08:56 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, July 03, 2015
Veteran rockers The Rolling Stones will put on their first major exhibition looking at their more than 50 years in music at a London gallery next year, showcasing some 500 items including original stage designs, guitars and costumes.
"EXHIBITIONISM" will run from April to September 2016 at the Saatchi Gallery in the British capital, with some of the objects said to be from the band's personal archives and neve... read more
08:22 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, July 02, 2015
Grammy-winning R&B singer Rihanna is the first artist to surpass more than 100 million cumulative digital singles in the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America said on Wednesday.
Rihanna, 27, topped the list of artists with the most digital single awards, coming in ahead of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry in the second and third places respectively. The recording industry's digital single certifica... read more
11:24 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Blues legend Buddy Guy has teamed with soul legend Van Morrison for a tribute to B.B. King on his new album 'Born To Play Guitar'.
The album will feature the track 'Flesh & Bone', dedicated to the late King who died in May at the age of 89.
'Born To Play Guitar' will also feature a tribute to another blues great Muddy Waters.
The album was produced by longtime Buddy Guy collaborator Tom Ham... read more
08:54 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Taylor Swift is "elated and relieved" that Apple has decided to pay artists for streaming their songs.
On Sunday the 25-year-old singer penned an open letter to the music giant in which she slammed its decision not to pay musicians for music featured during a three-month free trial of its Apple Music offering. She called this decision "shocking, disappointing, and completely unlike this historically progressi... read more
08:53 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 23, 2015
BBC Music presents a portrait of Amy Winehouse - Amy Winehouse In Her Own Words - available exclusively on BBC iPlayer.
The story is threaded together from extracts taken from interviews she gave to the BBC for a variety of music and documentary projects, including footage from the Jazz And Soul Britannia series on BBC Four, BBC One Sessions in 2007, Glastonbury 2004 and 2008, The 2004 Mercury Music Prize, Later with Jools ... read more