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Thanks, 'High School Musical'

Almost 10 years ago, a musical film was released on the Disney Channel that captivated a generation. Every tween and teen at this time loved it. They watched it at sleepovers, get-togethers and more. This movie is <i>High School Musical</i>. Who knew a simple television show that came out almost a decade …

An early preview of Jim Henson’s The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow HC

Today we are celebrating the birthday of <b>Jim Henson</b>, one of the most beloved and creative people in our time. Whether you grew up watching <i>The</i> …

Piano Guys' Schmidt keeps modern edge on classical music

Defining The Piano Guys as a classical musical group is an immediate conundrum. With their piano and cello renditions of pop hits and movie …

Lorde, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Usher Perform at iHeartRadio Music Festival

This weekend, the MGM Grand in Las Vegas played host to the iHeartRadio Music Festival, which featured performances from some enormous pop stars. Footage has surfaced of Lorde, Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, and Usher performing at the festival.<p>Lorde:<p>Nicki Minaj:<p>Ariana Grande:<p>Coldplay:<p>Usher:

'Lion King' musical is top-grossing box-office production of all time: Disney

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The stage musical of “The Lion King” has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday.<p>The cast of "The Lion King" performs the opening number …

Welp, Miley Cyrus Has Gone And Pissed Off The Entire Country Of Mexico Now

Miley Cyrus is being “risque” again, everybody. During a performance in Monterrey, Mexico, this week, to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day, Miley — who is seen above dressed like Big Bird while her dancers portrayed chickens with egg boobs — had one of her dancers spank her ass with the Mexican …

Christian Rapper Lecrae Earns First Number One Album

U2 surprised the world with <i>Songs of Innocence</i> last week, but its presence in 500 million iTunes accounts had no effect on total music sales — they’re …

Nicki Minaj Wins Legal Battle Against Wig Designer

Earlier this year, wig designer Terrance Davidson sued Nicki Minaj for $30 million, claiming that she sold and licensed wig designs he made exclusively for her. Today, as TMZ reports, that lawsuit has been thrown out.<p>The judge explained that anyone has the right to make colored wigs, pointing out …

Laverne Cox to Host and Produce MTV Doc on Transgender Youth

<i>Orange Is the New Black</i> star Laverne Cox will host a documentary about the lives of transgender youth, <i>Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word</i>, this fall. …

Country Legend George Hamilton IV Dead at 77

George Hamilton IV, whose gentle demeanor and soothing folk-country vocal style earned him worldwide acclaim, died Wednesday (September 17th) at a …

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Music Was the Winner of New York Fashion Week

We break down the shows playlist-by-playlist.<p>There was no clear sartorial “winner” this New York Fashion Week—no obvious standout trend, no breakout model, no epic rager really to speak of—and this made the entire showgoing experience pretty boring in many ways. But despite the fact that spring …

Watch Lorde Cover Kanye West & Bon Iver

Photo: Rex Usa/Rex.<p>Lorde hasn't been shy about sharing her love of Kanye West: "He is like my school principal, if the school is pop," Lorde declared …

'Star Wars' without music is downright disturbing

If legendary composer John Williams supplied us with a musical soundtrack for our daily lives, everything would sound epic. But what happens when memorable movie moments are shown without the pomp and circumstance of trumpets, bassoons and violins?<p>YouTubers Auralnauts released a video depicting …

Forbidden Broadway review – gleeful send-up of musical theatre

Showbiz takes a pop at itself as this fringe hit sending up musical theatre and its stars finds itself in the West End. The little outsider has become part of the mainstream, and the satire is not so barbed that anybody is going to complain, not even producer Cameron Mackintosh, who is sent up with …

How 'Hey Jude' Marked a Change for the Beatles, America, and Music

When the song arrived 45 years ago, it offered a hopeful message during a summer of national despair.<p>On Aug. 26, 1968, the Democratic National Convention opened, exposing an America split in two as antiwar demonstrators clashed with police in the streets of Chicago. On that same day, The Beatles …

CBS announces new 'Thursday Night Football' music after Rihanna slam

Rihanna let everyone know Tuesday morning exactly how she feels about being dragged into the Ray Rice controversy by CBS and "Thursday Night Football."<p>To sum it up: She's angry. Very much so.<p>The Thursday night broadcasts were supposed to begin each week with a segment featuring Rihanna singing a …

UK Music Industry Contributed £3.8bn to Economy in 2013

The UK music industry contributed £3.8bn to the national economy in 2013, an increase of 9% on the previous year.<p>A report from UK Music, an umbrella …

Tim Dog, Rapper Accused of Faking Death, Confirmed Dead

Contrary to rumors that Tim Dog faked his own death in February 2013, <i>Dateline NBC</i> has concluded that the “Fuck Compton” rapper is dead. Speculation …

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Team Up for Sublime ‘Nature Boy’

“Nature Boy,” another track off Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett‘s upcoming duets album, <i>Cheek to Cheek</i>, finds the pop star crooning sublimely about a “very …

CMA Awards 2014 Performers Announced

Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban are the first performers announced for the 48th Annual Country Music Association Awards on …

Eminem Sues New Zealand Political Party Over Unauthorized Song Use

Eminem doesn’t usually involve himself with New Zealand politics, but the rapper and his publishing company have filed a copyright infringement suit …

Kiss Raise $1 Million for Oregon Military Museum

Kiss performed a rare acoustic gig on Monday in Lake Oswego, Oregon to help raise funds to build a military museum in the Beaver State. For three …

Taylor Swift Reveals Five Things to Expect on ‘1989’

Taylor Swift’s fifth LP, <i>1989,</i> was influenced by some of the 24-year-old star’s beloved acts from the Eighties, from Phil Collins to Annie Lennox to …

Michael Jackson Talks Perfection, God in Odd ‘Blank on Blank’ Interview

From John and Yoko to Tupac, PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank series has taken music journalists’ unheard audiotapes and fused them with clever …