The New Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Video is Fun, But Does the Song Rip Off Kendrick Lamar?

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis posted the video yesterday for their new track "Downtown", and it's definitely not boring. It starts with Macklemore buying a moped, which is actually what he's singing about in the song. Read more...

Taylor Swift Brought Lisa Kudrow Onstage to Sing "Smelly Cat"

By now, Taylor Swift has brought just about every celebrity on the planet onstage during her "1989" tour. But on Wednesday night at the Staples Center, she elevated it to another level. Taylor was joined by Lisa Kudrow for a duet of "SMELLY CAT" from "Friends" Read more...

Lil Wayne Not Happy With the Change in New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina

Lil Wayne is from New Orleans, and he isn't a fan of how the city has evolved in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina. Basically, he feels that the whole place has been gentrified, and it wasn't a natural process. Read more...

Justin Bieber to Perform New Song 'What Do You Mean' at VMAs

We already knew he was back. But this time Justin Bieber has got new music to share. The Canadian pop star will deliver his first-ever performance of “What Do You Mean” at this weekend’s MTV Video Music Awards. Read more...

One Direction Fans Not Pleased With Hoax Joey Fatone Letter

If fans of One Direction are known for anything, it's being cool, calm, and collected in turbulent times, and calculated in their response. Just kidding. Their psycho fans will go BALLISTIC at just about anything. Read more...

Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas" Is Being Turned Into a Picture Book for Kids

Mariah Carey's holiday jam "All I Want for Christmas" is arguably the most enduring Christmas song of the past 25 years. (And not in a good way.) Now, she's turning it into a picture book for kids. The book features all the lyrics from the song, and it tells the story of a little girl whose greatest holiday wish is for a new puppy. Read more...

One Direction and Lana Del Rey Were Winners in Billboard's 2015 "Mid-Year Music Poll"

Billboard has released the results of their annual Mid-Year Music Poll, and this year, it was all about ONE DIRECTIONTAYLOR SWIFT, and LANA DEL REY. Read more...

Snobby Vinyl Enthusiasts Are Buying . . . Taylor Swift?

Billboard's mid-year numbers are out, and music sales are down AGAIN, for what feels like the 97th year in a row. Overall, the industry is down by 4% compared to a year ago, and CD sales are down 10%. Again. Read more...

Mary J Blige Will Be Performing In Front Of The Statue Of Liberty

Who wouldn’t want to see an icon perform at a major world landmark? That sounds like a phenomenal concert any way you cut it. And that’s exactly what Mary J. Blige – the queen of hip-hop soul – is about to deliver. Read more...

Toni Braxton Only Did "Un-Break My Heart" After She Traded Songs with Celine Dion

Toni Braxton wasn't originally supposed to sing "Un-Break My Heart", because it was intended for Celine Dion. But then they traded songs. Read more...

Watch St. Vincent Fall Off a Speaker Stack

During a show in Knoxville Sunday night, St. Vincent tried to climb onto a speaker stack. But she fell, and pulled the top speaker down with her, which could have KILLED her. She ended up lying on the stage for a few minutes, before jumping back up and continuing with the show. Read more...

Is It On Between Jennifer Lopez and Mariah Carey?

At the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, Jennifer Lopez was caught fiddling with her phone while Mariah Carey was performing. It looks like she's checking Instagram, but it's hard to tell. Read more...

Ed Sheeran, Meghan Trainor and John Legend to Perform at 2015 Billboard Music Awards

Ed Sheeran, Meghan Trainor, John Legend and Kelly Clarkson are the latest big names added to the line-up of performers for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. They’ll join a star-filled bill which already includes Wiz Khalifa, Hozier, Nick Jonas and Sam Smith. Read more...

Jon Krasinski and Anna Kendrick Are Great on Lip Sync Battle

Jon Krasinski and Anna Kendrick Are totally killing it on Lip Sync Battle, and the videos really speak for themselves: Read more...

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, and Bradley Cooper Are Among "Time" Magazine's Most Influential People

"Time" magazine has released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People.  It's kind of a sad state of affairs that celebrities make lists like this, but you can't deny that they're influential. Read more...

Muse Is Going to Fly Drones at Their Concerts

The next MUSE album will be called "Drones" . . .  so they're going to have fun with that on their upcoming tour by flyingDRONES over the audience. Read more...


The 20 Best Songs to Make You Sleep, Including a Lot of Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith

Spotify looked through 2.8 million "sleep-related" playlists people created, to figure out what people listen to when they want to unwind and, well, fall asleep. And seven of the top 20 are Ed Sheeran songs. Sam Smith is next, with four songs, and the "Fifty Shades of Grey"soundtrack is represented twice. Read more...

Rihanna Calls Chris Brown "The Beast," Meanwhile, Chris is Finally Off Probation for Attacking Her

Rihanna was doing press for her new animated movie "Home", when she was asked what animated flick was her favorite growing up. She said it was "Beauty and the Beast," and noted the parallels to her own life. Read more...

Beyoncé Is Teaching Blue Ivy Manners So She Doesn't Become a Brat

If you thought three-year-old Blue Ivy would become one of the best kids of ALL TIME just because she's BEYONCÉ's daughter . . . think again. Read more...

Pharrell Williams Says the "Blurred Lines" Verdict Threatens Our Freedom to Be Inspired

PHARRELL WILLIAMS is obviously upset that he and ROBIN THICKE have to pay MARVIN GAYE's family $7.3 million for allegedly ripping him off when they wrote "Blurred Lines". Read more...

Zayn Malik Has Left the One Direction Tour, Possibly Because He Can't Handle the Internet

ZAYN MALIK left the ONE DIRECTION tour yesterday, and flew back to the U.K. A rep says he's dealing with, "stress," and that he needs to "take a break" to "recuperate." It's unclear how long he'll be away. Read more...

Watch Adam Levine Accidentally Hit a Fan with a Microphone

There were some sound problems during a Maroon 5 show in Toronto Monday night, so Adam Levine angrily threw his microphone to the ground. But it bounced and hit a woman IN THE FACE. Read more...

Is Katy Perry Now Dating Mumford and Sons Star Winston Marshall?

It seems Katy Perry ’s relationship with John Mayer is off again. Confidenti@l is told that the “Firework” singer hooked up with Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons in Berlin on Saturday night. Read more...

Azealia Banks Talks 'Fat White Americans,' Kanye West And Race In Playboy Interview

People joke about buying "Playboy" for the articles, but if you actually ARE reading them, the April issue featuring 23-year-old rapper Azealia Banks might be a lot heavier than you bargained for. Read more...