Tuesday’s Google Doodle celebrates the life of Selena Quintanilla
Oct18

Tuesday’s Google Doodle celebrates the life of Selena Quintanilla

Google’s latest Doodle packs a very musical punch. SEE ALSO: Monday’s Google Doodle is an ode to English lexicographer Samuel Johnson The 90 second video, which is viewable in the U.S., Mexico, India and parts of South America, celebrates the life of Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla. Selena rocketed to fame in the 80s in her family band Selena y Los Dinos, before later going on to be named the Female Vocalist of the Year...

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Universal Music Group wants to find the next Spotify before it’s too late
Oct18

Universal Music Group wants to find the next Spotify before it’s too late

MusEDLab Studios, a startup team that completed the NYC Media Lab Combine program's first cohort in 2016.Image: Anne Ruthmann Tuhin Roy is hoping to find the next big thing in music—before it’s too late.  “Not only are we looking for the next Spotify or Pandora or consumer music service, but a lot of the startups we interact with are helping in less visible ways,” said Roy, vice president of new digital...

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Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl gifted his high-top sneaker to a fan on crutches
Oct18

Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl gifted his high-top sneaker to a fan on crutches

Image: Getty Images If you are, for some reason, ever in need of an extra shoe, Dave Grohl has your back. Or, more accurately, foot.  At a recent concert, the Foo Fighters frontman helped out a fan suffering from a broken ankle and in need of a little foot protection. SEE ALSO: Dave Grohl trolled Christopher Walken and no one ever noticed, until now During a backstage meet-and-greet with the Foo Fighters, fan @sabrynsucks showed...

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Brandon Flowers: We Mormons should fast for 24 hours each month. Im terrible at it
Oct17

Brandon Flowers: We Mormons should fast for 24 hours each month. Im terrible at it

The Killers singer on growing up in Las Vegas and the thorny issue of drinking cola Dad was a produce man. He manned Smiths Food And Drugs produce section, and so did his dad. If you needed someone to pick out your melons, they were your men. My earliest memory is going to the store and Dad giving me a date and then telling me I couldnt have another. I grew up until I was nine in a small house on the very edge of Las Vegas, with just...

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Liam Gallagher: Worst thing anyones said to me? Are you Noel Gallagher?
Oct17

Liam Gallagher: Worst thing anyones said to me? Are you Noel Gallagher?

The singer on a brush with death aged eight, 1970s sitcoms and his most unappealing habit Born in Manchester, Gallagher, 45, rose to fame in the 1990s as lead singer of Oasis. The bands second album (Whats the Story) Morning Glory? led to three Brit awards in 1996 and was named best British album since 1980 at the awards in 2010. He has just released his debut solo album, As You Were, and will tour the UK this winter. What is your...

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