33 items by Augustin K. Sedgewick

  • U2, Eminem Up for Globes

    U2, Eminem Up for Globes | ARTICLE

    U2, Eminem, Madonna, Paul Simon and Bryan Adams will compete for Best Original Song honors at the 2003 Golden Globe Awards. Peter Gabriel earned a nod in the Best Original Score category. U2 wrote their "The Hands that...

    December 31, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Slick Rick Sticks Around

    Slick Rick Sticks Around | ARTICLE

    British MC Slick Rick will get another chance to demonstrate he deserves to stay in the U.S. despite a 1991 attempted murder conviction. A federal judge blocked the rapper's impending deportation Friday, just a day before he was to return...

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Oasis Roughed Up in Germany

    Oasis Roughed Up in Germany | ARTICLE

    Volatile British rockers Oasis canceled two German tour dates, one in Munich yesterday and one scheduled for Hamburg today, after a fight in a Munich nightclub early Sunday morning ended with singer Liam Gallagher and drummer Alan White in police...

    December 2, 2002 12:00 AM ET
D'Angelo Charged With Assault

    D'Angelo Charged With Assault | ARTICLE

    Virginia police arrested R&B star D'Angelo Monday, after he allegedly assaulted and verbally abused a woman at a gas station near Richmond. According to major Andy Scruggs of the Chesterfield County Police Department, the woman witnessed the twenty-eight-year-old singer, born Michael Archer,...

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Run-D.M.C. Call It Quits

    Run-D.M.C. Call It Quits | ARTICLE

    "Run-D.M.C. is officially retired," Joseph "Run" Simmons announced today at a Manhattan hotel, where some of hip-hop's most influential figures came together to rally support for the widow and children of Run-D.M.C.'s pioneering DJ, Jam Master Jay. "We can't perform anymore....

    November 6, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Posh Spice Kidnapping Foiled

    Posh Spice Kidnapping Foiled | ARTICLE

    Police in London arrested nine people in a series of raids this weekend, thwarting an apparent attempt to kidnap Victoria Beckham, a.k.a. Posh Spice, one of the five original Spice Girls and the wife of British soccer star David Beckham. Five...

    November 4, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam Enjoy New "Act"

    Pearl Jam Enjoy New "Act" | ARTICLE

    Grunge hasn't felt so well in ten years: There's new music from Nirvana in record stores today, and Pearl Jam's not far behind, with their Riot Act ready for a November 12th release. According to founding Pearl Jam...

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Chris Robinson Gets Earthy

    Chris Robinson Gets Earthy | ARTICLE

    Since they announced last winter that the band they founded together nearly twenty years ago, the Black Crowes, was on indefinite hiatus, brothers Chris and Rich Robinson have been working at vastly different projects. Rich has looked backward to put together...

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Simpson and Lachey Wed

    Simpson and Lachey Wed | ARTICLE

    Twenty-two-year-old pop singer Jessica Simpson married 98 Degrees' Nick Lachey, twenty-eight, Saturday in Austin, Texas. After a couple years of dating, the two split briefly in 2001, but reconciled after September 11th. They became engaged last February, when Lachey popped the...

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Suicide Get New Life

    Suicide Get New Life | ARTICLE

    Pioneering electro-punk duo Suicide will release American Supreme, their first album since 1992's Why Be Blue?, on Mute Records October 29th. Singer Alan Vega and keyboardist Martin Rev recorded and produced the set themselves over the past twelve months in New...

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Eve Evolves into Superstar

    Eve Evolves into Superstar | ARTICLE

    Eve's upcoming third solo album, Eve-olution, showcases her sense of pop timing and delivery even more than the 2001 blockbuster Scorpion did. The album's first single, "Gangsta Lovin'," is another infectiously upbeat, eminently danceable track sculpted by just the right studio...

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • McCartney Weds in Ireland

    McCartney Weds in Ireland | ARTICLE

    Paul McCartney married Heather Mills today at a castle in rural Glaslough, Ireland. The marriage is the second for both the fifty-nine-year-old former Beatle, whose wife of twenty-nine years Linda died in 1998, and Mills, a thirty-four-year-old former model. The ceremony...

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Musicians Remember Staley

    Musicians Remember Staley | ARTICLE

    The surviving members of Alice in Chains -- guitarist Jerry Cantrell, bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney -- have issued a joint statement responding to the death of their band mate, singer Layne Staley. "Mostly, we...

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Ashanti Hangs On to Number One

    Ashanti Hangs On to Number One | ARTICLE

    Predictably, sales of Ashanti's self-titled debut album dropped by more than fifty percent this week -- from the strong debut figure of 502,000 last week to 246,000, according to SoundScan -- but that anemic figure was good...

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Grammys Return to NYC in 2003

    Grammys Return to NYC in 2003 | ARTICLE

    The Grammy Awards will return to New York City in 2003 for the forty-fifth annual ceremony. Michael Green, president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, made the announcement today from the stage at the...

    April 3, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Suicide Readying New Album

    Suicide Readying New Album | ARTICLE

    Suicide, the seminal New York noise-techno-punk duo, are finishing an album of new studio material, their first since 1992's Why Be Blue. Originally scheduled for a spring 2002 release, the set will now likely surface in the...

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Simpson, Lachey Engaged

    Simpson, Lachey Engaged | ARTICLE

    Twenty-one-year-old singer Jessica Simpson and twenty-eight-year-old Nick Lachey -- of 98 Degrees -- are engaged to be married. Lachey popped the question on a yacht off the coast of Hawaii on February 10th. The couple briefly split last...

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • C-Murder Implicated in Killing

    C-Murder Implicated in Killing | ARTICLE

    New Orleans police arrested rapper C-Murder Friday, and he was subsequently charged with murder in connection with the January 12th shooting death of a sixteen-year-old. C-Murder (Corey Miller), younger brother of No Limit founder Percy "Master P" Miller,...

    January 22, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • McCartney to Do Super Bowl

    McCartney to Do Super Bowl | ARTICLE

    Paul McCartney is the newest name on the list of stars that will perform live at Super Bowl XXXVI. McCartney will enlist the help of 500 young people -- from all of the 180 countries that broadcast the...

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Jewel's Way

    Jewel's Way | ARTICLE

    It's hard to believe that seven years have passed since Jewel hit the radio with "Save Your Soul" and "You Were Meant for Me," mostly since it's hard, frankly, to think of any other Jewel songs. Since...

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM ET