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BIO: Recording artist, concert performer and philanthropist John Legend has won nine Grammy awards and was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people. John launched his career as a session... (read more...)

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FIRST LISTEN: Nate Ruess Releases Song from New Album 'GRAND ROMANTIC' FIRST LISTEN: Nate Ruess Releases Song from New Album 'GRAND ROMANTIC'
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2015

GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Nate Ruess has released a new track from his eagerly anticipated debut solo album. 'AhHa' from the album 'GRAND ROMANTIC' arrives today at all DSPs. ... (more...)
EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett & 'Yazz' Gray to Perform at 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett & 'Yazz' Gray to Perform at 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2015

Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that "Empire" recording artists Jussie Smollett and Bryshere "Yazz" Gray will perform at this year's award show for an "Empire" themed performance featuring Grammy Award-winning British songstress Estelle... (more...)
Sam Smith, John Legend Among Stars Set for NBC's RED NOSE DAY Sam Smith, John Legend Among Stars Set for NBC's RED NOSE DAY
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2015

It will be a night to remember when NBC airs "Red Nose Day," a live three-hour entertainment event on Thursday, May 21 (8-11 p.m. ET) featuring world-class comedy, videos produced by Funny Or Die, incredible music performances and Hollywood's biggest stars.... (more...)
Sony/ATV Signs 'Godfather of Hip Hop' Afrika Bambaataa Sony/ATV Signs 'Godfather of Hip Hop' Afrika Bambaataa
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has announced a long-term, worldwide deal ex- North America with hip hop pioneer and “Godfather” Afrika Bambaataa.... (more...)
ast West Fusion Fest to Feature Michael Manring, 5/9 ast West Fusion Fest to Feature Michael Manring, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

World-renowned bass soloist and Grammy nominee Michael Manring, guitar master Todd Mosby's ensemble Axis, and pop/jazz duo Bryan and Lola will perform as part of the first annual East West Fusion Fest at 7 p.m. on Sat., May 9, at the Kranzberg Arts Center (501 N. Grand Blvd.). The event is presented... (more...)
Britney Spears to Premiere 'Pretty Girls' ft Iggy Azalea on 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Britney Spears to Premiere 'Pretty Girls' ft Iggy Azalea on 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2015

Music superstar Britney Spears will return to the global television stage for a must-see performance of her new single, "Pretty Girls" featuring Iggy Azalea, on the "2015 Billboard Music Awards."... (more...)
David Guetta Closes Out Coachella Weekend Two With Surprise Onstage Appearance by Nicki Minaj David Guetta Closes Out Coachella Weekend Two With Surprise Onstage Appearance by Nicki Minaj
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY award-winning DJ/producer David Guetta closed out the Sahara Tent at Coachella's Weekend Two last night in style, with a performance of epic proportion, with a ram-packed crowd going crazy to his electronic beats. ... (more...)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4 Detroit Symphony Orchestra to Stage 'A MUSICAL TALE OF TWO CITIES', 6/2-4
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will stage a three-day festival June 2-4 exploring renewal in Detroit and New Orleans through performance and cultural exchange. The festival, entitled 'A Musical Tale of Two Cities: Motown Meets The Big Easy,' will examine how these two cities have used their le... (more...)
Van Morrison, James Taylor, Sutton Foster, Alabama Shakes and More Set for Forest Hills Stadium's 2015 Summer Lineup Van Morrison, James Taylor, Sutton Foster, Alabama Shakes and More Set for Forest Hills Stadium's 2015 Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Forest Hills Stadium (ForestHillsStadium.com), the legendary sporting and entertainment venue hidden in the idyllic Queens, New York neighborhood of Forest Hills, has announced their 2015 concert season presented by Madison House Presents.... (more...)
HBO to Debut BESSIE, Starring Queen Latifah, 5/16 HBO to Debut BESSIE, Starring Queen Latifah, 5/16
by TV News Desk - April 15, 2015

?Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah (“Chicago”) stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO Films drama BESSIE, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees (“Pariah”) from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois.... (more...)
Today's Biggest Hits Coming to 'Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 54', 5/4 Today's Biggest Hits Coming to 'Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 54', 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, has gathered today's biggest hits for NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 54, to be released May 4.... (more...)
Alabama Shakes Among Artists Featured on AXS TV's Coachella Broadcast Alabama Shakes Among Artists Featured on AXS TV's Coachella Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

For the second consecutive year, AXS TV will broadcast the second weekend of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, anchored by unforgettable performances from some of the biggest names in music... (more...)
David Guetta Closes Out Coachella Weekend One With an 'Awesome' Surprise! David Guetta Closes Out Coachella Weekend One With an 'Awesome' Surprise!
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

