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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, Diplo, Marshmello and Kaskade and will perform in May at the annual Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas. Organizers on Thursday released the lineup for the three-day music festival, which will run May 18-20 at the Las Vegas Motor...
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Even in the throes of crisis, Venezuela keeps churning out one export prized the world over: classical music maestros. The latest addition to the country's growing cadre of top-flight musical talent is Rafael Payare, who was named musical director of the...
NEW YORK (AP) — After a few missteps, The Recording Academy is reassuring its members that it is not lagging behind the music industry when it comes to female representation. In a letter sent to voting and non-voting members Thursday, which was obtained by The Associated Press,...
NEW YORK (AP) — After a few missteps, The Recording Academy is reassuring its members that they are not lagging behind the music industry when it comes to female representation. In a letter sent to members Thursday, obtained by The Associated Press, the academy offers statistics...
NEW YORK (AP) — Yannick Nezet-Seguin will become the Metropolitan Opera's music director next season, two years earlier than planned, providing a leader to an orchestra fighting drift and defections for more than a decade. Nezet-Seguin's appointment was announced in June 2016,...
"Black Panther The Album Music From And Inspired By," Various Artists (Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope) At times, the Kendrick Lamar-curated "Black Panther" album feels like a stand-alone set, only loosely related to the Marvel film for which it's named. But the album is a solid,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Riccardo Muti thinks about how an afterlife meeting with Giuseppe Verdi would go after spending decades fighting to perform the works of Italy's greatest composer exactly as written. "My questions to Verdi would be if I did right," the 76-year-old conductor said...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — American heavy metal band Metallica and Afghanistan's National Institute of Music have won the 2018 Polar Music Prizes, a Swedish award. It is the first time a heavy metal band gets an award given each year for significant achievements in music. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Riccardo Muti is a man on a mission, intent on forcing singers, orchestras and young directors to honor the original intent of Giuseppi (joo-zep-pe) Verdi and other composers. Muti, who just extended his contract as music director of the Chicago Symphony...