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BIO: Dubbed “Little Stevie Wonder” by Motown’s Berry Gordy, he was signed to the label when he was only 12 years old and was just 13 when the live recording “Fingertips (Part 2)” hit no. 1 pop and R&B. Pla... (read more...)

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Billy Joel Honored With 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song; Concert to Air 1/2 on PBSBilly Joel Honored With 2014 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song; Concert to Air 1/2 on PBS
November 19, 2014

The Library of Congress is celebrating Billy Joel's 50-year career and his selection as the 2014 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in the nation's capital with a ser... (more...)


Ladysmith Black Mambazo Coming to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts in JanuaryLadysmith Black Mambazo Coming to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts in January
November 19, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with an evening of joyous and uplifting music by South Africa's Grammy Award-winning Ladysmith Black M... (more...)


Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour Coming to Mesa Arts Center, 12/17Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour Coming to Mesa Arts Center, 12/17
November 18, 2014

Multi-GRAMMY nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire, Dave Koz, returns to Mesa Arts Center this season with the 2014 Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour. The high energy holiday show will bring specia... (more...)


Straight No Chaser Kicks Off Holiday Season with 'Text Me Merry Christmas ft. Kristen BellStraight No Chaser Kicks Off Holiday Season with 'Text Me Merry Christmas ft. Kristen Bell
November 18, 2014

Atlantic Records recording group Straight No Chaser has unwrapped details of their festive new holiday single. 'Text Me Merry Christmas (Feat. Kristen Bell)' is available now at all DSPs via a newly r... (more...)


Dick Cavett to Discuss New Book at Socrates in the CityDick Cavett to Discuss New Book at Socrates in the City
November 18, 2014

On Wednesday, December 3rd at 7 PM, Socrates in the City will present a very special onstage interview with legendary television personality and New York Times columnist Dick Cavett at W83, 150 West 8... (more...)


Stephen Sondheim, Billy Joel & More Receive ASCAP Centennial AwardStephen Sondheim, Billy Joel & More Receive ASCAP Centennial Award
November 18, 2014

Last night, ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) conferred its singular, once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Awards, to a select group of American music icons in recognition of... (more...)


BWW Preview:  MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Comes to the Music Hall in Kansas CityBWW Preview: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Comes to the Music Hall in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - November 16, 2014

Broadway Across America and the Kansas City Broadway Series present Motown The Musical December 9 through 14 at the Kansas City Music Hall. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, the story of Motown is... (more...)


WHAT'S GOING ON WITH JARRAN MUSE to Open at SOMETHIN' Jazz 11/24WHAT'S GOING ON WITH JARRAN MUSE to Open at SOMETHIN' Jazz 11/24
November 16, 2014

Tap Soul Productions presents 'What's Going On with Jarran Muse' at SOMETHIN' Jazz Club 212 east 52nd Street NY,NY 10022 Monday November 24th at 7pm. (more...)


Exclusive Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with WICKED Cast for Carols For A Cure!Exclusive Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with WICKED Cast for Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive photo coverage of the recording sessions for this year's album with the cast of Wicked, who sing 'In the Bleak Midwinter.' Check out photos of cast m... (more...)


Exclusive Photo Coverage: ONCE Cast Comes A-Wassailing for Carols For A Cure!Exclusive Photo Coverage: ONCE Cast Comes A-Wassailing for Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - November 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive photo coverage of the recording sessions for this year's album with the cast of Once, who sing 'Here We Come A-Wassailing.' Check out photos of cast ... (more...)


Louie Spence Joins Jason Manford In Cast Of THE PRODUCERS!Louie Spence Joins Jason Manford In Cast Of THE PRODUCERS!
November 14, 2014

Renowned dancer, choreographer and television personality Louie Spence will join award-winning comedian Jason Manford in the brand new UK Tour of The Producers. (more...)


Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Present the Pre-GRAMMY GalaClive Davis and The Recording Academy Present the Pre-GRAMMY Gala
November 13, 2014

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY Gala on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., the evening before the 57th Annual GRAMMY Award... (more...)


VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Reveals She's a 'Homeland' Fan on MEREDITH VIEIRAVIDEO: Barbra Streisand Reveals She's a 'Homeland' Fan on MEREDITH VIEIRA
November 12, 2014

Star of stage and screen, Barbra Streisand stopped by this week's MEREDITH VIEIRA SHOW and revealed that she loves to spend time watching her favorite TV shows, including Showtime's hit drama 'Homelan... (more...)


