David Archuleta was the runner-up on 'American Idol' and has released three albums, but the singer says he will take a two-year break from all of that to join mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2012 Grammy nominations for 3 Broadway musicals pit 'The Book of Mormon' against 'Anything Goes' and 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.'
Buddy Holly is remembered on what would have been his 75th birthday with Buddy Holly Day, and with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
Amy Winehouse fans have been hoping for a follow-up to her ‘Back in Black’ album. There are plenty of cautionary tales, as well as success stories, about how to do a posthumous release right.
Yakety Yak, their single from 1958, spent seven weeks as the No. 1 rhythm and blues song. 'He loved his singing,' Veta Gardner said of her husband of 24 years. 'That was his whole life.'
American Idol recap: The two remaining girls (Haley Reinhart and Lauren Alaina) avoided elimination. Idol original Kelly Clarkson sang. But the Paul McDonald American Idol Adventure is over.
Danny Boyle's cinematic survival tale '127 Hours,' Amos Lee's soulful album 'Mission Bell,' Ian Rankin's intriguing detective story 'The Complaints,' and more recommendations.
Esperanza Spalding won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist Sunday night in Los Angeles. Just a few years ago, Esperanza Spalding spent time in Boston - first as a student, then as a teacher at the world-renowned Berklee College of Music.
The 30 years that have passed since John Lennon's death have done little to diminish him as one of the most respected musicians of the 20th century. As a member of one of the most successful and influential songwriting teams of all time, he changed the face of popular music. Lennon was a mad experimenter, a avant-garde visionary who not only responded to the tenor of his day, but set it. He was also a master of wide appeal, able to temper his unorthodox impulses with approachability. Many of his innovations are now essential components of pop music. Here are six of his most influential songs: