| Apr 13, 2014
| 10:10 AM
It's a perennial theme, one that manifests itself throughout genre and era: the idea of getting lost in music.
Whether it's Pharrell imploring us to "Lose Yourself to Dance," Eric B. and Rakim's "Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em" or the old-time standard "The...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:09 PM
INDIO — It wasn't yet 1:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Sahara Tent, but 16-year-old Niall Bauer had already met up with friends on the lawn in the massive, LED-flashing venue inside the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which began the first...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 11:27 AM
There was a huge, heaving mass of Coachella fans listening to time-shifting, hard-riffing music with an apocalyptic sci-fi bent last night. But they weren't watching the headliner Muse.
While a trickle of committed fans progged out with the English hard...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:01 PM
As the start of the 2014 MTV Movie Awards approached Sunday evening, hundreds of fans gathered behind the roped-off red carpet at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, awaiting the arriving stars and screaming for the cameras.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
INDIO — As a giant impenetrable scrum of attendees waited for New Zealand singer Lorde, 17, to take the Outdoor stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Nearby, MGMT played the main stage, and the chorus of its song "The Youth"...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival kicks off April 11. The Times' pop music staffers weigh in on the artists they're most looking forward to seeing.
Chance the Rapper: This Chicago-born artist is one of the great hopes of a new hip-hop...
| May 11, 2014
| 2:43 PM
"I got 20 minutes," Calvin Harris said as his set at Wango Tango came to a close, and that was all he needed.
Careful not to offend his host, the Scottish DJ was complaining ever so mildly about the brevity of his slot at this annual pop-music...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:27 PM
The event: The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers – better known as ASCAP – honored the lowercase-with-a-period band fun. with its Vanguard Award and the legendary Tom Petty with its Founders Award at the ASCAP Pop Music...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:09 PM
You did it. You survived Coachella 2014. Here's a look back at the festival's most memorable moments and the most popular musicians there — according to our readers.
While our music staff compiled its list of "must see" talent, we asked you to...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Beyoncé leads all nominations for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with eight, the network unveiled Thursday morning. Nods were spread among numerous hits from the pop diva's provocative, self-titled visual album, which she released without warning late...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Ariana Grande is the first performer to be announced for this year's MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 24.
The pop singer and "Sam and Cat" star announced the news today at MTV's special revival of "Total Request Live," renamed "Total Ariana Live" for the...