Kanye West's exact involvement with Tidal has been pretty low-key since its infamous launch, but the superstar just handed them a big exclusive today...
XL/Columbia's Adele will be performing a surprise show at L.A.'s Wiltern Friday night, her first gig since the release of the ridiculously gigantic 25, which has earned more than the GNP of many small countries. The singer appeared there in 2009 on her first North American headlining tour...
"Ohhhhh, shit, you look so freakin' fine. That outfit is making me cray-cay," declares chart-topping Westbury Road/Roc Nation superstar Rihanna to RIAA head Cary Sherman as she receives plaques commemorating the platinum status of new album ANTI and 100m career single sales. Later, one million plaques were given away to Tidal subscribers, entitling Rihanna to one free additional plaque for every nine she earns.
We asked the hardest-working man in showbiz for his thoughts about the loss of Glenn Frey and the upcoming Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala (2/14), during which all in attendance will bow down before him.
Heading into the Grammy ceremony on Monday, we caught up with CBS’s live program President Jack Sussman, who gave us the lowdown how they’re approaching this year’s ceremony.
Whatever it's called, Kanye West's new set is due to drop early on Friday (most likely just after his sold-out Yeezy fashion show at Madison Square Garden on 2/11k which will stream for Tidal users and be beamed to venues worldwide). Early estimates for the digital-only first week are...
Ahead of the 3/18 drop of her new set, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, Gwen Stefani and Team Interscope have teamed up with Target for what's being touted as the first music video ever created on live TV—and it's happening during the Grammys.
Darius Rucker has parted ways with McGhee Entertainment, his management company for the last 14 years.
Industry icon, legend, luminary, trailblazer—Clive Davis, one of two Contents page VIPs in our latest print edition—has been adorned with every honorific you can dream up. Every year, the heaviest in the biz flock to his pre-Grammy party to schmooze, listen, pose and kiss the ring. Though we imagine this HITS Contents shout-out won't get us any closer to an invitation.
GRAMMYS VS. HOLIDAY IN THE SUN FOR WEST COASTERS
Baby it's warm outside. (2/10a)
DARIUS SPLITS WITH DOC
Breaking news out of Music City (2/10a)
MONDAY GRAMMYS, FRIDAY CHART: A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME FOR RETAIL
Our charts dude breaks it all down for you. (2/10a)
CBS' APPROACH TO
Jack Sussman previews Monday's annual ritual. (2/10a)
HERE COMES KANYE (UPDATE)
But you gotta settle on a title, Ye. (2/10a)