Something “beautiful” is at the Fisher Theater this weekend
You know the songs she’s written like “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”, “Up On The Roof”, and “Natural Woman”. You also know the songs she’s recorded like “It’s Too Late”, “You’ve Got A Friend”, and “I Feel The Earth Move”. Now, you can see the story of Carole King brought to life in the show “Beautiful - The Carole King Musical” which takes the stage at the Fisher Theater through Sunday.
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters welcomed into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Jay-Z's added another title to a resume that includes rapper, songwriter, Grammy winner, billionaire business mogul, and global icon — Hall of Famer. The self-proclaimed “greatest rapper alive” was inducted Saturday night as part of an eclectic 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class that included Foo Fighters, Carole King, Tina Turner, The Go-Gos and Todd Rundgren. Once a drug dealer on the tough streets of Brooklyn, New York, Jay-Z rose through the rap world with hard, straight-forward songs that often portrayed the struggles of Black people in America.news.yahoo.com
Paul Simon sells song catalog to Sony Music Publishing
Sony Music Publishing announced Wednesday, March. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Paul Simon is the latest icon to sell his rich catalog of songs. Sony Music Publishing announced Wednesday that it has acquired Simon's catalog, which includes six decades of music, from his time in Simon & Garfunkel to his solo career. Ad“I’m pleased to have Sony Music Publishing be the custodian of my songs for the coming decades. Sony Music Publishing also represents catalogs by Motown, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Carole King, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Ashford & Simpson, Leonard Cohen and more.
Rock 'n' roll's big night comes to Cleveland — in fall
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, images of Kobe Bryant are displayed as fans enter Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse for an NBA basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New Orleans Pelicans in Cleveland. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that the 2021 induction ceremony will take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on October 30. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)CLEVELAND – The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that the 2021 induction ceremony will take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on October 30. President and CEO Greg Harris said the ceremony's move to the fall will likely stick, going forward, news outlets reported. Last year’s ceremony was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, and eventually replaced with an HBO special honoring the inductees.
Rock hall plans October induction before live audience
Blige made this years list of nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame said Tuesday that it plans to have a live induction of its 36th class on Oct. 30 in Cleveland — before an actual audience! “We are optimistic and hopeful for the ceremony,” said Greg Harris, president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. It will be the sixth time the induction ceremony will be held in Cleveland, home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. AdHarris said a fall induction ceremony, moved from the spring last year because of COVID, will become permanent.
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner and The Go-Go's nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner and Iron Maiden lead this year's nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a female-heavy list of 16 acts that includes for the first time The Go-Go's, Mary J. Blige and Dionne Warwick. There are two newly eligible acts in Jay-Z and Foo Fighters while artists nominated for the first time include Blige, The Go-Go's, Iron Maiden, Warwick and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Turner would be inducted for a second time, having gone to the hall as part of Ike & Tina Turner in 1991. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is already in the hall as a member of Nirvana. CBS News"This remarkable ballot reflects the diversity and depth of the artists and music the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame celebrates," said John Sykes, Chairman of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, in a statement Wednesday.cbsnews.com
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and The Go-Go's nominated for Rock Hall
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Dave Grohl of the band Foo Fighters performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The band made this years list of nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There are two newly eligible acts in Jay-Z and Foo Fighters while artists nominated for the first time include Blige, The Go-Go’s, Iron Maiden, Warwick and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is already in the hall as a member of Nirvana. “This remarkable ballot reflects the diversity and depth of the artists and music the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame celebrates,” said John Sykes, Chairman of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, in a statement Wednesday.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame makes history with 2021 nominees
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner and Iron Maiden lead this year’s historic list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees. It marks the most female-heavy ballot the Rock Hall has ever produced with seven of the 16 acts being led by women. “This remarkable ballot reflects the diversity and depth of the artists and music the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame celebrates,” said John Sykes, Chairman of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, in a statement. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is looking to earn his second induction into the Rock Hall, having already gotten in with Nirvana in 2014. King and Turner could join Stevie Nicks (2019) as the only women to be inducted into the Rock Hall twice.mlive.com
Star-studded benefit concert to honor nurses on Thanksgiving
All rights reserved)LOS ANGELES – Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan will be among the entertainers honoring nurses in a star-studded benefit virtual concert on Thanksgiving. Nurse Heroes announced Tuesday that the concert called Nurse Heroes Live will stream on the organization’s YouTube and Facebook along with LiveXLive on Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. EST. The benefit will provide money for a variety of programs including scholarships for nurses and their children. Taylor Swift will donate a signed collectible edition “Folklore" guitar, which will be auctioned for the benefit of the Nurses Heroes Foundation. The nurses of New York's Northwell Health will be the first beneficiaries of the concert.
How to watch ‘Joe Exotic: Tigers, Lies and Cover-Up’ on ID
Joe Exotic: Tigers, Lies and Cover-Up Investigation Discovery is unleashing a two-night special event that examines one of the biggest questions in true crime today – what happened to Carole Baskin’s husband, Don Lewis? Don’t miss #JoeExotic: Tigers, Lies and Cover-Up premiering Sept. 27! Read more: https://bit.ly/303WdaR Posted by Discovery Inc on Thursday, September 24, 2020Catch part one of the two-night special Joe Exotic: Tigers, Lies and Cover-Up, tonight, Sept. 27, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ID. You can find which channel ID is on by using the channel finders here: Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, DIRECTV and Dish. Where can I watch Joe Exotic: Tigers, Lie, and Coverup if I don’t have cable?mlive.com
Biden campaign 'flooding the zone' with celebrity backers
The four-time Grammy winner isn't the only Biden playlist mainstay helping his campaign against President Donald Trump. Still, Biden has gone beyond celebrities in search of campaign surrogates. Stars generate candidate buzz, help with fundraising and can build campaign event crowds even for those online. His reelection campaign has been holding its own online events with top supporters nearly every night for months and says its online events average 2.6 million views per broadcast, though its headliners are often the presidents children. The Trump campaign has also seized on Biden's preferred venue for participating in online events, a basement studio in his Delaware home accusing the former vice president of hiding from voters.
Author Murakami DJs 'Stay Home' radio show to lift spirits
Murakami said comparing the fight against the coronavirus to a war, as politicians often do, is inappropriate. Its not a war to kill each other but a fight of wisdom to let us all live, he said. Murakami has hosted his Murakami Radio every two months since August 2018 on Tokyo FM. Murakami began writing while running a jazz bar in Tokyo after graduating from university. Murakami said he worries the post-corona world may be a more closed and selfish place even if it has better protection.
Vanessa Carlton Shines In Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
NEW YORK (AP) Over the years, the Broadway show about singer-songwriter Carole King has starred powerful singers in the title role. Vanessa Carlton has bravely stepped into the role of the legendary King without much musical theater experience but lots from being a young woman songwriter trying to discover her own voice. Carlton, who has had ups and downs since her breakout 2002 single, A Thousand Miles, read the script for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and cried. She may have attended many shows growing up in New York, but she studied ballet and piano, not musical theater. I wanted to be able to start a new relationship based on the music, Carlton said, revealing that a new album is due next year.detroit.cbslocal.com
Carole King on Hillary Clinton and Democratic convention
Legendary singer and songwriter Carole King will perform at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night. The longtime Democrat was an early supporter of Hillary Clinton's campaign, even going door-to-door in New York to try and win over voters. King joins "CBS This Morning" in Philadelphia to discuss Clinton's candidacy and how the Democratic Party treated Bernie Sanders' supporters.cbsnews.com