album Grammy Award in a field otherwise dominated by contemporary country’s heaviest hitters: Jason Aldean, Tim...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:27 PM
French electronic duo Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” was named album of the year and its frisky hit single “Get Lucky,” with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, won for record of the year Sunday at the 56th Grammy...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:37 AM
There are things that don’t make sense, and then there are things so bewildering that they require visual proof. Billy Ray Cryus’ remake of “Achy Breaky Heart” is both.
Cyrus, for reasons unclear, decided to issue a remix to...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 8:23 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:40 PM
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'...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Veteran Taylor Swift and newcomer Kacey Musgraves are tied with six nominations apiece to lead the 2013 Country Music Assn. Awards, which will be announced Nov. 6 in Nashville.
Swift is vying again for the CMA's top award of entertainer of the year, the...