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Sinead O’Connor Announces Retirement From Touring and Recording

In a series of tweets over the weekend, Sinéad O’Connor stated that she is retiring from her career in touring and recording music. The Irish singer-songwriter, known for her ethereal take on…

Ruben ‘Pelo’ Aprile, Legendary Argentine Producer, Dies at 71

Rubén “Pelo” Aprile, the Argentine producer and record man who was a central figure in the history of Argentine rock and pop, has died, sources and published reports confirm. He was pivotal in…

Pink, Kylie Minogue, Leslie Odom Jr. Perform for “Can’t Cancel Pride” Concert

Pink, Kylie Minogue, Leslie Odom Jr. and more musicians helped kick off Pride month by performing for the “Can’t Cancel Pride” relief benefit special on Friday. The hour-long stream was hosted…

Cynthia Erivo Announces Debut Album ‘Ch. 1 vs. 1’

Celebrated actress, singer and songwriter Cynthia Erivo announced Friday her debut album will drop later in the summer. Along with the news that Ch. 1 vs. 1 will arrive Sept. 17…

George Beasley, Radio Pioneer Who Built a Broadcasting Powerhouse, Dies at 89

George Beasley, a former high school principal who grew up in the Virginia tobacco fields before buying a Benson, N.C., radio station in 1961 and expanding it into one of the five biggest radio

Atlantic Records Exec VP Juliette Jones Leaving Label

Atlantic Records executive vp urban promotion Juliette Jones is exiting her post at the label, announcing the news Tuesday in an internal memo that was circulated to staff and was shared with

Coachella 2022 Dates Announced

Coachella on Tuesday officially announced dates for the 2022 festival. Pass sales will begin this week. The iconic music festival has moved to April 15-17 and April 22-24, 2022, in its return…

B.J. Thomas, Grammy-Winning Singer, Dies at 78

B.J. Thomas, the Grammy-winning singer known for “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,’ died Saturday at his home in Arlington, Texas, from complications due to stage four lung cancer. He…

iHeartRadio Music Awards: The Weeknd Wins Song of the Year

The most-played artists and songs on iHeartRadio stations and the iHeartRadio app throughout 2020 were celebrated and honored during Thursday night’s iHeartRadio Music Awards. The winners…

BET Awards: Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby Lead Nominations for Live, In-Person Show

Megan Thee Stallion and DaBaby lead the nominations for the 2021 BET Awards, which will return live and in-person this year. Last year, the BET Awards was one of the first major awards shows…

Grammys Introduce Rule Changes for Album of the Year, Other Fields

The Recording Academy announced several changes to its awards and nominations process on Wednesday. These changes affect album of the year and these four fields — dance/electronic music…

Chi Modu, Legendary Hip Hop Photographer, Dies at 54

Chi Modu, the acclaimed photographer who captured some of the most iconic images in hip hop, has died. He was 54. His death was announced in a post on his official Instagram account on Saturday