Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, has died aged 73.
At its highest level, it performs major works and has starred at the Edinburgh International Festival, MTV Europe Awards and BBC Proms.
Rag'n'Bone Man's debut album has gone straight to the top of the official charts with record-breaking sales from a male artist this decade.
Police are investigating claims pop star Justin Bieber headbutted a man after fighting two bartenders.
A Moray music group will kick off its ninth decade by assembling performers, young and old, in a stirring celebration of Scotland's traditional tunes.
Synth pop duo Pet Shop Boys and grime pioneer Wiley will be recognised for their contributions to music at the VO5 NME Awards on Wednesday night.
Adele has won five Grammys on a record-breaking night for the British star, but she was left "devastated" after fluffing her musical tribute to George Michael.
A popular music festival will bring some of the world's most exotic sounds to the north-east next month.
A promising Aberdeenshire folk singer will launch a campaign to fund her debut album with a concert in Aberdeen this weekend.
Four-fifths of the events held as part of this year's Celtic Connections music festival were sell-outs.
Louisa Johnson, who was the X-factor victor in 2015, will join Olly Murs when he heads to the Granite City this summer.
Heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath have brought down the curtain at their final show.
Rock star Ozzy Osbourne has admitted his emotions are "all over the place" in the lead-up to Black Sabbath's last ever show this weekend.
A new creative project celebrating the wealth of musical talent in the north-east will premiere at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall today.
Ed Sheeran has said he is "deeply concerned" about online touts who are selling tickets to the his UK tour for up to £1,000 each and urged his fans not to engage with them.
The first tickets have been sold for Scotland's new music festival, TRNSMT.
Ticket sales at a popular north-east music event will be Movin' On Up after Scottish rock royalty Primal Scream joined the line-up.
Former X Factor hopeful Lucie Jones has been named as Britain's entry to this year's Eurovision song contest.
It had a north-east launch with a royal seal of approval in Ballater earlier this month.
Stars including Celine Dion, Andra Day, John Legend and Keith Urban are set to take part in a concert paying tribute to The Bee Gees.
A trio of traditional music acts are the latest to be announced on the line up for a major concert in Oban.
A classical album made in support of north-east flood victims and launched by Prince Charles is already a bestseller - and is heading for the charts this weekend.
Indie rockers Maximo Park have delighted fans with news that they will be playing a gig in Aberdeen.
A traditional folk singer from Huntly is a finalist in one of Scotland's top traditional and folk music competitions.
Craig David, The 1975 and Tinie Tempah are among the acts set to perform at this year's War Child Brits Week concerts in London.
American singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson will perform at this year's Glastonbury Festival, according to his official website.
Something mystical can happen when fine musicians play superlative music live on stage.
David Bowie has been nominated for two posthumous Brit Awards, a year after his death.
Ed Sheeran said he is "incredibly chuffed" to have become the first artist ever to score the top two spots in the chart simultaneously with his two new singles.
Singer Marc Almond has paid tribute to former Bronski Beat member Larry Steinbachek who is reported to have died at the age of 56.
He can tell you how to look good naked - and can get you partying on the dance floor.
David Bowie's 1971 album Hunky Dory has been voted his most popular of all time.