Music icon Bob Dylan will not attend the Nobel ceremony in December to accept his literature prize because he has"other commitments".
Chart-toppers Aerosmith on Monday announced a "farewell" tour for 2017, although they stopped short of saying the shows will be their last.
The band Boxi Rocks features Sekino and three other pastors, who don church robes during their raucous performances.
A run-in with customs at Cairo airport has left Grammy Award winning rock musician Bryan Adams fuming, after a border agent scrawled a number on the Canadian's prize guitar in paint marker.
'In Ireland everything happens in pubs,' says Gavin James, widely seen as the next big singer songwriter.
Lady Gaga described her Oscar performance with rape survivors as the most difficult of her life, saying that she remains in chronic pain.
With crazy costumes, pulsating music the Rio Carnival's top performers swatted aside Zika worries to get down for the world's biggest party
"Gangnam Style" star Psy acknowledged that he could never repeat the phenomenal global success of his 2012 hit, but said he was perfectly happy being "just another" K-pop artist.
British singer Adele is to go on tour in Europe next year, her first live dates in five years, she announced.
Benjamin Clementine, the experimental singer and poet with deep roots in Paris, won Britain's Mercury Prize and dedicated the award to the attack-stricken city.
Justin Bieber's new album has smashed the record for first week streaming on Spotify.
Adele will shun streaming as she launches her long-awaited album "25," which is predicted to be the biggest release in years.
English rock act Florence and the Machines will headline two US summer music festivals, which announced lineups months before expected amid growing competition.
Pop idol Justin Bieber is finding a new way to say "Sorry" -- in Spanish.
Will Smith, one of the first mainstream rappers who has since become an Oscar-nominated actor, is returning to music with a tour.
The "bad blood" between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry may be about to get worse.
One of the biggest forces in hip-hop, Diddy has long since made his mark in the world of business. In a surprise return to music, he asks: what if street hustlers similarly redirected their talents?
Tidal, the upstart streaming service led by rap mogul Jay Z, branched into television-style programming with comedy and drama series
Adele shattered a record with her long-awaited song "Hello," which became the first track downloaded more than one million times in a week in the United States.
South Korean singer Psy is set to release his first album for more than three years, with the "Gangnam Style" star vowing a return "to his roots".
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