When it comes to country music, George Jones was The Voice. Other great singers have come and gone, but this fact remained inviolate until Jones passed away Friday at 81 in a Nashville hospital after a year of ill health.
Rolling Stone magazine recently polled 26 insiders and musicians to rank “The Best Big Rooms in America,” a list of the nation’s coolest large clubs and theaters.
The music industry is honoring the Library of Congress with a special Grammy Award on Wednesday night for its work over the past decade to preserve historic audio recordings.
Hip-hop artists including rappers Nas and Somalia-born K’naan will take center stage in an unexpected place next year, highlighting their generation and art form alongside opera, ballet and theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May.
The answer to the trivia question will be: “Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch.” That’s the 25-billionth song purchased on iTunes.
The Metropolitan area showcases extravagant operas, orchestras and concerts at some of the finest arenas in the nation. However, some of the most impressive performances occur outside.
The popular Massachusetts-based rock band known for hits like “Tessie” and “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” debuted their latest in “The Season’s Upon Us” on Dec. 3 and so far they’ve been floored by its early success.
A Baltimore label that distributed music by the gunman in the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting says it has removed all of the band’s music from its website.
Here are the nominations for the 2012 Grammy Awards, to air on CBS Sunday, February 12.