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  1. Chuck D, Record Store Day Ambassador, Looks to the Past for Music Retail's Future (Q&A)

    March 21, 2014 12:33 PM EDT   A student of history, Public Enemy founder Chuck D reached back to the early 1950s in his remarks at Amoeba in Hollywood Thursday to suggest an idea that would bring brick and mortar record stores in closer contact with the Internet: Radio stat ...

  2. Jamaica's Reggae Film Festival Tells Island's Rich Music Story

    May 10, 2012 7:30 AM EDT While it's unlikely any of the movies presented at the recently concluded 5th Annual Reggae Film Festival (RFF) will attract the widespread interest generated by director Kevin McDonald's "Marley" documentary, many are just as ...

  3. What More Could The Music Industry Have Done To Save Amy Winehouse?

    July 27, 2011 7:40 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Most entertainers prepare for a concert tour with rehearsals. For Amy Winehouse, it was rehab. Just before her disastrous European tour last month, the infamously addicted singer entered a rehabilitation center on doctor's ord ...

  4. Amy Winehouse Dead at 27

    July 23, 2011 1:34 PM EDT Amy Winehouse performing in 2008 (Getty Images) Amy Winehouse, the beehived soul-jazz diva whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27. Winehouse shot ...

  5. Amy Winehouse Cancels Rest of European Tour

    June 21, 2011 6:45 AM EDT Troubled diva Amy Winehouse has canceled the rest of her European summer concert tour and scrapped all public performances after an embarrassing appearance in Serbia, her spokesman said Tuesday. Chris Goodman said Winehouse, who has struggled with ...

  6. Web Trends:Theophilus London Releases "Last Name London" Video + Stream Beastie Boys- Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win (Major Lazer Remix Edition)

    June 20, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Tags: Theophilus London , Music , More Music Videos Google Trends: 17. Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse has cancelled part of her European tour. In Belgrade this last weekend, she stumbles on stage and slurs the lyrics to the tracks. Digg Music News/Vi ...

  7. Depeche Mode Pulls O2 Date After Singer's Surgery

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode is to reschedule its London O2 Arena show and cancel some European appearances after the full extent of singer Dave Gahan's illness was revealed. The singer suffered a severe bout of gastroenteritis on May 12, leading to his hosp ...

  8. Graham Norton Takes Over Eurovision Job

    December 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Comedian Graham Norton is to take over as presenter of the Eurovision Song Contest in the U.K., replacing Terry Wogan who bowed out after more than 30 years of hosting the show, the BBC announced on Friday. Wogan, who first commentated on the camp ...

  9. Eurovision A Big Turn-On In Europe

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although it has since been dogged by controversy about alleged voting blocks, the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest proved a huge rating hit across Europe. The May 24 contest, held in Belgrade, Serbia, grabbed a TV audience of roughly 105 million viewe ...

  10. Russia Claims 2008 Eurovision Song Contest

    May 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Russian singer Dima Bilan won the Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade on Saturday night (May 24) with his pop ballad "Believe." Bilan, who was one of the favorites heading into the 53rd annual competition, soundly beat out 24 contestants ...

  11. EAA Names New Board

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The European Arenas Association has voted-in a new board. Jos van der Vegt, managing director of the Ahoy venue in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, continues as president of the trade body. Vice presidents elected during the association's May 15 m ...

  12. Police Reunion Trek Enters Final Phase

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Police began the final leg of their reunion tour last night in Ottawa, the first of 47 shows this summer in amphitheaters, arenas and stadiums primarily in North America and Europe. Most stops are in markets not played in 2007, when the Police ...

  13. Pumpkins Go Acoustic For New iTunes EP

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST In between heavy touring schedules, the Smashing Pumpkins have found time to create a four-song acoustic EP, "American Gothic," to be released Jan. 2 exclusively via iTunes in the U.S. The set includes the tracks "The Rose March,&qu ...

  14. Austria Exits ESC In Block-Vote Protest

    November 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Austria will not participate in the Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade in May 2008, as broadcasting chiefs say the public voting is based on regional loyalties rather than the quality of the compositions. "The song contest reflects negative ...

  15. Eurovision Win Boosts Serbia Mood After Tough Year

    May 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The victory of Marija Serifovic at the 2007 Eurovision song contest caused an outpouring of national pride in Serbia, a country more used to rebuffs from Europe over its wartime past than to accolades. Serbs took to the streets with flags, tooting ...