Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson Singles, Ranked

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson were born within three months of each other in the middle of 1958. (Kate Bush was also born during this time period.) During the '80s, they redefined the way we consume pop music, and the cults they spawned predicted the rabid fandom that we see around most current pop superstars.… » 9/19/14 5:41pm 9/19/14 5:41pm

Janelle Monae's New Album Is Scorching Hot and Streaming Online

Janelle Monae is streaming her entire new album, The Electric Lady, online, and it sounds amazing. So good. Guests include Erykah Badu, Solange, Miguel, Esperanza Spaulding, and Prince. Yes, PRINCE! So far the bubbly "Dance Apocalyptic" and the steam-funk soul "Givin' Em What They Love" are my favorites. » 9/04/13 1:30pm 9/04/13 1:30pm

Miley Cyrus's X-Rated VMA Performance Horrifies Everyone Everywhere

Miley Cyrus took a cue from the Linda Blair Playbook during her "Blurred Lines" duet with Robin Thicke — who was dressed like a natty member of a 1920s chain gang, incidentally — at the MTV VMAs last night. Specifically, she danced with some life-sized teddy bears, took off her furry teddy (get it?) to reveal nude… » 8/26/13 9:10am 8/26/13 9:10am

Can Amy Adams Pull Off Janis Joplin Biopic? Lee Daniels Thinks So


A Janis Joplin biopic that's been on the books for almost a decade now — and been considered as a vehicle for damn near every under-40 actress out there — is finally looking more concrete. Lee Daniels will direct as his follow-up to The Butler, and he's cast Amy Adams as the lead. She seems a bit ethereal for it, but… » 8/24/13 12:00pm 8/24/13 12:00pm