Johnny Crawford, a Western Hero’s Son on ‘The Rifleman,’ Dies at 75

Johnny Crawford, the soulful young actor who became a child star on the western “The Rifleman” in the late 1950s and had some success as a pop singer, died on April 29 in Los Angeles. He was 75. The death, at an assisted-living home, was announced on the website by his wife, Charlotte McKenna-Crawford. It was revealed in 2019 […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers To Sell Catalog For Upwards Of $140M USD

As noted by Variety, Californian rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers are penning a deal to sell their entire catalog of music to Hipgnosis Songs for upwards of $140 million USD – which in AUD, is over $180 million. This sale puts them among a growing list of artists who are selling their works in order to benefit from the intellectual […]

Anitta Performs ‘Girl From Rio’ on ‘Kimmel Live!’: Watch

As she continues to make the rounds with her new single “Girl From Rio,” Anitta took center stage on Jimmy Kimmel Live! with a retro-inspired performance Tuesday night (May 4). As part of the show’s Mercedes-Benz Concert Series, the Brazilian pop star presented her new single live from Miami’s The Goodtime Hotel, where she was wearing a pink headband and […]

Warner Music Group Marketing Veteran Beth Appleton to Depart

Appleton has worked in the music industry for 25 years, starting with EMI in London and transferring to Australia for the first time in 2000. She returned to the U.K. to work for Richard Branson’s V2 label and Universal Music before joining Warner Music Australia in 2011, in the role as director of marketing. An honoree in Billboard’s Women In […]

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Choral Music

In the past, we’ve chosen the five minutes or so we would play to make our friends fall in love with classical music, the piano, opera, the cello, Mozart, 21st-century composers, the violin, Baroque music, sopranos, Beethoven, the flute, string quartets, tenors and Brahms. Now we want to convince those curious friends to love choral music — the gorgeous sound […]