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  1. Backbeat: Diamond Rugs Storm NYC With Partisan Records' Ian Wheeler, Playground Sound Producers, More

    June 25, 2012 10:57 AM EDT (L-R): Los Lobos' Steve Berlin, Hardy Morris of Dead Confederate, Deer Tick's Robbie Cowell and John McCauley, Bryan Dufresne of Six Finger Satellite, and Black Lips' Ian Saint Pe. (Photo: Harley Oliver Brown) Diamond Rugs , the lat ...

  2. Michael Jackson's Doctor Sentenced To Four Years

    November 29, 2011 2:40 PM EST LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The doctor convicted in the overdose death of Michael Jackson was sentenced to the maximum four years behind bars Tuesday by a judge who denounced him as a reckless physician whose actions were a "disgrace to the medical p ...

  3. Will Michael Jackson's Legacy Be On Trial At Conrad Murray Court Case?

    September 22, 2011 7:45 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - Inside the compact, wood-paneled courtroom that will soon host the trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician, many of the tabloid-worthy elements of the singer's life will go unspoken. Outside, however, many Jackso ...

  4. Cuban Drummer Dafnis Prieto Awarded MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

    September 20, 2011 8:29 PM EDT Dafnis Prieto, a Cuban jazz drummer and composer who left Havana for New York in 1999, has been awarded a MacArthur fellowship. Prieto's acrobatic, polyrhythmic mastery of the drum kit and unique approach to the fusion of Afro-Cuban and jazz ...

  5. Astronaut Sues Dido Over Image

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bruce McCandless, the NASA astronaut pictured small and floating in space above the Earth on Dido's album cover for "Safe Trip Home" is now suing Dido, Sony Music, Arista Records and Getty Images for using his picture. The ex-spacem ...

  6. This Could Change Your Business: House To Update Communications Act

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The leaders of several House committees and subcommittees announced on Monday they will "start a process to develop proposals to update the Communications Act." The first step in the process is in invitation to stakeholders to take part ...

  7. Jackson Estate Sues Foundation Over Name

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's estate on Tuesday sued a foundation that bears the name of one of his most famous songs, "Heal the World." The federal court lawsuit claims the Heal the World Foundation is improperly using trademarks and Web sites ...

  8. LAPD Source: Doctor's Shot Killed Michael Jackson

    July 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's personal doctor administered a powerful anesthetic to help him sleep, and authorities believe the drug is what killed the pop singer, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Monday. The official, who spoke on ...

  9. Jackson Browne, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

    July 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential cam ...

  10. Jackson Funeral Date Set As More Details Emerge

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Michael Jackson funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Sources said AEG Live, which owns the arena and the adjacent Nokia Theatre, will use both facilities and the surrounding plaza. Meanwhile, things keep getting ...

  11. Michael Jackson Auction Canceled

    April 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A huge auction of Michael Jackson memorabilia scheduled for next week has been canceled and auctioneers agreed to return all the items to the singer. Auctioneer Darren Julien told Reuters the cancellation of the planned April 22-25 sale was the re ...

  12. John McCain Fights Back Against Jackson Browne

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST John McCain may have lost the presidential election to Barack Obama, but his campaign seems absolutely determined not to lose to Jackson Browne. The singer/songwriter sued McCain in August after the Republican candidate for the highest office in t ...

  13. Jackson May Be Too Unwell To Attend Court

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson may be too sick to travel to London to give evidence in a court case against him brought by a son of the king of Bahrain, his lawyer said. Robert Englehart presented judge Nigel Sweeney with a medical report on Jackson's condi ...

  14. Springsteen, Joel Team Up For Obama

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rock stars Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel are teaming up for their first joint concert to benefit Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama. Obama plans to attend the concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Oct. 16, the day af ...

  15. Shirley Manson Returns To Studio

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Shirley Manson will return to the recording studio next month to lay down solo material she's been working on for the past several months. Manson is now part of the cast of Fox's "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles," but d ...

  16. Jackson Browne Sues McCain Over Song Usage

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is suing Republican presidential nominee John McCain and the Republican party for using his song "Running on Empty" in a recent TV commercial. In the suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Bro ...

