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2019-10-15

Austin City Limits 2019: Billie Eilish, Lizzo, 21 Savage, Rosalia, Guns N' Roses and others Austin City Limits 2019 takes place Oct. 4-6 and 11-13. Among those on the bill: Billie Eilish, Childish Gambino, Lizzo and Guns N' Roses.  ...
05:24, 2019-10-14

Kane Brown's drummer, Kenny Dixon, 27, killed in car accident Kenny Dixon, the drummer for country music star Kane Brown, was killed in a car accident on Saturday, the band confirmed. He was 27.   ...
03:44, 2019-10-14

Country star Trace Adkins, actress Victoria Pratt marry – and Blake Shelton officiates Trace Adkins and Victoria Pratt married Saturday in New Orleans. Helping the pair tie the knot was none other than Adkins' friend Blake Shelton. ...
03:44, 2019-10-14

How Latin singer Vikki Carr's life has changed since her husband's dementia diagnosis Vikki Carr has been a star for more than five decades. She talks about how her life has changed since he was diagnosed with dementia in 2012.  &...
23:32, 2019-10-13

Dolly Parton celebrates 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry: 'I feel very special' “Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry” will air 8 p.m. Nov. 26 on NBC.        ...
16:40, 2019-10-13

Los Lonely Boys disbanding? Band announces JoJo 'stepping away' Los Lonely Boys announced on Facebook that they are cancelling tour dates through the end of the year.        ...
03:52, 2019-10-12

WNYC Is Dropping ‘New Sounds’ After 37 Years. Musicians Are Mourning. The eclectic radio program that has influenced New York’s music scene since 1982 is going off the air....
23:08, 2019-10-11

Dying Languages Cry Out in ‘Last Whispers’ Lena Herzog’s mixture of enigmatic film and immersive sound evokes a global crisis of linguistic disappearance....
20:04, 2019-10-11

The Highwomen, Miranda Lambert and the Women Invigorating Country Music Nashville has long marginalized female performers, songwriters and producers. But a wave of artists is fighting back....
18:28, 2019-10-11

Good grief! Dollywood sued over use of 'Charlie Brown Christmas' song in copyright claim Copyright owners claim Dollywood, founded by country superstar Dolly Parton, used the "Charlie Brown Christmas" theme song without permission.  ...
16:44, 2019-10-11

Trump mocks Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, then oddly compliments the Boss President Donald Trump took a musical trip down memory lane at a Thursday, Oct. 10 rally at the Target Center in Minneapolis     ...
14:56, 2019-10-11

Playlist: Judah and the Lion's favorite tour songs Supporting their recently-released third album "Pep Talks," Judah and the Lion kicked off a U.S. headlining tour last month.     ...
13:08, 2019-10-11

A Teenager, Her Ukulele and a Bedroom Pop Empire-in-the-Making mxmtoon’s diaristic songs have helped her win audiences on nearly every social media platform. But she’s in no rush to cash in on viral fame....
11:16, 2019-10-11

Prince estate slams Trump campaign for playing 'Purple Rain' (again) at Minneapolis event "Purple Rain" was played at the Trump rally in Minneapolis Thursday, and the Prince estate is upset, saying campaign officials promised not to do tha...
07:28, 2019-10-11

Blind boy battling cancer gets surprise gift from country music star Kelsea Ballerini A Facebook video shows the fourth-grade boy pull an electric guitar out of a box gifted to him from singer and songwriter Kelsea Ballerini.  ...
01:08, 2019-10-11

Stephen Swid, Music Licensing Innovator, Is Dead at 78 After acquiring a series of businesses, including the “21” Club, he turned the obscure licensing organization Sesac into a force in the music industr...
21:28, 2019-10-10

Was 1969 the best year for rock? 25 classic albums that turn 50 this year "Abbey Road," "Led Zeppelin," "Tommy," and "Space Oddity" were just a few albums released 50 years ago, showing 1969 was rock 'n' roll's greatest yea...
18:36, 2019-10-10

Laurie Anderson Named 2020 ‘Vanguard’ Artist at Joe’s Pub Ms. Anderson is one of just a few of Manhattan’s downtown experimentalists who have garnered worldwide acclaim while remaining committed to her insur...
16:20, 2019-10-10

Michael Jackson Musical Is to Open on Broadway Next Summer The show, now called “MJ The Musical,” will begin previews July 6 at the Neil Simon Theater....
16:20, 2019-10-10

Metallica's Lars Ulrich talks 'incredible' support after James Hetfield's rehab return Metallica re-teamed with the San Francisco Symphony for 20th anniversary shows "S&M2," which were recorded for a new concert film opening Tuesday. &#...
00:32, 2019-10-10

Kim Gordon Talks About Her Favorite Song Ahead of her debut solo album, the musician shares how Neil Young made her a better performer....
00:12, 2019-10-10

Rihanna declined Super Bowl performance in support of Colin Kaepernick: 'I just couldn’t be a sellout' “I couldn’t dare do that. For what?" Rihanna said in a new interview. "Who gains from that? Not my people. I just couldn’t be a sellout."   ...
18:52, 2019-10-09

Nick Cave Searches for Solace on ‘Ghosteen’ Four years after his son’s fatal accident, the Australian musician has made an eerie, meditative album....
17:04, 2019-10-09

Austin City Limits 2019: See Lizzo, 21 Savage, Rosalia, Guns N' Roses and other performers Austin City Limits 2019 takes place Oct. 4-6 and 13-16. Among those on the bill: Billie Eilish, Childish Gambino, Lizzo and Guns N' Roses.  ...
06:24, 2019-10-09

Review: Lang Lang Returns, Rehabilitated and Almost Reformed The superstar pianist made his first concerto appearance in New York since injuring his left hand in 2017....
17:36, 2019-10-08

Trump's Nickelback tweet led to a major streaming surge for the band Less than a week after Twitter removed President Donald Trump's tweet with a clip from a Nickelback music video, the band is seeing a streaming spike...
16:44, 2019-10-08

Layoffs and Canceled Shows at WBAI-FM, a New York Radio Original The foundation that owns the station abruptly scrapped local voices on Monday while also laying off 10 of 12 employees....
07:20, 2019-10-08

DaBaby and the Beatles Shake Up the Album Chart The North Carolina rapper’s “Kirk” debuted at No. 1 on the strength of streaming, and a 50th-anniversary reissue of “Abbey Road” was a big seller....
19:00, 2019-10-07

Playlist: Michaela Anne's favorite female country throwbacks Nashville rising star Michaela Anne is celebrating the release of her new album "Desert Dove."        ...
14:00, 2019-10-07

Congratulations! Country music lovebirds Carly Pearce and Michael Ray tied the knot The country duo, Carly Pearce and Michael Ray, are married. They started dating in summer 2018, before announcing their engagement in December.  ...
14:00, 2019-10-07

Austin City Limits 2019: See Billie Eilish, 21 Savage, Guns N' Roses and other performers Austin City Limits 2019 takes place Oct. 4-6 and 13-16. Among those on the bill: Billie Eilish, Childish Gambino, Lizzo and Guns N' Roses.  ...
06:20, 2019-10-07

Marcello Giordani, Tenor Who ‘Sang Like a God,’ Dies at 56 A former bank employee, the Italian singer appeared more than 240 times with the Metropolitan Opera, in 27 roles....
22:56, 2019-10-06

Ginger Baker, Superstar Rock Drummer With Cream, Is Dead at 80 Teamed with the guitarist Eric Clapton and the bassist Jack Bruce in the band Cream, Mr. Baker helped redefine the role of the drums in rock....
16:40, 2019-10-06

Dolly Parton shares moving memories of Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, more favorite moments Dolly Parton will celebrate 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 12 with special performances at the Grand Ole Opry House.   ...
15:32, 2019-10-05

Why French Montana Wears Robes and Slathers on Baby Oil “I’m still jet-lagged from last year,” said the rapper and producer, who is about to release a new studio album....
11:28, 2019-10-05

Karel Gott, Pop Singer Called ‘Sinatra of the East,’ Dies at 80 His crooning in Czech and several other languages brought him great popularity, especially in countries behind the Iron Curtain....
22:32, 2019-10-04

Dolly Parton retraces steps from East Tennessee home to Nashville's Opry circle Tuesday begins Dolly Week at the Grand Ole Opry in honor of Dolly Parton's 50th anniversary as an Opry member. She'll play two shows there Oct. 12. &...
21:48, 2019-10-04

Yannick Nézet-Séguin Leads a Revelatory ‘Turandot’ Mr. Nézet-Séguin’s first performance of the Metropolitan Opera this season offers a glimpse into the company’s artistic future....
21:32, 2019-10-04

Aerosmith to be honored as MusiCares’ 2020 Person of the Year MusiCares announced it will honor Aerosmith as its 2020 person of the year for its philanthropic efforts and impact on American music.   &#...
20:36, 2019-10-04

Justin Bieber goes country with Dan + Shay in new love song '10,000 Hours' Justin Bieber co-wrote the song "10,000 Hours" with country duo Dan + Shay. The song dropped just days after Bieber's wedding celebration.  ...
19:52, 2019-10-04

Justin Bieber goes country with new Dan + Shay collaboration '10,000 Hours' Justin Bieber and Dan + Shay collaborated on the duo’s new single “10,000 Hours,” which is the first song from their upcoming fourth album.  ...
17:08, 2019-10-04

Lil Tecca’s Parents Let Him Pursue Rap. Now He’s a Star (With Braces). He was only 16 when an out-of-the-blue tweet led to the recording session that yielded his breakthrough hit, “Ransom.” See how the internet stars ali...
11:48, 2019-10-04

Even Trump Can’t Turn Down a Nickelback Joke (but Twitter Did) The site removed a video posted by the president that showed a meme of the rock band’s lead singer, edited as an attack on Joe Biden....
22:08, 2019-10-03

The Avett Brothers call out 'ludicrous' gun violence in entertainment on urgent new album The Avett Brothers have a lot to say about gun violence and the state of the nation on their topical new album, "Closer Than Together," out Friday. &...
21:48, 2019-10-03

Tekashi69’s Testimony Leads to Convictions for 2 Gang Members A jury found members of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods guilty of racketeering after the flamboyant rapper testified about their crimes....
21:28, 2019-10-03

Kim Shattuck, Musician Who Fronted the Muffs, Is Dead at 56 A singer, songwriter and guitarist, she was in the vanguard of punk bands crashing into the mainstream in the 1990s....
19:20, 2019-10-03

