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2019-12-12
 

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

Brooks & Dunn inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame: 'I’ve never been so proud and humbled' Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens and Jerry Bradley were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame Sunday night at CMA Theater.     &...
18:36, 2019-10-21

Kanye West teases new 'Jesus is King' album release date. Will he deliver this time? Kanye West teased a new release date for his "Jesus is King" album after missing scheduled release dates for the new music twice in the past month. &...
13:36, 2019-10-21

Bruce Springsteen on concert film ‘Western Stars’: One of his most personal works yet Bruce Springsteen talks personal trilogy, John Wayne and "Western Stars."        ...
11:28, 2019-10-21

Review: Susanna Malkki Returns to the New York Philharmonic In her third appearance with the orchestra, she proved once again why she’s one of the most exciting and in-demand conductors of her generation....
19:24, 2019-10-20

Nick Tosches, Fiery Music Writer and Biographer, Dies at 69 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...
18:36, 2019-10-20

Review: Christopher Rouse Leaves a Haunting Final Symphony The composer died last month. But not before finishing his Sixth Symphony, which premiered on Friday in Cincinnati....
18:36, 2019-10-20

Listen to Prince's previously unheard acoustic demo of 'I Feel For You' Prince's estate released a previously unheard acoustic version of his 1979 song "I Feel For You" in honor of his second album's 40th anniversary. ...
23:52, 2019-10-18

Lady Gaga falls off stage in fan's arms at Las Vegas concert Lady Gaga was performing in Las Vegas when she invited a fan up on stage. After the pair started dancing, he fell off the stage bringing the singer w...
20:24, 2019-10-18

Elton John and Taron Egerton sing 'Rocketman' live Taron Egerton and Elton John sang at the 'Rocketman: Live in Concert' event Thursday        ...
16:52, 2019-10-18

Elton John, Taron Egerton rock 'Rocketman' revival with 'Don't Let the Sun Go Down' duet Elton John and the man who played him onscreen, Taron Egerton, sang a duet as part of "Rocketman Live In Concert" on Thursday.    ...
16:52, 2019-10-18

From Taylor Swift to Lizzo, here are the artists country duo Maddie & Tae listen to on repeat The country duo are on tour with Carrie Underwood and released a new EP "Everywhere I'm Goin'," Oct. 18.        ...
13:44, 2019-10-18

Elton John and Taron Egerton rock 'Rocketman' revival with 'Don't Let the Sun Go Down' duet Elton John and the man who played him onscreen, Taron Egerton, sang a duet as part of "Rocketman Live In Concert" on Thursday.    ...
11:52, 2019-10-18

Celebrated country radio host Bob Kingsley dies at 80. 'He was a friend,' Kenny Chesney says Iconic country radio figure Bob Kingsley began hosting "American Country Countdown" in 1978. He died in Texas Thursday.      ...
00:56, 2019-10-18

Ranveer Singh Champions Indian Rap. ‘Gully Boy’ Provided a Spark. The actor, who starred in the movie focused on India’s underground hip-hop scene, has helped start the record label IncInk....
23:48, 2019-10-17

Lady Gaga removes R. Kelly song from 'Artpop', will reportedly release new vinyl copies Lady Gaga will reportedly release vinyl copies of her 2013 album "Artpop" but without "Do What U Want," a song made with accused sex abuser R. Kelly....
23:12, 2019-10-17

Who leads the fan vote for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's freshly unveiled leaderboard, these artists have acquired the most fan votes.     &...
20:48, 2019-10-17

Bob Kingsley, celebrated country radio host, dies at age 80 Iconic country radio figure Bob Kingsley began hosting "American Country Countdown" in 1978. He died in Texas Thursday.      ...
19:36, 2019-10-17

Ojai Feels the Aftershock of Los Angeles Philharmonic Upheaval With Chad Smith leaving to lead that orchestra, Ara Guzelimian will return as artistic director of the Ojai Music Festival....
16:52, 2019-10-17

Booker T. Jones, Soul’s Ultimate Sideman, Takes the Lead at Last In a new memoir, “Time Is Tight: My Life, Note by Note,” the Stax studio wizard and acclaimed producer tells his own story and finds his voice....
16:52, 2019-10-17

