Bruce Springsteen Reopens Broadway, Ushering In Theater’s Return

But he also tried to make sense of the moment, of a long year filled with loss and isolation during the pandemic. “It’s been a long time coming,” Springsteen said to the crowd after finishing the first song, stepping away from the microphone and speaking directly to the crowd. “In 71 years on the planet, I haven’t seen anything like […]

Justin Cosby, Co-Founder of Australia’s Inertia Music, Dies at 50

There are no further details available as to the cause of his death. As the sad news spread, Australia’s music community turned to social media to remember a top-notch music man with a gentle nature. “I’m just shocked to hear of the passing of beautiful Justin Cosby,” wrote indie-pop singer and songwriter Holiday Sidewinder. “He signed me when I was […]

Hiatus Kaiyote’s Life-Affirming, Genre-Defying Cosmic Soul

The Australian band Hiatus Kaiyote emerged in 2013 with an amorphous sound that pulled in rock, funk and soul, and caught the ear of Questlove, Erykah Badu and Q-Tip. Drake was listening, too: In 2017, he sampled a song from the band’s second LP for his playlist “More Life.” The group’s singer and guitarist, Naomi Saalfield, known as Nai Palm, […]

One Kiss (with Dua Lipa), Dua Lipa & Calvin Harris

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Body (feat. brando), Loud Luxury

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Migos and Pregnant Cardi B Perform at the BET Awards 2021

Migos took the stage at the 2021 BET Awards tonight (June 27) for a performance of multiple songs from their recently released Culture III album — with a special guest showing up with an unexpected new look. Taking the stage in matching shiny button-downs and pants (and gas masks, initially), the trio performed Culture III single “Straightenin” amidst a post-apocalyptic backdrop of fire […]

Frederic Rzewski, Politically Committed Composer and Pianist, Dies at 83

Frederic Rzewski, a formidable composer and pianist who wrote and performed music that was at once stylistically eclectic and politically committed, died on Saturday at his summer home in Montiano, Italy. He was 83. The cause was cardiac arrest, the publicist Josephine Hemsing said in an email. Mr. Rzewski’s anti-establishment thinking stood at the center of his music-making throughout his […]

Ach, dass nicht die letzte Stunde, BWV 439, The BBC Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Symphony, John Barbiolli, Malcolm Sergent, Millicent Silver & Kathleen Ferrier

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Doja Cat’s ‘Planet Her’ Is This Week’s Favorite New Music

Doja Cat dropped her third studio album on Friday, following up her breakthrough project Hot Pink, which featured her Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit “Say So.” The project was led by the SZA collaboration “Kiss Me More,” which is already a top five hit on the Hot 100. The next single is “You Right,” featuring The Weeknd. See the […]

Fifth Annual Culture Creators Brunch Recap

Accepting the Icon Award, Swizz exuded humility when speaking on his newest accolade. Fresh off a 17-hour flight from Saudi Arabia, he touched on the importance of learning more and remaining hungry even after noteworthy victories. “All though we might have the accolades, and we might have the track record, there’s always going to be somebody with a new idea […]

Grammys Settle With Ousted C.E.O.

The Recording Academy, the organization behind the Grammy Awards, has reached a confidential settlement with Deborah Dugan, its ousted chief executive, just weeks before arbitration hearings over her dismissal were set to begin. In a joint statement issued late Thursday, the two sides said: “The Recording Academy and Deborah Dugan have agreed to resolve their differences and to keep the […]

Soulja Boy vs. Bow Wow Verzuz Battle Scorecard

For as chaotic of an event as it was, the Bow Wow-Soulja Boy Verzuz will go down as one of the more memorable and enjoyable nights in the Triller series’ history, which set records for guest appearances — ranging from DJ Paul to Romeo — and had one song played three separate times. Even though Soulja Boy and Bow Wow […]