Few political figures have ever been as revered by the musical community as Nelson Mandela, who would have have turned 100 today, July 18.
To celebrate Abdul's first tour in 25 years, Yahoo Entertainment asked her to pick her favorite routines from Janet Jackson's "Nasty" to that famous 'Coming to America' wedding scene.
Live Aid alumni reflect on the surreal star sightings, the nerves, the backstage shenanigans, the onstage mishaps, the misplaced money, and more.
Let's turn back the hand of time, as Michelle Pfeiffer and Maxwell Caulfield's love duet once recommended, and reassess this unjustly maligned cult classic.
The Cure, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this week with a mega-concert in London’s Hyde Park, was “alternative” before some marketing think-thank coined that term — truly alternative, in the genuine sense of the term. Says Smith: “That’s the weird misconception about the group, is that we went from being kind of dark and gloomy to being a pop group in the ‘80s.
The first album by Guns N’ Roses has stood up over the decades because the band played as hard as they partied and their music blended melody with mayhem.
The bizarre event was witnessed by only about 100 patients, but it's now known one of the most legendary and infamous concerts in punk history.
"Punk made us sort of look around and say, 'Oh, my God, we've been around for 10 years already!'" says Keith Richards. "It was a kick up our ass."
This surreal new wave movie is an “underground classic,” but thanks to the internet and Vanderpump’s marquee name, it's reaching new audiences 35 years after its release.
If you believe that MJ invented the moonwalk, you probably also believe that Diddy invented the remix. The real story goes back further and involves more players.
The man with an uncanny, unmatched genius for making basic topics fascinating and kid-friendly died Monday at age 94.
Avicii was not content to rest on his laurels. His album "True" sounded completely different from anything else going on in EDM at the time, drawing on influences ranging from American bluegrass to house music.
Martin Luther King Jr. — who was assassinated 50 years ago, on April 4, 1968 — is widely and wisely credited for giving one of the most galvanizing speeches in recorded history with his “I Have a Dream” address of Aug. 28, 1963.
Maybe 'Square Pegs' was too cool for school. The cult show only lasted for 20 episodes, and went off the air on March 7, 1983.
We asked Michael Portnoy a few questions about his work, his relationship to comedy and music, and if he would ever crash a nationally televised show again. You'll find his answers, like his artwork, a bit abstract.
On Dec. 12, Smithereens singer Pat DiNizio passed away at age 62. In tribute, we're running Yahoo Music's interview with the New Jersey powerpop hero from 2014.
A Yahoo interview with David Cassidy in 1998, when his life and career appeared to be on the upswing.
Charles Manson leaves a Los Angeles courtroom after telling a judge “lies have been told” about him, on Dec. 22, 1969. Charles Manson, one of the world’s most notorious killers, pined to be one of the world’s greatest rock stars. Manson, who died Sunday at age 83, may have been known to most people as a manipulative cult leader and a ruthless murderer, responsible for ordering the slaughter of eight people in 1969, including actress Sharon Tate and her unborn child.
A lot of people think that George Michael is a Wimp! and Wham! was nothing but a wimpy band that sold 36 million records. And for much of his career, it seemed they were right. But there is more to George. There's the George Michael born Georgios Panayiotou, the son of a Greek-Cypriot…
Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl LII appearance will mark his return to the NFL stage 14 years after “Nipplegate,” his controversial duet with headliner Janet Jackson.
Four decades ago, a chartered Convair CV-240 plane carrying Lynyrd Skynyrd crashed in a Gillsburg, Miss., swamp after running out of fuel, killing three members.
Forty-five years ago, metal hell froze over, and one of the most unlikely hard rock albums was released to an unsuspecting, Tiger Beat-reading public. That album was "Crazy Horses," by the Osmonds. Yes, those Osmonds.
I was almost 9 years old when MTV entered my house and my life. I loved the pretty boys of Duran Duran and flamboyance of Michael Jackson as much as anybody, but the inventive videos of Tom Petty truly captured me.