Freddie Highmore in "August Rush"

'August Rush' Bound for Broadway

The 2007 release "August Rush," which starred Freddie Highmore as an orphaned second-generation music prodigy who runs away from his foster home to find his parents, has been adapted for the stage by Glen Berger and Mark Mancina.
Rihanna, 2014.

Rihanna Gives In-Studio Preview of New Song on Instagram

There's no word yet on when Rihanna will release her new album, but the songstress is doing quite the job playing the tease. Now she has teased a new song on Instagram with a dark in-the-studio video and her echoing voice booming out.
Record Store

Retailers & Indie Labels Pushing for Monday Global Release Day

In August, it was reported that the music industry had its eye on a Friday global new release day that would take effect July 2015. Now, that proposition is getting some pushback from a cohort of retailers and indie record labels, who are endorsing a Monday over a Friday street date.
Prince Deletes Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Prince Deletes Twitter & Facebook Accounts

Musical genius and admitted Luddite Prince said goodbye to his brief, awkward dalliance with social media on Tuesday. Yes, the Twitter handle for Prince/3rdEyeGirl (his backing band) and his Facebook page are now missing from the Internet, gone like a purple motorcycle disappearing into the deep Minneapolis night.
Paramore performs on Late Might with Seth Meyers

Watch Paramore & Joy Williams' 'Heart Break'-ing Duet

One of the new tracks on the deluxe re-release of Paramore’s 2013 self-titled album features Hayley Williams dueling with one her childhood muses, former Civil Wars singer Joy Williams (no relation), on a new version of “Hate To See Your Heart Break.” The pair logged some studio time together (at Santa Monica, Calif.’s Village Recorder) to record the cozy duet, and they’ve shared a video that’s just as heartwarming as the song itself.

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