1. Sting, Al Green Among Five Kennedy Center Honorees

    December 07, 2014 12:50 PM EST Top performers and power players from Hollywood, Broadway and the nation's capital are gathering this weekend to honor five artists who will receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors. This year's honorees are Tom Hanks, Sting , Lil ...

  2. Bruce Springsteen, Bill Clinton Rally for Obama in Ohio

    October 18, 2012 9:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lest anyone forget the importance of Ohio's white, working-class voters, President Barack Obama sent a clear reminder on Thursday. Make that two reminders: Bill (Clinton) and The Boss ( Bruce Springsteen ), two aging baby boomers still at the t ...

  3. Senate Considering Bill on Consumer Privacy Rights For Internet

    April 13, 2011 7:37 AM EDT A new Senate bill introduced Tuesday would establish a "privacy bill of rights" to set ground rules for companies that collect consumer data, including personal data amassed on the Internet and then mined to target online advertising. Th ...

  4. Activism Subdued, But Artists Press On

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2004 presidential election saw an unprecedented number of musicians coming out in support of either John Kerry or George W. Bush. The 2004 presidential election saw an unprecedented number of musicians coming out in support of either John Kerry ...

  5. Downey Steals Show As John, Beatty Honored

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elton John called his Kennedy Center Honor "icing on the cake," but actor Robert Downey Jr. got a frosty reception when he introduced the rock legend as "the other first lady." Elton John called his Kennedy Center Honor "ici ...

  6. Springsteen Plans Holiday Benefit Show

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 While years past have seen multiple-night holiday benefit concerts hosted by Bruce Springsteen in Asbury Park, N.J., the 2004 season will feature just one. While years past have seen multiple-night holiday benefit concerts hosted by Bruce Springstee ...

  7. Springsteen, Grushecky Rock For Flood Victims

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen has accepted an invitation to join friend Joe Grushecky at a benefit concert for victims of flooding in the wake of Hurricane Ivan. The Dec. 2 show will take place at Pittsburgh's He Bruce Springsteen has accepted an invitatio ...

  8. Weiland Slams Bush In Late Plea To Voters

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "I call on you to mobilize the forces," the Velvet Revolver frontman wrote in a note posted late yesterday (Nov. 1). "Is America really healthy? Is George Bush a Fascist? What are you going to do abou Hours before polls were to open f ...

  9. Bush Stops Using Orleans' 'Still The One'

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Bush campaign abruptly stopped using the 1970s hit "Still the One" at campaign rallies today (Oct. 29) after the songwriter, no fan of the president, claimed the Republicans never got permission. The Bush campaign abruptly stopped usin ...

  10. Springsteen To Stump For Kerry

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Going above and beyond his participation in the Vote for Change tour, Bruce Springsteen will join Democratic U.S. presidential candidate John Kerry at a handful of upcoming rallies. The Boss is expect Going above and beyond his participation in the ...

  11. Musicians Step Up Stumping Ahead Of Election

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the U.S. presidential election a little more than a week away, everyone from hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons and P. Diddy to John Kerry's old bandmates are making get out the vote appearances. With the U.S. presidential election a little mo ...

  12. P. Diddy Takes Voter Drive To Swing States

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sean "P. Diddy" Combs is following the lead of President Bush and Sen. John Kerry by taking his get-out-the-vote campaign to the swing states. Sean "P. Diddy" Combs is following the lead of President Bush and Sen. John Kerry by t ...

  13. 311 Eager To 'Keep Exploring'

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT singer Nick Hexum tells Billboard.com the rock act is just now settling into what he hopes will be a very long career. After releasing "Greatest Hits 93-03" earlier this year and a double-disc DVD due out next week, 311 singer Nick Hex ...

  14. The Electras, Keane & New Music Canada

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: The Electras, Keane and New Music Canada. THE ELECTR-IC CANDIDATE: "The Tangled Web" is nonpartisan, but as the only of the two U. ...

