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Today is the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a moment in American history that was pretty horrifying for reasons that have been enumerated countless times. Their effects on pop music weren't as tragic, to be sure, but they were pretty unfortunateartists on both sides of the aisl ... More >>
Whatever you thought of her performance at this year's Super Bowl, Madonna's halftime appearance had the desired effect: It drummed up awareness for her first album in four years, the longest recording gap of her career. When the Billboard 200 album chart is tallied in the middle of this week, Madg ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXThis guy. American Idol seems like it should build toward a big finale, but it never works out that way. Instead, the real excitement surrounding any season of the show usually peaks around the time of its first shock elimination; this year, that'd be when Pia Toscano went ... More >>
Can this man get Ted Leo paid?This week's album chart is topped by Justin Bieber, with the Canadian idol's My World 2.0 bubbling back into the No. 1 slot despite a 65% sales drop from the previous week. World moved 102,000 copies, enough to best last week's No. 1, Usher's Raymond Vs. Raymond, ... More >>
Where the soundtrack is more Jock Jams than Red State
He may be the greatest artist of the '00s. Don't tell the Dixie Chicks.
Back in the saddle, but wilier than you think
Ignore the red states, red flags, and red herrings; Nashvilles less straight than you think
Across the sky sheet the impossible birds in a steady illiterate movement homewards
Heartbroke hillbilly recovers from Iraq/Iran confusion
Nashville hangs tough for the American homeland on USO-sponsored business venture
Steve Earle Practices Rock and Roll Leftism for Its Own Sweet Sake
Hillbilly Hunks Cope With Changing Gender Roles