John Mayer wants you to know he isn’t as bad a guy as you think

There was a time, not that long ago, when John Mayer was hardly thrilled with how his life and career were playing out. Sure, he was a Grammy-winning, multi-platinum recording artist, and one both championed by blues-guitar idols like Eric Clapton and Buddy Guy and dating Hollywood starlets in equal measure. But back then, suffocated by his place in mainstream celebrity culture, Mayer says he …

Kelly Clarkson performs her new single ‘Move You’

Continuing her Citi Concert performance live on the TODAY plaza, Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson performs "Move You," a new single from "Meaning of Life," her upcoming eighth studio album.

The 2017 class of the Hip Hop Hall of Fame

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame will host its 2017 induction ceremony and concert on September 15, although it will not air on television until February. While you may not be able to see the show right away, you can still check out all of the inductees before hand. This year's class includes solo performers, group acts, DJs, record labels and photographers. The Hip Hop Hall of Fame will also have a permanent home in Harlem on 125th street. It'll be a 20-story building that will be home to hip hop memorabilia and history.

Troy Gentry of the Country Music Duo Montgomery Gentry Dies at 50

Mr. Gentry made dynamism out of country hollers and recorded three platinum albums with Eddie Montgomery.

Holger Czukay, 79, Influential Rock Experimenter, Is Dead

As the bassist and primary sound architect of the German band Can, Mr. Czukay made music that, he said, “creates a certain sort of vision.”