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Republic Records chief on leave over harassment allegations

The head of Republic Records, one of the biggest music labels whose acts include Ariana Grande, Lorde and The Weeknd, was placed on leave on Wednesday after sexual harassment allegations.
Source: AFP | 2018/2/1 18:23:40

Placido Domingo sees market for classical music in China

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo has said that China will see a boom in its classical music market.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/1 17:49:05

'Glee' actor Mark Salling, who pleaded guilty to child porn, dead at 35

US actor Mark Salling, known for his role in the hit musical TV series Glee, died Tuesday, weeks before being sentenced for possession of child pornography, his lawyer said. He was 35.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/31 18:48:40

Fun-loving Bruno Mars divisive in his Grammy glory

After a tumultuous political year, the Grammys took a stand for the rights of women and immigrants - but the top awards went to a singer whose mind is on sex, booze and parties.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/30 18:33:40

Plácido Domingo to sing in 'Thaïs' at China's National Centre for Performing Arts in Beijing

Plácido Domingo will perform at China's National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in the opera Thaïs, he announced at a press conference in Beijing on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 18:33:39

2018 Grammy ratings hit all-time low

The demo result of 60th Grammy Award Show ratings reached to an all-time low, plunged 24 percent from last year.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/30 17:17:23

Unexpectedly bad night for hip-hop

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry's biggest night.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/29 17:58:39

"24K Magic" by Bruno Mars wins Grammy Record of the Year

"24K Magic" by US singer Bruno Mars won the Grammy Record of the Year on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 12:58:46

"That's What I Like" wins Grammy for Song of the Year

"That's What I Like" by US singer Bruno Mars won the Grammy for the best song of the year award on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/29 11:42:25

Bill Clinton repays a favor to Fleetwood Mac at MusiCares ceremony

Their 1977 song “Don't Stop” helped power Bill Clinton into the White House in 1992, and on Friday it was the former US president doing the honors for Fleetwood Mac.
Source: Reuters | 2018/1/28 17:38:39

From piracy to paying -- CNN finds new trend in China

Advancements in technology and the continuous crackdown on pirated content are making China's growing middle class pay to stream videos and music online, CNN reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/27 7:48:33

King's College choir releases songs in Chinese for first time

The choir of King's College, Cambridge on Friday released its new album containing songs in Chinese for the first time.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/27 7:31:50

Enrique Iglesias sues label over streaming revenue

Pop star Enrique Iglesias on Wednesday accused his former label Universal of short-changing artists while benefitting from the soaring growth of streaming as he filed a lawsuit for breach of contract.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/25 18:38:40

Thousands in Ireland honor late Cranberries singer O'Riordan

Thousands of people lined up in the Irish city of Limerick on Sunday to pay respects to Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, who died suddenly in London on January 15, local media reported.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/22 18:53:39

Hip-hop's prospects in China seem dim after Chinese rappers removed from TV shows

The latest episode of Hunan TV's singing competition show Singer aired Friday night. While usually contestants are kicked off the program after they fall to the bottom of the ranks, Chinese rapper GAI was conspicuously absent that night even though he was ranked at No.3.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 17:38:40

Late Cranberries singer O'Riordan to be buried on Tuesday

The funeral of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, who died suddenly in London last week, will take place near Limerick, Ireland on Tuesday, the church where she will be buried said on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/21 16:18:39

Chinese rapper GAI removed from singing show 'Singer': reports

Chinese media is reporting that Chinese rapper GAI will not compete on the latest episode of Hunan TV's singing show Singer.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 19:42:12

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan was preparing new version of hit song 'Zombie'

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, who died suddenly in London on Monday at the age of 46, was about to record a version of her hit "Zombie" with the hard rock band Bad Wolves, the group said on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/17 17:58:40