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2020-01-20
 

Jimmy Heath, 93, Jazz Saxophonist and Composer, Is Dead Mr. Heath, whose compositions became part of the midcentury jazz canon, found new prominence in middle age as a co-leader of a band with his two brot...
04:04, 2020-01-20

5 takeaways from Kanye West's performance at Awaken 2020 in Arizona Kanye West and his Sunday Service Choir played in Arizona as part of Awaken 2020, billed as the "first epic evangelical event" of 2020."   ...
01:00, 2020-01-20

Halsey set to perform in 27 cities for "Manic World Tour" North American leg Halsey is heading out for a 27-city U.S. tour this summer ahead of her new album, "Manic," which is set for a Jan. 17 release.    ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

New Mac Miller album 'Circles' to be released posthumously In a post to the late rapper's Instagram, Mac Miller's family announced Wednesday a new album titled "Circles" will be released Jan. 17.   ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

TobyMac releases song dedicated to his son who died unexpectedly in October Christian rapper TobyMac released "21 Years" Friday, a new song grappling with the unexpected death of his oldest son, Truett Foster McKeehan.  ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Bob Seger at last launches an official YouTube channel, debuts 'Night Moves' lyric video The Detroit rocker has jumped into the world of YouTube, the most popular online music platform, with a new video for 1976's "Night Moves."  ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Rush drummer Neil Peart dies of brain cancer at 67: 'Rest in peace brother' Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist for Canadian progressive-rock titans Rush, has died from brain cancer. He was 67.      ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Exclusive: Matchbox Twenty announces summer tour, reflects on 'cheesy' legacy of 'Smooth' In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY, Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas talks the rock band's 2020 summer tour and legacy of Santana hit 'Smooth....
00:20, 2020-01-20

K-pop group Monsta X announces North American summer tour dates ahead of 'All About Luv' album K-pop sensations Monsta X announced an upcoming North American summer tour ahead of the boy band's upcoming "All About Luv" album.    ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

'Nightfall' is Little Big Town's album of 'peaceful' social commentary in a divisive world Little Big Town's new album 'Nightfall' — home to songs including 'The Daughters,' 'Sugar Coat' and 'Over Drinking' — will be available Jan. 17. ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Pearl Jam announces release of 'Gigaton' album and tour In March, Pearl Jam plan to release new album "Gigaton" and go on tour.        ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Brooks & Dunn Reboot 2020 Tour puts iconic country duo on the road for first time in 10 years New decade, new tour for Brooks & Dunn. The 18-city trek starts in St. Louis on May 15 and wraps Sept. 19 in Chicago.       ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Tim McGraw reveals 'Here On Earth' tour, stadium shows with Luke Combs The country star will hit the road on his headlining "Here On Earth" tour, which kicks off July 10 in Syracuse, New York.     ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Bruce Springsteen looks on as son Sam becomes a Jersey City firefighter Sam Springsteen, the 25-year old son of Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, is officially a Jersey City firefighter.       ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Bon Jovi announces new album, 'Bon Jovi 2020,' and summer tour with Bryan Adams Bon Jovi is kicking off the new year with a new North American tour and its 15th studio album, both titled "Bon Jovi 2020."     &...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Selena Gomez 'was kind of a mess' while writing 'Lose You To Love Me' but has since healed Selena Gomez opens up in a Billboard interview about why it took her so long to release "Rare" and what the songs mean to her now.    ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Bruce Springsteen's 25-year-old son, Sam, hired as Jersey City firefighter Sam Springsteen, the 25-year old son of Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, is a Jersey City, New Jersey, firefighter.      ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

The 2020 Rock Hall inductees are: Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G., Doobie Brothers and more First-time nominees Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G., The Doobie Brothers and T-Rex lead the 2020 Rock Hall class.       &#...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Steely Dan with Steve Winwood announces summer tour Steely Dan with Steve Winwood hit the road this summer for their "Earth After Hours" tour.        ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

'Dave Matthews Band got robbed,' fans say of 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction The winner of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame fan vote was not included in the class of 2020 inductees. Dave Matthews Band fans aren't thrilled.  ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Demi Lovato to perform national anthem at Super Bowl LIV in Miami Demi Lovato is this year's national anthem singer for Super Bowl LIV. The singer will perform at the football event in Miami on February 2.  ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Ariana Grande sued over hit song '7 Rings,' accused of copyright infringement by Josh Stone Ariana Grande was sued for copyright infringement by hip-hop artist Josh Stone, who claims that "7 Rings is a forgery."      ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

'Black Swan': BTS releases new song, accompanying art film; fans in 'shock' BTS released a new single off their upcoming "Map of the Soul: 7" album along with an accompanying art film and had fans in shock.    ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Dolly Parton turns 74: Looking back at 5 great achievements from her 70s so far Dolly Parton is turning 74 on Sunday. Let's look back at some of her most impressive accomplishments she's made in her 70s so far.    ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Ousted Grammys CEO threatens to 'expose' academy after misconduct allegation Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan has been placed on leave after just six months after an allegation of misconduct by a senior leader...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Eminem's lyrics about Ariana Grande concert bombing called 'disrespectful' Detroit rapper Eminem's new album, "Music to Be Murdered By" arrived Friday -- with a new video sure to ignite controversy in its call for gun reform...
00:20, 2020-01-20

David Olney dies at 71 after collapsing on stage during a performance Singer, songwriter David Olney died Saturday night after collapsing on stage at the 30A Songwriters Festival in Florida.     ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

Michelle Obama listens to Lizzo, Nipsey Hussle and Ed Sheeran on her 2020 workout playlist Michelle Obama released a list of songs she enjoys while working out and the former first lady has a similar taste in music to her husband.  ...
00:20, 2020-01-20

A Dance Steals the Show at an Opera Festival Prototype, an annual exploration of new opera, encompassed “Cion,” a haunting South African mixture of choreography and voice....
20:16, 2020-01-19

Peter Larkin, Stage Designer With a Funky Asterisk, Dies at 93 His Broadway work won him four Tony Awards. A different audience knew another of his designs: the Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership....
21:16, 2020-01-18

How TikTok Is Killing the Radio Songwriter Songs that work in 15-second bursts are different from tracks that succeed on the FM dial....
19:28, 2020-01-17

She’s Your Guide to the Sound World of Fluxus Gelsey Bell, a wide-ranging singer, composer and scholar, is leading listening sessions of works from the MoMA sound archives....
18:24, 2020-01-17

Grammys Leader Deborah Dugan Removed 10 Days Before Ceremony The chief executive was placed on administrative leave following an “allegation of misconduct,” three weeks after sending a memo about voting irregul...
15:44, 2020-01-17

Grammys Head Deborah Dugan Removed 10 Days Before Ceremony The chief executive of the Recording Academy was placed on administrative leave following “a formal allegation of misconduct.”...
05:12, 2020-01-17

Film Forum Asks, What Is the Experience of Black Women in Film With over 60 movies and special events, this series tells the history of how they told their stories, both overtly and subversively....
23:32, 2020-01-16

2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Adds Whitney Houston and Nine Inch Nails The 2020 class includes the Notorious B.I.G., Depeche Mode, the Doobie Brothers and T-Rex. Dave Matthews Band, Motörhead and Pat Benatar did not make...
19:56, 2020-01-15

The Lewis Prize Awards $1.75 Million for Music Education The new philanthropy awarded prizes to nine organizations across the country focused on bringing music to young people....
23:40, 2020-01-14

BTS Announces Global Arts Project Featuring Antony Gormley A new series of projects by international artists will be shown in five cities across the world....
22:20, 2020-01-14

Soccer Mommy Is Pushing Through the Indie-Rock Growing Pains The 22-year-old singer and songwriter Sophie Allison made one of the most acclaimed albums of 2018. Then she had to figure out what comes next....
16:28, 2020-01-14

At Globalfest, Rowdy Sounds From Around the World The event’s 17th edition was a raucous, invigorating showcase of musicians demanding international attention....
01:40, 2020-01-14

Roddy Ricch Bests Justin Bieber, Landing a No. 1 Single and Album “The Box,” by the 21-year-old rapper, held off a comeback single by Bieber thanks to success on streaming platforms....
23:32, 2020-01-13

Seu Jorge and Rogê’s Bond Began in Brazil. It’s Since Moved to L.A. The two musicians are collaborating on a new album and a Winter Jazzfest show that recall the glories of a country both have left behind....
22:44, 2020-01-13

Nancy Lewis, the Pythons’ Ticket to America, Dies at 76 The British troupe wasn’t well known in the United States until she began promoting its records and pushing to get “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” on ...
19:20, 2020-01-13

Neil Peart’s Essential Songs: Hear 10 Tracks The Rush drummer and lyricist known for his intricate yet explosive playing has died at 67....
17:20, 2020-01-12

Anna Netrebko, Consider New Opera. Please. Puccini would love this diva’s gorgeous voice. But he would be mystified that she only sings old works....
12:56, 2020-01-09

Bob Wade, Sculptor of the Outlandishly Large, Dies at 76 Known as Daddy-O, he created roadside, streetside and top-of-the-roof attractions in Texas and elsewhere....
01:20, 2020-01-08

Musicians’ Pension Plan Seeks to Cut Benefits The plan, running out of money, wants to take the rare step of cutting benefits that have already been earned....
00:56, 2020-01-08

Janet Mock and Taylor Swift to Be Honored at Glaad Awards The transgender storyteller and the Grammy Award-winning singer will be honored for promoting acceptance and equality in their work....
18:32, 2020-01-07

On TV’s New Musicals, Every Episode Is Opening Night Television is in love with musical shows, with “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” and “Katy Keene” joining the growing chorus this winter. But they’re n...
16:28, 2020-01-07

Old Musicians Never Die. They Just Become Holograms. Companies are making plans to put droves of departed idols on tour — reanimating a live-music industry whose biggest earners will soon be dying off....
12:04, 2020-01-07

It’s Got a Great Beat, and You Can File a Lawsuit to It Pop music isn’t made in a vacuum. Copying isn’t always bad. And a new trend pulling more pop stars into courtrooms is a dangerous one....
18:24, 2020-01-06

40 Years Later, Reggae’s Heart Still Beats in the Bronx Lloyd Barnes has run the Wackie’s recording studio and label since the late 1970s. As he prepares for his next chapter, he wants to ensure its spirit...
16:08, 2020-01-05

Jack Sheldon, Trumpeter and ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ Singer, Is Dead at 88 He played with leading jazz musicians. He bantered with Merv Griffin. But his best-known work may have been as a vocalist on “Schoolhouse Rock!”...
23:36, 2020-01-03

Sam Hunt releases first song since Nashville DUI arrest, 'Sinning With You' A crooning, country-pop ballad, "Sinning With You" was scheduled for release Nov. 22, 2019, but the song was pushed back because of Hunt's arrest Nov...
19:44, 2020-01-03

