1. 'Star Wars' Theme Named Favorite Movie Soundtrack

    September 30, 2013 1:08 AM EDT The Star Wars theme has been named Britain's favorite movie soundtrack in a BBC poll. "With almost a quarter of the audience votes, John Williams’ 'Star Wars Theme' topped a list that spans 64 years of cinema soundtrack history ...

  2. Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead: Inside The UK’s Bizarre Campaign To Make The Anti-Thatcher Song No. 1

    April 12, 2013 10:38 AM EDT UPDATE 4/12: BBC Radio will not play the full "Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead" song during the Official Chart Show on Sunday, Radio 1 controller Ben Cooper announced. Instead they will play a clip as part of a news item about the "W ...

  3. Tony Martin, Romantic Crooner, Dies at 98

    July 30, 2012 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, has died. He was 98. Martin died of natural cause ...

  4. Paul McCartney To Release New Album in February

    December 19, 2011 11:49 AM EST 0 0 0 Still-Untitled Full-Length To Feature Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder Paul McCartney will pay homage to some of the songs that inspired his greatest songwriting achievements on a forthcoming, still-untitled album, due out Feb. 7, 2012 on Hear Music/Conc ...

  5. Chart Beat

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Katharine McPhee, India.Arie, "Superman" and more! 'RAINBOW' CONNECTION: "The Wizard of Oz" had its world premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Aug. 15, 1939. Exactly 65 years and 11 ...

  6. Cabaret Singer Bobby Short Dies

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cabaret singer Bobby Short, the tuxedoed embodiment of New York style and sophistication who was a fixture at his piano in the Carlyle Hotel for more than 35 years, died this morning (March 21). He wa Cabaret singer Bobby Short, the tuxedoed embodim ...

  7. Bennett Sings Of 'Art Of Romance'

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran crooner Tony Bennett will release his next studio album, "The Art of Romance," Nov. 9 via RPM Records/Columbia Records. Veteran crooner Tony Bennett will release his next studio album, "The Art of Romance," Nov. 9 via RPM ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Sting, O-Town, Harold Arlen

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Sting, O-Town, Harold Arlen Sting is rehearsing material for his next A&M/Interscope studio album at his studio in Tuscany, Italy. According to the artist's official Web site , a steady stream of unnamed guest artists have participa ...

  9. Barbra Bequeaths Duets Disc

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 What do Frank Sinatra, Barry Gibb, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Barry Manilow, Donna Summer, Ray Charles, and Don Johnson have in common? They've each over the years have recorded collaborations with Ba What do Frank Sinatra, Barry Gibb, Neil Dia ...