The Muffs singer Kim Shattuck dies at 56 after ALS complications Kim Shattuck, the lead singer of punk rock band The Muffs, has died at 56 following a battle with ALS, her rep confirmed.     ...
17:20, 2019-10-03

Ricky Skaggs on Country Mile podcast: I thank God every day bluegrass music still has an audience Ricky Skaggs and High Valley join episode 2 of The Tennessean's Country Mile podcast, which is available now on Tennessean.com, iTunes and Spotify. &...
15:20, 2019-10-03

Playlist: The Darkness' classic rock favorites The flashy U.K. rockers The Darkness are back with a new album "Easter is Cancelled."        ...
14:04, 2019-10-03

Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks to receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Garth Brooks will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize at an all-star concert in Washington, D.C., in March of 2020.    ...
23:08, 2019-10-02

Kris Davis, a Pianist Fighting for Fringe Music The prolific musician has started a nonprofit and taken a leadership role at Berklee College of Music. On a new album, “Diatom Ribbons,” she continue...
22:16, 2019-10-02

BTS calms worries over hiatus, explains controversial decision to perform in Saudi Arabia BTS is opening up about the group's headline-making hiatus announcement in August as well as their controversial decision to perform in Saudi Arabia....
18:52, 2019-10-02

Mathew Knowles: The music executive's career in pictures Mathew Knowles, music producer and father of Beyoncé, recently revealed his battle with breast cancer. Take a look at his life and career in pictures...
16:32, 2019-10-02

Watch how 'SNL' pulled off that gravity-defying Billie Eilish performance Billie Eilish looked like she was walking on the walls and ceiling during her "SNL" performance. See for yourself how the pop star pulled it off. ...
16:32, 2019-10-02

Garth Brooks reveals new A&E biography 'Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On.' See the trailer. Watch the trailer for Garth Brooks' new A&E biography “Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On.” It airs Nov. 24 and 25.        ...
03:12, 2019-10-02

Lil Nas X says he used to 'pray' he wasn't gay as he opens up about sexuality Lil Nas X revealed during an interview with "CBS This Morning" he used to "pray" he wasn't gay.        ...
19:00, 2019-10-01

Jessye Norman: Hear 10 of Her Greatest Performances Listen to classic renditions of Strauss, Wagner and others by the American soprano, who died on Monday at 74....
18:00, 2019-10-01

Lil Nas X opens up to Gayle King about coming out, sleeping on floors before success Lil Nas X, whose "Old Town Road" shattered the record for longest-running No. 1 song on Billboard's Hot 100, is opening up about coming out.  &#...
15:36, 2019-10-01

Jessye Norman Was a Diva, in the Best Way The great soprano, who died on Monday at 74, had a regal, even haughty presence, but also vocal charisma to spare....
15:00, 2019-10-01

Tyler Childers: Tall tales and personal truths from the beating heart of Appalachia An honest new voice in country music, Tyler Childers speaks on his Appalachian upbringing, latest album and fight against the opioid epidemic.  ...
14:52, 2019-10-01

Playlist: Paula Cole's songs for a 'Revolution' Cole is celebrating the release of her tenth album, "Revolution," with a fall run of U.S. dates and a specially-curated playlist for USA TODAY.  ...
13:36, 2019-10-01

Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Maren Morris honor hit songwriter and producer Busbee Songwriter and producer Michael James Ryan – known as Busbee – has died. "Too much to say for social media," Blake Shelton tweeted of the news.  ...
02:16, 2019-10-01

Jimmy Spicer, Influential Early Rapper, Is Dead at 61 Mr. Spicer’s career was brief but consequential. In just a few songs he introduced phrases and tropes that would become part of hip-hop’s core catalo...
21:52, 2019-09-30

K-pop: A sense of comfort, hope and happiness for fans around the world Korean pop music has taken the world by storm. The genre has gained international popularity, allowing fans to connect to the artists as a community....
19:28, 2019-09-30

José José, Mexican Crooner Crowned ‘Prince of Song,’ Dies at 71 He moved audiences to tears with melancholy love songs, and his sartorial elegance was copied in nightclubs across Latin America....
18:08, 2019-09-30

'I hope y’all haven’t forgotten about me!': Britney Spears reflects on time of 'transition' Britney Spears shared with her Instagram followers why she is taking a beat. "I hope y'all haven't forgotten about me!!!" she posted.   ...
14:52, 2019-09-30

Kanye West Teases ‘Jesus Is King,’ a New Album With No Cursing At his third listening party in three days, the rapper showed off a new side of himself with a gospel-tinged record that has yet to be released....
14:36, 2019-09-30

Busbee, hit songwriter and producer for Maren Morris, Keith Urban and Pink, dies at 43 Songwriter and producer Michael James Ryan – known as Busbee – has died. "Too much to say for social media," Blake Shelton tweeted of the news.  ...
13:12, 2019-09-30

What a Jazz Critic Hears on Coltrane’s ‘New’ Album With a bit of time travel, a writer can understand where a record came from and where it eventually led....
11:08, 2019-09-30

The Boss, the Arizona bartender and the day 30 years ago that changed everything Brenda "Bubbles" Phillips met The Boss 30 years ago. She was tending bar in Prescott when he came in for a beer. What happened next changed her life....
05:08, 2019-09-30

Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' documentary release date announced, album expected Sunday Kanye West's Detroit adventure with Kim Kardashian continued Friday as fans at the Fox got the first listen to his upcoming album "Jesus Is King." &#...
03:56, 2019-09-30

Ginger Baker's family says the Cream drummer is 'holding his own,' seeing visitors Drummer Ginger Baker, who co-founded rock band Cream with guitarist Eric Clapton, is "holding his own" and even receiving visitors, his family says. ...
00:44, 2019-09-30

Who is Billie Eilish? Everything you need to know about teen pop star who wowed 'SNL' Viral teen sensation Billie Eilish is the new dark princess of pop, garnering comparisons to Nirvana from the band's former drummer Dave Grohl. ...
17:48, 2019-09-29

Metallica postpones overseas tour as James Hetfield enters rehab James Hetfield, 56, has been open about his addiction and alcoholism. His struggles were detailed in the 2004 documentary film "Metallica: Some Kind ...
16:12, 2019-09-28

Kanye West plays new album 'Jesus Is King' for fans in Detroit; will drop Sunday The rapper's Detroit adventure with Kim Kardashian continued Friday as fans at the Fox got the first listen to his upcoming album "Jesus Is King." &#...
06:52, 2019-09-28

Metallica postpones overseas tour as James Hetfield re-enters rehab for 'addiction' Metallica is postponing their upcoming tour to Australia and New Zealand so lead singer James Hetfield can re-enter a treatment program for addiction...
04:40, 2019-09-28

Kanye West's 'Sunday Service' draws thousands in Detroit Tickets to the Kanye West's Sunday Service in Detroit were gone within minutes as fans snatched them up.        ...
21:48, 2019-09-27

'SNL': 5 worst musical performances ever, including Ashlee Simpson and Kanye West From Ashlee Simpson's infamous lip-sync to Kanye West dressed as a giant water bottle, here are the most painful "Saturday Night Live" musical perfor...
17:56, 2019-09-27

50 years of ZZ Top: Billy Gibbons on touring, new music and beard grooming tips ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons chats with USA TODAY about the band's new documentary, co-headlining tour with Cheap Trick and return to the studio. &...
16:40, 2019-09-27

Cream drummer Ginger Baker through the years Celebrate the career of Ginger Baker, drummer of the legendary rock group Cream with these photos.        ...
15:16, 2019-09-27

Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' album was a no-show at midnight, and his fans aren't happy Kanye West fans are calling themselves clowns on the Internet for expecting the rapper would release his "Jesus is King" album on Friday as planned. ...
15:16, 2019-09-27

How ‘Sesame Street’ Keeps the ABCs Fresh, Every Single Time It isn’t easy to remake the alphabet song over and over. The show’s writers, Muppets and Usher go behind the music on the 50-year-old children’s prog...
14:00, 2019-09-27

Sturgill Simpson trades country croon for rip-roaring rock on ‘Sound & Fury’ album, Netflix film Once a country music critical favorite, Sturgill Simpson turns to rock 'n' roll on his latest release, 'Sound & Fury.'      ...
13:52, 2019-09-27

'Bratty millennial' Miley Cyrus goes to Arizona to get over a tough month Miley Cyrus visited Arizona destinations Lake Powell and Antelope Canyon and Utah's Zion National Park to get over a split with model Kaitlynn Carter...
06:52, 2019-09-27

Carrie Underwood has found work-life balance and says she's 'living the dream' Carrie Underwood is taking her whole family along on her The Cry Pretty Tour 360.        ...
06:24, 2019-09-27

Hugh Jackman, Pharrell, Global Citizen founder: 2020 plan is for 10 hours, 5 continents Global Citizen Festival founder Hugh Evans says the 2020 initiative will culminate with a live 10-hour concert held across five continents.  ...
05:28, 2019-09-27

Ginger Baker's family says the Cream drummer is 'critically ill,' asks for prayers Ginger Baker, the English drummer who co-founded rock band Cream with guitarist Eric Clapton, is hospitalized in critical condition, his family says....
23:56, 2019-09-26

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira to Perform at Super Bowl LIV A year after artists shunned the N.F.L., the league formed a partnership with Jay-Z to attract top musical talent....
23:28, 2019-09-26

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira to perform at 2020 Super Bowl halftime show Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are set to headline the Super Bowl 54 halftime show, tweeting out teasers Thursday for the Pepsi-sponsored event.  &...
22:32, 2019-09-26

Vince Gill and Chris Young talk music, family in first episode of Country Mile Podcast In a room at Belmont University lined with priceless and historical guitars, Vince Gill and Chris Young talk to reporter Cindy Watts about firsts. &#...
19:52, 2019-09-26

As 'Abbey Road' turns 50, creative director reflects on making the iconic cover John Kosh was 23 when he submitted the cover he'd designed for "Abbey Road" to Apple Records. Kosh reflects on the Beatles' last recording.  &#...
18:28, 2019-09-26

Utkarsh Ambudkar Finally Gets His Broadway Shot in ‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ The rapper and actor missed having a “Hamilton” moment with his longtime collaborators. But after getting sober and forging his own path, he’s ready ...
16:20, 2019-09-26

A Tap Dancer’s Place: After the Horn Player, Before the Drummer For Michela Marino Lerman and others in her generation, the answer to “where does the tap dancer fit?” is with the band....
16:20, 2019-09-26

