| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Sam Smith, Beyonce and Ed Sheeran joined a few surprise nominees for album of year at the 2015 Grammy Awards.
Beck’s “Morning Phase” and Pharrell’s “Girl" rounded out the selections for the Grammys’ top category,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Renowned for years as a behind-the-scenes hitmaker, Mark Ronson clearly remembers the conversation about his potential solo career.
It was early 2008, not long after that year's Grammy Awards, where the producer shared several prizes, including record...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Sam Smith stood onstage at Staples Center and recalled that the last time he was there, in January, he was watching the Grammy Awards ceremony – from “way, way in the back.”
Less than a year later, the British soul singer had...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The best box sets are their own worlds, aural encapsulations so fully imagined that five or six hours becomes something to get lost in, like a Brontë sisters bender or a Martin Scorsese weekend.
These are gifts that can help opinionated folkie dads sway...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:36 PM
This weekend at the Museum of Discovery and Science, visitors who punch buttons on Mike Greenberg's Daft Booth soundboard will hear a scramble of robotic imperatives courtesy of the dance-funk duo Daft Punk: "Work it. Make it. Do it."
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Spoiler alert! We asked pairs of prominent Baltimoreans — relatives, co-workers and friends — what would make their trees twinkle this holiday season.
Here's a peek at what a few of the city's best and brightest would like to receive from...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Composer and songwriter Paul Williams, who is president and chairman of the board of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will deliver a keynote interview at music biz event Midem in 2015.
Midem, which is organized by Reed...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
The a cappella group Pentatonix is built on the unaccompanied interplay of its five members' voices. But the most remarkable moment in the quintet's concert Monday night — and the most vivid demonstration of its improbable accomplishment —...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:52 PM
In one of the most improbable reunions of the last few decades, Prince is back with the label that he claims done him so wrong in the '90s that he was compelled to scrawl the word "slave" on his face. No one does drama like the multi-purpose entertainer...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:07 PM
At the Toronto Film Festival world premiere screening of “Eden,” which covers some 20 years of the French electronic music scene, director and co-writer Mia Hansen-Løve introduced the film with a warning.
“People who expect to see a...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Rihanna, Justin Timberlake and Imagine Dragons lead the nominations for the inaugural iHeartRadio Music Awards.
Rihanna leads the pack with seven nods across five categories, including artist of the year, song of the year and best collaboration -- ...