• Kanye West Tweets Apology to Beck Following Breakdown During Radio Interview

    Kanye West swung by BBC Radio 1’s studio Thursday for a candid chat with radio host Zane Lowe. The chat was so candid in fact that West burst into tears halfway through.

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • Liam Gallagher Blasts Kanye West's "Utter S--t" Brit Awards Performance

    Liam Gallagher took to Twitter on Wednesday evening, Feb. 25, blasting Kanye West for his "utter s--t" performance at the 2015 Brit Awards -- read his tweets!

    Us Weekly
  • Live Nation Quarterly Results Fall Short of Expectations

    The company boasted that in 2014 it promoted 22 of the top 25 global tours.

    The Hollywood Reporter5 mins ago
  • FLASHBACK: Why Will Smith Chose His Rap Name 'Fresh Prince'

    Ever wonder why Will Smith chose “Fresh Prince” as his rap name? Allow a 19-year-old Smith to explain! “I’ve been Prince for years and years,” Smith told ET in 1988. “But about two years ago, the DJ’s in the streets started scratching, ‘fresh, fresh, this is fresh!’ Everything was ‘fresh,’ so I…

    ETonline
  • Why Did Naya Rivera Announce Her Pregnancy on Big Sean’s Album Release Date?

    It’s very interesting that Naya Rivera announced her pregnancy on the same day her ex-fiancé Big Sean released his new album Dark Sky Paradise .

    Wochit
  • Music industry moves to Friday global album release

    The music industry has announced an agreement to release albums globally on Fridays, ending divergences among regions that have fueled piracy in an age of instant music. Thursday's decision, after nine months of consultation, is expected to go into effect by summer in the Northern Hemisphere, said…

    AFP
  • FCC begins historic net neutrality vote with this incredible funk music

    As we wait for the Federal Communications Commission to begin its historic meeting about net neutrality and the future of the internet, the FCC would like us to enjoy the smooth bass of New York funk and soul music. Over a static image announcing "TODAY'S PROGRAM WILL BEGIN AT 10:30AM," we've now…

    The Verge
  • Drake's chart dominance is absolutely absurd

    Drake's album If You're Reading This it's Too Late dropped by surprise two weeks ago, and it continues to dominate the Billboard charts. The hip-hop artist currently has 21 of the 50 songs on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart.

    Vox.com
  • 'Glory' Leads Oscar Music Sales Surge

    John Legend and Common's Oscar-winning song "Glory" from the film Selma garnered 28,000 downloads to notch its best sales week to date. The spike anchored a massive 184 percent sales gain for all music featured on the 87th Academy Awards for the week ending the day of the awards (February 22nd),…

    Rolling Stone
  • Thalassa Space Grows Up with Craft Beer, Live Music

    The former pool hall will become a full bar, restaurant and live music venue by the end of the year. Berkeley's nightlife scene continues to evolve (and possibly mature), with the reconfiguration of the former Thalassa space as a music venue and craft beer garden. As a result, the 12,000…

    Eater San Francisco
  • Book review: Kim Gordon is more than just a 'Girl in a Band'

    "Girl in a Band" (Dey Street Books), by Kim Gordon As the front woman for influential indie band Sonic Youth for three decades, Kim Gordon had a ringside seat as experimental music left the grimy ...

    Associated Press
  • Google’s music service just got way more useful

    Google Play Music users will now be able to store up to 50,000 of their own songs for free.

    Fortune
  • Drake Calls out Chris Brown in Concert

    As their public feud escalated once again, rapper Drake changed the lyrics to one of his songs to intentionally diss Chris Brown during a concert in New Zealand.

    Jukin Media
  • Punch Brothers on Defying Genres, Working With T Bone, and Staying Open to Unexpected Opportunities

    There are numerous bands that defy easy genre classification, choosing instead to draw on several different genres and styles to define their own unique sound. One such band is Punch Brothers. Drawing on elements of bluegrass, jazz, classical, pop and roots music, the Brooklyn-based five-piece is…

    Live Nation
  • Hozier, The Offspring & Elle King Surge on Rock Charts

    Hozier spends a 19th week atop Hot Rock Songs, tying for the third-longest reign. Plus, The Offspring and King make debuts & more.

    Billboard
  • Paris named host city for International Jazz Day 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz musicians from around the world will gather this April in Paris for International Jazz Day, an event UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock hopes will bring an uplifting "positive message" to a city still reeling from last month's terrorist attacks.

    Associated Press
  • Little Mix Drops Surprise Music Video And Song

    Little Mix is coming out with another album this year, but Mixers now have an extra-special treat because the band secretly released a music video for their new song, "Dreamin' Together," with a Japanese pop group called Flower!

    Huffington Post
  • Listen to Thom Yorke's Minimalist 'UK Gold' Score Contributions

    Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood wasn't the only band member working on film scores during the band's hiatus. Between Thom Yorke's surprise solo album Tomorrow's Modern Boxes and working on the new Radiohead album, the singer managed to sneak in some minimalist soundscapes to help score the…

    Rolling Stone
  • Madonna Says ‘Kanye is a Brilliant Madman’

    Madonna has mixed feelings about rapper “Kanye West” because he’s a “beautiful mess” who is always “saying inappropriate stuff.” Asked for her opinion on former rivals-turned-rumored collaborators West and Taylor Swift in a new Rolling Stone magazine interview, Madonna admits she doesn’t always…

    Wochit