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It's a Celebration: The Scoop Behind Some of Madonna's Greatest Hits

It's a Celebration: The Scoop Behind Some of Madonna's Greatest Hits

By Christopher Ehlers | Jan 31, 2023

In honor of what's sure to be the concert of the summer, here's the scoop behind some of Madonna's biggest songs.

Watch: 11 New Queer Music Videos to Check Out this Month

Watch: 11 New Queer Music Videos to Check Out this Month

By Andrea Marks Joseph | Jan 31, 2023

We've got these 11 new queer music videos on repeat!

Sam Smith Fans Call Hypocrisy on 'I'm Not Here To Make Friends' Controversy

Sam Smith Fans Call Hypocrisy on 'I'm Not Here To Make Friends' Controversy

By Emell Adolphus | Jan 30, 2023

The video's sexual nature is the latest target of social media outrage but many fans point out that Sam Smith is doing no different than what is allowed of cisgender female pop stars.

Taylor Swift Fans Thank Her for Casting Trans Model/Activist Laith Ashley,

Taylor Swift Fans Thank Her for Casting Trans Model/Activist Laith Ashley,

By Emell Adolphus | Jan 28, 2023

Laith Ashley, a trans model and activist, is the object of Swift's affection in her much-anticipated music video for "Lavender Haze."

Elton John Concert Canceled Due to Wild New Zealand Weather

Elton John Concert Canceled Due to Wild New Zealand Weather

By Nick Perry | Jan 27, 2023

Torrential rain and wild weather in Auckland on Friday caused disruptions throughout the city and an Elton John concert to be canceled just before it was due to start.

Panic! at the Disco Ends; Brendon Urie to Focus on Family

Panic! at the Disco Ends; Brendon Urie to Focus on Family

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 25, 2023

First there were four, then they became three and finally just one. Now it's time to say a final farewell to art pop-rock Panic! at the Disco.

Carly Ozard: Singer Launches Monthly Shows at Martuni's

Carly Ozard: Singer Launches Monthly Shows at Martuni's

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jan 24, 2023

Beginning Sunday, January 29, and continuing on the last Sunday of each month through the end of 2023, powerhouse singer Carly Ozard, accompanied by Barry Lloyd at the piano, will offer "Live at Martuni's: Carly Ozard and Friends."

Adam Lambert Says Homophobia Made Him 'Gay As I F---ing Can Be'

Adam Lambert Says Homophobia Made Him 'Gay As I F---ing Can Be'

By Emell Adolphus | Jan 23, 2023

Adam Lambert says homophobia early in his care him "gay as I f---ing can be." The "American Idol" alum said he raged against homophobia by leaning into his career identity early on in his career.

Review: 'Music Triumphs Homophobia' Traces the Journeys of the Boston Gay Men's Chorus

Review: 'Music Triumphs Homophobia' Traces the Journeys of the Boston Gay Men's Chorus

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 19, 2023

Hope and progress take center stage in this moving documentary, along with members of the 41-year-old Boston Gay Men's Chorus and the staff who guide the group's mission and its creative process.

Hitting Vitriol With Music — Doc Filmmakers Tell Boston Gay Men's Chorus' Powerful Story

Hitting Vitriol With Music — Doc Filmmakers Tell Boston Gay Men's Chorus' Powerful Story

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 18, 2023

The new doc "Music Triumphs Homophobia" tells the story of how Boston Gay Men's Chorus dealt with homophobia and prejudice over its 41-year old history. EDGE speaks to Craig Coogan and Michael Willer about the making of the film.

Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade Make It to Songwriters Hall

Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade Make It to Songwriters Hall

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 18, 2023

Snoop Dogg, Gloria Estefan, Sade, Jeff Lynne, Glen Ballard, Teddy Riley and Liz Rose have been chosen to join the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Madonna Unveils 2023 North America and European Tour Dates

Madonna Unveils 2023 North America and European Tour Dates

Jan 18, 2023

Madonna will "Take a Bow" with a new tour through North America and Europe starting this summer that will be a "Celebration" of the pop icon's hits, which include 38 songs in the Billboard Hot 100.

Donna McKechnie: Broadway Legend Sings Sondheim at Feinstein's

Donna McKechnie: Broadway Legend Sings Sondheim at Feinstein's

By Jim Gladstone | Jan 17, 2023

Donna McKechnie, best known for originating, and winning a Tony for, the role of Cassie in "A Chorus Line," will honor her late colleague in her solo show, "Take Me To The World: the Songs of Stephen Sondheim," at Feinstein's at the Nikko on Jan. 19 & 20.

Dalida — European Superstar Singer; the First Gay Icon?

Dalida — European Superstar Singer; the First Gay Icon?

By Laura Moreno | Jan 17, 2023

With over 170 million records sold worldwide, Dalida was a pop music sensation in the 1980s. Yet, she remains almost unheard of in the English-speaking world.

Prominent Out Conductor Marin Alsop Slams 'TÁR' as 'Anti-Woman'

Prominent Out Conductor Marin Alsop Slams 'TÁR' as 'Anti-Woman'

Jan 14, 2023

Out conductor Marin Alsop spoke out against Todd Field's film "TÁR" as being "anti-woman."

Harry Styles, Wet Leg Lead Brit Awards Nominations

Harry Styles, Wet Leg Lead Brit Awards Nominations

Jan 13, 2023

Former One Direction star Harry Styles and Wet Leg, an indie rock duo from the Isle of Wight, were the front-runners at this year's Brit Awards, with each securing four nominations.

Joni Mitchell to Receive Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Joni Mitchell to Receive Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Jan 12, 2023

A little over a year after being celebrated at the Kennedy Center, Joni Mitchell will return to Washington for another lifetime achievement honor: the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

Dr. Dre, Missy, Lil Wayne to be Honored at Pre-Grammy Event

Dr. Dre, Missy, Lil Wayne to be Honored at Pre-Grammy Event

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Jan 12, 2023

Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott and Lil Wayne will be honored at the Recording Academy's second annual Black Music Collective event during Grammy week next month.

Gwen Stefani Puzzles With 'I'm Japanese' Statement

Gwen Stefani Puzzles With 'I'm Japanese' Statement

By Emell Adolphus | Jan 11, 2023

In an Allure magazine profile, Stefani defended her Harajuku career era as inspiration, not appropriation, saying: 'It should be okay to be inspired by other cultures.'

Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Lizzo Lead iHeartRadio Award Noms

Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Lizzo Lead iHeartRadio Award Noms

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 11, 2023

Lizzo, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles lead the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards nominations with seven nods each, with Jack Harlow and Drake close behind with six each.

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