Sammy Davis Jr.'s conversion to Judaism in 1960 was met with skepticism, derision and yes, jokes by the members of the groups he claimed and embraced.
Joke theft: it's a serious matter.
With WWI coming to end, 1918 should have been a good year for the movies. Then along came influenza.
Native American musicians and performers have been honored since 1998 by the Nammys.
In 1980, The Grammys gave disco its own category, but the genre was already receding into invisibility.
When you look at the canon of popular music, who's on the list looks very much like those who made the list.
Madame von Meck offered Tchaikovsky her generous patronage, but spoke to him only through letters.
The best-selling musical artist in the world in 1969, Johnny Cash sang of (and for) the "forgotten Americans": the imprisoned men of all races.
In 1927, the parade replaced live animals with helium balloons designed by puppeteer Tony Sarg.
Olivia Rodrigo is only the latest star to emerge from the wonderful world of Disney.