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.'"
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.
Lil Wayne Laughs Off $3.4 Million Lawsuit Judgment
For most people, losing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit would be fairly catastrophic -- but then, most people aren't Lil Wayne.
Taylor Swift Outselling Exes Harry Styles, Joe Jonas + John Mayer in Concert Tickets
It's often said that revenge is a dish best served cold -- but as Taylor Swift is finding out, it's also pretty good if you can serve it in front of thousands of screaming fans.
Is Usher Being a Diva on ‘The Voice’?
Ratings are up on the new season of NBC's hit singing competition 'The Voice,' but even if the additions of new coaches Usher and Shakira haven't had a negative impact on the show's performance, at least one of them might be making waves behind the scenes.