SoundCloud and Sony Reach a Deal, Subscription Service to Follow 

Soundcloud, the online music platform that’s spent the last year or so taking a dramatic journey from chill to unchill, has reached an agreement with Sony Music, its former archenemy. The two companies have agreed to a licensing deal ending the label ban on artists like Kesha and Kelly Clarkson using the platform;…


Watch Michelle Obama's SXSW Chat With Missy Elliott, Queen Latifah, Promoting Education for Girls

“This Is For My Girls” takes on an insurgent double meaning when FLOTUS drops it: a benefit song for her homegirls, featuring her homegirls—people like Missy, Janelle Monáe, Kelly Rowland, Kelly Clarkson, Zendaya and Diane Warren (who wrote it, clearly)—it’s dropping today in tandem with her SXSW talk. It’s also meant…

Kelly Clarkson Says 'I Got Blackmailed By My Label' to Work with Dr. Luke

During an interview on the Australian radio station KIIS 106.5, Kelly Clarkson expanded on her previous assertion that producer Dr. Luke, who has been accused of sexual assault by Kesha, is not someone she thinks particularly highly of. Clarkson called him a liar, and cast further aspersions on his character.

Lamar Odom Remains in Critical Condition, Suffered Strokes That Affected His Ability to Walk  

Despite news of a miraculous recovery, Lamar Odom continues to be in critical condition. According to new reports, Odom suffered as many as 12 strokes early in his medical emergency. The strokes are likely to have a long-term impact on Odom’s ability to both walk and speak. The news comes in the middle of Odom’s…