The past month has been a time of frenzied activity for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.
In 1992, the Beastie Boys' Grand Royal label introduced the world to Luscious Jackson, the New York rock-punk-funk-hip-hop-disco-electro-indie band made up of singer/bassist Jill Cunniff, singer/guitarist Gabby Glaser, drummer Kate Schellenbach, and keyboardist Vivian Trimble.
"I don't know the ins and outs of his politics (but) for his procession to become President I was in America and his speeches were spine tingling. Barack Obama can talk, and coming after Bush it was something to behold. In my humble opinion, if he loses the next election to the other bunch then, good Lord, I will run myself."
Noel Gallagher talks about his new found success as a solo artist and reflects on his time in Oasis.
With nothing more than a piano, a little black dress and a microphone, Adele rouses crowds using her emotions and her voice.
Jane's Addiction members talk about the "Irresistible Force" that brings them together for their first CD in 8 years.
If you didn't know that Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro and Stephen Perkins were members of Jane's Addiction, you might think they belonged to three different bands -- and Farrell is the first to admit it.
The American Idol alum says she "got a head start" on her career by being eliminated early
â¢ Jennifer Lopez had the sweet support of hubby Marc Anthony while celebrating the release of her new album, Love?, in Hollywood. "Marc was doting on her and melted every time she acknowledged him," says an onlooker who attended the BlackBerry PlayBook-hosted bash. "He was totally supportive of her on her night." Anthony also snapped pictures of guests.
Mumford & Sons aren't about to take it easy now that they've hit the big time.
Ghanaian singer Rhian Benson is not your typical music superstar.
An early listen to Born This Way promises more club-friendly anthems
Britney Spears announced today that her new album, due March 15, is titled "Femme Fatale" -- but the superstar singer and her Los Angeles producers are still choosing songs and determining the final direction of the overall sound.
"It's much harder, more urgent," says Claude Kelly, who wrote several new tunes for her
English pop singer-songwriter Natasha Bedingfield talks fans, her new album and who she's collaborating with this year.
There's plenty to choose from, including Jessica Simpson, Kanye West and the Burlesque soundtrack
The singer unveils a fiery new sound on the first single from her sophomore album, 21
Sara Bareilles claimed the number one spot on the Billboard 200 as her second album, "Kaleidoscope Heart," moved 90,000 copies in its debut week to grab the top spot. Bareilles' first major label album, 2007's "Little Voice," entered the charts at number 45, selling only 16,000 copies, but built to platinum status from there.
The singer debunks wedding rumors and dishes on her British husband-to-be
Secondhand Serenade's John Vesely talks about the progression from his first acoustic album to working with a full band.
It all started with an acoustic guitar and a MySpace page. John Vesely, better known as Secondhand Serenade, began as a one-man acoustic act. Making a name for himself with his honest tales of love and loss, Vesely utilized the then-budding social networking empire to make his music known.
Adam Levine is dangling from a crane, 6 feet above traffic in downtown Los Angeles. Gingerly, the Maroon 5 front man is lowered onto the asphalt, where he falls onto his back and plays possum. "Cut!" yells the assistant director.
The 17-year-old singer says she's ready to be who she is "to the full" and show the world that she's all grown up
Steve Miller admits he has no idea why it took him 17 years to release a new studio album. He also admits he was in no rush to do so.
Stone Temple Pilots read "Between the Lines" to deliver its first CD in nearly a decade. CNN's Denise Quan reports.
The singer's new single, "I Like It," is the perfect party-starter
Rumors were rampant when Christian music artist Jennifer Knapp walked away from a successful career seven years ago.
The singer is depicted as a devilish dominatrix in the single's cover art
Corinne Bailey Rae used music to overcome the loss of her husband. CNN's Denise Quan reports.
She was the darling of the 2007 Grammys, with three nominations -- including best new artist -- under her tiny vintage belt.
Days after Chris Brown took to his Twitter page accusing stores of "blackballing" his new album, "Graffiti," the singer's account was deleted after he left a final message to his fans.
Chris Brown blows up on Twitter, Obama lashes out on gate crashers and Harry Potter strips down on screen.
Adam Lambert's suggestive American Music Awards performance hasn't hurt sales of his first album.
Her hips may not lie, but Shakira's fingernails sure know how to do some damage. The pop singer has gone all wolflike for her new album, out Monday.
Singer-songwriter Shakira talks about her new album and reflects on her voice, which she doesn't think sounds like a goat.
Michael Jackson's new record releases with little fanfare, but big hopes for holiday sales. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.
Nearly two years after the death of her husband, the British singer's CD will hit stores
The pop star calls the London incident a "horrible shock" in a message to fans Thursday
The best way to get tongues wagging is to say nothing at all, and it's a skill Rihanna has down to a science.
"The wait is ova. Nov. 23 09," the "Umbrella" singer teases on her Twitter page
"3," from her The Singles Collection, debuts on radio Tuesday morning
The Disney star debuts the sassy title track from upcoming album
Vampire Weekend talks to CNN about their sophomore album and how they came up with their band's unusual name.
The name "Vampire Weekend" describes the band perfectly: distinctive and eccentric.
