Super Bowl 50: The ecstasy and the agony of halftime shows
For athlete and pop star alike, the Super Bowl is the ultimate crucible. In twelve minutes, artists can sing and dance their way into the hearts of hundreds of millions of onlookers, or land with a thunk in the hall of Internet memes.
Madonna plays impromptu concert at Paris’ Place de la Republique
By: The Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Pop star Madonna has staged an impromptu concert at Paris' Republique plaza to honor victims of the Nov.
Watch full sets from Coachella 2015: Jack White, Run the Jewels, RATATAT and more
Coachella 2015 is a wrap. Though the lineup wasn't as surprising or glamorous as previous years, the mega-festival made up for it in theatrical value.
Watch: Madonna kisses Drake at Coachella — will he ever be the same?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vY445wh_LI Things got weird during Drake's headlining performance at Coachella on Sunday. As he closed out the final night of the mega-festival, his set included a some baffling and uncomfortable surprises.
Watch: Madonna, Jimmy Fallon, the Roots play “Holiday” with toy instruments
https://youtu.be/as-SALpccd8 Who would have thought that in the year 2015, one of the best segments to watch on late night TV would be the Roots and various artists playing toy instruments with Jimmy Fallon?
Nine fights that should happen between rock and pop stars
It doesn’t matter if you’re more of a pop listener or a rock fan, it’s safe to say there are some significant differences between the two crowds.
Five producers Madonna should have used instead of Diplo
Madonna has pulled a half-Beyoncé (which sounds like a diva wrestling move). This week, she dropped six new tracks off of the forthcoming album, "Rebel Heart." And two of these tracks use "bitch" in the title.
Watch the best Grammy Awards performances: Lorde, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk and more
As Daft Punk and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis cleaned up at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, the two along with Kendrick Lamar, Lorde and more brought a night of memorable performances.
Watch M.I.A.’s response to her NFL middle finger fine
M.I.A. is raising hell with the NFL, and it’s all over her middle finger. During her Super Bowl halftime performance with Madonna in 2012, the singer thrust a middle finger toward the camera, prompting a $1.5 million fining from the league for breach of contract.
MTV VMAs: The five best moments that have nothing to do with music or awards
Especially today when MTV does little other than serve as a megaphone for teen moms and teen wolfs and teen cribs, the channel’s annual Video Music Awards aren’t much more than a gossipy playground.
Madonna faces ban from Russia after supporting Pussy Riot
Forget about Beyoncé and Jay-Z's trip to Cuba. The newest visa debate is all about Madonna and her time in Russia last year. Local conservatives are claiming her visit to Moscow and St.
Madonna, Bruce Springsteen top list of 2012’s highest grossing tours
By Allison Sylte Bruce Springsteen might be the Boss, but he doesn’t make as much as Madonna, whose 2012 tour outgrossed his by nearly $30 million.
Psy performs “Gangnam Style” for the Obamas days after apology for anti-American comments
Nothing says “happy holidays,” like almost one billion hits on YouTube and pretending to ride a horse while wearing reindeer horns. Two days after apologizing for a 2002 rap imploring listeners to, “kill those Yankees who have been torturing Iraqi captives,” “Gangnam Style” singer Psy performed at the annual “Christmas in Washington” holiday concert Sunday night.
Die Antwoord at the Ogden Theatre, Nov. 7 (photos and review)
Shock value is the music industry equivalent of job security. Just ask Marilyn Manson or Madonna. Inspired by the Zef counter-culture movement in South Africa, Die Antwoord has found a way to breed similar success out of outlandish onstage shenanigans.
Madonna shoots late at the Pepsi Center, but still kills 10/18/12 (photos and review)
Madonna has reached a point in her spun-out career where it doesn’t matter what she does in the arena as long as she eventually shows up.
Poll of the Week: Madonna at Denver’s Pepsi Center
Madonna marred her Denver appearance at the Pepsi Center Thursday night. First, she showed up two hours late. Second, she included a scene in her performance where she fires a gun into the crowd.
Madonna’s recorded persona can’t hold a candle to stage self
The math of music — choosing where to spend your money — doesn't always make sense. And Madonna is a perfect example of this strange arithmetic.
I want my VMAs: A requiem for the heyday of the Video Music Awards (Pop & Circumstance)
I have a confession to make: I didn’t watch the VMAs this year. Yes, I have cable and yes, I’m on the Internet for nine hours a day, so I like to think I know what’s up.
Madonna shows Warsaw Uprising footage in response to Polish protest
Last month, France's National Front party announced plans to sue Madonna over her use of Nazi imagery. Then came the cancellations of the singer's Australian concerts as part of her MDNA world tour.
MTV turns 31, people everywhere pretend that they care slash still watch MTV
Thirty-one years ago today, MTV "landed" on cable TV with a lo-fi, rock 'n' roll take on Neil Armstrong's lunar landing -- an astronaut planting a poorly-animated, day-glo MTV flag on the moon.
Poll of the Week: Celebrity Musician Fistfight
We can dream. We can dream of boxing rings lining the floor Pepsi Center, lights shining down, each with a celebrity musician contender facing another celebrity musician contender.
News: Madonna’s 2012 world tour will hit Denver’s Pepsi Center in October
Madonna assumed her throne as the elder stateswoman of pop during last month's Super Bowl, and she's following up the large-scale performance with a worldwide arena and stadium tour.