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Music Review: Sia soars with first solo album in 8 years, ‘Reasonable Woman’

Music Review: Sia soars with first solo album in 8 years, ‘Reasonable Woman’

A whole album of Sia singing alone is great — great, don’t get us wrong — but Sia paired with the icon Chaka Khan? Fire.
Bob Geldof says 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' supercut planned for 40th anniversary

Bob Geldof says 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' supercut planned for 40th anniversary

TORONTO — Bob Geldof is diving into the archives to create a new version of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" for its 40th anniversary this year.
Taylor Swift's 'The Tortured Poets Department' hits No. 1, with songs claiming the top 14 spots

Taylor Swift's 'The Tortured Poets Department' hits No. 1, with songs claiming the top 14 spots

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift continues to dominate in the week following the release of her 11th album, “The Tortured Poets Department.” The 31-track album has hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, tying Swift with Jay-Z for second-most No.
Bob Geldof didn't see the point of a Live Aid musical. He changed his mind.

Bob Geldof didn't see the point of a Live Aid musical. He changed his mind.

TORONTO — Bob Geldof wasn't sold on the idea of a Live Aid stage musical, at least not at first. To paraphrase his colourful words, he thought it was a crappy idea.
The Rolling Stones show no signs of slowing down as they begin their latest tour with Texas show

The Rolling Stones show no signs of slowing down as they begin their latest tour with Texas show

HOUSTON (AP) — Time marches on and all good things must come to an end. But don’t tell that to The Rolling Stones .
Billie Eilish announces 'Hit Me Hard and Soft' arena world tour

Billie Eilish announces 'Hit Me Hard and Soft' arena world tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Eilish is hitting the road. The pop performer will embark on a worldwide arena tour this fall, kicking off in Quebec City in Canada on Sept. 29 and concluding in Dublin on July 27, 2025.
Music Review: SEVENTEEN's '17 Is Right Here' is a study of their impressive evolution

Music Review: SEVENTEEN's '17 Is Right Here' is a study of their impressive evolution

K-pop boy band SEVENTEEN ventures into confident adulthood with their latest compilation album, “17 Is Right Here.
Quebec singer and songwriter Jean-Pierre Ferland dies of natural causes at 89

Quebec singer and songwriter Jean-Pierre Ferland dies of natural causes at 89

MONTREAL — Jean-Pierre Ferland, the singer-songwriter who became a fixture of Quebec's cultural landscape over a career that spanned more than six decades, died Saturday at the age of 89.

Why you might have heard Paul Simon’s ‘The Sound of Silence’ at Spanish Mass

(RNS) — One song has stuck with Julio Cuellar Gonzales for practically his entire life.
John Oates' new album is called 'Reunion.' But don't think Hall & Oates are getting back together

John Oates' new album is called 'Reunion.' But don't think Hall & Oates are getting back together

NEW YORK (AP) — For many music fans, John Oates is most recognizable as one-half of the Grammy-nominated Hall & Oates , the multiplatinum soul-pop duo behind hits like “Rich Girl” and “Maneater" now riven by litigation.