Protest music has died for Venezuela violinist
Viral images of him playing the violin in a haze of tear gas made him a symbol of Venezuela's anti-government protests, but Wuilly Arteaga sadly concludes the fight is now over and the music has died.
Walter Becker, rock bohemian of Steely Dan, dead at 67
Becker in July missed The Classic East and The Classic West -- twin festivals in Los Angeles and New York featuring rock veterans including Steely Dan -- with his bandmate Donald Fagen saying Becker was recovering from an unspecified ailment.
Dele Morakinyo: Still walking the talk at 60
He was meeting his boss and music maestro, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, for the first time at the most unlikely place - prison! The legendary musician had been locked away in Benin City, for falling foul of the Buhari/Idiagbon regime’s stringent foreign currency law...
Netflix taps Oscar-winner Damien Chazelle for musical series
Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle is to bring an eight-episode musical drama set in Paris to Netflix, the internet streaming service announced on Friday.
Miley Cyrus latest celebrity to donate to Harvey relief
Pop star Miley Cyrus on Thursday tearfully announced she was giving $500,000 to victims of Harvey, becoming the latest celebrity to donate after the mega-storm ravaged Texas.
Bruce Springsteen extends Broadway run after tickets sell out
"The Boss," one of the music world's top touring attractions who is famous for his marathon shows before packed arenas, will play five concerts a week at the 960-seat Walter Kerr Theatre starting on October 3.
Houston native Beyonce pledges to help Harvey relief
Beyonce, one of the most famous natives of Houston, has pledged generous but unspecified aid after the fourth most populous US city was ravaged by mega-storm Harvey.
'Despacito' ties record for longest stretch as US No.1
Despacito," the infectious Latin dance track led by Luis Fonsi, on Monday tied the record for most weeks at number one of the benchmark US singles chart.
Taylor Swift goes gothic in new video
The camera zooms to a grave that says "Here Lies Taylor Swift's Reputation" -- a theme that will apparently weigh heavily on Swift's newly announced album, which is entitled "Reputation" and comes out on November 10.