• Metallica producer settles bass controversy 27 years later

    Metallica's "... And Justice for All" was one of heavy metal's most influential albums, but fans who have listened to it countless times have long asked -- what happened to the bass? In an interview that has drawn interest and scathing commentary on heavy metal fan sites, producer Steve Thompson…

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  • Can You Handle 'The Truth?': Revelations From Ludacris's Current Press Tour

    In one breath, he's talking about "The Devil Wears Prada." In another, he's talking about all the places he's had sex.

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • Snoop Dogg dances to 'Bush' with help from Pharrell

    Hip-hop giant Snoop Dogg is out with a new R&B-tinged album called "Bush." As for why he chose the title, let's just say he likes bush. Bush can have multiple meanings, and the cover of Snoop Dogg's 13th studio album offers a literal interpretation with neatly manicured shrubbery. A first single,…

    AFP
  • Ex-Beats CEO brings the 'American Idol' experience to a game

    The co-creator of the service behind Beats music has launched a game that plays on the public's love for shows like X-Factor and Glee. Called Chosen, it lets users either record and upload their performances, ...

    Engadget
  • Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday March. 16, to Sunday, March 22, via Facebook, ...

    Associated Press
  • Denver, LA musicians find universal stories behind headlines

    DENVER (AP) — The trials of young people brought to the U.S. before they are old enough to know what it means to be illegal are the themes of an album being released Thursday featuring Shawn King of the Denver-based group DeVotchKa.

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    Zayn Malik Leaves 'One Direction'

    After backing out of the "One Direction" world tour last week, Zayn Malik has announced that he is leaving the boy band for good.

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  • One Direction Members Respond to Zayn Malik's Exit

    Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson have broken their silence following Zayn Malik's exit from the group. One Direction's remaining members have tweeted separately and have shared some words of comfort for their fans. "So glad to be in bed after a long and strange 24 hours,"…

    Rolling Stone
  • 6 Albums That Got Leaked

    Popular artists can hardly escape an album leak these days. Here's a look at some of the most recent, famous, and notable.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • First Click: why own a few things when you can borrow everything?

    Once the vanguard of digital consumption tastes, Apple is now the increasingly frail stalwart of the quaint download-to-own model. We give away our most personal of information in exchange for the use of “free” services like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Periscope, and Gmail. Nine Inch…

    The Verge
  • Ne-Yo Reveals He'd Like to Collaborate With Sam Smith and Adele

    Ne-Yo is easily one of the biggest music producers in the game. Besides his own massive career, the hitmaker has worked behind the scenes to create chart-toppers for artists like Beyonce, Celine Dion and Rihanna. ETonline caught up with the R&B crooner before he hit the stage at the Avalon…

    ETonline
  • Exclusive: COIN Premiere Their 'Anti 9-5' Video 'Run'

    Nashville quartet COIN might be months away from the release of their debut album, but they are ready to give fans the video for their track "Run."

    Billboard
  • Kylie Minogue Splits With Roc Nation

    The Australian pop star had joined Jay Z’s label and entertainment company after splitting amicably with her manager of 25 years, Terry Blamey, at the end of 2012.

    Billboard
  • Zendaya Confirmed to Host 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards

    The 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards are all about Zendaya. The singer and 'K.C. Undercover' has been tapped to host the show. Oh, yeah, she's also nominated.

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    Library of Congress Inducts the Doors, Baez, Radiohead, Lauryn Hill

    Among their 25 selections this year, the Library of Congress will archive the debut album from the Doors, Joan Baez, and Lauryn Hill, in addition to albums from Radiohead and Sesame Street. Inductees must be at least 10 years old and have cultural, historical or aesthetic significance.

    Yahoo Music News
  • Jamie XX shares his new track Loud Places, featuring The xx's Romy Croft

    It's hard to believe that there hasn't been a Jamie XX solo album yet, but the kid's been busy – two albums with his day job The xx, popping up at seemingly every festival on God's green earth, and remixing everyone from Radiohead to Adele. In Colour will drop some time in June on Young Turks, and…

    The Verge
  • Meet B-futuristic An Up and Coming Independent Artist Making Waves With His New Hit Single

    BOSTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / March 25, 2015 / Independent artist B-futuristic has launched his latest single available on iTunes. The title of the single is called Polo Sox, and it is anticipated to garner ...

    Accesswire
  • 'American Idol'-like talent competition app launches

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — For anyone who's ever dreamed of being on "American Idol" or "The Voice" as a performer or judge, a new app seeks to make their fantasy come true.

    Associated Press
  • Stream The Sing-Off Live Tour on Yahoo Live Again!

    Tune in on March 25 to watch The Sing-Off Live Tour on Yahoo Screen! #YahooLive. The Sing-Off Live Tour brings America’s premiere a cappella concert tour to music fans across the United States featuring fan favorites from the hit NBC competition show. The Sing-Off Live Tour features Season 5…

    Yahoo Music
  • Oak Ridge Boys, Browns, Grady Martin named country music inductees

    By Vernell Hackett NASHVILLE (Reuters) - The Oak Ridge Boys, Jim Ed Brown and the Browns, and the late guitarist Grady Martin were named on Wednesday as the 2015 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Singer Brenda Lee announced the artists who will be welcomed into the elite group at a…

    Reuters