He's played with everyone from Eric Clapton and Phil Collins to Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Beyonce, as well as his own jazz combo, Fourplay. Now, after three decades of making music, bassist Nathan East has released his first solo album, appropriately titled "Nathan East."
The first results show of "The Voice" Season 6 took place Tuesday, and it aired uneventfully, with no real surprises. Perhaps the only mild shocker was the fact that two Team Shakira contestants were in the bottom three, since Shakira had seemed to have such a strong team going into the top 12.
Aloe Blacc reveals that his character in the James Brown biopic "Get on Up" is not a fan of late Godfather of Soul. In the Imagine Entertainment film starring Chadwick Boseman, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott, Aloe plays Nafloyd Scott, a guitarist in James's pre-fame band, The Famous Flames.
Sister-act trio HAIM made their debut as the musical guests on "Saturday Night Live" last year, and were one of the breakout acts of Coachella this month. With HAIM (pronounced like the Hebrew phrase L'chaim, not like late teen idol Corey Haim) currently blowing up, we thought we'd give you the rundown on the trio consisting of Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim.
Last night, "The Voice" Season 6 live shows finally kicked off. And today, "The Day After" has a very special guest, bow-tied boy wonder and Season 2 "Voice" finalist Pip, to discuss all of the live, without-a-net performances... including that one big technical glitch.
Say what you will about the weather, but Chicagoans certainly know how to look out for each other. The family and friends of the late Frankie Knuckles, the legendary pioneer of house music who passed away on March 31, received a very special condolence letter recently — from none other than the President and First Lady of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama.
Clearly, puppets are the new rock. Following "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze's adorably animated "Fight" video and this week's premiere of the trippy clip for Shy Kidx's remix of the "Muppets" theme, Southern scuzz-rockers the Black Lips have now unveiled their all-strings-attached video for "Funny," shot at Los Angeles's famous Bob Baker Marionette Theater.
If there are two things "millennials," as they are known in the marketing world, love, it's electronic dance music and puppets. Focus group research has proven this. So the geniuses over at Walt Disney Records have come up with "DCONSTRUCTED," a compilation of Disney music radically remixed by hot DJs like Avicii, Armin Van Buren, BT, Kaskade, and U.N.K.L.E.
Future has a long history with Outkast, so it's no surprise that the Atlanta rapper, who releases his sophomore album, "Honest," on Tuesday, played a 10-minute set during the legendary MCs' comeback concert during the opening weekend of the Coachella Music Festival earlier this month.
Neon Trees: Pop Psychology (Island/Mercury) There are certain records that seem to arrive at precisely the right time, offering music that resonates, fat-free and without excess, that are fascinating for their absolute purity. And that would be the case for this latest album by Provo, Utah’s Neon Trees, who with their flashy, multi-colored clothes and [...]
"Nashville: On The Record" is the first concert special from the hit series. Get a glimpse of Panettiere's smoking performance here!
If it weren’t for R&B and pop superstar Usher, soulful '90s alternative band Afghan Whigs might never have reunited to record "Do to the Beast," their first offering since their 1998 album "1965." Of course, Usher isn't the the only factor involved in the return of the Whigs. Frontman Greg Dulli, who has spent much [...]
Ah, the magic of live television. "The Voice" Season 6 finally went live with the top 12 finalists this Monday, and the show was not without its problems. Specifically, during an otherwise lovely performance of Sugarland's "Stay" by Team Shakira's Kristen Merlin, her microphone shorted out, and for more than 20 seconds, there was… silence. On a SINGING COMPETITION, there was no singing.
Eight-time Grammy nominee Ledisi has such an amazing vocal gift that many of the greats — Chaka Khan, Patti LaBelle, Raccelle Ferrell, and even First Lady Michelle Obama — sing her praises.
Music fans have spoken! The three finalists for Billboard's second annual MIlestone Award are in, and they are Carrie Underwood, Elie Goulding, and OneRepublic. The trio beat out Imagine Dragons, John Legend, and Luke Bryan to advance to the finals in the wholly fan-voted category.
Kevin Sharp, best-known for both his string of mid-'90s country hits and his work as a motivational speaker/representative for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, died April 19 as a result of ongoing complications from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues. He was 43.
You can't carry a tune? Me neither. But it doesn't really matter. This is National Karaoke Week, when even tone-deaf singers have an excuse to belt out their favorite song.
Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction inspired Bob Dylan's hit song "The Hurricane," died Sunday at his home in Toronto.