1. Gail Mitchell's R&B/Hip Hop Briefs: Ray Charles Postage Stamp, Salaam Remi's Album, Alicia Keys’ Latest Milestone

    September 24, 2013 2:36 AM EDT Ray Charles Gets Stamp Of Approval: Music legend Ray Charles became the latest addition to the U.S. Postal Service’s Music Icon Forever Stamp series on Monday (Sept. 23), on what would have been his 83rd birthday. In tandem with that, Concord Re ...

  2. Corinne Bailey Rae

    Corinne Bailey Rae

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  3. Carole Kinzel

    November 28, 2012 2:27 PM EST Agent, Creative Artists Agency Coachella Champion Carole Kinzel of Creative Artists Agency ranks among the leading agents of all time from either gender. Take, for example, the Coachella festival in Indio, Calif., where Kinzel is widely recognized ...

  4. How Colin James Came To Rock the 19th Floor of The Royal York Hotel

    October 04, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Colin James rocking Toronto's Royal York Hotel (Photo: Michel Roy/Digital Direct) If you happen to be a loyal Fairmont Hotels & Resorts guest, you just might be eligible for a private concert by an EMI artist like Corinne Bailey Rae, Emel ...

  5. RZA's 'The Man With the Iron Fists' Soundtrack Features Kanye West, Wu-Tang Clan, Black Keys

    August 28, 2012 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pusha T, Talib Kweli, Corinne Bailey Rae, and more are also featured on the film's soundtrack. RZA 's directorial debut, "The Man With the Iron Fists," is an action-packed kung-fu film starring Russell Crowe and Lucy Liu. The mov ...

  6. Bob Birch of Elton John's Band Dead in Apparent Suicide

    August 15, 2012 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John "devastated and shocked" ... "In all our years on the road he never played or sang a bad note" Bob Birch, a bass player and prolific session sideman best known as a long-time member of Elton John's band, died Wedn ...

  7. Paul McCartney Gets Tribute Album, Walk of Fame Star

    February 09, 2012 7:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Prepare for Paul McCartney mania in 2012 as the beloved Beatle turns 70 in June. On deck much sooner: a new solo album, "Kisses on the Bottom," released Feb. 7 by Hear Music/Concord, as well as a fully endorsed tribute record featuring cov ...

  8. Fashion Week: Farm Fantasy Looks For Spring & Kevin Jonas Watches Anna Sui's Diva Dance Party

    September 15, 2011 2:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 The final days of fashion week are upon us. Designers are still going strong, exhibiting some of the most bizarre and regal creations of the week. From Jeremy Scott's farm fantasy looks to Douglas Hannant's glamour of Shanghai in the 1930s ...

  9. Fashion Week: Gwen Stefani's Retro Line, Victoria Beckham Hit the Runway

    September 12, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Day 4 of New York Fashion Week ended Sunday (Sept. 11), the distinct neon glow and sporty silhouettes that have been threading through the tents so far showed no signs of stopping. Almost every collection of the day incorporated the loud neon to ...

  10. Haley Reinhart Plots 'Sultry, Bluesy Rock' Future After 'Idol'

    May 20, 2011 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Haley Reinhart is gone from the "American Idol" world -- but won't be forgotten any time, soon. "Everybody is such a great big family...and I knew I'd miss them. But then again, I'm gonna see them again today," the ...

  11. Christian Rockers Red Poised for No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200, Bob Marley Headed for Top 10

    February 04, 2011 9:53 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock band Red is aiming to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with its new album, "Until We Have Faces." The group could sell 45,000 copies by week's end on Feb. 6, according to industry prognosticators. Red's last album, " ...

  12. R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Jamie Foxx & Drake Break Songz's Streak

    February 03, 2011 6:44 PM EST 0 0 0 There's a new King on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs this week as Jamie Foxx 's "Fall For Your Type," featuring Drake , jumps 5-1, snapping Trey Songz 's "Can't Be Friends'" No. 1 run at 13 weeks. Ironically, Foxx ...

  13. 11 R&B/Hip-Hop No. 11s For '11

    January 04, 2011 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 May 2011 bring you health, happiness and prosperity. On Billboard charts, however, the number 11 is often synonymous with frustration. "No one wants to wind up at No. 2, 6 or 11, but of those, No. 11 is probably the worst," says Adrian Mor ...

  14. Tinie Tempah, Dizzee Rascal Lead MOBO Nominations

    September 08, 2010 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tinie Tempah leads the nominations for the 2010 MOBO Awards. The chart-topping U.K. rapper is up for four awards at the ceremony next month. Dizzee Rascal , Professor Green, N-Dubz and Plan B each have three nominations for the U.K. urban music awar ...

