Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103

LONDON (Reuters) – Vera Lynn, the singer who became a symbol of hope in Britain during World War Two and again during the coronavirus pandemic with her song “We’ll... Read more »

Singer Vera Lynn, voice of hope in wartime Britain, dies at 103 – PA Media

FILE PHOTO: Second World War British Forces Sweetheart Vera Lynn attends the Battle of Britain commemoration outside the Churchill War Rooms in London August 20, 2010. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor LONDON... Read more »

Mexican street musicians bring melodies to people stuck at home

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – After the coronavirus outbreak prompted the normally bustling streets of Mexico City to empty out, out-of-work musicians looking to make ends meet have been filling... Read more »

Universal Music Group launches division in Tel Aviv

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Universal Music Group (UMG) is seen at a building in Zurich, Switzerland July 25, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Universal Music Group... Read more »

Bob Dylan on new album: ‘The songs seem to write themselves’

FILE PHOTO: Bob Dylan performs during the Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Delaware, U.S. June 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Bob Dylan gave a glimpse... Read more »

Tear gas fired as crowd seizes Kenya pop star’s body to halt hasty COVID funeral

Riot police officers use teargas to disperse mourners and fans of Kenyan musician Bernard Obonyo, whose stage name is Abenny Jachiga, as they proceed his burial under the rules... Read more »

Large trove of history-making ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ archives to stream online

(Reuters) – A trove of historic TV performances by The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Beach Boys and others on “The Ed Sullivan Show” will be made available around... Read more »

Country music’s Lady Antebellum changes name because of slavery association

FILE PHOTO: The 53rd Annual CMA Awards – Arrivals – Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., November 13, 2019 – Lady Antebellum. REUTERS/Charles Pulliam/File Photo LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Country music group... Read more »

Coachella, Stagecoach music festivals canceled for 2020 on virus concerns

FILE PHOTO: Concertgoers use their mobile phones during Eminem’s performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, U.S., April 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni TPX IMAGES... Read more »

Grammy Awards organizers tighten conflict of interest rules, say show to go ahead in January

FILE PHOTO: Record producer Harvey Mason Jr and the Recording Academy CEO Deborah Dugan announce nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards at a news conference in Manhattan, New York,... Read more »