Midi heads southwest

2012-05-15 14:49:00

The three-day Midi Music Festival attracted more than 60,000 audience members and gathered established musicians, including Cui Jian and the band Tang Dynasty.

Tranquil retreat

2012-05-15 14:30:26

Zhu Zheqin, or Dadawa, has found peace at her new studio in Hangzhou and a new lease on her musical life.

Seeing with ears

2012-05-14 10:47:32

A new format for TV singing competitions forbids judges from viewing contestants, ensuring assessments are based solely on singers' skills. Sun Li reports in Beijing.

2012 Wango Tango concert held in California

2012-05-14 09:54:47

Singers perform at the 2012 Wango Tango concert at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California May 12, 2012.

'General Hospital' leads daytime Emmy nominations

2012-05-10 13:33:47

Soap opera "General Hospital" scored the highest number of daytime Emmy nominations on Wednesday, including a nod for best drama, with long-running children's program Sesame Street coming in tied for second place.

Underwood tops Billboard album chart, Beastie Boys return

2012-05-10 10:16:35

"American Idol" winner and country music star Carrie Underwood topped the Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday with her fourth studio album "Blown Away," while the Beastie Boys returned after the death last week of Adam "MCA" Yauch.

Singer Song Zuying to hold concert in London

2012-05-09 15:30:03

Song will cooperate with famous tenor Andrea Bocelli and pianist Lang Lang to hold a concert in London in June.

Songbird flits from stage to stage

2012-05-09 10:35:24

Renowned soprano Chen Xiaoduo made the bold move to sing beyond the operatic stage. She shares her journey with Chen Nan in Beijing.

Madonna: Beastie Boys' Yauch was one of a kind

2012-05-06 17:12:16

Madonna says Adam Yauch, the Beastie Boys rapper who died Friday, was one of a kind and that the group was important to her musical history.

Jason Mraz eulogizes love in new album

2012-05-06 17:02:49

After rocketing to international fame with his bubbly pop track "I'm Yours" in 2008, singer Jason Mraz strapped on his cowboy boots and added a country flair to his fourth album, "Love Is A Four Letter Word."

Skylar Laine gets the boot on 'American Idol'

2012-05-04 14:12:48

Skylar Laine got the boot from "American Idol", leaving the show with a rousing performance of country singer Miranda Lambert's "Gunpowder and Lead."

Kenny G serenades China

2012-05-04 11:06:56

World-renowned saxophonist Kenny G's Going Home will be performed in China this month.