Country Mile episode 4: Dolly Parton says ‘I got enough stories to last a lifetime’ Country Mile episode 4 features Dolly Parton reflecting on everything from the CMA Awards to Thanksgiving dinner.       ...
16:36, 2019-10-17

Playlist: Bear Rinehart's Wilder Woods inspirations Needtobreathe frontman Bear Rinehart is celebrating the release of his debut solo album under the name Wilder Woods and an accompanying tour.  &...
13:08, 2019-10-17

The Jonas Brothers are even better now than they were 10 years ago The Jonas Brothers are back together for their Happiness Begins tour. But how does it compare to their tour 10 years ago? An OG fan explains.  &...
13:08, 2019-10-17

CMT Artists of the Year: Thomas Rhett leads prayer for Kane Brown, other memorable moments CMT Artists of the Year emotionally honored country music's best and brightest in Nashville on Wednesday.        ...
05:48, 2019-10-17

Gary Glitter Won’t Receive ‘Joker’ Royalties, Label Says The British singer, whose 1972 hit “Rock and Roll (Part 2)” plays at a pivotal point in the film, was convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing three gir...
21:20, 2019-10-16

Floating Points, Electronic Music’s King of Pain The last time the English musician Sam Shepherd made an album, it took five years. His intense new record, “Crush,” took five weeks. What changed?...
21:20, 2019-10-16

Nicki Minaj says she was being 'sarcastic' about Adele collaboration After telling reporters that she was working on a song with Adele, Nicki Minaj took to social media to say she was just kidding.    &#...
20:52, 2019-10-16

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....
19:28, 2019-10-16

'It would have killed me': Liam Payne reflects on struggling during his One Direction years Four years after One Direction's split, Liam Payne is opening up about how international superstardom affected his well-being.    ...
16:20, 2019-10-16

41 Days, 26 Shows, 10 Countries: A Rock Tour Diary Inside the bubble of a band’s tour, continuity is everything and happiness is relative, writes the guitarist for Tears for Fears....
11:20, 2019-10-16

Dove Awards: Lauren Daigle earns top honors at 50th annual Christian music show The Dove Awards honored Lauren Daigle, For King & Country and more at a ceremony Tuesday night in Nashville.        ...
06:44, 2019-10-16

GMA Dove Awards 2019: 8 powerful moments from the show Through three hours of all-star collaborations, retrospectives, surprising wins and moving speeches, these were some of the most powerful moments. &#...
06:44, 2019-10-16

Dove Awards 2019: A complete list of winners These acts brought home hardware at the 50th annual Dove Awards in Nashville.        ...
05:40, 2019-10-16

A Songwriting Dispute Brews Over ‘Truth Hurts,’ Lizzo’s Biggest Hit Two brothers say the song’s signature lyric came out of their writing session, and are seeking credit. The singer’s team says the claim has no merit....
22:52, 2019-10-15

The Stagecoach 2020 lineup is here: Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett and Eric Church are headlining Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood and Eric Church will headline the 2020 Stagecoach music festival. Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus will also perform. ...
18:28, 2019-10-15

Rock Hall 2020: Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G., Dave Matthews Band get first nominations Singer Whitney Houston and rapper Notorious B.I.G. are on the list of 16 nominees considered for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  ...
16:16, 2019-10-15

Pharrell Williams on realizing 'Blurred Lines' was problematic: 'That blew my mind' Pharrell Williams opened up about how backlash over 2013's "Blurred Lines" changed the way he thought about consent, gender roles and his platform. &...
15:12, 2019-10-15

Rock Hall 2020: First-time nominees Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. top list Singer Whitney Houston and rapper Notorious B.I.G. are on the list of 16 nominees considered for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  ...
14:48, 2019-10-15

Rock Hall 2020: First-time nominees Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. head list Singer Whitney Houston and rapper Notorious B.I.G. are on the list of 16 nominees considered for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  ...
14:32, 2019-10-15

Police blame speed in crash that killed drummer Kenny Dixon; Kane Brown postpones LA show State police say speed appears to be the cause of a single-vehicle crash that caused the death of Kenny Dixon on Saturday. Friday show postponed. ...
04:00, 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