Daft Punk, Macklemore Top Left-of-Center GrammysThe Grammy Awards celebrated outcasts and outsiders, lionizing a couple of French robots, white rappers and a country gal espousing gay rights, and a Goth teenager who's clearly uncomfortable with the current themes in pop music.
Northern Va. Teacher Finalist for Grammy’s Music Educator AwardA northern Virginia music teacher has been named a finalist for the first-ever Music Educator Award, a national honor presented by The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Foundation.
Justin Bieber Gives Shoes Off His Feet to Child in GuatemalaAfter an explosive concert in Guatemala City this past Sunday, Justin Bieber ventured out to a humble village in the jungles of Guatemala, took off his shirt, and helped build a school house for the local kids.
Musicians Sought to Play Va. State FairState fair organizers are looking for Virginia-based performers to play during the event.
Library of Congress to Feature History of Opera Opera now will have a showcase at the Library of Congress.
D.C. Jazz Festival Kicks Off Two Weeks of ConcertsMore than 80 performances are planned across Washington over the next two weeks for the D.C. Jazz Festival, including a concert fusing Latin jazz and classical music.
Justin Bieber Faces Copyright Lawsuit in VirginiaA pair of Virginia songwriters is suing Justin Bieber and Usher for $10 million for copyright infringement.
Overdose Suspected in Death of Kris Kross RapperThe mother of rapper Chris Kelly told authorities in Atlanta her son became sick after taking cocaine and heroin on the night before he died, according to a police report.
Country Superstar George Jones Dead at 81When 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.
D.C.'s 9:30 Club Tops Rolling Stone Venue List<em>Rolling Stone</em> 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.
Library of Congress Wins Special Grammy AwardThe 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.
Kennedy Center to Host Hip-Hop Festival in 2014Hip-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.
Pitbull, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Play PreaknessRappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May.
25 Billion Served Up: iTunes Reaches Milestone 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.
Livening Up the Streets of Gallery PlaceThe 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.