All posts tagged "music"
Cuba starts return to normal as mourning for Castro ends
HAVANA — Music is playing in the streets again. Tourists are sipping mojitos at sidewalk cafes. Flags are flapping at full staff. After nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro, Cuba is slowly returning to noisy,...
- Posted December 6, 2016
Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right: Bob Dylan Wins Nobel in Literature
STOCKHOLM — Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, a stunning announcement that for the first time bestowed the prestigious award on a musician for “having created new poetic expressions within the great...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Amazon Launches For-Pay Streaming Music Service
NEW YORK – Amazon is launching a paid streaming music service, the latest entry in an increasingly crowded field. Amazon Music Unlimited is being positioned to compete against existing services such as Spotify and Apple Music. It...
- Posted October 12, 2016
Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer-songwriter, has died
MEXICO CITY – Juan Gabriel, a superstar Mexican songwriter and singer who was an icon in the Latin music world, died Sunday at his home in California at age 66, his publicist said. Juan Gabriel was Mexico’s leading...
- Posted August 28, 2016
You Might Be Overpaying for Streaming Music
Spotify says many paying subscribers charged $3 more per month through Apple
- Posted July 5, 2016
Legendary Musician David Bowie Dies of Cancer At 69
NEW YORK – David Bowie, the chameleon-like star who transformed the sound – and the look – of rock with his audacious creativity and his sexually ambiguous makeup and costumes, died of cancer Sunday. Bowie, whose hits...
- Posted January 11, 2016