It’s Never Too Late to Play the Cello

“It’s Never Too Late” is a new series that tells the stories of people who decide to pursue their dreams on their own terms. In 1940, at age 12, Vera Jiji found her first passion: the cello. She learned to love playing the orchestra instrument at the High School of Music & Art in Manhattan. “I didn’t pick the cello. […]

Swedish House Mafia Dish up Comeback Medley on ‘Fallon’: Watch

Swedish House Mafia broke hearts when they split in 2013. Now, the electronic dance music trio is reunited and mending hearts along the way. The Billboard Magazine cover stars stopped by NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday night (July 19), for a glimpse at the Swedes’ fresh sound and new direction. For their late-night comeback, Axwell, Steve […]

Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46: III. Andante Sostenuto, Salvatore Accardo, Kurt Masur & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

By Salvatore Accardo, Kurt Masur & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Listen to Salvatore Accardo, Kurt Masur & Gewandhausorchester Leipzig on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi or using data. There’s no commitment. You can cancel anytime.

Rapper Kris Wu Accused of Sex Abuse

Wu publicly denied the accusations and said he was filing a defamation suit. Wu came to fame in Asia as a member of the popular K-pop boy band Exo, but he returned to China in 2014 to explore a solo career as a model, singer and actor. He has become one of China’s most bankable stars — a TV variety […]

Farm Aid 2021 Lineup, Details Announced

Farm Aid’s mission is to build a strong, family-farm-centered system of agriculture in America. Since 1985, with the support of artists who contribute their performances, the organization has raised more than $60 million to support programs that help family farmers thrive and expand the markets for their food. “Live performances by artists who are passionate about agriculture and good food […]

La bohème, Act III: Marcello. Finalmente!, Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazón, Boaz Daniel, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bertrand De Billy

By Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazón, Boaz Daniel, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bertrand De Billy Listen to Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazón, Boaz Daniel, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Bertrand De Billy on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi or using data. There’s […]

Robby Steinhardt Dead: Kansas Rock Violinist Was 71

Robert E. “Robby” Steinhardt, a violinist and vocalist with the progressive rock band Kansas, has died due to complications from pancreatitis. He was 71. His wife, Cindy Steinhardt, said he died Saturday at a hospital in Tampa, Florida. She announced via Facebook on Monday (July 19) that he had just recorded his first solo album and had been looking forward […]

Last Dance, Donna Summer

By Donna Summer Listen to Donna Summer on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi or using data. There’s no commitment. You can cancel anytime.

Graham Vick, Director Who Opened Opera’s Doors, Dies at 67

LONDON — Graham Vick, a British opera director who worked at prestigious houses like the Metropolitan Opera and La Scala while also seeking to broaden opera’s appeal by staging works in abandoned rock clubs and former factories and by bringing more diversity to casting, died on Saturday in London. He was 67. The cause was complications of Covid-19, the Birmingham […]

Kaskade & Deadmau5 Perform At L.A.’s SoFi Stadium

This past Saturday, getting inside of SoFi was a thrill unto itself. For years, Angelenos have watched the looming construction of the football stadium while visiting the nearby Forum or when flying over the site while en route to or from LAX. The 70,000-capacity stadium was erected in the wake of Los Angeles’ acquisition of two football teams: the Chargers […]

Walker Hayes on ‘Fancy Like’ TikTok Success

Below, Hayes tells Billboard about how the idea for the song came together, why his faith has helped prepare him for this level of success, Oreo shakes returning to Applebee’s and more. You’re 41 and having the biggest hit of your career. Would you have been prepared for this success earlier? It’s great timing for sure, as far as where my heart […]

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 3 in D, S. 359 No. 3 (Corresponds With Piano Version No. 6 in D-Flat), Budapest Festival Orchestra & Iván Fischer

By Budapest Festival Orchestra & Iván Fischer Listen to Budapest Festival Orchestra & Iván Fischer on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere without Wi-Fi or using data. There’s no commitment. You can cancel anytime.