When Steve Vai gave his first show in Beijing in 2004, he didn't know what to expect because he had never been to China, which "always seemed so out of reach", recalls the US guitar master.
Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis each received six nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards, which were announced.
All kinds of music from all over the world is being heard on either side of the Huangpu River through July 21.
Singer Rene Liu performs during her concert in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, July 14, 2013.
Chinese singer Jin Zhiwen attends a news conference to promote charity song "Xiao He Zhong Guo" (Filial piety, harmony and China.)
Broadway veteran Don Frantz, associate producer of the Tony Award-winning production Lion King, wants to expand his horizons in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
Yan Yan Mak followed two Cantonese music groups with cameras last year. It wasn't until she really immersed herself in their lives that she decided to create a documentary.
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China's gift to the classical music world is an epitome of both superb artistry and rock-star showmanship. Lang Lang has come so far before he reached the age of 31 that scaling greater heights would take a leap of imagination.