1. Loretta Lynn Eyes Another Album With Jack White, Talks Gospel Music and More at Her Ranch

    September 03, 2013 9:25 AM EDT Roughly 70 miles from Nashville on Saturday night proved to be a blast back in time, as the legendary Loretta Lynn captivated a Labor Day weekend crowd at her ranch in Hurricane Mills, TN. It was definitely a special night for the singer, in more ways than one. The Country Music Hall…

  2. Celine Dion, 'Loved Me Back to Life': Fall Music Preview 2013

    September 03, 2013 7:56 AM EDT Release Date: Nov. 5 Label: Columbia Celine Dion would like you to know that "Loved Me Back to Life" will be her edgiest record to date—just not in the ways you might think. By way of example, she sings a few bars of the song "Water and a Flame," originally recorded by…

  3. 'The Butler' Beats One Direction’s ‘This is Us’ At Labor Day Box Office

    September 03, 2013 12:44 AM EDT Lee Daniels' "The Butler" engineered a surprise victory over Morgan Spurlock's 3D concert documentary "One Direction: This Is Us" at the Labor Day box office, becoming the first movie of 2013 to top the North American chart three weekends in a row. Overall,…

  4. Mariah Carey's 'Music Box' at 20: Classic Track-By-Track Review

    August 31, 2013 1:34 PM EDT As far as Mariah Carey albums go, 1993's "Music Box" is awfully front-loaded. From the opening notes of "Dreamlover," which feature Mariah trilling in her signature whistle octave, straight into mega-ballad "Hero" and the take-it-to-church "…

  5. Celine Dion Talks 'Loved Me Back to Life' Single, Album (Exclusive)

    August 29, 2013 9:30 AM EDT "I could not believe what I was hearing," Dion says of songs submitted to her for her first English-language album in six years Celine Dion would like you to know that "Loved Me Back To Life" (Nov. 5) will be her edgiest record to date -- just not in the ways you might…

  6. Photographer Sues Kanye West Over Airport Rumble

    August 22, 2013 12:20 AM EDT A photographer who claims he was attacked by Kanye West at Los Angeles International Airport sued the rapper Wednesday, claiming assault, battery, negligence and violation of his civil rights. Daniel Ramos claimed his right hip was injured when the rapper punched him in an unprovoked attack…

  7. Marian McPartland, Jazz Pianist and Radio Host, Dead at 95

    August 21, 2013 10:03 AM EDT Marian McPartland, a renowned jazz pianist and host of the National Public Radio show "Piano Jazz," has died at the age of 95, NPR said Wednesday. McPartland died of natural causes Tuesday night at her Port Washington home on Long Island, said Anna Christopher Bross, a spokeswoman…

  8. Nick Jonas To Appear in 'Hawaii Five-0'

    August 14, 2013 12:30 AM EDT Having put in quite a bit of time on Broadway, Nick Jonas' next acting stop is on "Hawaii Five-0." CBS announced Tuesday that the Jonas Brother will appear in an episode of its exotic procedural this fall, playing a computer hacker whose motives complicate the case du jour.…

  9. Darius Rucker Has Street Named After Him

    August 12, 2013 11:17 PM EDT Darius Rucker has hit the top of the charts both as frontman for Hootie and the Blowfish and as a country artist. And now, he has a street named after him. The street leading to the North Charleston Coliseum in South Carolina where Hootie and the Blowfish played in the 1990s shortly after…

  10. Former 'Idol' Elise Testone Looks Ahead to Debut Album 'In This Life'

    August 09, 2013 12:10 AM EDT "American Idol" alum Elise Testone makes her home in Charleston, South Carolina, but last week, she returned to her New Jersey roots to celebrate a special occasion: her 30th birthday. The season 11 finalist ushered in the milestone with friends, family and fans who packed into…

  11. The Civil Wars Track-By-Track Review: Joy Williams Breaks Down New Album

    August 05, 2013 12:25 PM EDT After winning two Grammys for their self-released debut "Barton Hollow," the Civil Wars recorded a follow-up… and, while on tour in Europe, went their separate ways. Singer-songwriters Joy Williams and John Paul White brought in more instruments, added deeper textures and, in…

  12. Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)

    August 02, 2013 8:31 AM EDT This is the full list of every single song to ever hit No. 1 on the Hot 100, in chronological order starting with the chart's inception in 1958 through 2013. Happy 55th anniversary, Hot 100! HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY: ALL-TIME TOP 100 SONGS LIST Hot 100 55th Anniversary Main Page JUMP…

  13. Court Dismisses Shakira Lawsuit Filed By Ex-Boyfriend

    August 02, 2013 12:09 AM EDT A lawsuit by Shakira's ex-boyfriend seeking tens of millions of dollars from the singer was dismissed Thursday by a judge who determined the case should not be heard in California. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Abraham Khan's ruling sided with lawyers for the pop star who…

  14. Patty Griffin's Lost 'Silver Bell' Album to Be Released in October

    July 31, 2013 3:15 PM EDT Patty Griffin's long lost third full length album, "Silver Bell," will finally hit shelves on October 8. "Silver Bell" features fourteen original tracks sung by Griffin, with legendary singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris providing backing vocals on "Truth #2."…

  15. Miley Cyrus Returns to TV with Documentary

    July 26, 2013 9:31 PM EDT The MTV doc will follow the "We Can't Stop" singer as she works on her upcoming album. MTV will become Miley Television this fall. The 20-year-old actress-singer is getting a one-hour documentary - not yet titled - on the music network. The announcement was made Friday by MTV…

  16. LA Riots: Bringing DJ Stunts to New Heights

    July 25, 2013 11:51 AM EDT On a sunny summer Saturday, high over The Hamptons, DJ and producer Daniel “LeDisko” Linton (better known as LA Riots) took DJ stunts to new heights when he literally skydived into his DJ set at the notorious brunch dance party at Day & Night in Montauk, New York. When he’s not busy…

  17. Fake Fab Four Hit the Right Notes In Beatles Broadway Tribute

    July 24, 2013 11:56 PM EDT Even fake Beatles can bring back good memories of the real thing, when they're truly talented. The Beatles, arguably one of the most talented and influential bands in musical history, produced a treasure trove of unforgettable tunes. Mostly written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney,…

  18. Solange Cancels European Tour

    July 24, 2013 5:06 PM EDT 'I really had to make the best decision for my mental/physical health and provide some stability for my family,' she says. Solange has canceled the remainder of her summer European tour to focus on her forthcoming album, settle into a new city, and help her 8-year old son, Daniel,…

  19. Nu-Blu Marks a Decade: Listen to 'Ten'

    July 18, 2013 4:00 PM EDT It's a major milestone for Rural Rhythm's Nu-Blu, who are celebrating a decade together in 2013. According to the group's Daniel Routh, it's an anniversary worth celebrating, and the progressive bluegrass group is doing so with a new album, appropriately titled "Ten…

  20. T-Model Ford, Salty Bluesman, Dead at 94

    July 16, 2013 4:34 PM EDT James Lewis Carter "T-Model" Ford, a hard-living blues singer who taught himself to play guitar when he was 58 years old and his fifth wife left him, died Tuesday at his home in Greenville, Miss. His age was uncertain. Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson said the family…

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