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'Slumdog Millionaire' Composer A.R. Rahman Touring United States for First Time in Five Years

A.R. Rahman, the Indian film music star who broke through to many American listeners thanks to his hit "Jai Ho" from the 'Slumdog Millionaire' soundtrack, will be touring the United States for the first time in five years when he hits the road later ...

BBC Cardiff Singer of The World Competition Features Three American, Three South Korean Contestants; Can U.S. Repeat?

The finalists for this year's BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition were announced this week, showcasing 20 vocalists from different nations around the world. The finals will begin on June 14 and continue for eight days. ...

Bob Dylan May Release a Second Volume of 'Shadows in the Night'

Bob Dylan may have some leftover Frank Sinatra covers from his "Shadows in the Night" recording sessions. Producer Daniel Lanois, who worked on previous Dylan albums, heard the folk legend's most recent LP prior to its release and he was also treated ...

The Blue Dress: How The Viral Light Sensation Would Wreck 7 Classic Album Covers (John Coltrane, Nirvana, The Eagles and More)

The internet went nuts on Thursday when two factions argued whether a dress was blue-and-black or white-and-gold. The light tricks in play in this example would wreck a number of classic album covers from Nirvana, The Eagles, John Coltrane and more. ...

Regina Han Resigns as General Director of Korea National Opera

Recently appointed general director of the Korea National Opera, Han Ye-jin -- known as Regina -- has resigned from her post only 53 days after her inauguration. ...

Guitarist Jason Vieaux, Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis Talk 92nd Street Y Recital, Performing 'Together' and the Plight of Plucked Strings

One of the most unique duos in classical Christendom, the pairing of Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux with Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis is no accident. Of course, their recently released LP for Azica, 'Together,' is hardly a ...

Chance The Rapper Breakfast Club Interview: Chicago Rapper & Donnie Trumpet Talk Social Experiment, New Album 'Surf,' Working With Madonna & More [WATCH]

After a sold-out show at Webster Hall in New York City last night, Chance the Rapper and Donnie Trumpet stopped by The Breakfast Club this morning to talk about his come-up, community projects, his father's influence on him, classism in rap, his and ...

Longest Yearly Streaks with A Grammy Win: Jay Z, Bruce Springsteen, and A Surprising Decade-Long Winner

Bruce Springsteen won his first Grammy on this day 30 years ago, a Best Rock Vocal Performance (Male) for "Dancing in The Dark." The Boss has gone on to gather quite a few more, totaling 20 wins over these last three decades. His most successful ...

Gregorio Uribe Big Band to Play WMI's World to Brooklyn Series at Roulette

The World Music Institute will continue their World to Brooklyn series with Colombia to Brooklyn: Gregorio Uribe Big Band at Roulette. ...

John Legend, Common and 'Glory' Lead Post-Oscars Sales Boost; Lady Gaga, Jennifer Hudson Boost Inspirations

John Legend and Common have already added a slight boost to sales of their single "Glory" from the film 'Selma' despite last week's sales tallies ending a short while after Sunday night's Oscars telecast. That and the rest of the songs ...

HBO Film 'BESSIE' Starring Queen Latifah To Debut May 16 [See Photos Of Cast]

As previously reported, Queen Latifah will star in HBO's upcoming new film BESSIE, which is now officially set to debut Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m. EST on HBO, according to a press release. ...

Jeffrey Rusch Dies After Initially Being Denied Cancer Treament

Jeffrey Rusch, husband to renowned cellist Zoë Keating, has died after a long and difficult battle with cancer. Having initially been denied insurance for cancer treatment early on, he died Feb. 19. ...

Norwegian Ice Festival Performers Use Instruments Made of Ice

During these frigid winter days, it seems like everything is freezing over. Some people don’t mind the cold though, they even prefer it. -- like the musicians in the Norwegian village of Geilo -- who are performing with instruments made of ice for ...

MONAD Studio Releases Two-String Piezoelectric Violin Worthy of Sci-Fi Movie

Perhaps it was bound to happen to the violin, but the 2-string piezoelectric designed by MONAD Studio brings a violin worthy of its own sci-fi movie. Something out of the Fifth Element, indeed, it's one of five modern instruments designed by the ...

NYFOS Presents 'Bel Canto/Can Belto' for Emerging Artist Series

The New York Festival of Song will be presenting 'Bel Canto/Can Belto' as a part of its Emerging Artist Series and exploration of Italian song. The show marks NYFOS’s seventh annual residency at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. ...

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