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‘Pangalan’ is Unique Salonga’s strange, personal coming-of-age story

Mar 29, 2020 - 10:00 AM

The young singer-songwriter’s sophomore album boasts a more focused style and deeper explorations of the dangers of living in the spotlight

Bob Dylan drops first original music in nearly a decade

Mar 28, 2020 - 12:30 AM

'Murder Most Foul' is Dylan's latest original song since the 2012 album 'Tempest'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 22, 2012, Bob Dylan performs during the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France. - Dylan surprised fans overnight into March 27, 2020, by releasing his first original music in eight years, a 17-minute ballad about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. (Photo by Fred TANNEAU / AFP)

'Kolateral' rages against the 'drug war' – here’s why you need to listen

Jul 15, 2019 - 7:12 PM

What happens when data and art channel their anger towards a deadly 'drug war?' 'Kolateral'

Taylor Swift announces new album 'Lover'

Jun 14, 2019 - 10:48 AM

'Lover' goes public August 23

NEW ALBUM. Taylor Swift announces a name for her follow-up to 2017's 'reputation.' Album cover by Valheria Rocha/Taylor Swift's Instagram

Prince estate to release new album featuring unreleased work

Apr 26, 2019 - 8:30 AM

'Originals' will be streamed on Tidal starting June 7

'CLAPCLAPCLAP!' finds IV of Spades battling anxiety and identity

Jan 22, 2019 - 8:00 PM

The wildly successful rock trio make their full-length album debut with an enjoyable though inconsistent set of songs that nevertheless prove the band’s skill

Image from IV of Spades' Facebook account

Eraserheads to release 'Ultraelectromagneticpop!' album on vinyl

Dec 07, 2018 - 12:46 PM

The 25th anniversary remastered edition of the band's debut album will only have 2,500 copies to sell

Barbra Streisand on getting political: ‘Truth has always worked for me’

Nov 16, 2018 - 2:06 PM

The singer released her politically-charged 2nd album ‘Walls’ on November 2

OUTSPOKEN. Barbra Streisand takes on US President Donald Trump in her latest album, 'Walls.' Photo from

Mariah Carey is releasing a studio album for the first time in 4 years

Oct 17, 2018 - 11:05 AM

Is this all you’ve wanted for Christmas?

BTS' 'Love Yourself: Answer' tops Billboard 200 chart

Sep 03, 2018 - 12:18 PM

This is the group's second album to top the Billboard 200 album chart

WORLDWIDE IDOLS. The accolades continue to pour in for the Bangtan boys. Image from BTS' official Instagram account

'Grandma' sees Unique Salonga carving his own musical path

Aug 16, 2018 - 9:00 AM

With his solo debut, the former IV of Spades frontman says goodbye to disco and searches for identity in the sounds of psychedelic rock.

SOLO FLIGHT. Unique Salonga releases 'Grandma,' his 12-track debut album as a solo artist. Image from

Pantaleon Alvarez, ASEAN statement on China, Bong Go movie role | Evening wRap

Aug 02, 2018 - 8:50 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Acor Arceo

Nicki Minaj hunting for Tracy Chapman as album waits

Aug 02, 2018 - 3:34 PM

The rapper is seeking permission to use a sample from one of Chapman's songs for her album, whose release date has been pushed to August 10

Rapper Nicki Minaj arrives for the 2018 Met Gala on May 7, 2018, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. / AFP PHOTO / Angela WEISS

After movie, Cher to release album of Abba covers

Jul 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The album would be Cher's first studio work since the dance music-driven 2013 album 'Closer to the Truth'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 16, 2018 Cher poses on the red carpet upon arrival for the world premiere of the film "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" in London. Pop legend Cher on July 17, 2018 announced an album of Abba covers as she stars in a film sequel to "Mamma Mia!," the musical inspired by the iconic Swedish group. In a fresh burst of activity by the 72-year-old singer and actress, Cher said that her creative spirit was rekindled after singing one of the signature tunes on "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again," which is coming out this week."After I did 'Fernando,' I thought it would be really fun to do an album of Abba songs, so I did," Cher said on the NBC television daytime show "Today."  / AFP PHOTO / Anthony HARVEY

