Music

Latest

  • Beyonce’s Super Bowl show bringing both praise and criticism

    A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce’s halftime performance, trying to glean the messages, both subtle and overt, that made for a stunning display of unapologetic blackness…

  • Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP lawmaker lashes out at Beyonce video

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyonce’s new video “Formation” is “pro-Black Panther” and “anti-cop,” says a Republican congressman, who argued Monday that it perpetuates a lie about the August 2014 shooting in Missouri of an unarmed black…

  • City of Rocky Top settles suit with song copyright holders

    ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song the town is named after. Rocky Top changed its name from Lake City…

  • City of Rocky Top settles suit with song copyright holders

    ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Rocky Top has settled a lawsuit with the copyright holders of the bluegrass song their town is named after. House of Bryant Publications sued what was then…

  • Flavor Flav pleads no contest to DUI charge in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Las Vegas, marking the second plea in two weeks involving similar charges in Nevada. The 56-year-old…

  • Producer Dave Cobb goes from outsiders to influencers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Producer Dave Cobb sits on a couch in the cavernous RCA Studio A, a 50-year-old studio on Music Row that was due to be razed to the ground less than two…

  • Lock of Lennon’s hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

    DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.…

  • Today in Entertainment History

    On February 20th, 1967, singer Kurt Cobain of Nirvana was born. In 1969, “Goodbye Cream,” a documentary of Cream’s farewell concert, opened in Baltimore. Fans and critics alike panned the movie for its poor sound…

  • Don McLean pleads not guilty to domestic violence charge

    CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Don McLean’s attorney says the singer has entered a not-guilty plea to a domestic violence charge in writing and will not appear in court later this month. Police arrested the “American…

  • Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist’s London home

    LONDON (AP) — When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera “Coronation Street.” The musician’s…

  • Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl ads

    NEW YORK (AP) — From a strange creature called “Puppymonkeybaby” to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages. On advertising’s biggest night, Chrysler celebrated…

  • Elton John hits the road with James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke”

    Elton John was in the passenger seat for the latest installment of James Corden’s popular feature “Carpool Karaoke” during a special edition of The Late Late Show following Super Bowl 50 Sunday.

  • Coldplay’s latest video criticized for portrayal of India

    NEW DELHI (AP) — British rock band Coldplay’s latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with…

  • Review: Coldplay lets Beyonce, Bruno Mars overshadow band

    Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show. The British band invited Beyonce and Bruno Mars…

  • Beyonce announces 2016 Formation World Tour

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce is working overtime this weekend: After releasing a new song Saturday and performing at the Super Bowl on Sunday, she’s announced a new stadium tour. The Grammy-winning singer announced…