  15. Update: Streisand, Diamond Not Planning Tour

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Industry speculation that Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand would embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005 appears to be incorrect, according to a Diamond spokesperson. While no details are finalized, a Industry speculation that Neil Diamond and Barbr ...

  16. Free Foo Fighters Sets To Bookend Debate

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters have scheduled a pair of free performances to take place before and after the upcoming final debate between the major candidates for the U.S. Presidency. The sets will take place tomo The Foo Fighters have scheduled a pair of free p ...

  17. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 11-17)

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 11-17, 2004). VOTE FOR CHANGE: The week kicks off with a bang as the all-star finale of the Vote for Change tour will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C. on the Sundance Channel. The eve ...

  18. 311 DVD Due, Hexums Hitting Swing States

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just as modern rock act 311 releases a concert DVD later this month, principal member Nick Hexum and his brother, singer/songwriter Zack Hexum, will launch a tour of swing states in advance of the U.S Just as modern rock act 311 releases a concert D ...

  19. TunesOnTV

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 20 "Live with Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Lil' Romeo (also scheduled: Melina Kanakaredes, Miss America). &qu ...

  20. Appalachian Labor Day Concert Stirs Political Pot

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Willie Nelson, Nanci Griffith and Asleep At The Wheel were among those performing for thousands yesterday (Sept. 6) at a riverfront event in Charleston, W. Va. Willie Nelson, Nanci Griffith and Asleep At The Wheel were among those performing for tho ...

  21. Andre 3000 Getting Political With HBO

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A day after first daughter Jenna Bush gave Republicans a pop-culture lesson by dropping OutKast's name, Andre 3000 showed up at the GOP convention in New York to encourage young people to vote. He's m A day after first daughter Jenna Bush ...

  22. Jay-Z, OutKast Lead MTV VMA Winners

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four awards each, OutKast's "Hey Ya!" and Jay-Z's "99 Problems" were the top winners at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, presented last night (Aug. 29) at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. "H With four awa ...

  23. Diamond Drops In Down Under

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After an extended break from the road, Neil Diamond has lined up a seven-date tour of Australia and New Zealand for next spring. After an extended break from the road, Neil Diamond has lined up a seven-date tour of Australia and New Zealand for next ...

  24. JibJab Settles Suit Over Guthrie's 'Land'

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Publishers of Woody Guthrie's classic "This Land is Your Land" and JibJab Media, creators of an animated Internet short that uses the tune in a comic sendup of President Bush and Sen. John Kerry's pre Publishers of Woody Guthrie& ...

  25. Senate Candidate Seeks Springsteen Boycott

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Upset with Bruce Springsteen's effort to oust President Bush from the White House, the New York Conservative Party's candidate for the U.S. Senate is launching a "Boycott the Boss" television commerci Upset with Bruce Springsteen ...

  26. Bruce, DMB, Chicks To Play For Kerry?

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sources say a series of "swing state" concerts are being planned for October in support of Senator John Kerry's Presidential campaign. Among the artists believed to be participating are Bruce Springst Sources say a series of "s ...

  27. Concert For Kerry/Edwards Raises $7.5M

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After celebrities raised $7.5 million with a concert for Democratic candidates John Kerry and John Edwards last night (July 8) in New York... After celebrities raised $7.5 million with a concert for Democratic candidates John Kerry and John Edwards ...

  28. Kerry Cancels Concerts After Reagan's Death

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of the death of former President Ronald Reagan, Democratic nominee-to-be John Kerry has temporarily postponed two fundraising concerts that were set for this week. In the wake of the death of former President Ronald Reagan, Democratic ...

  29. Kerry Cancels Concerts After Reagan's Death

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of the death of former President Ronald Reagan, Democratic nominee-to-be John Kerry has temporarily postponed two fundraising concerts that were set for this week. In the wake of the death of former President Ronald Reagan, Democratic ...

  30. Crosby, Nash Eyeing First Album Since 1976

    November 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 David Crosby and Graham Nash will enter the studio in January to record their first album together as a duo in almost 30 years. David Crosby and Graham Nash will enter the studio in January to record their first album together as a duo in almost 30 ...