As part of an ongoing series, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to pianist Lara Downes about classical recordings of "Lift Every Voice" and "A Change Is Gonna Come," to mark Black Music Month and Juneteenth.
The painting is expected to sell for thousands of dollars. The unnamed seller, who found the painting at a donation center in Canada, paid $4.09.
For its 50th anniversary, join us in an online listening party for Joni Mitchell's Blue. NPR Music's Ann Powers will be joined by Brandi Carlile in a live conversation about the album.
This year's honorees include the Mexican-American band Los Lobos, the founder of the Irish-American musical group Cherish the Ladies, and Native American and Puerto Rican textile artists.
The revered Cuban composer's winning piece was inspired by the life and struggles of Susan B. Anthony and her own poor mother and grandmother in Cuba.
The New Zealand singer and songwriter, who hasn't released new music since her 2017 album Melodrama, said the song is the first sample of a forthcoming album, also called Solar Power.
Well ahead of a celebratory Central Park concert announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio for August, New York City's venues are coming back in June for vaccinated audiences.
Join us in an online listening party for Sleater-Kinney's new album. With World Cafe's Raina Douris in the host chair, we'll feature a live conversation with Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker.
Freestyle rapper Harry Mack has been entertaining random strangers online with freestyle raps. To celebrate his rising success on YouTube, he plans to do a 10-hour freestyle livestream.
The versatile, Grammy-winning singer enjoyed success on the pop, country and gospel charts with hits like "I Just Can't Help Believing," "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" and "Hooked On a Feeling."
Live music giants AEG Presents and Live Nation say they've got a surplus of acts wanting to play as soon as possible.
The South Carolina-born, Germany-based vocalist was one of the actual voices behind the bestselling fake act Milli Vanilli. Davis died Monday due to the coronavirus.
The singer, one of the most celebrated gospel singers of her generation, Leonard had as tough a year as any – and, with a new song and new ministry, she wants to help.
After their performance of "Racist, Sexist Boy" at the Los Angeles Public Library went viral late last week, the band has been signed by the LA punk label Epitaph Records.
Robert Finley had given up on a professional music career – and then glaucoma took his eyesight. How a health crisis led to Finley's astounding rise as a critically acclaimed performer.