From the vintage country of Jade Jackson and the Americans to the innovative hip-hop of SZA and Sampha, a wealth of new artists shook our assumptions about what modern music should sound like. These 10 artists made the year’s best first impression.
When the 60th Annual Grammy Awards nominations were announced Tuesday morning, there were many surprising shutouts -- including presumed frontrunners Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles, Kesha, and Sam Smith. Check out the biggest shockers among the noms.
Artists serving up festive new music range from Gwen Stefani and Sia to Smokey Robinson and Herb Alpert. Or try a classic compilation of Elvis or Sinatra.
When the 60th Annual Grammy nominations are announced Nov. 28, look for Ed Sheeran and Kendrick Lamar to be nominated in each of the top three categories -- Album, Record, and Song of the Year.
The beauty, weight, and feel of a special, limited-edition package loaded with glossy photos and insightful liner notes make it a great gift for the music lovers on your shopping list.
Sometimes you want to give your friends and family who love the gift of music a gift that isn’t actually music. If you want to push the gilded envelope with a music-related gift that’s a little bit out of the ordinary, here are some of our outside-the-gift-box suggestions.
On Tuesday, Nov. 21, singer, songwriter, actor, and all-around entertainer David Cassidy passed away at age 67 after suffering multiple organ failure. While he was best known as one of the most popular teen idols of all time thanks to his role as Keith Partridge on the ’70s musical sitcom The Partridge Family, Cassidy enjoyed a wide-ranging, decade-straddling career that included music, Broadway, Vegas, film, and roles on comedic, dramatic, and reality television. Here we look back at the pop culture icon’s legacy.
From emotional moments with P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, and Selena Gomez to a lifetime achievement accolade for Diana Ross, the divalicious 45th annual AMAs did not disappoint. Relive all the show’s highlights here.
'The Voice' Season 13’s top 20 semifinalists have been revealed, and we have their exclusive photos… and, of course, some opinions as well. Check out this definitive ranking, so you can make an informed vote.
There’s no better place to spend Halloween weekend than New Orleans. But if getting to the Big Easy just wasn’t easy for you this year, don’t worry: These awesome, costumed photos from the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, which took place at NOLA’s City Park Oct. 27-29, will almost make you feel like you were there.
We take a look at the life and legacy of Mudcrutch, Heartbreakers, and Traveling Wilburys member Tom Petty, one of our great rock ’n’ roll treasures, who died on Oct. 2.
What happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas! If you didn’t make it to Sin City this past weekend for the Life Is Beautiful festival, these photos will almost make you feel like you were there.
In the not-too-distant past, fall wasn’t only for back to school — it was also the time when all the record companies readied their major releases with the hopes that they would land on the charts and on consumers’ holiday shopping lists. Of course, the advent of streaming services has changed the music business dramatically in recent years, but as a wise man recently said, streaming is for the rest of the year; the holidays are when physical products sell — or so the record companies hope.
A lot of the fun that goes down at the MTV Video Music Awards happens when the cameras aren’t rolling… but those moments usually end up on Instagram, anyways. Take a look at the best pics celebs shared of their fun at the show.
Let’s be real: When it comes to the MTV Video Music Awards, it’s never about who wins or loses. Everyone has long forgotten that the Cars’ “You Might Think” took top honors at the first VMAs ceremony 33 years ago, but no one will ever forget Madonna’s career-making performance that opened that famous telecast. What are the craziest incidents in VMA history? Review them here and decide for yourself.
Morrissey’s last album, 2014’s ”World Peace Is None of Your Business,” was a stark reminder of how scathing and clever his lyrics have been over the years. With a biopic, “England Is Mine,”out this week and Moz's 11th solo album, “Low in High School,” upcoming, we take a look at some of the crooner's most deliciously biting lyrics.
You’re all set for the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. You know that Katy Perry is hosting and that Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with eight nominations. You even heard that they’re changing the name of the Moonman to the Moonperson . Even so, a few questions still nag at you. Let’s put those questions to rest.
The MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist has been around since the first annual VMAs in 1984. However, despite years of practice, voters still frequently go a little crazy and allow a one-hit wonder to sneak away with the trophy that could (and probably should) have been won by the likes of Whitney Houston, Rihanna, and Taylor Swift. Hindsight is 20/20, right? But don’t worry about these “losers”; they went on to much greater things.
On Aug. 8, Glen Campbell died at age 81 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Here, we celebrate the life and legacy of one of country music’s greatest icons.
On July 20, Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington shockingly passed away at age 41. Here, we look back on the life of one of the biggest alt-rock stars of the past 20 years.
Bruno Mars, the Chainsmokers, Justin Bieber, and Quavo each have two of the top 20 songs of the first six months of 2017. But read on to learn who's No. 1.