How awesome is "Big Pimpin'," by Jay-Z? Really awesome. But some folks argue that its awesomeness comes courtesy of an unlicensed sample, and they'd like to be compensated.
A new round of legal claims has been brought against HOV by a handful of heirs and music publishers who argue that the track ... More >>
Katy Perry won't let another number-one single get away.This Friday, on the magical, mystical date of 11/11/11, Katy Perry is planning to premiere the video for her sixth single, "The One That Got Away," from Teenage Dream, the album that keeps on producing hit singles. In an attempt to break ... More >>
Maroon 5 guitarist James ValentineSince releasing Songs About Jane, its breakthrough album in 2002, Maroon 5 (due tonight at Red Rocks with Train and Gavin Degraw) has earned four Grammy Awards, been nominated for five more, toured the world and made young girls (and probably boys) fall in lo ... More >>
All right, so we were admittedly skeptical of how this whole "We Are the World" remake was going to turn out with the seemingly random cast of characters organizers assembled. When we first glimpsed the initial list of those present the night of the recording, there were some head scratchers in the ... More >>
No doubt Hawkins will put a good spin on things...Last month, a spokesman for the CU Buffs maintained that the well-documented turmoil swirling around the return of embattled Coach Dan Hawkins hadn't really hurt recruiting.
But with national signing day coming up on Wednesday, at least one i ... More >>
Apple Jacks Gliders
Rating: Three spoons out of four
Cereal description: Corn, wheat and oat flour provides the foundation for this crunchy treat, but the colors of the pieces, which include "limited edition" gliders (a.k.a. puffy triangles with a whole in the middle) along with the fam ... More >>
Photo: Chad Fahnestock
Coldplay, Jon Hopkins, Sleeper CarFriday, Nov. 21, 2008Pepsi CenterBetter Than: A rock show where the band stays rooted in one spot.Making
an arena rock show personal may seem like an impossible task,
especially for any band playing to thousands of fans in the airy
expanses of ... More >>
Round 'em up.
Today in Backbeat Online:
• Chris Martin, seen here, is at the center of our live review of Coldplay at the Pepsi Center.
• Eric Eyl's Mile High Makeout experiences a renaissance.
• Hotties provide an important element in Synthetic Elements' new video.
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