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09/20/2019

Loretta Lynn was 'so tickled' Metallica covered her song Metallica busted out a Loretta Lynn classic at its Nashville concert earlier this year. The country singer said she may have to cover the band now. &...
03:12, 09/20/2019

Bob Dylan's new bootleg release to feature Johnny Cash sessions The latest release in Bob Dylan's bootleg series features Nashville session with Johnny Cash and comes Nov. 1, Rolling Stone reports.   ...
03:12, 09/20/2019

Celine Dion reveals three songs from new album 'Courage' "Courage" is Dion's first English-language album in six years, following her 2013 release, "Love Me Back to Life."       ...
03:24, 09/19/2019

Chrissy Teigen accidentally posts email address, FaceTime hilarity ensues Chrissy Teigen accidentally publicly shared her email address. "oh my god people are FaceTiming me," she tweeted.       ...
03:24, 09/19/2019

Taylor Swift slams Kanye West in Rolling Stone interview: 'He is so two-faced' Taylor Swift dug into one of the most fraught relationships of her career – not with one of her celebrity exes, but with Kanye West.    ...
03:24, 09/19/2019

Jim Croce: The night the music died in Louisiana on Sept. 20, 1973 Rock star Jim Croce and five others died in a plane crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana after a concert on Sept. 20, 1973.      ...
03:24, 09/19/2019

Taylor Swift calls Kanye West 'two-faced' in revealing Rolling Stone interview Swift described in detail how she attempted to reconnect with West in 2015, after his infamous onstage crashing of her Video Music Awards speech in 20...
03:24, 09/19/2019

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready celebrates Infinite Color & Sound with new playlist Infinite Color & Sound is a music and art collaboration between Mike McCready and artist Kate Neckel featuring original music written by the duo. ...
03:24, 09/19/2019

Grieving fans give music of Eddie Money, The Cars sales bumps In the days since Eddie Money and Ric Ocasek's deaths, the men's music has seen a bump in sales from grieving fans.       &#...
03:24, 09/19/2019

What Does Alternative Rock Radio Sound Like in the Age of Spotify? At ALT 92.3 FM, where they don’t say “rock,” it’s a mix of millennial oldies and newer, pop-leaning and electronic folk from bands like Bastille and S...
22:13, 09/18/2019

Amazon is newest music streamer to tempt subscribers with higher-resolution sound Amazon Music HD, a new tier on its streaming service has more than 50 million songs in CD quality and millions at better than CD quality.   ...
19:36, 09/17/2019

Taylor Swift announces Lover Fest tour with only four U.S. shows Taylor Swift will embark on a summer festival tour for her "Lover" album. The catch? There are only four shows in the U.S. so far.    ...
19:36, 09/17/2019

Amazon Offers Millions of Songs in High-Quality Audio. Even Neil Young Approves. The company addresses a longtime complaint of audiophiles by offering improved audio for 50 million songs. It will cost $15 a month, $13 for members....
07:48, 09/17/2019

Happy 30th birthday, Bebe Rexha! The singer's style through the years Bebe Rexha, award-winning singer/songwriter, turns 30 on August 30, 2019. Check out the pop star's best fashion moments.     ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Inside Rihanna's star-studded Savage X Fenty show at New York Fashion Week Rihanna brought out all the stops and the biggest stars for her inclusive Savage X Fenty lingerie show for New York Fashion Week.    &...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled....
00:48, 09/17/2019

She's written hits for Selena Gomez and Shawn Mendes. Now Charli XCX is ready for stardom "Fancy" hitmaker Charli XCX will release her third album, "Charli," on Sept. 13. She opens up about anxiety, commercial success and Lizzo going No. 1....
00:48, 09/17/2019

Charli XCX: The pop star's bold style British singer-songwriter (real name Charlotte Aitchison) has redefined what it means to be a pop artist in the 21st century.     ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Sheryl Crow clarifies remarks on Taylor Swift's masters controversy after flap Sheryl Crow was asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy and now regrets her word choice.  ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey are femme fatales in 'Don't Call Me Angel' video One of this fall's biggest musical collaborations brings together Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey for a blockbuster single.    ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Eddie Money's life and career in photos Eddie Money has passed away at age 70, his family told Variety, Rolling Stone and AP. We're taking a look back at the rocker's life and career in phot...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Eddie Money, 'Take Me Home Tonight' and 'Two Tickets to Paradise' rocker, dies at 70 Born Edward Mahoney, Money launched his career in Berkeley in the '70s, landing Top 40 hits and platinum records over the next decade.   ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey collab on song for new 'Charlie's Angels' reboot Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey collaborated on a song together for the new reboot of 'Charlie's Angels.'       &...
00:48, 09/17/2019

'Shawshank Redemption' at 25: Why Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise pulled out of major roles Did you know Brad Pitt (and James Gandolfini) could have starred in "Shawshank Redemption"" Here's why both actors pulled out of the movie.  ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Granger Smith shares emotional update 3 months after losing son River: 'Life is a storm' Country singer Granger Smith is back on Instagram, three months after his 3-year-old son River drowned at the family home on June 6.   ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

'His music was a gift to us all': Music industry mourns The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek "He was always as generous as could be with his time and care," band Weezer wrote of its former producer, Ric Ocasek. The Cars frontman died Sunday. ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

'Hustlers': How do Cardi B and Lizzo fare in their big-screen acting debuts? Chart-toppers Cardi B and Lizzo make their acting debuts in stripper drama "Hustlers," which is earning Oscar buzz for Jennifer Lopez.   ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer battle, says he's 'in the clear now' "Two years ago, I was ­diagnosed with prostate cancer," Rod Stewart, 74, said during a performance Saturday.        ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

4 decades later, 'Rapper's Delight' is still inspiring music Many consider "Rapper's Delight," released by Englewood's Sugar Hill Records in September 1979 as the Big Bang of hip-hop.     &#...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for The Cars, found dead at 75; cause of death determined New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.        ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

Ric Ocasek's family says The Cars frontman died 'peacefully' in his sleep Ric Ocasek's family has issued a statement about The Cars frontman's death. Paula Porizkova, the rocker's estranged wife, posted to Instagram Monday. ...
00:48, 09/17/2019

'Shawshank Redemption' at 25: Why Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise pulled out of major roles Did you know Brad Pitt (and James Gandolfini) could have starred in "Shawshank Redemption"" Here's why both actors pulled out of the movie. ...
20:12, 09/15/2019

Lil Wayne cancels tour appearance with Blink-182, says he was kicked out of St. Louis hotel Lil Wayne skipped an appearance on his joint tour with Blink-182 on Saturday night after claiming he was kicked out of a St. Louis hotel that morning....
20:12, 09/15/2019

Granger Smith shares emotional update 3 months after losing son River: 'Life is a storm' Country singer Granger Smith is back on Instagram, three months after his 3-year-old son River drowned at the family home on June 6.   ...
20:12, 09/15/2019

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for new-wave icons The Cars, found dead at 75 New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.       ...
20:12, 09/15/2019

Ric Ocasek of The Cars: His life in pictures Ric Ocasek of The Cars has died at 75. The band, with hits like “Drive” and “Shake It Up,” was inducted into the Rock and Roll...
20:12, 09/15/2019

Maureen McCormick, more celebrities react to death of beloved rocker Eddie Money Celebrities are paying tribute to beloved rocker Eddie Money, who died on Friday at age 70. Here's how Maureen McCormick and more stars are react...
19:00, 09/13/2019

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey collab on song for new 'Charlie's Angels' reboot Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey collaborated on a song together for the new reboot of 'Charlie's Angels.'   ...
19:00, 09/13/2019

Hey, Ariana Grande, NASA interns had a blast remixing your song to promote moon mission NASA interns had a blast remixing Ariana Grande's song 'NASA' to promote Artemis moon mission.        ...
13:00, 09/13/2019

She's written hits for Selena Gomez and Shawn Mendes. Now Charli XCX is ready for stardom "Fancy" hitmaker Charli XCX will release her third album, "Charli," on Sept. 13. She opens up about anxiety, commercial success and Lizzo going No. 1....
13:00, 09/13/2019

Charli XCX: The pop star's bold style British singer-songwriter (real name Charlotte Aitchison) has redefined what it means to be a pop artist in the 21st century.     ...
13:00, 09/13/2019

Sheryl Crow clarifies remarks on Taylor Swift's masters controversy after flap Sheryl Crow was asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy and now regrets her word choice. ...
13:00, 09/13/2019

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey are femme fatales in 'Don't Call Me Angel' video One of this fall's biggest musical collaborations brings together Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey for a blockbuster single.   ...
13:00, 09/13/2019

Eddie Money's life and career in photos Eddie Money has passed away at age 70, his family told Variety, Rolling Stone and AP. We're taking a look back at the rocker's life and care...
13:00, 09/13/2019

Eddie Money, 'Take Me Home Tonight' and 'Two Tickets to Paradise' rocker, dies at 70 Born Edward Mahoney, Money launched his career in Berkeley in the '70s, landing Top 40 hits and platinum records over the next decade.  ...
13:00, 09/13/2019

Daniel Johnston Dies; Gifted and Enigmatic Songwriter Was 58 He was admired by Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits and earned comparisons to William Blake. But his career was cut short by his struggles with mental illness...
10:00, 09/13/2019

77 Pop and Jazz Albums, Shows and Festivals Coming This Fall Buzzy artists (King Princess, Young M.A), enduring performers (Neil Young, Madonna) and musicians dabbling in fresh mediums (Tegan and Sara, Sturgill ...
20:24, 09/12/2019

Playlist: Lettuce gives a history lesson in funk The members of the funk collective Lettuce are grooving their way into a busy fall, with their new album "Elevate" out now.     &...
19:00, 09/12/2019

Sheryl Crow weighs in on Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun masters controversy Sheryl Crow shared her thoughts on Taylor Swift's masters issue with Scooter Braun on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen." &#...
19:00, 09/12/2019

Trump once thought Taylor Swift was 'fantastic,' but conservatives have cooled on her Swift has begun speaking out in favor of liberal policies and against Republican candidates. Understandably, conservative reception of her has cooled....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Inside Rihanna's star-studded Savage X Fenty show at New York Fashion Week Rihanna brought out all the stops and the biggest stars for her inclusive Savage X Fenty lingerie show for New York Fashion Week.    &...
00:24, 09/12/2019

Musician Daniel Johnston, whose fans included Kurt Cobain and The Flaming Lips, dies at 58 Tom Waits, Beck and The Flaming Lips are among the artists who have performed covers of the songs of Daniel Johnston, who died Wednesday at 58.  ...
00:24, 09/12/2019

Americana Awards 2019: A complete list of winners Here's who brought home hardware from the 18th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony held in Nashville.        ...
00:24, 09/12/2019

What ‘Rubberband’ Reveals About Miles Davis’s Final Act The album, recorded in the mid-1980s but released this month, tells us more about the trumpeter’s fascinating final years than a new documentary does....
12:36, 09/11/2019

