Entertainment Music & Musicians

  • Michael Stipe and Mike Mills attend the 25th anniversary of REM's album 'Out Of Time' album at Borderline on November 18, 2016 in London, England.

    The clip, which was first posted by another Twitter user and runs more than two minutes in length, plays audio from R.E.M.'s early-'90s hit single "Everybody Hurts" over excerpts from Trump's Feb. 5 State of the Union address.

  • Richard Branson

    Richard Branson is organizing a concert to raise funds for a humanitarian aid effort for crisis-stricken Venezuela to be held in the Colombian border city of Cucuta next week, the British billionaire said in a video on social media.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 11- The U.S. television audience for Sunday's Grammy Awards show on CBS rose slightly to 19.9 million viewers, Nielsen ratings data showed on Monday. That was ahead of the 19.8 million television viewers who tuned in last year for the highest honors in the U.S. music industry. Sunday's 3-1/ 2- hour show saw country singer Kacey Musgraves take home the...

  • Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama and Jennifer Lopez speak onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

    Women and rap triumphed at the Grammys as female acts took home top prizes including album of the year and best new artist.

  • Cramer Remix: What Jeff Bezos' private life means for investors

    Jim Cramer explains why the Amazon CEO's transgression gives him pause.

  • Jim Cramer on "Mad Money."

    Jim Cramer explains why the Amazon CEO's transgression gives him pause.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- David Johansen, John Waite and other prominent 1970 s musicians filed lawsuits on Tuesday accusing Sony Music Entertainment Inc and UMG Recordings Inc of improperly refusing to let them reclaim rights to songs they had long ago signed away. The named plaintiffs in the Sony case are Johansen, formerly of the New York Dolls and who as Buster...

  • A HMV worker at the HMV store on Queen Street on December 28, 2018 in Cardiff, Wales.

    HMV, the music retailer that collapsed after Christmas, has been sold to the owner of Canada's Sunrise Records in a deal that will save 100 stores.

  • How adopting a Warren Buffet mindset set Killer Mike up for financial success

    Killer Mike, rapper and star of the new Netflix series Trigger Warning, shares how his lifestyle and financial decisions have been shaped by adopting a billionaire mindset like that of Warren Buffett's.

  • TOKYO, Feb 1- Japan's Sony Corp raked in its highest-ever quarterly profit after booking one-time gains related to its acquisition of EMI, though shrinking earnings at the game division could further prompt investors to look for next growth drivers. On Friday, Sony said its third-quarter profit increased to 376.99 billion yen from 350.84 billion yen a year...

  • Andy Mooney, Fender CEO | Fortt Knox

    He did this the hard way – grew up playing guitar in a band, skipped college, became an accountant by testing into the profession and, after he got into the corporate world, made a lateral move into marketing. He is Andy Mooney, the CEO of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. Mooney and Fender are trying to change the way we look at musical instruments, and the process of buying one and learning to play. It all made sense after he told me his role in the Disney Princess concept becoming a global marketing phenomenon.

  • R. Kelly performs at Little Caesars Arena on February 21, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan.

    R. Kelly has been dropped by Sony Music, according to Variety and Billboard. The news comes after Lifetime's documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly" premiered last week, in which several women accuse the singer of sexual misconduct.

  • Rihanna attends an event for her make-up line Fenty Beauty in Sydney, Australia, on October 3, 2018

    Artist Rihanna has sued her father Ronald for using "Fenty," their surname, claiming he aimed to extract "millions of dollars" for his own business.

  • OSLO, Jan 14 Reuters)- Norwegian police said on Monday they were investigating allegations that some listening numbers at Tidal Music, owned by Jay-Z, Beyonce and other stars, were artificially inflated. "We've begun an investigation to confirm or reject the suspicion of manipulation," said Oekokrim, the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and...

  • Pepsi launched a new slogan 'For the Love of It' in January 2019

    Pepsi's new global tag line for its product is managing to divide the industry experts. "For the Love of It" will replace "Live For Now" in 100 countries (not including the U.S.). The soda brand is also working with pop band Now United on a jingle.

  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for 'Bohemian Rhapsody' winner Rami Malek and Brian May of Queen poses in the press room during the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

    The Freddie Mercury biopic won two awards at the Golden Globes, while Bradley Cooper's "A Star is Born" went home with just one.

  • 25: Ed Sheeran headlines on the Pyramid Stage during day 4 of the Glastonbury Festival 2017 at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 25, 2017 in Glastonbury, England.

    A jury will decide whether British pop star Ed Sheeran is guilty of copying parts of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" for his Grammy-award winning hit "Thinking Out Loud."

  • *Louvre is world's top museum with 10.2 mln visitors. PARIS, Jan 3- A music video by Beyonce and Jay-Z set in the Louvre helped boost visitor numbers to a record 10.2 million last year, the most for any museum in history, the Louvre said on Thursday. The Louvre said it was happy at the response to the video by Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z for the song "APES** T" in which they...

  • Dec 28- Music retailer HMV said it was calling in the administrators, blaming a worsening market for CDs and DVDs, to become the latest victim of brutal trading conditions in Britain's retail sector. The retailer, one of Britain's best-known high street stores, went into administration in 2013 before its rescue by restructuring specialist Hilco, but it has since...

  • Dec 28- Music retailer HMV said it was calling in the administrators, blaming a worsening market for CDs and DVDs, to become the latest victim of brutal trading conditions in Britain's retail sector. The retailer, one of Britain's best-known high street stores, went into administration in 2013 before its rescue by restructuring specialist Hilco, but it has since...