• Iggy Azalea's Great Escape Tour Cancelled In Its Entirety: Details

    Iggy Azalea planned to tour the U.S. this year as a part of her scheduled 2015 Great Escape Tour, but after shows were initially pushed back, the tour has reportedly been cancelled in its entirety -- get details

    Us Weekly
  • Sony Music CEO: No Plans to Pull Beyoncé Off Tidal

    Contrary to reports, Sony Music has no plans to pull Beyoncé – or any other artists under their umbrella – from Jay Z's Tidal streaming service. "Jay-Z is a friend and business associate for many years. I have always admired his business acumen, his entrepreneurship and his passion for...

    Rolling Stone
  • Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Foo Fighters Get 'Letterman' Sales Boost & More

    On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Foo Fighters fly after they close out the "Late Show With David Letterman," Mariah Carey tallies her 20th charting effort, Sammy Hagar's new live album bows, and Tina Campbell hits a high not for gospel music in 2015.

    Billboard
  • Weekend Rock Question: What's the Best Neil Young Deep Cut?

    Neil Young played a surprise show at Charley's Restaurant and Saloon in Maui with his new backing band Promise of the Real earlier this week. The set focused on their upcoming album The Monsanto Years, but it also featured lesser-known Young tunes like "Country Home," "Goin' Back," "Walk On"...

    Rolling Stone
  • Sexist 'tomato' barb launches country-radio food fight

    Women 'just aren't the lettuce in our salad,' one consultant says.

    USA TODAY
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    I Love Rock 'N' Roll

    Music video by Britney Spears performing I Love Rock 'N' Roll. (C) 2001 Zomba Recording LLC

    VEVO
  • Classical Music In Israel Is Bringing Jewish And Arab Musicians Together

    The Polyphony Foundation is spreading classical music across Israel -- and bringing Jewish and Arab people together in the process. Polyphony began as a small school in 2007 in Nazareth, with the intention of bringing classical music education to the Arab community.

    Huffington Post
  • TV Academy Expands Membership to Music Supervisors

    In the latest move in its efforts to expand its membership, the Television Academy has now opened up the music peer group to include music supervisors. “Extending membership to music supervisors is part of our ongoing mission to have the Academy fully engaged with the varied and diverse creative…

    Variety
  • Malian quartet Songhoy Blues sing lovesongs to their homeland in exile

    By Anastasia Gorelova LONDON (Reuters) - Three years ago, the singer of Malian quartet Songhoy Blues was fleeing Islamist militants who had banned all music. Many musicians joined the flood of civilians fleeing northern Mali after Islamist militants took over there in 2012, said Songhoy Blues…

    Reuters
  • Hunter Hayes Gets Morale Boost From Elton John

    Hunter Hayes will be the first to tell you that he has been lucky enough to get to meet and play with some of his musical influences, including Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks.  Now he can add Elton John to the list. Hayes, who covered the title track of John’s classic album...

    Rolling Stone
  • Chance the Rapper's Social Experiment Drops Free 'Surf' Album

    Chance the Rapper's side project, Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment, released their debut album Surf Thursday evening via SoundCloud below and as a free download on iTunes. The album features numerous guest appearances, though the iTunes track list does not name any features. According to...

    Rolling Stone
  • Iggy Azalea Cancels Entire Great Escape Tour

    Iggy Azalea's Great Escape Tour, originally scheduled to kick off this spring before it was postponed to the fall, has now been cancelled entirely. The trek was set to begin on September 18th in San Diego. "As you may know, the tour is cancelled. I'm so sad and sorry to...

    Rolling Stone
  • Queen, Blur, Björk: artists with apps

    Queen has debuted an app giving fans the chance to win prizes via various puzzles and quizzes, all while exploring the band's history. Below, a futher look at "Queen: Play the Game" plus some other notable apps released by musicians. Queen's app includes imagery from the band's official archive and…

    AFP Relax News
  • Eliot Van Buskirk. Data and music storyteller. Child opera singer. Ramen noodle obsessive.

    Spotify's Eliot Van Buskirk tells TechRepublic about using data to tell stories about music and, more importantly, about music fans.

    TechRepublic
  • Gifts for the music-loving dad

    Father's Day is around the corner, and the gift brainstorming must begin. Below, a few recent releases likely to appeal to music-loving dads, whatever their preferred style.

    AFP Relax News
  • The Music Singularity

    In 1958, John von Neumann coined "singularity ” as the moment when artificial intelligence becomes self-aware and self-improving - almost instantly turning humans into pets. But long before Siri marries Joaquin Phoenix or your Roomba romances the Cuisinart, a different singularity will take place –…

    Forbes
  • G-Eazy Puts His Spin on MisterWives' 'Queens': Exclusive Premiere

    After catching the group's set at SXSW, G-Eazy decided to put his own spin on the MisterWives single "Queens." A tribute to hardworking mothers everywhere, the sweeping track is exclusively premiering below as the group prepares to hit the festival circuit this summer.

    Billboard