In an ideal world, the Eurovision Song Contest would be all about music and cross-border camaraderie. In reality, delicate diplomacy is essential to prevent politics from spilling into the annual glitz fest.
Will it be a fierce musical duel between geopolitical foes Russia and Ukraine? Or is it at last France's turn to melt hearts -- albeit singing in English -- at the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm on Saturday?
James Taylor is using his music to help people evacuated from a huge wildfire in Canada.
Nine big-name Taiwanese singers and a band, led by pop diva A-mei, will organize a benefit concert in Taipei in August to ramp up support for same-sex marriage in Taiwan, after a gay marriage bill failed to pass in Taiwan's Legislature last year.1 Comment
Radiohead, the band for two decades synonymous with experimentation, has inched back to its rock roots on a long-awaited album that seizes on space as a symbol of individual darkness.
Drake smashed a streaming record Sunday as the Apple-backed Canadian rapper's latest album scored the biggest debut on the U.S. charts this year.
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose performed his first show with veteran Aussie rockers AC/DC Saturday after stepping in for Brian Johnson, treating a rapturous Lisbon crowd to confident renditions of hits such as "Back in Black" and "Thunderstruck."
Gyrating in the night, Trinidadian soca singer Lil Bitts's derriere, hugged by a pair of hot pants, is center stage in efforts to bring together mainland China and the Caribbean as Beijing seeks a more prominent presence in Washington's back yard.1 Comment
The ashes of Alan Freed, a seminal figure in the history of modern music, have found a home in Cleveland, where Freed coined the term rock 'n' roll and organized what's considered the genre's first concert more than 60 years ago.
After months of cryptic signals, Radiohead has finally announced a Sunday release for the band's long-awaited ninth album.