A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web, including Rotten Tomatoes, Paste Magazine, Movies with Butter, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, Diffuser, and Loudwire. He's also the editor-in-chief of Popdose and its parent-oriented affiliate, Dadnabbit, and the author of the upcoming book "Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of 'One Life to Live.'"
Miley Cyrus Dancer Felt ‘Less Than Human’ After VMAs Performance
"I love being the center of attention, but that was something different. I was being stared and laughed at for all of the wrong reasons." So writes one of the dancers who joined Miley Cyrus on stage for her infamous performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, in a lengthy blog post explaining that while it may have catapulted Cyrus into the center of the year's hottest pop culture de
One Direction Reveal Cover + Track Listing for New ‘Midnight Memories’ Album
A day after teasing fans with the announcement of their new single 'Story of My Life,' the guys in One Direction have revealed the cover and track listing for their third album, 'Midnight Memories.'
Eminem Reveals ‘Marshall Mathers LP 2′ Track Listing
We may not be able to shorten the wait between now and the Nov. 5 release of Eminem's new 'Marshall Mathers LP 2' album, but we can at least help you pass the time by looking over the complete 'MMLP2' track listing.
Kanye West + Kim Kardashian Urge Fans to Donate to Charity in Lieu of Baby Gifts
Have you been trying to figure out what to get Kanye West and Kim Kardashian in celebration of their baby's birth? Good news: your search is over.
Fans Break Beyonce’s Alleged ‘Photo Ban’ on Mrs. Carter Show Tour
Beyonce may not be handing out photo passes to the press on her latest tour, but don't worry -- we're still going to be seeing plenty of pictures from the shows.
Fifth Harmony Talk Debut Album [Video]
Listen up, Harmonizers! Fifth Harmony is in the studio, and their debut album is on the way.
Kelly Rowland Teams Up With Beau The-Dream for Lights Out Tour
Kelly Rowland and The-Dream are going 'Lights Out' together on the road this summer.
Barack Obama References Jay-Z + Taylor Swift in White House Correspondents Dinner Speech
The annual White House Correspondents Dinner offers an opportunity for comedy's best and brightest to roast our nation's most powerful politicians with their targets in the room -- and gives those same political leaders a chance to demonstrate their own sense of humor. On Saturday (April 27), Conan O'Brien got most of the laughs as the 2013 dinner's emcee, but President Obama got in a few solid qu
Listen to Lana Del Rey’s ‘St. Tropez (Party Girl)’
Well, this is turning out to be a pretty good week for Lana Del Rey fans. First, she drops the official single release of her 'Great Gatsby' soundtrack contribution, 'Young and Beautiful,' and now someone's gone and leaked one of her unreleased recordings.
Watch Miley Cyrus Surprise a Music Teacher with a New Piano [Video]
We hear a lot about how American schools continually need to battle for resources on behalf of their students, and few people would argue that we could do a better job of meeting those needs. That's where the Real Change Project comes in -- and with the help of an assortment of stars that includes Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, and Jason Mraz, they're helping make a difference.
Ariana Grande Covers Whitney Houston [Video]
Thanks to Auto-Tune, it's just about impossible to hear anyone singing anymore without wondering if they're actually as talented as they sound. Ariana Grande has received some flattering vocal comparisons to Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey lately, and while it's still too soon to say she deserves them, we can't fault her willingness to prove her pipes are real.
Rebecca Black Uses Her Voice Lessons to Cover Rihanna’s ‘Stay’
Rebecca Black endured heaps of withering scorn after releasing her debut single, the unintentionally hilarious 'Friday,' but give her credit -- she's still making music, and she's even sharpened her vocal chops.
Rihanna Makes History
Rihanna's 'Stay' is one of the standout cuts from her 'Unapologetic' album, as well as one of the biggest hits of the year -- and, with its ascent to the top spot on Billboard's Pop Songs chart this week, it's also a new career milestone for her.
Watch Pharrell Williams Perform ‘Get Lucky’ for the First Time
Even if it didn't include a ton of eclectic guest performers, Daft Punk's upcoming 'Random Access Memories' would be one of the spring's most hotly anticipated albums. That being said, it obviously doesn't hurt that the new record finds the duo working with stars like Pharrell Williams -- who recently treated an audience to his first-ever live performance of their collaboration, 'Get Lucky.' Read
Preview the New Backstreet Boys Album
Don't look now, children of the '90s, but the Backstreet Boys are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year -- and they're marking the occasion with the release of a new album.
Selena Gomez Under Fire for Wearing Bindis
If she'd never heard the phrase "cultural appropriation" before her performance at Sunday's (April 14) MTV Movie Awards, you can bet Selena Gomez knows what it means now.