Getting shafted by his manager turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Canada's best-loved singer, writes Charles Leonard.
Apple has released a special tool that lets users remove U2's new album, 'Songs of Innocence' from their collections.
Listen to an exclusive live stream of Leonard Cohen's latest album - to be released on September 22.
Despite an impressive line-up of 6 international and 6 local acts, the I Heart Joburg Music Festival didn't manage to pull in a big crowd.
"Being a little crazy is part of the freedom," says singer Nonkululeko Phiri.
South Africa's Cassper Nyovest and K.O dominate this year's nominations, with Nigeria's Davido matching their five nominations each.
Thirty years later, a project aimed at preserving this vital canon of work will culminate in a series of exhibitions and concerts.
Twenty years of rocking out in faraway Limpopo have only stoked the fires of South Africa’s most famous music festival.
From an emotional Miley Cyrus to a touching moment between Beyonce and her family, the leading ladies of pop music dominated MTV's VMAs.
Another supposedly mysterious pop star turns out to be a pretty normal human being - but with songs this good, who cares?
Sarah Evans catches up with the little giant of South Africa's rich jazz heritage a week before the inaugural M&G Friday Festival.
Listen to an exclusive live stream of the former Led Zeppelin lead vocalist's latest album - to be released on September 8.
American singer Aloe Blacc talks about his transformation in the music industry, his experience at Oppikoppi and his views on the state of hip-hop.
It was once West Africa's biggest musical export, and now Nigeria is home to a growing movement to revive big-band music with a political spirit.
Now in its 11th-year, the festival draws performers and audiences from all over the continent and beyond.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the Oppikoppi music festival line-up juxtaposed older and younger local acts.
New York-based MC Pharoahe Monch performed a single underground set in Cape Town, showing off the lyrical dexterity that has won him cult status.
M&G readers can get a fresh taste of the insane journey of the "rapper-haberdasher", who has just released a mixtape exclusively for the publication.
Spoek Mathambo's documentary 'Future Sounds of Mzansi' profiles a new genre of underground music that has taken South African 'hoods by storm.