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Jon Batiste Tops Grammys; Silk Sonic Soars, Rodrigo Crowned

Jon Batiste Tops Grammys; Silk Sonic Soars, Rodrigo Crowned

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Apr 4, 2022

Olivia Rodrigo made an impressive Grammy debut, Silk Sonic claimed two major awards and Jon Batiste had the most stunning victory of the night winning the top prize at Sunday's Grammy Awards.

Grammy Awards Are Sunday — Who Will and/or Should Win?

Grammy Awards Are Sunday — Who Will and/or Should Win?

By Christopher Ehlers | Apr 3, 2022

After being pushed back for the second year in a row due to COVID, the 64th annual Grammy Awards will finally be handed out this Sunday in Las Vegas. EDGE's Chris Ehlers makes his picks as to who will win and who should win.

Singer John Holiday to Perform at Opera Parallèle Gala Benefit

Singer John Holiday to Perform at Opera Parallèle Gala Benefit

By Jim Provenzano | Apr 2, 2022

John Holiday, the acclaimed countertenor known for opera, pop and jazz singing, will headline a benefit for Opera Parallèle at Saint Joseph's Arts Society in SoMa on April 14.

Watch: Looking Back at Liza Minnelli's Forgotten 80s Banger 'Losing My Mind'

Watch: Looking Back at Liza Minnelli's Forgotten 80s Banger 'Losing My Mind'

By Jason St. Amand | Mar 30, 2022

In the late 80s, Liza Minnelli teamed up with the Pet Shop Boys for an album, including their take on "Losing My Mind," a Stephen Sondheim song written for the 1971 musical "Follies."

Spencer Day's New Album and Feinstein's Concert of Broadway Covers

Spencer Day's New Album and Feinstein's Concert of Broadway Covers

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Mar 29, 2022

With his new album "Broadway by Day," singer-pianist Spencer Day tips his hat to the Great White Way. He'll also perform his new songs at Feinstein's at the Nikko April 8 and 9.

Elton John Adds More North American Dates to his Farewell Tour

Elton John Adds More North American Dates to his Farewell Tour

Mar 29, 2022

Elton John has added 11 new dates on the North American leg of his farewell tour, including concerts in New Jersey, Massachusetts, California, Arizona and Washington state.

Gary Mullen Celebrates 20 Years Honoring to Freddie Mercury

Gary Mullen Celebrates 20 Years Honoring to Freddie Mercury

By Steve Duffy | Mar 24, 2022

In 2000, singer Gary Mullen won a competitive talent television show in England with his performance as Freddie Mercury. Since then he has built a career honoring the late Queen lead singer in a tribute show. EDGE spoke to Mullen about the show.

Beyoncé, Billie Eilish to Sing Nominated Songs at Oscars

Beyoncé, Billie Eilish to Sing Nominated Songs at Oscars

Mar 23, 2022

Beyoncé, Billie Eilish and other nominees for best original song will perform at Sunday's Oscars, the show's producers announced Tuesday.

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Falls in Defeat After Anne Hathaway Wins Song Contest

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Falls in Defeat After Anne Hathaway Wins Song Contest

By Emell Adolphus | Mar 22, 2022

Clarkson took a dive in defeat after Hathaway beat her at identifying her most famous song during the game "Sing That Name That Tune" on "The Kelly Clarkson Show."

Ye No Longer Performing at Grammys

Ye No Longer Performing at Grammys

Mar 21, 2022

Ye will not be performing at the Grammys this year. A report published in The Blast said that the musician was told Friday that his act had been pulled from the show, which is set to take place on April 3.

Michael Feinstein Brings The Gershwins to Nashville with a Little Help from his Country Friends

Michael Feinstein Brings The Gershwins to Nashville with a Little Help from his Country Friends

By Steve Duffy | Mar 19, 2022

The cabaret performer, who has done more to promote The Great American Songbook than any other performer, takes on country music for his latest album; but does so with a connection with the one of America's greatest songwriter team.

Rock Hall of Fame to Dolly: Voters will Decide if You're In

Rock Hall of Fame to Dolly: Voters will Decide if You're In

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 18, 2022

Dolly Parton is still on the list of this year's nominations for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame despite the country icon asking to be removed because she hasn't "earned that right."

The Met: Live in HD to Stream Rare Version of Verdi Classic on March 25

The Met: Live in HD to Stream Rare Version of Verdi Classic on March 25

Mar 18, 2022

For the first time in company history, the Metropolitan Opera presents the original five-act French version of Verdi's "Don Carlos" this month, and on Saturday, March 26, at 12PM ET. It will be streamed as part of The Met: Live in HD series.

Giving Voice to Virginia Woolf with Operatic 'The Hours'

Giving Voice to Virginia Woolf with Operatic 'The Hours'

By Lewis Whittington | Mar 15, 2022

Michael Cunningham's novel "The Hours" was turned into an acclaimed film. Now it is an opera. EDGE spoke to composer Kevin Puts about his ambitious work, premiering in Philadelphia this weekend.

Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo, BTS, to Perform at Grammys

Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo, BTS, to Perform at Grammys

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Mar 15, 2022

The Grammy Awards are bringing three of the world's biggest pop acts — Olivia Rodrigo, BTS and Billie Eilish — to perform during next month's ceremony in Las Vegas.

Janis Ian: Lighting the Way in Music

Janis Ian: Lighting the Way in Music

By Gregg Shapiro | Mar 15, 2022

In an expansive Q&A, prolific singer-songwriter Janis Ian discusses her new — and possibly last — album, "The Light at the End of the Line," in advance of her March 20 concert at Berkeley's Freight & Salvage.

Playing The Pines: Classic Dance Mixes Rediscovered and Restored

Playing The Pines: Classic Dance Mixes Rediscovered and Restored

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 15, 2022

Music mixes from the halcyon days of 1970s and '80s Fire Island and New York City nightclubs have been rediscovered in a series of remastered cassette mixes found in boxes of a Fire Island house. The Pine Walk Collection is now listenable on MixCloud.

Dolly Parton to Rock Hall of Fame: Thanks but No Thanks

Dolly Parton to Rock Hall of Fame: Thanks but No Thanks

Mar 14, 2022

Dolly Parton has announced she is pulling out of this year's nominations for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, saying she hasn't "earned that right."

InterPride's Silence to Solidarity Concert Features Global Talent

InterPride's Silence to Solidarity Concert Features Global Talent

Mar 14, 2022

To support the needs of our global LGBTQIA+ community and our queer activists in Ukraine, InterPride will be organizing the "Silence to Solidarity Global Virtual Concert."

Trump Forsakes 'Gay Anthem' Fave 'YMCA' at SC Weekend Rally

Trump Forsakes 'Gay Anthem' Fave 'YMCA' at SC Weekend Rally

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 14, 2022

Donald Trump left The Village People's "YMCA" off his playlist at a South Carolina rally this past weekend, after calling it the "gay national anthem" only days earlier.

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