Stevie Wonder

Kesha, Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and more set to perform at Elton John Grammy tribute concert

The 'Grammy Salute' will take place next month<p>A Grammy-organised tribute concert to the pop legend Elton John is set to take place in January at New …

Elton John

The Most Disappointing - Star Wars: The Last Jedi

<i>Anghus Houvouras on Star Wars: The Last Jedi (major spoilers follow)…</i><p>It’s all been done. That song by Canada’s eighth best band Barenaked Ladies was …

Star Wars

Shut up, Wonderful Christmastime by Paul McCartney is the coolest Christmas song ever

<b>Our lord and saviour gets a bad press this time of year.</b><p>Despite the countless miracles he’s performed on this Earth, Sir Paul McCartney is still …

Paul McCartney

Couples who dress alike: 'It looks like we’re from the same cult'

Do partners who dress together stay together? Five stylish pairs weigh up their wardrobes<p>Jimi Phgura, 38, performing artist, and Simran Dhiman-Phgura, 38, freelance stylist, Hertfordshire<p><b>Jimi</b> I’ve always worn classic clothes – I love the fabrics and weight that old clothes have. Growing up, I was …

Clothing

Beatles' Rare Fan-Club Christmas Records: A Complete Guide

Band's brief, whimsical holiday discs, released from 1963 through 1969 and newly reissued, offer a glimpse into their stunning evolution<p>Sure, the …

Music

Edmonton’s Melisizwe Brothers to perform New Year’s Eve in Times Square

A trio of brothers from Edmonton will be ending 2017 on a high note – performing at Times Square in New York City on New Year’s Eve.<p>The Melisizwe …

Steve Harvey

Celebrity Big Brother USA 2018 Cast: Mark McGrath, Bam Margera and Sebastian Bach rumors emerge

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Singer Mark McGrath attends the 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade with musical performances by Grand Marshal Stevie …

Entertainment

‘Detroit’ Breakout Algee Smith On Michigan Mayhem & Kathryn Bigelow: “A Leader That’s Not Afraid To Trust”

Anyone who has worked with Kathryn Bigelow knows her vision, her ambition and her facts-first approach to epic American stories. The director’s …

Kathryn Bigelow

Elton John to be honoured with concert

Pop star Elton John will be celebrated next month with a celebrity-heavy live-broadcast concert several days after the 60th Grammy Awards, it was …

Elton John

5 Times Ed Sheeran Just Couldn't Believe He Was in the Presence of Queen Bey Herself

Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé recently joined forces for the "Perfect" remix, but their friendship actually goes back a couple of years. The duo first …

Ed Sheeran

25 years later, Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ remains rap’s world-building masterpiece

As sulfurous tendrils of smoke and ash swirled in the air above Cahuenga Boulevard, the studio started filling with a swap meet’s worth of televisions and stereos. The looting had begun, swiftly fanning out from the intersection of Florence and Normandie all the way to up Frederick’s of Hollywood. …

Entertainment

'The Chronic' at 25: How Dr. Dre changed hip hop with solo debut album

Twenty-five years ago, hip hop changed forever.<p>After a surly split from Compton rap group N.W.A and Ruthless Records, Dr. Dre released his solo debut <i>The Chronic</i> on Dec. 15, 1992. In sheer numbers alone, the album was a phenomenon: winning one Grammy Award, spawning three top-40 singles and peaking …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Hanson Brothers Break Down Every Track on Their Nostalgic Holiday Album

Because it's been a long year, and frankly we deserve something good.<p>In 2017, Hanson celebrated its 25th year as a band and the 20th anniversary of its debut album, <i>Middle of Nowhere</i>. Even if you haven't heard any of their five subsequent studio albums (or seen one of their 14 official tours since …

Christmas

Move Over Beyoncé! Ed Sheeran Releases New Version of 'Perfect' with Opera Star Andrea Bocelli

Third time’s the charm!<p>On Friday, Ed Sheeran released a third version of his newest single “Perfect” – this time with Andrea Bocelli.<p>The 59-year-old …

Ed Sheeran

Jeans, Jams and Japanese

2017 was the year of the strong, daring, resilient, unrestricted female, and with that in mind, AG Jeans with Vogue celebrated some amazing women on Tuesday evening at Tokyo Record Bar in New York City. The music-inspired Japanese hotspot was the perfect venue to host an intimate cocktail and a …

Fashion

Did Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix Provide Inspiration for Supreme’s Electric Guitar?

