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Why Is Sam Smith's New Record Old?

True enough, there’s new music coming from male chanteuse Sam Smith. While the public has never heard Diva Boy, Smith himself may barely remember the album. He recorded it...

MTV: Over the Moon with Britney, Rihanna and More

After three years on the west coast the 33rd annual MTV Video Music Awards will air August 28, live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden....

Dolly, Linda and Emmylou: Trio Rides Again

What’s better than Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris? The three of them together, of course....

Love You to Death, Tegan & Sara

This follow-up to their breakthrough Heartthrob is easily the most infectious album of the sisters’ esteemed 17 year career....

Ariana Grande Gets Edgy with Dangerous Woman

Grande’s third release pairs her otherworldly vocals with fresh R&B and hip-hop production....

Cats Adds Leona Lewis to Its Many Lives

The Phantom of the Opera may currently be the longest-running musical in Broadway history, but that title was held for many years by another Andrew Lloyd Webber phenomenon, Cats....

Loretta Lynn: Lustrous, Luminous and Full Circle

The country legend’s first new album in 12 years takes us on a journey through Lynn’s incredible life....

Pet Shop Boys: The Pop Kids Come of (Middle) Age

Produced by Stuart Price — who is known for his work with Madonna, Kylie Minogue and Scissor Sisters — this latest release from Pet Shop Boys evokes the international early...

Men and Gwen: This Is What the Truth Feels Like

The two-time Metrosource cover girl returns with the most introspective album of her esteemed pop career....

A Candid Conversation with Cyndi Lauper: Off-Road and Detouring

As Cyndi Lauper releases music in another unexpected genre, she talks to us about the appeal of Kinky Boots, her continuing work on behalf of gay youth, and which country...

With the Death of Prince, An Era of Funk, Soul and R&B Pop Passes

Pop sensation Prince, who died from a prescription drug overdose earlier today at age 57, isn’t just another hitmaker gone silent. Like Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston,...

Darlene Love Finally Gets Her Due

Nearly uncredited, Darlene Love helped create some of the biggest hits of the 1960s, but now that she’s the headliner, everybody is feeling the Love....