Entertainment Music

This file photo taken on April 15, 2013 legendary U.S. singer and composer Chuck Berry, one of the pioneers of rock-and-roll, performing during a concert in Montevideo, Uruguay. PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images

Rock ’n’ roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Chuck Berry, the rock ’n’ roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in “Johnny B. Goode” and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. He was 90.

Joe Albanese and Diana Kim replace an old mural with a new painting that will feature the album cover of a new Chuck Berry album at Delmar Loop in St. Louis on Saturday, March 18, 2017. They were surprised to hear that the music legend died as they were working on the project. Earlier in the day, police announced Berry died at the age of 90. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Musicians react to Chuck Berry's death

“I am so sad to hear of Chuck Berry’s passing. I want to thank him for all the inspirational music he gave to us. He lit up our teenage years, and blew life into our dreams of being musicians and performers. His lyrics shone above others and threw a strange light on the American dream. Chuck, you were amazing, and your music is engraved inside us f

Tommy Page is seen in a Nov. 19, 2014 in a file photo. (Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Pandora)

Tommy Page dead at 46

Tommy Page, a former pop star whose song I’ll Be Your Everything went to No. 1 in 1990 and who later became a record company executive, publisher of Billboard magazine and a vice-president at Pandora, has died. He was 46.

In this July 21, 2015 file photo, 17-year-old rapper Silento poses for a portrait in New York. Silento, a U.S. rapper known for his hit song "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" has had his passport seized by authorities in the United Arab Emirates over a business dispute.(Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP, File)

Silento stuck in UAE over business dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The American rapper known for his hit song “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” has been stopped from leaving the United Arab Emirates over a business dispute.

Jon Foreman of Switchfoot

Switchfoot delivers message of hope

Friday, Feb. 10 saw the return to Ottawa of two titans of the contemporary Christian alternative rock scene (yes, that is quite niche). Relient K and Switchfoot dropped in for the last Canadian date on the Looking For Canada tour, offering up a double headlining evening which served, as Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman noted, as a celebration. It wa