1. Elvis Presley Estate Bid In Second Round, Sony Corp. and G2 Investment Group Among Expected Suitors

    August 14, 2013 8:24 PM EDT The auction for Core Media’s packaged estates of Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali is now in the second round as bids are landing at the the Raine Group, the investment bank running the auction for Core Media. The New York Post reported that bids w ...

  2. Robert F.X. Sillerman's Empire State of Mind

    August 30, 2012 5:55 PM EDT After conquering both radio and live music, Robert F.X. Sillerman now has $1 billion to spend and his sights set on electronic dance music's explosive live space. Bob Sillerman is laying on a black marble countertop, against a black brocade w ...

  3. Backbeat: How Canadian Boxing Legend George Chuvalo Inspired Our Lady Peace's New Album

    April 10, 2012 2:08 PM EDT What Becomes A Legend Most (from left): Our Lady Peace's bassist Duncan Coutts, frontman Raine Maida, boxing legend George Chuvalo, OLP manager Eric Lawrence, guitarist Steve Mazur, drummer Jeremy Taggart (photo: Luther Mallory) Just prior to ...

  4. Rolling Stones Entering Studio Soon

    April 10, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones will meet in a recording studio later this month "to just throw some ideas around." The guitarist for the legendary rock group said Monday that he and the band just want "to get the feel again." ...

  5. Ronnie Wood: Rolling Stones To Go Into Studio Soon

    April 09, 2012 10:07 PM EDT Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones will meet in a recording studio later this month "to just throw some ideas around." The guitarist for the legendary rock group said Monday that he and the band just want "to get the feel again.&qu ...

  6. Joe Frazier the Singer: Boxing Great's Soul-Funk Knockouts

    November 08, 2011 9:00 AM EST Joe Frazier, boxing champion, died Monday following a brief battle with liver cancer. The man who clashed with Muhammad Ali three thrilling times -- winning once -- had only just begun his fight with the disease a month ago, but his manager says t ...

  7. Joe Frazier the Singer: Boxing Great's Soul-Funk Knockouts

    November 08, 2011 12:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Joe Frazier, boxing champion, died Monday following a brief battle with liver cancer. The man who clashed with Muhammad Ali three thrilling times -- winning once -- had only just begun his fight with the disease a month ago, but his manager says the ...

  8. Mick Jagger's SuperHeavy Supergroup to Drop Album in September

    June 23, 2011 3:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Music will release the album from SuperHeavy, a group featuring Mick Jagger , Eurythmics founder Dave Stewart, singer Joss Stone , composer A.R. Rahman and reggae artist Damian Marley . No exact release date is set, but Universal Republic ...

  9. T.I. Talks About Addiction To Pain Killers, Seeking Eminem's Advice

    November 22, 2010 11:28 AM EST 0 0 0 T.I. is the cover subject of Vibe Magazine's Dec./Jan. 2011 issue, and the recently-incarcerated rapper talks to the publication about his addiction to pain killers and going to Eminem for advice on kicking the habit, among other things. I' ...

  10. Phil Spector Denied Wearing A Wig

    August 20, 2010 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 One of Phil Spector 's sons has praised a documentary that depicts the convicted homicidal music producer as a sociopath and a narcissist. The film, "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector," is based on a three and a half hour inte ...

  11. Diddy Invokes Ali, Obama, MLK in Blog Trailer

    May 05, 2010 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 S ean "Diddy" Combs released the, ahem, "trailer" for his new blog (the aptly named Diddyblog.com ) on Monday, and basically, "Iron Man 2" wishes it had a preview this dramatic. Video: Trailer for Diddyblog.com Diddyblo ...

  12. Elvis Costello Enjoys Making A 'Spectacle' On T.V.

    December 04, 2009 6:23 PM EST 0 0 0 E lvis Costello , the British singer-songwriter who swept through the London pub scene, the punk movement and the New Wave fad while retaining his signature sound, continues to release great work 30-plus years into his career. His latest project, th ...

  13. Super Bowl Sounds: Dylan/will.i.am; Pumpkins

    January 29, 2009 4:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Bob Dylan and will.i.am: together at last? The artists both appear in a Pepsi commercial that may run during the Super Bowl broadcast, singing a song written specifically for the ad. Further details were unavailable. In addition, Pepsi Co. North Ame ...

