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A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

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A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by Common with iTunes here.
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  • Grammys 2015: Sam Smith, Rihanna and Ed Sheeran among those to watch

    Grammys 2015: Sam Smith, Rihanna and Ed Sheeran among those to watch
    The choruses and melodies honored during Sunday's 57th Grammy Awards at the Staples Center are destined to be played at high-school class reunions until at least 2065, even if by then global warming will have rendered such gatherings oceanic parties....
  • Grammys 2015: Jhené Aiko keeps her music in motion

    Grammys 2015: Jhené Aiko keeps her music in motion
    Jhene Aiko, her agent and her manager are huddled together on a recent afternoon going over upcoming gigs for the buzzing alternative-R&B star. The Los Angeles native is in the middle of a victory lap for a breakout year that included her first hit...
  • Oscars: Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey to present

    Oscars: Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey to present
    The Neil Patrick Harris High-Wire Act, also known as the 87th Oscars, has gained some major star power. Three-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey will be presenters during the Feb. 22 telecast on ABC. Streep, a nominee for a record 19th...
  • Bluesman Guy Davis gets busier with age

    Bluesman Guy Davis gets busier with age
    At 62, blues musician Guy Davis is coming off the busiest year of his life. Some might be surprised by the constantly touring pace Davis keeps, but the Bronx, N.Y., resident is not. If you ask him, it is merely a prediction coming to fruition. “...
  • For the record

    Ceramic artist: An article in the Jan. 3 Saturday section on ceramic artist Dora De Larios quoted her incorrectly on a series of artists she met after studying art in college. The quote should have read: "Through Gia, I met Nina Simone, Carmen McRae,...
  • Raise a glass at concert Monday to aid ailing bartender

    Sandpiper Lounge bar owners and brothers Chip and Chuck Harrell will be serving up altruism with drinks Monday night during a benefit to support Matt Schwirtz, the lounge's bartender and doorman for nearly a dozen years. Have a Heart Fundraiser will...
  • Don't fumble on an otherwise strong college admission run

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I have submitted applications to a number of top-tier colleges and am now waiting to hear their decision. I will be on pins and needles until the April 1 decision date. You have worked with a lot of high school seniors who have...
  • For John Legend, love and social protest make for an 'interesting mix'

    For John Legend, love and social protest make for an 'interesting mix'
    John Legend navigates through an obstacle course of Hollywood industry folk — photographers, a publicist, celebrity handlers, a model — all of whom inhabit the kitchen and living room of his Hollywood Hills home. The model is his wife,...
  • Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun

    Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun
    Musicians await the results of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, but Johnny Avello can already pick the winners. The director of race and sports operations at Wynn Las Vegas handicaps the golden gramophones for entertainment purposes only. But if...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: Common, John Legend, Tegan and Sara lead field

    Oscar nominations 2015: Common, John Legend, Tegan and Sara lead field
    A soulful civil rights anthem and an electro-pop sugar rush are two of the tracks up for music awards at this year's Oscars. Common and John Legend's "Glory," from the acclaimed film "Selma," leads an unusually wide bill of contenders for best...
  • Grammys 2015: Common's' 'Nobody's Smiling' deserves rap album honor

    Grammys 2015: Common's' 'Nobody's Smiling' deserves rap album honor
    Common has already lighted up the awards season with his powerful perseverance anthem "Glory." Taken from the historical drama "Selma," the single he created with R&B singer John Legend that connects past injustice with present unrest has taken the...