1. Youssou N’Dour, Kaija Saariaho To Receive the 2013 Polar Music Prize

    May 07, 2013 6:08 AM EDT Senegalese artist Youssou N’Dour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho are the 2013 recipients of Sweden’s prestigious Polar Music Prize. The Prize was created and funded in 1989 by Stig Andersson, the late manager of ABBA (sometimes called ABBA&# ...

  2. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting in Tuscany: All This Time." He dedicates his award to his "dear late friend Timothy White." 2002 - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting ...

  3. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Blues singer Arnold "Gatemouth" Moore dies in Yazoo City, Miss., after a long illness. He is 90. Born in Topeka, Kan., Moore grew up in Memphis. He worked with various Kansas City jazz bands, a 2004 - Blues singer Arnold "Gatem ...

  4. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting in Tuscany: All This Time." He dedicates his award to his "dear late friend Timothy White." 2002 - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting ...

  5. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Blues singer Arnold "Gatemouth" Moore dies in Yazoo City, Miss., after a long illness. He is 90. Born in Topeka, Kan., Moore grew up in Memphis. He worked with various Kansas City jazz bands, a 2004 - Blues singer Arnold "Gatem ...

  6. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Diana Ross is held in police custody at London's Heathrow Airport for several hours following an incident involving a member of the airport's security staff. Ross is arrested then cautio 2002 - Sting receives an E ...

  7. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John ...

  8. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>June Carter Cash dies at Nashville's Baptist Hospital of complications following heart surgery she underwent the previous week. She is 73.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Blue ...

  9. Zeppelin, Gergiev Win Polar Music Prize

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev were named laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2006 today (Nov. 7) in Stockholm. Legendary rock act Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and arti ...

  10. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Diana Ross is held in police custody at London's Heathrow Airport for several hours following an incident involving a member of the airport's security staff. Ross is arrested then cautio 2002 - Sting receives an E ...

  11. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Blues singer Arnold "Gatemouth" Moore dies in Yazoo City, Miss., after a long illness. He is 90. Born in Topeka, Kan., Moore grew up in Memphis. He worked with various Kansas City jazz b 2004 - Blues singer Arnold ...

  12. Gil, Fischer-Dieskau Win Polar Music Prize

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil and German romance singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau are the 2005 winners of the Polar Music Prize for their contributions to music. Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil and German romance singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau are the ...

  13. B.B. King, Ligeti Win Polar Music Prize

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blues legend B.B. King and Hungarian-born composer Gyorgy Ligeti have each been selected by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music to receive the prestigious 2004 Polar Music Prize. Sweden's King Carl XVI Blues legend B.B. King and Hungarian-born c ...

  14. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E documentary, "Sting in Tuscany: All This Time." He dedicates his award to his "dear late friend Timothy White." 2002 - Sting receives an Emmy for the A&E docume ...

  15. Emmylou Harris Says 'Grace'

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran vocalist Emmylou Harris will release a new studio album, "Stumble From Grace," Sept. 23 via Nonesuch. The set is the follow-up to her acclaimed 2000 set "Red Dirt Girl," which debuted at No. 5 Veteran vocalist Emmylou Har ...

  16. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Nellie Shabalala, wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo leader Joseph, is shot to death in the township of Claremont, near Durban, South Africa. She is 49. Her husband is shot in the arm in th 2002 - Nellie Shabalala, wife of Lad ...

  17. Jarrett To Receive 2003 Polar Music Prize

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pianist Keith Jarrett has been selected as the 2003 winner of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's annual Polar Music Prize. Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf will present the prize at a May 12 ceremony i Pianist Keith Jarrett has been selecte ...

  18. This Day in Music

    September 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Isaac Stern, one of the last great violinists of his generation, a fiddler who saved Carnegie Hall from the wreckers and a mentor to generations of classical musicians who followed him, 2001 - Isaac Stern, one of the last g ...

  19. Makeba, Gubaidulina Win Polar Music Prize

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 South African singer Miriam Makeba and Tatarstani avant garde composer Sofia Gubaidulina have been designated as the winners of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's annual Polar Music Prize. Sweden's South African singer Miriam Makeba and ...

  20. Carnegie Hall Salutes Isaac Stern

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was Isaac Stern's last standing ovation at Carnegie Hall. After some six decades and 200 performances there, Stern was gone. And yet he wasn't. A month after his death at age 81, the man who preven It was Isaac Stern's last standin ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Johnny Cash, Wilco, Isaac Stern

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on Johnny Cash, Wilco, and Isaac Stern. Country legend Johnny Cash was released from Nashville's Baptist Hospital yesterday (Oct. 22), according to his management company, Artists Consultants, Inc. The 69-year-old singer was admitted to ...

  22. Violinist Isaac Stern Dies At 81

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Isaac Stern, the master violinist who saved Carnegie Hall from the wrecking ball, died Saturday. He was 81. Stern was one of the last great violinists of his generation and helped advance the careers Isaac Stern, the master violinist who saved Carne ...

  23. Bacharach, Moog, Stockhausen Share Polar Music Prize

    May 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Songwriter Burt Bacharach, electronic composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, and synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog were honored with the Polar Music Prize last night (May 14) in Stockholm for service to the wo Songwriter Burt Bacharach, electronic composer K ...

  24. Bacharach, Moog, Stockhausen Share Polar Music Prize

    January 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Songwriter Burt Bacharach, synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog, and electronic composer Karlheinz Stockhausen will receive the 2001 Polar Music Prize at a ceremony May 14 in Stockholm, it was announced at Songwriter Burt Bacharach, synthesizer pioneer R ...