An American Idol style competition, "Haiti Sings," shines a light on the country's musical gifts.
The "son" is a typical form of Cuban music. Now one Cuban composer has compiled a five CD anthology of the best sones based on a survey of the people's favorite songs.
For R.E.M.’s newest album, Collapse into Now, the band commissioned a short film for every song on the record. Michael Stipe talks about the new album and the films.
An American Sign Language interpreter explains the artistry that goes into translating songs like Aerosmith's "Dream On" into sign language.
The Mississippi River is flooding to historic levels. Some are comparing it to the devastating flood of 1927, which a tragedy that inspired a generation of blues artists.
Students at the Berklee College of Music are adding descriptions to Paramount’s film scores in an effort to make the perfect music more easily discovered.
In the new book, 'Spark,' artist Chuck Close, writer Isabel Allende, musician Robert Plant and others give readers an inside look at their creative processes and inspiration.
Friends, family, and contemporaries of Waylon Jennings have come together to record a tribute album for the country music legend.
From Algeria to Egypt, rappers have been protesting against the governments of North Africa through hip hop.
The French pop star, Johnny Hallyday, is a "national treasure" and still making music.