CHANHASSEN, United States - Prince, whose pioneering brand of danceable funk and virtuoso talents made him one of the most influential figures in music, died Thursday at his secluded compound in Minnesota, aged 57.
With a guitar in hand rather than a notebook, rocker PJ Harvey has taken on the role of a journalist on a forceful new album that crosses continents to explore modern-day destruction.
Taiwanese pop diva A-mei (張惠妹) on Saturday brought her Utopia World Tour to the Thai capital of Bangkok, drawing 4,000 fans to her concert at the Royal Paragon Hall.
Fugitive U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who in 2013 revealed widespread U.S. foreign surveillance, has released a song with French electronic artist Jean-Michel Jarre, the Columbia record company announced Friday.
Choosing lyrical wit and musical innovation over stage theatrics, a reunited LCD Soundsystem showed the Coachella festival a more serious take to the booming electronic music scene.
The most legendary names in rock including the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan are being lined up for a historic mega-festival, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.
The visionary 87-year-old jazz pianist Cecil Taylor received a standing ovation as he walked slowly to the stage at the Whitney Museum of American Art, using a cane and holding his assistant's arm.
James Levine will retire as the Metropolitan Opera's music director at the end of this season because of Parkinson's disease, ending a 40-year run that lifted the company to a golden era but became increasingly problematic as his health declined.
Taiwanese violinist Chen Yu-ting was named Wednesday as one of four competitors to make it through to the senior finals of the 2016 Menuhin Competition, which will take place in London on Saturdy.
He is after all rap's renaissance man.