1. Sting Rocks Out with Orchestral Maneuvers

    July 15, 2010 7:46 AM EDT "It's the biggest band I've ever had," bragged Sting about the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra that is accompanying him on a tour promoting his new album "Synchronicities." Featuring orchestral versions of songs famous and obscure, the show was fittingly…

  2. Sting Giving His Songs the Royal Treatment On Orchestra Tour

    April 21, 2010 12:30 PM EDT Sting says his upcoming symphonic tour is "basically going after the fun" in making music. "I'm having the time of my life," the Police man tells Billboard.com about his summer trek with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, which begins June 2 in Vancouver and…

  3. Chart Beat Chat

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss "Thriller," American Idols and iTunes, French acts and more! NOT ALL THAT THRILLED Fred: You're bound to get scads of letters complaining about the re-release of [Michael Jackson's] "Thriller" being ineligible for The Billboard 200,…

  4. Closer

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Despite the polished orchestrations that give it an overall glossy sheen, David Sanborn's new collection, "Closer," has its share of moving moments, especially when the alto saxophonist renders ballad Despite the polished orchestrations that give it an overall glossy sheen,…

  5. Amour

    August 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Oddly enough, the most memorable performance on the recording of "Amour" is not from a member of the cast. Oddly enough, the most memorable performance on the recording of "Amour" is not from a member of the cast. In a bonus track featuring composer Michel Legrand (best…

  6. McCartney Meets 'The In-Laws'

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney will have a previously unreleased song on the upcoming soundtrack to "The In-Laws," due May 20 on Rhino Records. Paul McCartney will have a previously unreleased song on the upcoming soundtrack to "The In-Laws," due May 20 through Bulletproof Entertainment…

  7. Sandoval Turns To Piano For New Album

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Famed Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval will release his latest album, and first showcasing his skills as a pianist, March 12 via Crescent Moon/Columbia. The set, appropriately dubbed "My Passion f Famed Cuban jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval will release his latest album, and first…