Broadway's first all-Filipino musical
Political disco drama ‘Here Lies Love’ tells the story of the tumultuous rise and fall of former Filipina first lady Imelda Marcos. The musical is being celebrated for featuring Broadway's first all-Filipino cast, but critics called the ...
Céline Dion cancels world tour amid health concerns
Canadian icon Céline Dion is cancelling all remaining dates of her Courage World Tour for 2023 and 2024 over serious health concerns that have prevented her from performing. Dion revealed in December that she suffers from a condition cal...
Tributes pour in for Tina Turner
Tina Turner, who was considered by many the queen of rock'n'roll, has died at the age of 83. She was one of the biggest recording artists of all time, with hits including Private Dancer and Simply the Best. Turner died at her home in Swi...
'Queen of rock 'n' roll' Tina Turner dies, 83
Tina Turner, the American-born singer who left a hardscrabble farming community and abusive relationship to become one of the top recording artists of all time, died on Wednesday at the age of 83.
Sweden wins Eurovision song contest
Sweden has won the 67th Eurovision Song Contest with its anti-war protest show. The Swedish singer-songwriter Loreen started the night as runaway favourite as her song 'tattoo' showed support for Ukraine.
Sweden's Loreen makes Eurovision history
Sweden's Loreen won Eurovision 2023, becoming the first woman to triumph twice in the contest. Finland's Käärijä, a green-bolero-sleeved rapper, came second. He won the viewer vote with "Cha Cha Cha", but it was not enough to overtake Lo...
Drake or Fake? How AI creates viral hits
Canadian rapper Drake is one of many artists whose voice has been used for so called audio deepfakes - without his consent. Creating them is becoming easier and easier, but what are the legal and ethical implications?
Eurovision finalists decided, Sweden favourite
Ten acts from each semi-final have qualified along with last year’s winner Ukraine and the Big Five countries who fund Eurovision - France, Germany, the UK, Spain and Italy.
Eurovision 2023: Final 10 acts chosen
Belgium and Albania are through while Iceland misses out as 10 out of 16 countries qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision Song Contest finalists decided
The last places have been filled for Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest grand finale. Sixteen acts have performed in tonight's semi-final and ten have gone through after a public vote.
Australia, Austria favourites for Eurovision finals berth
Following the first Eurovision semi-final in Liverpool on Tuesday, 16 more countries will battle it out on Thursday in the second Eurovision qualifier.
Sweden favourite to win Eurovision
Sweden's Loreen is a hot favourite to win the Eurovision Song Contest. The star won the competition back in 2012 and has now sailed through to the grand finale this year.
Meet the team retraining patients with sound and music
A 69-year-old patient has recently learnt to walk again with the help of music at a rehabilitation centre in Denmark, using a pre-clinical programme that yields results.
Eurovision: Ireland, Sweden through after the first semi-final
A good night for Sweden and a bad night for Ireland as 10 out of 15 countries qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Liverpool prepares to host Eurovision
Because of the war in Ukraine, Liverpool, hometown of the Beatles, is stepping in to host this year's Eurovision Song Contest. But is the "City of Pop" a worthy host? DW reporter Hannah Hummel found out.
Coronation celebrations continue with concert, street parties
Many across the U.K. celebrated King Charles’s coronation with street parties on Sunday, while thousands converged on Windsor Castle for a star-studded concert.
Royals attend a star-studded concert
A day after a gilded coronation ceremony watched by millions, King Charles III and Queen Camilla let others take the centre stage Sunday as they took in a star-studded concert at Windsor Castle.
Ed Sheeran did not rip off Marvin Gaye, court rules
A New York City court has ruled Thursday that Ed Sheeran's hit song Thinking Out Loud did not plagiarize Marvyn Gaye's 1970s classic Let's Get It On. Sheeran claimed vindication while other songwriters breathed a sigh of relief.
Kurt Cobain's guitar up for auction
The musical artefact is going under the hammer and is expected to fetch an estimated €73,000.
The most iconic outfits of Eurovision
Take a look at some of the most outstanding / outlandish fashion choices of the last 64 Eurovision Song Contests.
Ed Sheeran wins copyright case
Update: A New York jury on Thursday (May 4) decided that songwriter Ed Sheeran's 2014 hit "Thinking Out Loud" did not unlawfully copy from Marvin Gaye's classic 1973 song "Let's Get It On," in a closely watched copyright lawsuit.
Songwriter helps explain the Ed Sheeran copyright lawsuit
Singer Ed Sheeran is in the middle of a lawsuit in New York City, accused of copying Marvin Gaye's classic Let's Get it On. Songwriter Dan Kanter explains what’s behind the case and why making original music can get complicated.
Liverpool gears up for the Eurovision final
Like the rest of the U.K., Liverpool is gearing up for a big party, just not the same one as the rest of the country. The Eurovision Song Contest started Tuesday, the same week as the coronation of King Charles in London.
Using live coding to create music
Part experimental technique, part musical composition, "live coding" is still a little-known technique for the general public. Its principle: create music in real-time by programming computer code.
Ukrainian duo favourites for Eurovision
They're among the favorites in the final round of the European Song Contest in Liverpool: Tvorchi and their song Heart of Steel. The piece calls on Ukrainians to stay strong. DW met with the musicians.
Adidas sued over Kanye West partnership
Adidas is being sued by a group of investors after the company ended its relationship with Kanye West. The investor group is alleging the sportswear brand was fully aware of West's problematic behaviour years ago, and failed to take meas...
Frédéric Chopin's last piano goes on display
The newly designed exhibition features an impressive array of priceless artifacts, including Chopin's final piano, a 19th-century Pleyel dating back to 1848, and an extensive collection of authentic manuscripts.
South Korean President sings 'American Pie'
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol received a standing ovation at the White House on Wednesday (April 26) after singing Don McLean's "American Pie" to a cheering crowd.
Former rapper found guilty of helping China influence US
A jury on Wednesday convicted former Fugees rapper Pras Michel of felonies linked to illegal lobbying campaigns aimed at influencing the U.S. government by foreign agents, including China.