1. John Williams Not Scoring Steven Spielberg Film for First Time in 30 Years

    March 20, 2015 1:50 AM EDT For the first time since 1985's The Color Purple , John Williams will not be scoring a Steven Spielberg movie. DreamWorks Pictures has revealed that Bridge of Spies is the title of Spielberg's upcoming Cold War thriller, due out Oct. 16, but also announced that his 83-year-old…

  2. 'Skyfall' Soundtrack: Highest-Charting Bond Album in 27 Years

    November 16, 2012 3:30 PM EST This week, the soundtrack to "Skyfall" becomes the highest charting album in the James Bond film franchise since 1985, as the set arrives at No. 100 on the Billboard 200 chart. The Sony Masterworks album bows with 5,000 copies sold according to Nielsen SoundScan, marking the…

  3. Adele's James Bond Theme, 'Skyfall,' Debuts Thursday

    October 01, 2012 1:20 PM EDT It's official: Adele is going 007. The singer-songwriter confirmed today that she has recorded the theme song for the upcoming James Bond "Skyfall" film, and it will be available for download this week. The song will premiere on the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film…

  4. Adele Recording 'Skyfall' Theme Song: Report

    September 12, 2012 10:11 PM EDT Adele may be the latest diva to sing for James Bond, according to the Sun . The UK publication reports that Adele was spotted at Abbey Road Studios earlier this month, where composer Thomas Newman has been reportedly at work on the score for "Skyfall" -- the next film in the long…

  5. 'Slumdog Millionaire' Sweeps Music Oscars

    February 23, 2009 12:37 AM EST "Slumdog Millionaire" swept the music categories at the Academy Awards Sunday night, en route to its evening-leading total of eight Oscars, including best picture. A.R. Rahman won Academy Awards for best original score and best song for "Jai Ho" from "Slumdog…

  6. Gabriel Won't Perform At Academy Awards

    February 13, 2009 10:28 AM EST Peter Gabriel says he will not be performing at the Feb. 22 Academy Award telecast in support of his best song nominee "Down To Earth," from the film "Wall-E." In a video posted on PeterGabriel.com, Gabriel says that Oscar producers told him the three nominated songs will…

  7. Early Grammys Honor Film, Latin Music

    February 08, 2009 4:58 PM EST The soundtrack for "Juno" was the first winner at the 51st annual Grammy Awards, taking home the trophy for best compilation soundtrack. Meanwhile, James Newton Howard and Hans Zimmer won best score soundtrack for "The Dark Knight." The Grammy for best motion picture song…

  8. 'Slumdog, 'WALL-E' Lead Oscar Music Nominees

    January 22, 2009 9:05 AM EST "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Wall-E" are atop the field of music-related Oscar nominees, with both films nominated for best original score. The "Slumdog" score was penned by A.R. Rahman, while Thomas Newman wrote the score for "WALL-E." The two films are…

  9. Springsteen, Gabriel Snag Golden Globes Noms

    December 11, 2008 11:11 AM EST Bruce Springsteen, Peter Gabriel, Miley Cyrus and Beyonce Knowles are among the music-related nominees for the 2009 Golden Globe awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live Jan. 11 on NBC. Springsteen was nominated in the best original song category for "The Wrestler" from the…

  10. Billboard Bits: Skynyrd/Hagar, McCulloch, 'Finding Nemo'

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd and Sammy Hagar plan summer tour, Ian McCulloch to tour behind third solo album, and Thomas Newman marks his first animation score with 'Finding Nemo.' Southern rock act Lynyrd Skynyrd and veteran rocker Sammy Hagar will team up for a summer tour kicking off July 19…

  11. 'Chicago,' U2, Eminem, Simon Among Oscar Nominees

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the pack with 13 nominations for the 75th annual Academy Awards, including a best picture notice. Among those artists who have earned The big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical "Chicago" leads the…

  12. Six Feet Under

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The strength of HBO's Golden Globe-winning series Six Feet Under is its blanket quirkiness, magnificent characterization, and overarching themes of life and death. The strength of HBO's Golden Globe-winning series Six Feet Under is its blanket quirkiness, magnificent…

  13. PJ Harvey, Beta Band Dig Deep For 'Six Feet Under'

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Universal has set a March 5 release date for "Six Feet Under -- Music From the Original Series," the soundtrack to the acclaimed HBO series of the same name. The album includes the show's main theme a Universal has set a March 5 release date for "Six Feet Under -- Music…