• Taylor Swift: Being A Pop Star Is "Not That Hard"

    Taylor Swift sounded off on her evolving, exploding music career in a new interview with BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw, quipping that being a pop star is "not that hard" -- plus, find out how her mom interpreted certain lyrics from "Blank Space"!

    Us Weekly
  • A$AP Rocky's second studio album is out now, a week early

    A$AP Rocky apparently lives up to his name. The New York rapper's second album, At.Long.Last.A$AP (A.L.L.A.), is out now, a full week ahead of schedule. Rocky himself tweeted notification of the changed launch, which was bumped from a planned street date of June 2nd to midnight on May 25th.

    The Verge
  • 6 Movies That Show the Music Festival Experience

    If you can't afford to make it to a music festival this summer, you can have the experience vicariously through one of these movies instead.

    The Cheat Sheet
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    Filipino musicians pay tribute to BB King

    Musicians at a bar in Manila host a tribute concert to late blues legend BB King. Julie Noce reports.

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  • A$AP Rocky's New Album Gets Early Release

    The Harlem rapper’s sophomore set was originally slated to drop on June 2, but he alerted his fans of the quick release with a pair of tweets overnight.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Watch RHCP's Chad Smith Jam With Children for 'Little Kids Rock' Event

    Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith received the "Livin' the Dream" award at Little Kids Rock's first ever Family Jam, raising over $85,000 to help provide music education for students. The Family Jam took place at Facebook's headquarters last week, and Smith attended to accept the award created...

    Rolling Stone
  • New App Allows Fans to Record With Taylor Hawkins, Phil Manzanera

    Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera and jam band Umphrey's McGee have all contributed music to an app called WholeWorldBand, which allows users to create their own music by building around song stems uploaded by the artists. In Hawkins' case, the drummer…

    Rolling Stone
  • Will Starbucks and Spotify Ruin Apple’s Music Ambitions?

    Spotify just inked a new partnership with Starbucks to promote its premium memberships, but Apple might still have the upper hand.

    Motley Fool
  • Brandon Flowers Blooms on U.K. Albums Chart With 'The Desired Effect'

    Faith No More arrived at No. 6 with "Sol Invictus" (Reclamation Recordings), to score their fourth U.K. top ten album some 23 years after the first, "Angel Dust," in 1992.

  • Primavera Sound Festival Organizers: 'We Never Thought We Would Get to This Point'

    As Primavera Sound enters its 15th year, the Barcelona-based festival has grown from a modest, pioneering indie music happening in Spain to a full-on extravaganza with an 11 million Euro budget, 217 bands and 190,000 attendance.

  • Magid: Podcasts and streaming music reach mainstream moment

    As I think about announcements from Rdio and Spotify from the last couple of weeks and a likely big audio streaming announcement coming from Apple, it reminds me that podcasts and streaming music are finally ...

    San Jose Mercury News
  • Unknown George Harrison Letter Surfaces, Reveals Why Beatles' Cancelled Stax Sessions

    A previously unknown letter written by George Harrison to Atlanta DJ Paul Drew in May 1966 has surfaced and is now for sale for $20,000 by a Los Angeles-based rock collectibles dealer.

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    Gotta Have It

    Music video by Benny Barrz performing Gotta Have It. (C) 2015 Star Gang/GTMG/LRT

  • Will Tidal Make Waves In The Music Industry Or Get Washed Out?

    Editor’s note: Kelli Richards is the CEO of The All Access Group.In late March, when a group of A-list musicians gathered in Manhattan to show support for Jay Z’s new music streaming service, Tidal, expectations were sky-high. The music stars, many of the brightest in today’s pop constellation,…

  • Carrie Underwood to Perform at CMA Music Festival

    The lineup for next month's CMA Music Festival in Nashville just got an extra helping of superstar. Carrie Underwood announced today that she'll be performing during the nightly concerts at LP Field. The "Something in the Water" singer will take the stage on Saturday evening, June 13th. The…

    Rolling Stone
  • The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood Shares Byrds Lawsuit, Keith Moon Stories From New Book 'How Can It Be?'

    Besides helping to give Rolling Stones fans plenty to hear during the group's Zip Code Tour that kicked off this weekend, guitarist Ronnie Wood is giving them something to read, too.

  • 6 Albums That Got Leaked

    Popular artists can hardly escape an album leak these days. Here's a look at some of the most recent, famous, and notable.

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