Don't be fooled by the incredibly busy schedule that she's got. Jennifer Lopez is finding the time for more Shades of Blue. NBC announced Friday that it has renewed her rookie series for a second season.
The music sample sourcing service WhoSampled has announced a new integration with Spotify that will allow listeners to discover the inspirations and origins of songs through the digital streaming service.
The studio cast recording of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" rings the bell at No. 1 on the Cast Albums chart (and at No. 17 on Top Album Sales) with 10,000 copies sold in the week ending Jan. 28, according to Nielsen Music. The set, which was released Jan. 22 on Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records, also makes a striking debut at No. 47 on the overall Billboard 200 chart.
Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire were kindred spirits even before they began touring together, periodically, in 2004. Both hail from the Windy City and fused elements of the jazz, R&B and rock that was in the air into their respective sounds -- different in direction but certainly similar in spirit.
Among the 100 million viewers expected to tune in to Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7, when Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers take on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, will be one of music’s biggest football fans: Jordin Sparks. Though her favorite team, the Cardinals, is out of the running this season (she even sang the National Anthem at a recent game), she's got predictions for the big game and shared them them with Billboard.
Jill Scott, Empire’s Jussie Smollett and Pharrell Williams claimed major wins at the 47th NAACP Image Awards' pre-show gala dinner on Thursday night. Held at the Pasadena Conference Center, the celebration feted winners in recorded music as well as 44 other categories.
While Jonas, one of the worst winter storms in recent memory, effectively shut down New York with more than two feet of snow, the Brooklyn-based rockers of Highly Suspect made their way to John Varvatos' Soho boutique to get styled for the Grammy Awards.
On Feb. 7’s episode of Showtime’s new financial drama 'Billions,' wildly successful hedge fund billionaire Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (played by Damian Lewis) takes his buddies on his private jet to see Metallica in concert in Quebec.
If British rockers Savages tried to pass as contemporaries of Bauhaus and Siouxsie & The Banshees, no one would have doubted them: They too have bat-cave sonics, an eccentric but hard-pummeling rhythm section, a monomaniacally warbling vocalist and a feral texturalist of a guitarist.
SFX Entertainment has been thrown another lifeline. The judge in a Delaware bankruptcy court has approved the bondholders' plan that puts SFX on a tight budget but gives it the capital needed to continue operations.
The early-'80s movement known as new romanticism got its name in part because of its fixation on grandeur -- the electrified hooks sounded impossibly huge, but the heartbreak and yearning embedded within somehow loomed even larger.
The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers will be taking the field for Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, Feb. 7, as millions of people (and not a small number of musicians) tune in to watch the NFL's biggest game of the year. Spectators will be taking in performances by Coldplay and Lady Gaga, but what music will the players themselves be listening to?