Saturday, June 13, 2015
Jim Ed Brown, the mild-mannered crooner who spent a half-century at one of U.S. country music's most prestigious venues, the Grand Ole Opry, died Thursday. He was 81.
After nibbling on a few finger sandwiches at teatime, John Fogerty now feels energized to talk about his upcoming memoir and summer concert tour.
Friday, June 12, 2015
The CMT Music Awards should be renamed the Carrie Music Television Awards.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Asked to name music superstars, few in the general public would immediately think of Les Paul. But 100 years after his birth, his many admirers are hoping to promote him as one of modern music's indispensable figures.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
--"Newzbeat" makes a catchy change from a standard news bulletin: Ugandans call the broadcasters "rap-orters," a youth team of hip-hop artists-turned-journalists rapping the headlines.
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea on Monday canceled a performance at a U.S. gay pride celebration after criticism over past remarks that were seen as homophobic.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Florence + the Machine delves into the intense emotional terrain of heartbreak for the band's highly anticipated new album but, with an audience, it feels like a spiritual revival.
Drake didn't have a band, but the feverish audience at Governors Ball played along like they were onstage with the multiplatinum rapper Friday night.
The lofty tones fill a wood cabin on the outskirts of the emerald green meadow considered the birthplace of Switzerland, as three songs compete to become the country's new national anthem.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
A first edition of "The Hobbit" accompanied by a handwritten note in Elvish by UK author J.R.R. Tolkien was sold by Sotheby's at auction on Thursday for 137,000 pounds (US$211,000).