This is why his Compound Foundation, an organization that focuses on helping young children, is close to his heart. My music allows me to help and influence but I d be doing this without my fame, multiple Grammy Award winner said. It s just in my nature.
Last night R&B songstress Ashanti joined an all-star line-up of performers including Mariah Carey, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Kelly Clarkson and Mary J. Blige for NBC' Christmas in Rockefeller Center special.
Just 10 months ago, Braxton shocked the music world when she announced her plans to retire from being a recording artist. I m just not going to do any albums anymore; maybe touring occasionally here and there but no new projects. However, after some coaxing from Babyface, the singer now proclaims she will never ever leave the music industry.
He also talks about his collaboration with Bruno Mars, and colorism in his music video.
Kanye West has been on a tear recently -- to say the least. He's compared first lady Michelle Obama unfavorably to his soon-to-be wife, reality star Kim Kardashian. He has claimed that President Barack Obama used him to score political points. He's even co-opted the Confederate flag, arguing the historic symbol of hate belongs to him now.
The Swedish pop group ABBA say they won t be reuniting any time soon despite rumors that began after band member Agnetha Faltskog said they might mark the 40th anniversary of the song Mamma Mia in some way.
George Horner, 90, is the oldest musician to make his debut in Boston s Symphony Hall. During the Holocaust, he played music to lift the spirits of other prisoners, and shared some of those arrangements during a concert organized by the Terezin Music Foundation. NBC s Stephanie Gosk reports.