Monday, August 11, 2014
Henry Stone, a fixture on the R&B and disco scene who was instrumental in the careers of Ray Charles, James Brown and KC & the Sunshine Band, has died. He was 93.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Not everyone was initially “All About That Bass.”
Miley's back, y'all.
French singer Yvette Giraud, who captured the hearts of an adoring Japanese fan base during a career spanning several decades, has died aged 97, her family announced on Friday.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
StubHub, the ticket reselling subsidiary of eBay Inc., is launching its StubHub Music app nationwide as it goes after core music fans in a challenge to Live Nation in the concert business.
The members of folk duo The Civil Wars have made it official: They're breaking up.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
If there is an afterlife for news anchors, Walter Cronkite may well be reaching for his ear muffs and a calming celestial gin and tonic. For five years after the celebrated U.S. broadcaster's death, two Senegalese hip-hop artists are taking current affairs in a brash new direction — by rapping the news.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein doesn't know if this year will mark the end of a tradition dating back to the inaugural event 60 years ago: playing with his Newport All-Stars band.
Sometimes the struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
5 Seconds of Summer fit the boy band mold: a quartet of young men with a feverish female fan base touring with British megastars One Direction. But the Australian pop-rock group identifies more with Pete Wentz than Harry Styles.