• The Most Shocking Break-Ups of the Last Five Years

    This month marks the 43rd anniversary of the 1970 break-up of the Beatles. Here, eight recent celebrity splits that shocked the world as much as when the Fab Four parted ways.

  • 13 Songs for the Perfect Summer Playlist

    Go beyond the Beach Boys with our round-up of upbeat songs—plus learn the surprising music trivia behind each hit.

    Tagged Music

  • 13 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Had FBI Files

    The G-men kept tabs on Steve Jobs, Whitney Houston, George Steinbrenner, John Denver, and many other well-known celebrities. Read on for the security secrets of more than a dozen American icons.

    Tagged Movies,Music

  • Top 10 Songs Where Bad Grammar Sounds Good

    When it comes to rock 'n roll lyrics, sometimes using correct English just won't work.

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  • Concertgoers, Rejoice: Ticketmaster Kills Those Annoying Wiggly Nonsense Words We All Hate to Type

    As someone who buys upwards of 100 tickets a year on, the bane of my existence are CAPTCHAs.  This slick-sounding acronym stands for Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. Um…

  • Why Wait? The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary Party Starts Now!

    A year from now, we'll all be caught up in the hype and craziness surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in the U.S. in February 1964, highlighted by their legendary appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show. But why wait?…

    Tagged Music

  • Happy Birthday to the Invention That Changed Music Forever

    How do musical instruments talk to one another in an electronic age? They use MIDI—the Musical Instrument Digital Interface—a communication standard that was established back in 1983 but maintains relevance to this day. This…

  • The Great Collaboration: Beck’s ‘Song Reader’

    Beck's latest album, "Song Reader" is collection of 20 new songs unlike anything you've ever heard before. That's not an excited fan's hyperbole: The project was released only in sheet music, leaving it up to other musicians and fans…

    Tagged Music

  • Must-See: The Tale of the Abandoned Piano

    Art is where you find it, they say. Filmmaker Anthony Sherin found it right outside his window on a winter morning in New York City. It was an old piano, abandoned on the sidewalk. No one who walked by, it seemed, could resist the…

    Tagged Music

  • Dance the Night Away for Sandy Relief

    Since super storm Sandy hit my hometown, I've donated to the Red Cross and dropped off food for those in shelters. But when I found out that a stellar group of award-winning musicians was coming together at Madison Square Garden for…