Lorde has narrowly secured her first number one album, with her new album Melodrama making its debut in the top spot of the Billboard 200 chart today.
From bedroom recordings to international music festivals, Dunedin guitar-slinger, singer and songwriter Kane Strang is poised for another great leap, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Lorde has been hailed for her "bold and brilliant" Glastonbury debut.
Some of the biggest names in British music, including Stormzy, Robbie Williams and The Who, released a charity single to raise funds for people affected by the fire at a tower block in west London.
The New Zealand Music Awards have changed one of their awards categories, following an outcry at last year's ceremony when singer Aaradhna accused organisers of racism.
Lorde got the royal treatment at Monday's iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards in Toronto, starting and closing the show in style.
Enceladus. Dave Lisik (trumpet), Jorge Sosa (electronics). Rattle CD
At the forefront of bubblegum trap, 19-year-old Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty has garnered a reputation for his blissfully exuberant brand of rap, exemplified by his Grammy-nominated turn on the...
On his fourth solo album, Kansas City songwriter Kevin Morby delivers a set of 1960s and ’70s-indebted sonic wanderings as an ode to the mix tape of metropolitan experience.
Fleetwood Mac fans as well as casual passers-by will recognise these names.
A near-capacity house was wowed by the wonderful sound of the Royal Dunedin Male Choir with guests under the direction of Richard Madden and Daniel Cooper with accompanying pianists Linda Folland...
Yoko Ono will receive a co-writing credit for her late husband John Lennon's song 'Imagine'.
A 24-year-old YouTube singer with a teen fan base has been charged with using social media to solicit explicit videos from two young female fans.
Dark folk band Tiny Ruins is embarking on an 11-date national tour this winter, including two stops in Otago next weekend.
Lorde's highly anticipated second album Melodrama has been leaked online a day early.
Rapper and music producer Sean "Diddy" Combs was named the world's highest-paid entertainer, ousting pop singer Taylor Swift who fell to 49th place on the Forbes annual list.
Dunedin-based singer Jason Henderson is the first New Zealander to be accepted to attend the St Louis Cabaret Conference.
Bay singer Stan Walker's latest tune New Takeover is the 'beginning of a new journey'.
Right from the instrumentalists’ preparatory tuning it was clear this was going to be an exceptional performance.
The next generation of the Dunedin sound stormed the stage at last night’s Smokefreerockquest Dunedin heats and Taieri College college proved to be the school of rock.