This week marks what would have been the 50th birthday of Selena, who died in 1995. Now, she's experiencing a remarkable revival. But has she ever really been that far from our thoughts or playlists?
For all the fuss around the viral hit "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)," its true message is a tender one: Hell hath no fury like what young queer people go through every day.
WPLN News reports on surmounting mental health concerns in Nashville's live music community.
Kishi Bashi reflects on the Asian American experience and the pain of pursuing acceptance in his Morning Edition Song Project entry, "For Every Voice That Never Sang."
The musician spent a decade homeless in San Francisco before making records, but left a much longer legacy by bringing his knowledge of bebop and blues, and an innate soulfulness into jazz music.
The versatile, eclectic multimedia artist and musician Laurie Anderson has taken stock of her life's work, pursuing reissues and retrospectives while always forging ahead.
Though these songs may sound like they were inspired by the pandemic, Aaron Lee Tasjan's had an anxious mind since before the lockdown.
Taylor Swift is far from the first to revisit her old catalog for reasons of business as much as art – but even if it's often a managerial decision, the process can't help but be heartfelt.
On the re-recorded Fearless (Taylor's Version), Taylor Swift – and her fans – reconnect with the past; we asked writers and musicians to share how they hear these songs now.
While Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi made her new album in their new home of Ireland during 2020, they felt called by the places that had given them life and drawn to the mysteries of death.
NPR Music will host an online listening party for the anniversary of Sharon Van Etten's breakthrough album, featuring a live conversation with Van Etten herself along with Shamir.
Richard Thompson, a British musician who somehow avoided pop stardom throughout his career, has just written about his early days in a new memoir called Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice.
The Small Business Administration launched an application portal for its $16 billion relief program for shuttered venues yesterday, but technical problems prompted deactivation for repair.
The genre-disrupting violinist talks about the problem with labeling music and the importance of being a role model for young women.
The rapper died Friday at White Plains, N.Y., Hospital after being on life support.