Pop & Circumstance

Pop & Circumstance: Young pop stars still need to watch out for cougars

Harry Styles, center, is entering cougar territory. Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images.

One Direction’s Harry Styles enters the “cougar” game with Caroline Flack. A look back at past age-defying celebrity relationships



Pop & Circumstance: Carly Rae Jepson is the Canadian girl of our dreams

Carly Rae Jepsen is not going anywhere. Photo courtesy of the artist's website.

Carly Rae Jepson is the hottest new Canadian pop star, with Justin Bieber’s seal of approval



Pop & Circumstance: Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Rihanna and Chris Brown

Whitney Houston's relationship with Bobby Brown draws a few parallels to that of Rihanna and Chris Brown. Photo by Laura Rauch, AP.

A look at the similarities between Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Rihanna and Chris Brown



Pop & Circumstance: “Smash” wants a piece of the “Glee” action

In this image released by NBC, Megan Hilty portrays Ivy Lynn, left, and Katharine McPhee portrays Karen Cartwright in the new series "Smash," premiering Monday at 10 p.m. EST on NBC. (AP Photo/NBC, Will Hart)

“Smash” is the latest musical television show to compete with “Glee,” “American Idol” and “The Voice.” But is it better than all of the above? Yes



Pop & Circumstance: Is Cody Simpson creeping on Bieber’s tail?

Justin Bieber @ the 1stBank Center

Is Cody Simpson creeping on Justin Bieber’s tail? Hardly. In fact, it may be time for the young Aussie to throw in the towel



Pop & Circumstance: Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire, Decemberists increase our appetite for “Hunger Games”

The Decemberists

Taylor Swift joins Arcade Fire and the Decemberists on “The Hunger Games” soundtrack, further adding buzz to a buzzy new movie



Pop & Circumstance: Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy photo shoot continues the star’s downward spiral

Lindsay Lohan P&C 12/22/11

Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy photo spread draws critics and record sales. Is this the final plunge of Lohan’s downward spiral?



Pop & Circumstance: Jessica Simpson is pregnant, and nobody seems to care

Jessica Simpson is pregnant, but where's the usual hysteria? Photo by Mike Coppola, Getty Images.

Jessica Simpson is pregnant, and nobody seems to care. A look back at Jessica Simpson’s career in the public eye



Pop & Circumstance: Performance highlights and photos from Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2011

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Highlights and 25 best photos from Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2011 with Jay-Z, Kanye West, Maroon 5, Nicki Minaj and more in New York City



Pop & Circumstance: Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon do it right

Justin Timberlake loves the big screen, and the small screen, and any other form of attention. Photo by Ronny Hartmann, Getty Images.

Justin Timberlake loves TV surprises, from Jimmy Fallon to SNL, here’s a look at his recent “History of Rap” segments on late night with Jimmy Fallon