Fresh off smashing his headlining set in Coachella's Sahara Tent last night, multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY award-winning producer David Guetta celebrates his hot new single 'Hey Mama' ... (more...)
DJ/Producer Gil Glaze Covers John Legend & Common's track 'Glory' DJ/Producer Gil Glaze Covers John Legend & Common's track 'Glory'
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2015

Zurich based DJ and producer Gil Glaze is set to continue his string of startling releases with a rework of a John Legend and Common hit 'Glory', which featured in the movie 'Selma'.... (more...)
White House to Host PBS Concert Celebrating Gospel Music This June White House to Host PBS Concert Celebrating Gospel Music This June
by TV News Desk - April 10, 2015

"The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House" showcases an evening of celebration with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House in honor of gospel music and its profound influence on American music.... (more...)
Miley Cyrus, John Mayer & More Join 30th ANNUAL ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION Performance Lineup Miley Cyrus, John Mayer & More Join 30th ANNUAL ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION Performance Lineup
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2015

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced additional guests for the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Cleveland's historic Public Hall.... (more...)
John Legend's Real Life 'Pitch Perfect' Docu-Series SING IT ON to Premiere on POP, 5/13 John Legend's Real Life 'Pitch Perfect' Docu-Series SING IT ON to Premiere on POP, 5/13
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2015

SING IT ON, a docu-reality television series inspired by the blockbuster movie "Pitch Perfect" and produced by CORE Media Group, the co-producers of "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance," and John Legend's Get Lifted Film Co., will premiere on Pop on Wednesday, May 13... (more...)
MC Lyte's LEGEND Album to Be Released as Limited Edition Vinyl Collector's Item, 4/18 MC Lyte's LEGEND Album to Be Released as Limited Edition Vinyl Collector's Item, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2015

MC Lyte's 'LEGEND' album, her first in over eleven years, merges the classic sound of what made her initially popular together with the new, edgy, compelling sounds of the 21st century.... (more...)
Taylor Swift, Sam Smith Lead Nominees for 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full List! Taylor Swift, Sam Smith Lead Nominees for 2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - April 07, 2015

The first five categories for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards were announced this morning on ABC's Good Morning America.... (more...)
fun.'s Nate Ruess to Release Debut Solo Album in June fun.'s Nate Ruess to Release Debut Solo Album in June
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Nate Ruess has announced the release of his debut solo album. 'GRAND ROMANTIC' arrives on June 16th via Fueled By Ramen.... (more...)
John Legend to Produce New Musical Romantic Drama Starring Miguel John Legend to Produce New Musical Romantic Drama Starring Miguel
by Movies News Desk - April 06, 2015

Grammy-winning artist John Legend, who recently picked up an Academy Award for his original song 'Glory' from the film 'Selma', will join forces with IM Global and Furst Films for an upcoming musical romantic drama.... (more...)
Nate Ruess Announces Release of Debut Solo Album 'Grand Romantic', 6/16 Nate Ruess Announces Release of Debut Solo Album 'Grand Romantic', 6/16
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Nate Ruess has announced the release of his debut solo album. 'GRAND ROMANTIC' arrives on June 16th via Fueled By Ramen.... (more...)
VIDEO: First Trailer for HBO's Bessie Smith Biopic, Starring Queen Latifah VIDEO: First Trailer for HBO's Bessie Smith Biopic, Starring Queen Latifah
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2015

Starring Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah ("Chicago") in the title role, BESSIE focuses on legendary blues singer Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into "The Empress of the Blues," one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and an enduring icon today. Check out ... (more...)
Dave Usher Releases MUSIC IS FOREVER: DIZZY GILLESPIE, THE JAZZ LEGEND AND ME Dave Usher Releases MUSIC IS FOREVER: DIZZY GILLESPIE, THE JAZZ LEGEND AND ME
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2015

In Music Is Forever: Dizzy Gillespie, the Jazz Legend and Me, Dave Usher, white and Jewish, tells the story of how he, at age 14, met the jazz giant, a black man who practiced the Baha'i Faith, and forged a 50-year friendship.... (more...)
John the Conqueror Premieres 'Gimme Gold' from Alive Naturalsound's 20th Anniversary Album John the Conqueror Premieres 'Gimme Gold' from Alive Naturalsound's 20th Anniversary Album
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2015

Click here to listen to the premiere of John the Conqueror's -- Pierre Moore, Ryan Lynn, Adam Williams -- previously unreleased track 'Gimme Gold' via WXPN, plus scroll down for the band's European tour dates!... (more...)






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