  14. Nas / July 15, 2008 / New York (Blender Theatre)

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After rocking the music world with his new album's original title, "N*gger," Nas celebrated the disc's release with a sweaty performance punctuated by live skits. After rocking the music world with his new album's original t ...

  15. Nas: More Than Words

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seated in a quiet corner of New York restaurant the Spotted Pig, Nas is drinking a glass of rosé. He's dressed comfortably in jeans, Velcro-fastened sneakers and a white T-shirt with a poster from Mu Seated in a quiet corner of New York restaur ...

  16. Game Plan: A Star Rapper Steps Back Into The Ring

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hands wrapped in sparring tape, Campton, Calif., native the Game steps into the boxing ring for his Hurricane 2 shoe campaign shoot. But this battle is twofold. He's also poised to fight for his sopho Hands wrapped in sparring tape, Campton, Ca ...

  17. Marsalis, City Workers To Drop Ball in NYC

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Workers from city agencies that joined in the Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, along with New Orleans jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, will serve as the guests of honor at the annual New Year's Eve ba Workers from city agencies that joined in t ...

  18. Don King Vs. ESPN In Defamation Suit

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Boxing promoter Don King filed a defamation suit Jan. 12 claiming he was portrayed in a false light in an ESPN "SportsCentury" segment that aired in May. His attorney said King is entitled to damages NEW YORK (AP) -- Boxing promoter Don ...

  19. BET Bestows Honors On Outkast, Usher, Arie

    June 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap duo Outkast took home the favorite music group honor at last night's (June 25) second annual BET Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Usher left with the best male R&B artist award, whi Rap duo Outkast took home the favorite musi ...

  20. Janet, Usher Among BET Awards Celebs

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Janet Jackson, Usher, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, and Alicia Keys are among the artists who will either be performing or presenting during Tuesday's (June 25) second annual BET Awards. Organizers of the ev Janet Jackson, Usher, Sean " ...

  21. Senator Boycotts Backstreet Boy's Testimony

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 C-Span is looking more like "Entertainment Tonight" these days. Check out the glitterati who have shown up at congressional hearings recently: Julia Roberts. Christie Brinkley. Michael J. Fox. And now C-Span is looking more like "Ente ...

  22. Aaliyah Tops BET Awards Nominations

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for the second annual BET Awards with a total of four nominations. Tied with three nods apiece are B2K and Alicia Keys, while rapper Ja Rule has two. Along Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for t ...

  23. Ali

    December 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Juxtaposing new and old, as well as various genres (R&B/soul, jazz, rock, Eastern, Arabic, and South Asian), this complement to the highly anticipated film starring Will Smith parallels legendary Juxtaposing new and old, as well as various genre ...

  24. Kelly, Keys Anchor 'Ali' Soundtrack

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two new cuts from R&B artists R. Kelly and a third from Alicia Keys will anchor the Interscope soundtrack to "Ali," Columbia Pictures' upcoming bio-pic of boxer Muhammad Ali, starring Will Smith. Two new cuts from R&B artists ...

  25. Angie Stone Warms Up On 'Mahogany'

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As she approaches the promotion of "Mahogany Soul," her second studio effort and J Records debut (due Nov. 6), R&B diva Angie Stone is notably relaxed and content. "Everything is flowing," she ent As she approaches the promot ...

  26. World Tunes In To Fundraising Telethon

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly 60 million people in the United States watched music and film stars pay tribute to real-life heroes during an unprecedented benefit for victims of the terrorist attacks. The telethon was shown Nearly 60 million people in the United States wat ...

  27. Celebrities To Fete Jackson's Solo Years

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to find a celebrity who isn't planning to be at Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert tonight (Sept. 7) at New York's Madison Square Garden. The first of two heavily hyped concerts (the It's hard to find a cel ...

  28. Wynton Marsalis Trumpeted As U.N. Peace Messenger

    March 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who got his start with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, is becoming a new kind of messenger: one for peace. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan pinned a dove on Ma Renowned trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, who got his ...