The Chainsmokers and Halsey Will Get "Closer" at MTV Video Music Awards
The performance will join stage appearances by Britney Spears and G-Eazy; Ariana Grande with Nicki Minaj; Nick Jonas featuring Ty Dolla Sign; Future; and Rihanna.
Kanye West to Appear at MTV Video Music Awards
Meanwhile, Michael Phelps and the Final 5 gymnasts are set to present at Sunday's show.
Watch All of Britney Spears' MTV Video Music Awards Performances
Her VMAs appearances have included everything from a live tiger to a smooch with Madonna.
LOLO Talks Music, Inspiration, and Upcoming Album
ABC News' Andrea Dresdale interviews LOLO about her upcoming album.
Jesse Metcalfe revels in real-life romance, music on TV
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Jesse Metcalfe is stretching himself artistically as a musician and, on the side, as a jewelry designer.
Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival to organize house concerts
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) ? Organizers of the sixth annual Sarajevo Chamber Music Festival have invited music lovers to open their homes for concerts.
American guitarist uses music as healing force in Kabul
Strumming their guitars and clapping together, American musician Lanny Cordola and his Afghan pupils sing a Bob Marley tune as they sit on a hill in Kabul. The song is one of several the guitarist has taught the children to play at The Miraculous Love Kids music school he founded where he hopes to help some 50 students, mostly girls from poor families. "My hope is that ... everybody in Afghanistan will pick up a guitar and sing and make music," Cordola said.
Herb Alpert endows LA City College music education
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Herb Alpert's foundation has given $10.1 million to endow music education at Los Angeles City College.
Apple Music Festival returns to London in September
Apple announced on Thursday that the Apple Music Festival will return to London's Roundhouse in September for a 10th anniversary music celebration.
Ex-Cantina 1910 Chef Eyes Lease, Cook County Seeks Music Venues' Taxes, More Intel
?It must be pure coincidence, but chef Diana Davila ?who left Cantina 1910 in December? is back in the news days after her former restaurant permanently closed. Last year Reider launched his supper club, Pith from his Columbia University dorm room in New York.
The Weeknd hints at new music with Daft Punk
R&B sensation The Weeknd released a snippet of music on Wednesday after hinting at a collaboration with reclusive French electronic duo Daft Punk. The Canadian singer, who a year ago burst into the mainstream with his Grammy-nominated album "The Beauty Behind the Madness," uploaded what appeared to be new music onto Instagram without further visuals or commentary. The track is driven by The Weeknd's distinctively wide-ranging R&B-tinged voice but with a light electronic accompaniment.
Elton John, Britney Spears join Apple Music Festival lineup
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Elton John, Britney Spears, Alicia Keys and Calvin Harris are among the performers at this year's Apple Music Festival.
Universal Music Isn't Fully Banning Streaming Exclusives, But It's Still Scared Of Being Left Behind
Yesterday reports surfaced about Universal Music Group possibly banning streaming exclusives entirely, but a new report by BuzzFeed?s Reggie Ugwu has revealed a more nuanced approach. An anonymous source close to the label confirmed Universal Music Group?s stance against giving extended exclusives to individual streaming platforms, but also cautioned that it doesn?t amount to a ?blanket ban? against such agreements entirely. Indeed, Universal Music Group may be forced to make some difficult decisions in the future, should artists who are not entirely under its purview ? such as Taylor Swift, who?s signed to independent partner Big Machine Records, and Cash Money?s Drake ? continue to make agreements with the likes of Apple Music and cut UMG out almost entirely.
Reward your ears: 5 gadgets to liven up your music
ATLANTA (AP) ? Open your ears. What do you hear?
Dolly Parton, Lisa Hannigan, Ed Harcourt And More Music Reviews
Plus, get details about the latest from Lisa Hannigan, Ed Harcourt and more.
Amazon working on music subscription service for $5 a month: Recode
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is working on a music subscription service that would cost about $5 a month and would only work on its Echo hardware, tech news website Recode reported, citing sources. Amazon would like to launch the services in September, but has not finalized deals with major music labels and publishers, Recode reported. The Recode report said one sticking point, sources say, is whether Amazon will sell the cheaper service for $4 or $5 a month.
Jon Batiste Talks Sharing Music And Joy On CBS Sunday Morning
This article, Jon Batiste Talks Sharing Music And Joy On CBS Sunday Morning, originally appeared on CBS.com.Jon Batiste, the charismatic bandleader on The Late Show, stopped by CBS Sunday Morning to share his thoughts on music, joy, and maintaining a sense of self. ...
Music Monday (8/22): This Week's New Albums + Videos
Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Frank Ocean, Metallica, and Coldplay, plus brand new streaming music from Phantogram, Pixies, Earl Sweatshirt, Cass McCombs, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic
Samsung to close its music service Milk Music
Launched in 2014, Milk Music is a music streaming service created by Samsung exclusively for its mobile devices.
LeBron Jammed Out To The Best Music The '90s Had To Offer At His Wife's Birthday Bash
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Aping jazz greats, orangutan makes music Down Under
An orangutan living in an Australian zoo has created a jazz riff which his keeper hopes will help raise awareness about the plight of the hairy primates. Pij Olijnyk said he was constantly looking for ways to entertain Adelaide Zoo's 21-year-old Sumatran Orangutan called Kluet and was one day showing him some photos and videos on his phone. Just 7,000 Sumatran orangutans are estimated to be left in the wild, according to the zoo, which said the critically endangered species could become extinct within the next decade.
Apple Music posts new Frank Ocean video album
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) ? Apple Music has released new and long-awaited music from Grammy-winning singer Frank Ocean in the form of a 45-minute "visual album."
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending August 18, 2016:
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Lin-Manuel Miranda to partner with Oscar-winner Alan Menken on music for "The Little Mermaid" reboot
American actor, composer, rapper and writer Lin-Manuel Miranda has signed on to co-produce and write songs for Disney's live-action reboot of "The Little Mermaid". The move will see Miranda working alongside Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken, whose credits include scores to Disney hits such as the original animated "The Little Mermaid", "Beauty and the Beast" and "Aladdin". Menken also wrote the iconic songs "Under the Sea" and "Part of Your World" with the late Howard Ashman for the original 1989 soundtrack (via Billboard).
Britney Spears to perform new song at MTV Video Music Awards
Britney Spears, who has been behind some of the racier moments of the MTV Video Music Awards, will return for the latest edition on August 28 with a new song. Spears on Tuesday announced the upcoming performance in a video on social media with references to her past VMA performances as a python slithered through her dressing room. Most famously, Spears stunned the 2003 VMAs by locking lips with Madonna.
DJ Khaled, Atmosphere, Young The Giant and More Music Reviews
Find out what you should be listening to this week.
Britney Spears to perform at MTV Video Music Awards
NEW YORK (AP) ? Britney Spears is returning to the MTV Video Music Awards stage after 10 years.
Britney Spears Announces MTV Video Music Awards Performance
The promo video includes snippets of her past VMA mischief.
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