Chris Klimek looks back at all of The Boss's covers to note that while some of the early and mid-career ones are iconic, the recent ones are utterly head-scratching.
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Marc Hirsh checks in with Katy Perry and the current requirements for pop stagecraft. It used to be that you didn't need big and splashy stage shows unless they suited you; that's no longer the case.
The band's new box set, Made in California, has critic Marc Hirsh thinking again about a group whose legend never made sense to him.
Please, let us not think of the calculation of the value of art to the economy as involving anything called "the Taylor Swift Effect."
The first trailer for the next Hobbit movie has arrived.
On July 4th, MTV will be about music for 12 entire hours. Try to contain your shock.
In which we consider our relocated desk and miss an old pal.
This may have been a lousy year for ratings on our most-watched talent show, but not for talent.
If you were an astronaut, isn't a David Bowie cover what you'd be doing?
A new book from the original MTV VJs underscores how revolutionary spinning records on television wasn't.
Can you believe it took until now to establish a permanent ABBA museum?
At the real-life competition dramatized in Pitch Perfect, approaches to a subculture that's suddenly having its moment vary enormously.
Nick Andersen says that the Academy Awards would be a lot more interesting with a few tweaks to one of the categories best suited, but least used, for showmanship.
For the fifth straight year, whether marveling at Taylor Swift's capacity for surprise or trying to figure out what to type during the combined 37 minutes of Bruno Mars performances, Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson live-blogged the ceremony in an effort to serve your reading-along needs.
Glee is taking a lot of heat for repurposing a cover version of "Baby Got Back" without crediting the arranger. In a social media world, it's the kind of move that has extra risks.