Piano Concerto No. 1: III. Rondo – Allegro, Iván Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra & Richard Goode

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Sanford Clark Dead: Rockabilly Performer Dies at 85

Presley actually recorded the song twice, the first time as part of his personal recordings while he was serving in the Army, then again for professional release in the 1970s, Vallis said. “You can hear that he’s trying to emulate Sanford’s sound,” Vallis said. “You know, most people I know want to impersonate Elvis, and here Elvis was trying to […]

Peter Zinovieff, Composer and Synthesizer Innovator, Dies at 88

Peter Zinovieff, a composer and inventor whose pioneering synthesizers shaped albums by Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Roxy Music and Kraftwerk, died on June 23 in Cambridge, England. He was 88. His death was announced on Twitter by his daughter Sofka Zinovieff, who said he had been hospitalized after a fall. Mr. Zinovieff oversaw the design of the first commercially produced […]

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Bad Habits’ Heading for Second Week Atop U.K. Chart

Ed Sheeran’s “Bad Habits” debuted at No. 1 in the U.K. last week, and it appears unlikely to budge. The British singer’s new release leads the First Look chart, which ranks the most popular songs after the first weekend in the chart cycle. “Bad Habits” is the market-leader on streams, and has snagged more digital downloads than the rest of […]

Bill Cosby Urges Howard University to Support ‘Freedom of Speech’

“Finally,” Rashad tweeted, in a post that appears to have since been taken down. “A terrible wrong is being righted — a miscarriage of justice is corrected.” Later Wednesday night, Rashad issued an additional comment, writing, “I fully support survivors of sexual assault coming forward. My post was in no way intended to be insensitive to their truth. Personally, I […]

Panini, Lil Nas X & DaBaby

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Funeral (feat. James Bay), Maisie Peters

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Will Smith Pays for 4th of July Fireworks in New Orleans

Smith is in New Orleans working on his latest film Emancipation, which will tell the story of a slave, Peter, who escaped a Louisiana plantation and whose photo of scars on his back from being whipped exposed the brutality of slavery. He would also fight for the Union in the Civil War. Smith moved production of the film from Georgia […]

White Christmas, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Steven Mercurio, Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen Children’s Choir & Vienna Philharmonic

By José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Steven Mercurio, Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen Children’s Choir & Vienna Philharmonic Listen to José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Steven Mercurio, Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen Children’s Choir & Vienna Philharmonic 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 […]

Met Opera Strikes Deal With Stagehands Over Pandemic Pay

The Metropolitan Opera has reached a tentative agreement for a new contract with the union that represents its stagehands, increasing the likelihood that the company will return to the stage in September after its longest-ever shutdown. The deal was reached early Saturday morning, and the union is planning to brief its leaders and members after the Fourth of July holiday, […]

Selena Gomez in La’Mariette Swimsuit Collection: Photos

La’Mariette’s collab with Gomez features six styles, including a one-piece, two bikini tops, two bottoms and a sarong. The pieces are all in a purple tie-dye print called “Aura,” and they’re available in sizes XS-XXL. In a statement published by People, Gomez said: “After going through swatches, my favorite color was purple; I wanted to stay away from colors I’m […]

With ‘Summer of Soul,’ Questlove Wants to Fill a Cultural Void

Twenty years later, I received a note asking me to meet with my two future producers, Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein, about a Harlem cultural festival that was like a “Black Woodstock.” Instantly, the music snob in me said, “I’ve never heard of that.” So I looked it up online. It’s not on the internet, so I was highly skeptical. […]