What Can a Star Like Cardi B Do for a Politician Like Sanders? Celebrities tend to receive more attention than primary candidates. Campaigns have never seemed entirely sure how to use that fact to their advantage....
06:01, 09/11/2019

Break-In at Trump’s Golf Course, and Taylor Swift’s Mansion A New Jersey man is accused of going on a spree in two states, including doing doughnuts in his car on the Bedminster, N.J., course and sneaking into ...
22:24, 09/10/2019

Singing Meat Loaf in His Underwear? He’d Do Anything for That. Bradley Dean blasted the producers of “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical” when they canceled the tour. But that didn’t keep him from the rock-god thrill of...
10:48, 09/09/2019

'Was it gunshots?' Stampede at Lil Wayne's music festival leaves several injured Crowds reportedly ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest.   &#...
08:12, 09/09/2019

Opera union launches investigation into Placido Domingo sexual harassment allegations The union that represents opera performers and staff launched an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo. ...
13:36, 09/08/2019

'Was it gunshots?': Stampede at Lil Wayne's music festival leaves several injured Crowds reportedly ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest.   &#...
13:36, 09/08/2019

Nicki Minaj announces she's 'decided to retire' to start a family, fans have a meltdown Nicki Minaj sent fans into panic when she tweeted she's retiring to start a family. She later apologized for the "abrupt & insensitive" tweet. &...
01:48, 09/07/2019

Reports: A$AP Rocky's lawyer Henrik Olssen Lilja shot, wounded in Sweden Henrik Olssen Lilja, the lawyer who represented A$AP Rocky in the rapper's recent trial in Sweden, was wounded in a shooting in Stockholm Friday....
01:48, 09/07/2019

Sheriff: Kylie Rae Harris caused fatal crash that killed her and 16-year-old girl "At this time I will say with most certainty that Miss Cruz was an innocent victim of this senseless crash caused by Ms. Harris," Taos Sheriff Jerry H...
01:48, 09/07/2019

Jimmy Johnson, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios founder and celebrated guitarist, dies at 76 Jimmy Johnson, a founder of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios and guitarist with the famed studio musicians The Swampers, has died. He was 76.  &#...
05:01, 09/06/2019

11 more women accuse opera singer Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, inappropriate behavior After an AP story last month in which Placido Domingo was accused of sexual harassment, 11 more women have come forward with stories of encounters. &...
19:36, 09/05/2019

Camila Cabello is 'Shameless,' a 'Liar' on two new songs Camila Cabello shared that her two new songs, "Shameless" and "Liar," are from her new project, "Romance."        ...
19:36, 09/05/2019

Billie Eilish opens up about mental health: 'I didn’t think that I would even make it' to 17 Billie Eilish opened up about her struggle with depression in her Elle magazine cover story, sharing a message of hope to those in similar situations....
19:36, 09/05/2019

Britney Spears debuts new brunette hairstyle, boyfriend Sam Asghari loves it Britney Spears revealed her new brunette hairstyle on Instagram. Her boyfriend, Sam Asghari, showed her love in the comments.     ...
19:36, 09/05/2019

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico car crash at age 30 Country singer Kylie Rae Harris, 30, died in a car crash in New Mexico on Wednesday night. She was scheduled to perform at a music festival in Taos. ...
19:36, 09/05/2019

Lil Nas X proves with 'Panini' video there's no getting away from 'Old Town Road' singer Lil Nas X is, like, everywhere in his new "Panini" video, which he dropped Thursday. What does it all mean? A new viral hit.     ...
19:36, 09/05/2019

Juanes remembers Dan Warner. The Grammy- and Latin Grammy award-winning guitarist has died Dan Warner, a Grammy and Latin Grammy award-winning guitarist and producer who has worked with Michael Jackson, Madonna and Ricky Martin, has died. ...
19:36, 09/05/2019

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-Winning Songwriter, Dies at 41 He wrote songs for superstars like Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson and Jennifer Lopez and was honored for his work on the Destiny’s Child hit “Say My Name....
16:00, 09/05/2019

We’re Sitting Down With Jennifer Lopez. Ask Her Your Question Here. The actress and musician will be at the Toronto International Film Festival with her new film “Hustlers.” She’ll answer a selection of reader question...
09:48, 09/05/2019

5 Years, 28 People, 1 Song: No One Writes Quite Like Bon Iver. Justin Vernon has gone from a lone folk crooner to the leader of an experimental collective. See how he and his friends cracked “iMi,” one their most ...
09:48, 09/05/2019

Man breaks into Taylor Swift’s home, takes off shoes to be polite, police say 26-year-old Richard Joseph McEwan said he was always taught to take his shoes off when entering someone's home to be polite, according to police....
18:01, 09/04/2019

R. Kelly’s daughter: My estranged father still 'inspires me' as a musician Entering the music business comes with a different challenge for Buku Abi: She can’t escape the fact that R. Kelly is her father.   &...
18:01, 09/04/2019

Man charged in connection with Mac Miller's death allegedly sold rapper counterfeit drugs A man was arrested in connection with the death of rapper Mac Miller, who died of a drug overdose in 2018.        ...
18:01, 09/04/2019

Playlist: SHAED's road trip mixtape The Washington, D.C.-based trio continue to ride the high of their breakout single "Trampoline," which landed at No. 41 this week on Billboard's ...
18:01, 09/04/2019

Randy Travis to hit the road with his hit songs – and some help from James Dupré Dubbed The Music of Randy Travis Tour Featuring James Dupré and the Original Randy Travis Band, the tour will kick-off this fall.   ...
18:01, 09/04/2019

Beyoncé and Jay-Z celebrate her birthday dancing in the wings at Lizzo's Made in America set This was a big weekend for Lizzo, with Beyoncé and Jay-Z in the wings during her performance at the Made in America festival in Philadelphia. ...
00:00, 09/04/2019

What's with the Jersey-boy Jonas Brothers' love for Penn State? None of the brothers are graduates of Penn State, so some fans are wondering where this PSU passion came from.        ...
00:00, 09/04/2019

Dolly Parton isn't afraid to talk plastic surgery: 'I look artificial' but I'm still real Dolly Parton told CBS Sunday Morning she got plastic surgery after not feeling like a "natural beauty." But she's also not afraid to joke about i...
00:00, 09/04/2019

At country music's newest festival, host Dierks Bentley lets fans curate their own experience Bentley hosted his second Seven Peaks camping and music festival in a remote mountain town over Labor Day weekend.       ...
00:00, 09/04/2019

Dierks Bentley fined for illegal Colorado fishing after concertgoers dime him out Country music star Dierks Bentley has been fined $139.50 for fishing without a license after Colorado concertgoers reported him to state officials. &...
00:00, 09/04/2019

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' album hits No. 1 with biggest sales week since 'Reputation' in 2017 Taylor Swift's new album "Lover" made its debut at No. 1 on the Billboard charts. It was the biggest sales week since she unveiled "Reputation." ...
04:12, 09/03/2019

'I did not consent': Billie Eilish blasts Nylon Germany for topless, bald cover art Singer Billie Eilish called out Nylon Germany for its cover art that depicts her as bald and topless. The 17-year-old said she "did not consent in any...
18:48, 08/30/2019

A listener's guide to Tool's new album, 'Fear Inoculum' On Friday, Tool will release their first album in 13 years, "Fear Inoculum." We have some tips for your first listen.       ...
06:48, 08/30/2019

Sheryl Crow's 'Threads' dazzles with songs featuring Maren Morris, Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash and more Sheryl Crow's album 'Threads' dazzles with songs featuring a who's who of musicians. This will be her final studio album, the star...
06:48, 08/30/2019

Country heart: How Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert and other superstars give back Country music stars like Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire and Brad Paisley all play an active role to give back to their community.  &#...
06:48, 08/30/2019

Billie Eilish, 17, rips Nylon Germany for topless cover: I 'did not consent in any way' Billie Eilish, who is only 17, was depicted seemingly nude on the cover of Nylon Germany in a digital image.        ...
06:48, 08/30/2019

Paris Hilton remembers Michael Jackson with throwback photo of the star, her family Michael Jackson, who died in 2009, would have turned 61 Thursday, a date which Paris Hilton commemorated with a throwback photo on Instagram.  &...
06:48, 08/30/2019

Playlist: Billy Gilman's upbeat favorite songs Gilman described his new single 'Soldier' as "without a doubt the song that means the most to me so far in my career."    &#...
13:48, 08/29/2019

Kellyanne Conway criticizes Taylor Swift's petition to pass the Equality Act Taylor Swift called out the Trump administration at the VMAs to pass the Equality Act. Then Trump aide Kellyanne Conway criticized Swift on Fox News. ...
13:48, 08/29/2019

How the Grand Ole Opry put country music (and Nashville) on the map The live concert broadcast helped define Nashville as "Music City, U.S.A.," and the Opry name has become near-synonymous with country music.  &#...
13:48, 08/29/2019

Exclusive: Dolly Parton joins for KING & COUNTRY on remix of 'God Only Knows' For King & Country team with up Dolly Parton on a remix of their 11-week No. 1 "God Only Knows" and new music video.       &...
13:48, 08/29/2019

CMA Awards analysis: 'GIRL' power on the rise as women make country music in-roads Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton will host the 53rd CMA Awards 7 p.m. on Sept. 13 on ABC.        ...
13:48, 08/29/2019

Lil Nas X invites Joe Jonas to remix his new song: 'Imma let u on panini' Joe Jonas joked after the VMAs that his "Old Town Road" remix didn't make the cut. So Lil Nas X invited him to remix his follow-up song, "Panini....
12:12, 08/28/2019

CMA Awards 2019: Maren Morris tops full list of nominees along with Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton Lil Nas X's Old Town Road Remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus earned a nod for Musical Event of the Year.        ...
12:12, 08/28/2019

Ken Burns on 'Country Music' documentary: 'This is as good if not the best we've ever done' Ken Burns' 16-hour "Country Music" documentary will begin airing at 7 p.m. Central time Sept. 15 on PBS.        ...
19:36, 08/27/2019

Taylor Swift slams White House in Video of the Year acceptance speech Taylor Swift won big for "You Need to Calm Down" at the 2019 VMAs and Miley Cyrus performed for the first time since her split with Liam Hemsworth. &...
19:36, 08/27/2019

Miley Cyrus sings breakup song 'Slide Away,' debuts new tattoo after Liam Hemsworth split Miley Cyrus gave her breakup anthem "Slide Away" its awards show debut in a stripped-down performance, shot in black and white.    ...
19:36, 08/27/2019

Meek Mill pleads guilty to misdemeanor, won’t serve more prison time The 32-year-old rapper, born Robert Williams, reached the plea agreement in Philadelphia after an appeals court threw out his conviction last month. ...
19:36, 08/27/2019

Why Ariana Grande and Demi Lovato skipped the MTV VMAs Did you miss seeing Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande at the MTV Video Music Awards last night? Here's why they passed on the event.   ...
19:36, 08/27/2019

