Japanese pianists win top and second prizes in Paris contest

National Nov 17, 2019

Japanese pianists win top and second prizes in Paris contest

Japanese artists won the first and second prizes in the piano category of the Long-Thibaud-Crespin international classical music competition in Paris on Saturday. "Winning the competition was beyond expectations," said Kenji Miura, 26, who captured the First Grand Prix. "I'm glad that my hard work has ...

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is first to sell 30 million in U.S.

Music Dec 17, 2015

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is first to sell 30 million in U.S.

Michael Jackson's album "Thriller" is still breaking barriers more than 30 years after its release and six years after the pop superstar's death, becoming the first album in history to cross the 30 million mark in U.S. sales, record industry officials said on Wednesday. "Thriller," ...