1. John Lennon's Killer, Mark David Chapman, Denied Parole

    August 23, 2012 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mark David Chapman, who killed John Lennon, was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said. Chapman, 57, was denied parole by a three-member board after a hearing Wednesday, the st ...

  2. Morning Fix: 'Jay-Z's Nets,' Cooking Vinyl's New Rock Label, Sir Paul on Pussy Riot, Elvis

    August 16, 2012 8:48 AM EDT No, Jay-Z Is Not The Brooklyn Nets Majority Owner From the outside looking in at all of his contributions to the new Brooklyn Nets franchise - from lobbying for the new arena to designing the team logo -- one would think Jay-Z would own more than ...

  3. George Harrison's Widow Hopes Book Will Fill in Blanks Left by Scorsese Doc

    May 02, 2012 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Harrison's widow Olivia hopes to add more perspective on the reticent Beatle with her new digital book, and fill in the blanks left by Martin Scorsese's recent documentary. Based on Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in t ...

  4. Ringo Starr Talks Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber on 70th Birthday

    July 07, 2010 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 R ingo Starr is celebrating his 70th birthday today (July 7), and to mark the occasion, the former Beatle spoke with ABC's Diane Saywer over Skype about his memories as a young pop star adored by millions of fans, not unlike the Lady Gaga' ...

  5. Dhani Harrison Talks New Band, Beatles Video Game

    March 11, 2009 4:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dhani Harrison could have started releasing records well before he was 30, but the small matter of being a Beatle's son made him cautious about the musical career path. Now, with the upcoming debut release from his band thenewno2, he's emb ...

  6. Ono Blocks Screening Of Lennon Documentary

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The world premiere of "Three Days in the Life," a documentary about John Lennon, was canceled after lawyers for the slain Beatle's widow, Yoko Ono, warned that she had not authorized any public viewin The world premiere of "Three ...

  7. 'Lennon' Musical To Close On Broadway

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Lennon," the musical about the life and music of John Lennon that earned dismal reviews, will close just six weeks after it opened on Broadway. "Lennon," the musical about the life and music of John Lennon that earned dismal rev ...

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. I SING THE ELTON ELECTRIC Dear Fred, This week "Ghetto Gospel" by 2Pac featuring Elton John is No. 2 and Elton's brand new single "Electricity" is No. 4 in the United Kingdom (and El ...

  9. CHART BEAT

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, R. Kelly, Jessica Simpson, Mary Mary and more. HE TAUGHT THE BAND TO PLAY: When the Beatles&# ...

  10. Lennon's Killer Denied Parole Again

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Lennon's killer was denied parole for a second time, New York state officials said today (Oct. 9) on what would have been the slain Beatle's birthday. John Lennon's killer was denied parole for a second time, New York state offic ...

  11. Court Rules In Yoko Ono's Favor

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Yoko Ono reached a settlement today (Sept. 27) with a former John Lennon aide over his use of hundreds of private family photos, ending a dispute that had stretched across two decades. As part of the Yoko Ono reached a settlement today (Sept. 27) wi ...

  12. Lennon Court Case Proceeds

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A jury hearing Yoko Ono's case against a former assistant over her late husband's personal property watched home videos yesterday (Sept. 24) showing John Lennon frolicking with his family in his final A jury hearing Yoko Ono's case ag ...

  13. McCartney Battles With McDonald's

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul McCartney wants fast food giant McDonald's to apply its U.S. animal welfare standards to its restaurants worldwide. The former Beatle, who married Heather Mills earlier this month, took time out Paul McCartney wants fast food giant McDonal ...

  14. Harrison Makes 'Sweet' Return To U.K. No. 1

    January 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As anticipated in midweek sales data, the late George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord" (Parlophone) vaulted back to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart yesterday (Jan. 20), following the reissue of the classic As anticipated in midweek sales da ...

  15. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, NIN, Wynonna

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on George Harrison, Nine Inch Nails, Wynonna George Harrison's widow has accused her former brother-in-law of stealing Harrison memorabilia, then trying to sell it the day after the former Beatle died. California Superior Court Judge Dzint ...

  16. Backstreet Boys Sign On For NYC Benefit

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Backstreet Boys are the latest high-profile addition to The Concert for New York, set for Oct. 20 at the city's Madison Square Garden. The boy band canceled a previously booked concert in San Dieg The Backstreet Boys are the latest high-pro ...

  17. Lennon's Piano Hits The Auction Block

    February 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The piano John Lennon kept in his New York apartment just before his death is going on sale. The ebony Steinway is expected to fetch between $1.35 million to $1.65 million, auctioneers said last week. The piano John Lennon kept in his New York apart ...