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.'"
Miley Cyrus Dancer Felt ‘Less Than Human’ After VMAs Performance
"I love being the center of attention, but that was something different. I was being stared and laughed at for all of the wrong reasons." So writes one of the dancers who joined Miley Cyrus on stage for her infamous performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, in a lengthy blog post explaining that while it may have catapulted Cyrus into the center of the year's hottest pop culture de
One Direction Reveal Cover + Track Listing for New ‘Midnight Memories’ Album
A day after teasing fans with the announcement of their new single 'Story of My Life,' the guys in One Direction have revealed the cover and track listing for their third album, 'Midnight Memories.'
Fifth Harmony Talk Debut Album [Video]
Listen up, Harmonizers! Fifth Harmony is in the studio, and their debut album is on the way.
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.
Alicia Keys + Maxwell Meet in the Big Easy for ‘Fire We Make’ Video
These days, pretty much anyone can make a video for next to nothing, so it's extra nice to see one that's been created with care and an actual budget. Case in point: This clip for Alicia Keys' duet with Maxwell, 'Fire We Make.'
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.
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.
Selena Gomez + Justin Bieber Slated to Present at Radio Disney Awards
Generally speaking, the Radio Disney Awards tend not to be one of the more highly anticipated awards shows of the year -- but the 2013 edition will have at least few more eyeballs turned its direction, thanks to some potentially awkward scheduling.
Michael Buble Gives Up ‘Impersonation’ on New Album
Michael Buble's new album, 'To Be Loved,' is due on April 23, and while it contains the same blend of covers, originals, and duets that fans have come to expect, he says fans will actually hear more of the real Buble in this set of songs.
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.
Learn Just How Ariana Grande’s ‘The Way’ Became a Huge Hit
She's been on Broadway, helped anchor a hit Nickelodeon sitcom, and she's getting ready to star in her own spinoff series -- but for the moment, Ariana Grande might be best known for her hit single 'The Way,' currently ensconced in Billboard's Top 10 (and rising).