"Roxanne" is getting the royal treatment this summer. Sting announced this week that he'll be embarking on a solo tour this summer, bringing the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra along for the ride.
Washington, D.C. transplants the Bad Brains led the pack in hardcore's earliest days. The group's original lineup has only performed together sporadically since the '90s, but to mark the closing of the venue that helped establish the group early on, singer H.R., guitarist Dr. Know, bassist Darryl Jenifer and drummer Earl Hudson reunited for a trio of shows in CBGB's final days.
The television special "A&E In Concert: Paul McCartney In Red Square" pulled in five nominations for the 56th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, including one for outstanding variety, music or comedy special.
Beyoncé and R. Kelly were the big winners at the 14th annual Billboard Music Awards, held last night (Dec. 10) at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas and aired live on Fox. Each snared four trophies, while Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz, Shania Twain and 50 Cent each took home three awards. The event aired live on Fox.