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Sharon Robinson Discusses Solo Album 'Caffeine,' Leonard Cohen, and Starbucks Coffee [EXCLUSIVE CONTEST]

Sharon Robinson has been in the music industry for a long time, songwriting for and performing with Leonard Cohen primarily, as well as Diana Ross, Patti LaBelle, Don Henley, Michael Bolton and others. It's only in the last decade that she's gotten ...

Green with Frenzy: How Classical Music Is Inciting Millennials to Stand Up for the Environment

Wisconsin's own Jon Becker is like many of his baby boomer brethren, in that he wants to inspire a new age and generation of young people to fight global issues such as climate change and water shortage.

Kissin's Chopin, Penderecki Premiere Commemorate Armenian Genocide at Carnegie Hall

Virtuoso pianist Evgeny Kissin will be leading a special concert at Carnegie Hall entitled "With You, Armenia" in commemoration of the centennial of the Armenian genocide at the hands of the Ottoman Turks some 100 years ago. As Classicalite ...

'Bessie (Music From The HBO Film)' Features Historic & Contemporary Recordings, Queen Latifah Performances

The official soundtrack for the upcoming from HBO biopic Bessie has been given a May 12 digital release via Legacy Recordings. The biographical film, starring Queen Latifah as blues legend Bessie Smith, will premiere on HBO this Saturday, May 16. You ...

U2, Michael Buble, Jessie J and Other Celebrity Musicians Playing on Subways

U2 cancelled its previously planned residency on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon after frontman Bono suffered a debilitating bicycle accident last year, however the band came back in a big way for several sketches on an episode last week. One ...

Two Steps From Hell Bring Action Film Business to Billboard 200 with 'Battlecry'

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the ...

Amy Winehouse Documentary Clip: Nick Schmansky Reveals Hesitance to Be Songwriter

The upcoming Amy Winehouse documentary Amy has been quite the source of controversy in recent weeks, with the singer's father Mitch Winehouse decrying the Asif Kapaida directed film as misleading, but the promotion continues on. Today (May 8), fans ...

B.B. King's Family Clashes with Manager Over Control of Legend's Affairs

B.B. King's continued health issues have opened the door to a more uncomfortable series of event's in the blues legend's life regarding his family's struggles with longtime manager Laverne Toney over control of the guitarist's care and property. ...

The Zac Brown Band, Josh Groban and Tyler Farr Top Albums Chart with New Releases

The Zac Brown Band and its new album 'Jekyll + Hyde' tops the Billboard album charts this week, as a trio of new records—including numbers from Josh Groban and Tyler Farr—also enter in the Top 3 places.

Travel Channel's 'Mysteries at the Museum' Investigates Carnegie Theft of Huberman's Strad

In one of our favorite episodes yet, The Travel Channel's docu-drama 'Mysteries at the Museum' recently featured the archive and research room at the world-famous Carnegie Hall in New York City. Via the episode entitled "Stolen Strad, Fall From ...

One Night Only: 'Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular' Coming to Brooklyn's Barclays

The world's longest-running science-fiction television series, 'Doctor Who' has inspired a symphonic spectacle of the same name: 'Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular.' And lucky for you New Yorkers, this production will be playing two shows (only!) ...

Zac Brown Band Tops Billboard 200 Third Time with 'Jekyll + Hyde'; Josh Groban, Tyler Farr Debut as Well

The Zac Brown Band found itself on top of the Billboard 200 for the third time with its new album 'Jekyll + Hyde.' Although it wasn't the group's biggest sales week (that goes to its last record, 'Uncaged') but it still managed to move 228,000 ...

Apple and Glenn Gould, Techs Teach 'Bach: Goldberg Variations' to Students at Internal University

Glenn Gould's infamously eccentric persona and meticulousness in regard to detail are what Apple techs at its internal Apple University are teaching to students. While these characteristics are indicative of leadership qualities, indeed, it's also ...

Taylor Swift, Chinese Pianist Yundi Li Pair Up for New International Toyota Commercial

Taylor Swift may have been an international phenomenon before but she's now gained some new cred after a video on YouTube surfaced of Swift and the Chinese piano-playing sensation, Yundi Li.

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