Taylor Swift Made More Money in One Year Than Beyoncé, Jay Z, and Justin Bieber Combined

Taylor Swift hasn't released a new album since 2014, but she tops the latest Forbes list of the highest-paid living musicians, pulling in $170 million in a…
Anna Gaca / November 30, 2016

Beyoncé’s Lemonade Video for “All Night” Is Now on YouTube

"All Night" is the latest selection from Beyoncé's Lemonade visual album to arrive as a standalone video on YouTube, following "Hold Up" and "Sorry." The clip…
Anna Gaca / November 30, 2016

Watch Beyoncé and Jay Z Stump for Hillary Clinton in Cleveland

As we learned a few days ago, a Jay Z endorsement is Hillary Clinton's latest attempt at securing her already comfortable lead among African-American voters. Their get-out-the-vote concert…
Anna Gaca / November 5, 2016

Celebrating Pop Poetics: 25 Poets Who Draw Inspiration From Music Icons

Last month, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, which sparked a lot of questions of whether music could be considered poetry or…
Andy Emitt / November 4, 2016

Watch Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks Play “Daddy Lessons” at CMA Awards, Hear Their New Studio Version

Last night, after much hype from fans and scorn from right-wingers, Beyoncé gave her much-anticipated performance of "Daddy Lessons" at the 2016 Country Music Association awards. She…
Andy Cush / November 3, 2016

Nicki Minaj Disses Donald and Melania Trump at TIDAL X Concert

Nicki Minaj is the only the latest rapper to express a strong distaste for Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Performing during last night's TIDAL X: 1015 charity concert at Brooklyn's…
Anna Gaca / October 16, 2016

Watch Bruno Mars Perform “24K Magic” and “Chunky,” Plus a Beyoncé-Themed Trump Parody, on SNL

Bruno Mars was the musical guest on last night's Saturday Night Live, performing his single "24K Magic" and debuting a new song, "Chunky." The show also featured "Melanianade,"
Anna Gaca / October 16, 2016

Trump Surrogate Equates Beyoncé’s “Formation” Lyrics to Trump’s Sexual Assault Boasts

Because democracy no longer rests on logic, some Donald Trump apologists have pursued absurd scapegoats to defend his "Grab them by the pussy" boast. Rappers are…
Brian Josephs / October 11, 2016

Watch Jay Z Join Beyoncé on Stage at the Final Formation World Tour Show

Beyoncé wrapped up the concert tour of the summer last night, capping off her Formation World Tour with a 49th and final show at MetLife Stadium in…
Anna Gaca / October 8, 2016

Jay Z Signed a Film Deal, So Let’s Revisit Streets Is Watching

TIDAL's struggles since its launch have been well-documented—they're pretty much the only thing that's been documented about the streaming service, aside from the successful Lemonade…
Brian Josephs / September 30, 2016

New Beyoncé Mini-Doc Goes Behind-the-Scenes at Hectic Raleigh Show

When Beyoncé's Formation World Tour stopped in Raleigh, North Carolina back in May, it was particularly dramatic. Not just because of the political climate—Bruce Springsteen,…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2016

Beyoncé Honored Shawty Lo With “Dey Know” Dance in Atlanta

Last night, as the rest of the country watched a sniffly buffoon repeatedly interrupt the world’s most famous Mary J. Blige fan, Beyoncé performed her…
Taylor Berman / September 27, 2016

Former Bushmills Brand Ambassador Bon Iver Wishes Beyoncé Wouldn’t Sell Out

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, who usually seems like a pretty affable guy, got a little feisty complaining about corporate money in music during a recent interview with the…
Anna Gaca / September 25, 2016

TIDAL Announces Charity Concert Featuring Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Blood Orange, and More

On October 15, TIDAL will bring the stars out once again at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the TIDAL X: 1015 concert. This year's iteration will…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2016

The Only Redeeming Thing About the Fifty Shades Darker Trailer Is Miguel’s Beyoncé Cover

Next Valentine's Day weekend, Fifty Shades of Grey is getting a sequel hotly anticipated by no one you should bother hanging out with. The upcoming entry of…
Brian Josephs / September 13, 2016
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