Classic Hits & Oldies

Ricardo Gomes Madonna took some time out of her busy touring schedule to support her eldest son, Rocco Ritchie, at his latest art exhibit, held in Miami, Florida. Rocco, who used to create art under the pseudonym Rhed, showed a series of charcoal works on canvas at the exhibit, called “Pack a Punch.” The works […]

NPG Records/Warner Records Prince’s ’80s-era band The Revolution is set to headline two special shows celebrating the 40th anniversary of Prince’s classic album Purple Rain. The band — Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Bobby Z, Brownmark and Dr. Fink  — will take the stage at Minneapolis’ legendary venue First Avenue on Friday, June 21, and Saturday June 22, as part […]

Courtesy of Live Nation Earth, Wind & Fire are headed to Las Vegas this fall. The R&B group just announced a seven-date limited engagement at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort, kicking off October 9 and running through October 19.  A Citi presale will begin Tuesday, April 9, at 10 a.m. PT, followed by […]

Frederic REGLAIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images Whitney Houston‘s legacy will be celebrated this summer during Chicago’s Ravinia Festival. On August 30, the festival will play host to the world premiere of The Voice Of Whitney: A Symphonic Celebration. The production will feature the original master recordings of Whitney’s vocals, set to new orchestrations of her biggest hits […]

NPG Records/Paisley Park Enterprises/Sony Music Entertainment A rare Prince B-side has been released to digital services for the first time to mark the 20th anniversary of the legendary singer’s 28th studio album, Musicology. The song, “United States of Division,” was originally released in 2004 to Prince’s NPG Music Club as a virtual B-side for the song […]

Gie Knaeps/Getty Images Some previously lost Marvin Gaye recordings may soon see the light of day after being discovered in Belgium. Over 40 years ago, Gaye lived in the home of Belgian musician Charles Dumolin, whose family recently uncovered a collection of items belonging to Gaye, the BBC reports. The collection includes costumes, notebooks and cassettes with […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Legendary singer Diana Ross turned 80 on Tuesday, March 26, and the milestone birthday was marked by well-wishes from family and friends on social media. The singer’s daughter Tracee Ellis Ross celebrated her mom with a collage of photos on Instagram, writing, “Oh how I love you Mom. […]

Kevin Mazur/WireImage The upcoming Michael Jackson biopic, Michael, has added some more names to the cast, including actors who’ll play legendary music figures like Berry Gordy and Diana Ross. Variety reports that Larenz Tate has been hired to play Gordy, the man behind Motown Records, the label behind such artists as the Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson, […]

Paul Natkin/WireImage The success of the Bob Marley biopic, Bob Marley: One Love, has motivated a lot of music fans to rediscover the reggae legend’s music.  The film was released on Valentine’s Day, bringing in $160.5 million worldwide, with a U.S. opening weekend of $28.7 million, and lots of those moviegoers followed up their viewing by streaming […]

Disney/Chris Willard Chic’s Nile Rodgers has been named Laureate for the the 2024 Polar Music Prize. He will be honored at a ceremony held May 21 in Stockholm, with the Swedish royal family in attendance. “Dance music has been played for thousands of years. However, there are few in history, if any, who have composed […]

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