Thursday, August 7, 2014
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.
Pop sensation Lorde is pulling together the music for the next installment of “The Hunger Games,” due out in November, the film's producer Lionsgate announced Thursday.
Grammy winner Ne-Yo wants US$8 million from his ex-manager.
Dick Wagner, the skilled guitarist who worked with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith, and also co-wrote many of Cooper's hits, died of respiratory failure Wednesday, his personal manager and business partner said Friday. He was 71.
Monday, July 28, 2014
The rising pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer gave its feverish female fans the surprise of a lifetime by personally selling tickets Saturday morning for an upcoming concert in Inglewood, California.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The Macau Orchestra will perform in Taiwan for the first time during a concert tour that opens Thursday, bringing with it works by Rachmaninoff and other masters.