Contemporary Hit Radio

A History of Super Bowl Halftime Performances

Kevin Mazur/WireImageThe Super Bowl halftime show normally features the biggest names in music, who are usually veteran performers.  This year, however, marks the second year in a row that the headline performer is age 30 or under.  Last year, Bruno Mars, who was 28 at the time, set the record for h […]

Justin Timberlake Finally Confirms He & Jessica Biel Are Expecting

Tom Munro/RCA RecordsEveryone has known for a while now that Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel are expecting a baby, because Justin's 'N SYNC bandmate Joey Fatone spilled the beans to a magazine in December.  But neither JT nor Jessica had ever confirmed it...until now. On Saturday, Justin […]

Whitney Houston's Daughter Alive After Being Found Unresponsive in Tub & Hospitalized

Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was transported to a Georgia hospital on Saturday morning after she was found unresponsive. Police responded to a 911 call at a home in Roswell, Georgia; Bobbi's husband Nick Gordon and a friend had d […]

Geronimo! Sheppard Lines Up TV Performances, Sets Debut Album Release Date

Republic RecordsAustralian band Sheppard, which is making waves on the charts with their single "Geronimo," has set a March 10 release date for their debut album, Bombs Away. The band, which will be opening for Meghan Trainor on her upcoming tour starting February 11, also has booked a slew of TV ap […]

Super Bowl National Anthem Singers: A History

NFL MediaThis Sunday, Idina Menzel will take the stage to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl, marking the second year in a row that the NFL has chosen a female performer who isn't a pop superstar to do the honors. While Idina scored her first top-10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this past yea […]

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Rihanna's New Video with Kanye West & Paul McCartney

Westbury Road Entertainment/Roc Nation RecordsRihanna has debuted a behind-the-scenes look at at the upcoming video for "FourFiveSeconds," her collaboration with Kanye West and Paul McCartney. In the video, we don't hear from Paul or Kanye; they just walk around, and Paul strums a guitar.  But speak […]

Jordin Sparks & Idina Menzel Join Charli XCX & FOB for Tonight's "VH1 Super Bowl Blitz"

Courtesy VH1Jordin Sparks and Idina Menzel have joined the lineup of VH1 + Papa John's Super Bowl Blitz: A Concert for the Troops, which will air tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted by Nick Lachey, the concert will feature headline performances by Fall Out Boy and Charli XCX.  Arizona native and footbal […]

Hozier Rocks Out with Ariana Grande's "Problem" on British Radio

Alex LakeThe music of Hozier and Ariana Grande couldn't be more different, and that's why it's so much fun to hear the Irish singer/songwriter put his own spin on the pop diva's smash hit "Problem." Hozier covered Ariana's hit for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge program, which features artists doing cover […]

J. Lo Selling L.A. Mansion for $17 Million

Matthias Vriens-McGrath/FOXAnyone in the market for a $17 million Hidden Hills, California mansion? Jennifer Lopez just put her nine-bedroom property up for sale, according to Variety. Records show J.Lo and her third ex-husband Marc Anthony paid $8.2 million for the 17,129-square foot property in la […]

Sam Smith Reveals How He Stays "Normal"

Theo Wenner for Rolling StoneIn the past year, Sam Smith has managed to hit career highlights that some artists who've been around for 20 years have yet to do: he's appeared on Saturday Night Live, graced the cover of Rolling Stone, sold out Madison Square Garden, duetted with Mary J. Blige, partied […]