Neal Casal, a former guitarist for The Cardinals who played with Willie Nelson, dies at 50 Neal Casal, former guitarist for The Cardinals who worked with Willie Nelson, Chris Robinson and Ryan Adams, has died at the age of 50.   &...
19:36, 08/27/2019

Louisville drag queen is so convincing, even John Travolta thought she was Taylor Swift Louisville drag queen Jade Jolie, who played Taylor Swift's lookalike in the "You Need to Calm Down" video, had a memorable moment at the 2019 VM...
19:36, 08/27/2019

A Secret Ingredient in Songs of Summer For me, one world-traveling, chart-conquering rhythm — deployed by the likes of Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber and Drake — defines the sweatiest time of ...
07:36, 08/27/2019

U.S. contestant takes the crown at Air Guitar World Championships The annual Air Guitar World Championship was held on August 22 and 23 in Finland, featuring acts from around the world.      ...
03:12, 08/27/2019

VMAs 2019: Jonas Brothers pre-record performance in Asbury Park, New Jersey Ahead of the 2019 MTV VMAs on Aug. 26, the Jonas Brothers headed to their home state of New Jersey to film a performance for the awards show.  &...
03:12, 08/27/2019

The Class of '89: How Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black, Travis Tritt changed country music Thirty years ago, country music’s storied “Class of 1989” — led by the meteoric rise of Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Blac...
03:12, 08/27/2019

Best VMA moments: From Britney Spears' snake to Lady Gaga's meat dress The MTV Video Music Awards are tonight and you know what that means? It's time to relive the most shocking moments from VMAs past.   &...
03:12, 08/27/2019

Taylor Swift opens VMAs with triumphant 'Lover' performance, wins Video of the Year Taylor Swift returned to the MTV Video Music Awards Monday, nearly 10 years to the day since Kanye West's controversial stage-crashing onstage mo...
03:12, 08/27/2019

Did Missy Elliott just give the VMAs' best performance of all time? In a jaw-dropping performance on Monday night, Missy Elliott proved exactly why she is so deserving of the Video Vanguard award.    &#...
03:12, 08/27/2019

Miley Cyrus keeps brave face as she debuts breakup song 'Slide Away' amid divorce Miley Cyrus gave her breakup anthem "Slide Away" its awards show debut in a stripped-down performance, shot in black and white.    ...
03:12, 08/27/2019

Country Mile special project USA TODAY Network spotlights country music history, its current landscape and where it is going in our special project, Country Mile.   ...
03:12, 08/27/2019

VMAs 2019: Taylor Swift calls out Trump, John Travolta has awkward mix-up and more moments you missed Taylor Swift got political, Miley Cyrus got raw and John Travolta got another performer wrong during Monday's Video Music Awards.   &#...
03:12, 08/27/2019

John Travolta accidentally hands VMA award to Taylor Swift's drag queen double The cameras captured John Travolta handing the VMA Moonman award to Jade Jolie, a Swift impersonator who appeared in her "You Need to Calm Down" video...
03:12, 08/27/2019

VMAs 2019: Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello tease fans with steamy 'Señorita' performance Shawn Mendes made his onstage debut with his alleged "Señorita," Camila Cabello. But fans were left wanting.       &#...
03:12, 08/27/2019

Taylor Swift’s Diary Entries Are a Must-Read Companion to ‘Lover’ Four different booklets in special editions of her new album contain reproductions of handwritten journals that reveal what Swift wants us to see — an...
14:48, 08/26/2019

Opera singer Placido Domingo gets standing ovation in first show since sexual harassment accusation Performing at the Salzburg Festival, Placido Domingo was met with a standing ovation in his first show since being accused of sexual harassment. ...
04:24, 08/26/2019

Kanye West brings surprise Sunday Service to Dayton with Dave Chappelle after mass shooting Kanye West hosted a surprise Sunday Service in Ohio attended by Kim Kardashian and Dave Chappelle to support the community after the Dayton shooting. ...
04:24, 08/26/2019

Iconic VMAs performances show the awards aren't what they used to be The MTV Video Music Awards used to be known for lavish performances with big-name artists. Now they're just meh.       ...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Opera legend Placido Domingo to return to the stage amid sexual harassment allegations Placido Domingo will return to the stage in Europe this weekend to perform for the first time since multiple women accused him of sexual harassment. ...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Missy Elliott claims her icon status with new 'Iconology' EP, 'Throw It Back' music video Missy Elliott is back with a new EP, "Iconology," her first project in 14 years. She also released a new music video for the track "Throw It Back." &...
13:24, 08/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. announces Rolling Stones' 'cosmic' honor: Martian rock named after band Robert Downey Jr. announced NASA's big secret Thursday night at the Rose Bowl. A Martian rock will be named after the rock band: 'Rolling St...
11:00, 08/23/2019

VMAs 2019: Everything you need to know about this year's show The MTV Video Music Awards, aka the VMAs, will make their New Jersey debut Monday, Aug. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark.    ...
11:00, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift Releases ‘Lover’ the Old-Fashioned Way The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Antono...
10:36, 08/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. reveals 'cosmic' secret: Moved Martian rock is officially a Rolling Stone Robert Downey Jr. announced NASA's big secret Thursday night at the Rose Bowl. A Martian rock will be named after the rock band: 'Rolling St...
07:00, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift and Dixie Chicks' new song 'Soon You’ll Get Better' is one of Swift's saddest ever Taylor Swift enlists the Dixie Chicks for a somber ballad about loved ones and hospital beds on her new album 'Lover'. Grab some tissues. &...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift's 'Lover' Easter eggs: Which fan theories were right and which were way off? Taylor Swift is the queen of leaving Easter egg clues for her fans. With the release of "Lover," which theories actually came true?    ...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift's new album 'Lover' includes star-studded collaborations, juicy lyrics Taylor Swift dropped her highly anticipated album "Lover," which includes a collaboration with the Dixie Chicks and some juicy lyrical references. &#...
02:36, 08/23/2019

No camping at Phish concert, as plague threatens travel plans (and ferrets) Fans who planned to camp during Phish concerts near Denver are making other plans because of plague, which also threatens another sort of wildlife. &...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift is a kid again on 'Lover,' a big, messy embrace of a new album Taylor Swift's “Lover" is a sprawling 18-track effort that’s less focused and more open-hearted than any album she’s released s...
02:36, 08/23/2019

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ Arrives the Old-Fashioned Way, and With Twists The pop star’s 18-track, seventh studio album is out now, featuring the Dixie Chicks, St. Vincent and production by her go-to collaborator Jack Antono...
01:48, 08/23/2019

Rapper Kodak Black pleads guilty to weapons charges, could face up to 20 years in prison Rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May. ...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Taylor Swift throws it back to '1989' in swoon-worthy, Christmas-themed 'Lover' video Hours before the "Lover" album is released into the world, Taylor Swift unveiled an eye-popping new video for the romantic title track.   &...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Michael Jackson's will is lost, former publicist says. She asks Trump for help Raymone Bain, Michael Jackson's former publicist, told reporters Thursday that she does not have his will.        ...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Robert Downey Jr. teases major surprise: 'All will be revealed' at Rolling Stones concert What is Robert Downey Jr. talking about in his cryptic message about the Rolling Stones and NASA? All will be revealed Thursday at the Rose Bowl. ...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Taylor Swift promises to re-record music 'next year' after losing rights to Scooter Braun In an interview for CBS Sunday Morning, Taylor Swift confirms she plans to re-record her past songs in order to regain control from Scooter Braun. &#...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Playlist: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Al Pitrelli shares his favorite classics Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Al Pitrelli's lengthy career has included stints recording and touring with Alice Cooper, Asia, Megadeth and othe...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour as Randy Owen battles migraines, vertigo Alabama postponed the remaining of its 50th anniversary tour due to singer and guitarist Randy Owen's continued battle with cluster migraines and...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Showtime's new 'Hitsville' Motown documentary is a tribute to musical magic “Hitsville: The Making of Motown,” a new film about the storied Detroit label, had access to many of the era's most famous stars. &#...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Country singer Drake White opens up about brain condition after near-collapse onstage Country singer Drake White opened up about having a brain condition that disrupts blood flow after he nearly collapsed onstage last week.   ...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Revelations from the 2009 VMAs: Beyoncé cried, Taylor Swift make-up moment was planned Former music executives opened up to Billboard on all the backstage fallout about Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Kanye West at the 2009 MTV VMAs.  &#...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Did 'Baby Shark' violate copyright law? A New York entertainer thinks so Kids can't stop listening to the "Baby Shark" song and adults can't get it out of their heads. A New York man says the song is his, so he&ap...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Taylor Swift Says She Will Rerecord Her Old Music. Here’s How. The singer and songwriter could gain control by creating new master recordings of material that has been sold. It’s a drastic, but not unheard-of move...
06:12, 08/22/2019

Raphael Saadiq Finally Put His Past on the Record From his days with the ’90s R&B band Tony! Toni! Toné! through his work for Solange and Mary J. Blige, he’s hesitated to bring his personal history in...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Portishead’s ‘Dummy’ Is 25. The Band Asks That You Play It Loud. The trip-hop classic was an unexpected success in 1994. Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley look back at its creation and explain how they think it should b...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Dolly Parton's iconic fashion celebrated in new exhibit at Opry House Dubbed “Dolly: My Opry Memories,” the exhibit runs Sept. 3 – Oct. 31 in the Opry House’s historic Studio A.    ...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Sturgill Simpson debuts 'Sing Along,' the first song off upcoming album 'Sound & Fury' Sturgill Simpson unveiled a tracklist and release date Tuesday for 'Sound & Fury,' his upcoming album, due Sept. 27.    ...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Britney Spears decries haters and 'fake' friends: 'You never know who to trust' Spears continues to use her Instagram to share her commentary on life in the public eye as she weathers a controversial year.     ...
13:00, 08/21/2019

Sheryl Crow on touring with Michael Jackson: I saw 'really strange' things Crow says she hasn't watched the 2019 documentary "Leaving Neverland" that alleged new abuses against Jackson,       &#...
18:12, 08/20/2019

Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus applaud Billie Eilish for ending 'Old Town Road's historic run Lil Nas X's viral country-rap hit "Old Town Road" has sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a record-breaking 19 weeks. Until now.  ...
18:12, 08/20/2019

Kelsea Ballerini used to envy Carrie Underwood's voice, until she 'stopped trying to sing like my heroes' Kelsea Ballerini notched her fifth No. 1 songs in four years, mounted her arena tour and joined the Grand Ole Opry in the last six months.  ...
18:12, 08/20/2019

Exclusive: Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces 2019 winter tour, 'Christmas Eve and Other Stories' For the 2019 edition of their famous annual winter tour, TSO is throwing it back to the album and tour that started it all.     &...
10:48, 08/19/2019

Big Sean has happy kids on his hands as he unveils studio at Boys & Girls Club in Detroit The rapper's new facility on the west side was already full of music Saturday as Big Sean kicked off his second DON Weekend of community activiti...
06:48, 08/19/2019

