1. Luciano Pavarotti

    Luciano Pavarotti

    24 Albums, 5 Songs

    • Pavarotti: The 50 Greatest Tracks
    • Pavarotti's Greatest Hits
    • O Holy Night
    • The Ultimate Collection
    • Ti Adoro
    • O Holy Night
    • The Ultimate Collection
  2. 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 ...

  3. Pavarotti Manager Herbert Breslin Dead At 87

    May 17, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Herbert Breslin, the hard-driving manager who helped propel Luciano Pavarotti to international fame during the 36 years they worked together, has died, his wife said Thursday. He was 87. Breslin collapsed at his hotel in Nice, France, on Wednesday ...

  4. Lady Gaga Has 'Marilyn Moment' at Bill Clinton's Concert

    October 16, 2011 10:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga was one of several musicians who performed Saturday night at the Hollywood Bowl during a concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of Clinton's foundation, which has sought to improve global health, strengthen economies worldwide, prom ...

  5. Salvatore Licitra, Tenor Dubbed 'Pavarotti's Heir,' Dead at 43

    September 05, 2011 11:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Salvatore Licitra, a tenor known in his Italian homeland as the "new Pavarotti" for his potent voice and considerable stamina, died Monday at age 43 after spending nine days in a coma following a motorscooter accident in Sicily. Catania� ...

  6. Placido Domingo Named IFPI Chairman

    July 26, 2011 12:00 PM EDT Legendary opera star Placido Domingo might have played a record 134 operatic roles in more than 3,500 career performances during his more than 40-year career. He may also have made more than 100 recordings of complete operas, plus arias, duets and ...

  7. Decca Classics: Is Launching a Classical Label in 2011 Bold or Foolhardy?

    February 25, 2011 10:15 AM EST Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim in Seville, Spain in 2009 (Photo: Manuel Vaca) It might seem foolhardy to launch a core classical label in the middle of a worldwide record sales slump, but then Decca is noted for its innovations. The distin ...

  8. Placido Domingo Honored As Latin Grammy Person of the Year

    November 11, 2010 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Rock and pop crooners from throughout Latin America praised opera icon Plácido Domingo as an inspiration to all Hispanics during a star-studded tribute concert in Las Vegas honoring the Spanish tenor's career. Domingo, known to popular music au ...

  9. Spike Lee to Direct John Legend, the Roots Live Webcast

    September 14, 2010 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spike Lee will direct a live webcast of a concert featuring John Legend and the Roots . The concert, to be held in New York on Sept. 23, is the second part of "Unstaged," a live concert series presented by American Express Co. The first wa ...

  10. Spike Lee to Direct John Legend, The Roots Live Webcast

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Spike Lee will direct a live webcast of a concert featuring John Legend and the Roots. The concert, to be held in New York on Sept. 23, is the second part of "Unstaged," a live concert series presented by American Express Co. The first w ...

  11. Latin Recording Acadmey To Honor Tenor Placido Domingo

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tenor Placido Domingo will be honored as the 2010 Latin Recording academy Person of the Year at a tribute dinner and concert on Nov. 10 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas on the eve of the Latin Grammy Awards. Considered one of the ...

  12. Opera Singer Dies Before Starring World Cup Role

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A South African opera singer personally chosen by Nelson Mandela to sing at the World Cup 's opening ceremony has died two weeks before he was due to perform. Siphiwo Ntshebe , 34, an up-and-coming tenor known to local fans as the "new P ...

  13. Chart Beat Thursday: A Madge-ical Week For 'Glee'

    April 29, 2010 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 NEW DIRECTIONS: On the Billboard Hot 100 dated March 18, 1989, Madonna 's "Like a Prayer" soared in as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 38. 21 years, one month and three weeks later, the song makes its second Hot 100 appearance, again as the ...

  14. Elton John Stage Collapse In Mexico Injures Three

    April 02, 2010 11:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Part of the stage being set up for a weekend concert by singer Elton John at Mexico's famed Chichen Itza ruins collapsed during construction, injuring three workers, authorities said Thursday. Two of the workers were treated for slight injuries ...

