To quote Nick Cave, "Plagiarism is an ugly word for what, in rock and roll, is a natural and necessary ... tendency ... and that is to steal".
Even in death, men are able to earn far more than women.
Some covers are recorded as a nod to the legacy of the original, only to end up becoming the definitive version of the song.
Researchers have analyzed data from the last 50 years of medals to learn what presidents consider important and what legacy they hope to leave behind.
What is it about Westerns that tempts so many musicians into ten-gallon hats?
Using cutting edge technology to construct ham-fisted duets with dead singers to boost sales is sad way to listen to great artists.
It's been a good year for conspiracy theorists, so they say.
He was a true heart breaker.
Perhaps no one entertainer from the 20th century influenced pop culture as much as Elvis. And yet, by his own admission, the King turned to food for comfort. Here's why food takes on added meaning.
Elvis's impressive vocal range and his technical ability made his voice an instrument that even opera singers have lined up to pay tribute to.
Music tourism is becoming an increasingly big business. As you'd expect, Elvis is at the forefront of that industry.
From shy young boy to international superstar, Elvis became an unstoppable force.
Was Elvis the 'king of cultural appropriation' or a tireless promoter of African-American music and culture?
The singer was not 'middle of the road'. He was a bridge across it.
His films made more than US$2 billion, but did they do him justice?
It is more than just his music that has made Bruce Springsteen one of the world's most influential rock stars. His progressive politics has made him the voice for many people around the world.
Baseless claims about the damage done to kids' development create needless panic. And they distract from legitimate, evidence-based concerns with which parents need to engage.