New Orleans' soul queen, Irma Thomas, hasn't missed a performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival since 1974.
When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts.
They may not have lost themselves in the music or the moment but a judge and nine lawyers in a New Zealand courtroom did listen politely to Eminem's "Lose Yourself" as a copyright trial involving the country's ruling political party began Monday.
More musicians are using new technology, including 360-degree cameras, virtual reality (VR) musical experiences and vertical videos, to reach the smartphone generation of music fans who are discovering new music on their phones and tablets.
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an underwater concerto with instruments specially adapted to resonate in a silent world.
Police have arrested five people in the theft of more than 40 cellphones, cash and credit cards at the Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert.
Motown songwriter Sylvia Moy, the storied recording studio's first female producer who penned or collaborated on several hits, including Stevie Wonder's "My Cherie Amour" and Marvin Gaye's "It Takes Two," has died in suburban Detroit.
Cuba Gooding Sr., who sang the 1972 hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," has died.
Soprano Nadine Sierra has won the 2017 Richard Tucker Award, dubbed the Heisman Trophy of opera.
Lady Gaga debuted an R&B-tinged love song Saturday as she headlined the Coachella festival, where the pop diva cast herself as sensual rather than sensational.