We caught up with the 54-year-old to talk about the new disc, the few things he can still recall from his heyday and Miley Cyrus, among other topics.
Louisville, Kentucky native Paul J. Phillips, formerly known as "Sheffer Stephens," is fresh off the release of his latest EP Magic. Now he is sharing the video for his single "Time, Time" exclusively here at Music Times.
These days, it's good to be Mac. The only living member of the Country Music Association's original board of directors, Wiseman will finally be inducted into the prestigious Country Music Hall of Fame in October along with singing legend Ronnie Milsap and the late songwriter Hank Cochran.
Few Boy Scouts make it all the way to the Eagle Scout rank. Even fewer of those go on to become professional musicians. Here are a few of them. Read this
It's yet another great week for new artists on the Billboard Hot 100. For the fourth week in a row, Meghan Trainor's single "All About That Bass" is resting comfortably in the No. 1 spot in the country. Meanwhile, rising acts Tove Lo and Clean Bandit & Jess Glynne have cracked the top 10 with their respective singles "Habits (Stay High)" and "Rather Be." Read this
Michael Jackson's famous "Thriller" music is going to get a little more thrilling in the New Year. The legendary, cinematic clip is getting a 3-D rework courtesy of the film's original director John Landis. Read this
In an interview with "Access Hollywood," Diddy weighed in on his ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez's now-infamous "Booty" music video and has plenty of nice things to say about it — though at times it is unclear if he is referring to the music video or J-Lo's actual booty, though he could be discussing both. Read this
So much music is based on political discontent and what better time for discontent than a presidential election? Brazil has hosted many huge protests due to poverty and other social ills occurring alongside the construction of new stadiums for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games, so Music Times dug up some protest music from Brazilian history for your consideration. Read this
Remember Theophilus London? Yes, the guy who made the announcement that Kanye West's new album was finished (just a reminder that he makes music occasionally too...but that doesn't get as many headlines). Well he just came forward and reneged on his previous claims, according to SPIN: It doesn't look like we'll' be hearing the new Kanye anytime soon.Read more »
It's been five years since 'I'm About to Come Alive,' David Nail's debut album, hit stores. In that time, he has opened up for some of the biggest names in Country music and, being the smart guy that he is, he has learned from each one of them.Read more »
Despite a heavy focus on the coaches (Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine), The Voice actually really does manage to pull out some amazing talent. After a so-so night on Monday (Sept. 29), the fourth round of blind auditions brought out some of the strongest singers to date.Read more »
Jon Stewart learned last week that if you joke about One Direction, you will have to deal with the group's extremely devoted fans. But in true Daily Show fashion, Stewart recently laughed off the whole "situation" with another punchline.Read more »
Deluxe reissues of artists' back catalogs are all the rage these days to honor special anniversaries. To celebrate 20 years of the Wu-Tang Clan, RZA and company are breaking the re-release trend and putting out an album of new material, among other special plans.Read more »