LONDON (Reuters) - Music stars Beyonce and Justin Bieber lead the nominations for this year's MTV Europe Music Awards, earning five nods each at the major music event.
(Reuters) - Canadian rapper Drake returned to the top of the Billboard 200 album chart with "Views" on Monday after a seven-week break from the top spot.
(Reuters) - Jean Shepard, who played a pioneering role for women in country music and was a member of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame, died on Sunday at age 82, the Nashville Tennessean reported.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The American accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., who brought wider attention to the Creole musical styles of his native Louisiana through his band Buckwheat Zydeco, died on Saturday, his manager said.
LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Music stars such as Britney Spears, Michael Buble, Robbie Williams and Alicia Keys will take to a London stage over coming days to perform at the Apple Music Festival, with veteran Elton John kicking off proceedings on Sunday.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Justin Timberlake celebrated the premiere of his concert documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival, a film that director Jonathan Demme says will give a wider of view of what goes on at a Timberlake show.
(Reuters) - Pandora Media Inc said on Tuesday it had signed direct licensing deals with a number of music labels, including heavyweights Sony Music and Universal Music Group, beefing up its music collection to compete with Spotify and Apple Music.
(Reuters) - American rapper Travis Scott scored his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 charts on Monday with "Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight," knocking Barbra Streisand into sixth place.