Artists who never got to Woodstock – and why they missed it The Woodstock Music & Art Fair, held from Aug. 15-18, 1969, seemed to encapsulate the zeitgeist of the 1960s and define a generation.   ...
21:36, 08/18/2019

Woodstock 2019: Generations soak in the spirit on 50th anniversary of legendary festival A focal point for generational divide in 1969, the Woodstock site is now bringing folks of different ages together.       &#...
15:24, 08/17/2019

Country star Drake White recovering in hospital after almost collapsing on stage: reports Country music singer Drake White is recovering in a Virginia hospital after collapsing on stage at a show Friday night, according to reports.  &...
15:24, 08/17/2019

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration Woodstock fans are expected to get back to the garden to mark the 50th anniversary of the generation-defining festival.      ...
15:48, 08/16/2019

Kiefer Sutherland postpones shows due to injury making it 'impossible to sing' Kiefer Sutherland told fans he "will do everything I can to make it up to you" when he announced he would need to back out of performances.  ...
15:48, 08/16/2019

Ariana Grande secretly paid for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's meal: 'Such a boss move' Perry described how she and her actor husband, dining with his eight-year-old son Flynn, saw Grande at a restaurant.       &...
10:36, 08/16/2019

Lil Nas X was worried coming out as gay would alienate 'Old Town Road' fans "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X made waves when he announced he was gay. But first he worried about how coming out might affect his country fan base....
06:36, 08/16/2019

Miranda Lambert, in 'fearless mode,' hits the road; new album 'Wildcard' drops in November "Wildcard" arrives at the end of a momentous year for the country star. Ahead of its release, Lambert kicks off the Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars Tour....
06:36, 08/16/2019

A year after Aretha Franklin's death, the Queen of Soul remains larger than life The accolades, tributes and celebrations have continued to flow in the 12 months since the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died in Detroit.  ...
06:36, 08/16/2019

Lyrics to Miley Cyrus' new song 'Slide Away' hint at her breakup with Liam Hemsworth Miley Cyrus' first new song since she announced her separation from Liam Hemsworth is here, and it's a nostalgic track called "Slide Away." ...
06:36, 08/16/2019

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund. &...
06:36, 08/16/2019

Woodstock: How a farmer, four promoters and one couple embody the spirit of the festival To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we take a look back at the farmer, promoters and people who embodied the iconic festival.   ...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Christian hip hop is having a moment: 6 rappers you should know, including chart-topper NF With Christian rap dominating the headlines this summer, we rounded up six faith-based artists you should know, including chart-topper NF.  ...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Halsey's boyfriend Yungblud: 'I'm very fluid' about my sexuality The 22-year-old British singer described his disinterest in following more traditional norms concerning gender and sexuality.     ...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Country singer Hunter Hayes to drop 'Wild Blue,' surprise album of heartbreak, turbulence Hunter Hayes surprised fans, revealing new album 'Wild Blue' is set to come out Friday. The 10-song album is Hayes' first in three year...
01:24, 08/15/2019

Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Peter Murphy, the English singer of the goth rock band Bauhaus, is postponing the remainder of his New York residency after suffering a heart attack. ...
19:48, 08/14/2019

Zac Brown loses bid to limit public access to his home in Alaska Country singer Zac Brown asked to remove easements allowing access along his Alaska property, but the bid was rejected by a local planning commission....
19:48, 08/14/2019

Jimmy Eat World drummer calls out Third Eye Blind's 'creepy' Stephan Jenkins after tour If you wondering how Jimmy Eat World enjoyed that co-headlining tour with Third Eye Blind, may we suggest their drummer Zach Lind's Twitter feed?...
19:48, 08/14/2019

Listen: The Highwomen rewrite 'Highwayman' song with women's stories As on the original, Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires sing from multiple perspectives.       ...
16:12, 08/14/2019

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.&rdquo...
16:12, 08/14/2019

Should ‘Old Town Road’ be nominated for the CMA Awards? Voters aren't sure Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' has broken chart records, but some voters question if it should be nominated for the Country Music Associat...
16:12, 08/14/2019

A$AP Rocky breaks silence after guilty verdict in Sweden assault case: I'm 'disappointed' A Swedish court ruled Wednesday that American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.   ...
16:12, 08/14/2019

Visionary Musicians Seek Truths for the Future in a Spiritual Past Moor Mother, Ben LaMar Gay, Angel Bat Dawid and other jazz-adjacent storytellers are embracing tradition and questions about the nature of performance...
20:36, 08/13/2019

10 most anticipated albums of fall 2019: Taylor Swift, Tool, Luke Combs and more Fall 2019's album schedule is heating up. We're looking forward to new music from Taylor Swift, Tool, Sheryl Crow. Luke Combs and the Highwo...
10:12, 08/13/2019

T-Pain talks blowing $40 million: 'I had to borrow money to get my kids Burger King' T-Pain is opening up about his money problems, which the 33-year-old singer claiming he's currently financially stable.     ...
10:12, 08/13/2019

Blake Shelton reveals 'Hell Right,' his new hard-partying duet with Trace Adkins "Hell Right" is from a forthcoming project from Blake Shelton and features his friend, fellow country singer Trace Adkins.     &#...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Bebe Rexha, 29, dedicates steamy pic to music executive who said she's 'too old to be sexy' Bebe Rexha is proudly celebrating her age and body after being shamed by a male music executive who called her "too old."     ...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Burning Man, or burning lungs? How dangerous is festival's playa dust for your health? Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of dust. Is that harmful to your longterm respiratory health?    ...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Women accuse opera legend Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, retaliation in AP report For decades, opera legend Placido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.  &...
03:12, 08/13/2019

Henri Belolo, a Founder of the Village People, Dies at 82 Mr. Belolo and his business partner, Jacques Morali, assembled a colorful group of singers dressed as macho archetypes and created a disco phenomenon....
20:00, 08/12/2019

Kacey Musgraves on Kid Rock's Taylor Swift tweet: I would never promote 'disgusting misogyny' After being accused of "liking" Kid Rock's tweet slamming Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves wants to set the record straight: She and Swift are good....
14:48, 08/12/2019

Hang in there, #BTSArmy: The K-pop group is taking an extended break from music K-pop superstar group BTS is taking an extended break to “enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s, albeit briefly."   &...
14:48, 08/12/2019

A$AP Rocky thanks supporters in first performance since Sweden arrest: 'I'm so happy to be here right now' In his first performance since returning to the US, A$AP Rocky thanked fans who showed support while he was held in Swedish custody in a legal battle....
14:48, 08/12/2019

Kaley Cuoco jokes about 'Instagram feud' with husband Karl Cook: 'He doesn't ask me' Karl Cook is lucky his wife has a sense of humor, considering his habit of posting candid photos and videos of Kaley Cuoco sleeping on Instagram. ...
14:48, 08/12/2019

'Let's fix it together': John Legend performs in Dayton, Ohio, to support community after mass shooting One week after the mass shooting at Dayton, Ohio, award-winning musician and Springfield, Ohio native John Legend came home to make an appearance. &#...
14:48, 08/12/2019

After 'Storm Area 51' gets 2 million RSVPs, its creator announces alien-themed music fest What's Alienstock? A celebration of aliens that promises surprise performances, art installations and camping, according to the website.  &...
14:48, 08/12/2019

Missy Elliott to be honored at 2019 MTV VMAs with Video Vanguard Award, set to perform Missy Elliott will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award and perform at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.       &#...
14:48, 08/12/2019

Best musicians of the 1990s The 1990s were a treasure trove for music fans. The decade saw the birth of grunge, the rise of gangsta rap and a boy-band boom.    &#...
14:48, 08/12/2019

Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth break up less than a year after wedding Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth announced their breakup Saturday, after less than a year of marriage and 10 years after meeting on "The Last Song" set....
10:39, 08/11/2019

Most famous musician born the year you were born From Taylor Swift to Drake and more, here's a list of the most famous musicians born each year since 1930.        ...
18:00, 08/10/2019

Lady Gaga's lawyer dismisses musician's claim that 'Shallow' copies his song Lady Gaga's lawyer Orin Snyder is dismissing a songwriter's claim that the song "Shallow" was stolen.        ...
18:00, 08/10/2019

John Mayer invites Chris Stapleton onstage to play a brand-new song Stapleton made a surprise appearance at the John Mayer concert Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.        ...
13:12, 08/09/2019

Kristen Bell describes embarrassing encounter with Beyonce, Jay-Z – thanks to Dax Shepard Bell revealed attending a Met Gala "several years ago," where she found out she would be sitting right next to Jay-Z and Beyonce.    &...
13:12, 08/09/2019

Katy Perry shares new song 'Small Talk': 'Isn’t it weird that you’ve seen me naked' The 34-year-old singer previously posted several images of personalized notes, each featuring lyrics for the new song.      ...
13:12, 08/09/2019

Analysis: Elvis Presley's 1969 Las Vegas run was a crown jewel in the King's comeback The "Elvis - Live 1969" collection commemorates the 50th anniversary of the King's Las Vegas residency, a pivotal moment in his legendary career....
13:12, 08/09/2019

Greatest concert films of all time, from 'Woodstock' to 'U2 3D' What's the greatest concert films of all time? From "Woodstock" to "U2 3D" and more, 24/7 Tempo compiled a list baed off of critic and audience r...
13:12, 08/09/2019

2019's biggest music documentaries, from 'Homecoming' and 'Free Meek' to upcoming 'John & Yoko' Read on for a list of 2019's most noteworthy music documentaries thus far. Plus, a look ahead at projects coming later this year.   &#...
13:12, 08/09/2019

The funniest Twitter takes on Bon Iver's surprise new 'i,i' album Justin Vernon's band surprisingly released fourth album 'i,i' a few weeks early on Thursday, turning Bon Iver into a Twitter trending t...
13:12, 08/09/2019

Hootie & the Blowfish set release date for new album 'Imperfect Circle' Mark your calendars: Hootie & the Blowfish shared the release date for their anticipated reunion album, called “Imperfect Circle."   ...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Beatles fans recreate famous Abbey Road cover photo, 50 years later Spectators snapped photos on cellphones as Beatles lookalikes crossed the street outside Abbey Road Studios in tribute to the original image.  &...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Beatles fans celebrate 'Abbey Road' cover's 50th anniversary Spectators snapped photos on cellphones as Beatles lookalikes crossed the street outside Abbey Road Studios in tribute to the original image.  &...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Lizzo, the flute-playing singer, is back in the studio with a 'really different' sound Lizzo has been everywhere this summer, from the radio to the movies. Like what you've heard? Good news: The artist returned to the studio.  ...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Woodstock photos forgotten in filing cabinet are displayed for first time, 50 years later Mark Goff, a photographer for an underground paper, took hundreds of pictures at Woodstock. The negatives were filed away and barely mentioned.  ...
01:12, 08/09/2019

