| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:12 AM
So here's how the playoffs work on "The Voice" this season: The five artists on each team choose their own songs, work with their coaches and perform -- one after another. Then, when all five of his or her team members have sung, the coach chooses three...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Frozen" remained hot on the U.S. album chart last week, as the Disney soundtrack held onto the No. 1 position for a 10th non-consecutive week.
For the fifth week in a row, "Frozen" took the top position with sales of 133,000 (off 11%), according to...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 1:56 PM
George Strait presents himself in his music as a man of his word, a paragon of constancy in a world besieged by change.
Yet from the moment he appeared onstage Saturday night at Staples Center, the veteran country star seemed to be looking for a way out...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Northern California-reared country singer Kevin Sharp, whose gentle tenor voice helped him score a handful of country hits in the late 1990s after winning a battle with cancer as a teenager, has died at 43.
It wasn’t the cancer that took his...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:17 AM
For Steve Aoki fans, today brings news that's even better than a cake in the face.
The DJ, producer, label czar and general party purveyor has announced a new album, "Neon Future 1." It's due out Aug. 12 on his own Dim Mak Records and EDM staple label...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Hard Summer may have temporarily moved from its traditional Chinatown locale, but that hasn't slowed down the fest's bookings for this year.
The annual electronic music blowout has announced its lineup for 2014: Headliners include the Dutch EDM titan...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Any Chicago music fan of the '80s and '90s would acknowledge the huge contributions that Frankie Knuckles made to that city's (and American) culture with his blend of disco, electronic music and gay-friendly nightlife.
That includes the city's most...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines is following the gameplan that theme parks have mastered, offering up big-name musical acts to drum up business.
The Carnival Live Concert Series was announced Thursday with acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Jewel, Lady Antebellum and...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Union officials at SAG-AFTRA are dancing over an agreement with Justin Timberlake.
SAG-AFTRA has reached an agreement for the dancers on Timberlake's 20/20 Experience World Tour, one of the largest in the industry, to be covered under the union's...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Country singer Willie Nelson will not perform at the 2014 edition of SeaWorld Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival as previously announced, a theme park spokesman said Thursday.
Nelson will not appear "due to scheduling conflicts," SeaWorld's Nick...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The band .38 Special on Monday canceled a planned concert at SeaWorld Orlando, becoming the eighth musical act to cancel its appearance at the marine park in recent weeks amid negative publicity spawned by the anti-captivity documentary "Blackfish."...