Music News | WRHL Music News 2016-10-24T11:52:51Z Music News American Music Awards: Sting to Receive Award of Merit, Perform Medley The honor is presented to artists "who have made truly exceptional contributions to the music industry." Music Monday (10/24): This Week's New Albums + Videos Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like The Flaming Lips, Oneohtrix Point Never, and D.R.A.M., plus brand new streaming music from Run the Jewels, Justice, Joanna Newsom, Pharrell Williams, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic Sting to be honored at American Music Awards Sting joins the ranks of Annie Lennox, Gloria Estefan, Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson in receiving The American Music Award of Merit at the awards show next month. In addition to releasing five studio albums with his band The Police, Sting went on to release 14 solo albums and receive a slew of awards, including 10 Grammys and most recently, a Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score for his Broadway musical "The Last Ship" last year. Sting to perform, receive honor at American Music Awards NEW YORK (AP) — Sting will hit the stage at the American Music Awards next month, and the icon will receive a special honor for his successful career. Africa's music industry changes tempo to local beat Demand for homegrown contemporary music is sweeping Africa and driving a creative boom in an industry otherwise battered by falling CD sales and rampant piracy. A recent study of the entertainment sector by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) accountants showed rapid earnings growth in many African countries, fuelled largely by live performances by local artists. "Consumers are increasingly wanting local content," Vicki Myburgh, a PwC director who conducted the study released last month, told AFP. #PretaPostcards: Zella Day's First-Ever Coachella Experience The performer shares her photo diary from last Saturday before making her way back to Indio for weekend two. Warner Bros. promises previously unreleased Prince music ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Warner Bros. Records is about to unveil two projects by the late megastar Prince that include previously unreleased material. Leonardo DiCaprio to Star In, Produce Film About Music Producer Sam Phillips Paramount and Appain Way have acquired the book 'Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'N' Roll.' The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending October 20, 2016: Classical City: Telling Stories Through Music Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect visits a middle school in Saratoga Springs, NY. WRHL 2016-10-25T04:52:51Z