  15. The xx Wins 2010 Mercury Prize

    September 07, 2010 7:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 T he xx has won the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for its debut album, xx" (Young Turks/XL Recordings). The £20,000 ($31,000) prize was presented to the alt-rock trio at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London tonight (Sept. 7). The result was scr ...

  16. The XX, Paul Weller Lead Mercury Betting

    September 07, 2010 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 T he XX are back as favorites to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize in London tonight (Sept. 7) with their debut "XX" (Young Turks/XL Recordings). Their betting odds with bookmaker William Hill are evens. The £20,000 ($31,000) prize goes to ...

  17. The XX Stunned By Mercury Prize Win

    September 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The XX has won the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for its debut "XX" (Young Turks/XL Recordings). The £20,000 ($31,000) prize was presented to the alt-rock trio at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London tonight (Sept. 7). The result was scr ...

  18. The xx, Dizzee Rascal Make Mercury Prize Shortlist

    July 20, 2010 10:24 AM EDT 0 0 0 U.K. alt-rock veteran Paul Weller's 10th solo album and Dublin-based quintet Villagers' debut have made the shortlist for the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize, along with albums from the xx, Dizzee Rascal and Corinne Bailey Rae. The 12-stron ...

  19. Mercury Prize Shortlist Unveiled

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. alt-rock veteran Paul Weller's 10th solo album and Dublin-based quintet Villagers' debut share space on the shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize, announced today in London. The 12-strong shortlist was unveiled at London venue ...

  20. Sarah McLachlan Wraps 'Illusion,' Preps For Lilith Fair Return

    May 17, 2010 12:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 After wrapping "Laws of Illusion," her first album in seven years, last week for a June 15 release, Sarah McLachlan is turning her attention to preparations for Lilith Fair's return o the road after an 11-year break. "We talked a ...

  21. Melissa Etheridge Joins Hard Rock Calling Line-Up

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Etheridge, Alejandro Escovedo, Florence Rawlings, Rox, Rumer and Diane Birch have been confirmed for the Pepsi Max Stage at Hard Rock Calling in London's Hyde Park on June 26. As previously reported, Stevie Wonder will headline the 50 ...

  22. Stevie Wonder To Headline Hard Rock Calling

    March 23, 2010 9:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stevie Wonder will headline the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London's Hyde Park on June 26. The supporting bill for the 50,000-capacity show includes Jamiroquai , James Morrison and Corinne Bailey Rae . Stevie Wonder has also been tipped to pl ...

  23. Stevie Wonder To Headline Hard Rock Calling

    March 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder will headline the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London's Hyde Park on June 26. The supporting bill for the 50,000-capacity show includes Jamiroquai, James Morrison and Corinne Bailey Rae. Stevie Wonder has also been tipped to pl ...

  24. Sarah McLachlan Announces First Album In Seven Years

    March 19, 2010 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lilth Fair founder and singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan has announced that she will release her first album in seven years, "The Laws Of Illusion," on June 15 via Arista Records. A download of McLachlan's new song "One Dream&quo ...

  25. 'American Idol' Recap: Lilly Scott Changes The Game

    March 03, 2010 9:34 PM EST 0 0 0 I cannot even tell you how much I was creeping on Twitter this afternoon trying to find out if Crystal Bowersox had been given the medical OK to perform. With about 10 minutes before showtime, Ryan Seacrest said she had been given the thumb's u ...

  26. Alicia Keys Scores First U.K. No. 1 Album

    February 08, 2010 8:33 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys is celebrating her first U.K. No. 1 album, after "The Element of Freedom" (J/Sony Music Entertainment) moved up one place on the new Official Charts Company survey. Owl City 's "Fireflies" (Universal Island) star ...

  27. Chart Beat Thursday: Lady Antebellum, Ke$ha, 'Hope for Haiti Now'

    February 04, 2010 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 FIRST, LADY (AND THE PRECEDENTS): Lady Antebellum begins atop the Billboard 200 and Country Albums with its sophomore set, "Need You Now." The trio's self-titled first album debuted and peaked at Nos. 4 and 1 on the respective charts ...

  28. Lady Antebellum's 'Need You Now' Hits No. 1 On Billboard 200

    February 03, 2010 10:58 AM EST 0 0 0 L ady Antebellum's second album, "Need You Now," crashes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, selling 481,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the biggest debut sales week for any album since Susan Boyle&# ...