Vaughan Oliver, 62, Dies; His Designs Gave Indie Rock ‘Physical Dimension’ Mr. Oliver’s album covers for the 4AD label were a fitting complement to music by influential alternative bands like Pixies and the Breeders....
19:24, 2020-01-03

Justin Bieber fans are eating up his new single 'Yummy' Justin Bieber fans are eating up his new single "Yummy," which appears to be about wife Hailey. Others aren't so impressed with is long-awaited retur...
18:16, 2020-01-03

Coachella 2020 lineup: Travis Scott, Frank Ocean and Rage Against the Machine headline The months-long guessing game is over. Check out the headliners at Coachella 2020, happening this April.        ...
05:56, 2020-01-03

Alanis Morissette fans are mad about New Year's Eve 'You Oughta Know' broadcast. Here's why Alanis Morissette fans are not happy about her appearance on "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Years Eve." ABC bleeped "You Oughta Know" lyrics.   ...
14:20, 2020-01-02

Alanis Morissette fans are bleeping mad about New Year's Eve 'You Oughta Know' broadcast Alanis Morissette fans are not happy about her appearance on "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Years Eve." ABC bleeped "You Oughta Know" lyrics.   ...
02:20, 2020-01-02

Keith Urban and Stevie Nicks lead a record-breaking New Year's Eve party in Nashville New Year's Eve in Nashville featured an all-star celebration from Keith Urban, Stevie Nicks, Jason Isbell and more.       &#...
15:12, 2020-01-01

Mariah Carey is the first artist to have a No. 1 song span four decades on Billboard's Hot 100 Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas is You" spends its third week at the top of Billboard's Hot 100 list.        ...
16:20, 2019-12-31

Harry Styles Holds at No. 1 as Holiday Albums Flood the Chart Styles’s “Fine Line” spent a second week atop the Billboard 200 despite an 81 percent drop in activity....
18:32, 2019-12-30

Soul-searching in opera world after tumultuous #MeToo year Sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo sparked deep soul-searching in the opera world.        ...
18:16, 2019-12-30

'Ozark' actress Julia Garner marries Foster the People frontman Mark Foster "Ozark" star Julia Garner and Foster the People frontman Mark Foster are married! The couple confirmed in twin Instagram posts Monday morning.  ...
12:44, 2019-12-30

Houston Shooting: 2 Dead and 7 Wounded on Rap Music Video Set A rap video was being filmed in a residential area when shots were fired Friday night in a parking lot near Houston....
19:24, 2019-12-28

Tina Turner mural defaced with a red swastika in North Carolina Employees at a record store in North Carolina say a mural of pop star Tina Turner has been defaced with a red swastika.      ...
20:52, 2019-12-27

New Year's Eve playlist: 12 songs to ring in 2020, from Taylor Swift to Mariah Carey Pop the champagne and put on this New Year's-inspired playlist, featuring new and old favorites from Kacey Musgraves, U2 and Hootie & The Blowfish. &...
20:52, 2019-12-27

A Sprawling Recording Focuses on Scarlatti’s Sonatas Lucas Debargue recorded 52 of these single-movement works on a four-disc, four-hour survey....
18:12, 2019-12-27

The Playlist: Drake’s Palate Cleanser, and 7 More New Songs Hear tracks by the Sunday Service Choir, Kehlani and Keyshia Cole, the Secret Sisters and others....
18:12, 2019-12-27

In a Year of Notable Deaths, a World of Women Who Shattered Ceilings Their breakthroughs were in law, science, music and business, and, like the more famous who died this year, they left indelible legacies....
23:40, 2019-12-26

New Year’s Eve: A Procrastinator’s Guide to Music and Comedy Shows You can still grab tickets for the Strokes at Barclays Center, jazz in the Village or comedy in Brooklyn. Here’s where to groove, laugh and ring in 2...
20:44, 2019-12-26

Madonna explains why she canceled final Madame X show: 'I have to listen to my body' The 61-year-old artist announced on social media that she was forced to cancel her last show in Miami to give her body time to rest from injuries. &#...
19:20, 2019-12-26

New Year’s Eve: A Guide to Music and Comedy Events The Strokes at Barclays Center, jazz in the Village, comedy in Brooklyn and more: Where to dance, groove, jam and laugh in 2020....
18:36, 2019-12-26

'Jesus is Born,' the Christmas album Kanye West promised, is actually here It's a Christmas miracle – "Jesus is Born," the album Kanye West promised two months ago is here.        ...
22:00, 2019-12-25

Allee Willis, award-winning songwriter of 'Friends' theme, dies at 72 Allee Willis, who wrote the Earth, Wind & Fire hit 'September' and the 'Friends' theme 'I'll Be There For You,' traced her inspiration back to Motown...
18:56, 2019-12-25

Allee Willis, 72, Dies’ ‘Friends’ Theme and ‘September’ Songwriter Her writing and co-writing credits include “Neutron Dance” for the Pointer Sisters and “What Have I Done to Deserve This?” for the Pet Shop Boys and ...
16:52, 2019-12-25

Allee Willis, ‘Friends’ Theme and ‘September’ Songwriter, Dies at 72 Her writing and co-writing credits include “Neutron Dance” for the Pointer Sisters and “What Have I Done to Deserve This?” for the Pet Shop Boys and ...
16:36, 2019-12-25

Justin Bieber announces first album in 5 years, new single and docuseries: '#Bieber2020' In a video announcement, Justin Bieber called his upcoming 2020 album "the music I've loved the most out of anything I've done."    &#...
19:12, 2019-12-24

Ed Sheeran announces he's taking a break to 'travel, write and read' After concluding his "Divide" Tour, Ed Sheeran announced that he would be going on a break to "travel, write and read."      ...
18:52, 2019-12-24

Drake drops 'War' on Christmas Eve, acknowledges feuds in snowy music video Drake seemingly reveals squashed beef with fellow Canadian The Weeknd and goes skiing in his snow-filled Christmas Eve music video for "War."  &...
17:44, 2019-12-24

Rapper DaBaby arrested after concert, cited with possession of marijuana DaBaby, real name Jonathan Kirk, was arrested on Monday night shortly after his concert in North Carolina. The rapper was issued a citation.  &#...
16:44, 2019-12-24

Baz Luhrmann's current playlist hits everything from Elvis Presley to King Princess Baz Luhrmann, who's up for a 2020 Grammy for "Moulin Rouge! The Musical", shared a playlist of his favorite songs with USA TODAY.    &...
13:12, 2019-12-24

The Sound of Christmas in Latin America, in 8 Songs Moods, genres and whether the songs are actually about the holidays vary, depending on where you’re celebrating....
22:56, 2019-12-23

Taylor Swift reveals it took her 5 days to write, record and release 'Christmas Tree Farm' Remember when Taylor Swift surprised fans earlier this month with "Christmas Tree Farm"? The entire process took the pop star less than a week.  ...
21:00, 2019-12-23

Mariah Carey releases star-studded video for 'All I Want For Christmas is You' Mariah Carey employed the help of her celebrity friends to make a star-studded music video for the 25th anniversary of her Christmas song.  ...
21:00, 2019-12-23

Harry Styles Hits No. 1 With One of the Year’s Biggest Debuts The former One Direction member succeeded thanks to a mix of streaming, digital sales and vinyl....
19:52, 2019-12-23

Adam Sandler's 'Chanukah Song': Are all of those celebs in the song actually Jewish? Put on your yarmulkes, it's time for Hanukkah and to look at a list of famous Jewish celebrities, sung by Adam Sandler in his "Chanukah Song."  ...
17:36, 2019-12-23

Rihanna posts playful video as fans wait for album she promised would drop in 2019 Rihanna promised fans an album in 2019 and with just about a week left until the end of the year, she's still playing with their emotions.  ...
16:36, 2019-12-23

Ariana Grande says a tearful goodbye to her 'Sweetener' world tour, drops her first live album Ariana Grande said "Thank U, Next" on the last day of her 'Sweetener' world tour with her first live album, titled "K Bye for Now (Swt Live)."  ...
14:40, 2019-12-23

Lizzo and Billie Eilish dominate USA TODAY Network year-end music survey 30 USA TODAY Network entertainment reporters combined their year-end Top 10 lists to make a new overall survey.        ...
13:32, 2019-12-23

50 Cent's Christmas gift to his 7-year-old son, Sire: An entire Toys R Us store For Christmas, 50 Cent gave his 7-year-old son, Sire, his very own Toys R Us store on Saturday. He told him to "pick out whatever you want."  &#...
02:24, 2019-12-23

Abbey Simon, Masterly Pianist, Dies at 99 Mr. Simon, light of touch yet breathtakingly pyrotechnic, was known for his interpretations of the Romantic literature....
00:00, 2019-12-22

How Pop and Jazz Revisited the Past in 13 Boxed Sets Reissued and repackaged recordings are a chance to reconsider careers and unearth gems. (They also make nice gifts.)...
20:44, 2019-12-20

Review: A Rare Showcase for Bach. His Sons, That Is. Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra performed music by four Bachs less frequently heard....
17:48, 2019-12-20

'Gangnam Style' was the first video to reach 1 billion YouTube views. How does it rank now? On Dec. 21, 2012, 'Gangnam Style' became the first music video to reach 1 billion YouTube views. How does it rank now?      ...
14:20, 2019-12-20

Citing Violations, U.S. to Toughen Live Nation Accord on Ticketing The Justice Department and the giant company have agreed to amend and extend the legal agreement that allowed it to merge with Ticketmaster in 2010....
23:00, 2019-12-19

Garth Brooks has the best-selling country music tour of 2019 Just behind Garth Brooks, Eric Church comes in second for country music and 28th overall in Pollstar's year-end tour chart.     &...
21:20, 2019-12-19

Behind the scenes as Trans-Siberian Orchestra creates a rocking winter wonderland For 20+ years, Tran-Siberian Orchestra has brought symphonic sizzle and rock 'n' roll spectacle to the holidays. Here's how it earned $725 million. &...
21:20, 2019-12-19

Beale Street Music Festival 2020: Lil Wayne, Mavis Staples, The Lumineers among first artists announced Beale Street Music Festival announces first round of artists playing in 2020.        ...
18:20, 2019-12-19

Terry Riley’s Avant-Garde Sounds Are Still Casting Spells The musician and composer is celebrating his 85th birthday — and his influence on a wide swath of culture — a bit early in Brooklyn....
17:20, 2019-12-19

25 essential Nashville albums of the 2010s, from Lady Antebellum to Yola Kacey Musgraves, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton and Taylor Swift all made our list.        ...
14:08, 2019-12-19

Adam Sandler's 'Chanukah Song': Are all of those celebs actually Jewish? Put on your yarmulkes, it's time for Hanukkah and to look at a list of famous Jewish celebrities, sung by Adam Sandler in his "Chanukah Song."  ...
01:20, 2019-12-19

'Cats': Everything Taylor Swift says, does and sings in her unhinged new movie musical Pop superstar and self-proclaimed cat lady Taylor Swift makes a brief but memorable appearance in Andrew Lloyd Webber's new "Cats" movie musical. ...
01:20, 2019-12-19

