Music

Alan Parker, director of ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning’, dies at 76

Alan Parker, director of ‘Bugsy Malone’ and ‘Mississippi Burning’, dies at 76

Published 01/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British filmmaker Alan Parker, director of movies ranging from “Bugsy Malone”, a gangster comedy featuring children armed with machineguns that fired cream, [more…]

Facebook brings official music videos to users’ feed

Facebook brings official music videos to users’ feed

Published 31/07/2020

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Friday that its users in the United States would be able to view and share official music videos on [more…]

MTV’s VMAs to honor coronavirus shutdown music

MTV’s VMAs to honor coronavirus shutdown music

Published 31/07/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop stars Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga led a girl power list of nominations on Thursday for the MTV Video Music [more…]

A space exploration fan, jazz artist Gregory Porter to sing for NASA launch

A space exploration fan, jazz artist Gregory Porter to sing for NASA launch

Published 29/07/2020

(Reuters) - Jazz artist Gregory Porter, whose new single “Concorde” is an ode to space exploration, is set to perform on Thursday as part of [more…]

Fleetwood Mac blues guitarist Peter Green is dead at 73

Fleetwood Mac blues guitarist Peter Green is dead at 73

Published 25/07/2020

(Reuters) - Fleetwood Mac guitarist and co-founder of the influential rock group Peter Green has died at age 73, Green’s lawyers said on Saturday. The [more…]

Taylor Swift changes it up with ‘Folklore’ and earns rave reviews

Taylor Swift changes it up with ‘Folklore’ and earns rave reviews

Published 24/07/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift on Friday won some of the best reviews of her career with an album produced entirely during the coronavirus [more…]

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint

Published 19/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twitter Inc disabled a campaign-style video that President Donald Trump retweeted on Saturday, citing a copyright complaint. The video, which included music [more…]

Elvis Presley’s grandson dies aged 27

Elvis Presley’s grandson dies aged 27

Published 13/07/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A little-known member of one of rock ‘n’ roll music’s royal families, Benjamin Keough, grandson of the late Elvis Presley and [more…]

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The Dalai Lama made a bid for music chart stardom on Monday, his 85th birthday, with the release of an album of mantras [more…]

Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Published 06/07/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose haunting scores to Spaghetti Westerns like “A Fistful of Dollars” and “The Good, the Bad and [more…]