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10 Brilliantly Bizarre David Bowie Videos

David Bowie has left us, though he left behind an incredibly deep, influential and rewarding catalog of music... not to mention mind-bending …

David Bowie

How Music App YouNow Is Bringing Musicians and Fans Together -- and Changing the Live-Streaming Game

"We're going to build a stage here, with a Times Square background, and stream out of it," says YouNow CEO/founder <b>Adi Sideman</b>, 45, gesturing at his …

Livestreaming

John Lennon Died 35 Years Ago Today: Read Original Associated Press Story

Note from Associated Press editor:<p>The death of John Lennon still reverberates as a defining moment for a generation and for the music world.<p>A man who …

Watch the First Clip of Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in 'Miles Ahead' Biopic

Don Cheadle's crowdfunded Miles Davis biopic is set to debut this weekend at the New York Film Festival -- but you can watch the first clip from the …

John Mayer and Grateful Dead's Bob Weir Talk Upcoming Dead & Company Tour

A couple years ago, John Mayer was recording a solo album, trying to channel the Grateful Dead's sound. "You should have seen me some of those days," …

Music

'This Is Our Guy': Musicians Rally For Harry Nilsson, An Icon Who Dodged Fame

On Thursday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its nominees for the class of 2016. Those names will be voted on by the 800 or so Hall of Fame members, and inducted next April. Every year, armies of outraged fans denounce the hall for leaving out their favorite rockers — and this year, one …

Music

Don Henley Calls Out Donald Trump Twice on 'The Late Show': Watch

called out another Don -- Donald Trump -- when he appeared overnight as the musical guest on Stephen Colbert’s<p>Henley performed "Too Much Pride" from …

Donald Trump

Amy Winehouse Pretends to Be Russian NYC Tourist in Deleted 'Amy' Scene

The documentary is coming to DVD Dec. 1, and with it, bringing even more never-before-seen footage of the singer.<p>One delete scene has made its way …

Amy Winehouse

Marvin Gaye's Son Claims 'Empire' Idea Was His, According to Report

<b>UPDATED 8/11:</b> Rolling Stone Magazine<p><b>Earlier Story:</b><p>Marvin Gaye’s son is reportedly gearing up to sue the makers of Fox’s , claiming he had the idea …

Music

Elvis Presley's Live-in Nurse at Graceland Releasing Memoir

A West Tennessee woman who was Elvis Presley's private nurse is releasing a book about her life around the music legend and his family.<p>Letetia Henley …

Music

Joss Stone explains the worldly influences on 'Water for Your Soul,' her new album

Joss Stonewas wandering around a Hollywood record store when she found herself in the world music section.<p>"How fitting," she laughed, flipping through a crate of vinyl that covered everything from European dance music to reggae.<p>After breaking out a dozen years ago as a teenage soul sensation, the …

Music

Inside Tedeschi Trucks Band's All-Star Joe Cocker Tribute Concert

When Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi were forming what became the multi-piece Tedeschi Trucks Band five years ago, they happened to watch <i>Mad Dogs &</i> …

Music

Prince Removes Music From Most Streaming Services -- Except TIDAL

Prince has done a good job of making it known that he's not exactly a fan of modern technology, at least not when it comes to selling his music. Now …

150,000+ celebrate black music and more at BET Experience

By the time the<p>BET Awardswent live from the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live on Sunday night, more than 150,000 fans had already gotten a taste of the event through the network's four-dayBETExperience.<p>Launched in 2012 to expand the audience for the network's highly rated awards show and offer other …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Apple Music versus the streaming competition

Apple's streaming service officially launches on Tuesday, putting the tech giant into what has evolved into the fastest-growing way that consumers listen to music.<p>The Cupertino, Calif.-based company hopes many of the 800 million users with iTunes accounts will sign up for the new Apple Music …

Apple Music

BMG Acquires Catalog of Verse Music, Includes Songs of Nina Simone, J. Lo

BMG has acquired the Verse Music Group catalog, which includes 40,000 songs and recordings from such catalogs as disco labels Salsoul Records and …

Sundance

Apple Quadruples iTunes Match Music Cap, Announces Sonos Compatibility

Two questions around Apple Music, the streaming service launching tomorrow, were answered over the weekend.<p>Two questions around Apple Music, the …

Apple

Dr. Dre's 'The Chronic' to Be Streamed for the First Time on Apple Music

Apple Music has secured another major record, one day ahead of launch, Apple confirmed to Billboard today (Jun. 29).<p>Dr. Dre's was released 23 years …

Apple Music

BET Experience 2015: The Roots, Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes & More Pay Tribute to J Dilla

Day three of BET Experience brought some serious hip-hop heads to L.A. Live's Club Nokia on Saturday night (June 27). Black Thought, Questlove and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Erykah Badu and The Roots Pay Tribute to Hip-Hop in Concert With YG, The LOX, and Freeway

Erykah Badu performing with The Roots is a special occasion all on its own -- add a 20-minute ode to hip-hop, complete with guest appearances from …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Lauryn Hill Unveils Nina Simone-Sampling 'I've Got Life'

Just days after Lauryn Hill dropped her sultry cover of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good," the former Fugees singer has unveiled a snippet of another …

Soul Music

Apple Music Bows to Taylor Swift, Will Pay Artists During Free Trial

Taylor Swift has slayed a giant: Less than a day after the singer penned an open letter to Apple protesting the lack of artist compensation during …

Music

25 Years Ago, M.C. Hammer Nailed a No. 1

In 1990, 'U Can't Touch This' topped Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Plus, remembering chart feats by Debbie Gibson, Carole King & Drake.<p>Billboard<p>June 22, …

Music

Janet Jackson Releases New Song, 'No Sleeep': Listen

Janet Jackson kicks off her comeback with her new, first single, "No Sleeep." Listen below:<p>I dedicate this to My Love. https://t.co/FgQQtuKMPN …

New Singles

BMG and Dave Stewart Sign Multi-Tiered Deal

BMG has signed to a wide-ranging deal that in addition to music publishing will also include book and TV content and a string of other "innovative" …

Penguin Random House

Watch Bryan Cranston Briefly Revive 'Breaking Bad' Character at EDC

Fans were ready to say his name...again.<p><b>Bryan Cranston</b> made a surprise appearance at Las Vegas's EDM festival Electric Daisy Carnival during 's set. …

TV

Jazz fest: Erykah Badu on fear and leadership

Print<p>Related<p><b>Erykah Badu</b><p><b>June 23, 8 p.m. at Orpheum Theatre</b><p><b>Tickets and info: coastaljazz.ca</b><p>Erykah Badu was afraid.<p>Afraid of what? She wasn’t sure. …

Music

SOUND BITES: Erykah Badu talks about recording You Got Me with The Roots

There’s a little bit of irony in the fact that American neo soul singer <b>Erykah Badu</b> will be performing at the <b>TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival</b> …

Music

Hear Led Zeppelin's Rare, Riotous Blues Rave-Up 'Sugar Mama'

Led Zeppelin are opening their vaults for a final time next month, when they put out deluxe reissues of their final three albums. One of the most …

Guitar