Beyonce surprised her fans Thursday night by releasing a new album exclusively on iTunes. The self-titled "visual album" features 14 songs and 17 music videos.read more
Jay Z received an impressive nine Grammy nominations this year, but newcomers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar are hot on his heels. Both acts received seven nominations, and all will have to face off against Kanye West and Drake for Best Rap Album.read more
Is it 1981 all over again?
Monday marks the launch (in select markets) of Revolt TV, a new startup network fromSean "Diddy" Combs that promises to be all music, all the time. Sound familiar? For viewers of a certain age, it should. The programming model as described by Revolt executives sounds like a carbon copy of MTV in its first incarnation, with round-the-clock broadcasts of music videos (both new and old), music news, artist interviews and live performances.read more