Frank Sinatra

  1. Andy Williams Honored By Society of Singers

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Barry Manilow, Glen Campbell, Johnny Mathis, Petula Clark and Glen Campbell were among the performers who paid tribute to Andy Williams, recipient of the 2008 ELLA Award from the Society of Singers (SOS). Held last evening (May 19) at the Beverly ...

  2. Ne-Yo's 'Gentleman' Inspired By Davis, Sinatra

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer/songwriter Ne-Yo will release his third album titled "Year Of The Gentleman," on June 24 via Def Jam Records. The set, says the Las Vegas native, is inspired by the likes of Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra. "Years a ...

  3. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sinatra of "Learnin' the Blues" to kick off the 50th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real magic came from leading nominees Amy Win ...

  4. PBS To Produce Music Documentary Miniseries

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST PBS and Wildheart Entertainment are producing "On Record: The Soundtrack of Our Lives," an eight-hour miniseries that documents the history of recorded music and popular culture. "On Record" is scheduled to air in Fall 2010 on ...

  5. WMG, Sinatra Family Form Partnership

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group (WMG) and the family of Frank Sinatra have formed a partnership to manage 'the chairman's" music, film and TV assets. Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE) and will manage Sinatra's recordings from the Reprise era, ...

  6. 'Idol' Worship: Daughtry Takes No. 1

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Daughtry, fronted by "American Idol" alum Chris Daughtry, climbs to No. 1, pushing the "Dreamgirls" soundtrack to No. 2 ... The margin between Nos. 1 and 2 is the smallest ever since Billboard began using Nielsen SoundScan to p ...

  7. Sinatra Pianist Bill Miller Dies

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artist was 91. Bill Miller, who was Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years until the singer's last performance in 1995, has died. He was 91. Miller died Tuesday at a Montreal hospital of complications from a heart attack, his daught ...

  8. Songwriter Baker Knight Dies At 72

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Prolific songwriter Baker Knight, whose hits were recorded by stars ranging from Elvis Presley to Ricky Nelson, Paul McCartney, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, has died at age 72. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Prolific songwriter Baker Kn ...

  9. Broadway's Cy Coleman Dead At 75

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Broadway composer and jazz pianist Cy Coleman died of an apparent heart attack last night (Nov. 18) in Manhattan. He was 75. Broadway composer and jazz pianist Cy Coleman died of an apparent heart attack last night (Nov. 18) in Manhattan. He was 7 ...

  10. Pianist, Songwriter Joe Bushkin Dead At 87

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jazz pianist and songwriter Joe Bushkin, who co-wrote Frank Sinatra's first hit song and played with some of the greatest jazz legends of his time, has died. He was 87. Jazz pianist and songwriter Joe Bushkin, who co-wrote Frank Sinatra' ...

  11. Guitarist Tony Mottola Dies At 86

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tony Mottola, a guitarist who played with Frank Sinatra and on NBC's "The Tonight Show" over the course of a 50-year career, died yesterday (Aug. 9) in Darien, N.J., of complications from double pneum Tony Mottola, a guitarist who p ...

  12. Big Band Trombonist Bernhart Dies at 77

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Milt Bernhart, a big band trombonist known for his solo on Frank Sinatra's "I've Got You Under My Skin," has died of complications of congestive heart failure. He was 77. Milt Bernhart, a big band trombonist known for his solo ...

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