As for which Prince song(s) would be good, the prevailing advice is simple: Avoid the predictable and stay away from controversy.
Ariana's proud big brother, Frankie, has been on Broadway as well as reality TV. Now he's launching his own pop music career with his first single, “Queen.”
Chris Cornell performs at Teatro Bradesco on December 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chris Cornell — who, at age 52, was found dead from suicide May 17 after playing a Soundgarden concert in Detroit — released his fifth and final solo LP, Higher Truth, in September 2015. His death came as a shock to most, especially since the grunge god had expressed that he planned to rock well into his golden years.
Thirty years after they gave us Music for the Masses, Depeche Mode is giving us music for the moment, taking on these troubled times on their new album, Spirit. Before last year’s divisive U.S. presidential election, Gore felt compelled to tackle other political and social issues on Spirit. In America, a constant battle was going on for rights: gay rights and transgender rights.
For Darren Criss, the dream of making music with his older brother, Chuck, started in basement jam sessions when the two were in high school growing up in San Francisco. Now that the former Glee star and his older sibling have hit their 30s, they’re finally making that dream come true, with the new Lost Boys Life EP from their alt-pop outfit Computer Games. “It’s almost frustrating how it took this long,” says Darren of their recording debut.