1. Pete Seeger's Friends, Fans Attend Unplanned Memorial Service

    February 03, 2014 9:15 AM EST Hundreds of friends and fans joined in song Sunday to honor Pete Seeger, doing what the folk singer loved best. More Seeger Arlo Guthrie Remembers Pete Seeger: 'He Brought Humanity Together With His Actions' Pete Seeger Tribute in NYC to Go Ahead 'Guantanamera': Pete…

  2. Cyndi Lauper's 'Kinky Boots' Kicks Up 13 Tony Award Nominations

    April 30, 2013 9:45 AM EDT The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import "Matilda: The Musical" close behind with 12. "Kinky Boots" is based on the 2005 British movie about a real-life shoe factory that struggles until it…

  3. 'Glee' Recap: Musical Theater Magic and a Touch of Bad Editing

    April 26, 2013 1:31 PM EDT The magic of musical theater is the beating heart of "Glee," be it when they transform pop music into plot, or take and transform classic numbers to suit their purposes. We've had a decent amount of the pop lately, and a whole lot of musical fluff, but this episode finally…

  4. 'American Idol' Recap: Kree Harrison Surges to the Front in Lackluster Round

    February 21, 2013 9:18 AM EST OK, there's four episodes of this to get through, but I'm going to try to only say this once: not a fan of the new "American Idol" Las Vegas format. In recent years, the competition took a few handfuls of contestants to Sin City right after the Hollywood round, cutting the…

  5. 'Glee' Recap: 'Thanksgiving' Arrives Late With PSY & One Direction

    November 30, 2012 11:50 AM EST A week after Thanksgiving proper it's Thanksgiving in the world of "Glee," and sectionals to boot. We kick right off with the medley of "Home/Homeward Bound" by Phillip Phillips and Simon & Garfunkel respectively, featuring all the graduates minus Kurt and Rachel.…

  6. Latin Grammy 2010 Predictions: And the Winner Is...

    November 10, 2010 5:00 PM EST It's time again for us to make our annual predictions for the Latin Grammy Awards, which will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Thursday night (Nov. 11.) Alejandro Sanz , Juan Luis Guerra , Jorge Drexler and Camila lead the nominees , but who will emerge…

  7. Lee DeWyze Reveals Four Tracks from New Album

    October 08, 2010 6:01 PM EDT On Friday (Oct. 8), 19 Recordings/RCA debuted four tracks from "American Idol" Season Nine champ Lee DeWyze's new album, "Live It Up," which is scheduled for release on Nov. 16. Fans of DeWeezy will be happy to know that his gruff vocals are still intact, as is his…

  8. Ana Isabelle, "Mi Sueño"

    February 19, 2010 3:10 PM EST Puerto Rican pop singer Ana Isabelle 's first album after winning Univision's singing competition "Viva el Sueño" last November is pretty much what listeners would expect: a perfectly acceptable collection of covers and songs she sang on the show, which is even name…

  9. Ana Isabelle: Artists To Watch 2010

    January 15, 2010 2:21 PM EST When Puerto Rican pop artist Ana Isabelle began recording her album, prospects looked good for her to reach the finals of the highly rated Univision singing competition "Viva el Sueño." Then, at the end of November, she won the final audience vote. Like the 13 contestants she…

  10. Ester Dean: Artists To Watch 2010

    January 15, 2010 1:52 PM EST If Ester Dean doesn't become a household name, it won't be for lack of trying. She has already written or co-written songs for Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole, Ciara and the Pussycat Dolls. Her most recent credits include Mary J. Blige 's latest single "I Am," Rihanna '…

  11. Tori Amos Gets Into Holiday Spirit For 'Midwinter Graces'

    September 18, 2009 3:17 PM EDT The holidays are shaping up to be rather bright for Tori Amos fans, as the singer-songwriter is set to release "Midwinter Graces," her first collection of holiday music. Due November 10 on Universal Republic, the twelve song set features holiday standards such as "What Child,…

  12. MGMT Wins Piracy Fight With Sarkozy's Party

    April 28, 2009 12:53 PM EDT "No time to think of consequences/Take only what you need from it," sings American psychedelic indie rock band MGMT in its popular anthem "Kids." This was exactly what French President Nicolas Sarkozy's UMP party did when it used the song without the band's…

  13. Morello Returns As Nightwatchman On New Album

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello is readying the release of his next solo album, "The Fabled City," due Sept. 30 via Epic. Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello is readying the release of his next solo album, "The Fabled City," due Sept. 30 via Epic.…

  14. Michelle Branch Finishing Third Solo Album

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. The singer/songwriter tells Billboard.com that she's "in that last stage of…

  15. Thievery Corporation Empties Remix Vaults

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Electronic duo Thievery Corporation will issue a compilation of its remixes, "Versions," in April on its own ESL Music label. Electronic duo Thievery Corporation will issue a compilation of its remixes, "Versions," in April on its own ESL Music label. The album highlights…

  16. The Fauré Album

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST A former Deutsche Grammophon wunderkind, violinist Gil Shaham is now one of many classical stars without a major-label affiliation. A former Deutsche Grammophon wunderkind, violinist Gil Shaham is now one of many classical stars without a major-label affiliation. Yet he shows forward-minded…

  17. Cockburn Plans Break After Hall Induction

    February 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bruce Cockburn will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during the 30th Anniversary Juno Awards ceremonies Sunday (March 4) at the Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario. Cockburn joins such Bruce Cockburn will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during the 30th…

  18. Furtado Earns Six Juno Nominations

    January 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST Singer Nelly Furtado leads the pack with six nominations for the 2001 Juno Awards, which honor the best in Canadian music. Furtado earned nods for best new solo artist, best pop album ("Whoa, Nelly"), Singer Nelly Furtado leads the pack with six nominations for the 2001 Juno Awards,…