Is Kanye West's 'Jesus is King' still coming Friday? Kim Kardashian says yes, fans aren't sure Earlier this month, Kanye West shared that his long-delayed ninth studio album would be titled "Jesus is King" and released Sept. 27.   &#...
15:24, 2019-09-26

Kanye West’s Sunday Service concert heads to Detroit The hip-hop star will be joined by local choir singers as he puts a spiritual spin on his music on Friday in Detroit.       ...
14:04, 2019-09-26

'Abbey Road' turns 50: All the album's songs, ranked “Abbey Road” endures as a pure artistic achievement that closed the Beatles' songbook on a high note.        ...
06:16, 2019-09-26

Country singer Josh Turner breaks his silence on deadly crew bus crash: 'It's a struggle' Country singer Josh Turner is speaking out for the first time after a tour bus crash killed one of his crew members and injured 7 others last week. &...
04:16, 2019-09-26

Playlist: Marco Benevento's favorite tunes The soulful psych-rocker is celebrating the release of his new album "Let It Slide" by curating a playlist of favorite songs for USA TODAY.  &#...
02:04, 2019-09-26

John Coltrane Took a Detour in 1964. Now It’s a New Album. “Blue World,” culled from the sessions the saxophonist led for a film soundtrack, is a moment of looking back before he pushed even further ahead....
20:28, 2019-09-25

Massive Attack Revisits, and Rethinks, Its Classic Album ‘Mezzanine’ On tour celebrating the 1998 LP, the group is creating “arguments about where we’ve been and where we are now,” its leader, Robert Del Naja, said....
20:28, 2019-09-25

It's National One Hit Wonder Day! Do you remember these 20 songs? For National One Hit Wonder Day, we're looking back at 20 of our favorite buzzy songs.        ...
18:32, 2019-09-25

Jon Pardi's new 'Heartache Medication' album aims to cure what's ailing country music Jon Pardi's third album, "Heartache Medication," will be available Sept. 27.        ...
17:48, 2019-09-25

Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter died but his songs will forever fill the air Remembering Robert Hunter, masterful lyricist for the Grateful Dead.        ...
00:28, 2019-09-25

Kenny Chesney announces 'Chillaxification 2020' stadium tour with Florida Georgia Line The country music megastar will be joined by Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion and Michael Franti & Spearhead.        ...
17:04, 2019-09-24

Nine Albums Later, Tegan and Sara Are Finally Ready to Discuss High School In a new memoir and an album of songs they wrote as teenagers, the feminist pop stars look back at their traumas, triumphs and life as identical twi...
17:04, 2019-09-24

Latin Grammys: Camila Cabello, Alejandro Sanz, Rosalía, Luis Fonsi score 2019 nominations Singer Alejandro Sanz leads the 2019 Latin Grammys with eight nods, including song of the year for Camila Cabello duet "Mi Persona Favorita."  ...
15:36, 2019-09-24

'I have a lot of dreams about John': Paul McCartney reminisces about The Beatles After all these years, Paul McCartney still believes in yesterday. The Beatles musician told Stephen Colbert he thinks about John Lennon 'quite often...
12:57, 2019-09-24

Patti Smith Plumbs Her Dreams in ‘Year of the Monkey’ In her third memoir, the singer-songwriter, poet and author writes about her otherworldly experiences crisscrossing the country in 2016....
11:13, 2019-09-24

The Baltimore Symphony Brings Back Its Musicians The players, who were locked out this summer by management, ratified a new one-year contract that leaves some questions....
23:44, 2019-09-23

The Fall and Rise of the Town Springsteen Made Famous Bruce just turned 70, and Asbury Park is now one of the country’s coolest shore towns. A sold-out weekend festival celebrated its musical heart....
23:24, 2019-09-23

Pilgrimage Festival: The 10 best performances we saw this weekend Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival made a comeback in 2019 with dozens of memorable performances, including Foo Fighters, Keith Urban and The Kille...
22:20, 2019-09-23

'Shawshank Redemption' at 25: Brad Pitt has no regrets about passing Did you know Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and James Gandolfini could have starred in "Shawshank Redemption"? They passed. Pitt says he has no regrets. ...
22:20, 2019-09-23

Country superstar Maren Morris on 'Girl: The World Tour,' Lil Nas X, CMA Awards and more Maren Morris is headed to Des Moines Thursday, Sept. 26 at Water Works Park.        ...
22:20, 2019-09-23

Bruce Springsteen through the years It's the Boss's birthday and he's still rocking! Born Sept. 23, 1949, Bruce Springsteen grew up in New Jersey.        ...
16:28, 2019-09-23

Berry Gordy announces retirement; Motown founder bows out after six decades in showbiz Berry Gordy, the Detroit native who built Motown Records into a music, film and television empire, announced his retirement on Sunday.   &#...
12:57, 2019-09-23

Lil Wayne fans sound off after rapper misses another scheduled performance Lil Wayne fans were notified last minute that the rapper would not perform at the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas on Saturday night.  &...
21:08, 2019-09-22

Original or Copied? ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Is Back in Court Who wrote the 1971 song’s opening passage, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant or Randy Wolfe? The music industry is hoping to get an answer on what makes a ...
20:32, 2019-09-22

Tekashi 69: Can He Disappear After Testifying Against the Bloods? He became a star witness for prosecutors, drawing death threats. Can a viral sensation now truly disappear? And would he want to?...
20:32, 2019-09-22

Farm Aid 2019: Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews, Luke Combs turn out in the rain for family farmers It was a long, rainy day at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley Music Theatre Saturday, but the stellar lineup for Farm Aid brought plenty of warmth and star p...
16:32, 2019-09-22

Inside Rihanna's star-studded Savage X Fenty show at New York Fashion Week, now streaming on Amazon Rihanna brought out all the stops and the biggest stars for her inclusive Savage X Fenty lingerie show for New York Fashion Week. Now streaming on Am...
17:28, 2019-09-21

Motown releases 60 unheard songs in the vault from Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, more Previously unheard tracks by the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, Marvin Gaye and others are part of the "Motown Unreleased 1969" collection...
17:28, 2019-09-21

Maroon 5 make 'Memories' on new single Just in time for fall, Maroon 5 are sharing a new single primed for end-of-summer nostalgia.        ...
17:28, 2019-09-21

Mark Ronson just sparked a discussion about being sapiosexual. What does that mean? The phrase is defined as "a person who is emotionally, romantically, sexually, affectionately, or relationally attracted to intelligence and its use....
17:28, 2019-09-21

Steve Dalachinsky, Avant-Garde Poet, Is Dead at 72 A familiar sight in downtown New York clubs as both a spectator and a performer, he often read his poems to jazz accompaniment....
19:20, 2019-09-20

6ix9ine’s Testimony: The Rapper’s Rise, Beefs and Crash, in His Own Words This week in federal court, a polarizing musician was an eager witness, describing how his career was tied to his association with the Nine Trey Gang...
18:52, 2019-09-20

Tekashi 69 Testifies on Kidnapping, Jim Jones and Cardi B It was the third day of testimony by Tekashi 69, who has sat for hours, detailing the inner workings of the gang and hip-hop industry....
17:08, 2019-09-20

Tekashi 69 Recounts Kidnapping; Says Rapper Jim Jones Is Bloods Member It was the third day of testimony by Tekashi 69, who has sat for hours, detailing the inner workings of the gang and hip-hop industry....
01:40, 2019-09-20

Tekashi 69 Accuses Rapper Jim Jones of Being a Nine Trey Gang Member In a third day of explosive testimony, the rapper known as Tekashi 69 testified that he was not the only well-known rapper associated with the Nine T...
21:08, 2019-09-19

Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer's best songs we hope to hear on 'Hella Mega' tour To celebrate the three group's forthcoming "Hella Mega" tour, revisit their greatest hits.        ...
20:56, 2019-09-19

Bob Dylan's new bootleg release to feature Johnny Cash sessions The latest release in Bob Dylan's bootleg series features Nashville session with Johnny Cash and comes Nov. 1, Rolling Stone reports.   &#...
19:36, 2019-09-19

Loretta Lynn was 'so tickled' Metallica covered her song Metallica busted out a Loretta Lynn classic at its Nashville concert earlier this year. The country singer said she may have to cover the band now. ...
17:36, 2019-09-19

Meet the Jonas Brothers fan whose crazy concert dancing went viral: 'They mean the world to me' Cam Wood wasn't just putting on a show for the camera. She was dancing the entire time.        ...
17:36, 2019-09-19

Country singer Josh Turner's crew members involved in bus accident that left 1 dead, 7 injured Crew members for country singer Josh Turner were involved in a crash late Wednesday night after a show, leaving one dead and seven injured.  ...
13:36, 2019-09-19

Grieving fans give music of Eddie Money, The Cars sales bumps In the days since Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek's deaths, the men's music has seen a bump in sales from grieving fans.       &...
03:36, 2019-09-19

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready celebrates Infinite Color & Sound with new playlist Infinite Color & Sound is a music and art collaboration between Mike McCready and artist Kate Neckel featuring original music written by the duo. &#...
01:36, 2019-09-19

Jim Croce: The night the music died in Louisiana on Sept. 20, 1973 Rock star Jim Croce and five others died in a plane crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana after a concert on Sept. 20, 1973.      ...
19:48, 2019-09-18

Taylor Swift calls Kanye West 'two-faced' in revealing Rolling Stone interview Swift described in detail how she attempted to reconnect with West in 2015, after his infamous onstage crashing of her Video Music Awards speech in 2...
19:48, 2019-09-18

Review: Lennon and McCartney Wait Out a Storm in ‘Only Yesterday’ Bob Stevens’s fond look at a life-changing night for the young Beatles should satisfy more than die-hard fans....
19:48, 2019-09-18

Taylor Swift slams Kanye West in Rolling Stone interview: 'He is so two-faced' Taylor Swift dug into one of the most fraught relationships of her career – not with one of her celebrity exes, but with Kanye West.   ...
17:28, 2019-09-18

Taylor Swift sympathizes with Drake as she slams Kanye West in Rolling Stone interview Taylor Swift dug into one of the most fraught relationships of her career – not with one of her celebrity exes, but with Kanye West.   ...
16:00, 2019-09-18

Chrissy Teigen accidentally posts email address, FaceTime hilarity ensues Chrissy Teigen accidentally publicly shared her email address. "oh my god people are FaceTiming me," she tweeted.       ...
15:09, 2019-09-18

George the Poet Is Pushing Podcasting’s Limits The London rapper and spoken-word practitioner brings music and verse together, and adds some politics and social observation....
14:48, 2019-09-18

