Live Aid alumni reflect on the surreal star sightings, the nerves, the backstage shenanigans, the onstage mishaps, the misplaced money, and more.
Almost 40 years after it bombed at the box office, this cult classic is finally getting its due.
The song's producer and co-writer, Midge Ure, may say, "It's no 'White Christmas,'" but the all-star '80s charity song captured a moment in time.
“There was never the communication between myself and another vocalist that we had together,” Jimmy Page of his time with Zep bandmate Robert Plant.
When Michael Jackson's "Thriller" debuted on MTV in 1983, as the first MTV world premiere of a music video, no one knew just how lasting an impact it would have on pop culture.
That Nirvana got through the show at all, let alone pulled off something that would turn into a 5 million-selling album, fell into the category of miracle.
In 1968, “the most extraordinary adventure western comedy love story mystery drama musical documentary satire ever filmed" detonated the Monkees' careers, but ushered in the New Hollywood era and kickstarted the career of a future Oscar-winning actor.
Just 5 1/2 years after his breakthrough Oscars moment, the genius singer-songwriter was dead, at age 34. What happened?
Members of Cypress Hill, Faith No More, Sonic Youth, Run-DMC and more look back on a genre-splicing cult classic
Nirvana gets most of the credit for pounding the nail in hair metal’s Spandex-lined coffin. But it was Jane's Addiction, a band of artsy L.A. misfits, that broke major pre-grunge ground.
Twenty years ago at the 1998 Grammy Awards, the unsinkable Aretha Franklin did what, for many, may have been the unthinkable. She filled in for an ailing Luciano Pavarotti and performed the aria “Nessun Dorma” from the Giacomo Puccini opera “Turandot.” This wasn’t just the equivalent of Celine Dion stepping in for Barbra Streisand at […]
To honor the phenomenal woman that Rolling Stone declared the "Greatest Singer of All Time," we have compiled a list of her 10 most iconic performances.
"Whenever I hear the Buggles' 'Video Killed the Radio Star,' I get goosebumps. I practically want to cry, every time. Every. Single. Time."
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.
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.