Jay Gabler


Music News: Bjork announces 'most elaborate stage concert yet'

For the opening of The Shed in New York, Bjork will present her 'most elaborate stage concert yet.' Robyn and Carlos Santana have also announced tours - plus, a Leonard Cohen exhibit and Chris Cornell tribute show are planned. Also in the news today: Lorde accuses Kanye West and Kid Cudi of stealing her stage design, Christina Aguilera gets denied when she tries to sing with a bar band, and Celine Dion gets put in handcuffs.

Music News: Aretha Franklin gospel performance, 'Holy Grail' of concert films, to see release

A 1972 Aretha Franklin gospel performance, documented in perhaps the most legendary of all unreleased concert films, will finally see release. In other news: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' does boffo box office (and surprises REO Speedwagon), 'A Star is Born' soundtrack dethroned atop album chart by unlikely contender, Ariana Grande's new single becomes a meme, and why stars have such a hard time preventing politicians from playing their music.

Music News: Arrested Development's Baba Oje dies at 87

We're remembering Arrested Development's Baba Oje. Plus, director Ava DuVernay is preparing a documentary about Prince, and previously unreleased George Michael songs will feature in a movie based on the Wham! song 'Last Christmas.' Also in the news today: a big grant for the Louis Armstrong House, Pharrell tells the president to stop using "Happy," Lin-Manuel Miranda's getting his improv hip-hop crew back together, and Ellen DeGeneres recreates the Nicki-Cardi shoe incident with kids.