1. Hall & Oates Revisit the Hits at Madison Square Garden: Live Review

    February 20, 2016 6:40 PM EST The Roots ’ drummer Questlove once summarized Hall & Oates’ importance with a succinct joke. “I’m gonna list all the duos in the rock era that were more popular than Hall & Oates,” he declared as he helped induct the duo into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After a brief pause, he…

  2. Exclusive: Norah Jones, Wallflowers Light Up 'Live From the Artists Den'

    August 28, 2012 2:25 PM EDT Norah Jones will kickoff the fifth season of the public TV music series "Live from the Artists Den" on Oct. 5. The Wallflowers , Rufus Wainwright and Mayer Hawthorne are among the artists that will be featured throughout the season. The show puts artists in unique spaces that are…

  3. Mayer Hawthorne 'Found My Own Style' on Sophomore Album

    October 11, 2011 10:21 AM EDT Mayer Hawthorne says that "I really feel like I found my own sound" on his sophomore album, "How Do You Do," which comes out today (Oct. 11). "I'm really excited for people to hear that progression." Many fans, of course, might feel that 2009's soulful …

  4. Snoop Dogg Honors Nate Dogg with Warren G, Diddy at SXSW Show

    March 20, 2011 10:50 AM EDT A name like Snoop Dogg 's Funk n Soul Extravaganza, which the rapper presented on Saturday night at South By Southwest, has the sound of something out of the norm. But in truth the show didn't differ a great deal from what Snoop usually offers when he hits the stage -- which was…

  5. Hot Tours: Amy Winehouse, Leonard Cohen, Linkin Park

    February 10, 2011 12:19 PM EST Returning to the concert stage is Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse who ranks No. 1 this week with over $7.1 million in ticket sales from the Summer Soul Festival tour in Brazil during January. The British singer headlined the brief concert tour that also included Kansas City native Janelle Monáe…

  6. Breaking & Entering: Mayer Hawthorne

    October 23, 2009 12:37 PM EDT When Mayer Hawthorne was growing up in Ann Arbor, Michigan, he frequently confiscated his parents' record collection -- which included music by jazz and soul greats like Smokey Robinson , Curtis Mayfield and Leroy Hutson -- to play on his Fisher Price record player. But when Hawthorne,…