One Direction wins big at American Music Awards, Paris takes spotlight

British boy band One Direction swept the top honors at Sunday's American Music Awards, while a sorrowful tribute to the victims of the attacks in Paris lent a somber note to a night of otherwise vibrant performances.


Adele goes undercover to surprise her fans

The moment she starts singing, the gig is up!


Willie Nelson recovering from stem cell operation to save his lungs

The country legend has been forced to postpone his upcoming tour with Merle Haggard.


Who’s ‘So Vain’? Singer Carly Simon reveals one mystery man

The singer has revealed the mystery behind one of pop music's enduring puzzles: the inspiration for her 1972 hit "You're So Vain."

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Adele, the Beatles among Billboard’s first albums of all time list

The chart recap begins with birth of the Billboard 200 countdown in August, 1963, and takes into account weeks at number one and the amount of time each album spent in the top 200.


WATCH: Justin Timberlake duets with Chris Stapleton for ‘Tennessee Whiskey’

Country meets soul in this song, which is sure to be a crossover hit.


Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert win big at Country Music Association Awards

The divorce of country music superstars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert might be final, but it was Lambert who came out on top at Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards, copping a top prize while her ex went home empty-handed.


Justin Bieber storms out of a concert in Norway

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber abruptly canceled his concert in Oslo on Thursday night after performing just one song.


Lady Gaga gets jazzy at AIDS research tribute to Ryan Murphy

Lady Gaga is continuing her jazzy period.

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