Foo Fighters play new songs at secret L.A. show

2010-12-23 13:49:54

The Foo Fighters took time out from finishing their new album to unveil some new tunes and dust off some oldies at a secret club show for fans, family members and famous friends in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

New Justin Bieber song 'Ride' is for another artist

2010-12-24 07:51:15

Another previously unheard Justin Bieber song has hit the web: "Ride," an uptempo dance track that leaked online Wednesday and finds the 16-year-old pop star reflecting on -- what else?

Taylor Swift returns to No. 1 on U.S. album chart

2010-12-23 09:26:36

Taylor Swift returned to the No. 1 slot on the U.S. pop album chart on Wednesday, knocking reigning champ Susan Boyle to No. 2, and holding Michael Jackson's new album to a No. 3 debut.

Beatles' Abbey Road crossing wins protected status

2010-12-23 09:09:15

The most famous pedestrian crossing in popular music, outside Abbey Road Studios in north London, was designated a site of national importance by the British government on Wednesday.

Michael Jackson album fails to top pop chart

2010-12-23 07:52:13

Michael Jackson's first posthumous studio album was held to a modest No. 3 debut in the United States.

Kings of Leon cancel London show after fire

2010-12-22 07:58:31

Tennessee rockers Kings of Leon have had to cancel a London show Tuesday after a tour bus fire at the O2 arena, venue owners AEG said.

Country's Christian Kane relishes dual careers

2010-12-22 07:58:31

Christian Kane's dual careers as an actor playing a martial arts expert on TV and a singer of country music with a new album might seem odd to some, but to Kane, the two jobs are a natural fit.

Early U2 "a little rinky-dink," says label boss

2010-12-21 14:08:13

To mark the 50th anniversary of Island Records, founder and music industry icon Chris Blackwell has taken part in a book tracing the label's formative years and beyond.

Rockers hit right note with MTV for 2011

2010-12-21 09:18:59

Rock is dead? Long live rock. The Who sang it in 1974, but they might have been talking about 2011, at least according to MTV.

Justin Bieber confirms Rascal Flatts collaboration

2010-12-21 09:18:47

After releasing a single with Ludacris, getting remixed by Kanye West and hanging with Drake, Justin Bieber is briefly setting aside his hip-hop ties to explore country music.

Paramore brothers quit band

2010-12-21 09:18:16

Paramore founding members Josh and Zac Farro have quit the pop-punk band, confirming Internet speculation about the brothers' departure.

Snow cancels Lady Gaga concert in Paris

2010-12-20 08:02:50

In October, the pop diva's concerts in Paris were postponed amid nationwide strikes over a government plan to raise the retirement age.