Ruth Anderson, Pioneering Electronic Composer, Dies at 91 The electronic music studio Ms. Anderson founded at the City University of New York in 1968 was among the very few anywhere established by a woman....
00:12, 2019-12-19

Tekashi69 Sentenced to 2 Years After Testifying Against Nine Trey Gang A judge gave the rapper and Instagram star credit for helping prosecutors send several violent gang members to prison....
19:16, 2019-12-18

Selena Gomez says Taylor Swift cried when listening to her new music, 'proud' of her 'new era' Selena Gomez's song "Lose You to Love Me" had Taylor Swift and Swift's mom in tears. "They were crying because of how proud they were."   &...
18:04, 2019-12-18

10 songs that defined the 2010s in music These hit songs from Taylor Swift, Drake, Paul McCartney and others ruled the charts in the 2010s, but also told us where music is going.   ...
13:20, 2019-12-18

10 best albums of 2019, including Billie Eilish, Lana Del Rey and FKA Twigs USA TODAY music critic Patrick Ryan ranks his 10 favorite albums of the year, including Grammy nominees Billie Eilish, Lana Del Rey and Thom Yorke. &...
12:52, 2019-12-17

Best albums of 2019: Billie Eilish and Lana Del Rey make Top 10 list 2019 rolled out many new albums and projects, here are this year's 10 best albums.        ...
12:52, 2019-12-17

Memphis music veteran Jud Phillips dead at 71; his wide-ranging career spanned six decades Former Mercury Records executive, Grammy chapter president, and longtime Phillips Recording stalwart Jud Phillips dead at 71.     ...
23:28, 2019-12-16

'We did it': Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas is You' hits No. 1 for first time Released 25 years ago, Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard for the first time.    ...
20:16, 2019-12-16

How Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ Finally Hit No. 1 The modern holiday classic from 1994 completes the longest ever trip to the top of the Billboard singles chart, thanks to a dedicated marketing plan ...
19:16, 2019-12-16

Juice Wrld's girlfriend speaks out on the rapper's death: 'He literally loved every single one of you' Addressing fans during a tribute at Rolling Loud in Los Angeles, Ally Lotti spoke out about Juice Wrld's death, reminding fans how much he loved them...
13:20, 2019-12-16

Guitarist John Frusciante rejoins Red Hot Chili Peppers; Josh Klinghoffer out Longtime guitarist John Frusciante is back with the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Josh Klinghoffer, who joined the band 10 years ago, is out.   &#...
01:28, 2019-12-16

Chance the Rapper cancels his Big Tour, again citing family time: 'It's for the best' Chance the Rapper is cancelling his Big Tour, citing family concerns and a wish to make new music. "It's for the best," he wrote on social media. ...
22:36, 2019-12-15

Country music had a huge year. Here are 18 unforgettable moments. In the same year that Ken Burns laid out the epic history of "Country Music," the nation collectively rekindled its love of and connection to the gen...
00:40, 2019-12-14

Who Is Jerry Vale and Why Does Martin Scorsese Love Him So? The singer’s easy-listening hits were fixtures in the director’s household growing up and have figured in several of his movies, including “The Irish...
21:00, 2019-12-13

Nicki Minaj clarifies retirement comments: 'I can't really see taking myself completely away' Nicki Minaj is clarify her comments from earlier this year about retiring from music, telling Billboard she can't "see taking myself completely away....
16:16, 2019-12-13

Taylor Swift calls out 'toxic male privilege,' Scooter Braun at Billboard's Women in Music Event Taylor Swift got an early birthday gift at Billboard's annual Women In Music Event: the first-ever Woman of the Decade Award.     ...
15:24, 2019-12-13

Taylor Swift turns 30: How a teenage country artist became a pop icon From her first album "Taylor Swift" to "Lover," Taylor Swift continues to make her mark on the music industry.        ...
12:40, 2019-12-13

For Taylor Swift's 30th birthday, a definitive ranking of her 30 best lyrics Taylor Swift celebrates her 30th birthday on Dec. 13. We ranked her best 30 song lyrics, from "Taylor Swift"s country roots to "Lover"s pop triumph. ...
12:40, 2019-12-13

Taylor Swift slams 'toxic male privilege,' Scooter Braun in Billboard Woman of the Decade speech Taylor Swift got an early birthday gift at Billboard's annual Women In Music Event: the first-ever Woman of the Decade Award.     ...
07:36, 2019-12-13

Taylor Swift slams 'toxic male privilege,' Scooter Braun as Billboard's Woman of the Decade Taylor Swift got an early birthday gift at Billboard's annual Women In Music Event: the first-ever Woman of the Decade Award.     ...
06:28, 2019-12-13

Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish and more stars shine at Billboard's 2019 Women in Music event Female musicians showed up in force at Billboard's Women in Music event, a celebration of women's empowerment and accomplishments in the music indust...
05:28, 2019-12-13

Camila Cabello and Harry Styles, Teen-Pop Alumni, Think Bigger Both emerged from groups created on “The X Factor.” And both are releasing their second solo albums, showing listeners they have the ambition to go t...
15:08, 2019-12-12

Mariah Carey reveals her favorite line in 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' in new Amazon doc Will this be the year "All I Want for Christmas Is You" reaches No. 1?        ...
18:36, 2019-12-11

'I'm trying to empower everyone': Lizzo is Time's 2019 Entertainer of the Year How is Lizzo feeling today? We'd fare to say "Good as Hell," after Time named her as 2019's entertainer of the year.       &...
15:36, 2019-12-11

The 54 Best Songs of 2019 Young women blurring genres, global artists pushing boundaries and a rapper playing with a meme made the most exciting tracks of the year....
12:16, 2019-12-11

Juice Wrld, 'Lucid Dreams' dominate the music charts after his sudden death Juice Wrld's musical catalog saw a huge spike in song streams on Apple and Spotify after he suffered a fatal seizure at a Chicago airport on Sunday. ...
02:40, 2019-12-11

2019's best-selling tour artists are Elton John, Rolling Stones and Queen, per Stubhub Fans opted for familiar favorites when buying concert tickets in 2019, according to StubHub. See the Top 10 touring artists.     ...
02:20, 2019-12-11

How ‘Waves’ Got Kanye and Kendrick on Its Soundtrack Some of the biggest names in music lent songs to this intimate family drama, but convincing them took time....
22:00, 2019-12-10

Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp sing their '80s classics together at Rainforest Fund benefit Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp sang "Pink Houses" and 'Glory Days' together on stage for Rainforest Fund benefit. Watch their performance. ...
21:28, 2019-12-10

New Holiday Music Playlist: Tunes That Soothe, Provoke and Share a Joke A new crop of albums has arrived that offer fresh (and not so fresh) takes on seasonal songs and sentiments....
19:48, 2019-12-10

Marie Fredriksson, Roxette Singer, Is Dead at 61 As part of the Swedish duo, who gained fame in the 1980s and ’90s, Ms. Fredriksson was known for her breathy voice and dynamic onstage presence....
16:28, 2019-12-10

Jon Bon Jovi wishes Richie Sambora was still in the band: 'We were a formidable duo' Jon Bon Jovi opened up about wishing departed Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, who exited in the middle of their 2013 tour, was still in the band. ...
15:00, 2019-12-10

Album review: Harry Styles brings the funk on nostalgia-infused 'Fine Line' One Direction's Harry Styles announces himself as a rock star to be reckoned with on sultry and psychedelic new album "Fine Line," out Friday.  ...
13:12, 2019-12-10

‘Mary Magdalene’: How FKA twigs Made Her ‘Most Complex Song Ever’ It took months for the singer, songwriter and dancer FKA twigs to perfect the title track for her critically acclaimed new album. See how she got it ...
12:08, 2019-12-10

Before Death, Juice WRLD Flew on Jet Loaded With Drugs, Police Say The up-and-coming artist, whose cause of death remains unknown, went into convulsions while officers in Chicago searched the private plane he arrived...
23:40, 2019-12-09

'Frozen 2' soundtrack tops the Billboard albums chart The "Frozen 2" soundtrack, including songs from the hit movie, found its way to the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart.    &...
22:12, 2019-12-09

Juice WRLD and the Tragic End of the SoundCloud Rap Era The death of the 21-year-old rapper, which comes after those of Lil Peep and XXXTentacion, marks the unsatisfying, rapid conclusion of the decade’s m...
18:56, 2019-12-09

Juice WRLD Dies at 21; Chicago Rapper Whose Star Was on the Rise He began posting songs online while in high school. On hits like “Lucid Dreams,” he combined melodic hip-hop instincts with heavy-hearted angst....
14:20, 2019-12-09

Jason Aldean plays first full Las Vegas show since shooting: 'Let's finish what we started' Country star Jason Aldean welcomed his Route 91 "family" when he played Las Vegas this weekend: "We came back to blow it out for you guys tonight." &...
19:12, 2019-12-08

'Way too young. You won't be forgotten': Chicago rapper Juice Wrld dies at 21 Rapper Jarad Anthony Higgins, known as Juice Wrld, has died just days after his 21st birthday. He suffered a medical emergency at the Chicago airport...
18:24, 2019-12-08

Stevie Ray Vaughan Remembered by Those Who Knew Him Best For “Texas Flood,” their oral history of the legendary blues guitarist, Alan Paul and Andy Aledort talked to his family, bandmates and crew....
20:36, 2019-12-06

Chris Stapleton, Martina McBride, Bill Anderson get Country Music Hall of Fame 2020 exhibits Chris Stapleton, Martina McBride and Bill Anderson have something big to look forward to: getting their own exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame...
19:56, 2019-12-06

Halsey releases 'SUGA's Interlude' with BTS member Min Yoongi, Twitter loves it Ahead of releasing her album in January, Halsey dropped two songs on Friday. One of which is a collaboration with BTS member, SUGA.    ...
16:20, 2019-12-06

Blake Shelton on Gwen Stefani, new music: 'If you take God out of it, it doesn't make sense' Blake Shelton's "Fully Loaded: God's Country" will be available Dec. 13. He said he believes in God more than he ever has, and he has Gwen Stefani to...
13:32, 2019-12-06

Taylor Swift's 'Christmas Tree Farm' video features her childhood, including pink footie PJs Taylor Swift's "Christmas Tree Farm" song and video are here! Check out the Christmas song, that includes adorable home videos of Swift's childhood. ...
07:08, 2019-12-06

How to Spend the Holidays in New York City A roundup of events in every borough, from the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in Manhattan to the annual Holiday Train Show in the Bronx....
01:28, 2019-12-06

Raeanne Rubenstein, Versatile Celebrity Photographer, Dies at 74 She had a knack for capturing her subjects, whether Andy Warhol in New York or Dolly Parton in Nashville, in ways that caught their essence....
00:08, 2019-12-06