Celine Dion reveals three songs from new album 'Courage' "Courage" is Dion's first English-language album in six years, following her 2013 release, "Love Me Back to Life."       ...
14:08, 2019-09-18

Taylor Swift announces Lover Fest tour with only four U.S. shows Taylor Swift will embark on a summer festival tour for her "Lover" album. The catch? There are only four shows in the U.S. so far.   ...
23:52, 2019-09-17

John Cohen, Champion of Old-Time Music, Is Dead at 87 As a founder of the New Lost City Ramblers and as a photographer, filmmaker and musicologist, he devoted his life to the traditional music of the rur...
22:56, 2019-09-17

Amazon is newest music streamer to tempt subscribers with higher-resolution sound Amazon Music HD, a new tier on its streaming service has more than 50 million songs in CD quality and millions at better than CD quality.   ...
22:36, 2019-09-17

Was Ric Ocasek Actually 75? Some sources said the Cars frontman, who died Sunday, was 70. Here’s how The Times figured out the right age....
21:36, 2019-09-17

Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Chief Executive Abruptly Leaves Simon Woods, who replaced Deborah Borda after her long tenure, started less than two years ago....
21:36, 2019-09-17

Amazon Offers Millions of Songs in High-Quality Audio. Even Neil Young Approves. The company addresses a longtime complaint of audiophiles by offering improved audio for 50 million songs. It will cost $15 a month, $13 for members....
17:48, 2019-09-17

Ric Ocasek's family says The Cars frontman died 'peacefully' in his sleep Ric Ocasek's family has issued a statement about The Cars frontman's death. Paula Porizkova, the rocker's estranged wife, posted to Instagram Monday....
01:24, 2019-09-17

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for The Cars, found dead at 75; cause of death determined New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.       ...
22:32, 2019-09-16

Taylor Swift joins 'The Voice' as 'Mega Mentor' for season 17 The 29-year-old pop star mentored contestants during season 7.        ...
21:52, 2019-09-16

4 decades later, 'Rapper's Delight' is still inspiring music Many consider "Rapper's Delight," released by Englewood's Sugar Hill Records in September 1979 as the Big Bang of hip-hop.     &...
21:12, 2019-09-16

Happy 30th birthday, Bebe Rexha! The singer's style through the years Bebe Rexha, award-winning singer/songwriter, turns 30 on August 30, 2019. Check out the pop star's best fashion moments.     ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Inside Rihanna's star-studded Savage X Fenty show at New York Fashion Week Rihanna brought out all the stops and the biggest stars for her inclusive Savage X Fenty lingerie show for New York Fashion Week.    ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled...
19:44, 2019-09-16

She's written hits for Selena Gomez and Shawn Mendes. Now Charli XCX is ready for stardom "Fancy" hitmaker Charli XCX will release her third album, "Charli," on Sept. 13. She opens up about anxiety, commercial success and Lizzo going No. 1...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Charli XCX: The pop star's bold style British singer-songwriter (real name Charlotte Aitchison) has redefined what it means to be a pop artist in the 21st century.    ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey are femme fatales in 'Don't Call Me Angel' video One of this fall's biggest musical collaborations brings together Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey for a blockbuster single.   ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Eddie Money, 'Take Me Home Tonight' rocker, dies at 70 Eddie Money died after announcing in August that he was battling stage 4 esophageal cancer.        ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Eddie Money, 'Take Me Home Tonight' and 'Two Tickets to Paradise' rocker, dies at 70 Born Edward Mahoney, Money launched his career in Berkeley in the '70s, landing Top 40 hits and platinum records over the next decade.   &#...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey collab on song for new 'Charlie's Angels' reboot Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey collaborated on a song together for the new reboot of 'Charlie's Angels.'       ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

'Shawshank Redemption' at 25: Why Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise pulled out of major roles Did you know Brad Pitt (and James Gandolfini) could have starred in "Shawshank Redemption"" Here's why both actors pulled out of the movie.  &#...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Ken Burns on 'Country Music' documentary: 'This is as good if not the best we've ever done' Ken Burns' 16-hour "Country Music" documentary will begin airing at 7 p.m. Central time Sept. 15 on PBS.        ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Granger Smith shares emotional update 3 months after losing son River: 'Life is a storm' Country singer Granger Smith is back on Instagram, three months after his 3-year-old son River drowned at the family home on June 6.   ...
19:44, 2019-09-16

Ric Ocasek’s Essential Songs: Listen to 11 Tracks The Cars’ co-founder, who had a gift for coating clever ideas in radio-friendly rock, has died....
19:12, 2019-09-16

'Hustlers': How do Cardi B and Lizzo fare in their big-screen acting debuts? Chart-toppers Cardi B and Lizzo make their acting debuts in stripper drama "Hustlers," which is already earning Oscar buzz for Jennifer Lopez.  ...
19:00, 2019-09-16

Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer battle, says he's 'in the clear now' "Two years ago, I was ­diagnosed with prostate cancer," Rod Stewart, 74, said during a performance Saturday.       ...
19:00, 2019-09-16

'His music was a gift to us all': Music industry mourns The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek "He was always as generous as could be with his time and care," band Weezer wrote of its former producer, Ric Ocasek. The Cars frontman died Sunday. ...
14:36, 2019-09-16

Granger Smith shares emotional update 3 months after losing son River: 'Life is a storm' Country singer Granger Smith is back on Instagram, three months after his 3-year-old son River drowned at the family home on June 6.   ...
04:56, 2019-09-16

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for new-wave icons The Cars, found dead at 75 New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.       ...
04:56, 2019-09-16

Ric Ocasek of The Cars: His life in pictures Ric Ocasek of The Cars has died at 75. The band, with hits like “Drive” and “Shake It Up,” was inducted into the Rock and Rol...
04:56, 2019-09-16

Ric Ocasek, New Wave Rock Visionary and Cars Co-Founder, Is Dead at 75 The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee updated classic sounds for a broader pop audience, making polished songs with sonic depth....
04:28, 2019-09-16

'Shawshank Redemption' at 25: Why Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise pulled out of major roles Did you know Brad Pitt (and James Gandolfini) could have starred in "Shawshank Redemption"" Here's why both actors pulled out of the movie. ...
10:44, 2019-09-15

Maureen McCormick, more celebrities react to death of beloved rocker Eddie Money Celebrities are paying tribute to beloved rocker Eddie Money, who died on Friday at age 70. Here's how Maureen McCormick and more stars are reac...
23:28, 2019-09-13

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey collab on song for new 'Charlie's Angels' reboot Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey collaborated on a song together for the new reboot of 'Charlie's Angels.'   ...
23:28, 2019-09-13

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey are femme fatales in 'Don't Call Me Angel' video One of this fall's biggest musical collaborations brings together Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey for a blockbuster single.  ...
18:52, 2019-09-13

Eddie Money, 'Take Me Home Tonight' rocker, dies at 70 Eddie Money died after announcing in August that he was battling stage 4 esophageal cancer.        ...
18:52, 2019-09-13

Eddie Money's life and career in photos Eddie Money has passed away at age 70, his family told Variety, Rolling Stone and AP. We're taking a look back at the rocker's life and car...
18:52, 2019-09-13

Eddie Money, 'Take Me Home Tonight' and 'Two Tickets to Paradise' rocker, dies at 70 Born Edward Mahoney, Money launched his career in Berkeley in the '70s, landing Top 40 hits and platinum records over the next decade.  &#...
18:52, 2019-09-13

She's written hits for Selena Gomez and Shawn Mendes. Now Charli XCX is ready for stardom "Fancy" hitmaker Charli XCX will release her third album, "Charli," on Sept. 13. She opens up about anxiety, commercial success and Lizzo going No. 1...
16:48, 2019-09-13

Sheryl Crow clarifies remarks on Taylor Swift's masters controversy after flap Sheryl Crow was asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy and now regrets her word choice. &#...
16:48, 2019-09-13

How Residente Spends His Sundays The Puerto Rican rapper speaks to his family on WhatsApp, drinks a beer before working out and plays a mean game of Uno....
14:16, 2019-09-13

Hey, Ariana Grande, NASA interns had a blast remixing your song to promote moon mission NASA interns had a blast remixing Ariana Grande's song 'NASA' to promote Artemis moon mission.        ...
12:44, 2019-09-13

Charli XCX: The pop star's bold style British singer-songwriter (real name Charlotte Aitchison) has redefined what it means to be a pop artist in the 21st century.    ...
12:44, 2019-09-13

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled...
00:56, 2019-09-13

Playlist: Lettuce gives a history lesson in funk The members of the funk collective Lettuce are grooving their way into a busy fall, with their new album "Elevate" out now.     ...
18:08, 2019-09-12

Acclaimed musician Daniel Johnston dies at 58 Acclaimed musician Daniel Johnston inspired fans and other musicians.        ...
18:08, 2019-09-12

Sheryl Crow weighs in on Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun masters controversy Sheryl Crow shared her thoughts on Taylor Swift's masters issue with Scooter Braun on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen." &...
18:08, 2019-09-12

77 Pop and Jazz Albums, Shows and Festivals Coming This Fall Buzzy artists (King Princess, Young M.A), enduring performers (Neil Young, Madonna) and musicians dabbling in fresh mediums (Tegan and Sara, Sturgill...
17:24, 2019-09-12

‘You Oughta Know’: The Road to Making a ’90s Anthem a Broadway Hit In the new musical “Jagged Little Pill,” Alanis Morissette’s song about romantic betrayal has become a showstopper....
11:20, 2019-09-12

Musician Daniel Johnston, whose fans included Kurt Cobain and The Flaming Lips, dies at 58 Tom Waits, Beck and The Flaming Lips are among the artists who have performed covers of the songs of Daniel Johnston, who died Wednesday at 58. ...
08:00, 2019-09-12

Americana Awards 2019: A complete list of winners Here's who brought home hardware from the 18th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony held in Nashville.       ...
08:00, 2019-09-12

Americana Awards 2019: Brandi Carlile, John Prine win big; lifetime award to Elvis Costello John Prine and Brandi Carlile lead the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards.        ...
08:00, 2019-09-12

Mary Lyerly Alexander, Keeper of the Coltrane Flame, Is Dead at 92 Celebrated in song by John Coltrane as “Cousin Mary,” she helped preserve his legacy and keep the jazz scene vibrant in Philadelphia....
01:24, 2019-09-12

Mary Alexander, Keeper of the Coltrane Flame, Is Dead at 92 Celebrated in song by John Coltrane as “Cousin Mary,” she helped preserve his legacy and keep the jazz scene vibrant in Philadelphia....
00:12, 2019-09-12