The B-52's Cindy Wilson on 'Rock Lobster' and turning things 'upside down' 40(!) years ago It's been 40 years since the self-titled album that gave the world "Rock Lobster" "turned things upside down." Cindy Wilson reflects on the B-52...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Bruce Springsteen makes surprise appearance at 'Blinded by the Light' New Jersey premiere A movie premiere in New Jersey about the inspirational force that is the music of Bruce Springsteen without the Boss? Perish the thought.  ...
01:12, 08/09/2019

The Man Who Photographed Woodstock’s Most Iconic Couple Burk Uzzle thought he’d be at the festival for a day. He wound up trapped on the grounds, and spotted Nick Ercoline and Bobbi Kelly wrapped in a blank...
10:24, 08/08/2019

Hootie & the Blowfish set release date for new album “Imperfect Circle" Mark your calendars: Hootie & the Blowfish shared the release date for their anticipated reunion album, called “Imperfect Circle."   ...
06:48, 08/08/2019

These rising artists scored their first Hot 100 hits this summer Read on for singles from the rising pop stars, rappers and other breakthrough artists having a moment this summer.       ...
06:48, 08/08/2019

Case dropped against man arrested near Taylor Swift's R.I. home who wanted to 'catch up' Prosecutors have dismissed the case of a man arrested near Taylor Swift's beachfront mansion in Rhode Island for carrying burglary tools.  ...
02:24, 08/08/2019

10 years since 'Imma let you finish': Taylor Swift to perform at MTV VMAs again Four years since she last played the VMAs, Taylor Swift is set to perform at the MTV show on Monday, Aug. 26.        ...
02:24, 08/08/2019

Musician and poet David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains dead at 52 Musician and poet David Berman, founder of the bands Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, died Wednesday at age 52.        ...
02:24, 08/08/2019

Burning Man rolls back the 747 with BLM's blessing. Organizers say they have exit plan Like it or not, the 747 is back at Burning Man. Last year, it was stuck while organizers figured out how to remove it without damaging the desert. &#...
12:24, 08/07/2019

At testy Aretha Franklin estate hearing, family divisions exposed in battle for control Hearing over Aretha Franklin's estate included revelations about bank fraud, money distributed by the estate to her sons and news about upcoming ...
12:24, 08/07/2019

Charli XCX claims no bad blood with Taylor Swift after comparing Swifties to '5-year-olds' Charli XCX caught the wrath of Taylor Swift's fans after comparing them to "5-year-olds." Now, Charli said her comments were taken "out of contex...
12:24, 08/07/2019

Katy Perry teases lyrics to new song 'Small Talk': 'Isn’t it weird that you’ve seen me naked' The 34-year-old singer posted several images of personalized notes, each featuring potential lyrics for a new song.       &#...
12:24, 08/07/2019

Sorry, Queen: Seeing the band live couldn’t turn this hater into a believer Queen is one of my all-time least-favorite bands. Could their current live show with Adam Lambert help me understand?       ...
12:24, 08/07/2019

5 Woodstock Myths, Debunked Did Jimi Hendrix perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” for thousands, and did Joni Mitchell sing about her experience at the festival? A few key fact che...
10:24, 08/07/2019

The Who’s Roger Daltrey Is Not Nostalgic for Woodstock The singer remembers the endless waiting and how “the worst sides of our nature had come out.” (But also how great Creedence Clearwater Revival was.)...
10:24, 08/07/2019

Lana Del Rey wishes for a country 'without the guns' on new song 'Looking for America' Lana Del Rey felt moved enough by the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton to share a new song, 'Looking for America,' with fans.  &...
15:36, 08/06/2019

Who is NF, the Eminem-soundalike who beat Chance the Rapper for No. 1 album this week? NF's "The Search" edged out Chance's highly-anticipated release "The Big Day" for the No. 1 album in America this week.    &...
15:36, 08/06/2019

Kacey Musgraves speaks out on shootings: 'Somebody (expletive) do something' Country singer Kacey Musgraves called for somebody to "(expletive) do something" at Lollapalooza following two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. ...
15:36, 08/06/2019

Best musicians of the 1980s Music in the 1980s saw the emergence of some of the most legendary and distinctive personalities in modern rock 'n' roll.    ...
04:00, 08/06/2019

El Paso shooting: Khalid plans August benefit concert for Walmart victims, families El Pasoan Khalid, who graduated from Americas High School, plans a benefit concert for the victims of the Walmart mass shooting in August.  ...
04:00, 08/06/2019

Barry Manilow Just Wanted to Write the Songs. He’s Still Singing Them. Performing, in this case on Broadway, is a big chunk of the 76-year-old musician’s life, but he finds it torture. (Not that anyone would be able to te...
15:12, 08/05/2019

The best and worst of Lollapalooza 2019 in Chicago, from Janelle Monae to Shaquille O'Neal The Chicago mega festival featured standout performances (both good and bad) from Ariana Grande, J. Balvin, Lil Wayne, the Chainsmokers and more. ...
12:24, 08/05/2019

Woodstock co-founder on failed 50th: 'It's not been surprising that we weren't able to pull this off' After Woodstock organizers called off the 50th anniversary concerts, co-founder Michael Lang summed up the drama: “It’s been a really biza...
12:24, 08/05/2019

Kacey Musgraves to Donald Trump: 'True leaders don’t stand back and watch the world burn' Playing Lollapalooza in the aftermath of deadly shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, Kacey Musgraves urged the president to "become a hero." ...
12:24, 08/05/2019

Chance the Rapper posts concerning message, responds to his critics: 'Shame is heavy yo' Chance the Rapper's new album "The Big Day" hasn't received the same kind of universal praise as several of his earlier releases.  ...
12:24, 08/05/2019

Barbra Streisand slams Trump in 'Clowns' parody; audience includes Clintons, Mariah Carey Barbra Streisand's return to Madison Square Garden attracted figures from Mariah Carey to Bill and Hillary Clinton for a show that turned politic...
07:12, 08/05/2019

Lollapalooza 2019: Lil Wayne, J. Balvin make history on Day 3; highlights from Day 1 and 2 The Chicago music festival featured Twenty One Pilots, Tenacious D with Jack Black and Gary Clark Jr. Saturday, and a surprise appearance by Wisin y Y...
07:12, 08/05/2019

Woodstock’s Contradictions, 50 Years Later The 1969 festival was an epiphany and an indulgence. With five decades of hindsight, it still poses questions about the utopian ideals that surrounded...
06:24, 08/05/2019

Oscar-winning documentary maker D.A. Pennebaker dies at 94 D.A. Pennebaker was a leader among a generation of filmmakers in the 1960s who adopted an intimate, spontaneous style known as cinéma vé...
02:12, 08/04/2019

A$AP Rocky lands back in US, must wait until Aug. 14 for verdict in assault case The American rapper A$AP Rocky has been in a detention center next to Stockholm's District Court since July 3.       &#...
18:36, 08/03/2019

I asked Dave Matthews to write his 'Sister' lyrics on my arm: Here's what he did If you know me on any level you know I have three obsessions: my nephews, journalism and Dave Matthews Band.        ...
07:00, 08/02/2019

Lollapalooza 2019: Best photos from inside the music festival Lollapalooza 2019 runs Aug. 1-4 in Chicago's Grant Park and features headliners including Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots and Ariana Grande. ...
07:00, 08/02/2019

John Prine debuts music video, says he 'can't wait to get back on the road' after surgery 'Resting up' from stent surgery, John Prine took ot YouTube Thursday to debut a music video and answer fan questions.    ...
06:12, 08/02/2019

Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' trial closing arguments: What will she owe Christian rapper? Jurors heard closing arguments before deciding how much Katy Perry and her team owe the writers of a Christian rap song over her hit “Dark Horse...
06:12, 08/02/2019

Ariana Grande reveals new song, video for 'Boyfriend:' I'm a 'trainwreck' Released Friday, Ariana Grande described "Boyfriend" as a "nostalgic bop," closer to her R&B roots than the trap-pop of her 2019's "thank u, next...
06:12, 08/02/2019

A$AP Rocky poised to testify in second day of Sweden assault trial American rapper A$AP Rocky is set to testify on the second day of a trial in Sweden, where he is accused of assault in an alleged street fight.  ...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' trial continues: How much will she owe the Christian rap group? Jurors will hear closing arguments before deciding how much Katy Perry and her team owe the writers of a Christian rap song over her hit “Dark H...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Confederate Railroad singer Danny Shirley 'ain’t gonna change' band's name amid fallout Despite being dropped from two shows over the band's logo, Confederate Railoroad lead singer says the country-rock group is standing its ground. ...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Queen is making a new music video for 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and you could be part of it The band is inviting singers, dancers and artists to audition for a chance to appear in a series of new music videos for three of its classic songs. ...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Machine Gun Kelly suggests an end to his Eminem feud: 'Put us on a track' The Eminem vs. Machine Gun Kelly feud has largely died down after bubbling over last summer with a series of diss tracks fired off by the two rappers....
23:00, 07/31/2019

Country singer Meghan Patrick calls out fan who harassed her: It 'broke my heart' "This isn’t a (expletive) strip club. Get the (expletive) out," Nashville-based singer Meghan Patrick told him.       ...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Woodstock 50: Santana, Lumineers, Raconteurs drop out Woodstock 50 organizers are scrambling to stage their golden anniversary festival next month in Maryland.        ...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Cardi B apologizes to fans for postponed Indianapolis concert after 'unverified threat' Bankers Life Fieldhouse announced that Cardi B's sold-out Indianapolis show has been rescheduled for Sept. 11.       &#...
23:00, 07/31/2019

How a Christian band named Skillet became wildly successful The Kenosha, Wisconsin-based Christian rock band's 10th album, "Victorious," should continue an impressive streak of gold or platinum-certified a...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Attorneys who accused Katy Perry of copying 'Dark Horse' say the song earned about $41 million A jury found Katy Perry’s song “Dark Horse” to be improperly copied. Now lawyers say the pop superstar’s 2013 hit earned rough...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx and wife Courtney greet baby daughter Ruby with a pink bass The couple's daughter arrived after 18 hours of labor "with a full head of hair," the 60-year-old Motley Crue bassist announced.   ...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Woodstock 50 is officially canceled The Woodstock 50 event that was proposed for August is off, organizers confirmed. The move follows a string of logistical and legal problems.  &...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Listen: Biggest songs of the summer from 2010's 'California Gurls' to 2019's 'Old Town Road' Can you name a decade's worth of the biggest songs of the summer? Test your trivia knowledge by revisiting these seasonal hits, starting in 2010....
23:00, 07/31/2019

Sleater-Kinney Asked St. Vincent for a Creative Spark. The Trio Blew Up. After two and a half decades, the acclaimed band ventures into a different sound on its ninth album, “The Center Won’t Hold” — and moves onward withou...
04:12, 07/31/2019