Holiday Tunes That Soothe, Provoke and Share a Joke A new crop of albums has arrived that offer fresh (and not so fresh) takes on seasonal songs and sentiments....
20:52, 2019-12-05

Taylor Swift to release Christmas song, music video 'made from home videos' for holidays Taylor Swift is not done releasing music in 2019. Swift revealed she's releasing a Christmas song and music video.       ...
19:00, 2019-12-05

Tekashi69 Is Praised by Prosecutors, Who Urge a Lenient Sentence for Him His cooperation with the government led hip-hop fans and other rappers to call him a snitch and a fraud....
15:36, 2019-12-05

Taylor Swift to release Christmas song (at midnight!) and a music video 'made from home videos' In a video sent to "Good Morning America," Taylor Swift, 29, announced she is releasing a new Christmas song and music video.     ...
14:48, 2019-12-05

Best Performances of 2019 Even though 10 usually seems like the right number (it’s tidy, divisible, standard), some years it feels woefully insufficient. This is one of those ...
12:04, 2019-12-05

Best Jazz of 2019 Brilliance accommodates any form — and, as these albums show, sometimes lightning lands in a bottle....
12:04, 2019-12-05

Best Albums of 2019 Our critics chose the best albums of the year — a format that is in an increasingly fragile state in pop music....
12:04, 2019-12-05

Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett set dates for Stadium Tour 2020 Motley Crue backtracks on its no-more-touring vow, announcing a 2020 run with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett.        ...
23:56, 2019-12-04

Jay-Z drops music on Spotify on his 50th birthday following two year absence Jay-Z returned most of his music back to Spotify after pulling it in 2017 in favor for his own music streaming platform, Tidal.    ...
20:04, 2019-12-04

The Who concert stampede left 11 people dead 40 years ago On Dec. 3, 1979, 11 concertgoers were killed when the crowd surged to get into Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum for the Who rock concert.   ...
17:32, 2019-12-04

'It almost killed me': Willie Nelson quits smoking marijuana for health reasons Willie Nelson, a country legend and marijuana legalization activist, says he has quit smoking because "it almost killed" him.     ...
17:32, 2019-12-04

The Who extends tour, including first Cincinnati concert since 1979 tragedy that killed 11 "We'll be there," Pete Townshend said of the bands return to Cincinnati in a documentary Tuesday night. The iconic group extended their tour in 2020....
17:32, 2019-12-04

Maroon 5 announces 2020 North American tour with Meghan Trainor, Leon Bridges Maroon 5, led by former judge of "The Voice" Adam Levine, announced Wednesday a 2020 North American tour with Leon Bridges and Meghan Trainor.  ...
15:52, 2019-12-04

One Direction's Liam Payne talks solo album 'LP1,' going to AA meetings with Russell Brand Nearly four years after One Direction went on indefinite hiatus, Liam Payne is going solo with "LP1," his sexy and starry debut album out Friday. ...
13:12, 2019-12-04

Best Classical Music of 2019 Our critics list the best performances, premieres and digital releases of the year from the world of classical music and opera....
12:16, 2019-12-04

Willie Nelson has quit smoking marijuana for health reasons: 'I have abused my lungs' Country music outlaw and marijuana lover Willie Nelson has quit smoking the drug for health reasons.        ...
07:12, 2019-12-04

Chris Martin reveals childhood struggle with discovering himself: 'I was terrified' of being gay Chris Martin revealed that he struggled during his childhood with his sexuality until he came to terms with the idea that being gay didn't matter. &#...
22:16, 2019-12-03

The Who concert stampede left 11 people dead 40 years ago. Here's what newspaper coverage looked like On Dec. 3, 1979, 11 concertgoers were killed when the crowd surged to get into Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum for the Who rock concert.   ...
16:08, 2019-12-03

Chicago announces summer 2020 tour with special guest Rick Springfield Legendary acts Chicago and Rick Springfield are hitting the road next summer for a North American tour.        ...
00:56, 2019-12-03

Alanis Morissette announces 'Jagged Little Pill' 25th anniversary tour Morissette will revisit her blockbuster '90s album with a 25th anniversary tour featuring Garbage and Liz Phair in support.     &...
16:32, 2019-12-02

Britney Spears turns 38: The 'Baby One More Time' singer through the years Where have the years gone? In celebration of Britney Spears' birthday, we're looking back on iconic photos from the pop star's years in the spotlight...
12:28, 2019-12-02

Review: A Young Soprano Meets the Hype at the Met Opera Just 32, Lise Davidsen makes a radiant company debut in Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades.”...
20:28, 2019-12-01

Irving Burgie, Who Wrote Calypso Hits for Harry Belafonte, Dies at 95 He and Mr. Belafonte were behind the calypso craze of the 1950s. Mr. Burgie was also a singer, under the name Lord Burgess....
18:08, 2019-12-01

The Pussycat Dolls are reuniting and fans want 'all the tea' Nicole Scherzinger says The Pussycat Dolls' reunion is something they've been planning for years. The pop group's tour starts in the UK in April 2020...
16:44, 2019-11-30

'Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show': Best parts of her new Amazon Prime Video special Christmas comes early today for fans of Kacey Musgraves as the Nashville star's new holiday special is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.  ...
16:32, 2019-11-29

Prince guitarist talks '1999' re-release, favorite memories of late icon: 'He was a joker' Prince collaborator Dez Dickerson remembers late singer as "incredible practical joker" ahead of expansive "1999" reissue, featuring unheard music. &...
13:56, 2019-11-29

Two K-Pop Stars Sentenced to Prison for Rape The two men raped women who were too drunk to resist, and one of them shared videos of the assaults, a court found....
13:52, 2019-11-29

Ellie Goulding Dallas Cowboys' halftime show: Fans are not fans of her 'lampshade' look For the Dallas Cowboys' halftime show, Ellie Goulding topped off a black and white ensemble with a hat that Twitter users say resembled a lampshade. ...
06:40, 2019-11-29

Diablo Cody’s Week: ‘I’m a Phone Addict’ The Oscar-winning screenwriter and first-time Broadway librettist shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week....
16:16, 2019-11-28

Exclusive: Listen to Joe Pesci's new jazz album, including 2 songs with Adam Levine Joe Pesci's "Still Singing," the "Irishman" star's first album in more than two decades, is premiering in full exclusively on usatoday.com.  ...
17:44, 2019-11-27

'I prayed a lot': Megadeth's Dave Mustaine details cancer diagnosis in new interview The Megadeth frontman detailed how he found out about the disease and how he's maintained a positive attitude. The band is back on the road in 2020. ...
14:16, 2019-11-27

How Brad Paisley built a global following — one country at a time Brad Paisley recently sold out a European arena tour and will host his 'Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special' 7 p.m. Dec. 3 on ABC.    ...
14:16, 2019-11-27

'I prayed a lot': Megadeath's Dave Mustaine details cancer diagnosis in new interview The Megadeth frontman detailed how he found out about the disease and how he's maintained a positive attitude. The band is back on the road in 2020. ...
02:28, 2019-11-27

Ariana Grande: The pop star's life in pictures Grammy-winning artist Ariana Grande turned 26 on June 26.        ...
01:08, 2019-11-27

60 Years of ‘The Sound of Music’: Optimism Endures Six decades after “The Sound of Music” debuted on Broadway, it remains a cultural touchstone in community theaters, in books, on streaming services a...
18:48, 2019-11-26

Country star Sam Hunt is off the lineup for NASCAR Awards following DUI charges Country star Sam Hunt is off the lineup of December's NASCAR Awards, following his arrest on DUI charges in Nashville last week.    &#...
12:16, 2019-11-26

Alanis Morissette Isn’t Angry Anymore. But ‘Jagged Little Pill’ Rages On. The album was an emblem of young women’s anger in the 1990s. And now it’s coming to Broadway....
11:12, 2019-11-26

Judy Collins Has a Time Machine At 80, and with a voice that still resonates, the singer-songwriter is enjoying fancy wigs, Persian cats and performing 120 shows a year....
11:12, 2019-11-26

Ariana Grande recovers after stage fall, shows off her natural hair afterward Ariana Grande took a slight tumble during one of her performances in Tampa, Fla. Later, she showed off her natural hair in a video for fans.  &#...
03:00, 2019-11-26

TobyMac: Community 'a comfort to our broken hearts' following son Truett Foster's death Christian rapper TobyMac took to Twitter to thank his community for supporting his family after the sudden death of his son Truett Foster McKeehan. &...
01:36, 2019-11-26

Taylor Swift and Four More American Music Awards Moments Green Day and Billie Eilish brought rock ’n’ roll energy, and Swift recapped a decade of pop dominance....
20:16, 2019-11-25

Taylor Swift takes subtle jabs at former record label in triumphant American Music Awards return Taylor Swift set new records while sending subtle jabs to her former record label during a triumphant return to the American Music Awards Sunday. ...
19:44, 2019-11-25

Ariana Grande stumbles on stage during show, laughs it off: 'Things were going too well' Ariana Grande took a slight tumble during one of her performances in Tampa, Fla. She was caught by a background dancer.      ...
19:12, 2019-11-25

You have to see Billie Eilish, Kelsea Ballerini and Lizzo's AMA red carpet looks From Billie Eilish's head-to-toe Burberry outfit to Lizzo's tiny purse, here are the best looks from the American Music Awards red carpet.  ...
19:12, 2019-11-25

Celine Dion Tops the Chart for the First Time in 17 Years The singer’s first English-language album since 2013 sold well, while a very busy Taylor Swift saw a surge in activity....
19:04, 2019-11-25

Selena Gomez 'feels good' after American Music Awards comeback performance, debuts new tattoo Selena Gomez is "feeling good" following her return to the stage at Sunday's American Music Awards. She opened the awards show with two new tunes. &#...
18:28, 2019-11-25

Billie Eilish is Billboard's Woman of the Year, Taylor Swift named Woman of the Decade Billie Eilish will be named the 2019 Woman of the Year during Billboard's Women in Music event in December. Taylor Swift will be honored as well. ...
18:28, 2019-11-25

Kanye West Is Operatic. His Opera Isn’t. “Nebuchadnezzar,” presented Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl, is a passionate but puzzling work employing the rapper’s latest provocation: his salvation....
16:32, 2019-11-25

Kanye West makes fans wait two hours for his Los Angeles opera: How was it? Kanye West presented "Nebuchadnezzar," a biblical, gospel show he's calling his first opera. How was the hour-long event that started two hours late?...
15:52, 2019-11-25

American Music Awards 2019: 5 Memorable Moments Green Day and Billie Eilish brought rock ’n’ roll energy, and Taylor Swift recapped a decade of pop dominance....
14:48, 2019-11-25

Kanye West's 'Nebuchadnezzar' opera: A loud, late show for only the most loyal fans Kanye West presented "Nebuchadnezzar," a biblical, gospel show he's calling his first opera. How was the hour-long event that started two hours late?...
11:32, 2019-11-25

