James Brown

  1. Charles Bradley Creating SXSW Fest Buzz Two Years Running

    March 13, 2012 12:19 PM EDT Director Poull Brien was nursing a pint of Guinness in the Driskill Hotel Monday afternoon when an official email came in from SXSW . His film "Charles Bradley: Soul of America" had received such a positive response from its first two sc ...

  2. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Archives To Go On Sale

    October 17, 2011 8:00 PM EDT The day before it reveals its 27th annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees for 2011, Rock Hall and Time Life announced that they have partnered together on two new DVD sets. The first, The Best of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame "Live,&q ...

  3. Industry Veteran Dick Griffey Dies

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dick Griffey, founder of SOLAR Records, died Sept. 24 in Los Angeles of complications arising from a prior quadruple bypass surgery. He was 72. Launched in 1977, SOLAR Records -the acronym for Sound of Los Angeles Records-became one of the most su ...

  4. BET To Give Prince Lifetime Honor

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT This month's BET Awards will be a royal affair: Prince is getting a lifetime achievement honor. The 51-year-old joins the likes of James Brown, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross and Al Green in being honored by the BET Awards, which will celebrate ...

  5. Music Briefs: Jackson 5, James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Apollo Theater and More

    April 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The Jackson 5, James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and the Supremes are among the pivotal performances showcased as part of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture's upcoming exhibition: "Ain't Not ...

  6. Apollo Theater Plans 75th Anniversary Celebration

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Apollo Theater will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a benefit tribute concert and an awards ceremony, among other festivities, on June 8 at the historic venue. Hosted by comedian/actor/radio personality Steve Harvey, the gala will feature ...

  7. BMI To Honor Hall & Oates

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Daryl Hall and John Oates will be honored as BMI Icons at the performing right organization's 56th annual Pop Awards on May 20. The ceremony at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., will feature a musical tribute to the ...

  8. Wippit, Evening Standard Team For Download Promo

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening Standard for a download giveaway promotion. British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening ...

  9. Wippit, Evening Standard Team For Download Promo

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening Standard for a download giveaway promotion. British legitimate digital-music service Wippit has partnered with daily London newspaper the Evening ...

  10. Apollo Theater Fete Headed To DVD

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner inks deal for fitness videos. The Apollo Theater Foundation's 70th anniversary celebration will debut on DVD Sept. 14 from Rhino Home Video, it was announced at the Video Software Dealers Assn. (VSDA) convention in Las Vegas. The DVD, ...