Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger will undergo heart surgery this week following the postponement of the band's North American tour for medical reasons, according to a published report.
Music's biggest stars will gather in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammy Awards, and this year observers are hoping the hip-hop and women artists leading the pack will get their due.
A musical depicting the love story between singer Gloria Estefan, the Cuban-American pop star, and her music producer husband Emilio, opens in London in June.
The floppy-haired seven-piece's latest album "Map of the soul: Persona" went straight in at number one, days after their single "Boy With Luv" broke the YouTube record for the most views in 24 hours with 74.6 million hits.
For many artists, the Grammy awards gala is not just music's biggest night — it is also a cultural battleground rife with criticisms that provocative black artists are systematically not getting their due. This year, that criticism was muted — even if momentarily — when the Best Music Video prize was handed out on Feb. 10 in Los Angeles.
A limited edition David Bowie Barbie was unveiled Thursday by toymaker Mattel to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic singer's hit single "Space Oddity."
A show by French-Ivorian rapper Kaaris in Abidjan had to be halted late Saturday after fans were injured during a crowd surge and subsequent violence, AFP reporters said.
Seen by many as the music of grandparents and elevators, classical is getting a facelift thanks to its fiercest star Chloe Flower, a pianist making the genre pop.
The death of Brazilian singer-guitarist João Gilberto brings into focus the substantial impact and charm of the bossa nova genre.
Twenty-year-old Sana Tajik managed to convince her parents to allow her to follow her childhood dreams and become a singer, but she realises the dangers of being a woman, let alone a woman entertainer, in tribal northwest Pakistan.