• Rihanna's new album ANTI will top the Billboard charts next week

    While the release of Rihanna's new album ANTI was messier than many people expected, the album's leak and Tidal exclusivity haven't had much of a negative impact on the album's sales. Sources close to the situation have confirmed to The Verge that ANTI is going to hit No. 1 on next week's Billboard…

    The Verge
  • Hear Nelly's Cover of Thomas Rhett's 'Die a Happy Man'

    In 2004, rapper Nelly released the song "Over and Over" from his album Suit (a companion to his collection Sweat that was released the same day). Singing the hook on that song — a Number Three hit in the United States — was Tim McGraw, marking an early cross-genre collaboration...

    Rolling Stone
  • This is your next jam: Drake, Yo Gotti, and more

    "In the Flames" was released as a single last September, and it remains a clear standout, pairing a beguiling, chopped vocal sample with a percolating bass melody. "Summer Sixteen" may have kicked Views from the 6 hype into high gear, but it sounds more like an If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late…

    The Verge
  • Stone Temple Pilots' Dean DeLeo Talks Singer Search: 'We're Up for It'

    The members of Stone Temple Pilots are ready for the next chapter in their career. Months after frontman Chester Bennington parted ways with the group to focus on Linkin Park, the hard rockers have launched an open audition on their website where literally anyone can prove...

    Rolling Stone
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    Music Stars We’ve Already Lost in 2016 (25 photos)

    This has already been a rough year for music fans. While the industry was still reeling from the Dec. 28 passing of Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, 2016 began with the tragic news of the New Year’s Eve death of R&B legend Natalie Cole. Since then, we have lost other greats in 2016, like Maurice White,…

    Yahoo Music Staff
  • Video Premiere: Lewis Watson Debuts ‘Maybe We’re Home’

    English singer-songwriter Lewis Watson Lewis has a massive, young, and highly engaged fanbase which he grew initially from doing cover videos on YouTube that went viral.

    Wendy Geller
  • DIIV's Is the Is Are is drowsy, disconcerting dream-pop

    Listen to one song on Is the Is Are, the mammoth new album from Brooklyn quintet DIIV, and it’ll seem revelatory. It’s a consequence of frontman Zachary Cole Smith’s devotion to a specific, smothering sound: heavy-lidded bass lines, chiming guitar leads layered on top of each other like blankets,…

    The Verge
  • What Is "Better Love" About? Foxes' Bouncy Heartbreaking Single off 'All I Need'

    "Better Love" is the happiest sad song you'll ever hear.

    Mic
  • Lumineers Announce New LP 'Cleopatra,' Debut Song 'Ophelia'

    Colorado folk-rock band the Lumineers have announced their second album, Cleopatra . The LP, the follow-up to their Grammy-nominated 2013 self-titled album, will be released on April 8th. The Lumineers also previewed the forthcoming Cleopatra with their first new song in four years, "Ophelia." …

    Rolling Stone
  • Remembering The Coen Brothers' Most Memorable Music Moments

    Remembering the unique way that the Coen Bros. use musical moments within their films.

    UPROXX
  • Ninja Gaiden composer Keiji Yamagishi on the enduring appeal of chiptunes

    Keiji Yamagishi has been making iconic and beloved music since the 1980s — but it wasn’t until last year that he released his very first solo album. The composer of classic games like Ninja Gaiden and Tecmo Bowl, Yamagishi stepped away from video game music as the soundtracks became more film-like,…

    The Verge
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    Spike Lee on New Michael Jackson Doc Following King of Pop's Journey

    In the new film, "Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off The Wall," the director explores the making of a legend.

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  • Grammys 2016: Who Will Win and Who Should Win

    Two Billboard critics survey the field, from Lamar vs. Swift to Dylan vs. Manilow, with a wary eye on the "Beck factor."

    Billboard
  • See Miranda Lambert Sing Barbara Mandrell's 'I Was Country'

    When Miranda Lambert played an unplugged show at Nashville's City Winery last month, she was joined by nearly a dozen of her musical friends, including Maren Morris, Ashley Monroe, songwriters Nicolle Galyon, Brent Cobb and Shane McAnally, and Lambert's longtime bandmate Scotty Wray . While the…

    Rolling Stone
  • Kanye West Says Robert Kardashian Helped with New Album: My Late Father-in-Law Is 'Still Doing Deals for Controversial Black People'

    Kanye West describes his new album as a "dream that can't happen without God." "I'm only doing two percent of the work," West, 38, explained to radio host Big Boy on Real 92.3 Thursday morning. "God is doing the rest of the work." He also gave credit to his late mother Donda West and…

    People
  • Rihanna Will Hit the Stage at the 2016 Grammy Awards

    This year’s 58th annual, Grammy Awards is in for a night of big wins, and even bigger performances. Adele, The Weeknd, and Tori Kelly were all announced as performers at the night’s event, and now joining the A-list roster is none of than everyone’s favorite bad gal, Rihanna.

    Vibe
  • Maurice White, visionary founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, dies at 74

    Maurice White, the iconic drummer, singer, bandleader, and founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died. The legendary musician passed away in his sleep last night at the age of 74, according to his brother and fellow band member Verdine. White had been battling Parkinson’s disease since the 1980s,…

    Digital Trends