Who knew Macklemore was a fan of classic Broadway musicals? His latest video for the new song “Downtown” is basically an extended riff on “West Side Story." And if you were wondering if Mack is a Shark or a Jet, just take into account that he does call his fanbase the Shark Face Gang.
This weekend, starting at 10 a.m PT/ 2 p.m. ET Friday, Yahoo Live will live stream selected acts from all three days of the Creamfields festival in the U.K., featuring sets from many of the top EDM acts in the world, including Fatboy Slim, Steve Aoki, Martin Garrix, and many more.
If you have a soft spot for mysterious masked men – specifically the Daft Punk duo or the bad guys of Star Wars – there's a brand new video to suck up your time.
Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland artists – Jidenna, St. Beauty, Deep Cotton, and Roman GianArthur – filled Portland’s Roseland Theater with electric energy Monday during their two-hour set for Yahoo Live, a partnership with Live Nation.
It was only a matter of time before Taylor Swift and Alanis Morissette linked up, and last night at LA’s Staples Center, the two performed Morisette’s hit song “You Oughta Know."
Clearly, an artist as creative, eclectic and fabulous as Janelle Monáe couldn’t have just anyone on her Wondaland Records label. So the visionary was particular about hand picking the four acts to introduce on her new EP, Wondaland Presents: The Eephus, released last week.
N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton” is reportedly getting a sequel – this time focusing on fellow West Coast rappers Snoop Dogg and Tupac.
Seven-year-old Jacob Velazquez can play the piano way better than most people – all ages included. But just like nearly everyone else, he’s also a die-hard Taylor Swift fan. The young prodigy posted an epic 6-minute medley on YouTube of him covering nearly every song off Taylor Swift’s album 1989. And even more impressive, he does it all from memory.
An interview with Morrissey is never a dull event, and for his first on-air chat in ten years, it certainly seemed like he had a decade’s worth of stuff to get off his chest.
It remains to be seen if there’s life on Mars, but one British university professor is taking a different kind of journey – into the life of David Bowie. Kingston University film professor Will Brooker is spending an entire year living as the rock legend – adopting his ever-changing dress, make-up, and even his bizarre eating habits – like the red pepper and milk diet Bowie (somehow) lived on during the '70s.
In her latest on-camera transformation, Meryl Streep plays the frontwoman of a rock cover band in the movie “Ricki and the Flash." It’s no surprise that the three-time Oscar winner can play a rough-living, leather-clad rocker but she got some help from one of the best.
The Simpsons character Ned Flanders has inspired one Arizona band to create a whole new genre of music: “Nedal." Okilly Dokilly, named after the character’s signature catchphrase, is a tribute to Ned in every way, from their spot-on outfits, to the simplicity of their lyrics – their Facebook page says “most of our songs are direct Ned quotes - and even to their names, which are various versions of Ned.
With their biopic “Straight Outta Compton” opening tomorrow, original N.W.A. members Dr. Dre and Ice Cube spoke candidly to Rolling Stone on a few controversial subjects, including Dr. Dre’s history of assault.
During the protests surrounding the one year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri the police had few defenders, except for one very conspicuously-dressed 19-year-old girl. In a photo taken Monday that has since gone viral, Lexi Kozhevsky calmly stands in front of Ferguson police, wearing a backwards hat, black-rimmed glasses and a Fall Out Boy shirt.
On her last day at Willis-Knighton Cancer Center, 12-year-old Sophia Petikas was surprised by the staff with a choreographed dance to Silento’s “Watch Me”.
Prince is one of the most reclusive figures in music, which makes nearly every rare appearance newsworthy. Over the weekend, Prince held a press conference to reveal that his upcoming album, HITNRUN, will be released on September 7 exclusively through the streaming service Tidal.
I’ll tell you want I want, what I really really want – another Spice Girls reunion! If you feel the same, it's probably hard to believe that it's been nearly 20 years since they exploded onto the pop music scene and became the best-selling girl group of all time. And, according to The Sun, an anniversary tour is in the works, which means Girl Power may be in full swing next year.
Photobombing is usually the biggest headache for local news stations, but this time Denver’s 7 News got a cameo from Grammy-winner Sam Smith, who recently performed in the mile-high city and decided to get an early look at his stage – the historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre – and then crash an interview.
It goes without saying that country music has found its way into the mainstream—be it via blends with other musical genres, or simply that people are catching on to how fun Nashville can be. It also goes without saying that Luke Bryan is leading the pack of crossover artists making a mark on the non-country world.