The Playlist: Christine and the Queens’ Clever Pop, and 8 More New Songs

The Playlist: Christine and the Queens’ Clever Pop, and eight More New Songs

Hear tracks by Future, Rayland Baxter, the Ophelias and others. ImageThe video for the brand new Christine and the Queens track “Doesn’t Matter” begins out playful however ends combative. Héloïse Letissier, the French songwriter who releases her digital pop as Christine and the Queens, usually makes simultaneous statements by way of songs and choreographed video […]

Chris Brown Arrested in Connection With a 2017 Nightclub Dispute

Chris Brown Arrested in Connection With a 2017 Nightclub Dispute

The R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested Thursday evening after a live performance in West Palm Beach, Fla., on a cost of felony battery stemming from an April 2017 incident in Tampa. He is accused of punching a photographer, Bennie Vines, at an occasion there at Club Aja, in response to the police. Officials notified […]

Elvis Costello Cancels European Tour after Cancer Surgery

Elvis Costello Cancels European Tour after Cancer Surgery

Elvis Costello has canceled the rest of his European tour to recuperate from a most cancers operation. The British singer-songwriter, whose actual identify is Declan Patrick MacManus, mentioned in a statement on his website on Friday that he needed to bear surgical procedure for a “small but very aggressive” cancerous tumor. The 63-year-old mentioned he […]

Larsen Thompson, the Dancer From Sia’s ‘The Greatest’ Video, Wants to Be a Pop Star

Larsen Thompson, the Dancer From Sia’s ‘The Greatest’ Video, Wants to Be a Pop Star

The teenage dancer, mannequin and singer from Thousand Oaks, Calif., can be performing in her first film. ImageLarsen Thompson, a mannequin and dancer, on the Westlake Village Inn.CreditNico Young for The New York Times Big Break: In 2015, Ms. Thompson and a fellow dancer, Taylor Hatala, approached their teacher Janelle Ginestra, a YouTube-famous choreographer in […]

13 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend

13 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend

GEORGE COLEMAN QUINTET at Jazz Standard (by way of July eight, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.). Mr. Coleman has a heat and ample sound on the tenor saxophone, however he improvises with streamlined focus. As a bandleader, this 83-year-old National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master encourages his combo to embrace an open, freewheeling method to […]

Teddy Geiger Tried Teen Pop Fame. Now She’s Back on Her Own Terms.

Teddy Geiger Tried Teen Pop Fame. Now She’s Back on Her Own Terms.

The day the songwriter Teddy Geiger got here out publicly as transgender — in a playful Instagram remark despatched from Rick Rubin’s Shangri-La studio in Malibu — was the identical day she shared the information with Shawn Mendes, the 19-year-old pop phenom who has been her closest and most profitable A-list collaborator. It was final […]

In ‘Yellow Submarine,’ the Graphic Novel, the Blue Meanies Are at It Again

In ‘Yellow Submarine,’ the Graphic Novel, the Blue Meanies Are at It Again

“Yellow Submarine,” the 1968 animated fantasy impressed by the music of the Beatles, is returning to theaters on Sunday for a restricted time to have a good time its 50th anniversary. After that milestone comes one other: the Aug. 28 launch of a “Yellow Submarine” graphic novel, by the cartoonist Bill Morrison. Mr. Morrison, a […]

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Is a Streaming Giant

Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Is a Streaming Giant

If there was any doubt earlier than, it’s now official: Drake is the king of streaming music. When his 25-track new album, “Scorpion,” was launched on Friday, it instantly shattered one-day streaming data on the main companies. In its first 24 hours, the album had 170 million streams on Apple Music around the globe. On […]

Bob Dylan and Will Smith: Children’s Authors?

Bob Dylan and Will Smith: Children’s Authors?

There can be the chance that utilizing lyrics as textual content displays a elementary misunderstanding of how an image e book works. Like a tune, an image e book is supposed to be heard. Still, though a reader might occur to know the featured tune, it’s solely truthful to anticipate the e book to succeed, […]

Opinion

Opinion

BEIJING — For a second, it seemed as if China’s inflexible magnificence requirements had been on the point of being upended — or no less than expanded barely. “Produce 101,” a preferred on-line expertise present, places girls via their paces for one in all 11 spots in a feminine pop band; at first, Wang Ju, […]