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William Hart, Delfonics Lead Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 77

William “Poogie” Hart, lead singer of Philly soul greats The Delfonics, has died. Hart’s son Hadi told TMZ that the singer-songwriter was taken to Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia due to breathing difficulties and that he passed on Thursday (July 14) due to complications stemming from surgery. He was 77. The Delfonics were one of […]

Andy Fletcher, Depeche Mode Co-Founder, Dies at 60

Andy Fletcher, one of the founding members of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Depeche Mode, has died. The “untimely passing” was announced over the band’s social accounts, with the group stating that they are “shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness” at their bandmate’s death. He was 60 years old. Fletcher, often referred to within […]

Mark Lanegan, Screaming Trees Frontman, Dies at 57

Mark Lanegan, frontman of ’90s alt-rock hitmakers Screaming Trees who went on to have a long and acclaimed career as a solo artist, died on Tuesday. A post on Lanegan’s official Twitter account announced that he “passed away this morning at his home in Killarney, Ireland.” He was 57. The Washington-born Lanegan founded Screaming Trees with […]

Walter Yetnikoff, Former CBS Records President and Industry Titan, Dies at 87

Walter Yetnikoff, CBS Records’ kingpin from 1975 to 1990, as famous for guiding the megastar careers of Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan and Billy Joel as for his profane, sometimes uproarious feuds with Paul Simon, David Geffen and the entirety of Warner Bros. Records, died on Sunday at age 87. He would […]

Sophie, Electronic and Experimental Pop Great, Dies at 34

Sophie, one of the most important figures in the last decade of underground pop and dance music, has died.

Bobby Lewis, ’60s Singer and “Tossin’ & Turnin” Hitmaker, Dies at 95

Bobby Lewis, singer of "Tossin' & Turnin'," died April 28 after contracting pneumonia.

Andre Harrell, Founder of Uptown Records, Dies at 59

Andre Harrell, music mogul and founder of influential R&B and hip-hop label Uptown Records, has died. He was 59.

Grammys: Behind Billie Eilish’s Big-Four Sweep and What It Means for Her Career

How did Billie Eilish become the second artist in Grammy history to win in all of the Big Four categories: best new artist, album of the year (for full-length debut 'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?'), song of the year and record of the year (both for "Bad Guy")?

Alanis Morissette Thanks the Patriarchy for “Crumbling and Falling” at 2019 Billboard Women in Music

Alanis Morissette received the Icon Award at Thursday night's Women in Music honors at the Hollywood Paladium in Los Angeles, and was presented the award by Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters.

The 11 Best Performances From the 2019 Billboard Music Awards

Here are the 11 best performances from the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, featuring outstanding numbers from Taylor Swift, BTS, Halsey, Madonna, the Jonas Brothers and more stars.

Billboard Music Awards: BTS Receive Top Social Artist Trophy on the Red Carpet

BTS received top Social Artist trophy on the Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet on Wednesday.

Mark Hollis, Frontman of Influential ’80s Group Talk Talk, Dies at 64

Mark Hollis, frontman of '80s hitmakers and post-rock innovators Talk Talk, has died.