Beyoncé and Taylor Swift scoop up 18 nominations between them, but Whitney Houston is a surprising absence.
Even in this age of iTunes and Rock band video games, the supergroup has found an audience and an album hit.
Top shows in New York this fall, including plays by David Mamet, Enda Walsh, and newcomer Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Bill Frisell's creativity on full display, African jazz, Andy Sheppard's long-awaited solo project, and a stunning Art Pepper compilation.
With improved sonics and sparkling-clean tracks, the 14 albums offer a chance to experience the fab four's recorded legacy.
New CD releases highlight turning points in Caribbean, Middle Eastern, African, and NuYorican music.
Plays from the world's most revered stages are being beamed into multiplexes, bringing theater lovers a chance to see top-class productions at a modest price.
Venezuelan maestro Gustavo Dudamel brings new energy to classical music.
Merce, Mark Morris, Bill T. Jones, and some new faces bust out their moves for the festival circuit.
Day laborers in Los Angeles offer impromptu street theater between jobs.
Composer Joseph Bertolozzi has recorded sounds from the Mid-Hudson Bridge to create a new kind of symphony.
A year of strong dramas, tragedies, and farce made for a tight race.
American-born folk singer Grace has tapped a noncynical streak in her French audience.
Band-jumping leads to some bright, sometimes unorthodox, pairings.
For the first time in the Middle East, prisoners stage a play and gain insight and respite from overcrowding and anger.
Entrepreneurial Russian changed the course of modern ballet with his inventive and talent-filled Ballets Russes.
Acoustics, vocalists, electronica, and a tribute to legendary Egyptian singer Om Kalsoum.
A Brooklyn band with a retro-pop sound, Phosphorescent's tribute to Willie Nelson, and Van Morrison's 'Astral Weeks' album rerecorded live at the Hollywood Bowl.
Lebanese rap artists take genre back to its socially conscious roots in a society deeply divided.