Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine reportedly attacked, robbed of jewelry in New York
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 15:23:55 -0400
The rapper known as Tekashi69 says two men forced him from a car at a New York City intersection and robbed him of jewelry.
What you do on Spotify is public and can be used against you. Here's how to add some privacy
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:38:06 -0400
Most people probably don't set up their Spotify accounts thinking about who can use their listening habits to harass them. But that's exactly how some people are using the popular music streaming app. Here's how to shield your listening habits from outsiders.
2018's official songs of the summer contenders, ranked
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:07:02 -0400
2018’s official song of the summer won’t be anointed until August, but with July halfway through, now’s the time to look at the contenders as they stand, according to Billboard’s summer songs chart.
5 songs we can't get out of our heads this summer
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 09:03:39 -0400
Here are our top 5 picks for song of the summer. What's your summer soundtrack?
Statue honoring singer Chris Cornell to be erected in his hometown of Seattle
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:40:00 -0400
Chris Cornell's wife, Vicky Cornell. commissioned sculptor Nick Marras to create a life-size bronze statue of her late husband in his signature boots, dog tag and long locks.
Roy Orbison, 30 years gone, will tour as a hologram
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:56:26 -0400
Roy Orbison will return to concert stages across the country this fall -- despite having died 30 years ago.
Jason Mraz gets candid about his sexuality and his experiences with men
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:27:34 -0400
"I’ve had experiences with men, even while I was dating the woman who became my wife," singer/songwriter Jason Mraz told Billboard.
StudioA: Performances by great emerging acts
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:43:52 -0400
We invite great music artists into our studio for mini-concerts.
Tom Grennan: 'I feel at home on the stage'
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:19:13 -0400
British musician Tom Grennan says since becoming a singer, the world has opened up. (July 20)
Common’s message to young students: ‘We care’
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 09:54:19 -0400
Award-winning recording artist Common visits a New York City school as an ambassador for the Adopt-A-Classroom initiative on Thursday. The program provides money to school teachers to buy classroom supplies. (July 19)
Drake is 2018's biggest artist so far – and these are his 25 best songs
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:57:51 -0400
Celebrate Drake's big year with a reminder of the music that helped make the rapper this big in the first place, tracking the 25 best songs of his career from his post-"Degrassi" beginnings to his ultrafamous status today.
XXXTentacion slaying: 4 men indicted on first-degree murder charges
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:39:59 -0400
Two men are in custody and two more are being sought on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the slaying of rapper XXXTentacion last month.
Songwriters are trolling Trump over Russia
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:52:47 -0400
Songwriters are trolling the President after he claims he misspoke during a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.
Playlist: What's Priscilla Renea listening to?
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:45:46 -0400
Priscilla Renea’s "Coloured" finds the common ground between country and R&B. The playlist of favorite songwriters she has curated for USA TODAY is similarly varied.
Billy Joel plays 100th show at Madison Square Garden
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:37:43 -0400
Piano Man Billy Joel plays his 100th show at New York's Madison Square Garden, says achievement is "beyond my wildest expectations." (July 19)
Jay-Z pens scathing op-ed about 'Made in America' leaving Philadelphia parkway
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:37:58 -0400
Jay-Z said Wednesday he's disappointed that Philadelphia is booting his annual music festival from the city's Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Chance the Rapper returns with four new songs, buys local news site Chicagoist
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:13:39 -0400
Life is good for Chance the Rapper, who shared four surprise songs on Thursday, his first new solo music since 2016's "Coloring Book."
Billy Joel's 100th show at Madison Square Garden includes Bruce Springsteen surprise
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:01:36 -0400
Billy Joel performed the Bruce Springsteen Jersey anthem “Born to Run,” along with “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” when Bruce Springsteen came out to help Joel celebrate his 100th show at Madison Square Garden Wednesday.
Burning Man wants revelers to stop pooping on the playa
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:10:20 -0400
The government is actually suggesting people bring 'poop bags' to Burning Man this year — for themselves when they end up far from a portable potty. That way they won't have to desecrate the desert, which is a no-no.
Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show is coming to Netflix
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:04:18 -0400
After wrapping up a stint on the stage, Bruce Springsteen's "Springsteen on Broadway" show will be released on Netflix, the streaming site announced.