Perhaps no moment at Wednesday's (Feb. 10) Capitol Music Group Grammy party encapsulated the raison d'être behind the week's music industry festivities more than Tori Kelly's exquisite 3-song solo set.
A group of college students think there’s a problematic side to Adele's “Hello,” namely the line, “I must have called a thousand times.” The University of Oklahoma’s Gender + Equality Center included the lyric in series of posters displayed on campus for National Stalking Awareness Month.
Despite its “gotta-dance” beat and playful music video, Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” is quite dramatic. John Legend, Nick Jonas, John Krasinski, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney and more celebs road its lyrics’ emotional roller coaster during this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Despite drawing a respectable 40,000 last year, country’s Big Apple invasion has faltered, with the cancellation of the FarmBorough country music festival on New York’s Randall’s Island being the latest in a string of troubling signs in what has been the hottest space in live music.
Snoop Dogg can't stop, won't stop. The West Coast rap legend not only reported for duty at the Denver Broncos' press conference for Super Bowl 50 last week, he's also signed on as a Burger King spokesman.
Here it goes again. OK Go has released their latest one-take wonder. The music video for “Upside Down & Inside Out” was (appropriately) shot in zero gravity. Dancing flight attendants, piñatas, paint-splatter balloons, disco balls and the guys themselves float through the air to the sound of the latest single from their LP Hungry Ghosts.
The ups and downs of SFX Entertainment -- currently in the midst of a bankruptcy and top-level restructuring -- and the company's complex web of acquisitions and financial maneuverings would confuse even the most attentive of industry watchers. Let's fix that.
After setting records with her 25 album sales (her comeback set has gripped the no. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart for its eight week and has surpassed 8 million copies sold in the U.S.), the Adele effect has extended to The Late Late Show with James Corden for a YouTube milestone.
When Beyoncé turned her Feb. 7 Super Bowl cameo into both a political action and a product launch in front of 112 million TV viewers, it was just the latest in a behind-the-scenes plan to reintroduce the singer to the masses after more than a year on the sidelines.
Three years after taking the job overseeing Republic Records' marketing and promotion departments and artist development initiatives, executive vice president Charlie Walk has been named president of the Republic Group, a new formation under the Universal Music Group umbrella.
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow’s career began as a small town school teacher turned jingle singer ("It's a good time for the great taste of McDonald's") and eventually, backup singer for Michael Jackson (aka the King of Pop).