Clyde Stubblefield, one of funk’s defining drummers whose solo in a James Brown song became a standard sample for hip-hop but earned him little money, died Saturday. He was 73.
Guitar legend Carlos Santana has voiced regret and praised Beyonce after he suggested that she deserved to lose to Adele for the Album of the Year Grammy.
Lovers who plan to celebrate Valentine's Day with some music in the bedroom have voted - they do it to Rihanna.
Tippet Rise, an ambitious music center in the rolling hills of Montana, on Tuesday announced a second season that will include a premiere by leading composer Aaron Jay Kernis.
British songstress Adele poses with trophies at the 59th Grammy Awards ceremony in downtown Los Angeles Staples Center on Feb. 12, 2017. (Source: Xinhua)
Adele on Sunday triumphed once again at the Grammys with five awards for her latest blockbuster album of ballads, while on the global front Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble's Sing Me Home, took home Best World Music Album.
Prince's classic albums including Purple Rain on Sunday returned to major streaming services, bringing a new audience to the late pop legend who fought music industry convention.
British rock star Sting and US jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter were awarded the 2017 Swedish Polar Music Prize for their innovative contributions to music on Tuesday.
Concert giant Live Nation announced Tuesday an expansion to Israel as it forecast rising demand for international artists in the country, despite activist campaigns for a boycott.
With the debut of Chinese all-female idol group SNH48 at this year's Central China Television Spring Festival Gala and the appearance of Wang Yuan, a member of China's hottest boy group TFboys, at a UN youth forum on January 31, 2016, China's so-called "Fostered Idols" are just beginning to show their influence at home and as well as around the globe.
Lady Gaga dazzled the Super Bowl with a high-tech, tightly choreographed celebration of US diversity and unity as she chose the power of show business over direct provocation.
Nigerian music star 2Face on Sunday called off a protest he had planned against the government and its handling of the country's economic crisis, citing security concerns.
Black Sabbath, the British rock group ranked as one of the greatest heavy metal band of all time, will bring a career spanning half a century to an end on Saturday night.
New Wave pioneers Blondie on Wednesday announced a new album that will bring in stars from across generations including Sia and Joan Jett.
Beyonce is pregnant - and this time, she's expecting twins with her husband, rap mogul Jay Z.
Since the breakup of the Soviet Union 25 years ago, ballet has enjoyed mixed fortunes in the Muslim-majority Central Asian region's newly independent countries.
Much of Kazakhstan's multi-million-dollar ballet boom has been funded by the government, but private sponsors and international partners have also stepped in.
The New York Philharmonic on Tuesday enchanted an audience accustomed to European symphonic tradition by performing selections of famed Chinese folk music in its annual Chinese New Year Concert.
Jaki Liebezeit, the percussionist for German band Can who became an icon in avant-garde circles for a machine-like style that rejected standard drumsets, died Sunday. He was 78.