Watch: Aretha Franklin covers Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” on David Letterman
http://youtu.be/Bl8iBkjnRdA No introduction is needed for Aretha Franklin. The original diva has resurfaced from a self-imposed exile to remind everybody of what life was like before autotune.
Adele announces new album, “25,” to be followed by a 2015 tour
After hinting at it in early May, Adele has now officially announced her new album will be called "25." The news came from an unlikely place, the World Music Awards Twitter account, which also said Adele will be touring in 2015.
YouTube threatens to block Radiohead, Jack White and more
YouTube has threatened to take down videos by artists such as Radiohead, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Adele and many more, due to their record labels working together to refuse the licensing terms put forth by Google's video streaming site, according to the Financial Times.
Listen: 15 songs you didn’t know Ryan Tedder wrote, from Adele to Wiz Khalifa
Colorado musician Ryan Tedder is best known as the frontman for OneRepublic. But as a radio and pop friendly band, even Tedder's hometown fans might not realize that his range extends to hip-hop, dance, rock, country and R&B in his prolific writing career.
Did Adele announce her new album, “25”?
Adele's "21" has sold more than 26 million copies worldwide, so you could imagine that hordes of fans and the slagging recording industry is waiting on pins and needles for a follow up album.
Most anticipated pop albums of 2014: U2, Adele, Taylor Swift and more
It's going to be tough to top a 2013 that brought albums from Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and a surprise release from Beyonce within a span of months, but 2014 might be able to do it.
Watch the “Skyfall” Adele Oscars performance
Adele did her best to seem enthusiastic about performing the rather boring James Bond song "Skyfall" on Sunday night. The singer already has eight Grammy awards and was nominated for Best Original Song at the 2013 Academy Awards.
Brit Awards 2013 winners: Mumford & Sons, Adele and more
BY JILL LAWLESS ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON (AP) -- British music put on a brash, confident show at the Brit Awards 2013 on Wednesday, celebrating a resurgent industry whose bands and artists are topping charts around the globe.
2013 Grammys playlist: Listen to Frank Ocean, the Lumineers, M83 and more
Being less interested in what people are wearing, who shows up, speeches and drama, we decided to focus on the actual music at the Grammys (crazy right?).
2013 Oscar Nominations Best Original Song: Adele, Seth MacFarlane get nods
The Oscars' specialty is movies, not music, which makes it almost understandable for the Academy to pick such dud music for the Best Song category every year.
Academy Award nominees: Adele, Arcade Fire, Jonny Greenwood could be in the mix
On Thursday the nominees for the 85th Academy Awards are announced, and along with the names Quentin Tarantino, Ben Affleck and Steven Spielberg could be Adele and Arcade Fire.
Poll of the Week: Celebrity Musician Fistfight
We can dream. We can dream of boxing rings lining the floor Pepsi Center, lights shining down, each with a celebrity musician contender facing another celebrity musician contender.
Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” wakes 7-year-old girl from coma
Adele's inescapable hit, "Rolling in the Deep," from her No. 1 album "21," woke a young British girl from a coma, The Telegraph is reporting. Seven-year-old Charlotte Neve suffered a brain hemorrhage in April, leaving her in a comatose state.
Adele ousts Whitney Houston’s “Bodyguard” record on Billboard charts
NEW YORK (AP) — Adele's album "21" has spent 21 weeks atop Billboard's Top 200 albums chart — and its 21st week is the biggest one yet.
Adele top winner at 2012 Grammys
By Nekesa Mumbi Moody The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Adele, who captured the world's heart with an album about a broken romance, emerged as the top winner at Sunday's Grammy Awards, winning six trophies including the prestigious trifecta of record, song and album of the year.
Five things to look for at the Grammy Awards
The Grammys are a celebration of music and commerce, sure. But the producers have also focused on making a must-see event out of the broadcast in the past few years — manufacturing "Grammy moments" that are both inspired and obnoxious.
Feature: OneRepublic producer Ryan Tedder tops off banner year with holiday concert
Sitting in the vintage-swank lounge of his Patriot Studios earlier this week, musician Ryan Tedder had a lot on his mind. The Denver-based producer is nominated for two Grammys — one for Adele's red-hot record "21," on which he co-wrote and produced the next two singles ("Rumour Has It," "Turning Tables"), and the other for producer of the year.
Best of 2011: The year’s best concerts
All week long we're looking back at the year in music. Here's a list of some of the year's best concerts -- from the people who reviewed and photographed them up close.
News: Adele tops iTunes song, album charts on 2011 sales
Well, were you really surprised? You may have already seen our Grammy predictions, which Adele also leads in all the major categories. Will all of this success (and airplay) come back to bite the Brit by year's end?
I Might Be Wrong: The top 10 things to expect from “Top 10” lists this year
On Tuesday, Paste kicked off the “Top 10 season” with the first lists from a major player in the music criticism business. From here until, well, February of 2012, we’ll be knee deep in “Best of” rankings from everyone from Robert Christgau to your dad’s creepy boss who can’t get enough Bruno Mars.
54th Grammy Awards: The nominees, who will win, and who deserves to win
Nominations for the 54th Grammy Awards were announced in a primetime television special Wednesday night, with the full list appearing on Grammy.com this morning. As reported by NPR, this is the first year that the Recording Academy has reduced the number of categories from 109 to 78.
News: Kesha, Miley Cyrus, My Chemical Romance, more to cover Bob Dylan for Amnesty International
Kesha, Miley Cyrus, Cage the Elephant, My Chemical Romance and more of today's most poignant, socially-relevant artists are spicing up a bunch of those really boring Bob Dylan songs for charity.