Mariama

Mariama

Papa Amadou Fall and Cheikhou Coulibaly created a sensation in Senegal in 2001 with their song "Yatal Gueew" (Widening the Circle), a plea for tolerance and cooperation among Senegal's many ethnic, social, and religious groups.
Roadhouse Research

Roadhouse Research

Roadhouse Research is Kubek and King's debut with Blind Pig, having cut their previous eight albums with Rounder's Bullseye imprint.
Broken

Broken

Darwin Hobbs continues to build momentum on his third release, with strong self-realization and artistic maturity that only comes with time.
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Paul Hillier

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra/Paul Hillier

Some of the most involving classical scores in recent years have been composed in the Baltics, and this beautifully produced anthology presents the best of the region's contemporary choral music—all performed with the passionate precision connoisseurs have come to expect from the Estonian Chamber Choir, led here by the versatile Paul Hillier.
Aphelion

Aphelion

Aphelion is the point where the earth is furthest from the sun, and Amethystium creates a suitably twilight world of pastoral fantasy.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Jay Dee Daugherty, longtime drummer for the Patti Smith Group suffers trauma to his leg when his motorcycle is struck head-on by a motorist in lower Manhattan.
27 Million Watch ABC Jackson Documentary

27 Million Watch ABC Jackson Documentary

Nearly 27 million television viewers watched ABC's two-hour documentary that offered a peek into Michael Jackson's unusual private life last night (Feb. 6), Nielsen Media Research said. That's on a par with what television's most popular show, "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," draws every week and is comparable to the 26.5 million people who watched the second-season debut of "American Idol" last month on Fox.
Stars Crowd Stevie Wonder Tribute

Stars Crowd Stevie Wonder Tribute

Universal/Motown Records has set a March 18 release date for "Conception: An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder's Songs." The tribute set will feature 14 selections from Wonder's catalog re-envisioned by the likes of Joe, Glenn Lewis, Eric Clapton, Angie Stone, Mary J. Blige, and more.
Stones Show Spreads Environmental Awareness

Stones Show Spreads Environmental Awareness

It's only rock'n'roll -- with a message -- as veteran rockers the Rolling Stones turned a free concert into an effort to raise awareness about global warming. "You know something, we're all here... for a very good cause, and you should all feel good about yourselves," Stones frontman Mick Jagger said on stage at the Staples Center last night (Feb. 6).
Yorn Looks Ahead To New 'Day'

Yorn Looks Ahead To New 'Day'

The highly anticipated follow-up to Pete Yorn's 2001 breakthrough album "Musicforthemorningafter" will be released on April 15 through Columbia. Titled "Day I Forgot," the forthcoming set was recorded in the same Los Angeles-area garage studio as its predecessor with producers R. Walt Vincent and Brad Wood.
CHART BEAT CHAT

CHART BEAT CHAT

Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kid Rock and the state of commercial singles in the U.S., song titles with repeating words, theories about the No. 1 song of the year, and Canadian country artists.
CHART BEAT BONUS

CHART BEAT BONUS

Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart achivements of 50 Cent, t.A.T.u., Kelly Rowland, Kelly Osbourne, Beyonce Knowles, Jay-Z, Ashanti, and the Dixie Chicks.
Incubus Sues To Break Free From Contract

Incubus Sues To Break Free From Contract

Modern rock outfit Incubus has filed a lawsuit against Sony Corp. in an attempt to break free from its contract that requires the group to make four more albums with the company's Epic Records label.

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