The reality star will sing "Body Language" at the Miss Universe pageant this month
Singer Madeleine Peyroux talks to CNN's Shanon Cook about recording her new album 'Bare Bones.'
Madeleine Peyroux has carved out a successful career as an interpreter of songs from greats such as Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline and Leonard Cohen. But on her fourth album, the smoky-voiced singer holds the mirror up to herself.
"There are a lot of moving parts to Mariah's professional life," her publicist tells PEOPLE
CNN's Denise Quan profiles a rising country music star, the singer-songwriter daughter of Hank Williams, Jr.
Holly Williams is one of the only artists in country music male or female who doesn't have a stylist. But then again, she might be the only entertainer in Nashville who owns a clothing boutique.
Regina Spektor has pretty pale blue eyes, but you won't see them if she's performing.
Whitney Houston swept into the room in full diva mode -- hair, makeup and entourage. She looked the part.
Whitney Houston's first album in seven years debuts this fall, and expectations are high.
Rapper-singer Sean Kingston has a million-selling single. He talks to CNN's Shanon Cook about 'Fire Burning.'
Sean Kingston was talking about his hit song "Fire Burning" when his cell phone suddenly started to ring. The device blasted a familiar tune.
After 30 years, Depeche Mode still stops traffic with its new album. CNN's Denise Quan explains.
Musician Ben Folds invited university a capella groups to cover his songs on his new album. He talks to CNN's Shanon Cook.
Rapper Flo Rida shares his personal phone number so fans can call him. He talks to CNN's Shanon Cook about his new album.
Flo Rida wants you to call him.
The singer will record a few new tunes for the album, which is due out in the fall
CNN speaks with all four members of U2 about their new album -- and each other. Denise Quan has the story.
The singers pair up for a DeLuna's next video, "Unstoppable"
Check out behind the scenes of the singer's next single, "Long Distance"
The singer streams I Am ... Sasha Fierce for fans on MySpace
The band reinterprets their old songs, with a little help from their friends
James Taylor is "going to Carolina" in support of Obama. He also talks about his new CD, "Covers." Denise Quan has more.
The night before I interviewed James Taylor, I received a BlackBerry message from my executive producer, Karen.
"Womanizer" is the first single off her upcoming album, Circus
The singer reveals the inspiration behind "Love Song" about a "love you've got to hide"
The "Jessie's Girl" singer talks about his new CD and "party animal" stage presence
The singer reveals the artwork for her upcoming record Do You Know
The singer's latest track earns rave reviews from her sister and pal Sam Ronson
The pop star will be spending the summer in the studio, says her manager
PEOPLE has two new tracks, as the disco queen releases her album Crayons
Plus: Fans can vote for their favorite country star, Busta Rhymes talks about his new single, and more
The singer was recording a new album when Bobby Brown's allegations hit
A single from Lohan's next album could be released this summer, says a source
The pop star wears a championship belt in the suggestive new artwork
Not much scares Sheryl Crow these days.
Mariah Carey is offering some major pop provocation with her seductively titled new single, "Touch My Body."
A gathering of American Idol regulars took place on Ryan Seacrest's KIIS-FM radio show Friday – with one major omission, though he did briefly speak over the phone from England.
Britney Spears' new album hits stores today. CNN's Lola Ogunnaike reports.
Rock group R.E.M. debuted a song from its upcoming album Wednesday on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360°" program.
Watch a trailer for Anderson Cooper's documentary 'Planet in Peril', featuring the new R.E.M. song, 'Until the Day is Done.'
Gary Scotti has his good weeks and his bad weeks. Lately, there have been more of the latter. The owner of Scotti's Record Shops, the nation's oldest independent record store chain, has been whipsawed by the changes in the music industry.
Rascal Flatts is unapologetic with its brand of country-pop on its new CD. CNN's Denise Quan reports.
The band's new album is available only on its website; the price is up to you. That has record labels very, very nervous
Showing no pre-show jitters before her big MTV Video Music Awards performance, Britney Spears made at least two club stops filled with dancing and champagne on Friday night - first hanging with Criss Angel, then hitting a party thrown by Diddy.
Their new single "Inconsolable" hits radio this month (hear it below), but it doesn't describe how the Backstreet Boys felt when Kevin Richardson told them during a conference call last year that he was sitting out their sixth album, due Oct. 30.
AR: Anjali Rao ML: Meat Loaf
Two former "American Idol" rivals -- second-season winner Ruben Studdard and runner-up Clay Aiken -- will battle again when their new albums are released next month.
That new Janet Jackson music making the rounds on the Internet is apparently not as new as you might think.
In the real world, Phil Spector is surrounded by bad vibes, awaiting the September 16 beginning of his murder trial and trailed by countless stories of strange behavior.
His pivotal new CD is being released by Sony in Greece on Friday. He has a loudly cheered New York debut under his belt. And he's slated for a "summit concert" in October at the foot of the Acropolis.
Irish rock band U2 have called in the police after a copy of songs from their new CD disappeared while they were posing for the cover photo.
In "Requiem for a Nun," William Faulkner made the famous observation, "The past is never dead. It's not even past."
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