Kanye West is returning to the MTV Video Music Awards. The network confirmed today via social media that the provocative musician will perform “BLKKK SKKKN HEAD” August 25 at Brooklyn’s Barclays…
Jay-Z is one of pop music's greatest mythmakers, and his most jealously guarded myth is the notion that what he does is effortless. You see this in his insistence on composing rhymes without pen and…
Andy Williams, the effortlessly smooth crooner best known for his rendition of "Moon River," died on Tuesday night in his Branson, Mo., home after suffering from bladder cancer. He was 84.
The Lumineers' self-titled album, bankrolled by the band's Seattle-based management company and released by an independent Nashville label, has spent nearly six months on the U.S. chart, riding the…
Harold Davison, the music impresario who introduced Frank Sinatra to European audiences and helped bring British rock to America, died Oct. 11 of congestive heart failure in Palm Springs, Calif. He…
Uan Rasey, who played trumpet solos in hundreds of films from "An American in Paris" to "Chinatown," died of complications from a heart ailment Monday, Sept. 26, at Kaiser Hospital in Woodland Hills…
After a prolonged drum roll, Arena Stage will celebrate the return next fall to its newly reconstructed D.C. campus, reopening with "Oklahoma!"
Jimmy Boyd, the child vocalist and actor best known for singing the original rendition of the Christmas novelty hit "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" in 1952, died March 7 of cancer in Santa Monica…
Frankie Laine, the big-voiced singer whose string of hits made him one of the most popular entertainers in the 1950s, died of heart failure Tuesday in San Diego, Calif. He was 93.
The Dead keep on rising. Eight years after Jerry Garcia played his last guitar lick, the business of the Grateful Dead is alive and well, driven by a tour, a Volkswagen bus full of memorabilia, new…