For 10 years, Shawn Randall's Symphonics Live has developed a reputation as one of the most consistent and beloved music showcases in New York City. Originating in 2003 out of the now-recently deceased Bowery Poetry Club, Symphonics has grown to the point where the cross-genre events now pack ballro ... More >>
The Women's Music Summit is a two-day conference at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian where accomplished players like Marnie Stern, Melissa Auf Der Maur, and Meshell Ndgeocello will lead master classes, jam sessions, roundtables, and opportunities to connect, and it's scheduled to take place on Aug ... More >>
As we noted last night, singer Whitney Houston died yesterday at the age of 48. She was found dead of unknown causes in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Beverly Hills police Lt. Mark Rosen told the Associated Press that "there were no obvious signs of any criminal intent." The death of t ... More >>
Whitney Houston, the big-voiced belter who dominated radio in the 1980s and '90s and whose cover of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" spent 14 weeks at the top of the Hot 100, passed away tonight at the Beverly Hilton, where Clive Davis's annual pre-Grammy party was about to take place. (Her c ... More >>
If the triumph of tUnE-yArDs in this year's Pazz & Jop albums poll was one of the biggest upsets in the poll's history, then the companion singles poll offered one of its most predictable winners to date: Adele's "Rolling In The Deep." Smart money had been on that song taking the prize since it bega ... More >>
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Sunday, December 18
Better than: Whatever Ryan Seacrest is going to cook up for VH1 Soul.
Last night's VH1 Divas taping existed both as a performance and self-contained, 24-hours-out advertising opportunity for its broadcast. (Tonight at ... More >>
Each Thursday at 2 pm, Scientology staffers rush to turn in their weekly statistics. We like to do our part by rounding up the week's stories around the world and tallying up how the church fared.
This week, we have items from India to Australia, but first, friendly correspondent Angry Gay Pope s ... More >>
X Factor's Stacy Francis"I have to defend what I know. And I know how serious domestic violence is, and I'm not with that. To be potentially accused of that is gross."
An exclusive here at the Voice this morning. We have the first interview with Michael Sandlofer, the first husband of X Fact ... More >>
If you've been following along with the drama around X Factor contestant Stacy Francis, you know that her entire past has come under inspection as her fans and detractors have attempted to sift truth from legend.
In particular, we have noted that Francis has been quiet about her long membership in ... More >>
Guns N' Roses ca. 1987: If nothing else, that pouf should be immortalized for eternity. The Cure, Eric B. & Rakim, and Guns N' Roses are among the new-to-the-ballot artists on the list for for the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame's class of 2012, announced this morning; they join previous nominees ... More >>
"Wow, Kenny Rogers was always right!" Photo by Deborah Suchman Zeolia"Oh my God, you're a Nick Rhodes girl," says Rob Sheffield, referring to Duran Duran's keyboardist. Earlier in the evening, we'd wrapped an interview about Sheffield's new book, Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young ... More >>
"I don't want this façade of me diving into the indie scene - there's not a conscious effort to that at all."
Back in '08, when Solange Knowles released her sophomore album, the daffy, Motown-checking Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams, she sang "I'm no soul girl equipped with no afro." No ... More >>
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here.
In which the poster girl for MySpace's musical efforts asks the timeless question, "And who the fuck is this bitch on your page, with her big-ass tits up on your top eight?"