Pharrell Williams dedicated his song "Freedom" to refugees fleeing to Europe, hailing immigrants' contributions around the world.
Elton John announced his first album in nearly three years, on which the pop legend reunites with longtime backup artists.
A judge dismissed a case against Jay Z in which the heir of an Egyptian composer claimed the rapper illegally used a flute sample in his hip-hop classic "Big Pimpin."
Gwen Stefani has opened up about her divorce from fellow rocker Gavin Rossdale in the form of music, releasing an emotional song entitled "Used to Love You."
Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the technology giant's new music service has some 6.5 million subscribers.
Rap superstar Kanye West, who has drawn more attention recently for non-musical pursuits from fashion to the presidency, unexpectedly released two songs.
A public appeal by Celine Dion for new songs for her next album in French has been met with a flood of offered tunes.
Thirty-six years after her tour truck was stolen, rock legend Patti Smith was moved to tears as a fan returned a bandana from her late brother and other items thought to have been inside the stolen truck.
Pop superstar Taylor Swift led nominations for the American Music Awards, with Canadian singer The Weeknd the favorite among newcomers.
Michelle Obama has revealed musical tastes that include Beyonce and past greats such as Billie Holiday as she released a first playlist on streaming service Spotify.
British singer P. J. Harvey released her first book of poetry on her 46th birthday -- based on journeys to Afghanistan, Kosovo and the United States.
John Lennon fans marked what would have been the slain Beatle's 75th birthday with a sing-in of his greatest tunes in New York's Central Park.
Singing sensation Rihanna says her long-awaited new album will be out shortly -- and that it's going to defy expectations.
Rap superstar Eminem will headline three Latin American editions of the Lollapalooza festival in 2016 after spending a year away from the stage.
Two of music's top-selling stars have come together, however briefly, as Drake put out a new song featuring Beyonce.
It can't be easy to be the kid sister of the King of Pop, but Janet Jackson pulled it off in the 1980s as she became a music legend in her own right.
Almaty and Astana residents and guests are invited to enjoy charming sounds of piano, violin and cello at Masterpieces of Romanticism concert that will take place on October 6 and 9.
Sitting on a cushion under a tree on a hot and dusty farm with a reality TV show crew standing by, Swaziland's royal princess Sikhanyiso Dlamini lays down a quick-fire rap.
NoreumMachi, a South Korean musical band, is performing at Astana Opera for the first time as a part of the International Silk Way Festival.
Kendrick Lamar, one of the most respected young rappers, will make his classical debut in a performance with the National Symphony Orchestra.
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