Ed Sheeran performs at the 2014 Philly 4th Of July Jam

Ed Sheeran, Cheryl Cole Top U.K. Charts

Ed Sheeran’s “X” (Asylum/Warner Music) started a fifth week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (July 27) to secure the longest consecutive run at No. 1 on the survey since’s Adele’s “21” in 2011.
Richard Wagner

First Glitches, Then Boos at Opera Festival

Bayreuth's annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhauser" kicked off.
Chart Moves: Audra McDonald Tops Four Billboard Charts, Buzzed-About Jungle Band Arrives

Chart Moves: Audra McDonald Tops Four Billboard Charts, Buzzed-About Jungle Band Arrives

This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, "Weird Al" Yankovic earned his first No. 1, as Mandatory Fun bowed atop the list with 104,000 copies sold in the week ending July 20, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Yankovic led a debut-filled top four, joined by Jason Mraz, Rise Against and the Kidz Bop Kids. Outside of the top four, there was -- as usual -- lots of action as well.

Pages