Maine Mendoza signs with Universal Records for first album

Jul 08, 2018 - 3:19 PM

Universal Records will produce Maine's album

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BTS' 'Love Yourself: Tear' is first K-pop album to top Billboard 200 chart

May 28, 2018 - 10:17 AM

'Love Yourself: Tear' is also the first primarily foreign-language album to top the 200 albums chart in over a decade

CHAR TOPPERS. K-pop group BTS continues to make history. Photo from the BTS Instagram account

Golden age for Kylie Minogue as Australia's pop princess turns 50

May 27, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Kylie shows no signs of slowing down as she celebrates with her new album 'Golden'

Back from therapy, Kanye announces two albums

Apr 20, 2018 - 10:36 AM

One of Kanye's upcoming albums is a collab with Kid Cudi

Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

BTS, GOT7, NCT dominate Billboard 'World Albums' top 5

Mar 24, 2018 - 8:45 AM

K-pop groups dominate Billboard's World Albums Chart top spots for the week of March 24, 2018!

Cranberries to release album despite Dolores O'Riordan death

Mar 08, 2018 - 12:03 PM

The group hopes to release the new album in 2019

The members of the Irish rock band The Cranberries, singer Dolores O'Riordan (sit), bassist Mike Hogan (L), drummer Fergal Lawler (C) and guitar player Noel Hogan (L) pose on January 18, 2012 in Paris. The Cranberries will present in February 2012 their sixth studio album 'Roses'. AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET / AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET

Ed Sheeran named world's best-selling artist of 2017

Feb 27, 2018 - 9:46 AM

The British singer's album 'Divide' is named best-selling album of last year, while 'Shape of You' as best-selling single

Justin Timberlake gets 'personal' in first album in 5 years

Jan 03, 2018 - 1:14 PM

'Man of the Woods,' Justin's 5th studio album, is set to drop in February 2018!

Sugar Hiccup hopes to leave a legacy

Dec 30, 2017 - 3:05 PM

The band comes together for what might be their last album called 'Closure'

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Cheats returns!

Dec 06, 2017 - 8:08 PM

The indie rock band is returning to Rappler Live Jam!

LISTEN: Noel Gallagher releases new song, ‘It’s a Beautiful World’

Nov 17, 2017 - 4:34 PM

The song comes out a few days before the release of a new album from the ex-Oasis frontman

NOEL GALLAGHER. The Manchester musician's band, High Flying Birds, releases a new song. Screengrab from

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: The Strangeness

Nov 10, 2017 - 8:38 PM

The alt-folk act is gearing up to launch their debut album!

Taylor Swift resmi rilis album ‘Reputation’

Nov 10, 2017 - 1:27 PM

‘Reputation’ merupakan album ke-6 Taylor Swift

'REPUTATION.' Taylor Swift releases her 2017 album, 'Reputation.' Screengrab from Instagram/taylorswift

Taylor Swift releases new album, 'Reputation'

Nov 10, 2017 - 12:53 PM

Taylor releases her 6th studio album after the hit '1989'

DENGAR: Lagu baru Taylor Swift ‘Gorgeous’

Oct 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM

‘Gorgeous’ merupakan ‘single’ ketiga dari album keenamnya ‘Reputation’

REPUTATION. Taylor Swift mengeluarkan 'single' ketiga dari album 'Reputation' yang berjudul 'Gorgeous'. Foto dari Instagram/taylorswift

Kim Chiu doesn’t expect a ball proposal from Xian, and that's okay!

