Music

#TheWord: Those aren't Lisa Bonet's tweets about Bill Cosby

With the frenzy that's cropped up around Bill Cosby and the growing number of women accusing him of sexual assault over the years, the Internet is hungry for commentary from anyone that's worked with him. Perhaps a little too hungry, as it turns out, because everyone was a little too quick to...

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 10:41pm

It's official: Katy Perry headlining Super Bowl halftime show

The NFL has confirmed rumors that Katy Perry will be taking the stage for the next Super Bowl halftime show, taking place Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona. Perry got in on the announcement action with a video discussing various ideas for the show in her "testing facility," including kittens and edible...

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 9:58pm

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Taylor Swift

No question about it: Taylor Swift has built an incredible superfan base by being what no other pop diva has succeeded at being: totally approachable. I mean, come on: Lady Gaga, Queen Bey, and Lorde (whose debut song was, in fact, “Royals) don’t exactly have images that scream “you could totally...

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:41am

#TheWord DAILY VIDEO: 'SNL' ladies return with 'Back Home Ballers'

The ladies of "Saturday Night Live" are at it again, bringing hip-hop realness to a visit home for the holidays. Like last year's epic "(Do It On My) Twin Bed," the new "Back Home Ballers" features the show's solid female cast-members — along with guest Cameron Diaz — going big and going home. It's...

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 3:12am

Miley Cyrus celebrates birthday with pot, pizza and sex toys

Miley Cyrus celebrated her 22nd birthday just as you would expect: by throwing a huge party with her celebrity friends, wearing neon fux-fur, enjoying an enormous pizza and twerking her a-- off. The best part? It was all captured on Instagram.Giant cut-outs of neon pot leaves, inflatable dolls and...

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 12:01am

List of 2014 American Music Awards performers and nominees

Pitbull is hosting tonight's 2014 American Music Awards (which you can watch tonight at 8 p.m. on ABC) and pop music's biggest acts are performing, including Taylor Swift, One Direction and Ariana Grande. Here's a list of the performers and nominees so you can predict the winners before tuning in....

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 10:33pm

Trans-Siberian Orchestra's concert ethos: Go big or go home

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is the constantly evolving, hugely successful progressive rock band conceived by the prolific Paul O’Neill. With a history writing, producing, managing and promoting such notable acts as Aerosmith, Joan Jett, AC/DC, the Scorpions and his integral role with Savatage, O’...

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 10:20pm

Can you spot your apartment in this Sheare music video?

One of the most enjoyable parts of watching a movie set in New York City, as so many are, is figuring out exactly which cross-streets are on-screen. The music video for indie-pop artist Sheare is no different - and it provides a catchy soundtrack at the same time.The man behind the music, Brandon...

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 2:40am

Joey McIntyre: New 'McCarthy' on the block

With the Joey McIntyre on "the McCarthys" and Donnie Wahlberg holding down the fort on "Blue Bloods," CBS is now at 20 percent New Kids on the Block saturation. And it's a strategy that appears to be working. "We're on different nights, so that's good. We can get one more half-hour out of [the fans...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:32am

Solange and son's wedding reception 'No Flex Zone' dance is super adorable

Though Solange Knowles didn't exactly #breaktheinternet with photos from her surprise wedding in New Orleans over the weekend, the singer did look exquisite in the pics that circulated of her donning outfits from Stephane Rolland and Humberto Leon for Kenzo. Oh, and husband Alan Ferguson looked...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 1:06am

#TheWord: Bono's bicycle boo-boo brings Tonight Show bow-out

First the falling luggage, now this. Bono is proving he's a danger to himself and others whether in the air or on land. I'm assuming next week he'll fall over the railing of a cruise ship like Pete Campbell's mom. So: Bono was bicycling in Central Park recently when he took a nasty spill — so nasty...

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:49pm

Who are the people in #BandAid30?

Did you find yourself scratching your head during moments of the reboot of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" just wondering who some of these people in Band Aid 30 were? Here's our helpful guide, where wego through the lyrics and ID them..."It's Christmas time, there's no need to be afraid" One...

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 8:00pm

Band Aid 30 lyrics address ebola

​This weekend saw the debut of Band Aid 30's "Do They Know It's Christmas," the updated holiday song you'll be hearing hundreds of times this season into the new year.This is normally where we'd put a link to the video, but the clip, which premiered on "X Factor" on Sunday night in the U.K., was...

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 3:12am

Nick Jonas talks about his music, new image and his fans

And to think that back in the early Noughties Nick Jonas and his band of brothers were wearing purity rings and pledging sexual abstinence… The cherubic days of Disney Channel fame and saccharine collaborations with Hannah Montana are long gone for Jonas: the 22-year-old singer is an unabashed sex...

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 9:08pm

Justin Bieber summonsed to court for alleged assault in Argentina

An Argentine court has ordered pop star Justin Bieber to appear before it within two months to face questions about an alleged assault on a photographer at a Buenos Aires nightclub last year, state-run news agency Telam reported on Thursday.The photographer, Diego Pesoa, accused Bieber and one of...

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 5:50am

Winter Arts in Boston: 20 shows, comedians, art exhibits and concerts to check out

Check out our (very extensive) list of what you can get up to this winter in Boston.THEATER'The Little Prince'Nov. 22-Dec. 21Arsenal Center for the Arts321 Arsenal St., Watertown$30-$60, 617-923-8487www.newrep.orgNew Repertory Theater presents this musical adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s...

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 5:23am

#TheWord: Jennifer Lawrence wises up on 'Dumb and Dumber To' cameo

This was probably for the best, really. Despite being a professed fan of the first film, Jennifer Lawrence reportedly had second thoughts about her planned cameo appearance in "Dumb and Dumber To" — playing a younger version of Kathleen Turner's character, Fraida Felcher, in a flashback. According...

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:41pm

Finally, some new New Pornographers

Though it’s been four long years since the New Pornographers’ last album (2010’s “Together”), lead singer A.C. Newman says it wasn’t intended to seem like a long gap.“For me, it wasn’t like I was waiting around,” he says. “Right around the time when we were finishing up touring on the last...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 2:46pm

Watch: Nick Jonas releases 'Jealous' gospel remix

Every day there seems to be a new Nick Jonas video surfacing for the sole purpose of making his millions of female (and some male) fans pant. Yesterday, it was this super sexy, NSFW (definitely NSFW) clip from his new TV show "Kingdom." Today, well, he takes us to church.While we were all sleeping...

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 2:19pm