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Our pop critics on the week's most important new songs, from Diamanda Galás's "O Death”" to J Cole's "High for Hours."
When Ms. Rosenbloom’s elbow was injured in a crash, she was told she would never play again. But practice became central to her recovery and growth.
He brought soul and hip-hop into the White House like no president before him. A discussion of Mr. Obama’s most powerful musical moments, on this week’s Popcast.
Once one-half of Calle 13, this rapper is using his own individual chemistry to affirm global kinship.
The Latvian virtuoso continues to focus on honing his chamber orchestra, unearthing neglected composers and seeking personal inspiration.
An inaugural songfest fell far short of its billing as “typically and traditionally American.”
This year’s preinaugural concert in Washington may not be like star-studded affairs of the past, but supporters say they don’t care.
Mr. Onyeabor, whose music reached a new audience decades after he created it, composed, played and produced hypnotic electronic tracks infused with unmistakably African elements.
Ellen Burstyn, Solange Knowles, artists, composers and others offer people who don’t want to think about politics different options for the weekend.
The orchestra, which cut its first record on Jan. 20, 1917, has made more than 2,000 recordings. A boxed set of 65 CDs from Sony Classical celebrates the centennial.
Ms. Peters, who sang with the Metropolitan Opera for 35 years, was 20 when she was catapulted to stardom as a last-minute substitute in “Don Giovanni.”
The manager, Jonathan Todd Schwartz, admitted in court documents that he had embezzled money from prominent clients.
The dispute with Sony/ATV, over an obscure aspect of copyright law, involves dozens of songs he wrote with John Lennon.
His latest successes — which include a pair of No. 1 hits on the Billboard Latin songs chart — have come as part of reggaeton’s second global wave.
The president invited in artists and sought others out, from novelists to rappers to musicians to actors.
American Football plays Terminal 5 and The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die is at Brooklyn Bazaar.
Run the Jewels and The Times put together a list of 10 songs that say something about the time they were created — and the discontent of today.
After a decade behind the scenes, Ms. Hemby has released a new album, “Puxico,” titled after her grandfather’s hometown, Puxico, Mo.
The chant is on a new track, called “Tiny Hands,” the singer created for the women’s march in Washington after Donald Trump’s inauguration.
The football league has denied that it asked the singer not to discuss politics ahead of her performance at the Super Bowl.
Maria Agresta, who will sing Micaëla, will have a role elsewhere on opening night: Her family’s recipes will be featured in the Grand Tier Restaurant.
The B-Street Band, booked before Donald J. Trump announced his candidacy, reacted to indignation from fans.
The Bronx Music Hall, to be built as part of an affordable housing complex in the Melrose neighborhood, will celebrate the borough’s diverse sounds.
The surge of the “La La Land” soundtrack, after the film won seven Golden Globes, is the biggest news.
A coin toss kept Mr. Allsup off a plane with Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens. The others died when the plane crashed.
The singer said she had been influenced by an article about how her planned appearance was heartbreaking to her gay fans.