In Defense Of Paul McCartney’s ‘Wonderful Christmastime,’ A True Holiday Treasure

The 1979 holiday tune is a totally cheesy but totally heartfelt Christmas classic, no matter what you hear.

The Definitive Ranking of TV Shows With The Best Soundtracks

The best soundtracks from TV Shows, Ranked.

The Shins Change, Stay The Same On Port Of Morrow

Band may have changed labels — and members — but mastermind James Mercer insists to MTV News, 'It is still a band.'

The Shins Cover Squeeze On Levi's Pioneer Recording Sessions

Portland band pays homage to British new-wave act as part of denim company's revival series.

Shins Will Return After James Mercer Is Done With Broken Bells, He Says

'Right now I'm really enjoying this,' he says of his collaboration with Danger Mouse.

Shins' Crandall Off The Hook In Alleged Domestic-Violence Incident With Former 'Top Model' Girlfriend

District attorney's office cites insufficient evidence; musician's ex-girlfriend also in the clear.

Britney Spears Pops A Tire; Plus Lindsay Lohan, John Legend, Robin Thicke, Kanye West, Beyonce, Fergie & More, In For The Record

Woman seeking more money from Lohan; Legend, Thicke to perform at MusiCares event; West blogging like crazy.

Shins Instrumentalist Arrested For Domestic Violence; Plus Jay-Z, Bono, Hannah Montana, Fergie, Nicole Kidman & More, In For The Record

Jay, Bono poke fun at Bill Gates in video; Miley Cyrus, Fergie roped in to perform at rodeo show; Kidman pregnant.

The Best Albums Of 2007, In Bigger Than The Sound

Radiohead, Kanye West, Shins, Feist, LCD Soundsystem all made the list.

Britney Spears Reportedly Passing Drug Tests; Plus Kiefer Sutherland, Lindsay Lohan, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce & More, In For The Record

Sutherland to serve 30 days in jail for DUI; Lohan calls rehab 'sobering'; Timberlake, Knowles nominated for American Music Awards.

Snoop Dogg Strikes Plea Deal; Plus Game, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent, My Chemical Romance, Yung Joc & More, In For The Record

Game gets conditional discharge; Dre says 'nobody is gonna back down' in 50/Game rift; Gerard Way rails against emo, praises Bon Jovi.

Britney Spears' Assistant Served By Kevin Federline; Plus Diddy, Notorious B.I.G., Jennifer Lopez, Amy Winehouse & More, In For The Record

Diddy to executive produce Biggie biopic; Lopez pegs release date for LP; Winehouse scraps gigs.

For The Record: Quick News On Courtney Love, Kurt Cobain, Linkin Park, Killers, Korn, GN'R, Lindsay Lohan & More

Love to auction Cobain's belongings; Weenie Roast lineup announced; Axl and company reportedly sued for unpaid bills.

Shins, Lily Allen Upstaged By Shredding Classical Guitarists At Radio Fest

Rodrigo y Gabriela steal the show at Saturday's 'A Sounds Eclectic Evening' in Southern California.

For The Record: Quick News On Hilary Duff, Britney Spears, Will.I.Am, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell & More

Duff readies LP, MTV documentary; Spears site posts fan mail; Abdul, Cowell get along 'great' off camera.

For The Record: Quick News On Mariah, Notorious B.I.G., Paul Wall, Beyonce, Shakira, Fall Out Boy & More

Carey is new face of Pinko; Biggie comp has two unreleased cuts; Wall teeing up second LP.

Pretty Ricky Thwart Shins' Quest For Billboard Glory

Daughtry slips to #3 despite sales boost; Saliva scores solid debut; Robin Thicke reaches the top 10 after 17 weeks.

For The Record: Quick News On Brandy, Ludacris, John Legend, James Brown, Crowded House, John Mayer & More

Mechanical failure ruled out in Brandy crash; Luda, Legend performing at New Orleans jazz fest; Brown's children want trustees removed.

New Releases: Shins, Pretty Ricky, Of Montreal, Atreyu, Clinic & More

Also due Tuesday: Deerhoof; Dustin Kensrue; Rob Crow; Gipsy Kings; Vietnam; Good, the Bad & the Queen.

The Shins Greet The Big Time With Insomnia And A Wince ...

'The idea of creating a popular record ... it's pretty nuts,' band's self-deprecating frontman says.

MTV News At CMJ: Pizza, G.I. Joe's Head And 1,000-Plus Bands

Our fearless reporters vow to push themselves to the limit to fully experience the massive music-biz convention.

For The Record: Quick News On Ashlee Simpson, Kevin Federline, Lady Sovereign, Busta Rhymes, Madonna & More

Simpson joining one-night-only NYC 'Chicago' performance; track list to K-Fed's debut revealed.

New Shins Album Could Feature Amputation, Hawaiian Folk

'Phantom Limb,' 'Cave of the Ice Giants' among tentative song titles for third LP.

Shins Get A Cow-Obsessed Guy In The Israeli Army To Make Them A Video

Band's 'Pink Bullets' clip e-mailed to them by 22-year-old Tel Aviv resident Adam Bizanski.