Post Malone Smears All the Genres Into One (Emotions, Too) On his third album, “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” he’s ecstatic when he’s sad, and grim when he’s boasting....
22:40, 2019-09-11

Inside Rihanna's star-studded Savage X Fenty show at New York Fashion Week Rihanna brought out all the stops and the biggest stars for her inclusive Savage X Fenty lingerie show for New York Fashion Week.    ...
22:16, 2019-09-11

What ‘Rubberband’ Reveals About Miles Davis’s Final Act The album, recorded in the mid-1980s but released this month, tells us more about the trumpeter’s fascinating final years than a new documentary does...
15:08, 2019-09-11

Savior or Charlatan? A Punk Maestro Jolts Classical Music The conductor Teodor Currentzis — anarchist, goth, guru — has burst out of the Russian provinces and scaled the classical heights....
11:52, 2019-09-11

What Can a Star Like Cardi B Do for a Politician Like Sanders? Celebrities tend to receive more attention than primary candidates. Campaigns have never seemed entirely sure how to use that fact to their advantage...
11:28, 2019-09-11

Break-In at Trump’s Golf Course, and Taylor Swift’s Mansion A New Jersey man is accused of going on a spree in two states, including doing doughnuts in his car on the Bedminster, N.J., course and sneaking into...
02:40, 2019-09-11

Please, pop stars, no more collaborations: Why summer 2019's features-heavy hits made music boring Does this tired trend explain why pop music felt so boring this summer?        ...
23:44, 2019-09-10

Rocking Out in Lederhosen, With a Hint of Populism Andreas Gabalier’s folk-influenced songs praise Austrian traditions. But his critics say they are a vehicle for right-wing messages....
13:36, 2019-09-10

Chance The Rapper delays tour to be 'helpful and available' to wife after daughter's birth The hip-hop star cited the birth of his second daughter as the reason for delaying his fall tour.        ...
07:24, 2019-09-10

Trump Insults Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, and They Fire Back The president appeared to be responding to Mr. Legend’s appearance at a criminal justice town hall....
19:16, 2019-09-09

Trump Calls Chrissy Teigen ‘Filthy Mouthed’ and John Legend ‘Boring,’ and They Fire Back The president appeared to be responding to Mr. Legend’s appearance at a criminal justice town hall....
18:28, 2019-09-09

Spanish singer-songwriter Camilo Sesto dies at 72 after multiple heart attacks Spanish singer-songwriter Camilo Sesto dies at 72. He worldwide over his 40-year career.        ...
08:12, 2019-09-09

'Was it gunshots?' Stampede at Lil Wayne's music festival leaves several injured Crowds reportedly ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest.   &...
01:56, 2019-09-09

Camilo Sesto, Spain’s Romantic Hitmaker, Is Dead at 72 With more than 2 dozen albums and more than 50 No. 1 hits worldwide, he was a pop superstar, singing about love and heartache....
23:36, 2019-09-08

'Was it gunshots?': Stampede at Lil Wayne's music festival leaves several injured Crowds reportedly ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest.   &...
23:12, 2019-09-08

Sheriff: Kylie Rae Harris caused fatal crash that killed her and 16-year-old girl "At this time I will say with most certainty that Miss Cruz was an innocent victim of this senseless crash caused by Ms. Harris," Taos Sheriff Jerry ...
04:56, 2019-09-07

A Gift From the N.F.L. Ignites a Firestorm Over Dreadlocks The founder of a Chicago youth group, who shared a photo of herself cutting off a boy’s dreadlocks in 2016, says she meant no disrespect....
02:08, 2019-09-07

Post Malone goes heavy metal with Ozzy Osbourne, Travis Scott on 'Take What You Want' "Take What You Want" features Post Malone teaming up with Ozzy Osbourne and rap superstar Travis Scott.        ...
00:08, 2019-09-07

Reports: A$AP Rocky's lawyer Henrik Olssen Lilja shot, wounded in Sweden Henrik Olssen Lilja, the lawyer who represented A$AP Rocky in the rapper's recent trial in Sweden, was wounded in a shooting in Stockholm Friday...
00:08, 2019-09-07

Blake Shelton has a NSFW message for former 'Voice' coach Adam Levine Blake Shelton joked about Adam Levine's departure earlier this year from "The Voice" in a new interview.        ...
16:32, 2019-09-06

The Rapid Rise of Pop Smoke, Brooklyn Rap’s Homecoming King “Welcome to the Party” became one of hip-hop’s songs of the summer, but this 20-year-old with a throwback New York vibe is just getting started....
11:16, 2019-09-06

Hip-Hop Festivals Are Locking Into Place Rock festivals have historically saved little space for rap, but a crop of events foregrounding pop’s most powerful genre is booked for the fall....
11:16, 2019-09-06

Jimmy Johnson, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios founder and celebrated guitarist, dies at 76 Jimmy Johnson, a founder of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios and guitarist with the famed studio musicians The Swampers, has died. He was 76.  &...
11:08, 2019-09-06

Dallas Opera Cancels Gala Starring Plácido Domingo The decision comes amid accusations from several women of sexual harassment by the opera star....
04:56, 2019-09-06

Lil Nas X proves with 'Panini' video there's no getting away from 'Old Town Road' singer Lil Nas X is, like, everywhere in his new "Panini" video, which he dropped Thursday. What does it all mean? A new viral hit.    ...
04:28, 2019-09-06

Juanes remembers Dan Warner. The Grammy- and Latin Grammy award-winning guitarist has died Dan Warner, a Grammy and Latin Grammy award-winning guitarist and producer who has worked with Michael Jackson, Madonna and Ricky Martin, has died. ...
04:28, 2019-09-06

‘Say Amen, Somebody’ Will Make You Want to Sing Out Back on the big screen, George Nierenberg’s 1982 documentary tells a history of gospel music with vérité attentiveness....
23:00, 2019-09-05

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico car crash at age 30 Country singer Kylie Rae Harris, 30, died in a New Mexico car crash.        ...
22:52, 2019-09-05

Kanye West announces 'Jesus is King' religious-themed project, out Sept. 27 Kanye West's ninth studio album appears to be coming soon.        ...
22:52, 2019-09-05

Britney Spears debuts new brunette hairstyle, boyfriend Sam Asghari loves it Britney Spears revealed her new brunette hairstyle on Instagram. Her boyfriend, Sam Asghari, showed her love in the comments.    ...
19:24, 2019-09-05

Camila Cabello is 'Shameless,' a 'Liar' on two new songs Camila Cabello shared that her two new songs, "Shameless" and "Liar," are from her new project, "Romance."        ...
18:20, 2019-09-05

Linda Ronstadt, Retired From Singing, Is Still a Glorious Voice The 73-year-old is the subject of a new documentary and a Kennedy Center honoree. She’s also as self-effacing and gutsy as ever....
16:52, 2019-09-05

We’re Sitting Down With Jennifer Lopez. Ask Her Your Question Here. The actress and musician will be at the Toronto International Film Festival with her new film “Hustlers.” She’ll answer a selection of reader questio...
16:52, 2019-09-05

Bob Seger announces final farewell-tour dates for North America The last North America concert dates of Bob Seger's final tour have been announced.        ...
16:20, 2019-09-05

R. Kelly’s daughter: My estranged father still 'inspires me' as a musician Entering the music business comes with a different challenge for Buku Abi: She can’t escape the fact that R. Kelly is her father.   ...
03:08, 2019-09-05

Playlist: SHAED's road trip mixtape The Washington, D.C.-based trio continue to ride the high of their breakout single "Trampoline," which landed at No. 41 this week on Billboard's...
03:08, 2019-09-05

Randy Travis to hit the road with his hit songs – and some help from James Dupré Dubbed The Music of Randy Travis Tour Featuring James Dupré and the Original Randy Travis Band, the tour will kick-off this fall.   ...
03:08, 2019-09-05

Are these superstars releasing new albums in 2019? Checking in on Rihanna, Drake and more Will Drake follow through after sharing Instagram posts from inside a recording studio?        ...
21:40, 2019-09-04

Angel Olsen’s Songs Made People Cry. Now She Wants Them to Swoon. The 32-year-old singer made a name on uncannily intimate work, but her latest album is thrillingly ornate. Here’s where the strings come in....
11:48, 2019-09-04

Dierks Bentley fined for illegal Colorado fishing after concertgoers dime him out Country music star Dierks Bentley has been fined $139.50 for fishing without a license after Colorado concertgoers reported him to state officials. ...
09:20, 2019-09-04

Justin Bieber Reveals ‘Heavy Drug’ Use in Emotional Post In a lengthy message on Instagram, the pop star said being overwhelmed with praise as a child led him to make “terrible decisions.”...
02:08, 2019-09-04

Justin Bieber Says Childhood Fame Opened Door to Using ‘Heavy Drugs’ In a lengthy, emotional message on Instagram, the pop star said being overwhelmed with praise as a child led him to make “terrible decisions.”...
00:08, 2019-09-04

At country music's newest festival, host Dierks Bentley lets fans curate their own experience Bentley hosted his second Seven Peaks camping and music festival in a remote mountain town over Labor Day weekend.       &#...
22:48, 2019-09-03

Normani: ‘Dance Was My First Passion’ Normani and her choreographer, Sean Bankhead, talk about “Motivation,” inspirations and showing the world her dance chops at the V.M.A.’s....
20:00, 2019-09-03

Beyoncé and Jay-Z celebrate her birthday dancing in the wings at Lizzo's Made in America set This was a big weekend for Lizzo, with Beyoncé and Jay-Z in the wings during her performance at the Made in America festival in Philadelphia. ...
18:32, 2019-09-03

What's with the Jersey-boy Jonas Brothers' love for Penn State? None of the brothers are graduates of Penn State, so some fans are wondering where this PSU passion came from.        ...
18:32, 2019-09-03

Dolly Parton isn't afraid to talk plastic surgery: 'I look artificial' but I'm still real Dolly Parton told CBS Sunday Morning she got plastic surgery after not feeling like a "natural beauty." But she's also not afraid to joke about ...
18:32, 2019-09-03

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' album hits No. 1 with biggest sales week since 'Reputation' in 2017 Taylor Swift's new album "Lover" made its debut at No. 1 on the Billboard charts. It was the biggest sales week since she unveiled "Reputation."...
04:36, 2019-09-03

Barricade collapses at Seattle music festival: 2 dozen injured, 4 hospitalized A crowd of around 3,000 people at Jai Wolf's Saturday night performance pressed against the barricade, causing it to collapse.   ...
01:36, 2019-09-03

