• Kings of Leon Beginning Work on 7th Album

    Kings of Leon are planning their new album and for it they'll return to the same Nashville neighborhood as the one they holed up in, building their own recording studio, for 2013's 'Mechanical Bull.'

    Billboard
  • Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' to Be Streamed for the First Time on Apple Music

    Apple Music has secured another major record, one day ahead of launch, Apple confirmed to Billboard today (Jun. 29). Dr. Dre ’s The Chronic was released 23 years ago, in June, 1992.

    Yahoo Music
  • Listen to Diddy's hyperkinetic new single 'Finna Get Loose'

    It's been a crazy week for Diddy: He was arrested for assaulting his son's UCLA football coach with a kettlebell. Now, he's debuted a new single, a wicked and disjointed Pharrell Williams feature called "Finna Get Loose," as part of the party. There isn't much to recommend about the rapping on…

    The Verge
  • Thomas Rhett Readies New Album 'Tangled Up'

    Earlier this year, Thomas Rhett talked to Rolling Stone Country about how his affection for soul music was shaping his new album. On September 25th, fans will hear just how funky Rhett has become when he releases Tangled Up. The follow-up to 2013's It Goes Like This, his second LP...

    Rolling Stone
  • Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well: Trey Anastasio For the Win on Night Two in Santa Clara

    Clearly relishing in the moment – perhaps better able to process playing alongside the “core four” – he never stopped smiling.  Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well: 5 Hours of Intermission Music Written for 50th Anniversary Shows On “Hell in a Bucket” in particular, Anastasio let it rip – to bassist Phil…

    Yahoo Music
  • Listen to Prince Royce's New English Track 'Extraordinary'

    The countdown is officially on for Prince Royce’s English album debut, Double Vision, arriving July 24. To help hold his loyal Roycenaticas over, the Dominican American heartthrob has released a new single early, titled “Extraordinary.”

    Billboard
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    Old School Rules at the BET Awards (10 photos)

    Everything old feels fresh again. Sunday night’s BET Awards was a major throwback to the hip-hop and R&B of the past with big tributes to some iconic stars. First up was a killer performance celebrating 20 years of Bad Boy Records. Diddy , Lil Kim, Faith Evan, Mase, 112 and more performed a…

    Yahoo Beauty
  • Apple: Music Streaming 'Tip of the Iceberg,' Says FBR

    With news today that Apple (AAPL) will tomorrow make available its streaming music service, Apple Music, on all its devices, it's time for the prognosticating to increase. According to a blog post by the company's head of its streaming effort, Ian Rogers, Apple Music becomes available Tuesday, in…

    Barrons.com
  • Looking for love on a dating app? You may find music instead

    NEW YORK (AP) — In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music.

    Associated Press
  • Madison Square Garden Announces Billy Joel to Hold Both of the Venue's Concert Performance Records

    NEW YORK -- Music icon and Madison Square Garden franchise Billy Joel will be the first artist ever to simultaneously hold both of The Garden's concert-related performance records. Joel continues to break ...

    GlobeNewswire
  • Shawn Mendes Releases Music Vid For "Believe" (And It features Dove Cameron)!

    Shawn Mendes has just released two music videos in three days and all we can say is: WOW.Following the release of a music video for his heartfelt (and heartbreaking!) single "Stitches" last week, Shawn dropped another music vid for his newest track, "Believe." The upbeat song is set to be part of…

    Huffington Post
  • SiriusXM pays $210M to settle suit with record labels over oldies

    SiriusXM has agreed to pay $210 million to five record labels that sued the New York-based satellite radio broadcaster over royalties for its use of songs recorded before 1972. Announced Friday, the settlement includes five major record labels that together control about 80 percent of the oldies…

    American City Business Journals
  • Taylor Swift and the New Kinder, Gentler Apple

    Contrary to popular belief, the country music star didn?t defeat the tech giant over royalties ? we?re just seeing the new face of Apple.

    Fox Business
  • A Musical Career With No Coda

    Ralph Gardner Jr. visits with Ursula Oppens, a Grammy-nominated pianist who at 71 years old still tries to practice four or five hours a day.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Dalai Lama Addresses Glastonbury Music Festival

    The exiled Tibetan leader praised the Pope's recent comments on climate change before Patti Smith and attendees sang "Happy Birthday" ahead of his 80th birthday.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Apple May Not Be to Blame for Musicians' Streaming Anger

    Apple has received criticism from angry artists ahead of the Apple Music launch, but it may not be the one to blame.

    TheStreet.com
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    K Camp Takes Over Yahoo Music's Instagram (9 photos)

    Interscope recording artist K Camp stayed busy in Los Angeles this past weekend, participating in some pretty cool BET Awards pre-show activities, including a Spite-sponsored celebrity basketball game and visiting BET's 106 and Park to debut his new video, "Comfortable." The Atlanta rapper gave…

    Yahoo Music
  • Apple Music launching at 11 AM ET tomorrow

    Apple Music will launch at 11 AM ET tomorrow with the release of iOS 8.4. Apple had previously said the new services would launch on June 30th, but Ian Rogers, senior director of Apple Music, announced the exact time in a blog post published over the weekend. Rogers later tweeted that Zane Lowe's…

    The Verge
  • Sting takes spotlight at swanky French Riviera soiree

    'Creativity is a mystery to me,' singer says.

    USA TODAY
  • Before launch, future Apple Music expansion sounds good

    Tuesday is Apple Music launch day but Apple won't be resting. The company is looking to boost online music storage capacity and bring its tunes to Sonos systems.

    ZDNet