With a new album comes plenty of new swipes at the stars.
Are monikers for top-40 diehards the result of genuine enthusiasm or savvy branding?
From Madonna to Tchaikovsky, firearm noises have been used to amp up songs' drama—and have sometimes caused real-world drama themselves.
In pop music, what's the line between catchy and irritating?
The lawsuit against Newt from the "Eye of the Tiger" songwriter is the latest in a long tradition.
An interview with the "Summer Heights High" writer/actor, whose latest series starts airing on HBO this weekend
Eminem turns 39 today, making another step towards Marshall Mathers becoming the angry old man that he's acted like all along
The many apps for 'Biophilia' represent the latest attempt to expand albums beyond music
The Icelandic avant musician worked with Apple to use iPhone and iPad apps to release 'Biophilia'—a record that mimics lightning, DNA strands, and 'zombie snails'
The psychology of perfectionism may explain why he and other musicians struggle for years to release new material
As record-company profits have fallen, multi-member acts have given way to solo stars
What to make of the lone female in a village of 100 Smurfs
Hip acts increasingly find that the fastest route to getting talked about is to stay silent
No challenger has credibly threatened Justin's teen-pop reign--but why?
Here is every celebrity that Slim Shady has ever dissed in his songs
From Diddy to Lil B, dissecting the rise of hip hop's latest slang fad