Paul Anka

  1. Ross On Radio: Why Michael Jackson Has A Hit Now

    June 02, 2014 7:20 AM EDT And Why "This Is It," Wasn't Not even the overwhelming surge of interest in Michael Jackson following his death in 2009 could make "This Is It" a radio hit. Urban AC showed the most support for Jackson's first posthum ...

  2. Backbeat: 'Voice' Finalist Chris Mann Squirms (Needlessly) as Paul Anka Hears His Version of 'My Way'

    August 29, 2012 1:47 PM EDT From left: Chris Mann, Susan Markheim, Paul Anka, Joel McNeely, Ron Fair at Conway Studios in Los Angeles. Paul Anka visited Conway Studios Monday to hear Chris Mann 's new version of his song "My Way" for which he recently revised ...

  3. 'New' Michael Jackson Single Written In 1983

    October 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson didn't do it his way after all. Hours after the pop singer's first posthumous single "This Is It" was released amid great hype on Monday, it emerged that the tune had been recorded 18 years ago by an obscure P ...

  4. Germany Chooses Eurovision Act

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Alex Swings Oscar Sings is the act representing Germany at the 54th Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow on May 16, with the song "Miss Kiss Kiss Bang." The duo features Alex Christensen from Hamburg, and singer and dancer Oscar Loya, who c ...

  5. Peermusic To Release Holly Documentary

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of Buddy Holly's death on Feb.3, 1959, peermusic, the original publisher of the artist's music, will release a new hour-long audio documentary, featuring an exclusive interview with Holly's wi ...

  6. SHOF Honors 'Take Me Out'

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) will be honoring "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with the towering song award at this year's gala. The award is presented each year to the creators of an individual song that has influenced America ...

  7. Anka, Others Honored At 2008 Canadian Hall Of Fame

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Crooner Paul Anka is among four songwriters to be inducted into the 2008 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, during a March 1 ceremony at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Ottawa-born Anka became a teen star in the 1950s with hits like "Put You ...