Suicides by K-Pop Stars Prompt Soul-Searching in South Korea Two beloved female stars ended their own lives in two months, exposing the dark side of being a K-pop idol....
09:52, 2019-11-25

Taylor Swift has historic night at 2019 American Music Awards Taylor Swift won artist of the decade and of the year en route to surpassing a record held by Michael Jackson at the 2019 American Music Awards. ...
07:36, 2019-11-25

AMAs 2019 winners' list: Taylor Swift is tops; Dan + Shay, Billie Eilish win two each Sunday's American Music Awards was historic for Taylor Swift.        ...
06:32, 2019-11-25

AMAs: Taylor Swift takes subtle jabs at former record label, talks 'complicated' year Taylor Swift set new records send subtle jabs to her former record label during a triumphant return to the American Music Awards Sunday.   ...
06:32, 2019-11-25

AMAs: Selena Gomez 'feels good' after first live TV performance in two years Selena Gomez is "feeling good" following her return to the stage at Sunday's American Music Awards.        ...
05:12, 2019-11-25

Rappers Are Singers Now. Thank Drake. He fundamentally rewrote the rules of entry for what it meant to be a rapper in the 2010s. And it seems everyone followed....
05:00, 2019-11-25

AMAs 2019 winners' list: Taylor Swift ties record; Carrie Underwood, Billie Eilish win two Post Malone received the most American Music Award nominations. But Taylor Swift has the chance to set a record for most victories for an artist. ...
04:48, 2019-11-25

AMAs 2019 winners' list: Taylor Swift ties record for most wins; Carrie Underwood wins two Post Malone received the most American Music Award nominations. But Taylor Swift has the chance to set a record for most victories for an artist. ...
03:36, 2019-11-25

AMAs 2019 winners' list: Taylor Swift ties Michael Jackson's AMA record with album award Post Malone received the most American Music Award nominations. But Taylor Swift has the chance to set a record for most victories for an artist. ...
03:00, 2019-11-25

AMAs 2019 winners' list: BTS, Dan + Shay take home early awards Post Malone received the most American Music Award nominations. But Taylor Swift has the chance to set a record for most victories for an artist. ...
02:32, 2019-11-25

From Taylor Swift to Lizzo, here are the 10 best-dressed stars at the AMAs Rule No. 1 at the American Music Awards red carpet: Don't be boring. From Taylor Swift to Camila Cabello, here are the 10 best-dressed stars at Sunda...
02:32, 2019-11-25

One of R. Kelly’s Few Defenders Says She Was His Victim, Too Joycelyn Savage, a girlfriend who had supported the singer in court and on television, said in online posts that R. Kelly emotionally and physically ...
01:24, 2019-11-25

AMAs 2019: Stars on the red carpet The American Music Awards, hailed as "the world's largest fan-voted awards show," were Sunday at in LA.        ...
00:32, 2019-11-25

How Taylor Swift Dragged Private Equity Into Her Fight Over Music Rights The Carlyle Group, an investor in her catalog, has stepped in to encourage talks between Ms. Swift and Scooter Braun, who now controls her old label....
23:44, 2019-11-24

Eric B., Hip-Hop Legend, Avoids Prison in Case Out of the Past An arrest warrant from 2002 threatened to land Eric Barrier of Eric B. and Rakim behind bars....
00:28, 2019-11-23

BTS, the K-Pop Superstars, Must Serve in South Korea’s Military Able-bodied men in the country must register to spend about two years in the armed forces, as part of a conscription system seen as crucial to the co...
00:28, 2019-11-23

Dissecting the 2020 Grammy Nominations Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead the way. But has the Recording Academy’s relationship to pop changed?...
19:24, 2019-11-22

Exclusive: The Temptations and Supremes get new videos for Christmas classics The Temptations' "Silent Night" and the Supremes' "My Favorite Things" have new animated videos, part of a project to update vintage holiday hits. &#...
19:04, 2019-11-22

Garth Brooks, with bumps, bruises and a little blood, climbs back to the top of country music The USA TODAY Network sat down with Garth Brooks ahead of his seventh Entertainer of the Year win at the CMA Awards. This is part five in a five-part...
17:56, 2019-11-22

Why Eric B., Hip-Hop Legend, May End Up Behind Bars Eric Barrier of Eric B. and Rakim has been making a comeback, but a 2001 case could send him to prison....
15:00, 2019-11-22

Album review: Coldplay tackles gun control, police brutality on familiar 'Everyday Life' Coldplay's Chris Martin gets political on the British band's eighth album "Everyday Life," out Friday, but still manages to play it safe.   ...
12:44, 2019-11-22

Beck Is Captivated by American Myths and a $60 Guitar The musician, who’s releasing his 14th album, “Hyperspace,” shares the 500-year-old paintings, Italian films and New York bookstore that top his list...
11:28, 2019-11-22

Scooter Braun breaks silence on Taylor Swift dispute, death threats and 'toxic division' Scooter Braun breaks his silence on the six-month dispute with pop star Taylor Swift, saying his office has received death threats in the wake.  ...
03:32, 2019-11-22

Bruce Springsteen contest winner to walk New Jersey boardwalk with The Boss A meeting with Bruce Springsteen is the grand prize in a contest that's raising money for a non-profit theater company in LA.     ...
23:20, 2019-11-21

After Trauma, a Silenced Vocalist Sings Again Lucy Dhegrae begins a four-concert series exploring the complex relationship between mind and body....
18:04, 2019-11-21

Chris Martin says Coldplay will not tour until their shows are environmentally sustainable Coldplay's frontman, Chris Martin, spoke to BBC and announced that the band wants to make their shows environmentally sustainable.    ...
16:12, 2019-11-21

Ariana Grande celebrates first Grammy album of the year nomination with manager Scooter Braun Big Machine executive Scooter Braun is celebrating Ariana Grande's five Grammys nominations, including her first bid for album of the year.  ...
13:48, 2019-11-21

Shania Twain supports Taylor Swift before AMAs: It's 'ridiculous' for artists not to own their music Shania Twain will sing a career-spanning medley at Sunday's AMAs, ahead of her Las Vegas residency "Let's Go!" starting next month.    ...
13:16, 2019-11-21

Jason Aldean on his new album, return to Las Vegas and 'pretty special' run of country hits Jason Aldean releases his ninth studio album, "9," on Friday and returns next month to Las Vegas for a three-night residency.     ...
13:16, 2019-11-21

Is There Anything We Can All Agree On? Yes: Dolly Parton At 73, the enigmatic country star is captivating a whole new generation and riding high as the subject of a podcast and the inspiration behind a Netf...
11:40, 2019-11-21

Grammy nominations 2020: There's a new side of Nashville in the top categories Nashville can only claim a few spots in the Grammys' all-genre categories, but each one is pretty striking.        ...
21:44, 2019-11-20

With or without a Grammy nomination, BTS have made a global impact with their music Despite not receiving a highly-anticipated Grammy nomination this year, BTS' music has had a positive impact globally that is worth celebrating. ...
21:44, 2019-11-20

2020 Grammy nominations: See the complete list of artists up for an award Read on for a list of Grammy nominees in the awards' key categories.        ...
20:32, 2019-11-20

Review: Philip Glass, at 82, Unveils His First Piano Sonata Maki Namekawa gave the American premiere of the piece, a pleasant and passing revue of Glassian riffs....
18:36, 2019-11-20

Grammys Snubs and Surprises: Taylor Swift, Lil Nas X and More A new crop of pop stars lead the 2020 nominations, leaving stalwarts like Swift out of some major categories....
16:56, 2019-11-20

Taylor Swift's fans upset by Grammy album of the year snub: 'It hurts my heart' Taylor Swift secured three nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards on Wednesday including song of the year for "Lover." But Swifties aren't happy. ...
16:32, 2019-11-20

Grammy Awards 2020: The top nominees in photos It's all about the music! See which stars and films are nominated for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards.        ...
16:00, 2019-11-20

Grammy snubs: Taylor Swift, Bruce Springsteen miss out on major nominations Music's hottest artists and biggest legends were snubbed for 2020 Grammy nominations.        ...
16:00, 2019-11-20

List of 2020 Grammy Awards nominations Read on for a list of Grammy nominees in the awards' key categories.        ...
16:00, 2019-11-20

Grammy nominations: Lizzo leads, Billie Eilish makes history, and 'Old Town Road' scores First-time nominees Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X lead the 2020 Grammy Awards nominations, with nods for best album, record, song and new artist...
16:00, 2019-11-20

Grammy snubs 2020: Taylor Swift, Bruce Springsteen miss out on major nominations Past winners Taylor Swift, Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga and Chance the Rapper are missing from top categories in the 2020 Grammy Awards nominations. ...
16:00, 2019-11-20

Grammy Nominations 2020: Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X Dominate Young artists lead the major categories as the Recording Academy strives to align its awards with the musicians pushing pop into the future....
15:28, 2019-11-20

Kelly Clarkson responds to 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' remake criticism: We 'ruined Christmas' Speaking with Chrissy Teigen, Kelly Clarkson weighed in on Sharon Osbourne's comments about her and John Legend's "Baby, It's Cold Outside" update. &...
14:36, 2019-11-20

Misfits, Bruce Springsteen, Smithereens vying for greatest song by Jersey artist in poll A lot of great music has come out of New Jersey, but what's the greatest song ever sung by a Jersey artist?        ...
00:48, 2019-11-20

Harry Connick Jr. recalls 'inappropriate' elevator moment with Frank Sinatra Harry Connick Jr. said he choked when he tried to sing for Sinatra and then after an attempt to apologize to him, Sinatra kissed his wife.  ...
23:20, 2019-11-19

A Last Dance for Leonard Cohen The musician and poet released “You Want It Darker” 19 days before his death in 2016. His son, Adam, finished more songs from those sessions for a po...
19:24, 2019-11-19

'American Idol' alum Antonella Barba's struggles detailed in court documents ahead of sentencing Antonella Barba is facing up to 71 months in federal prison, according to court documents.        ...
15:44, 2019-11-19

'American Idol' alum Antonella Barba's downfall: 'Where it all went wrong' Antonella Barba is facing up to 71 months in federal prison, according to court documents.        ...
14:12, 2019-11-19

Dolly Parton, Julianne Hough call out fans to make song their own with #JoleneChallenge Ahead of the release of "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings" on Netflix, the singer and Julianne Hough have issued a TikTok challenge. Find out what it is. ...
04:56, 2019-11-19

Kehinde Lijadu, 71, Outspoken Nigerian Songwriter, Is Dead As the Lijadu Sisters, she and her identical twin, Taiwo, sang about injustice and hope and had a string of hit records in the 1970s....
01:28, 2019-11-19

Mötley Crüe is back, blows up cessation of touring contract to prove it, but details scarce The notoriously wild '80s band is back. But don't start looking for concert tickets just yet.        ...
00:12, 2019-11-19