  15. Elton John, Lady Gaga To Join Sting At Rainforest Fund Concert

    March 23, 2010 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 S ting , Elton John , Lady Gaga and Dame Shirley Bassey will perform together at Carnegie Hall, as part of the bi-annual Rainforest Fund benefit concert on May 13. The event will mark the 21st birthday of the charitable organization founded by Sting ...

  16. Domingo Wins Inaugural Birgit Nilsson Prize

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Spanish tenor Placido Domingo on Friday won the first $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize for his "unrivaled" contributions to the world of opera, the award foundation said. The Swedish soprano picked Domingo as the winner of the inaugural a ...

  17. Lily Allen, Springsteen Retain U.K. Chart Peaks

    February 09, 2009 11:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Lily Allen's Allen's "The Fear" (Regal/Parlophone/EMI) and Bruce Springsteen's "Working on a Dream" (Columbia/Sony BMG) retained the No. 1 spots on the new U.K. single and album charts respectively yesterday (Feb. ...

  18. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by Hurricane Wilma, is originally scheduled to take place the day earlier, but is then moved up a day. Ultimatel 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America ...

  19. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passes away at home in Thunder Bay, Ontario at the age of 79. His death coincides with the presentation of the 2005 Canadian Cou 2005 - Canadian country manager, label owner and ...

  20. Pavarotti To Be Remembered Around The World

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The world will mark the first anniversary of the death of Luciano Pavarotti with a series of concerts, an exhibit and other events, organizers and his family announced Friday. Among the tributes planned for the celebrated tenor, who died Sept. 6, ...

  21. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Brussels after meeting European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, Bono s 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union ...

  22. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit "Just One Look," dies in Las Vegas. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter had suffered from emphysema. Born Doris Payne in Har 2004 - Doris Troy, best known for the ...

  23. Grammy Performances Meld Classic, Contemporary

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awards Sunday night (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles, with performances from talent that included some of the most beloved songs of the past decades. The classic met the contemporary at the 50th Grammy Awa ...

  24. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by Hurricane Wilma, is originally scheduled to take place the day earlier, but is then moved up a day. Ultimatel 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America ...

  25. Kanye Defeats 50 Cent On U.K. Album Chart

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West won the U.K. battle in the worldwide war of the rap superstars as "Graduation" (Def Jam) entered at No. 1 on the album chart ahead of 50 Cent's "Curtis" (Interscope). Meanwhile, in an uncha Kanye West won the U.K. ...

  26. Chart Beat

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses matchbox twenty, Fergie, Pavarotti and more! HOW 'FAR'? 'FAR' FINE: Just last week, I reported that Carrie Underwood had the second biggest Hot 100 leap of the year, thanks to the 93-17 jump of "So Small" ...

  27. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian country manager, label owner and songwriter Don Grashey passes away at home in Thunder Bay, Ontario at the age of 79. His death coincides with the presentation of the 2005 Canadian Cou 2005 - Canadian country manager, label owner and ...

  28. Italian Tributes Flow For Pavarotti

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Leaders of Italian government, business and the arts continued to pay homage today for opera legend Luciano Pavarotti, who passed away yesterday morning. Italy's head of state, President Giorgio Napolitano, said that Pavarotti "managed t ...

  29. World Mourns Loss Of Tenor Pavarotti

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Friends and admirers of Luciano Pavarotti joined in a chorus of grief as the world paid homage to the thrilling voice and exuberant personality of the great Italian tenor who died today (Sept. 6). Ami Friends and admirers of Luciano Pavarotti joined ...

  30. Opera Legend Luciano Pavarotti Dies At 71

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti, beloved by millions of fans who heard him in venues ranging from the Metropolitan Opera to Dodger Stadium, died in the early hours of this morning (Sept. 6) at his h Opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti, beloved by mi ...

