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Seymour Stein’s Daughter Mandy Reflects on Her Dad’s Legacy: “He Created a Soundtrack That Is Untouchable”

Seymour Stein’s footprint in rock ‘n’ roll loomed large, and while it was always clear to his daughter, Mandy Stein, it was perhaps most evident in her own career as a music documentarian, when she realized how intermeshed her father’s legacy was in the history of music. “When I first started making films, I discovered a […]

Country Couple: Kane Brown, Katelyn Brown Win Top Prize at CMT Music Awards

Kane Brown and Katelyn Brown’s touching duet about finding the one won over the hearts of the CMT Music Awards. The married couple’s hit, “Thank God,” was named video of the year Sunday and broke Carrie Underwood’s four-year winning streak to collect the top prize. “This is all so new to me and when we […]

Seymour Stein, Sire Records Co-Founder Who Signed Madonna, The Ramones and More, Dies at 80

Seymour Stein, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member who was the co-founder of Sire Records, the former vice president at Warner Bros. Records and, many years ago, began his storied career in the music industry at The Hollywood Reporter sister publication Billboard, has died. His daughter, filmmaker Mandy Stein, told THR that her […]

Lewis Capaldi on Why It’s a “Very Real Possibility” He May Have to “Pack Music In”

Lewis Capaldi says that his latest album, Broken by Desire to Be Heavenly Sent, is “a record that I love,” but his feelings of being an imposter and his Tourette’s syndrome may eventually make continuing in music impossible. The “Before You Go” artist opened up about the challenges and pressures around producing his second album […]

Neil Diamond on Living With Parkinson’s Disease: “I Can’t Really Fight This Thing, So I Had to Accept It”

Neil Diamond has opened up about living with Parkinson’s disease after being diagnosed with the condition in 2018. In a new interview with CBS Sunday Morning, the singer-songwriter behind hits like “Sweet Caroline” and “Cracklin’ Rosie” opened up about putting his life on display “warts and all” for the Broadway musical A Beautiful Noise, along […]

Roof Collapse During Morbid Angel Concert Amid Illinois Storm Leaves One Dead, Dozens Injured

One person is dead and dozens more were injured after a severe storm caused the roof to collapse during a heavy metal concert at the Apollo Theatre in Belvidere, Illinois, on Friday. Roughly 260 music fans were in attendance for a concert featuring Morbid Angel and other bands when 90 mph winds blew through the […]

Singer Kane Brown on His First Acting Gig on ‘Fire Country’: “The Perfect Start of My Acting Career” (Exclusive Video)

When Kane Brown got the call that CBS wanted to use his song “Riot” to promote the breakthrough TV series Fire Country, the multi-platinum artist who had dreams of acting before singing had a proposal: Use my song but put me in the show. And they agreed. Now, the 29-year-old is making his acting debut […]

Patrick Stump on AI Chatbot Fall Out Boy Lyrics: “You’re Consuming Art That Has No Expression Behind It”

The members of Fall Out Boy are weighing in on the impacts of AI and algorithms on the music industry. In a recent interview with The Independent, the band discussed how their latest album, So Much (for) Stardust, fits into their musical evolution and extensive discography as well as their musical growth. The band, which […]

YouTube’s Lyor Cohen to Receive City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Award

YouTube and Google’s global head of music Lyor Cohen has been confirmed to receive City of Hope’s highest honor, the Spirit of Life Award, at its fall gala. The veteran music executive will receive the shine on Oct. 18 at West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center. The Spirit of Life Award is “presented to an esteemed community of […]

Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks Set to Host Academy of Country Music Awards

Country music legends Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks are set to host the 58th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The iconic duo will front the event that will take place on May 11 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT/5 p.m. PT at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The awards will […]

iHeartRadio Music Awards: Taylor Swift Honored With Innovator Award, Harry Styles Among Top Winners

Taylor Swift and Harry Styles were among the big winners at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards Monday night, with Swift taking home song of the year for “Anti-Hero,” and Styles being named artist of the year. Swift also received the Innovator Award for her impact globally to pop culture. According to iHeartRadio, the Grammy-winning artist […]

Adele Announces New Dates for Las Vegas Residency, Teases Concert Film

Fans will get a few more weekends with Adele in Las Vegas. On Sunday, the Grammy-winning artist officially announced new dates as part of her residency run at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The new run of Weekend With Adele shows will feature 34 performances that officially begin June 16 and end Nov. 4. The Las […]

Beyoncé, Balmain Collaborate to Create Couture Outfits Inspired by ‘Renaissance’ Album

Beyoncé has a new collaborator: French luxury fashion house Balmain. The singer, who appears on the April cover of Vogue France, announced on Friday that she has co-created a Balmain haute couture collection with Olivier Rousteing, Balmain’s creative director. It comes a day after The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Beyoncé’s Ivy Park and […]

Interscope Partners With NFL for Career Day to Show Players What’s Possible Off the Field

About 20 current and former NFL players — including DK Metcalf, Joe Haden, Derwin James and Darren Waller — sat around an open gathering space at the headquarters for Interscope Geffen A&M Records in Santa Monica, California. But they weren’t there to preview new music. Instead, the athletes gained insight from executives about opportunities that […]

Source: Beyoncé, Adidas Mutually Agree to Part Ways (Exclusive)

Beyoncé and Adidas are breaking up. A source close to the situation tells The Hollywood Reporter that the Grammy-winning entrepreneur and the German lifestyle brand have mutually agreed to part ways. In 2018, Beyoncé entered a creative partnership with Adidas, where she relaunched her Ivy Park activewear line and also developed new footwear and apparel for the […]

The Stories Behind Whitney Houston’s Unreleased Gospel Songs: “She Left Healing Music for the World”

When music executive Steven Abdul Khan Brown was making his way to the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey, he was blown away by the beautiful sound he heard as he walked closer to the parish. One of those voices? A teenage Whitney Houston. “That’s scary — whoa,” he thought, recalling the moment […]