Music Personalities

Justin Bieber : First Reactions
When you care enough to scream the very best: Two Bieber fans fail to maintain their composure during a performance in Sydney, Australia.

21 furious Twitter reactions to Justin Bieber's Grammy snub

Beliebers didn't take too kindly to the awards show's apparent indifference to their idol

Justin Bieber : The List
Justin Bieber's mom opens up about her tumultuous upbringing and what it was like being a teen mom of the future pop sensation.

Nowhere but Up: 6 revelations about Justin Bieber from his mom's memoir

The Canadian mom who brought the world Bieber Fever shares painful details from her rough early life... and sheds light on her famous son

Justin Bieber : Instant Guide
Justin Bieber fans scream during his concert in Lima, Peru: Even as he ages out of their demographic, teens from all around the world continue to exhibit symptoms of Bieber Fever.

Why Bieber Fever is more contagious than the measles

Scientists examine the infectious appeal of 18-year-old megastar Justin Bieber, and why a neverending stream of young girls contract a sick love for him

Lady Gaga : The List
During the Bonnaroo music festival, Alice Cooper surprised the crowd with a guitar-heavy cover of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way."

Alice Cooper's 'Born This Way' and 6 other unlikely Lady Gaga covers

The shock rocker's surprising riff on Gaga's hit puts him on a list of unusual Gaga imitators that includes Larry King and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Lady Gaga : By the numbers
Lady Gaga has been the most followed person on Twitter since August 2010, when she surpassed Britney Spears.

Lady Gaga's 20 million Tweeps: By the numbers

Mother Monster becomes the first celebrity to amass 20 million Twitter followers. Is it too late for Justin Bieber to catch up?

Kanye West : The List
Kanye West is making some lofty New Year's resolutions that span the tech world, the film industry and even our national education system.

Kanye West's astonishingly 'epic' Twitter spree: 4 takeaways

The hip-hop mogul marks his social media return with an "86-tweet opus" tackling the education system, The Jetsons, and why he's the next Steve Jobs

Lady Gaga : Fact Sheet
Lady Gaga in the opening scene of her new video "Marry the Night," a bizarrely conceived biographical account of her struggle to become famous.

Lady Gaga's 'epically weird' 'Marry the Night' video: 5 talking points

Mother Monster's latest music video may be her strangest yet: An autobiographical tale of naked dancing, psychiatric wards, and cereal-facilitated meltdowns

Justin Bieber : Best Video
In his new video set at Macy's, Justin Bieber claims to want only "you" for Christmas while obviously coveting Nintendos and high tops.

Did Justin Bieber ruin Mariah Carey's 'All I Want for Christmas'?

The year's worst music video? Dueting with Carey on her holiday classic, Bieber prances around Macy's while she shimmies cloyingly in a Santa outfit

Lady Gaga : Best Video
A Chinese choir tries to out-Gaga Lady Gaga herself, with a Chinese-language rendition of "Bad Romance," performed recently on Hunan TV.

A Chinese choir's bizarrely 'brilliant' Lady Gaga cover

A loony, raggle-taggle group in Hunan, China, interprets "Bad Romance" in unfathomable ways. Would the Fame Monster be flattered?

Justin Bieber : Burning Question
Justin Bieber may be compelled to submit to DNA tests if the courts take the paternity suit he's facing seriously.

Is Justin Bieber a baby daddy?

A 20-year-old fan alleges that the teen hearthrob conceived a child with her during a backstage tryst — and she could be charged with statutory rape

Justin Bieber : Fact Sheet
Justin Bieber looking sleeker in April 2011 with a new do, but at what price to his toy maker?

How Justin Bieber's haircut cost one toy maker $100,000

The famous teen's need for change proves to be one expensive coif

Lady Gaga : Opinion Brief
A made for TV biopic about Lady Gaga is in the works, even though its producers won't be able to depict her later performances or notorious costumes.

A Lady Gaga biopic: Too soon?

Lifetime is reportedly developing a made-for-TV movie based on the shock-pop superstar's inimitable life... even though she's only 25

Kanye West : Opinion Brief
Models walk the runway Saturday sporting Kanye West's opulent if clumsy debut line, Dw, during Paris fashion week.

Kanye West's 'painful' fashion debut

The vainglorious musician unveils his new fashion collection in Paris — and many critics urge him not to quit his day job

Kanye West : Best Video
In their new video "Otis," Jay-Z and Kanye West get their kicks by stripping a sports car and rapping in front of the American flag.

Kanye West and Jay-Z's 'jovial' new 'Otis' music video

What do rap's two biggest stars do for fun? Judging by their new video, they strip down luxury cars, go for joyrides with models, and give each other noogies

Kanye West : Timeline
Kanye West has a long history of controversial comments targeting fellow artists -- and even presidents.

Top 12 Kanye West outbursts: A timeline

The rapper finds himself in hot water once again — this time after comparing himself to Hitler

Kanye West : Burning Question
Chart-topping artists Jay-Z (left) and Kanye West combined forces for "Watch the Throne," their much-anticipated collaborative album that was released Monday.

Watch the Throne: Is Kanye West and Jay-Z's new album worth the hype?

Hip-hop's biggest stars release their much-anticipated collaborative album Monday. Here's a sampling of reactions

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