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News’s Best of the Week


This week, Conan closed out his tenure on The Tonight Show with musical guest Neil Young, Vampire Weekend hit No.1 on the Billboard album chart, Kate Moss got engaged to the Kills’ Jamie Hince, and Jay-Z, Muse, and Gorillaz were confirmed as this year’s Coachella headliners.

These stories, plus the week’s top news, audio/video, and live reviews, below.

top Stories

Coachella 2010: Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz to HeadlineFull lineup for April 16-18 festival in Indio, CA, also includes Pavement, Faith No More, Vampire Weekend, and more.Read >>Plus

  • Neil Young Joins Conan’s $45 Million Final ShowRead >>
  • Vampire Weekend Top the Album ChartRead >>
  • Kate Moss Engaged to the Kills’ Jamie HinceRead >>


Aerosmith Searching for New Singer… AgainWith Steven Tyler in rehab, the classic rockers are on the hunt for a new frontman. Read >>Plus

  • Preview: ‘Haiti’ Telethon’s Stars & Performances Read >>
  • In the Studio: Stone Temple Pilots Read >>
  • REVIEW: Smashing Pumpkins Release New SongRead >>
  • New Pornographers to Release Fifth Album Read >>
  • Rapper Mystikal Released From Jail Read >>
  • Mark Hoppus’ Pick of the Week: UffieRead >>


Owl City Launch Tour in Kansas CityThe “Fireflies” hitmaker charms 1,200 young fans who arrived ready and willing to cheer him on. Read >>Plus

  • Charlotte Gainsbourg Plays Her First-Ever ConcertRead >>
  • Gaslight Anthem’s Fallon Unplugs in NYCRead >>
  • The Yummy Fur Reunite for Brooklyn ShowRead >>


WATCH: Hayley Williams Joins Weezer Live!VIDEO: The Paramore frontwoman sings “Say It Ain’t So” with Rivers Cuomo and Co. in Florida. Read >>Plus

  • Prince Records Song for Minnesota Vikings Read >>
  • HEAR: Raekwon, Method Man, Ghostface Track Read >>
  • WATCH: Cold War Kids’ Summery New Video Read >>
  • LISTEN: Gorillaz Track with Mos DefRead >>
  • WATCH: Spoon Play Conan Read >>


Spoon, TransferenceSeven albums in, indie-pop vets strip things down.Read >>Plus

  • OK Go, Of the Blue Colour of the Sky (Capitol) Read >>
  • Editors, In This Light and on This Evening (Fader)Read >>
  • Yeasayer, Odd Blood (Secretly Canadian) Read >>