When Rolling Stone spoke to Kanye West and James Blake in February about their mutual admiration for one another, it seemed like the rapper was pursuing the singer to appear on the follow-up to Yeezus, since he considered Blake to be his "favorite artist." As it turns out, Blake was just as......
It has been a dozen years since Peter Gabriel released Up, his last collection of original music. While the former Genesis frontman did record his covers album Scratch My Back in 2010, new music from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist has been scarce the past decade. However, at a......
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars visited Saturday Night Live last night to debut their new track "Uptown Funk," and the duo – backed by a powerful horn section, a quartet of backup singers and a surprise guest – used their Chic-infused single to turn the SNL stage into a smoky, funky dance club. The......
Eminem's Shady XV compilation, which collects two discs worth of music to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Shady Records, is out on November 24th, but the set's 28 songs isn't enough to fully tell the story of the rapper's label. Eminem has remedied that by releasing a free mixtape called......
One of the most beloved routines from Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show reign is about to get its own television show: Lip Sync Battle, based on those ridiculous competitions that pit the late night host up against celebrities to see who can pantomime pop songs better, will head to Spike TV in 2015. Fallon......
Metallica wrapped up their weeklong Late Late Show residency in fitting fashion Friday night as the metal gods churned out a sharp, pulverizing rendition of The Black Album's "Sad but True," a subtle reminder that both their week of top-notch performances on Craig Ferguson's late night program and the host's Late Late tenure were coming to an end. Metallica......
For the sixth episode of Sonic Highways, Rolling Stone cover star Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters traveled to New Orleans to explore the city's rich musical history and detail the influential and decades-long careers of city veterans Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and the Meters, among others. Along the way, Grohl interviews......
Just hours after Beyoncé's new track "7/11" dropped a few days prior to release date, the singer revealed her homespun, mesmerizing music video for the Platinum Edition song. While the original Beyoncé "video album" looked like it was a big Hollywood production, it's refreshing to see Beyoncé successfully operate on a low......
Katniss Everdeen's sorrowful song, "The Hanging Tree," from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, is now streaming online. Jennifer Lawrence, who plays Everdeen in the movies, sang the tune, which composer James Newton arranged with the Lumineers, according to Huffington Post. The track at first features Lawrence's voice singing......
At 13 years old, half the age he is today, Billy Gilman took the stage at New York's Madison Square Garden to participate in Michael Jackson's 30th Anniversary Concert. Taped on September 7 and 10, 2001, the special tribute to the King of Pop also featured Whitney Houston, Usher, Britney......
Leonard Cohen turned 80 earlier this year, and he celebrated by releasing his new album Popular Problems. It's quite possibly the best LP ever created by an octogenarian, and next month he's releasing the CD/DVD Live In Dublin. There's no word on future tour dates, but we're all hoping he's......
When Dustin Lynch first arrived on the scene, he did so brilliantly, busting out of the gate with the single "Cowboys and Angels." The ballad peaked just shy of the top spot at Number Two, a good sign for anyone that a prosperous career was looming. But Lynch, a Tennessee......
The long-in-the-works Janis Joplin biopic, Get It While You Can, will begin shooting in the second half of 2015 in Los Angeles and San Francisco with Amy Adams starring as the singer. Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallée is in negotiations to helm the picture, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Ron Terry, who previously......
The only song on Carrie Underwood's Greatest Hits: Decade #1 album that fans have not yet heard is "Little Toy Guns," which sounds like it could be the prequel to her 2012 hit, "Blown Away." Though she's keeping it under lock and key until her new compilation's December 9th release......
UNICEF has launched a new campaign, #IMAGINE, to draw attention to the challenges children face around the world and help raise money for the organization. Yoko Ono,  Hugh Jackman and ABBA member Björn Ulvaeus presented it to the UN General Assembly at the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights......
When federal agents raided Willie Nelson's home on November 9, 1990, they weren't looking for drugs. Instead, the feds were intent on seizing most of Nelson's worldly possessions — including his recording studio, instruments, memorabilia and more than 20 properties in four different states — to help pay off the......
This week, Frankie Ballard has the Number One song on Billboard's Country Airplay chart with "Sunshine & Whiskey," the title track from his second album, which also contains his first chart-topper, "Helluva Life." The singer-guitarist's self-titled 2011 debut, however, didn't fare as well, with its two singles unable to crack......
Saturday Night Live has announced the musical guests and hosts who will appear on the show throughout the rest of 2014. Nicki Minaj will perform on the December 6th episode with host James Franco, Charli XCX will make her SNL debut on the December 13th with host Martin Freeman, and One Direction will grace the stage on December 20th......
While people are still placing bets on college football's final four, there are four big names in country music who've been tapped to play the inaugural pre-championship concert. Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Big & Rich and Brett Eldredge will take the stage January 9th for the CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party......
"I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself," Jack Antonoff sings on Bleachers' hit "I Wanna Get Better." Last night he was standing onstage at Hollywood's cozy Boulevard3 nightclub, performing at a Rolling Stone and Fiat event celebrating the launch of the new 500X. Mat Zo and Max Frost also joined the......