Video: Madonna and Taylor Swift's surprise duet at iHeartRadio Awards
The sophomore edition of radio network iHeartRadio's star-packed awards show on Sunday evening (3/29) got its water-cooler moment (and, perhaps more importantly, it's trending Twitter hashtag) when Madonna's initially unseen acoustic guitar accompanist emerged from the shadows as a black-clad Taylor Swift.
As Phish frontman Trey Anastasio gears up to kick-start the summer in jam-rock fashion alongside the surviving members of the Grateful Dead with their three-day farewell stand in Chicago, Phish has routed a summer run that bookends the season with a three-day Labor Day stand in Colorado.
The fourth official day of South by Southwest Music brought not only heightened foot traffic and more music showcases, but a pretty steady downpour as well. Though rain can be a rare sight around the Austin area, the wet weather didn't keep the music or the fans away. Performances continued across the city, and we pressed on in our search for the latest and greatest.
Brilliant blue skies, rolling Texas hills, hours of intimate roots, rock and Americana music, and the Red Headed Stranger himself -- this Texas transplant escaped the South by Southwest madness for an afternoon to venture out to the fourth annual Heartbreaker Banquet.
The music portion of South by Southwest (SXSW) is here again, which means miles of walking, thousands of bands, and dodging tens of thousands of fellow festivalgoers to find the diamonds in the proverbial rough. Sorting through the long list of official showcases to make a nightly game plan can be overwhelming, but the hunt is worth the reward when you find music that moves you.
Don Felder may not be the first member of the Eagles you think of as you're humming along to "Hotel California," but his influence is as much a part of the history of the iconic band as it is in numerous other collaborations with iconic pop and rock stars, including Kenny Loggins, Stevie Nicks, Barbra Streisand and Michael Jackson.
Nikki Minaj makes chart history as Pinkprint tour dates surface
As Nikki Minaj was in the process of announcing the first round of U.S. dates on her current tour, she racked up a chart history milestone on the Billboard charts. Minaj is the first woman to chart four simultaneous top ten singles on the magazine's "Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop" chart.
U2 adds a Denver stop to still-growing 2015 tour plans
Taking advantage of a gap following U2's five-night stay in Southern California, the band has worked a Denver stop into the lengthy 2015 tour itinerary, bringing the indoor phase of the tour to 68 shows.
Chris Mullin has been offered the job to become the next head coach at St. John's, multiple sources told ESPN.
Masters field at 99 with one qualifier left
One possibility to earn a bid to the Masters remains: winning the Shell Houston Open. Two other opportunities passed on Sunday at the Valero Texas Open, where Jimmy Walker -- who was already in the Masters field -- won his fifth PGA Tour event.
Perfection looming, Vegas rooting against UK
Kentucky heads into the Final Four as an odds-on favorite to cap an undefeated season with a national championship.
Michigan St., Izzo back to Final Four
The seventh-seeded Spartans clamped down on defense to pull out a 76-70 victory over fourth-seeded Louisville in a thrilling NCAA tournament East Regional final Sunday.
GM Morey: Rockets can 'beat anybody' in a series
Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said Sunday night he thinks his team can win the NBA title.
Duke runs away from Gonzaga to win South Region
The Blue Devils and their trio of freshmen starters are going to their 16th Final Four, a record-matching 12th for coach Mike Krzyzewski, after a 66-52 win Sunday in the South Regional over Gonzaga.
Notre Dame earns bid to 5th straight Final Four
Lindsay Allen scored 23 points to help top-seeded Notre Dame defeat Baylor 77-68 in the Oklahoma City Regional final Sunday and reach its fifth consecutive Final Four.
Report: NFL to study Belichick's camera ideas
NFL researchers are Monday set to begin studying ways to add fixed cameras on all boundary lines for replay.
StubHub sues Warriors, alleging monopoly
StubHub filed a lawsuit against the Warriors and Ticketmaster in California on Sunday, accusing the two of conspiring to create an illegal resale market.
Hamlin edges Keselowski for Martinsville win
Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Leitao to coach DePaul after 10 years away
DePaul and Dave Leitao's representatives agreed to a deal on Sunday to have the Tulsa assistant return as the Blue Demons' head coach after a 10-year absence.
Fired Barnes: Texas asked for staff changes
An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years Sunday, insisting he is grateful for his time with the Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired.
Alabama kicks Taylor off team following arrest
Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor has been dismissed from the team after he was arrested again on domestic violence charges in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Joe Gibbs: 'Courageous' son J.D. is 'my hero'
Joe Gibbs called son J.D. his "hero" as the 46-year-old begins treatment for brain issues that impact his speech and processing functions.
Heat's Bosh out for season with blood clots
Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss at least the remainder of the season after developing blood clots on one of his lungs, the team announced Saturday.