Kosovo-Albanian pop artist Ilira talks debut single 'Whisper My Name' and the awkwardness of growing up as a 'third culture kid'
Kosovo-Albanian pop artist Ilira talks debut single 'Whisper My Name' and the awkwardness of growing up as a 'third culture kid'

'Every song of mine is like a page ripped out of my diary. I have so many stories to tell, not just about heartbreak, but about the inevitable struggle of coming of age,' - Ilira.

MOBO Awards take a year's break, promising to return with a "bigger, revamped show"
MOBO Awards take a year's break, promising to return with a "bigger, revamped show"

MOBO is now expanding itself to include every piece of art including films, which will further help recognize new and emerging talents who otherwise go unrecognized by media.

Fiona Grey's 'Cult Classic' is exactly where dirty pop meets indie electro
Fiona Grey's 'Cult Classic' is exactly where dirty pop meets indie electro

The Los Angeles vocal sensation is bringing her "dirty pop" to a whole new level by merging it with the unrealistic expectations of her songs.

Shakira's 'Clandestino' with Maluma captures the No 1 spot across multiple Billboard charts
Shakira's 'Clandestino' with Maluma captures the No 1 spot across multiple Billboard charts

'Clandestino' being Shakira's 30th Top 10 on the chart could make her the only female artist with the most number of Top 10s in history.

Meek Mill to receive Billboard's inaugural R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players' Impact Award for activism
Meek Mill to receive Billboard's inaugural R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players' Impact Award for activism

Mill drew attention through his consistent fight for criminal justice reforms and his unhinging dedication to the Riddick case.

7 things we learned about Joan Jett from the documentary 'Bad Reputation'
7 things we learned about Joan Jett from the documentary 'Bad Reputation'

From being rejected by 23 record labels to filling in for Kurt Cobain during Nirvana's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, here are some lesser known facts about Jett.

Singer Gary Numan's tour bus hits and kills a 91-year-old pedestrian
Singer Gary Numan's tour bus hits and kills a 91-year-old pedestrian

Singer Gary Numan's tour bus was involved in a road accident on Monday. It remains unknown if Gary was in the vehicle at the time.

Netflix announces 'ReMastered', an original music history docu series set for October release
Netflix announces 'ReMastered', an original music history docu series set for October release

The 8 part docuseries investigates high-profile events affecting some of the most legendary names in music, presenting groundbreaking discoveries and previously unreported insights

Slash says hip-hop has become "generic" and he likes the fact that "rock isn't mainstream anymore"
Slash says hip-hop has become "generic" and he likes the fact that "rock isn't mainstream anymore"

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer also listed Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age as his current favorite bands and spoke about the re-union with Axl Rose in 2016.

Metallica announce sprawling UK & Europe tour with support from Ghost and Bokassa
Metallica announce sprawling UK & Europe tour with support from Ghost and Bokassa

The WorldWired tour returns to UK and Europe next year in a sprawling tour that'll hit 20 countries, including performances in stadiums, arenas and even a castle.

"Mixed emotions": Celine Dion announces end of her Las Vegas residency after 16 years
"Mixed emotions": Celine Dion announces end of her Las Vegas residency after 16 years

Known for "changing the landscape of entertainment" in Vegas, Dion had kickstarted her residency with 'A New Day…' show in 2003 (lasting until December 15, 2007).

'White Album' to be re-released in deluxe edition to mark 50th anniversary of iconic Beatles album
'White Album' to be re-released in deluxe edition to mark 50th anniversary of iconic Beatles album

Released in 1968, the ninth studio album was a revolution in the band's musical innovation, and now it is all coming back in November.

From the Roxanne Wars to the Biggie-Tupac diss showdown, here are the top 10 Hip Hop beefs of all time
From the Roxanne Wars to the Biggie-Tupac diss showdown, here are the top 10 Hip Hop beefs of all time

If you think this year's Hip Hop entertainment has seen major feuds between top rappers, here's a rewind upto a decade ago to recall the wildest beefs of all time

Fans left stunned after Childish Gambino walks off stage during 'This is America' tour concert in Dallas
Fans left stunned after Childish Gambino walks off stage during 'This is America' tour concert in Dallas

Probably his last concert, Gambino has certainly left his fans in a stage of confusion after he walked away from stage without performing his last three songs.

Millie Bobby Brown steps it up by rapping a verse from 'Girls like You' at Maroon 5 concert: Watch
Millie Bobby Brown steps it up by rapping a verse from 'Girls like You' at Maroon 5 concert: Watch

'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown just showed the world that she can do a mean rap. Watch how she moves as she sings along with Maroon 5's Adam Levine on stage.

Chas Hodges from Chas & Dave dies aged 74
Chas Hodges from Chas & Dave dies aged 74

According to the duo's official Twitter account, the singer recently received treatment for oesophageal cancer, "but died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours"

Album review: Metric reinvent themselves yet again as they reflect on their legacy in 'Art of Doubt'
Album review: Metric reinvent themselves yet again as they reflect on their legacy in 'Art of Doubt'

On their seventh studio album, the Canadian indie powerhouse showcases the best of all the various sonic styles they've incorporated across their 20-year run.

