Matthew Wilkening is the founding Editor in Chief of UltimateClassicRock.com and UltimatePrince.com.
Def Jam Drops Coffee Table Book Covering First 25 Years
It's hard to argue that Def Jam isn't the most important hip-hop record label in history -- after all, it's been home to everyone from the Beastie Boys and Run D.M.C. to Kanye West over the last couple of decades.
Maroon 5 Wins the 2011 American Music Award for Best Pop / Rock Band
Maroon 5 won the first award presented at tonight's American Music Awards, for Best Pop / Rock Artist in the band, duo or group category, beating out LMFAO and OneRepublic.
Leroy Bell Sings Pink’s ‘Nobody Knows’ on ‘X Factor’
60-year-old Leroy Bell gave Bob Dylan a break and performed Pink's 'Nobody Knows' in an attempt to survive judge's Nicole Scherzinger's cut and live to sing another week on 'X Factor' tonight.
The Brewer Boys Take On ‘Rich Girl’ and ‘Faith’ on ‘X Factor’
The Brewer Boys brought an overabundance of cuteness to their mashup of Hall and Oates' 'Rich Girl' and George Michael's 'Faith' on 'X Factor' tonight. But was it enough to convince their on-air mentor, Paula Abdul, to keep them on the show for another week?
Pepsi 2011 Britney Spears Commercial – What’s The Song?
We all know how important it is to recycle, and that's exactly what Pepsi has done with their latest commercial, which shows footage from their old television spot starring Britney Spears and other pop stars as a new song -- 'Tonight is the Night' by Outasight -- plays on top of them all.
Caitlin Koch Impresses With ‘Stop! In the Name of Love’ on ‘X Factor’
21-year-old rugby coach Caitlin Koch made her hometown of Buffalo proud with her performance on an impressively rearranged version of 'Stop! In the Name of Love' by the Supremes on 'X Factor' tonight.
Jonny Rogers Proves to Be No Substitute for Justin Bieber on ‘X Factor’
17-year-old Jonny Rogers impressed the judges with his energy and presence on tonight's 'X Factor,' but ultimately, Simon Cowell and the rest of the judges voted no, dismissing him as an oddly formed Justin Bieber knock-off.
Katy Perry Wins Video of the Year Award at the 2011 MTV VMAs
Katy Perry won Video of the Year at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, and everybody was so happy for her that nobody made fun of the 12-inch tall yellow square that was perched diagonally on top of her head for no clear reason.
Tyler the Creator Wins Best New Artist at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards
Odd Future leader Tyler the Creator won Best New Artist at the 2011 MTV Music Video Awards tonight. He then took serious aim at the "most profanities" trophy as well, keeping the already busy soul in charge of the swear button on their toes throughout his acceptance speech.
Adele Slows Things Down a Bit on the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards
Adele brought a welcome moment of tranquility and grace to what had been an extremely jam-packed and visually overwhelming MTV Video Music Awards with her stately reading of 'Someone Like You.'