Watch: Mariah Carey Makes First Live Performance Since Birth of ‘Dem Babies’
After over a year away from the stage (and the birth of her twins), Mariah Carey returned to live performing last night (March 1) with a brief, intimate gig at New York City’s Gotham Hall. Given that only 50 tickets were released to the public, chances are you weren’t in attendance — but thanks to the magic of the Web, you can watch her one-song set without even getting out of your chair. Read Mor
John Mayer Shares Teaser of New Single, ‘Shadow Days’
He had to take a break from working on his new music while he recovered from throat surgery, but John Mayer is on the mend — and he’s close enough to the finish line that he’s ready to start sharing clips from his upcoming album, ‘Born and Raised,’ starting with just over a minute from the first single, ‘Shadow Days.’
Katy Perry Dedicates ‘Peacock’ Performance to Tim Tebow, Flirts With Cam Newton
You’ve got to hand it to Katy Perry — even in the midst of what must be a painful divorce, she’s still managing to have fun with the rumors surrounding her love life, and flirting with some of the NFL’s most eligible bachelors in the bargain.
Mariah Carey + Eminem Are Two of the 10 Best-Selling Artists of All Time
As part of their annual year-end music industry report, Billboard and the Nielsen Company recently tallied up the all-time sales totals for the Soundscan era, and their updated Top 10 list includes some of the heaviest hitters in the history of rock, pop, and country — including PopCrush favorites Mariah Carey and Eminem, who placed third and seventh, respectively.
Miley Cyrus and Shakira Collaborate on Charity Song
Three years after she lent her pipes to the all-star charity single ‘Stand Up,’ Miley Cyrus has reportedly gone back into the studio for a good cause — and this time, she’s brought Shakira along with her. According to reports, the duo has collaborated on a new song, titled ‘Love & Rock,’ with proceeds going toward care and research for children with severe heart problems.
Rihanna Accused of Plagiarism in ‘We Found Love’ Video
With over half a million copies sold and a pair of hit singles on the charts in its first month of release, Rihanna‘s ‘Talk That Talk’ can safely be counted as another success in her rapidly growing list of impressive career achievements. Unfortunately, it has arrived alongside a cloud of controversy that she’s finding it tough to shake.
Lady Gaga + Elton John in the Running for ‘Best Song’ Oscar
Good news for fans of unforgettable Oscar moments: Elton John and Lady Gaga‘s duet ‘Hello, Hello,’ featured in the soundtrack to this year’s animated hit ‘Gnomeo & Juliet,’ is in the running for Best Song.
Adam Lambert + Boyfriend Are Back Home After Arrest in Finland
Adam Lambert had an interesting Christmas holiday in Finland, including some authentic Finnish cuisine — and a night in the hoosegow after getting picked up for fighting with his boyfriend outside a nightclub. But all’s well that ends well, and the seemingly happy couple is back in the States. TMZ reports that Lambert and his boyfriend, Sauli Koskinen, returned to America on Sunday, touching down
Adele Breaks Another Album Record With ’21′
We’ve heard a lot in recent weeks about the records being tied, set, and/or broken by Katy Perry and Rihanna — which has made it easy to forget that Adele‘s ’21′ is still the top-selling album of 2011. Well, here’s an even more impressive reminder of the ‘Rolling in the Deep’ singer’s success: ’21′ not only outpaced sales of all other releases this year, it posted the biggest one-year sales total
Rihanna Is 2011′s Most ‘Liked’ Artist on Facebook
With a new hit album, a record-setting string of No. 1 singles, and a role in one of 2012′s big-budget blockbusters to her name, it’s pretty obvious that a lot of people like Rihanna. Now we know that a lot of people also ‘like’ her — on Facebook, that is.
Rihanna Booed by Angry Fans at London Concert
Rihanna might have the No. 1 spot on the British album charts, but that doesn’t mean she can show up late to her U.K. gigs — as she learned last week, when an angry crowd booed her after she took the stage at London’s O2 Arena an hour after the concert’s scheduled 9PM start time.
Watch the ‘Michael Jackson: The Immortal’ Tour Video
Five years ago, Cirque du Soleil took the music of the Beatles and turned it into ‘Love,’ a smash multimedia hit that blended the troupe’s trademark dancing skill with state-of-the-art production and newly remixed versions of songs the world knows by heart. Now they’re doing it again with another beloved icon, Michael Jackson, and the result is ‘Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour.’