Wednesday, January 19, 2022

MUSIC

ABBA at work in the studio in Sweden.

ABBA's new (and final) album is finally here: Is 'Voyage' any good?

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They’ve been gone for 40 years, but…not really.ABBA hasn’t been absent from anyone’s lives given the ubiquity of worldwide touring musical phenomenon “Mamma Mia!,” two movies (“Mamma Mia!” and “Mamma Mia! Here We...
Billy Joel thrilled a sold-out Madison Square Garden crowd on Nov. 5 with his first show at the venue since the pandemic started in March 2020.

Review of Billy Joel’s concert: Return to Madison Square Garden is stocked full with...

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NEW YORK – Billy Joel didn't mess much with his usual set list.The 20-month delay due to pandemics in his Madison Square Garden monthly residency was not acknowledged by him other than an enthusiastic,...
James Mtume, a musician and activist who formed the R&B group Mtume, has died. He was 76.

James Mtume, Grammy-winning musician and founder of R&B group Mtume, dead at 76

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James Mtume, a musician and activist who formed the R&B group Mtume, has died. He was 76.His representative Angelo Ellerbee confirmed to USA TODAY on Monday that Mtume died Sunday, six days after his birthday. It...
Vicente Fernández, the legendary Mexican singer, has died. He was 81.

Legendary Mexican singer Vicente Fernández dies at 81 after recent hospitalization

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Vicente "Chente" Fernández, the legendary Mexican singer known for his signature charro suit and sombrero, has died, according to a post on his verified Instagram account. He was 81."It was an honor and a great...
Brittney Mack, left, Adrianna Hicks, Abby Mueller, Keirsten Hodgens and Anna Uzele in rehearsal at New 42nd Street Studios in Manhattan in September.

They closed on opening night due to COVID; here's how 'Six' bounced back to...

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NEW YORK — Who says queens can't wear sweatpants? Perched above Times Square in a rehearsal space lined with backpacks and bags of takeout orders, the regal stars of "Six," Broadway's vivacious pop musical, have traded in...
Ed Sheeran released his "=" album (pronounced "Equals"), the follow-up to 2017's "÷ " ("Divide") and fourth in his math symbols series, in October.

The 10 top albums in 2021 include Ed Sheeran and Lil Nas X, as...

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In a year that brought major – and in some cases, majorly awaited – releases by reliable chart-toppers, it would seem an effortless task to pluck out 10 of the best albums of the...
Travis Scott performs during 2021 Astroworld Festival at NRG Park on November 05, 2021 in Houston, Texas.

Astroworld: What’s it all about? What we know about the 'mass casualty incident' at...

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Crowd surging at Travis Scott's Astroworld music festival led to eight deaths and "scores" of injuries, according to authorities. Officials declared the Houston concert a "mass casualty incident" after getting a call Friday evening to the...
Concert surges, fires and shootings: Before Astroworld Festival, these disasters hit music venues

'Pure chaos': Criminal investigation launched after 8 killed at Astroworld Festival in Houston

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Officials confirmed that a criminal investigation has been launched after a crowd in Houston on Friday surged towards the stage while Travis Scott performed. The incident resulted in the deaths of at least...
Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, left, drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic.

Man pictured on Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album files new complaint in child pornography lawsuit

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Spencer Elden, the man who appeared on Nirvana's iconic "Nevermind" album cover as a baby, has reignited his legal battle against the seminal grunge band, alleging the image "constitutes child pornography." After a California judge granted...
Stonewall Jackson performs during the WSM Luncheon and Opry Spectacular at the Grand Ole Opry House on Oct. 14, 1976, as part of the Opry's 51st birthday celebration week.

Stonewall Jackson is a country singer who was a longtime Grand Ole Opry participant....

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Stonewall Jackson, a country singer and longtime Grand Ole Opry member known for his now-classic hit "Waterloo," died Saturday at age 89. Jackson, who was suffering from complications due to vascular dementia, died Saturday morning according...
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