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BIO: 'BB KING : The Life of Riley’ Narrated by Morgan Freeman hits UK Cinemas October 15th 2012. Joined by BONO, ERIC CLAPTON, BRUCE WILLIS, RINGO STARR and others, including appearances by KEITH RICHARDS,... (read more...)

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Justin Bieber, Pitbull & More Join GRAMMY AWARDS Performance Line-Up Justin Bieber, Pitbull & More Join GRAMMY AWARDS Performance Line-Up
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2016

Music's Biggest Night® just got bigger with can't-miss moments and many new performers just added to the star-studded lineup.... (more...)
Adopt The Arts Benefit Concert Celebrating The Legacy Of Duane Allman Confirmed For Thursday, January 28 Adopt The Arts Benefit Concert Celebrating The Legacy Of Duane Allman Confirmed For Thursday, January 28
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2016

THE RECORD PARLOUR--the one-of-a-kind vintage vinyl shop and lifestyle store--will host a special concert to benefit the Adopt the Arts Foundation on Thursday, January 28 at 8:30pm (6408 Selma Ave. Hollywood, CA 90028).... (more...)
Top Performers Set for Rock And Roll For Children Foundation's Annual Fundraising Event Top Performers Set for Rock And Roll For Children Foundation's Annual Fundraising Event
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2016

The Rock and Roll for Children Foundation today announced the lineup for their annual fundraising event, taking place on Saturday, March 12 at 7:00pm at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, featuring rock and roll legends from across the globe, uniting to benefit The Children's Inn at NIH.... (more...)
Music Video for Maggie McClure & Shane Henry's 'When I'm Home' Available Now Music Video for Maggie McClure & Shane Henry's 'When I'm Home' Available Now
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2016

Maggie McClure and Shane Henry have released a brand new music video for the holiday ballad 'When I'm Home,' a heartfelt song that focuses on the longing to be home with family during the holidays.... (more...)
John Minnock to Kick Off 2016 with Jazz and Blues at the Met Room John Minnock to Kick Off 2016 with Jazz and Blues at the Met Room
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2016

After closing out 2015 with a packed house and enjoying an all-too-brief holiday hiatus, John Minnock returns to the Metropolitan Room for a new season of high-energy jazz and blues on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9:30 p.m.... (more...)
Blues Hall of Fame Singer Sari Schorr Recording New Album Blues Hall of Fame Singer Sari Schorr Recording New Album
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2016

In January 2015 legendary producer Mike Vernon (Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall, Blue Horizon) was invited to receive a 'Keeping The Blues Alive' award at the prestigious International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN. T... (more...)
Stevie Nimmo Confirms SKY WON'T FALL Album, UK Tour with Ben Poole Stevie Nimmo Confirms SKY WON'T FALL Album, UK Tour with Ben Poole
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2016

Award-winning blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Stevie Nimmo, will release is second solo album “Sky Won't Fall” via Manhaton Records on Friday 4th March. One half of The Nimmo Brothers, this will be Stevie's second solo release since 2010's debut acoustic album, The Wynds of Life.... (more...)
Celia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy  Special Merit Award Recipients Celia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy Special Merit Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2016

The Recording Academy® announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Ruth Brown, Celia Cruz, Earth, Wind & Fire, Herbie Hancock, Jefferson Airplane, Linda Ronstadt, and RUN DMC.... (more...)
Jon Viktor Corpuz, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Among 2016 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award Winners; Wayne Brady to Host Ceremony! Jon Viktor Corpuz, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Among 2016 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award Winners; Wayne Brady to Host Ceremony!
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report several stage names among the recipients of the newly renamed 2016 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Awards, to be presented at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on March 2, 2016.... (more...)
Country Music Icon Vince Gill to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalk Country Music Icon Vince Gill to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalk
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2016

Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of Grammy Award-winning country music legend Vince Gill into the retailer's historic RockWalk.... (more...)
Blues Giant Popa Chubby Releases A Bold Double Live Album; New World Tour! Blues Giant Popa Chubby Releases A Bold Double Live Album; New World Tour!
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2016

2015 was one of the busiest years for modern blues ace Popa Chubby. After the release of a stellar studio album in late 2014 I'm Feelin' Lucky, The Chubbfatha hit the road for a relentless run of shows across both the US and all over Europe.... (more...)
Maggie McClure And Shane Henry's 'Happiest Of Holidays' Music Video Maggie McClure And Shane Henry's 'Happiest Of Holidays' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2016

