pop and rock music

LCD Soundsystem, Leaning on Traditional Sales, Has a No. 1 Album

LCD Soundsystem, Leaning on Traditional Sales, Has a No. 1 Album

LCD Soundsystem split up in 2011, and returned to live performance in April 2016. This week, the band hit No. 1 on the album chart with “American Dream.”
Dylan, Obama and a Crown of Thorns: 50 Years of Rolling Stone

Dylan, Obama and a Crown of Thorns: 50 Years of Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone has chronicled the lives of stars of music and movies, often in images and words from some of the most renowned photographers and writers of their generation.
Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale

Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale

Jann Wenner, left, and his son, Gus, in a portrait taken at Rolling Stone’s headquarters last year.
Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Dates, Citing Chronic Pain

Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Dates, Citing Chronic Pain

Lady Gaga performing at the Super Bowl in February. The European leg of her “Joanne” tour was scheduled to start Thursday in Barcelona.
Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Dates, Citing Chronic Pain

Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour Dates, Citing Chronic Pain

Lady Gaga performing at the Super Bowl in February. The European leg of her “Joanne” tour was scheduled to start Thursday in Barcelona.
Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’ Makes Its Move to No. 1

Cardi B’s ‘Bodak Yellow’ Makes Its Move to No. 1

Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)" has climbed to the top of the Hot 100 chart.
Tom Petty, a Mainstay of Rock With the Heartbreakers, Dies at 66

Tom Petty, a Mainstay of Rock With the Heartbreakers, Dies at 66

In 1981, with his band, the Heartbreakers, in Chicago.
The Killers Are Latest Band to Hit No. 1 Thanks to Sales, Not Streaming

The Killers Are Latest Band to Hit No. 1 Thanks to Sales, Not Streaming

The Killers’ “Wonderful Wonderful” is the band’s first No. 1 album.
In Texas, a Defiant Mood at an Outdoor Music Festival

In Texas, a Defiant Mood at an Outdoor Music Festival

A concertgoer signals to his friends at the first day of the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas. Many attendees had resolved not to let the attack on a country music festival in Las Vegas

French Magazine Draws Outrage for Putting Convicted Killer on Its Cover

The music weekly Les Inrockuptibles featured Bertrand Cantat, who was jailed for fatally beating his partner in 2003, on the front of its latest issue.
Jann Wenner and His Biographer Have a Falling Out

Jann Wenner and His Biographer Have a Falling Out

Jann Wenner, shown in 1970, persuaded the journalist Joe Hagan to write his biography in 2013.
Kelly Clarkson Is Nobody’s Puppet

Kelly Clarkson Is Nobody’s Puppet

For the first time in 15 years, Kelly Clarkson feels as if she is driving her own career, and has made an album rooted in her favorite sound: soul.
Justin Timberlake Will Perform in Super Bowl Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake Will Perform in Super Bowl Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake will perform during the halftime show at Super Bowl LII.
New Orleans Marks Fats Domino’s Death in Its Usual Style: With a Party

New Orleans Marks Fats Domino’s Death in Its Usual Style: With a Party

The Tin Men performing a tribute to Fats Domino at d.b.a., a music venue in New Orleans, on Wednesday night.
Niall Horan Helps One Direction Tie a Beatles Chart Record

Niall Horan Helps One Direction Tie a Beatles Chart Record

Niall Horan performing on the “Today” show on Thursday. His new album, “Flicker,” opened on top of the Billboard album chart.
The Tear-Stained Confessions of Sam Smith

The Tear-Stained Confessions of Sam Smith

The British pop singer Sam Smith poolside at the Chateau Marmont. His new album, “The Thrill of It All,” is a much-anticipated follow-up to his 2014 debut, “The Lonely Hour,” for which he collected
The Tear-Stained Confessions of Sam Smith

The Tear-Stained Confessions of Sam Smith

The British pop singer Sam Smith poolside at the Chateau Marmont. His new album, “The Thrill of It All,” is a much-anticipated follow-up to his 2014 debut, “The Lonely Hour,” for which he collected
Critic’s Notebook: Bob Dylan’s Songs for the Soul, Revisited and Redeemed

Critic’s Notebook: Bob Dylan’s Songs for the Soul, Revisited and Redeemed

From 1979 to 1981, Bob Dylan released three albums within three years: “Slow Train Coming,” “Saved” and “Shot of Love.”
Critic’s Notebook: Bob Dylan’s Songs for the Soul, Revisited and Redeemed

Critic’s Notebook: Bob Dylan’s Songs for the Soul, Revisited and Redeemed

From 1979 to 1981, Bob Dylan released three albums within three years: “Slow Train Coming,” “Saved” and “Shot of Love.”