  31. Italian Biz Pays Tribute To Pavarotti

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Italian music industry has paid tribute to opera great Luciano Pavarotti, who died early Thursday morning at the age of 71. Enzo Mazza, president of labels body FIMI, commented, "Luciano Pavarotti wasn't only an extraordinary artist ...

  32. Opera Legend Luciano Pavarotti Dies At 71

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti, beloved by millions of fans who heard him in venues ranging from the Metropolitan Opera to Dodger Stadium, died in the early hours of this morning (Sept. 6) at his home in Modena, Italy, after a year-plus battle ...

  33. Report: Pavarotti In Grave Condition

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Luciano Pavarotti's health has deteriorated sharply and the 71-year-old tenor is at home, unconscious and suffering from kidney failure. Luciano Pavarotti's health has deteriorated sharply and the 71-year-old tenor is at home, unconscious ...

  34. Report: Pavarotti's Condition Worsens

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Luciano Pavarotti's health has deteriorated and and he's in serious condition, the Italian news agencies ANSA and AGI reported Wednesday. Citing medical sources, ANSA said the 71-year-old tenor, who has pancreatic cancer, was believed to ...

  35. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union to step up efforts to support the disadvantaged in Africa. Speaking in Brussels after meeting European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso, Bono s 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the European Union ...

  36. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit "Just One Look," dies in Las Vegas. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter had suffered from emphysema. Born Doris Payne in Har 2004 - Doris Troy, best known for the ...

  37. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Luciano Pavarotti is acquitted of tax evasion in a trial in his home town of Modena, Italy. The opera star, who was accused of owing the government $18 million for income earned from 198 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards La ...

  38. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Country music icon Johnny Cash dies at 1 a.m. ET of heart failure at Nashville's Baptist Hospital, stemming from complications from diabetes. He is 71, and had been in poor health for se 2005 - Canadian country manager ...

  39. Pavarotti Hoping To Resume Tour Next Year

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, regarded by many as the greatest of his generation, hopes to return to the stage early next year after undergoing surgery for pancreatic cancer, he said in an intervie Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, regarded by man ...

  40. Pavarotti Recovering From Cancer Surgery

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tenor Luciano Pavarotti underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer and is "recovering well," his manager said today (July 7). The 70-year-old singer was preparing to leave New York last week to resume hi Tenor Luciano Pavarotti underwent surg ...

  41. This Day in Music

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Kenny G, Diana Krall, and Joe Sample featuring Lalah Hathaway are big winners at the Billboard/BET On Jazz Awards, presented at the BET On Jazz Studios in Washington, D.C. Awards include 2005 - U2 frontman Bono urges the Eu ...

  42. Pavarotti's Farewell Tour Delayed Again

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A complication from back surgery has forced Luciano Pavarotti to postpone five June dates on his worldwide farewell tour. A complication from back surgery has forced Luciano Pavarotti to postpone five June dates on his worldwide farewell tour. Perfo ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. Domingo In No Mood For Swan Song

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Placido Domingo is looking ahead to life after singing, but the Spanish tenor has no plans for an operatic swan song just yet. Placido Domingo is looking ahead to life after singing, but the Spanish tenor has no plans for an operatic swan song just ...

  45. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Norah Jones is the big winner at the 45 annual Grammy Awards ceremony in New York, taking home all five awards for which she is nominated. Jones wins the coveted best new artist award, a 2004 - Doris Troy, best known for th ...

  46. Gabriel, Pavarotti Participate In Surreal Olympic Opening

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Peter Gabriel performed John Lennon's "Imagine" and tenor Luciano Pavarotti delivered the finale at today's (Feb. 10) opening ceremony to the Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. Peter Gabriel performed John Lennon's " ...

  47. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>On stage at the Grand Ole Opry, Vince Gill honors his late friend and influence, John Denver. Gill plays "Take Me Home, Country Roads," and invites the audience to sing along.<br clear=" 2004 - Rolling Sto ...

  48. This Day in Music

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The soundtrack to Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous" hits stores with something on it that no other soundtrack has ever had before: the authorized use of a vintage Led Zeppelin song. Zeppel 2004 - Legendary stud ...

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