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The H&M Loves Coachella is fronted by Lucky Blue Smith and his three sisters.Swedish clothing giant H&M has teamed up with the famous Coachella music festival on a new "H&M Loves Coachella" collection. The retailer has called on rock band The Atomics, featuring model Lucky Blue Smith, to front the campaign for this exclusive new collection. The "H&M Loves Coachella" collection has a bohemian-chic, folk vibe that's evidently influenced by festival style.
FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, Keith Urban poses in Nashville, Tenn., to promote his latest album, NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Keith Urban's boundary-pushing album "Ripcord" has spawned several top country singles and led him to pick up seven nominations including entertainer of the year and album of the year at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pictured in 2015, won the Best World Music Album with his Silk Road EnsembleCello virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma on Sunday won a Grammy with his Silk Road Ensemble for "Sing Me Home," an exploration of the musical connections across Eurasia. The French-born Chinese American cellist had previously won an impressive 17 Grammys but his latest is his first for Best World Music Album. Ma set up The Silk Road Ensemble to bring together musicians from the historic route that connected the Middle East and Asia, in hopes both of finding artistic commonalities and furthering the cause of intercultural understanding.
The British artist recently teased her upcoming release, The "Galang" music video gave fans early insight into the artist -- who studied at London's prestigious Saint Martin's School of Art and Design -- and her taste for creative and politically conscious graphic design. While the "Paper Planes" video is more traditional in approach, it was this track that catapulted M.I.A. to mainstream fame outside the world of alternative music.
In this photo taken on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, performers play music next to a festival tent at the Amani Festival held in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Nearly 36,000 people have gathered in Goma for a three-day festival of music and dance aimed at promoting peace and boosting the global image of eastern Congo. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)GOMA, Congo (AP) — Enrique Makasi's hometown of Beni in eastern Congo is under frequent siege from rebels, and music is the way he tells the world what is happening.
Music Monday (1/30): This Week's New Albums + VideosOur guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Chance the Rapper, Lady Gaga, and M.I.A., plus brand new streaming music from The Jesus and Mary Chain, Katy Perry, The New Year, Mark Lanegan, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic
LONDON (AP) — MTV's Europe Music Awards are headed to London.
Tippet Rise, an ambitious music center in the rolling hills of Montana, on Tuesday announced a second season that will include a premiere by leading composer Aaron Jay Kernis. The Tippet Rise Art Center opened last year on a sweeping ranch in the western US state, aiming to bring world-class classical musicians to a venue in nature with concerts attended by no more than 150 people at a time. The estate -- which features original sculptures, communal dinners and, this year, a new 5.5 kilometers (three and a half miles) of hiking and bicycle trails -- is funded by free-spirited philanthropists Peter and Cathy Halstead who sell tickets for just $10.
Elizabeth Burns of Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect talks to Pulitzer Prize winning composer Caroline Shaw.
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Katy Perry arrives at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards - Universal Music Group After Party at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran and The Chainsmokers will perform at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles.
Japanese rock band Radwimps is preparing to release an English language version of their soundtrack to blockbuster animated movie "Your Name" from February 22.
The musicians of Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect chat with classical music composer Caroline Shaw and preview her new piece debuting February 17.
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending February 9, 2017:
There was a festive feel to the Tommy Hilfiger fashion show in Los Angeles.On Wednesday February 8, the Tommy Hilfiger organized its second "TommyNow" show, which pushed the boundaries of “See Now, Buy Now" even further. The fashion house's 2017 spring collection as well as its second "TommyXGigi" collection created in collaboration with Gigi Hadid were unveiled in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, to the delight of the thousands of guests invited to the event. In the wake of Tommy Pier, which was held in Manhattan's South Street Seaport last September, Tommy Hilfiger has continued with its drive to make fashion more accessible with a festive show organized in the paradisiacal setting of Venice Beach.
Universal gained rights to the fabled vault of unreleased music that Prince, pictured in 2011, kept in his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota where he died in April 2016The estate of Prince, who long battled the music industry, announced a deal Thursday with the world's largest label group Universal to release much of the pop icon's vast catalog. Under the deal, Universal gained rights to the fabled vault of unreleased music that Prince kept in his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota where he died in April. Universal is also taking control of 25 albums that Prince released on his own NPG Records imprint from the mid-1990s, when he wrote "slave" on his cheek and changed his name to the unpronounceable "love symbol" to fight his contract with Warner Brothers.
Prince in 1990The estate of Prince, who long battled the music industry, announced a deal Thursday with the world's largest label group Universal to release much of the pop icon's vast catalog. Under the deal, Universal gained rights to the fabled vault of unreleased music that Prince kept in his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota where he died in April. Universal is also taking control of 25 albums that Prince released on his own NPG Records imprint from the mid-1990s, when he wrote "slave" on his cheek and changed his name to the unpronounceable "love symbol" to fight his contract with Warner Brothers.
Xavier Woods Randomly Popped Up In A Postmodern Jukebox Music VideoFor example, they've done a 1920s-style version of “Gangsta's Paradise,” they got an extremely sad clown to sing a Lorde song, and they recreated “Welcome to the Jungle” on the harp and cello. Well, for reasons unbeknownst to everyone, their latest video features an Isley Brothers-style rendition of Haddaway's “What Is Love,” AKA the song from the “Roxbury Guys” SNL sketch/movie, and in the middle of it, The New Day's Xavier Woods Honor Rolls in to play the tambourine and, of course, the trumpet.
Travis Tritt, from left, Michael Ray, Randy Travis, Mary Travis and Ricky Traywick appear on stage at the NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A near fatal stroke couldn't take away the signature baritone of country star Randy Travis, and dozens of his friends, from Garth Brooks to Kenny Rogers, used their voices and his songs to honor the legend.
"Mary Poppins Returns," starring Emily Blunt, is due out in 2018.
West LA's Newest Cocktail and Live Music Lounge Is Awfully NeatThere's new life at the former Liquid Kitty in West LA, as the understated drink spot on Pico Boulevard flips into a new concept called Neat. Wen Yeh, the backer at spots like BRU HAUS, West End, and The Belmont, is behind Neat, and says the place is looking to be a moodier neighborhood drink destination for a slightly pricier clientele.