African people

  1. Paul Simon Performs 'Graceland' in South Africa 25 Years Later for Documentary

    August 01, 2011 1:55 PM EDT Before a small gathering of people at a studio in the depths of South Africa's national broadcaster SABC, Paul Simon revisited the magic of his 1986 Grammy Award winning record, Graceland. Dedicating the short concert to the late South Africa ...

  2. Lily Allen, Bruce Springsteen Crown U.K. Charts

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Lily Allen and Bruce Springsteen were the new champions on the U.K. singles and album charts yesterday (Feb. 1). Allen's "The Fear" (Regal/Parlophone/EMI) debuted atop the singles chart, while Springsteen's "Working on a D ...

  3. CARE To Honor John Legend

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer John Legend will join the ranks of Nelson Mandela and Sir Elton John in receiving the CARE Humanitarian Award for Global Change this month. CARE, a Non-Profit organization, will honor Legend during their 62nd anniversary celebration, held i ...

  4. Freshlyground Leads South African Music Awards

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Freshlyground claimed three South African Music Awards Saturday night (May 3rd) to be the top award winners in the country's premiere music awards event. The Cape Town-based Afro-pop seven-piece were the leading nominees going into the two-da ...

  5. Mandela To Attend London 46664 Summer Concert

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST A 46664 concert in London's Hyde Park on June 27 will double-up as an early 90th birthday celebration for Nelson Mandela. The former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner revealed that his actual birthday -- on July 18th -- wil ...

  6. South Africa 'Calling' Attention To 2010 World Cup

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT South Africa may not be represented on the field but the country's cultural industries are determined to make their presence felt during the final week of soccer's 2006 FIFA World Cup. South Africa may not be represented on the field but ...

  7. Compensation Agreed For 'Lion Sleeps' Songwriter

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The family of late South African songwriter Solomon Linda has settled a long-running dispute over the copyright to "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." The family of late South African songwriter Solomon Linda has settled a long-running dispute ov ...

  8. Platinum Disc To Distribute Hallmark DVDs

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Exclusive deal is for next three years. Platinum Disc will be the exclusive North American distributor of Hallmark DVDs for the next three years. The deal will include Hallmark miniseries and TV movies such as the ABC TV project "The Ten Comm ...

  9. South Africa To Stage Second 46664 Concert

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Proceeds to benefit Nelson Mandela Foundation. Proceeds to benefit Nelson Mandela Foundation. News ...

  10. EMI To Issue Posthumous Fassie Compilation

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music is to release a compilation of hits from the late South African singer, Brenda Fassie, who died in May this year. EMI will donate all proceeds from album sales to the Nelson Mandela Foundati EMI Music is to release a compilation of hits ...

  11. EMI To Issue Posthumous Fassie Compilation

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music is to release a compilation of hits from the late South African singer, Brenda Fassie, who died in May this year. EMI will donate all proceeds from album sales to the Nelson Mandela Foundati EMI Music is to release a compilation of hits ...

  12. EMI Revamps European Marketing Lineup

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sources: Monica Marin, Steve Lee out. Sources: Monica Marin, Steve Lee out. News Monica Marin , Steve Lee ...

  13. South Africa's Brenda Fassie Dies Aged 39

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT South African singer Brenda Fassie died Sunday at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, aged 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardio-respira South African singer Brenda Fassie died Sunday ...

  14. South Africa's Brenda Fassie Dies Aged 39

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT South African singer Brenda Fassie died Sunday at the Sunninghill Hospital in Johannesburg, aged 39. She had been in a coma since April 26, after suffering an asthma attack. This led to cardio-respira South African singer Brenda Fassie died Sunday ...

  15. TBS To Air Trumpet Awards Show

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST TBS will air the Trumpet Awards -- which herald the accomplishments of African-Americans in politics, business, law and the arts -- on Feb. 21. TBS will air the Trumpet Awards -- which herald the accomplishments of African-Americans in politics, b ...

  16. Star-Packed Event Boosts World AIDS Day

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Organizers of the Nelson Mandela-inspired "46664" AIDS-awareness and fundraising campaign are claiming the biggest TV and radio audience for any single music event. Organizers of the Nelson Mandela-inspired "46664" AIDS-awarene ...