<i>The Supreme Weekly is a regular column examining and breaking down the influences behind the brand’s weekly drops, courtesy of our resident Supreme</i> …

Guitar

Missy Elliott To Receive Essence Honor

The <b>60th GRAMMY Award nominations</b> are marked by a surge of R&B in the major categories, with no less than two artists up for Record Of The Year, Album …

Music

Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (November 2017)

Time for one of our favorite top 10 lists of the month: the reader favorite videos.<p>Here are the 10 most watched videos we shared in November, …

Bass Guitar

The 25 Best Albums of 2017

When looking at the best albums of 2017, it was clear that we were blessed with an embarrassment of riches. In a world that is shifting under our …

Playboi Carti

Hall of Shame

The latest inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were announced this morning, with five new artists/acts heading to the Cleveland institution …

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Punk rock, absinthe and screaming poets: Björk’s teenage years - Salon.com

You can track the value that Björk places on group creation over individual ego back to her earliest brushes with fame. When she was 11, her music school had been featured on Icelandic state radio, with Björk singing a cover of "I Love to Love (But My Baby Loves to Dance)" by Tina Charles. The …

Entertainment

The Top 50 Albums of 2017

Our top tracks of the year list pieced together the soundtrack of some of the highest peaks of 2017. Club moments where everything aligns, and …

Music

Composer Alexis Ffrench on why classical music can be as mainstream as pop

As a classically trained musician with a love of Bach, R&B and roots music, Alexis Ffrench defined a unique sound.<p>Through songs such as Bluebird and Radiate, Ffrench is attempting to break the preconceptions of classical music by condensing these kind of compositions into digestible …

Soul Music

12 Soulful Classics Every Black Person Should Have On Their Holiday Playlist

Whether you're at an ugly Christmas sweater party with friends or celebrating at your grandma's house, whoever the designated DJ is for the night is …

Christmas

The 10 Best Rap Albums of 2017

<i>Over the next few weeks, Vulture will be publishing our critics’ year-end lists. Today, we’re looking at the best rap albums.</i><p><b>Lil B, Black Ken</b><p>First, …

Playboi Carti

Beyoncé just earned her first No. 1 song in nine years

Queen Bey's 'Perfect Duet' with Ed Sheeran shoots to the top of the chartsThe post Beyoncé just earned her first No. 1 song in nine years appeared …

Soul Music

Inspiring to 'Rise Up'

<b>What inspired you to write "Rise Up"?</b> My music and my personal life were both stagnating at the time, and a friend of mine had been diagnosed with …

Black Lives Matter

Vincent Nguini, Guitarist With Paul Simon, Dies at 65

Vincent Nguini, a guitarist and composer from Cameroon best known for his long tenure in Paul Simon’s band, died on Dec. 8 in Abadiânia, Brazil. He was 65.<p>The cause was liver cancer, according to Mr. Simon’s manager, Jeff Kramer. He said Mr. Nguini had gone to the city, in central Brazil, to see a …

Obituaries

New Report Claims Streaming-Service TIDAL Is Running Out Of Money

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Music

Dressing Emmy-Winner Lena Waithe Inspired This Bespoke Designer to Launch a Womenswear Line

Jhoanna Alba has also been custom designing for Anna Wintour's BFF Russell Westbrook since his rookie year.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>Jhoanna …

Fashion