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  • Music Review: Ne-Yo’s ‘Non-Fiction’ tells the same story

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ne-Yo, “Non-Fiction” (Motown) Ahh, Ne-Yo. So much talent — the voice, the songwriting. And yet, somehow, such a boring album. It’s a little crazy-making, truth be told. All the ingredients are…

  • Top 10 Ramones Songs

     A countdown of the best Ramones songs, as compiled by WTOP’s Neal Augenstein and Jason Fraley.

  • Drummer shares punk rock memories of The Ramones

    WASHINGTON — Rock bands don’t come any more influential than The Ramones, the edgy punk rockers from Queens, N.Y., who launched a blitzkrieg on the music industry from 1974 to 1996.  Now you can revel…

  • LA jury awards $5 million to funk legend Sly Stone

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Funk legend Sly Stone was awarded $5 million on Tuesday in a breach-of-contract suit that claimed his business partners and his own company cheated him out of royalties. A Los Angeles…

  • Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett among duets set for Grammy Awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards will feature a number of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett and Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani. The Recording Academy said Tuesday that Annie Lennox will…

  • Domingo to sing in Woody Allen-directed opera in LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Placido Domingo will take on his 146th role when he sings the title character of Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” in a Woody Allen production on Sept. 12, the opening night of the…

  • Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

    PHOENIX (AP) — For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game. Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix…

  • Common, John Legend to perform ‘Glory’ at Academy Awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar-nominated song “Glory” at the Academy Awards. The song is from the civil rights drama “Selma” and is among the five nominees for best…

  • Spotify’s Top 10 most viral tracks

    The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Jan. 19, to Sunday, Jan. 25,…

  • Spotify’s Top 10 most streamed tracks

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Jan. 19 to Sunday, Jan. 25…

  • Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

    PHOENIX (AP) — For some travelers visiting Arizona for the Super Bowl, the trip may be just as memorable as the game. Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix…

  • The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

    iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending January 26, 2015: Top Songs 1. Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars), Mark Ronson 2. Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran 3. Sugar, Maroon 5 4. Take Me to…

  • Moroder: Being live DJ makes me feel like Michael Jackson

    NEW YORK (AP) — For a legendary artist whose accolades include Academy Awards and Grammys, maestro Giorgio Moroder says he finally feels like a true performer — now that he’s a live DJ. Moroder says…

  • Imagine Dragons to give surprise performance on plane

    NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine Dragons is ready to rock you — in the sky. The Grammy-winning band and Southwest Airlines announced Monday that the group will perform a surprise Live at 35 concert at…

  • Q&A: Opera star Deborah Voigt writes of turbulent life

    NEW YORK (AP) — Soprano Deborah Voigt keeps a picture of herself performing alongside tenor Placido Domingo at the Metropolitan Opera — both as a treasured memory of a great triumph and as a stark…