Marvin Hamlisch

  1. Patrick Doyle, "The Other" Ray Charles Honored at ASCAP Film & TV Awards

    June 21, 2013 11:32 AM EDT Tributes to the late Marvin Hamlisch and Hal David, an entertaining speech from composer Patrick Doyle and a performance of the theme from "Three's Company" were highlights of ASCAP's 28th annual Film & Television Music A ...

  2. 'Liberace' Music Supervisor Evyen Klean Discusses Marvin Hamlisch's Role, Michael Douglas' Singing Voice

    May 24, 2013 2:02 PM EDT Can HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra” pump new life into the music of Liberace? The film’s music supervisor, Evyen Klean, believes it has a shot.   “The movie is going to expose Liberace’s music to a whole new fan base,” Klean said the day the film ...

  3. Oscars: Adele, Shirley Bassey, Streisand Set for Big Sales Gains

    February 25, 2013 5:00 PM EST Music from Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Jennifer Hudson and more are all due to see huge sales increases on this week's Billboard charts thanks to last night's Academy Awards (Feb. 24). Sources suggest "Skyfall," which won Adele ...

  4. Chart Moves: John Mayer's Live EP Debuts on Billboard 200, David Archuleta Returns, Marvin Hamlisch Remembered

    August 17, 2012 8:00 AM EDT The "Now That's What I Call Music!" franchise collected its 16th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 this week, as "Now 43" arrived atop the list. The set sold 111,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. ...

  5. Marvin Hamlisch Funeral Attended by Liza Minnelli, Bill Clinton, Sir Howard Stringer, Joe Torre, More

    August 14, 2012 3:34 PM EDT The flowers in the hearse were a tribute to Hamlisch's song "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows." (Photo: Dan Rys) Celebrities and luminaries of all types congregated at the Temple Emanu-EL in Manhattan Tuesday (August 14) to pay the ...

  6. Marvin Hamlisch Leaves Behind Sterling Chart Legacy

    August 09, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Marvin Hamlisch, who died Aug. 6 in Los Angeles at age 68, leaves behind a chart legacy on the Billboard Hot 100 that stretches more than 45 years. The New York-born composer was just 19 years old when Lesley Gore's recording of "Sunshin ...

  7. Marvin Hamlisch's Chart Legacy: From Liza Minnelli to the Wu-Tang Clan to 'Glee' and Beyond

    August 07, 2012 7:26 PM EDT Marvin Hamlisch, who died yesterday in Los Angeles at age 68, leaves behind a chart legacy on The Billboard Hot 100 that stretches over 45 years, from his first pop hit in 1965 to a pair of "A Chorus Line" remakes by the Glee Cast in 201 ...

  8. Marvin Hamlisch Remembrance: How His Landmark Music Penetrated The American Consciousness

    August 07, 2012 12:49 PM EDT Scott Joplin was a footnote in American musical history before Marvin Hamlisch got ahold of his ragtime music from the 1890s and early 20th century. Hamlisch arranged Joplin piano rags for "The Sting" to create a song-based score that co ...

  9. U2, Paul McCartney Among Golden Globe Nominees

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2, Paul McCartney, Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett and Karen O were among the nominees for the Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday morning. U2, McCartney, Bingham and Burnett received nominations in the best original song-motion picture catego ...

  10. 'Slumdog' Leads Soundtrack Noms

    August 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT With three nominations, one for best score and two for its songs, "Slumdog Millionaire," leads the competition for the ninth annual World Soundtrack Awards. Winners will be announced Oct. 17 at the closing night of the 36th Ghent Interna ...

  11. Hamlisch, Desplat To Perform At World Soundtrack Awards

    August 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 36th Ghent International Film Festival, which focuses on film music and runs from Oct. 6-17, will feature performances from Marvin Hamlisch, Alexandre Desplat, Marc Streitenfeld and Shigeru Umebayashi. Hamlisch, the composer of scores for &quo ...