A$AP Rocky enters not guilty plea as high-profile assault trial begins in Sweden Rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men believed to be members of his entourage went on trial Tuesday in Sweden in a high-profile legal case.   ...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Global Citizen Festival 2019 to feature H.E.R, Adam Lambert, Alicia Keys and more Queen and Adam Lambert, Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys are some of the headliners at the 2019 Global Citizen Festival.     ...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated song 'Dark Horse' copied Christian rap song, jury says A jury found that Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated song "Dark Horse" improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song.       &#...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky's high-profile assault trial begins in Sweden, could face two years in prison Rapper A$AP Rocky and two other men believed to be members of his entourage went on trial Tuesday in Sweden in a high-profile legal case.   ...
03:48, 07/30/2019

Mariah Carey 'passes the torch' to Lil Nas X after 'Old Town Road' overtakes 'One Sweet Day' in No. 1 record It's one sweet day for Lil Nas X: The rapper's viral "Old Town Road" has broken the Billboard record set by Mariah Carey's "One Sweet D...
03:48, 07/30/2019

Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' overtakes 'One Sweet Day,' sets new record for most weeks at No.1 It's one sweet day for Lil Nas X: The rapper's viral "Old Town Road" has broken the Billboard record set by Mariah Carey's "One Sweet D...
01:00, 07/30/2019

Watch Big Sean's new video for 'Single Again,' filmed around his hometown of Detroit The rapper's new video was shot in May at shots around the city, and takes on the perils of social media.        ...
01:00, 07/30/2019

Katy Perry's Grammy-nominated 'Dark Horse' copied Christian rap song, jury says A jury has found Katy Perry's 2013 hit "Dark Horse" improperly copied a 2009 Christian rap song. Next: How much will she and other defendants owe...
01:00, 07/30/2019

Lizzo, the flute playing rap star, is back in the studio with a 'really different' sound Lizzo has been everywhere this summer, from the radio to the movies. Like what you've heard? Good news: The artist returned to the studio.  ...
09:48, 07/29/2019

Kenny Chesney gives personal look at life on the road in new book 'Living In Fast Forward' “Kenny Chesney: Living In Fast Forward" is limited to 3,500 copies — all of which are signed, numbered and include 571 pictures of road li...
02:12, 07/29/2019

Maren Morris has no chill after performing with Dolly Parton at Newport Folk Festival Dolly Parton surprised the Newport Folk Festival, inspiring social media accolades from fans and collaborators alike.       ...
02:12, 07/29/2019

Russell Smith, Amazing Rhythm Aces Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 70 His most enduring composition was “Third Rate Romance,” a Top 20 pop and country hit that was later recorded by Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello and other...
12:00, 07/27/2019

Blue Note Records at 80: Can a Symbol of Jazz’s Past Help Shape Its Future? The genre is in a state of diffusion and streaming dominates listening habits. But Blue Note is still dedicated to influencing the music’s path forwar...
15:00, 07/26/2019

Jay-Z and John Fogerty drop out of Woodstock 50 Woodstock 50, proposed for Aug. 16-18, has faced myriad troubles. The latest of which is losing performers Jay-Z and John Fogerty.    ...
13:24, 07/26/2019

Broadway's 'Moulin Rouge!' musical updates score with Lady Gaga, Adele hits Now on Broadway, the "Moulin Rouge!" musical adds pop songs by Katy Perry, Sia and Lorde to the score from the beloved 2001 movie that inspired it. &...
13:24, 07/26/2019

Sweden rejects Trump's demand to intervene in A$AP Rocky's assault case The Swedish government on Friday rebuffed Trump's pointed attempt to get Prime Minister Stefan Lofven to intervene in the case of A$AP Rocky. &#...
13:24, 07/26/2019

Woodstock 50 could be held outside New York for first time in iconic festival's history Woodstock 50, proposed for Aug. 16-18, has faced myriad troubles in New York. Now, organizers propose moving the iconic festival out of state.  ...
19:12, 07/25/2019

Review: Lady Gaga, Adele bring Broadway's 'Moulin Rouge!' musical to soaring new heights In adding hit pop songs by Katy Perry, Sia and Lorde, Broadway's new "Moulin Rouge!" musical improves on the beloved 2001 movie that inspired it....
19:12, 07/25/2019

Lizzo returns to studio with 'really different' sound: 'It feels so good to be back!' Lizzo has been everywhere this summer, from the radio to the movies. Like what you've heard? Good news: The artist returned to the studio this we...
11:24, 07/25/2019

Use of Confederate flag costs country band Confederate Railroad two gigs in less than a month "I've done nothing wrong," Danny Shirley of Confederate Railroad said. "I love the part of the country I'm from, and I will never apologize ...
11:24, 07/25/2019

Sheryl Crow recalls Woodstock '99 was the 'single worst gig,' 20 years later On the 20th anniversary of Woodstock '99, Sheryl Crow is remembering it as the 'single worst gig' of her career.    ...
02:36, 07/25/2019

Playlist: What's Briston Maroney listening to? Maroney is kicking off his first international headlining tour this fall after a new music video for his single "Fool's Gold" and his recent EP "...
02:36, 07/25/2019

Meek Mill launches new label, Dream Chasers Records, with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Meek Mill, the Philadelphia rapper-turned-entrepreneur, is launching a new record label in a joint venture with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.   ...
11:12, 07/24/2019

Teen rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for deadly home invasion Texas rapper Tay-K has been sentenced to 55 years behind bars for the 2016 murder of Ethan Walker during a home invasion.     ...
22:48, 07/23/2019

Taylor Swift reveals new song 'The Archer,' plans to release 120 pages of her diary Taylor Swift revealed a new track, titled "The Archer," from her upcoming album during an Instagram Live Stream Tuesday.     ...
16:36, 07/23/2019

Traditional Irish Sessions Are Thriving. Try Not to Spill the Beer. Sessions are the lifeblood of a centuries-old musical tradition. In New York bars, musicians are showing up, unpacking their instruments and diving in...
11:24, 07/23/2019

Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift tie for 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations Among the 2019 MTV Video Music Award nominees: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and the late Nipsey Hussle.  &...
11:00, 07/23/2019

R. Kelly rep resigns after saying he would 'absolutely not' trust singer with daughter Darrell Johnson says he no longer works for R. Kelly after giving a damaging interview about the singer to Gayle King on CBS This Morning.  ...
00:24, 07/23/2019

Country supergroup The Highwomen share first single, 'Redesigning Women' "Redesigning Women "finds Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda Shires and Natalie Hemby riffing on the challenges and double-standards they face. ...
08:12, 07/22/2019

R. Kelly representative: I would 'absolutely not' trust the singer with my daughter Darrell Johnson, a spokesperson for Kelly, granted an illuminating interview to Gayle King on Monday's CBS This Morning.     ...
08:12, 07/22/2019

Russell Smith, Lead Singer of the Amazing Rhythm Aces, Dies at 70 He sang on hit songs and wrote “Third Rate Romance,” which was recorded by artists ranging from Rosanne Cash and Elvis Costello to the Fabulous Poodle...
13:48, 07/21/2019

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents....
09:48, 07/21/2019

'Brown Skin Girl': Beyonce fans can't get enough of 'The Lion King: The Gift' new song The new song on "The Lion King"-inspired album features vocals from Nigerian singer Wizkid, the Brooklyn rapper Saint Jhn and Blue Ivy Carter.  ...
00:36, 07/20/2019

Remember Iggy Azalea? After five tortured years, she finally has a new album A lot has changed for Iggy Azalea since “Fancy” was the biggest song in America. Will she be able to respark her career with “In My ...
00:36, 07/20/2019

Miley Cyrus invites Britney Spears over to twerk in new Instagram video Cyrus shouted out Spears on her IG Stories, with the 37-year-old star herself an expert in posting dancing clips to Instagram.    ...
00:36, 07/20/2019

Peppa Pig just dropped her new, long-awaited album. It's no 'Baby Shark' Peppa Pig's debut album is a little too old-fashioned for these times, when kids have the cultural fluency to dance along to viral rap songs. &#...
00:36, 07/20/2019

ASAP Rocky to Remain in Jail in Sweden, as Protest Clamor Grows After a court said the rapper could be held at least six more days pending an assault investigation, President Trump said “we hope to get him home soo...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Miranda Lambert promotes new single with shirtless video of husband Brendan McLoughlin Miranda Lambert posted a short video of husband Brendan McLoughlin shirtless to promote her new song, "It All Comes Out in the Wash."   ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Peppa Pig, Iggy Azalea tiff over album debut wins the day. 'Peppa's so fancy, you already know' Iggy Azalea might not be performing for the same demographic as animated fave Peppa Pig, but what happens when they each drop albums on the same day? ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Beyonce is 'a perfectionist' who 'cared about everything' says 'Spirit' collaborator Dishing on his "Lion King" collab with music's Queen B, Labrinth reveals how Beyoncé always keeps it humble – even when she doesn&ap...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Berry Gordy's long-awaited Motown documentary set for Showtime premiere Billed as the definitive Motown documentary, the film features rare footage and performances to tell the story of the Detroit-born label and its impac...
21:00, 07/18/2019

What's your hometown anthem? The best song about every state Each U.S. state has its own distinct history and characteristics. 24/7 Tempo has collected the best song about every state available on Spotify. ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Ed Sheeran reveals he's married in new album 'No. 6 Collaborations Project' The 28-year-old crooner confirmed on his album "No. 6 Collaborations Project" that, yes, he and Cherry Seaborn are husband and wife.   ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Lil Wayne 'having too much fun' to quit Blink-182 tour despite storming offstage Lil Wayne says he will remain on tour with Blink-182 after a show in Virginia where he complained about the audience size and cut his short set. ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Granger Smith's son saved two lives with organs, mom Amber writes in heart-wrenching post Country music star Granger Smith's wife wrote, "I pray these 2 recipients live healthy, joy filled, full throttle lives just like Riv."  &#...
22:36, 07/17/2019

'I love you, man': Paul McCartney brings out Ringo Starr for a tour-closing Beatles reunion Reunion alert! Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr shared the stage at Dodger Stadium, where the former Beatles played "Sgt. Pepper" and "Helter Skelter." ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.      ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Jennifer Lopez's Madison Square Garden concert cut short, rescheduled after power outage Jennifer Lopez's Manhattan concert got cut short Saturday after a city-wide power outage. But don't worry, JLo fans: She'll finish what...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Brian May applauds Adam Lambert, says Freddie Mercury 'would approve, big time' Queen co-founder Brian May said Adam Lambert is "the reason we are still alive as a functioning rock band."        ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Post Malone announces Swae Lee will join his Runaway Tour, which starts in September Post Malone announced Monday that Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh will appear as openers during his Runaway Tour.        ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Z...
22:36, 07/17/2019

