Bob Dylan's Nobel award opens up questions of music as literature, as well as how the Nobel committee chooses its honorees.
European classical music's complicated relationship with other cultures raises questions of creativity and appropriation.
In a recent feature article for Pitchfork, an online music magazine, contributor Steve Marsh follows Justin Vernon, the lead singer and founder of the...
India's indie music scene works to expand global understandings of their craft beyond Bollywood.
Who is responsible for music that reproduces harmful stereotypes about Black Americans?
Classical music's ever-growing demand for perfection has taken a toll on those who perform it.
On gender bias and the lack of female conductors in the classic music industry.
Hip-hop is more than controversial lyrics -- it's also revolutionized a fashion sub-culture.
Are the boundaries of genre serving to create divides based on race in the music industry? And how might Billboard be complicit?
Mumble rap has both its ardent fans and harsh critics. But what impact will the subgenre have on the social impact of hip-hop?