  17. Common Signs On For 'Terminator'

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Common has been tapped to star in the upcoming fourth installment of the 'Terminator' series, "Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins." The Chicago MC will play a freedom fighter named Barnes who is defending the human ...

  18. Payola Moves To Senate?

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sen. Russ Feingold, D., Wisconsin sent a letter this morning (Feb. 9) to Commerce Committee chairman Sen. Ted Stevens, R., Alaska, and co-chair Sen. Daniel Inouye, D., Hawaii, asking them to schedule Sen. Russ Feingold, D., Wisconsin sent a letter ...

  19. Patton Exits Provident

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Promo VP to start management co. Andrew Patton, VP of national promotions for Provident Label Group, is exiting his post to start his own management company, Patton House Entertainment. No replacement has been named. Patton will aid the company du ...

  20. Russia Won't Renew Accreditation For ABC-TV

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Russian Foreign Ministry will not renew the accreditation of ABC-TV after it broadcast an interview with a notorious Chechen warlord. MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry said Aug. 2 it will not renew the accreditation of ABC-TV after i ...

  21. Word Acquires Fervent

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Susan Riley to remain at the helm. Susan Riley to remain at the helm. News Susan Riley ...

  22. Cheers, Tears For Powell As He Exits FCC

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Federal Communications Commission chairman Michael Powell thought it would be easy, but in the end saying goodbye to the government agency he's served for seven years was anything but. Without much su WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) ...

  23. Bill Seeks To Promote Local News

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawmakers' pique over the networks' incredible shrinking news hole is prompting legislation that will shorten the time broadcasters have between license renewals and require full commission review of WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Repor ...

  24. Country Exec Woods Dies At 51.

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran country music executive Ken Woods died at his Nashville home Feb. 4 following a brief illness. He was 51. Veteran country music executive Ken Woods died at his Nashville home Feb. 4 following a brief illness. He was 51. Woods is best remem ...

  25. Two Provident Execs Shift To Word

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Marshall, Riley take key posts. Marshall, Riley take key posts. News Riley ...

  26. Latin Notas

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Salsa singer Tito Nieves aims to lose 100 pounds, then write a book about the experience. Read Leila Cobo's column. Salsa singer Tito Nieves aims to lose 100 pounds, then write a book about the experience. Read Leila Cobo's column. News ...

  27. Content Groups Voice Support For Giant IP Bill

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST A coalition of 20 content-industry groups sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Nov. 11 calling for the passage of an omnibus intellectual property bill when members return for a lame-duck session next wee WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A coalition of 20 content- ...

  28. Content Groups Voice Support For Giant IP Bill

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A coalition of 20 content-industry groups today (Nov. 11) sent a letter to the U.S. Senate calling for the passage of an omnibus intellectual property bill when members return for a lame-duck session A coalition of 20 content-industry groups today ...

  29. Party Time: Why I Went To Boston

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music itself is among the greatest healers. It pulls people together when language fails. Some people seem to think that music and politics are antithetical; I play music always with the hope of contr Kurt Elling is a Grammy Award-nominated jazz s ...

  30. Film/TV Composer Goldsmith Dies

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Oscar-winner scored 'Star Trek,' 'Patton.' Oscar-winner scored 'Star Trek,' 'Patton.' News ...

  31. Tuned In: Radio

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sens. John McCain and Patrick Leahy present the bipartisan Low Power Radio Act. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Sens. John McCain and Patrick Leahy present the bipartisan Low Power Radio Act. Read Marc Schiffman's column. News Marc Schiffm ...

  32. Cable Execs Decry FCC 'Censorship'

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Federal Communications Commission is determined to continue cracking down on indecent programming, criticism from cable operators notwithstanding. NEW ORLEANS (Hollywood Reporter)--The Federal Communications Commission is determined to continu ...

  33. McCain Urges FCC 'Proactivity' On Indecency Issues

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Republican Sen. John McCain urged the Federal Communications Commission to be "far more proactive" in addressing indecency issues and warned against media industry consolidation at a recent press even NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter)--R ...