Music

THE WORD: Leo takes 20 girls home from Art Basel party

Leonardo DiCaprio should maybe try to pace himself while he's in Miami. Though he's never been shy with the ladies before,DiCaprio is apparently looking to rack up some Wilt Chamberlain-style numbers while attending Art Basel. The reigning Hollywood bachelor of the post-Clooney world stopped by an...

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:30pm

Patience for the Ride: Centro-matic's Final Tour

After 18 years, 11 full-length recordings, seven EPs and countless days on the road, Centro-matic has decided to call it a career as they prepare to embark on one final tour. There was no bad blood that led to the decision, no egotistical battles for control, and none of the typical drama that...

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 1:55am

K. Michelle: Heartbreak and hip hop

Those familiar with K. Michelle --- whether it's by watching VH1's "Love & Hip Hop" or listening to her debut album "Rebellious Soul" --- know she doesn't hold back. If you make her angry, everyone will find out. But the R&B songstress is showing a softer side with her sophomore LP, "...

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 1:38am

Meet Elsa Hosk: The Victoria's Secret model who smacked Ariana Grande with her wings

You might know Elsa Hosk as the Victoria's Secret model who smacked Ariana Grande with her wings during the 2014 runway show in London. But there's more to the model than that.“My dad is such a goof. He sent pictures of me to modeling agencies in Sweden,” says Hosk backstage in the Victoria’s...

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 1:29am

Pandora throws free concert with Rudimental, Kiesza and The Neighbourhood

The cold, pouring rain didn't stop music fans from waiting in line to get into Pandora's holiday bash. The music streaming company threw it's second annual holiday party Saturday night, offering free admission on a first come, first get in basis.British electronica band Rudimental kicked off the...

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 12:18am

Want an iPod Classic? Got $1,000?

Fans of the iPod Classic were apparently being serious when they expressed their anger and surprise when it was discovered that Apple had sneakily discontinued the popular mp3 player in the wake of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch announcements. Almost immediately, the item was removed from the company...

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 7:59pm

Philadelphia Orchestra performs Gershwin and Bernstein

When a pianist under conductor Bramwell Tovey’s direction faltered while performing George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” with the London Symphony Orchestra, another famed composer offered a little advice.“‘You should do it yourself next time,’” Tovey says Leonard Bernstein told him. “‘It’s much...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 11:58pm

2014: The year in entertainment (PHOTOS)

In many ways 2014 was just like those first dates that start out so deceptively well (we’re looking at you Golden Globes and Oscars) but went completely bonkers (Solange attacking Jay-Z in an elevator).Then, as many crazy dates usually go, 2014 decided to take of all its clothes and try to break...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:59pm

R&B makes a comeback at 2014 PhillyHip-Hop Awards

Rising R&B singer Milton is no longer a shy guy. He’s set to be a featured performer at the 2014 Philly Hip-Hop Awards, Saturday at TLA on South Street .“I haven’t performed in a while,” says Milton, who goes by just his first name (his last is McCauley). “I don’t want to give out too much.”...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:38pm

Just how bad was Mariah Carey at the tree-lighting? Take a listen

Mariah Carey took the stage at Rockefeller Center last night for the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony and sang the holiday hit she's sung countless times before — but not like this. The former "American Idol" struggled through a rendition of "All I Want for Christmas" that suggested we'd all...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 8:07pm

VIDEO: Sia's 'Chandelier' music video remade shot for shot by man

Have you ever received a surprise gift that you both enjoyed and despised at the same time?Today Metro recieved such a gift in the form of a YouTube video called "Never lose a fantasy football bet."The video is essentially a man, who supposedly lost a fantasy football bet, recreatibg Sia's muisc...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 1:20am

Spotify's most popular artist isn't Taylor Swift or Beyonce

Taylor Swift and Beyonce may be hogging all the headlines lately, but when it comes to who people are actually listening to, there's someone who has them beat.Today, Spotify revealed its list of the year's most popular artists, and at the top is Ed Sheeran, making the loveable redhead the world's...

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 12:55am

THE WORD: Lady Gaga denies she and Taylor Swift are getting down

During a recent visit to Howard Stern's radio show, Lady Gaga set the record straight about her and another pop music titan. Stern pressed Gaga with, "Someone called in and said that you are now a lover of Taylor Swift's, that the two of you are making love to one another." That guy, such a way...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 11:42pm

Har Mar Superstar comes to town with pal Macauley Culkin

It’s the double bill America didn’t know it needed: Soul singer Har Mar Superstar is traveling the country with Macauley Culkin’s The Pizza Underground, Mac’s Velvet Underground cover band that sings about pizza. Har Mar Superstar, who goes by Sean Tillman in his off-stage moments, says the...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 12:48am

Boldface Dec. 2: A.D. Amorosi rounds up the local gossip

When you hear the names Kenny and Faatimah Gamble, you think classic soul music coming out of the Philadelphia International Records label, and maybe philanthropy through their Universal Companies. Add etiquette to that list when the Gambles host An Evening of Style & Grace, Dec. 3 at...

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 12:42am

#TheWord: Scarlett Johansson got married two months ago, guys

"Avengers" star Scarlett Johansson managed to pull off the ultimate celebrity achievement: the secret wedding. She and Romain Dauriac reportedly tied the knot Oct. 1 in Philipsburg, Montana, less than a month after the birth of their daughter — and no one in the press caught on about it, according...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 10:32pm

Lil Wayne throws daughter insane Sweet 16

Lil Wayne is known for his love of partying almost as much as he is for his music, so it's no surprise that when it came to planning his daughter Reginae Carter's Sweet 16, the rapper went all out. We're guessing her fete was a little better than yours.The theme was Winter White (Carter wore five...

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:45pm

Classy to trashy: The AMAs vs. the Grammys

Here at Metro, we embrace both the classy and the trashy. We have just as passionate conversations about high-end designers as we do about the latest Gwyneth Paltrow/Martha Stewart fight. And while we love all the year's biggest music events - the Grammys, the MTV Music Awards and the American...

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 1:01am

#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