Pop Music

The Spice Girls reunite, but with a new Scary Spice

David Beckham's 40th birthday bash in Morocco also served as an impromptu reunion for the Spice Girls — well, most of them, at least. Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham marked the occasion with a Twitter photo from Marrakech featuring herself, Geri "Ginger Spice" Haliwell...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:15pm

Ariana Grande to hold concert in Manchester for bombing victims

U.S. pop star Ariana Grande said on Friday that she will hold a benefit concert in Manchester for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at her show in the English city. Grande, 23, said in a message on her Instagram account that a date for the concert had not yet been worked out. Monday...

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:35pm

No more weed or nipple pasties as Miley Cyrus debuts new image

Miley Cyrus says she is steering away from marijuana, alcohol and nipple pasties and rolling out a new sound that could help people take her more seriously after she was dubbed one of pop music's bad girls. Speaking to Billboard Magazine in an interview published late on Wednesday, the former...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 2:29am

Vanessa Carlton isn't living in the past

Vanessa Carlton wants to clarify her distinction from her piano pop roots.Her 2001 breakout hit, “A Thousand Miles” earned her three Grammy noms and top 40 hit. The piano riff played in and out of a decade’s worth of rom-com heroines’ morning strolls, and just last month, returned once againas a...

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:21pm

Is *NSYNC planning a secret reunion?

Could *NSYNC be planning a super secret reunion? The two least significant members, who have the most to gain from a reunion — Joey Fatone, 40 and Chris Kirkpatrick, 45 — would really like you to think so.Related:Justin Timberlake took *NSYNC’s split very personallyApparently, the former boy band...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 2:12pm

Watch Beyonce’s 2017 Grammy performance

Beyonce already won the award for Best Music Video for “Formation” before she stepped on the Grammy Stage. Her mama, Tina Knowles, was there to introduce Queen Bey’s performance, but first gave props to sister Solage for already taking home Best R&B performance earlier that night. Just in case...

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 8:56am

Twitter has feelings about CeeLo Green's gold Grammy look

CeeLo Green has decided to continue his second act as an animatronic cartoon villain called Gnarly Davidson (no really) and well, he certainly turned heads.The one-time "Voice" judge is in the midst of an identity crisis/revamp and revealed the alter-ego to XXL earlier this year, with the following...

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 6:00am

Justin Bieber's producer Steve James wants to be the future of dance music

On the surface, Steve James looks like any other teenager — he’s got a boyish smile, and he’s a fan of wearing a casual black hoodie no matter the occasion. But don’t let his appearance fool you. At just 18 years old, Steve James has accomplished something that musicians spend their lives working...

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:10pm

Watch Beyonce's best Grammy performances

Beyonce is set to take the stage Sunday night at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. "Lemonade" has earned Queen Bey nine award nominations across four different genres, including the night's two biggest prizes: Album of the Year and Record of the Year.However, when...

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:16am

100,000 porn viewers think Adele will win Record of the Year

In a weird, and perhaps disconcerting turn of events, a porn website called Redtube has released data from ~100,000 users and their thoughts on this year’s upcoming Grammy Awards. Glaring demographic issues aside, we suppose there’s some props due for propositioning such a large international pool...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 3:30pm

Grammy nom Jacob Collier talks Quincy Jones and social media strategy

British musician Jacob Collier’s rise to fame is a textbook case of going viral online. After the 22-year-old jazz prodigy uploaded his a cappella rendition of Stevie Wonder’s “Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing” to YouTube back in 2013, he promptly went to bed, only to wake up as an Internet sensation...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 2:13am

Eight unexpected collaborations that will rock this year's Grammy Awards

Between Brexit, Donald Trump, and Lochtegate, you could definitely say that 2016 was the year when things got weird — and music was no exception.This year’s Grammy nominations include tons of crossover collaborations between some of the unlikeliest artists in the music industry. For the days when...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 1:24am

The most defining music moments of 2016 were...

? LEM ? ON ? ADE?Is there anyone who exemplifies a force of nature quite like Beyonce? (No, the answeris no.) This album spawned a million think pieces (on race, on women, on music, on marriage, on film, on pop culture, on the inexplicable streaming nonsense that is Tidal), bent genre/award show...

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 2:24am

Mac Miller discusses his 'Divine' intervention

Pittsburgh-born Mac Miller has been a name-above-the-title rapper ever since his self-produced debut album “Blue Slide Park” and its debut single, “Donald Trump” in 2011. With those recordings, Miller showed the world his spare musical style and cutting, funny wit. Fast-forward to 2013’s sinister “...

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 3:27am

Taylor Swift and ZAYN release the 'Fifty Shades' track you never knew you wanted

"Fifty Shades Darker" is coming — there's nothing you or I or Dakota Johnson can do to stop it. However, the coming sequel in EL James' co-dependency saga has a silver lining: Taylor Swift gets one last breathy drag of Harry Styles-flavored drama. T. Swift and Zayn Malik revealed their "darker"...

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 8:32pm

Bruno Mars shares his favorite moments with Adele and Prince

You’ve probably only just managed to get “Uptown Funk” out of your head — and now the star of 2014’s catchiest track is back. Bruno Mars, 31, follows up the Mark Ronson-led megahit and his Grammy Award-winning album “Unorthodox Jukebox,” with “24K Magic.” The Hawaii-bred singer-songwriter chats...

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 4:02am

Chloe x Halle: A very, very big year

When Beyonce and Michelle Obama give you their seals of approval, you’d better believe you’re destined for success. Atlanta-born sisters Chloe and Halle Bailey — known as Chloe x Halle — first snagged a taste of the Beyhive after their cover of “Pretty Hurts” caught the eye of Yonce herself. Next...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 10:33pm

Elle King is so happy to be bluesy pop-rock's new queen, she wants to marry everyone

Elle King is having a very good year. Sure, you could count the fact that her bluesy debut album, 2015's "Love Stuff*" went gold in 2016 and its top 10 single "Ex's & Oh's," earned her two Grammy nominations. More recently, King appeared with Dierks Bentley on the 50th anniversary broadcast of...

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 4:45am

David Gray prepares for tour with a 'Terminator 2' moment

English recording artist David Gray has too many hits to count — so he asked Spotify listeners to help narrow the numbers down. The dynamic digital edition of “The Best of David Gray Weekly” (which was formally and permanently released as a double-disc album in October) is rereleased every Monday...

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 4:09am

Beyoncé, Kelly Rowlands and Michelle Williams own the #MannequinChallenge

The latest viral challenge is pretty much the opposite of the last “Running Man Challenge” or that one where people lit themselves on fire. This one is called “The Mannequin Challenge” and Beyoncé, Kelly Rowlands and Michelle Williams got in on the non-action.Beyoncé, @KELLYROWLAND & @...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 5:40am