• Kanye West Tweets Apology to Beck Following Breakdown During Radio Interview

    Kanye West swung by BBC Radio 1’s studio Thursday for a candid chat with radio host Zane Lowe. The chat was so candid in fact that West burst into tears halfway through.

    Yahoo Celebrity
  • Live Nation Quarterly Results Fall Short of Expectations

    The company boasted that in 2014 it promoted 22 of the top 25 global tours.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 'American Idol': Top 12 Girls Fight to Stand Out

    Joey Cook reunites with her accordion for a Keith Urban cover.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Music royalty hunter Kobalt wins Google funding

    Since the music industry began in the early 20th century, musicians and songwriters have complained about paltry royalty payments for their creations.

    Los Angeles Times
  • Behind the scenes with a $70,000 virtual reality rock opera starring self-aware robots

    Jake Kaufman and Jessie Seeley both have extensive production credits on games ranging from Shovel Knight to Silent Hill: Book of Memories, from Duck Tales Remastered to Saints Row 3. They've both shipped dozens of titles in a variety of genres, and now they're working together on what is likely to…

    Polygon
  • FCC begins historic net neutrality vote with this incredible funk music

    As we wait for the Federal Communications Commission to begin its historic meeting about net neutrality and the future of the internet, the FCC would like us to enjoy the smooth bass of New York funk and soul music. Over a static image announcing "TODAY'S PROGRAM WILL BEGIN AT 10:30AM," we've now…

    The Verge
  • Liam Gallagher Blasts Kanye West's "Utter S--t" Brit Awards Performance

    Liam Gallagher took to Twitter on Wednesday evening, Feb. 25, blasting Kanye West for his "utter s--t" performance at the 2015 Brit Awards -- read his tweets!

    Us Weekly
  • 11 Reasons Taylor Swift is Just An Obnoxious Little Girl

    11 Reasons Taylor Swift is Just An Obnoxious Little Girl Taylor Swift has taken the music industry by storm. However, not everyone is a fan of the young performer and her self-centered ways. She Writes Songs About Her Exes Dating Swift comes with a hefty parting gift when the relationship goes…

    Wochit
  • Drake's chart dominance is absolutely absurd

    Drake's album If You're Reading This it's Too Late dropped by surprise two weeks ago, and it continues to dominate the Billboard charts. The hip-hop artist currently has 21 of the 50 songs on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart.

    Vox.com
  • 'Glory' Leads Oscar Music Sales Surge

    John Legend and Common's Oscar-winning song "Glory" from the film Selma garnered 28,000 downloads to notch its best sales week to date. The spike anchored a massive 184 percent sales gain for all music featured on the 87th Academy Awards for the week ending the day of the awards (February 22nd),…

    Rolling Stone
  • John Legend, Rita Ora, Nick Jonas Lead 'Finding Neverland' Compilation

    Featuring music and lyrics by Gary Barlow (Take That) and Eliot Kennedy, the album is a unique approach to the typical “cast album” (though an official one will be released separately, featuring vocals from Kelsey Grammer, Laura Michelle Kelly and “Glee”’s Morrison, who will co-star).

    Billboard
  • New albums will come out on Fridays instead of Tuesdays now. Blame Beyonce.

    Beyoncé is certainly a trendsetter in many ways. It's part of the reason the record industry has decided Tuesdays are no longer a good enough day to release new music in the United States. Billboard reports that, after seven months of negotiations, the record industry has decided that it will…

    Vox.com
  • Why Did Naya Rivera Announce Her Pregnancy on Big Sean’s Album Release Date?

    It’s very interesting that Naya Rivera announced her pregnancy on the same day her ex-fiancé Big Sean released his new album Dark Sky Paradise .

    Wochit
  • Thalassa Space Grows Up with Craft Beer, Live Music

    The former pool hall will become a full bar, restaurant and live music venue by the end of the year. Berkeley's nightlife scene continues to evolve (and possibly mature), with the reconfiguration of the former Thalassa space as a music venue and craft beer garden. As a result, the 12,000…

    Eater San Francisco
  • Hozier, The Offspring & Elle King Surge on Rock Charts

    Hozier spends a 19th week atop Hot Rock Songs, tying for the third-longest reign. Plus, The Offspring and King make debuts & more.

    Billboard
  • Meet The Teens Who Are Preserving Classical Music For Future Generations

    Simply having musical talent helps these teens succeed individually. When they come together, their love for music helps them achieve something more. David Zhao, Shannon Cassady, Billy Wu, Nicole Po and Gene Pak are the directors of a nonprofit organization called Instruments for Change. Based in…

    Huffington Post
  • ‘House of Cards’ Composer Jeff Beal on the Upcoming Season’s Score

    It’s not unusual to see a composer conduct his own music in Hollywood. But it is startling to watch one lead an entire orchestra, and record the result himself without a scoring mixer — in the living room of his own house. Oh, and add to that the fact the show happens to be one... Read more »

    Variety