London is set to introduce contactless card payments for street performers in what organisers are calling a world first
Speculation is mounting over the whereabouts of a Spanish rapper, who has reportedly fled the country, in a case that has raised concerns over free speech.
Sony is splashing out €2bn to buy a controlling stake in the music publisher EMI.
The deal will take advantage of the rapid growth in streaming services, which have driven a recovery in the music industry.
An upbeat, “party-like” anthem is more likely to gain traction in the charts than depressing ballad, yet sad songs are becoming more common, according to a study released on Wednesday.
Israel's winner in the Eurovision song contest, Netta Barzilai, landed in Tel Aviv early on Monday (May 14), where she danced to a crowd of applauding fans and journalists, still on the runway.
Netta Barzilai is sassy, she's fun and she can sing — and now the Israeli has won the Eurovision Song Contest with a catchy techno dance tune about women's empowerment.
It's kitsch, but the Eurovision song contest — culminating in Lisbon this weekend — also confronts Brussels politics.
Abba are back in the studio
Fans explain the impact Avicii's music had on their lives as they mourn the star's death.
Organisers in Lisbon won't be putting on light-shows or videowalls for acts taking part in the annual songfest on May 12. Performers can, however, provide their own effects
Latin music celebrates its dominance of the world stage.
The family of the 28 year-old musician say he was an “over-achieving perfectionist” whose lifestyle led to extreme stress."
Echo awarded German rappers Kollegah and Farid Bang the hip-hop/urban prize earlier this month for an album featuring lyrics in which they say their bodies are “more defined than Auschwitz prisoners.”
Finnish singer-songwriter Saara Aalto is set to wow Eurovision fans in Lisbon next month with her song ‘Monsters’.
After three Spanish rappers were given prison sentences for "insulting the Spanish crown and praising terrorism," a collective of musicians is fighting back to "defend their freedom of expression."
A musical stretch of road is disturbing residents’ sleep in the Dutch village of Jelsum, Leeuwarden, and locals have had enough.
YouTube and video-hosting service Vevo appear to have fallen victim to a hack that saw numerous high-profile music videos defaced.
Shares in the Swedish music streaming company will be publicly traded for the first time on Tuesday. Spotify has not turned a profit since it launched 12 years ago.
The smash hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar is getting a makeover for the Easter weekend with John Legend taking the lead role
Playing rubbish containers with brooms, bin men in the Turkish capital Ankara have formed a music group called 'Tin Band'.
The Portuguese alternative-pop quartet pop into Euronews' 'Green cube' HQ in Lyon.
Last rehearsals are underway ahead of a performance which will close the annual event dedicated to promoting gender equality
Dua Lipa and Stormzy, two of Britain’s most exciting breakthrough pop acts, have beaten much more experienced competitors to take the top prizes at the Brit awards ceremony at London’s O2 Arena.
Clubbers from across the globe beat over 30,000 applicants to secure their spot on a 'weightless' flight over the Mediterranean.
The Balkan nation is one of three countries in the world that do not have lyrics for its national anthem, because its politicians have failed to agree any for 19 years.
Police in the USA have arrested a man who reportedly threatened to kidnap the singer Lana Del Rey