From Luke Combs's new-school country to SZA's innovative hip-hop, this year a wealth of new artists shook our assumptions about what modern music should sound like.Who else made the cut? »
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age has apologized for kicking a photographer and sending her to the hospital on Saturday night.
On night two, the Killers brought the festive holiday vibes, not only by covering two songs by canceled headliner Morrissey but also by paying tribute to the photographers at the venue.
UPDATED: Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme can be seen violently kicking a female photographer in the face in a video taken at KROQ Acoustic Christmas on Saturday. Chelsea Lauren, a photographer for Shutterstock, which has a licensing partership with Variety owner Penske Media, said the incident was unprovoked and that Homme was even smiling before he struck her. Homme released a statement Sunday, characterizing the incident as an accident.
Many of our dreams of Christmas come from the silver screen, and many of the songs do too. Here’s a Yuletide playlist for film lovers, ranging from classic to cult favorite to “Santa’s Super Sleigh.”
Anyone of a certain age — or anyone who's heard of MTV, period — is familiar with the iconic 1984 synthpop hit “Take on Me” by Norwegian band A-ha. Recently reborn in a raw, stripped-down version, it's become an internet sensation.
Searching for something to listen to this weekend? Yahoo Music has you covered with a rundown of some of this week’s biggest and buzzing releases, from artists including Luke Bryan, Barbra Streisand, Collective Soul, and more.
The Beach Boys unearthed more rare studio and live tracks for '1967 – Sunshine Tomorrow 2: The Studio Sessions' and 'Live Sunshine – 1967.'
Roxy Music will revisit their self-titled debut album with a 45th anniversary reissue packed with unreleased demos, outtakes, radio sessions and more.
“The words ‘novelty act’ got thrown around a lot, because we had humor in our music. Sure, we presented ourselves in a pretty goofy way at times. We do that less now. But we're also older now.”
The singer-songwriter, who has a number of albums and awards under her belt, recalls being part of a big group of country women who recorded and toured and turned up on radio. Now, she says, the women are still out there but the radio play isn’t.
“We can relate to each other because we're just cut from a different cloth. … I think artists, the way we view the world, the way we interpret it, the way we internalize it, the way we spit it back out in our creativity, in all of that and everything that comes along with it, with the job, it's easy for us to relate to each other. That was how we connected.”
So maybe you know all about the disco version of the “Star Wars” theme, but do you know what happened when that song’s producer asked George Lucas about making a Christmas record? Long story short, an album happened. We've got the details.
It was a dramatic double-elimination night on The Voice this week, while onetime frontrunner Davon Fleming having to sing for the Instant Save and underdog Adam Cunningham surprisingly avoiding the bottom three altogether. Instead, it was Team Miley’s Ashland Craft and Team J.Hud’s Shi’Ann Jones who went home. Next week, it’ll be even tougher, as four contestants go home at once on Season 13’s pre-finale bloodbath night.
As a Lebanese-born Armenian from Los Angeles, Grammy-winning musician and activist Serj Tankian has a well-bred appreciation for world history and culture. Furious — The Legend of Kolovrat is a Russian historical fantasy set in the 13th century. Directed by Ivan Shurkhovetskly, it tells the story of the Ryazan knight Evpaty Kolovrat, the leader of a 17-man squad that defends against thousands of Mongol warrior hordes and their leader, Batu Khan.