What’s in a font? In terms of music, they can conjure up several different meanings, from something stalwart (The Rolling Stones, Ramones) to the ephemeral and futuristic (Daft Punk), and finally to the fussy and over focus-grouped (Cher Lloyd). On Rihanna’s sixth album, she’s returning to the spiky...

On “Soundtrack For a Revolution,” soul music(TM)s biggest artists breathe new life into timeless tracks of change. Every year in February, the Civil Rights Movement takes center...

In indie circles, R&B has long been stigmatised – sickly sweet vocals and dry humping inanimate objects not being in keeping with the ethos of the asymmetrically fringed masses....

Watch Lady A’s message about their appearance on Oprah today. Also be sure to catch the world premiere of their new music video, “American Honey” on Oprah.com now and throughout the weekend! Lady Antbellum with Oprah Winfrey on the set of The Oprah Winfrey Show on Feb. 19, 2010. Photo Credit:...

Taylor Swift has earned more than $35 million in 2011, more than any other musician, according to a new list published in Billboard magazine. The publication focused on U.S. income streams,...

Set list be damned. Forget the lighting and the staging. Instead, grab a beer, a good buddy and enjoy the atmosphere. After all, it’s almost spring break time for Luke Bryan and his...

One of America’s longest-running hip-hop crews are set to record an album with the dubstep producer Rusko. Cypress Hill have already completed an EP with him, with plans to complete a further LP. “I want to do more of this shit,” MC B-Real told Rolling Stone magazine. Earlier this week,...

Native Instruments’ Traktor Kontrol F1 will be released this coming May. Traktor Kontrol F1 has been designed to handle Remix Decks, a completely new feature for Traktor 2.5. It’s...

You’ll probably be hearing a lot more about this as the year progresses, but it doesn’t do any harm to draw your attention to two anniversaries happening in Glasgow in 2012 – one big...

La ville du Cap-Haïtien renoue lentement mais sûrement avec sa tradition de recevoir à longueur d’année des visiteurs d’ici et d’ailleurs. Les 1er, 2 et 3 août 2014, le festival de la mer, organisé par la direction régionale Nord du ministère du Tourisme et des Industries créatives, a permis...

Check out the Warner Sound Captured By Nikon SXSW showcase streaming live with scheduled performances by B.o.B, T.I., Wale, Meek Mill, Stalley, Curren$y, Kirko Bangz, XV, and more… ...

2 Chainz revealed he changed his album title & more. 2 Chainz recently revealed his album title, as well he spoke on leaving Ludacris’ label, DTP. In an interview with Fuse at...

Metheny, DeJohnette, Moran, Akinmusire, Frisell, Reeves & more George Wein, the producer and founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, has announced the program for this year’s event, to be held in Newport, R.I., August 3-5. Pat Metheny, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell and others will share the festival...

Dianne Reeves at Jazz at Lincoln Center Grandeur with refinement: that describes the aura of Dianne Reeves, whose concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall on Friday evening revealed...

Russell Kirk, John Scofield & Roy Haynes to perform The Johns Hopkins University has launched a new concert series for its alumni, associate members and guests, in partnership with...

Can’t imagine Gwen Stefani without those trademark red lips and peroxide blonde locks? Well, turns out she started off as a fresh-faced, sandy-haired cutie! Gwen’s the latest celebrity to join Twitter (@gwenstefawni) and much to the delight of her 30,000 followers, she’s been using the...

 So Kelly Clarkson is dating Reba McEntire‘s stepson and Blake Shelton‘s manager, Brandon Blackstock. They’ve kept their relationship pretty low key until she recently...

How many rock ‘n’ roll frontmen still have the mystique that made Robert Plant and John Lennon veritable divinities? You’re not going to find the answer to that question...

Andrew Bird may have begun his career as an old-time jazz violinist, but his musical stylings are no longer quite so easily pinned down. He sings, whistles, writes lyrics, composes film scores and creates songs that can sometimes hover between pop and ethereal music. His latest album is called Break It Yourself. “Since...

Anthony Hopkins has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, and has played Richard I, Richard Nixon, monarchs, statesmen, geniuses and heroes. He won an Academy Award playing one of the most...

The last time Morning Edition spoke with K’naan, he had just gone back to his native Somalia for the first time in 20 years to highlight the effects of the famine there. The Somali-Canadian...

Fat Joe releases a new music video with Chris Brown for the hit single entitled, “Another Round”. The video was directed by Colin Tilley and  takes place on the seaside. Check out the video below…….. ...

The UK pop singer Jessie J drops the visuals for her latest hit, “Domino”.  She can be seen dancing around in her new music video in colorful outfits and not to mention colorful hair,...

Verse Simmonds drops a new music video for his single “I Wanna See You”.  Former Crime Mob rapper Diamond plays Verse Simmonds’ love interest in the video and she looks gorgeous....

The Boss scores his tenth No. 1 Album with ‘Wrecking Ball,’ while “21” slips to No. 2.   Bruce Springsteen nets his 10th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as Wrecking Ball debuts atop the tally with 196,000 sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Among all acts,...

Kelly Clarkson’s Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) passed the 2-million-download mark last week, according to Nielsen Soundscan. She’s got another milestone coming up:...

CHART-topping pop sensation JLS are to play a massive open-air concert in Oxford’s South Park. The boy band, who shot to fame on the TV talent show The X Factor, will strut their stuff...

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