"Roxanne" is getting the royal treatment this summer. Sting announced this week that he'll be embarking on a solo tour this summer, bringing the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra along for the ride.
Washington, D.C. transplants the Bad Brains led the pack in hardcore's earliest days. The group's original lineup has only performed together sporadically since the '90s, but to mark the closing of the venue that helped establish the group early on, singer H.R., guitarist Dr. Know, bassist Darryl Jenifer and drummer Earl Hudson reunited for a trio of shows in CBGB's final days.
The television special "A&E In Concert: Paul McCartney In Red Square" pulled in five nominations for the 56th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, including one for outstanding variety, music or comedy special.
"Here's what I've learned, in five short words: Music is its own reward."Such was the lesson former schoolteacher-turned-international superstar Sting had to share as he accepted the Century Award at the 2003 Billboard Music Awards last night (Dec. 11) in Las Vegas.