Watch Maggie McClure and Shane Henry's brand new music video for “Happiest of Holidays,” the upbeat, original and festive title track from their brand new EP.... (more...)
Michael Jackson's 'Off The Wall' & Jackson Documentary to Be Released as CD/DVD Package, 2/26 Michael Jackson's 'Off The Wall' & Jackson Documentary to Be Released as CD/DVD Package, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2016

On February 26, during Black History Month, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Legacy Recordings will releaseexclusive CD/DVD and CD/Blu Ray editions of Michael Jackson's revolutionary 1979 recording,Off The Wall.... (more...)
Top College DJ in the Nation to be Crowned by CAMPUS DJ and ESPN Top College DJ in the Nation to be Crowned by CAMPUS DJ and ESPN
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2016

Campus DJ, the leading platform for college DJs and music producers, has held 18 regional battles over the past twelve months with thousands of college students representing over 125 different colleges and universities.... (more...)
Latest Installment of NOW That's What I Call Rock! to Release 1/22 Latest Installment of NOW That's What I Call Rock! to Release 1/22
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2016

NOW That's What I Call Rock!, the latest installment in the massively popular NOW multi-artist hits anthology series, will be released on Friday, January 22, 2016.... (more...)
Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Natalie Cole Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Natalie Cole
by Walter McBride - January 03, 2016

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Grammy Award-winner Natalie Cole passed away on December 31, 2015 from congestive heart failure at age 65. Below, BroadwayWorld pays tribute to the legendary singer in a special photo flashback!... (more...)
David Campbell Issues Statement on Passing of Natalie Cole David Campbell Issues Statement on Passing of Natalie Cole
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2016

David Campbell, one of Australia's foremost entertainers, who formerly served as the Adelaide Cabaret Festival's artistic director, has now issued a statement reflecting on the passing of Natalie Cole.... (more...)
Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com for 12/27/2015 - 1/3/2016
by BWW - January 03, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWMusicWorld.com from 12/27/2015 - 1/3/2016. ... (more...)
Recording Academy Issues Statement Upon Grammy Award-Winner Natalie Cole's Passing Recording Academy Issues Statement Upon Grammy Award-Winner Natalie Cole's Passing
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2016

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Grammy Award-winner Natalie Cole passed away on December 31, 2015 from congestive heart failure at age 65. Now the Recording Academy has issued their own condolences.... (more...)
Grammy Award-Winner Natalie Cole Has Died at age 65 Grammy Award-Winner Natalie Cole Has Died at age 65
by BWW News Desk - January 02, 2016

BroadwayWorld has learned the sad news that Grammy Award-winner Natalie Cole has passed away. Having most recently appeared on Broadway in the musical revue AFTER MIDNIGHT in 2014, she died of congestive heart failure on December 31. She was 65.... (more...)
Darlene Love's New Album Is Streaming in Full on Spotify; 2016 Tour Dates Announced! Darlene Love's New Album Is Streaming in Full on Spotify; 2016 Tour Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2015

INTRODUCING DARLENE LOVE, Love's first solo LP in 27 years, was released this fall on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other retailers. Now, you can stream the full album via Spotify. Check it out below, plus scroll down for a list of Love's 2016 tour dates!... (more...)
Music Video for Maggie McClure & Shane Henry's 'When I'm Home' Out Now Music Video for Maggie McClure & Shane Henry's 'When I'm Home' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2015

Maggie McClure and Shane Henry have released a brand new music video for the holiday ballad 'When I'm Home,' a heartfelt song that focuses on the longing to be home with family during the holidays... (more...)
Luigi Creatore, Elvis Hitmaker, Dies at 93 Luigi Creatore, Elvis Hitmaker, Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

Luigi Creatore, who with his cousin Hugo Peretti wrote and produced iconic hits for such stars as Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke, Perry Como, Sarah Vaughan, Della Reese, Jimmie Rodgers, Patti Page and many others, including the Tokens' “Lion Sleeps Tonight,” Presley's “Can't Help Falling in Love” and “Wil... (more...)
Top Guitar Lessons Site Pays Tribute to Keith Richards With New Video Top Guitar Lessons Site Pays Tribute to Keith Richards With New Video
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

Guitartricks.com, a leader in online guitar lessons, celebrates the birthday of Keith Richards this week with a special commemorative video showcasing the top Rolling Stones riffs of all time. The best part is this outrageous video was done all in one single take, courtesy of Guitar Tricks Instructo... (more...)
Music History! Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is First Album to Be Certified RIAA 30X Multi-Platinum Music History! Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is First Album to Be Certified RIAA 30X Multi-Platinum
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2015

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the Estate of Michael Jackson, Epic Records and Legacy Recordings announced today that Michael Jackson's THRILLER is the first album in RIAA Gold & Platinum Program history to be certified 30X Multi-Platinum for U.S. sales... (more...)







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