'I just can't leave it like that': Jennifer Lopez makes up NYC show ended by blackout Jennifer Lopez got back out on the Madison Square Garden floor giving a full show to attendees of Saturday's concert cut short due to a power out...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Beyoncé debuts 'Spirit' music video, calls new 'Lion King' album 'a love letter to Africa' Beyoncé fans get a two-in-one gift this Friday with the release of both the Bey-voiced "Lion King" movie and her new "The Lion King: The Gift" ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Katy Perry, 34, explains how she's combating aging with 'new-age way of living' Perry described how she balances indulging herself with feeling good in her body, adding that her actor husband Orlando Bloom is also on board. ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Who is Grimes? Get to know the artist responsible for 2019's craziest Instagram post Claire Boucher is one of her generation's most interesting musicians, and is/was romantically involved with Elon Musk.     &...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Luke Combs inducted into Grand Ole Opry by Vince Gill: 'You can do anything you set your mind to' Combs has taken country music by storm in the last two years with hit after hit off his debut major label record,.       ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Ranked: The 25 best classic Disney songs, from 'Mary Poppins' to 'The Lion King' In honor of the live-action "The Lion King" hitting theaters this weekend, we rank the best Disney songs from the 1990s and earlier.   ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out; Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent in for Saudi festival Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future and Tyga have been added to the Jeddah World Fest lineup after Nicki Minaj pulled out of it.   ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Playlist: What's Collective Soul listening to? The band's members collaborated on a playlist for USA TODAY, featuring classic tracks and newer releases from their favorite bands.   ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Paul McCartney is adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' as a stage musical The former Beatle will adapt the 1946 film about a small-town banker wracked with regret who is shown the value of his life by a guardian angel. ...
22:36, 07/17/2019

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,3...
21:24, 07/17/2019

Best musicians of the 1960s A transformative decade for American popular music, the 1960s saw the birth of modern rock and roll as listeners know it today.    ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

R. Kelly denied bond at hearing on sex-crime indictments, will stay in jail R. Kelly will stay locked up on federal sex-crime charges after he was denied bond at an arraignment hearing in Chicago.     ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

In Turnabout, a Key Witness Is Cooperating in R. Kelly Case A young woman’s refusal to testify against the singer was crucial to his acquittal in a 2008 trial, but her lawyer says she is now cooperating with pr...
15:36, 07/16/2019

R. Kelly's girlfriends deny being 'evicted' from his Trump Tower condo: 'That's fake news' R. Kelly's live-in girlfriends, Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, were not "evicted" from his Chicago condo. Video of them inside proves it, they...
12:24, 07/15/2019

Kelly Clarkson's advice to Taylor Swift: Re-record old songs so fans won't pay Scooter Braun Kelly Clarkson is voicing her support for Taylor Swift and offering advice in the ongoing Scooter Braun controversy.       &...
05:12, 07/15/2019

Jerry Lawson, Lead Singer of the Persuasions, Is Dead at 75 Mr. Lawson and his colleagues revived the lost art of a cappella singing and attracted a loyal following that included Joni Mitchell and Frank Zappa....
16:00, 07/12/2019

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage gi...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton had 'so much fun' recording 'Dive Bar' Garth Brooks invited Blake Shelton to sing on his new single "Dive Bar," the second song from his new album, "Fun," which will available later this ye...
08:48, 07/11/2019

Playlist: Indie band Bad Books' favorites include songs from Bon Iver and Kanye West Before heading back on tour, Devine, Hull and McDowell shared their favorite songs with USA TODAY. Among them are titles from Bon Iver and Kanye West....
17:00, 07/10/2019

How ‘Oklahoma!’ Revolutionized the Cast Album It took decades for the full Rodgers and Hammerstein score to be available. But even abbreviated, the show helped build a whole new audience for Broad...
09:48, 07/10/2019

Vivian Perlis, Oral Historian of American Music, Dies at 91 She was the founding director of a Yale project that preserved the voices of Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland and many more. It has been called “incompar...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Martin Charnin, Who Helped Create ‘Annie,’ Dies at 84 He turned the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie” into a long-running Broadway musical and wrote the memorable lyrics to a score that included “Tomorrow...
17:24, 07/08/2019

Mariah Carey shares unbelievable #BottleCapChallenge video: 'This is what they call a win' Celebrities and fans alike have been taking a stab at the #BottleCapChallenge. But no videos have come close to Mariah Carey's.   ...
14:24, 07/08/2019

Ariana Grande opens up to fans about crying onstage Ariana Grande releases a letter after crying during one of her concerts. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
14:24, 07/08/2019

João Gilberto, an Architect of Bossa Nova, Is Dead at 88 Mr. Gilberto was the quintessential transmitter of the harmonically and rhythmically complex, lyrically nuanced Brazilian music, including a version o...
12:48, 07/07/2019

Mickey Kapp, Who Made Mixtapes for Astronauts, Dies at 88 Mr. Kapp, a record producer, became the unofficial music provider to the space-bound after forging an unlikely connection with members of the Mercury ...
17:24, 07/05/2019

What Denise Ho, Jackie Chan and Others Think About the Hong Kong Protests For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low to...
10:12, 07/05/2019

As BTS’s Reach Expands, an Army of Dedicated K-Pop Translators Grows The fans who devote their time to interpreting lyrics, tweets and interviews for listeners who don’t speak Korean are hard-working, passionate and unp...
11:36, 07/04/2019

Taylor Swift's outrage over Scooter Braun: Will it change the music industry? Taylor Swift ignited a social-media fire over her music catalog ending up in enemy hands. Will her fury change the music industry? Maybe not.  &...
13:00, 07/03/2019

The Rolling Stones 2019 tour: Bigger, better video screens bring Mick & Keith up close Improved video technology used on the Rolling Stones' current U.S. tour makes the stage cleaner and puts the focus on the band, not props.  ...
13:00, 07/03/2019

Taylor Swift's attorney says the singer never had the chance to buy her catalog 'outright' The drama between Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun continues to escalate after her attorney said she was never given a chance to buy back her music. &#...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Taylor Swift's 'ME!' collaborator Brendon Urie weighs in on Scooter Braun feud: 'I stand with Taylor' Brendon Urie of Panic! At the Disco supported Taylor Swift in her feud against Scooter Braun in a profanity-laced video calling out toxic masculinity....
11:24, 07/02/2019

Parkland survivor Emma González slams Madonna's 'God Control' video as 'triggering' Parkland survivor Emma González called Madonna's "God Control" video "horrible" and "triggering."        ...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Taylor Swift’s Feud With Scooter Braun Spotlights Musicians’ Struggles to Own Their Work Prince, Janet Jackson and Jay-Z all fought to control their master recordings. In a blog post about the sale of her former record label, Swift put her...
15:24, 07/01/2019

Taylor Swift reiterates claims she was unaware of Scooter Braun acquiring her music catalog Taylor Swift called Scooter Braun acquiring her music her "worst case scenario." Now Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato and more stars are taking sides. ...
11:36, 07/01/2019

Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun clash: Justin Bieber, Braun's wife and more weigh in Taylor Swift called Scooter Braun acquiring her music her "worst case scenario." Now Justin Bieber, Braun's wife and more stars are weighing in. ...
04:36, 07/01/2019

VestiVille music festival in Belgium abruptly ended over security, fraud suspicion A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B came to a chaotic end before it had even started.      ...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Taylor Swift slams 'incessant, manipulative' Scooter Braun for buying her music catalog Taylor Swift called Scooter Braun's acquisition of her music catalog her "worst case scenario," dubbing the music exec a "manipulative bully." &...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Whitney Houston's 'Higher Love' cover remixed by Kygo released Whitney Houston originally released a cover of Steve Winwood's "Higher Love" as a Japan-only bonus track on her 1990 album "I'm Your Baby To...
15:12, 06/28/2019

BTS World mobile game and album move K-pop boy band closer to total domination K-pop boy band BTS released a mobile game and companion album much to the delight of fans around the world.        ...
08:24, 06/28/2019

Lizzo calls Summerfest security guard a 'racist bigot,' says he attacked her team Moments after playing "the best show ever" at Summerfest in Milwaukee, Lizzo claimed a security guard tackled her team and used "hurtful language." &...
08:24, 06/28/2019

Bob Dylan's 'Nashville Skyline' turns 50: How the album changed country music Exploring the history of Bob Dylan's "Nashville Skyline" with the players who created it and the songwriters influenced by it.    ...
08:24, 06/28/2019

Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler hospitalized with injuries Adler was part of the initial Guns N' Roses lineup that signed to Geffen Records in 1986 and would achieve worldwide fame in the late '80s. ...
08:24, 06/28/2019

Madonna's bloody 'God Control' music video draws mixed reactions The video for Madonna's new track "God Control" opens with a violent sequence of partiers dying after a shooting in a club.    &#...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Playlist: Celebrate Pete Seeger's 100th birthday with the folk legend's enduring music To honor Seeger, Smithsonian Folkways’ curator and senior archivist Jeff Place compiled a playlist of his legendary songs for USA TODAY.  ...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Thom Yorke Lightens Up, Ever So Slightly On his new solo album, “Anima,” the Radiohead frontman pushes beyond solitude and suggests that the dread that fills many of his songs is not all-cons...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Kid Rock talks golfing with President Trump, calls him 'down-to-earth and cool' The musician was on the course for the 313 Area Celebrity Challenge, a three-team scramble, ahead of the Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA tour event. ...
12:36, 06/26/2019

'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown defends Taylor Swift's new music video after backlash Brown is coming to Taylor Swift's defense following criticism of her new LGBTQ-centric video "You Need to Calm Down."     &#...
12:36, 06/26/2019

Demi Lovato's next album will tell her story 'regardless of who might not like it' Almost a year after her drug overdose, Demi Lovato said her new album will tell her side of the story "regardless of who might not like it."  &#...
12:36, 06/26/2019

Dixie Chicks tease first album in 13 years The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus, the group announced on Instagram. ...
12:36, 06/26/2019

Thom Yorke's mesmerizing new Netflix film 'Anima' is a must-watch for Radiohead fans Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is back with Netflix short film "Anima," streaming Thursday, a companion to his upcoming solo album of the same name. &...
12:36, 06/26/2019

Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, co-founder of Yonder Mountain String Band, dies at 45 Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, who co-founded the Yonder Mountain String Band, died Monday at 45 after cancelling shows for a "medical emergency." &...
12:36, 06/26/2019

Cardi B pleads not guilty on strip-club brawling charges in New York Two days after becoming first female solo rapper to win BET Album of the Year, Cardi B was arraigned and pleaded not guilty in Queens strip club brawl...
23:36, 06/25/2019

5 things that have changed since Michael Jackson's death 10 years ago Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, at his home in Los Angeles of a drug overdose administered by his doctor.        ...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Firefly Music Festival streaker knocked over DJ equipment, faces misdemeanor charge One man may have to go to court after things got a little crazy for him at Firefly Music Festival on Saturday.        ...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Lady Gaga celebrates Oscar win, Pride Month at emotional 'Enigma' show in hometown NYC On Monday, nine-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga brought her usual theatrics, as well as plenty of heart, to her most intimate show in more than a decade....
08:36, 06/25/2019

J.D. Allen Wants You to Know Who He Is, With or Without His Saxophone After years of hardship, the 46-year-old musician has become one of jazz’s premier bandleaders by going against the grain, and by letting his music sp...
13:36, 06/24/2019

