1. Carly Rae Jepsen, Ed Sheeran, & More Talk Donald Trump: 'It's America, Anything Kind Of Goes'

    June 25, 2015 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Politics is not usually a question one asks about at awards shows, but when Donald Trump is running for President of the United States most people have an opinion. It should be noted that Toronto's infamous former Mayor Rob Ford has endorsed hi ...

  2. Dave Brubeck, Jazz Piano Great, Dead at 91

    December 05, 2012 12:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such as "Take Five" caught listeners' ears with exotic, challenging rhythms, has died. He was 91. Brubeck died Wednesday morning of heart failure after being str ...

  3. Dave Brubeck, Jazz Composer, Pianist, Dead At 91

    December 05, 2012 12:07 PM EST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such as "Take Five" caught listeners' ears with exotic, challenging rhythms, has died. He was 91. Brubeck died Wednesday morning of hea ...

  4. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Singer, Dead at 84

    September 26, 2012 10:12 AM EDT With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you wer ...

  5. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Crooner, Dies

    September 26, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you weren ...

  6. Lawrence Barnett, president of MCA's Talent Agency in the 1960s, Dies at 98

    June 13, 2012 7:37 PM EDT Lawrence Barnett, who as president of the MCA Talent Agency in the 1960s represented the likes of Jack Benny, Marlon Brando, Judy Garland and Ronald Reagan, died June 11 in Los Angeles. He was 98. After 37 years with MCA, Barnett served as an exec ...

  7. Country Hall Highlights Bakersfield Sound

    April 06, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 There was something about the California sound of country music. It sparkled on the airwaves as much as the flamboyant stage attire that the artists who made the music wore on stage. For a while, it seemed like there was somewhat of a tug-of-war bet ...

  8. Music & Politics: 5 Moments When They Didn't Mix

    January 24, 2012 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 From the protest songs of Woodie Guthrie to the streetside concerts of Occupy Wall Street, music and politics have long gone hand in hand. But the two haven't always seen eye-to-eye. Here are five moments where music and politics didn't mi ...

  9. Apple's Steve Jobs Dead At 56

    October 05, 2011 7:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who used digital technology to resurrect animated feature films, reshape the music industry and shake up film and television distribution models, died Wednesday. He was 56. Jobs, a computer genius who, with fellow co ...

  10. Pavement Returns To Late Night With 'Gold Soundz'

    September 21, 2010 12:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pavement played "Gold Soundz" off their critically-acclaimed 1994 album "Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain" on "The Colbert Report" last night (Sept. 20). Video: Pavement on "The Colbert Report" Before the performanc ...

  11. Video: Living Colour Talk 'Chair In The Doorway'

    September 25, 2009 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 The cult of personality continues in 2009, as purveyors of hard funk-rock Living Colour return with "The Chair In The Doorway" - the band's first set of new material in nearly six years. Out last week on Megaforce Records, the eleven ...

  12. 31 Million Viewers Watch Jackson Memorial

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT According to Nielsen Media Research, the memorial service for Michael Jackson on Tuesday (July 7) totaled a combined 20.5 household rating with 30.92 million viewers on the 19 networks carrying it from approximately 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The participat ...

  13. THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Prophets are among us, declares Marcus (Like a Rolling Stone, 2005, etc.): singing and making films, writing novels and poetry. But we rarely listen to them until it's too late. Prophets are among us, declares Marcus (Like a Rolling Stone, 2005 ...

  14. Spanish Singer/Actress Rocio Jurado Dies

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rocio Jurado, a singer and actress who was a beloved figure in Spain and Latin America over a career spanning more than four decades, died today (June 1) after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer Rocio Jurado, a singer and actress who was a bel ...

  15. Morrissey Claims Investigation By U.S., U.K. Intelligence

    February 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Morrissey claims the United States and British intelligence officials have interviewed him after he criticized U.S. President George W. Bush, the war in Iraq and the British government in recent years Morrissey claims the United States and British i ...

  16. Michael Jackson Called For Jury Service

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Authorities want Michael Jackson back in court -- this time as a juror. Jackson received a jury summons at his Neverland Valley Ranch in California, four months after he was acquitted of child molesta Authorities want Michael Jackson back in court - ...

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses top singles of presidential eras, Steve Winwood, the Hot 100, Brian Wilson, George Strait and more with readers. WEST WINGING IT Dear Fred, With the upcoming election I thought it might be interesting to list the top 5 hits of ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Opera Star Placido Domingo Knighted

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Opera singer Placido Domingo received an honorary knighthood at the British embassy in Washington, D.C., yesterday (Oct. 14) for his contributions to music and his charity work in England and around t Opera singer Placido Domingo received an honorar ...

  21. Joey Ramone Dead At 49

    April 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman), the gangly punk rock icon whose signature yelp melded with the Ramones' three-chord thrash to signify the New York punk revolution, died yesterday (April 15). H Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman), the ...

  22. Joey Ramone Dead At 49

    April 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman), the gangly punk rock icon whose signature yelp melded with the Ramones' three-chord thrash to signify the New York punk revolution, died yesterday (April 15). H Joey Ramone (real name: Jeffrey Hyman), the ...