Taylor Swift and Post Malone top the charts again. How long can their dominance last? : NPR

Taylor Swift on stage in France in May, during the European leg of her Eras Tour. Since its release in April, Swift's latest album, The Tortured Poets Department, has been the top album in the United States for eight consecutive weeks.

Taylor Swift on stage in France in May, during the European leg of her Eras Tour. Since its release in April, Swift’s latest album, The Tortured Poets Department, has been the top album in the […]

Justin Timberlake arrested on DWI charges in the Hamptons : NPR

Justin Timberlake, wearing a tux, poses for a photo at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

Justin Timberlake, pictured at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in March, has been arrested for driving while intoxicated. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Singer and actor Justin Timberlake has been arrested for […]

George Strait sets a new record for the largest ticketed concert in U.S. history : NPR

George Strait performs at the Coal Miner's Daughter: A Celebration Of The Life & Music Of Loretta Lynn at the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 30, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.

George Strait performs at the Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration Of The Life & Music Of Loretta Lynn at the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 30, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption […]

Eminem brings a dose of nostalgia to week’s top songs; Taylor Swift keeps hold of albums chart : NPR

Eminem, performing here during the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium in 2022, returns to the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week with

Eminem, performing here during the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium in 2022, returns to the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week with “Houdini.” Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide […]

Philadelphia Orchestra renames hall after hometown legend Marian Anderson : NPR

Marian Anderson arrives in London in 1952. On June 8, the Philadelphia Orchestra named its main performance hall in her honor.

Marian Anderson arrives in London in 1952. On June 8, the Philadelphia Orchestra named its main performance hall in her honor. Douglas Miller/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Douglas Miller/Getty Images History, we know, is […]

Taylor Swift tops album chart for fifth week. Post Malone and Morgan Wallen have the week’s biggest song. : NPR

Post Malone (left) and Morgan Wallen on the red carpet at the 57th Annual CMA Awards on November 8, 2023 in Nashville, Tenn.

Post Malone (left) and Morgan Wallen on the red carpet at the 57th Annual CMA Awards on November 8, 2023 in Nashville, Tenn. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jason Kempin/Getty Images We’re trying […]

Live Nation and Ticketmaster sued by Department of Justice : NPR

Penny Harrison and her son Parker Harrison rally against the live entertainment ticket industry outside the U.S. Capitol last year.

Penny Harrison and her son Parker Harrison rally against the live entertainment ticket industry outside the U.S. Capitol last year. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Getty Images North America hide caption toggle caption Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Getty Images North […]

Department of Justice files federal antitrust suit against Live Nation Entertainment and Ticketmaster : NPR

Penny Harrison and her son Parker Harrison rally against the live entertainment ticket industry outside the U.S. Capitol last year.

Penny Harrison and her son Parker Harrison rally against the live entertainment ticket industry outside the U.S. Capitol last year. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Getty Images North America hide caption toggle caption Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Getty Images North […]

Saxophonist David Sanborn, 6-time Grammy winner, has died at age 78 : NPR

Saxophonist David Sanborn, 6-time Grammy winner, has died at age 78 : NPR

David Sanborn, seen here performing in New York City in 2011. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images David Sanborn, seen here performing in New York City in 2011. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images […]

Puccini’s final opera gets new ending subverting male-dominated narrative : NPR

Puccini's final opera gets new ending subverting male-dominated narrative : NPR

Dancers perform at a dress rehearsal of the Washington National Opera’s production of Puccini’s Turandot at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on May 8, 2024. Keren Carrión/NPR hide […]

Met Gala AI photos of Katy Perry, Rihanna and Dua Lipa trick the internet : NPR

Met Gala AI photos of Katy Perry, Rihanna and Dua Lipa trick the internet : NPR

Katy Perry pictured at an event in Los Angeles in April. She wasn’t at Monday night’s Met Gala, despite the fake photos of her circulating on social media. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption […]