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Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 10:24 AM

“Songwriting is therapeutic for me,” says Brantley Gilbert, one of country music’s hottest emerging artists. “It’s the truest form of expression outside of prayer to me.”

Updated Jul 17, 2015 at 9:18 AM

In the pantheon of all-time great American bands, Earth, Wind & Fire ranks right up there with KISS, the Allman Brothers, the Grateful Dead, Aerosmith, the Band, the Beach Boys and the Eagles.

Updated Jul 16, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Taylor Swift’s open letter to Apple is precisely why the 24-year-old pop star is my new hero. I admire much about Swift, from the fact that she notoriously writes songs about her breakups to her glam old-Hollywood style. I’ve secretly rocked out to...

Updated Jul 13, 2015 at 11:38 AM

Jon Foreman is relentlessly hopeful. He’s a deep thinker whose sincerity is sobering in a world shrouded in senseless violence.

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 9:04 AM

Taylor Swift has more power than many of us were willing to admit.

Updated Jun 24, 2015 at 11:19 AM

By Wade AllenMore Content NowDidn’t know Hilary Duff was still recording? You’re not alone.

Updated Jun 22, 2015 at 2:57 PM False
Updated Jun 18, 2015 at 10:48 AM

It’s been more than a half-century since Chubby Checker jubilantly danced onto the American Bandstand stage and introduced to the world to “The Twist.” He changed music history in two minutes and 42 seconds.

Updated Jun 18, 2015 at 9:23 AM

It’s hard to believe it has been 25 years since Mariah Carey arrived on the music scene.Her self-titled debut album, “Mariah Carey,” was released in June 1990 and served as the launching pad for the decade’s biggest artist.

Updated Jun 8, 2015 at 9:40 AM

I should probably mention that I’m a complete sucker for the country soul that came out of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and to which Amy Black pays tribute on her latest, “The Muscle Shoals Sessions” (Reuben Records). But I can’t imagine...

Updated Jun 4, 2015 at 11:44 AM

Chris Botti now travels the world, leaving audiences in awe of his trumpeting skills and smooth, world-class musicianship. But he won’t soon forget his start and it wasn’t nearly as glamorous.

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