• Q&A: Boston Pops maestro Keith Lockhart on music, tech

    BOSTON (AP) — Keith Lockhart was just 35 and a musical wunderkind when he took over as conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995.

    Associated Press
  • 'Heroes' welcome for Sweden's Eurovision winner

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Hundreds of elated fans welcomed Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow upon his return Sunday to Sweden, a mini-superpower in the world of pop music and six-time champion of the glitzy song fest.

    Associated Press
  • Jack White Pens Poem 'Music Is Sacred'

    Just days after Jack White defended the value of music in a Q&A, the rocker has expanded on those thoughts in a new poem titled "Music Is Sacred." In the poem posted to his Third Man Books site, White pleads to "those of you who stand for the...

    Rolling Stone
  • Paul McCartney And Dave Grohl Performed Beatles' Classic 'I Saw Her Standing There'

    What would it sound like if the Beatles reached nirvana? Probably a lot like Dave Grohl performing a Beatles song with Paul McCartney.During McCartney's show at London's O2 Arena on Saturday night, the former Nirvana drummer joined the former Beatle for a performance of "I Saw Her Standing There,"…

    Huffington Post
  • New Sun Ra Recordings To Be Released This Fall: Exclusive

    A new series of remastered, reissued and unreleased recordings by Sun Ra (1914-1993) are coming out this fall, according to the Manimal Group, which will press and distribute the new CD and vinyl. The series was announced today (May 22) on what would have been Sun Ra’s 101st birthday.

    Yahoo Music
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    Bump N' Grind

    Music video by R. Kelly performing Bump N' Grind. (C) 1994 Zomba Recording LLC

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  • Neil Young Previews Cheeky 'Rock Starbucks' Video

    Neil Young and Promise of the Real, a band featuring Willie Nelson's sons Lukas and Micah, will release their protest LP The Monsanto Years on June 16th, and today Young premiered a first look and listen for the album's "Rock Starbucks" music video at Democracy Now. Young, once...

    Rolling Stone
  • In this music video, even mutants deserve to fall in love

    See what happens when a guy falls for a mutant girl with pyrokinetic abilities in the music video "Right Now" by Never Let This Go -- released on Stan Lee's World of Heroes YouTube channel.

    CNET
  • Eurovision Song Contest: Sweden Beats Out Russia

    Sweden won its sixth Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night, as Mans Zelmerlow, with his pop song "Heroes," beat out Russia's Polina Gagarina, who performed an English-language song called "A Million Voices."

    Billboard
  • Jack White Pens New Poem 'Music Is Sacred'

    After declaring that "music is sacred" during his headlining set at this year's Coachella, Jack White has penned a new poem of the same title."I hope you realize for a few seconds every day that music is sacred," White told Coachella festival-goers before finishing the evening performance on April…

    Billboard
  • U2: What they're still looking for

    The enduring Irish rock band, embarking on their "Innocence + Experience Tour," talks to Anthony Mason about creativity and their driving insecurity

    CBS News
  • The Phillies aren’t happy about the soft music played at Nationals Park

    The Nationals are trying to get into the heads of the Phillies by playing soft music during batting practice at Nationals Park.

    NBC Sports
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    Your Love Is King (Live)

    Music video by Sade performing Your Love Is King (Live). (C) 1993 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

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  • The Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour: Preview What's To Come

    The Rolling Stones Zip Code summer stadium tour begins Sunday (May 24) at San Diego’s Petco Park, marking the first time the world’s greatest rock‘n'roll band has stormed North American stadiums since the 2007 leg of the band’s Bigger Bang tour, the second-highest grossing tour in history at $560…

    Billboard
  • Indie artist delivers an impassioned and smart defense of Spotify

    Just because Jay-Z’s Tidal service has been a bomb so far, that doesn’t mean artists aren’t right to be upset about the paltry sums of money they’re receiving from Spotify. However, Fort Frances lead singer David McMillin argues over at PopMatters that musicians shouldn’t be upset at Spotify at…

    BGR News
  • ​So you think you can't sing? Science says otherwise

    Grab a mic! Most people can carry a tune, even if they think their voice would make Simon Cowell scowl, a researcher at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music says.

    CNET
  • All Time Low Is on an All-Time High

    When four high school pals from the Towson, Maryland decided to call their band All Time Low back in 2003, they never dreamed of the heights they'd reach a dozen years later.

    Live Nation
  • Buzzkill! The Who Threaten to Stop Show Over Pot-Smoking Audience Member

    You’d think that a band formed in the '60s wouldn’t mind a little pot smoke, but The Who’s Roger Daltrey threatened to end a recent concert if the smoking wouldn’t stop.

    Live Nation
  • Brothers Johnson's Louis Johnson, Michael Jackson Bassist, Dead at 60

    Louis Johnson, founding member of funk band the Brothers Johnson and an in-demand bassist who appeared on Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" and "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," died on Thursday, May 21st. He was 60. Johnson's nephew Troy confirmed his death to Rolling Stone, though a cause of death…

    Rolling Stone
  • 'Empire' Star Serayah Reveals Her Season Two Wish List for Tiana

    To say the bar is set high for season two of Fox's runaway hit drama Empire might be an understatement. But Serayah, who plays the series' R&B songstress Tiana, has faith that it will live up to all the expectations.

    Billboard