Mar 20, 2013 22:54 EDT
Pop mogul Simon Cowell launched an innovative online talent contest Wednesday, inviting wannabee stars from around the world to post clips of their skills on YouTube.
Mar 20, 2013 17:26 EDT
Paul McCartney will kick off a world tour in Warsaw on June 22, four days after he turns 71, the former Beatle's official website annouced Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 09:25 EDT
London's prestigious Victoria and Albert Museum said Wednesday it had been forced to cancel a concert by "grind metal" band Napalm Death because of fears that the music will quite literally bring the house down.
Mar 19, 2013 13:49 EDT
The Vienna Opera continued its successful run this season with a whopping 99.2-percent attendance, even as it planned a slew of new premieres for next year.
Mar 18, 2013 18:11 EDT
The US Supreme Court refused Monday to take up the case of a woman ordered to pay a $220,000 fine for illegally downloading music off the internet.
Mar 18, 2013 03:55 EDT
Forget what you think you know about America's stiff and stodgy capital city.
Mar 17, 2013 15:15 EDT
British rock icon David Bowie on Sunday reconquered his home charts by scoring his first number one album in 20 years with "The Next Day".
Mar 16, 2013 19:00 EDT
The 27th edition of South by Southwest (SXSW) inched closer to its finale Saturday with a flock of big-name pop stars descending on the Texas state capital's pulsating beer-and-barbecue fest.
Mar 16, 2013 17:38 EDT
Syria's Omar Souleyman arrived literally at the 11th hour at South by Southwest (SXSW) for a benefit concert in the wee hours of Saturday for victims of the conflict in his homeland.
Mar 16, 2013 12:07 EDT
Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has cancelled the rest of his US tour due to a string of medical problems, his publicist said on Saturday.
Mar 16, 2013 07:54 EDT
Sri Lanka denied entry to a British tourist sporting a Buddha tattoo on his arm because he showed disrespect to Buddhism, a newspaper report said Saturday.
Mar 16, 2013 06:50 EDT
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne tweeted Friday that he was "good," as record company executives dismissed a report that the singer had been in critical condition after a string of seizures.
Mar 16, 2013 00:15 EDT
Unrest in northern Mali has left Liya Ag Ablil living in exile for years, but as he takes his Saharan desert blues to the wider world, he looks forward to peace back home.
Mar 15, 2013 22:13 EDT
Record executives dismissed Friday a report that Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne was in critical condition in hospital after a string of seizures.
Mar 15, 2013 21:11 EDT
Grammy-winning hip hop star Lil Wayne was in critical condition after being re-admitted to hospital after a further bout of seizures, the TMZ celebrity news website reported.
Mar 15, 2013 11:47 EDT
Two brothers from Australia pulled big crowds at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival with a novel app that lets anyone create a song just by crooning into a smartphone.
Mar 15, 2013 10:53 EDT
Carla Bruni has reportedly taken a swipe at French President Francois Hollande, depicting him as a bumbling buffoon with no manners in a song that features on the former first lady's new album.
Mar 15, 2013 10:43 EDT
BlackBerry on Friday launched its new Z10 smartphone in Indonesia, the company's third-largest market, as it rapidly loses ground elsewhere to rivals such as Apple and Samsung.
Mar 14, 2013 15:35 EDT
Rock music Renaissance man Dave Grohl hailed the march of technology Thursday as a powerful enabling gift to young musicians searching for their voices and firm control of the creative process.
Mar 14, 2013 12:40 EDT
An Italian hip hop artist has released a song entitled "Letter to the Pope" urging the Catholic world's new leader to reform the Church, allow people to divorce, accept gays and put an end to abuses.