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.'"
Fans Break Beyonce’s Alleged ‘Photo Ban’ on Mrs. Carter Show Tour
Beyonce may not be handing out photo passes to the press on her latest tour, but don't worry -- we're still going to be seeing plenty of pictures from the shows.
Ariana Grande Covers Whitney Houston [Video]
Thanks to Auto-Tune, it's just about impossible to hear anyone singing anymore without wondering if they're actually as talented as they sound. Ariana Grande has received some flattering vocal comparisons to Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey lately, and while it's still too soon to say she deserves them, we can't fault her willingness to prove her pipes are real.
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.
Watch Pharrell Williams Perform ‘Get Lucky’ for the First Time
Even if it didn't include a ton of eclectic guest performers, Daft Punk's upcoming 'Random Access Memories' would be one of the spring's most hotly anticipated albums. That being said, it obviously doesn't hurt that the new record finds the duo working with stars like Pharrell Williams -- who recently treated an audience to his first-ever live performance of their collaboration, 'Get Lucky.' Read
Ciara Wishes Rihanna Well + Throws Shade at the Same Time
Rihanna and Ciara might be R&B's foremost frenemies -- they can't stop feuding in public, and they're just as good at making up. These days, the squabbling divas seem to be on the outs, and judging from Ciara's latest comments, a reconciliation may not be coming anytime soon.
Lil Wayne Laughs Off $3.4 Million Lawsuit Judgment
For most people, losing a multimillion-dollar lawsuit would be fairly catastrophic -- but then, most people aren't Lil Wayne.
Is Usher Being a Diva on ‘The Voice’?
Ratings are up on the new season of NBC's hit singing competition 'The Voice,' but even if the additions of new coaches Usher and Shakira haven't had a negative impact on the show's performance, at least one of them might be making waves behind the scenes.
Chris Brown Says Frank Ocean Used ‘Sympathy’ to Snag His Grammy
Just a few days after publicly saying he respects Frank Ocean's music and lulling America into thinking his life would now be something other than a series of feuds and/or offensive statements, Chris Brown is back in action -- and by "action," of course, we mean dissing his enemies and bragging about his sex life with Rihanna.
A$AP Rocky Talks Suicidal Thoughts on ‘Phoenix’ Track
Depression is a condition affecting a widespread percentage of Americans on a daily basis, but the social stigma attached to it -- and the lack of resources afforded our public mental healthcare system -- means it's often swept under the rug. On his debut album 'Long.Live.A$AP,' rapper ASAP Rocky is doing his part to raise awareness.
Mariah Carey’s Ex Tommy Mottola Reveals Past Abuse in Memoir
Today, Mariah Carey is one of pop's most adorably daffy divas, as well as Nick Cannon's ostensibly happy wife and the mother of two of the world's most pampered twins. But before she achieved true career security and domestic bliss, she spent a few years unhappily married to her former label boss, Tommy Mottola.
Frank Ocean May Never Release a Follow-up to ‘Channel Orange’
Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange' is one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2012, so it stands to reason that he's completely focused on trying to top it with the follow-up, right? Well, not necessarily. In fact, there may not even be a follow-up.
Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey Get It On to Her Music
For most people, the term "baby-making music" is associated with classic R&B acts like Barry White or Marvin Gaye -- but then, most people aren't married to Mariah Carey.