Music

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer- band cancels…

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer- band cancels…

Published 17/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dave Mustaine, lead singer and guitarist for the heavy metal band Megadeth, has been diagnosed with throat cancer, forcing the band [more…]

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Published 17/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans [more…]

Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director, dies at 96

Franco Zeffirelli, Italian film and opera director, dies at 96

Published 15/06/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In [more…]

Leonard Cohen’s love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction

Leonard Cohen’s love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction

Published 13/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired “So Long, [more…]

‘Hadestown,’ Cranston win big at Tonys, ‘Ferryman’ best play

‘Hadestown,’ Cranston win big at Tonys, ‘Ferryman’ best play

Published 10/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - “Hadestown,” a folk opera about a young couple’s dark trek to the underworld, topped Broadway’s Tony awards on Sunday winning eight [more…]

Factbox: Key nominees for the 2019 Tony awards

Factbox: Key nominees for the 2019 Tony awards

Published 10/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater take place in New York on Sunday, hosted by James Corden. Following [more…]

Factbox: Key winners at the 2019 Tony awards

Factbox: Key winners at the 2019 Tony awards

Published 10/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater were handed out in New York on Sunday, hosted by James Corden. [more…]

Brian Wilson postpones summer tour, says he feels ‘mentally insecure’

Brian Wilson postpones summer tour, says he feels ‘mentally insecure’

Published 08/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson has indefinitely postponed a U.S. summer tour that was due to open on Friday, saying he [more…]

In Harlem and on Broadway, The Temptations get their due

In Harlem and on Broadway, The Temptations get their due

Published 07/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Temptations, whose string of hits in the 1960s and 1970s are being celebrated in a Tony-nominated show on Broadway, got [more…]

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77

Published 07/06/2019

(Reuters) - Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the “Night Tripper” brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America’s music [more…]