Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Tickets for the main two days of this year's Newport Folk Festival sold out five months early and before anyone knew who was playing — another indication of how the 54-year-old event is staying fresh and relevant with a mix of musical icons and young artists looking for their big break.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
The Emmy Awards are television's biggest celebration of itself, but this year's ceremony will face an intruder: “House of Cards,” the first online series to nab a top nomination with its best drama series.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Twenty-five years ago this week, U.S. rock legend Bruce Springsteen played to an estimated 300,000 East Germans thirsting for freedom, a spectacular event that some now argue may have helped topple the Berlin Wall.
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Rapper Jay Z is taking promo to the next level, selling a million copies of his latest album to Samsung for smartphone distribution and going on a six-hour Twitterthon with fans.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
There are still helium balloons clinging to the ceiling and new toys scattered across a table in the living room when Joy Williams answers the door. The Civil Wars singer recently found cream cheese icing in her hair, she notes with laughter, more remnants of her son Miles' first birthday party the night before.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
With her hair tied back, large hoop earrings and high heels, Isabel Aguilar stood confidently in front of her five fellow mariachi musicians, all men, and sang to a mostly male crowd in a Mexico City square.
Monday, July 8, 2013
The Rolling Stones blasted through the past into the present on Saturday with a rip-roaring show in London's Hyde Park that paid homage to their last concert here 44 years ago.
Avery*Sunshine may be a new voice to some, but the 38-year-old Atlanta artist hopes more fans will be saying her name after her debut performance Saturday at the Essence Festival.
Sunday, July 7, 2013
The biggest winner of the 24th annual Golden Melody Awards was Hong Kong singer Sandy Lam's (林憶蓮) album “Gaia,” which won her the Best Mandarin Female Singer trophy as well as the Best Mandarin Album award.