'I did not consent': Billie Eilish blasts Nylon Germany for topless, bald cover art Singer Billie Eilish called out Nylon Germany for its cover art that depicts her as bald and topless. The 17-year-old said she "did not consent in an...
00:16, 2019-08-31

N.F.L. Kickoff Event to Include Meek Mill The events ahead of the Bears-Packers regular season opener are the first since the N.F.L. formed a partnership with Jay-Z to co-produce the league’s...
18:48, 2019-08-30

Country heart: How Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert and other superstars give back Country music stars like Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire and Brad Paisley all play an active role to give back to their community.  &...
17:04, 2019-08-30

What Does a Singer Do With Full Freedom? The Resonant Bodies Festival, next week in Brooklyn, offers vocal artists free rein over 30-minute sets....
14:48, 2019-08-30

Sheryl Crow's 'Threads' dazzles with songs featuring Maren Morris, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash and more Sheryl Crow's album 'Threads' dazzles with songs featuring a who's who of musicians. This will be her final studio album, the sta...
14:40, 2019-08-30

A listener's guide to Tool's new album, 'Fear Inoculum' On Friday, Tool will release their first album in 13 years, "Fear Inoculum." We have some tips for your first listen.      ...
01:20, 2019-08-30

Donnie Fritts, Who Bridged Soul and Country Music, Dies at 76 Mr. Fritts, who was probably best known for his long tenure in Kris Kristofferson’s band, was a force in Southern popular music for more than two dec...
01:04, 2019-08-30

This Labor Day, We Salute the (Arts) Workers Consider all those performers and others who work days, nights and weekends to enrich your cultural experiences....
00:00, 2019-08-30

The New Guard of Nigerian Musicians Five performers to know — including Odunsi (The Engine) and Teni the Entertainer — who are making their mark in a crowded field....
20:56, 2019-08-29

CMA Awards analysis: 'GIRL' power on the rise as women make country music in-roads Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton will host the 53rd CMA Awards 7 p.m. on Sept. 13 on ABC.        ...
18:08, 2019-08-29

How the Grand Ole Opry put country music (and Nashville) on the map The live concert broadcast helped define Nashville as "Music City, U.S.A.," and the Opry name has become near-synonymous with country music.  &...
17:44, 2019-08-29

Exclusive: Dolly Parton joins For King & Country on remix of 'God Only Knows' For King & Country team with up Dolly Parton on a remix of their 11-week No. 1 "God Only Knows" and new music video.       ...
17:44, 2019-08-29

Kellyanne Conway criticizes Taylor Swift's petition to pass the Equality Act Taylor Swift called out the Trump administration at the VMAs to pass the Equality Act. Then Trump aide Kellyanne Conway criticized Swift on Fox News....
14:32, 2019-08-29

Playlist: Billy Gilman's upbeat favorite songs Gilman described his new single 'Soldier' as "without a doubt the song that means the most to me so far in my career."    &...
05:32, 2019-08-29

CMA Awards' biggest snubs: Where are Kane Brown and Luke Bryan? Who's missing and who surprised from this year's list of CMA Awards nominees.        ...
03:16, 2019-08-29

Senators Ask for Antitrust Probe in Concert Ticketing Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut say that Live Nation’s dominance in the industry is “virtually unchallenged.”...
23:24, 2019-08-28

Lana Del Rey on Trump, Kanye and the Right Time for a Protest Song The singer and songwriter’s fifth major-label album, “Norman ____ Rockwell!,” is a collaboration with Jack Antonoff packed with fiery lyrics....
19:24, 2019-08-28

After being booted off country charts, 'Old Town Road' heads to the CMA Awards Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus earned a CMA Award nomination for 'Old Town Road.'        ...
19:08, 2019-08-28

Bon Iver Steps Back From the Brink on ‘i,i’ Justin Vernon’s fourth album is his most collaborative, nurturing snippets of sounds into intricate songs about a host of anxieties....
18:28, 2019-08-28

After being booted off county charts, 'Old Town Road' heads to the CMA Awards Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus earned a CMA Award nomination for 'Old Town Road.'        ...
17:48, 2019-08-28

CMA Awards 2019: Maren Morris tops full list of nominees along with Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton Lil Nas X's Old Town Road Remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus earned a nod for Musical Event of the Year.        ...
17:48, 2019-08-28

Burning Man pictures: Art cars light up Black Rock City Take a look at all the art cars lighting up the playa at Burning Man 2019.        ...
14:48, 2019-08-28

10 essential country music covers from legendary rock, soul and reggae acts From The Beatles to Megadeth, take a trip through the best country covers.        ...
14:48, 2019-08-28

The Mount Rushmore of country music: Who belongs on it? We asked Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Thomas Rhett and more.        ...
14:48, 2019-08-28

Lil Nas X invites Joe Jonas to remix his new song: 'Imma let u on panini' Joe Jonas joked after the VMAs that his "Old Town Road" remix didn't make the cut. So Lil Nas X invited him to remix his follow-up song, "Panini...
07:16, 2019-08-28

Burning Man 2019 photos: Burners on the playa Images of people on the playa during Burning Man 2019.        ...
03:28, 2019-08-28

Louisville drag queen is so convincing, even John Travolta thought she was Taylor Swift Louisville drag queen Jade Jolie, who played Taylor Swift's lookalike in the "You Need to Calm Down" video, had a memorable moment at the 2019 V...
03:28, 2019-08-28

Neal Casal, a former guitarist for The Cardinals who played with Willie Nelson, dies at 50 Neal Casal, former guitarist for The Cardinals who worked with Willie Nelson, Chris Robinson and Ryan Adams, has died at the age of 50.   ...
01:20, 2019-08-28

9 Outdoor Concerts to See Before the Season Ends A guide to some of the late-summer shows coming up in New York City, including the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival this weekend....
23:20, 2019-08-27

Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ the Beginning or the End of an Era? Breaking down the sounds, the themes, the obscure (and not-so-hidden) messages and more on her seventh album....
21:28, 2019-08-27

Meek Mill’s Criminal Case Ends With a Misdemeanor Guilty Plea The rapper, who has become a symbol of criminal justice reform, will serve no additional prison time and will no longer be on probation....
19:12, 2019-08-27

Taylor Swift slams White House in Video of the Year acceptance speech Taylor Swift won big for "You Need to Calm Down" at the 2019 VMAs and Miley Cyrus performed for the first time since her split with Liam Hemsworth. ...
18:56, 2019-08-27

Miley Cyrus sings breakup song 'Slide Away,' debuts new tattoo after Liam Hemsworth split Miley Cyrus gave her breakup anthem "Slide Away" its awards show debut in a stripped-down performance, shot in black and white.    &#...
18:56, 2019-08-27

Meek Mill pleads guilty to misdemeanor, won’t serve more prison time The 32-year-old rapper, born Robert Williams, reached the plea agreement in Philadelphia after an appeals court threw out his conviction last month. ...
18:56, 2019-08-27

Ken Burns on 'Country Music' documentary: 'This is as good if not the best we've ever done' Ken Burns' 16-hour "Country Music" documentary will begin airing at 7 p.m. Central time Sept. 15 on PBS.        ...
15:20, 2019-08-27

Miley Cyrus keeps brave face as she debuts breakup song 'Slide Away' amid divorce Miley Cyrus gave her breakup anthem "Slide Away" its awards show debut in a stripped-down performance, shot in black and white.    &#...
08:08, 2019-08-27

VMAs 2019: Taylor Swift calls out Trump, John Travolta has awkward mix-up and more moments you missed Taylor Swift got political, Miley Cyrus got raw and John Travolta got another performer wrong during Monday's Video Music Awards.   &...
08:08, 2019-08-27

John Travolta accidentally hands VMA award to Taylor Swift's drag queen double The cameras captured John Travolta handing the VMA Moonman award to Jade Jolie, a Swift impersonator who appeared in her "You Need to Calm Down" vide...
08:08, 2019-08-27

VMAs 2019: Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello tease fans with steamy 'Señorita' performance Shawn Mendes made his onstage debut with his alleged "Señorita," Camila Cabello. But fans were left wanting.       &...
08:08, 2019-08-27

VMAs 2019: The winners' list Here's everyone who won a Moon Person at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.        ...
08:08, 2019-08-27

Taylor Swift opens VMAs with triumphant 'Lover' performance, wins Video of the Year Taylor Swift returned to the MTV Video Music Awards Monday, nearly 10 years to the day since Kanye West's controversial stage-crashing onstage m...
05:48, 2019-08-27

Live snakes at the VMAs? H.E.R. and Tana Mongeau wear reptiles on the red carpet H.E.R. and Tana Mongeau both walked the VMA 2019 red carpet with reptilian dates.        ...
05:48, 2019-08-27

MTV VMAs 2019: Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello tease fans with steamy 'Señorita' performance Shawn Mendes made his onstage debut with his alleged "Señorita," Camila Cabello. But fans were left wanting.       &...
05:48, 2019-08-27

VMAs: John Travolta accidentally hands award to Taylor Swift's drag queen double The cameras captured John Travolta handing the VMA Moonman award to Jade Jolie, a Swift impersonator who appeared in her "You Need to Calm Down" vide...
05:48, 2019-08-27

Did Missy Elliott just give the VMAs' best performance of all time? In a jaw-dropping performance on Monday night, Missy Elliott proved exactly why she is so deserving of the Video Vanguard award.    &...
05:48, 2019-08-27

MTV VMAs 2019: Where was the Jonas Brothers zone at the Jersey Shore? The Jonas Brothers enjoyed the view from the new Asbury Ocean Club Hotel, posting a pic of themselves relaxing on a balcony.     ...
05:48, 2019-08-27

H.E.R. and Tana Mongeau wear live snakes on VMAs red carpet and we didn't see that coming H.E.R. and Tana Mongeau both walked the VMA 2019 red carpet with reptilian dates.        ...
03:56, 2019-08-27

MTV VMAs 2019: The winners' list Here's everyone who won a Moon Person at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.        ...
03:56, 2019-08-27

Taylor Swift opens VMAs with triumphant live debut of 'Lover,' wins Video for Good Taylor Swift returned to the MTV Video Music Awards Monday, nearly 10 years to the day since Kanye West's controversial stage-crashing onstage m...
03:56, 2019-08-27

The Class of '89: How Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black, Travis Tritt changed country music Thirty years ago, country music’s storied “Class of 1989” — led by the meteoric rise of Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Bla...
23:40, 2019-08-26

Best VMA moments: From Britney Spears' snake to Lady Gaga's meat dress The MTV Video Music Awards are tonight and you know what that means? It's time to relive the most shocking moments from VMAs past.   ...
23:40, 2019-08-26