Sep 27, 2017 - 8:28 PM

Kim launches her 3rd album 'Touch Of Your Love'

Christian Bautista on Rachelle Ann Go’s engagement, new album 'Kapit'

Sep 22, 2017 - 6:44 PM

Christian says he's willing to sing at Rachelle's wedding if he's invited

LISTEN: Charlotte Gainsbourg is back with Daft Punk collaboration

Sep 11, 2017 - 7:23 PM

Charlotte releases the song Rest from her new album of the same title

French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg arrives on May 21, 2017 for the screening of the film 'The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)' at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Instagram now allows portrait, landscape photos in albums

Aug 30, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Originally users could only post square photos and videos when using the app s multi upload album feature

NEW PERSPECTIVES. Instagram now lets you post landscape and portrait photos in addition to square photos. Photo from Instagram/Twitter

One year late, a chipper Beck ready with new album

Aug 25, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Beck s back: album is set to come out on October 13

BECK. The rocker's new album teases a more upbeat mood from his more somber record in 2014. Photo from

Kian delos Santos, Andy Bautista, Taylor Swift | Evening wRap

Aug 24, 2017 - 10:41 PM

Watch Rappler’s evening newscast with Chay Hofileña

Taylor Swift to release new album in November 2017

Aug 24, 2017 - 12:57 AM

Taylor s upcoming album is called Reputation

Morrissey returns with new album, more politics

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:23 AM

The British rocker s 11th studio album is his first in 3 years

MORRISSEY. The singer is known to use his music to speak about his views. Photo from

Foo Fighters announce 'biggest sounding album ever'

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:59 AM

Get ready – Concrete and Gold has more twists and turns than a live Senate hearing says a note on the Foo Fighters website

Rilis album baru, Sheryl Sheinafia siap jatuh cinta lagi

Jun 21, 2017 - 9:52 AM

Sheryl Sheinafia baru saja merilis album digital keduanya

ALBUM KEDUA. Penyanyi Sheryl Sheinafia baru saja merilis album keduanya yang bertajuk 'ii' yang banyak bercerita soal hubungannya dengan orang-orang di sekitarnya. Foto oleh Tiara A. Tobing/Rappler

On second album, Lorde discovers 'Melodrama' of adulthood

Jun 17, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Lorde s new album one of 2017 s most anticipated pop music releases lays the singer bare

Dua tahun vakum, Petra Sihombing siap merilis album baru

May 23, 2017 - 10:36 AM

Petra berbagi cuplikan album terbarunya lewat gelaran showcase bertajuk Nirmala

Setelah dua tahun vakum, Petra Sihombing siap merilis album terbarunya. Foto dari akun Instagram petra_sihombing.

IN PHOTOS: The Ransom Collective launches debut album, 'Traces'

May 21, 2017 - 12:02 AM

See photos of the band at the launch of their first album

Katy Perry umumkan jadwal tur sekaligus tanggal rilis album barunya

May 16, 2017 - 9:20 AM

Album terbaru Katy berjudul Witness

Gigi kembali rilis album religi

May 16, 2017 - 9:04 AM

Album terbaru Gigi berjudul bertajuk Setia Bersama Menyayangi Mencintai

Personel grup GIGI saat peluncuran album religi terbaru mereka di Kemang, Jakarta Selatan, Senin, 15 Mei. Foto dari akun Instagram gigibandofficial.

After break, Katy Perry announces new album and tour

May 15, 2017 - 11:35 PM

Katy Perry s Witness is her first album since 2013 s Prism

Haim back with follow-up album

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:06 AM

Something to Tell You is Haim s follow up to their debut album Days Are Gone

Harry Styles says Taylor Swift fling 'a learning experience'

Apr 19, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Certain things don t work out There s a lot of things that can be right and it s still wrong says the One Direction singer about his brief romance with the pop star

Daftar judul lagu dalam album solo perdana Harry Styles

Apr 14, 2017 - 10:46 AM

Album berjudul ‘Harry Styles’ tersebut akan dirilis pada 12 Mei mendatang

HARRY STYLES. Mantan personel One Direction ini segera merilis album solo perdananya pada 12 Mei mendatang. Foto screenshot dari YouTube/One Direction

Drake breaks Ed Sheeran's new album record on Spotify

Mar 21, 2017 - 10:54 AM

A Spotify spokeswoman says that More Life was played 61 302 082 times on the first full day it was released

Our 'Favorite' Ang Bandang Shirley album is coming very soon

Mar 15, 2017 - 7:49 PM

Favorite is the band s 3rd album