Sonny Rollins receives life achievement accolade at the Kennedy Center Honorees 2011 ceremony,
Robert Pattinson receives two vintage guitars for Christmas.
3D visuals make their way into the music industry.
The BBC has begun its search for the 2012 Young Musician of the Year
The great jazz saxophonist Sam Rivers has passed away.
Florence Welch finds it ''frightening'' to bare her soul in her songs because she is quintessentially British.
Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale insists he ''hasn't missed'' his former bandmate Nigel Pulsford since the group reunited.
Pearl Jam replace stolen guitar with new one just in time for Christmas.
Scissor Sisters reveal on Facebook they are releasing a new album in 2012.
Nas has spoken about his work with Amy Winehouse, which he described as bittersweet.
A music student has been reunited with her priceless violin after she left in on a bus.
Music superstar Cliff Richard is keen on working with Lady Gaga and Rihanna.
An eight-year-old boy has become the youngster person to pass the Associated Board’s grade 8 exam.
The rap megastars have been paid £4 million for playing at a 16-year-old's birthday party in Dubai.
Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie has hit out at today's generation of rock stars for being too conformist.
Big stars to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Awards at next year's Grammys.
Adele has started on vocal training to build her voice back to its booming best.
Ed Roman, a well-known guitar maker, has died following an illness.
After 51 years of active duty in the industry, a Japanese piano tuner has been in a reflective mood.
A man has been charged with illegally distributing an unreleased Madonna track.
The Eurythmics singer has compared the hit talent show to a factory.
Customers can now receive up to 20% off a wide range of music equipment at Gear4music.com.
The N-Dubz singer is set to produce a candid memoir about her eventful life.
A man from Sydney has broken the world record for the longest ever DJ set.
A young musician has taught himself a complex piece of classical music.
Unseen footage of David Bowie performing on Top of the Pops will be aired tonight.
The Arctic Monkeys' frontman says he can't write hit songs and is working on his singing voice.
Previous X Factor losers have come top of a poll of the hardest working musicians in the business.
Youngsters make flutes for less fortunate peers in Haiti.
The indie band have donated a signed guitar to charity.
Mark Ronson has revealed that his work with Amy Winehouse on Back to Black helped his career.
HMV has admitted it faces an uncertain future after reporting more heavy losses.
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Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney is to release a new album next year.
Strictly Come Dancing sensation Harry Judd is looking to return to his roots as drummer for McFly.
A new book by Stuart Isacoff charts the magnificent history of the piano
A drum teacher has been told he can no longer teach drumming in his shed.
The Arctic Monkeys' drummer wants to learn the guitar and auto harp.
X Factor winners Little Mix have stormed to the top of the singles chart with Cannonball.
The Beach Boys have announced they are getting back in the studio to celebrate their 50th anniversary.
Apple has launched a new cloud-based music service called iTunes Match.
Adele is supposedly looking to leave London for the countryside.
Singer-songwriter Kate Nash is doing her bit to support young girls realise their dreams through music.
Aspiring musicians should look to see what type of musical instruments their heroes use.
The English rock band want to explore different sounds for their next album.
Lady Gaga tops off the year with a record amount of money.
Electric guitar player Gary Clark Jr is set to reach for the stars next year.
An English craftsman has produced a series of Buddy Holly guitars using original frets from Holly's own instruments.
Choosing a guitar case takes a lot of consideration, according to an expert.
Little Mix face their first test –the mighty US grunge band Nirvana.
A young drummer is helping others master the instrument.
Drummers can make cool beats while on the move with the new electric drum t-shirt.
Billy Joel joins an illuminating list of pianists who have their portrait hanging in Steinway's New York headquarters.
A festival boss has admitted he was willing to spend lots of money to secure Eminem.
Chris Martin reckons Lady Gaga can pen better choruses than even him.
A young musician is now practising on a 100-year-old cello, which is on loan to her.
Electric guitar legend Brian May has admitted Queen are totally different to how they were with Freddie Mercury.
Gibson is to reproduce a limited edition range of one of its classic guitars.
A jazz piano player has recorded his first studio album at the age of 85.
A sublime coffee table book showcases some of the most iconic guitars of all time.
A 1972 Fender Telecaster that once belonged to a member of Pearl Jam has been found.
Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer have been announced as music consultants for next year's Oscars.
Little Mix have bagged a record deal after winning the X Factor.
The Stereophonics' Kelly Jones has recorded an unofficial Wales football anthem in memory of Gary Speed
Lane Del Rey reveals how an early experience of Heart Shaped Box changed her life forever.
Pearl has developed a new device that helps drummers hear the bass much clearer.
A doctor is bringing music to a hospital as a way of making life better for patients.
A Yamaha piano used by Elton John to warm-up on has found a home in a new space on London's South Quay.
Bill Tapia has passed away at the age of 103 after a lifetime spent mastering the ukulele.
Peavey's AmpKit LiNK has been voted as one of the best guitar-based products of 2011
Maya Beiser is not like any other cello player you'll ever meet â€“ she's rock and roll.
Rod Stewart has revealed he would be up for performing with the Faces again.
Underworld with join forces with filmmaker Danny Boyle to deliver the opening ceremony of the games.
The chairman of the Association of Independent Music has called the BBC's Sound Of poll meaningless.
The X Factor has been accused of fixing after HMV blunder.
Gibson has come up with some tips for musicians about how to select the perfect guitar pick.
Fur Peace Ranch is a camp where people can hone their music skills in lush surroundings.
Anyone with unwanted music instruments can donate them to Dublin City Council's Strings Project.
Madonna has been confirmed as the half-time act at the Super Bowl in 2012.
Coldplay's Chris Martin admits he's a fan of the TV Show The X Factor.
A park shaped like a guitar will celebrate the life and music of Hendrix.
2Cellos are a new force on the classical block, delivering intrepid versions of well-liked pop songs.
Gibson is expanding its range of products after it purchased an audio company.
American Chicago blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin has passed away aged 80.
Lady Gaga is set to announce her plans on the greatest tour ever.
Paul McCartney said he has been shown evidence that his phone was hacked.
Limp Bizkit have been dropped by their record label after poor album sales.
A Steinway piano made by the artist Michael Parekowhai has been bought or $1.5 million.
Keith Urban still rocks guitar while recovering from throat surgery.
The former Sex Pistols star has revealed that the band has gone for a simple approach to naming their long-awaited new studio album.
A luthier has produced an electric guitar out of an old fishing tackle box.
CF Martin is experimenting with using reclaimed wood to manufacture high-quality acoustic guitars.
Pianos have been placed across the city as part of a celebration of art.
Adele is using her smartphone to talk to ensure she doesn't tax her voice.
Travis Barker takes to Twitter to air his grievance at LAPD
For 20 years Lisa Johansen has stuck by the claims that she is the real Lisa Marie.
Research into the history of a music store that sold Paul McCartney his first guitar is set to go underway.
Classical musicians are worried new regulations will affect the purity of their sound.