HELSINKI - Orchestra conductor Susanna Malkki is used to being asked what it is like working in a male-dominated world.
BUDAPEST - (This September 30 story was corrected to insert missing word 'not' in paragraph 16)
SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc is planning new and revamped streaming-music services in coming weeks, searching for a way to stand out in an increasingly crowded field of rivals from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc to Spotify.
NEW YORK - The online streaming service Grooveshark suffered a legal defeat on Monday when a U.S. judge found its operators liable to nine record companies for having directed employees to upload thousands of copyrighted songs without permission.
LONDON - "Bang Bang", a collaboration between pop artists Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande, took the top spot in Britain's singles chart, selling nearly 100,000 copies in its first week, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES - Radiohead singer Thom Yorke on Friday released an album via BitTorrent, the British rocker said, marking the first time the online file transfer system often associated with piracy has been used to sell music.
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on Thursday named fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham a goodwill ambassador. | Video
- Singer-songwriter Yusuf, who was Cat Stevens until he converted to Islam, said he had canceled a show scheduled for New York City because scalpers had driven up prices.
LAS VEGAS - British rocker Rod Stewart is facing a lawsuit from a man who says he was injured when the musician kicked a soccer ball into the crowd at a Las Vegas concert, striking the man in the face and breaking his nose.
LOS ANGELES - Barbra Streisand made music history on Wednesday by becoming the only performer to have a No. 1 album in each of the past six decades, as her latest release "Partners" topped the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.
NEW DELHI - India could run out of a critical medicine in its free HIV/AIDS drugs programme in three weeks due to bureaucratic bungling, a senior government official said, leaving more than 150,000 sufferers without life-saving drugs for about a month.
"It's beautiful," Michelle Obama says of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's singing.