| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Pop star Nicki Minaj burned up dance floors last summer with her hit song "Starships," which set a Billboard record for its stretch of 21 consecutive weeks in the Top 10.
Clive Tanaka, meanwhile, is an underground artist who has cloaked himself in...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When Katy Perry's "Roar" reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this month, it not only ended months of domination by Robin Thicke and such slick soul-man peers as Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Daft Punk. It also set the stage for a...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Meme culture strikes again. In a confluence of two topics hot (with ironic italics) on the Internet right now, model Emily Ratajkowski, most recently seen undressed and dancing in Robin Thicke's controversial "Blurred Lines" music video, has been cast...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:26 AM
It’s axiomatic in 2013 that there are enough blurred lines between film and TV to make Robin Thicke blush. And indeed, watching the Emmy Awards on Sunday night, it was hard not to be struck by the cinematic background of some of the winners. A...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:19 AM
I’ll admit it. I kind of hate what Miley Cyrus has done to popular culture (even though I secretly jam out to #Bangerz on a somewhat regular basis.) For one, the tongue thing drives me insane. Every time I see her tongue, I feel like it looks...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:44 AM
It takes a lot to overshadow Lady Gaga, especially on a night in which she’s the sole name on the “Saturday Night Live” bill. However, after her two musical performances, many people were asking, “Who are those people, and is...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Miley Cyrus has relentlessly twerked her way into the zeitgeist -- and maybe even our hearts. And now she could be Time magazine’s person of the year for 2013.
Time will soon unveil its pick, but the singer is currently leading the reader poll...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Lorde, T.I. and Miguel have been added to the slate of performers for the Grammy Awards nominations concert special Friday.
Perry will be beamed in from Canada and Swift’s performance will be shown from Australia, where...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:40 AM
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...