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Miley Cyrus Shows Off Her "Rebel Yell" With Billy Idol at iHeartRadio Music Festival
The singer and new 'Voice' coach joined the '80s pop-rock legend onstage Friday.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:28 -0400
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 22, 2016:
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:11:17 -0400
Paul Simon, Tom Morello lead music drive against poverty

Paul Simon (R) performs onstage during Global Citizen: The World On Stage at NYU Skirball Center on September 22, 2016 in New York CityPop-folk legend Paul Simon and hard-edged guitarist Tom Morello on Thursday led a drive by musicians to fight poverty, bringing promises of greater action to help the world's most vulnerable. The two headlined a first night of the Global Citizen Festival, which will culminate with a live-broadcast concert Saturday from New York's Central Park featuring Rihanna and Metallica. The five-year-old festival, which distributes tickets for free to fans who lobby leaders to support international development, held the more intimate first concert to highlight the causes at stake.



Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:59:33 -0400
Music Review: Rachael Yamagata takes her act a little higher

This CD cover image released by Frankenfish/Thirty Tigers shows, "Tightrope Walker," the latest release by Rachael Yamagata. (Frankenfish/Thirty Tigers via AP)Rachael Yamagata, "Tightrope Walker" (Frankenfish/Thirty Tigers)



Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:49:38 -0400
Music review: Woody Allen's zany 'Gianni Schicchi' on DVD
Placido Domingo, Andriana Chuchman, Arturo-Chacon Cruz, "Gianni Schicchi" (Sony Classical)
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:34:44 -0400
Rooney Mara to Topline Pop-Star Drama 'Vox Lux' With Original Music From Sia
The film will be shot on 65mm large format, with production beginning in February.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Rooney Mara to Topline Pop-Star Drama 'Vox Dux' With Original Music From Sia
The film will be shot on 65mm large format, with production beginning in February.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Trevor Noah to Host MTV Africa Music Awards
The host of Comedy Central?s 'The Daily Show' will head back home to Johannesburg for the annual celebration of African music.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:36 -0400
Usher, Mac Miller, Against Me and More Music Reviews
Plus, get reviews of the latest albums from Mac Miller and others.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:05:41 -0400
Sirius XM CFO David Frear: Music "Labels Are Holding All the Cards"
Frear said he couldn't fathom a merger between Pandora and Spotify.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:15 -0400
US music business in growth spurt as streaming doubles

Promotional image for the Spotify app, Concerts featureThe US music industry Tuesday posted its strongest growth in more than a decade in the first six months of 2016 as streaming subscriptions doubled, but other formats showed weakness. Consumers in the world's biggest music market had 18.3 million subscriptions to paid services such as Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal in the January-June period, compared with 9.1 million in the same period a year earlier, the Recording Industry Association of America said. The revenue from paid subscriptions also more than doubled to just over $1 billion.



Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:20:56 -0400
The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 18, 2016:
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:35:39 -0400
US music business in rare growth as streaming doubles

US music business in rare growth as streaming doublesThe US music industry Tuesday posted its strongest growth in more than a decade in the first six months as streaming subscriptions doubled, but weakness reigned in other formats. Consumers in the world's biggest music market had 18.3 million subscriptions to paid services such as Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal in the first half of 2016, compared with 9.1 million in the same period a year earlier, the Recording Industry Association of America said. The revenue from paid subscriptions also more than doubled to just over $1 billion.



Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:56:57 -0400
Kaytranada wins Polaris Music Prize with '99.9%'

Kaytranada's "99.9%" was released in May 2016Haitian-Canadian DJ and producer Louis Celestin, who performas as Kaytranada, has won the 2016 Polaris Musix Prize with debut studio album "99.9%."



Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:56:54 -0400
Music Monday (9/19): This Week's New Albums + Videos

Music Monday (8/29): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Radiohead, Beck, Green Day, and Warpaint, plus brand new streaming music from Justice, Phantogram, Hamilton Leithauser+Rostam, Beach Slang, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic



Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:45:00 -0400
James Corden Channels David Bowie, Slash and Spice Girls in New Apple Music Ad
The ad features find the late-night host pitching some predictably terrible ideas to Apple execs Jimmy Iovine, Eddy Cue and Bozoma Saint John.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:44 -0400
Charmian Carr, Liesl Von Trapp From 'The Sound of Music,' Dies at 73
Her family announced that she died of complications from a rare form of dementia.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:52 -0400
'The Sound of Music' star Charmian Carr dies at 73

Actress Charmian Carr-Liesl (left) and actress Kym Karethh (right) pose on 17 January 2008Actress Charmian Carr, who played the character of Liesl Von Trapp in ?The Sound of Music', has died at the age of 73.



