Grammy-nominated singer Akon has a goal of bringing solar-powered electricity to 1 million homes in Africa by the end of the year, and the singer is using millions of his own dollars for the cause. Akon started an initiative called “Akon Lighting Africa” this month
If musicians were measured not by the number of records they sold but by the number of peers they influenced, JJ Cale would have been a towering figure in 1970s rock ‘n’ roll.
Jay-Z says Billboard’s music charts are “irrelevant” to him because the company isn’t keeping up with the “changing times”.
The New Zealand woman who was kicked by Miguel during a Billboard Music Awards performance continues to suffer cognitive difficulties and has yet to receive any assistance from the R&B singer nearly a month after the incident, her attorney said.
Singer Miguel’s stage dive at this year’s Billboard Music Awards could become the subject of legal action over claims of possible brain damage to a female fan.
Katchafire are raging across the United States. The New Zealand seven-piece roots and reggae band have spent the last five weeks burning up the roads on their first US tour
Chris Brown’s vocal performance at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards has been panned by online critics. The 24-year-old singer took the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to debut his new single, Fine China
Slayer founding member and guitarist Jeff Hanneman has died of liver failure at the age of 49.
Michael Buble has sold millions of albums, but as he readies the release of his newest project, he’s less concerned with his future sales, thanks to his wife’s pregnancy. “I’m nervous and excited, and truly I think it’s given me great perspective,” the singer said at the music video shoot for his new single, It’s a Beautiful Day
Two performers who say their songs have been used in Baauer’s No.