Five Finger Death Punch Ties Record For Mainstream Rock Airplay No. 1s

Five Finger Death Punch now boasts 11 total No. 1s on Mainstream Rock Airplay, dating to its first, “Coming Down,” in September 2012. The band ties Godsmack for the fourth-most leaders since the chart began in 1981. Most No. 1s, Mainstream Rock Airplay16, Shinedown15, Three Days Grace13, Van Halen11, Five Finger Death Punch11, Godsmack10, Disturbed10, Foo Fighters10, Metallica10, Tom Petty […]

Mark Hoppus Gives Update on Cancer Treatments

The 49 year-old rocker revealed last week that he has cancer and has been undergoing chemotherapy for the last three months. “I have cancer,” Hoppus wrote. “It sucks and I’m scared, and at the same time I’m blessed with incredible doctors and family and friends to get me through this. I still have months of treatment ahead of me but I’m […]

Lydia Lunch’s Infinite Rebellion – The New York Times

For nearly two hours on a recent afternoon, Lydia Lunch sat in her bright Brooklyn apartment and spoke with bracing speed, and at an alarming volume, about rape, murder, incest, genocide, racism, sadism, torture and — for a thunderous encore — the apocalypse. Because she has spent more than four decades broadcasting her belief that such brutal subjects lie at […]

Jack Savoretti Leads U.K. Albums Chart Race

Europiana accumulates the most physical sales and downloads over the weekend, and should give Savoretti his fourth consecutive Top 10, the OCC reports. Meanwhile, Tyler, The Creator enjoys a solid start with his sixth record Call Me If You Get Lost (Columbia). It’s new a No. 3 and is on track for the U.S. hip-hop artist’s highest-charting album ever in […]

Review: At Caramoor, a Concert Signals Return and Remembrance

KATONAH, N.Y. — Before a concert by the Orchestra of St. Luke’s on a steamy Sunday afternoon here at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, a jubilant James Roe, the ensemble’s executive director, told the audience that these musicians had not presented a live, in-person performance in 472 days. This return meant more than a mere visit from […]

Never Recover, Lil Baby, Gunna & Drake

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Fever, Dua Lipa & Angèle

By Dua Lipa & Angèle Listen to Dua Lipa & Angèle 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.

Gaana Raises $40 Million From Tencent

Indian streaming service Gaana has raised $40 million in debt funding from Tencent, the Chinese tech giant that owns 20% of Universal Music Group. Gaana, which is also backed by The Times Internet, the digital arm of India media conglomerate the Times Group, also passed a resolution to increase its commercial borrowing ceiling in order to get funds from Tencent Cloud Europe, according to a report […]

Violinist Apologizes for ‘Culturally Insensitive’ Remarks About Asians

A master class by the renowned violinist Pinchas Zukerman was supposed to be the highlight of a recent virtual symposium for young musicians hosted by the Juilliard School. Instead, Zukerman angered many of the roughly 100 participants in the class on Friday when he invoked racist stereotypes about Asians, leading Juilliard to decide not to share a video of his […]

Mass No. 6 in E-lat, D.950: Sanctus, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia & Roberto Gabbiani

By Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia & Roberto Gabbiani Listen to Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung, Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia & Roberto Gabbiani on Apple Music. Listen to over 70 million songs, ad-free with zero commercials. Plus, get unlimited downloads to your library, and listen anywhere […]

Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Sour’ Returns to No. 1, Four Weeks Later

Three weeks ago, a vinyl bonanza from Taylor Swift blocked Olivia Rodrigo from enjoying a second run at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart, but now the teenage newcomer is back on top. “Sour,” the debut album by Rodrigo, the 18-year-old pop phenomenon and Disney actress, returns to No. 1 with the equivalent of 105,000 sales in the United […]

BET Awards 2021: The Best Moments

The fiery awards came to an end with a heartfelt tribute to DMX by Method Man, Swizz Beatz, Busta Rhymes, Griselda and The LOX. Check out a recap of some of the most show-stopping moments of the 2021 BET Awards: Migos light up stage, plus Cardi B and Offset reveal they are expecting baby No. 2 Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for […]