Kanye West announces 'Jesus Is King Part II' with Dr. Dre, teases opera at Hollywood Bowl Kanye West took to Twitter Monday to announce a "Jesus Is King" sequel with Dr. Dre. The day before, the rapper teased an upcoming opera in LA.  ...
00:12, 2019-11-19

Terry O’Neill, Photographer of the Famous, Is Dead at 81 On an early assignment he shot a new group called the Beatles. He went on to photograph, among many others, Faye Dunaway — whom he later married....
22:16, 2019-11-18

Kanye West corrects Joel Osteen on Kim Kardashian-West's name Kanye West gently corrected Joel Osteen on stage while visiting Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.        ...
21:44, 2019-11-18

As Motley Crue reunion rumors spread, check out 37 wild stories from tell-all book and movie 'The Dirt' The hedonistic rock band's tell-all has been adapted for a Netflix movie, 'The Dirt,' and according to Rolling Stone, will reunite for a 2020 tour. &...
21:04, 2019-11-18

Big Machine label says Taylor Swift can perform old songs at American Music Awards Taylor Swift can officially perform her old songs at the 2019 American Music Awards, according to a new statement from Big Machine Label Group.  ...
21:04, 2019-11-18

Luke Combs Opens at No. 1 With Country’s Biggest Streaming Total Yet Songs from the Nashville star’s new album “What You See Is What You Get” were streamed 74 million times, beating a record set by Gene Autry....
19:56, 2019-11-18

Joe Henry and the Art of Disappearing Into a Song In 2018, he was told he had Stage 4 prostate cancer and months to live. This week, he released his 15th album and is more dedicated than ever to find...
19:56, 2019-11-18

The Chicago Symphony’s Brass Is World-Famous. Hear It Blast. As the orchestra’s storied brass section breaks in two young musicians, listen to what has made it so renowned....
19:56, 2019-11-18

'Hyperspace' review: Beck and Pharrell are cosmically connected on adventurous new album Alt-rocker Beck reinvents himself yet again on "Hyperspace," out Friday, featuring collaborations with Pharrell Williams and Coldplay's Chris Martin....
18:12, 2019-11-18

Garth Brooks planned on being an athlete, but hearing George Strait changed his life Garth Brooks just won his 7th Entertainer of the Year trophy at the CMA Awards. He opened up to the USA TODAY Network about his musical influences. &...
15:28, 2019-11-18

2019 Soul Train Awards: See H.E.R., Issa Rae, K. Michelle and the rest of the stars The 2019 Soul Train Awards presented by BET were held Sunday at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.        ...
07:20, 2019-11-18

Taylor Swift's fight with Big Machine is getting support from Elizabeth Warren and AOC Elizabeth Warren, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Justin Bieber and more are reacting to Taylor Swift's battle with Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun. ...
22:16, 2019-11-16

‘Baby Shark’ Smells Money Onstage After nearly 4 billion streams — and surprisingly little revenue — the viral predator is going on tour....
22:36, 2019-11-15

Taylor Swift hits back at Big Machine after label denied her claim she is blocked from performing old songs Taylor Swift reveals a damning set of conditions she's being asked to meet to play a medley of her old hits at the AMAs and in a Netflix documentary....
18:16, 2019-11-15

Big Machine denies Taylor Swift's claim she's being blocked from performing old songs at AMAs Taylor Swift reveals a damning set of conditions she's being asked to meet to play a medley of her old hits at the AMAs and in a Netflix documentary....
15:36, 2019-11-15

Latin Grammys: Moments you might have missed, including Alicia Keys, Juanes and Vicente Fernández Latin music's biggest stars put on a memorable show at the Latin Grammy Awards. Here are the moments that stood out from the star-studded event. ...
09:04, 2019-11-15

Latin Grammys 2019: Here are the night's biggest winners Here's who won Thursday night at the 20th Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.        ...
07:48, 2019-11-15

Latin Grammys 2019: Moments you might have missed, including Alicia Keys, Juanes Latin music's biggest stars put on a memorable show at the Latin Grammy Awards. Here are the moments that stood out from the star-studded event. ...
06:52, 2019-11-15

Latin Grammys: Memorable moments from the star-studded awards show in Las Vegas Latin music's biggest stars put on a memorable show at the Latin Grammy Awards. Here are the moments that stood out from the star-studded event. ...
06:24, 2019-11-15

Latin Grammys 2019: Chilean singer Mon Laferte exposes her bare chest in political protest Chilean musician Mon Laferte exposed her bare chest at the Latin Grammys Thursday in protest of police brutality in Chile.     &#...
04:16, 2019-11-15

Latin Grammys 2019: Ricky Martin, Alessia Cara, Roselyn Sánchez and more on the red carpet Latin music's superstars walked the red carpet for the 20th annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.        ...
03:32, 2019-11-15

Latin Grammys 2019: Memorable moments from the star-studded awards show in Las Vegas Latin music's biggest stars put on a memorable show at the Latin Grammy Awards. Here are the moments that stood out from the star-studded event. ...
03:32, 2019-11-15

Taylor Swift says she's being muzzled before the AMAs unless she agrees not to re-record Taylor Swift reveals a damning set of conditions she's being asked to meet to play a medley of her old hits at the AMAs and in a Netflix documentary....
02:56, 2019-11-15

Latin Grammys 2019: Red carpet photos Latin music's superstars walked the red carpet for the 20th annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas.        ...
01:28, 2019-11-15

In Praise of Jennifer Nettles’s Equal Play Pants Her red carpet style at the Country Music Awards did the talking for her. Others should follow her example....
18:36, 2019-11-14

CMA Awards 2019: 5 Key Moments, From Kacey Musgraves to Kris Kristofferson Nashville’s big night focused on women and genre legends, leaving Lil Nas X and his smash “Old Town Road” largely uncelebrated....
17:36, 2019-11-14

Kiss sets closing dates of farewell tour, including a NYC finale Kiss has announced dates and ticket information for 40-plus markets as it heads to a career finale in July 2021.        ...
16:52, 2019-11-14

‘Baby Shark’ Devoured Your Brain. Your Wallet Is Harder to Swallow. A new concert tour, “Baby Shark Live!,” is an attempt to wring real money out of a video with 3.9 billion streams....
16:20, 2019-11-14

Anything Goes in Berlin’s Clubs. But Are Bouncers Killing the Vibe? Some partygoers say heavy-handed security staff and racist door policies are ruining the tolerant atmosphere of the city’s club scene....
16:20, 2019-11-14

CMA Awards’ 5 Key Moments, From Kacey Musgraves to Kris Kristofferson Nashville’s big night focused on women and genre legends, leaving Lil Nas X and his smash “Old Town Road” largely uncelebrated....
16:20, 2019-11-14

CMA Awards honor female artists with empowering, collaborative performances The 2019 CMA Awards highlighted women and their music with an all-female opening performance.        ...
15:12, 2019-11-14

CMA Awards 9 big moments: Women kick off with epic opening, Kacey Musgraves and Willie Nelson duet From a massive opening number to the battle for the top prize, these were the biggest moments of "country music's biggest night."    &...
15:12, 2019-11-14

'The year of the family': Pink reveals plans to take a year off music in 2020 at 2019 CMAs Following the release of her eighth album in April, pop star Pink says she's going to take a year off music to focus on family.    ...
14:16, 2019-11-14

CMA 2019: Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, Lil Nas X and more on the red carpet Country music's biggest stars shined on the red carpet for the 2019 Country Music Association Awards.        ...
14:16, 2019-11-14

'The year of the family': Pink reveals plans to take a year off music in 2020 Following the release of her eighth album in April, pop star Pink says she's going to take a year off music to focus on family.    ...
13:32, 2019-11-14

Little Big Town spotlights Kelsea Ballerini, Ashley McBryde, more in CMA Award 'Girl Crush' moment Little Big Town invited Lindsay Ell, Maddie & Tae, Kelsea Ballerini, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce and Runaway June to perform with the group at the C...
04:16, 2019-11-14

Ellie Goulding threatens to quit Thanksgiving NFL game; Salvation Army says she's a go After an ultimatum to the Salvation Army over LGBTQ issues, will Ellie Goulding will still perform at a Thanksgiving football game?    ...
04:16, 2019-11-14

CMA Awards 2019: Jenee Fleenor becomes first woman to win Musician of the Year Jenee Fleenor was the first female nominated for the category, which the Country Music Association created in 1988.       &#...
03:04, 2019-11-14

Photos from the 53rd Annual CMA Awards The 53rd annual CMA Awards will take place on November 13, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.        ...
03:04, 2019-11-14

CMA Awards: Show opening with one dozen female country artists is 'epic celebration' An "epic celebration" is how "Redneck Woman" singer Gretchen Wilson described the opening of the 53rd CMA Awards.       ...
03:04, 2019-11-14

Here's why Kris Kristofferson won't be at the CMA Awards to accept lifetime achievement award At the 53rd annual CMA Awards, Kris Kristofferson earned the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. Here's why he wasn't there to accept it.  ...
01:32, 2019-11-14

Jennifer Nettles calls out country music radio with resolute CMA Awards red carpet look Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland made more than a fashion statement on the Country Music Association Awards red carpet Wednesday night in Nashville. ...
01:32, 2019-11-14

CMA 2019: Red carpet photos Country music's biggest stars shined on the red carpet for the 2019 Country Music Association Awards.        ...
00:28, 2019-11-14

CMA Awards 2019: List of winners Winners for the 53rd annual CMA Awards began rolling out Wednesday morning during "Good Morning America."        ...
23:28, 2019-11-13

CMA Awards 2019: How to watch, stream country music's biggest night Don't miss country music's biggest night, hosted by Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire. Here's how to catch the 2019 CMA Awards.  ...
23:28, 2019-11-13

'I won't let you fall': Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes debut dreamy new lyrics in 'Lover' remix There's a dazzling haze about Taylor Swift's dreamy new "Lover" remix with Shawn Mendes.        ...
19:00, 2019-11-13

CMA Awards 2019: 'Old Town Road' wins musical event of the year, Kacey Musgraves wins for music video "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus won musical event of the year at the 2019 CMA Awards. Kacey Musgraves' "Rainbow" won for music video...
15:44, 2019-11-13

'Gone 2 soon': Snoop Dogg mourns fellow rapper who authorities say died in California jail Jamarr Antonio Stamps, known as rapper Bad Azz, was arrested Friday for allegedly injuring a spouse or cohabitant. He died in custody Monday morning....
15:08, 2019-11-13

Latin Grammys 2019: Everything you need to know about the biggest night in Latin music Twenty years after exploding stateside with "Livin' La Vida Loca," Puerto Rican hit-maker Ricky Martin will co-host the 2019 Latin Grammy Awards. ...
13:48, 2019-11-13

Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo to sing at 100th anniversary Salzburg Festival Plácido Domingo is set to sing in Verdi's "I Vespri Siciliani (The Sicilian Vespers)" next summer as part of the 100th anniversary Salzburg Festival....
13:48, 2019-11-13

'The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash' takes Man in Black to new places, and it's free on YouTube The new YouTube documentary 'The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash' presents a side of the Man in Black few have seen. And now you can see it for free...
22:08, 2019-11-11

Post Malone’s ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ Notches a Fifth Week at No. 1 The singing rapper’s blockbuster album has topped the chart five nonconsecutive times, the most since Drake....
20:48, 2019-11-11

Music festival curator Tyler, The Creator slams fans who booed Drake off the stage Fans are divided after the audience at Tyler, The Creator's Camp Flog Gnaw festival booed Drake, who was revealed to be the surprise headliner.  ...
20:00, 2019-11-11

CMA Awards predictions: Who will (and should) win at the 2019 show? Here are our picks for who will take home the night's top CMA Awards – and the performers who also deserve the recognition.     &...
20:00, 2019-11-11

It's official: The Black Crowes reunite, announce 2020 tour honoring debut album On the heels of a teaser campaign that implied a comeback, The Black Crowes has officially reunited, and they're touring in 2020.    &...
19:12, 2019-11-11

Drake booed off Camp Flog Gnaw stage after making surprise appearance Drake was booed off stage of Camp Flog Gnaw after being revealed as the headliner.        ...
17:20, 2019-11-11

Can Reality Television Produce a Plausible Rap Star? Netflix’s “Rhythm + Flow” is the most recent example of the reality-TV business trying to get into the hip-hop business....
17:04, 2019-11-11

David Byrne and David Binder on Breaking Into the Mainstream We interview two creative people in different fields in one wide-ranging conversation. This time: the producer and the musician....
15:16, 2019-11-11

Fans are divided after Drake was revealed as a surprise festival headliner, booed off stage Fans are divided after the audience at Tyler, The Creator's Camp Flog Gnaw festival booed Drake, who was revealed to be the surprise headliner.  ...
14:48, 2019-11-11

David Byrne and David Binder on Breaking Through to the Mainstream Two creative people in two different fields in one wide-ranging conversation. This time: the producer and the musician....
13:20, 2019-11-11

Review: Celine Dion grapples with husband's death on emotional, triumphant 'Courage' After losing her husband and brother to cancer in 2016, Canadian pop icon Celine Dion is back with new album "Courage," which finds strength in pain....
12:32, 2019-11-11

Madonna sued by fan for starting her show too late, reports say Madonna is reportedly being hit with a class action lawsuit for pushing the start time of her upcoming Miami show back several hours.   ...
01:00, 2019-11-11

Charlie Daniels lends a hand to veterans on their journey home: 'They need help today' Charlie Daniels and his manager David Corlew founded The Journey Home Project, a nonprofit with the mission to assist veterans' organizations.  ...
22:56, 2019-11-10

Review: ‘Akhnaten’ Puts You on Philip Glass Time A 1984 work has its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera in a spellbinding production, starring Anthony Roth Costanzo....
21:08, 2019-11-10

Swifties, rejoice! Taylor Swift will perform a free JamFest concert in Atlanta Taylor Swift will play a free show as part of April's March Madness Music Festival, the NCAA announced. Find out the details here.    ...
05:20, 2019-11-09

John Legend, Kelly Clarkson's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' gets mixed reviews: See the new lyrics Controversy over the 1944 song "Baby It's Cold Outside" inspired John Legend and Kelly Clarkson's updated version. Here are all the new lyrics.  ...
20:28, 2019-11-08

CMA Awards: Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood to celebrate 'the year of the woman' Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton will co-host the 53rd CMA Awards, which will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena at 7 p.m. W...
14:48, 2019-11-08

How This Top Jazz Drummer Spends His Sundays Willie Jones III starts the day with basketball and ends it going to one of his favorite clubs to “just listen.” (O.K., sometimes he’ll play.)...
12:00, 2019-11-08

Kane Brown to embark on 'The Worldwide Beautiful' tour in 2020: Exclusive Kane Brown kicks off Worldwide Beautiful Feb. 2 in Dublin, with stops in London, Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin before he returns to North America. ...
05:40, 2019-11-08

Lizzo says lack of representation took its toll: 'You start to think something's wrong with you' Lizzo may embody self confidence, but the artist opened up about how not seeing herself represented in media took a toll on her.    &#...
23:04, 2019-11-07

Zac Brown to people who don't understand his music: 'I guess it went over their heads' Zac Brown Band's 'The Owl' and Zac Brown's 'The Controversy' are available now. He's proud of both – but he's on the defensive.    ...
19:56, 2019-11-07

FKA twigs Is a Creature of Desire on ‘Magdalene’ The singer, dancer and video artist’s new album fixates on selfless devotion that expresses faith....
17:44, 2019-11-07

Terri Lyne Carrington on the Power of Betting on Yourself The Grammy-winning bandleader and director of Berklee’s Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice is releasing the first album by her newest group, Social...
15:52, 2019-11-07

'The Apollo', 'John & Yoko' and 'Homecoming' among 2019's biggest music documentaries Read on for a list of 2019's most noteworthy music documentaries thus far. Plus, a look ahead at projects coming later this year.    &...
20:08, 2019-11-06

Luke Combs and Miranda Lambert, Both Bound by Country’s Gendered Rule Book New albums by the country superstars show how Nashville prioritizes men at the expense of female creativity — or any creativity at all....
19:40, 2019-11-06

Listen to George Michael's previously unreleased song 'This Is How (We Want You To Get High)' A previously unreleased George Michael song, titled "This Is How (We Want You To Get High)," was released Wednesday.       &...
15:24, 2019-11-06

'Let's do what inspires us': Lady Antebellum returns with a familiar sound and new record label Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood talk their emotional new record, "Ocean," and their move to Big Machine Label Group....
12:56, 2019-11-06

Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow and others raise $5.7M for veterans at Stand Up for Heroes Jon Stewart, John Oliver, Ronny Chieng, Hasan Minhaj also performed at the annual vets benefit in New York City on Monday, Nov. 4    &...
00:32, 2019-11-06

Marya Columbia, Whose Music Soothed on 9/11, Dies at 63 She performed at St. Paul’s Chapel but was told she could not collect health benefits as a “responder” after developing cancer years later....
23:28, 2019-11-05

Sharon Osbourne calls John Legend's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' rewrite 'ridiculous' John Legend has rewritten the controversial holiday tune "Baby, It's Cold Outside," and Sharon Osbourne and Dean Martin's daughter are not happy. ...
17:16, 2019-11-05

Letter of Recommendation: Radio Garden Listening to live radio from around the world provides a vivid — and limited — window onto distant places....
12:16, 2019-11-05

Dean Martin's daughter calls John Legend's 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' rewrite 'absurd' John Legend has rewritten the controversial holiday tune "Baby, It's Cold Outside," and Dean Martin's daughter is not a fan.     ...
03:08, 2019-11-05

Ann Crumb, Who Starred in ‘Aspects of Love,’ Is Dead at 69 She was also nominated for a Tony for her performance in the title role of “Anna Karenina” and was a member of the original cast of “Les Misérables.”...
23:12, 2019-11-04

The Black Crowes logo is popping up on billboards. Is the band getting back together? The cartoon logo for the band, which broke up in 2015, started appearing on digital billboards in Milwaukee Sunday.       &#...
21:00, 2019-11-04

Ariana Grande celebrates 'Thank U, Next' anniversary: 'My heart feels good' One year after the release of "Thank U, Next," Ariana Grande takes time to celebrate and reflect on the past year of her life.    ...
15:20, 2019-11-04

Demi Lovato opens up a year after apparent overdose: 'I love the person that I am today' Demi Lovato is feeling confident. The singer, 27, opened up Saturday at the Teen Vogue Summit, saying, "I love the person that I am today."  ...
06:44, 2019-11-04

Kanye West's long-awaited 'Jesus Is King' debuts at No. 1, tying Eminem's record Kanye West's "Jesus Is King" debuted at No. 1. It's his ninth album in a row to open atop the Billboard 200, putting him in a tie with Eminem.  ...
04:48, 2019-11-04

New Bon Jovi song 'Unbroken' pays tribute to U.S. veterans, the service dogs who help them Bon Jovi's 'Unbroken' is from the new documentary 'To Be of Service.'        ...
18:24, 2019-11-02

R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe praises teen climate activist Greta Thunberg: She 'made me burst into tears' R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe explained why he's no longer on Instagram and admires Greta Thunberg during a wide-ranging chat in New York Friday.  ...
16:48, 2019-11-02

Confirmed: Rage Against the Machine to headline Coachella 2020 Rumors are swirling online that the band will reunite to headline Coachella in April.        ...
22:52, 2019-11-01

She’s Putting Her Mark on the Kennedy Center Deborah F. Rutter built a major expansion at Washington’s venerable arts complex. Now she wants more people to come....
20:04, 2019-11-01

Rage Against the Machine to reportedly headline Coachella 2020 Rumors are swirling online that the band will reunite to headline Coachella in April.        ...
20:00, 2019-11-01

Kelly Clarkson announces 2020 Las Vegas residency Between hosting her new daytime talk show and coaching on "The Voice," Kelly Clarkson is somehow making time for another big career first.  ...
20:00, 2019-11-01

With ‘Queen & Slim,’ Melina Matsoukas Steps Beyond Beyoncé For her first feature film, the director, who is known for viral music videos, was haunted by the footage of Sandra Bland’s arrest....
17:20, 2019-11-01

Miranda Lambert said creating new album 'Wildcard', out now, was 'like therapy' after divorce Miranda Lambert opens up about new album "Wildcard," songwriting as "therapy" and uplifting female artists in the male-dominated country genre.  ...
17:12, 2019-11-01

Mariah Carey on 'All I Want For Christmas is You' turning 25: 'I don't acknowledge time' Mariah Carey talks to USA TODAY about the making of her 1994 holiday classic "All I Want For Christmas is You," celebrating its 25th anniversary. ...
16:00, 2019-11-01

Pink gets candid about life as a mom on tour: 'There's a reason why moms don't do this' Pink opened up about the struggles of being a mom who travels the world performing, as well as her plans for her career's future, in a Billboard stor...
02:20, 2019-11-01

My Chemical Romance announces reunion show six years after splitting up My Chemical Romance announced on Instagram that the band is getting back together for a reunion show in Los Angeles in December.    &#...
00:52, 2019-11-01

Kadri Gopalnath, 69, Dies; Brought the Saxophone to Indian Music Drawn to an instrument that sounded exotic to him, he became one of the most prominent classical musicians in India....
20:12, 2019-10-31

Michael Kiwanuka Felt ‘One Step Away.’ Now He Has a Seat at the Table. The London-born son of Ugandan immigrants on alienation, getting married and his self-assured new album, “Kiwanuka.”...
17:52, 2019-10-30

'Nightmare Before Christmas' composer confirms it is, in fact, a Halloween movie "Nightmare Before Christmas" composer Danny Elfman shares stories about the making of the 1993 animated movie, initially deemed "too scary" for kids....
17:04, 2019-10-30