Taylor Swift’s Diary Entries Are a Must-Read Companion to ‘Lover’ Four different booklets in special editions of her new album contain reproductions of handwritten journals that reveal what Swift wants us to see — a...
21:48, 2019-08-26

Young Thug Hits No. 1, but Taylor Swift Is Already the Charts’ Big Story The week before Swift’s “Lover” ranks on the Billboard 200, it has already become the year’s top-selling album....
20:12, 2019-08-26

Country Mile special project USA TODAY Network spotlights country music history, its current landscape and where it is going in our special project, Country Mile.   &#...
19:16, 2019-08-26

U.S. contestant takes the crown at Air Guitar World Championships The annual Air Guitar World Championship was held on August 22 and 23 in Finland, featuring acts from around the world.     ...
19:16, 2019-08-26

VMAs 2019: Jonas Brothers pre-record performance in Asbury Park, New Jersey Ahead of the 2019 MTV VMAs on Aug. 26, the Jonas Brothers headed to their home state of New Jersey to film a performance for the awards show.  ...
19:16, 2019-08-26

Need a crash course in country music history? Here's 100 years of trivia From 1919 to 2019, here are 100 fast facts of country music trivia.        ...
19:16, 2019-08-26

What are the all-time greatest country songs? These 100 top our list Take a trip through the finest songs country music has to offer.        ...
05:44, 2019-08-26

Kanye West brings surprise Sunday Service to Dayton with Dave Chappelle after mass shooting Kanye West hosted a surprise Sunday Service in Ohio attended by Kim Kardashian and Dave Chappelle to support the community after the Dayton shooting....
00:44, 2019-08-26

Man arrested at Burning Man site faces charges of sexual assault, false imprisonment Sheriff's deputies at the Burning Man event site arrested a man now charged with sexual assault.        ...
22:00, 2019-08-24

Singer Eddie Money reveals he has stage 4 esophageal cancer, says his fate is in 'God’s hands' Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer is known for hits such as “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Take Me Home...
22:00, 2019-08-24

Burning Man: What to bring to the desert party Burning Man: What to bring to the massive desert party        ...
06:40, 2019-08-24

Opera legend Placido Domingo to return to the stage amid sexual harassment allegations Placido Domingo will return to the stage in Europe this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused him of sexual harassment. ...
04:12, 2019-08-24

Iconic VMAs performances show the awards aren't what they used to be The MTV Video Music Awards used to be known for lavish performances with big-name artists. Now they're just meh.      ...
00:56, 2019-08-24

Missy Elliott claims her icon status with new 'Iconology' EP, 'Throw It Back' music video Missy Elliott is back with a new EP, "Iconology," her first project in 14 years. She also released a new music video for the track "Throw It Back." ...
21:12, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift Emerges From the Darkness Unbroken on ‘Lover’ The singer and songwriter’s seventh album is a recalibration, playing to her old strengths while hinting at new paths forward....
20:40, 2019-08-23

VMAs 2019: Everything you need to know about this year's show The MTV Video Music Awards, aka the VMAs, will make their New Jersey debut Monday, Aug. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark.    ...
18:32, 2019-08-23

Robert Downey Jr. announces Rolling Stones' 'cosmic' honor: Martian rock named after band Robert Downey Jr. announced NASA's big secret Thursday night at the Rose Bowl. A Martian rock will be named after the rock band: 'Rolling S...
16:16, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift Releases ‘Lover’ the Old-Fashioned Way The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Anton...
15:52, 2019-08-23

Rolling Stones' NASA honor: Mick Jagger talks about Martian rock named after the band Mick Jagger discusses NASA's decision to name a small rock on Mars after the Rolling Stones.        ...
12:00, 2019-08-23

Robert Downey Jr. reveals 'cosmic' secret: Moved Martian rock is officially a Rolling Stone Robert Downey Jr. announced NASA's big secret Thursday night at the Rose Bowl. A Martian rock will be named after the rock band: 'Rolling S...
12:00, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift's 'Lover': The juiciest lyrical references, from Kanye West to Leonardo DiCaprio Read on for the most pointed and biting lines on Taylor Swift’s new album, 'Lover'.        ...
08:36, 2019-08-23

No camping at Phish concert, as plague threatens travel plans (and ferrets) Fans who planned to camp during Phish concerts near Denver are making other plans because of plague, which also threatens another sort of wildlife. ...
08:36, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift and Dixie Chicks' new song 'Soon You’ll Get Better' is one of Swift's saddest ever Taylor Swift enlists the Dixie Chicks for a somber ballad about loved ones and hospital beds on her new album 'Lover'. Grab some tissues. ...
06:32, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' Easter eggs: Which fan theories were right and which were way off? Taylor Swift is the queen of leaving Easter egg clues for her fans. With the release of "Lover," which theories actually came true?   ...
06:32, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift is a kid again on 'Lover,' a big, messy embrace of a new album Taylor Swift's “Lover" is a sprawling 18-track effort that’s less focused and more open-hearted than any album she’s released ...
06:32, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift's new album 'Lover' includes star-studded collaborations, juicy lyrics Taylor Swift dropped her highly anticipated album "Lover," which includes a collaboration with the Dixie Chicks and some juicy lyrical references. &...
06:32, 2019-08-23

Rapper Kodak Black pleads guilty to weapons charges, could face up to 20 years in prison Rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May....
06:16, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift throws it back to '1989' in swoon-worthy, Christmas-themed 'Lover' video Hours before the "Lover" album is released into the world, Taylor Swift unveiled an eye-popping new video for the romantic title track.   ...
06:16, 2019-08-23

Michael Jackson's will is lost, former publicist says. She asks Trump for help Raymone Bain, Michael Jackson's former publicist, told reporters Thursday that she does not have his will.        ...
06:16, 2019-08-23

Robert Downey Jr. teases major surprise: 'All will be revealed' at Rolling Stones concert What is Robert Downey Jr. talking about in his cryptic message about the Rolling Stones and NASA? All will be revealed Thursday at the Rose Bowl. &#...
06:16, 2019-08-23

Afropunk and 8 Other Outdoor Concerts to Put on the Calendar A guide to some of the late-summer shows coming up in New York City, including the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival this weekend....
04:24, 2019-08-23

Michael Jackson's will is lost, former manager says. She asks Trump for help Raymone Bain, Michael Jackson's former manager, told reporters Thursday that she does not have his will.        ...
01:20, 2019-08-23

Did 'Baby Shark' violate copyright law? A New York entertainer thinks so Kids can't stop listening to the "Baby Shark" song and adults can't get it out of their heads. A New York man says the song is his, so he&a...
23:36, 2019-08-22

Can Virgil Abloh Fit in a Museum? “Figures of Speech” in Chicago tries to capture the essence of a prodigious fashion designer. It’s an endeavor with radical juxtapositions, clever pr...
22:48, 2019-08-22

‘Beyond the Streets’ Embraces the Sprawling World of Graffiti An epically scaled exhibition flaunts the art form’s pioneers as well as its provocateurs....
22:48, 2019-08-22

‘The Harder They Come’: A Pop Classic That Has Hardly Faded Perry Henzell’s outlaw film, with one of cinema’s most infectious scores, is back on the big screen in New York....
18:32, 2019-08-22

Revelations from the 2009 VMAs: Beyoncé cried, Taylor Swift make-up moment was planned Former music executives opened up to Billboard on all the backstage fallout about Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Kanye West at the 2009 MTV VMAs.  &...
18:08, 2019-08-22

Taylor Swift promises to re-record music 'next year' after losing rights to Scooter Braun In an interview for CBS Sunday Morning, Taylor Swift confirms she plans to re-record her past songs in order to regain control from Scooter Braun. &...
16:48, 2019-08-22

Showtime's new 'Hitsville' Motown documentary is a tribute to musical magic “Hitsville: The Making of Motown,” a new film about the storied Detroit label, had access to many of the era's most famous stars. &...
16:48, 2019-08-22

Country singer Drake White opens up about brain condition after near-collapse onstage Country singer Drake White opened up about having a brain condition that disrupts blood flow after he nearly collapsed onstage last week.  ...
16:48, 2019-08-22

Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour as Randy Owen battles migraines, vertigo Alabama postponed the remaining of its 50th anniversary tour due to singer and guitarist Randy Owen's continued battle with cluster migraines an...
10:36, 2019-08-22

ACM Honors: Tearful speeches and a few surprises as Nashville celebrates country icons Martina McBride, Midland and a Miranda Lambert duet with Keith Urban led the 13th annual ACM Honors.        ...
10:36, 2019-08-22

Playlist: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Al Pitrelli shares his favorite classics Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Al Pitrelli's lengthy career has included stints recording and touring with Alice Cooper, Asia, Megadeth and oth...
03:56, 2019-08-22

Eminem's publisher sues Spotify over royalties, challenges Music Modernization Act Eight Mile Style sued Spotify in Nashville on Wednesday in a major copyright lawsuit that challenges the underpinnings of the landmark Music Moderniz...
03:56, 2019-08-22

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff looks back on classic film 'The Harder They Come' Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff looks back on classic film 'The Harder They Come'        ...
23:48, 2019-08-21

Britney Spears decries haters and 'fake' friends: 'You never know who to trust' Spears continues to use her Instagram to share her commentary on life in the public eye as she weathers a controversial year.    ...
21:24, 2019-08-21

Lena Dunham reveals ex-boyfriend Jack Antonoff's parting words when she moved out Dunham split with singer/producer Jack Antonoff in Jan. 2018 after over five years as a couple.        ...
15:16, 2019-08-21

A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as val...
11:52, 2019-08-21

Dolly Parton's iconic fashion celebrated in new exhibit at Opry House Dubbed “Dolly: My Opry Memories,” the exhibit runs Sept. 3 – Oct. 31 in the Opry House’s historic Studio A.   ...
05:04, 2019-08-21

Sturgill Simpson debuts 'Sing Along,' the first song off upcoming album 'Sound & Fury' Sturgill Simpson unveiled a tracklist and release date Tuesday for 'Sound & Fury,' his upcoming album, due Sept. 27.    ...
05:04, 2019-08-21

Kelsea Ballerini used to envy Carrie Underwood's voice, until she 'stopped trying to sing like my heroes' Kelsea Ballerini notched her fifth No. 1 songs in four years, mounted her arena tour and joined the Grand Ole Opry in the last six months.  ...
02:52, 2019-08-21