Tupac Shakur, Tom Petty estates sue Universal Music for $100 million over 2008 fire Soundgarden and estates representing Shakur and Petty are among those suing Universal Music Group for materials lost in a 2008 fire.   ...
12:24, 06/24/2019

Britney Spears rolls in the sand, shows off bikini bod on Caribbean vacation Over the weekend, Spears began posted photos and videos showing her lounging in a bikini on a tropical beach in the Caribbean with her mom.  &#...
12:24, 06/24/2019

Elliot Roberts, Manager of Rock Stars, Is Dead at 76 He guided the careers of Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Tom Petty and Tracy Chapman but was best known for his many years with Neil Youn...
18:24, 06/23/2019

Review: A ‘Stonewall’ Opera Reflects the Diversity of Queer History New York City Opera has commissioned a new work for the 50th anniversary of the riots that have come to signify the birth of the gay rights movement....
12:36, 06/23/2019

What to expect at the BET Awards: A tribute to Nipsey Hussle, plus Cardi B, Lil Nas perform John Legend, DJ Khaled and YG will pay tribute to Nipsey Hussle at Sunday's BET Awards, where the slain rapper will receive a humanitarian award....
10:12, 06/23/2019

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence.   ...
11:36, 06/22/2019

Rolling Stones make triumphant return to the stage in Chicago following Mick Jagger's surgery The Stones kicked off the "No Filter" tour at Soldier Field in Chicago Friday, the first show after Mick Jagger's reported heart surgery this spr...
11:36, 06/22/2019

End of an era: Bob Seger plays his final hometown show It was the end of an era Friday as Seger and the Silver Bullet Band played their final concert at the old Pine Knob.       &...
11:36, 06/22/2019

Arrest made in fatal shooting of Maryland rapper Tre Da Kid Police say they've charged a Baltimore man with murder in the fatal shooting of popular Annapolis rapper Tre Da Kid.     ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Taylor Swift has angered many people with her 'You Need To Calm Down' release. Here's why Criticisms of Swift include her using LGBTQ rights as a fashion statement to depicting anti-gay protesters as hillbillies.     &#...
20:00, 06/21/2019

The Raconteurs return for first album in 11 years, 'Help Us Stranger' The Jack White-led supergroup released a new record Friday, celebrating with a performance on 'Colbert.'       ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Cardi B indicted by grand jury in New York in connection with strip club brawl Cardi B was charged with two counts of felony attempted assault and various lesser charges in connection with a fight last year.    &#...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Rolling Stones return to the stage after Mick Jagger's health issues The Rolling Stones play in Chicago Friday after postponing their North American tour because frontman Mick Jagger needed medical treatment.  ...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Cassius' Philippe Zdar, Grammy-winning music producer, dies in accidental fall at 52 Zdar also owned the influential Motorbass music studio in Paris, which hosted artists including Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Phoenix.  ...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Listen to previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track from 1985 A previously unreleased Freddie Mercury track was unearthed and released. "Time Waits for No One" is a take on "Time," the title track from Mercury&ap...
14:12, 06/20/2019

BTS fans prompt apology from Australian TV show over 'offensive' segment Loyal BTS fans prompted an apology from Australia's 20toOne for a segment about the Korean boy band deemed xenophobic and racist.   &#...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Taylor Swift's lookalike drag queen is 'on cloud nine' after appearing in 'You Need to Calm Down' Louisville drag queen Jade Jolie (from "RuPaul's Drag Race") had a chance of a lifetime to be Taylor Swift in the "You Need to Calm Down" music v...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Playlist: Inside Dave Stewart's own "Songland" with the songs that shaped him as an artist Sharing the songs that have captivated Stewart throughout his career, Stewart compiled a playlist of favorites for USA TODAY.     ...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Believe the hype: Billie Eilish proves she's a once-in-a-generation talent at NYC concert Seventeen-year-old Billie Eilish has drawn comparisons to Nirvana with her dynamic live shows, which we attended to see what the fuss is all about. &...
14:12, 06/20/2019

New Freddie Mercury music alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased 1985 track Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."...
14:12, 06/20/2019

New Freddie Mercury alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased track from 1985 Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."...
01:48, 06/20/2019

No joke: Chris Stapleton, Bruno Mars share a song on Ed Sheeran's new record Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Chris Stapleton appear on a track called "Blow," part of Sheeran's new album.        ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Gwen Stefani praises boyfriend and 'favorite human' Blake Shelton on his 43rd birthday Shelton celebrated his 43rd birthday Tuesday with an aquarium date in Chicago with Stefani, who shouted him out in a birthday post on Instagram. ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Ninja, DJ Marshmello, Snoop Dogg, sign on for new video game-music festival in Las Vegas The Metarama Gaming + Music Festival in Las Vegas Oct. 19-20 will feature top esports athletes, video game streamers and musicians including Shaq. &#...
12:48, 06/19/2019

The best albums of 2019 so far, from Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish and more Vampire Weekend, Carly Rae Jepsen and Tyler, the Creator returned with some of their best music yet in 2019's first half.    ...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency after battling Lyme disease Shania Twain, the queen of country pop announced 23 performances for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Cas...
13:36, 06/17/2019

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer, cancels Summerfest show and tour "Treatment has already begun," Megadeth lead singer Dave Mustaine said in a statement about his throat cancer.        ...
13:36, 06/17/2019

Taylor Swift makes peace with Katy Perry in 'You Need to Calm Down' music video It's hard to calm down after seeing the all-star celebrities in Taylor Swift's new music video.        ...
08:48, 06/17/2019

No, Janelle Monae isn't replacing Cardi B at Bonnaroo Janelle Monae in for Cardi B? The rap star has canceled several concerts in the run-up to her Bonnaroo debut due to surgery, prompting rumors.  ...
18:24, 06/16/2019

Taylor Swift teases all-star celebrity lineup for new 'You Need to Calm Down' music video It's hard to calm down after reading the list of all-star celebrities set to appear in Taylor Swift's new music video for "You Need to Calm ...
18:24, 06/16/2019

Bonnaroo 2019: Nashville's own Kacey Musgraves shines on Day 3; Childish Gambino rocks Day 2 Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris and a surprise collaboration with Brandi Carlile lead Day 3 at Bonnaroo in Tennessee; Childish Gambino owns Day 2. ...
18:24, 06/16/2019

Lauren London honors Nipsey Hussle on their son's first Father's Day without his dad “Today we celebrate You,” Lauren London wrote in a Father's Day tribute to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, which she shared with a family...
18:24, 06/16/2019

Bonnaroo 2019: Nashville talent Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris touted on Day 3 Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris, John Prine and a surprise festival collaboration with Brandi Carlile lead Day 3 at Bonnaroo in Tennessee.   ...
10:24, 06/16/2019

Lil’ Buck Sinegal, Noted Louisiana Guitarist, Dies at 75 He worked with Allen Toussaint, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier and more. He has been called “the best guitar slinger South Louisiana has to offer.”...
17:12, 06/14/2019

Chris Brown taunts ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz, claims he was hacked In a series of since-deleted posts, Chris Brown slammed Victor Cruz in the comments of a photo he posted with Karrueche Tran on Monday.   &...
13:12, 06/14/2019

Bonnaroo 2019 day one: Over 100 citations and drug-related arrests Police at Bonnaroo have issued at least 100 citations and made at least four arrests as of day two.        ...
13:12, 06/14/2019

Taylor Swift shouts out to LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift, who dropped 'You Need to Calm Down' at midnight, announced her new album, "Lover," on social media Thursday,   ...
08:12, 06/14/2019

Chris Brown taunts ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz: 'No shade boo' In a series of since-deleted posts, Chris Brown slammed Victor Cruz in the comments of a photo he posted with Karrueche Tran on Monday.   &...
08:12, 06/14/2019

Taylor Swift shouts out LGBTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift dropped a new song, "You Need To Calm Down," celebrating Pride. This is the second song from her upcoming album "Lover."   ...
08:12, 06/14/2019

Missy Elliott tears up as first female rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame Missy Elliott felt the love back from her musical sisters as she became the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.  ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Taylor Swift shouts out to LBGTQ fans, GLAAD on anti-hate anthem 'You Need To Calm Down' Taylor Swift, who dropped 'You Need to Calm Down' at midnight, announced her new album, "Lover," on social media Thursday,   ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Mark Ronson, a Party Boy No More, Tries on Melancholy After a Parade of Hits With seven Grammys, an Oscar and a host of megahits under his belt, the D.J.-turned-super-producer returns with “Late Night Feelings,” a more left-fie...
12:24, 06/13/2019

From 'disgraceful' to 'fine,' reaction to Bonnaroo's new arch is mixed A giant square set up, the new entrance to Bonnaroo's grounds, replaces the festival's iconic arch which burned down last month.  ...
09:48, 06/13/2019

'He was an angel': Ariana Grande tears up singing 'Thank U, Next' in Mac Miller's hometown Ariana Grande teared up Wednesday night singing part of "Thank U, Next" about ex-boyfriend Mac Miller in the late rapper's hometown of Pittsburgh...
09:48, 06/13/2019

Overlooked No More: Ma Rainey, the ‘Mother of the Blues’ With her unapologetic lyrics, Rainey proudly proclaimed her bisexuality and helped to mainstream black female narratives in a musical style that later...
12:12, 06/12/2019

Luke Combs stunned with invitation to join Grand Ole Opry: 'I just cried the whole time' Luke Combs was shocked Tuesday night when fellow country singers Chris Janson, Craig Morgan and John Conlee invited him to join the Grand Ole Opry. &...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Phish would be open to a Cardi B collaboration Phish has brought out Bruce Springsteen and Kenny Rogers at past Bonnaroos. Who does Phish want to play with this time?      ...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Chris Brown announces 'INDIGOAT' summer tour with Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign Brown's "INDIGOAT TOUR" is set to begin on Aug. 20 in Portland, Oregon, stretching through Oct. 19 in Anaheim.       &#...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Miley Cyrus apologizes for racially 'insensitive' comments about hip hop Cyrus is making amends for controversial comments she previously made about her experiences making hip hop-influenced music.     ...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Here are the mostly boring contenders for 2019's song of the summer Below-average releases from normally reliable superstars means listeners are still waiting for this season’s “Despacito.”  ...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Ariana Grande donates $250,000 from Atlanta concert to Planned Parenthood Ariana Grande donated $250,000 from her Saturday concert in Atlanta to Planned Parenthood, the organization confirmed to USA TODAY.    ...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Selena Gomez announces first album in four years, teases material about her 'huge' life moments After stepping away from the spotlight for a while, Selena Gomez revealed plans on "The Tonight Show" to release her first album in nearly four years....
03:24, 06/12/2019

Four Days in Ojai, a Musical Utopia The multitalented Barbara Hannigan organized this year’s Ojai Music Festival, a well-balanced meal of programming that went down easily, without bloat...
14:48, 06/11/2019

'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness says he's non-binary: Some days 'I feel like a woman' Jonathan Van Ness officially came out as gender non-conforming in an interview for Out magazine, talking about his self-pride and shaming he's en...
10:00, 06/11/2019