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Once viewed as the disposable purview of youth, pop music like the Beach Boys and the Monkees are now celebrating the fiftieth anniversaries of their work.
Swift was honored with the Taylor Swift Award at this year's ceremony as well as receiving other prizes such as the pop songwriter of the year award.
Timberlake has released a new song, 'Feeling.' While some projects have fizzled, the singer has garnered praise for his work in other musical genres besides pop and for his skill as an actor.
Fan favorites including Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, and The Who will appear at a festival in California. Will the event attract fans of all ages?
Rapper Drake released a new album, 'Views,' on April 28. He recently released mixtapes such as the 2015 work 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late' and 'What a Time to Be Alive,' which he worked on with hip-hop artist Future.
The singer's 2016 international tour began in Miami on April 27. Critics praised the music, the fast-paced choreography, and pared down effects.
The band The Revolution performed with Prince on such work as the classic album 'Purple Rain.' 'We'll be there soon,' band member Wendy Melvoin said during a video announcing the concerts.
Prince's sister asks Minnesota court to appoint trust company to oversee star's multimillion-dollar estate.
Beyonce's album 'Lemonade' was first available exclusively on the music service Tidal and has now become more widely available. 'Lemonade' was released unexpectedly, like Beyonce's previous work, a self-titled 2013 album.
Beyond his musical prowess and hitmaking machine, Prince is remembered for his ability make political statements with a genteel touch.
Artistic polymath, Prince, was found unresponsive in his Minnesota home on April 21, 2016. He was reportedly hospitalized last week with the flu. The cause of death, however, is unknown.
The hitmaking reality competition signed off on April 9. During the run of 'Idol,' various contestants such as Adam Lambert and Jennifer Hudson who did not win still went on to achievements in the music industry.
Merle Haggard, who has died, was praised for his songwriting and collaborated with such artists as George Jones and Willie Nelson. He was behind such songs as 'Okie From Muskogee' and 'Mama Tried.'
As the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles' concert at Candlestick Park approaches, music events at stadiums are seemingly stronger than ever.
Taylor Swift claimed three prizes, including album of the year, after sweeping the 2015 awards. Singer Adele won the prize for song of the year for her track 'Hello.'
The Rolling Stones were the biggest mainstream rock act to play in Cuba since its 1959 revolution brought a communist government to power.
Keith Emerson, Carl Palmer, and Greg Lake were giants of progressive rock in the 1970s, recording six platinum-selling albums.
Sir George Martin, the music producer who shaped the sound of the Beatles, passed on. A look at his relationship with the Fab Four.
George Martin produced some of the most popular and influential albums of modern times – 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band,' 'Revolver,' 'Rubber Soul,' 'Abbey Road' – elevating rock LPs to art forms.
Taylor Swift's performance was marred by sound problems. Ditto for Adele and Alice Cooper. But Stevie Wonder killed "That's The Way of the World" with the Pentatonix. Lady Gaga's Bowie tribute was a visual wonder.
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