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Prince Has the No. 1 and 2 Albums This Week With ‘Purple Rain’ and ‘The Very Best Of’

Michael Jackson's Number Ones topped the Billboard 200 after his death in 2009. David Bowie didn't live to see Blackstar become his first No. 1 album. Prince, too,…
Brian Josephs / April 25, 2016

Kraftwerk Share New Crop of 3-D Tour Dates

Last year, German electronic veterans Kraftwerk performed a set of 3-D concerts in the U.S., and now they're coming back Stateside for a nine-date tour.
Rachel Brodsky / April 25, 2016

Tegan and Sara Announce ‘Love You to Death’ Tour Dates

In support of their upcoming album Love You to Death, Tegan and Sara have just announced a massive cross-country tour that'll bring the synth-pop duo to…
Brennan Carley / April 25, 2016

Florence + the Machine Release Short Film, ‘The Odyssey’

Florence + the Machine accompanied last year's How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful with a series of videos directed by Vincent Haycock. Now, said clips have been…
Rachel Brodsky / April 25, 2016

Drake and Future Announce ‘Summer Sixteen’ Tour

Drake's long-anticipated Views From the 6 is set to drop in a few days, and last night the Toronto rapper shared the album's cover art…
Rachel Brodsky / April 25, 2016

Bruce Springsteen Covered Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ Tonight

Update: Springsteen's cover of "Purple Rain" is available to download for free via his website. Bruce Springsteen — who recently canceled a show in…
Brennan Carley / April 23, 2016

Stream Beyoncé’s New Album ‘Lemonade’ Right Now

Update: Lemonade is now available to purchase on iTunes. Update: Beyoncé's Lemonade is now available to download on TIDAL for $17.99. Per the service, "The…
Brennan Carley / April 23, 2016

From James Blake to Free HBO, Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

More than two years ago, Beyoncé descended to earth and spiked her self-titled, winning touchdown of a musical football down in the industry's end zone.
Brennan Carley / April 23, 2016

‘Purple Rain’ Will Return to AMC Theaters This Weekend

The Purple One will take over theaters once again this weekend when AMC Theaters nationwide will screen 1984's Purple Rain, starting on Saturday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The screenings will continue through Thursday.
Brian Josephs / April 22, 2016

Chris Cornell Shares Gorgeous ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ Prince Tribute

Chris Cornell has recorded a poignant cover of the Prince-penned "Nothing Compares 2 U," made famous in 1990 when Sinéad O'Connor included it as a…
Rachel Brodsky / April 22, 2016

Charli XCX’s ‘Vroom Vroom’ Video Is Sleek, Sensational, and Star-Making

Charli XCX's "Vroom Vroom" is one of the year's most visceral pop songs, a pounding, pulsating, living and breathing organism produced by SOPHIE and punctuated…
Brennan Carley / April 22, 2016

Stevie Wonder Chokes Up Talking About Prince on CNN

Among those of us feeling a little emotional about Prince's death: Stevie Wonder, who choked up discussing His Purpleness' legacy with Anderson Cooper on CNN last night. Wonder and Prince were…
Anna Gaca / April 22, 2016

Rihanna Paid Tribute to Prince With a Stirring ‘Diamonds’ Performance

During a Calgary tour stop last night, ANTI singer Rihanna paid tribute to the recently deceased music icon Prince with a very special performance of her anthemic single "Diamonds."
Brennan Carley / April 22, 2016

M83’s Anthony Gonzalez and His Werewolf Mask Play ‘Junk’ Songs on ‘Kimmel’

M83 mastermind Anthony Gonzalez and company brought two selections from their latest album Junk to Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, performing "Do It, Try It" and "Go." It was the…
Anna Gaca / April 22, 2016

Birdman Curses Out ‘The Breakfast Club’ Before Ending Interview Early

Birdman's interview with Power 105.1's Angie Martinez in 2015 went pretty amicably. His "interview" with The Breakfast Club this morning was, to put it lightly, the…
Brian Josephs / April 22, 2016

The 1975’s ‘A Change of Heart’ Video Will Break Yours

England's foremost '80s nostalgists, the 1975, have a bittersweet new video for "A Change of Heart," a single from their recent album I like it when you sleep,…
Anna Gaca / April 22, 2016

Prince Has All 15 of the Best-Selling Songs on iTunes

Following news of his death, the iTunes sales charts have been swallowed whole by Prince Rogers Nelson. According to doipod.com — which updates its sales…
Andrew Unterberger / April 22, 2016

The Game Pays Tribute to Prince With ‘Rest in Purple’

The latest artist to pay musical tribute to the Purple One is West Coast rapper and longtime music-history devotee the Game, who released the Lorine…
Andrew Unterberger / April 22, 2016

Kid Cudi Wants Pee-Wee Herman in His New TV Show Pilot

Kid Cudi's artistic ambitions have cycled him through rap, through modeling, through psych-rock, through acting, and now, through TV scriptwriting. Kid Cudi stopped by Talkhouse's Film Podcast…
Brian Josephs / April 21, 2016

The 2016 MTV VMAs Will Be Held at Madison Square Garden in New York City

MTV announced today that its annual Video Music Awards will return to New York City this year, airing live on Sunday, August 28 from Madison…
Rachel Brodsky / April 21, 2016
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