President Obama Selected Alvin Ailey to Posthumously Receive the Presidential Medal of FreedomPresident Obama Selected Alvin Ailey to Posthumously Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom
November 12, 2014

The White House announced that President Obama selected Mr. Alvin Ailey to be a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom this year. This honor is being given posthumously to acknowledge Mr. Aile... (more...)


Angel City Chorale's Annual Holiday SEASON OF WONDER Set for 12/6-7 in L.A.Angel City Chorale's Annual Holiday SEASON OF WONDER Set for 12/6-7 in L.A.
November 11, 2014

Angel City Chorale (ACC), the acclaimed Los Angeles choir led by Artistic Director Sue Fink, will kick-off the holidays with its festive annual winter concert and sing-along, which takes place the fir... (more...)


Taking Back Sunday and More Set for the Best Buy Theater This SeasonTaking Back Sunday and More Set for the Best Buy Theater This Season
November 10, 2014

Taking Back Sunday with The Menzingers and letlive. are coming to Best Buy Theater on March 18. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, November 14 at 10AM - see below for details! (more...)


Barbra Streisand Hits Milestone With PARTNERS, Her 52nd Gold-Certified AlbumBarbra Streisand Hits Milestone With PARTNERS, Her 52nd Gold-Certified Album
November 10, 2014

The Recording Industry Association of America has certified Barbra Streisand's album 'Partners' as gold, with over 500,000 sold. This is the 52nd gold in Streisand's career and the most for any female... (more...)


Stephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More Honored With 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom; Ceremony Set for the White House This Month!Stephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More Honored With 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom; Ceremony Set for the White House This Month!
November 10, 2014

Today, President Barack Obama named nineteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation's highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who hav... (more...)


Dave Koz & Friends to Bring Christmas Tour to Columbus, 12/11Dave Koz & Friends to Bring Christmas Tour to Columbus, 12/11
November 10, 2014

CAPA presents the Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2014 at the Palace Theatre (34 W. Broad St.) on Thursday, December 11, at 8 pm. Tickets are $28-$65.50 at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.)... (more...)


COCA-COLA RED CARPET LIVE! Returns to the 2014 American Music AwardsCOCA-COLA RED CARPET LIVE! Returns to the 2014 American Music Awards
November 07, 2014

Dick Clark productions announces the return of the “Coca-Cola Red Carpet LIVE! @ The 2014 AMAs” preshow, which will stream LIVE online for fans worldwide on Yahoo (www.yahoo.com/live), this year's off... (more...)


BenZel Releases 'Touch' Featuring Ryn Weaver, 11/10BenZel Releases 'Touch' Featuring Ryn Weaver, 11/10
November 07, 2014

Following the announcement of their debut EP Men, BenZel is sharing a second track from the release. Stream 'Touch' featuring Ryn Weaver here. Men is out November 10 on Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope... (more...)


VIDEO: Stevie Wonder Talks Upcoming Tour; Writes Song for THE VIEWVIDEO: Stevie Wonder Talks Upcoming Tour; Writes Song for THE VIEW
November 07, 2014

On this week's THE VIEW, Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder talks about going on tour and writes a song for the daytime talker! Check out clips below! (more...)


Past And Future Rock Icons Celebrated At Rock n' Roll Awards ShowPast And Future Rock Icons Celebrated At Rock n' Roll Awards Show
November 05, 2014

Hosted by UK-based Classic Rock magazine, the 10th annual Classic Rock Awards--the Classic Rock Roll Of Honour presented by Orange Amplification--celebrated some of the most influential and respected ... (more...)


Oscar Nominee Minnie Driver Joins Cast of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE; MAKING OF PETER PAN LIVE Special Will Air 11/26Oscar Nominee Minnie Driver Joins Cast of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE; MAKING OF PETER PAN LIVE Special Will Air 11/26
November 05, 2014

Oscar, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominee Minnie Driver will serve as narrator and adult Wendy Darling in NBC's highly anticipated telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' set for Thursday, Dec. ... (more...)


Broadway Sings P!NK, Featuring Patti Murin, Christine Dwyer & More, Set for Highline Ballroom in JanuaryBroadway Sings P!NK, Featuring Patti Murin, Christine Dwyer & More, Set for Highline Ballroom in January
November 04, 2014

Some of Broadway's brightest talents will sing completely new arrangements of the hits of pop superstar P!NK in the seventh concert of the BROADWAY SINGS concert series. More than 20 Broadway performe... (more...)







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