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When Purple Reigned: A 1985 Prince Concert Finds a New Life

When Purple Reigned: A 1985 Prince Concert Finds a New Life

By Mark Kennedy | May 24, 2022

The March 30, 1985, concert at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York, included the songs "Delirious," "1999," "Little Red Corvette," "When Doves Cry" and "I Would Die 4 U," among others.

The xx's Oliver Sim Announces Debut Solo Album, Opens Up about HIV Status

The xx's Oliver Sim Announces Debut Solo Album, Opens Up about HIV Status

May 23, 2022

Out musician Oliver Sim, the bassist and vocalist for the xx, announced a new album "Hideous" as well as opened up about his HIV status.

'Queen of the Universe' Winner Grag Queen Releases New Song Ahead of US Tour

'Queen of the Universe' Winner Grag Queen Releases New Song Ahead of US Tour

May 22, 2022

There's a new Queen in town named Grag Queen and she's recently released her first-ever English language song with, "You Betta" along with announcing tour dates in the United States.

Madonna's Remix Album 'Finally Enough Love' Out in June

Madonna's Remix Album 'Finally Enough Love' Out in June

By Emell Adolphus | May 22, 2022

Madonna is giving her fans decades of love in her upcoming retrospective album, "Finally Enough Love." The album will include a 16-track version and a 50-track deluxe edition.

Broadway's Telly Leung Talks His Alan Menken Connection Ahead of Tribute with Boston Pops

Broadway's Telly Leung Talks His Alan Menken Connection Ahead of Tribute with Boston Pops

By John Amodeo | May 20, 2022

This week Broadway's Telly Leung joins colleagues in celebrating Disney composer Alan Menken with the Boston Pops. Leung talked with EDGE about his Alan Menken connection, as well as diversity and LGBTQ+ equality.

Elton John Doc 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' Lands at Disney

Elton John Doc 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' Lands at Disney

By Lindsey Bahr | May 19, 2022

Sir Elton John is preparing to say goodbye in fabulous splendor, with the help of a documentary crew and the Walt Disney Co.

My Chemical Romance Selling Merch with Gay Porn Star's Butt and Iconic Tattoo

My Chemical Romance Selling Merch with Gay Porn Star's Butt and Iconic Tattoo

May 18, 2022

Fans of My Chemical Romance can now buy a T-shirt featuring a former gay porn star's butt and his iconic tattoo when they see the group on tour.

Lady Zen: Acclaimed Jazz Vocalist at Oasis

Lady Zen: Acclaimed Jazz Vocalist at Oasis

By Laura Moreno | May 17, 2022

Lady Zen is one of the best singers you may never have heard of. With operatic training and a natural feel for jazz, country music, and the fusion of all three, she has been called a "shockingly good" singer.

Travis Scott, Mary J. Blige Hit Billboard Music Awards Stage

Travis Scott, Mary J. Blige Hit Billboard Music Awards Stage

May 16, 2022

Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen made controversial returns on the Billboard Music Awards stage on Sunday, while Mary J. Blige was honored for her musical excellence.

Review: Omar Apollo's Spirit Burns Bright in 'Desvelado' Tour

Review: Omar Apollo's Spirit Burns Bright in 'Desvelado' Tour

By Christopher Ehlers | May 15, 2022

When it comes to up-and-coming artists, no musician is on the tip of my tongue quite like Omar Apollo is.

Review: John Mayer's 'Sob Rock' Tour was a Smash

Review: John Mayer's 'Sob Rock' Tour was a Smash

By Christopher Ehlers | May 15, 2022

After bringing his "Sob Rock" tour to 26 cities over six months, John Mayer wrapped up his tenth solo tour — his first in three years — with two epic concerts at Boston's TD Garden.

Q&A: Becky G Unveils Every Side of Herself in Latest Album

Q&A: Becky G Unveils Every Side of Herself in Latest Album

By Sigal Ratner-Arias | May 15, 2022

Becky G finds every bit of her represented in the songs of her new album, "Esquemas."

Ukrainian Band Kalush Orchestra Wins Eurovision Amid War

Ukrainian Band Kalush Orchestra Wins Eurovision Amid War

By Colleen Barry and Paolo Santalucia | May 15, 2022

Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest in the early hours of Sunday in a clear show of popular support for the war-ravaged nation that went beyond music.

Review: Fresh off Grammy Wins, Olivia Rodrigo Embarks on her 'Sour Tour'

Review: Fresh off Grammy Wins, Olivia Rodrigo Embarks on her 'Sour Tour'

By Christopher Ehlers | May 9, 2022

Olivia Rodrigo has had the kind of year that most singers only dream about. The "Sour Tour," touring America through May 27 before a 15-date stint in Europe, is Rodrigo's first solo concert tour.

Watch Out Olympian Dominic Clarke Wow 'The Voice' Judges with His Vocal Chops

Watch Out Olympian Dominic Clarke Wow 'The Voice' Judges with His Vocal Chops

May 8, 2022

Last year out Olympian Dominic Clarke made headlines as part of the Australian gymnastics team where he made the finals for performing on the trampoline. This week he wowed the judges on Australia's "The Voice" with his vocal prowess.

Review: Emeli Sandé's 'Let's Say For Instance' an Upbeat Reminder That Joy is Also a Part of Being Human

Review: Emeli Sandé's 'Let's Say For Instance' an Upbeat Reminder That Joy is Also a Part of Being Human

By Noe Kamelamela | May 6, 2022

Scottish singer songwriter Emeli Sandé releases her fourth album this month, titled "Let's Say For Instance"

Ray Charles' 'Lost' Concert Makes Way to Digital Platforms

Ray Charles' 'Lost' Concert Makes Way to Digital Platforms

By Mark Kennedy | May 5, 2022

One night in Stockholm half a century ago, Ray Charles delivered a blood-pumping, soul-shaking concert that was almost lost to history.

Dolly Parton, Eminem, Richie Get into Rock Hall of Fame

Dolly Parton, Eminem, Richie Get into Rock Hall of Fame

By Mark Kennedy | May 4, 2022

Eminem, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon, Eurythmics, Duran Duran and Pat Benatar have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a list that also includes Dolly Parton, who initially resisted the honor.

Listen: Transport to 80s and 90s Fire Island with These Long-Lost DJ Mixes

Listen: Transport to 80s and 90s Fire Island with These Long-Lost DJ Mixes

By Jason St. Amand | May 4, 2022

Transport yourself back to Fire Island in the 80s and 90s with "The Pine Walk Collection," an incredible archive of DJ mixes that have been digitally remastered and uploaded to stream.

Ukrainian Band Teams Up with Ed Sheeran for Charity Single

Ukrainian Band Teams Up with Ed Sheeran for Charity Single

By Louise Dixon | May 4, 2022

"The sirens interrupted our sleep, grabbed in two suitcases everything that is in the past, then go!" sings Antytila frontman Taras Topolia on the Ukrainian band's new collaboration with Ed Sheeran.

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