On Oct. 20, 1977, a chartered plane carrying the Southern rockers crashed in a Mississippi swamp, killing three band members.Unluckiest band of all time? »
Two of the greatest singer-songwriters to ever capture the hopeful, maverick spirit of Los Angeles are Beck and Tom Petty. So as Beck his first local show since Petty’s death, it was time for one L.A. legend to salute another.
Augustin Mawangu Mingiedi, the electric likembe player and bandleader of the beloved Congolese outfit Konono No. 1, has died.
"CMT Artists of the Year" normally celebrates the biggest names in country music, but in light of recent tragedies, the musicians wanted to make sure the victims and survivors were also recognized.
The Voice Season 13 Battle Rounds kicked off this week, and today on The Day After, my co-host, Season 9 finalist Jeffery Austin, break down the first batch of Battles — the good, the bad, and the pitchy. (Spoiler: We also talk about RuPaul’s Drag Race, a lot. Maybe it’s time to start a Day After series for that show!)
Haley Reinhart was only 19 years old when she competed on American Idol in 2011, but viewers could tell right away that she was an old soul. Having been raised on classic ’60 and ’70s music since was a little kid hanging out with her parents’ band, Midnight, in Chicago clubs — a childhood she admits was “badass” — Reinhart brought fire, soul, and life experience to her Fleetwood Mac and Elton John covers. Reinhart later released two albums of originals, Listen Up! and Better, that were distinctively retro in feel, à la Amy Winehouse or Duffy.
Chris Cornell, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Iggy Pop and Krist Novoselic donated personal items used to create watches for charity collection Rock LTD.
Yahoo Music is excited to debut young country star Olivia Lane’s newest single, "Devil and You," for fans to get a taste of her infectious sound.
TORONTO (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has died at age 53 after a battle with brain cancer.
Director Bryan Singer posted a new behind-the-scenes pic of Malek in character as the iconic rocker, and the resemblance is amazing.
The Voice Season 13 Battles Rounds continued apace Tuesday, zipping by with no time to spare thanks to this episode being a mere hour long. As a result, no contestant was safe from the threat of getting montaged — not even a former pro football player, a YouTube sensation with 50 million-plus views, or two of Team Miley’s superstar ladies.
In 2015, the Wu-Tang Clan made one copy of a double album and sold it at auction, to a business executive who later became notorious. In an interview, Clan member RZA talked about the thinking behind the sale.
In recognition of Michael Jackson’s landmark “Thrilller” video, now 34 years old and a Halloween classic, a look at some of the best, and oddest, tributes.
Yahoo Music is pleased to debut a performance of Doyle Bramhall II's track “November,” which features Adam Minkoff accompanying him on piano.
I grew up in a middle-class family in Brooklyn, N.Y. Back then, the boys in the ’hood dubbed me Bossy Bebe. “Bossy” was a term of shame for a girl — we weren’t supposed to be bosses. I cried when they teased me, but I had a clear vision of how things should be. At […]
Google's latest Doodle packs a very musical punch. SEE ALSO: Monday's Google Doodle is an ode to English lexicographer Samuel Johnson The 90 second video, which is viewable in the U.S., Mexico, India and parts of South America, celebrates the life of Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla. Selena rocketed to fame in the 80s in her family band Selena y Los Dinos, before later going on to be named the Female Vocalist of the Year for Tejano Music nine times in a row. She also acted, and was a big name in the world of fashion. Selena died in 1995 at the age of 23, after being shot by the founder of her fan club, Yolanda Saldívar. The Google Doodle above, which went live on Tuesday morning, tells an animated story of her early life and her rise to fame. You can read more about the Doodle on Google's blog . WATCH: Google's 'Pixel Buds' may be the key to breaking the language barrier