| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Composer or cowriter of melodic skyscrapers including "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "You've Got a Friend," "So Far Away" and dozens more, Carole King was feted on Friday as part of MusiCares' annual gala, which each year during Grammy weekend...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The biggest breakout success of 2013, Kacey Musgraves’ “Same Trailer Different Park,” was singled out for the country album Grammy Award in a field otherwise dominated by contemporary country’s heaviest hitters: Jason Aldean, Tim...
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:26 PM
As country star Randy Travis recovered from Wednesday's emergency surgery in the wake of a stroke brought on as a complication of his congestive heart failure, celebs in Nashville and beyond were sending their thoughts and prayers.
While no new...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Country singer Willie Nelson will perform at Silver Springs State Park on Feb. 1, the night he was originally scheduled to kick off SeaWorld Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival.
Nelson pulled out of the SeaWorld gig last after protests inspired by...
| 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...
| 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...