NEW YORK - Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, the late rocker Lou Reed, punk group Green Day and singer Bill Withers are among the 2015 inductees named on Tuesday to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. | Video
LOS ANGELES - Rock Scully, the first manager of psychedelic rock band the Grateful Dead, who helped guide the group from the 1960s to 1980s, has died in northern California. He was 73.
PARIS - Even when things don't go her way -- from on-stage technical glitches to complicated relationships -- American singer Sharon Van Etten remains cheerful.
BEIJING - Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has struck the latest in a string of music distribution deals, this time with Sony Music Entertainment, as it teams up with labels to try to develop China's paid-for music market and curb piracy.
LONDON - English DJ Mark Ronson grabbed the top spot in the British singles chart on Sunday with his new track "Uptown Funk" featuring U.S. singer Bruno Mars, the Official Charts Company said.
LONDON - (Corrects paras 1-3 to show track is most viral, not most streamed, changes headline to reflect)
LOS ANGELES - Pop singer Taylor Swift continued her reign at the top of the revamped U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, shaking off new entries.
MILAN - Daniel Barenboim celebrated his final season premiere as musical director of La Scala on Sunday with a performance of "Fidelio", Ludwig van Beethoven's only opera, winning a 13-minute ovation on the opening night of a new modern-dress production.
LONDON - British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's track "Thinking Out Loud" returned to the top of the British music singles chart on Sunday, five weeks after it last held the spot, the Official Charts Company said.
LOS ANGELES - British soul-pop artist Sam Smith, R&B star Beyonce and singer-producer Pharrell Williams led artists with six Grammy nominations each, including nods for the top prize of Album of the Year, the Recording Academy said Friday.
NEW DELHI - The head of India's most powerful Hindu group vowed to press ahead with a campaign to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, stoking a sensitive debate that has stalled parliament and threatened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic reform agenda.