LOS ANGELES "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's star-studded charity song to fund relief efforts in Puerto Rico topped the Billboard digital singles chart on Monday, while Christian music rapper NF topped the Billboard 200 album chart.
LOS ANGELES The men of pop and hip hop led the nominations for the American Music Awards (AMA) on Thursday, while female artists were left out of most categories. | Video
Rapper Eminem derided U.S. President Donald Trump as a racist and a reckless leader in a rap video that aired on Tuesday night during the Black Entertainment Television Hip Hop Awards. | Video
LONDON The European Union Youth Orchestra is moving to Italy from London, its home for more than 40 years, in an early example of the cultural fallout from Brexit.
LOS ANGELES Shania Twain's first studio album in 15 years debuted at the top of the Billboard album charts, while rocker Tom Petty's death sent his music soaring back onto the U.S. charts.
LOS ANGELES Grammy-winning rapper Nelly was arrested near Seattle early on Saturday after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her on a tour bus, police said. | Video
LOS ANGELES "Hamilton" musical creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on Friday released a new song for hurricane relief charity efforts in Puerto Rico featuring many of the music industry's biggest Latin stars.
LOS ANGELES "Livin' on a Prayer" rocker Bon Jovi, British singer Kate Bush and influential English alt-rock band Radiohead were nominated on Thursday for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on a list heavy with British artists. | Video
LOS ANGELES Veteran U.S. rocker Tom Petty, whose vibrant guitar riffs, distinctly raw, nasal vocals and slick song lyrics graced such hits as "Refugee," "Free Fallin'" and "American Girl," has died following a heart attack. He was 66. | Video
LOS ANGELES Country star Jason Aldean said on Tuesday he would cancel three shows this week to honor victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in which a gunman opened fire on a crowd at a Las Vegas music festival during the singer's performance.
NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video