MSN Music Blog - Reverb

She is no longer a part of Jay Z's management company

By MSN Music Partners Dec 31, 2013 1:56PM



M.I.A. is making a fresh start in 2014 after parting ways with Jay Z's Roc Nation management company.


The Beatles performed their final U.S. show at the venue in 1966

By MSN Music Partners Dec 31, 2013 1:37PM



Sir Paul McCartney is in top secret talks to perform the final show at San Francisco's Candlestick Park before the wrecking ball demolishes the sports mecca, according to reports.


Singer says she didn't know the setting would 'trigger such collective outrage'

By MSN Music Partners Dec 31, 2013 1:28PM



Singer/songwriter Ani Difranco has scrapped a planned artist retreat initiative on a former Louisiana slave plantation following an outcry from fans.


Artists prompt more than five million illegal downloads each

By MSN Music Partners Dec 31, 2013 10:08AM

Rolling Stone


Bruno Mars and Rihanna were illegally downloaded more than five million times each in 2013, making them the two most-pirated artists of the year.


Singer hints at reformation of '90s rockers in new photo

By MSN Music Partners Dec 31, 2013 9:57AM

By Stacey Anderson
Rolling Stone


Are Courtney Love and Hole ready to live through another reunion? A new photo suggests they are.


Pop star's 48.5 million followers give her a social-media boost over Lady Gaga, Rihanna and more

By MSN Music Partners Dec 23, 2013 11:29AM

By Mike Ayers
Rolling Stone


Katy Perry has yet another victory to roar about these days. According to stats provided by Twitter, she's the reigning champ of of the 140-character social-media service, attracting over 1.5 million followers per month this past year to reach nearly 48.5 million total followers. That places her well above her pop peers Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears and Rihanna. Only Bieber came close to her numbers — he's sitting at 47.7 million Beliebers strong.


Beatles drummer will play 'flamboyant mathematician' Fibonacci Sequins

By MSN Music Partners Dec 23, 2013 11:20AM

By Ryan Reed
Rolling Stone


"The Powerpuff Girls" will return to airwaves for a one-night special next month, and they're getting a little help from a famous friend, Mr. Ringo Starr. According to Time, the former Beatle will voice a "flamboyant mathematician" named Fibonacci Sequins and contribute an original tune, "I Wish I Was A Powerpuff Girl," along with a music video. The special, titled "Dance Pantsed," will air January 20th at 7:30 p.m. EST on Cartoon Network.


Rapper joins cadre of musicians pulling double-duty on the show

By MSN Music Partners Dec 23, 2013 11:11AM

By Miriam Coleman
Rolling Stone


Drake is set to take the helm when "Saturday Night Live" returns for its first fresh episode of the new year. The rapper will pull double-duty as both host and musical guest on January 18th, 2014, the show announced during its broadcast Saturday night.