Rapper, actor DMX, five-time Billboard chart topper, dead at 50
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American rapper and actor Earl Simmons, known by the stage name DMX or Dark Man X, died on Friday, People magazine said, after suffering a heart attack during what media reports said was a drug overdose. He was 50 years old.
UPDATE 1-From stage to canvas: K-pop stars prepare for London art exhibition
SEOUL, April 9 (Reuters) - In a Seoul cafe, K-pop stars Song Min-ho and Kang Seung-yoon talk through a selection of their paintings and photographs that will be headed for a London exhibition this autumn.
Taylor Swift releases re-recording of hit 2008 "Fearless" album
LONDON (Reuters) - American music star Taylor Swift released a re-recording of her 2008 hit album "Fearless" on Friday, as the Grammy Award winner seeks to take back control of her early catalogue.
From stage to canvas: K-pop stars prepare for London art exhibition
SEOUL (Reuters) - In a Seoul cafe, K-pop stars Song Min-ho and Kang Seung-yoon talk through a selection of their paintings and photographs that will be headed for a London exhibition this autumn.
Taylor Swift Fans Share Notes on How to Make the Old 'Fearless' Disappear
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Breaking up is complicated... especially if you're a diehard Taylor Swift fan wanting to break up with her old albums, which she has urged her fans to no longer support as her campaign to issue re-recorded versions in their stead gets underway in earnest.
UPDATE 2-Nike ends lawsuit over Lil Nas X 'Satan Shoes,' which will be recalled
NEW YORK, April 8 (Reuters) - Nike Inc said on Thursday a Brooklyn company that made "Satan Shoes" in collaboration with the rapper Lil Nas X has agreed to voluntarily recall the shoes, as part of a legal settlement with the athletics giant.
Queen of Twitter: Dionne Warwick uses her voice on social media
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American singer Dionne Warwick, who has reigned as a diva for over six decades, is now using her voice as the 'Queen of Twitter,' spreading joy and poking fun in viral tweets to a new audience.
Nike settles lawsuit against maker of Lil Nas X 'Satan Shoes'
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nike Inc said on Thursday it has settled a lawsuit against a Brooklyn company that made "Satan Shoes" in collaboration with the rapper Lil Nas X, and that the company has agreed to a voluntary recall.
Pianists compete for prestigious prize with just a camera operator to listen
LONDON, April 7 (Reuters) - In a hall at London's Royal Academy of Music, pianist Yuanfan Yang performed pieces by Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt and Joseph Haydn with just a camera operator as his audience.
Harry Styles, The Weeknd, Billie Eilish Lead Nominees for 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox and iHeartMedia have announced the nominees for the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Following 2020's canceled live TV broadcast, this year's event will air live from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on May 27.
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