Rhino's upgrade of Elvis Costello's back catalog will continue with a staggering expansion of three early 1980s albums. Due Sept. 9 are two-disc versions of 1980's "Get Happy," 1981's "Trust" and 1983's "Punch the Clock."
An exhibition celebrating the solo career of Paul McCartney after the break-up of the Beatles will open in Liverpool on Saturday (Aug. 2), organized by students from his former school. "The Solo Years -- Paul McCartney" will be held at the Beatles Story museum in response to fans' demands.
Boston College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, citing privacy concerns, have moved to quash subpoenas issued by the recording industry to discover the identities of students accused of illegally copying music.
The catalog of seminal New York rock act Television will be upgraded this fall with new editions of the albums "Marquee Moon" and "Adventure," plus the first official release of the oft-bootlegged concert disc "Live at the Old Waldorf." Rhino will release the sets on Sept. 23.
With six nominations, Sergio George leads the pack for the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards. Singer/songwriter Juanes and producer Gustavo Santaolalla follow with five nominations each for the event, to be broadcast live on CBS Sept. 3 from Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena.
Albums by Coldplay and Radiohead lead the shortlist of nominations for the U.K.'s Mercury Music Prize, to be handed out Sept. 9 in London. Coldplay's "A Rush of Blood to the Head" and Radiohead's "Hail to the Thief," both released by Parlophone, are the favorites to win the honor among U.K. oddsmakers.
Sean "P. Diddy" Combs wants to purchase the New York Knicks. The hip-hop/fashion mogul and devout fan of Gotham's National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise proclaimed his interest during an appearance this morning on Howard Stern's syndicated morning radio show.
Cake and Cheap Trick will headline the second annual Unlimited Sunshine tour, kicking off Sept. 2 in Atlanta. The 14-date North American trek will also feature Charlie Louvin of the Louvin Brothers, the Detroit Cobras and the Hackensaw Boys.