Carrie Underwood to host CMA Awards without Brad Paisley for the first time in 11 years Carrie Underwood will be joined by Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton as guest hosts for 53rd Country Music Association Awards.     ...
04:04, 2019-08-20

Sheryl Crow on touring with Michael Jackson: I saw 'really strange' things Crow says she hasn't watched the 2019 documentary "Leaving Neverland" that alleged new abuses against Jackson,       &...
04:04, 2019-08-20

Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus applaud Billie Eilish for ending 'Old Town Road's historic run Lil Nas X's viral country-rap hit "Old Town Road" has sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a record-breaking 19 weeks. Until now.  ...
04:04, 2019-08-20

Tanya Tucker Would Rather Be Celebrated While She’s Alive The country star is returning with her first album of original music in 17 years, aided by two younger musicians who feel her fire: Brandi Carlile an...
21:16, 2019-08-19

Exclusive: Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces 2019 winter tour, 'Christmas Eve and Other Stories' For the 2019 edition of their famous annual winter tour, TSO is throwing it back to the album and tour that started it all.     ...
17:00, 2019-08-19

A ‘Soul Train’ Musical Sets Its Sights on Broadway The production, inspired by the long-running television dance show, is aiming for a 2021 premiere....
16:20, 2019-08-19

In Southern Appalachia, Searching for the ‘Big Bang’ of Country Music More than 90 years ago, recordings in a hat warehouse in Bristol, Tenn., unleashed a quintessentially American musical form....
11:12, 2019-08-19

Big Sean has happy kids on his hands as he unveils studio at Boys & Girls Club in Detroit The rapper's new facility on the west side was already full of music Saturday as Big Sean kicked off his second DON Weekend of community activit...
09:12, 2019-08-19

'Iconic': Harry Styles and Millie Bobby Brown hung out at an Ariana Grande concert Ariana Grande's London Sweetener tour stop had two VIP audience members: Harry Styles and "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown.  ...
00:44, 2019-08-19

Artists who never got to Woodstock – and why they missed it The Woodstock Music & Art Fair, held from Aug. 15-18, 1969, seemed to encapsulate the zeitgeist of the 1960s and define a generation.   &#...
00:44, 2019-08-19

Woodstock remembered As Woodstock turns 50, we remember the legendary festival in photos.        ...
21:16, 2019-08-17

Country star Drake White recovering in hospital after almost collapsing on stage: reports Country music singer Drake White is recovering in a Virginia hospital after collapsing on stage at a show Friday night, according to reports.  ...
18:44, 2019-08-17

Woodstock 2019: Generations soak in the spirit on 50th anniversary of legendary festival A focal point for generational divide in 1969, the Woodstock site is now bringing folks of different ages together.       &...
05:36, 2019-08-17

Katreese Barnes, a Musical Force Behind the Scenes, Dies at 56 She worked with Roberta Flack and other stars. But she probably made her biggest splash by helping write a risqué song for “Saturday Night Live.”...
03:24, 2019-08-17

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration Woodstock fans are expected to get back to the garden to mark the 50th anniversary of the generation-defining festival.     ...
00:28, 2019-08-17

Kiefer Sutherland postpones shows due to injury making it 'impossible to sing' Kiefer Sutherland told fans he "will do everything I can to make it up to you" when he announced he would need to back out of performances.  &#...
00:28, 2019-08-17

Ariana Grande secretly paid for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's meal: 'Such a boss move' Perry described how she and her actor husband, dining with his eight-year-old son Flynn, saw Grande at a restaurant.       ...
17:40, 2019-08-16

Lyrics to Miley Cyrus' new song 'Slide Away' hint at her breakup with Liam Hemsworth Miley Cyrus' first new song since she announced her separation from Liam Hemsworth is here, and it's a nostalgic track called "Slide Away."...
16:20, 2019-08-16

Taylor Swift's 'Lover': Everything we know about the pop star's seventh album Swift's highly anticipated seventh studio album "Lover" is just around the corner.        ...
16:20, 2019-08-16

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund. ...
16:20, 2019-08-16

Remembering Elvis with his 10 most popular hits Elvis Presley left an indelible mark on popular culture that endures to this day.        ...
13:32, 2019-08-16

How Ahmed Gallab, Sudanese-American Musician, Spends His Sundays He watches documentary films on repeat in a ‘snuggle room.’ He is also into caffeine, cookies and red velvet cupcakes....
11:28, 2019-08-16

Miranda Lambert, in 'fearless mode,' hits the road; new album 'Wildcard' drops in November "Wildcard" arrives at the end of a momentous year for the country star. Ahead of its release, Lambert kicks off the Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour...
02:36, 2019-08-16

Lil Nas X was worried coming out as gay would alienate 'Old Town Road' fans "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X made waves when he announced he was gay. But first he worried about how coming out might affect his country fan base...
20:40, 2019-08-15

Raphael Saadiq Finally Put His Past on the Record On his first album in eight years, named after his brother “Jimmy Lee,” the singer and producer brings his family’s tragedies into his music....
17:28, 2019-08-15

Woodstock: How a farmer, four promoters and one couple embody the spirit of the festival To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we take a look back at the farmer, promoters and people who embodied the iconic festival.  ...
16:16, 2019-08-15

Christian hip hop is having a moment: 6 rappers you should know, including chart-topper NF With Christian rap dominating the headlines this summer, we rounded up six faith-based artists you should know, including chart-topper NF.  ...
16:16, 2019-08-15

Halsey's boyfriend Yungblud: 'I'm very fluid' about my sexuality The 22-year-old British singer described his disinterest in following more traditional norms concerning gender and sexuality.    ...
16:16, 2019-08-15

At ‘Black Woodstock,’ an All-Star Lineup Delivered Joy and Renewal to 300,000 Before Afropunk, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, Mahalia Jackson and more graced a Harlem stage in 1969....
11:40, 2019-08-15

Country singer Hunter Hayes to drop 'Wild Blue,' surprise album of heartbreak, turbulence Hunter Hayes surprised fans, revealing new album 'Wild Blue' is set to come out Friday. The 10-song album is Hayes' first in three yea...
07:36, 2019-08-15

Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Peter Murphy, the English singer of the goth rock band Bauhaus, is postponing the remainder of his New York residency after suffering a heart attack....
03:56, 2019-08-15

Zac Brown loses bid to limit public access to his home in Alaska Country singer Zac Brown asked to remove easements allowing access along his Alaska property, but the bid was rejected by a local planning commission...
03:56, 2019-08-15

Jimmy Eat World drummer calls out Third Eye Blind's 'creepy' Stephan Jenkins after tour If you wondering how Jimmy Eat World enjoyed that co-headlining tour with Third Eye Blind, may we suggest their drummer Zach Lind's Twitter feed...
03:56, 2019-08-15

Questions About Kaepernick Hover Over Jay-Z’s Deal With the N.F.L. The league cannot seem to escape the issue of the quarterback’s absence, which became a significant topic at a news conference held by Commissioner R...
03:40, 2019-08-15

Should ‘Old Town Road’ be nominated for the CMA Awards? Voters aren't sure Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' has broken chart records, but some voters question if it should be nominated for the Country Music Associa...
00:24, 2019-08-15

A$AP Rocky breaks silence after guilty verdict in Sweden assault case: I'm 'disappointed' A Swedish court ruled Wednesday that American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.  ...
00:24, 2019-08-15

Paco Navarro, 82, Seductive Voice of Disco on New York Radio, Dies He became one of the city’s highest-rated disc jockeys when he moved from Spanish-language radio to WKTU in 1978, when the station adopted a disco fo...
18:16, 2019-08-14

Sleater-Kinney Grasps at a New Sound on ‘The Center Won’t Hold’ The punk band teams with the pop shape-shifter St. Vincent on an album that loses a lot of the group’s unique aesthetic....
18:16, 2019-08-14

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.&rdqu...
18:08, 2019-08-14

N.F.L. and Jay-Z Team Up on Music and Social Justice Campaign The partnership brings together two of the country’s biggest brands, as well as the league and a vocal critic....
15:20, 2019-08-14

Swedish court expected to deliver verdict in A$AP Rocky assault case A Swedish court will rule Wednesday on whether American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm. ...
14:16, 2019-08-14

Tomi Lahren slams NFL's partnership with Jay-Z: 'Apparently the league doesn't hate America enough' The NFL and Jay-Z's entertainment and sports representation company Roc Nation are teaming up for events and activism. Tomi Lahren is not happy....
14:16, 2019-08-14

Listen: The Highwomen rewrite 'Highwayman' song with women's stories As on the original, Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires sing from multiple perspectives.       &#...
05:48, 2019-08-14

Plácido Domingo, Opera Star, to Be Investigated for Sexual Harassment The Los Angeles Opera, which Mr. Domingo helped found, will launch an inquiry into allegations reported by The Associated Press....
22:00, 2019-08-13

And the 2019 MTV VMAs performers are: Camila Cabello, Shawn Mendes and more Lizzo, Bad Bunny, Lil Nas X, J Balvin and Rosalia will also hit the stage at the Aug. 26 event,        ...
21:20, 2019-08-13

Visionary Musicians Seek Truths for the Future in a Spiritual Past Moor Mother, Ben Lamar Gay, Angel Bat Dawid and other jazz-adjacent storytellers are embracing tradition and questions about the nature of performanc...
19:28, 2019-08-13

T-Pain talks blowing $40 million: 'I had to borrow money to get my kids Burger King' T-Pain is opening up about his money problems, which the 33-year-old singer claiming he's currently financially stable.     ...
17:12, 2019-08-13

10 most anticipated albums of fall 2019: Taylor Swift, Tool, Luke Combs and more Fall 2019's album schedule is heating up. We're looking forward to new music from Taylor Swift, Tool, Sheryl Crow. Luke Combs and the Highw...
16:48, 2019-08-13

‘Yellow Submarine’ & Me The whimsical animated musical about the Beatles delights me in new ways thanks to daily viewings with my 4-year-old....
11:28, 2019-08-13

Women accuse opera legend Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, retaliation in AP report For decades, opera legend Placido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.  ...
09:04, 2019-08-13

Burning Man, or burning lungs? How dangerous is festival's playa dust for your health? Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of dust. Is that harmful to your longterm respiratory health?    ...
04:48, 2019-08-13

Missy Elliott to be honored at 2019 MTV VMAs with Video Vanguard Award, set to perform Missy Elliott will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.       &...
01:32, 2019-08-13

Best musicians of the 1990s The 1990s were a treasure trove for music fans. The decade saw the birth of grunge, the rise of gangsta rap and a boy-band boom.    &...
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