Music

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

A year in showbiz: court drama, box office records and a young billionaire

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the world’s youngest self-made billionaire to celebrities in court, the world of entertainment produced a wide array of headlines this year. [more…]

Pussycat Dolls announce reunion tour 10 years after split

Pussycat Dolls announce reunion tour 10 years after split

Published 28/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Pussycat Dolls are reforming for a reunion tour kicking off in Dublin next year, the American girl band said on Thursday. [more…]

Rare Mozart portrait flies above presale estimate at Paris auction

Rare Mozart portrait flies above presale estimate at Paris auction

Published 27/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - A rare portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sold for 4 million euros on Wednesday at Christie’s in Paris, rocketing past the auction [more…]

Taylor Swift puts rancor aside, smashes all-time American Music Award record

Taylor Swift puts rancor aside, smashes all-time American Music Award record

Published 25/11/2019

(Reuters) - Taylor Swift took the high road as she won six American Music Awards on Sunday to surpass Michael Jackson’s all-time record, avoiding any [more…]

Singer Iggy Azalea reports jewelry worth $366,000 stolen in burglary

Singer Iggy Azalea reports jewelry worth $366,000 stolen in burglary

Published 23/11/2019

(Reuters) - “Fancy” singer Iggy Azalea and her rapper boyfriend Playboi Carti reported a burglar stole over $366,000 in jewelry from their Atlanta home, police [more…]

Michael Jackson Hollywood movie reported in the works

Michael Jackson Hollywood movie reported in the works

Published 22/11/2019

(Reuters) - Michael Jackson’s story is headed for Hollywood from the producer who helped make hit film “Bohemian Rhapsody,” industry media reported on Friday. Deadline, [more…]

Marking 40 years, Simple Minds say touring ‘keeps us going’

Marking 40 years, Simple Minds say touring ‘keeps us going’

Published 22/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Forty years since releasing their debut album, Scottish rock band Simple Minds have no plans to slow down just yet, saying life [more…]

Death threats prompt music executive to appeal for peace in feud with Taylor Swift

Death threats prompt music executive to appeal for peace in feud with Taylor Swift

Published 22/11/2019

(Reuters) - Music executive Scooter Braun on Friday said his family had received “numerous death threats” over a feud with singer Taylor Swift, and appealed [more…]

Study reveals music’s universal patterns across societies worldwide

Study reveals music’s universal patterns across societies worldwide

Published 21/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From love songs to dance tunes to lullabies, music made in disparate cultures worldwide displays certain universal patterns, according to a study [more…]

High-tech Japan uses AI in song to welcome pope

High-tech Japan uses AI in song to welcome pope

Published 20/11/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Few aspects of life escape the touch of high tech in cutting-edge Japan, including an official song written to welcome Pope Francis [more…]