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50 Years of 'The Sound of Music': Ranking The Best and Shunning The Rest..."My Favorite Things," "Maria," "Do-Re-Mi" and More

Music Times celebrates the 50th anniversary of the film 'The Sound of Music' by choosing its five favorite tracks...and more importantly...why your favorite track didn't make the cut.

The Toronto Underground, Hip-Hop and Otherwise: Mystery Tunnels, Ain't No Love, WondaGurl and More

Toronto natives were stunned by the discovery of a mysterious tunnel underneath York University, and even more mystified by the police force's declaration that the two men who had dug it had done so for "personal reasons" and no more information was ...

Zayn Malik May Be First One Direction Member to Launch Solo Album, According to Producer Naughty Boy

The world's just waiting for the members of One Direction to branch out a bit and release a few solo albums but this might not have been what they were expecting: Producer Shahid "Naughty Boy" Khan suggests that Zayn Malik might be the first to try ...

Spotify's Student Discounts Hurting Earnings AND User Numbers According to University of Georgia Study

Those up on the numbers know not to believe the hype...despite the constant media coverage devoted to Spotify and streaming as the future of the music industry, if you've read up on the subject you'll know that the service has yet to turn a profit. ...

Wu-Tang Clan Rules Buyer of 'Once Upon A Time in Shaolin' Must Wait 88 Years to Reproduce Album Commercially

The Wu: Once Upon A Time in Shaolin, the newest album from the Wu-Tang Clan, has been one of the most engaging projects of the last few years. The hip-hop group is selling only one copy of the album, at an auction house, to the highest bidder. Some ...

Tom Delonge Announces Solo Album of New Material...or Just Repurposed Blink-182 Demos?

Now that the dust has settled from Tom Delonge's leaving/firing from Blink-182, the trio can start to look for closure in outside projects. Or at least the guitarist has announced a solo album as of this weekend.

'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 ...

Bob Dylan's 5 No. 1 Albums: You Won't Guess Which of His Classics Didn't Top the Billboard 200...And Which Did

Sometimes musical history makes sense, such as when The Beatles—by all means the greatest act in the history of modern music—also has the record for most no. 1 albums of all time, with 19. Sometimes musical history makes less sense in terms of ...

5 Controversial Examples of The Beatles in Advertising: Nike, Pizza Hut and Allstate Draw Ire of Fab Four Fans

No musical catalogue is as sacred to more music fans than that of The Beatles, so it's no surprise that a storm of controversy results almost anytime one of the band members or a clip of a song appears in a commercial. Check out five of the more ...

Jas Prince Reminds World He Was Suing Cash Money and Birdman for Drake Discovery Years Before Lil Wayne, Turk

Jas Prince is surprised if you're surprised that Birdman and Cash Money Records are under fire from a bevy of lawsuits nowadays. After all, Prince first brought lawsuit alleging shady business practices from the hip-hop label during 2012. Jas helped ...

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.

Eric Church's 'Outsiders Radio' Features New Songs from Country Star, Plus Allman Brothers, Mavis Staples and Dwight Yoakam

Eric Church fans will find it worthwhile to tune into the country star's new radio show on SiriusXM Radio every month. Outsiders Radio will broadcast on the The Highway station on the last Friday of every month and promises to include previously ...

ASCAP Expo Hosting Aloe Blacc, Andrew Bird, Members of Foreigner and REO Speedwagon for 10th Anniversary

The ASCAP Expo will celebrate its tenth anniversary during 2015, gathering a litany of today's top songwriters and a selection of performers as well to entertain crowds at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles from April 30 through May 2, ...

The Hudson Project Dead in Water After One Year, Disappointing Attendance and Rainout During 2014

The Hudson Project got off to a rocky start during 2014 and it looks, for the time being at least, that the electronic music festival might not be back as a result. A representative of Winston Farms, the location for the event last year, told a local ...

Korn Ex-Drummer David Silveria Sues Band over 'Ownership Interest,' Not Allowed Back After Nine-Year Hiatus

Korn's former drummer David Silveria is making a legal issue out of his ex-bandmate's decision not to let him re-renter the group. The lawsuit is actually in regard to what he believes he is owed from "ownership interest" in the Korn brand.

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