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Idris Elba, "Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela" (7wallace/Parlophone Records) Playing Nelson Mandela in 2013's theatrical release, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," clearly struck a chord with British actor Idris Elba — a musical one. On "Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela," a 14-track...
David Guetta, "Listen" (Atlantic/Parlophone) David Guetta has proved again and again he's the master of the dance floor hook. The Frenchman's sixth album, "Listen," brings an army of reasons to support this without veering too much into club territory — from the myriad...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While music fans largely embrace free streaming music services such as Spotify, musicians and artists from pop to country have expressed reservations about the impact on the financial and creative value of music. Here are some recent quotes from artists...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket. Streaming music, predicted by many analysts...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A debate has been brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket. Pop singer Taylor Swift and country star Jason Aldean have removed or limited their music that's...
Whether you're prepping a hearty, warm Thanksgiving meal or getting ready to shop until you drop on Black Friday, here's a list of holidays albums reviews set to get you in the right mood. ___ Idina Menzel, "Holiday Wishes" (Warner Bros.) It's fitting that "Frozen" star Idina...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police are investigating the theft of about $4,000 worth of instruments from the tour bus of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell's band. The show went on Sunday night for Russell, recognizable by his long white hair and beard, and his band at...
Winners of the 2014 American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles: Artist of the year: One Direction New artist of the year: 5 Seconds of Summer Single of the year: Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, "Dark Horse" Pop/rock female artist: Katy Perry Pop/rock...
One Direction has won the American Music Award for artist of the year. Competition in the category was tough, with Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams up for the honor. The final prize of the night was...