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Michael Jackson’s Estate Is Developing a Broadway-Bound Bio-Musical

Michael Jackson’s Estate Is Developing a Broadway-Bound Bio-Musical

Michael Jackson’s estate is developing the bio-musical with Columbia Live Stage, aiming for Broadway in 2020.
Album Review: Beyoncé and Jay-Z: The State of the Union Is Strong

Album Review: Beyoncé and Jay-Z: The State of the Union Is Strong

Jay-Z and Beyoncé‘s surprise joint album “Everything Is Love” is a statement of solidarity in the face of personal and institutional challenges.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z Deliver a Surprise Album: ‘Everything Is Love’

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Deliver a Surprise Album: ‘Everything Is Love’

Jay-Z and Beyoncé are currently on a joint stadium tour, “On the Run II.”
D.J. Fontana, 87, Elvis Presley’s Longtime Drummer, Is Dead

D.J. Fontana, 87, Elvis Presley’s Longtime Drummer, Is Dead

D.J. Fontana, Elvis Presley’s longtime drummer, performing at a 2002 concert in Memphis observing the 25th anniversary of Presley’s death.
Barbra Streisand Debuts Lost Footage From ‘A Star Is Born’ on Netflix

Barbra Streisand Debuts Lost Footage From ‘A Star Is Born’ on Netflix

A newly added scene shows Barbra Streisand on guitar, playing the award-winning “Evergreen.”
‘I Never Thought I Would Talk About It.’ So Florence Welch Put It in a Song.

‘I Never Thought I Would Talk About It.’ So Florence Welch Put It in a Song.

“High as Hope,” the follow-up to Florence and the Machine’s first No. 1 album, is the first LP that Florence Welch has made from both a sober and emotionally connected place.
Album Review: Christina Aguilera Exults in Her Voice on ‘Liberation’

Album Review: Christina Aguilera Exults in Her Voice on ‘Liberation’

Christina Aguilera unleashes her naturally dramatic vocals on “Liberation,” an album of extreme ups and downs.
Jon Bon Jovi Gets Into the Rosé Business

Jon Bon Jovi Gets Into the Rosé Business

Jon Bon Jovi and his son Jesse with their new wine, a French rosé called Hampton Water.
Jon Bon Jovi Gets Into the Rosé Business

Jon Bon Jovi Gets Into the Rosé Business

Jon Bon Jovi and his son Jesse with their new wine, a French rosé called Hampton Water.
A Queen of Kitsch Who Made the Whole World Sing

A Queen of Kitsch Who Made the Whole World Sing

The songwriter and polymath Allee Willis at her California home. Ms. Willis will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this month.
Album Review: Dave Matthews Sings to the Next Generation on ‘Come Tomorrow’

Album Review: Dave Matthews Sings to the Next Generation on ‘Come Tomorrow’

Dave Matthews, center, sings about lifelong loves on the Dave Matthews Band’s new album, “Come Tomorrow.”
An Unlikely Union Between an ’80s Rock Star and a Folk Choir Blossoms in Bulgaria

An Unlikely Union Between an ’80s Rock Star and a Folk Choir Blossoms in Bulgaria

Members of the Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices choir surrounding their new collaborator, Lisa Gerrard of Dead Can Dance.
Popcast: Yes, We Stuck With ‘American Idol’

Popcast: Yes, We Stuck With ‘American Idol’

Maddie Poppe, a singer and songwriter from Iowa, won the first rebooted season of “American Idol.”
Vocations: How a Guitar Maker Started Rocking, Back in the U.S.S.R.

Vocations: How a Guitar Maker Started Rocking, Back in the U.S.S.R.

Yuriy Shishkov, who came to the United States in 1990, was a fan of Deep Purple’s Ritchie Blackmore while growing up in the Soviet Union. Decades later, Shishkov designed one for Prince.
How Neko Case Finally Unleashed Her Feminist Rage

How Neko Case Finally Unleashed Her Feminist Rage

Neko Case’s seventh solo album, “Hell-On,” is an attempt to confront challenges she has faced simply by being a woman, and a celebration of the internal power she was able to unlock.
Clairo’s ‘Pretty Girl’ Went Viral. Then She Had to Prove Herself.

Clairo’s ‘Pretty Girl’ Went Viral. Then She Had to Prove Herself.

The 19-year-old singer, songwriter and producer Clairo learned that early viral success meant experiencing the perils of internet fame, too.
Betty Davis Was a Raw Funk Pioneer. Her Decades of Silence Are Over.

Betty Davis Was a Raw Funk Pioneer. Her Decades of Silence Are Over.

The trailblazing funk singer, bandleader and producer Betty Davis dropped out of public for decades. A new documentary, “Betty: They Say I’m Different,” tells her story.