After months of wrangling, the musicians’ union and Met’s management came to terms on how to cut costs just in time for the 2014-15 season to open in September. Meanwhile, on a smaller scale, bohemian opera prospers.
Garth Brooks recently announced he was releasing his back catalog bundled with his next two albums of new music through digital pay service ghosttunes.com, making his music available digitally for the first time. Garth Brooks will also release new work in November and fall 2015.
For the 2014 CMA Awards, Miranda Lambert tied with herself for the amount of nods a female nominee has received, with the singer's nine nominations nearly double the amount of nods received by the person closest to her. Miranda Lambert released the album 'Platinum' earlier this summer.
Prince's new solo album, 'Art Official Age,' and the album 'PlectrumElectrum,' which he worked on with the band 3RDEYEGIRL, will both be released on Sept. 30. Prince was behind such albums as 'Purple Rain' and '1999.'
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Katy Perry's Prismatic World Tour is currently in the U.S. and the singer's performance has earnestness and a neon menagerie of visual effects, props, and aerobatics. During her tour, Katy Perry performs songs such as 'Dark Horse' and 'Firework.'
Flavor Flav was recently issued two fireworks-related citations by police after officers confiscated over 100 pounds of the rapper's fireworks. Flavor Flav says he'll have his annual Fourth of July fireworks show away from his neighborhood next year.
Bret Michaels and members of his band recently visited Pilger, Neb., more than half of which was damaged recently by a tornado. Bret Michaels and his band helped clean up a local house and saw the heavily damaged middle school.
Sam Smith's powerhouse vocals help give the album a spirited vibe rather than a sad one, despite the album's themes of unrequited love. Sam Smith recently scored a top 10 hit with the song 'Stay With Me.'
Walk-up music, or the music that plays when a batter or pitcher enters the game in baseball, has become a defining characteristic of a ball player's image, and the tradition is spreading to other sports.