Yeses announce self-titled debut EP out October 19; releases 'Edge Of The World' video
Yeses announce self-titled debut EP out October 19; releases 'Edge Of The World' video

The band has also shared the video to their song 'Edge Of The World' with PopMatters and it is as soothing as it couls have been.

"Come up and speak out!": Fans lash out at Hailie Scott for posting a selfie amid Eminem-Machine Gun Kelly feud
"Come up and speak out!": Fans lash out at Hailie Scott for posting a selfie amid Eminem-Machine Gun Kelly feud

What started almost six years ago has taken an ugly turn, and now Scott has found herself unwillingly in the middle of it all.

Gallant releases new single 'TOOGOODTOBETRUE', feat. Sufjan Stevens and Rebecca Sugar
Gallant releases new single 'TOOGOODTOBETRUE', feat. Sufjan Stevens and Rebecca Sugar

The genre bending artist who was nominated at the Grammy for his debut album 'Ology', has now collaborated with two of the greatest musicians of the generation.

Steve Perry releases another video, 'We're Still Here', from his upcoming album 'Traces'
Steve Perry releases another video, 'We're Still Here', from his upcoming album 'Traces'

Following the release of 'No Erasin' and 'No More Cying', the former Journey frontman's latest video is about living up with the new generation.

New Ruth B song 'Rare' out now, and you don't want to miss it
New Ruth B song 'Rare' out now, and you don't want to miss it

Her debut EP The Intro premiered at #1 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Album Chart, snagging her a slot as one of the top artists on iTunes' Best of Yearend music list

Disturbed release new single 'A Reason To Fight' ahead of Oct 19 launch of new album, 'Evolution'
Disturbed release new single 'A Reason To Fight' ahead of Oct 19 launch of new album, 'Evolution'

“The message behind A Reason To Fight is a personal one,”says the Disturbed lead vocalist David Draiman

Dinah Jane releases debut single 'Bottled Up' featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Marc E. Bassy
Dinah Jane releases debut single 'Bottled Up' featuring Ty Dolla $ign and Marc E. Bassy

Born of Polynesian descent and raised in Orange County, she made her vocal debut at church one Sunday to a standing ovation

St. Lucia's buoyant new album 'Hyperion' is here: Listen
St. Lucia's buoyant new album 'Hyperion' is here: Listen

The optimistic LP features lead single 'Walking Away' as well as anthemic tracks such as 'Paradise Is Waiting,' and was produced by Rob Kirwan

Suge Knight, Death Row Records co-founder, pleads no contest to hit and run case, faces 28 years in prison
Suge Knight, Death Row Records co-founder, pleads no contest to hit and run case, faces 28 years in prison

The Death Row Records founder made the plea to avoid charges of murdering one man and attempting to murder a second with his pick-up truck in Los Angeles

"Feel like I've just been through three years of therapy": Miranda Lambert looks back at the tough times
"Feel like I've just been through three years of therapy": Miranda Lambert looks back at the tough times

Miranda Lambert was performing at the Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum as their artist-in-residence for this year when she got real about hurting.

Beyonce's former drummer accuses Queen B of harassing her with "extreme witchcraft and magic spells of sexual molestation"
Beyonce's former drummer accuses Queen B of harassing her with "extreme witchcraft and magic spells of sexual molestation"

After Bowie and Lennon, this time it is Beyonce being accused of selling her soul to the devil and practicing witchcraft and dark magic

The top 5 singers who can team up with Maroon 5 at the 2019 Super Bowl halftime
The top 5 singers who can team up with Maroon 5 at the 2019 Super Bowl halftime

Although Cardi B and Travis Scott top the list, these five performers can do just great a job in performing alongside Adam Levine in Super Bowl 2019

Drei Ros opens up stereotypes, stigmas, and the importance of sleep ahead of his new album 'Excuse My Accent'
Drei Ros opens up stereotypes, stigmas, and the importance of sleep ahead of his new album 'Excuse My Accent'

The Romanian born rapper also talks about working with 808 Mafia, giving up a basketball career, early influences, collaborations and more in this exclusive interview.

Why Kanye West's latest social media rant against Drake and Nick Cannon is one of the sweetest things he's ever done
Why Kanye West's latest social media rant against Drake and Nick Cannon is one of the sweetest things he's ever done

Kanye West is a lot of things - rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer - and now, sweetest partner is certainly one of them.

Spotify opens service to independent artistes to upload their content; Noname's '25' leads the way
Spotify opens service to independent artistes to upload their content; Noname's '25' leads the way

The streaming service has announced a new beta feature that enables independent artists to upload their music to the platform — directly from Spotify for Artists

KISS announce final 'End of the Road World Tour'. Will it really be the last one for the band this time?
KISS announce final 'End of the Road World Tour'. Will it really be the last one for the band this time?