Christian rapper TobyMac launches Truett Foster Foundation in honor of late son The fund, launched by TobyMac and his family to honor the late Truett Foster McKeehan, 21, plans to provide scholarships to vulnerable youth.  &...
13:44, 2019-10-30

Caught in U.S.-China Crossfire, Eastman Orchestra Cancels Tour The renowned music school decided to cancel a tour of China after facing pressure from students and alumni upset over Beijing’s denial of visas to th...
10:44, 2019-10-30

Ariana Grande approves of Eminem's 23-year-old daughter Hailie Jade's Halloween costume Hailie Jade Mathers, Eminem's 23-year-old daughter, is channeling a musician for Halloween this year. But instead of her dad, it's Ariana Grande. ...
00:48, 2019-10-30

Donald Trump Jr. praises Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' as peak of 'fearless creativity' Kanye West appears to have made a fan out of Donald Trump, Jr., who praised "Jesus is King" and said West "is cracking the culture code."   ...
22:16, 2019-10-29

Fans Were Surprised to Get More Gang Starr. They Almost Didn’t. The rap duo’s last album was released in 2003. After the death of its M.C., Guru, and an ongoing dispute between the producers DJ Premier and DJ Sola...
18:12, 2019-10-29

A Sun God? A Cyborg? No, It’s a George Condo Creation The artist’s new sculpture at Lincoln Center Plaza has eye-popping dazzle. And it makes faces....
17:56, 2019-10-29

Miranda Lambert's new album, Wildcard, includes empowering tracks Miranda Lambert is an empowering country artist, but did you know she founded MuttNation Foundation? Here are four reasons why we love Lambert.  ...
17:44, 2019-10-29

Miranda Lambert on new album 'Wildcard,' how songwriting was 'like therapy' after divorce Miranda Lambert opens up about new album "Wildcard," songwriting as "therapy" and uplifting female artists in the male-dominated country genre.  ...
17:44, 2019-10-29

John Legend and Kelly Clarkson Redo ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Their duet replaces lyrics that some considered an allusion to date rape. Gone: “Say, what’s in this drink?” New: “It’s your body, and your choice.”...
17:04, 2019-10-29

Eminem's 23-year-old daughter Hailie Jade expertly channels Ariana Grande for Halloween Hailie Jade Mathers, Eminem's 23-year-old daughter, is channeling a musician for Halloween this year. But instead of her dad, it's Ariana Grande. ...
13:44, 2019-10-29

Miranda Lambert reveals bandmates invited Brendan Mcloughlin to concert 'behind my back' Miranda Lambert has her Pistol Annies collaborators to thank for her relationship with husband Brendan Mcloughlin.       ...
12:56, 2019-10-29

Kirk Franklin boycotts Dove Awards after part of his acceptance speech is edited out The gospel star says the edited version cut out his remarks on Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot and killed in her home by a Fort Worth police officer...
03:32, 2019-10-29

Taylor Swift can't shake 'Shake It Off' copyright suit reinstated by federal court panel A federal appeals court panel Monday reinstated a dismissed copyright lawsuit claiming Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" infringed on an earlier song. &#...
03:00, 2019-10-29

'American Idol's Luke Bryan recalls 'mental torture' of singing national anthem at Super Bowl Luke Bryan may be tasked with judging singers on "American Idol," but he says he was the one under pressure when he sang at the Super Bowl in 2017. &...
00:20, 2019-10-29

Country singer Ned Ledoux's 2-year-old daughter dies in choking accident Country singer Ned Ledoux's two-year-old daughter, Haven, died in a choking accident at the family home.        ...
21:08, 2019-10-28

Post Malone Returns to No. 1 Before Kanye West Hits the Chart “Hollywood’s Bleeding” is the first album to spend four weeks at the top since the soundtrack to “A Star Is Born.”...
17:48, 2019-10-28

John Legend, Kelly Clarkson to release updated version of 'Baby it's Cold Outside' After all the controversy over "Baby It's Cold Outside" last holiday season, John Legend and Kelly Clarkson are aiming to give the song a 2019 update...
17:20, 2019-10-28

Rapper YG kicks fan out of concert after refusing to curse out President Donald Trump YG, the rapper who made one of the most notable protest songs of the Trump era, booted a fan from his show for refusing to curse out the president. &...
11:44, 2019-10-28

Kanye West, Heretic by Nature, Finds God On “Jesus Is King,” his ninth album, the rapper turns to gospel music, suggesting a shift in his public image that’s actually not much of a change at...
20:24, 2019-10-27

Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' offers a glimpse inside the mind of a musical genius "The Beautiful Ones" is for all of us. USA TODAY reviews Prince's memoir, plus see an exclusive, never-before-seen photo of the artist.   &...
16:28, 2019-10-27

Prince memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' a glimpse inside the mind of a musical genius "The Beautiful Ones" is for all of us. USA TODAY reviews Prince's memoir, plus see an exclusive, never-before-seen photo of the artist.   &...
15:20, 2019-10-27

'I am extremely unwell': Elton John postpones Indianapolis farewell show to 2020 due to illness Elton John has postponed Saturday night's show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, writing on Twitter that he is "extremely unwell."...
22:32, 2019-10-26

Review: Kanye West finds God (and Chick-fil-A) on frustrating new album 'Jesus is King' Kanye West's “Jesus is King” arrived midday Friday, finding the rapper at a musical crossroads as he reckons with newfound religion.   ...
23:08, 2019-10-25

Kanye West Releases His Gospel-Themed Album ‘Jesus Is King’ After announcing, then missing, his deadlines, the rapper put out his ninth LP and an Imax film capturing one of the Sunday Service concerts that ins...
22:44, 2019-10-25

Kanye West has finally released his 'Jesus Is King' album after many delays Prayers from Kanye West's fans have been answered as the rapper released his highly anticipated (and very delayed) "Jesus Is King" album Friday. ...
20:32, 2019-10-25

Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' is spiritual, self-indulgent – and delayed yet again Kanye West's long-delayed “Jesus is King” album missed its midnight release, although the rapper's 30-minute IMAX film still screened for fans.  ...
14:36, 2019-10-25

Never afraid to take a stand, Neil Young tackles climate change and more in new album 'Colorado' If you enjoy that teenage band squalling in your neighbor’s garage as well as the intersection of poetry and truth, Neil Young's "Colorado" is for yo...
13:48, 2019-10-25

Kanye West requested those working on 'Jesus is King' to 'fast,' 'not have premarital sex' Kanye West revealed to Zane Lowe he asked people not to have premarital sex while working on "Jesus is King."        ...
03:52, 2019-10-25

Bruce Springsteen: President Trump doesn't understand 'what it means to be American' Bruce Springsteen told Gayle King on 'CBS This Morning' that Americans are living through a "frightening time" under President Trump's direction. ...
00:04, 2019-10-25

1969 albums: 20 classics that turn 50 this year Fifty years ago, rock 'n' roll had its greatest year yet, featuring a landmark run of albums that make 1969 an unrivaled mini-era for the genre. ...
21:12, 2019-10-24

Christian rapper TobyMac's 21-year-old son, Truett, dies unexpectedly at home Christian rapper TobyMac's 21-year-old son Truett Foster McKeehan, an aspiring rapper, died at home in Nashville.       ...
18:32, 2019-10-24

Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' inspires mosh pits, strong emotions at LA preview event From marshy decor to mosh pits, here's what happened inside Kanye West's "Jesus is King" film and album event in Los Angeles on Wednesday.  ...
17:04, 2019-10-24

Flea Had a Wild Life. Then He Joined Red Hot Chili Peppers. In a new memoir, the bassist describes how he expanded his consciousness, found his muse and landed in a storied rock band....
16:20, 2019-10-24

Christian rapper TobyMac's 21-year-old son Truett dies suddenly at home Christian rapper TobyMac's 21-year-old son Truett Foster McKeehan, an aspiring rapper, died at home in Nashville.       ...
16:00, 2019-10-24

'Dodged a bullet': Selena Gomez drops another song with potential nods to Justin Bieber Fans are convinced Selena Gomez's new song is about her breakup with Justin Bieber as bestie Taylor Swift calls it a "triumph."    ...
12:36, 2019-10-24

'Old Town Road' becomes the second country single to reach top-selling Diamond status Lil Nas X joins Florida Georgia Line in the country history books.        ...
05:48, 2019-10-24

Lizzo Sues Over ‘Truth Hurts’ Songwriting Credits The musician also added the author of a tweet that inspired the song’s signature “DNA test” line to the track’s credits....
01:20, 2019-10-24

Selena Gomez's emotional new single is here, bestie Taylor Swift calls it a 'triumph' Fans are convinced Selena Gomez's new song is about her breakup with Justin Bieber as bestie Taylor Swift calls it a "triumph."    ...
00:20, 2019-10-24

Lizzo Sues 3 Songwriters Who Claimed Credit for ‘Truth Hurts’ The musician also added the author of a tweet that inspired the song’s signature “DNA test” line to the track’s credits....
23:12, 2019-10-23

Ray Santos, a Pillar of Latin Jazz, Is Dead at 90 After playing saxophone with Machito, Tito Puente and Tito Rodriguez, he wrote arrangements for Linda Ronstadt and the movie “The Mambo Kings.”...
22:16, 2019-10-23

Selena Gomez's new single is here and fans think it's about her breakup with Justin Bieber Selena Gomez just released the first single off her first album since 2015 and fans are convinced it's about her breakup with Justin Bieber.  &#...
14:00, 2019-10-23

Singer Maggie Rogers shuts down hecklers on IG post after they sexually harassed her Singer Maggie Rogers is standing up for herself after she was sexually harassed onstage during an Austin show.        ...
00:20, 2019-10-23

Berry Gordy's 60-year Motown competition fueled American dreams, music and healing Gordy created a friendly competition among artists and told them to innovate or stagnate. He modeled his music business on an auto assembly line. ...
20:32, 2019-10-22

'You Oughta Know' these new Broadway shows, featuring music from Alanis Morissette and more USA TODAY has the inside scoop on three new Broadway musicals featuring the beloved music of Tina Turner, Alanis Morissette and David Byrne.  &#...
18:52, 2019-10-22

Coldplay sends letters to fans announcing new album out next month Chris Martin and his Coldplay bandmates are back with their first new music in four years, which they announced via typewritten letters to fans. ...
21:52, 2019-10-21

Lynyrd Skynyrd crew, Judy Van Zant unveil Mississippi monument to plane crash victims Judy Van Zant-Jenness, widow of Lynyrd Skynyrd frontman Ronnie Van Zant, emotional at a monument-unveiling ceremony in Gillsburg.    &...
21:24, 2019-10-21

Nick Tosches, 69, Fiery Music Writer and Biographer, Dies He brought a brash style to coverage of the rock world in the late 1960s and ’70s, then applied similar skills to novels and books on Dean Martin and...
19:44, 2019-10-21