Country songwriter Bill Owens, who was a mentor and early songwriting partner to his niece Dolly Parton and helped start her career in country music, has died.
Articles and social media posts claim that a prestigious British university may pull sheet music from the curriculum due to its ties to white supremacy. But while Oxford plans to broaden its music curriculum, spokespeople for the university said there
Did someone stage a grim scene: an open dump truck piled high with corpses in body bags, to present a false narrative about the COVID-19 pandemic? And was this staged scene revealed to be fake because a video captured one of the "dead bod
A video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in Facebook and Twitter posts claiming it shows “dead bodies piled up from Covid”. One of the purported corpses can be seen smoking a cigarette, prompting claims that he could be a “crisis ac
Internet outrage is sometimes based on false assumptions.
Beautiful music accompanying murder and rape is a bizarre and disturbing juxtaposition.
Diplomatic immunity does not extend to American citizens who commit crimes in the U.S., ambassadors or not.
The recently pardoned political operative and former Daily Caller men's fashion editor undeniably appeared in a video containing words and rhymes plausibly defined as rap.
Was rapper 42 Dugg shot in Atlanta? No, that's not true. 42 Dugg, whose real name is Dion Marquise Hayes, was not one of the victims of a shooting that took place on the set of a music video in Atlanta on Sunday, February 21, 2021. He pos
A man is warning people against using headphones while falling asleep after health care workers had to remove a wireless earbud from his esophagus.
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music,” has died at 91.
California state prison officials Spector died of natural causes at a hospital.
John Roderick has apologized for a story he told online about making his young daughter spend six hours learning how to use a can opener.
In his 2013 song “Pandemic,” the rapper did sing about a coronavirus.
Pride died Saturday in Dallas of complications from Covid-19, according to a spokesperson.
Police in South Florida descended on what they thought was an armed break-in at a men's clothing store — but officers arrived to find a music video filming,
Tom Petty once described him as one of rock music's most well-kept secrets, and Chris Hillman is fine with that.
President Donald Trump's campaign rallies have been filled with classic songs whose authors and their heirs loudly reject him and his politics.
A photo has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook which claim it shows a rally for President Donald Trump in Florida in October 2020. The photo is actually from the 2018 Street Parade music festival in Switzerland, and was prev
A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it shows 200 bodies of dead novel coronavirus victims being lowered into a garbage truck in Russia. The claim is false; the clip shows the filming o
New Facebook terms of service will come into effect on Oct. 1, 2020.
An image has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim it shows millions of people protesting against coronavirus restrictions in the German capital of Berlin in August 2020. The claim is false; the image shows a mu
A photo has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook which claim it shows millions of people protesting against coronavirus restrictions at a rally in Berlin in late August 2020. The claim is false; the image shows a music festiva
A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it shows Indian nationals in Spain holding a procession in July 2020 to support the construction of a Hindu temple being built on a disputed holy
Is it true that "new guidelines" are forcing the removal of a statue of Elvis Presley from Memphis because the singer stole the Blues from Black musicians? No, that is not true. The Elvis statue still stands in downtown Memphis, Tennessee
Did Erykah Badu call on people to stop buying some types of rap music because most rappers aren't doing anything to stand up against racism? No, that's not true: The neo-soul singer herself has said the words in a viral social meme aren't hers
The big budget musical "Frozen" will not reopen when Broadway theaters restart, marking the first time an established show has been felled by the coronavirus pandemic.
Did former First Lady Michelle Obama really slam the country music industry, saying the the the genre was "for morons?" No, this is not true. She never made such a statement, and the story was published by a liberal satire website that tries t
The Motley Crue musician shared a letter on his Facebook page ... but we have questions.
The suspect was tackled by library patrons after the stabbing.
David Olney, a folk singer who wrote songs recorded by Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris, died following a heart attack while performing in Florida.
For all the talk about Ukraine in the House impeachment inquiry, there’s a character standing just off-stage with a dominant role in this tale of international intrigue: Russia.
Taylor Swift said that she may not perform at the American Music Awards and may have to put other projects including a forthcoming Netflix documentary on hold because the men who own her old recordings won’t allow her to play her songs.
Elijah Al-Amin would have turned 18 in two weeks.
Instead of paying a ransom for a trove of unreleased music, Radiohead says it will release it in aid of an environmental activist group.
"Dr. John was a true Louisiana legend," Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said in a statement.
Bob Dylan once said that if he ever started a label, he would have signed Redbone.
Political and community leaders were as quick and effusive in their praise as his fellow hip-hop artists.
The violence came just hours before dueling concerts were expected to begin on the country's western border with Colombia, where tons of donated food and medicine are stored.
Did singer Dolly Parton die? No, that's not true: the death hoax was published by a liberal satire weblog that usually takes aim at conservatives and Trump supporters but isn't above posting a few boob jokes now and then. Dolly Parton is doin