The widow of Glenn Frey filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan over its treatment of the former co-lead singer and guitarist for The Eagles before he died in January 2016 at age 67.
Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock group The Cranberries, has died suddenly during a trip to London for a recording session. She was 46.
Hip hop and R&B surpassed rock for the first time in 2017 as the biggest music genre in the United States, but British artist Ed Sheeran's romantic pop album "Divide" was the year's biggest single.
Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has released a song about her love of Queensland.
Jay-Z released a music video on Friday that features the rapper addressing the pain of infidelity as he appears in a confessional booth opposite his wife Beyonce.
Veteran, white male rock stars raked in the most cash from world tours in 2017, according to an annual list released on Thursday, while the highest-ranked women - Celine Dion and Lady Gaga - failed...
An Emmy award-winning actress and comedian has labelled Kiwi singer Lorde a "bigot" and called on people to boycott her following the cancellation of her concert in Israel.
Christmas with Canterbury Cathedral Girls’ Choir. Decca CD
Drinking deeply of psychedelic rock and Aquarian philosophy, soul smoothie Miguel returns with fourth long-player War and Leisure, an intoxicating and deeply personal blend of the sensual and the...
This first in a series of EPs from Glaswegian folk-poppers Belle and Sebastian feels like an intentional harking back to a similar run of 1997 releases that helped certify their indie cred.
Since this is my last column of 2017, I thought we could have a bit of a korero about the state of local music.
Pop star Lady Gaga is swapping touring for a two-year stint in Las Vegas, joining the likes of music divas Celine Dion, Britney Spears and Shania Twain who have recently taken up concert residencies in the entertainment mecca.
US singer Mariah Carey has postponed her summer show in Auckland.
When the call went out to play with the legendary Sir Paul McCartney, an Auckland pipe band jumped at the chance - but only had days to perfect one of his most iconic songs.
Veni Domine. Sistine Chapel Choir, Cecilia Bartoli (soprano). Deutsche Grammophon CD
Fourteen albums deep and with rock in recession, Bono Inc. find themselves in the rare position of fighting for relevancy.
Bediquette’s EP Yield came out about a week ago, and it’s good. Really good.
'Livin' on a Prayer' rockers Bon Jovi, British bands Dire Straits and the Moody Blues, the late Nina Simone and The Cars will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Although originally written as pre-Easter music, it has become traditional for the approach of Christmas to be heralded worldwide by performances of Handel’s majestic oratorio Messiah, writes...
Trios. Michael Houstoun (piano). Rattle CD