1. The Power of Music and Madiba: An 89th Birthday Party for Mandela and the History Books (Guest Post)

    December 10, 2013 10:25 AM EST By Ralph Simon as told to Florie Brizel Ralph Simon, a world-recognized leader in the fields of mobile entertainment and music, is a native South African living in London. Florie Brizel is a freelance writer in Los Angeles and co-author of “Words ...

  2. Beyonce, Madonna Join 'Sound of Change' Concert

    May 29, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Beyonce and Madonna will be lending their support to the "Sound of Change Live" concert, being held in London on Saturday to raise funds for over a hundred worldwide projects that support women and girls. A billion people are expected to ...

  3. Ziggy Marley On 'In Concert,' Working on 'One Man' Studio Album

    December 18, 2012 7:11 PM EST 0 0 0 With his first live album about to be released, Ziggy Marley is already back in the studio, working on songs for his next album. "I'm thinking about putting a record out next year, but I'm not sure if I'm gonna make that," M ...

  4. U2 Talk New Album, Huge South African Concert

    February 11, 2011 5:47 PM EST U2 will play FNB Stadium in South Africa this weekend (Photo: WireImage) U2 open the next leg of their massive 360° Tour this Sunday, Feb, 13, with what may be the biggest audience of the band's 30-year career. The band's manager Paul Mc ...

  5. Kickoff Concert Opens 2010 FIFA World Cup

    June 10, 2010 6:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 "South Africa, South Africa, are you ready?" Black Eyed Peas will.i.am shouted to the 30-000 strong crowd 12 minutes into the live broadcast - and from that moment, the first-ever FIFA World Cup Kick-Off concert hit its stride and the pace ...

  6. Thom Yorke Writes Songs For Free Tibet Film

    January 06, 2010 7:33 AM EST 0 0 0 Thom Yorke , Damien Rice and Philip Glass have composed songs for a documentary film about Tibet. The Radiohead frontman has written three songs for "When The Dragon Swallowed the Sun," a film about the Free Tibet movement's ongoing s ...

  7. SOS Records Launches With Hand From Archbishop Tutu

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Using the dramatic calling card "The Day That Music Was Set Free," SOS Records launched at a New York press conference today, including an endorsement from Nobel Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Founded by Canadian businessman Steve ...

  8. Coldplay Members Lobby For Free Trade

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay frontman Chris Martin brought a surprise element of glitz to an otherwise staid gathering of the World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday (Sept. 9) in Cancun, Mexico, when he delivered the so Coldplay frontman Chris Martin brought a surpris ...

  9. Bono, Gray, Shaggy On Board For Mandela Concert

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former South African President Nelson Mandela will host a Feb. 2 concert featuring some of the world's leading entertainers to raise funds for Africa's millions of AIDS victims. U2 singer Bono, Macy G Former South African President Nelson ...

  10. Bono Everywhere At Economic Forum

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Every year at the World Economic Forum, there's a leader or two who stands out, courted by the rich and famous -- and the media. In years past, Madeline Albright, Yasser Arafat, Bill Clinton, and Geor Every year at the World Economic Forum, the ...