One reporter outside Prince’s Paisley Park compound near Minneapolis said “even the journalists are hugging each other” after learning that Prince had died.
According to a statement, the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman died in Bloomington, Minn.; other details were not revealed, citing his family’s desire for privacy.
The parent company of Columbia House, the music-subscription king of the ’80s and ’90s, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Two NPR music editors remember the good and the bad.
The great bluesman was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and toured relentlessly his whole life, wringing peerless emotion out of every note he played.
The folk music icon was hospitalized in Los Angeles after being found unconscious in her home Tuesday.
The founder and CEO of Black Kapital Records and Death Row Records is reportedly out of surgery after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
The legendary singer rose to prominence with such hits as “Lookin’ For A Love” and “It’s All Over Now.”
If you’re in the Pacific, there’s a better chance you’re nodding along with Cat Power rather than grooving to Fantasia — but that reverses if you’re across the country in the South Atlantic.
Maria Von Trapp, the last of the seven-member Trapp Family Singers that inspired the play and film, died on Tuesday at her home in Vermont.
The instrument, known as “Lipinski” was stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s concert master last week.
Among other things, Daft Punk is up for Album of the Year, the Beatles will get a Lifetime Achievement award and Madonna and Beyoncé might perform together.