David Bowie

The best albums of 2016 so far

Who listens to albums anymore? No, really. Between Spotify's Discover Weekly and a single song's ability to launch an otherwise untested artist into the stratosphere (PANDA PANDA PANDA PANDA PANDA PANDA), albums now come second to playlists in importance for the average music listener.

David Bowie: A photo retrospective

News of legendary British pop singer David Bowie's passing on Sunday night has resounded across the music world this morning. As a musician, producer and icon, Bowie had an inestimable influence on pop music as we know it, and as evidenced by his just-released album "Blackstar," a creative mind that bore fascinating fruit until the end.

David Bowie has died

By: The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday.

Lady Gaga: How we all became bored with pop’s most interesting monster

Take a lesson from Lady Gaga: A meat dress will go rancid faster than any Prada or Louis Vuitton. In 2010, after releasing her platinum-selling and Grammy-winning “Fame Monster,” Lady Gaga was being hailed as “The Last Pop Star,” “The World’s Biggest Pop Star” and “Our Lady of Pop.” Those days, she would fearlessly cover herself in blood at sold-out arena shows or wear a meat dress to the MTV Video Music Awards.