The glam metal icons embarked on a farewell tour way back in 2000, but this time around, it could indeed be KISS' final outing, bringing an end to a 45 year live music career.

Waka Flocka Flame is not happy with NFL giving halftime slot to Maroon 5: "They need somebody from Atlanta in it, it’s only right"
Waka Flocka Flame is not happy with NFL giving halftime slot to Maroon 5: "They need somebody from Atlanta in it, it’s only right"

The Atlanta rapper criticized the NFL for the lack of local representation as the Superbowl heads to the city for the first time in 19 years.

Exitmusic drops new music video for 'Trumpets Fade' amid speculations of split
Exitmusic drops new music video for 'Trumpets Fade' amid speculations of split

The dream pop duo recently dropped their new album 'The Recognitions', after they went through a divorce. But Devon Church says 'it remains to be seen' if it's the final album.

The Allman Brothers Band's former guitarist Dickey Betts to undergo brain surgery
The Allman Brothers Band's former guitarist Dickey Betts to undergo brain surgery

Dickey Betts' condition is critical but stable, reports say. He is currently at a Florida hospital set to undergo a brain surgery on Friday

Mark Knopfler announces ninth solo album 'Down The Road Wherever'
Mark Knopfler announces ninth solo album 'Down The Road Wherever'

A follow-up to the 2015 nostalgic album 'Tracker', Mark Knopfler's newest album is a journey back into the days with Dire Straits and everything else that came along with it

Maroon 5 score halftime performance slot at 2019's Super Bowl 53
Maroon 5 score halftime performance slot at 2019's Super Bowl 53

Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine had said in 2015 that 'the band would be thrilled to do it. We very actively want to play the Super Bowl.'

American Music Awards: A pregnant Carrie Underwood, Post Malone's debut, XXXTentacion's posthumous nominations and other things to look forward to
American Music Awards: A pregnant Carrie Underwood, Post Malone's debut, XXXTentacion's posthumous nominations and other things to look forward to

This year's American Music Awards will be bigger and better than ever as Carrie Underwood returns on stage and Post Malone makes his stage debut

Kesha releases new song and lyric video of powerful new single ‘Here Comes The Change’
Kesha releases new song and lyric video of powerful new single ‘Here Comes The Change’

Kesha's 'Here Comes the Change' is out and it depicts protesters and activists fighting for a better world

Logic releases new video for latest single 'Everybody Dies' from upcoming album YSIV
Logic releases new video for latest single 'Everybody Dies' from upcoming album YSIV

The two-minute clip from his upcoming album is accompanied by vintage Hollywood film clips and surveillance footage

Smashing Pumpkins say they have enough unreleased songs to "kill people with content"
Smashing Pumpkins say they have enough unreleased songs to "kill people with content"

The band claims they have "hundreds" of unreleased songs, all in "finished" states and enough to last through at least two decades of releases.

Martin Barre discusses his upcoming solo album 'Roads Less Travelled' and why he believes his music is for everybody
Martin Barre discusses his upcoming solo album 'Roads Less Travelled' and why he believes his music is for everybody

The ex-Jethro Tull guitar virtuoso breaks down the new album, talks performing in Turkey and Mumbai among political tensions, details the upcoming tour and more.

Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker sues medical center over nerve damage caused by alleged malpractice
Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker sues medical center over nerve damage caused by alleged malpractice

Barker alleges that his worsening health issues are due to the malpractices of the Medical Imaging Center in Santa Monica, where he's being treated for his blood clots.

Spotify sued for gender discrimination and unequal pay by former employee
Spotify sued for gender discrimination and unequal pay by former employee

A former female employee alleges that women were paid less and that the company discriminated based on gender, indulging in secret 'boys trips' to strip clubs and concerts.

Eminem vs MGK: Did Machine Gun Kelly always have a diss track recorded for whenever Shady was about to go off on him?
Eminem vs MGK: Did Machine Gun Kelly always have a diss track recorded for whenever Shady was about to go off on him?

Here's a little bit of info to spice things up: Both Eminem and MGK are signed to the same record label. Oh, and MGK had released 'Rap Devil' six months ago on his SoundCloud.

Queen of 'American Idol' Ada Vox says her new single 'Because of You' is a "thank you" to her fans
Queen of 'American Idol' Ada Vox says her new single 'Because of You' is a "thank you" to her fans

Ada Vox does not just perform for ticketed events instead, she likes to sing for her fans on Instagram mostly while applying makeup or getting ready for a show.

Rita Ora announces release date for her latest album 'Phoenix'
Rita Ora announces release date for her latest album 'Phoenix'

Although it was already leaked, pop star Rita Ora has now officially announced the release date of her album

Numb.er share new video for 'A Memory Stained'
Numb.er share new video for 'A Memory Stained'

Formed by Los Angeles-based photographer Jeff Fribourg, Numb.er, derives its sound from the early period of grunge