Friday, May 1, 2015
Alabama Shakes, the versatile band that merges rock and blues, debuted at number one on the U.S. album chart Wednesday -- a first this year for an independent release.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Jack Ely, whose 1963 song "Louie Louie" was so unintelligible that the U.S. government investigated it for secret messages, has died aged 71, his family said Tuesday.
Director Peter Jackson and Hollywood star Russell Crowe led tributes Wednesday for Oscar-winning Australian cinematographer Andrew Lesnie, who died suddenly aged 59.
Move over, Bruce Wayne: There's going to be a new Batman fighting crime in Gotham City for DC Comics, and instead of a cape, he'll wear a manga-style suit of armor.
Entertainment giant Live Nation said Tuesday it was buying a controlling stake in Bonnaroo, one of the most influential U.S. music festivals, in the latest consolidation in the booming industry.
The results are in of a battle that pitted London's culture vultures against a Chinese workshop churning out replicas of the world's most famous paintings, revealing a clear victory for the cut-price masters.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
From Palestinian hip-hop to Egyptian electro to Lebanese blues-rock, artists from the Middle East are making inroads into Europe as witnessed at the latest Printemps de Bourges festival in France.
The musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" each received a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, showing two very different sides of this Broadway season.
Elvis Presley's two personal jets are staying at Graceland, his estate said Monday, ending months of jitters among his legion of fans that they were about to be sold off., 1 Comment
Don M. Mankiewicz, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter from a legendary Hollywood family who created the television shows "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Ironside," has died in California. He was 93.