After a two-year hiatus from recording, country star Vince Gill plans to release a new MCA Nashville album later this year. Gill performed several times last week at Fan Fair in Nashville, and the multi-Grammy winner said he's eager for his new material to be heard.
Britney Spears is ready to put her film career in the fast lane as a rumored Spears-NASCAR project has officially been given a green light. The superstar singer and her newly named production company, Britney Spears Productions (BSP), have closed an agreement with NASCAR to develop and produce a dramatic ensemble film set in the auto racing world.
Mick Jagger, the rock'n'roll rebel and former scourge of the British establishment, said Saturday he was delighted with his latest accolade -- a knighthood for his services to music. The 58-year-old artist, who was the bad boy of rock in the 1960s and 1970s, was one of several artists to win honors announced Saturday.
Although Nickelback and lead singer Chad Kroeger led the field with 12 nominations, the group was far from the biggest winner at the 2002 MuchMusic Video Awards were presented last night (June 16) in Toronto.
Elvis Presley is back at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the most chart-topping singles in British history. The remix of his 1968 track "A Little Less Conversation" (RCA), credited to Elvis Vs. JXL and the first remix of any Presley recording sanctioned by his estate, hit the top yesterday (June 16) with first-week sales of nearly 250,000 copies.
Noel Redding, the bass player of the legendary Jimi Hendrix Experience, talks about the gig in the Czech Republic documented on his new live album, "Live From Bunkr. Prague," due June 24 from Track Records.
On her fourth album, and her first with Univision Music, Texan singer Jennifer PeÑa, a veteran at 18, teams with hitmakers Rudy PÉrez and Kike Santander for a more pop-oriented sound and, ostensibly, wider appeal.