1. Dave Stewart, A.R. Rahman Go 'Street Dancing'

    November 06, 2009 9:04 AM EST British rocker Dave Stewart of Eurythmics fame will team with Oscar winner A.R. Rahman ("Slumdog Millionaire") to write the score for "Street Dancing," an against-all-odds movie set in the world of dance competitions held in Singapore and New York. Cindy Gomez will make…

  2. English Beat: Lily Allen

    January 14, 2009 2:10 PM EST In the nearly two years since Lily Allen's last album, the singer has encountered change more often than Barack Obama's speechwriter. An interview with her used to consist of a pizza-and-beer encounter in her manager's office; it's now been replaced with a tete-a-tete over…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by Hurricane Wilma, is originally scheduled to take place the day earlier, but is then moved up a day. Ultimatel 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by Hurricane Wilma, is originally scheduled to take place the day earlier, but is then moved up a day. Ultimatel 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by…

  5. Take That, Kaiser Chiefs Hold Strong On U.K. Charts

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Take That and Kaiser Chiefs continue to rule the U.K. singles and album charts respectively). Take That's 10th British No. 1 single, "Shine" (Polydor), leads the way for a second week ahead of "The Sw Take That and Kaiser Chiefs continue to rule the U.K. singles and album…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Luciano Pavarotti is acquitted of tax evasion in a trial in his home town of Modena, Italy. The opera star, who was accused of owing the government $18 million for income earned from 198 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show,…

  7. Lily Allen 'Knocks Em Out' at First U.S. Gig

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT -year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen made her first U.S. appearance last night (Oct. 11) at New York's Hiro Ballroom. Appearing with a three-piece horn section, bassist and keyboardist, Allen 21-year-old U.K. hip-hop sensation Lily Allen made her first U.S. appearance last night…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>On stage at the Grand Ole Opry, Vince Gill honors his late friend and influence, John Denver. Gill plays "Take Me Home, Country Roads," and invites the audience to sing along.<br clear=" 2004 - Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and Eurythmics co…

  9. Jagger, Stewart, Shore Nab Musical Globes

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Howard Shore won in the musical categories at the 62nd annual Golden Globes awards, held Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., and broadcast li Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart and Howard Shore won in the musical categories at the 62nd annual…

  10. Foxx, Spacey Earn Musical Globe Nominations

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey are among the actors garnering music-related nominations for the Golden Globe awards, to be handed out Jan. 16. Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey are among the actors garnering music-related nominations for the Golden Globe awards, to be handed out Jan. 16 in Los Angeles…

  11. Alfie—Music From the Motion Picture

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST The pairing of Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart (who wrote, performed and produced this soundtrack) lends an ideal accompaniment to the remake of the 1966 film "Alfie," the story of a carefree womanizer f The pairing of Mick Jagger and Dave Stewart (who wrote, performed and produced…

  12. Kenny G Takes 'Duets' Route

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kenny G is the latest artist to turn to a wealth of fellow recording artists for an album of collaborations. Kenny G is the latest artist to turn to a wealth of fellow recording artists for an album of collaborations. Due Nov. 23 via Arista, "At Last... The Duets Album" features the…

  13. Hot Product

    October 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A double-disc retrospective from singer/songwriter John Mellencamp, "Words & Music" (Island). A new best-of from country act Brooks & Dunn, "Greatest Hits Collection 2" (Arista Nashville). A new…

  14. Jagger, Stewart, Stone Revisit 'Alfie'

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and Eurythmics co-founder Dave Stewart are the lead performers on the "Alfie" soundtrack, due Oct. 19 via Virgin. Jagger sings lead on about one-third of the songs, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and Eurythmics co-founder Dave Stewart are the…

  15. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bacharach/Isley The Burt And Ron Show As a huge fan, Burt Bacharach would understandably be excited about "Here I Am -- Ronald Isley Sings Burt Bacharach," which DreamWorks releases this week. But the disc, which Bacharach produced, arranged and conducted, also gave him the…

  16. Bacharach, Isley Team For Album

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Isley Brothers principal Ronald Isley has linked with legendary songwriter/producer Burt Bacharach for an as-yet-untitled album, due Nov. 11 from DreamWorks. Two new compositions grace the set, which Isley Brothers principal Ronald Isley has linked with legendary songwriter/producer Burt…

  17. Stars, Skaters Salute Burt Bacharach

    July 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Aretha Franklin, Michael McDonald and James Ingram are set to perform on the two-hour NBC-TV special "McCormick Presents Burt Bacharach Tribute on Ice," which will air Dec. 20 at 4 p.m. ET/PT. Bachara Aretha Franklin, Michael McDonald and James Ingram are set to perform on the two…

  18. 'Austin Powers' Soundtrack Shines With Stars

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For the soundtrack to the third Austin Powers movie, "Goldmember," due July 16, Maverick Records is recreating the series' '70s-meets-the present vibe with songs from classic artists of yesteryear (Ro For the soundtrack to the third Austin Powers movie, "Goldmember,…

  19. If You Happy With You Need Do Nothing

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Alfie specializes in musty, AM radio-influenced indie pop. On its debut (with the grammatically challenged title), the U.K. Alfie specializes in musty, AM radio-influenced indie pop. On its debut (with the grammatically challenged title), the U.K. quintet—led by singer Lee Gorton—churns out…

  20. Permanent

    September 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Randy Crawford is the kind of singer who's so assured in her craft, she can open an album with barely a whisper—here, on a hauntingly romantic "Wild Is the Wind"—and still completely cap Randy Crawford is the kind of singer who's so assured in her craft, she can open an…

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