Yesterday marked the 53rd anniversary of the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart. Launched in 1958, the chart combined statistics gleaned from both radio airplay and sales of individual singles to determine a single's popularity. Today, the Hot 100 chart is topped by LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" -- proo ... More >>
Ry-guy Ryan Cabrera is a dude who was born in the Dallas area who used to date Ashlee Simpson and got signed to her father Joe Simpson's management company and made something of a blip on the national pop culture radar in 2004, when his song "On The Way Down" started blowing up Total Request Live ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, March 10, 2009...It looks like biopics with hip-hop icons are now officially in fashion in Hollywood. N.W.A. is the latest hip-hop group to have a biopic based on its story. And it looks like Big Daddy Kane could be next.Former Richardson citizen a ... More >>
Texas music looks great. It provokes the imagination and illustrates the intangible. For years, we've been providing the necessary flavor to help filmmakers tell their stories. It's what we do; we're obviously good at this kind of thing. And it goes both ways: Movie soundtracks are the kind of thin ... More >>
Ghostbar celebrates its 2nd and the 4th on the 3rd
She's now lined up to be the next Hannah Montana.
People has the "exclusive photo" from Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz's nuptials over the weekend. But, really, I think it's the photo of Joe Simpson's other daughter at bottom left that is far more ... interesting. --Robert Wilonsky
Someone posted a YouTube clip of Ashlee Simpson's performance of "L.O.V.E." at Purgatory from last Thursday. Tough to tell if she's learned her lip-syncing lesson given the phenomenal camera work/angle here. (Yes, this was a blatant attempt on our part to get Google hits. Suckers!) -- Pete Freed ... More >>
You'd be grinning, too, if you were were a doctor of music and artistic director of a chorale at 33. Maybe you're slacking. We are. (Shawn Northcutt)New kid on the block Jonathan Palant is making his debut this Sunday, Oct. 7, as the artistic director of the Turtle Creek Chorale with the group's fir ... More >>
Don't whisper a word to the children, but hell yeah, of course they do
See the Queen of Soul live
...And other questions reporters can't ever ask
Sour notes (on purpose!) at Theatre Three; at DCT's Rabbit, the paw that refreshes
Taking this picture of Ashlee Simpson with my cell phone made my feel creepy, but in a good way. But since you can barely tell who it is, well, what's the dif? This item appeared on this blog for about two minutes yesterday, before vanishing into the ether; dunno how or why, and no longer do I care. ... More >>
At Septien Vocal Studio, anyone can make it in music. But you've got to be cute. And a million bucks would help too.
The shiniest and catchiest of 2005's snap and fizz
Ryan Reynolds recalls his fat years in Just Friends
The career of Ashlee Simpson, 2004-2005
In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top 10 music stories were all about winning the popular vote
In which we discuss the highs, the lows--and all the crap that came between
In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.
Rating the year's hits with Mom and Dad
The Artrain rolls into Fair Park