Willa Ford Blames Stalled Career on a 'Perfect Storm' of 9/11, Her Sister's Baby, Artistic Integrity

You woke up today not knowing you needed to hear from Willa Ford, whose sole, TRL-era hit single “I Wanna Be Bad” hit No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2001. Well, feast your eyes on some of the answers Ford gave to Billboard’s Ilana Kaplan in what initially seems like a flabbergastingly sprawling interview that…

Kesha's Lawyers Allege Dr. Luke 'Vendetta' Through Artistic Stifling, Withholding of Royalties

Being forced to work under the producer/label boss she accused of abusing her sexually and emotionally has had dire consequences on Kesha’s creative output, according to a new countersuit filed by Kesha’s lawyers. Last year, Kesha’s request for a release from Dr. Luke’s Kemosabe Records was repeatedly denied by judges.

A Brief Chat With a Vocal Coach On Why Lady Gaga’s ‘Perfect Illusion’ Sounds So Jarring

Earlier this month when Lady Gaga released “Perfect Illusion,” a scream-pop explosion that edges on rock, my immediate reaction was a physical cringe. Produced by Mark Ronson, BloodPop (Justin Bieber’s “Sorry”) and Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, it’s the first single from her next album Joanne. While Gaga is known to…