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  • 'Allentown' helps Billy Joel get Library of Congress songwriting award

    Billy Joel is being honored by the Library of Congress, and it's referencing his song "Allentown" in bestowing the award. Joel is the newest recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington...
  • Garth Brooks to Ireland: Let concerts go on, then fix the system

    Garth Brooks to Ireland: Let concerts go on, then fix the system
    Garth Brooks offered up what he called a simple solution to the controversy in Ireland over his five canceled concerts: “Open it up for five nights, let everybody have fun, then go to work on never letting it happen again.” Meanwhile, the...
  • LIZ SMITH, For release 09/11/14

    Will 'Exodus' lead people to the box office?... Barbra Streisand gets serious about Sirius... 119 David Bowie Songs!... Will Reese Witherspoon give us 'Fever?' "YOU ARE not a god. You are not even a man!" So said heavy-breathing Anne Baxter to heavily...
  • Stevie Wonder to play 'Songs in the Key of Life' album in concert

    Stevie Wonder to play 'Songs in the Key of Life' album in concert
    Stevie Wonder has something extra special in the bag of goodies he’ll be toting to his 18th House Full of Toys holiday benefit concert in Los Angeles: He’s going to perform the entire “Songs in the Key of Life” album at the Dec. 21...
  • If Apple's purchase of Beats heralds a new era in music, who wins?

    If Apple's purchase of Beats heralds a new era in music, who wins?
    Days after Spotify announced that it had more than 10 million subscribers to its online music service, Apple announced that it had struck a $3-billion deal to buy the company behind one of Spotify's newest, buzziest rivals: Beats. The challenge for both...
  • Tickets to see Michael McDonald and Toto at Ferguson go on sale Friday

    Tickets to see Michael McDonald and Toto at Ferguson go on sale Friday
    Michael McDonald, the soulful 62-year-old singer known for hits "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near), "What A Fool Believes," and "Minute By Minute" is coming back to the Peninsula where, once upon a time, he discovered a young singer and piano...
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
  • Music industry revenue in 2013 stayed flat at $7 billion, RIAA says

    Music industry revenue in 2013 stayed flat at $7 billion, RIAA says
    The good news for the music industry out of the Recording Industry Assn. of America’s just released report on sales and revenue for 2013? Things didn’t get any worse than they were during the previous three years. Overall revenue during 2013...
  • 'Frozen' soundtrack, first million-seller of 2014, returns to No. 1

    'Frozen' soundtrack, first million-seller of 2014, returns to No. 1
    "Frozen" is back at No. 1. After two weeks in which rap albums by first Schoolboy Q and then Rick Ross dominated the Billboard 200, the soundtrack to Disney's smash-hit animated feature returned to the top spot Wednesday, reflecting sales of 99,000...
  • Coldplay's Chris Martin joins 'The Voice' in format twist

    Coldplay's Chris Martin joins 'The Voice' in format twist
    “The Voice” is getting yet another dose of pop star power. NBC’s hit singing competition show has recruited Coldplay's Chris Martin to serve as a mentor. Martin isn’t jumping into one of the plush, red spinning-chairs...
  • Garth Brooks eight-disc box 'Blame It All On My Roots' due Nov. 28

    Garth Brooks eight-disc box 'Blame It All On My Roots' due Nov. 28
    Just as Tina Turner always boasted that she never does anything nice and easy, Garth Brooks never does anything small. So in capping his residency in Las Vegas, the biggest-selling country performer of all time has assembled a new eight-disc box set...