"The concern from my listeners was and is so intense that I wrote this song to honor America, not to demean it. Kindness, courage, and three chords are a powerful force. Kick ass... don’t kiss it."
Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls announced an all-star solo LP featuring David Crosby, Donald Fagen, Peter Frampton, Taylor Hawkins, Chad Smith and more.
Team Gwen’s singer-songwriter, poet, and former dog hotel worker Taylor John Williams was a top five fan favorite on The Voice Season 7, thanks to his buzzy covers of Lorde’s “Royals,” the Once theme “Falling Slowly,” Kanye West’s “Heartless,” and Tears for Fears’ “Mad World.” Since leaving the show, the 26-year-old Portland troubadour has kept busy, releasing the independent EPs Song of a Dead Man and Hiraeth in 2016 and the full-length El Dorado last year. “I felt that ‘Like the Movies’ was most deserving of a no-frills, live performance video,” Williams tells Yahoo. “I wanted to get a few of my favorite vocalist in Los Angeles — Beck Pete, Ricky Manning, and Madison Malone — along with the wonderfully talented Emily Elkin on cello, together in a room to capture the song in a pared-down, vulnerable state.
The extraordinary true story of Andrea Bocelli, a boy who lost his sight due to glaucoma and who against all odds becomes one of the most world-renowned opera singers, is one of music’s most glorious triumphs. On Feb. 2, the film The Music of Silence will be released in theaters and VOD/Digital HD by AMBI Distribution, which details Bocelli’s fascinating journey through hardships to his ultimate successes. Yahoo Music is excited to premiere the official trailer for the movie for fans to get a taste of this extraordinary project. Additionally, The Music of Silence will feature songs that Bocelli composed when he was young that have never been released.
Southern hip-hop/rock group I4NI have officially signed with Thirteen Skulls Entertainment — the new label founded by MLB Hall of Famer Frank Thomas and industry veteran Ron Spaulding — and to herald in the new year, the guys have teamed with labelmate Bubba Sparxxx for the tune “Think It’s a Game.”
“They said, like, ‘Look, you have more of a social media following than any of us do, can you please post some of these things just in a way that… sort of put it out there.’”
Martin Luther King Jr. 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. It was as if some cosmic transcendental force came down and occupied his body.
Not even an appearance by a member of real R&B royalty -- the granddaughter of Dionne Warwick and cousin of Whitney Houston -- could save this episode.
World-renowned guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani is poised to release his 16th solo album, What Happens Next, Jan. 12 on Sony/Legacy Recordings. The release features Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple/Black Country Communion) and the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith, the latter reuniting with Satriani for the first time since their work in the supergroup Chickenfoot.
"[Trump's] a demagogue. He plays on people's fears, he's a manipulator, he's not very smart. But he's cunning, and he represents essentially everything I don't like in human beings, like greed, selfishness, cruelty, bigotry. And it's dangerous.”
Pink has been tapped to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on February 4, the NFL and NBC said today. The performance will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff. This will be P!NK’s first time appearing on the Super Bowl stage. The prolific singer, songwriter and actress has released seven studio albums, one greatest hits album, sold over 50 million albums equivalents, over 75 million singles, over 2.4 million…
The South Australian band stopped by AT&T Audience Network’s studio in Los Angeles to perform some of their new music, including a fresh song, "Animals."
Fox is back in the singing-show game with "The Four: Battle for Stardom," featuring Diddy (or “Love,” or whatever) himself.
After being recognized in the latest Kennedy Center Honors, Lionel Richie sat down with "CBS This Morning" to discuss the award and to gave insight into some of the songs that helped make him a legend.
Today, my co-host Jeffery Austin and I are here to review the top four performances and review our highlights (and lowlights... but mostly highlights) of the Season 13 finale. Let's recap -- and see you again in Season 14!
“I used to talk kind of higher, and softer, and I felt like I wasn’t being heard. So I changed my voice and I lowered my presence so I would be listened to."
"I see that people are ready to resist.That's something that we have to relearn: how to make our governments accountable for what they're doing.”
Before, it seemed like this was either Chloe Kohanski or Addison Agen’s finale to lose. But now, I feel like any of the top four could take home that fist-shaped trophy.
The songs “Water Guns” and “Papi” from Hall’s 2016 visual album, “Straight Outta Oz,” anticipated issues dominating the news today. His next album is slated for March 2018.
The singer, who has been in the spotlight for years, says she earlier thought, “Wow, my worst nightmare might come true. Instead of people caring about music, people are going to care about who’s snogging who.” Now she’s refocusing on more important issues.
“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.