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

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

    USA TODAY
  • 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
  • Chance the Rapper's happy-go-lucky collaborative album Surf is finally here

    Chance the Rapper aka Chancelor Bennett aka Chano has been teasing Surf, a collaborative mixtape with his live band The Social Experiment since last year, and now, after too many delays, it's finally here. Technically, multi-instrumentalist Donnie Trumpet's name is on the masthead, but the album is…

    The Verge
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jeezy, Fabolous, Kevin Gates & Young Scooter: Free Music Round-up

    This week's free releases include new projects from Jeezy, Fabolous, Kevin Gates, and Young Scooter.

    Billboard
  • Hillsong United Bound for Second Top 10 Album on Billboard 200

    Hillsong United is on track to score its second top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as "Empires" is on course for a top 10 debut next week.

    Billboard
  • 9 Most Memorable Covers of "Happy Birthday, Mr. President"

    Over 50 years following Marilyn Monroe's sultry serenade to the President, the birthday song continues to live on with new renditions from Madonna, Jennifer Lopez and more.

    The Hollywood Reporter