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Recording Academy Names Harvey Mason Jr. President and CEO

The Recording Academy on Friday named Harvey Mason Jr. as president and CEO of the organization. “We are delighted that Harvey will remain at the helm and continue to steer the organization

Former Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss Weighs In on Musical About Her Life

Heidi Fleiss’s colorful life has been given the musical treatment in Little Black Book, a Broadway concept album co-conceived by writer, composer and singer-songwriter Billy Recce and…

Jay-Z, The Go-Go’s, LL Cool J Set to Be Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

On Wednesday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced which of this year’s nominees will be inducted at the 2021 ceremony on Oct. 30 in Cleveland, Ohio. Alt-rock veterans Foo…

Usher to Host 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Usher is set to host the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards, it was announced today. The R&B star, who will also perform during this year’s show, was originally set to host and perform on the 2020…

Posthumous DMX Album of All-New Original Songs Is Coming Soon

A posthumous album of all-new material from late rapper DMX, Exodus, is due out on May 28 on Def Jam Recordings. X’s longtime collaborator producer Swizz Beatz is listed as both the…

J Balvin Says COVID-19 “Almost Killed Me” at ‘Vax Live’ Concert

J Balvin’s participation in Global Citizen’s Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World was personal. Balvin, who had revealed he battled COVID-19 last summer, said he does not want to see…

Lloyd Price, Singer and Early Rock Influence, Dies at 88

Singer-songwriter Lloyd Price, an early rock ‘n roll star and enduring maverick whose hits included such up-tempo favorites as “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and the semi-forbidden “Stagger…

Tommy West, Producer of Jim Croce Albums, Dies at 78

Tommy West, a music producer, singer and songwriter who played a role in the short-lived career of musician Jim Croce, has died. He was 78. West died Sunday in hospice care in Morristown, New

Lady Gaga Dognapper Suspects Arrested and Charged

Three of the five were charged with attempted murder, police say.

Ella Jay Basco, Ruby Ibarra on “Gold” Music Video’s Positive Anthem for Asian Community

The 'Birds of Prey' actress and Bay Area rapper discuss how the video can spotlight harmful effects of the skin whitening industry and emphasize why it's important to love one's identity, within and…

Billboard Music Awards: The Weeknd Leads Finalists With 16 Nods

The Weeknd leads all finalists for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards with 16 nods. The singer is up for top artist, top male artist, top Hot 100 artist, top streaming songs artist and top song…

‘My Life on MTV’ to Celebrate “Unforgettable Moments” of Britney Spears, Lady Gaga

The 10-episode nostalgic music series will also serve up MTV highlights from such stars as Miley Cyrus, Snoop Dogg, Alicia Keys, One Direction, Backstreet Boys, Jennifer Lopez, Coldplay and U2.