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Topic - Carole King
Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84.
The Grammy-winning Christian recording artist’s “How Mercy Looks From Here” will be available May 14.
Amanda Brecker, "Blossom" (Decca)
Ravi Shankar passed away in December before he could attend The Recording Academy's Special Merit Awards celebration where he was to receive a lifetime achievement award. But the 91-year-old sitar master, Indian music promoter and friend to The Beatles got the call a few days before he passed away, and that meant everything to his family.
Carole King has a friend in the Library of Congress. She's the first woman to win the library's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Singer-songwriter Carole King has a friend in the Library of Congress: She's the first woman to win the library's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
In "Forever Dusty," Kirsten Holly Smith's ambitious and stylish musical about iconic soul singer Dusty Springfield, the star cycles through a kaleidoscopic collection of `60s-style wigs, minidresses and gowns, often gazing out at the audience with eyes obscured by a seemingly impossible abundance of eye shadow and mascara.
Katy Perry, Quincy Jones, Alicia Keys and Vince Gill are on the same bill: The singers are performing at an event to benefit the late Paul Newman's Painted Turtle Camp.
Katy Perry, Quincy Jones, Alicia Keys and Vince Gill are on the same bill: The singers are performing at an event to benefit the late Paul Newman's The Painted Turtle Camp.
A catwalk of faux grass and barefoot, denim-clad models took audiences to 1960s America. Sweet dungarees and clogs conjured up a fisherman's tale at one show, while at another the fashion crowd feasted their eyes on a concoction of pastel ruffles as delectable as roses in full bloom.
No tote board. No Jerry Lewis. And not from Las Vegas.
Victoria Justice recently dropped a soundtrack for her hit Nickelodeon series "Victorious," but she's also in the process of developing her own sound as a solo act.
The voice behind dozens of standards like "It's Too Late," "You've Got a Friend" and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" says her music-making days are likely over.
The splintered music world truly coalesces only one night of 365 for the Grammy Awards, and this year was united in the triumph of recovered British soul singer Adele's trophy haul and the tragedy of Whitney Houston's death.
The splintered music world truly coalesces for only one night of 365: the Grammy Awards. And this year, it was united in the triumph of recovered British soul singer Adele's trophy haul and the tragedy of Whitney Houston's death.
She noted in her video message he forced her to get up and sing one of her own songs in concert when she really didn't see herself as a performer: "I guess he was right."
Mr. King will receive the prize in the spring and says in a statement that she looks forward to performing in Washington.