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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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Dave Koz to Bring SANTA KOZ Christmas Concert to PlayhouseSquare, 12/12Dave Koz to Bring SANTA KOZ Christmas Concert to PlayhouseSquare, 12/12
November 25, 2014

It wouldn't be Christmas at PlayhouseSquare without 'Santa Koz' coming to jazz up the holiday. Celebrating both his #1 charted new album and the 17th anniversary of his annual Christmas tours, multi-G... (more...)


President Obama Praises Icons Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More at Medal of Freedom CeremonyPresident Obama Praises Icons Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More at Medal of Freedom Ceremony
November 24, 2014

Scroll down for the highlights from the President's remarks on entertainment icons Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, Alvin Ailey and Marlo Thomas! (more...)


Stephen Sondheim Unable to Attend Today's Medal of Freedom Ceremony; Will Receive Award Next YearStephen Sondheim Unable to Attend Today's Medal of Freedom Ceremony; Will Receive Award Next Year
November 24, 2014

President Barack Obama awarded eighteen recipients with the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom today, November 24, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, ... (more...)


Dinah Washington's I WANNA BE LOVED to Play Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center 11/29-30Dinah Washington's I WANNA BE LOVED to Play Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center 11/29-30
November 24, 2014

Barbara Morrison will reprise her starring role as Dinah Washington in "I Wanna Be Loved" with singer-actor Jay Jackson co-starring as Brook Benton and the John Stephens-led 18-piece Barbara Morrison ... (more...)


Wendy Williams to Host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS on Centric TV, 11/30Wendy Williams to Host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS on Centric TV, 11/30
November 24, 2014

Centric, today's 24-hour music and entertainment channel for African American and multicultural viewers, airs the 2014 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS Show November 30 at 8 pm/7 central. (more...)


Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces Smokey Robinson as Celebrity Judge for Annual Sing-Off CompetitionPittsburgh Cultural Trust Announces Smokey Robinson as Celebrity Judge for Annual Sing-Off Competition
November 24, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to announce that the legendary singer, songwriter and entrepreneur Smokey Robinson will serve as the judge for Highmark First Night Pittsburgh's annual Sing-Of... (more...)


Smokey Robinson Named Celebrity Judge of Highmark First Night Pittsburgh's Annual Sing-Off CompetitionSmokey Robinson Named Celebrity Judge of Highmark First Night Pittsburgh's Annual Sing-Off Competition
November 24, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is pleased to announce that the legendary singer, songwriter and entrepreneur Smokey Robinson will serve as the judge for Highmark First Night Pittsburgh's annual Sing-Of... (more...)


Stephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep and More Honored With 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom TodayStephen Sondheim, Meryl Streep and More Honored With 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Today
November 24, 2014

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


SEASONS OF LOVE to Make West End Première From the Creative Team Behind the London Olympics Closing Ceremonies, Mar. 1, 2015SEASONS OF LOVE to Make West End Première From the Creative Team Behind the London Olympics Closing Ceremonies, Mar. 1, 2015
November 22, 2014

Seasons of Love, a joyful, spectacular music and dance production poignantly portraying three love stories over the four seasons of the year and different stages of life, will get its world premiere i... (more...)


BWW Reviews: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at the Fabulous Fox TheatreBWW Reviews: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by Chris Gibson - November 21, 2014

I have no doubt that MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will be popular with audiences. It does, after all, contain the music that generations have grown up on, and it's still being played today. And, it's interestin... (more...)


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...)







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