Mon, 19 Sep 2016 03:15:37 -0400
'Sound of Music' actress Charmian Carr dies at 73

"Sound of Music actress Charmian Carr is seen in an undated photo provided by the Carr family. Carr died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in Woodland Hills, Calif., of complications from a rare form of dementia. Carr was best known for her role as the eldest Von Trapp daughter, Liesl, in the academy award winning movie, The Sound of Music. She was 73. (AP Photo/courtesy of the Carr family)LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Charmian Carr, the actress best known for sweetly portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 73.



Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:24:09 -0400
Charmian Carr, Liesl From 'The Sound of Music,' Dies at 73

Charmian Carr, Liesl From 'The Sound of Music,' Dies at 73After role in beloved movie musical, she appeared in only one other film, opposite Anthony Perkins in 'Evening Primrose' (1966); later launched a design firm that attracted Michael Jackson as a client



Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:15:52 -0400
Five facts about Aphex Twin, the discreet legend of electronic music

The Aphex Twin "CIRKLON3 " music video was made by a 12-year-old fan.Although a highly discreet artist, Aphex Twin is a heavyweight name in the world of electronic music, with a career dating back to the early 1990s. Although very discreet in the media, legend has it that the Richard David James' stage name, Aphex Twin, references an early moniker "AFX" for "Acid Effects." Others suggest a link to "Aphex Systems Limited," an audio equipment brand. Aphex Twin is signed to Warp Records, a British independent record label that's home to other heavyweights of the contemporary music scene, such as !!! and Flying Lotus.



Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:23:52 -0400
Cynthia Nixon's Emily Dickinson Biopic 'A Quiet Passion' Acquired by Music Box for U.S.
Terence Davies' film had its North American premiere in Toronto after a Berlin bow.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:27 -0400
30 Country Music Stars Join Forces for Historic CMA Music Video, 'Forever Country'
See 30 former CMA Award winners create the ?Forever Country" music video.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:10:56 -0400
Grime artist Skepta wins prestigious Mercury music prize

London-based artist SKEPTA performing at the 2016 Glastonbury festivalGrime hip-hop artist Skepta was awarded Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize on Thursday for his album "Konnichiwa" in recognition of a resurgent homegrown genre. As he presented the prize, Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker paid tribute to late rock legend David Bowie who had been tipped to win a posthumous award for "Blackstar", released just days before his death in January. "We as a jury decided that if David Bowie was looking down on the Hammersmith Apollo tonight he would want the 2016 Hyundai Mercury Prize to go to Skepta," Cocker said in a ceremony at the London venue.



Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:29:26 -0400
Grime musician Skepta wins prestigious Mercury music prize
LONDON (AP) ? Grime musician Skepta won Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize on Thursday for his fourth album, "Konnichiwa."
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:35:20 -0400
Lee Daniels' Fox Music Drama 'Star' Finds New Showrunner
Chuck Pratt replaces Charles Murray on the series, which is slated to bow midseason.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 -0400
Preview of The Music Exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
ABC News' Serena Marshall takes us inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:01:23 -0400
Watch WWE Champion AJ Styles In His 2011 Country Music Video Debut

Watch WWE Champion AJ Styles In His 2011 Country Music Video DebutBack in the early 2010s, TNA Impact Wrestling thought it?d be great multimedia cross-promotion to put as many of its stars as possible into country music videos. Cowboy James Storm had ?Longnecks & Rednecks?, Mickie James had a full-on country music career featuring videos starring Magnus, and so on. If you look hard enough, there was probably a Lady Antebellum video starring Garett Bischoff.



Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:06:02 -0400
Three Muses Brings Signature Food, Drinks & Music to Uptown

Three Muses Brings Signature Food, Drinks & Music to UptownThe second location of Frenchman Street's popular Three Muses is off to the races in Uptown, where the eatery's new Maple Street branch, dubbed Three Muses Maple, is now open. Offering food, drinks and live music under one roof, the original Three Muses outpost launched downtown in 2010.



Tue, 13 Sep 2016 10:32:01 -0400
Majority of online music listeners use phones: study

US music business in rare growth as streaming doublesA majority of online music consumers now listen on smartphones amid the boom in streaming services, the global music industry group said Tuesday. The report, which surveyed 900 people in each country in March and April, found a strong correlation between smartphone use and subscriptions to streaming services. The music industry body, known as the IFPI, has avidly sought for music consumers to pay for streaming services, seeing subscriptions as a solid source of growth in a long-suffering industry.



Wed, 14 Sep 2016 01:46:57 -0400