  29. Lady Antebellum Hits No. 1 On Billboard 200

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lady Antebellum's second album, "Need You Now," crashes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, selling 481,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's the biggest debut sales week for any album since Susan Boyle& ...

  30. Lady Antebellum Poised To Smash Sales Expectations

    January 29, 2010 8:15 PM EST 0 0 0 We already know it's all-but-certain Lady Antebellum 's sophomore album "Need You Now" is headed for a No. 1 debut next week on the Billboard 200 chart, but now it's looking like the album is going to sell more than original ...

  31. Lady Antebellum Likely To Top Billboard 200 Next Week

    January 27, 2010 5:33 PM EST 0 0 0 Next week's Billboard 200 chart-topper will likely come in the form of Lady Antebellum's sophomore album, "Need You Now." Early prognostications from label sources suggest that the set may sell around 325,000 copies by week' ...

  32. Norah Jones, Heart, Loretta Lynn Added To Lilith Fair Lineup

    January 21, 2010 4:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones , Heart , Loretta Lynn , Gossip and Cat Power are among the top female artists who have just been added to the lineup for Lilith Fair 2010, organizers announced today (Jan. 21). The revived touring music festival also added 15 more citie ...

  33. Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz Top Coachella 2010 Lineup

    January 19, 2010 10:25 AM EST 0 0 0 J ay-Z , Muse and Gorillaz will headline the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 16-18 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are LCD Soundsystem , Faith No More , Thom Yorke , Pavement and the Spec ...

  34. Corinne Bailey Rae: The Billboard Cover Story

    January 11, 2010 4:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Almost as quickly as she showed up, Corinne Bailey Rae has disappeared. The U.K. singer/songwriter just finished a highly abbreviated set at the 150-capacity Joe's Pub -- one of two New York gigs in early December, and her first live dates here ...

  35. 'Empire State of Mind' Co-writer In Disbelief Over Song's Success

    December 11, 2009 11:02 AM EST 0 0 0 As Jay-Z and Alicia Keys lock up their fourth week atop the Billboard Hot 100 this week with "Empire State of Mind," there isn't anyone as excited about the feat as singer/songwriter/producer Angela Hunte. Along with writing partner J ...

  36. Corinne Bailey Rae Debuts New Songs In London

    November 24, 2009 9:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Corinne Bailey Rae has made her long-awaited live return with an emotional London gig. The concert at the Tabernacle, West London, last night (Nov. 23) was her first full show since the March 2008 death of her husband, Jason Rae, from an accidental ...

  37. Corinne Bailey Rae Debuts New Songs In London

    November 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Corinne Bailey Rae has made her long-awaited live return with an emotional London gig. The concert at the Tabernacle, West London, last night (Nov. 23) was her first full show since the March 2008 death of her husband, Jason Rae, from an accidenta ...

  38. Green, ?uestlove 'Lay It Down' On New Album

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Al Green's long-in-the-works album co-produced by the Roots' Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson and keyboardist James Poyser finally has a release date. "Lay It Down" is due May 27 via Blue Note and features Al Green's lon ...

  39. Corinne Bailey Rae's Husband Found Dead

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The husband of British soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae was found dead and another man was arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs. The husband of British soul singer Corinne Bailey Rae was found dead and another man was arrested on suspicion of supp ...

  40. Corinne Bailey Rae's Husband Found Dead

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The husband of Grammy-nominated British singer Corinne Bailey Rae has been found dead. Police say Jason Rae was found in an apartment in the northern English city of Leeds on Saturday. Officers are awaiting results of toxicology tests to determine ...

  41. West, Winehouse Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of wh Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual G ...

  42. Artists Add Voices To 46664 Line-up

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crossover artist Johnny Clegg, Grammy winners Soweto Gospel Choir and ATO Records-signed Vusi Mahlasela are among the local stars who will take to the stage for the fifth 46664 concert, to be held Dec. 1 at Johannesburg's Ellis Park Stadium. ...

  43. Live Earth Heading To CD/DVD In November

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. July's worldwide Live Earth concerts will be encapsulated as a 1-CD/2-DVD package due Nov. 20 via Warner Bros. "Live Earth: ...

  44. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  45. The Police, West, Mayer Close Out Live Earth New York

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Police got a little help from rapper Kanye West and guitarist John Mayer for their show-closing set at the New York-area edition of Live Earth tonight (July 7), with those guests joining the reuni The Police got a little help from rapper Kanye W ...

  46. Live Earth London Wraps With Madonna Spectacular

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The queen of pop, an adopted Londoner, turned each song into a show-stopper in a vintage performance. She was backe Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a sp ...

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