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Camila Cabello’s Solo Debut Opens at No. 1

Camila Cabello’s Solo Debut Opens at No. 1

Camila Cabello’s first solo album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200, boosted by its hit single, “Havana.”
‘It’s one of the hardest decisions I’ve made’: Nikki Sixx dishes on this week’s episode of CTV’s ‘The Launch’

‘It’s one of the hardest decisions I’ve made’: Nikki Sixx dishes on this week’s episode of CTV’s ‘The Launch’

In life, all of our launches come to us in different ways. Starting out in the mid-‘70s, for Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx it meant pounding the pavement to get his music heard. On CTV’s new reality series
North Korean Pop Singer Leads Pre-Olympic Delegation to South

North Korean Pop Singer Leads Pre-Olympic Delegation to South

The singer Hyon Song-wol, head of a North Korean Olympics advance team, arriving in Gangneung, South Korea, on Sunday.
North Korean Pop Singer Leads Pre-Olympic Delegation to South

North Korean Pop Singer Leads Pre-Olympic Delegation to South

The singer Hyon Song-wol, head of a North Korean Olympics advance team, arriving in Gangneung, South Korea, on Sunday.
Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose Involving Opioids, Coroner Says

Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose Involving Opioids, Coroner Says

Tom Petty’s system showed traces of fentanyl and oxycodone, among others. A statement from his family said he was prescribed “various pain medications for a multitude of issues.”
Playlist: The Playlist: Previously Unreleased Hendrix, and 10 More New Songs

Playlist: The Playlist: Previously Unreleased Hendrix, and 10 More New Songs

“Both Sides of the Sky,” a collection of previously unreleased late-1960s Jimi Hendrix music, is coming out in March.
On Stage Was Springsteen, in the Audience, Chris Christie

On Stage Was Springsteen, in the Audience, Chris Christie

Chris Christie, the former Republican governor of New Jersey, sorted through tickets to Bruce Springsteen shows that he had saved at his home in 2009.
Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus Wants You to Think About Whiteness (and to Dance)

Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus Wants You to Think About Whiteness (and to Dance)

Merrill Garbus of Tune-Yards spent time meditating on her own whiteness while recording “I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life.”
The Memories in Dolores O’Riordan’s Fierce, Fragile Voice

The Memories in Dolores O’Riordan’s Fierce, Fragile Voice

Ms. O’Riordan in New Jersey in 1996. The band owed much of its global success to how the United States embraced it.
‘The Greatest Showman’ Soundtrack Repeats at No. 1

‘The Greatest Showman’ Soundtrack Repeats at No. 1

The soundtrack to "The Greatest Showman," starring Hugh Jackman, had the equivalent of 104,000 sales last week.
Rishikesh Journal: Rebuilding on the Beatles, an Ashram in India Hopes for Revival

Rishikesh Journal: Rebuilding on the Beatles, an Ashram in India Hopes for Revival

Visitors at a meditation pod on the roof of an ashram in Rishikesh, India, where The Beatles went to study with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1968.
Rishikesh Journal: Rebuilding on the Beatles, an Ashram in India Hopes for Revival

Rishikesh Journal: Rebuilding on the Beatles, an Ashram in India Hopes for Revival

A meditation pod atop an ashram in Rishikesh, India, where the Beatles went to study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1968. The mural by Miles Toland complements a planned new museum on the grounds
Critic’s Notebook: How to Listen to Rock ’n’ Roll in a Theater

Critic’s Notebook: How to Listen to Rock ’n’ Roll in a Theater

Erik Jensen plays Lester Bangs in “How to Be a Rock Critic,” part of the Under the Radar festival at the Public Theater.
Playlist: The Playlist: Black Eyed Peas Get Serious About Injustice, and 12 More New Songs

Playlist: The Playlist: Black Eyed Peas Get Serious About Injustice, and 12 More New Songs

Black Eyed Peas return to songs about social consciousness with their new single, “Street Livin’.”
How Camila Cabello Lost Some Friends and Found Her Voice

How Camila Cabello Lost Some Friends and Found Her Voice

Camila Cabello released two albums as a member of Fifth Harmony before splitting from the group. She wrote on every song on her solo debut, “Camila.”
Radiohead Denies Suing Lana Del Rey Over Copyright (but Still Wants Credit)

Radiohead Denies Suing Lana Del Rey Over Copyright (but Still Wants Credit)

Lana Del Rey tweeted that Radiohead wanted a piece of her songwriting credit for “Get Free,” setting off an online conversation about copyright lawsuits.
He Made Kids’ Music and Albums About Lucifer. Now His Work Is a Rock Opera.

He Made Kids’ Music and Albums About Lucifer. Now His Work Is a Rock Opera.

Bruce Haack recorded both children’s music and trippy psychedelic concept albums. His work is being revived in “Electric Lucifer,” a rock opera of sorts at the Kitchen.
Playlist: The Playlist: Justin Timberlake Stays Funky (for Now), and 9 More New Songs

Playlist: The Playlist: Justin Timberlake Stays Funky (for Now), and 9 More New Songs

Justin Timberlake’s new album, due in February, is called “Man of the Woods.”
Rick Hall, Architect of the Muscle Shoals Sound, Dies at 85

Rick Hall, Architect of the Muscle Shoals Sound, Dies at 85

Rick Hall, who helped develop the Southern soul style known as the Muscle Shoals sound, receiving an award for lifetime achievement at the Grammy Awards in 2014.
Rick Hall, Music Producer Known for Muscle Shoals Sound, Dies at 85

Rick Hall, Music Producer Known for Muscle Shoals Sound, Dies at 85

Rick Hall at the Grammy Awards in 2014. Mr. Hall was the Alabama record producer who helped develop the Southern soul style known as the Muscle Shoals sound.