Even with the popularity of streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, last year saw a resurgence in sales of vinyl records—for the first time since 1986, there were more vinyl sold than CDs. The boost in sales couldn’t…
By Christopher Booker
Eddie Murphy was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame at the organization’s show that highlighted works by entertainers and athletes of color.
By Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press
Despite a year at a standstill for the music industry — a world without tours, concerts or crowds — musical duo the Black Pumas somehow managed to be seemingly everywhere in 2020: on late-night television, the inauguration of President Biden,…
By Christopher Booker
In the middle of New York City's Times Square, a new interactive sculpture was unveiled earlier this week as part of an annual Valentine's Day-themed design competition. But this year, in the middle of a pandemic, with so many communal,…
By Ivette Feliciano, Sam Weber
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
For over 30 years, Stephen Malkmus has been celebrated and respected. His output—in bands and as a solo artist—has left a sizeable footprint in the independent music world, but as Newshour Weekend's Christopher Booker learned, the new world that we…
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81.
Looking back at the stories he covered in 2020, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Tom Casciato joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss his profile of singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett and his reportage on the pandemic’s impact on small businesses through the lens of…
By Associated Press
Former CNN talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a week, the news channel reported Saturday.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
Organizers on Wednesday said that this year they will premiere over 70 films on a custom online platform during the seven day event.
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